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Finding the Story in Your Street Photography

If someone told you to look at this photo and write a short story about it, where would you start? What is the woman behind the counter thinking about? Is she angst-ridden? Are her thoughts some place far away from this ice cream stand? In truth, there's probably nothing terribly interesting going on here. Show More Summary

The Depressive Tale Of Nominal Yields

By Joseph Calhoun: By Jeffrey P. Snider It is easy to get carried away with modern finance, diving into the immense flourishing of finance that has taken place. Conceptions have become far more complex, sometimes unnecessarily so, leading to impairments in distinguishing forest and trees. Show More Summary

Technology conundrum: How to help seniors age in place without creeping them out

Anyone with an aging parent or grandparent who lives far away knows monitoring their well-being is a prime concern. New technologies make that easier, but there's a fine line between maintaining peace of mind and stalking. Technology conundrum: How to help seniors age in place without creeping them out originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…

Just holding

I could sit and stare at a big cloth roll for hours. How the far away places come together and touch in unexpected ways. Home is under the needle still. The challenge of making a whole from such a puzzle...

Best of Our Blogs: September 5, 2014

“We have a spiritual longing for community and relatedness and for a cosmic vision, but we go after them with literal hardware instead of with sensitivity of the heart. We want to know all about peoples from far away places, but we don’t want to feel emotionally connected to them. We are showered with information […]

'SwaziLeaks' looks to shake up jet-setting monarchy

As WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange prepares to end a two-year forced stay at Ecuador's London embassy, he may take comfort in knowing he inspired resistance to secrecy in places as far away as Swaziland. SwaziLeaks members -- who refuse to say who or where in Swaziland they are, for fear of being targeted -- started a Twitter feed a year ago. Show More Summary

Michael Sam sacks Johnny Manziel, and the world is a better place

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

With NFL real games still way too far away, some guy who goes by the Twitter handle @SquareKnight tried to make Saturday's Cleveland-St. Louis game a little more exciting.

Ukraine: Russian tank column enters southeast

3 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A Ukrainian official says a column of Russian tanks and armored vehicles has crossed into the country in the far southeast, away from where most of the intense fighting has been taking place.

MMO Week in Review: At home in a galaxy far, far away

At the end of every week, we round up the best and most popular news stories, exclusive features, and insightful columns published on Massively and then present them all in one convenient place. If you missed a big MMO or WoW Insider...Show More Summary

Gullah Heritage Trail in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

The Atlantic coast of South Carolina is home to a largely forgotten culture and language that nevertheless continues to thrive far away from mainstream American culture in both place and time. The Gullah people of South Carolina andShow More Summary

Health workers make ultimate sacrifice to battle Ebola

Placed in a disinfected coffin and driven alongside two bagged bodies on a flatbed truck, Modupeh Cole is buried without ceremony, tribute or tears, far away from his loved-ones. The eminent doctor, a specialist of some renoun at the...Show More Summary

“A Galaxy Far, Far Away” Is Coming To “The Most Magical Place On Earth”

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Next year, The House of Mouse will be doing more for Star Wars fans than bringing the franchise back to the silver screen–they’ll also be expanding the brand’s presence in their worldwide theme parks in a BIG way: Disney CEO Bob Iger said on Tuesday during an earnings call that the company is: developing designs […]

BlackBerry And My Ex-Girlfriend

ByQuoth the Raven: A very long time ago in a far away place, a lovely ex-girlfriend of mine put the song "I Like What You Say" by Nada Surf onto a mix-CD for me. Remember mix CDs? And, yes, for those of you playing along at home, I'm 12 years old. Show More Summary

Watch the First 7 Minutes of the New Star Wars TV Show, Rebels

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, an amazing adventure took place... Those words, the original unedited prelude George Lucas wrote for his 1977 movie, could just as easily apply to this — Star Wars Rebels, the first piece of...Show More Summary

Donald Trump Attacks Ebola-Infected U.S. Doctors

This stupid that is Donald Trump is like the Blob. It keeps growing and growing and as he grows it only gets nastier as well: The U.S. cannot allow EBOLA infected people back. People that go to far away places to help out are great-but must suffer the consequences! — Donald J. Show More Summary

Movie Review: Guardians Of The Galaxy puts the swagger back into space opera

Turns out the galaxy far, far away is a pretty boring place to visit without someone around to roll his eyes, put the moves on royalty, and demand to get paid. George Lucas learned that lesson the hard way when he failed to supply his Star Wars prequels with a Han Solo equivalent—an irreverent personality to offset all the poker-faced Jedi business. Show More Summary

The Beginning of the End for Firefox

Back in 2009 Firefox was on top of the world, enjoying the good life as the world’s go-to alternative Web browser, alternative to the far and away first place finisher Internet Explorer that is. Sure the browser’s second place 23.75 percent of the market share wasn’t world beating, but it was respectable; life was good [...]

Eyewitness to Israeli beating of teenager Tarek Abu Khdeir: It was ‘an ambush’

An eyewitness to the brutal beating of Palestinian-American teen Tarek Abu Khdeir says that he was far away from the clashes taking place in Shuafat when he was pummeled by undercover Israeli forces. Leen Barghouti, the eyewitness, called the attack an "ambush" in her first interview with the media since witnessing the beating. Show More Summary

6 Must-See Spots in Glasgow

Glasgow is having quite a year. One of Fodor's Top 10 Places to Go This Summer, the city is playing host to the Commonwealth Games later this month as well as the MTV Europe Music Awards in November; not far away, there's a charming new hotel owned by tennis star Andy Murray. Show More Summary

Star Wars Episode VII: Frankfurt

Star Wars fanatic Frank Wunderlich can’t wait until Star Wars: Episode VII drops, so he made up his own “leaked” footage – though his movie takes place at Germany’s Frankfurt Airport, rather than a galaxy far, far away.

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