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Saturday's Best Bet: Crawfish Festival takes over Clinton Square. View full sizeA pot of boiled crawfish is stirred at last year's New York Crawfish Festival.Jim Commentucci / The Post-Standard Crazy for Crawfish You could call it Cajun.
You could call it Creole. It’s all Louisiana. "Crepuscule. Cats as fonts - Bombi(llo) Pottermore throws open Hogwarts doors to all. JK Rowling's Harry Potter site, Pottermore, has fully opened its doors, adding social and interactive content around the boy-magician to the existing ebook offerings from last month.
Announced last year, Pottermore is Rowling's attempt to extend the lifespan of the Harry Potter series beyond the original series of books, splitting readers into one of the four Hogwarts houses and then granting them access to specially-produced extra writing and other media. Very proud of My new captain America @tokidoki x @marvel hoodie! Soon in stock. This is my proto! OK Go - Needing/Getting - Official Video. Skyrim Valentine’s Day Cards. Grey Remakes Coke's Mean Joe Greene Ad For Downy Unstopables. Procter & Gamble won’t be advertising in the Super Bowl this year, but the event has inspired an homage to a classic big game ad.
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As the legend goes, young carpenter Peter McGuire stood before the New York Central Labor Union in May 1882 proclaiming his plan to honor all workers with a parade through the city. But another union worker, the similarly named machinist Matthew Maguire, is also credited with proposing a day off for laborers. A New Jersey newspaper published an opinion article touting Maguire as the Father of Labor Day, but only after the day became a national holiday in 1894.
It's thought that Maguire, a onetime secretary of the New York Central Labor Union, held political views that were too strong to be associated with hatching the day, so the day was credited to McGuire instead. Next The First Labor Day Celebration Was in New York City. Song lyrics and song meanings - Lyricful. Infographipedia, the world of infographic. Data Visualization and Design. Star Wars. Bleeoo. Taco Bell Throws a Tweet-Off for New 'Doritos Locos' Taco. Lisa Lacy | February 24, 2012 | 0 Comments inShare17 Offers @TacoBellTruck visit to user with the most retweets.
A just-ended contest from Taco Bell asked Twitter users to compose a tweet with the hashtags #DoritosLocosTacos and #Contest. The Doritos Locos Tacos Hometown Tweet-Off ran from February 16 to 20. It promoted the Doritos Locos taco, which comes in a shell made from Nacho Cheese Doritos Chips and will debut on March 8. According to its Twitter profile, the Taco Bell Truck drives around the country handing out free tacos. Taco Bell used Twitter because the majority of social conversations around Taco Bell happen on Twitter. Hometowns mentioned in #DoritosLocosTacos tweets include: Baton Rouge, La.; Huntington, W. Taco Bell required the use of #Contest to enter so that retweeting users knew that they were supporting a contest, she adds. Taco Bell is in the process of verifying the winning city and, as of late Tuesday, said it will name a winner in a few days.
Infographic Of The Day: How Our Students Stack Up Against The World. If you only judged by the alarmist newspaper headlines, you’d think American education was on the brink of a nuclear holocaust.
But this infographic by Column Five Media offers a more nuanced (if still incomplete) picture. The Pulse of Education Around The World, for the education materials company Course Hero, shows global educational trends, including how the United States measures up against similar countries. The big takeaway: Americans are, well, average. Compared with 15-year-olds in 33 other nations, students in the states rank 14th in reading, 17th in science, and 25th in math, according to 2010 data for the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), a worldwide scholastic aptitude exam.
Tompkins County Friends of the Library. What do you get after working at Nintendo for 20 years? - Shareables. 19 September '11, 10:18pm Follow Ever since we spent afternoons flipping through Nintendo Power and weekends watching and re-watching The Wizard, we’ve imagined that working at Nintendo must be awesome.
This statue, awarded to a Nintendo employee after 20 years of work at the company, just proves it in spades. I mean, who wouldn’t want a bronze Mario statue hanging out on the mantle? Super cool. Ladies and gentlemen, Ron Artest becomes Metta World Peace! Amid labor discord that threatens to delay, if not wipe out, the NBA season, there is suddenly World Peace.
He is 6 feet 7, wears No. 15 for the Lakers and once participated in the infamous "Palace Brawl. " Anyone now making his acquaintance will be meeting Metta World Peace. Those on a first-name basis can call him Metta, while those a little farther removed can buy jerseys with his last name of World Peace stretched across the back. The most ballyhooed name change of the year became official Friday morning when a Los Angeles Superior Court judge commissioner approved Ron Artest's request to be called something else.