Mixing it up with cocktails in Monterey, Carmel


In the shadow of Napa and Sonoma, the Monterey region has worked hard to establish an oenophile identity with an impressive array of vintners, tasting rooms, winemakers dinners and signature events like the Pebble Beach Food & Wine extravaganza. But quietly shaking things up, sometimes literally, behind the vino scene are cocktail makers who...


LucasArts unveils 'dark and mature' Star Wars 1313 franchise


Newsbrief: LucasArts has announced Star Wars 1313, a new video game franchise based on the popular space action series, that the studio says will be a darker, more mature take on the Star Wars universe. Players will take control of a bounty hunter exploring the Coruscant underworld, as he attempts to uncover a criminal conspiracy.


Brenda Hoffman: Shifting to Creative Maturity


Brenda Hoffman: Shifting to Creative Maturity www.LifeTapestryCreations.com Dear Ones, The next few days will be foggy, maybe even uncomfortable for many. Do not fear. You are not being overtaken by aliens or becoming someone even YOU do not like. You are taking part in a shift that has never been attempted in large numbers.


M2M gains traction in Europe as business model matures


Mobile subscription growth of 38 percent in a mature market is something operators haven't seen for many years. Remarkably, this is what the world's top ten operators experienced last year with machine-to-machine (M2M) subscription adoption, according to Berg Insight, leading to around 3.4 percent of their aggregate subscriber base of 2 billion...


The Popdose Interview: Jukebox the Ghost


Jukebox the Ghost are set to release their fantastic third album, Safe Travels, on June 12th. I've called the song "Oh, Emily" the first great earworm of 2012. NPR has called the album "Danceable songs of longing." Taking a break from tweeting, singer/guitarist Tommy Siegel took a couple minutes to talk about the Dismemberment Plan, sharing...


'Star Wars 1313' announced: Play as a bounty hunter in a mature world


Star Wars 1313 has been announced by LucasArts . Teased earlier this week , players will control a deadly bounty hunter as he uses human skills and powerful weaponry and gadgets, rather than the Force, to hunt down targets. © LucasArts Taking place in a "never-before-seen dark and mature world", the third-person shooter will bring the dangerous...


Kentucky Derby 2012: Take It To The Bank - Odds For Every Horse in the Run For the Roses


If there's one thing I know, it's horse racing. Yep, I've studied all the greats: Secretary, Rear Admiral, Seacracker, Man O' Pause, Seattle Sloth; and I know the difference between a good horse and a champion. If there's two things I know, it's horse racing and it's betting. Fortunately for you and your bank accounts, I'm here to combine those...


Lilac Chaste Tree


Lilac Chaste Tree (Vitex agnus-castus) is a full sun tree that gets covered with long blooms in mid-summer- attracting butterflies, bees, and hummingbirds. This tree loves hot afternoon sun and is extremely drought tolerant. I bought one last year and it has thrived in a location that gets 10-12 hours of full sun, most of it afternoon sun.


Take It To The Bank: Odds For Every Horse In The 2012 Kentucky Derby


If there's one thing I know, it's horse racing. Yep, I've studied all the greats: Secretary, Rear Admiral, Seacracker, Man O' Pause, Seattle Sloth; and I know the difference between a good horse and a champion. If there's two things I know, it's horse racing and it's betting. Fortunately for you and your bank accounts, I'm here to combine those...


3D fMRI Promises Deeper Neuroscience


A new approach to fMRI scanning offers a three-dimensional look at brain activation. fMRI is already a 3D technique, of course, but in the case of the cerebral cortex - which is what the great majority of neuroscientists are most interested in - the 3D data are effectively just 2D images folded up in space.