Lend your ear to StoryCorps founder David Isay's favorite tales, 11 years and 55,000 interviews into the effort.
THE YOUNG BLACK REPUBLICAN - IS ONLY A REPUBLICAN Dear Young Black Republican:Though I have NEVER been a "Republican" or a "Democrat" - 15 years ago I would have supported your efforts based on the notion: "A FRIEND WHO IS CALLING OUT THE MOLESTATION OF MY PEOPLE IS MY FRIEND". Show More Summary
RIYADH (Reuters) - An Iranian delegation has left Saudi Arabia without an agreement for its citizens to attend the Muslim haj pilgrimage this year, Saudi media have reported, a second failure by the rival Middle East powers to strike a deal.
Russian President Vladimir Putin is visiting Mount Athos in order to mark the 1,000 year presence of Russian Orthodox monks in Greece.
TORONTO (AP) — LeBron James isn’t just going back to the NBA Finals. He’s returning with a team that’s healthy and whole, which makes this trip unlike last year. Maybe it will lead to a different result. James scored 33 points, Kevin Love had 20 points and 12 rebounds, and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the […]
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Ray Harroun never could have envisioned the speed, science and styling behind the cars on the starting grid for the 100th Indy 500, not when he was piloting the Marmon Wasp to victory in the inaugural race back in 1911. His black-and-gold car looked like a battering ram on wheels, rather than […]
Our chances of finding aliens just fell sharply. Optimism about extra-terrestrial life's chances has risen in recent years as the number of stars in our galaxy found to have smallish, rocky planets orbiting in the habitable – or Goldilocks – zone (not too hot, not too cold, but just right for [...]
Author’s note: I’m currently rehabbing from rotator cuff surgery (forty years of ultimate frisbee will, in fact, take its toll) and my time at the keyboard is constrained by my doctor’s – and my shoulder’s – orders. We could pause to dwell on the remarkable fact that the word “constrain” means both to require and […]
Image Source The popularity of the Winn-Dixie chain of stores has remained for nearly a hundred years - a difficult feat to accomplish in the face of competition such as Wal-Mart. Yet, not only is this chain of stores well-loved, but...Show More Summary
Running 100 miles is hard, and you need to be strong, but doing a muscle-up may be harder. I didn't even know what a muscle-up was a year ago. This super tough pull-up variation aligns itself next to other pure strength-testing bodyweight exercises such as the flag, handstand push-up and pistol squat. Show More Summary
While the flow of European tourists to Tunisia has dwindled since last year’s terrorist attacks, Russian vacationers are busily filling the void, RTS news service reported.
Brazilian Formula 1 driver Felipe Massa had something special prepared for this year’s Monaco GP. To date still one of the most exciting races of the year, especially due to its city course, Massa started this year with an Os Gemeos designed helmet. The twin brothers, fellow countryman of Massa, have become high profile fine […]
At Drinkhacker we have a habit of revisiting spirits every few years to see how things have changed. In the case of Tequila Herradura, this is our third time around with the brand (and the fourth for the silver expression).… Continue reading ?
It’s soon summer and the wedding seasons will be blooming. Happy couples will walk down the aisle for a commitment of a... The post 3 Ways To Maintain A Marriage After 30 Years appeared first on Lifehack.
[Daniel Perdomo] and two of his friends have been working on a mechanical version of Pong for the past two years. We can safely say that the final result is beautiful. It’s quite ethereal to watch the pixe–cube move back and forth on the surface. [Daniel] has worked in computer graphics for advertising for more than 20 years. Show More Summary
Google Play has seen tremendous growth over the past year, reaching more than 1 billion Android users across 190 countries. As a way to recognize our incredible developer community and highlight some of the best apps and games around the world, we're kicking off our first-ever Google Play Awards ceremony. Show More Summary
It seems JTBC has been doing well with their latest crop of K-dramas. Earlier this year, Madame Antoine marked the K-drama return of Han Ye Seul, known for her lead roles in Spy Myung Wol and Birth of a Beauty, while Ms. Temper and Nam Jung Gi seen the highest viewership ratings for the pay... Show More Summary
"Is the hype around blockchain justified?" asks Goldman Sachs in a blockbuster 88-page note sent to clients this week. The financial world has been going crazy for blockchain technology for the last year or so, hypothesising how it could rip out huge amounts of costs for big banks and streamline operations. Show More Summary
All hail Queen Liz. This article was originally published at Revelist. In an election year that's slated to produce the most unpopular candidates in history, there is one shining light—Senator Elizabeth Warren. The Massachusetts senator/women's advocate/campaign finance reformer/human goddess has been dishing up truth bombs all year long. Show More Summary
Thomas Nickell - photo Stephen Sullivan The American pianist Thomas Nickell is only 17 years old, and already has made quite a name for himself. Both a pianist and composer, he will coming to the UK in July and will be performing David...Show More Summary