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Why Should We Pay Extra For 3D Glasses… Every Time

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 17, 2008 | Categories: Random Thoughts and Conversations

If you read my previous post 'Fly Me To The Moon 3D – A Movie Review', you know I loved the movie; and you also know I have an issue with paying $2.50 extra per person for the 3D (polarizing) glasses.  My problem isn't with the initial extra price for the polarizing glasses but in […]

Fly Me To The Moon 3D- A Movie Review

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: | Categories: Movie Reviews

'Fly Me To The Moon' Trailer This is the second time in two weeks I've seen a 3D movie.  But the first time ever to really experience a 3D nirvana.  Yesterday we saw 'Fly Me To The Moon', and I still can't say the movie title without singing 'Fly Me To The Moon' by Frank […]

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Disneyland Protesters Arrested

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 15, 2008 | Categories: In The News

How traumatic it must have been for the children visiting Disneyland yesterday, August 14, 2008, to see their beloved Disney characters handcuffed and loaded into police vans. This is what kids saw on Thursday at the Anaheim, California's Disneyland; Tinkerbell, Snow White and Cinderella, to name a few, were carted off to jail during a […]

Who Is The Better Driver…Women!

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 14, 2008 | Categories: Fun, Random Thoughts and Conversations

Being a woman I have heard all the jokes and remarks about how women can't drive or park.  You have to be loaded with testosterone to be able to drive.  So I decided to do a little research…and this is what I found. According to Car-Accidents.com: Men are more than twice as likely to die […]

New Pay Calculator For Care.com

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: | Categories: Announcements, Family and Health

Care.com the premier source of trustworthy family care options, has announced a new feature that helps parents calculate an appropriate pay rate for their babysitter. The pay calculator allows parents to determine an hourly rate for to pay a babysitter  on where they live, how many children they have and the sitter's level of experience.  […]

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Teen Charged With Parents’ Double Homicide On Primetime Crime

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 13, 2008 | Categories: In The News, TV

Tonight on Primetime Crime, they will be recalling the grisly murders of an Idaho couple, Alan and Diane Johnson who were shot to death in their home in September 2003. In late June, judges in the Idaho Supreme Court upheld a jury verdict that Sarah, the Johnson's daughter, had brutally murdered her parents in 2003, […]

Bigfoot Found In Georgia – Fact Or Fiction?

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: | Categories: In The News

Yes, you heard me correctly, the body of a 500 lb. ape-like creature has been found in Georgia.  According to the Post Chronicle, a group called 'Searching For Bigfoot'  has scheduled a press conference for Friday, at a hotel in Palo Alto, California where they claim they will be able to provide DNA evidence as […]

Surfer’s Myelopathy On Primetime: Medical Mysteries Along With A Man Who Looks Like He Is Turning Into A Tree

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 12, 2008 | Categories: TV

On Primetime:  Medical Mysteries tonight 'August 12, 2008 at 10:00 p.m. EST   David Muir reports on Surfer's Myelopathy a mysterious and terrifying threat that could be lurking for beginner surfers — not under the water, where you would suspect, but in their own bodies. Muir speaks with two men who tried surfing for the first […]

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1 Mind Ministries Cult Members – Charged In Son’s Starvation Death

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: | Categories: In The News

Police have obtained warrants for five alleged cult members accused of starving an 18-month-old boy to death because they thought he was a ‘demon.’ According to The Examiner:  Police say they’ve charged the boy’s mother, Ria “Princess Marie” Ramkissoon, 21, and the alleged cult’s leader, Queen Antoinette, 40, with conspiracy to commit the first-degree murder […]

Perseid Meteor Shower – Best Time To View: Night of August 12 To Early Morning August 13, 2008

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: | Categories: Education, In The News

The 'Perseid Meteor Shower' will be at its peak in a clear, dark sky late night August 12 to the wee morning hours of August 13, 2008.  You may be able to see up to 80 shooting stars or meteors each hour. Meteor showers are the result of small particles entering the Earth's atmosphere at […]

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