The Japanese city of Nara is one of my favorite places in the world. I've visited the grounds of the Kasuga Shrine several times. If I had money to burn I would certainly jump on a plane and go see this.
Robert Pirsig's 1966 Honda Super Hawk, the motorcycle from Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, has been donated to the Smithsonian.
Trump's whole brand is "I am fighting these Washington insiders and they hate me for it," and the Democrats just keep walking right into it.
You might think that if police stole your stuff, you'd have some legal recourse.
But the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled otherwise.
While exercising a search warrant in 2013, Fresno police raided and seized $50,000 from Micah Jessop and Brittan Ashjian, two businessmen suspected of illegal gambling (neither was ever criminally charged). Worse, the two claimed that police actually grabbed $151,000 in cash and $125,000 in rare coins, and “stole the difference” above what was reported on the inventory sheet. Critically, the $225,000 that was allegedly stolen wasn’t included on the inventory report for seized property or booked into evidence.
Arguing that the alleged stealing violated their constitutional rights, Jessop and Ashjian sued...
With BMC Toys adding "Green Army Women" to its icon "Green Army Men" plastic toys, militarism becomes a more gender-neutral phenomenon. Hooray.
"My name is Vivian. I am six years old. Why do you not make girl army men?" wrote Vivian Lord to BMC Toys.
To Jeff Imel, the president of BMC Toys, which makes the iconic Green Army Men figurines, it was a worthy question and one he had mulled over for years.
British police have arrested a 66-year-old man in connection with the theft of a solid gold toilet from a palace west of London.
The toilet, titled America, is a work of art by the 58-year-old Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan. It had been installed for an exhibition at England's Blenheim Palace earlier this week.
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Tevon Varlack, a 42-year-old truck driver from Dallas, bashed the heck out of the famous bronze Charging Bull statue with a banjo. Turns out a metal banjo can do some damage; he left a six-inch gash as well as other scratches.
It's a funny thing that even as the Clintonist mainstream media get more and more settled into the #Russiagate paranoid conspiracy theory narrative and see Russkie influence everywhere, the actual evidence revealed by Mueller's investigation confirms how bogus the PCT narrative is. Jonathan Turley breaks it down at The Hill: