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Always find yourself shopping at Williams Sonoma, Pottery Barn or West Elm? If you’re a big fan of this family of brands, how about living in the house of the person that once headed this iconic company? Howard Lester, the former chairman and CEO of Williams Sonoma passed away in November of 2010 and his [...] [Read More]
From SFGate’s Mick LaSalle: The term “must see” is something I’ve done my best to avoid over the years. I was a film critic for nine years before I used it once, and I don’t think I’ve used it more than twice since then, if that. I mean, I may have alluded to the concept, […] [Read More]
Gunther von Hagens’ ‘Koerperwelten der Tiere’ or ‘Animal Body Worlds’ exhibition first opened in 2010 is now on the road, though you won’t get to see it unless you happen to visit the Abenteuerland WalterZoo in Switzerland. Von Hagens, who developed the process of plastination to preserve human and animal corpses, has been a controversial figure [...] [Read More]
By Chelsea Janes: Ever wondered what it would be like to jump off a 55-story-high balloon floating 23 miles above Earth’s surface? Who hasn’t. If all goes to plan Monday, you’ll be able to ask Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner how it feels. On Monday, the 43-year-old Baumgartner will jump from a balloon 23 miles above [...] [Read More]
The replacement referee experiment in the NFL didn’t pan out, at all. Once a deal with the regular refs was reached, they were sent back to where they came from. When the refs came home to the Canadian Lingerie Football League , they weren’t met with a warm reception there either. The announcers even took [...] [Read More]
Stars Wars fans are some of the most passionate collector’s in the world. One Star Wars collector has amassed over 450 pieces of memorabilia from the successful franchise. Arnaud Grunberg, a long-time fanatic, is showing his collection in Paris’ M… [Read More]
The Susan G. Komen Foundation does not plan to accept donations from Pornhub.com, which had previously announced it would donate one cent to the breast cancer organization for every 30 views of breast-related videos, the Huffington Post reports. Komen told the Post in an e-mail that “Susan G. Komen for the Cure is not a [...] [Read More]