Michelangelo's famous "David" sculpture was carved out of marble. The iconic material has been used for centuries by artists and designers alike. And calacatta is one of the world's most expensive types of marble. It’s more than double the price of carrara marble, yet mined in the same mountains. But the key to calacatta's price is its rarity.
- The Daily Beast
Mario Anzuoni/ReutersAlec Baldwin and Rosanna Arquette are among a number of celebrities who have been slammed for sending thoughts and prayers to Anne Heche after the A-lister’s high-speed crash into a Mar Vista house while allegedly drunk.Baldwin took to Instagram on Saturday to send “my best wishes and all my love” to Heche, who is reportedly in stable condition in a hospital after suffering severe burns in the incident. According to a statement from the Los Angeles Fire Department, it took 5
They were together for nine months.
Pete Davidson wore a T-shirt with a cryptic message a day after announcing his split from Kim Kardashian
The former "SNL" star was photographed while filming on location in Cairns, Australia, where he appeared to make an interesting fashion statement.
- The Hill
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) clinched a victory on Wednesday when the Senate — including 48 of the chamber’s 50 Republicans — voted overwhelmingly to admit Finland and Sweden to NATO. The resolution, which cleared the chamber in a bipartisan 95-1 vote, was a top priority for the Republican leader, who wanted to send a signal…
- The Courier
Tim Trahan, a Houma native living in Arcadia, caught the new State Record Bluegill out of a neighbor's pond in Arcadia.
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Just arrived at I-70, near the Brighton Blvd exit, in Denver. There are multiple cars disabled in floodwater. People are standing outside of their cars with nowhere to go because the water hasn’t receded. Traffic is at a standstill. @DenverChannel
- The Hill
A power tool and hand tool manufacturer issued a recall for almost 1.4 million saws on Thursday following reports of consumer laceration injuries while using the product. DeWALT issued the recall for the 12-inch sliding compound miter saws after the company learned that the rear safety guard can break or detach, according to the U.S.…
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‘Toughest decision I’ve had to make in my golf career’: Will Zalatoris fires ‘best friend’ caddie at Wyndham Championship, uses coach as fill-in
“The toughest decision I’ve had to make in my golf career.”
- Ukrayinska Pravda
VALENTYNA ROMANENKO - MONDAY, 8 AUGUST 2022, 07:58 Aerial reconnaissance and artillery units of the National Guard of Ukraine and the Ukrainian Armed Forces, supported by tanks, destroyed a subversion and reconnaissance group of Russian special forces and a Russian ammunition point in the north of Kharkiv Oblast.
- E! News
One day after the news broke that Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson called it quits, the former SNL star was spotted on set in Australia wearing a t-shirt with an interesting message on it.
Elizabeth Banks is turning up the heat this summer with a show-stopping, untouched video of herself living her best life by the pool. On Aug 4, Banks uploaded a cheeky video of herself going from the airport in her casual ensemble to lounging by the pool in a cherry-printed bikini. She posted it with the […]
Former Republican National Committee chair Michael Steele dismissed her latest act as "performative bulls**t."
New video shows a chaotic crash of a stolen rental car involving four teens. Traffic cameras captured police trying to stop the vehicle on 35-E in Little Canada. The car crashes into the median twice and four people come running out and across the busy highway. All four were arrested.
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast/GettyA wave of COVID infections caused by the BA.5 subvariant has crested. All over the world, daily new cases, hospitalizations and deaths are going down.But the SARS-CoV-2 virus is almost certainly here to stay. Another wave is all but inevitable as new variants and subvariants mutate, compete for dominance, and find new transmission pathways.How fast that wave comes, and how bad it gets, probably comes down to a genetic competition between different mutat
Photos purport to show notes Trump tried to destroy by flushing down the toilet. He has aggressively denied ever doing it.
Trump said it is "categorically untrue" that he tried to flush documents as president. NYT reporter Maggie Haberman procedued photos to the contrary.
The fast-food chain teased its biggest fans on Twitter, but now it has actually brought back a much-requested item.
- Los Angeles Times Opinion
Although Trump is still the dominant candidate, he is vulnerable because some of his supporters do not think he can win.
- Good Housekeeping
Elizabeth Hurley took a dip in the ocean wearing a turquoise string bikini in a new Instagram video. The supermodel, 57, struggled to adjust to the cold temps.
GOP strips insulin out-of-pocket cap from bill: ‘Republicans have just gone on the record in favor of expensive insulin’
The bill retains a $35 per month for out-of-pocket insulin co-pays under Medicare even through the GOP successfully removed the cap for private insurance.
- Ukrayinska Pravda
Ukrainian forces use HIMARS to strike Russian deployment points in Melitopol, killing 100 Russian soldiers
VALENTYNA ROMANENKO - MONDAY, 8 AUGUST 2022, 07:11 On the night of 7 August, the Ukrainian Armed Forces struck the points of temporary deployment of Russian troops at industrial facilities in Melitopol [a city in southern Ukraine, in Zaporizhzhia Oblast which has been occupied by Russia - ed.