Patrick Butler

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Human Bondage

“Spectre.”<p>When did you last hand over your white dinner jacket to be pressed? To be precise, when did you last hand it over <i>on a train</i>, to an obliging steward? That is not, as far as I am aware, a service that is regularly available on the 5:53 from Grand Central to Poughkeepsie. If you are James …

Sam Smith

The Thing in the Cellar

Hell—Nothing Less—And Without End: Six Days in Warsaw

<i>Miron Białoszewski |</i> A Memoir of the Warsaw Uprising | <i>New York Review Books</i> <i>| translated from the Polish by Madeline G. Levine | October 2015 | 37</i> …

I Spent the Night at Chernobyl

As I stepped into the dark room, the damp wood floor creaked under my feet. Chills shot down my back. My eyes adjusted, I scanned the room -- had I …

Governor of Hawaii declares a state of emergency over the growing homeless crisis and pledges $1.3 million to tackle the 'serious issue'

The governor of Hawaii has declared a 'state of emergency' over the growing homeless problem in the state in a bid to tackle the crisis.<p>Governor …

Homelessness

August Smart Lock Lets You Open the Door For the Cable Guy From Afar

The first smart lock I actually want.<p>We've all been through it, and it sucks. You call up the cable company to get Internet set up at your house or apartment, and they say they'll be there sometime on Tuesday between 9:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. But, you might ask, what do I do if I'm employed? Sorry, …

Japan's New Tank Drops Like a Low-Rider

The Type 10 tank can rotate without spilling a glass of wine. Make that two glasses of wine.<p>In this impressive display of mechanical engineering, Japan's new Type 10 main battle tank recently demonstrated its ability to change stances and even rotate the hull while balancing two glasses of wine on …

Final poster for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ revealed and new trailer teased

Eagerly anticipated movie will be released in December<p>The official poster for <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> .<p>The poster, which can be seen below, …

'Simpsons' goes for frights in first non-Treehouse of Horror Halloween episode

<i>Workaholics</i> star Blake Anderson was always a fan of the <i>The Simpsons</i> Halloween episodes as a kid — particularly <i>Treehouse of Horror VI</i> the one where …

This Delicious Cocktail Tastes Like Fall in a Glass

Apple cider not your thing? Try embracing the fall season with a cocktail that matches the colors of the changing leaves. This simple variation on …

Former UK star AJ Reed named Astros' minor league player of the year

Former University of Kentucky star AJ Reed was named the Houston Astros' minor league player of the year on Friday.Click to Continue »

Kentucky

In Chicago, Rahm Emanuel Faces a Crisis Brought on by Progressive Politics

<i>Chicago</i> — A Midwestern humorist, Indiana’s Kin Hubbard, said people often confuse bad management with destiny. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel knows …

Cook County

'Crimson Peak': Film Review

Jessica Chastain stars in Guillermo del Toro's lavish Gothic horror romance, playing an Englishwoman who torments her brother's new bride.<p><b>Guillermo</b> …

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Secret archive offers fresh insight into Nixon presidency

By David E. Hoffman<p>, Contributing editor<p>President Richard Nixon believed that years of aerial bombing in Southeast Asia to pressure North Vietnam achieved “zilch” even as he publicly declared it was effective and ordered more bombing while running for reelection in 1972, according to a handwritten …

The White House

Beats’ New Bluetooth Speaker Shows Traces of Apple Influence

Well over a year after having been bought by Apple, Beats' headphones and speakers still look and sound much the same. Sure, they come in Space Gray …

'A couple steps above Valerie Plame': Clinton email about CIA asset in Libya could prompt new intelligence investigation

Clinton received an email in March 2011 from her longtime adviser Sidney Blumenthal that identified a covert Libyan source who was reportedly working with the CIA.<p>Blumenthal said his business partner, the CIA officer Tyler Drumheller, who died this August, had given the information to him.<p>Clinton …

Alberta

Astronauts just shot one of their first videos in ultra-high definition, and it's mesmerizing

What do you do when NASA asks you to push the boundaries of human spaceflight by spending more time on board the International Space Station than anyone before you — 377 consecutive days to be exact?<p>You make green, exploding space balls:<p>Next to the 8K UHD, 4K UHD is the highest-resolution viewing …

Space

10 Best Navigation Apps for the iPhone

Looking for the best navigation app for iPhone users? You’ve come to the right place. Whether you are a planning a trip, going on a hike, hanging out …

Hail, Caesar! Why the trailer for the Coen brothers' latest has fans pumped.

Pelicans' Anthony Davis Posterized Paul Millsap Last Night and He Didn't Even See It Coming

The <b>NBA</b> preseason can be a place where a player or team's worst and most embarrassing moments can fly under the radar. Sometimes.<p>During last night's …

The highest-paid player on every NFL team

Because of how the NFL's quirky salary-cap system works, large contracts often come with large signing bonuses. The result is that the highest-paid players fluctuate from year-to-year, and it tends to favor those who signed deals recently.<p>Still, there is quite a disparity in how much different …

Behance

Syria's war: Everything you need to know about how we got here

<b>(CNN) —</b> It began with the arrests of a handful of children in 2011. Since then, it's exploded into the biggest humanitarian crisis since the Second World War.<p>Syria's civil war has left more than 300,000 people dead and forced 11.2 million -- nearly half the population -- out of their homes. How did …

Obama: Putin's actions in Syria a sign of weakness

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s military action in Syria is not a challenge to American leadership in the Middle East, President Obama said in an …

BOZICH | Hidden player in Louisville scandal? Recruiting pressure in 2010

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – The year the latest nonsense allegedly began inside the University of Louisville basketball program was 2010.<p>The calendar …

Recruitment

Louisville created and continues to nurture dangerous culture for women

The University of Louisville has a serious problem. It is bigger than any potential NCAA sanctions, and far more disturbing than the prospect of Rick …

Report: NCAA hasn't cleared UK's Labissiere

CLOSE<p>Star freshman Skal Labissiere looks to his first season with the Kentucky Wildcats.<p>LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky freshman Skal Labissiere, projected …

Student Athletes