Every Halloween, there are a handful of costumes that seem to pop up in every group of friends. After “The Dark Knight” came out, it seemed like everybody was the Joker. A few years ago, Twilight based characters seemed to be what everyone was rocking. And last year, you couldn’t go a block without seeing Miley Cyrus.
So what are the hottest Halloween costumes of 2014 going to be? Whether you’re planning on dressing up and joining the masses or wish to avoid the trends, check out these seven.
You’ve all been to one. The wedding is going so well, and it’s clear the bride and groom are enjoying their special day together. But then, all of a sudden and without any warning, the drunken uncle trips across the stage and somehow knocks the bride into a pool.
During the height of wedding season, chances are you’ve either been to a few weddings or have a few on the radar. Or maybe your Facebook feed is full of them. If you’re lucky enough to be invited to your friend’s wedding, be sure to be on your best behavior, get the couple a wonderful present, don’t steal the cool groomsmen gifts, and avoid these additional five ways to ruin a beautiful wedding.
Bonding with a character on a television show is what makes the show great. With thousands of characters throughout the history of television, it’s a shame when one has to go. Be it through an untimely death on the show or a cancelled season, it’s always sad when your favorite character is no longer around.
We’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite television characters who we no longer are able to share new adventures. Fortunately, we always have Netflix and reruns!
As summer continues to heat up and the weather across the country is downright beautiful, we’re starting to reach peak vacation season. Sure, your yearly trip to the beach or camping at the lake still sounds fun, but wouldn’t you be interested in something a bit more adventurous this year?
While some of these ideas might not exactly be as budget friendly as a few nights at the KOA campground, these destinations are sure to offer quite the experience, and then some.
Location, location, location, realtors will say. But that beautiful house in that fantastic location isn’t as beautiful and fantastic if you have obnoxious neighbors. Chances are at some point or another you’ve dealt with neighbors that were less than ideal, and it’s really no fun.
Whether you’re renting or buying, make sure you scout out the area in hopes of avoiding living near any of these nasty neighbors.
Becoming a teacher nowadays is nothing like it was twenty, or even ten years ago. Between new teaching methods, larger class sizes, and more education requirements, becoming a teacher is tough. Even though the hours are long, the work is one of the most rewarding you can do.
Check out this teacher time management infographic from Knewton, and decide for yourself whether a career as a teacher is right for you.
It’s a word in the dictionary, and it’s embedded pretty deep into American pop culture nowadays. Want to learn about the history of the selfie? Maybe learn some new selfie facts? Do it. But first, let me take a #selfie.
While it’s clear that the winter of the snowpocalypse shows no signs of slowing down, one could reasonably assume that spring must be coming sooner than later. Sure, it’s still frigid in most of the country right now, but looking forward a few weeks (or months) the sun must come out eventually.
While you sit by your fire sipping hot cocoa (in March), check out these six outdoor activities to get you pumped up for what should be a beautiful spring. Unless, of course, the snowpocalypse continues throughout the rest of the year.
And you thought YOUR family was weird? Unless you’ve been living under a rock with no television for the past five years, you’ve undoubtedly at least heard of Modern Family. With multiple Emmy wins for show/writing & actor performances, it’s now reached nearly iconic status in sitcom world.
Recently entering syndication on the USA channel, it will undoubtedly continue to delight audiences for years to come with venues to watch Modern Family online. It’s still going strong - alive and kicking as of this writing, though, so don’t forget to catch the current episodes each week.
This show is so good, it’s more than a hard call to list only 5 of the Best Episodes, but here’s one of the best attempts you’ll ever read.
Its not every day a Muggle gets the chance to take a behind-the-scenes peek at the magical world of Harry Potter. To get the most from your visit to the Warner Bros Studio Tour, you have to think outside the box.
In order to help you get the most awesome from your day, we’ve compiled a ‘must-do’ list that is sure to put you miles ahead of your peers.
When searching for a new home has this thought ever crossed your mind, “I can’t stand the ugly and cramped staircases”? At least the architects and builders remembered the staircases, right?
You may want to stop yourself from running down any these artistic stairway creations that might make the mad graphic artist himself, MC Escher, jealous. When searching for the next home renovation, forget about adding granite counter tops to the kitchen and reform your home’s Feng Shui with these modern masterpieces.
There are always those friends you believe belong in real life version of The Most Dangerous Game. Perhaps that same buddy would have won the Hunger Games against Katniss and Peeta if such a tale was reality.
So when you’re planning a hunting trip with a few friends, those other individuals don’t necessarily receive an open invitation. So when packing for your next duck, Yukon moose, whitetail deer, or even bear hunt, these select few men shouldn’t make it on the guest list. Pack your guns, crossbows, stock up on ammo from Calibersnm.com, but do not hunt when these men are nearby.
He may be Mr. Right for you, but don’t believe he’s Honest Abe for a second. Every man lies. Even if it’s a small fib or a tall tale, he’s got an ability to spin the truth. Look out for these common little lies men are apt to tell.
You can’t fight the bride when she’s planning the wedding. Men, it’s understandable if you want to sit back, relax, and watch football while she does all the planning with her mom, sisters, friends, and the wedding planner. Unfortunately that’s not the case. But look out for these potential situations or indicators that the bride-to-be may need a timeout.
Around 50% of marriages in the United States today end in divorce. Don’t let the night before the wedding ruin your shot at beating the divorce rate odds. At all costs, avoid these situations if possible.
When Michael Scott left Scranton in season seven of The Office, television lost arguably one of the greatest bosses of all time. Full of cheer and wisdom, Michael Scott often times seemed more like a scholar than a boss, and it was clear that those working around him in the office benefited.
Michael Scott taught us a lot about the world, from his lessons on life to his views on love. And while he no longer is appearing on Direct TV sets across the world, his lessons remain learned.
Ever want to capture that perfect moment? Those first steps of an un-dead baby. The warm growl of a zombified loved one perhaps. This infographic will help take your zombie photography to a whole new level. Dead or alive.
We are currently in a golden age of television entertainment; almost every type of show imaginable is available for viewing, and the quality of programming is incredible.
It used to be if you missed a show and forgot to tape it, you were out of luck until it went into syndication. Now, there are many cable TV deals that come with recording functionality and on-demand access to your favorite shows. Speaking of favorite shows, here are the six top-rated shows from 2013.
With Thanksgiving just a few days away, the last remaining remnants of fall are gone and winter is essentially all upon us. While winter might not officially start until December 21st, just taking a glance at the temperature will assure you that winter is in fact here. Check out this countdown of the top ten things about winter’s arrival, and add your thoughts in the comments if you agree or disagree.
With the Winter Olympics just around the corner, spectators around the world are eagerly awaiting the opportunity to watch the best bobsledders, snowboarders, and even curlers compete for their countries. It’s an exciting event, and one that will capture the hearts and soles of many. Sure, all the “generic” winter sports are great and all, but wouldn’t it be awesome if the Winter Olympics added some variety? Check out these six winter sports that you probably won’t see at this year’s Winter Olympics.