Post by The Stir Bloggers Making the decision to kiss your single life goodbye and commit to one person for the rest of your life is pretty darn huge, to say the least. And while most of us go into marriage assuming there will be good...Show More Summary
On the edge of Rugeley stands Amazon’s largest distribution centre in Britain. Life for the workers who trudge around the 800,000 sq ft warehouse is not as bad as it was for the men who once worked in the pits of the Staffordshire coalfield, but that is not saying much. They must carry satnavs, which […]
I knew my first lunchtime poll had to be a music one because I love music. I listen to it way too much. We all have bands that millions of people love that we cannot stand. I for the life of me cannot figure out why people love KISS. They are just simply not appealing to me. What baffles me...
Are you one of those people that when strangers ask you how life is you draw a complete blank, figuring that life has become so monotonous nothing is worth talking about? You stand there with the faintest bit of drool trickling out of the corner of your mouth and begin zoning in on squirrels playing [...]
You have one page to sum up your professional life and stand out to a stranger. Be thoughtful. A resume is a short and precious thing: one page of text for six seconds of review. As the hummingbird attention span suggests, the recruiter...Show More Summary
Look, we've all been there -- that moment when palm meets face after viewing the umpteenth image of your best friend's child. As cute as Louie is, there's a finite quantity of JPEGs that one can stand if you aren't Louie's creator. Of...Show More Summary
Cheryl is one of the many Chicago fast food and retail workers that are taking a stand for livable wages and improved quality of life. Cheryl hopes to attend graduate school, but struggles with the burden of student loans and a low wage...Show More Summary
Is this real? We bloody well hope so. Chris Murphy, aka @murfilicious, is on the verge of winning a life changing amount of money after placing a 5-bet accumulator on the title winners of English football’s top five divisions at the start of the season. According to a screen shot, Murphy punted £25 at the start of the season [...]
ABC killed two of its long-running soap operas — "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" — more than a year ago. Now, in true soap opera fashion, the network stands accused of trying to snuff out the very same shows — again.
Local crime story. Video below the fold. Meanwhile, the media is protesting it so did not embargo the story, because, well, we covered it once! Kristen Powers replies that they did in fact embargo it, despite their claims. And in...
Uncle Walt's life size sculpture stands before Sleeping Beauty's castle. But really, Annette Funicello's likeness should be shoulder to shoulder with Walt. One of the original Mouseketeers, Annette was unquestionably the most endearing and enduring. read more
Although one the of the biggest honors you can have is to be asked to stand by your friend's side as she says "I do," the life of a bridesmaid is not always peonies and bubbly. Because there's one little detail that simply can't be avoided: the dress. With so many opinions coming into play,…
One of the tallest men in Britain and his girlfriend who were wanted for murder were arrested yesterday after two men were stabbed in broad daylight - leaving one fighting for his life.Gary Stretch, 47 - who stands at 7ft 3in - was put...Show More Summary
After her daughter went lifeless in her arms at a supermarket in Australia, a mother went searching for a hero. Thankfully, she found one. A total stranger standing at the check out counter saved that baby girl’s life, and it was all caught on tape.
A company called UD Replicas—known for making bike leathers based off movie costumes—has brought to life one of Batman's more obscure accessories from the recent Christian Bale films. First seen in The Dark Knight while Batman stands atop a skyscraper in Hong Kong, Batman's backpack can now be yours for about $300. More »
Every journey begins with a single step; so goes the old cliché. But just as important is the second step…the third…and more. Habits are formed and goals are met when you have more successes moving forward than standing at one place....Show More Summary
Welcome back to This Week In Discs! Sure it’s a few days late, but it’s still technically the same week… As always, if you see something you like, click on the image to buy it. This Must Be the Place Cheyenne (Sean Penn) was a rock star...Show More Summary
Icelandic multi-instrumentalist’s star continues to rise, with an impressive orchestral show at the Barbican. For Now I Am Winter — Ólafur Arnalds’ third proper full-length release — stands apart from the rest of his output for a variety of reasons. Show More Summary
You know, people, getting through this life from one end to the other in one piece really does require just one rule: don't be a prick. If you ever find yourself in a situation of dubious moral standing, take a step back and ask yourself,...Show More Summary
Requested by Cmacque • Compiled by thegraduate 01. Hot Chip - “Alley Cats” (One Life Stand) 02. Blood Diamonds (feat. Grimes) - “Phone Sex” (Single) 03. Caribou - “Odessa” (Swim) 04. Crystal Castles - “Baptism” (II) 05. Matias Aguayo - “Rollerskate” (Ay Ay Ay) 06. Show More Summary