Two movie-inspired musicals are vying for your entertainment dollar in Melbourne this winter. James Croot compares the beauty with the beast.
Famed French director Roman Polanski complained that the fight for female equality is a “great pity” as his wife showed off some eye-popping cleavage at the Cannes Film Festival. Polanski, who is at the festival with his new film Venus in Fur, said that “trying to level the genders is purely idiotic”
Of all the things that have changed in China over the past 30 years, transportation has undergone one of the most obvious of transformations. Where city streets once swarmed with bicycles, they are now full of automobiles
It’s been just two years since Katie Couric’s husband Jay Monahan died of colon cancer at age 42. Looking back, the popular co-host of NBC’s Today show recalls that the only clue they had that anything might be wrong was that Monahan, who worked as a TV legal analyst, often felt tired and achy.
NFL analogies get tossed around all the time in the education world. And they get fumbled too.
On the outside, Betsy Lueth’s school looks like any other in this arty neighborhood of Minneapolis: a sprawling, boxy red brick building with plain steel doors. Yet inside, the blond, gregarious Minnesotan presides over an institution unique in the heartland: Yinghua Academy, a charter public school where elementary students of every ethnicity study subjects ranging from math to American history in Mandarin
The maker of Taser stun guns has advised law enforcement agencies to avoid hitting suspects in the chest, partly “to minimize controversy.” “Taser has long stood by the fact that our technology is not risk free and is often used during violent and dangerous confrontations,” Taser International spokesman Steve Tuttle said in a memo referring to an October 12 training bulletin. “The issuing of a preferred target zone is a prime example of training advice based on best practices and field results to minimize controversy, increase effectiveness and provide enhanced risk management,” he said.
Standing in the shadow of the Burj Dubai Kye Ho Kim of Samsung Construction rattles off the list of records the building will break. Standing about a half mile high, it will be the world’s tallest building, with the most floors (164) and the world’s highest and fastest building
Authorities on Sunday were investigating a shooting outside a neighborhood bar and grocery store in northern Puerto Rico, which killed seven people and wounded at least 25 others. Standing about a half mile high, it will be the world’s tallest building, with the most floors (164) and the world’s highest and fastest building