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We Went to Australian Indigenous Fashion Week

Last week was fashion week in Sydney, and while the local ladies were glamming it up in whatever they bought for the occasion (an alarming number of birkenstocks with socks apparently), and comparing who had the best ombre color, across...Show More Summary

Why are there so many dead pigs in China’s rivers?

2 hours agoNews : BlogPost

Another 170 were found last week, bobbing in a Yellow River tributary in northwestern Qinghai Province. No one knew where they had come from or when they had arrived. Locals just knew that these pigs were dead. “The source of the dead pigs is still under investigation,” China’s state media reported Wednesday. Continue reading here.

The Chi-Raq War Is Real: Week After Chief Keef’s Cousin Killed… Drive By Kills Dead Rapper Lil Jojo’s Cousin (Details Inside) [Video]

Damn… the war is on! 16-year-old Keno Glass is killed in drive by shooting in Chicago, Lil Jojo’s cousin. A 16-year-old boy killed in a drive-by shooting in Rogers Park has connections to a local rapper that was killed in

Global Showbiz Briefs: Voting Glitch Fixed For Brazilian ‘Rising Star’; ‘Boom!’ Big In Israel; ‘Host In The Box’ To Spain; More

Brazil’s ‘Rising Star’ Glitch Fixed; ‘Boom!’ Blowing Up In Israel The second airing of the local adaptation of Rising Star in Brazil went off without a hitch on Sunday after a glitch during the premiere last week meant that some viewers were unable to enter their votes. Show More Summary

On the Racked: A Day in the Tenderloin; SF's Best Denim; Cuyana x Real Simple Collab; More!

Welcome to On the Racked, where Racked SF editors share the top fashion and retail news of the week. Photo via Mill EVERYWHERE—Local brand Cuyana is partnering with Real Simple magazine on four collections, the first of which will debut...

Speed through Rome in the latest Subway Surfers update

One of the more popular endless running games out there, Subway Surfers, has had a big update in time for Easter. Players can now run through the subways of Rome, and access a new local racer, Roberto. There are also weekly egg hunts with unique rewards, plus a new unlockable costume for Zoe and a new Kick-off board to earn. Show More Summary

Taylor Swift & Karlie Kloss: Big Apple Bonding Session

Kicking off the week with a fun-filled outing, Taylor Swift and Karlie Kloss hit up a local fitness center in New York City on Monday evening (April 14). The “Should’ve Said No” singer and her supermodel gal pal got in a good workout...Show More Summary

30 Little-Known Reasons Why North Dakota Is Cooler Than Your State

2 days agoOdd : Thought Catalog

After spending an incredible week in Fargo, North Dakota and learning all about the local culture, we thought it would only be fair if we shared some of the surprising facts about the Peace Garden state with all of you.…

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian Wedding Locale: Revealed?

Earlier this week, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian touched down in Paris to scout for wedding locations. And sources say the couple's mission is close to being accomplished. Kimye spent multiple hours over the weekend at the Chateau Louis...Show More Summary

Faces Of The Day

Masked faithfuls dressed as a devil, popularly known as ‘Talciguin’, while taking part in the celebration of an ancient local tradition marking the start of Holy Week on April 14 in Texistepeque, some 84 km west of San Salvador, El Salvador. Talciguines lash Catholic faithfuls to cleanse their sins. By Jose Cabezas/AFP/Getty Images.

Deadline’s Best Film Stories Of The Week

Catch up on the top film stories you missed this week: The Death Of Sarah Jones: Safety Concerns Raised Over ‘Midnight Rider’ Crew’s Previous Film In Georgia By Jen Yamato Local, state, and federal investigations are underway to determine...Show More Summary

AA Top 10: Favorite local MLB TV announcers

This week at Awful Announcing, we’re going to start a series where we’ll let you, the loyal AA readers, grade each and every local MLB broadcast team in the league. As an appetizer to the main course that will begin on Monday, I decided it would be a good idea to brainstorm my ten favorite […]

Newspapers in Myanmar print black front pages

A vender sits by local weekly news journals with their front pages printed black with letters saying “By opposing recent arrest and sentencing of journalists including a video journalist of DVB (Democratic Voice of Burma)” at a roadside shop Friday, … Read more

European shares eye weekly loss

European stocks opened lower, tracking a retreat in global equities and setting local indexes on course for their first weekly loss in a month. ||| London - European stocks opened lower on Friday, tracking a retreat in global equities and setting local indexes on course for their first weekly loss in a month. Show More Summary

Investor Appetite Grows for Food Delivery Startups

Investors are salivating over food delivery startups, at least judging from a series of funding announcements in recent weeks. Munchery, a startup that provides same-day delivery for meals prepared by local chefs, announced Thursday that it raised a $28 million Series B round, bringing its total funding to date to about $35 million. Show More Summary

Book of the Week: ‘The Marrying of Chani Kaufman’ by Eve Harris

Novelists, more often than not, are tourists in their own stories. They travel to unfamiliar places and commit minor transgressions, from comically butchering the local tongue to ignoring the customs and traditions of the place they’re visiting. Show More Summary

PFT Live: Players unhappy Pro Bowl is in Arizona

The NFL is sending the Pro Bowl back to Hawaii, but not before a stop in Arizona. Mike Florio says the players aren’t going to like this new deal because they’d rather an all-expensive paid week to the tropical locale.

David Cameron: Trust me to change EU, not Ukip

David Cameron launched his party’s European and local elections campaign in Manchester today. After weeks of polarised debate between Nick and Nigel, the PM had a task in suggesting that… Continue reading The post David Cameron: Trust me to change EU, not Ukip appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

A small paper scores an open-records win in a recovering city

KANSAS CITY -- Voters in Joplin, MO, the small Midwestern city still recovering from a 2011 tornado, went to the polls earlier this week, and a council member who's been at the center of a local controversy won re-election to his seat. But before that, The Joplin Globe scored a victory of a different sort: The paper secured a court...

Fernandez and Carrington

Gallery Wendi Norris in San Francisco opened a show this week for the local artist Ana Teresa Fernandez, and in a smaller side room here are a variety of works in several media by the late Surrealist painter Leonora Carrington (1917-2011). Fernandez’ work (in sculpture, video, paint and good old fashioned “installation”) is pretty sensational, [...]

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