Manon review: The ENB's latest triumph is exquisitely beautiful – Do not miss

What is the point of ballet? In a modern world of multimedia do we really need pointe shoes and tulle? The sheer beauty of what the ENB has produced on stage in this latest production should be argument enough, but Manon is also a powerful and pertinent social commentary. Sure, there are pretty girls and […]

Analog ‘Pong’ is beautiful, but so expensive

Nothing screams hipster more than a product that’s both less advanced than what’s already around, and yet far more over-engineered. It’s also not an unfair description of Universal Space’s (UNIS) analog Pong table, on show here at CES. The company has revived those chunky arcade tablets that we remember from the ’70s, but with a […]

Trump tweeted a design for ‘steel slats’ along the border with spikes on top — and called it ‘totally effective while at the same time beautiful’

Associated Press/Jacquelyn Martin President Donald Trump on Friday tweeted what he said was a design for a “Steel Slat Barrier” for the border, calling it “totally effective while at the same time beautiful!” The design appears to feature metal spikes at the top. In the last two days, Trump has been demanding that Congress approve […]

Leave our beautiful Oval alone, says Tex

Crows captain Tex Walker has publicly opposed a proposal to build a luxury hotel at Adelaide Oval. Walker took to social media last night to voice his opposition to the development. “Please don’t change our beautiful stadium,” Walker wrote on Twitter in response to an opinion column in The Advertiser by AFL legend Graham Cornes. […]

23 beautiful fine jewelry gifts she’ll love — all under $1,000

Samantha Lee / Business Insider The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Fine jewelry — pieces made with high-quality materials like solid 14-karat gold or precious stones (or both) and a high-level of craftsmanship — costs a […]

1,000s of troops & ‘beautiful’ razor wire: US border reinforced ahead of caravan approach (VIDEOS)

Sharp barbed wire fences are being erected along the US-Mexico border as thousands of US troops, supported by drones and choppers, prepare to repel what the country’s commander-in-chief called a looming migrant “invasion.” The first coils of the razor-sharp fence were unwound in the vicinity of McAllen–Hidalgo–Reynosa International Bridge crossing in Texas on Friday, after […]

Painterly Photographs of Beautiful Modern-Day Transylvania

The season being what it is, there’s a pretty good chance that the Romanian region of Transylvania is taking up a fair amount of real estate in your head these days. Whatever your preferred version of the Dracula story may be (in print or film), the portraiture of the good Count’s homeland is unwaveringly spooky […]

British Columbia’s sockeye salmon run is bizarre, beautiful and bittersweet

Jennifer Ennion October 25, 2018 Share this article Every year, millions of salmon battle their way up British Columbia’s Adams River in a spectacular display of life and death. And as the salmon run, the locals celebrate and the tourists flock. It’s a fight for their lives. Picked off by bears, coyotes, eagles and fishermen, […]

‘Beautiful Boy’ Clip: Timothée Chalamet and Steve Carell Have a Tense Lunch

Timothée Chalamet and Steve Carell are at a diner in the new Beautiful Boy clip released by Amazon Studios, but the only thing they’re making a meal of is this year’s Oscars. The two Oscar nominees star as father and son in a dramatic adaptation of the true-life struggles of David Sheff and his meth-addicted […]