The LA venue, Carondelet House, hosts the night and puts on a show called Nuit Blanche - a world class sexually charged 1920's performance - and five course black tie dinner.
It’s a wide and wonderful world out there, and frankly we can't always keep up with it all. Atlas Obscura's 'The Week In…' is here to help! Each Friday, we track down the interesting things you didn't even know you missed. This week,...Show More Summary
Advanced Firearm Accessories (AFA), LLC is becoming widely known for their AF Loader which is the world’s first automated speedloader for handgun magazines. We first ran an article about AFA LLC and their marvelous automated speedloader back on September 26th. Show More Summary
Treating all content equally online is key to individual empowerment, democracy and economic growth. But the FCC is threatening to take that away.
If you've always wanted to learn the most widely spoken language in the world, now's your chance. Starting today, the free language-learning app Duolingo is offering a brand new course: Mandarin Chinese. SEE ALSO: Google is offering...Show More Summary
Spotify is one of the most used music streaming apps in the world — as of June this year it had 140 million active users. But for an app so widely used, a lot of its better features are hidden. This is an issue that Spotify has been tackling for a while, and although its taken steps to and continues to improve its UX, it’s still lacking that flow. Show More Summary
Who you gonna believe, 30 witnesses or 'MAGA Doug'?
Kyle Mizokami Security, And inspired a legend. The existence of the Akula-class was not widely known and probably would not ever have been but for the novel The Hunt for Red October. Published by Naval Institute Press in 1984, it was the debut novel of military enthusiast and insurance salesman Tom Clancy. Show More Summary
The biggest (and most vital) luxury for a new mom is sleep, which is closely followed by coffee - the most widely used psychoactive drug in the world - to function until she can sleep again. But despite the desperate and constant need for caffeine, there's always the eternal tug-of-war between that and how safe it is for your baby if you're nursing. Show More Summary
Before there was a world wide web, a sizable chunk of all meaningful conversation between computer users happened in the forums at CompuServe, which was the dominant online service until AOL came along. There was a CompuServe forum for...Show More Summary
Hey WODers. Time to start another exciting week as we edge closer to the holidays. While not everyone can spend Thanksgiving, this other widely celebrated tradition of “Friendsgiving” has taken the place of the popular American holiday. People orpahned from the families or transplanted in cities far away from home, unable to afford the trip […]
There’s no doubt that the world of cryptocurrency is growing remarkably fast. And it’s no surprise that scamsters will lock unto this endless opportunity like a heat-seeking missile. Even one of the most widely known cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin, is no exception to this threat. Show More Summary
Parking lots are the worst. Wide, paved expanses that add nothing to the beauty of downtown Spokane. Yet they also serve a basic function in today's world. About 80 percent … Click to Continue »
Back in 2013 I predicted an internet that was no longer client-server oriented like the current, “HTTP” (Hypertext Transfer Protocol)-based internet, but an entirely peer-to-peer internet that no longer has the need of large government and central entities owning your data on the internet. Show More Summary
Football fans the world over have this evening taken to social media to pay tribute to legendary Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon, after the veteran played his final game for his country. Shock Buffon, who is widely regarded as one of the finest goalkeepers of all-time, took to the pitch for the Azzurri this evening, with Gian […]
All we want in this wide world is more Imperator Furiosa, so the fact that a lawsuit is delaying the Mad Max follow-ups from happening might give George Miller the time he needs to rethink her involvement.
A tale of heartache and strength in the sports world: Wide receiver Marquise Goodwin blew a kiss toward the heavens Sunday as he scored an 83-yard touchdown that helped the San Francisco 49ers trump the New York Giants 31-21, reports ESPN. Later, he revealed what had happened hours earlier. In...
An excerpt from Nobu: A Memoir Chef Nobu Matsuhisa is the culinary world’s Madonna — he’s most widely known by his first name only. After emigrating to the U.S. from Japan in the late ’70s, Nobu built a high-end sushi empire that’s unparalleled;...Show More Summary
CO? could soon reach levels that, it’s widely agreed, will lead to catastrophe.
Until this week, Maurice Harris was on Washington’s practice squad. The team called up the wide receiver for Sunday’s game against the Minnesota Vikings and, on their first drive, Harris promptly hauled in a ridiculous touchdown catch. Show More Summary