A small group broke off from a protest in front of LAPD headquarters to run onto the 101 freeway at Grand Avenue and drop objects from the street above. Traffic stopped on the freeway without any injuries as far as I can tell.
Danny Vinik describes the tax extender package currently wending its way through Congress: Imagine somebody asked you to imagine the worst possible deal on taxes. It'd probably have the following qualities: It would be bad for the environment. It...Show More Summary
When I say "Black lives matter," it is because this nation has a tendency to say otherwise. Racial discrimination does affect all minorities but police brutality, at such excessive rates, does not. A black person is killed extrajudicially every 28 hrs, and Black men between ages 19 and 25 are the group most at risk to be gunned down by police. Show More Summary
Post by Adriana Velez. There's a lie that gets perpetuated every year at Thanksgiving. It's time we clear it up. No, I'm not talking about that fib you tell your cousin Mavis about her creamed corn dish. I'm talking about what we'veShow More Summary
Submitted by Ben Hunt via Salient Partners' Epsilon Theory blog, Jett Rink: Everybody thought I had a duster. Y'all thought ol' Spindletop Burke and Burnett was all the oil there was, didn't ya? Well, I'm here to tell you that it ain't,...Show More Summary
When Publisher DK, in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, decided to create a book that offers a unique look at world history through the visual presentation of human-made artifacts, they contacted the Penn Museum in Philadelphia...Show More Summary
Apparently there is very clear video of the police shooting of the 12 year old in Cleveland over the week-end which is not yet available to the public (nor do I know if it ever will be), but the USA Today write-up contains the following: Deputy Chief Ed Tomba said the officer, one of two [Read more...] This space reserved for your ad.
You think you know Peter Pan’s story? Guess again, because director Joe Wright (Anna Karenina, Pride and Prejudice) has got an entirely new tale to tell. Pan is the origin story of the boy who never grows up. He’s an … Read more ›
So how do you tell the world that you are going to carve up an $111 billion company — the biggest, most complicated spin off ever — without freaking out your investors, partners, employees? You become like a military machine, Meg Whitman told Wall Street analysts on Tuesday after reporting the company's earnings. Show More Summary
The Voice sure knows how to ratchet up the excitement, I tell you. Tonight we've got Taylor Swift performing. Can you see me waving a lit Zippo in the air? As well as some more performances by our "Top 10," not to mention the nail-biting moments when the saved performers are announced. Show More Summary
This is how you tell Trey Lyles to check in for Alex Poythress. Kentucky is playing UT Arlington on Tuesday and predictably opened up a big lead in the first half. John Calipari went to his second unit midway through the first half, but three straight turnovers forced Cal to pull the plug on the second platoon after just 1:42. Show More Summary
Last night’s announcement that Ferguson, Mo. officer Darren Wilson will not be indicted for killing Michael Brown prompted a number of black musicians to reflect on the state of racial inequality in America. This morning Timbaland protégé...Show More Summary
If you haven’t yet heard of Jordan Bijan, get ready because he is fast becoming a huge hit — especially on Youtube! Jordan Bijan is a six-year-old curly top little boy from Ontario, Canada who can steal your heart in less than the 30 seconds in which he claims he can write a hit song. Show More Summary
There are many reasons why an XJ-generation (or really any other) Jeep Cherokee doesn't make for a good drift machine. It's tall, it's four-wheel-drive... it's a Jeep, okay? But someone apparently forgot to tell that to this guy. Uploaded...Show More Summary
Watch out, he spits. You're right, Spencer. Whistling is impossible. There's a mass conspiracy among adults and older kids to trick you into trying to whistle, so you'll forever feel frustrated and inadequate. We carry around recordings of a flute on our phones and purse our lips while hitting "play." It's simple, but effective. Show More Summary
Congressman Peter King wants President Obama to invite Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson to the White House. What would that accomplish? Well, King, on Fox Business Network, that the White House should tell Wilson, “You’ve gone through four months of smear and slander, and the least we can do is tell you that it’s unfortunate [...]
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A bicyclist was arrested in Huntington Beach on Wednesday night allegedly toting a small arsenal of weapons.
Everyone's most favoritest taxi app Uber got another spanking today when a city councilman introduced a bill aiming to "rein in" the company's controversial surge pricing. Shh, don't tell Ashton! [ more › ]
The upcoming open-world racing title, The Crew, will be another game where the reviews are embargoed to the day of release. That should definitely tell you something. Click To Continue Reading