Being able to sustain at that level at a mid major had just never been done. I’ve probably told Mark 10 or 12 times in the last 15 years, ‘You’ve got your best team you’ve ever had.’ They’ve not just sustained, but incrementally getting better. This isn’t a run they’re on right now.
As it returns in 3D, Eli Glasner examines the experience minute by minute and discovers Cline Dion’s ubiquitous soundtrack, and James Cameron’s risible dialogue, have not improved with age. Continue reading this postSparkle trailer gives last glimpse of Whitney HoustonA trailer for the movie musical Sparkle was released Monday, giving us a glimpse of Whitney Houston’s last project. The late singer plays the mother of Jordin Sparks, an aspiring singer in the 1960s who rises with a girl group similar to the Supremes.
Increasingly, mental health professionals are suggesting “laughter therapy,” which teaches people how to laugh openly at things that aren’t usually funny and to cope in difficult situations by using humor. Following the lead of real life funny doc Patch Adams (portrayed by Robin Williams in a movie by the same name), doctors and psychiatrists are becoming more aware of the therapeutic benefits of laughter and humor. This is due, in part, to the growing body of humor and laughter scholarship (500 academicians from different disciplines belong to the International Society for Humor Studies)..
Nike (NKE) has enjoyed a nice rebound from a brutal 2016, when shares fell 20% and the company was the biggest loser in the Dow. That was mainly because of sluggish sales and growing competition in the United States from German rival Adidas.But Nike’s recent strength may surprise some people.It comes despite the fact that Nike president Trevor Edwards, who many viewed as a likely successor to CEO Mark Parker, stepped down in March following workplace misconduct allegations. Edwards was one of several execs to leave Nike.It’s also not as if Nike is profiting at the expense of its competitors.Under Armour (UA), who sells sneakers endorsed by LeBron rival Steph Curry of the Warriors, has bounced back this year too, largely because of strength in international markets.
Likewise, the improbably named Shared Stuff tried to work the Google Docs and Google Notebook angles by making those clips and notes available to everybody [source: Pash]. What’s important isn’t so much what you share, but what you and your friends have to say about it. (Those are the aspects of Notebook and Shared Stuff that were integrated into Google Reader.).