viernes, 31 de octubre de 2008

Drinking Milk to Ease Milk Allergies??

Giving children with milk allergies increasingly higher doses of milk over time may ease, and even help them completely overcome, their allergic reactions, according to the results of a study led by the Johns Hopkins Children's Center and conducted jointly with Duke University.

Source:
http://www.physorg.com/news144603442.html

Men Not So Macho Against the Flu

There May Be Some Validity to Tease, Experts Say.

Imagine for a moment that a member of the U.S. Marine Corps, hardened by four overseas deployments, has endured broken limbs and other serious injuries. Yet, at the first sign of a cold, this trained soldier collapses into a pathetic and helpless pile.

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http://abcnews.go.com/Health/ColdandFluNews/story?id=6123369&page=1

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One Dozen Out-of-the-Box Ideas to Inspire Romance | The BridgeMaker

One Dozen Out-of-the-Box Ideas to Inspire Romance | The BridgeMaker

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http://www.thebridgemaker.com/one-dozen-out-of-the-box-ideas-to-inspire-romance/

The End of the Stick Shift?

Is the manual transmission � the tormentor of generations of drivers ed students � going the way of the buggy whip, the eight-track, the Hummer? That sounds like heresy to driving purists like me, who have always assumed that automatics are for wimps, for people who couldnt tell a clutch pedal from a daisy petal.

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http://editorial.autos.msn.com/article.aspx?cp-documentid=656470

What not to wear (on Halloween)

I spent a good portion of the 1990s at the University of Texas in Austin, where nearly every year some dude looped on Jager would make headlines by arriving at a frat party in a heinous costume.

A little blackface, some callbacks to slavery, a nice dose of misogyny up in the mix.

I tell this story not to dog on my beloved home state but to remind you of two basic truths: a) Some people are stupid, and b) stupid people do stupid things in the na

From:
http://www.salon.com/mwt/feature/2008/10/31/halloween_costumes/index.html?source=rss&aim=/mwt/feature

10 Phrases That Will Never Be The Same After The Election

10 Phrases That Will Never Be The Same After The Election

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http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chi-2008electionwords-pg,0,3973609.photogallery

jueves, 30 de octubre de 2008

12 Deserted Houses, Homes and Ghost Towns | WebUrbanist

12 Deserted Houses, Homes and Ghost Towns | WebUrbanist

Source:
http://weburbanist.com/2008/10/28/12-abandoned-houses-deserted-neighborhoods-and-ghost-towns/

Nina Garcia Purchased Naughty Schoolgirl Halloween Costume at Rickys

Nina, not at the party.

Photo:�Getty Images

On Saturday Allison Sarofim hosted a Japanese anime-themed Halloween party. Nina Garcia went dressed as "a naughty Japanese schoolgirl, with tall (yet tasteful) hooker boots, a pleated gray minidress and heavy eye makeup," according to the Observer. What? Our innocent, conservative Project Runway Nina chooses Slutoween over Halloween? Heavens! Oh, this was just the easiest thing because I had no ti

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http://nymag.com/daily/fashion/2008/10/nina_garcia_purchased_naughty.html?mid=daily-fashion--yahoo-buzz

How to Make Friends and Keep Man Friends | The Art of Manliness

How to Make Friends and Keep Man Friends | The Art of Manliness

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http://artofmanliness.com/2008/10/28/how-to-make-friends/

Ford's LCD Gauges Bring Futuristic Look To Hybrids [w/PICS]

Billed as a way for drivers to maximize fuel economy, SmartGauge with "EcoGuide" uses an all-digital, LCD screen instrument cluster with lively animations to prompt drivers on good driving habits by displaying a heavily stylized greenery for good behavior.

The gauges can be customized to display whatever real time data the driver wishes to see.

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http://jalopnik.com/5070371/ford-smartgauge-lcd-instrument-panel-brings-futuristic-look-green-leaves-to-2010-hybrids

miércoles, 29 de octubre de 2008

Voters' New Choice: Dueling Tax Breaks

A summary of Obama and McCain's new tax-relief proposals affecting individuals, covering withdrawals from IRAs and 401(k) plans and capital gains.

Link source:
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB122523730123678091.html?mod=yahoo_buzz

Higher Starbucks Density Indicating Economical Vulnerability

Have U.S. cities with high percentages of Starbucks been hit harder by the housing and banking burst than cities with lower percentages?

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http://blogs.pitch.com/fatcity/2008/10/starbucks_as_an_international.php

Our Best Version | 8 Secrets That Help If Your Loved One Suffers from Depression

Our Best Version | 8 Secrets That Help If Your Loved One Suffers from Depression

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http://ourbestversion.com/2008/10/8-secrets-that-help-if-your-loved-one-suffers-from-depression/

Today's Smokers More Addicted to Nicotine!

The less-hooked may have already quit, leaving 'hard-core' group behind, experts say

Source:
http://www.usnews.com/articles/health/healthday/2008/10/28/todays-smokers-more-addicted-to-nicotine.html

martes, 28 de octubre de 2008

Loose Lips [Jennifer Hudson]

Just devastating news: FBI officials believe that the body found in an abandoned SUV is definitely that of Jennifer Hudson's nephew, Julian King.

Hudson is on her way to identify the body later this afternoon. � Cloris Leachman just wants to get along. Of her Dancing with the Stars hijinks, the octogenarian says, "If I've made people mad, I'm sorry. All my life, I've been a cut-up. I'm just having fun." � Is Lindsay Lohan missing the company

Source:
http://jezebel.com/5069469/loose-lips

Depression and Suicidal Behaviour Caused By Chemical Changes

Are we looking at the new approach to treating depression and suicidal behavior?

Check it out here:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/7689522.stm

How to be a Complete and Utter Failure in Life, Work and Everything | The BridgeMaker

How to be a Complete and Utter Failure in Life, Work and Everything | The BridgeMaker

Source:
http://www.thebridgemaker.com/how-to-be-a-complete-and-utter-failure-in-life-work-and-everything/

Cancer cure in a sponge

A sponge that lives in the ocean depths off Florida's coastline holds a compound that might fight pancreatic and colon cancers.

Get the low-down here:
http://www.physorg.com/news144250695.html

7 things airlines should jettison from their planes now

Is there anything the airlines havent tried to remove from their planes? As a matter of fact, yes.

Airlines are true experts at taking. They started getting serious nearly three years ago, when American Airlines removed its galleys on some planes in order to cram in a few extra seats. But theyre not done. Far from it.

Link source:
http://www.gadling.com/2008/10/25/list-of-things-an-airline-can-get-rid-of/

Diwali, Indias Biggest Holiday Provides An Excuse For Spa Rituals At Home

Diwali, Indias Festival Of Light, is the largest and most important holiday for the global Indian community.

Considered to be the Indian new year, it is a time when the entire family gets together to participate in wellness traditions and festivities that hark back to the days of ancient India.



A Holiday That Celebrates Health & Purity of the Soul

Dhanteras, the first day of Diwali, celebrates Dhanwantari, the Ayurvedic Physician of the

Link:
http://feelgoodstyle.com/2008/10/27/diwali-indias-biggest-holiday-provides-an-excuse-for-spa-rituals-at-home/

lunes, 27 de octubre de 2008

Should I break up with my best friend? We fight all the time

I'm trying to be kind but she pushes the limits!

Source:
http://www.salon.com/mwt/col/tenn/2008/10/27/annoying_friend/index.html?source=rss&aim=/mwt/col/tenn

Lost? Find Yourself Again. | Look Far - searching for self awareness

Lost? Find Yourself Again. | Look Far - searching for self awareness

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http://amandalinehan.com/lost-find-yourself-again/

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Don't be afraid of a little candy

It's hard to be on a diet at Halloween.

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http://www.mysanantonio.com/life/Dont_be_afraid_of_a_little_candy__just_a_little.html

I See the Failure of the Health-Care System Every Day

Dena Rifkin, MD: "Ive asked patients to come to the emergency room because of disturbing symptoms or lab-test results, only to have them tell me that they fear a denial letter and the ensuing insurance fight, should the ER evaluation reveal that nothing is wrong."

Read the full story here:
http://pokedandprodded.health.com/2008/10/23/i-see-the-failure-of-the-health-care-system-every-day/

The True Confessions Of A Language-aholic

The True Confessions Of A Language-aholic

Link source:
http://www.bravenewtraveler.com/2008/10/20/the-true-confessions-of-a-language-aholic/

My big update! I'm thin! (With Photos!)

Wow, I can't believe I've been blogging now all summer, and summer's over.

Well, almost - I did go to the beach the other day to take some photos. Actually, let me start this post with one of those photos, because I'm so proud of myself:Compare that to the first photo I put up...

Get the low-down here:
http://gottabethin.com/2008/my-big-update-im-thin-with-photos/

How To Deal With The Police If You Get Pulled Over

Important info to know.

Link:
http://www.ridelust.com/protect-your-rights-how-to-deal-with-the-police-if-you-get-pulled-over/

10 Fun Facts About Pablo Picasso

Today is Pablo Picasso's birthday, and to help celebrate the Cubist movement co-founder, here are Neatorama's quick 10 fun facts about the guy

Get the low-down here:
http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/25/10-fun-facts-about-pablo-picasso/

sábado, 25 de octubre de 2008

Ugh, Mom and Dad Are Voting For Him?

Angelina Jolie and her dad, Jon Voight, have a famously rocky relationship.

She dropped his last name, and he seems to speak to her mostly through the media! While we don't really know why they don't get along, we do know one difference they have: Angie seems to like Obama, and Voight is a McCain fan.

Nobody agrees with their parents about everything, but usually the heated family debates are about curfew or allowance � not political

Link source:
http://www.seventeen.com/college-career/teen-voting-elections-blog/Vote!/disagree-politics-parents?src=syn&dom=yah_buzz&mag=svn&ha=1&kw=ist

Mushroom salad for 1

OK, so I have a little trouble getting anyone to share mushroom salad with me so this is a recipe for 1!

The full story is here:
http://gottabethin.com/2008/mushroom-salad-for-1/

Barack Obama, Good For Us Ladies And Easy On The Eyes [News Roundup]

Not that it's surprising, but the 43 economists of the Economists' Policy Group on Women's Issues graded John McCain and Barack Obama on 10 issues of importance to women and Obama came out ahead.

McCain got an "F" because the group was concerned that his positions would do harm to women. [US News & World Report]
They probably didn't take into account, though, that the highest paid person on McCain's staff in October was a woman. She's, um, the w

Link:
http://jezebel.com/5068620/barack-obama-good-for-us-ladies-and-easy-on-the-eyes

Iman Calls Palins $150K Wardrobe Ridiculous; Helena Christensen Hadnt Even Heard About It!

Photo:�WireImage

Could last night's season premiere of BET's Real Life Divas have been a more perfectly named occasion to talk about Sarah Palin's $150K wardrobe? We've heard from both campaigns, political strategists, scholars, journalists, psychologists, and their hamsters about the infamous shopping spree, but last night we caught up with the real experts, supermodels Iman and Helena Christensen. "It's the most ridiculous thing I've ever hea

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http://nymag.com/daily/fashion/2008/10/iman_calls_palins_150k_wardrob.html?mid=daily-fashion--yahoo-buzz

Trinity reaches out to community youth

"Oh, boy.

The youth are the future in any church," said Ted Skeans, who has worshipped at Trinity with his wife, Dorothy, since moving here from San Antonio in January. "And to accommodate them we've opened up this facility to provide them with a meeting place of their own, and a place where they can worship. We think the building will attract other youth to come and get together with the sole purpose of growing in Christ." The hall provides some

Link source:
http://www.news-journal.com/services/content/features/stories/2008/10/25/10252008_Trinity_hall.html?cxtype=ybuzz

viernes, 24 de octubre de 2008

Our Best Version | 7 Secrets That Can Help When You Are Depressed

Our Best Version | 7 Secrets That Can Help When You Are Depressed

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http://ourbestversion.com/2008/10/7-secrets-that-can-help-when-you-are-depressed/

Mary Kate & Ashley Olsen Are The Most Boring Guests Oprah Has Ever Interviewed [Twin Speaks]

The Olsen twins were on Oprah today to talk about being "young moguls" and how they "turned their passions into millions." We were hoping that O would go a little in depth and ask about tabloid rumors, Mary Kate's eating disorder, and what the hell she was doing palling around with Heath Ledger right before he died.

Instead, it was one of the most boring interviews in the twentysomething years that Oprah has had her show. I don't know if she just

The full story is here:
http://jezebel.com/5068038/mary-kate--ashley-olsen-are-the-most-boring-guests-oprah-has-ever-interviewed

Becky's Beef Soup

Here's a great one for the winter, but I'm a strange one and I loves soups in summer too.

So here's how to make my special beef soup...

From:
http://gottabethin.com/2008/beckys-beef-soup/

Run! It's the revenge of the 1990s.

90210, Jim Carrey AND plaid?

Um...

From:
http://www.chicagotribune.com/features/lifestyle/chi-90s-revenge-pg,0,3684137.photogallery

Traveling the World: Getting Started | almostfearless.com

Traveling the World: Getting Started | almostfearless.com

From:
http://almostfearless.com/2008/10/22/traveling-the-world-getting-started/

Cheap Gas 'Talk Of The Town' In Burleson

Cheap gas is the talk of the town in Burleson. The city south of Fort Worth is packed with convenience stores selling gasoline at such low prices that many drivers are doing a double take!

Check it:
http://cbs11tv.com/video/?id=33856@ktvt.dayport.com

jueves, 23 de octubre de 2008

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Style Matters

Handmade with love from Texas Handcrafted furniture is a Texas tradition, so it's no surprise that the Texas Furniture Makers Show in Kerrville is celebrating its ninth year.

Today through Dec. 6, see the work of top Texas furniture makers during the show and contest. Austin residents Matthew Danser, Edward Halter, Wolf Sittler, Adolph Tonnessen and Cappy White are among the 56 artists whose work will be on display. On Nov. 1, attend the Michael

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http://www.statesman.com/services/content/life/stories/style/10/23/1023stylematters.html?cxtype=ybuzz

How to Travel the World | Nomadic Matts Travel Site

How to Travel the World | Nomadic Matts Travel Site

Link:
http://www.nomadicmatt.com/travel-blogs/how-to-travel-the-world-part-2-on-the-road/

Easy Weight Loss Tea - Wu-Yi

Ok, maybe I'm becoming addicated to these free weight loss products! LOL, but I've been seeing some great results with Colon Cleanse Pro and Pure Acai.

And of course all my healthy eating recipes!So, what's my latest idea? Well, ...

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http://gottabethin.com/2008/easy-weight-loss-tea-wu-yi/

How To Dress Like A $150,000 VP Candidate - PICS

How To Dress Like A $150,000 VP Candidate - PICS

Check it out here:
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/politics/chi-palin-wardrobe-pg,0,7259896.photogallery

The Most Intense Lamborghini Garage You Will Ever See

Now whoever did this is:
1. way too rich
2. a total badass.

Link:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sm1IfqVofNA

7 of the Smallest Hotels and Hotel Rooms in the World [PICS]

hink your last apartment or hotel room was small? Believe it or not, there are a lot of contenders for the dubious title of smallest hotel on the planet.

Some claim it by number of rooms, others by size and all are quick to defend their position. However, you can judge for yourself after taking a look at this incredible collection of tiny hotels!

Read the full story here:
http://weburbanist.com/2007/12/20/7-of-the-smallest-hotels-and-hotel-rooms-in-the-world-from-pipe-rooms-to-capsule-hotels/

miércoles, 22 de octubre de 2008

Here's what a $170 million hotel restoration looks like

Take a look inside the $170 million restoration of Chicago's historic Palmer House hotel. How else are you going to catch a glimpse of the 11-room, $1.5 million penthouse? Unless you're Brad Pitt, that is.

Get the low-down here:
http://www.chicagotribune.com/travel/chi-mon-palmer-house-reopening-oct20,0,2987500.story

Zima says GoodBye...Girly Men Panic

The joint venture between SABMiller's U.S. unit and Molson Coors Brewing Co. told distributors in a letter Monday that production of the malt liquor beverage was discontinued as of Oct. 10.

Chief Marketing Officer Andy England says the decision was due to weakness in the "malternative" segment and declining consumer interest.

The full story is here:
http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/chi-ap-millercoors-zima,0,2476865.story

The Camels Back: How to Never Explode With Anger | Goodlife Zen

The Camels Back: How to Never Explode With Anger | Goodlife Zen

Source:
http://goodlifezen.com/2008/10/12/the-camels-back-how-never-to-explode-with-ange/

89-year-old charged with keeping kids ball - Examiner.com

89-year-old charged with keeping kids ball - Examiner.com

Check it out here:
http://www.examiner.com/a-1647096~89_2Dyear_2Dold_20charged_20with_20keeping_20kids_27_20ball.html

How To Use Your Voice to Project More Confidence & Just Keep The Change

How To Use Your Voice to Project More Confidence & Just Keep The Change

Link:
http://www.justkeepthechange.com/how-to-use-your-voice-to-project-more-confidence

Police given talking petrol caps to stop ruining engines

Police patrol cars are to be fitted with talking petrol caps after officers from one force caused 42,000 of damage by filling vehicles with the wrong type of fuel.

The full story is here:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/motoring/3233764/Police-officers-given-talking-petrol-caps-to-stop-ruining-engines.html

Folks Anxiously Awaiting New Google Phone

The Google Company has taken the internet search by storm, and is now hoping to take a bite out of the success of the apple iPhone. Wednesday, the new "Google" phone hits store shelves and like the iPhone, there are a few people waiting to get one.

The full story is here:
http://cbs11tv.com/video/?id=33783@ktvt.dayport.com

Becky's salmon - brain food

I was always told fish was brain food, but I think it's definitely waist food too! LOL

Link source:
http://gottabethin.com/2008/beckys-salmon-brain-food/

martes, 21 de octubre de 2008

Sky's the limit: Airports of the future

Evans suggested that pilots of the future could fly without hands and from the comfort of their own home.

Get the low-down here:
http://www.cnn.com/2008/TECH/science/10/20/future.airports/index.html

How to Fluff an Essay | Ace Online Schools

How to Fluff an Essay | Ace Online Schools

Check it out here:
http://aceonlineschools.com/how-to-fluff-an-essay/

25 Creative Pumpkin Carving Ideas - PICS

25 Creative Pumpkin Carving Ideas - PICS

Get the low-down here:
http://www.chicagotribune.com/features/lifestyle/green/chi-carved-pumpkins-pg,0,797302.photogallery

Faith Hill's Bikini Cover

The 41-year-old stunner does her first ever bikini pose.

But was it Photoshopped?

Source:
http://www.momlogic.com/2008/10/faith_hills_bikini_cover.php

Pure Acai - I'm giving it a try!

OK, I'm a sucker for diet products, I admit it.

I know, I know you've seen my recipes and you think I'm so good. And I am ... mostly LOL. But I'm lazy too like anyone so when free trials come along I jump on them LOL!

Check it:
http://gottabethin.com/2008/pure-acai-im-giving-it-a-try/

Love It or Hate It? Sarah Palin Change Pillow

This Palin Change Pillow by artist Lauren Frances Adams is part of the Pro/Con Political Craft exhibition at Rebus Works gallery in Raleigh, NC.According to her artist statement: Utilizing visual humor, Adams recalls typical domestic situations to explore political vacillations and permeability of red-versus-blue mentality.

Adams is particularly interested in presenting situations that examine American consumerism, nationalist military defense, a

From:
http://casasugar.com/2380852

From: A Touch Of Rosemary

For parkgoers looking to stay on a budget, one of the best-kept dining secrets at Disney World is the six-week-long annual Epcot International Food &a

Link:
http://www.nydailynews.com/blogs/rosemary/2008/10/canadian-cheese-soup-from-the.html

lunes, 20 de octubre de 2008

50 Stunning Underwater Photos

Below we present over 50 beautiful examples of underwater photos � created by artists and professional photographers.

All works featured below are linked � the links lead to artists and photographers portfolios or web-sites. At the bottom of this post youll fine some links to Flickr groups where you can find more similar and exiciting photos.

The full story is here:
http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/10/19/25-beautiful-examples-of-underwater-photography/

How to Unclog A Sink without a Plunger Or Expensive Drain Cleaning Liquids | eHow.com

How to Unclog A Sink without a Plunger Or Expensive Drain Cleaning Liquids | eHow.com

From:
http://www.ehow.com/how_4553083_plunger-expensive-drain-cleaning-liquids.html

The federal reserve caused the 700 billion dollar bailout a

The federal reserve caused the 700 billion dollar bailout.

Share this video with everyone you know

From:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KV9yDLhKbjg

Cakerolled (PIC)

The ultimate birthday surprise.

Link:
http://vita.fapis.com/cake.jpg

Becky's Chili

Well now that I'm using Colon Cleanse Pro, I can afford to eat more beef.

So here's what I had tonight - Chili! LOVE IT.

Get the low-down here:
http://gottabethin.com/2008/beckys-chili/

How Much Sleep do You Really Need?

A leading sleep expert claimed this week that most people need far less than eight hours' sleep a night...

Get the low-down here:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-1078350/How-sleep-really-need-Probably-lot-think-says-expert.html?ITO=1490

domingo, 19 de octubre de 2008

4 Ways of Looking at Breakfast from Around the World

A closer look at the day's most important meal.....

Link:
http://www.rd.com/breakfast-in-america-and-around-the-world/article103084.html

Colon Cleanse Pro - and a photo from me!

So, I've been watching Oprah and Dr Oz and he was talking about cleansing the colon and how this can help weight loss.

It made sense to me that there could be junk down there clogging up by belly, so I decided to look into� it further.What the schmoo is colon cleansing then?Well, ...

The full story is here:
http://gottabethin.com/2008/colon-cleanse-pro-and-a-photo-from-me/

Can owning a pet help you live longer?

People love their pets.

More than 60 percent of U.S. households include pets, and those pet owners pour $41 billion a year into pet care. This may seem like a lot of money. But when you consider the fact that owning a pet could very likely add years to your life, a pet can quickly seem like a wise investment.

Link source:
http://animals.howstuffworks.com/pets/live-longer-with-a-pet.htm

Pictures of autumn colours in Britain

Visitors to Westonbirt Arboretum in Gloucestershire enjoy the autumn colours along the trails.

Link:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/picturegalleries/earth/3218137/Send-us-your-pictures-of-autumn-colours-in-Britain.html

BREATHE!

BREATHE!

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http://wemadethis.typepad.com/photos/uncategorized/2007/11/13/breathe.jpg

sábado, 18 de octubre de 2008

Hawaii ending universal child health care

Hawaii is dropping the only state universal child health care program in the country just seven months after it launched.

Gov. Linda Lingle's administration cited budget shortfalls and other available health care options for eliminating funding for the program. A state official said families were dropping private coverage...

Check it out here:
http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5hlMSr7A7sLEd5t6wAG8jdaXxhR7QD93S3VNG0

Houses Dress Up for Halloween

The front page of USA Today claims "the popularity of Halloween home decor is up this year" by 2.5%.

Despite all the sad economic news scattered around it on the page, us crafters are still getting into the Halloween spirit! (Thanks, Arwen!) [Read this article] [Comment on this article]

From:
http://blog.craftzine.com/archive/2008/10/houses_dress_up_for_halloween.html?CMP=OTC-TX9516997777

Lovin the tuna - awesome pasta salad!

I've been finding it hard to stick to the healthy stuff, but here's a delicious pasta salad I made today.

Source:
http://gottabethin.com/2008/lovin-the-tuna-awesome-pasta-salad/

Jesse McCartney Launches Fragrance; Makeup at L.A. Fashion Week Isn't Bad

Jesse McCartney is going to spritz you with sex appeal.

Photo:�WireImage

FRAGRANCE
• Singer Jesse McCartney, 21, is launching a women's scent called Wanted. The bottle is designed "to resemble a drop of water — or the tear of a lovesick teen." Hot. [WWD]

• Badgley Mischka celebrates its twentieth anniversary next year with a fragrance called Badgley Mischka Couture. It will launch in February and include notes of purple plum

Check it:
http://nymag.com/daily/fashion/2008/10/beauty_marks_8.html?mid=daily-fashion--yahoo-buzz

A single molecule determines whether you are lean or fatty

A single molecule in the intestinal wall, activated by the waste products from gut bacteria, plays a large role in controlling whether the host animals are lean or fatty, a research team, including scientists from UT Southwestern Medical Center, has found in a mouse study.
When activated, the molecule slows the movement of food through the intesti

From:
http://www.physorg.com/news143479533.html

Giant Homemade Chinese Transformers Kick Bot

A fanboy known only as Mr.

Zhu uses junked cars and scrap metal to gloriously celebrate the action figures that changed the world.

Check it:
http://blog.wired.com/cars/2008/10/homemade-chines.html

The New Pink Slip: Tesla Nixes Employees Via Blog

Yesterday, we reported that Tesla would be cutting back and reorganizing, which included shutting down the office in Rochester Hills, near Detroit.

Unfortunately, no one told the employees in Rochester Hills. Some of them logged on to find that they were now, according to their own website, obsolete.

Read the full story here:
http://jalopnik.com/5064700/electric-car-maker-tesla-lays-off-most-of-metro-detroit-office-with-blog-post

viernes, 17 de octubre de 2008

Britney Spears Lands January Glamour Cover

In case you can&apost tell, we love this woman.

Photo:�Getty Images

Remember when word got out Patrick Demarchelier did a photo shoot with Britney Spears and everyone thought it was for Vogue? But then Anna Wintour was all, "I don't think so! That bitch ain't Vogue!"? Well, not in those words, but she made it clear she's not planning on womanizing Brit anytime soon. Anyway, it turns out the shoot was for Glamour, according to E! Online's exclus

From:
http://nymag.com/daily/fashion/2008/10/britney_spears_lands_january_g.html?mid=daily-fashion--yahoo-buzz

Chrysler Recalls 2009 Sebring, Dodge Avenger, Caliber, Journey, Jeep Compass and Patriot

After fielding 31 reports of engine stall and/or no start, the Detroit automaker recalls the 2009 Sebring, Dodge Avenger, Caliber and Journey, and Jeep Compass and Patriot to fix a powertrain control module.

Link source:
http://www.edmunds.com/insideline/do/News/articleId=133866

Luxury Real Estate of The Future

Luxury Real Estate of The Future

Source:
http://blog.luxuryproperty.com/luxury-real-estate-of-the-future/

Another recipe - Monterey Chicken Fajitas!

Well those tomatoes were OK to start with, but where's the main meal?! I had these today and they're delicious.

Check it out here:
http://gottabethin.com/2008/another-recipe-monterey-chicken-fajitas/

Ming Dynasty Replica Boat Lands in SF after 69-Day Journey

The Princess Taiping, a handcrafted Chinese Junk and replica of a Ming Dynasty war ship, was supposed to end up in Vancouver after a 69-day motor-less voyage across the Pacific Ocean from Japan.

But a tropical storm drove it to Eureka, CA, instead on Saturday and the crew has since decided to sail south. The junk arrived in San Francisco yesterday.

The full story is here:
http://blogs.sfweekly.com/thesnitch/2008/10/junk_on_the_pier_princess_taip.php

Social Security Increase Not Enough For Some

Don Knapp talks to one Social Secuiry recipient that said a $60 increase is not enough to cover the rising cost of expenses.

Check it out here:
http://cbs5.com/video/?id=40622@kpix.dayport.com

Botox for Men Is All the Rage; Angelina Jolie Has No Problem Being Hot

Manotox
Photo-illustration:�istockphoto

SKIN
• As middle-aged men reenter the workforce and try to appear younger, Botox has become the "new expensive haircut." We'll say it again: Men are the new women. [NYT]

MAKEUP
• Matt Lauer asked Angelina Jolie if it's hard being so beautiful.

She was like, "Uh, no." [Jezebel]

FRAGRANCE
• Carolina Herrera won a lifetime achievement award from the Cosmetic Executive Women of the Uni

Check it:
http://nymag.com/daily/fashion/2008/10/beauty_marks_7.html?mid=daily-fashion--yahoo-buzz

Bristol Palin Rejoice! Kids of Teen Moms Live Longer

Did Jamie Lynn Spears and Bristol Palin have the right idea?� Find out why being a young mom is good for your children.

Link source:
http://www.momlogic.com/2008/10/babies_of_moms_under_25_longer.php

jueves, 16 de octubre de 2008

AntiSoccermom & Women are EASY, Part two.

AntiSoccermom & Women are EASY, Part two.

Source:
http://www.antisoccermom.com/2008/10/10/women-are-easy-part-two/

Drunk Pumpkin Party

Drunk Pumpkin Party

Link:
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3215/2925690179_00331dc2c1.jpg?v=0

An Extraordinarily Talented Dogs Guide to the Computer

An Extraordinarily Talented Dogs Guide to the Computer

Source:
http://www.purpleslinky.com/Offbeat/An-Extraordinarily-Talented-Dogs-Guide-to-the-Computer.297101

The 12 'Deadliest' Hotels

"For seekers of creepy kicks, there's nothing quite like a bona fide gruesome death site.

Hotels are primo spots for dubious deeds�including big-time murders, overdoses, and suicides, as well as run-of-the-mill accidental biotoxin poisonings. So in the spirit of a forensics-leaning Halloween, here's our list of 12 inns that hosted famous passings."

Check it out here:
http://www.concierge.com/ideas/holidays/tours/500103

Hello everyone! Have some Parmesan Tomatoes!

Oooo...looks like I'm blogging then! I'm going to get started right away .OK, I'm going to kick things off by sharing one of my favourites weight-loss recipes: Parmesan Tomatoes.

Yummy!

Link source:
http://gottabethin.com/2008/hello-world-parmesan-tomatoes/

5 Eco-Cars Faster than the Porsche 911

There's nothing inherently special about being faster than the Porsche 911 which can get from 0 to 60 mph in 4.5-5.0 seconds It's not like you actually need that kind of acceleration in regular driving...

But, it does strike the imagination of gearheads everywhere and create a halo effect. If that can help make eco-cars more desirable, why not?

From:
http://www.treehugger.com/files/2008/10/5-eco-cars-faster-porsche-911-acceleration-0-to-60-mph.php

The 5 Strangest Museums in Europe

The 5 Strangest Museums in Europe

The full story is here:
http://blog.hotelclub.com/the-5-strangest-museums-in-europe/

miércoles, 15 de octubre de 2008

Casey Anthony -- Murderer?

A Florida grand jury has returned an indictment charging Casey Anthony with first degree murder in the disappearance of her three-year-old daughter, Caylee.

From:
http://www.momlogic.com/2008/10/casey_anthony_indicted_for_mur.php

New York City Then And Now From The Same Locations [PHOTOS]

Amazing photos of New York City from past and present taken from the same locations.

From:
http://gawker.com/5063103/new-york-then-and-now

Another Nissan GT-R bites the dust

Weve seen at least three Nissan GT-Rs wrecked here and there and today we add another to the collection with this white Godzilla spotted at a car auction.

VWVortex member Skot53 writes:...

Get the low-down here:
http://www.egmcartech.com/2008/10/14/another-nissan-gt-r-bites-the-dust/

Awesome Abandoned Airfields, Airports and Aircraft [42 PICS]

Air travel has become a major part of our society, with industries and individuals depending on air transport for their livelihood.

But have you ever wondered what happens to the artifacts of our airborne culture when theyre no longer needed?

Source:
http://weburbanist.com/2008/10/14/abandoned-airfields-airports-aircraft-airplanes/

Branded Coffee in a Can - Starbucks Kyoto Matcha Latte (GALLERY)

(TrendHunter.com) While Starbucks is busy shuttering U.S. stores, the Starbucks Japan team has learned that for their market, new packaging is the key to success. The Kyoto Matcha Latte isnt so much about the green�

Read the full story here:
http://www.trendhunter.com/trends/shocking-packaging-japan-offers-starbucks-in-a-can

Amazing Food Art [Pics]

But the artists were looking at today progressed far beyond my infantile capabilities � building sets, lighting them, using models and carefully-placed macro-lensed cameras, to create larger-than-life food worlds the viewer can escape into, or surreal scenes featuring anthropomorphized apples and oranges.

See for yourself!

Link:
http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/19243