Good luck, Defoe!
Good luck, Defoe!
May your new year be filled with smiles, screams and unexpected gifts.
Mr. Classy himself, anchorman Ron Burgundy joins Yahoo with a special assignment — reporting on Yahoo’s Top 10 Lists of 2013. Each year after combing through 52 weeks’ worth of data from Internet searches, Yahoo generates these lists, which reflect the people and trends we searched most often. Burgundy, alongside Brian Fantana and Champ Kind, provide highlights from this year’s lists and even weigh in with a few key insights including what not to eat before attempting to twerk.
Stay classy, Year In Review.
Congrats Boston! From this BU grad…
Former Times pop music critic Robert Hilburn on Lou Reed, who died today at 71:
"He was one of the boldest and most liberated rock ‘n’ roll songwriters ever. There was a real literary edge to his work. He took on subjects that were off-limits at the time. He talked about heroin and illicit sex at a time when the music industry didn’t want to hear it — critics loved him, but it took him years and years to find an audience."
Here’s Hilburn’s 1992 interview with Reed.
Times file photo: Lou Reed at the Wiltern Theatre in 1996.
Is it abstract art? No. These mesmerizing images were the product of science. Shot by French astronauts on missions to the International Space Station, they remind us of what a strange and beautiful planet we live on.
Swedish artist and Tumblr creator William Kallback Winter found a new use for those lovable Furbys — standing them in for famous musicians on album cover art. His Tumblr Furby Living chronicles Furby adventures as Lady Gaga, Adele and David Bowie, among others. The image altering that goes into them is impressive, if not just a little bit horrifying. Check it out on Trending Now http://yhoo.it/GYyX33
Team USA’s miraculous comeback of eight straight victories clinches the #AmericasCup.
A Pentagon audit takes the Navy to task for penny-pinching when it came to security clearances for outside contractors at military facilities — including the Washington Navy Yard.