WASHINGTON – This past Sunday while in Atlanta speaking at the Morehouse College commencement, President Barack Obama used one of his powers that is not diminished by the controversies swirling around the White House: the power of the bully pulpit. In a speech …
Singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles, who catapulted into stardom in 2007 with her hit "Love Song," just launched an eight-part YouTube series that will take fans behind the scenes as she makes a new album in a new home — New York City Mashable...Show More Summary
"I've been told I could be a mix of that lovely woman who played Murphy Brown and Diane Sawyer."
Some of my favorite moments on Modest Mouse’s records are the forays into folky territory and/or the idiosyncratic use of orchestration. It’s not that I don’t love their bashy guitar rave-ups, but there’s something wonderfully strange and infectious about Issac Brock and co.’s incorporation/interpretation of the aforementioned idioms. Show More Summary
We here at Consumerist often get love letters and jewelry from admirers (Well, maybe not that often… or ever), but we have yet to be wooed with handwritten letters of affection and branded rings provided by a large fast food chain. Like something out a romance novel sponsored by Yum! Brands Inc., a number of models and actresses — Sports … [More]
It’s been over three years since I wrote The Kitten and the Couch. We loved the new couch. Olwyn loved the new couch. Olwyn wanted to own the couch through scratching. We continually thwarted that will. Olwyn wins. It’s not … Continue reading ?
So yesterday, as you've probably heard (and heard and heard) about already, Yahoo! bought Tumblr. For $1.1 billion. Which is a number of dollars that exists, and Yahoo! somehow actually has. Probably because you click on Yahoo! Answers search results when you Google things about medical conditions, even though you know better. Show More Summary
Khloe Kardashian is fightin’ mad! The reality television star is lashing out at her sister Kim Kardashian‘s critics for fat-shaming the pregnant star. “I find it disturbing that society loves to critique a woman’s shape,” Khloe says. “That is low … Continue reading »
Damn Tiger, that’s how you gettin’ down after only 5 months?? Earlier this morning Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn were spotted lookin’ like a family made at The United Colors Of Benetton. The new Facebook-confirmed love birds were caught by
Like this Small Cool 2013 contest entry? Favorite it below! Name: Hollyanne Location: San Francisco, CA Square Feet: 765 Division: Little What I Love About My Small Home: We LOVE the big windows that let in lots of natural light, and the built-ins in the the kitchen are gorgeous. We fell in love at first sight. We also love the French doors leading into every room. More
We’ve all heard about tortitude, snobby white cats, and universally loving tabbies -- but just how true are these behavioral expectations? I suspect that they’re really not as true as most people think, and I know that stereotyping cats based on the color of their fur does more harm than good. Show More Summary
Why is it that families are kept so far out of the loop when it comes to a loved one’s health? The quick, easy answer, of course, is the nation’s health insurance portability and accountability act (HIPAA). Physicians are able to share only certain information with the family unless the patient agrees to more. The [...]
Meetings: Often necessary, even more often awful. That's why we loved these doodles from a Tumblr called notes from meetings. More » These Amazing Doodles Express What We’re All Thinking During Meetings is a post from TheGrindstone - Tips on career, business & work place for women, including interview advice, resume help and strategy and office style..
According to Navneet Tyagi, an experienced scientist, music can easily affect the emotions. If you ask any music enthusiast, they are quick to describe how certain songs make them feel. It seems that those who love music tend to have emotional experiences when they listen to a song that touches them. Show More Summary
Everyone loves charts. Especially ones that demonstrate great distinction among party factions. The Georgia Chamber of Commerce has released their 2013 Legislative Scorecard. Chamber President and CEO Chris Clark released a statement...Show More Summary
I have a couple pairs of white pants that I always look forward to pulling out of the closet right around Memorial Day. Inspired by my love of white apparel for summer, here's a roundup of white pot and planters. Think of them as white pants for your plants. More
We've been giving printed pants love all winter so now that it's finally warm out we can't wait to transition the bold patterns to our shorts. Spring's best options are silk, denim, twill and leather designed by beloved brands including Rebecca Taylor, Joie, Mara Hoffman, Alice & Olivia, Topshop and more. Show More Summary
It's pretty safe to say that the people portrayed in the true-life drama, "The Bling Ring," don't exactly have their priorities in line. The movie, which is tearing it up in Cannes right now, tells the story of a group of L.A.-based teens who want to live the life of a celebrity, so they do [...]
Anyone who has spent time with a guinea pig probably knows how much they love to eat vegetables and endless piles of hay. (Pretty much more than anything.) But did you know that some guinea pigs also like to dress up in stylish clothing...Show More Summary
We all love QUOGs right? Those cute animated style versions of the TOS crew that occasionally adorn T-shirts, greetings cards and other assorted Trek-tastic merchandise. Sarah Trefny of Klickitat Street certainly seems found of them,...Show More Summary