Star Wars: The Last Jedi opens Friday, December 15. How much do you remember about The Force Awakens and Rogue One? Take this quiz by bloggers Michelle and Stephen to find out. And be sure to check out our earlier quiz, How Well Do You Know Star Wars?
Jazz pianist and composer Thelonious Sphere Monk would have been 100 on October 10, so for this Throwback Thursday, let’s explore the his life and music. Born in North Carolina but raised in Manhattan, Monk began playing the piano at 5 and went on to become one of the all-time greatest bebop jazz pianists and […]
Thirty years ago this fall, The Princess Bride came out in movie theaters. While the movie received critical acclaim, it didn’t garner much attention from movie-goers. It wasn’t until the movie was released on VHS that its popularity grew and it became a cult classic. Featuring pirates, giants, sword fights, kidnapping, conspiracies and the perfect kiss, […]
Have you ever wanted to float through space or explore the inside of a human heart? You can experience these and more through the power of virtual reality. VR is an artificial environment created to make you feel like what you’re experiencing is real. Once you put on specialized VR equipment, you can be transported […]
The latest installment of the Star Wars adventure, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, opens Friday. Before you go, brush up on Star Wars trivia with this quiz from bloggers Michelle and Stephen. Good luck, and may the Force be with you.
It was 50 years ago this month that we first heard the now famous monologue, “Space: the final frontier. These are the voyages of the Starship Enterprise…” Few would have guessed that Star Trek would become the juggernaut it is today. It’s spawned multiple TV shows, 13 movies, numerous books, comic books, board and video […]
Singer Tony Bennett celebrated his 90th birthday Wednesday, so for this Throwback Thursday post, let’s look at Tony through the years. Born and raised in Queens, Bennett started his career as a teenager singing in restaurants while waiting tables. He later sang in military bands while serving in World War II, but his big break […]
March Madness is underway! This year’s bracket-shattering tournament is keeping us on the edge of our seats as many low-seed teams made unexpected exits in the first round. And 10 double-digit-seeded teams advanced to the second round! Will a Cinderella team win the championship? We’ll have to wait and see, but in the meantime, test […]
The AFL/NFL World Championship Game, also now known as Super Bowl I, was held January 15, 1967 in Los Angeles. The Green Bay Packers defeated the Kansas City Chiefs, 35-10. As they played that game, they probably had no idea the Super Bowl would become the event it is today. The stage for this year’s […]
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