Archive for the ‘LIFESTYLE’ Category

James Patterson, Tom Colicchio and More on Popularity

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

WSJ. asks six luminaries to weigh in on a single topic. This month: Popularity.

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Before a Firing and a Hiring, a Coach’s Wiki Gets a Scrub

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

Past allegations of violence against NFL coach Tom Cable were recently deleted from his Wikipedia by his wife. Then there was a tug-of-war to restore the page.

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‘In the Tower: Anne Truitt’ Review: Totemic Titan of Color

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

A focused exhibition sheds light on Anne Truitt’s luminous minimalism.

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Review: Deciding Against the Paper Chase

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

High costs, indifferent teachers, hours devoted to subjects that have little to do with earning a living in the real world: Is it all worth it? Naomi Schaefer Riley reviews ‘The Case Against Education’ by Bryan Caplan and ‘Rethinking School’ by Susan Wise Bauer.

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Conveyor-Belt Sushi Restaurant’s Latest Menu Rollout: Omakase

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

A Japanese restaurant in New York’s Flatiron District known for its meals offered on a conveyor belt is rolling out a new tasting menu—literally.

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Trump supporters tried to arrest London’s mayor. People laughed at them.

Monday, January 15th, 2018

An anti-Islamic nationalist wheeled a homemade gallows into central London, led a group of men into a conference hall and attempted to “arrest” the city’s first Muslim mayor as he gave a speech on Saturday.

The group failed, and was eventually escorted out by the same police officers they had asked…

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Dolphins part ways with defensive line coach Terrell Williams

Monday, January 15th, 2018

The Miami Dolphins continued to make changes to their coaching staff by not renewing defensive line coach Terrell Williams’ contract.

Williams had been the lead coach of Miami’s defensive line for three seasons, and was one of the few holdovers from Joe Philbin’s coaching staff.

The Dolphins hired…

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Car goes airborne, crashes into 2nd-floor dental office in Santa Ana

Monday, January 15th, 2018

A driver who later admitted to using narcotics crashed his car into the second-floor dental offices of a Santa Ana building today, according to police.

The white sedan was partially wedged into the second story of the office building, Santa Ana Police Department reported. A specialized fire truck…

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Teens are daring each other to eat Tide pods. We don’t need to tell you that’s a bad idea.

Monday, January 15th, 2018

First, it was the “gallon challenge” and the “cinnamon challenge.”

Then some teenagers started playing the “bath-salt challenge.”

They have dared each other to pour salt in their hands and hold ice till it burns, douse themselves in rubbing alcohol and set themselves ablaze, and throw boiling water…

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‘Jumanji’ tops ‘The Post,’ ‘The Commuter’ at MLK box office

Monday, January 15th, 2018

Meryl Streep, Liam Neeson, Paddington the bear and Taraji P. Henson all rushed into movie theaters over Martin Luther King Jr. weekend, but “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” roared the loudest with an estimated $27 million in ticket sales. According to studio estimates Sunday, “Jumanji” easily remained…

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Behind Goran Dragic’s 25 points, Heat defeat Bucks 97-79 for seventh straight win

Monday, January 15th, 2018

An earlier start than usual may have slowed the Miami Heat in the beginning.

By third quarter, though, they resembled the streaking team they have been the past two weeks. The Heat used a 14-0, second-half run to defeat the Milwaukee Bucks, 97-79, Sunday at AmericanAirlines Arena. It was their…

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Lewandowski says he will testify this week in House Russia probe

Monday, January 15th, 2018

Corey Lewandowski, President Trump’s former campaign manager, said in an interview broadcast Sunday that he will give testimony this week to a House committee probing Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

Lewandowski said on WABC-AM radio in New York that he expects to appear…

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Hyde: Heat keep winning — and Whiteside issue remains curious | Commentary

Monday, January 15th, 2018

Sunday brought the mystery of Hassan Whiteside in two quotes. They came after the Heat beat Milwaukee on Sunday, pulled within a game of Cleveland for third in the East, ran their win streak to seven games and basically led the league in good news.

What do those seven-straight wins mean?

“Nothing,”…

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Report: Frederica Wilson won’t attend Trump’s first State of Union address

Monday, January 15th, 2018

Rep. Frederica Wilson says she will not attend President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address, citing his “recent racist and incendiary remarks about Haiti and African nations,” the Tampa Bay Times reported. 

The Democrat, who earlier fought with Trump over his call to the widow of a…

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Freight train hits truck on Hillsboro Boulevard

Monday, January 15th, 2018

A pickup truck was hit by freight train on the eastern railroad tracks near Dixie Highway on Hillsboro Boulevard on Sunday night.

The truck’s driver, a man in his 40s, was ejected when the southbound Florida East Coast train hit the westbound truck about 8:45 p.m., Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue Office…

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Hopes for immigration deal fade as lawmakers trade barbs and denials on Trump’s use of vulgarity

Monday, January 15th, 2018

President Donald Trump said Sunday that he is “not a racist” and denied that he had spoiled chances for an immigration overhaul in Congress by using a vulgarity to describe poor countries as relations between key Republican and Democratic lawmakers turned poisonous.

With the fate of hundreds of…

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Venus Williams and Sloane Stephens out in first-round at Australian Open

Monday, January 15th, 2018

In her first match at the Australian Open since a Williams sister was guaranteed to win the title, Venus Williams lost in the first round to Belinda Bencic and ensured it cannot happen in 2018.

Venus lost last year’s final at Melbourne Park to younger sibling Serena, who clinched an Open era-record…

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Woman dies after fire on casino boat off Florida’s coast

Monday, January 15th, 2018

A female passenger has died hours after a casino boat caught fire off Florida’s Gulf Coast, forcing her and about 50 other passengers and crew to jump into the chilly waters to escape.

Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point spokesman Kurt Conover said Monday that the woman died late Sunday, shortly…

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President Donald Trump to wrap up South Florida visit, but he’s expected back Friday

Monday, January 15th, 2018

President Donald Trump plans to finish his weekend stay in South Florida this afternoon, but he should be back in town Friday.

According to a notice by the Federal Aviation Administration issued Monday, the president is expected to return to Palm Beach and stay until Sunday.

It’ll be his 13th visit…

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Man dies in I-95 crash in Broward; traffic snarled for hours

Monday, January 15th, 2018

A man died Monday in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 95 near Pompano Beach, snarling traffic for about four hours, officials said.

A box truck and a tractor-trailer collided about 5:30 a.m. in the northbound lanes of I-95 after the exit to West Cypress Creek Road, according to Florida Highway…

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More chilly weather expected Wednesday night in South Florida

Monday, January 15th, 2018

South Florida will see another round of cool weather this week, boosted by a cold front that should hit the region Wednesday night.

Tuesday is forecast to have a daytime high near 74 and a nighttime low of about 57.

Wednesday, the temps will stay in the low 70s with partly sunny weather and when…

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Inside Beats President Luke Wood’s John Lautner-Designed L.A. Home

Monday, January 15th, 2018

One of Lautner’s masterworks was left unfinished until Wood and his wife decided to realize his plan—and update it for the 21st century.

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Pound for Pound, She Stays Strong After Beating Cancer

Monday, January 15th, 2018

A breast cancer survivor took up a fitness routine inspired by drumming and found herself in the best shape of her life.

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What Is the Perfect Age?

Monday, January 15th, 2018

Researchers are studying when we feel our best and why—giving new relevance to the question of the ideal age.

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The Crazy Play that Launched the Vikings Past the Saints

Monday, January 15th, 2018

Vikings quarterback Case Keenum connected with receiver Stefon Diggs on a 61-yard touchdown as time expired to stun the Saints 29-24 in Sunday’s NFC Divisional playoff game.

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Phish rap: Mike Gordon on Y2K concert, new music

Sunday, January 14th, 2018

Mike Gordon of Phish, performing at the Sunshine Music Festival in Boca Raton on Jan. 14, discusses the pop-music impulses on his album “OGOGO.”

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Phish rap: Mike Gordon on Y2K concert, new music

Sunday, January 14th, 2018

Mike Gordon of Phish, performing at the Sunshine Music Festival in Boca Raton on Jan. 14, discusses the pop-music impulses on his album “OGOGO.”

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School was pride of black community. Now graduates fight to preserve it.

Sunday, January 14th, 2018

Graduates of Carver High School, the segregated Delray Beach public school that closed in 1970, are banding together to save the campus they say merits preservation for its links to the city’s African-American history.

The Palm Beach County School District had planned to raze the site at 301 SW…

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School was pride of black community. Now graduates fight to preserve it.

Sunday, January 14th, 2018

Graduates of Carver High School, the segregated Delray Beach public school that closed in 1970, are banding together to save the campus they say merits preservation for its links to the city’s African-American history.

The Palm Beach County School District had planned to raze the site at 301 SW…

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Trump’s visits increase terrorism risk, Palm Beach County says

Sunday, January 14th, 2018

President Donald Trump’s frequent visits to South Florida make the area a high-risk target for terrorism, one that justifies more money from the federal government, Palm Beach County’s top law enforcement agency says.

The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office is pushing for the federal government…

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