Most people who play the “Gears of War” video games encounter an engrossing first-person shooter about beefy future humans using machine guns fixed with chain saws to dismember a violent reptilian foe. But when Lenwood Hamilton turned on the game for the first time in the winter of 2015, he says his gaze was focused on something […]
Ring in 2017 with a glitzy party, a prix fixe feast, or a casual night out Boston-area restaurants and bars are pulling out all the stops for New Year’s Eve, throwing parties inspired by James Bond and Big Night, serving up many-course feasts, and pouring bottles and bottles of bubbly. Show More Summary
(YouTube link) This will warm your heart. Gus Johnson and family break out into song, inspired by the tune of the moke alarm. This might seem weird to you, but not to me. The smoke alarm in my house goes off every time I fix a holiday feast, and constantly during canning season. That doesn't mean the house couldn't also be on fire. -via Tastefully Offensive
It might end up being a good reminder that "wellness" companies exist to create problems you'll pay them to fix.
Last week I attended an inspiring fitness panel hosted by Nike and Lead Like Her, a platform of empowerment for creative and independent women. Among the panel were some familiar faces from the fitness world - coach and trainer Alyssa...Show More Summary
Tucked within Kashmir's Himalayan foothills sits a freshwater lake that was once among Asia's largest. Long an inspiration to poets, beloved by kings, Wular Lake has been reduced in places to a fetid and stinking swamp.
Microsoft last year surprised us with a convertible laptop/tablet design that came with a special type of hinge. This year, the company fixed a hinge-related issue for the Surface Book but delivered its newest hinge innovation inside its first ever Surface-branded desktop. Show More Summary
The premiere of The Flash turned out to be an important episode for a couple of reasons. First, the episode, titled “Flashpoint” after its comic book inspiration, provided an opportunity for Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) to fix the timelines and set everything right. Show More Summary
We all have problems in life. Some of us are overweight, depressed, or tired all the time. Some of us lack creative inspiration, skills, or outlets for our work. Some of us lack motivation, willpower, and strength to take action in our lives. Many of us feel that technology is the savior. If we only [...]Show More Summary
The party scene that opens Ann Patchett’s new novel unspools like a home movie. A lawyer from the L.A. district attorney’s office, Albert Cousins, crashes the christening celebration of baby Frances, second daughter of L.A. cop Fix Keating. Bert brings a bottle of gin; Beverly, Fix’s wife, halves oranges from the backyard for cocktails. Their…
“By introducing inmates to everything from dance to drumming to drama, the program’s supporters believe, Arts-in-Corrections can inspire deep and lasting change.”
A while ago, I found this blog post by Jess Jacobs about a hospital wasting her time. I think it was probably shared by our mutual friend, e-Patient Dave deBronkart. As sometimes happens around here, I find something really compelling and well-written and I forget to share it on the blog. That happened this time (although […]
Business mantras are intended to elevate and inspire. And like anything that promises a quick fix, they have been shared and repeated on every social network. Trite, silly, or shocking, most business mantras are ultimately harmless.Show More Summary
A lawyer for the anonymous heirs of Jeffrey Lash said part of their inspiration was the “God Isn’t Fixing This” cover run by the Daily News after the December mass shooting in San Bernardino.
It’s great to hear from people who say they’re inspired to fix stuff by reading about hacks here on Hackaday. [Michael Lüftenegger] from Salzburg is one of them. About a year back, he snagged a digital horn from eBay that turned outShow More Summary
Testing the fashion waters on a job interview can be kinda tricky, but rather than panic, pull apart your closet, and splurge on a brand-new ensemble, there's a quick fix: outfit inspiration, courtesy of your favorite bloggers. Whether...Show More Summary
Most people alive today have never seen the Milky Way. That's a problem that Matt Dieterich, a night sky photographer, has spent his life working to fix. Continue reading ? The post This stargazing photographer wants to inspire an end to light pollution appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
A grateful recipient of a new heart has inspired a drive to vastly enlarge the pool of prospective organ donors.
The dismal GLAAD studio index has inspired Frozen fans to campaign ambitiously for Elsa to get a girlfriend, Sense8 photos suggest a new girl-on-girl pairing in Season Two, Bad Moms looks awesome and other important stories! The post Pop Culture Fix: Frozen Fans Dream Big With Lesbian Disney Princess Campaign and Other Stories appeared first on Autostraddle.
Fill your life with stories to tell, not stuff to show. The simplicity/minimalism movement is a beautiful community. And I enjoy any opportunity to promote writing that encourages people to live more by owning less. So fix yourself a nice warm cup of coffee or tea. Find a quiet moment this weekend. And enjoy some encouraging […]