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TV Tonight: Disneyland’s ‘Star Wars’ plans revealed during ABC special.

WATCH THIS:<p>“The Wonderful World of Disney: Disneyland 60” (8 p.m., ABC): This two-hour special celebrates the 60th anniversary of the so-called …

Three Questions High School Seniors Should Ask When Choosing a College

If you are a high school senior in the United States, or one's parent, the next few months will be a whirlwind as you wind down your high school career and begin receiving acceptance letters from the colleges and universities to which you applied.<p>These letters represent the culmination of years of …

I read and was so affected by this, that I felt it was important to share and repost it... Please read and have an open mind and heart.... Hopefully it will touch you in the same way that it did me. This is the epitome of strength and power of voice. You are a hero to so many @charliecarver You ARE the person that so many people NEED today, no matter their age ... #Repost @charliecarver with @repostapp. ・・・ Pt 5: But what can I do? How can I participate? Honesty is probably a great step in the right direction. I now believe that by omitting this part of myself from the record, I am complicit in perpetuating the suffering, fear, and shame cast upon so many in the world. In my silence, I’ve helped decide for you too that to be gay is to be, as a young man (or young woman, young anyone), inappropriate for a professional career in the Arts (WHAAA???) So now, let the record show this- I self-identify as gay. And does that really matter anymore? As a young man, I needed a young man in Hollywood to say that- and without being a dick about it, I owe it to myself, more than anything, to be who I needed when I was younger. Happy 2016, and all my best to you and yours in the year ahead. And let the record show my twin brother is just as cool for being straight. Much Love, C

The 10 Hottest Travel Destinations Right Now

The 10 hottest travel destinations right now.<p>When it comes to New Year’s resolutions, Americans are most concerned with their health, according to …

Submarine technology is being used to make that delicious Napa Valley wine

We’ve sent whiskey to space, so it only makes sense that we’re now sending wine under the sea. Well, sort of. It’s not <i>quite</i> a perfect comparison — …

How to Buy a Phone Now That 2-Year Contracts Are Dead

Two-year cell phone contracts are officially dying. T-Mobile dumped them years ago, then Verizon followed suit late last year. With AT&T set to get …

Here's what everyone in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' was reportedly paid — from the highest to the lowest

Variety looked into the question, and what it found is that seniority in a galaxy far, far away certainly helped at the negotiating table — especially for Harrison Ford.<p>We broke down the reported figures for all the main actors here:

Dad turns his 4-month-old son into an adorable 'Elf on the Shelf'

You haven't seen an Elf on the Shelf quite like this one.<p>Utah dad Alan Lawrence, inspired after hearing about the roaming toy elves at friends' and relatives' homes, decided to create his own take on the holiday tradition, using his 4-month old son Rockwell as a real-life "elf."<p>"All of our friends …

How schools will be different without No Child Left Behind

Congress undid a major tenet of President George W. Bush’s legacy in December. No Child Left Behind is no longer the law of the land.<p>President Obama signed the first major education law in nearly 14 years, the Every Student Succeeds Act. The law takes much of the power over education away from the …

10 Vacation Spots That Are About To Get Huge

Whoever said that patience is a virtue had no comprehension of just how badly you needed a vacation. And one of the biggest things to look forward to …

Travel

Best Napa Valley Wineries to Visit

The best Napa Valley wineries to visit feature a tasting room in a cave, artisanal cheese pairings, on-site sommeliers and more <i>—Megan Krigbaum (with</i> …

20 Easy Thanksgiving Appetizer Recipes to Get the Party Started

When you’re planning the menu for your Thanksgiving or holiday party, appetizers can often fall by the wayside. Somewhere between the main course and dessert, you forgot about the little bites that get the party started. Have no fear — here are 20 easy Thanksgiving appetizer recipes that are sure …

The Secret to Clearing Your Breakouts—Fast!

If you've had a few pimples in your lifetime, you're probably familiar with the superstar anti-acne ingredients known as benzoyl peroxide and …

20 restaurants in Italy that will give you serious wanderlust

Based on their Michelin star ratings, critical praise, and industry accolades and awards, we believe that these 20 restaurants offer the very best taste of Italy.<p>Keep scrolling to find out which reservations you should book on your next trip to Venice, Modena, Florence, and other Italian food hubs.

Even More Reasons Why Children Are 'Abandoning' Baseball

If you know any baseball fans or people with kids in baseball, they’re furiously sharing a recent Wall Street Journal piece called “Why Children Are Abandoning Baseball.” For years there has been justifiable hand-wringing over African-American youth “abandoning” baseball, but the Journal article …

Wall Street

Classroom Management 5: Special Needs Students

Robin Barlak, a special education teacher in Parma, Ohio, works with preschool children who have a variety of disabilities: autism, speech and …

Teaching

Teacher: What I wish everyone knew about working in some high-needs schools

The following post was written by a fifth-year English teacher in a Title 1 middle school who blogs anonymously at the loveteachblog. It captures both the joys and overwhelming burdens of working in an under-resourced school with a large population of high-risk students and in a system that makes …

Teaching

11 reasons Cincinnati is the most underrated city in America

WHEN YOU HEAR ABOUT SOME OF THE GREAT US cities, you always hear about New York, San Francisco, Chicago, or maybe some of the smaller, quirkier …

'Insurgent' could kick off with as much as $60 million

Move over, "Cinderella."<p>"Insurgent," part two of the "Divergent" franchise, is expected to push Disney's live action film out of the top spot as the two compete for an overlapping young female audience.<p>The film, from Lionsgate's Summit Entertainment, could premiere to $60 million at the box office, …

Movies

The Cutest Baby And Dog Interaction I Have Ever Seen!

ARS_Blog_DTOP_BelowTitle_300x250<p>Dogs are so much smarter than most of us give them credit for. And this video is proof. Watch as these two play. …

New Jersey

'This is Target!' Manager gives Black Friday workers a pep talk worthy of Sparta

Black Friday is a tough day for all involved, from the folks who wait outside for bargains to the employees inside who face frantic consumers rushing after those great deals.<p>But perhaps the day after Thanksgiving this year was a little easier for Target employees in Westminster, Maryland, thanks to …

DK Paris City Guide

• <b>Author:</b> DK<p>The DK Paris City Guide brings stunning images, lively illustrations and enhanced visual content to life on the iPad, with flexible itineraries that allow you to do as much or as little as you like. Attractive photography and illustrations rich in detail allow you to explore Paris, giving …

It’s not too late! 6 weeks to a fitter, fabber summer

Ah, summer! That means family picnics, weddings, vacations and fun in the sun. But it also means bathing suits, shorts, and strapless dresses! If you’ve been less active than you’d hoped to be during the cold winter months, you may notice a little muscle loss or weight gain. Don’t let that get you …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Exercise 1 Basic Workout: Plank<p>Starting at the top of a pushup position, bend your elbows and lower yourself down until you can shift your weight from your hands to your forearms. Your body should form a straight line. Brace your abs (imagine someone is about to punch you in the gut) and hold for …

Field of Prey

• <b>Author:</b> John Sandford<p><b>The extraordinary new Lucas Davenport thriller from #1 New York Times-bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize winner John Sandford.</b> <br>The night after the fourth of July, Layton Carlson Jr., of Red Wing, Minnesota, finally got lucky. And unlucky.<p>He’d picked the perfect spot to lose …

The Skin Collector

• <b>Author:</b> Jeffery Deaver<p><b>NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER</b><p><b>In his classic thriller The Bone Collector, Jeffery Deaver introduced readers to Lincoln Rhyme-the nation's most renowned investigator and forensic detective.</b><p><b>Now, a new killer is on the loose: a criminal inspired by the Bone Collector. And Rhyme must</b> …

Without Fail

• <b>Author:</b> Lee Child<p>A covert group of assassins has the Vice President of the United States in their sights. They've planned well. There's just one thing they didn't plan on: Jack Reacher.<p>Apr 22, 2002 – The sixth time's a charm for thriller meister Child, whose latest escapade starring ex-military cop …

Let them go! 'Frozen' musical parodies, tributes swirl across Web - TODAY.com

It's called "Frozen," but it's hot, hot, hot. Especially if you're a parent of young kids, it's hard to escape the Disney blockbuster, which just this week crossed the $1 billion mark at the worldwide box office. On Sunday, the film won the best animated feature film Oscar, and its empowering …

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