Bank holiday travel: Brits face CHAOS on roads as Easter getaway begins

1 year ago Nicholas Bieber & Charlotte Ikonen | Daily Star 0
Traffic chaos, bad weather and transport disruption are all pointing to a potentially chaotic Easter getaway. Several roads were already gridlocked as people rushed to get home or headed to their weekend destinations. The M1 northbound between J31 and J32 near Sheffield was completely blocked due to a multi vehicle collision, but later became clear. Read More

What’s the Grossest Part of the Gym?

1 year ago Carly Zinderman | Fit Day 0
When you workout at the gym, have you ever stopped to consider what you’re touching? Sure, you’ve probably wiped down a sweaty bench or two, but do you know what the grossest part of the gym is? The answer may surprise you. The grossest thing in the gym are the free weights. Not the sweaty Read More

Winona Ryder reflects on the allure and pitfalls of 90s’ style

1 year ago Ella Alexander | Harper Bazaar 0
She may wear the crown reluctantly, but Winona Ryder is a bonafide style icon. Her 90s uniform of high-waisted Levi’s 501s, a bashed up leather jacket and band T-shirt has become synonymous with grungy, effortless cool replicated both then and now. Despite her style influence, Ryder – who returned to the fore with Stranger Things Read More

The Balcony : Jane Delury

1 year ago Karen Ann Cullotta | Book Page 0
With the exceedingly rare exception of literary genius, a first novel from even the most gifted short story writer is a risky effort, and not always successful. This is why Jane Delury is deserving of recognition: With immense storytelling gifts and spare but luminous prose, she is one of the few writers whose debut will Read More

‘The Dangerous Book for Boys’: TV Review

1 year ago Tim Goodman | The Hollywood Reporter 0
What could have been an amazingly creative effort from Amazon turns out to be a generic network kids show. It was probably too much to ask streaming services to be consistently different from networks, just as it was too much to expect, in the early days, for cable channels to be consistently different from networks Read More

‘Personal Problems’: Film Review

1 year ago John DeFore | The Hollywood Reporter 0
A nearly unseen 1980 work by ‘Ganja & Hess’ director Bill Gunn chronicles the stresses on a black couple in Manhattan. A married black couple in circa 1980 New York struggles to maintain domestic harmony in Personal Problems, a lost drama by Ganja & Hess director Bill Gunn being given its first proper release (after Read More

Music News: Bob Dylan’s first electric tour guitar going up for auction

1 year ago Jay Gabler | The Current 0
A 1965 Fender Telecaster played by Bob Dylan on his first electric tour is going up for auction. A portion of the expected $400,000-$600,000 price will go to the American Indian College Fund. The seller is the Band’s Robbie Robertson, who lent the guitar to Dylan and, later, to artists including George Harrison and Eric Read More

Richard Branson Buys Las Vegas Hard Rock Hotel and Casino

1 year ago The Hollywood Reporter 0
The property off the Las Vegas Strip will be rebranded over the next several months as Virgin Hotels Las Vegas. Billionaire Richard Branson has purchased the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The property off the Las Vegas Strip will be rebranded over the next several months as Virgin Hotels Las Vegas. Branson Read More

Music News: Ryan Adams to cover ‘Exile on Main St.’ in its entirety

1 year ago Jay Gabler | The Current 0
Ryan Adams is no stranger to complete album covers — remember when he released his own version of Taylor Swift’s 1989? He’s upping the ante, though, with a complete cover of the double-disc Rolling Stones classic Exile on Main St. Adams will cover the 1972 album at a special tribute concert in New Orleans on Read More

Robot-mounted vacuum grippers flex their artificial muscles

1 year ago , Saarland University 1
A short electric pulse is all it takes to generate and release a powerful vacuum in the blink of an eye. The novel vacuum gripper developed by the research team led by Professor Stefan Seelecke at Saarland University enables robot arms to pick up objects and move them around freely in space. The system works Read More