It’s the beginning of blueberry season over here; let the parade of baked goods begin! I had a basket of blueberries giving me the eye the other morning, as well as some ricotta cheese in the fridge begging to be used up. Hmmm. Blueberry...Show More Summary
I keep giving a ton of advice lately to kids about to leave college. Can you help me? read more
A very impressive data dump on Tibetan genetic variation gives us an excellent picture on both the Y-chromosome and mtDNA side. There are two interesting things about Tibetans -at least to me. First, their mtDNA is dominated by haplogroup...Show More Summary
Once again I was looking at Cosmo, furrowing intensely and wondering where on earth they come up with their nonsense. I do this from time to time because I follow them on Twitter (don’t ask me why.) I also like to give my brow a workout with all the aforementioned furrowing. In this episode of Cosmo forces Chatel [...]
The third audition proved to be the charm for the South Carolina native, who said she came close to giving up. “I remember at one point thinking, 'American Idol' obviously doesn't want me, so why would I go back?'” read more
Throughout each NASCAR season there are days that fans and drivers mark on their calendar with great anticipation. Some of these days end up defining a driver's season and their chances at the title, while some of these days transcend motorsports.
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Or are they goblets? Depends which side of the Westeros/Highgarden line you're from. (That's not factual, please don't kill me.) Anyway, we have a set of four fancy-lookin' Game Of Thrones wine glasses to give away, the latest in our long line of GoT giveaways this season. Show More Summary
When Scandal premiered, I never imagined that I’d one day tell people that it gives me the same kind of crazy rush that I used to get from 24.There’s a lot less gore, of course; people get killed on Shonda Rhimes’ ABC drama, which ends its second season tonight, and ... More »
Today's stupid laugh of the day comes hot off the presses from Amy Schumer and her show, and it's about women giving each other compliments. You remember how good we are at giving and receiving compliments, right? For me, at least, it's...Show More Summary
Give me your smart, your educated, your startup founders yearning to build companies?
(May 16, 2013 04:23 PM, by Art Carden) Here's a quick update to yesterday's post on what I've been reading lately. I had to give to exams this morning, so that gave me plenty of time to read. If you're looking for something to take to the beach... (0 COMMENTS)
(Paint Store | BC, Canada) Paint Store | BC, CanadaPaint Store | BC, Canada(Note: I am female.) Me: “Hi there! Is there anything I can give you a hand with?” Customer: “Yes, can I speak with your boss?” (He points to my coworker, who is a middle-aged gentleman. He has worked here longer than me, but he is not my boss. My coworker hears [...]
Sometimes reading a 350-page novel is just too much work. And Cliff Notes can also be a pain, what with all the summaries and indexes and character maps. Geez, why does reading have to be so HARD?! It’s like, “just give me the one-minute...Show More Summary
I don't know about you, but the above attempts at creating gender-neutral, singular pronouns give me the heebee jeebees. Here are some more of the ridiculous constructs: . Ann Curzan, an English professor at the University of Michigan, recently wrote about the subject of singular they at Lingua Franca. Show More Summary
Undress Me!–After fronting Dsquared²’s spring/summer 2012 campaign, British model Matt Woodhouse reunites with Dean and Dan Caten, Dsquared²’s founders and creative directors, to give us a preview of the brand’s new underwear line. With...Show More Summary
The impending Josh Hamilton contract used to fascinate me. Last year at this time, Hamilton was hitting.900/.910/2.190, a pending free agent, and a fella with a back story that made him different from past superstars on the market. By...Show More Summary
David Beckham has officially announced his retirement from professional soccer after this current season with his team Paris Saint-Germain. The 38-year-old soccer star said he is “thankful to PSG for giving me the opportunity to continue but I feel now is the right time to finish my career, playing at the highest level,” in a [...]
The world of professional soccer football futball sports is about to get far less handsome. David Beckham has announced that he is retiring at the end of this season. "I'm thankful to PSG for giving me the opportunity to continue but...Show More Summary
David Beckham has announced his retirement from football: "I'm thankful to PSG for giving me the opportunity to continue but I feel now is the right time to finish my career, playing at the highest level." Becks and his current club,...Show More Summary