A potted history of Japan’s car industry delights at the Petersen Museum

This Datsun Model 16 Coupe is actually a pre-war Japanese car. [credit: Jonathan Gitlin ] LOS ANGELES—Like most nerds, I love spending time in a good museum. It doesn’t matter if it’s planes, video games, cars—even creationists. (OK, that last one wasn’t good, per se.) When it comes to good car museums, the Petersen Automotive Museum […]

Clever Street Artist Turns Everyday Objects Into Cartoon Delights

The aesthetic of urban life is, more often than not, based in simplicity and utility – which is good and well for keeping things humming, but not exactly inspiring from a visual perspective. Tom Bob (whom we first read about at Bored Panda) is trying to change that. The NYC-based street artist’s M.O. is simple: […]

High speed train: New cultural trail will boost the South Coast’s delights

Russell Harper Natalie and Drew Greenall at their Woodlands View home in Hastings It has improved access to London for commuter towns as well as to previously shunned seaside resorts that are fast becoming desirable cultural hotspots thanks to artists and creative types quietly colonising them, attracted by the relatively cheap property prices.  Now a […]

‘Westworld’ Season 2 Trailer: Those Violent Delights Return

Those killer robots are back for an all-new season of Westworld. HBO dropped a new Westworld season 2 trailer during the Super Bowl, and you can check it out below. The show returns this April. Westworld is one of HBO’s best shows, and with Game of Thrones not returning until 2019, they’re hoping their violent, sexy, dramatic robot thriller will […]

Forget Call of Duty WW2 on PS4 and Xbox One, Zombies and Campaign are Steam delights

Following the launch of Call of Duty Infinite Warfare, things haven’t looked that healthy on PC. The numbers of players on the Steam platform never seemed to be rise very high, and dropped significantly in 2017. But things could be heading in a different direction with Call of Duty WW2. It was recently revealed that […]

Man Utd News: Meulensteen delights in Forlan and O’Shea goals at Liverpool

Manchester United go into tomorrow’s game against Liverpool aiming to continue their fine start to the new season. In recent years, Juan Mata and Wayne Rooney have given Red Devils fans reason to cheer over in Merseyside. But former coach Meulensteen has recalled goals from Forlan and O’Shea in 2002 and 2007 respectively. Manchester United […]

Flurry of gun control bills pass across US as Everytown delights in ‘winning’ against gun lobby

Gun control advocates are celebrating a slew of legislation passed across the country. Domestic abusers are targeted in new bills passed by five states, while other states have enhanced their background checks for purchasing firearms. Louisiana, Nevada, New Jersey, North Dakota, Tennessee and Utah all passed new restrictions on firearms for domestic abusers, according to […]

BBC weather: Carol Kirkwood delights viewers with morning forecast: 'Morning beautiful'

The 54-year-old had to keep her hood on as she kept dry in a thick blue coat at the truck fest in the city. She was on location to present the BBC Breakfast segment form Europe’s largest trucking festival which has been going on for around 35 years. With 40,000 people expected to attend, Carol […]

Charity run, shopping and gastronomic delights: Things to do this week

GO TO Everyone deserves a slap-up feast and there’s no setting more fabulously grand than Knowsley Hall, home of the Earl and Countess of Derby. The stately home in Prescot, Merseyside, has just opened its doors for a series of Exquisite Evenings to sample gastronomic delights created by executive chef Paul Macnish. His imaginative five-course […]

The delights of daytime television: The feast on vintage TV on our screens

SCOPE/GETTY The Sweeney was full of political incorrectness and smoking Memo to self: if you are going walking in heavy snow in the mountains in Bulgaria make sure you have some very sturdy walking boots and not ones that are likely to fall apart leaving your feet soaking wet for hours.  But as they say, […]