IN “Planet Earth II”, a baby sea iguana flees from a pack of hungry racing snakes to the safety of the rocks above. Does it succeed? Viewers certainly care: the clip (above) has been viewed millions of times online, and the show is wildly popular, with more millennial viewers than “The X Factor”. Show More Summary
Hauser & Wirth London is presenting a survey of sculptures and drawings by Ken Price, one of the most influential figures of 20th century ceramic art. Working amongst a group of innovative artists who emerged from the creative landscape...Show More Summary
Sotheby?s announces the landmark sale A Focused Obsession, Modern Italian Glass: The Martin Cohen Collection, which will be held in New York on 14 December 2016. Assembled over the past four decades by esteemed New York collector Martin...Show More Summary
The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago presents the first US museum exhibition of Egyptian artist Basim Magdy on view from December 10, 2016 to March 19, 2017. Trained as a painter, Magdy began experimenting with colorful works on paper and canvas before moving into photography and cinema. Show More Summary
[...] that the skeleton of a stadium deal is in public view, the effort to keep the Raiders in Oakland is heading to the City Council and the Alameda County Board of Supervisors — and after that, the NFL. Both the council and the supervisors...Show More Summary
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Lettuce turnip the beet. The Beats and Rhymes Crew, which had a viral hit in 2012 with their song, “Hot Cheetos & Takis,” have changed their tune. Their new song, “Grow Food,” which has over 2.6 million views on Facebook since its video was posted on Dec. Show More Summary
(Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory) 'The Cytoskeleton', from CSHLPress, presents a comprehensive and up-to-date view of the cytoskeleton, cataloguing its many different components and explaining how they are functionally integrated in different cellular processes. Show More Summary
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Steep is a GoPro filmmaker fantasy. It allows you to visit some of the highest reaches on Earth to challenge the slopes of mountains in the Swiss Alps via snowboard, ski, wingsuit, or parachute, all with the option of viewing it in an impressively accurate first-person perspective. Show More Summary
After Facebook revealed this fall that it had greatly overstated the average video advertisement view time on its platform for several years, the company said on Friday that it has miscalculated several more metrics that marketers use to assess the value of their ads.
Mayor Yasuhiro Nagano of Beppu, Japan has promised to build a spa-themed amusement (or “spamusement park”) after a promotional video showing such a park in action quickly beat his goal of one million views. The park’s theme comes from the city’s natural hot springs and its reputation as a spa destination. The park in the […]
In a year that has seen injuries to drivers, pedestrians, and bicyclists all edge upward, New York City streets will be at their most dangerous this month. In the time leading up to Christmas,... To view the full story, click the title link.
Many major U.S. corporations were stunned by tweeting President-elect Donald Trump taking on the likes of Boeing and Carrier because he disagreed with their plans. It had nothing to do with political... To view the full story, click the title link.
Since Americans elected Donald Trump to the White House last month, the abortion chain Planned Parenthood has collected hundreds of thousands of donations – including about 72,000 donations specifically made in the name of pro-life Vice President-elect Mike Pence, according to CBC News. Abortion activists have been mocking Pence’s strong pro-life record by donating in […]
Astronauts aboard the ISS are gifted with a view that offers myriad opportunities for capturing especially striking images of Earth. NASA recently shared one of those photos, a picture that shows the beauty and complexity of the Namib sand desert. Show More Summary
Like most people, we view a new year as a clean slate: time to start over, tidy up, and - finally! - trade those worn-out, broken down items for something shiny and new. The one item we'll definitely be investing in for 2017? A brand new, quality bag. Show More Summary
Seemingly without the least bit of irony, students at the University of Michigan who voted for Donald Trump have asked for safe spaces away from students who do not share their political views.
This is a syndicated repost courtesy of The Daily Reckoning. To view original, click here. Reposted with permission. I met with a savvy, well-known investment adviser in San Diego yesterday. And what he told me made me sit straight up in my chair… It was like going back in time. Show More Summary