Mark Kuik

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Gravity – review

Alfonso Cuarón's glorious creation, less sci-fi and more a thriller set in space, makes you breathless with excitement<p>Alfonso Cuarón's incredibly exciting, visually amazing film is about two astronauts floating in space. The title refers to the one big thing almost entirely absent from the film: …

Eminem: The Marshall Mathers LP 2 – review

(Aftermath)<p>What's the point of Eminem in middle age? He was a peroxide phenomenon in his 20s, an icon of adolescent posturing, the go-to guy for Christina Aguilera insults and casual homophobia, but in 2013, rap is trap and money and molly. Who needs a 41-year-old spitting another revenge fantasy …

Gangsters and Grime: Experience New York City's Darker Side

When walking around New York City, most people often don't pay much attention to the city's darker side, blinded by the cool, cosmopolitan vibe. But beneath Gotham's glamour lurks a seedy past. Whether it was nefarious mob families running their empires from Little Italy or the vice-ridden streets …

New York City

Lay Low at America's Most Notorious Criminal Hideouts

If The Godfather has taught me anything, it's that crime doesn't pay... well, ok maybe it does, but still, it's a dangerous game with high wins and even higher losses. If you live a life of crime, chances are you'll find yourself on the run. When the heat is on and you've got to get the hell out of …

Soccer

Kansas alumni offer Wiggins advice

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- A few weeks ago, Kansas freshman Andrew Wiggins approached Bill Self with a question that had nothing to do with …

Eminem Q&A Exclusive: The Making of 'The Marshall Mathers LP 2'

In these cover story outtakes, Slim Shady goes deep on the creative process behind his new album<p>Eminem was just a couple of days away from finishing …

Europe's 10 Coziest Mountain Villages

As winter approaches, the first blankets of snow are falling on the great mountains of Europe and the continent's enchanting mountain towns are gearing up for a new season of visitors eager to hit the slopes or take in the unique local culture that these mountain regions seem to inspire. While …

European Travel

Articles about 10 spectacular dream homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

The vacation location of choice of the Obama family, you really can't go wrong choosing to spend some downtime on the Hawaiian...<p>From gabled homes to forest dwellings, here's what to catch up on from the week.<p>First impressions are lasting.<p>It's a dream for many to own a beach home, but an …

Home Tours

2015 Jaguar F-type Coupe: An All-Aluminum Beauty

"Shall we shag now or shall we shag later?"<p>Rarely has Jaguar thrived as beautifully as it is under the stewardship of Indian conglomerate Tata—and the more-immediate leadership of a group of executives with an education from the best automakers in Germany. A stunning example of this is the new …

12 Must-Read Books For Fall

From the true story of a woman's 15 months in captivity to Oprah's Super Soulful Book of the Month, these reads will amaze you.<p><b>Enon by Paul Harding</b><p>Paul Harding’s novel <i>Tinkers</i> won the Pulitzer Prize; its stunning successor, <i>Enon</i> (Random House), only raises the bar. In this strangely beguiling story, …

Super Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms ever seen, hit the Philippines with record force

Super Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines at 4am local time today with winds near 195 mph, making it the strongest tropical cyclone to make landfall in recorded world history, according to satellite estimates. That astounding claim will need to be verified by actual measurements at ground level, …

Weather