This time last year, Michigan-based accelerator Coolhouse Labs was graduating its five first startups after a summer of experiments and lessons. Now after living and working together in what can be best described as “summer camp for startups,” a second, slightly larger group of budding entrepreneurs presented to a room of investors in Harbor Springs, Mich. this Thursday. […]
After a spring of OTAs, summer of training camp practices, and four preseason contests, the Philadelphia Eagles officially narrowed their roster down to the league-mandated 53 players. There were definitely some surprises—just three running backs made it, and Alex Henery actually got his release. Show More Summary
The Titans may have settled on Rob Bironas’s replacement at kicker. Travis Coons has outlasted Maikon Bonani in this summer’s competition. Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean reports that Bonani has been cut after entering camp as the favorite. Bonani was 3-of-4 on both field goals and extra points. Coons, an undrafted free agent, made 2-of-3…
Now that your kids are home from camp and headed back to school, Christopher Britton has some suggestions for how they can take what they learned at camp and apply it to their school year. The post Lessons Learned From Summer Camp That Your Kids Can Apply This School Year appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Just hours after asking pro-Russian separatists to "open a humanitarian corridor for Ukrainian troops," Russian President Vladimir Putin took a slightly different tone while visiting a summer camp north of Moscow. "Thank God, I think...Show More Summary
This weekend marks the unofficial end of summer in the USA. The long Labor Day weekend is here, which for many means cookouts and camp fires. For the rest of you, we offer this global travel guide to great spots… Where To Go This Weekend | August 2014, Last Week is a post by Jeff Carvalho on Selectism.
Everyone needs a little something to sip on for Labor Day, whether you're on the beach for the day or camped out in the backyard next to the grill. Here are 27 fresh drink recipes to help you bid farewell to summer, plus our beer and wine recommendations.
NEW ORLEANS -- For a long time this summer, New Orleans Saints receiver Joe Morgan talked about taking "baby steps" in his recovery from a 2013 knee injury. He didn’t even begin practicing until training camp. Lately, however, Morgan...Show More Summary
Like many kids in the late '70s/early '80s, I attended summer camp in the Catskills. One of the activities for our group -- a group of about 20 rambunctious boys of 11-12 years-old-- was Riflery. This was in the days before schools and...Show More Summary
PostTV hit the books this summer. The Rare Book School is like going to college for a week at the University of Virginia. More applicants apply than are accepted to the school, and even though there is no credit, this is specialized learning: The curriculum stretches from “History of the Book, 200-2000? to “Analytical Bibliography.” “It’s pretty […]
After spending a summer at Camp Lenox with my kids, I thought I'd discuss back-homesickness. Yes, I coined that word, so I'll expect royalties if you use it. Basically, it's the feeling campers have when they return home and it feels...Show More Summary
With the heat of summer and training camps both in the rearview, the final week of the NFL preseason signals the end of a lengthy wait for real football. It also represents the final pit stop before the sprint to the finish line for hundreds of players, with the checkered flag being a slot on a seemingly minuscule 53-man roster. Show More Summary
It’s an exciting time for Barcelona, with a new manager and new personnel bringing about a new start at the Nou Camp. The Catalan giants failed to add silverware to their overflowing trophy cabinet last term, and the summer transferShow More Summary
I wish I could say the NBA's summer of 2014 is almost over, but, unfortunately, I can't. We still have to sit through the entire month of September before training camps open, and we won't have any meaningful regular-season games to watch until Oct. Show More Summary
Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald flies around the practice field some days like he was still playing. Other days, he gets his kicks by running training camp more like a summer camp.
Among the many great things about the approaching start of football season is that teams can finally stop snarling at each other and shift their anger to upcoming opponents. As it should be. Summer’s sizzling temperatures often light the fuse to football’s hottest tempers as college and pro teams go through the annual grind of getting in shape. Show More Summary
As the end of summer nears and kids all over the country are coming back from camp, and some parents might already be thinking about where to send them next year. San Francisco-based ActivityHero helps find and book after-school activities and summer camps for kids. On the site, parents can read program descriptions, locate a program […]
…and the drugs they want to eat, sherpas they’re paying to haul their stuff, and free love they’re ready to unleash in the desert this week. The Silicon Valley summer camp known as Burning Man was supposed to kick off today, but the entrance to the event is closed. Show More Summary
In the old days (read: fifth grade), the last day at Camp Wabunsee meant it was time to let go of your true summer love. Fortunately, boys have gotten a lot better at kissing since then. Unfortunately, dumping your summer fling has gotten a lot more complicated. The time has come to put away all things sweaty, sandy and summery and face reality. Show More Summary