10 Common Pitfalls to Avoid in Order to Have the Best Summer Vacation Ever
At last, summer vacation time is here. If you haven’t started planning, it’s not too late. There’s a lot of summer ahead of us, and you can still find time to get out of town with your family before school starts back up again. Just make sure you you don’t fall into a few common traps and you’ll have the best vacation ever.
Bring Your Instagram Photos to Life With These Amazing Sites
Even if you don’t realize it, you are already familiar with the latest hotness in social sharing apps. Instagram is the photo sharing app that allows users to take, filter, post, share, like and follow photos and photo collections. It makes even the worst photographer seem like a shutterbug. But what else can it do?
Celebrity Birthdays for May 2 – Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, Lily Allen and More
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today: Dwayne Johnson Age: 40 Occupation: Wrestler-turned-actor Known For: His turn as pro wrestler ‘The Rock,’ for making the leap to the big screen in films like ‘The Scorpion King,’ ‘Walking Tall’ and ‘Fast Five,’ and changing his name more times than Elizabeth Taylor.
This Day in History for May 2 – Osama bin Laden is Killed and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1939 – Lou Gehrig establishes a major-league baseball record by playing his 2,130th consecutive game (More info) 1945 – The Soviet Union announces the fall of Berlin during World War Two (More info)
Celebrity Birthdays for April 30 – Cloris Leachman, Johnny Galecki and More
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today: Cloris Leachman Age: 86 Occupation: Actress Known For: Winning an Oscar for her role as a supporting actress in the film ‘The Last Picture Show,’ as well as winning more Primetime Emmy Awards than any other actress, her memorable roles in the ‘Mary Tyler Moore’ spinoff ‘Phyllis’ and ‘The Facts of Life,’ being the oldest celebrity to d
This Day in History for April 30 – Hitler Commits Suicide and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1803 – France sells the Louisiana territory and adjoining lands to the US as part of the Louisiana Purchase (More info) 1939 – Commercial television makes its official US debut, broadcasting from the Empire State Building at the New York World’s Fair (More info)
London’s McDonald’s Get ‘Supersized’ for 2012 Olympics
Fear not, fast food aficionados — if you’re headed to London for the 2012 Olympics, you won’t have to force yourself to choke down any of bangers and mash. Instead, you’ll have a chance to eat at the world’s biggest McDonald’s. But get in line soon, because the 1,500 seat restaurant will only be open for six weeks.
Watch How Music Brings a Man Suffering From Dementia to Life
Music can have a profound effect on all of us. It triggers memories, elevates our mood, makes us angry and helps us learn. It can also bring us out from the dark shell of a weakened and aging mind. That’s certainly the effect music has had for this man who suffers from dementia brought on by age.
Fake Will Smith Tweet Causing Controversy
A recent Tweet comparing the tragic Trayvon Martin shooting with the Kim Kardashian flour incident went viral because it was seemingly sent by actor Will Smith. Except it wasn’t. The Tweet was from Twitter user @RealWillSmith, who is not, in fact, the real Will Smith.
Can a Photograph Offer a Clue About What Happened to Amelia Earhart? [VIDEO]
It’s been 75 years since Amelia Earhart disappeared in the South Pacific, but researchers have gotten a new lead in the case. A photo that was taken only three months after her disappearance could hold an important clue to where she is.
10 Things You Didn’t Know About St. Patrick’s Day
Everyone enjoys putting on their best green clothes on March 17th and being Irish for a day. We’ve all heard there was a saint and something to do with snakes in Ireland and now we have parades and drink green beer. But what do we really know about St. Patrick’s Day?
6 Things You Need to Know About Pinterest
We all like to share our opinions and “likes” all over the internet, so the geniuses at Pinterest created a way for us to just clip, collect and post the things we see and love, and then share them with the world. Seems simple, right? Well, not really. There are a few things you need to know to make your Pinterest experience very pinteresting. (Sorry, couldn’t resist.)