What Chess Means To MeBy Katherine Du, Greenwich Academy ’17I was eight years old and scared out of my wits when I picked up my first chess piece whilst attending primary school in England. At the school chess club, our coach, an intimidating...Show More Summary
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal was well and truly in the Christmas spirit earlier today when he was handing out presents to the Old Trafford crowd ahead of the game against Newcastle. Famed for being fearsome, the man nicknamed the ‘Iron Tulip’ played the role of Santa Claus as he doled out gifts to […]
The Santa Cruz Mountains seem like an unlikely spot to stumble upon a 10 million year old tooth from a 60-foot shark that lived during the Cenozoic Era... but that's exactly what happened to scientist Giancarlo Thomae this week. Read more...
The creator of the original 40 year old virgin looks back at each game in the series.
In a conversation with his two-year old daughter, blogger Ian Colvin realized that he is about to say good bye to the "baby years" forever. He's not sure he is ready. The post A Dad’s Sad Good-Bye to the Baby Years appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Like any great American, or British person, you probably spent most of Christmas Day binge-watching James Bond movies because that is a far more palatable alternative to talking to your relatives. And you probably cringed at the scene in Skyfall where the bad guys blew up a classic Aston Martin DB5. Read more...
Is Age a number, a state of mind, or what our bodies do? Jeremy Brunger considers "that awful specter". The post Reflections on Old Age from a Young Man appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Kill ‘em with kindness. That’s not a bad description of what Miami Heat fans did on Thursday when LeBron James, now of the Cleveland Cavaliers, came back to town on Christmas to take on his old teammates and, perhaps more intimidating, face his old fans. The game didn’t go well for the Cav,s who lost 101-91, […]
Why do we say “Ye Olde”? Why is “Menzies” pronounced “Mingis”? To find out, we have to go back into history. The post English Language: Why Do We Have “Ye Olde” and other Obsolete Letters? – Vivdeo appeared first on Anglotopia.net.
Some people like going to a baseball game with their old man, or maybe curating a common stamp collection, but for this pair of USAF fighter pilots, dogfighting is the preferred medium for a little quality bonding time. Capt. Taylor Wight flies the F-15E Strike Eagle, while his dad, Col. Show More Summary
OLD TRAFFORD, MANCHESTER— Radamel Falcao might not have scored against Newcastle on Boxing Day. But there was enough in his performance that hinted the Colombian striker is creeping, gradually, toward his best. United fans want to see...Show More Summary
Manchester United dispensed with the challenge of Newcastle United on Boxing Day, beating the North-East contingent 3-1 at Old Trafford. Wayne Rooney's first-half brace essentially sealed the deal, and Robin van Persie made sure with a second-half header. Show More Summary
Great little single-page website by Martin Doudoroff on the Old Fashioned: Circa 1800, the Cocktail was a “hair of the dog” morning drink hat tamed spirits with water, sugar and bitters (patent medicine). The late 19th Century expanded the use of the word “cocktail” to encompass just about any mixed drink. Show More Summary
Today we will show you the minimalistic Fujigaoka M apartment in Fujigaoka, Japan, a project by Sinato. The architects made a renovation of a unit in a 26 year old apartment to better accommodate a married couple. The result is a modern, clean and beautiful space. Show More Summary
Every year you come across those stories that warm your heart and lift your spirits. Whether it involves a tough old lady who refused to back down to developers or a teenager with a brilliant idea that could save the oceans, they're the kind of stories that
Exodus: Gods and Kings is the blockbuster rendition of the age old story of Moses and Ramses. Moses, who is played by Christian Bale, is the adopted brother of Ramses, Joel Edgerton, and the two grow up together until Ramses is appointed Pharaoh. Show More Summary
That old upright piano still sounds great, and now it can easily have its own special effects. [DangerousTim] added LED strips which change color when he tickles the ivories. The strips are applied along the perimeter of the rear side of the upright causing the light to reflect off of the wall behind the instrument. Show More Summary
(Image Link) Hopefully Santa brought you everything on your list, but if he didn’t it may be due to the fact that he's currently undergoing an identity crisis. It seems even Santa is subject to massive image overhauls, and that jolly...Show More Summary
After breakthrough and impressive roles in movies like The 40-Year Old Virgin and Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist, it's a shame that Kat Dennings isn't doing more on the big screen. Of course, she's quite busy with the CBS comedy series "2 Broke Girls," but she's way better than that sitcom drivel. Show More Summary