Throwback Thursday: The Day of the Dead Tradition Oct31

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While people all over the world celebrate Halloween today, others associate the night of October 31 with the beginning of “el Día de los Muertos” (The Day of the Dead). Today’s traditions in Mexico and many other Spanish-speaking countries are quite different than those celebrated in...

Wednesdays without Will: Cash isn’t King Oct30

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Ever step inside a coffee shop or retail sore, order something and then realize you have no cash? Not a problem; you pull out your credit card or debit card and swipe. It’s an easy, painless transaction. Now have you ever been to a small boutique, a food truck or been with an on-call service...

Two for Tuesday: Two Interesting Album Releases Oct29

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2013 is the year of interesting album releases. With all the music-playing mediums, promoting albums have become a bit of a game: Fall Out Boy came back overnight from a long hiatus with a new single and music video; Miley Cyrus brought a new sound to mirror her new image and used her...

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A year ago, weather forecasters were predicting that a hurricane would hit the Eastern Seaboard. While they knew that she was coming in strong–predicting that it would be one of the largest storm systems to ever hit the American mainland, no one could believe the utter devastation Sandy...

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The crisp winds, bare branches and festive pumpkins mean one thing: Halloween is almost here. While the season tends to bring out the fright, this Funny Friday will make light in finding hilarity among horror.   Andy and Amy’s Haunted House     Ellen sent her writer, Amy,...

Throwback Thursday: Five Awesomely Strange Unforgettable Halloween Movies Oct24

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Halloween is one week away! In celebration, I’d like to share five of the most unforgettable (strange) Halloween movies for this Throwback Thursday and inspire some last-minute costume ideas. 5. The Addams Family (1991) The dark comedic award winning film starring Raul Julia (Gomez) and...

Wednesdays without Will: Television without Commercials Oct23

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Since before the original iPhone announcement, the Apple faithful have been waiting with bated breath for the tech innovation company to streamline the way we watch TV the way they did music and computing. Apple’s initial foray into the market with Apple TV didn’t captivate users the way...

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Anyone who has spent five minutes on BuzzFeed in his or her life knows that people find value in simplicity: simple humor, simple tips and reminiscing on simpler times. The KISS method (Keep It Simple, Stupid) doesn’t hinder creativity; it cuts out the unnecessary complexity. As both a...

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For some, the immediate response was panic, near terror. Hearts and minds began to race at the possible implications as millions scrambled to try and reach loved ones. Were they okay? Were they victims of the isolation, too? It is Halloween time – and well, for some, would their most...

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Brands have a knack (sometimes) for taking a perfectly good piece of technology and totally destroying it. Such was the case for QR code when smartphones became the norm. Odds are, you’ve seen a QR code, Quick Response Code, which is the trademark type of matrix barcode that people scan...

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Standing the test of time is as hard for logos as it is for humans. This personification is justifiable as the looming reality of fading away is just as real for logos. However, some logos are crafted to last years as they resemble an idea or creation before their time. These enduring...

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In a month, the next generation of video games will be upon us. When console makers announced the features of their new machines earlier this year, gamers were quick to take sides on which systems they planned to purchase. Microsoft launching its successor to the Xbox 360, the Xbox One,...

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I’m not humble bragging when I say I’m a rare millennial who prefers talking on my phone over emailing and texting, reading from a book rather than on my iPad and wearing a watch every day—no matter what. My wristwatch fixation is part fashion, part function. Either way, it completes me,...

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Happy post-Chicago Marathon! Today’s Trending News Monday post is dedicated to the 40,000 runners from 120 countries and all 50 states who ran in this year’s Bank of America Chicago Marathon yesterday.   Heightened Security This was the first major U.S. marathon since the Boston...

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Today’s Pulaski Day—but unless you’re a kindergartner through high school senior—it’s far less exciting, Revolutionary War hero or not. Really, unless you’re Dupree or a teacher, you’re not even celebrating Columbus Day on Monday. Let’s face it—Pulaski isn’t very...