EBay CEO envisions PayPal in more offline settings

The waiter comes to your table and asks: “Will you be paying by cash, credit or PayPal?” Don’t be surprised to hear that question six months or a year from now, says John Donahoe, the CEO of PayPal’s parent company, eBay Inc. Although PayPal is best known as a way to pay people or buy […]

How to Impress Even Before the First Date

First impressions are everything: We all know that. But did you realize that first impressions actually begin before your first date, usually by phone? Talking on the phone is a tricky dating stage that comes after exchanging emails but prior to meeting face-to-face. What I’m seeing as a matchmaker is that many first dates never […]

The pros and cons of daylight saving time

Do we still need daylight saving time? For nearly a century, Americans have been springing forward and falling back, and this year will be no different. Come Sunday morning, we’ll be snuggled soundly in bed as the clocks fall back an hour. Daylight saving time is the autumnal gift that provides the proverbial snooze button […]

Corrado Soprano “Junior”

“You choose this life, it comes with responsibilities…Teddy Roosevelt gave an entire speech once with a bullet lodged in his chest. Some things are a matter of duty.” Corrado Soprano, Jr., AKA Uncle Junior, is the son of Corrado and Mariangela D’Agostino Soprano, Italian immigrants who came over from the town of Ariano in 1911. […]

Why Food Companies Are Cutting Salt

Some healthy, sodium-slashing competition has broken out among food companies, and consumers are the ones benefiting. Last week, Kraft Foods Inc. announced it would cut the salt in its North American line by an average of 10 percent in over 1000 products over the next two years. On Monday, PepsiCo unveiled a global nutrition initiative to reduce […]

Sylvester Stallone reveals his lost role

Sly Solo? Stallone Admits He Was Considered for ‘Star Wars’ He was a scrappy underdog from Philly who got a shot at the heavyweight title. He was also a Vietnam vet out for justice. He was even a truck driver turned professional arm wrestler. But he missed his chance to be a stuck-up, half-witted, scruffy-looking […]

EPISODE 106 “Riots, Drills and The Devil – Part 1”

Airdate: 2005-09-26 The rides and attractions at Chicago’s Navy Pier glisten in the afternoon sun. An unassuming middle-aged man turns from a ticket booth to pass a handful of tickets to a group of eager kids. The man reaches out and kisses one of the boys with a fatherly smile, watching the kids run off. […]

What Were They Thinking?!

Looks like “Desperate Housewives” hottie Eva Longoria is in desperate need of a compact. The 35-year-old TV star — who is currently in the process of divorcing her NBA-playing hubby Tony Parker — suffered a serious makeup malfunction while out and about in Hollywood. Don’t get us wrong; we love Drew Barrymore. We just don’t […]

Christian Easter Crafts

Fun Christian Easter crafts are necessary for nearly every Sunday school teacher or children’s church worker. When you have to come up with a craft every week, however, it can be almost impossible to feel creative enough to come up with one more new idea. Preschool Easter Crafts Not only do young children love doing […]