Ali Hale gently reminds us of the Ten Simple Things We Should All Say More Often… including "Hello", "Please", "Let me help you with that", and the all-important "I love you".
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Forty years ago tonight, Apollo 8 became the first manned mission to orbit the Moon. The crew — Mission Commander Frank Borman, Command Module Pilot James Lovell, and Lunar Module Pilot William Anders — sent a very special message back to Earth on that Christmas Eve…
There's some delicious retro gaming goodness to be found in the list of 95 Old School Games You Can Play Online.
The 'First Lady of Star Trek', Majel Barrett Roddenberry, has passed away at the age of 76:
Majel Barrett began her career in the 1950’s with roles in such popular shows as "Leave it to Beaver," "Bonanza" and "The Lucy Show; but it was her numerous roles in the legendary Star Trek franchise that fans came to know and love her. Roddenberry had featured roles in almost every Star Trek television and film entity and became an iconic figure within the fan community. Her roles included Nurse Chapel in Star Trek: The Original Series, Lwaxana Troi in Star Trek: The Next Generation and the voice of the USS Enterprise computer in almost every incarnation of the series. However, it was the love affair between her and the late Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry that earned her the title "The First Lady of Star Trek." Over the course of their more then quarter-century love affair, she became not only Gene’s partner, but also his creative muse. Roddenberry helped Gene expand the Star Trek universe and was an integral part of its continued legacy after his death. Majel recently completed reprising her role as the voice of the USS Enterprise for J.J. Abrams’ new Star Trek film.
In the current economy, you can't have too many ways to find jobs: "Whether you’re in the tech world, a teacher, translator; in the United States or abroad, these sites will help you launch a modern day job hunt."
C is for Cookie, that's good enough for me… check out this list of more than a dozen cookie recipes to make and share this holiday season.
The Metafilter community discusses how best to cancel your cable subscription and watch TV on the Internet..
"CultCase has selected some of the best online video conversion services available today. They are all free of charge and do not even require registration."
Need to test something that might win the war? Don't test it on a prisoner who hates your Nazi guts…
"From basic to do lists to event planning, fitness, educational organizers, and more, here are 100 new applications to get you even more organized."