California Today: A New York Critic On The Los Angeles Art Scene

(Here’s the sign-up, if you don’t already get California Today by email.) Yesterday was another busy news day in California. A historically wet winter helped officially end a more than seven-year drought, and fallout from the college admissions fraud investigation continued to spread: Students spurned by universities allegedly involved have begun to sue, saying they…

Fusing London’s Pop Electronic Music With An African Aftertaste

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Tips To Keep In Mind While Repairing Lap Tops

There is little doubt that laptops are expensive devices. Hence, you would like to keep them always in good working condition. It is quite likely that during the first few years of its purchase these devices will not have any problem. But as they become slightly old, it is quite possible that you could come…

Dark Souls 3 – How To Unlock All The Endings

In addition to the basic ending, Dark Souls 3 has three additional endings to choose from. Two require a small setup that can be done before starting the final fight, but the last one needs a lot of additional things to be done at specific points during the game. To Link the First Flame This…

Tel Aviv Installed ‘zombie Lights’ To Help Pedestrians Who Are Distracted By Their Smartphones

Tel Aviv has taken its first steps toward assisting pedestrians distracted by their smartphones by embedding LED stoplights at crosswalks. The municipality installed the “zombie traffic lights” Monday aiming to minimize accidents between vehicles and inattentive pedestrians at crosswalks. Tomer Dror, head of Traffic Management Division at the Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality, says the aim is…

How Is 5G Different From 4G? And Will It Revolutionize Smartphones?

Phone companies have made big promises for their new 5G networks, but will the next generation of wireless live up to the hype? Here’s everything you need to know: Since the first commercial wireless network went live in 1986, we’ve built a new one about every decade. The first-generation network — 1G — allowed voice…

Art Briles Opens Up About Coaching In Italy, Baylor Scandal

Art Briles’ new reality is anything but standard. The former Baylor coach now lives in Florence, Italy, where he is the head coach of American football team Guelfi Firenze. It’s a far cry from the huge crowd Briles used to coach in front of, but it’s a head coaching position — something he was unable to…

Tattoos Were Once For Rebels. Is Popularity Killing The Art?Tattoos Were Once For Rebels. Is Popularity Killing The Art?

In 1896, an Italian criminologist named Cesare Lombroso—whose infamous, disproved, scientifically racist theories include believing all offenders were part ape—wrote another spicy take on tattoos for the April issue of Popular Science Monthly. After studying the prevalence of tattoos on Italian and German law-breakers, Lombroso came to the conclusion that “criminals, like savages, are very…

Derelict Keighley House A Honey Pot For Vandals

YOUTHS hanging out in a derelict Keighley house are causing misery for the kitchen company next door, claim the company’s owners. Pineoakio regularly suffers vandalism from teenagers able to access the firm’s car park via an access road shared with the house. In the latest incident a fortnight ago youths set light to Pineoakio’s skip…

Colorful Raised Gardens Bring Greenery And Shelter To The Thames Riverfront

Cities across the world are reclaiming their waterfronts – and that includes London, where a series of verdant gardens are sprouting to reconnect the populace with the Thames River. As part of the Nine Elms Riverside Strategy to revitalise the waterfront in South West London, local architecture practice Studio Weave was tapped to design a…