Director Anthony Minghella 1954-2008. I ran across Anthony Minghella's "The Talented Mr. Ripley" on HBO last night. It was late and had been a long day. I figured I'd watch a few minutes, wind down, then hit the sack. Of course, I couldn't...Show More Summary
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away (at least that's what it feels like), the Oakland Raiders lived by several tremendous mantras. Pride and poise. Commitment to excellence. And, of course, the gold standard, courtesy of the late,...Show More Summary
Milly Wu marched through the J. Paul Getty Museum's galleries of 19th century European paintings, stopping just long enough to frame Monets, Manets and, of course, Vincent Van Gogh's "Irises" with her smartphone camera.
If you visit C.O. long enough, you’re likely to see just about every Cute thing there is to see, animuhl-wise. Oh, we might even throw in a car or two, just to keep you guessing. So what are these? Why, Sea Squirts, of course. (RN 24.)Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: Unusual Animals, WHAT IS GOING ON […]
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Summary: To even casual watchers of television, certain ads stay with you long after you’ve resumed life. What we remember, of course, is also reinforced by seeing fragments of those same ads reappear in our news feeds or when we glance out of our car windows. Obviously, they work. Repetition is the key to retention. But do these overly familiar snippets of advertising...
(Steven Hayward) For a long time I’ve been arguing that environmentalism needs its own Protestant Reformation, with a Martin Luther figure to nail a new 95 Theses to the front door of the Sierra Club (on recycled paper, of course). Show More Summary
On Apr. 1, Atlanta civil rights attorney, Victor Long, lost $1200.00. Apparently, he’d dropped the funds while eating breakfast at a Chick-Fil-A restaurant in Downtown Decatur, GA but, of course, he had no idea where the money was – until now. Show More Summary
In the early seventies, Joseph Szabo taught art and photography at Malverne High School on Long Island. Simultaneously, he continued his own photographic education, traveling to New York City to take a course on “how to photograph people...Show More Summary
Would you trust a young wizard? Of course not. We all know wizards are supposed to be of a certain age, which can be clearly proven by their beards — maybe long, maybe short, probably gray or white, but always there. But of all the elderly, facial-hair-bearing sorcerers out there, who reigns supreme? Read more...
Summary: Advertising can be stressful, but of course you already knew that. Besides long hours, traveling, and looming deadlines, creatives are always on the hunt for the next big idea. From an interesting insight to a dramatic headline...Show More Summary
In general I’m a very laissez faire kind of person; do your thing as long as it’s not illegal and it doesn’t bother other people. When it breaks those two qualifiers, I tend to get grouchy. Like now. I travel the JFK/79 St Causeway between Miami Beach, North Bay Village and Miami daily, both on […]
Star Wars revealed the amazing creativity of George Lucas. Star Wars characters seemed foreign—even alien—to American audiences. Of course, like all creative geniuses, Lucas had his inspiration. His characters resemble actual humans from a long time ago, but from a galaxy … Continue reading ?
I never thought I could go a week without email, until I finally did. I started my business 15 years ago, when I was a senior in college. Of course I've taken many vacations over the years, including personal trips, long weekends, an 18-day honeymoon back in 2006, and more. Show More Summary
Pull your approach shot 20 yards off your target? No problem! The greens at Augusta National are notoriously among the most difficult PGA Tour players face all season. The course requires extreme precision on approach shots to avoid long putts that often lead to three and even four putts. Show More Summary
Decades after scientists decided the famed dinosaur never actually existed, paleontologists are reversing course
By Sally Raskoff Have you taken a statistics course? Don’t wait too long if you are procrastinating. Mastering that material helps with other classes and in life. One of the key concepts within statistics is measures of central tendency: mean,...
How do you type Mr. Spock's live long and prosper (llap) Vulcan salute emoji on your iPhone or iPad? After posting the iOS 8.3 emoji keyboard how-to earlier, of course this was the question that quickly flooded my inbox. It's part of...Show More Summary
A lot of insane things happen on Game of Thrones' fourth season, but it's been a long time since that last new episode aired. Season five is beginning on Sunday, so now is the time for a refresher course on where everyone ends up. After all, not all of them make it out of the fourth season alive. Show More Summary
In the spring of 1909, American popular song got sexy. Of course, love and courtship, and by extension sex, had been Topic A in pop music for decades. But while songwriters had long trafficked in euphemisms and innuendo—coy talk of...Show More Summary