Titanic

Maria Sharapova ignores critics to show she is serious Melbourne contender

LONDON: Maria Sharapova may not be seeded and may have turned up in Melbourne with a cloud hanging over her, but the Russian has showed she is s …

Tennis

These Companies Are Dogs - Buy Them Now In This Way

“The Dogs of the Dow” is a favorite couch potato strategy: set and forget for a full year.<p>Its history is a mixed one; sometimes it yields superb …

Investing

Chuck Murphy Remembered | VirtueOnline – The Voice for Global Orthodox Anglicanism

I found Chuck to be a supportive colleague in whom I felt free to call on whenever his expertise or guidance was needed. No one had ever taught me as …

Anglicanism

Apple said it wasn’t in the TV business. Now it’s in high-stakes bidding wars with HBO

Less than three years ago, amid speculation that Apple was eyeing a move into Hollywood content production, iTunes boss Eddy Cue said definitively that the tech giant <i>wasn’t</i> doing that.<p>“We’re not in the business of trying to create TV shows,” he said in 2015. “We’re not trying to compete with …

Kristen Wiig

Banks Raked In $6.4 Billion in Overdraft Fees in 2017. Where's the Public Outrage?

We're talking about the world's most bloated financial giants growing even fatter and richer off the backs of people who are already broke, by …

Bill de Blasio

How firms fared in the UK’s Leading Management Consultants 2018

Every four years, the Olympic Games offer the spectacle of the world’s nations going head to head in a titanic contest for the most prestigious …

MBA

The V&A Dundee will open in September - and put Scotland on the design map

The £80 million museum has been in the works for over a decade

Library of Congress accepts 40-year-old student film from Temple University

In December, the Library of Congress accepted 25 films into its National Film Registry, including blockbuster movies “Titanic,” “Superman,” and “Die …

Library of Congress

10 Countries that Contribute the Most to the World

The latest country-ranking index doesn’t measure GDP or even national happiness.<p>Instead, the Good Country Index (GCI) ranks countries based on how …

Europe

GE, Victim of a Short-Term Mind-Set

Warren Buffett once quipped that he makes “more money when I am snoozing than when I am active.”<p>General Electric’s new boss John Flannery certainly can’t adopt a Rip Van Winkle management strategy atop the troubled conglomerate, but he should consider a less-frenetic pace of corporate …

Business

Jimmy Kimmel reflects on fame, legendary Oscars best picture blunder

PASADENA, Calif. – There are some days Jimmy Kimmel is still surprised by his success.<p>The talk show host, who made the shortlist for Time’s person of the year in 2017, said his level of celebrity is something he’s still adjusting to. Kimmel will host the Oscars for the second year in a row on March …

Celebrity News

Hear Tinashe Team With Migos' Offset on Brash New Song 'No Drama'

Track marks R&B singer's first single since 2017's "Flame"<p>R&B singer Tinashe teamed with Migos rapper Offset on the undulant new song, "No Drama."<p>The …

Music

Lea Salonga, Norm Lewis, Laura Osnes and More to Lead MCP's Broadway Classics in Concert

Manhattan Concert Productions (MCP) has announced casting for Broadway Classics in Concert, on Tuesday, February 20, 8:00 PM, in Stern …

After The Road Movie, Imagining Four Possible Futures of the Viral Film

This Friday, a one-of-a-kind film careens into theaters, leaving a path of twisted wreckage in its wake. Dmitrii Kalashnikov spent innumerable hours …

Entertainment

Hawks Complete 19-Point Comeback, Drop Pelicans 94-93

ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 15: Kent Bazemore<p>After being down by as many as 19 in the 1st half, the Atlanta Hawks completed an epic comeback and defeated …

Basketball

The Final Year Shows What the Obama White House Was Doing While We Were Obsessing Over Donald Trump

In early December of 2016, a childhood friend then working at the Department of Commerce invited me down to D.C. to attend a holiday party at the White House. It was only a month or so after the election returns had come in, well, not quite the way we'd all anticipated. My friends in New York were …

Culture

100 most popular dog breeds as voted by the public in pictures

It may not come as a shock to many, but man's best friend has overtaken cats as the most popular pet.<p>One in four of us share a home with a dog of a …

Dogs

Margot Robbie And Leonardo DiCaprio Reportedly To Star In Quentin Tarantino Film Together

The pair first starred together in Martin Scorsese's critically acclaimed <i>The Wolf Of Wall Street</i> as hedonist broker Jordan Belfort and sharp-talking New Jersey model Naomi Lapaglia.<p>And now, it appears the award-winning stars are set to appear in yet another blockbuster together by yet <i>another</i> …

Quentin Tarantino

Google's Face-Scanning App Is the Least of Our Privacy Problems

You're in trouble whether you use it or not.<p>A new version of Google's Arts and Culture app has a fun new feature that allows you to take a selfie and have your face matched (with varying degrees of accuracy) to that of famous paintings. It's fun. It's <i>viral</i>. It's raising privacy concerns.<p>Good! It …

Alyssa Milano

Why I’m predicting ‘The Shape of Water’ to win Best Picture at the Oscars

Last year, I found myself howling at the wind that “Moonlight” would defeat “La La Land” for Best Picture at the Oscars until I made a switch still …

The Oscars

‘It’s been a cryptocalypse’

But it was smaller currencies including ripple, ethereum and bitcoin cash that were the hardest hit in the latest sell-off, which was sparked by …

South Korea

I’ve Gotten Packing Down to a Science Using These 5 Things

There is one kind of travel, say, on the <i>Titanic</i>, where packing means steamer trunks, tasteful hatboxes, and a hard-shell case for your Stradivarius. …

Shopping

In praise of Africa

President Trump is the most coarsely racist person to hold his office since Woodrow Wilson or even Andrew Johnson, and it's never more obvious than …

U.S. Politics

Does the rise of Eurasia herald a new world order?

The fact that you can travel overland from Shanghai to Lisbon seemed irrelevant during the cold war. The Berlin Wall divided Europe. Mao’s China was …

Geopolitics

Community cinema launched at Wigan culture hub

The magic of the movies is coming to Wigan town centre as a leading local arts hub is launching a new community cinema.<p>The Old Courts is branching …

Manchester

Bars With Activities Are All the Rage in Philly

Bars that combine activities with food and drink are hot right now in Philly, and the city is about to get two more when <b>Clubhouse</b> and <b>Concourse</b> open in the coming weeks.<p>Philadelphians can already hit the lanes while they nosh on loaded tater tots at places like <b>North Bowl</b>, put down a burger to pick …

Restaurants

First Spin: Cog release first single in 10 years, 'The Middle' - Music News - triple j

The powerhouse Aussie trio are back with their first new music in a decade.<p>Cog got turning once more with a 2016 reunion tour of the nation during …

Music (Australia)

How China May Pose a Long-Term Threat to the ‘Star Wars’ Brand

<i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> is an outright box office smash hit with a 2017 North American-leading $594.9 million and a grand spanking total of $1.3 …

Star Wars

Replica maker Greg Kelly recreates U.S. Bank Stadium with 6,400 toothpicks

“I love a challenge,” Kelly says. “I like to do things that I haven’t seen other modelers interpret or build.”<p>The stadium looked interesting and …

Minneapolis-Saint Paul

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne shuffles cabinet ahead of June election

As disclosed by the Toronto Star, the retirement of top ministers Deb Matthews, Brad Duguid and Liz Sandals triggered the cabinet shuffle, which led …

Canada