Send to KindleTweet The Dirt:How big is your—television? Is that a sign of something else, like the sporty ride purchased during a midlife crisis or the many diamonds a woman may covet for the Nth wedding anniversary? Mitsubishi is just one of many companies catering to the demand for televisions bigger than most buyers’ children. [...]
Send to KindleTweet The Dirt: Luck, a healthy lifestyle and remaining alert are all key in staying safe in any major city, especially Gotham. In light of the recent tragic murders of two women, in Brooklyn and Queens, and the swine flu outbreak, all amid a hot streak and an intense allergy season, we bring [...]
Send to KindleTweet Hair product junkies no longer have to spend a fortune on fancy brands, if they are willing to trek to Indian groceries, thanks to Dabur. A trip to Jackson Heights and the famed Indian grocery store, Patel Brothers led to the discovery of the best haircare bargain, Vatika Enriched Coconut Hair Oil. [...]
Send to KindleTweet World Health Org. Releases Swine Flu Update The World Healthy Organization released a statement on April 27 about the outbreak of swine influenza A(H1N1) is evolving rapidly and the U.S. has reported 40 laboratory-confirmed human cases. Mexico has reported 26 confirmed human cases of infection with the same virus, including seven deaths, [...]
Cannes 2009 What: Some of our favorite directors from around the globe are showing new films, as cinema junkies await the next crop of winners.
Send to KindleTweet The Dirt:While journalists mourn the death of print, it seems filmmakers are also dealing with an industry in transformation. Cannes Festival President Gilles Jacob issued a note with the release of the opening and closing films of the festival, which takes place May 13-24. Commenting on the change in cinema trends and [...]
Send to KindleTweet Spotted: Bryant Park Name: Ghazal Age: 28 Hometown: New York Current ‘hood: Sunnyside Queens First language: English Other languages: Urdu Job: Product Manager Ethnicity: Mixed Religion: None On Your iPod Now: Mixed, anything 80s Favorite Movie: Tristan & Isolde Grooming Products: Smashbox makeup Dream Job: What I’m doing now What % of [...]
The green movement is progressing to another level, one that could bring composting and earth-friendly plastic to the mainstream.
Send to KindleTweet The Dirt: The major developing nations are banking on a growing middle class, as export income drops, but India and China are finding this a tough feat. The giants of the emerging markets, India and China, saw tremendous growth in the last decade, but the recession has seen many such nations look [...]
A New Kind of Folk What: The artist known as Vienna Teng impressed us with her range of sounds and thought-provoking lyrics.
Send to KindleTweet The Dirt:Vienna Tang is one of those rare individuals that can boast strengths on both sides of the brain. The Taiwanese-American California native was born Cynthia Yih Shih and has a past life as a software engineer. It’s not often a Stanford University graduate leaves behind a gig at one of the [...]
Send to KindleTweet The Dirt: Stanford University researchers be the savior to the treehuggers and the forests thanks to a formula for a biodegradable lumber substitute. Yes, we are back to our beloved hemp. Sure, it’s a source of omega fatty acids, a cow’s milk substitute and a fiber to make clothes with, but now [...]