Kristina Boling

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Americans complete world's hardest rock climb on Yosemite's El Capitan

Two Americans have completed what had long been considered the world’s most difficult rock climb, using only their hands and feet to scale a 3000ft vertical wall on El Capitan.<p>The forbidding granite pedestal in California’s Yosemite National Park has beckoned adventurers for more than half a …

Newswire: R.I.P. Edward Herrmann, star of Gilmore Girls and The Lost Boys, portrayer of F.D.R.

Edward Herrmann, whose formidable figure made him as familiar on television and in film as his distinctive voice made him instantly recognizable as a …

A 9-year-old girl wrote her teacher a letter after he came out and it's just the best

Today in good news, a teacher made an awesome decision and a 9-year-old reminded us just how cool kids can be. It all started when an unnamed teacher …

10 Cautionary Tales For Children from an 1831 Book

The <i>Book of Accidents</i> is so well-intentioned. In fact, the (very brief) introduction claims that "If generally studied, it will save the lives of …

19th Century

Beautiful Shrew: 'Tracks' Delivers in an Immense Way

To call Robyn Davidson's 1980 best-selling memoir <i>Tracks</i> a travelogue is a bit facile. It's not that it doesn't conform to the definition of a …

11 Facts Yü Should Know About the Umlaut

1. The word “umlaut” comes from one of the Brothers Grimm.<p>Jacob Grimm was not only a collector of fairy tales (along with his brother Wilhelm), but …

Linguistics

Why Is Everyone Still So in Love With Mr. Darcy?

This week, Benedict Cumberbatch triggered our collective crush reflex, when he recreated Colin Firth’s portrayal of Mr. Darcy for a charity …

'Gilmore Girls' Fans, Rejoice! Netflix Will Stream Entire Series Starting in October

Those who have been missing Lorelai and Rory ever since "Gilmore Girls" signed off the air in 2007, we have some good news: Netflix has picked up all seven seasons of the late WB/CW drama.<p>Decider reported the scoop that the streaming service would start dishing out episodes of the beloved …

Adam Levine Pulls Off Some Unbelievable Musical Impressions with Jimmy Fallon

He’s got the moves like Jagger and a voice like Jackson! Who knew Adam Levine was such a gifted impressionist? Jimmy Fallon, that is who. Watch Jimmy …

RIP Joan Rivers: Her Incredible Life, In 7 Incredible Moments

She was a mother, a wife, a comedienne, a talk show host, an author, and a pioneer and model for talented women who were willing to work—hard—to have …

Late-in-life Errol Flynn leers in 'The Last of Robin Hood'

Aging star with sagging ego, pliable young beauty eager to please, obsessive stage mother willing to facilitate — the tale in "The Last of Robin Hood" is as old as Hollywood itself.<p>In Errol Flynn's not-so-grand finale, the spotlight that had dimmed began shining once again at word of his death in …

Robin Hood

Croatian Church Smites Cersei Lannister Nudity, Blocks 'Game of Thrones' Filming

Filming of a pivotal "Game of Thrones" scene involving a naked Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey) was recently blocked by Croatian officials, due to religious objections.<p>TMZ reports that the scene in question, featuring Cersei emerging nude from a church and wandering around King's Landing, was due to …

'Dirty Dancing' Quotes That Taught Us Everything

It’s the 27th anniversary of <i>Dirty Dancing</i>—a little movie you may have heard of, about coming of age in a dance-obsessed 1960s Catskills resort. But …

How-Tuesday: Our Favorite DIY Pet Projects

Your artwork is original, your furniture is handmade — so why should all your dog’s chew toys come from the big-box store? Charming pet-centric DIY projects abound on the web (including here on the Etsy Blog) and some of them require very little technical skill — if you can tie a knot and wield a …

This Is What Happens When Celebs Ask Other Celebs Questions

Actors are asked a lot of questions at press junkets, but Total Film decided to throw some stars a unique curveball by recording and posing questions asked by other celebs.<p>The result is a star-studded, video chain letter of sorts with a question recorded at one celebrity's press junket for another …

8 Things Only Extremely Clumsy and Accident-Prone People Understand

Last week, I spent five minutes comparing arms (I know, who does that?!) with friends. Even though I was the shortest person in the group at 5′ 5″, …

Lauren Bacall Dead: Hollywood Legend Dies at 89

Lauren Bacall, Hollywood legend, Oscar-winner, and pop-culture icon, has died at 89.<p>According to TMZ, Bacall died following a massive stroke on Tuesday morning. The news was later confirmed by the Humphrey Bogart Estate via Twitter.<p>Bacall starred in countless movies over the years, many co-starring …

Robin Williams Has Died of Apparent Suicide

Prolific actor Robin Williams has died.<p>The actor “passed away [Monday] morning. He had been battling severe depression of late,” his rep said in a …

Comedians

Watching A Heartbroken Grandfather Get A Puppy Will Make You Weep

This sweet grandfather is overcome with emotions as his family surprises him with someone to keep him company and help him get through this tough …

Let's Stop Judging Women With Tattoos

I got my first tattoo 3 years ago when I was 18 years old. Since then, I have had two more tattoos. Every time I have sat in that black leather chair …

Fox Cubs On A Kiddie Slide Are the Cutest Thing You'll See Today

Watch these two cubs discover a backyard playground and have a little fun on the slide. We should all try to be more like the foxes and incorporate a …

We Can't Stop Looking at These Photos of 'Strangers Touching'

If you ask me, “I’m a hugger” can be one of the most alarming things to hear from a someone you don’t know well. (Aside from maybe, “Give me your …

Our Favorite Pinterest DIYs

Here on the Etsy Blog, we love creating and sharing original how-to projects. We’re also sharing our favorite recipes and projects from around the web on Pinterest, like the adorable fox cake pictured above. Today we’ve collected some of the most popular how-to projects from the DIY board on Etsy’s …

What Pop Culture Taught Me About "Bad Boys"

It started, like so many of my teen ideologies, with <i>Gilmore Girls.</i><p>“How could Rory leave Dean for Jess? Dean is nice. He carries her books, and she …

Everything I Need to Know, I Learned From Stevie Nicks

In a best news ever announcement, Stevie Nicks is apparently joining <i>The Voice</i> as an adviser to Team Levine for the show’s upcoming season.<p>Nicks, of …

Katherine Howe's 'Conversion' is Creepy, Mysterious, and a Little Bit Witchy

Colleen Rowley is just trying to get through her senior year. She’s hanging out with her best friends, dreaming of getting into Harvard, working …

Colbie Caillat Goes From Glam To Bare Faced In Her Inspirational Video For 'Try'

We live in a world where women are sexualized and photoshopped to sell things and Colbie was not going to make her video for ‘Try’ another one of …

Famed Poet, Author Maya Angelou Dies at 86

Acclaimed American poet and author Maya Angelou, who survived the harshest of childhoods to become a force on stage, screen and the printed page, has …

Legendary Tales About Andre the Giant

Giant Tales<p>Check out these legendary stories about the party animal known as Andre the Giant.<p>*<p>Damn the Man<p>Cracked compiles 19 people that stuck it to …

Jurassic Park