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A Wonderful Easter Egg In 'Super Metroid' Has Revealed Its Romantic Origins

ForbesForbes - Dec 2, 2018
In another wonderfully translated interview courtesy of shmuplations, we get to travel back in time and find out about a rather lovely Easter egg hidden away in Super Metroid. This newly translated interview is with programmer Yasuhiko Fujii, who ...  

Fourth Of July


Halloween


New Halloween Movie Unites All 19 Michael Myers Actors ...

Cinema BlendCinema Blend - Dec 1, 2018
Reporting on movies, television, video games, and pop culture CINEMABLEND is the go-to source for today's plugged-in generation.  

Fathers Day


Fathers' day: A new program at Bright Beginnings is aimed at helping dads

Washington PostWashington Post - Nov 14, 2018
On the first day of a brand-new class designed to turn men with children into fathers, Arthur Darby III handed out spiral-bound notebooks and asked the attendees to write their names in the front, along with the words “Children are the reward of life ...  

Mothers Day


Redwood Coast Music Festival unveils new poster

KIEMKIEM - Dec 2, 2018
During the event TubaChristmas play a small concert for those in attendance. The tickets to the festival will be available here or at any Coast Central Credit Union. This year the dates have been switch, to Mothers Day weekend. May 9th through 12th.  

Cinco de Mayo


A Guide to Puebla, Mexico, Where Gilded Churches Meet a Thriving Cultural Scene

New York TimesNew York Times - Nov 27, 2018
No doubt it helped make the town attractive to Napoleon III and his forces, whose defeat in the 1862 Battle of Puebla is commemorated by Cinco de Mayo. The largest point of commonality, though, is that like the capital, Puebla is in the midst of a ...  

Hanukkah


Hanukkah 2018: All the food that's eaten during the Jewish Festival of Lights

The IndependentThe Independent - Nov 28, 2018
Hanukkah, the Jewish festival that commemorates the miracle of a menorah burning for eight full days after the desecration of the Temple of Jerusalem, is upon us once more. Starting on Sunday 2 December, the Jewish Festival of Lights is celebrated by ...  

St. Patricks Day


Is it time to move the All-Ireland GAA club finals from their St Patrick's Day date?

The42The42 - Nov 27, 2018
ONCE THE INITIAL euphoria abated over the last couple of weeks as clubs booked their place in the 2019 All-Ireland senior series, a familiar problem arose. pjimage (1) Corofin and Cuala were crowned All-Ireland champions this year. What is the best way ...  

Turkey Day


Turkey Day 5K draws a crowd

Highlands Ranch HeraldHighlands Ranch Herald - Nov 27, 2018
Hundreds of community members worked up an appetite at the Turkey Day 5K. The Chamber of Commerce of Northwest Douglas County hosted the 15th annual run or walk on Thanksgiving Day at Shea Stadium in Highlands Ranch. The south metro Denver ...  

Valentines Day


Employees do not mentally start their work year until Valentines Day

ZDNetZDNet - Nov 21, 2018
If you find yourself daydreaming at the office most days, do not worry - you are definitely not alone according to a new report. Belmont, CA-based workplace communication company RingCentral Glip released its "Best Self at Work" survey . The survey ...  

Birthday


Housewarming Party


Stroller: When did housewarming parties originate?
Martinsville Bulletin - Nov 28, 2018

TRIVIA QUESTION: When someone moves into a new house, we often throw a housewarming party and bring them gifts to enjoy in their new home. When did housewarming parties originate, and what was the original housewarming gift? WEDNESDAY'S ...  

Labor Day


Fredericksburg's school system to seek waiver to open before Labor Day next year
Fredericksburg.com - Nov 11, 2018

The School Board voted 5–1 Monday to ask the State Board of Education for a waiver to start either Aug. 12 or 19 next year instead of waiting until the day after Labor Day. Spotsylvania County schools started before Labor Day for the first time this ...  

Anzac Day


NFL 2019: Five games to be played on Anzac Day next year as fixture revealed

Herald SunHerald Sun - Dec 1, 2018
An Anzac Day bonanza is coming to the Northern Football League, with five matches slated for the public holiday next year. Three Division 2 fixtures will take place on Thursday, April 25, in 2019, with Diamond Creek hosting Epping, Thomastown to take ...  

Mardi Gras


Watch Mark Ingram pretend he's the King of Mardi Gras

AL.comAL.com - Nov 30, 2018
Running back Mark Ingram plays for one New Orleans institution -- the Saints -- and he recently gained some insight into another -- Mardi Gras -- while on a visit for Fanatics' “Small Biz Stories.” The two-time Pro Bowler went to the Mardi Gras Museum ...  

Super Bowl


Santa Claus


A little rain didn't hurt Santa Claus in Elizabethton

Johnson City PressJohnson City Press - Dec 2, 2018
Most of the annual Downtown Elizabethton Christmas parade took place under beautiful conditions for an early December evening, but toward the end of the parade, which is reserved for the Elizabethton High School Betsy Band and Santa Claus, a rainstorm ...  

 
 
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