thejournal.io | browse concepts or read more news
Man accused of robbing Kansas bank to get away from his wife
Ben HooperKANSAS CITY, Kan., Sept. 9 (UPI) -- A man accused of robbing a Kansas bank and surrendering to a security guard told investigators he preferred jail to life with his wife, the FBI said.
163 points by UPI | United Press International International News Service News World Communications William Randolph Hearst Walter Cronkite United States Charlie Chaplin Bank robbery
Bear cub attempts to use playground swing in Siberian town
Ben HooperKOLPASHEVO, Russia, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- A resident of a Siberian town captured video of a brown bear cub attempting to mount a swing at a snowy playground.
29 points by UPI | United Press International International News Service News World Communications William Randolph Hearst Charlie Chaplin
Firefighters battle blaze at downtown Wahoo bank
WAHOO, Neb. (AP) - Firefighters are battling a blaze at a downtown Wahoo bank. Crews from Wahoo and surrounding communities responded to the call Friday after an emergency caller reported the fire near Wahoo State Bank's roof. A city official say power to the bank and surrounding building has been ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Saunders County Nebraska English-language films Charlie Chaplin Washington D.C. The Washington Times Community Law Fire department
From flats to stilettos: Exhibit explores what shoes reveal
SALEM, Mass. (AP) - Boots aren't just made for walking. On the contrary, footwear has captivated hearts and minds worldwide for centuries. Whether a pair of crystalline embellished slippers, or thigh-high boots with platform heels, shoes show our personalities, moods and social status. That's the premise behind "Shoes: Pleasure and ...
2 points by The Washington Times | Footwear Naomi Campbell Shoe High-heeled footwear Vivienne Westwood Charlie Chaplin Victoria and Albert Museum Flip-flops
An Aussie makeover pays homage to the legendary Charlie Chaplin
Charged with transforming a historic old bungalow on a studio lot into a hub for Australian filmmakers, the first thing Ingrid Weir did was … move in. “Architects often live on their sites before building — just to get the spirit of the space — and I think it’s a good idea sometimes for designers...
274 points by Los Angeles Times | Charlie Chaplin Mary Pickford The Tramp Dead Poets Society Los Angeles County California Douglas Fairbanks Los Angeles United Artists