Exactly 40 years ago Thursday morning, there was a nuclear explosion in the United States.
No, I don't mean that as a metaphor for the birth of 'Star Wars,' which premiered in 32 theaters that day and went on to transform popular culture. I'm not referring to the planet Alderaan, obliterated by the Death Star, that avatar of our nuclear nightmares.
I mean a literal atomic bomb.
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At precisely 8:59:59am local time on May 25 1977, the U.S. detonated a 150-kiloton nuclear device codenamed Crewline in the middle of Nevada. It was bu...more
Rihanna is a fashion-forward kind of gal. But as all stylish people know, sometimes, in order to be fashion forward, you have to look backwards.
Meet the Puma x Fenty Jelly Slide, which comes out on May 25 as part of the continued collaboration between Rihanna and Puma. For $90, you can buy yourself a nostalgia-filled piece of slip-on footwear updated and blessed by the dulcet tones of Rihanna.
What a deal.
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Denise Soler Cox created Project enye as a reminder to first-generation Latinos that their experiences are shared.
(Reuters) — Wally Nowinski got his first car when he turned 16 in Michigan, the home of the U.S. auto industry. But after two years of living in New York City, he sold his wheels, using ride services, carsharing and bike sharing to get around.
“My mom didn’t think I could do it. She thought I would buy a new car in six months,” he said. But that was more than a year ago, and his car budget of $820 per month fell to $250 for carsharing and ride services last year. “I take Uber like pretty frivolously,” he said.
Nowinski, 32, is not alone.
Nearly a quarter of American adults sold or traded...more
The 2017 French Open will be a must-watch event for many reasons, but fans will want to tune in mainly because Roland Garros is set to host the most open competition of this kind for some years.
Andy Murray's fall from form of late has seen him jump out of the reckoning for many competition titles, which has given the likes of Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal the openings they've needed to make a leap in the rankings.
Elsewhere, Novak Djokovic is another whose place near the summit of the world rankings has come under threat, giving way to new challengers who might make their lunge at the throne...more