20 Essential Grateful Dead Shows

Choosing and justifying a list of essential Grateful Dead shows – 20, 200 or even 2,000 – is treacherous work. Passionate challenge from fans, especially hardcore Deadheads and veteran tape traders, is guaranteed. Endless debate over set-list minutiae is inevitable. In fact, there is only one definitive list of the Dead’s greatest concerts – and […]

First movie projector demonstrated in United States – Apr 21, 1895 – HISTORY.com

On this day in 1895, Woodville Latham and his sons, Otway and Gray, demonstrate their “Panopticon,” the first movie projector developed in the United States. Although motion pictures had been shown in the United States for several years using Thomas Edison’s Kinetoscope, the films could only be viewed one at a time in a peep-show […]

Stop Procrastination Help – How to Overcome & Avoid Chronic Procrastination

I really dislike cleaning. Every day I create a “To Do” list for myself, and every day this list includes cleaning, not because there is always more cleaning to do, but because I can never get myself to do it! I can’t tell you the last time I was able to check that off the […]

11 Practical Ways To Stop Procrastination

You have a deadline looming. However, instead of doing your work, you are fiddling with miscellaneous things like checking email, social media, watching videos, surfing blogs and forums. You know you should be working, but you just don’t feel like doing anything. We are all familiar with the procrastination phenomenon. When we procrastinate, we squander […]

Why Wait? The Science Behind Procrastination

Believe it or not, the Internet did not give rise to procrastination. People have struggled with habitual hesitation going back to ancient civilizations. The Greek poet Hesiod, writing around 800 B.C., cautioned not to “put your work off till tomorrow and the day after.” The Roman consul Cicero called procrastination “hateful” in the conduct of […]

How to Beat Procrastination – Wait But Why

___________ PDF: We made a fancy PDF of this post for printing and offline viewing. Buy it here. (Or see a preview.) ___________ pro-cras-ti-na-tion |prəˌkrastəˈnāSHən, prō-| nounthe action of ruining your own life for no apparent reason Let me start by saying that I’ve had just about enough of the irony of battling through crippling […]

15 Offbeat Holidays You Can Celebrate in September

If you watched television on a Friday night in the 1990s, it was hard to escape the family-friendly programming block known as “TGIF.” From 1989 to 2000, ABC’s clever marketing campaign turned a block of its Friday night sitcoms into one marathon viewing session. As Hulu readies to relaunch the retro lineup of shows, we’re […]

Twitter apparently didn’t like how Donald Trump sang the national anthem

President Donald Trump joined Vice President Pence, Gen. James Mattis among other leaders at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on Memorial Day, where he paid a solemn tribute to the lost soldiers and participated in a wreath-laying ceremony. And during the festivities, the president sang along to the “Star-Spangled Banner” during the opening of […]

Jack Nicholson born – Apr 22, 1937 – HISTORY.com

On this day in 1937, John Joseph Nicholson, who will become known as one of the greatest actors of his generation and famous for his roles in such movies as Easy Rider, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and As Good As it Gets, is born in Neptune, New Jersey. Nicholson’s father left his mother […]

Peanut Butter Lovers – Peanut Butter Lovers

Go #BeyondTheJar This Summer Fuel your summer adventures with PB for a chance to win a $50 gift card. Are You Team Crunchy or Team Creamy? You voted, now see which style came out on top! What Peanut Butter Combo Are You? Take the Quiz. Don’t settle at jelly.Discover which PB combo is perfect for […]