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"Coraline," Opening The Secret Door To Another World
The new video game, Coraline, can open the secret door to another world. Online games are so imaginative and fun to play!
Feb 5, 2009, 21:01
Golfing...Hitting The Links
Spring is coming and that means golfing to golf fanatics all over the country. Learn about golfing and joint health from the Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation.
Feb 4, 2009, 22:45
Preparing Your Home for the Digital TV Transition
Do you know about the Digital TV transition that's about to happen? Find out all the information you need.
Jan 18, 2009, 02:11
Take Note: Playing Piano Relieves Stress and Anyone Can Do It
Playing piano relieves stress and you can learn how to play from Scott Houston, the "Piano Guy".
Jan 15, 2009, 22:08
Popular Video Game Characters Provide Family Fun
Two iconic video game characters are back in all-new adventures that the whole family can enjoy.
Jan 14, 2009, 19:16
Cocktails and Cuisine: A New Twist on a Classic Spirit
If your having a cocktail party here are some tips from a "mixologist" and a cocktail recipe.
Aug 4, 2008, 23:04
Online Video Game Rental Services
Video game rental services allow families to try a lot of different titles without spending a lot of money.
Jan 14, 2008, 20:24
New Garfield DVD: Something to Stay Awake For
The success of comic strip characters branching into television and the movies is nothing new, but fans of the "Garfield" series have certainly seen a lot of firsts, including a mention in the "Guinness Book of World Records."
Dec 15, 2007, 01:04
Creative Ways To Watch HD Sports With Friends
Each year, the Super Bowl ranks as the most-watched television program, largely because many people who don't watch a football game during the regular season will tune in for the big game-usually while attending a Super Bowl party.
Dec 2, 2007, 22:06
What is the Digital Television Transition and How Will it Affect You?
An important change is coming in the way television works and it could affect you. It’s called the “digital television transition” and it will be a seismic shift in the American television broadcasting system, as local TV stations meet a government requirement to transmit their signals in a digital format, starting in February 2009.
Nov 23, 2007, 22:46
Social Video Games Bring Fun To Holiday Gatherings
Holidays are often associated with gatherings of family and friends, singing favorite songs, and playing classic party games. For many consumers this year, video games will be replacing charades and Pictionary and adding spice to the holiday party.
Nov 20, 2007, 23:36
Web Entertainment For The Whole Family
It's a widely held belief that for those born after 1982, navigating the Internet is a piece of cake. But what about the rest of us?
Oct 30, 2007, 22:56
Don't Miss Out—Save Your Holiday Favorites
The holiday season is around the corner, which means the memorable classic movies of the past are back. From "It's a Wonderful Life" to "How the Grinch Stole Christmas," TV movies can bring the holidays to life.
Aug 28, 2007, 20:44
Infuse Your Next Party with a Bit of Latin Flavor
With its exotic cocktails, irresistible food and festive music, the Latin culture provides endless fodder for creating party atmospheres around the world. Out of all the Latin-American countries, however, Cuba is often overlooked when pondering Latin-themed get-togethers. Home of salsa dancing, iconic Latin musicians, handcrafted cigars and some of the hottest nightlife in the Caribbean, this island offers a vast amount of inspiration for party planners.
May 5, 2007, 02:48
Tips For Throwing A Hot Party
When the party is outdoors, keeping your guests cool, comfortable and entertained can be easier with help from Leslie Segrete of TV's "Trading Spaces" and "While You Were Out".
May 5, 2007, 02:26
New Guide Shows Newlyweds How To Entertain With Ease
Whatever the occasion, dinner with the in-laws, an upscale party for friends or a romantic dinner for two, cooking and entertaining can leave some new brides with cold feet. In fact, according to a recent survey1, one out of every two brides and brides-to-be now feels more pressure to cook and entertain compared to when they were single.
May 5, 2007, 02:22
Set Up a Home Theater Anywhere in the House
If the current trends continue, one of the hottest home improvement projects in the New Year will be to add a home theater. In fact, the Consumer Electronics Manufacturer’s Association is predicting that by the year 2010, 30 million American households will have a connected entertainment network in their homes.
Mar 31, 2007, 00:15
Windows Vista Brings Your Favorite Entertainment to Life
Growing up, many people had television consoles that were a marvel of home electronics. People had their TV, radio and stereo all in one beautiful cabinet. They showed it off to friends and loved having all the entertainment in one attractive piece of furniture.
Mar 31, 2007, 00:10
Update and Organize Your Entertainment Center
It’s time to clear the clutter and clean house now that spring has made its very welcome reappearance. Think beyond the closets and kitchen and take a look at your entertainment center, already in dire need of a facelift, to determine what can be discarded and what needs a serious upgrade.
Mar 31, 2007, 00:01
"Fixing” Hollywood, One Script at a Time How Mainstream America is Influencing the Film Industry
For several years now, attendance has been in decline at movie theaters all over the country. While ticket prices are up, overall receipts are down. A recent Zogby survey found that 45 percent of American moviegoers had decreased their attendance over the last five years, with the highest percentage of that decrease in the 18- to 24-year-old demographic; at the same time, 21 percent of respondents said they never went to the movies. One of the main reasons listed for this trend was the quality of the films.
Mar 30, 2007, 23:54
Wine With Your Meal
Red wine should be a part of your diet. It can be healthy for you. We all know different wines go better with different meals, but do you know which go with what? Here are some suggestions to enhance your meals with a complimentary wine.
Feb 19, 2007, 22:42
Teenage Mogul: Behind the Scenes of 'Americanizing Shelley'
Most girls her age are busy. There's homework, boys, fashion, music. So much to do, so little time. All of that is on Natasha Gill's agenda - as well as her movie. She is making history on the silver screen. That's because it would not be enough for her to simply be a star. The 17-year-old is co-executive producer of the feature-length motion picture, "Americanizing Shelley."
Apr 4, 2006, 21:02
Scrapbooking 101: Tips For Getting Started
Despite the rising popularity of scrapbooking (there are an estimated 32 million scrapbookers in the US today), I talk to people every day who feel intimidated about taking up this great hobby. While scrapbooking has become a $2.5 billion industry; it's certainly possible for individuals to enjoy this great activity without breaking the bank. I've compiled a few tips to get you going; from what tools you'll need, to how to set up an efficient and cost-effective workstation.
Nov 15, 2005, 21:39
Celebs And Others Turn Toward Knitting Needles
Julia Roberts and Cameron Diaz are doing it. So are Sarah Jessica Parker, Hilary Swank and Brooke Shields. Everybody from celebrities to college students are knitting ponchos, capelets, scarves and shawls such as those found on the pages of the hottest fashion magazines. Described as the "new yoga," the Craft Yarn Council of America has found more than 53 million women know how to knit or crochet, a 51 percent increase over ten years ago.
Oct 8, 2005, 11:06
Ballroom Dancing Takes Center Stage
The next workout outfit you buy may look more like a tuxedo or gown than a sweat suit. That's because ballroom dancing is catching on across the U.S. as a way to burn calories and have fun. How can dancing be good exercise? Experts say the muscle exertion and breathing rates of ballroom dancers performing in one dance competition are equivalent to those of Olympic-level cyclists, swimmers and runners. As the phenomenon continues to catch on, the dance style has become more accessible to people-with Americans across the country signing up for ballroom classes.
Sep 11, 2005, 17:03
Amusement And Theme Park Safety Tips
Before visiting an amusement or theme park, riding a roller coaster, or going down a waterslide, families should plan their visit with safety in mind, the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) recommends. "Sit down together to map out your visit," says Nancy A. McBride, national safety director for NCMEC. "Keep the mood light by talking about all of the fun you will have but discuss safety with your kids before visiting an amusement or theme park.
Aug 21, 2005, 00:53
What Do You and Big Name Celebrities Have in Common?
Are the stars really so different from the rest of us? Well, let's see – you probably don't have a personal assistant to fetch your morning latte or a multi-million dollar mansion to come home to after you return from a red carpet premiere, but like your favorite stars, you want to look and feel your best. After all, the quest for a healthy lifestyle is something most everyone can identify with.
Aug 18, 2005, 20:34
Online Music Fans Help Select The Next Big Thing
Thanks to an online destination, music fans have a chance to discover new artists and help determine the future of pop music. An online showcase where users can vote for their favorite band from a panel of four has been created by the music destination on Yahoo!-Yahoo! Music.
The showcase, called "Who's Next?," actively involves fans in finding new talent.
Aug 14, 2005, 21:23
Look At The Racing Scene In Black And White
Root for the under-zebra with "Racing Stripes," the new family-friendly comedy-drama now available on DVD and VHS.
This heartwarming tale of a baby zebra who dreams of becoming a racehorse uses a combination of live action and computer animation. The story unfolds on a farm in Kentucky, where "Stripes" is raised by a former horse trainer and his teenage daughter.
Aug 14, 2005, 00:37