Posts tagged Youtube

Stylish heeling during ice cream month

By | July 1, 2014 6:17 am | 0 Comments

Happy July 1st — it’s ice cream month, and what better way to show you love the cold and creamy confection than decorating a pair of shoes with  ice cream cone heels? And ice cream of course. And don’t forget the sprinkles and cherry on top. Marissa Rachel shows you how to do it all on…

 

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Caffeine’s in soap, jerky and more

By | May 19, 2014 7:10 am | 0 Comments

I have to have blood work today, so I can’t have coffee until after that’s done. But coffee, I discovered from my e-email files, is an old-fashioned method of getting your wake-up call these days. We have caffeine in soap, water,  jerky, seeds, jelly beans and more. What can’t we add caffeine to? First — how…

 

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What’s up Doc — it’s Bugs Bunny Day!

By | April 30, 2014 12:01 am | 0 Comments

Bugs Bunny. It was the first Halloween costume I ever remember wearing. Plastic mask and all.  Today we salute the carrot chomping wabbit because Bugs first appeared on April 30, 1938 in Porky’s Hare Hunt, an 8-minute movie with none other than Porky Pig, according to Wikipedia. My favorite Bugs cartoons featured Elmer Fudd – the hunter who turned…

 

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Dove Chocolate commercial resurrects Audrey Hepburn, ‘Moon River’

By | April 17, 2014 6:58 am | 1 Comment

In the category of “Is that creepy or cool,” Dove Chocolate has us all asking, “How did they do that?” Audrey Hepburn, the iconic film star who died in 1993, is in a commercial for Dove Chocolate. It’s not really her, of course. It’s a lot of special effects, and it has that weird feeling of…

 

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Fore! Hovercrafts roll onto Ohio golf course

By | July 30, 2013 6:26 am | 0 Comments

Windy Knoll Golf Club in Springfield, Ohio, becomes the first golf course to use hovercrafts in place of golf carts. Windy Knoll has been featured on pretty much every media network available. Here’s a link to the National Public Radio interview with Pete Duffy of Windy Knoll. The course introduced the hovercrafts (they hover about 9 inches…

 

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Ask Ken Burns about ‘The Dust Bowl’ live Nov. 15

By | November 14, 2012 3:38 pm | 0 Comments

With all the news of droughts throughout the United States, Ken Burns’ “THE DUST BOWL” will grab your attention. The show chronicles years of disastrous dust storms that forced people to leave their homes and farms.  Burns interviews 26 survivors and shares photographs and rare movie footage. You can join Ken Burns for a live…

 

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Must-have Halloween decorations go digital

By | September 24, 2012 7:15 am | 0 Comments

I love Halloween as much as kids, and I already started decorating. Here are some of my favorite things: Last year a video of  a house decked out for Halloween hit Youtube. See it here. The house lights up to the Party Rock Anthem by LMFAO, who happens to be a huge fan of women’s tennis….

 

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Good sports — teen athletes tackle Facebook, Twitter

By | September 19, 2012 7:45 am | 0 Comments

  Even if your son or daughter isn’t an athlete, you need to read this terrific story by John Dudley. It explores the importance of postings via text message, Facebook and Twitter. Kids need constant reminders that what they post can be seen, forwarded, copied and pasted all over the Internet. James Conner, a McDowell senior, and one…

 

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