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Who stepped on the fish?

Posted 11.14.2014 | Training

If you've ever watched documentaries on sharks or have watched them out in the water, you've probably noticed their smaller companions, remora fish. T...

The Strange And Wonderful World Of San Francisco Street Art

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.28.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness," so says Charles Dickens in the opening...

The TSA's Gun Fixation

Christopher Elliott | Posted 05.21.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Truth is, the TSA is looking for a one-in-a-billion terrorist who wants to blow up a plane and the rest of the time, it's supposed to be in the customer-service business, coaching passengers through a hopelessly convoluted and confusing screening process.

Astoria Characters: The Sole Saver

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.19.2013 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

In a shop that has long been vacant on Ditmars Boulevard, a gleaming gold coin-shaped sign has risen like the sun.

And The Best Shoe Of 2012 Is...

Fabsugar.com | Posted 02.20.2013 | Style

In a year that was filled with covetable shoes, Isabel Marant's wedge sneaker took the win for the It shoe of the year....

Shoe Thrower's Release: Iraqi Journalist Muntadhar Al-Zeidi To Be Freed Monday Monday

AP | JASON KEYSER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — The family of the Iraqi journalist who threw his shoes at former President George W. Bush is preparing a festive welcome for the TV re...

Mending Wall Street Soles

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Harnett | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

For the unemployed, putting your best foot forward is sometimes hard to do. But Lisa Hancock-Jasie tells us that her New York cobbler has given her...

Interview: Entrepreneur Tina Aldatz, President & Founder of Foot Petals

Felicia C. Sullivan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Felicia C. Sullivan

As we're in the midst of a precarious economy, many are finding, ironically enough, that now is the best time to start a business.

Best Idea Ever? Flat Shoe Vending Machines

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

A great night out grooving on the dance floor can result in sore soles and a throbbing tumble out the door. Two British companies are capitalizing on ...

Size Five Shoe Phaseout

Suzette Standring | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Suzette Standring

Some things - oversized shoulder pads and Speedos - should face extinction. But size 5 shoes? My sole cries out at the injustice.

Bush Shoe Thrower Monument In Iraq Quickly Taken Down

Huffington Post | Jessica Gusman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A shoe monument was put up yesterday in Tikrit, Iraq, to honor the journalist who threw his own shoes at former President Bush last month. Reuters ...

Iraqi Shoe Thrower Honored With Sculpture In Saddam's Hometown

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — When an Iraqi journalist hurled his shoes at George W. Bush last month at a Baghdad press conference, the attack spawned a flood of We...

Bye Bye Bush: The Shoe

Peter Y. Sussman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Peter Y. Sussman

When journalist Muntadar al-Zaidi hurled his shoes at Bush during a news conference in Baghdad in December, sales exploded at the Istanbul shoe company that identified the projectiles as its "model 271."

Bush the Teflon Man

Logan Nakyanzi Pollard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Logan Nakyanzi Pollard

Perhaps it was the sexual nature of Eliot Spitzer's offenses that made the shame stick. That and the fact that the former NY governor admitted he did wrong. Bush by contrast is today's Teflon man.

Shoes Aren't Just For Throwing

Robert Tolmach | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robert Tolmach

Educating girls is the quickest route to alleviating poverty in Africa, but the direct costs of education, including shoes, keep millions of girls out of school each year.

Shoe Fetishism...The Arab Way!

Faisal J. Abbas | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Faisal J. Abbas

If our journalists in the Arab world were as good at investigating and writing stories as they were in shoe tossing, we would have perhaps uncovered a whole series of Abu Ghraibs or even more horrific stories.

President Bush and the Flying Shoes: A Cautionary Tale

Robert Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Scheer

That an Iraqi journalist, whose family had been victimized by Saddam Hussein, came to so loathe the American president should serve as the final grade on the Bush administration.

War Crimes and Incompetence -- the Real Shoes Thrown at Bush

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Last week the Senate Armed Services Committee released a report which basically called Bush and his entire National Security Council war criminals.

Detached in a Shoestorm: Bush's Farewell Faceoff

Matt Stewart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matt Stewart

Reagan forgot to duck. Bush didn't. It's unforgettable television that, upon reflection, appears to sum up the man and his presidency.