CuriousCity: The tangled tale of Khandallah’s homage to India

CuriousCity: The tangled tale of Khandallah’s homage to India

ROSS GIBLIN/STUFF Wellington historian Gabor Toth has found Khandallah might have an alternative Indian pronunciation, and has some ideas about where the suburb’s street names came from.

Delhi, Gurkha, Calcutta, Simla – there must surel …
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NBA TV’s Mike Fratello and Greg Anthony take a look at the Wizards’ three-point philosophy as they ranked 8th in the Association last year in that category.

Wizards Preview Show: Three-Point Philosophy

Wizards Preview Show: Three-Point Philosophy

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Penn State football highlights: Saquon Barkley is still amazing and can do it all

Saquon Barkley had his worst rushing output of the season on Saturday in Penn State’s 45-14 win over Indiana. Barkley finished with only 56 yards on 20 carries, averaging a paltry 2.8 yards per carry.

And you know what?

His Heisman Trophy campaign only got stronger in the process.

That’s because, …
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Saturday best: Bryce Love’s ‘grand’ month, a Harbaugh cannonball and more

Virginia Tech coach Justin Fuente leads his team up Beamer Way before the Hokies take on Clemson on Saturday night. (0:44)

We’ve only just embarked on college football’s fifth week, but we’ve already seen a top-five team go down. Washington State’s upset of USC on Friday night could be foreshadowin …
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The Flatliners team could have saved their remake — and chose not to

Back in 2016, in an interview with Metro, actor Kiefer Sutherland said something that promptly made the rounds in the usual film-news outlets: he claimed Niels Arden Oplev’s 2017 Flatliners remake is actually a sequel to the original 1990 film. “I play a professor at the medical university,” he told …
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After Tom Price resigns over travel flap, Indiana’s Seema Verma on list of possible replacements

Skip in Skip x Embed x Share CLOSE U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price has resigned after reportedly using roughly $1 million of taxpayer dollars to fly in private jets. USA TODAY

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‘Blade Runner 2049’’s Villain Problem: Where’s Rutger Hauer When You Need Him?

I’m with Rutger Hauer. The actor who played Blade Runner’s Roy Batty—that most poetic of movie villains—in 1982 was surprised by the need to make a sequel to Ridley Scott’s classic sci-fi film. Having seen Blade Runner 2049, I’m surprised anyone wanted to release it.

I had modest hopes; the directo …
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SNES Classic accessories, Xbox One bundles, and more of the best game deals

The biggest product news this week was without a doubt Nintendo’s SNES Classic which launched yesterday. While most online retailer’s sold out within minutes you may be able to find one in stores if you weren’t able to get your hands on one. (FYI, there’s more stock expected throughout the holiday s …
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