What is this day, this Christmas, that dawns with a chorus of joy? What river of love and magic speeds the message from that moment of wonder in Bethlehem across the cold darkness of centuries long forgotten? How does it warm us this morning as we awaken in a world the Wise Men could scarcely...
Gut Yontif to the Pontiff! Let’s celebrate with some links. Science: Dogs Not Great at Math (Wolves Are Better) The Cold-Medicine Racket: There are now hundreds of flashy “cold and flu” products, but still only a handful of simple, cheap … Continue reading ?
Dry, flaky lips seem to come with the territory when the weather gets dry and cold. So some exfoliation is necessary to keep your pout soft and flake-free! You don't have to pick up a high-priced scrub, because chances are, you already have everything you need to make one at home. Show More Summary
Fact: New York Knicks' Bernard King scored the most points in NBA history when he scored 60 points vs. the New Jersey Nets in 1984. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light. Source: Sports Illustrated Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
It's sheer marketing genius, particularly for anyone who's ever sent or left a slightly or not-so-slightly inebriated message that just didn't seem as brilliant in the cold, sober light of day: An Argentine brewer is launching a campaign that lets anyone swilling one of its beers send a video message,...
A Christmas Carol, in Prose, Being a Ghost Story About Football Chapter 1 Deputy NFL Affairs Clerk Bob Cratchit scurried from his drafty basement office into a service elevator, blowing into his cupped palms to ward off the cold as he rose to the executive penthouse of Ebenezer Goodell. Show More Summary
Go into the playoffs cold or risk injury by playing starters deep into the game? That's the biggest question facing Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano as the team heads into the regular-season finale in Tennessee on Sunday. The Colts have locked up the No. Show More Summary
From the sky, some are shaped like doughnuts. Others take the form of squares and ovals. The structures are so strange and fantastic that American intelligence officers analyzing satellite images during the Cold War initially suspected they were missile silos or part of a nuclear complex.
In support of people at all stages of their lives, I'd like to share a story today, about a young man who spent two years homeless on the streets of a small city in western Canada. The winters were cold, but he managed to get by on one meal a day at a local drop-in centre (when he could manage to arrive on time). His friends were drug dealers, prostitutes, and other street kids.
Last month, Vince McMahon, WWE Chairman, appeared on Stone Cold Steve Austin’s podcast to discuss a myriad of topics, such as CM Punk, Macho Man Randy Savage, the future of WWE and their relationship going back to the late-90’s. In an effort to create a buzz about something non-wrestling, both men succeeded in that regard. Show More Summary
Music video parodies way predate YouTube, but ever since the site's inception anyone and everyone has gotten on the bandwagon! [ Video: Baby, It's Cold Outside Gets A Feminist-Approved Version & It's Hilarious! Watch HERE! ] Shane Dawson is one of the best, with over SIX MILLION subscribers to his channel! And for his parody of Taylor Swift's [...]
Travelers got an early Christmas present from Mother Nature on Wednesday when a cold front that forecasters feared could have dumped up to 6 inches of snow over Chicago’s airports moved farther east and waned as temperatures rose.
In the video below, Colby Moore adds a little eerie chill to a city that's just entered a long, cold winter. It's significantly less painful than his last video, which intercut clips of sunny Southern California with some soul-crushing scenes of an NYC in the grips of the polar vortex. For extra frisson, watch this one when the sun sets... at 4 p.m. [ more › ]
Remember all that snow Chicago was supposed to get today? It's 41°F and raining right now. Forecasts were always honest that it might not snow, but seeing the potential for up to six inches of snow on Christmas Eve vanish in a cold, dreary rain is still a shock to the system. Here's why that happened. Read more...
Fact: After last night's win over the Warriors, the 9-19 Lakers have beaten 4 of the 7 teams with 20 wins. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light. Source: ESPN Stats & Info Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
The Snowball Express folks lined up on the tarmac in Atlanta with some familiar faces – Photo: Jason Rabinowitz The sun had yet to rise over the control tower at New York’s JFK Airport on the cold December morning, but the party at Terminal 8 was already well underway. This was no ordinary day [...]Show More Summary
Interesting how seasonal eating complements our hankerings. Winter's cold spells send us seeking foods entrenched with depth and flavors that warm souls and bellies yet light enough to entice a brisk walk rather than entering hibernation mode. Show More Summary
Summary: The Washington Post, indefatigable itself, has tracked down the story of the Cold War-era tradition of tracking Santa Claus on his Christmas Eve flight from the North Pole. And it’s found that the North American Aerospace Defense Command’s (NORAD) faithful monitoring of Santa’s flight is the result of a typo in a Sears ad back then.
With Christmas Day almost upon us, Formula One is well into its winter break. While the drivers spend the cold and dark months putting their feet up—new world champion Lewis Hamilton, for instance, has been skiing—the work never stops...Show More Summary
A conservative take on how Obama’s lifting of the U.S. embargo on Cuba is actually a good thing, via The Federalist. One such argument for lifting the embargo? The Cold War is over: “The United States held together a major coalition against the USSR and its clients during the Cold War, including the odious little regime […]