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‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ a ‘Marvel’-ous hit

You might want to bring a blanket with you to the theater because Marvel’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” will give you chills.

Trader Joe’s provides unique shopping experience

Trader Joe’s: a California staple with Colorado style. It was all over the news as Colorado hosted the grand opening of three grocery store locations—Denver, Boulder and Greenwood Village—on February 14.
This California-born chain of grocery stores has been long-awaited by many in the state. In all honesty, I was uncertain if it would live up to all the hype that surrounded its grand opening. While I was not dumbfounded by its marvelous West Coast-inspired inventory, I was pleasantly surprised by some of the traits it had to offer to the Coloradan clientele.

January 27th marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Seeing as January 27 is International Holocaust Remembrance Day, many world leaders are doing their part in honoring and commemorating the tragic event which began over eighty years ago.

Officials from such countries as the U.S., Canada and Israel are among those remembering the Holocaust.

Joel C. Rosenberg, a New York Times bestselling author of twelve books, including seven novels as well as five works of nonfiction, makes a good point on his official Flash Traffic blog regarding this year’s particular importance of commemorating the Holocaust.

‘Doctor Who’ 50th Anniversary episode entertains Whovians everywhere

It has been 50 years of companions, alien monsters and wibbly-wobbly timey-wimey stuff for the Doctor. November 23 marked the 50th Anniversary of the popular BBC sci-fi television show Doctor Who. Past and present characters were united for this special episode, titled “The Day of the Doctor.”

Familiar faces including Matt Smith and Jenna Coleman, the current Doctor and companion, teamed up with past actors David Tennant and Billie Piper, along with a special guest appearance by John Hurt as a mysterious incarnation of the Doctor.

Society’s ‘war on Christmas’ proves to be sickening

First it’s Thanksgiving, a holiday gobbled-up by greed and innumerable “Gray Thursday” deals. Now it’s Christmas, being censored and replaced with generic “holiday cheer” in numerous public arenas. With this “war on Christmas” of sorts, I shudder to think what’s in store for other holidays, especially ones with faith-based origins.

ABC’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ offers glimpse into Marvel universe

A new breed of special agents has emerged at the forefront of mainstream television. Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is shaking up ABC’s fall TV lineup with its fresh and clever superhero spin on the typical crime drama.

Off the Beaten Path

It’s only when the weather gets cooler that the local activities in Colorado get hotter.
This fall, escape the pressures of daily life and pay a visit to some of the best get-away attractions and locations that the state has to offer.

Viewing art in a different light

It’s called “upcycling” but don’t be fooled by its name; it’s certainly not recycling but just as eco-friendly.

The concept of “upcycling” boils down to the creative preservation of waste products. The Upcycle Magazine website deems it “taking an item that is no longer needed or wanted and giving it new life as something that is either useful or creative.

No matter how it is defined, “upcycling” is a trendy and relatively new means of creating resourceful art and home décor.

Putting an end to the winter doldrums

Christmas is over and it goes without saying that it’s not really socially-acceptable to watch Christmas movies any more. But just because you had to pack away the tree and lights doesn’t mean that those warm, cozy nights in front of the T.V. are over. There are plenty of outstanding movies to catch up on over the next few weeks of winter that are sure to put an end to your winter doldrums.