Monthly Archives: July 2014

July 31

Singapore’s Home for Hope Campaign finds homes for shelter dogs…at IKEA!

Originally posted on RocketNews24:
After reading this, you’ll have even more reason to love IKEA. Since May, IKEA and other home goods stores in Singapore have been partnering up with local animal rescue groups to raise awareness about dog adoption. To achieve this goal, IKEA has placed photo cutouts of actual shelter dogs within the sample…

July 30

The Skies Belong to Us: How Hijackers Created an Airline Crisis in the 1970s

Originally posted on Longreads:
Brendan I. Koerner | The Skies Belong to Us | 2013 | 25 minutes (6,186 words) ? ‘There Is No Way to Tell a Hijacker by Looking At Him’ When the FAA’s antihijacking task force first convened in February 1969, its ten members knew they faced a daunting challenge—not only because…

July 29

What Elite Athletes Can Teach You About Dealing With Pressure

Originally posted on marketoutfitter:
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July 28

11 Things That Humans Do That Dogs Hate

Originally posted on Daily Doodle:
There are many ways you can drive a Australian Labradoodles nuts — and you probably aren’t even aware of them. So if you want to be your dog’s best friend, find out how you can fix your annoying habits. Sometimes, dogs get impatient with our mixed signals. Don’t you want…

July 27

The Week in Review – Monday, July 21

It was a busy week on Bluxome Street Post. Here is a highlight of the week that was Monday, July 21. I brought back Channing Tatum Saturdays (where weekly I dedicate blog posts to Mr. Tatum), we revisited the Riff Off from “Pitch Perfect”, and there were interesting reblogs on why people love to travel […]

July 26

Channing Tatum Saturday – It Is Coming Back

A little over a year ago, I tried an experiment. Every Saturday on my blog was dedicated to Channing Tatum. After awhile, I felt the weekly posts got a bit too intense. Then I got emails from the readers of “Bluxome Street Post” that they missed the weekly series. Now I am bringing that tradition […]

July 25

The Good Men Project: How to be openly gay and in school – high school

I remember high school. It was brutal. I have made respect for anyone who comes out in high school and separates themselves from the pack to announce who they truly are. This article highlights some of those heroes.