To take us into Independence Weekend, please enjoy this stack of new books and ARCs, which have come to the Scalzi Compound. Which ones would you like to unite with your bookshelves? Tell us all in the comments!
Here in western Oregon we have drought, fireworks, 100 degree-temperatures, 4th of July weekend, and newly-legalized marijuana - a recipe for...celebration? We'll see. In the meantime, curl up with your favorite beverage and read the Declaration of Independence - even if you're not a US citizen. It's fewer than...
OK, check this one out as you set the “Out of Office” reply on your email for the long weekend. A month ago, we were treated to 1:04 worth of Bebeh Dwarf Goats in Pajamas. It goes without saying (but we’re saying it anyway) that 1:04 is not NEARLY a long enough video. So the […]
While you get ready for your long holiday weekend, take a few quick moments to catch up on all that was Android during the past few days. A whole bunch happened this week, including another juicy CEO battle that involved Sprint and T-Mobile. Show More Summary
It’s been several weeks since we last shared a free browser game to occupy your free time, but thanks to a tip from The New York Observer, we finally have our next recommendation. The game is called Arrow Hero, and like all good browser games, it’s both deceptively simple and highly addictive. Show More Summary
We don't know what your local forecast has in store for the weekend, but we are certain that you don't want to end up with your makeup running down your face by the end of any outdoor plans on your calendar. Use these tips to making sure your makeup doesn't have a meltdown. Show More Summary
Are you not achieving the trading goals or financial goals you’re hoping to see with your trading performance? During the holiday weekend, take a moment to sit back and watch a webinar I presented live that seeks to help you overcome some of the problem areas that may be holding you back from complete success in [...]
Pin it Neutral spaces are tricky. Done well and your home is sophisticated, timeless, and soothing. If you're not careful, however, your house reads 2-dimensional and dull. Interest comes in the form of texture, which you desperately need. Show More Summary
As you enjoy your burgers, your beer, and your patriotic crop tops this weekend, remember: “Ask not what your country can do for you—ask what you can do for your country.” Read more...
‘hello happy Lifehacker readers and welcome to the weekend open thread. How are ya’ll doing? Gonna light fireworks? Use tips from skillet to grill up some great food? Follow Workshop’s advice to build your own bean bag toss ? Do something with your own flavor and verve? Read more...
As this insane video proves, the science of chemical reactions can make for some explosive YouTube theater. If you’re looking to get a little “yeah science, bitch” before you embark on your holiday weekend, head over to the BBC BritShow More Summary
The Absolute Funniest Vines Of The Week Back again with another hilarious collection of Vines for your 4th of July weekend funny. Hit the flip for the funniest Vines of the week.
You just have to accept the fact that bugs are part of your holiday weekend along with ice cream and barbecues. More » How To Deal With Bug Bites, Because You Know You’re Going To Get ‘Em This Weekend is a post from TheGloss - Get the best women's beauty, make up, hairstyles tips. Get sex, dating advice, culture news and hot trends for women..
If you're a sergeant in the US Army, the long Fourth of July weekend might seem the perfect opportunity to get decked out in your military-grade tactical vest and have a photo taken of you holding some of your weaponry. At least, that's what Bryan Scott Wolfinger of the 82...
Going out for a few cocktails during this Fourth of July weekend? Whatever you drink may be included on your annual report from BARTRENDr. The social networking application for bar-goers announced that it will offer its users annualShow More Summary
Fireworks, BBQs and beer might come to mind when thinking of the 4th of July, but really, what better way to celebrate the long weekend than with some patriotic music? Lucky for you, Spotify has compiled the best America-themed songs for all your weekend events. Show More Summary
Summer is the ideal time for get-togethers. On top of holidays like Memorial Day, 4th of July, or Labor Day, we also enjoy regular weekend grill-outs, birthdays, and pool parties. It's a whole lot of fun, and throwing your own shindig can be very rewarding. The only problem is the cost —...
If you're not working on July 3, thank your company. But government policy may have played a role in that as well, even if you aren't a federal employee. Congress declared the first federal holidays in the 1870s -- a handful of observances with Independence Day among them, according to a 2014 Congressional Research Service report. Show More Summary
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Taking the time and effort to prepare yourself and your children for the upcoming separation will be a challenge; there’s no question that we’re talking about one of the most stressful times of your lives. But as hard as it is, it can help you grow as a family. Show More Summary