It's been a hard time for TVs at your local Best Buy. The company has been fighting falling TV sales, with comparable consumer electronics sales -- sales in stores open for more than 14 months -- falling 5.8% over the holiday quarter. Show More Summary
Let's use our annual family holidays to impart the lessons only adventurous travel provides.
Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States that occurs every year on the final Monday of May. The holiday is a day to honor all Americans who have died while in the military service. Memorial Day falls on May 27 this year. For my Popular Parenting Pinterest Pin Picks of the week, here are my [...]
If you're feeling pretty good about the fact that you don't have to go to the office for three days, think about how happy a certain elected official must be about that. Hurray for holidays! In the news: More from the Star on how they...Show More Summary
The Horniman Museum’s famously mal-stuffed walrus was recently packed away for a short trip to Margate, where he’ll be on show at the Turner Contemporary gallery until September. The video above shows the delicate operation to lift the toothy, one-tonne mammal from his plinth and into a transport crate, and then out onto the streets of south London. Show More Summary
County health officials said Wednesday that anyone who ate at the Holiday Inn Bordeaux since May 1 may have been exposed to salmonella, the Cumberland County Department of Public Health said.Two more cases were reported Tuesday, bringing...Show More Summary
While not a direct confirmation, NeoGAF noted that during the latest Major Nelson podcast episode, Aaron Greenberg, chief of staff for interactive entertainment at Microsoft, seemed to imply that whatever is shown during the Xbox reveal will be out this holiday. Read more...
Microsoft has plenty to share leading up to "this holiday" after its Xbox Reveal event and E3 announcements, which it's teasing.
Less than three years after buying the assets of mobile-home maker Monaco Coach, truck maker Navistar is unhitching Monaco from its corporate wagon -- and sending the Holiday Rambler and R-Vision brands along with it. Navistar announced...Show More Summary
At least 51 people are now known to have fallen ill in a Salmonella outbreak linked to a North Carolina Holiday Inn, reported the Cumberland County Health Department Friday. That number is up from the 44 illnesses reported by the Department just one day earlier. The source of the outbreak is thought to be the... Continue Reading
When it's time for a holiday weekend, everyone's looking forward to the extra day off - as well as the sales and discounts. Memorial Day is no different. We know it's a little early, but don't you know the early bird catches the worm? Or, in this case, bags the biggest discounts. Show More Summary
Did you realize that almost 50 songs mention the Holiday Inn hotel chain? Some are more flattering than others, for sure, but it is really interesting. A few of them even have "Holiday Inn" in the song title. Can you think of any other...Show More Summary
Scribblenauts Unmasked: A DC Comics Adventure combines the videogame franchise’s creation mechanics with every DC character ever made. All of them. Coming to Wii U, 3DS and PC this Holiday 2013. Hat Tip Link
And so the Premier League reaches its conclusion. This week, the 38th—and final—round of fixtures will take place before the players who have so entertained us for the last nine months take a well-deserved holiday to the Bahamas for some much-needed R&R while we run the rule over their performances. Show More Summary
The explosive growth of mobile commerce has left many brands and retailers wondering how they can take advantage of this market. As recently as late 2010, mobile commerce was only 3% of e-commerce. By the end of last year's holiday shopping season, that number had risen to 11%, according to comScore. Show More Summary
I'm not sure how, but at some point this past year I inadvertently signed up for a newsletter from a site called urlaubsarchitektur. For months I deleted it as spam because the sender was always "www.urlaubsarchitektur.de," in all lower-case...Show More Summary
Kjell B PerssonKnow what the worst thing about not going to SXSW this Spring was? Not missing SXSW, but not having my previously annual late-Winter vacation. In fact, save for a weekend jaunt to New York last November, the last time I got out of the 416 was Labour Day – that’s well over eight [...]
In addition to being the unofficial kick-off to the beginning of summer, next weekend’s Memorial Day holiday marks the beginning of another very important time of year – Barbecue Season. For many, myself included, Memorial Day acts as...Show More Summary
lintmachine via Compfight This Monday is Victoria Day in Canada. Its origin is a celebration of Queen Victoria’s birthday and it occurs on the weekend prior to May 25. (Canada still has a British Queen, why I don’t know. Maybe we’re just too polite to point out to the Brits that we’re Canadian, but I’m [...]
Coming this Holiday season, Gran Turismo 6 has new game and physics engines. It will also have all cars and tracks from GT5, plus at least 7 new locations and even more rides. We might also see it ported to mobile devices. Hat Tip Link Link 2 Price: $60