August 16, 2013 |
Lindsay Lohan has launched a new website and has apparently rocked out her guest performance on HBO's "Eastbound and Down. " The newly rehabbed star is making headlines again, for good reason. On Thursday, the troubled "Mean Girls" actress also rehabilitated her domain. LindsayLohan.com relaunched with a sweet message titled "Welcome" from its titular patron. "To my fans, Welcome to my new site… Your support has been everything. I'm so excited for what's next. xo All my love, Lindsay," she wrote , and teased to the post on Instagram.
December 29, 2003 |
What's cooler than a book about what's cool? How about a really cool website about cool? That's the gist of Catalog-of-Cool.com, the new website based on the 1982 book with the same name by Gene Sculatti, former director of special issues for Billboard magazine and veteran music-industry wag. The site launched in September, but check in this week for a newly expanded site with added features.
February 25, 2010 |
In a move that will give the government new powers to police the Internet, China will require individuals to verify their identities with regulators and have their photographs taken before they can set up a personal website. To apply, an individual must visit his or her local Internet service provider's office, submit an identification card and pose for a photograph. Applications will then be sent to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology for review. Chinese authorities in December banned the registration of new sites as part of what they said was a crackdown on Internet pornography.
April 22, 2013 |
Two Seattle tour companies have launched Travelers Against Plastic to motivate travelers and tour operators to say "no" to disposable plastic water bottles and choose other methods of ensuring their water is safe to drink. Crooked Trails and Wildland Adventures launched the website, which allows travelers to make a no-plastic-bottle pledge , on March 22. By last week, 136 people and 10 tour operators had signed the pledge....
July 20, 2010 |
Playboy at work? Looking to expand viewership among those who might court a lawsuit or dismissal if they fired up the regular Playboy.com site at work, Playboy Enterprises Inc. announced Tuesday a website called TheSmokingJacket.com , which the company bills as a "new safe-for-work men's entertainment destination that provides guys with smart and sexy distractions throughout the day." Safe for work means no nudity, but plenty of Playboy-style hormonal prurience. Playboy founder Hugh Hefner greets viewers to the site in a weird little 21-second video of him sitting on a couch in, yes, his trademark smoking jacket.
September 15, 2010 |
In what was billed as a "major announcement," the Democratic National Committee on Wednesday unveiled not a new policy platform, but a new logo -- one with a familiar ring. It is the first rebranding effort by the party since Bill Clinton was president, officials say, and is meant to deemphasize the traditional notion of the party organization as a Washington-based collection of gray-beards and instead represent a national coalition making "change that matters. " Along with the logo is a redesigned website, which the party calls "a home for powerful tools that will empower Democrats across the country to connect with one another and with the party.
August 25, 2006 |
From its very beginnings, the Smithsonian Institution has taken and collected photographs. Masses of them. John Brown's steely eyes were captured in a daguerreotype by August Washington in 1846. A now-extinct Tasmanian hyena, sleek and striped, attracted photographer Thomas Smillie in 1891. Harry Bowden went to Jackson Pollock's chaotic studio in 1949 and found an unintentional abstract of cans and brushes.
March 7, 2007 |
Blame Angelina and Brad and their do-gooding, orphanage-visiting ways. Or maybe it's all the hurricanes, tsunamis and tornadoes. Whatever the reason, more tourists -- such as college students on spring break, jet-setting luxury travelers and retiring baby boomers -- are using their vacations to volunteer. In the latest example of the growth of "voluntourism," United Way, one of the nation's oldest and largest community service organizations, and CheapTickets.
June 14, 2007 |
The Pentagon said Wednesday that it has created a website to help veterans who face difficulty returning to jobs or finding new ones after deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan. Michael Dominguez, principal deputy undersecretary of Defense, said the program, dubbed TurboTAP, seeks to improve on the Transition Assistance Program by letting National Guard and Reserve members get job data, build a resume online and do a job search, all in one place.