Earlier this month it was McDonald’s that was hurt by a wave a bad publicity in China in connection with the reported sale of out-of-date meat from U.S. supplier OSI. Only a few weeks later, another venerated U.S. food brand, Heinz, is taking some heat. Heinz said yesterday it would tighten controls over its suppliers [...]
Elisa Badenes and Daniel Camargo, Principal Dancers of Stuttgart Ballet, touched down in Melbourne this week! We’re delighted to welcome back these thrilling crowd-pleasers as guest artists in our season of La Bayadère. They’ll dance the doomed lovers Nikiya and … Continue reading ?
(Boston) – An editorial published in this week's JAMA highlights the importance of physicians using all available clinical assessment tools when considering how to treat patients. Written by Robert Vinci, MD, chief of pediatrics at Boston...Show More Summary
With the buyer this time being SouthComm Inc. of Greensboro, which puts out Greensboro’s Yes! Weekly. Will the sale have any impact on the content of Creative Loafing? Time will tell…
A Monster Calls, the children’s fantasy novel by Patrick Ness, have paved the way to the A Monster Calls movie, and the cast is shaping up to be excellent. This week has seen a parade of new names attached to the film, and the latest is Toby Kebbell. Show More Summary
(Steven Hayward) We’ve noted before that Greenpeace is really bad at currency trading, and financial management in general, as well as being complete hypocrites. (See below for a fresh example of Greenpeace hypocrisy.) Add to thisShow More Summary
It's no secret that we love drinking in hotels here at HotelChatter. In fact, hotels might be our favorite "local." So all this week and next, we'll be pouring out some drinks for you during our second Hotel Cocktail Week(s) -- newly-expanded because there?s just so many drinks to share. Show More Summary
Twitter made a lot of its users angry earlier this week when it started filling their timelines with tweets from accounts they didn’t follow. What started as a test feature is now an official feature, so you can expect even more outrage in the days and weeks to come. Twitter’s been filled with garbage I... Read More
This week on Pretty Little Liars, Alison never makes an appearance but her specter looms large, Caleb wraps up Ravenswood and then dives into the wonderful world of product placement, someone is about to sell the liars up the river to Detective Tanner, and Melissa finally spills the beans about her secret. And boy, is it dark.
Kevin Durant is in New York this week headlining at least two events, receiving the type of attention befitting a reigning MVP. But the NBA’s scoring champ won’t be playing for Team USA at the Garden — including Wednesday’s contest against the Dominican Republic — after surprisingly withdrawing from the squad earlier this month.
Bill Maher has been on vacation for the last couple of weeks, but on Tuesday night he used his Twitter account to give his fans a hint at what he would be covering this week.
This week in Deals with Gold, it's all Call of Duty and Rockstar, all the time. For Xbox One, Gold members can snag the Call of Duty Ghosts season pass, the Snoop Dogg VO Pack, Makarov Legend Pack, Squad Pack Extinction and Captain Price Legend Pack...
StarCraft's Kerrigan/Queen of Blades is getting a large (25 inches), detailed and terribly expensive statue that'll go on sale later this week. Read more...
Heavy rain started falling in the bottom of the fifth at Wrigley tonight and, just like a few weeks ago at Yankee Stadium, the grounds crew struggggggled to get the tarp on the field. As you can see, this thing was botched from Jump Street and it only got worse with huge pools of water on the right side of the infield. Show More Summary
The Philadelphia Eagles will get set to host the Pittsburgh Steelers in an interstate matchup this Thursday night. Philly is coming off a 42-35 loss to the New England Patriots, one which dropped Chip Kelly to 0-2 in preseason contests...Show More Summary
This week, a thief danced off with $1.5 million-worth of the mega-workout-brand's new collection.
The ice bucket challenge to raise funds for ALS research showed no signs of cooling this week, with the ALS Assn. reporting that it raised a whopping $7.3 million overnight.
This week, the Federal Reserve will go into one of the most carefully scrutinized events of the year when it debates whether employment has healed enough to let interest rates start to rise.
Earlier this week I posted a rather terrifying video about the implications of robotics for the global economy and employment. Thanks to Stephen Grenville for pointing me to this critique of the video. The piece has a couple of key arguments,...Show More Summary
In the next two weeks, Abe Storey is aiming to launch his latest startup, an email product called Lock Up Mail. He's on a self-imposed time crunch, because after that, he's starting his junior year of high school. "In its most simple form, locked Up Mail is two things. Show More Summary