In the tradition of Christmas markets held throughout Europe since the 14th century comes Atlanta's first annual Holiday Lights and Market in Grant Park, December 11-13. Sponsored by the Grant park Conservancy, the Holiday Lights and Market will feature live entertainment, sparkling lights, food, and an artist market.
The festival is held in cooperation with the 28th annual Grant Park Candlelight Tour of Homes (December 12-13), which is sponsored by St. Paul United Methodist church, the grant Park Parent Network, and the grant park cooperative preschool. The Holiday lights and market will serve as a unique destination for neighbors interested in purchasing holiday gifts or just looking to get into the spirit of the season.
Choirs, choral and instrumental groups will perform music of the season throughout the three-day event. Up to 100 artists will display an array of artwork, textiles, paintings, photography, and jewelry. Warm drinks, sweet and savory foods, and beer and wine will be on sale. The festival opens at 3:00 pm on Friday, December 11 and close at 9:00 pm. On Saturday, December 12, it opens at noon and closes at 10:00 pm. ON Sundays it opens again at noon and closes at 7:00 pm.
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Let the Rhythm Get You! Do you own an iPhone or iPod? If so, then how often do you use it? Having an iPhone or iPod is fun! In fact, we have an iPod, and we always use it to listen to music or watch videos, it is really cool. From iPhone or iPod you can also watch TV or movies, and it helps to wipe out boredom!
Have you ever heard of Yamaha PDX-60? It is a powerful speaker that you can use to your iPhone or iPod with no sound delays while easily enjoying your games, music and movies (wirelessly). Wow, How's that? Why don't we try to experience our iPhone/iPod through this wireless and powerful speaker, Yamaha PDX-60? With it, we can enjoy games, music and movies from our iPhone/iPod wirelessly anywhere in the room. We can get an instant connection with no sound delays and quality sound with deep, rich bass (through the exclusive Yamaha yAired wireless technology). For me, it is indeed an amazing speaker system! I like this "yAired," one of the Yamaha PDX-60 features. It's a Yamaha original wireless technology that gives a simple, convenient operation (with no pairing needed) or wireless operation to your iPhone/iPod. The good thing is - the speaker can be placed in any out-of-the-way location! It's a great feature, isn't it? Now, would you love to have this? I would love to have this—it’s cool!
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Do you have a Google adsense account? I have been a member of adsense since last year and this network is awesome, you can earn revenue by putting adsense tools on your blogs (either text, images, or videos), I am earning so far from adsense, it's pretty cool. And speaking of that, you can earn revenue even more through Snipsly, what is snipsly? Snipsly is being called as an adsense sharing site ( allows users to post content and share in ad revenue), you can submit content of your own and if you have an adsense account you can share in the revenue 80/20 - Snipsly shows ads 20% of the time and you (the user) can show the other 80% ( so, all Adsense impressions are based on an 80%/20% split, with the author showing 80% of the time). In snipsly you can post content of varying types either short or long text articles, or images and videos. This service also helps or works well for building backlinks, and creating links with targeted anchor text ( so you can write an article and add in a link to your site). Sign up to Snipsly now, and users who have a Google adsense account can easily enter their publisher ID to share in a portion of the advertising revenue, is it not cool? Go, be a part of it!
The Glenwood Park Farmers Market announces that they will now run every Sunday afternoon from 12:00pm-4:00pm until November 22. The every other saturday market is discontinued.
Shoppers can find farm fresh local and organic produce from Lyle Hill Farms, baked goods from east atlanta's hardright bakery, fresh milk from johnston's dairy, gourmet treats from the Mercantile, and artisanal cheeses from antico mercante. The market is held at Brasfield square in Glenwood Park but will be canceled if it's raining at 12:00pm starting time.
There are also great places to find gifts such as crochet crafts from GwenGoods, locally made electric jewelry, pottery painting, handmade cards and printed stationary, and delightfully scented candles that support autism awareness. Also grow, the new kid's shop and drop boutique, at 928 Garrett Street, is offering free kid's craft activities during the market.
The last market day this year will be a special thanksgiving market on November 22. One of the special features that day will be the Grant Park Provisions Company providing food-tastings and taking orders for their food delivery service's thanksgiving dinners.
There will also be a special Gift Fair at Brasfield Square on december 6, from 12:00pm to 4:00pm. Besides gift buying, santa will be on hand to have photos taken with kids, pets, and everyone who wants a photo with santa. After attending the market, all shoppers can receive a 15% discount on their market day lunch pr brunch at Vickery's, matador Cantina, and the shed at Glenwood. To receive the discount, shoppers should show the server their market purchase. It could be a great way to spend a sunday afternoon.
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Have you checked this video yet? It is an awesome video - explaining and showing the Evolution of the web or the evolution of the Internet! Leapfish searches the best of the web in a click-free search, it searches everywhere and gives you a relevant information that you are looking for. They are indeed creating the first multi-dimensional information aggregator and search portal in the world, how and why? Because they gather, organize, and deliver the most relevant information from the internet (base on what users search), in one single simple shot, is it not cool? They can catch useful videos when you were not looking for one , you could see the latest news, and blogs (base on what topic you are searching for), this is indeed cool! You can find a variety of useful information and relevant results on your research when you use leapfish, do you believe the power of this technology? Yes you do, because this technology has been developing strong relationships with leading online destinations in search, news, imagery, videos, and much more (Experience the one-click sharing, search results, fast, and customizable)! Always rendering a valuable information online (from chatrooms and aol to facebook and Google domination).
Taipei, October 22, 2009 - Taiwan's evergreen Marine, the world's fourth biggest shipping firm, said thursday it would order up to 100 container ships next years as the global economy gradually recovers from the crisis.
"In accordance with the needs of evergreen Line's future business developments, the plan to buil new ships remains an ongoing agenda for the company," it said in a statement.
The statement came after evergreen group chairman chang Yung-fa-told Taipei based United daily news recently that the is likely to order 100 ships next year.
"Chang has said that when the price returns to a reasonable level, evergreen will move forward with building more container ships," company said.
Evergreen has not ordered any new ships over the past two years, but in his interview with the paper, Chang said 2010 may be a good time for investment as the global recession is coming to an end.
Tokyo, October 23, 2009 - Japan's post office and its huge pool of funds should be used to help revitalise local communities, the postal minister said friday as the new government revisits its predecessor's privatisation efforts.
"We will think outside of the status quo. We will utilise the postal funds inn local communities where the money was collected," said Shizuka Kamei, who also serves as financial services minister. The postal system is very good at collecting money, but lacks professional know how of how to invest it. To do that, we will explore ways to work with local financial institutions," he said in a speech.
Kamei is a vociferous opponent of the free-market reforms of former premier Junichiro Koizumi, who began the process od breaking up Japan post as part of this agenda to streamline the bloated public sector.
The postal system was broken up in October 2007 into four units, creating a new commercial bank with the world's largest savings.
But Kamei said he did not intend to return the sprawling mail to its former state.
" I have absolutely no plan to make the postal system the way it was before Mr. Koizumi demolished it," said Kamei, the head of a small party that is in coalition with Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama's Democratic Party.
He said big business had developed a "law-of-the-jungle" Mentality under Koizumi, who was premier from 2001 to 2006 and had close ties with then US president George W. Bush.
London, October 27, 2009 - Britain's Prince Philip has reportedly made one of his notorious gaffes by joking with a british-Indian business leader about his name, a newspaper said tuesday.
During a reception at Buckingham Palace for some 400 influential British indians, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II greeted Atul Patel by glancing at his name tag and saying: "there's a lot of your family in tonight."
Accroding to the Sun newspaper, the comment appeared to suggest that all Patels are related. Patel is a common Indian surname, and there are an estimated 670,000 Patels living in Britain, the tabloid said.
A spokesman for Patel, who is chief executive of leading housing association the LHA-Asra group, said no offence was taken by the remark.
JOHOR BAHRU, October 25, 2009 - asian Tour honorary member K.J Choi celebrated his return to Asia with a deserving victory after emerging triumphant at the weather-interrupted Iskandar Johor Open on Sunday
Korean CHoi posted a third round score of eight-under-par 64 for a three-day total of 20-under par 196 at the full field Asian tour event that was reduced to a 54-hole stroke play tournament due to inclement weather.
Chapchai Nirat of thailand tool second place after delighting the galleries gatheres at the royal Johor country club with three amazing chip-ins on the 15th, 17th and 18th holes.
Retief Goosen of south africa returned with a superb 62 to take a share of third position alongside overnight leader himat Rai of indi, who closed with a 70 for a three-day total of 201 at the final roun, suspended for two hours due to thunderstorms
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Would you like to win a $20,000 Kitchen Makeover? Well, if you desperately need a Kitchen Makeover then you can have it for free! You Could win a $20,000 Kitchen Makeover by joining or participating in the Dr. Oetker Kitchen Makeover Contest. However, this contest is only accessible to Canadian Residents, so if you live in Canada then you can join in the contest and you will have a chance to win a $20,000 Kitchen Makeover. To highlight this - the contest is giving away a grand prize winner (that is $20,000 Kitchen Makeover), eight secondary winners ( winners will get one of the Whirpool appliances such as a fridge/freezer, freestanding electric range, dishwasher or microwave), and additional 2,000 people ( people instantly win a Casa di Mama Pizza or a pizza cutter). Is it not cool? If you are interested to win on this kitchen makeover contest – first thing you will do is visit the website and enter for the chance to WIN a $20,000 Kitchen Makeover (simply pick up a PIN from specially marked packages of Casa di Mama Pizza then you're ready)! If I won the grand prize I would like to renovate our kitchen all the way like switching the wood floor to tiles, adding more cabinets, fixing the kitchen windows and counter area, it would be great! So to all Canadians check this out! The contest runs till January 4, 2010. And don't forget to sign up to be a Savoury Moments Member to get a bonus PIN.
If they were having a site problem or let say their site is under maintenance, why didn't they explain that? Well, they were escaping because they are one of the scammers in the internet; they were just vanished like a wind. Are you one of their victim members? Then Poor you! I have learned one thing- Don't easily trust of any affiliate network like “earning by clicking ads " unless it is not proven and your are not familiar with. This experienced was happened for me a year ago! Very disappointing!
Today, blogs are popular around the world! Millions of people around the world have started a blog and millions of people also around the world read blogs in different countries. Some expressing their thoughts using their own languages and some usually used English language. Even people in many professions, including the entertainment industry and new organization, are writing blogs. Bloggers can express their thought and opinion as long they wanted to, blogging is the best way in expressing thought.
Tokyo, october 22, 2009 - a monster-slaying bad breath blow gun, a rain-simulating "funbrella" and a navigation-aid helmet that steers users by pulling their ears: welcome to Japan's latest whacky inventions.
These bizarre gadgets and more - some of them useful, most of them fun - went on display at the digital content expo, a fair showcasing futuristic gaming, arts, medical and other technologies that opened thursday.
A clear crowd- pleaser at the four-day event was a blowgun videogame by the Kanazawa Institute of technology where the enemies are a scary lineup of monsters including a vampire, a bat and a club-wielding ogre.
Rather than fire bullets, darts or lasers at the fearsome adversaries, players of all ages eat snacks and sip drinks to boost the smell of their breath, then blast stinky bad breath balls at the screen to kill the monsters.
Since I have the Entrecard widget I started getting more traffic, it is amazing! This wide rotation can make your blog showed up to the other members or users at the same time, it is not only serving on your own benefit but it is also helping your fellow publishers. Check out their website if you don't have one. I am pretty sure that the newbies in blogging have not usually known this one, it is indeed pretty cool guys, so you must register here to increase your traffic. So I think it is best for traffic!
RSS still crawled and archived even the deleted posts, and one thing I have learned don't delete your posts, instead put it in the draft of your blog.
Speaking of clocks, Do you like clocks? Well, I like clocks and I wanted to have a clock collections like what the closer friend of my friend does. Today, I found a great site where you can look different types of clocks ( it's called as wall clocks, mantel clocks, Howard miller, grandfather clocks, atomic clocks, home decor, interior design, ridgeway clocks, kieninger clocks, hermle clocks, and many more), try to check out this clocks blog so you can see what type of clocks do you like. I like this Atomic clocks - it is very simple and I like the size too.
Tokyo, October 26, 2009 (AFP) - young japanese are fleeing the urban jungle for the half-abandoned countryside on a mission to make farming cool again and cut japan's frightening food deficit in the process.
Organic farming converts, rice-growing Tokyo fashionistas and other young greenfingers have trickled back into rural Japan where many farm towns have been slowly dying amid fast-greying japan's demographic crunch.
Japan, the world's second-largest economy, now imports 60 percent of its food, and many worry about future food security if climate change rocks global food supplies or energy costs swing international grain prices.
In a high-tech country that grew rich on selling cars and electronics, the young farmers are standing up reinvent the image of agriculture.
No matter how big japan's economy is, no matter how much cash it stacks up, this country will soon be unable to buy so much food from overseas, Yusuke Miyaji, 31, recently told a crowd of young farmers.
Web development includes e-commerce business development, web design, web content development, client-side/server-side scripting and web server configuration as well. And when we say Web development it can be consist of some web developers, webmaster or graphic designer. For me, it is not an easy task as it has be done by a group of programmers, it's posses many things, such as data entry error checking through forms and sanitization of the data that is entered in those fields. In addition, Web development is currently very popular from any smaller to larger businesses and organization.
Cleanliness is even more important in a hotel room, what about the TV controllers, door handles, bed covers and mattresses, or sleeping into a bed that has been slept on by strangers? Do we need to be aware of that? The answer is yes for the sake of our health. Let's be aware the issues about Avian Flu, SARS, swine flu and other pathogen which is still continuing today, everybody must have healthier options when traveling and staying a hotel. This is crucial to pay attention! Let's keep healthy.
And Designing a web is the arrangement and creation of web pages to make up a web site. And a web page consists of information for which the web site is developed same as a pages of the book, these where to write some words and information to publish and share it to the world.
In fact, Web design has basic aspects; these are the content, usability, appearance, and visibility. The content is referring to the information on the site, the usability is the interface and navigation simple and reliable, the appearance is refer to the graphics and text in professional and appealing style, and the visibility is refer to a major search engines and advertisement media, in where the site is publish to be visible to all. That's it!
Are you an Asian, Indian, European, Middle Eastern or South American, and you are living far-away from your home country (homeland)? If so, I am sure you miss the food or products that come from your country. Have you heard of Efood Depot ( EfoodDepot.com)? I have already heard this resource before that carries large selection of ethnic food products, and you can even order through online; this online food market provides over 10,000 various ethnic food products and growing everyday with Flat rate shipping of $4.99, and here is the thing – if your order items worth over $75 they will provide you a free shipping (and it is a fast shipping) isn't cool? They are carrying food from Asia, India, Europe, middle east, and south America, and has a list of over 4000 recipes for various food dishes. It is indeed the largest ethnic super market ( large selection of ethnic food products). They are also offering hard to find products like snacks, sauces, spices, cooking mixes, sweets, cookies, beverages, etc., and you can avail free Gifts with some purchases. Plus, you can also watch some cooking videos on how to make recipes like Pad Thai, Fried Rice using sauces and seasoning that they sell. Isn't awesome? Go check out this "online groceries!"
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Niagara Falls formed about twelve thousand years ago when huge melting sheets of ice formed the Great Lakes. The land was uneven with several drops in level, some very sharp. Water from Lake Erie began to flow north to Lake Ontario as a result of the loss of the ice barrier.
A natural wonder that the United States shares with Canada.
The Grand Canyon is a series of deep long cuts in rock. There are many passages and large raised areas. There are forests on the top level and desert areas down below. They provide support for several different ecosystems. The Colorado River flows through the Grand Canyon. The Canyon offers a lot of information about the physical history of Earth. There is a huge amount of fossil evidence. And its walls provide a record of three of the four major periods of the Earth's geologic time.
Death Valley holds much evidence of nature's past violence. For example, there is Ubehebe Crater. This hole is about one kilometer across and more than two hundred thirty meters deep. It is the remains of a major volcanic explosion about two thousand years ago. Death Valley is an unforgiving place. The heat has killed people in the past. And it will continue to kill those who are not careful in dealing with the area's extreme climate.
Most glaciers move very slowly. But sometimes one will suddenly speed ahead for a year or two. These are called surge-glaciers.
Welcome to Mount Kilauea, the world's most active volcano. It is on the island of Hawaii. Kilauea is not far from Mauna Loa, the largest volcano in the world.
Kilauea has been releasing burning hot liquid rock called lava continuously since nineteen eighty-three. The lava flows down the mountain to the Pacific Ocean. Its fierce heat produces a big cloud of steam when it hits the cold water. Kilauean lava continues to add land to the island. Sometimes visitors are able to walk out near the edge of this new black volcanic rock.
I have found that Randall Richards is already 57 year old and a father of 5, and a grandfather of 4 hopes to fulfill a childhood dream singing on America's Got Talent. Well, I think he got a talent and he deserves to be part on America's Got Talent, don't you think so?
Thanksgiving Day is an annual American Federal holiday to express thanks for one's material and spiritual possessions. Most people celebrate by gathering at home with family or friends for a holiday feast.
Generally, Thanksgiving Day, is a traditional North American holiday, which is a form of harvest festival. The date and whereabouts of the first Thanksgiving celebration is a topic of modest contention, though the earliest attested Thanksgiving celebration was on September 8, 1565 in what is now Saint Augustine, Florida. Despite scholarly research to the contrary, the traditional "first Thanksgiving" is venerated as having occurred at the site of Plymouth Plantation, in 1621.