It was 1960 something, and me along with my brother and cousin rode our bikes over to The Grand Opening of the new Colonial store located in East Lake. We were there to see one thing "The Tallest Man in the World".He arrived in the smallest...Show More Summary
World number one Rory McIlroy begins the countdown to his 'career grand slam' bid at the Masters in this week's Honda Classic and says he feels entirely comfortable being the face of the sport.
The World Skateboarding Grand Prix announced today (February 26, 2015) that they will be hosting another world championship of skateboarding in the center of the skateboarding universe... Kimberley, South Africa October 7 – 10, 2015. This year?s Skateboarding World Championships are expected to draw the largest international field of any skate contest in […]
It's the 30th Season of Survivor, if you can believe it. There's been 29 winners, $29 million in grand prizes and countless immunity challenges and tribal councils. Each season has managed to have its own unique spin, mostly because of the combinations of the people who play one of reality TV's original games.
I've been coveting the world’s best manual treadmill, the EcoMill ($7,000). But until I have a spare seven grand, I have to run with conventional electric mills.
Dubai is arguably the most prestigious 500 series event on the ATP World Tour. It's the unofficial Grand Slam of the Middle East and a key platform for players to build momentum as spring approaches. This year, there will be plenty of...Show More Summary
Often we find that when a baby wants to make an entrance they wait until they are 30,000ft above the world. But, over the weekend, one baby chose the departures lounge at Lester B. Pearson in Toronto, Ontario to make their grand entrance! The post Mom Delivers Baby At Toronto’s Pearson Airport! appeared first on Growing Your Baby.
The Wall Street Journal’s Daily Report on Global Central Banks for Monday, Feb. 23, 2015. Jon Hilsenrath considers the key questions facing leading central bankers as the face scrutiny from lawmakers this week.
Two restored grand houses in the Carrer Montcada now house the Museum of World Cultures (Museu de Cultures del Món in Catalan), showcasing several thousand artworks and artifacts from Africa, Oceania, Asia and South and Central America. Show More Summary
Ariana Grande is one hot star. Ms. Grande is not only topping the charts, but is extending her business to the perfume world. The New York Daily News reports on Ariana Grande‘s latest business venture. “She’s conquered music, fashion...Show More Summary
Asma Jaber and Sami Jitan, two diaspora Palestinians, were awarded the $25,000 Grand Prize at Harvard Innovation Lab's 2014 Entrepreneurship Challenge for their visionary project, a mobile app called PIVOT. The app, which will be launched in Palestine, allows users to peel back layers of time and includes interactive audio/video features, oral histories and augmented reality.
The College Football Playoff took the sports world by storm. While some fans argued that the playoff would be a bad idea, it took a grand total of one season for that argument to be proven incorrect. The CFP ended up being one of the most-talked-about sporting events in recent history, and it did something else that was even better. Show More Summary
I don't wear a watch and I hate time and yet I'm still so very impressed with the movement of this watch by FP Journe. It's stunning and it is the most complicated watch that FP Journe makes because it's a grande sonniere watch. Which means, it's a complication that is able to audibly chime out the time. Read more...
Dear chess friends! In connection with the upcoming Women’s World Chess Championship 2015 Russian Chess Federation would like to inform you on the following. 1. Official Hotel of the Championship Grand Hotel Polyana in Sochi is the official hotel of the Championship. Show More Summary
Oscar-nominated production designer Adam Stockhausen has established himself as a medium for the art-house crowd. He's converted a century-old department store into a magnificent Old World hotel for Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel, designed gloomy plantation houses for Steve...
Anderson's avoidance of CGI and freakish devotion to handmade, old-fashioned production design lends his latest epic its fantastical charm. In his Oscar-nominated 2014 film The Grand Budapest Hotel, Wes Anderson didn't just tell a story-within-a-story about murder, purple-suited lobby boys, and prison breaks—he created an entire universe. Show More Summary
You can get a lot of car for $40,000. The Ford Mustang GT, Subaru WRX STI and Volkswagen Golf R all come to mind, but each is still cheaper than the QuickSilver Exhaust Systems Titan, titanium cat-back exhaust for the Bugatti Veyron....Show More Summary
New proof that the richest richest little emirate in the world is playing a double game with Washington and the so-called Islamic State.
In the world of high-performance grand touring cars, the Bentley Continental GT is, by far, one of the most exquisite vehicles to see and be seen in, but it is worth noting that the overall design for this car hasn’t really changed much since it was first introduced in 2003. Show More Summary
-- All moonshots funded today are not enough to meet the Grand Challenges facing humanity -- There is a growing moonshot ecosystem that can rise up if we join in this effort and unleash the talent of our people As a species, we face a range of challenges that pose threats to our survival. Show More Summary