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British Airways would like to know the age of your instrument (before telling us to sod off)

Our friend and village neighbour Steven Isserlis wrote to his national carrier a while back, wondering why it refused his cello air-miles for a fully-paid seat and did not allow him to pay for the seat with his own accumulated points. Virgin, United, even Delta, he pointed out, now permit that. British Airways replied with [...]

My WeddingDJ Review

When I let you know I found an app to handle our iPod wedding, a few readers asked me to review the app after the wedding. I’m happy to say, it went well! Before I get into the details of the

The Silent Treatment

"I'm sorry," she said, fanning her hands out uselessly before her. "I'm sorry. I shouldn't have said it. I know it, and I'm sorry." More » The Silent Treatment is a post from: TheGloss

Lady Gaga Was Naked and Eating Leftovers When She Stumbled On Intruders In Her Garage

The champion eaters among us know that Thanksgiving is a marathon, not a sprint. Lady Gaga, who was staying at a house in Peru before her concert in Lima on Friday, was going for a fourthmeal of festive leftovers in the nude (I hear you, Gaga; the turkey sweats are real) when this happened, as she recounted on Twitter: More »

Style Stealer: Does Miranda Kerr Ever Take A Break From Being Flawless?

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: the world is Miranda Kerr‘s runway. She’s just casually posing in the street, looking like she stepped straight out of the pages of Vogue! You know what they say — if you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em, and if you can’t hunt down the same exact [...]

Learning by Design: It's Not What You Know, But How You Think

In the second grade I was placed at a reading level for kids who were having challenges. Things I seemingly understood the year before, like the sounds letters make when combined, didn't make sense anymore. My reading comprehension was getting worse, not better. Show More Summary

Tim Allen: Give Your Money Away Before Government Takes It

Sitcom star Tim Allen isn't an outspoken conservative, but he knows a thing or two about how money works. Or, in some cases, doesn't work if simply handed out or taken by the government. Allen shared his personal tale on finances and...Show More Summary

49ers Preview: Taking On The Saints

Everyone knows that, of course, the night before Thanksgiving is the biggest drinking night of the year. People hit the bars, hang out with old friends who just came into town, and makes sure they're just hungover enough to deal with family the next day. Show More Summary

Diane Kruger Lights Up Champs Elysees

I honestly don’t know if Diane Kruger made it back to the States for Thanksgiving or not! Made ‘The Host‘ star and Joshua Jackson had Thanksgiving dinner before she left for Europe. Or perhaps Diane boarded a plane and high-tailed … Continue reading »

Face Of The Day

Not so fantastic Mr. Fox: From Josh Kurp's roundup of terrible taxidermy: Disfigured alive animals, not so funny. Disfigured dead animals, hi-larious. Now before calling me a serial killer (that's only half true), know that I'm referring to animals that...

The Antique Ring Obsession

I don’t know when it started, but at some point I decided that I wanted a vintage engagement ring. I came to this realization in my early 20s, well before I met Mr. C. I guess I’ve always had this…

NFL Injury News: What Fantasy Owners Need to Know for Remaining Week 12 Action

Three games down, 13 to go in Week 12, a pivotal week in every fantasy league. With many of us facing only one more regular season game before the playoffs start in Week 14, winning or losing in Week 12 can decide whether your team advances to the postseason or not. Show More Summary

10 Things You Need To Know Before The Opening Bell (RIMM, SPY, DIA)

Good morning. Here's what you need to know. Asian markets were mixed in overnight trading with the Shanghai Composite up 0.58 percent. Japan was closed for a national holiday. Europe is modestly lower and U.S. futures are modestly higher. Show More Summary


Not to seem like I'm carping, but sometimes they place the disability door button so far from the door that you can't push it and then get back into position to enter the door before it's already closed again. I don't know if others have noticed the phenomenon. Show More Summary

5 Ways to Spot Passive-Aggressive Behavior and Do Something About It

Post by Aunt BeckyMany couples engage in unfair fighting tactics during spats - you're mad and before you know it, you're yelling and name-calling, even though you know better than to act that way. One of the hardest types of behavior...Show More Summary

An Accessible Piece of Writing

SIGHHHHHHH!!! They are at it again. The Government has decided that I need to be spoken of in a certain way. I am, you see, a person. Not that I did not know this before but I have to be … Read more »

Black Friday: Traffic and Parking updates

Know before you go! Nothing can bring down your Black Friday high faster than bumper-to-bumper Black Friday Traffic. While some delays are inevitable, you can stay on top of the latest traffic news with the WSB 24-hour Traffic Center. You’ll...Show More Summary

49ers can say, 'Know the rules, Schwartz!'

Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz appeared to call out San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh before their postgame flap last season. "Know the rules, Harbaugh!" Schwartz appeared to yell after Harbaugh threw his red challenge flag for...Show More Summary

Happy Thanksgiving: I’m Thankful for You

Happy Thanksgiving, love. I know I’ve said it before, but I still can’t believe this is our sixth (!) one together. When they say, “time flies,” girl, they sure aren’t kidding. I’ve been up for a couple hours already, working in the kitchen on the sides for today. There’s a (hopefully yummy) corn casserole baking [...]

Queens Park Rangers: 4 QPR Players Who Must Not Start Against Manchester United

Those who have read my articles before will know that I am president of the "RASWP" fan club: Rangers Against SWP—I've even made badges. Therefore, it goes without saying that he shouldn't start against Manchester United. However, there are other players who should also not make an appearance on Saturday, and some you may be surprised about. Show More Summary

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