Veterans Day

11/11/11: Honoring All Who Served

November 11, 2011 by

Today is the first time in a century that the three 11s align on the calendar. That's a very cool datebook occurrence and one that might particularly interest numerologists, gamblers, the superstitious, storm chasers and horror movie fans. But, let's not have the "wow" factor of today's date overshadow the fact that November 11th is also Veteran's Day, the day when we honor American veterans of all wars in ... [Read More]

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Wale Watch

November 10, 2011 by

For a lot of people, corduroy is a fabric that we remember from our childhood years. As the weather would start to turn cold, corduroy would make its way back into our daily wardrobe replacing our lighter cotton pants and shorts. It is soft and durable, and has been keeping us warm for centuries. The history of corduroy is a pretty interesting one. Although the word sounds like it may be derived from ... [Read More]

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When The Sewing Machinists Took On The Auto Giant: The Modern Movie That Taught Us A Women’s History Lesson

October 25, 2011 by

This post could be considered long overdue. But, we all know it can take a busy woman some time to hear about a movie that's worth watching. Then tack on the additional time it takes her to actually sit down to watch that film. But, as soon as she does, she wants to tell everyone about it. So, at long last, we want to tell you about Made in Dagenham, an independent British film from Director Nigel Cole ... [Read More]