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In Praise of AARP's Elaine Ryan

Sherwin Sheik | Posted 01.11.2016 | Fifty
Sherwin Sheik

Unless you work or frequent the legislative halls of state government, it's quite probable you have never heard of Elaine Ryan, the AARP's vice president of state advocacy and strategy integration.

'Star Wars' Is About To Become The Highest Grossing Movie Ever

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 01.02.2016 | Entertainment

Sorry, Leo, there's a new king of the world. No iceberg could stand in the way of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," sailing past "Titanic" on Frid...

'Star Wars' Is Having The Biggest Box Office Opening Ever

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 12.19.2015 | Entertainment

Calling it a force doesn't even begin to describe the new "Star Wars" movie. "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is completely destroying box office recor...

Brooklyn's Fort Lean Cultivates Strange Utopia with Quiet Day

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 08.28.2015 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

Ever wonder about the mysterious world your brain travels to when you start to daydream without notice, or when you experience that dreamlike, transcendental state that briefly occurs before you jolt up in a slightly confused haze?

Five Bottom Line Reasons Why Employers Should Hire Ex-Felons

Mike Green | Posted 08.21.2015 | Business
Mike Green

There is no city in the nation that's growing faster than the population of 70 million Americans with criminal records. As one of them, former real estate developer R.L. Pelshaw is determined to turn this costly societal burden into an opportunity.

Highly Suspect's Johnny Stevens Bares All (and Gives Zero F*cks)

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 07.22.2015 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

Don't be mistaken -- Highly Suspect is definitely not your average "boy band." So exactly what is it about this trio that makes them so special? Well, aside from their striking good looks... just about everything.

The Vanity -- Real Talk with Frontman Alex Dugan

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 07.21.2015 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

Meet The Vanity, a band that recently broke into Austin's competitive music scene and is tearing it up with their raw talent.

Scale the Summit -- The Odyssey Begins

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 07.17.2015 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

Scale the Summit, an American instrumental and progressive rock band based out of Houston, isn't your average cup o' joe.

Classic Vinyl: A Tale of Two Turntables

Michael L. Berman | Posted 06.05.2015 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

Vinyl records are making a comeback, but will the new breed of turntables make our old record collection sound better -- despite all of the hisses and pops delivered by the worn grooves of the recordings?

A Conversation With Delia Gonzalez

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 06.23.2015 | Arts
Michael Nirenberg

Delia Gonzalez's debut titled In Remembrance is released on April 28, 2015 through DFA Records. This is not an average record release. This record has taken several years and is part of a larger multimedia project.

How to Get Over a Cold in Record Time

Sophie Keller | Posted 03.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Sophie Keller

If you've got a cold or are scared you might catch one, here are a few ways that you can get over it in record time.

Record-Seeking Skydiver Survives Amazing Practice Jump

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 10.08.2012 | Science

-- "Fearless Felix" Baumgartner has jumped 2,500 times from planes and helicopters, as well as some of the highest landmarks and skyscrapers on the p...

WATCH: Unicyclist Balances On Top Of Beer Bottles

Posted 11.30.2011 | Weird News

That's one sweet ride. A unicyclist with almost unshakable balance pedaled his wheel across the mouths of 127 beer bottles in a row. The specialize...

Good Riddance to the Worst Summer Ever

Dan Lashof | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dan Lashof

This was supposed to be the summer when we finally enacted a comprehensive law to steadily reduce emissions of heat-trapping pollution. Instead, all we got was more hot air. Literally.

Astoria Characters: The Rising Rapper

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

The sky's weeping like a new widow, and the up-and-coming rapper Waterflow is listening to the soft, steady heartbeat of the whispering rain.

Rosanne Cash's The List Covers a Lot of Ground

Michael Bialas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

In 1973, the Man in Black gave his teenage daughter a cultural legacy: his 100 essential country songs. More than 30 years later, Rosanne Cash has decided to pass this legacy along to her fans.

U.S Farmers On Verge Of Giant Corn Harvest

AP | MICHAEL J. CRUMB | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DES MOINES, Iowa — Darrel McAlexander has been farming for 43 years and he's never seen his corn crop look so good. "This is probably the best ...

"I Just Think I'm Gonna Barf."

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

"Oh, I just think I'm gonna barf...."-- Marge Gunderson (Francis McDormand), from Fargo   I open today with that Fargo quote for many reasons. T...