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Tom Danielson crosses the finish line in Crested Butte earlier this week. In the Colorado Springs stage, he flipped off a jeering fan, one example this year of the relationship between the fans and riders in this all-access sport. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.comWOODLAND PARK, Colorado (VN) — …read more
We are pleased to present the best thing to happen to bread since sliced bread. Have you ever ripped a delicious fresh piece of bread to shreds as you battled with butter right out of the refrigerator? You end up with one big …read more
If you’re a fan of Pixar movies such as Toy Story and The Incredibles, you may have noticed a familiar voice. John Ratzenberger has been in every single Pixar movie to date, starting with Toy Story in 1995 and continuing all the way through the next Finding Nemo movie, …read more
This story, “#FantasySwimming Update: TandL and CordesNeck now into lead after day 2″, was copied from SwimSwam ( http://swimsw.am )
James Magnussen is the subject of one of Fantasy Swimming’s bigger rivalries at the moment.
This story, “#FantasySwimming Update: TandL and CordesNeck now into lead after …read more
#olaislife #robertirvine #restaurantimpossible favorite celeb chef!!!! …read more
Firmware update C1.01
A reader send me a confirmation that Nikon updated the C firmware on his D810 camera to 1.01 in order to fix the thermal issue (white dots) during long exposures:
Black dot in the tripod socket
Another reader purchased a Nikon D810 from the last <a target="_blank" rel="nofollow" href="http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1062499-REG/nikon_d_810_digital_slr_body.html/BI/2446/KBID/3285" target="_blank" …read more
A Belgian company called SpaceBooth is planning to launch its own little — and we mean really little – satellite photo both before 2015. Its mission? To give you the chance to have your photo taken with the Earth, Moon or stars as the backdrop… for free.
The concept is …read more
Laurent Didier (Trek Factory Racing) won USA Pro Challenge stage 5 in Breckenridge with a decisive attack on the final climb.
Picking up where his teammate Jens Voigt left off on Thursday, Didier rode an aggressive race, attacking …read more
Barely being disguised by thin tape and subtle graphics, the new SRAM Red wireless electronic group is in… …read more
The International Contemporary Ensemble performed Alvin Lucier’s “Chambers” and other works on Thursday at the Park Avenue Armory. …read more
Beep is a documentary by director and author Karen Collins and a team of experts about the history of sound in video games, from mechanical arcades to orchestras to chiptunes. The documentary intends to interview a number of influential composers and sound designers, like Tommy Tallarico, …read more
This is the secret treasure room that parents Sarah Goer and her husband gave their son for his fourth birthday. They knew about the secret room connected to his bedroom for years, but kept it hidden from him with a dresser while they had it remodeled to …read more
This story, “WATCH: Race Videos From Thursday At The 2014 European Championships”, was copied from SwimSwam ( http://swimsw.am )
Florent Manaudou of France was the only swimmer under 48 seconds in the 100m freestyle final as he took home gold in the blue ribbon event.
This story, “<a target="_blank" rel="nofollow" …read more
The SupaTrail, a new trail helmet from Urge, is directly inspired from the XC-oriented SupaCross (now emphasizing the… …read more
It’s a tale as old as time: 81-year-old photographer in East Sussex takes pictures of bachelorette parties, bachelorette parties don’t seem to mind but strangers call the cops on him, cops say he’s being ‘antisocial’ and ask for his name, he refuses, they threaten to arrest him.
Okay… maybe not as …read more
The percussionist Steven Schick performed John Luther Adams’s “The Mathematics of Resonant Bodies” on Wednesday at Mostly Mozart. …read more
In 1892, the dubiously named Mr. Tom Tit published a book of at-home activities for children called Magical Experiments: or, Science in Play. …read more
Red Rider …read more
This is the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Party Wagon toy that pro modder Platinumfungi fitted with a functional Nintendo system. The controllers were painted by Custom NES Guy. They both did amazing jobs. So good, in fact, that I’m willing to offer my firstborn …read more
Photos courtesy of Ashley Tapley and reporting courtesy of Kimberly Rutherford. Scott Tapley is an ice swimmer and channel swimmer from Rio Del Mar, Aptos, California. He belongs to the Half Century Club twice over with an Anacapa Channel crossing in 2013 …read more
The Legend of Drizzt: The Collected Stories is a 2011 anthology of short stories by author R.A. Salvatore that features protagonist Drizzt Do’Urden and his various cohorts in the Forgotten Realms campaign setting of Dungeons & Dragons. The anthology is currently available as a …read more
Jordy Lawler. Photo: Peter Taras
In 1938, a man named Napoleon Hill interviewed the devil.
Turns out, Satan’s a hell of a conversationalist. Napoleon broke into the dammed reservoir of the devil’s wisdom and flooded it into a book called Outwitting The Devil. In the book, the devil exposes all the …read more
A new book reveals that Elvis Presley’s last words were “I’m going to the bathroom to read.” …read more
In our regular BOOKMARKED column, artists, critics, collectors et al. share and comment on their favorite blogs and art-related or -inspiring sites. This month, New York-based painter, art critic, and artcritical Associate Editor Noah Dillon shares what’s been waiting in his browser for him to look at. Dillon says, “I …read more
It’s Friday and that means it’s time to share stories and tech that we’ve been reading, thinking about, and passing round within the Singularity Hub team this week:
Omote: Real-time Face Tracking and Projection Mapping | Vimeo“Project Omote is a collaboration between Japanese projection mapping specialist Nobumichi Asai, makeup artist …read more
Honk Kong artist Ieyasu Tse (a.k.a. “TKH“) has created a collection of cute anime-style DC and Marvel comic book superheros out of LEGO bricks. The newest additions to his ongoing series is Batman and Green Lantern.
via The Brothers Brick …read more
Since 1990, Bob Babbitt, a USA Triathlon and Ironman Hall of Fame inductee, has been hosting a highly-acclaimed radio program and podcast showcasing the world’s best runners, triathletes, and cyclists – first with The Competitors and now with his new show, Babbittville Radio. These are long-form interviews, and over the …read more
The Zubin is a walking stick. That can also chop firewood. Or spear a fish. Or pop my friend Cornelius in the back of the head with a slingshotted acorn. Ping! That’ll teach him to walk faster than 2.7 mph. Equally appealing: Zubin Axe calls its unique, camping-minded multi-tool a …read more
Here’s my main question: If Jeffrey Spier, just named to the Getty Museum’s long-vacant position of senior curator of antiquities, is a “member of the Department of Classics at the University of Arizona” (as the museum’s press release states), why isn’t he listed on the faculty website for …read more
b. 1922, Berlin, DE; d. 2011, London, UK.
Lucian Freud in his studio in 2000. Photograph by Bruce Bernard.
Phoebe Hoban, 2014THE EDITORS, 2011Franklin Einspruch, 2011Stephen Maine, 2011John Goodrich, 2006David Cohen, 2004
More information on the artist can be found Acquavella Galleries.
Full index entry …read more
Photographer Nick Bowers, Art Director Celine Faledam and Copy Writer Rachel Guest have teamed up to bring attention to the issue of climate change in a completely novel and frankly terrifying way with their portrait/interview project Scared Scientists.
The title, in a way, says it all. Rather than bombarding you …read more
53-year old Montana resident and moron William McDaniel called the police after paying $350 for a lapdance and realizing complimentary sex was not included. For reference, that’s $350 too much to pay for a lapdance in Montana, sex or not.
[McDaniel] called police after paying a Sage Brush Sam’s …read more
Courtesy of When people say women who do open water swimming are tough as nails, they are not exaggerating. Yet these women often possess a humble softness about them, a genuine sweetness. They know their unique talents and innate toughness are no match for Mother Nature.<a target="_blank" rel="nofollow" …read more
Giant’s top level XC race performance is now available in smaller wheels. Well, not as small as the… …read more
Twin Brothers Tulsi and Basant, Great Famous Circus, Calcutta, India, 1989
Three Acrobats, Vàzquez Brothers Circus, Mexico City, Mexico, 1997
In Man and Beast: Photographs from Mexico and India, Mary Ellen Mark’s photographs succeed in doing exactly what Mark intended, which was to examine the “balance between …read more
A New York man convicted of setting a fire at a religious retreat in the Poconos that claimed the life of his 20-year-old mentally ill daughter more than 25 years ago will walk out of prison today. Han Tak Lee’s arson conviction was dismissed last week by a federal …read more
This story, “Adam Peaty’s meteoric rise continues with World Record 26.62 in 50 breast at Euro semifinals”, was copied from SwimSwam ( http://swimsw.am )
Great Britain’s Adam Peaty has crashed onto the world scene this year, and his rise continued at the European Championships today. Peaty crushed …read more
Defending Vuelta a España champion Chris Horner will not start the 2014 race Saturday. His team has scratched him from the roster to comply with MPCC code. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com (File).MONTECASTILLO, Spain (VN) — Journalists searched out shade from the bleaching Spanish summer sun, …read more
Kershaw-Ryan State Park will screen the popular, family friendly film, “Frozen” the tale of a fearless princess who sets off on an epic journey with an iceman, his reindeer, and a snowman to find her lost sister. This Walt Disney movie won best animated feature film of 2014 and will …read more
June 2014 seemed to be the month of doggie pool parties, just like the one that Lucky Puppy Country Doggy Daycare in Maybee, Michigan threw for their adorable canine charges. It appears that each dog had a good time, whether or not they actually got …read more
This story, “China cleans up at home with 10 golds at Youth Olympic Games, 29 countries earn medals”, was copied from SwimSwam ( http://swimsw.am )
Hosting the second-ever Youth Olympic Games, China dominated the medal count, hitting double digits with 10 golds and 17 total medals.
This story, …read more
We’ve known Open has been working on a full suspension bike for awhile, but this is the first… …read more
Tobi Wrobel’s raw run, complete with a backflip, from Suzuki Nine Kinghts 2014 on Mottolino Fun Mountain in Livigno, Italy. Shot 100% on the HD HERO3+® camera from GoPro.com. Get stoked and subscribe: goo.gl/HgVXpQCast: GoProTags: GoPro, Hero 2, …read more
Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. As always, open water swimmers can Expect The Unexpected. If it isn’t the wind and chop, it is jellyfish and tides. If it isn’t something in the water, it is something on land. In …read more
A new iOS camera app released yesterday is turning heads as a comprehensive yet simple alternative to your iPhone’s default camera application. It’s called Camu, and it’s a camera app built with convenience and connectivity in mind, bringing together a multitude of editing and sharing services in a beautifully …read more
If you shuck and eat a lot of oysters, you might eventually come across a tiny crab hanging out inside one. It could be a pea crab. It could be an oyster crab. Either way, it’s a parasite that lives off of little bits of food that its oyster …read more
Times critics on “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For,” “If I Stay” and “The One I Love.” …read more