This week's link to 10 headline stories from around the world on the threats, opportunities, and dangers facing our fragile planet --along with an occasional dash of humor, popular culture, and an intriguing conspiracy theory or two. “How America Lost...
It’s amazing what happens when people see massive amounts of money being exchanged between two fighters and how it quickly changes their mind. After initially calling the Mayweather-McGregor boxing match a disgrace, Oscar De La Hoya recently stated how he would come out of retirement for the opportunity to fight the MMA Lightweight Champ. He […]
Eastern Railways recently released a notification inviting all the young and talented minds of India for the post of Apprentices. Eastern Railways have to fill their requirement for 863 vacancies under two categories. Liluah Workshop has 204 seats and the Howrah Division has 659 available seats. Show More Summary
Note: Spoilers ahead for “Justice League.” There was one question lingering in audiences’ minds after watching “Justice League”: Do the two very cool and surprising post-credits scenes mean anything for the future of DC on the big screen,...Show More Summary
After Thanksgiving, there are two ways to get into a festive state of mind, courtesy of the CTA: The always-popular Holiday Train and Holiday Bus. By bus: The antlers, they sleigh us! Ride with Santa in the Jewel-Osco Holiday Bus on various routes throughout the city. Show More Summary
Glance at the celebrity gossip in People or the swimsuit issue of Sports Illustrated, and it’s not likely the billionaire Koch brothers come to mind. But the two conservative moguls could put their stamp on the two marquee publications and, more significantly, wield control over the newsweekly...
Deadpool 2 has been done with production for a while, and with that in mind, it’s usually expected that some sort of teaser would follow down the line. Today, 20th Century Fox surprised us by dropping a full two minute-plus trailer for the upcoming superhero comedy…but it’s not quite what we were expecting. Rather than […]
Image Source: Califia Farms Two of my greatest loves in this world are 1) the holiday season and 2) healthy eating. This past weekend, I drove to two different Whole Foods markets to secure two 48-ounce bottles (mind you, for one person - just me) of Califia Farms Almondmilk Holiday Nog. Show More Summary
Dharmavidya writes: In Part One we stopped to take a look at mindfulness and in Part Two we found many different ways of understanding what mindfulness is. We considered different...
Did the acting Secretary of Homeland Security threaten to quit after two White House officials pressured her to change her mind on whether to extend the residency permits of tens of thousands of Hondurans living in the United States? Or did she call White House Chief of Staff John Kelly to ask for advice on […]
Centuries-old varnish disappears from an oil painting in a matter of minutes in two videos of a restoration that are going viral. This article originally appeared on HuffPost. Read moremments
When it comes to ranch dressing, there are essentially two types of people: those who hate the dressing and those who drench everything in it. If you're a proud member of the latter category, you're about to lose your damn mind over this new keg of ranch. Show More Summary
Harvey Benschoter’s animated quickie “Turkey” will surely bring to mind two things: the work of Terry Gilliam and the flurry of activity that comes with shopping for and preparing a Thanksgiving dinner. “Turkey” follows the Gilliam aesthetic of taking cut-outs of old photos and using them as props to create moments of silliness and absurdity. Show More Summary
Lately, my mind has been wandering off to Ireland’s County Wicklow, the area known as the Garden of Ireland. To be a bit more specific, I keep thinking about Glendalough, the “valley of the two lakes.” I imagine myself hiking through the rugged emerald landscape, navigating around the area’s two...
Here are two Chinese sentences that seriously mess with your mind, since they can also mean the opposite of what they seem to say: I. D?ngti?n: néng chu?n du?sh?o chu?n du?sh?o; xiàti?n: néng chu?n du? sh?o chu?n du? sh?o. ?????????????????????? Winter: wear as much as possible; summer: wear as little as possible. II. Shèngn? ch?nsh?ng […]
Video. "Luxury is a state of mind." No, this isn't some awful Johnny Depp perfume ad -- this is a commercial for a 1996 Honda Accord EX, well maintained with two owners and 141,095 miles on the clock. More »
We’re coming into the last two months of the year (how), and our minds tend to naturally turn to: “How in the expletive-of-choice am I going to hit my goals for this year?” One word, baby: Tactics. This week was about rolling those sleeves up and making it happen. Show More Summary
When Jessica Allen was given the option to become a surrogate, she jumped at the opportunity. She already had two kids of her own and she'd be giving a couple the chance to start their own family. Plus, the $30,000 payout didn't hurt: she could finally become a stay-at-home mom and save a little cash to buy a house. Show More Summary
By now, most phone users are firmly entrenched in one of two camps - Android and iOS. You either want the new Apple or the new Google and nothing is going to change your mind. But for OS agnostics, the decision comes down to measurable factors, like speed and reliability. Show More Summary
The Whiskey Whisperer Cast your mind back two years to the release of the Whiskey Wedge by Corkcicle – every whiskey lover’s dream. The design of the Whiskey Wedge...