Book-A-Minute Classics Got another book report to do? English teachers have the inconsiderate habit of assigning mammoth-sized works of literature to read and then actually expecting you to do it. This wouldn't be so bad except that invariably the requisite reading is as boring as fly fishing in an empty lake. Half of those books don't even have discernible plots. "That's nice," you say, "but I don't believe you." Latest additions: 4/6/12 Little Women by Louisa May Alcott. And, on Book-A-Minute SF/F... If you liked Book-A-Minute Classics, try our other Book-A-Minute pages: And try our companion site: RinkWorks Book-A-Minute Classics is a RinkWorks production. Talk Back Talk to us! Legalese Titles and trademarks are the property of their owners.
WHCD: President Obama, Jimmy Kimmel roast Secret Service, Washington elite, each other | The Ticket President Obama high-fives Jimmy Kimmel at the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner, April 28, 2012. … WASHINGTON, D.C. And it seemed no one at the annual gathering of media, celebrities and politicians was off limits. During his speech, Obama took a jab at the now-infamous Summit of the Americas that sparked the Secret Service sex scandal earlier this month. "Jimmy got his start on 'The Man Show,'" Obama noted of the evening's host. [ SLIDESHOW: Red-carpet arrivals at WHCD 2012 ] Last year's dinner occurred on the eve of Osama bin Laden's killing, and the anniversary proved to be fodder for several jokes. "Who will it be this year?" "We finally delivered justice to one of world's most notorious individuals," Obama recalled, as an image of Donald Trump appeared on a screen. The president also made several jokes about his increasingly gray hair, predicting in four years he'll look like Morgan Freeman. Obama then took a few mild swipes at his likely opponent in November. "Gov.
Your Daily Life in GIFs When you get caught making fun of someone behind their back: When a hot girl walks by a group of guys: When your hair just won't do what you want: When you make a reference to something funny and no one gets it: When you hear the words ‘food’ and ‘ready’ together: When your friends make a joke about you: When you show someone that they are wrong and you are right: When you stub your toe on the corner of a table: When you wake up from an afternoon nap and it's dark out: When you find out school is closed because of a snow day: When you realize you showed up an hour early for work: When you sit too long in one position and your butt falls asleep and it feels like this: When you and your best friend say the exact same thing at the exact same time: When you're too lazy to get out of bed and answer a text:/size] When you’re on Facebook and your little sister won't stop reading over your shoulder: When you're on a date and you try to hold in a fart: When you get a comment on your Socialphy post:
Lindsay Lohan Makes a Messy Surprise Appearance on ‘Jimmy Fallon’ Lindsay Lohan (Lloyd Bishop/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank) Lindsay Lohan didn’t want to sit down for a prying interview with Barbara Walters, but she had no problem appearing on “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon” Wednesday night – probably because she didn’t have to utter a single word! [Related: Why Lindsay Lohan likely snubbed Barbara Walters for Jay Leno] The 26-year-old “Liz & Dick” star was a surprise guest on the NBC talk show, popping up during Fallon’s "Let Us Play With Your Look" segment, in which he sings those six words over and over while a celebrity guest gives an audience member a messy makeover. Fallon ultimately collapsed from his energetic singing performance and was pulled off the stage. [Related: Dina Lohan: I'm Proud Lindsay Came Clean After Lying] Lohan didn’t appear after the commercial break, but Fallon gave her a shout out. Fallon and Lohan recently reconnected in Manhattan during Hurricane Sandy. (Lloyd Bishop/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank) Not as easy as Fallon though!
Popsicles! Not to sound full of myself, but I’m pretty sure this is the be all, end all of popsicle roundups. There’s a little something for everyone: the foodies, the purists, the ones who prefer frozen yogurt, the ones who prefer a little alcohol, everyone. Tweny-five options to be exact. The post I did last summer on the cold guys was one of DC’s most viewed ever, so I thought you’d all be up for another round – was I right? Click on the photo to be taken to the recipe. All photos and recipes copyright of their respective source unless otherwise noted.
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The Best Street Art Works of 2011 (49 pics Dec 24/11 The Best Street Art Works of 2011 (49 pics) Let’s take a look at some of the best street art masterpieces of 2011. RGB Murals Use Colored Light Filters To Create Beautiful Optical Illusions Carnovsky is a creative duo comprised of two Milan based artists, Francesco Rugi and Silvia Quintanilla. Their latest project RGB looks at image creation through a new lens. Each of the RGB images are made up of three layers represented by primary colors. This starting image is discombobulating and difficult to read. This installation totally reminds us of those graphics on the back of cereal boxes of yesteryear. Blow your mind? Glass door with a surprise Posted on November 23, 2010 in Bizarre Rate this Post (1 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5) Loading ... So... Check this out on our Partner Network
The 6 Creepiest Places on Earth It doesn't matter whether or not you believe in ghosts, there are some places in which none of us would want to spend a night. These places have well earned their reputations as being so creepy, tragic or mysterious (or all three) that they definitely qualify as "haunted." Places like... Aokigahara is a woodland at the base of Mount Fuji in Japan that makes The Blair Witch Project forest look like Winnie the Pooh's Hundred Acre Wood. What Niagara Falls is to weddings, Aokigahara is to suicide. More than 500 fucking people have taken their own lives in Aokigahara since the 1950s. The trend has supposedly started after Seicho Matsumoto published his novel Kuroi Kaiju (Black Sea of Trees) where two of his characters commit suicide there. Also skulls. Besides bodies and homemade nooses, the area is littered with signs displaying such uplifting messages like "Life is a precious thing! "If you commit suicide here, bears will poop on your corpse." Winchester Mystery House Oh, bitch...!
How To Treat Others: 5 Lessons From an Unknown Author Five Lessons About How To Treat People -- Author Unknown 1. First Important Lesson - "Know The Cleaning Lady" During my second month of college, our professor gave us a pop quiz. Surely this was some kind of joke. "Absolutely," said the professor. I've never forgotten that lesson. 2. One night, at 11:30 p.m., an older African American woman was standing on the side of an Alabama highway trying to endure a lashing rainstorm. A young white man stopped to help her, generally unheard of in those conflict-filled 1960s. She seemed to be in a big hurry, but wrote down his address and thanked him. A special note was attached. Sincerely, Mrs. 3. In the days when an ice cream sundae cost much less, a 10 year-old boy entered a hotel coffee shop and sat at a table. The little boy pulled his hand out of his pocket and studied the coins in it. "Well, how much is a plain dish of ice cream?" The little boy again counted his coins. 4. In ancient times, a King had a boulder placed on a roadway. 5.