On Sunday night X Factor host Dominic Bowden said: “Something is sure; Somebody is going home right at 8 o’clock tomorrow.” That was obviously a promise only waiting to be crushed to pieces.
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What a mensch was Peter Falk.
The arc of my upward mobility has come with a Faustian downside.
Astronomy may be hard science, but there’s always been a whiff of Disney about it too. What else beyond enchantment could explain the ice volcanoes on Neptune’s moon Triton, the helium rain in the atmosphere of Jupiter, the beads of colored glass scattered across the surface of the moon
The Chapel of Louis XIV at Versailles was resplendent on that morning in 1770 when the dauphin married Marie Antoinette of Austria. Sunlight pierced the stained-glass windows, illuminating the frescoed ceiling and the embroidered brocades and silks of the gueststhe aristocracy of Europe and a few lords from the colonies
The passport on Yang Hua’s desk is stamped with visas that would alarm immigration clerks around the world. He showed up in Indonesia two days after the Bali nightclub bombings in 2002
Apple revamped its desktop and laptop lines Tuesday, dramatically redesigning the iMac all-in-one and MacBook laptop, and also adding a few updates to its Mac Mini line of small-scale desktops. It also introduced a handful of updated peripherals, with a multitouch mouse bringing the most thorough changes.
It was a glass half-full, glass half-empty kind of weekend at the box office for "Funny People," writer-director Judd Apatow’s comedic meditation on fame, humor, life, and death.