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The Big Idea: Tricia Sullivan

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : Whatever

How do martial arts, motherhood and stray cats connect? As Tricia Sullivan explains in her Big Idea piece for Shadowboxer, the connection is real — and relevant to her novel. TRICIA SULLIVAN: When I started writing Shadowboxer in late 2008 I had three small children. I was breastfeeding the youngest. My abdominal muscles were shot. […]

Costume Quest 2 knocks on Xbox's door today

As it turns out, the duration of that Costume Quest 2 timed-exclusive on PlayStation wasn't all that long. Like, one day. But, that's okay because it means that everyone will have it in time for Halloween. That's sweet. Costume Quest 2 has put on its scariest mask and made its way over to Xbox One and Xbox 360 today. Show More Summary

Syfy Chief Talks Change in Direction for the Network and… Admits Mistakes? - They're not changing the name, though.

yesterdayOdd : Geekosystem

Syfy is a network that's been struggling for a few years with, well, fans of sci fi. Ten years ago, critics ranked the network's Battlestar Galactica among the historic television events of the decade, but the channel hasn't been able to pull off the same kind of mainstream, demographic spanning hit since.

Good Morning, Topless Caitlin O’Connor, and Other News

Posted by Photo Boy - George Clooney‘s wife is making him have the wedding over and over. His nightmare is real. - Apparently Mike is one of those guys who buys rubber Farrah Abraham pussies in Magic Mike XXL. - All Is Fair In Tug And War - If only Aaron Read More...

Halloween 2014: Old Pasadena Halloween Celebration & Mad Monster Party

Location: 41 Hugus Alley, Old Pasadena, CA Link out: Click here Date: October 31, 5-8pm Description: This October, Old Town Pasadena cuts back from its usual two-day celebration of Halloween to a single night of trick-or-treating on October 31. Starting at 5pm, families are invited to bring their costumed kiddies and canines to One Colorado for a family [...]

13 reasons why dogs wearing Halloween masks needs to become an annual tradition.

yesterdayOdd : Happy Place

Balloons? You must be looking for those other dogs. (Via) You may think you know your dog, but once you see how perfectly your horse mask fits over his head and matches his fur, you may just be ready to take him with you on your next bank robbery, or, uh, trick-or-treating. Show More Summary

David Gushee's Gay-Switch, Biblical Scholarship, and Slanted Reporting

David Gushee has recast bad scholarship as martyrdom. According to his FB post, there are only two kinds of people in the world: Those who care for same-sex attracted persons and those who don't. He feels that love for same-sex attracted...Show More Summary

Apple Pay’s first week reminds us that Apple’s secret sauce is in driving adoption

Ask ten people to answer the question, “What sets Apple apart from other consumer electronics and technology companies?” and you’re likely to get twenty different answers. Some point to its design sensibilities, others its savvy branding and marketing. Show More Summary

How to Ace Custardy Eggs Benedict by Wylie Dufresne

Welcome back to Savvy, an instructional video series lead by food's best.

alt-J – Left Hand Free (Lido Remix)

Lido launches alt-J's "Left Hand Free" into outer space with an excellent new remix.

Watch Out! Sturgill Simpson: “Turtles All the Way Down” on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon

Last night Sturgill Simpson performed his trad-country, psychedelic-tinged song about chemical enlightenment. As always, the man and his fantastic band, nailed it. With appearances on David Letterman and Conan it’s becomes a of late night talk-show gauntlet by the reluctant savior of country music. It won’t be long before Sturgill Simpson is a household name. [...]


UT Energy Poll Shows Generation Gap on Vital Energy Issues October 28, 2014 (University of Texas at Austin) “…[M]arkedly different perspectives on energy issues based on the age of voters…[could impact] the outcome of next week’s elections…The latest [University of Texas] Energy Poll, conducted Sept. Show More Summary

Meet The Dancing Woman In Southwest Airlines’ Wedding Commercial

AT&TLily willalwaysbeourfavorite,andMatthewMcConaugheyspoutingoutnonsenseinaLincoln reallymakeyouthink(inthesamewaytheblazedguyineveryIntrotoPsychologyclassmakesyouthink),butthere’sanewcommercialstarintownandshe’sabigMarkyMarkfan,apparently.Ifyou’vewatchedeven20minutesofTVthisweek,you’veprobablyseentheSouthwestAirlinesadwhereawomanElaineBenes-dancesatfourseparateweddings.

Here's what's in Destiny's The Dark Below expansion

Destiny's first expansion, The Dark Below, launches globally on 9th December, developer Bungie has confirmed. It costs £19.99, or it's a part of the Destiny Expansion Pass, which costs £34.99. The Expansion Pass includes both Expansion 1, The Dark Below, and Expansion 2, House of Wolves. Show More Summary

ShoreTel Scorns Mitel’s Bid, Again

Last week, the Canadian service provider Mitel made another move for yet more business VoIP scale and took its bid for rival ShoreTel public. Today, ShoreTel’s board followed up its initial private rejection with a more public one. … [visit site to read more]

Henderson on Minimum Wage for Prager University

(October 29, 2014 12:24 AM, by David Henderson) Prager University has published a beautiful graphic-filled video on the minimum wage with me as the "talent." You can see it here or here.... (0 COMMENTS)

Apple CEO Tim Cook Reads Alabama’s Anti-Gay Governor to Filth

2 days agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

Probably-gay Apple CEO Tim Cook popped by the Old House Chamber at the Alabama State Capitol this week, and took the opportunity to politely remind everyone that Alabama’s Governor, Robert Bentley, is part of the problem. Cook was in town to receive an award from the Alabama Academy of Honor (he grew up in Alabama), and in […]

Royals fan wears childhood shirt to World Series

It fits! In theory. This guy found his childhood Royals shirt "in a box somewhere" and wore it to the game tonight... awesome. — Ryan Fagan (@ryanfagan) October 28, 2014 Now I feel an overwhelming urge to try and wear my childhood Will Clark shirt. I may be able to get it over my head. Worst case scenario: it will be an awesome headband.

Tiny Orange Kittens Try to Wander Around Without Having Quite Mastered the Basics of Walking

2 days agoOdd : Laughing Squid

AnimalLove caught this unbelievably adorable footage of tiny orange kittens as they try to wander around without having quite mastered the basics of walking. Instead, the little ones get around by what appears to be the feline version of crawling, moving forward with their front paws while dragging their itty-bitty rear ends. Cuteness beyond words. […]

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