Durham textile artist Anna Nickles is inspired by the long history between textiles and the South, which led her to create the textile business Esse Quam Videri, named after North Carolina’s state motto – “To be rather than to seem.”
The lead-up to the release of "Destiny's House of Wolves" expansion has been met with mostly cautious excitement considering "The Dark Below" felt like it was a tacked-on experience to the original game. The galaxy-expanding adventure we all thought Bungie would take us on in "The Dark Below" never happened, and recently, "The House of Wolves" was released. Based on all of the information Bungie revealed over the past few weeks, it appears to be the experience we all were hoping Destiny's first expansion would be. But as Guardians, we enter the "House of Wolves" cautiously as we attempt to earn the riches and favor of The Queen.
When I walked into my interview with the three stars of the new film "Me and Earl and the Dying Girl," it felt like I was walking into a room with three of my friends. Thomas Mann, Olivia Cooke and RJ Cyler were talking animatedly while snacking on chips and grapes. All three are fairly new faces in the film industry but are sure to make a splash when the movie hits theaters June 12.
The agastache comes with a lot of common names like anise hyssop, giant hyssop and hummingbird mint, but, I assure you, "outstanding," will be one of your adjectives if you grow it. About a year ago I wrote about Black Adder which was and still is dazzling in our garden. It became the perfect backdrop in our daylily garden, helping show off all other colors.
With the start of summer right around the corner and hot days already popping up in various parts of the country, you know there are bound to be a few days when it's just too hot to go outside. There will also be times when, despite your promise to never use technology as a babysitter, you'll need the kids to chill out quietly. For those crazy hot days and 5-hour flights, check out these new games for the kids - and yourself.
CHICAGO - Dressed in a freshly starched tux with a pale pink tie, Will McCall tapped the microphone, looked at the audience and began reciting the John Lennon lyrics (inspired by poet Robert Browning) chosen by the bride and groom.
LAKE CITY, Minn. - Learning to ride a bicycle is a part of most childhoods in the U.S. More than 70 percent of children between the ages of 5 and 14 ride bicycles, and 55 percent of those children don't always wear a helmet, according to the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. Today in-line skating and skateboarding have also become fixtures for many kids.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Soft music plays in the lobby as guests check in at the front desk. Chandeliers dangle from the ceilings of suites, where visitors lounge on memory-foam beds and watch cable on flat-screen TVs. Blueberry facials, Brazilian waxes and aromatherapy baths are among the treatments available in the gleaming spa.
When you think of the books that are read and taught in high schools across the country, what are the first titles that come to mind? "The Great Gatsby," "Lord of the Flies," "The Catcher in the Rye" and "Of Mice and Men" probably flood your memory. The authors of these books - F. Scott Fitzgerald, William Golding, J.D. Salinger and John Steinbeck, respectively - have something in common: They're all white men.
Juggling school, activities, chores and friends is hard enough, so how can teens be expected to read a newspaper cover to cover or sit and watch the nightly news for an hour? Never fear - here are three quick, creative ways to get your daily dose of news!