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Freshman Thomas, Western Carolina beat UNC Asheville 76-72

Freshman Thomas, Western Carolina beat UNC Asheville 76-72

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Freshman Marcus Thomas scored a season-high 21 points, Mike Amius had 19 points and nine rebounds, and Western Carolina beat UNC Asheville 76-72 on Sunday in the Mountain Rivalry. Thomas topped his previous high by 19 points after scoring two points in the opener against Clemson. ...

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NYC: Unique Last Minute Holiday Shopping

NYC: Unique Last Minute Holiday Shopping

NYC Company, New York City’s official destination marketing organization, invites us to the City during the festive holiday season to embark on an urban shopping excursion through Manhattan and the boroughs beyond. On the heels of the launch of NYC Company’s new global tourism campaign, “True York City,” options for ...

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Meet the man behind those magical Rockettes heels

Meet the man behind those magical Rockettes heels

There’s a song from the musical “Kinky Boots” that claims “the sex is in the heel.” But, as the cobbler for the Rockettes will tell you, the secret’s in the soles: That’s where the Radio City dancers hide their microphones. The shoe man in question is 70-year-old Sam Smolyar, better ...

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Christmas Pickle World Record Set at Six Flags Over Georgia

Christmas Pickle World Record Set at Six Flags Over Georgia

AUSTELL, Ga.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Six Flags Over Georgia, the Thrill Capital of the South, today set a new world record for the Most Christmas Pickle Ornaments placed onto Christmas Trees during the park’s 4th annual Holiday in the Park wintertime celebration. 500 guests—each with their own Christmas pickle ornament, courtesy of Pier ...

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This Week: Bombardier tariff decision, record tourist figures

This Week: Bombardier tariff decision, record tourist figures

MONDAY Indicators: euro-zone inflation (Nov); UK industrial trends orders (Dec); United States housing market index (Dec). TUESDAY Results: FedEx, Micron Technology. Indicators: euro-zone labour cost index (Q3), wage growth (Q3), construction output (Oct). Meetings: US department of commerce final decision on proposed Bombardier C series aircraft tariffs expected. Earlier this ...

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Berlin 24/7: Put a stop to shopping malls in Berlin!

Berlin 24/7: Put a stop to shopping malls in Berlin!

A shopping heaven? Or hell? For me, there’s no question! These fashionable shopping malls are supposedly a catalyst for consumption. Stimulating, inspiring, output-enhancing. That only turns me off. To me, these are just artificial worlds of consumption. You couldn’t get me into a shopping mall if you tried. Only in ...

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