Our third day on the playa started off with glorious heat, almost too glorious to handle. More people had shown up during the night and our area was starting to really fill in and look like an actual neighborhood. With neighbors comes waste, which brings me to the bathroom facilities. Believe it or not, they were quite satisfactory; I honestly have nothing bad to say about the porta-potties. They sat on almost every corner and were constantly being cleaned out and restocked. I have never had such a pleasant porta-potty experience. (There’s a sentence I never thought I’d... 

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Did you miss me? Oh yes you did, don’t lie. I missed you too. But I’m back now so stop crying. Seriously, stop crying. It’s not pretty. Burning Man 2010 was probably one of the best experiences of my life thus far. And one of the worst. When I look back on my time in the Black Rock Desert at Burning Man 2010, there are a few things that will be in the forefront of all my memories – a million lights, blisters, colors, and bruises. Oh, and sand; lots and lots of sand. I’m not even really sure where to start. It’s not an easy thing to describe a place such... 

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It’s Labor Day weekend, marking the unofficial end of summer. Time to go back to school; time to bring out the sweaters. Time to start thinking about the Holidays. While you’re having your last bit of summer fun, please be responsible and don’t act like an idiot. It’s all fun and games until someone loses an eye. Or their life. In 2008 Labor Day was only a hair’s-breath behind the 4th of July in fatal accidents due to an intoxicated driver. From 1998 to 2008, an average of 503 people died annually during Labor Day weekend, 40% of those deaths were due to drunk... 

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Today is the 22nd wedding anniversary of my mother and step-father. It quite honestly doesn’t feel like that long. While we were all in Reno for their wedding back in 1989….. – “Into the Woods” closed at the Martin Beck Theater in New York City after 764 performances – Iljushin-62 crashed in a residential area of Havana; 170 people died – Tennis star Chris Evert defeated the then 15-year-old Monica Seles for her 101st (and last) U.S. Tennis Open singles win. Evert retired from the professional tour in 1989. During her career, she won 157 singles titles... 

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When Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins split last December after 23 years, I must admit, my views of true love were a bit shattered; I often sited them has an example of a happy unmarried couple when people bugged me about my long-term unmarried relationship. Thankfully, there are a handful of other successful celebrity relationships which don’t involve marriage that I can look up to. Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell – 1983 – one son Russell on marriage: “We talked about it a lot. And the bottom line of it was, neither one of us really cared in that regard.” Image Source Sam... 

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from wikiHow – The How to Manual That You Can Edit Using the top of a plastic bottle, this article will teach you how to make a “spinning top” which spins really easily when you blow it. The top is made using the round part of the soda bottle. When you blow it using a straw, it spins readily. Things You’ll Need Plastic bottle (soda) with cap Thin metallic-color tape of choice – the shinier the tape, the better; check craft or dollar stores Plastic or paper straw (flexible); or you could improvise using a hollow stem from a plant, etc. Suitable marker pen – it... 

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On this day in 1987, the music video for Michael Jackson’s single ‘Bad’ was first shown on television. …I’m Giving You On Count Of Three To Show Your Stuff Or Let It Be . . . I’m Telling You Just Watch Your Mouth I Know Your Game What You’re About The song was written, composed, and co-produced by Jackson, and produced by Quincy Jones. Jackson stated that the song was influenced by a real life story he’d read about. Musically, the song is a pop song with a dance groove tempo with R&B and funk musical styles. Lyrically, the song is about proving... 

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