Warren Zevon’s “Werewolves of London” (anybody?) ought to watch out for a Polar Bear roaming the streets of that fair city. An eight-foot-tall Polar Bear puppet, created to help promote Sky Atlantic’s new TV series Fortitude, left dogs and commuters a bit alarmed.
Down time over the holidays may have afforded you the chance to binge-watch your favorite series (although any self-respecting House of Cards fan has long been in withdrawal and, having gobbled up the first two seasons eons ago, is desperately awaiting the end of February for season three).
Another popular series, Netflix’s Orange is the New Black, is actually assigned viewing in at least one college class.
Longreads.com features the best storytelling on the Web from hundreds of publishers. This month, they’re also featuring their favorite stories from 2014. It’s quite a list.
Steal a page, or a sheet of wrapping paper, as the case may be, from Japan’s Takashimaya Department Store, and learn how you’ve been wrapping gifts all wrong all these years.