New Year's Eve

Plymouth Argyle 0 Liverpool 1: How It Happened

<b>PRETTY dull that, wasn’t it?</b><p>Liverpool got their goal and then created little else. The senior players didn’t really lead the young lads, in fact …

Liverpool FC

Bengaluru ranked the world’s most dynamic city, trumping Silicon Valley and Shanghai

Hyderabad was the only other Indian city to make it to the top 10, while Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai and Pune featured among the top 30.<p>India’s IT capital …

Silicon Valley

Denver starts work on allowing pot in public, a first in US

DENVER (AP) — Denver is starting work Wednesday on becoming the first city in the nation to allow marijuana clubs and public pot use in places such as coffee shops, yoga studios and art galleries.<p>Voters narrowly approved the "social use" measure last November. But the ballot proposal didn't spell …

Cannabis

Report suggests the gunman who killed 39 in an Istanbul nightclub was directed by ISIS

An Uzbek gunman who killed 39 people in an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Day told police he had to change target at the last minute to avoid heavy …

Terrorism

Timelapse video of Aurora Borealis from an airplane window will take your breath away

Shots from an airplane window can be truly beautiful. And shots of Northern lights can be <i>even more</i> beautiful. But how about combining these two? …

Photography

Reina attack highlights widening chasm in Turkish lifestyles

<b>Hours after the Reina nightclub attacker was caught in Istanbul this week, the Turkish government's press office sent out a tweet, quoting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.</b><p>"I served as PM of Turkey for 14 years," it said. "People's life style has never been interfered with and will not be henceforth."<p>…

World News

On Limited-Edition Beauty Products and Their Cult Following

This weekend, I found myself in bed on a Sunday afternoon, streaming Mariah Carey’s greatest hits from the early ‘90s. (It was cold AF, and I'm having post-holiday blues. Can you blame me?) Besides, I’m not even a Mariah groupie, but <i>anyone</i> can appreciate Mimi around Christmas time—NYE blunder or …

Skin Care

Sweden arsonist attacks continue as violent thugs set cars ablaze in two 'no-go zones'

In Gothenburg eight cars were set alight while three vehicles were destroyed in Malmo on Wednesday night.<p>Despite being called to the scene shortly …

European News

Sydney NYE death threat maker gets bond

A mentally-ill man who made threats about conducting a "mass casualty attack" at Sydney's Martin Place on New Year's Eve has been given a two-year …

Crime

Couple 'risk lives' at North Yorkshire rail crossing

A couple with a toddler "risked their lives" by climbing over a locked level crossing gate near Scarborough, Network Rail has warned.<p>The company has just released CCTV footage of the incident, which happened on New Year's Eve.<p>It shows two adults climbing over a 6ft-high locked gate at Seamer …

North Yorkshire

Aspen woman sentenced to 10 years probation for 6th DUI

A 58-year-old Aspen woman was sentenced to 10 years probation after pleading guilty to her sixth drunken driving charge even though prosecutors asked …

Crime

German Greens pick Göring-Eckardt and Özdemir to lead party in election

The two party leaders have been nominated by grassroots members. Özdemir's election signals a potential Green coalition with Merkel's Christian Democrats.<p>Germany's Green Party announced Tuesday morning that Cem Özdemir and chairwoman Katrin Göring-Eckardt will lead the party into September's …

Germany

CNN president: Network’s ‘credibility is higher than ever’

CNN President Jeff Zucker says President-elect Donald TrumpDonald TrumpCNN president: Network’s ‘credibility is higher than ever’ National service, …

Donald Trump

Michael Phelps and Nicole Johnson had a THIRD wedding on New Year’s Eve and it was fabulous (again)

We love weddings just as much as the next person, but our obsession with all things nuptial clearly doesn’t compare to that of Michael Phelps and …

Rio Olympics

Martin Garrix Reveals Massive New Single Releasing Next Friday [LISTEN HERE]

New Martin Garrix Releasing Next Friday<p>Timmy KusnierekJanuary 18, 2017<p>Martin Garrix just spilled the beans all over the kitchen, and they even fell …

Music

Steeped in Christmas ~ Fragrances and Cultures

Fragrances and Cultures<p>Most Christmas stories begin with sleighs and carols, Santa's little helpers and children's gifts, but this is not one of …

Food & Dining

Game Preview: Pens-Habs

<b>MATCH</b>: Penguins vs. Canadiens<p><b>TIME</b>: 7:30 p.m. EST<p><b>PLACE</b>: Bell Centre<p><b>TV</b>: ROOT Sports<p><b>RADIO</b>: 105.9 FM, the X<p><b>WHAT TO WATCH FOR:</b><p>The Pens snapped their …

Ice Hockey

An Exploration of Dark Paganism: Library: The Holy Fool: The Third Member of the Triad

The Holy Fool: The Third Member of the Triad<br>some musings by: the Bard<p><i>"Remember, the Moon is only half as big as the Earth, but it's twice as far</i> …

April Fools' Day

German cabinet proposes 24 September election date

Chancellor Angela Merkel's cabinet have agreed on 24 September as a date for parliamentary elections. The German president will now make the final decision.<p>After a cabinet meeting on Wednesday morning in Berlin, the German government settled on the last Sunday in September as a suggestion for the …

World News

THE YOUNG & THE RESTLESS Spoilers — Phyllis Plots Against Ashley!

Things are getting extremely complicated in these <b>spoilers</b> from <b>THE YOUNG & THE RESTLESS</b>!<p>Ashley is less-than-pleased to discover her prize new Jabot …

Entertainment

Ask Tom: Rants, raves and questions on the DC dining scene - The Washington Post

Why do you think people are giving Chef Kwame Onwuachi such a hard time or seem to be reveling in his restaurant closing? I don't know if it is schadenfreude or bitterness, but more people seem to be taking joy from his restaurant closing than feeling bad for an entrepreneur. What are your thoughts …

Food & Dining

There's an Entire Tumblr Dedicated to dELia*s Catalogs and It Will Blow Your '90s Mind

reMEmBEr WHeN ThE dEliAs cAtALOg wAs FILleD wiTh ThiS? Oh, '90s, how we miss you.<p>For those of you who don't remember (or, yes, were too young), Delia's was <i>the</i> '90s catalog, selling all the era-appropriate apparel (wide-leg pants! baby tees! pageboy caps!) and cosmetics (glitter nail polish! …

Fashion

Festival checklist holiday do’s and don’ts

THE Year of the Rooster is nigh. Farmers’ markets, grocery stores and malls are crowded with people doing last minute shopping for the Chinese New …

Holidays

NYE mass molestation spurs social media campaigns for women safety

In the wake of the ghastly New Year’s eve mass molestation incident in Bengaluru emerged two topical social media campaigns to promote better …

Social Media

ARC Fleet - Last Ocean crossing before tying the knot

After their Indian ocean crossing the participants were pleased to be back in a big city the first since leaving Australia some 4 months ago, with …

Travel

Germany’s New Propaganda Bureau. Big Brother is Watching YOU!

Bilde: Thomas KnarvikOfficials in Germany’s Interior Ministry are urging Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière to establish a «Defense Center against …

Germany

People Tell Us About the Best Places They've Managed to Sneak Into - VICE

Assuming you're not a total square, you know that sneaking into somewhere you're not meant to be is one of life's greatest pleasures. Whether through flirty finessing or bank heist levels of preparation, scofflaws have been finding creative ways into places they should not be since the first …

Entertainment

Syria’s war creates myriad problems for Turkey

ISTANBUL — The attacks in Turkey came in rapid succession: twin bombs at a stadium, a Russian diplomat’s murder and then, just a few days later, a mass shooting at an Istanbul nightclub on New Year’s Eve.<p>The assaults, carried out over a three-week period beginning in December, were a stark reminder …

World News

8 Scandalous Stories of Office Sexcapades

NSFW, but YOLO.<p>Hookups at the office aren't exactly "HR-approved," so it's a marvel how some couples manage to squeeze in a steamy sex session within the confines of a buttoned-up work environment. Below, eight brave souls recount stories of times they either engaged in or witnessed intense …