Welcome to On the Racked, where Racked SF editor Robyn Hagan Cain shares the top fashion, beauty and fitness news of the week. EVERYWHERE—Hottest Trainer polls open August 21. Check out the contenders, and don't forget to cast your vote...
For most of the fans that watch the WWE today, nobody thought they would see Hulk Hogan back in a professional wrestling ring. In a recent report on the Inquisitrtwo weeks ago, Hogan has continued to campaign his way to another wrestling match and that his health won’t stop him from completing his goal. A
This week, Fox News is hiring an information graphics writer, as well as a line producer for Fox & Friends. Meanwhile, Channel One News needs a video editor and a digital journalist/reporter. Get the scoop on these openings below, and...Show More Summary
Are Fernando Torres’ days at Stamford Bridge finally set to come to an end? Several weeks ago news reports broke that Jose Mourinho had gone on the record to assure El Nino over his future at Chelsea. The Special One insisted Torres would remain at Chelsea next season as one of the club’s three strikers, with Diego Costa and […]
Photo by Tim D/Yelp Last week, L.A.-based architect Catherine Garrison gave voice to Highland Park residents who are unhappy with a drive-through Starbucks that recently opened in their neighborhood, calling the dismal stucco box an "awkward space" with "poor craftsmanship"...
Chapman Brothers censored in Rome, selfie concerns for London's National Gallery, a lost trove of African art in Missouri, and more from the week in art news.
Arsenal are less than a week into the new season, and—much like last season—the injury bug has already reared its ugly head. Mikel Arteta had to leave the Champions League game against Besiktas with an ankle injury. Kieran Gibbs is out for three weeks with a hamstring injury. Show More Summary
A couple of provocative stories were in the news over the past week. The first was about the study authored by professors Martin Gilens and Benjamin Page that concluded that America was no longer a democracy in any meaningful sense.Show More Summary
Headlines We'd Rather See This Week Because the actual news is just too much to handle right now, let's pretend these are the stories from this week. Submitted by: mikescollins Regular Keywords: usa today news headlines happy current...Show More Summary
With the recent news of the Sunset District Blueprint—which if it's (ever!) adopted would bring upwards of 1,000 new homes to the neighborhood—we got curious about current housing prices in the Sunset. Unlike last week's one-night stand in the...
Earlier this week, Australian indie act Tame Impala was accused of plagiarizing 2012’s “Feels Like We Only Go Backwards,” with Chilean news site Rata claiming the song was clearly a knock-off of Argentinian singer Pablo Ruiz’s “Oceano.”...Show More Summary
Billy Crystal has been tapped to pay tribute to his close friend Robin Williams during the In Memoriam segment at the Primetime Emmy Awards next week, the TV academy confirmed Wednesday. After the news of Williams’s death broke last Monday, Crystal tweeted simply, “No words.” The actors have known each other for decades. Along with […]
Last week, /Film broke the news The Weinstein Company would be including a teaser trailer for Quentin Tarantino‘s The Hateful Eight with Frank Miller’s Sin City: A Dame to Kill For. The filmmaker has yet to start shooting the film, so many were curious would the trailer would entail. Show More Summary
This week, Monday saw the bitcoin market value experience an odd dip known as a “flash crash” when market price fell almost 12 percent. Coinbase has acquired the talent behind blockchain explorer Blockr.io; and, entirely separately, Block.io just launched a … Continue reading ?
Hello, friends! I'm Taneisha Jordan and I'll be bringing you fashion and beauty-related news for the rest of the week. You might recognize me from my role as Senior Fashion Editor at Second City Style, or from the posts I've...
For the third time in a week, President Obama took to TV while on vacation, and broadcasters interrupted their schedules to join cable news networks in covering - this time taking the podium to denounce the beheading of an American journalist...Show More Summary
The news that Al Gore is suing Al Jazeera America for millions of dollars owed him from the purchase of his Current TV network rocked the media world last week. After all, who knew Al Jazeera America still existed? But AJA is still there (probably), snug in the old Current TV channel slot on your cable guide. It’s just that you’re not watching. Neither is anyone else. read more
Will there be a Pumpkin Spice Latte jingle? It's been a big news week for Starbucks: The company revised its erratic scheduling policy, continued its push to serve booze, and, today, announced the introduction of coffee trucks on college campuses. Show More Summary
WAR ON PHOTOGRAPHY: Man arrested, strip-searched after photographing NYPD wins $125,000. “The settlement, first reported Monday by the Daily News, comes weeks after the NYPD reminded its officers that it was legal to peacefully record police activity. That department-wide memo followed the videotaped NYPD arrest of a man who died after being subdued by a [...]
IN THE IMMEDIATE WAKE of Robin Williams’s reported suicide, struggling to fully absorb the news, I chose the psychological salve that many friends also applied: Read full article >>