Overcrowded ferry boats in Bangladesh, the Queen’s wardrobe goes purple, Tiger woods finds a trap, a new type of doggie bag and more in today’s daily brief.
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The Venus International fair for Erotic Entertainment, deadly airstrikes in Syria bury bodies in ruble, rioters attack police with firebombs in Greece and more in today’s daily brief.
The Space Shuttle Endeavour began its final journey at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to its permanent home, in the early morning hours October 12, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Over the next two days, the 170,000-pound (77,272 kg) shuttle will travel at no more than 2 mph (3.2 km per hour) along a 12-mile (19km) route from LAX to it’s final home at the California Science Center. NASA’s Space Shuttle Program ended in 2011 after 30 years and 135 missions.
Oct. 11 Photo Brief: NBA visits China, Swiss forces show their might and an 18th-century sunken ship
The NBA makes social call to China, The Swiss air force puts on a display, a sunken 18th-century Spanish galleon is found off the coast of Sicily and more in today’s daily brief.
“Rough Cut” is a loose edit from The Baltimore Sun’s photographic coverage of the Orioles MLB post season games. This week photojournalists Karl Merton Ferron and Gene Sweeney Jr. photographed the Baltimore Orioles as they beat the New York Yankees in game two of the American League Division Series 3-2 at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
You hear hurricane and most people head inland, but for surfing enthusiasts like Nick Denny, it means just the opposite. When Hurricane Leslie skirted the east coast in September this year, causing waves to pound the shores of Ocean City, it drew the 27-year-old to the water. And that’s pretty normal… when your two passions are surfing and photography, like Denny.
“Rough Cut” is a loose edit from The Baltimore Sun’s photographic coverage of the Orioles post season game. This week photojournalists Karl Merton Ferron and Gene Sweeney Jr. photographed the Baltimore Orioles as they lost to the New York Yankees in game one of the American League Division Series 7-2.
Why would a man with the last name of Janes, call the pool cue company that he helped found, Joss Cues?
The name, Joss, came from the 1966 book “Tai-Pan,” by James Clavell that Dan Janes read while starting the company in a two-car garage with a partner in 1968. “In the book, ‘joss’ is a Chinese word that means good and bad fortune…happiness and unhappiness,” says Dan. “It’s a good overall word saying you are in charge, you are in control of your joss. And it seemed like a good name for a cue.”
Catching a bear nap during World Animal Day in Finland, things get hopping in Belarus, the Great Wall in China gets a bit crowded and more in today’s daily brief.