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Super early this morning — I’m talking between the hours of 1 a.m. and 5 a.m. — there was a Total Lunar Elipse that could be seen anywhere (provided there was a clear sky) on the night side of Earth. Though Total Lunar Eclipses — when, according to Wikipedia, “the moon passes behind the earth so that the earth blocks the sun’s rays from striking the moon” — happen every year or so, this one was special because it happened the same day as the Winter Solstice. The last time that happened was 372 years ago, so it was kind of a momentous occasion, even if you’re not into astronomy. Did you stay up to watch? I set my alarm for 3:15 a.m. which was supposed to be right around when the “greatest” of the eclipse occurred. Sadly, when I woke up and looked out my window, it was a bit hazy and the moon wasn’t as bright as I hoped. No worries! Check out this gorgeous time lapse video for the eclipse (as seen from Florida) from start to finish. Ahh, the universe is such an amazing thing. Keep reading »
Not to sound like Scrooge, but here’s yet another reason—besides the freezing cold, short days, and epic lines at every store everywhere—why this is actually not “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year”: Television is notoriously sucky the week of Christmas. But never fear, I have scoured the listings and come up with the TV happenings you won’t want to miss.
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Admit it: ever since “Black Swan” came out, you have totally had fantasies of being a prima ballerina. (With those awesome Rodarte tutus, who wouldn’t?) For your next costume party (New Year’s, anyone?), try going Natalie Portman-style by channeling her signature look from the film. That complicated stage makeup isn’t as hard as it seems thanks to this easy video makeup tutorial. [YouTube] Keep reading »
From The Wetspots, the Canadian swingers/comedic singing duo who have brought you hit singles like “Do You Take It (In The Ass)” and “(Sometimes I Just Want To F**k) Somebody Else,” now comes a new holiday classic: “Just Fist Me This Christmas.” It really is a recession-friendly present, especially since most of us are already takin’ it up the butt from The Man. So, this year, why not make it XXXmas? Keep reading »