Monthly Archives: August 2011

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ICan’tBelievable has a post-requiem on the music video in the age of questionable relevance for MTV. Just in case you’re entirely convinced that you’ve had a terrible week, you may wish to read about an apartment house being condemned from Ode Street Tribune. DC Blogs Contributing Editor, Magnolia, reflects on the varying degrees of Catholicism. […]

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Though October usually brings to mind the colors Orange and Black, we’ve also come to associate it with the color pink, because October is breast cancer awareness month. However, Social Butterfly posts an article that suggests Pink might not be the best color to raise awareness after all. Though a rep for Susan G. Komen […]

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As we dig our way out from under fallen branches, the topic of conversation everywhere is: “What’s it like where you are?” Hurricane Irene swept through the D.C./MD/VA area with much less damage than expected, but many residents are still without power. Thanks to smartphones, we’re still able to keep in touch with them, via […]

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First an earthquake, now a hurricane? Jeez! As a Gulf Coast kid, I am well accustomed to hurricane preparedness. However, if you are not, the National Weather Service has some great information for you, found here and here. Stock up on food and drinks, don’t drive through puddles, and use your common sense. Oh, and […]

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A lot of people just recommend listening to your gut when it comes to meeting new people or taking risks. The Book of Love was Written by a Sadist tells a story about how sometimes the gut is just plain wrong. As someone who consistently trips and falls while doing simple things like walking down […]

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Little shock that the bulk of this post will be dedicated to the earthquake that devastated rocked shook up the east coast today. There were scores of posts about the tremors, the physical and mental impacts, or similar subjects. Here are the ones that moved me most (no pun intended, but I’m keeping it.) Lemmonex […]

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Positively Present shares a sort of “bucket list” — 28 Things to Do before she turns 29. I’m always fascinated by what other people include on lists such as these. This one, while not wild, crazy, or exotic, certainly does not disappoint. “I have a dream.” These words are powerful, poetic, and immortal. Rev. Martin […]

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The Angry Bureaucrat takes a recently popular infographic showing the requirements for living entirely off the land for one year, and suggests we take note in case we need to hide our money and get back to farming! This week in Life With Pho‘s Quarterlife Crisis Series, we hear from Leslie: a college graduate, mom, […]

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Now HERE’S something I’ve been wondering for a long time. Lemon Zest asks: why aren’t there adult Lunchables? I mean, I’m not above eating crackers with processed cheese and randomly-shaped turkey slices, but it is a bit out of character with the whole “being grown” thing… When a relationship ends and the initial jolt of […]

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Nicole is Better has made a lot of changes to her lifestyle over the past six months and is sick of other people questioning those decisions.  Her latest post is a good reminder for us all that it is not what other people think, its what you think about yourself that matters the most. The […]