Charles "Buddy" Bolden's story is haunting and captivating with excessive highs and terrifying lows. Few people are familiar with his influence on the music culture, yet his musical ingenuity touches each of us fundamentally and socially.
Pixar movies are stories with emotion, adventure, heroes, relationships, energy, and humor. Discover some of the best-animated movies, including shorts, you might not know about them but need to watch.
Thomas Edison was curious all his life. He took great pride in solving problems and finding ways to do something better. His inventions changed the world, and today, he is quoted often to encourage others to succeed. The article lists his inventions including his quotes.
Officially recognized for accomplishing many scientific theories and laws, Albert Einstein used his distinction to forward world peace, international unity, and social justice. Not only is he recognized as a genius, but he also is quoted often and broadly.
Healthy snacks are part of our survival kits that get us through the day. People of all ages benefit from having snack time. Not all snacks are good for your body. Read my article and find out how to get the most of eating snacks.
A Harvard study indicates people know happiness rests on mental, spiritual, and physical wellbeing. The following books help you find your happiness and live a better life.
Finding the right expression is challenging, so I’ve dug up ten idiomatic expressions that indirectly show the emotion of anger.
Superfood powders contain potent properties that support the body whenever and wherever it needs it. These powders are the choices I use during the day to keep me alert and energetic.
Discover the numerous benefits and uses of natural apple cider vinegar. Apple cider vinegar is sure to solve many ailments and/or cleaning problems. This article explains the reason why everyone needs a bottle of this vinegar in the house.
By working with health-care professionals, I learned which foods are good for the body and the importance of eating those foods.
Shopping online saves time and money, but all savings ends up being stolen from the doorstep. Here are seven effective and invaluable ways to stop package theft at the doorstep.
The Museum of Macau is filled with the history of the heavily European influenced Chinese region.
Cleaning indoor plants is a simple task that needs to be done on a regular basis.
Gilbert Saldivar danced with Jennifer Lopez, Madonna, Janet Jackson and now he stars in Shine, a Salsa dance movie about two brothers who are separated and reunite seven years later opposing each other for what they believe it.
If your plants don't look good and healthy, they mostly have pests. Removing the little buggers from your houseplants is crucial to having healthy plants.
The best documentary movies are educational because they teach us something worth learning even if some of the facts are not true. I've listed some documentaries that I found most educational while some still slanted a bit too much.
Finding a good horror movie to watch might seem tough to do. I decided to make it easy for you and compiled a list of scary movies to watch.h.
Aretha Franklin's voice rests in my heart like a soulful voice on many warm summer nights.
Some of the foreign movies are extremely scary and visually stimulating. Watch these horror movie trailers and see if you get scared.
I travel to Clearwater, Florida regularly, and I want to be healthy, so I eat extremely well. I recommend Nature's Food Patch in Clearwater if you eat well for your health. It's a great place to shop for any traveler.
Kid actors are adorable. These interviews show how talented, unique, and innocent they are.
Treat your someone special to an orchid. Take your time, be selective, and make sure the orchid is perfect.
Fifty Shades of Grey is an international bestseller with two more books in the series. All three are movies now. The movie scenes between Christian and Anastasia are hot. Let's take a look a some.
Be aware of weather changes when caring for indoor plants. Rising temperatures outside can cause adverse reactions to plants inside. Don't assume indoor plants need more water just because it's summer. These simple tips I follow will keep your plants healthy during the hottest days of the year.
Giving a live blooming plant to someone you love is a yesteryear romantic gesture that continues to this day. Which flowering plant says, "I love you" the best? Which flowering plant expresses passion the best?
Luckily most plants and people are comfortable in same temperatures. There are other temperature conditions that hurt your houseplants.
The aloe vera plant promotes healing of the body because of an enzyme in the plant. The plant helps the skin cells take charge of healing wounds. The medicinal plant brings relief and here's how.
Easy to grow houseplants are perfect for beginners or people who don't want to invest too much time and effort in growing plants.
Darude feeds off his experiences in life to make electronic music. He talks with the media about his travels and encounters his education of life. All the while performing at electronic music festivals.
Daft Punk Tour creates visual machinery of strobe lights and energetic sounds. The duo's beginnings and successes are as magical as their chrome personas.
When Royksopp’s first album, Melody A.M. arrived Pundits called it classic techno, which surprised techno fans. Fans liked their blend of pop with a hint of moody dance.
Justice sound is 90s techno hits, but listen to their music, and you will hear a very distinct rock and indie effect. You even see it when you take a look at their high-volume career - electrifying light touch - background techno music.
Horror movies come and go while other linger because they are so good. The themes range from evil clowns to mother's worse nightmare. I've put together a list of entertaining scary movies to watch.
Actor Michael Jai White holds six black belts. He drives himself learning new approaches to building a mean body through educating the mind. Learning how he approaches his fitness and acting career is staggering.
It is quite clear that Adam Freeland's aptitude is wide-ranging and that he is capable of growing and performing new sounds. Let's take a look at the new sounds he is creating.
The Black Eye Peas Super Bowl halftime performance was the first time I saw the band and realized the group is as tantalizing as they appear. I discovered what made them so unique and talented.
Barbra Streisand sings jazz standards on the album "Love is the Answer" is pure joy. We are fortunate Streisand recorded jazz standards. I pick “In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning” as my ultimate favorite.
Just keep adding these vegetables and fruits to your diet, and you are detoxifying your body and cleansing it at the same time. You will see a change in your outlook on life and a healthier body.
Listening to jazz, you are listening to history, like Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, or Stanley Clarke bring the soul of the jazz to the surface. Who are these jazz legends? What is their story?
Any of these family movies are sure winners.
Sure. The story is darker, and Harry Potter learns more about the dark secrets of Voldemort and how to overpower the evil wizard once and for all. Sadly, one main character in the story will perish.
The East Coast is where DJ Micro began his techno career in 1991. He established Caffeine Records, a weekly club night that grew into a thriving company as the techno DJ became an inspiration. Let's take a look at his career.
If you are a professional painter or you like to paint houses, buildings, fences and want to branch out career-wise, consider being a set painter for the film industry.
I overeat during the holiday celebrations or special occasions, but thankfully we take a walk after we overindulge in food. Find out why walking is so beneficial for digestion and stress management.
Getting results and noticing improvements are the primary motivations for aerobic exercise. How can one tell if they are getting results or improving?
Traveling with my family is a phenomenal experience with moments that I will cherish forever. Each new place we visit is an adventure that brings our whole family together. California State Parks are treasures to explore and gain a better understanding of the State's history.
We headed to Bodega Bay - taking advantage of the quiet, beauty, and winding coastal climate.
Ah, it comes to me now, he is the only fatherly man who spent time with me as a young girl. He always encouraged me, so few did. Perhaps, that is why I am visiting him.
The underlying summations for a Japanese garden are the essential belief and cultural understanding that man and nature are one. What is it like to visit a tea garden?
Herbs are easy to grow, and you need to determine the type of herb garden to grow. No matter which type of garden you choose, you will reap the benefits.
If you desire to see more butterflies around your home, a butterfly garden is a simple but rewarding way to enjoy these colorful creatures, and here is how you do it.
Shopping for vegetables requires insight by using your senses to know whether or not you are buying fresh vegetables. The following suggestions will help you pick out the freshest vegetables to take home.
I found some excellent sandwich ideas that are almost too pretty to eat. I like the fact that these sandwiches are healthy, so let’s take a look and have fun being creative.
Kids love movies about dogs because they are so predictable. That is what makes them so much fun to watch. These movies about dogs kids will love to watch over and over.
Deciding which pool toy to bring out when it is time to party is best done when you research and determine what is the best for your kids. Some of the toys listed below I would never use. You might find them worthwhile and have them on deck.
Here are some creative hairstyle ideas that you can use for Wacky Hair Day or Crazy Hair Day at school. You can also use these ideas for Halloween or parties.
How do you make vegetables appealing to your kids? Not every kid is open to eating their vegetables. Follow my tips, you will see your kids eat vegetables or ask to eat vegetables is so rewarding.
Some of these work of art is almost too good to eat, but they are just too tasty to turn down.
It's more than knitting a sweater. If you have any yarn laying around, you might be compelled to pick it up and start creating after you see these delightful and cute ways to use yarn.
I found ideas that call for new crayons as well as old crayons. Either way, these are great ideas to be creative with the kids.
One more than a baker's dozen of fun, creative, and peanut-free desserts delight kids' taste buds. Make a peanut-free treat that will put a smile on the face of any child with food allergies. Take a look at my recipe suggestions.
Colic affects a large number of babies. Baby having colic is tiring and time-consuming for both the baby and the parents. A baby crying and bellyaching is so hard on the little body. Here are some natural solutions.
My family eats healthy, and this is how I do it on a budget.
Not only did Frankenheimer direct my friend, but he also met Frankenheimer's daughter, Kristi. They became acquainted, and you are about to learn something about networking in the film business.
Landing a career in film requires knowledge and perseverance. My article explains how the more you know about the business the more successful you will be in the business.
Most acting jobs found through an agent are rare when beginning a career in acting. Starting as an actor, you need to represent yourself, and this is how you do it.
Working with animal actors is not easy, even if you are obsessed with animals. The job deals with animals as actors. They can be fussy and demanding, but you build lasting relationships with them.
Rated “The Top 10 Most Beautiful Beaches” Naples is charming, sophisticated, and gorgeous. Here are some top beaches in Naples, Florida, and you will fall in love with the white sandy beaches.
“I am still energized, mom. That concert changed my life.” My daughter and I are closer now after attending the Troye Sivan concert.
Ports of calls become your kid’s classroom. They study with their traveling group and make new friends. Parents can come along if it is okay with the group. If not, enjoy the day by taking a break from your kids. Planning makes sure everything goes as intended by following these steps.
Transporting your houseplants is like moving your loved ones—you have to keep them safe along the way. Like your loved ones, they will need time to adjust and acclimate to their new home. Follow these tips to transport your houseplants safely with the least amount of damage.
The orchid forms one of the largest families in the plant kingdom with over 25,000 species worldwide. With modern scientific cultivation, there are now over 100,000 varieties of orchid.
“It takes time and the right connections... and some luck and persistence to get a tentpole movie made,” Steve Alten, author of bestseller MEG, explained why it took over two decades to get the movie produced. Interestingly, it all started out as an idea relating to Jurassic Park.
Adding new plants to your indoor environment can make all the difference in providing a whole new look inside. The key to a great indoor environment is choosing plants that add beauty and are easy to manage.
By setting a bromeliad on a coffee table or poinsettias by the stairway, you have completely change the look of your interior. Maintaining their vibrant colors requires these plant care instructions.
Learning how to choose and care for palms is a great way to keep the plants looking healthy, lush, and happy.
A baby modeling career requires certain factors besides the baby being the cuties thing you have ever seen. Not just any parent can endure having their baby model because it requires the following qualities from a parent.
They are called bounce houses or jumpy houses. Folding up the small or large jumpy house requires the same steps. Transporting them is easy as long as you follow the steps.
Discovering beautiful places in California compels sheer gratitude for living in such a fertile, lush and majestic State. Some of these places My list is jaw-dropping and must-see adventures. Each location has so much to see.
Can music act as an aphrodisiac? Making love while listening to the best of Frank Sinatra crooning in the background will inflame your passion. Place these Frank Sinatra albums on your playlist, turn down the lights, relax with someone, and you will see what I mean.
Houseplants can make a home feel lived in and give it a comfortable, inviting feeling. Let Mother Nature cast her spell on your living room or den.
Do you have a bulging disc in the lower back? Low back pain? Burning low back pain? I used the best medicine for my lower back injury - an inversion table. Here is how I did it, and you can, too.
Any home built before 1978 used lead-based paint. A home with lead-based paint is hard on the home owner's pocketbook. I own a 1954 home and discovered a couple of ways to save you thousands of dollar.
We educate our kids about solar energy because it plays a part in the future of alternative energy. The sun is a part of our lives, and here are some ways to teach our kids the importance of harnessing its energy to power our appliances, devices, and lights.
Social media and Internet safety tips have everything to do with our lives from computers to mobile apps and laptops. Our kid's need to be involved with digital safety rules because they are undeniably important. The eight rules are so easy to remember but they save lives.
After reading this article, you might want to toss your household microwave in the garbage. Studies show microwaved water and microwaved food were not healthy your the body.
More moms should keep their kids clear of video games and rightly so. ThThe adverse effects of children playing video games are quite clear. Wii is the correct way to approach video games with kids and here is why.
Racquetball is a game that kids love to play because the pace is just right for all around fun. Safety is more important than having fun because racquetball is a super fast game and one can get hurt. Following the basic rules and tips will ensure kids have a great time without getting hurt.
Make history come alive for children with reenactments of moments in history. These tried and true applications help children get the opportunity to have first-hand experiences with local and national history.
A tropical plant by nature is unrelenting. The heart shape colors are deep red. You can find pink and white ones. Anthurium is a complete flower. They are a sign of everlasting love. Available year round, knowing how to care for them shows your lasting love.
Being a makeup artist in the film industry gives you opportunities you never dreamed possible. Read this article about how Laura made a career in film as a makeup artist, and learn how to become a makeup artist in the industry.
Dr. Oz produced a segment exclaiming the benefits of Oregano Oil, and he even demonstrated how the herbal remedy works on harmful bacteria. Keep a bottle of oregano in your home for quick and effective treatments explained in this article.
Don't underestimate the intense physical demands of performing calisthenics. Even skilled athletes know calisthenics is tough to perform at first, but the results are rewarding once mastered. The following article helps you achieve positive results from calisthenics.
School finals are a real chore when it comes to High School because they last a whole week. My daughter looked exhausted after another day of finals. I had the perfect solution for her.
A child has the potential to become an actor on the silver screen. They see a movie and say, “Oh, I can do that. I want to be in the movies." How do they start? Where do they begin?
If you are traveling with your musical instrument and need a place to jam with other musicians, who are looking for the same fix, here are some places to meet up with other musicians and jam. They are world renowned locations and worth the effort to find and have a great time.
Ruby Dee lived to be a wonderful ninety-one. She was the first black actress in an American Shakespeare leading role. She won multiple awards, lived through seven decades of accomplishments - first on stage and then on the silver screen.
Flanery does his fair share of acting in movies like Saw 3D and Boondocks Saints, but he is an action film star. The actor holds a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Find out he keeps his movie career while he teaches and competes around the world.
Golf in Asia is a favorite pastime among locals and tourists. Men's professional golf tour in Asia is part of PGA Tours and increasing in numbers each year. Golf Associations recognize China golf courses as challenging.
A sleeper hit is a movie that the film industry didn’t expect it to be successful, but it ends up being a surprise hit movie. The movies listed are sleeper hits that you want to see.
I enjoy Brad Pitt movies, and I like his stance on environmental issues. He sets a fine example of putting his words to practice with his organization “Make It Right Foundation.”
Barefoot hiking is therapeutic because there are approximately 250,000 sweat glands in a pair of feet. It is refreshing, and here's why.
The excitement starts as you place your bet. A Triple Crown winner is coming up the ranks. The atmosphere of horses, jockeys, and winning is what makes the top racetracks in the world are all grandeur.
Water slides at amusement parks so high it feels like you've left your stomach at the top when you splash into the pool at the end of the ride. The water parks everyone is splashing to visit.
Some episodic shows we are familiar with and some we are not. Let’s take a look at what we can expect for entertainment on the screen from the past to the present.
History has its share of horseracing winners. Some as underdogs and some as sure winners. Let’s take a look at the top racehorses in history. As you look at their pictures and read their information, see if you learn something new about horseracing.
Watch Jerry Lewis movies, and you see several similarities among the comedians of yesteryear and today. Eddie Murphy, Robin Williams, Jim Carrey, Kevin Hart, and Will Ferrell have learned from Lewis.
What do Meryl Streep, Kevin Spacey, the late Paul Newman and the late Philip Seymour Hoffman have in common? They all went to a prestigious drama school that required a great deal of the almighty dollars. Let's take a look at the top schools.
“..turn him into stars and form a constellation in his image. His face will make the heavens so beautiful that the world will fall in love with the night and forget about the garish sun.”― Shakespeare
Just scan the magazine racks with People, Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone and more and soon you see almost full-term, pregnant celebrity. Historically and presently, I list some pregnancies worth mentioning.
The very first class was held at the Boston Athletic Club in South Boston. Now, the classes are quite popular around the world. Getting a surfer's workout indoors like the best surfing in Costa Rica. Even kids are challenged by this indoor surfing machine as a birthday party venue.
You just had a baby, and you need to get back in shape. How are you going to lose the belly fat and trim down? Read on because I offer some workable ways to trim down after having a baby.
People need to take the time to find out what is best for their body, so they can live a healthy life free of disease. Taking steps toward a stronger immune system is one of the most important actions.
Cold press juicing is so good from you. My body just loves it, and it is so refreshing.
Creative weddings photos are pictures and memories of the blissful event. The pictures are more than just making sure the photographer uses the best lenses for wedding photography. You truly want the pictures to be well-planned and worthwhile. So, here is some advice and just for fun ideas.
Cardio kickboxing is an invigorating workout in a short amount of time. People do it at home or in a class. Either way, the body burns a ton of calories. Find out why this workout is so good for you.
The medical field promotes Protandim as an anti-aging supplement based on the scientific investigation of free radicals. Find out how you can age gracefully.
Building your flexors develops your arms and defines your arms even more. Follow these steps, and you will see the results in your arms.
Getting your arms toned takes a bit of work at the gym, and you need to maintain their shape and firmness. Follow these exercises for about four to six weeks. The positive evidence of having toner arms will put a smile on your face.
Foods heal the body, and certain foods are more effective as a long term solution to help the body repair itself. Let's take a look at those kinds of food.
Stretching your neck muscles relieves stress and calms the tension in the rest of your body. With simple methods I explain in this article, you can prevent neck pain and headaches.
Arnica relieves pain from injury, bruising, and recovery from surgery. Understanding how to apply and use the homeopathic product is vital for positive results.
Eating gluten-based foods is fine if you are not gluten sensitive. If you are wheat, gluten sensitive, or have celiac disease. Get the answers to questions: Are French fries gluten free? Are oats gluten free? What is gluten-free?
Low-back pain is debilitating and limits your ability to exercise. Follow these physical therapy tips to heal your back, build a stronger and healthier back.
Being aware of muscle imbalance prevents injuries and assists longevity. This article describes how to keep your muscles balanced through proper exercises.
Not too many filmmakers are bold enough to make a movie about cultural issues. Kari Skogland tackled gun control and violence in her movie "Liberty Stands Still." The award-winning screenwriter talked with me about these issues.
Crime and investigation are great stories. Knowing the world of crime is how you write thrillers, mysteries, and other related crime dramas. Avoid getting caught writing cliches and write an accurate crime story.
Clint Eastwood is an icon or a legend. He's mastered the western and cop genre and directed a few hits. Let's take a look at Dirty Harry the role that launched Eastwood's undeniably successful career in film.
Teaching kids foreign languages might not be all that tough to do. This is how I used a DVD to teach my daughter French.
Becoming a movie producer is a process. You evolve and creating a name for yourself through good works and developing lasting relationships. Sure enough, you will become a movie producer by following the advice of these movie producers.
We go to our nearby sushi restaurant and order our favorite sushi rolls. While we eat from the top sushi menu, we can talk about sushi scenes in movies. I named five I think you will appreciate.
I have talked with a few professional and well-known skateboarders - they fascinate me. Skateboarders defy gravity and accomplish the impossible. "Waiting for Lightning" defines the highest point of skateboarding. Danny Way proves the impossible is possible.
Skateboard movies show tricks on the board while offering a story to keep you entertained. Knowing which skateboard movie to watch keeps you hanging with the right crowd.
Bordeaux located in southwest France is not only rich in history but rich in some of the world's best wines. Discover the rich beauty of this ancient land of wine.
For centuries herbs healed the body. It's time to explore how they heal the body and the benefits of these worthwhile plants.
Anyone who has experienced an injury caused by a lack of stretching will testify that it is not the best way to learn the importance of stretching. Stretching is so good for the body in so many ways.
If you drink a glass of wine every now and then or belong to a wine club, most likely you have discovered the wines of Portugal. The country's best wines appear in wine markets around the world and are considered by many to be conscientiously crafted, delightful to drink, and a remarkable value.
What are you going to do with the kids on a day you need a break? Ah, Pepe Le Pew will entertain them with his loveable and silliness. Don't be shy, you can enjoy the amusing entertainment, too.
Some Super Bowl commercials look popular and funny. The amount of money they spend on only 30 seconds of air time is wild. Let's take a look at some of the Hollywood movie ads in recent Super Bowls.
"Dolphin Tale" is a movie you don't want to miss. It's a movie for the family, something I won't mind watching with those you love. Based on a true story, here are the reasons you'll love it.
Finding simple, fun movies for kids to watch is not always an easy task. Take a look at this list and see if any ring a bell.
Terrence Malick creates extraordinary movies on the meaning of life. As a writer and director, his films are thought-provoking gems of discord. In "The Tree of Life," he chose these locations to help tell his story.
The first movies in Hollywood engrossed the audiences with barroom scenes and cocktails before dinner. A night of elegance and drinks to capture some spirits of yesteryear invites you to mix five prohibition drinks for your next party.
Weights for beginners is rewarding when done correctly. Knowing how to begin a program will determine whether you continue and benefit from success. I start beginners on weight training with these suggestions.
These TV Shows take a step forward in the evolution of blending television with social media to become high-ranking and trendy.
The late Oscar is a parrot that flew in many movies, television shows, and print ads. His legacy remains in Hollywood because of his talent and good deeds.
Watching Saturday morning cartoons from the good old days inspire kids to be a better person based on the following reasons.
Steven Spielberg and Michael Crichton developed motion pictures and television programs together, notably, Jurassic Park franchise and long-running ER series. The two men were dear friends and a combustible combination of success.
Gobots came before the Transformers and left their cartoon program in the wake of Transformers movie franchise. The 1984 animated cartoon has stood the test of time by die-hard fans who appreciate the cartoon-look of talking machines.
Kathryn Stockett and Tate Taylor helping each other, working their way to success in their chosen careers tell us who they are as individuals.
For the life of me, I can't remember why I wrote this piece. He sadly passed away over a year ago. Still, I am not quite sure what to call Wayne Static's music, but it does appear he has a following.
Is selling on eBay worth it? I think so, and here is the formula for selling on eBay.
I met the late bestselling author Joseph R. Garber and talked with him about developing real characters. I included other author's tips on video as well. Joseph's caustic humor scared me a first, but as you see, he shares invaluable tips for all writers.
Becoming a professional screenwriter starts with taking the job seriously and knowing what it takes to be a pro. David Freeman offers sound screenwriting tips on the business of film and working in film as a writer.
If a director of a movie is a great director, then one can expect to see a great movie. I am sure you can think of some great directors, and you love their movies. But, how does one become a film director major and work in the business?
Careers in the film business are about being a makeup artist, ADR Foley sound recordist, special effects editor, or game designer. These film jobs are not as glamorous as being an actor. But, they are just as fulfilling and can lead to becoming a part-time actor.
Many jobs in the film industry lead to higher paying jobs. What do you want to do in the industry? Have you ever thought of being a location scout or manager? How about an art director or production designer?
Not everyone can go to film school because it is an expensive venture. We are talking hundreds of thousands of dollars. It's always a good idea to have an alternative to film school because not everyone can afford it. But, if you can afford it or take on student loans, then do it - pick wisely.
Media is so diverse that being a senior or junior media planner is hard work, fun, and very crazy. It's best to learn from the pros because it is a tricky business.
It is necessary to read the trades if you want to have a booming career in film. You need to know as much as you can about the film business. I explain why you cannot go without the trades.
A good talent agent needs to recognize talent and needs to know what gets his client at the top of the A-list in their particular trade. Read on and find out how to become an agent.
What is a filmmaker looking for in an actor? The film business is a process that requires specific actions that turn out results. Follow these tips, and you are sure to land an audition.
How to take advantage of an interview or make the best of any job interview is very important. So, pay attention while I go over some key points to help you land your first job in the film.
Getting a job in movies requires the ability to know when opportunity knocks. Knowing what to do when opportunity knocks is vital to making it in the business.
You want to work in film, but haven't a clue where to begin? Production companies are looking for people with experience, and you don't have any? There still is a way to get your first job in the film industry.
How Hollywood really works is the film business requires you to pay your dues to get a high-paying job. Here is how you do it.
Wiliam Goldman is one of the best screenwriters ever. His book "Nobody Knows Nothing" reflects on his career and the business of making movies. For the technical aspect of screenwriting is "Screenplay: Writing the Picture." Both books discuss screenwriting and shared tips.
The more you work you do on film productions, the more creative you become. Work leads to more work, but it takes time, this is how you do it.