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The forgotten history of Beijing’s first Forbidden City

The forgotten history of Beijing’s first Forbidden City

News July 10, 2017 at 2:43 am 0 comments

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An ancient site rooted in the heart of modern Beijing, the Forbidden City is one of China’s most famous attractions. Completed in 1420, the city served as the palace of Ming Dynasty emperor, Yongle. …

NCAA Battles Big Ten For Marching On Trademark Rights

NCAA Battles Big Ten For Marching On Trademark Rights

News July 9, 2017 at 11:20 pm 0 comments

March is on the minds of Northwestern University basketball players as they are fighting for their school’s first ever NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament berth. Meanwhile, The Big Ten Conference, which Northwestern competes within, is also thinking about March a bit …

After video conference with Giants, Johnny Cueto hopes to arrive in camp this weekend

After video conference with Giants, Johnny Cueto hopes to arrive in camp this weekend

News July 9, 2017 at 8:06 pm 0 comments

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Johnny Cueto (47) is congratulated by San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy following their 6-2 win against the St. Louis Cardinals at AT&T Park in San Francisco, Calif., on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016. (Nhat V. …

Lovable prankster helps cats get adopted by making them relatable name tags

Lovable prankster helps cats get adopted by making them relatable name tags

Tech July 9, 2017 at 5:03 pm 0 comments

Unless you happen to be a cute and fluffy puppy or kitten, it can be difficult to get adopted from a shelter.

That’s why online personality Obvious Plant decided to use his carefully-honed planting skills to create some eye-catching name …

Off-label antidepressant use not backed by science – study

Off-label antidepressant use not backed by science – study

News July 9, 2017 at 2:06 pm 0 comments

The use of antidepressants – both off-label and for depression – has increased sharply in many countries in recent decades

PARIS, France – Most off-label use of antidepressants is not backed by evidence that the drugs will work as intended, …

Hear, hear! Conservation scientists are listening to nature

Hear, hear! Conservation scientists are listening to nature

News July 9, 2017 at 8:09 am 0 comments

The world is noisy.

In cities, we find ourselves constantly surrounded by the moan of motors, the screech of sirens, and the prattle of people. So much so, that we often crave the peace and quiet of the countryside.

But …

Damien Chazelle’s Guide to Beginnings and Endings

Damien Chazelle’s Guide to Beginnings and Endings

News July 9, 2017 at 5:10 am 0 comments

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Damien Chazelle at the 89th Annual Academy Awards Nominee Luncheon on February 6, 2017.

The director Howard Hawks once said that a good movie has three great scenes and no bad ones. Damien Chazelle, who is Oscar-nominated …

Shia LaBeouf Somehow Got Arrested for Public Drunkenness in Savannah, Georgia

Shia LaBeouf Somehow Got Arrested for Public Drunkenness in Savannah, Georgia

News July 9, 2017 at 2:29 am 0 comments

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Shia LaBeouf at the Cannes Film Festival in 2016.

Actor Shia LaBeouf was arrested in Savannah, Georgia early Saturday morning for public drunkenness, disorderly conduct, and obstruction, Variety reports. LaBeouf is in town filming The Peanut …

Tesla down ahead of first quarterly report to include SolarCity

Tesla down ahead of first quarterly report to include SolarCity

News July 8, 2017 at 7:55 pm 0 comments

Shares of Tesla were down almost 1 percent on Wednesday ahead of the electric car maker’s first quarterly report following its .6 billion acquisition of solar panel installer SolarCity. (Reuters)

Shares of Tesla were down almost 1 percent on Wednesday …

Gamestop Stores Getting Extra Nintendo Switch Stock For Launch

Gamestop Stores Getting Extra Nintendo Switch Stock For Launch

News July 8, 2017 at 4:54 pm 0 comments

If you want a Nintendo Switch at launch but don’t have a pre-order yet, you may be out of luck. But just in case you like standing in lines and long shots, you’ll have one more chance to pick the …