The San Antonio Spurs easily clinched the best record in the league during the 2013-14 NBA regular season (62-20), so San Antonio fans are pretty excited about the 2014 NBA playoffs. One fan took things to the next level by getting a...Show More Summary
This might not be the thing one wants to hear before embarking on a 1,500 page quest, but the trilogy is marked by a narrative desultoriness that applies to both its human and political dramas. The novels are in a some ways about widespread distraction and inaction in the face of an impending catastrophe.
Zap2it: What animal or creature scares you?Dominic Monaghan: One Direction fans. The reason I answer like that -- I don't really have an answer for the animal world. Humans are very unpredictable and tell you they are OK when they are not. Show More Summary
P icture a perfect Southwestern day: The air as clear as gin, the bright blue sky marked only by a few stray clouds. In this spot, the waters of the Colorado River are placid, cool green, with none of the muddy brown foam found in the rapids that, over millennia, have carved out the Grand Canyon. Show More Summary
There are good ideas in fitness—things like interval training and kettlebells—and then there are… interesting ideas. Gadgets, fitness styles, and overall trends that seem a little strange from the start. Maybe the advertising was bad, maybe the spokesperson didn’t do a great job conveying the goal of the product, maybe the idea just seemed totally [...]
Many child actors are so busy twinkling for the camera that only viewers who consider all kids inherently adorable can stomach watching them. Then there are the Stella sisters: natural on camera and easy in each other's presence.
Lauren Slater investigates exotic pet ownership across the country: Privately owning exotic animals is currently permitted in a handful of states with essentially no restrictions: You must have a license to own a dog, but you are free to purchase a lion or baboon and keep it as a pet. Even in the states where […]
Here are some things going on this morning in your world of tech: Shares of King (KING), makers of the wildly popular “Candy Crush” series of games, and other titles for mobile devices, are down $2.12, or almost 10%, at $20.38, after the stock priced at $22.50 last night and opened below that, at $20.50. Video [...]
ByRobert Wagner: I wrote an article earlier in the year detailing how the ethanol economics were extremely strong. The ironic thing, however, is that ethanol economics have greatly improved since the EPA's rule. Facts are, the ethanol industry doesn't need the EPA's RFS2 mandate at current market prices. Show More Summary
This Thursday night, March 27, be a Little Prince and come on down to where the Wild Things Are. You can even bring a Purple Crayon. 826DC — the nonprofit organization dedicated to helping students learn to write — is holding a fundraiser to support its programs for D.C. youth. Washingtonian book editor Bethanne Patrick […]
From commentor Marvel: We’ve had a fairly wild Winter here in the Willamette Valley (including an odd-for-us spell with 20 inches of accumulated snow last month), but things have settled down into a more normal pre-Spring pattern of rainy days and moderate temperatures. Show More Summary
When I was a little girl, I was obsessed with Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak. I recall Sendak's haunting depiction of Max. He had a wild streak, like lots of little boys, and he entered the book and my imagination dressed in a wolf suit, tormenting the family dog and hammering things to the wall. Show More Summary
Maurice Sendak, the renowned children's author whose books captivated generations of kids and simultaneously scared their parents, has died. He was 83. Sendak passed away on Tuesday from complications caused by a recent stroke, his editor told the New York Times. He lived in Ridgefield, Conn., with his German shepherd Herman (named after Melville) and [...]
There are few things better than girl time and tea. And when it happens to take place amongst the one wildly gorgeous tablescape, blush watercolor details and a bounty of tastefully styled blooms? All the better. Mallory Joyce brought this bridesmaids' soiree to life, and Elisa Bricker + Shaking Hands Productions captured to perfection. Get your peek right over here. [iframe…
Two video game medley posts in a row -- things are getting pretty wild in here! I'm joking, I'm so sick and medicated I couldn't get a boner if it was the only thing I had to do to win a lotto jackpot. This is a video of two first-named Joe Jeremiah playing a 9-minute set of game themes using Gameboy chipsounds and a keyboard as a MIDI controller. Show More Summary
In the last couple of years we've seen some of our favorite children's books--Where the Wild Things Are, The Phantom Tollbooth, The Giving Tree, Amelia Bedelia--celebrate their 50th anniversaries. Now it's Louise Fitzhugh's beloved story of the intensely curious aspiring...
What does volumes of research say you can learn from wildly successful people? 1. To build a better career, first build a better you It might sound fluffy but research shows how people feel about themselves has a huge effect on success. Show More Summary
One could easily dismiss these students as part of that long and glorious American tradition of smart young people saying stupid things. As Oscar Wilde remarked, “In America the young are always ready to give to those who are older than themselves the full benefits of their inexperience.”Read the rest of Jonah Goldberg's essay here.
Buellton, CA—The wild things are about to bust out of Barrelworks as Firestone Walker Brewing Company is set to release the Feral… The post Firestone Walker Barrel Works Feral One Release March 8, 2014 appeared first on thefullpint....
Giant spitting cobras that can kill 20 men with one bite, massive six-ton charging elephants and vipers with two-inch fangs are animals most people run from – but actor and wildlife enthusiast, Dominic Monaghan