Terror Returns to Englands Home of Music and Marxism

May 24, 2017

… located beneath the venue. Cordons stretched for hundreds of feet in each direction, and as far as the Arndale Centre to the South. The Arndale shopping mall, which was the epicenter of the IRA bomb, was evacuated for two hours Tuesday following an alert over a possible follow-up attack. Some people ran out screaming. Photographer: Howard Barlow/AP Images The reconstruction project changed the face of Manchester, with grim 1960s edifices giving way to bold new buildings, wide …

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Locked out of China, South Korea’s K-pop stars are heading to the US

May 22, 2017

(CNN)China’s loss is America’s gain. “China is South Korea’s biggest trading partner and many Chinese are big fans of Korean pop culture,” said Ellen Kong, CEO of Elf Asia, a Hong Kong promotion company specializing in K-pop. “But the impact of THAAD has been substantial,” she added, referencing China’s staunch opposition to the US backed missile shield now housed in South Korea. “It’s meant China is no longer a viable market for …

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Q&A with SHINee: The Princes of K-pop

May 18, 2017

(CNN)A rarity in pop, South Korean boy band SHINee has been together for nearly a decade. SHINee has “been a top 3 popular boy group for nearly 10 years now,” says Paul Han, co-founder of allkpop, a site for K-pop gossip and news, which has 10 million monthly readers worldwide. “They are a proven entity so no need to question their staying power.” Together since 2008, these “Princes of K-pop” are now nearing their early to late 20s. They’ve constantly …

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Teen dies from too much caffeine, coroner says

May 16, 2017

(CNN)Too much caffeine caused the death of a 16-year-old high school student from South Carolina who collapsed during class last month, according to the county coroner. Davis Allen Cripe died from a caffeine-induced cardiac event causing a probable arrhythmia, Richland County Coroner Gary Watts announced in a news conference Monday. During an arrhythmia, or abnormal heart rhythm, the heart may not be able to pump enough blood to the body, and lack of blood flow affects the brain, heart and …

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The songs that take us back to our high school graduations, by class year

May 14, 2017

… – Tunisia Wilson, Sr. Creative Strategist, Brooklyn, New York Class of 2006: “My Humps” – Black Eyed Peas “Everything that happens in South Florida is inappropriate. This song represents everything my senior year was about.” – Dory Greenberg, Weston, Florida Class of 2006: “Graduation (Friends Forever)” – Vitamin C “That fucking Vitamin C song won’t go away. It followed my from eighth grade graduation right through …

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Households in South East England told to use water wisely – BBC News

May 13, 2017

Among the ideas being suggested are: Stopping the use of sprinklers in the garden Taking a four-minute shower instead of a bath Turning off the tap while brushing teeth Only running dishwashers and washing machines with a full load Hosepipe bans have not been seen in the UK since 2012, when seven water companies introduced restrictions. Farming impact Farmers in the South-east and eastern England say they have had just 10% of the expected rainfall since the beginning of March. Crops such …

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Snap CEO: ‘Just cause Yahoo has a search box, it doesn’t mean they’re Google’

May 11, 2017

… think at this point we’re famous for not giving guidance on the product pipeline,” Spiegel said. “Should be a fun rest of the year.” WATCH: South Korea’s elections proved gamers’ influence is legit More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsScript Engage – 6 Week Agency MasterClass ZenViral Skype Coaching Session with Desmond Ong ZenViral is our powerful software that immediately boosts traffic and conversions with innovative features.VidEngage …

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3.5-billion-year-old fossils suggest life began on land, not the sea

May 11, 2017

… exposed land first appeared on Earth 130 million years earlier than previously thought. Image: tara djokic / nature Co-author and PhD candidate Tara Djokic of the University of New South Wales (UNSW) told the ABC, “To actually find hot spring deposits is like a smoking gun for the story of a terrestrial hot spring setting for early life on the planet.” In the past, the area was thought of as the remains of a shallow coral reef, but as co-author Van Kranendonk of UNSW told the …

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Country music star Loretta Lynn hospitalized

May 6, 2017

(CNN)Country music star Loretta Lynn, 85, suffered a stroke Thursday at her home in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee, and has been hospitalized, according to a statement on her website. Lynn has postponed two of her four upcoming shows, one in South Carolina on Saturday night, and one in Pennsylvania on May 12, according to a schedule on the website. Lynn has been performing professionally since the 1950s. She’s been nominated for 17 Grammy Awards and won four: three competitive and one …

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Styx: We want to ‘bring together’ fans with different political views through tour

May 2, 2017

… even includes one politician who wasnt afraid to make his presence known. Young recalled one day during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota when Peter Fonda was getting inducted into the biker Hall of Fame. But it wasnt the Easy Rider that approached him. Across the hall from a hotel, there was about a 66 gentleman that yelled at me James Young from Styx! recalled the rocker. And then he said, Hi, Im Congressman John Thune who now has gone on to become the Republican Senator in the …

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I Just Drove 8,000km Around New Zealand And Realized This Country Cant Be Real

April 24, 2017

… and began my trip all around New Zealand At first I went to the Northernmost Point in all of New Zealand that looked like a dream. Then… I started going South The next morning I crossed the famous Tongariro Crossing that took me over 20 kilometers across gorgeous mountains, valleys and lakes First off I went to the Abel Tasman National Park and hiked 70 kilometers literally all across it in just 2 days Because this… is just one of the places I casually visited …

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Drake accuses country club of racial profiling during Coachella trip

April 18, 2017

… is private. It should never take this level of a spotlight to assess your mandate and employee compliance, one commenter said. According to the Madison Clubs website, it is located 100 miles South and east of Los Angeles and bills itself as an exclusive residential community for the rich and famous including late A-listers Frank Sinatra, Liberace, Cary Grant and Bob Hope. FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK FOR MORE ENTERTAINMENT NEWS Drake performed at the annual music event during Futures Saturday night …

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Hove’s BN3 postcode the most sought-after for ‘young urbanites’ – BBC News

April 18, 2017

… Lloyds’ research was based on profiling of “young, urbanite professionals” aged between 25 and 44 by CACI and Land Registry housing market figures. Top 20 areas with most property sales to young professionals: Hove, South-east England Wandsworth, Greater London Wimbledon, Greater London Fulham, Greater London Battersea, Greater London Tower Hamlets, Greater London Brighton, South-east England Streatham, Greater London Hampstead, Greater London Putney, Greater London Tooting, …

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These rising architectural stars could change India’s skylines forever

April 17, 2017

(CNN)“India is the place to be,” said Amit Gupta, architect and co-founder of Indian design firm Studio Symbiosis. And for the rising Indian architectural star, this certainly seems to be true. Though the design firm — founded by Gupta and his wife, Britta Knobel Gupta — is only seven years old, it is already looking to shape cities and skylines throughout the South Asian nation. Replay More …

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Nina Simone and me: An artist and activist revisited

April 17, 2017

(CNN)I was surfing online when I stumbled upon a mural in Baltimore painted by artist Ernest Shaw. It’s a three-headed portrait of civil rights icons: James Baldwin, Malcolm X and, of course, Nina Simone. Even within the boundaries of my computer screen, the painting on the side of a building at 401 Lafayette Street was powerful. Curious that the artist had chosen Simone as part of the trifecta, I dialed Shaw, a 41-year-old teacher at the Maryland Academy of Technology & Health …

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Eating Korea: 10 of South Korea’s most delicious dishes

April 17, 2017

(CNN)Graham Holliday has made a career out of eating. The author of “Eating Viet Nam” recently published a new book, this time chronicling his culinary adventures through South Korea. “Eating Korea: Reports on a Culinary Renaissance” explores the country’s rich food history and evolving contemporary culinary scene. Mid-morning, a line forms outside small, family-run Okya restaurant inside the Sin-Sijang market in the central-eastern city of Andong. …

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Ban on council park fun run fees proposed in England – BBC News

April 15, 2017

… free weekly event for the use of a public park, overturning our long standing convention of free access to parks for their everyday use.” Parkrun, a not-for-profit company which organises free, weekly, timed runs around the world, began life in 2004 with an event in Teddington, South-west London. How did Parkrun become a global phenomenon? Olympic Gold medallist Dame Kelly Holmes was among those who condemned the decision by Stoke Gifford Parish Council’s to charge Parkrun …

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Why are India’s superstars descending on Hong Kong this weekend?

April 14, 2017

(CNN)Hong Kong is used to hosting a variety of events, international and regional. But this weekend, the island city will witness something unique. Bollywood megastar Salman Khan will lead a galaxy of Indian stars to Hong Kong, to perform at the largest Indian concert to ever take place there. The Hong Kong concert, which will also feature performers like Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu and South Indian dance legend Prabhudeva, is part of the “Da-Bangg” world tour that will also …

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Masters 2017: Sergio Garcia beats Justin Rose in playoff

April 10, 2017

… under after 72 holes, three shots clear off South African Charl Schwartzel, the 2011 champion. American Matt Kuchar, who made a hole-in-one on the short 16th, and Belgian debutant Thomas Pieters ended on five under. Rousing roars Garcia’s popular victory at Augusta came after an escape worthy of the swashbuckling Ballesteros. Tied with Rose for the lead heading into the final round, Garcia surged three clear after five but was two behind after 11 in what had effectively become a …

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5 children hurt when bounce houses go airborne in South Carolina

April 9, 2017

(CNN)Five children were injured when a strong wind picked up two bounce houses at a church carnival in South Carolina on Saturday, sending one of the inflatables into a tree and the other into a power line, authorities said. The children were taken to a hospital but their condition was not known Saturday night. Sgt. Jimmy Bolt with the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office said the incident happened about 2 p.m. at Springwell Church in Taylors, in the northwest part of the state. …

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CNN 10 – April 7, 2017

April 7, 2017

… bringing hail, high winds and soaking rains. In Southwestern Georgia, a tornado up to a mile and a half wide was seen. Hundreds of flights were cancelled in Atlanta, quarter size hail was reported in Alabama and Kentucky, and flooding was seen throughout Columbia, South Carolina. As the storms barreled through, several states were given tornado watches or warnings. Is that the same thing? (BEGIN VIDEOTAPE) JENNIFER GRAY, CNN METEOROLOGIST: When severe weather strikes, one of the most common …

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Dubai: Insider Travel Guide

March 29, 2017

… cabanas. It’s also a great place for water sports — expert South African instructors offer wakeboarding and wakesurfing lessons in the calm waters right off the beach. Kempinski One of your few chances in the Middle East to wake up with a penguin. Kempinski Mall of the Emirates Not only is this five-star hotel a shopper’s dream (it’s attached to Mall of the Emirates), it looks out onto the most bizarre scene in the desert — Ski Dubai, one of the largest manmade ski …

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Foursquare, a SXSW darling, brought the most fun to SXSW 2017

March 27, 2017

… SoulCycle. In 2016, I legit “Turned Up On A Tuesday” with ILoveMakonnen. This year, Spotify didn’t have their official House. But, Foursquare, the app that gained fame in SXSW 2009, was there to provide me with a break from all the action and it was there that I was reminded the beauty of conferences like SXSW. LOLO also performed during the first ride and then joined on her own bike. Image: Sydney Torabi from Spinsyddy “I came to South By for the first time last …

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Koh Samui Travel Guide

March 24, 2017

(CNN)Gazing on the developing island of today: Five-star hotels. Upmarket dining scene. Plentiful shopping. While the isle’s built-up northern and eastern coasts increasingly cater to the tourists, in the South and west locals still stick to the simple life, and traditions that brought backpackers on rickety fishing boats from the mainland to this island paradise in the first place. Sheraton Samui Resort …

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So Paulo: Insider Travel Guide

March 24, 2017

(CNN)With all there is to see and do in South America’s largest city, the sheer size of the metropolis often stuns the uninitiated visitor. Don’t despair — getting to the locations that showcase the best of So Paulo isn’t as hard as it might seem. While you’re in Brazil anyway … Rio de Janeiro: Insider Travel Guide …

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