You may all know the story behind J.K. Rowling. How she hit rock bottom before she emerged as one of the greatest literary figures of our lifetime. What you may not know, however, are the life experiences that helped shape her extraordinary life. If you have some time, this speech is definitely worth watching (or reading).…
It's not often that I see a dress that stops me in my tracks. There's something completely elegant yet simple about this dress that I just love. The way it hugs the body, the beige lining underneath that makes it seem like you're seeing more than you think. Absolutely love the neckline and the satin belt. Would be perfect for your holiday party!… Continue
In this next installment of "3 Sizzing HOT"...we bring you our favorite hapa ladies. At first glance, you probably won't be able to guess where these sweet vixens are from. Korea perhaps? Do you see a little Chinese in them? What is clearly apparent, however, is that these women exude a natural beauty that could only come from a mixture of different… Continue
Next time you start thinking about how your job stinks just remember this picture of Mike Rowe. Wanna try cleaning up toxic bird poop, diving for golf balls in alligator-infested waters or assisting in the artificial insemination of a horse? Wait - you guys are a feisty bunch...never mind.
Three cheers for Mike Rowe for putting himself into wild… Continue
Friends, we only have about a month and a half before Christmas. Time to start creating that gift list. Before you all start shouting..."It's not even Thanksgiving yet!" - let's remember how quickly these dates sneak up on us.
So what to get your chocolate loving friend? How about these Belgian chocolate covered oreos? At $50 for 34 cookies it's a little… Continue
Tomorrow at 10am there's a huge mondo mega earthquake drill planned for So Cal. To prepare our minds, here's a cool looking video of what could happen if the big one hit.
About "Preparedness Now" video:
Up-and-coming film director, motion graphics designer and Art Center College of Design alumnus, Theo Alexopoulos, takes you on a visceral journey through the USGS ShakeOut Earthquake Scenario. The film was created by the USGS Multi-Hazards Demonstration… Continue
What can I say about Roger Murrell? You may know that he's amazing photographer by the beautiful pictures he so graciously shares with us on theMET. You may also know that he has two furry felines that he adoringly calls his kids. And you may have surmised that he teaches photography to a classroom of actual living and breathing kids.
Guy Kawasaki is one of those guys everyone knows on the internet. He's one of the first Apple employees back in 1984 who told whoever would listen about how great Apple products worked. Currently he's a Silicon Valley venture capitalist who helps start-ups get funded and realize their dreams.
Besides being well educated, B.A. at Stanford and MBA at… Continue
Say what you want about Jennifer Aniston and her tumultuous love life, she doesn't really care. Sure, Jen, we could have told you that you should NEVER leave your husband with the ultimate seductress, Miss. Angelina Jolie, (I mean who would?)...but we love you anyway for moving on with your life with the man who thinks your body is a wonderland, John Mayer.
At 40, you look as spectacular as ever and that is why you, my dear, are gracing… Continue
Straight from our brilliant friends at Google, today they launched Gmail voice and video chat! That's husband Sam and my peace fingers!
From Google's blog:
"Today we're launching voice and video chat -- right inside Gmail. We've tried to make this an easy-to-use, seamless experience, with high-quality audio and video -- all for free. All you have to… Continue
Check it out and let us know what you think. Crazy, huh?
Sprint.com/now keeps your finger on the pulse of the Web with live feeds, facts and cams that constantly refresh in real-time. It's a snapshot of Now, designed to bring to life the benefits of a mobile broadband card. An instant connection to the Internet, where everything is always… Continue
I openly admit that my sister Grace dresses me. Sure I can pick and choose what I think looks best for my pear shaped figure but it's my sister who can spot the latest fashion trend and turn it into something wearable and stylish.
It's a little different when it comes to my husband. From the moment we met, he's let me have a hand in picking out his… Continue
I knew there was a reason I love Target! Besides all their cheap yet stylish clothes, Target recently unveiled a gift card that also doubles as a disposable camera!
The little guy runs on two AAA batteries, has a self-timer, and is packaged with a USB cord, driver disc, instruction manual and a voucher for 40 free prints from Target. The camera itself is… Continue
Added by alice on November 11, 2008 at 11:00am —