Whether you seek seclusion or an endless blue vista, these oases provide a swanky way to cool down.
Taj Exotica Resort and Spa
South Malé Atoll, Maldives
Every one of Taj Exotica’s villas boasts direct lagoon access, but vacationers who reserve Deluxe Lagoon, Deluxe Beach or Premium Beach villas claim an extra aquatic benefit: their own freshwater plunge pool. The exclusive Ocean Suite not only has its own pool, but a private, sand-filled deck as well. Continue reading →
Despite what the pundits, talking heads and NPR tell you, the presidential election is still a crapshoot. You think you know what’s going to happen, then BAM! The president of the United States takes a Xanax/Thanksgiving turkey cocktail before a debate. Wouldn’t it be great if you could shut out that political noise and predict the outcome of every presidential election based on completely ridiculous and arbitrary factors?
Guess what? You totally can. Just go by …
#6. The Redskins Rule
The Washington Redskins enjoy one of the most remarkable reputations in political history due to a little correlation called the “Redskins rule.” It’s as simple as it is spooky: If the Redskins win their last home game before election day, then the party in power gets to hold on to the White House. If the Redskins lose, no matter how close the game, the opposition party takes over. Continue reading →
“Can you hear me now?” an all time favourite saying said by cellular users nationwide. A quote that caught on like a hot wild fire on a summers day. Facebook “Talk” is the newest trends among today’s society.
Your Name: status update, what are you doing, is the first thing most Facebook users do once they log in. Update the world on what we are doing, wearing, who we are with or what kind of mood we are in. Status share everything about us, but we are the ones doing the sharing as the rest of the world waits and reads our life stories minute by minute.
The latest Facebook trend seems to be “Copy this in your status and pass it alone” The old fashioned chain letter or statements to give a boost in ones day. We, the Facebook user, as we know it basically represent sheep. We follow by direction with out question. We see it as a status and right away, we copy it as ours and keep the chain going. Good and bad can stem from this but non the less posses a unique trend to not only be a part of, but to watch and analyze how doing what we do on a daily basis with out thought can be the exact same thing everyone else is doing all over the world.
To all visitors who have come to the page because they read it in a status or they stumbled upon in an web based article, please comment and leave only your name and city. This can show how many people posted this as a status and followed everyone else like a sheep. Its also a neat way to find out how many people all over the world actually stumbled across this page as well. Happy Blogging to all!
As East Coasters still struggle to fully comprehend the damage caused by Sandy, thoughts are turning to how we can prepare for the possibility of another superstorm. It turns out the Dutch have already done some of out-of-the-box thinking that we could use to craft our own modern-day stormproofing plan.
New York City, like much of Holland, is built on low-lying land that’s susceptible to the kind of surges caused by Hurricane Sandy. One Dutch solution was to make its coastline smaller wherever possible. Continue reading →
Oprah Winfrey fans will be happy to know that, after a two-year hiatus, the popular Favorite Things list — which caused her audience members to scream, cry, and/or faint upon its reveal — is making a comeback.
You can view the full rundown in the December issue of O, The Oprah Magazine, available on November 6.
On November 18, the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) will run a two-hour special devoted to the product roundup. But Winfrey’s choices have already received some harsh criticism. Continue reading →
President Obama reported on national television that an American commando team in four military helicopters had killed Osama bin Laden in his Pakistan bedroom. Within literally minutes, word of the terrorist’s death by gunshot prompted seemingly spontaneous street celebrations outside the White House and elsewhere.
Now comes word from noted pollster John Zogby that while an overwhelming majority buys the administration’s account, a surprising almost one-in-five likely American voters believes the Al Qaeda founder is not dead at all, nor buried at sea, as Obama officials have stated. Continue reading →