The movie version of Maria Semple's novel will be produced by Nina Jacobson ('The Hunger Games') and Megan Ellison ('Zero Dark Thirty').
A teen flash mob brawl at the Mall of Louisiana and flash robs are the darker side of the social media phenomenon that has frequently been used for good: Like Caine's Arcade support or building awareness about a public issue or just for good, clean fun.
A floating oil rig, carrying about 143,000 gallons of diesel fuel, doesn't appear to be leaking. But the oil rig, stranded off the coast of Alaska, has raised safety concerns: 'Oil companies keep saying they can conquer the Arctic, but the Arctic keeps disagreeing with the oil companies,' Congressman Ed Markey, said.
A local person is often the best travel guide of all, as they’ll know of local deals and discounts, Hamm writes.
Carefully manage the 'peak' and the 'end' of your vacation, and fill the rest of the trip with low-cost activities, Hamm writes.