This most perfect Pi Day: 3.14.15

Saturday, March 14th, 2015

Today’s Pi Day celebration is extra special because the date corresponds to the first four digits after the decimal point. That won’t happen again for another century. Happy extra-special Pi Day!






NYC’s Blizzard 2015 became Blizzard Bust 2015

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

It was the 2015 blizzard that wasn’t for New York CIty. The meteorologists are hanging their heads in shame – maybe – well probably not. They’ll get the next one – maybe – well probably not. The one thing we can predict is that social media has something to say about #BlizzardBust2015.











The King: Long-gone but never forgotten

Monday, January 5th, 2015

Grab your Blue Suede Shoes and celebrate what would have been Elvis Presley’s 80th birthday on 8 january 2015 – nearly everywhere in the world. From Memphis to London to New South Wales down under, there’s music, film series, look-a-likes and tons of memorabilia. The king is dead. Long live the king.











It’s National Peanut Butter Lovers Month – Spread it on thick

Saturday, November 1st, 2014

It’s not just November, it’s National Peanut Butter Lovers Month. Creamy or crunchy, satisfying and filling – it’s healthy goodness for kids, and a must-have meal for many adults. Have I got an infographic for you.











Surrender New York?

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

Has NYC surrendered to someone or something? White flags were flying high on the towers of the Brooklyn Bridge this morning – prompting a lot of questions from New Yorkers like what’s Mayor de Blasio really doing in Italy?











Pasta – mai basta!

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

Two terrific books explore pasta from the culinary perspective to the scientific. Everything you wanted to know about pasta – from its regional history to the mathematical analyses of its many shapes.











You got me going in circles

Thursday, October 17th, 2013

Ever been confused, or terrified, on a traffic circle, rotary or roundabout? If you have misgivings about them, this story is for you.











Goth is great

Saturday, July 20th, 2013

Even Barbie dolls must change with the times. But is the world ready for Goth Barbie? You bet it is.











One hump, or two?

Friday, May 17th, 2013

Wild hair styles are nothing new, but they are turning heads in Dubai. Check out what the latest hair craze, the camel hump, looks like.











The wrap up: Post-Oscars 2013

Monday, February 25th, 2013

The 85th Academy Awards are in the book. Few surprises, but some highlights made this 2013 telecast unique. How did the curious g voters stack up? Check out my review.