Modern Takes on 80s Artwork Hit Washington D.C. Streets

Modern Takes on 80s Artwork Hit Washington D.C. Streets

It’s becoming clear that the 1980s’ penchant for flamboyance and spectacle is making a cultural comeback. February’s New York Fashion Week was ruled by shoulder pads, lamé leggings, and animal prints, for example, and Spielberg’s over-the-top adventure hit Ready Player...
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When Don the Talking Dog Took the Nation by Storm

When Don the Talking Dog Took the Nation by Storm

In the heyday of American vaudeville—roughly 1880 to 1930—few shows were complete without an animal act or two. Rats in little jockey costumes rode cats around racetracks. Elephants waltzed and danced the hula. Kangaroos boxed, sea lions juggled, monkeys p...
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Somebody’s Got a Case of the Blues: Timeless Season 2, Episode 6, Recapped

Somebody’s Got a Case of the Blues: Timeless Season 2, Episode 6, Recapped

A couple episodes ago we had witches, now we have deals with the devil. This week “Timeless” is all about music. We haven’t had such a musically interesting episode yet, unless you count last season’s romp through 1920s Paris. Even...
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Warne slams Cricket Australia’s ‘greed’

Warne slams Cricket Australia’s ‘greed’

Apr 21, 2018 ESPNcricinfo staff Former Australia spinner Shane Warne has criticised Cricket Australia, saying that “greed” is the main reason behind the board’s decision to expand the Big Bash League next summer. An extended BBL – with ...
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How Charles Dickens Imagined a Westworld-like Robot Theme Park Back In 1838

How Charles Dickens Imagined a Westworld-like Robot Theme Park Back In 1838

If you’re a fan of the TV series, “Westworld,” you’re probably aware that it’s based on Michael Crichton’s 1973 film of the same name. What you may not know is that the concept has been kicking around for a very...
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Ten Rarely Seen Springsteen Photographs That Capture the Exhilarating Power of The Boss

Ten Rarely Seen Springsteen Photographs That Capture the Exhilarating Power of The Boss

The precise recipe for the musical genius behind the hardest working rock-n-roller of our times is lately of interest to the fans of Bruce Springsteen. Parsing his 2016 autobiography Born to Run and his current one-man blockbuster Springsteen on Broadway,...
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CA aims to appoint new coach, ODI captain ahead of England tour

CA aims to appoint new coach, ODI captain ahead of England tour

Apr 20, 2018 ESPNcricinfo staff Australia’s new head coach and ODI leadership will be announced in the lead up to their limited-overs tour to England, if all goes to plan for Cricket Australia. As expected, the CA Board met in...
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Artist Kumi Yamashita Creates an Amazing Human Figure Out of Shadow

Artist Kumi Yamashita Creates an Amazing Human Figure Out of Shadow

In the early 19th century, artisans created silhouettes of Americans of every social stratum, from enslaved people to presidents. These profiles, often cut from black cardstock and pasted against a contrasting background, could be made in minutes and duplicate...
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Paine promises to cut Australia’s sledging

Paine promises to cut Australia’s sledging

Apr 19, 2018 ESPNcricinfo staff Australia will tone down their sledging under new Test captain Tim Paine as the team try to repair their damaged reputation following the ball-tampering controversy in South Africa which led to three players being handed...
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Why Are We Always Searching For “A Quiet Place?”

Why Are We Always Searching For “A Quiet Place?”

The new film A Quiet Place is an edge-of-your-seat tale about a family struggling to avoid being heard by monsters with hypersensitive ears. Conditioned by fear, they know the slightest noise will provoke a violent response – and almost certain...
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