| Aug 5, 2014
| 11:32 AM
Filed under: Classics, Sedan, Europe, Videos, Luxury, Read This Today, the Tatra brand is best known for its heavy-duty trucks that carry goods all over Europe, but their legacy as a carmaker is a bit less celebrated, especially in the US. That's a shame,...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 10:26 AM
The Sports Xchange
Panthers' No. 1 pick Ekblad out with concussion
Defenseman Aaron Ekblad, taken by the Florida Panthers with the No. 1 pick in the 2014 NHL Draft, suffered a concussion in Canada's world junior exhibition game against the Czech...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 3:26 PM
Ricky Gervais is taking his "Office" act on the road.
The star and co-creator of the hit British sitcom is developing "Life on the Road," a movie based on his character David Brent, BBC Films announced Tuesday.
The movie, which is set to start...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Pond5, an online marketplace for video footage and stock media, has raised $61 million in equity financing from Accel Partners and Stripes Group.
The New York-based company's collection of more than 15 million media assets, including 2.7 million royalty-...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 9:48 AM
It may seem unlikely, but intergalactic robots, a train that traverses the globe and a woman with drug-induced superpowers indeed all have something to say about the reality of our actual right now even while imagining uncanny alternate paths.
| Jul 18, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Even a hotel designed by I.M. Pei needs an occasional update – especially with the tourism boom in Singapore.
Fairmont Singapore recently completed a multimillion-dollar makeover that added a new lobby and a new ultimate standard room category...
| Jul 31, 2014
STANFORD, Calif. So much for any rust, nerve or health factors regarding Serena Williams' return to the tennis court Wednesday night at the Bank of the West Classic. For openers, she looked pretty smashing.
Playing her first singles match since her eerie...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 9:35 AM
Two of the United States' biggest burger chains have become the latest targets of Kremlin wrath, with McDonald's fast-food offerings under the political microscope for alleged impurities and Wendy's driven out of Russia altogether by deteriorating...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 7:30 AM
If you're European dreaming this summer, think Greece. That's the word from Lonely Planet editors who have compiled a list of the best places to visit in Europe this year.
Lonely Planet's Best in Europe 2014 chose Greece because of its "luxury...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 7:45 AM
Some travelers might want to know where to find a nice cheap beer on the road. David Adelman gets that, so he compiled a bunch of statistics about which countries have the cheapest beer, which have the most expensive beer, which drink the most beer and...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Here's a tip. Don't stress over tipping.
Restaurant tips are more modest in Europe than in America. In most places, 10 percent is a big tip. If your bucks talk at home, muzzle them on your travels. As a matter of principle, if not economy, the local...