The offbeat side of the news
On this particular day, Bell stood before the class, focused his eyes on a wall clock to the side of them and shook his head in mock annoyance. “I'm going to introduce the next speaker who is late,” Bell said. “He was supposed to be here at 4:30 ...
May 22, 2015
How Blake Lively got her pre-baby body back through venison and chocolate
Those women don't have to get back to work for 8hrs a day, they don't have to take care of their children on the clock because they have nannies already, they don't live a normal life like the rest of us do- they can take months off unlike us, they pay ...
April 22, 2015
Vanderbilt to play at Saint Mary's in NIT
8 seed South Dakota State (23-10). It will mark the Teams will use a 30-second shot clock instead of the current 35-second shot clock, and there will be a four-foot restricted-area arc under the basket as opposed to the current three-foot arc ...
March 15, 2015
Is It Time for the Jews to Leave Europe?
Ozar Hatorah, which is today known as Ohr Hatorah, is surrounded by a high wall, topped in places by barbed wire. I visited the . Before I was allowed to enter, a security officer, a Swedish Jew—playing a role similar to that of Dan Uzan, the ...
March 16, 2015
50 ways you can tell you're past it: You sit on the bed to put on tights, make ...
Having reached my 74th year, you'd think I would have learnt to act my age. Yet I still often find myself jolting in surprise when I look in the mirror. Can that really be me? For some reason, my brain can't seem to process the fact that I'm no longer ...
April 5, 2015
Ian McKellen to play Cogsworth in Disney's Beauty and the Beast
According to Variety - the 75-year-old Englishman will reunite with Oscar winner Bill Condon, who directed him in Gods and Monsters as well as this year's Mr. Holmes. Cogsworth is the Beast's elegant butler who was transformed into a clock, and spends ...
April 11, 2015
Dust-covered Jaguar E-type which has been hidden away in a garage for more ...
It's seen as one of the most beautiful and iconic cars that Britain's ever produced - but this classic Jaguar E-Type has been locked in a dark wooden garage gathering dust for 25 years. Now, after being hidden away near Coventry in Warwickshire, the ...
April 20, 2015
Venison, hiking and chocolate: How Blake Lively got her pre-baby body back (but she admits some days she looks in the mirror and thinks she looks like a potato) Blake, 27, welcomed daughter James with Ryan Reynolds in January Actress has been... The 27-year-old actress, who welcomed her first child with Ryan Reynolds in January, has been out and about promoting her upcoming movie roles (and her new figure). Although she has been parading her enviable curves at various events to promote her new movie, Age Of Adaline, in which she stars alongside Michiel Huisman and Harrison Ford, Blake says losing weight hasn't been a priority. Speaking to YOU magazine, Blake said: 'Losing weight is not something I have spent much time focusing on. With a new baby, it’s just about eating well for her, because everything I eat goes right into her system. That's quite an outfit, Blake. If you're looking to make a statement, then this dress is ideal with its stand-out design and is available, of course, on Blake Lively's lifestyle site - Preserve. Preserve is essentially a hand selection of products from artisans all over America who care about how things are made.
That's how Vanderbilt coach Kevin Stallings described his team after the Commodores learned Sunday night they would play in the NIT. "We are going out here to practice right now to get ready for this," Stallings said Sunday night after receiving the NIT bid. "I haven't even met with the team yet about this, but we're preparing for it. I can already tell they are very, very excited to still be playing. "For this young team, this is very meaningful and a very good experience moving forward. 5 seed Vanderbilt will play at No. 4 seed Saint Mary's McKeon Pavilion in Moraga, Calif. The winner will face the winner of the first-round game between No. 1 seed Colorado State (27-6) and No. 8 seed South Dakota State (23-10). It will mark the Commodores' first postseason appearance in three years, the last coming in the 2012 NCAA... Vanderbilt last went to the NIT in 2006. This will be the program's 12th appearance in the NIT, including a 1990 tournament title and 1994 runner-up finish. But before that, the Commodores won eight of their last 10 games, including five straight. Saint Mary's will make its eighth straight postseason appearance, including five NCAA bids and three NIT berths. "We don't know too much about them yet, but I know they have a really good big kid," Stallings said.
Here’s the 50 reasons why I’ve finally realised I’m past it. . . Oh, the embarrassment I felt when a man was sounding off about facelifts in front of several of us women. ‘You only have to look at the veiny crocodile hands. ’ We couldn’t help dropping our eyes to our hands. It’s not that I’m lifted, but the crocodile skin and veins are there in abundance.