By Don Willlmott It's the latest trend in progressive urban planning. Cities around the world are rushing to commit to running on 100-percent renewable energy as soon as possible. From Burlington, Vermont, to Kisielice, Poland, local leaders are either trumpeting the success they've already had or making plans to kick fossil fuels out of town. Show More Summary
The United States announced corruption charges against FIFA officials in order to prevent Israel from being expelled from the World Cup and to deprive Russia of hosting the international football competition in 2018, experts told Sputnik.
Breaking News! I just received a top secret communique via the World Wide Web that reads as follows ~ "Due to popular demand & the magic of @NintendoAmerica, Adventures of Pip will launch on #WiiU early: June 4!" Destructoid is the first...Show More Summary
It wasn't an easy day for some of the big names, but the top seeds advanced Thursday at the 2015 French Open. World No. 1 Serena Williams dropped the first set against qualifier Anna-Lena Friedsam before righting the ship en route to...Show More Summary
World Cup sponsors showed predictable caution in responding to the Department of Justice’s indictment of nine FIFA officials on corruption charges, with Visa’s statement the most indignant.
The updated BMW 6 Series range arrives in Australia next month, seven months after its world premiere, with a long list of extra standard equipment accompanied by some minor price rises. Once again, BMW will offer the 6 Series in three body-styles: coupe, convertible and sedan, the latter of which it calls the Gran Coupe [...]
Post by Suzee Skwiot. The 19th century was full of old glamour, developing times, and inventions and people that would go on to change the world. And their influences are still felt this day. Thanks to them, we have electricity, photographs,...Show More Summary
You know that being optimistic does not necessarily equate to being naive. It is possible to walk through the world each day with a positive attitude, while still understanding the way things work and the fact that sometimes, things are going to be difficult.
Google's collective knowledge about the world is growing, and the company is pouring those insights into its products.
Everywhere I go I’m asked, “Will there be inflation or deflation? Are we in a bull or bear market? Is the bond bull market over and will interest rates rise?” The flippant answer to all those questions is “Yes.” And that can be the correct answer as well, but it depends [...]
Avoiding the inevitable clichés that will result from this, Taylor Swift will be at the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit, her 1989 World Tour appearing on the Chip Ganassi Racing No. 10 entry piloted by Tony Kanaan. The sponsorship is part of the Ganassi relationship with Big Machine Records and is in place to promote her...
When Better Midler told "Hocus Pocus" fans that she and her castmates were game for a sequel to the 1993 movie, this probably isn't what she was hoping for.Disney has announced the "Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular," a live stage show set after the events of the movie that will only be presented at Disney World in Florida. Show More Summary
“Of all the talents bestowed upon men, none is so precious as the gift of oratory. He who enjoys it wields a power more durable than that of a great king. He is an independent force in the world. ” –Winston Churchill Ask anyone to name the greatest orators of all time, and Winston Churchill will assuredly be on, […]
Between the World Wars, dozens of Europe's finest intellectuals, musicians, writers, artists, and theater types fled their home countries and ended up eventually on the Westside of Los Angeles. Thomas Mann, Theodor Adorno, Arnold Schoenberg, Bertolt Brecht, Billy Wilder,...
ZURICH (Reuters) - The corruption charges engulfing world soccer's governing body have heaped shame and humiliation on the game, FIFA President Sepp Blatter said on Thursday, although he flatly rejected calls to resign over the widening scandal.
Asia has underperformed the US equity market over the last five years, even with the Chinese stock market doubling in the last year. This trend may be changing, according to Louis-Vincent Gave, CEO of GaveKal Research in Hong Kong. Louis sees a massive reweighting...
Oh yeah, now they'll fly off the shelves Google I/O Apple is winning the PR war with its Watch, but Google thinks an open platform, and some nifty Android Wear software, can give it the edge in the smartwatch world.…
As I've explained many times before, inflight wifi has really changed my ability to travel. As someone who can work from a laptop with an internet connection anywhere in the world, it greatly reduces the “opportunity cost” of time I spend on planes. Show More Summary
Read about the new show coming for Mickey's #NotSoSary Halloween Party! http://t.co/eqRbK3S3sK pic.twitter.com/0tmKFGvv9O — Walt Disney World (@WaltDisneyWorld) May 27, 2015 What's the best Halloween movie ever? Correct, it's Hocus Pocus. Show More Summary
Photo by Asad Syrkett (@as4d) Today, Architectural Digest invited Instagrammers and media folk alike to beam up to the 100th floor of the notoriously spaceship-like One World Trade Center for a(nother) preview of the blockbuster new Old World Observatory, which...