Archive for July, 2013

Elliot Lake mall owner accused of 'embroidery'

The inquiry into last summer's deadly mall collapse in Elliot Lake, Ont., is hearing confusing accounts from its owner about measures he took to repair the building.

Sufjan Stevens Joins the War on Helvetica Light

The punk band Savages has committed a crime against typefaces, according to folk musician Sufjan Stevens, by choosing Helvetica Narrow for its most recent album cover.

A New Wildlife Policy Makes Etsy a Whole Lot Cuter

Right now these are some things you can find on the popular crafts web store Etsy: steampunk accessories, from mustache wax to battered leather messenger bags, jewelry organizers made of old picture frames, wedding invitations, and also lion pelts. The difference you'll be seeing soon: No lion pelts. In fact, no endangered or threatened animal anything.

Only in Washington do party invitations look like this

This is an actual invitation to a birthday party in Washington, D.C.

Dubai man creates world's first Quran in embroidery art

Dubai, July 21: A Dubai based Syrian businessman has scripted the world's first Quran entirely in embroidery.

Pierre Andre to marry today

Local actor and director gets his wish to be a husband fulfilled today

Modi will lose now to win hereafter, in Biblical style

When the monsoon session of parliament opened in August 2010, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh invited opposition leaders for dinner. The BJP declined because central agencies were proceeding against Gujarat Home Minister Amit Shah. This stand instilled great fear in the ranks of the treasury benches. Note how the BJP rallied behind Narendra Modi, the rising star.