Sea glass symposium March 14 in Melbourne Beach
Bottles, jars and other glass items are tossed into the sea, sometimes many, many years ago when coastal residents considered the ocean their trash dump. Sailors throw those unwanted glass vessels into the ocean with impunity. Watkins herself found a ...
March 7, 2015
Dark Engine's Ryan Burton Talks Series' Second Arc, Process, & Series Hiatus
Moments after its hatching, it threw up a wave of vomit that soon hardened, and encased Sym at the bottom of the ocean. This all sounds f^&(ing crazy, I know. The end of the arc saw these three characters changed dramatically, and the clock is ...
March 5, 2015
Urban Without Limits: Finding Adventure in America's Big Cities
Catch the Wave: local surfer Nathan McCarthy at San Francisco's Fort Point. Photo: Paolo Marchesi . 12. Wet a line on the Hudson River under the Verazzano Narrows Bridge—one of the best spots in the country to land 30- to 40-pound striped bass ...
February 3, 2015
Hands On With the Samsung Galaxy S 6
Plastic, be gone! The S 6 is made of metal and glass, but it's smarter metal and glass than we saw on iPhones: the glass back is Gorilla Glass 4 rather than Apple's eminently breakable "ion-tempered" stuff. The phone is basically all glass over a ...
March 1, 2015
Excerpt: Chapter 1 of 'Obsession In Death' by JD Robb
With her striped pink pom-pom hat still over her flip of dark hair, she approached the body. "Victim is identified "Towels on a warming rack, a robe on the hook by the shower, a glass of wine and some sort of face gunk set out on the counter." "It ...
February 10, 2015
Rubik's Cube world champion Kevin Hays solves puzzle in 15 seconds while in ...
This is the moment a three-time Rubik's Cube world champion pushes his skills to the limit as he races against the clock in shark-infested waters. Kevin Hays, 20, from Renton, Washington, took to the shores of Honolulu, Hawaii, for a spot of puzzle ...
March 17, 2015
Find Out What The No. 1 Song Was On The Day You Were Born
Have you ever wondered what the No. 1 song in the country was on your date of birth? Okay, probably not, but it's still fun to find out! For example, the No. 1 song on Kanye West's birthday back on June 8, 1977 was "Sir Duke" by Stevie Wonder: ...
February 26, 2015
It is not unusual for Diana Watkins to be treasure hunting as early as 6 a. m. , for it is the early bird that catches the sea glass. Sea glass is Watkins’ object of desire, and she has found as many as 50 pieces in one day of beachcombing. Sea glass and other “gems” of the ocean make for interesting accents for the home, as the 20-plus vendors participating in the March 14 Sea Glass and Ocean Gems Symposium at the Barrier Island Center can attest. Sea glass, also called mermaid’s tears, isn’t just pretty and pleasant to the touch, but it carries a history of far-flung destinations and long-ago use. Bottles, jars and other glass items are tossed into the sea, sometimes many, many years ago when coastal residents considered the ocean their trash dump. Sailors throw those unwanted glass vessels into the ocean with impunity. Watkins herself found a piece of sea glass from a 1700’s Spanish galleon. Unlike emeralds, diamonds and other baubles made by nature and shaped by man, sea glass is instead man’s creation that is reshaped by nature. With recycling and the increased dependence on plastics, sea glass is fast becoming rare, and fans such as Watkins must work harder to discover new pieces.
Image Comics' cult hit dark fantasy series Dark Engine begins its second arc today with issue #5. A twisted, sprawling, experimental, and poetic time-traveling story, Dark Engine is easily one of the strongest and most exciting debuts from a... With the first trade paperback on the shelves and second arc just beginning, Comicbook. They powered Sym with an engine that allowed her to travel to the exact point in time where everything went screwy. Turns out the engine had a mind of its own, did a tour through time, and once it was ready, We’re going to see a lot of change. We reintroduce Sym, and John has designed her in such a way that people will be really happy with it. People were really happy with his initial design, but there wasn’t a lot of superfluous design, it was bare-minimum. That being said, for the second phase of her life she looks absolutely different, absolutely remarkable. She gets a new directive once she breaks out of this crystalline prison she’s trapped in at the end of the first arc. We’ve got Sym, we’ve got Jin, we’ve got the dragon, and the fourth is the Inkface Ranger. The reason he’s called the Inkface Ranger is because he wears a red stripe of ink on his face at all.
Urban life is a thrill, but it can lose its luster when you're stuck in the same old routine. This month, we remake the metropolis in our own active image, celebrating the new, the cool, and the classic, with an emphasis on nonstop adventure, sports, and style. Join the revolution: Outside is going to change the way you look at, and play in, America's great cities. Whatever your chosen thrill, you're bound to find it amid the bright lights and cool vibe of a city. to get you started, we've rounded up 100 routine-busting adventures in eight of America's thriving urban centers, from meditating in San Fran to fly-fishing in Manhattan. Use the following leads to scout new experiences wherever you are: at home, away for the weekend, or on a business trip in the U. S. or overseas. pick up regional sports publications for the latest on athletic clubs and events like kickball tourneys and 10K's. You'll also find information on sports-and-fitness activities in more than 10,000 American cities at Active. Don't write off the tourist hot spots—find a way to experience them on your own terms. Or pass up the Impressionist galleries at the Art Institute of Chicago and ask a museum curator to show you her favorite unsung wing in the museum. They're clearinghouses for dedicated neighborhood athletes and are usually staffed with experts who are more than happy to provide inside info about the best their city has to offer. Connect with the locals.