Posted: June 8, 2015 Filed under: Art & Culture, Diplomacy, Entertainment, Global, History, Russia | Tags: 1980s, Competition, Life Magazine, Moscow, Olympics, Photography, Sports
Posted: May 13, 2015 Filed under: Art & Culture, Entertainment, Space & Aviation | Tags: 1960s, Aviation, Hobby, Magazines, Photography, Radio Control Airplane, Sports, U.S. Air Force, USAF, vintage
Posted: April 23, 2015 Filed under: Art & Culture, Asia, Entertainment, Humor, Japan | Tags: Advertising, Automotive, Baseball, Film, media, Sports, Sports car, Television, Tokyo, Toyota, TV, video
TOYOTA PRESENTS: Baseball Party!
Posted: October 27, 2014 Filed under: Japan, Mediasphere | Tags: fashion, Photography, Sports, Sportswear
English translation: “Recycled Steel”
Posted: September 10, 2014 Filed under: Censorship, Mediasphere, Politics | Tags: Associated Press, Dan Snyder, Etsy, National Football League, Native Americans in the United States, Redskins, Sports, Washington Redskins
Posted: August 14, 2014 Filed under: Entertainment, Humor, Japan, Mediasphere | Tags: Baseball, Foul Ball, Ichiro, Ichiro Suzuki, Mariners, MLB, Sports, YouTube
“Getting smacked in the face by Ichiro is the best thing that ever happened to me!”
Posted: July 26, 2014 Filed under: Global, Mediasphere, Russia, War Room | Tags: 2010 FIFA World Cup, 2018 FIFA World Cup, FIFA, RUSSIA, Sepp Blatter, Sports, Vitaly Mutko, Vladimir Putin
Posted: July 14, 2014 Filed under: Food & Drink, U.S. News | Tags: Beverages, caffeine, Coffee, horseback, horses, Sequim Washington, Shopping, Sports, Starbucks, Washington
From left, Clara Duncan, Emily Hesse, Alana Linderoth, Hannah Sperber and Ady Crosby and their horses stop outside the drive-through window at Starbucks and wait for their coffee order.— Image Credit: Submitted Photo
Is it polite to offer your horse a coffee, too? It might improve the horsepower…
For the Sequim Gazette Reporter, Alana Linderoth writes:
“…The latest ride Dancer and I embarked on was a trek from North Barr Road into Sequim to go through the drive-through at Starbucks. This was the first time I have ever ordered a coffee at Starbucks on horseback. In total there were five riders going…” Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: June 24, 2014 Filed under: Humor, Space & Aviation, U.S. News | Tags: Aviation, Humor, Metric system, NASA, Patriotism, poster, Space Travel, Sports, USA
Check it out: http://goo.gl/vu3QAW
Best comment: “NASA uses the metric system. Just saying.”
Media Research Center
Posted: June 15, 2014 Filed under: Humor, Mediasphere | Tags: KNBC, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Kings, National Hockey League, NBC, New York Rangers, Sports, Stanley Cup
This is why wearing heels on ice is a good way to enjoy unintentional media exposure.
Watch as the girl in the background, in the short skirt, loses her balance and shows her ass to the TV camera as she takes a dive on the ice, during this news report, after the Los Angeles Kings won the Stanley Cup.
[screen cap via Daily Caller]
Posted: February 8, 2014 Filed under: Entertainment, Food & Drink, Global | Tags: #OlympicOnionRings, Fast food, Humor, Olympic Gold medalist, Olympics, Patriotism, RUSSIA, Sochi, Sports, USA
Posted: February 5, 2014 Filed under: Global, Humor, Mediasphere | Tags: Events, Olympic, Olympic games, RUSSIA, Sebastien Toutant, Sochi, Sports, Toilet
Canadian snowboarder Sebastien Toutant arrived in Russia before the Olympic Games to find a list of rules posted in the bathrooms. Among forbidden activities is… fishing.
Correction: Toilet fishing is not permitted for guests.
Posted: February 1, 2014 Filed under: Global, Mediasphere | Tags: Boxing, Boxing ring, Death, Embalming, Funeral home, Public housing, Puerto Rico, San Juan Puerto Rico, Sports, Weekend at Bernie's
In a scene reminiscent of Weekend at Bernie’s, the family of a dead Puerto Rican boxer propped up his embalmed body at his wake in a fake boxing ring on Friday and posed for photographs with the corpse.
The family was honoring the wishes of slain boxer Christopher Rivera, who was shot to death on January 26, according to police.
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Posted: September 15, 2013 Filed under: China | Tags: Asia, Australia, China, Climb, climber, daredevil, Hong Kong, Michael Kemeter, Parachuting, Shanghai, Sports
Austrian climber Michael Kemeter
In China, Austrian climber Michael Kemeter scaled a nearly 900-foot tower without ropes. The 23-year-old daredevil completed his feat by jumping from the top of the tower with a bright green parachute as excited spectators cheered for his safe landing. [VIDEO]
Posted: September 14, 2013 Filed under: Crime & Corruption, Mediasphere | Tags: Agenzia Nazionale Stampa Associata, Bartolo Messina, Città di Castello, Equestrian, Italy, Sports
CITTA DI CASTELLO, Italy (UPI) — Italian police said someone stole a pony believed to be the smallest in the world from its stall at the National Horse Fair of Citta di Castello.
Investigators said the 24.8-inch-tall pony, Charly, was visiting for the 47th annual horse fair when thieves cut through a wire fence overnight Thursday and fled with the pint-sized equine, ANSA reported Friday.
Police said the thieves may be seeking ransom money from Charly’s owner, Bartolo Messina. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: September 7, 2013 Filed under: Global, Japan | Tags: Buenos Aires, International Olympic Committee, Madrid, OIC, Olympic games, Olympics, Sports, Tokyo
The International Olympic Committee has selected Tokyo to host the 2020 Summer Games.
The Japanese city, considered a favorite to be chosen as host, prevailed over Istanbul in a second-round vote Saturday among IOC members gathered in Buenos Aires. Read the rest of this entry »