The Mystery Man Who Spent 20 Years Photographing North American Buildings
(via Atlas Obscura) His name was Barry Gfeller, and he left behind an astonishing 50,000 previously unseen images. Related
Man who spent 20 years living in Glenwood Springs caves sentenced to probation for possessing guns
A 59-year-old man who spent 20 years living in caves near Glenwood Springs was sentenced Tuesday to a year of probation on a weapons possession charge, authorities say.
Police: Missing 10-year-old spent night in abandoned house in Detroit
Malek Nelthrope showed up at his school this morning, safe and sound, Detroit police said.
Astronaut Scott Kelly coming to the Carpenter Center to share what he’s learned from a year in space
Tickets are selling quickly for the March 9 event.
How NBA draft's biggest mystery spent his year skipping college
It's entirely possible that history will look at Anfernee Simons as one of the last of his kind. It's equally plausible that he'll one day be viewed as the start of a new generation altogether Simons, who turned 19 earlier this month, is a good bet to hear his name called in Thursday's NBA draft. He might be the biggest mystery in his class, and many analysts project him going late in the first round or early in the second. Either way, he'll…
Why this year’s Oscars campaigns spent the ‘most money’ ever
With the Oscars ceremony one week away, voting closes Tuesday — but who will win Best Picture is still anyone’s guess. “Green Book” has been honored by the Golden Globes (for Best Musical or Comedy…
A cop who’s spent 30 years fighting sexual assault explains why victims often wait to come forward
"Nobody wants to wear the label of victim of rape."
Judge vacates ruling against man who spent 10 days in jail for missing jury duty
By Hannah Winston, The Palm Beach Post WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — The man whose story about serving 10 days in jail for missing jury duty gained national attention will no longer have a criminal record, a Palm Beach County judge wrote in an order filed Monday. Circuit Judge John Kastrenakes vacated and
Woman who spent $21M on luxury goods must explain to court where money came from
LONDON — A woman from Azerbaijan who spent 16 million pounds ($21 million) on jewelry, wine and other goods at luxury London department store Harrods over the course of a decade has become the firs…
Pets, vacations and cars: How drunk shoppers spent $40 billion last year, survey says
Millennials and other shoppers spent almost $40 billion on food, clothes, shoes, cigarettes, pets, cars, motorcycles and vacations that were purchased while they were drunk according to an annual survey
South Korea’s top 1,000 firms spent W50tr on R&D last year
South Korea’s largest companies, including Samsung, Hyundai and LG, spent more on research and development and earned more in 2018 compared to the previous year, despite growing concerns about the slowing global economy, according to a local public institute on Monday. According to a new report released by the Korea Institute for Advancement of Technology under the Industry Ministry, the combined investment on ...
Phoenix's Zylan Cheatham spent last year watching; now he's ready to put ASU over the top
San Diego State transfer hopes to get Sun Devils back to the NCAA Tournament following a trying redshirt year.
Tourists spent $17 billion in Maryland last year (and why were the streets filled with New Yorkers?)
Tourists spent more than $17 billion in Maryland last year — and many visitors came from New York, according to numbers released by the Maryland Department of Commerce on Wednesday.
Philly Council spent a year on an affordable housing plan. What if Mayor Kenney vetoes it?
Prepare for a battle over taxes when City Council returns in the fall.
State lawmakers set aside $24.2 million to commemorate the year 1619. Here’s how it was spent.
Commemorating the events of 1619 in Virginia was an expensive endeavor for the Virginia taxpayers.
How astronauts celebrate Thanksgiving in space
How do astronauts spend Thanksgiving in space? In 2017, these NASA astronauts were able to enjoy eating turkey, mashed potatoes, corn bread dressing and even apple cider. Video courtesy of NASA.
June’s snowpack is 10 times more than a year ago. See 5 years of Sierra snow from space.
As of June 1, 2017, the central Sierra snowpack had about ten times more water than it did on the same day in 2016. In several recent years, no water was recorded at all on June 1. This series of satellite images shows the snow accumulation from space at roughly the same time of year for the past five years.
How DFW Airport transformed its 43-year-old Terminal E into a passenger friendly space
After six years and more than 1.6 million hours of labor, renovations are finally complete on one of DFW International Airport’s oldest...
How some presidents spent their birthdays
What's the deal with Presidents' Day It started as a celebration of George Washington's birthday on Feb. 22. But in the 1970s, the holiday was moved to the third Monday in February to create more three-day weekends. Now we use it to honor all U.S. presidents To help kick off the celebration, The Washington Post's Lillian Cunningham, host of the "Presidential" and "Constitutional" podcasts, shares her…
How do astronauts poop in space? NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson explains
NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson said one of the biggest challenges in space travel is going to the bathroom. Floating poop occurs.