North Carolina Will Not Back Down From Bathroom Law by Justice Department Deadline — Fortune

North Carolina Republican state leaders are gearing up for a clash with the U.S. Justice Department over its controversial new bathroom law banning people from certain bathrooms. The department sent a letter to Governor Pat McCrory insisting North Carolina back down from the law, known as HB2, for violating the Civil Rights Act. The letter… via Read more about North Carolina Will Not Back Down From Bathroom Law by Justice Department Deadline — Fortune[…]

The Research Ship the Internet Wanted to Call ‘Boaty McBoatface’ Has Been Given a Real Name — TIME

Remember Boaty McBoatface? The viral entry that won an online poll to find a name for a new U.K. government research ship? Well, that’s not happening. According to an announcement by the government on Friday, the state-of-the-art polar research ship will now be named RRS Sir David Attenborough, the after notable British naturalist and broadcaster.… via Read more about The Research Ship the Internet Wanted to Call ‘Boaty McBoatface’ Has Been Given a Real Name — TIME[…]

8 Gifs of the Most Stunning Met Gala 2016 Looks — TIME

Designers, artists, models and celebrities gathered in New York Monday evening for the Met Gala, possibly the year’s most extravagant, and exclusive, event. For a party already known to bring out the boldest gowns and outfits, this year promised especially progressive looks thanks to the exhibition’s theme: “Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age Of… via Read more about 8 Gifs of the Most Stunning Met Gala 2016 Looks — TIME[…]

The insane red carpet fashion at the Apple-sponsored Met gala — Quartz

Every spring, the Costume Institute at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art opens a flashy new fashion exhibit, with a Vogue-sanctioned theme party—also known as the Met Gala—that arguably provides the best red carpet of the year. Uber-celebrities from Hollywood, music, sports, technology, politics, and wherever the Kardashians come from attempt to out-dress one another… via Read more about The insane red carpet fashion at the Apple-sponsored Met gala — Quartz[…]

Move Over Drones and Driverless Cars — the Unmanned Ship Is Coming — TIME

(SAN DIEGO) — It’s not only drones and driverless cars that may become the norm someday — ocean-faring ships might also run without captains or crews. The Pentagon on Monday showed off the world’s largest unmanned surface vessel, a self-driving 132-foot ship able to travel up to 10,000 nautical miles on its own to hunt… via Read more about Move Over Drones and Driverless Cars — the Unmanned Ship Is Coming — TIME[…]

Pat Conroy

JUST IN: Author Pat Conroy diagnosed with pancreatic cancer https://t.co/tn3SMDaxdb #chsnews #scnews pic.twitter.com/akz6PBfxgu — Live5News (@Live5News) February 15, 2016 His stories move through the southern landscape like the rivers and tides he so eloquently writes about. For years Pat Conroy struggled with being southern, with addiction, with writing. And recently he announced he was clean Read more about Pat Conroy[…]