Imagine being an astronaut on a mission who’s stuck with the same old food for weeks or months (it’s not like you can call out for pizza).
Like most people who are faced with similar dining choices day after day, you’d likely eat less — and that’s a concern for scientists. So they’re recruiting volunteers to help them test out edible fare in preparation for a future mission.
They say kids learn by example, and now we have further proof — little ones who’ve watched their moms and dads order coffee are now able to do the same thing with a new concoction called a “babyccino.” And baristas are none too happy about it.
It’s been almost a year since Kate Middleton and Prince William tied the knot in a ceremony watched by some 40 million people worldwide. And if you didn’t get your fill of Royal Wedding mania, how about celebrating their first anniversary with your very own set of dolls created in the famous couple’s likeness?
Teen truancy is a real problem for a lot of schools, but especially so for the Dohn Community High School in Cincinnati. It only has a 14% graduation rate and has been deemed an “academic emergency” by the state of Ohio.
So the school is trying out a novel approach: it’s paying students to show up and behave themselves.
Coupons are making a comeback, thanks to Americans trying to find ways to deal with the economic downturn. According to NCH Marketing Services’ 2012 coupon facts survey, we redeemed $4.6 billion worth last year, a 59 percent increase from five years ago.
With at least six movies opening in wide release on various days over the past week, it would’ve been easy for any film to get lost in the shuffle.
But since Tom Cruise flicks rarely fade into the background, it’s hardly a surprise that ‘Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol’ brought in $26.5 million to handily beat all its competitors at the box office this weekend.
Parents have been using the threat of Santa’s “naughty or nice” list for so long now that it may be losing its strength, so the nice folks at Google stepped in to help.
Enter a little information at Send a Call from Santa and your little one will get a from the North Pole denizen himself. You can customize it to be as personal as you like, including details like the child’s name, gender and what’s on his or her holiday wish list.
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