The simplicity of the Fuelband is one of its greatest virtues. Its minimal and low key design makes it something you won’t be embarrassed about wearing all the time. It lies somewhere between futuristic and utilitarian, but it is still very attractive in a modern sort of way.
They do it for a chance at the greatest gift of all freedom. A gift so many of us in free societies takes for granted. What would happen if everyone was allowed to leave Cuba tomorrow? The last person could turn off the lights on his way to the boat.
SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileThe Dominican Republic is urging tourists not to cancel holiday bookings despite a devastating earthquake in neighbouring Haiti, where people are debating whether it is appropriate for cruise ships to keep making scheduled stops at the country’s private beach resorts.The Dominican Republic’s tourism industry says tourist dollars are needed now more than ever since a 7.0 magnitude earthquake on Jan. 12 devastated Haiti.In Haiti itself, there are questions as to whether it was appropriate for a cruise ship to make a scheduled stop three days after the quake at a private beach resort 100 kilometres from the flattened capital Port au Prince.The two countries occupy one island, with the Dominican Republic making up a larger eastern portion that remained relatively untouched by the quake and Haiti the remaining western part.The Dominican Republic is a top travel destination for Canadians, who in 2008 booked about 500,000 vacations to the country, according to Statistics Canada.CBC commenter skullyatsea wrote in to offer his take as a cruise ship employee. He says,”I work on a cruise ship and we are going to be stopping in Labadee, Haiti (Royal Caribbean’s private resort) later this week.
Joe Louis and Jack Dempsey (for the heavyweight title) boxed at the House of David. The baseball team hired ringers, whom they put in fake beards and wigs. Among them were Babe Ruth, Grover Cleveland Alexander, Mordecai “Three Fingers” Brown, and Satchel Paige.
After eating one for lunch, I didn’t feel stuffed or ill from an onslaught of grease. The chicken is thick and meaty and tastes and looks more like real chicken than other fast food options (it’s not, but that’s a subject for another post). The Colonel’s Sauce wasn’t oozing out the sides as some pictures had indicated.
Work life balance? No such thing, but we didn’t care. Over drinks, we’d complain about management. How they didn’t understand us or how to motivate us. Wrath of the TitansIt’s a box office battle of mythic proportions this weekend as remixed fables and fairy tales go head to head. In one corner, Mirror Mirror, a snarky retelling of the Snow White fairy tale. In the other, Wrath of the Titans, the sequel to the widely panned remake from 2010.