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Robert Indiana and American pop exhibitions on display at the Allentown Art Museum

4 hours agoArts : Artdaily

In anticipation of hosting the special exhibition Robert Indiana from A to Z, curators at the Allentown Art Museum of the Lehigh Valley went into the vault to select a medley of complementary Pop hits from the Museum?s permanent collection. Show More Summary

Introduction to HTML5 WebSockets

This blog post is based on my book “Getting Started with HTML5 WebSocket Programming“, published a few months ago. There’s a special holiday offer for you until the 6th of January. What is the HTML5 WebSocket protocol? In real life, handshaking is the act of gently grasping two peo

Isn’t Mr. Right Always Someone Special?

Would you really want to marry someone who wasn't special, even if you didn't have kids? The post Isn’t Mr. Right Always Someone Special? appeared first on The Good Men Project.

'Downton Abbey' Season 5 Christmas special spoilers: Love actually is all around

The annual "Downton Abbey" Christmas special was so full of glad tidings and sentimental moments this year that tears were flowing no less than four times. Warning: Spoilers ahead, so don't keep reading if you don't want to be spoiled. Show More Summary

Here's how to open your New Years champagne with a .50 caliber rifle.

6 hours agoOdd : Happy Place

Sláinte! Hey everyone, let's all take special care to be safe out there this New Year's Eve. We don't need any unnecessary casualties in the first few minutes of 2015. That means no drinking and driving, no dabbling in designer street drugs, and most importantly, taking the time open our midnight champagne bottles properly. Show More Summary

SciFi Weekend Part 1: Doctor Who, Downton Abbey, And Call the Midwife Christmas Specials, Plus Homeland and The Affair Season Finales, The Interview

This year’s Doctor Who Christmas special, Last Christmas is a “dreamy-weamy”combination of a variety of Steven Moffat tropes and old movies. The early scenes combined elements of Doctor Who episodes such as Blink, Listen, the Silent from The Impossible Astronaut with the Alien movie series. Instead of not blinking, or not being able to see [...]Show More Summary

#GMPChat with Forever Boogies: Surfing for Climate Change

The director and men from Forever Boogies will join us for a special bi-lingual (English and Spanish) #GMPChat on Sunday December 28 at 4pm Est. The post #GMPChat with Forever Boogies: Surfing for Climate Change appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Science fiction writer Ursula Le Guin: ‘We will need writers who can remember freedom’

11 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

In the midst of all the end-of-the-year lists and reminiscences, there is a speech that made the social media rounds recently that we thought deserved a special mention here at In accepting the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters at this year’s National...

Chris Hedges and Rev. David Bullock: Revolution and Charity at Christmastime

11 hours agoNews : Truthdig

In a special Christmas episode of The Real News Network’s “Reality Asserts Itself,” Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges and Detroit’s Rev. David Bullock discuss capitalism’s perversion of charity and the season’s potential to breath social justice back into national life.

Saudi Women Who Defied Driving Ban To Be Tried in Antiterrorism Court

13 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

On Thursday, two Saudi women who were arrested earlier this month for defying the country's driving ban were referred to a court that specializes in terrorism cases, not for the driving itself, but for speaking out against the driving ban on social media. Read more...

How Couples Can Set Intentions for the New Year

Setting intentions as a couple is a boon to your relationship. “Having shared projects, shared goals and shared meaning increases [closeness],” said Kathy Nickerson, Ph.D, a clinical psychologist who specializes in relationships in Orange County, Calif. It’s also “an opportunity to examine what’s gone right and what’s gone wrong in the previous year,” said Susan […]

Merry Christmas Everyone — Perez's Pics From This Holiday-Filled Week!

14 hours agoLifestyle / Fashion : CocoPerez

Merry Christmas!!! We can't believe it's already over, but that doesn't mean we're not still in the holiday spirit! Christmas in New York really is a special thing to experience, and we wouldn't have wanted to celebrate anywhere else. And just in case you were wondering how we spent our week, we've put all of our Instagram photos [...]

Bar Owner Apologizes for Michael Brown Shot Special

Owners of a bar in St. Joseph, Mo., apologized this month after offering a Michael Brown six-shot special, Fox 4 News reports. The unarmed Brown was fatally shot by Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Mo., on Aug. 9, with at least six bullets striking the 18-year-old. The killing touched off protests that continue across the nation.

Mark Cuban: Here's The Hardest Part Of Being A Billionaire

Mark Cuban spoke with Henry Blodget at Business Insider's IGNITION 2014. He told us how he manages to handle fame. Edited by Devan Joseph. Special thanks to Justin Gmoser and Sam Rega. Follow BI Video: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »

GameStop Buy Two, Get One Free Sale Begins

GameStop wants to make the most of the Christmas and holiday weekend by getting gamers to spend any and all their gift money on new and used games and consoles. In fact, they even have a special buy two, get one free sale going on right now and through the weekend to entice fence-sitters.Click To Continue Reading

Saturday links: Internet push/pull

Ron Lieber is running a special pre-order offer for his forthcoming book The Opposite of Spoiled: Raising Kids Who Are Grounded, Generous...


An interesting conversation took place on Facebook and email, and I thought I would bring it to a new space in order to continue it (by which I mean, rope more people in).  I watched the Doctor Who Christmas special along with 8 billion other Whovians.  You may notice that I said 8 billion and […]

Note from PEPP Course

I took the Pediatric Education for Prehospital Professionals course in April. This quote struck with me then and continues to resonate with me. When discussing Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) “If we live with our family and people that love us we do better.” Captain Joe Gemza, Stevens Point Fire Department and PEPP […]

‘American Idol’ Winner Phillip Phillips Gets Engaged As New ‘Idol’ Season Set To Begin

American Idol alum Phillip Phillips is making this holiday season extra special. He announced on his Facebook page the day after Christmas that he and his long-term girlfriend, Hannah Blackwell, are engaged. “My best Christmas surprise is happening. Show More Summary

Cute love story animated completely with latte art

Latte art is great for making you feel a little bit special in the beginning of the day and absolutely necessary for any hashtag coffee Instagram post but it turns out, latte art also makes for a cute way to tell a stop motion animation love story too. Follow along this commercial spot that uses 1,000 cups of latte to show love. Read more...

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