The Winklevoss twins said Wednesday they used bitcoins to buy their tickets for a voyage on billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic commercial spaceflight venture. Virgin Galactic sells rides on its six-passenger, two-pilot SpaceShipTwo for $250,000. Show More Summary
Contrary to popular belief, the true pleasures of driving a Lamborghini Huracan do not include a firm ride or plenty of speeding tickets. No, one of the pleasures is listening to that engine. Thank God, then, for the Lamborghini company, which has graciously uploaded an audio recording of the V10 to the Internet. Read more...
The free rides may be are over on the Orange Line, the Valley busway that suffers from a shockingly-high rate of fare evasion. Metro is adding new signs that remind riders to tap their transit cards before entering buses,...
Associated Press/Phelan M. Ebenhack It's going to cost you a little more to ride Space Mountain. On Sunday, Disney (DIS) rolled out ticket price increases with single-day admissions climbing $4 across its four major theme parks in Florida. Show More Summary
Freelance writer Jessica Gross just has a thing for writing and trains. So when Amtrak offered her a free $400 roundtrip train ride from New York to Chicago, she hopped on board. Now, hundreds of writers, journalists, playrights, musicians and … Read more
Chip sends us a link to CBSBoston which reports that Christopher Keefe a 28-year-old from Braintree, Massachusetts tried to convince a ticket agent that he was in the military and should get a free ride. Transit Police said Christopher Keefe, 28, of Braintree, approached a customer service agent at the Mass. Avenue MBTA station just […]
Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we'll provide the jams. Read more...
LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) - "Ride Along," a buddy cop comedy starring Kevin Hart and Ice Cube, raced to the top of the weekend box office charts for the second week in a row, collecting $21.2 million in ticket sales.
It’s summer. You decide to go somewhere where you can finally try surfing. You book tickets; you line up lessons. Boxes: checked. You show up, and your first lesson goes really well! You stand up a few times, and you actually ride a few waves! You’re hooked, and you can’t wait to surf again tomorrow. Show More Summary
Today, we release one of my favourite episodes of the season, Ticket To Ride: Europe, with John Kovalic, Emma Caulfield, and my lovely wife, Anne Wheaton. John does the incredibly wonderful comic Dork Tower, and this week he’s been doing a Tabletop storyline that you may enjoy. Emma is an amazing actor, vlogger, writer, and [...]
by Alex Balk "It costs up to $67 a ticket for a ride to the top of the Empire State Building. But the view from the highest point in Brooklyn atop a sleek glass-and-aluminum apartment building is free—at least with purchase or rental of an apartment in Downtown Brooklyn's newest tower. Show More Summary
LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) - "Ride Along," a buddy cop comedy starring Kevin Hart and Ice Cube, collected $41.2 million in ticket sales to top the weekend box office charts, leaving another new release, political thriller "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit...
The first of two action-adventures about the demigod Hercules is now in theaters. The Legend of Hercules stars Twilight's Kellan Lutz as the titular hero, and is helmed by Renny Harlin, the mind behind such wild thrill rides as Die Hard 2, Deep Blue Sea and A Long Kiss Goodnight. Show More Summary
The San Diego Chargers had all the pieces fall their way in Week 17 in order to earn a ticket to ride on the Road to MetLife Stadium. The first stop for the Chargers is today as they face the Cincinnati Bengals in Wildcard Weekend. This will be the second time in NFL history these […]
Email from San Francisco Symphony reminds me that I have a ticket to see Osmo Vänskä conduct this tasty program on February 1: Daniil Trifonov pianoSan Francisco SymphonySibelius Night Ride and SunriseRachmaninoff Rhapsody on a Theme of PaganiniStravinsky Symphonies of Wind InstrumentsSibelius Symphony No. Show More Summary
ByMichael Blair: Twitter (TWTR) is so far into overbought territory it could go higher on a short squeeze alone. The short sellers have jumped onto this bandwagon to the extent they might be ticketed for overloading it. Forbes reported that Twitter has traded every share issued in its IPO. Show More Summary
We think she's gonna be sad... Kylie Jenner continued her vehicular losing streak Saturday afternoon in Malibu... getting stopped by an L.A. County Sheriff's deputy and ticketed for a moving violation.The photog who shot the pic says it was for…
There isn’t much Yuletide cheer to be found in British songstress Katy B‘s recent string of singles — see “Crying For No Reason” and “5AM” for more — but fortunately, the electropop siren knows just the ticket to get listeners into the holiday spirit as the world holds its breath in anticipation of her sophomore LP Little Red, out... More »
There are more than a few snowboarders on staff at WIRED, and it's our solemn duty to use the first healthy mid-December snowfall as an opportunity test the season's newest planks.
Dozens of current or former Russian diplomats and their spouses enjoyed luxury vacations and spent tens of thousands of dollars on concert tickets, fine clothing and helicopter rides as they lied about their incomes to get the U.S. government to pay their health care bills with money meant for the poor, federal prosecutors said Thursday. Show More Summary