A few weeks back, there was a small news story that blipped across the media about a local Jewish temple in Planation that was hit by a scurrilous cyberattack. Temple Kol Ami Emanu-El's website was hijacked with anti-Semitic messages, including a shoutout to the ISIS terrorist group. Although the ... More >>
Look, Hollywood Beach was already cool. Segways, the Broadwalk, bar after bar after bar. But now? There's a cement vessel named Usikusiku (Swahili for "twilight," of course) that's been sunk. It's a part of a number of artificial reefs that Broward has created over the past 20-plus years, and divers ... More >>
The South-East Zoo Alliance for Reproduction & Conservation (SEZARC) is "asking the public to lend a hand to their sperm collecting efforts," it announced yesterday. "Every day, all throughout the animal world, millions of sperm are going to waste, swimming their way to fruitless oblivion. This sp ... More >>
Terminator, Robocop and Transformers: what do these movies all have in common? They don't tell us how robots will bring us beer, and that's just damn rude. Even more terrifying is that Hollywood may be predicting the future of humanity. With the ubiquity of drones and the NSA surveillance dragnet, ... More >>
It's not every day that policy experts and international financiers share a stage with a Florida pastor who has no qualms about saying homosexuality "makes God want to vomit." But that was all part of the program on Saturday morning at the Rev. O'Neal Dozier's Worldwide Christian Center in Pompan ... More >>
New York Mart in Sunrise is set to open tomorrow in Timberlake Plaza at 8 a.m. The chain has set off heated responses in New York, chronicled by the Wall Street Journal in "Changes in Flushing Set Off Food Fight" when the grocery store replaced a crappy Key Foods to accommodate the growing number ... More >>
Gagarin in Cairo.We are fifty years and one day into the era of manned space flight. On April 12, 1961, Yuri Gagarin's successful of into Earth's atmosphere and safe landing in the Saratov region of Russia made him a hero the world over, in Communist and capitalist countries alike. Everywhere, pe ... More >>
flickr, angelmom39 Last year you ended up in the doghouse and you couldn't figure out why. How were you supposed to know that carnations suck and that your girl didn't share your liking for the unlimited breadsticks and salad at The Olive Garden? Unfortunately, the little fuzzy white t ... More >>
Flickr: Callocephalon PhotographyThis is what a shearwater looks like when it's alive.For those fretting about the effect of the Gulf spill on seabirds, fret not for the greater shearwaters. Yes, some 35 of those majestic birds have been found dead along the South Florida coast, from Delray to C ... More >>
That's Boca Raton native and American soccer star Jozy Altidore in an interview he gave late last night to ESPN after the U.S. earned a 2-2 tie against Costa Rica. In doing so, the Americans won the draw, after having qualified earlier for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.The match came after Alt ... More >>
More recent releases from below the surface.
Parties can be about more than egos
R&B singer KEM has spent the past year recording a promising new album but finding even greater joy offstage
Reading the future in two beachy-keen fish houses
Bokoor Beats (Otrabanda)
They're all runaway juries at the PBIFF
Two Gateway galleries stretch the boundaries between the decorative and the sublime.
Unlike some, this restaurant on the water makes a splash.
A South African street fighter finds new life in the wrenching redemption tale Tsotsi.
Chappelle returns with a raucous Block Party
The Soweto Gospel Choir takes gospel back to the Motherland
In Fugard's play, two actors embody a deep seismic shift
GableStage's knotty tale of South Africa has dozens of characters, one actress
A drama about post-Apartheid hearings devolves into a clumsy romance
Once You Go Blak (Rapster/BBE)
Released from apartheid, Lucky Dube faces a new enemy
Sure, the prices are high, but Black Orchid Cafe still delivers delectable bang for your buck
Blast from the Past
The (British) Empire strikes back with the Grill Rooms pretty good but outrageously priced menu
Jump on a board for the good Lord
Letters for August 23, 2001
Letters for July 12, 2001
The Chocolate Jungle Café