Posts Tagged ‘holiday’

Stay Connected to Black Friday

November 17, 2010 |  by  |  Breaking News  |  No Comments
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The time has come. Get your shopping shoes on and your credit cards out because Black Friday is just around the corner! It’s the one day of the year where shopping changes from our favorite leisurely pastime into a full contact sport. With a holiday this serious, we don’t want you heading into the mall on Black Friday unless you are fully prepared. You need to know the deals, the store hours, and the hot ticket items! And wouldn’t you know it- there’s an app for that!
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Retailers Already Gearing Up For Black Friday Sales

October 29, 2010 |  by  |  Lifestyle  |  2 Comments
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Ah yes, it's that time of year again. Leaves are changing colors, the air has become more crisp and consumers everywhere are are already in a frenzy over Black Friday sales. Black Friday 2010 falls on November 26th and consumers either love it or hate it. This year, many retailers have decided to start the madness a month early. If shopping is your thing, keep an eye out for these Black Friday sales, some of which are going on now: -Toys 'R Us is sending out their annual 80-page holiday toy catalog this weekend with many sale items. Shoppers get a $10 gift card for spending $75. -Kohl's is offering shoppers a $10 in-store credit for purchases of $50 or more. Not bad. -Sears is kicking off the season by offering weekly early morning sales. They start today and continuing through November 20. Right now, you can get $70 off an RCA 40-inch LCD

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Mariah Carey is Pregnant with Nick Cannon’s Baby

October 28, 2010 |  by  |  Breaking News, Entertainment  |  1 Comment
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Mariah Carey has officially announced that she is, in fact, pregnant with Nick Cannon’s baby and the couple couldn’t be more happy.

According to The Hollywood Gossip, Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon confirmed to Access Hollywood what we have pretty much known for months.

Yes, we are pregnant, this is true!” she said. “It’s been a long journey. It’s been tough because I’ve been trying to hold on to a shred of privacy.

Mariah said that after months of rumors, she finally had to speak out but hesitated due to a miscarriage she had last year. Read More

Top Ten Halloween Costumes For Those In The Know

October 25, 2010 |  by  |  Lifestyle  |  1 Comment
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Tired of rocking that sexy maid costume every year? Don’t want to ruin another perfectly good sheet? Well, you’re in luck! There is so much happening in the world today that there are a ton of hip, of the moment, Halloween costumes that will surely get you noticed when you’re out trick or treating.

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PSP Go Just Got More Affordable

October 25, 2010 |  by  |  Lifestyle  |  1 Comment
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Is portable gaming your thing? If so, there’s good news. Sony Corp. significantly cut the Japan price of the PSP Go just in time for the holiday season and prices in the US will be following suit. In the gaming industry, it’s common for manufacturers to slash prices this time of year because they pull in over half their sales in these winter months.

The Playstation Portable Go, PSP Go for short, was released October 1, 2009, and faces major competition from Nintendo Co. who puts out the DS machines not to mention home consoles such as the Wii and Playstation 3. And what about those people that would rather play games on their iPhone? It is no surprise that the PSP Go hasn’t been selling that well both in Japan and the US.

Sony hopes to change that with a new price. The PSP Go will be priced at $199 in the US (down from around $330) and 16,800 yen in Japan. Sony Japan’s official blog confirms the price cut.
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Galleria Mall Fire Lights Up North California Neighborhood

October 22, 2010 |  by  |  Breaking News  |  No Comments
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A Sacramento mall fire had firefighters working overtime yesterday as they battled a blaze resulting from a police standoff. The Westfield Galleria in Roseville, California, went up in flames at the worst possible time–right before the holiday season.

The galleria mall fire mess started mid-morning Thursday at GameStop after a man claiming to have a gun set foot inside the store and told employees to leave. According to police, he locked himself inside the store and started the fire. Roseville Police Lieutenant Mike Doane said:

‘He was saying stuff about his family. The staff from GameStop was saying he was more or less incoherent.’ When the SWAT team arrested him, he was hiding outside the store without a weapon.

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$8 Million iPhone Unveiled

October 15, 2010 |  by  |  Lifestyle  |  1 Comment
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Whew!  That dude in India who just blew 1 BILLION bucks on his 27 story house can rest easy.

A British jeweler just unveiled a ridiculously bejeweled iPhone for him and other insanely wealthy people like him to further waste their money on, instead of, ya know, helping the poor and needy.

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Today is ‘Sweetest Day’ So Buy Your Girlfriend Chocolate

October 15, 2010 |  by  |  Lifestyle  |  3 Comments
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Cleveland is weird. More evidence of this is in Sweetest Day, which is celebrated today throughout the Great Lakes region and originated in the city.

Apparently, on Sweetest Day, your supposed to give chocolate to the homeless. Seems really productive.

(Oh yeah that Garfield GIF is awesome, I know.)

The holiday was begun in 1922 by a regular citizen, Herbert Birch Kingston, who wanted to do something nice for the city’s less fortunate residents. He gathered up pounds of chocolates and, with the aid of film stars Theda Bara and Ann Pennington, delivered boxes of candy to Cleveland area newsboys, orphanages, and hospitals. Via

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October 15 is National Bosses Day (Really?)

October 12, 2010 |  by  |  Lifestyle  |  1 Comment
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October 15 is National Bosses Day and… Really? They need a day?

When I was a kid I was always miffed that there was Mother’s Day and Father’s Day and there wasn’t a Kids Are Awesome Day where you could pour as much sugar on your cereal as you wanted.

So, BOSSES get a day? Last time I checked (which was never) I didn’t see any National Employee Appreciation Day.

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What Exactly is Columbus Day All About?

October 8, 2010 |  by  |  Lifestyle  |  No Comments
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So, Monday is Columbus Day. But, what is it really all about?

Well, to refresh, in 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue (and was probably a jerk to a lot of his crew).

If you’re interested the complete poem is here and, wow, it’s kinda long and weird. Stuff about snoring and whatever. Go ahead, read it, I’ll wait…

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