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What happened to the taped-up-glasses wearing, pocket-protector-donning geeks everyone knew, loved and occasionally teased? They jumped on the latest technology wave, rode it to the shores of success and morphed into trendsetting techies. You're still not likely to see Internet...
It's that time of year again when retailers get ready for the big holiday rush. The orders have been placed. The new merchandise is coming in. The holiday wrapping paper and bows are set, and you're ready to go. You...
At a recent Democratic presidential debate, University of Las Vegas-Nevada student Maria Luisa Parra-Sandoval asked Sen. Hillary Clinton if she preferred diamonds or pearls. Posing a fashion-related question to the only female candidate in the presidential race earned the political...
On Black Friday, we arrived at Target just as smiley-faced employees were passing out Target Shopping Survival Kits, cute environmentally correct red bags filled with a breakfast bar, flavored coffee and animal crackers. The tag on the bag promised the...
Do men need help in the shopping department? A few new Web sites seem to suggest as much. Groomgroove.com, an engagement and wedding Web site for men, tells a groom-to-be how to buy an engagement ring, propose with class and...
Recently, I attended and assisted with the planning of a 70s-themed surprise birthday party. It was hard to contain my laughter as I perused the aisles of Ricky's, Spencer's and other novelty shops known to carry black light bulbs, disco...
One of the most popular Chinese zodiac legends describes how Buddha invited animals to participate in a race in which the first 12 to cross the river would win a coveted position on the Chinese zodiac calendar. According to legend,...
Since retiring from her run as Buffy the Vampire Slayer and tying the knot with Freddie Prinze Junior, Sarah Michelle Gellar has kept it relatively quiet on the Hollywood scene. So when this photo of the former teen star at...
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