All of us have those celebrities from our childhood that resonate throughout our lives in one way or another. They almost seem as if they will continue to accompany you throughout your entire life. It’s only when they succumb to things like an illness or unexpected accident that we truly realize they are just people like us. Although her 30-year battle with breast cancer came to a close on August 8th, the legacy of Olivia Newton-John reverberated much further in the days that followed than anyone could have imagined. Landmarks in both Australia and England were illuminated in pink for days after, funeral plans quickly turned into more of a concert celebrating her life, AMC Theaters returned her classic film “Grease” to theaters across the U.S., and iTunes charts lit up with her rich catalog, at one point occupying the majority of positions on both the singles and album charts.
Singer. Actress. Philanthropist. Business Owner. Activist. Humanitarian. Ultimate Gulty Pleasure. #1 in our book.
Additionally in August, our readers were big on checking out our novel series “Relentless”, the mysterious disappearance of lighthouse keepers in Scotland, escaping an alligator by running zigzag, and our favorite 90’s guilty pleasure songs.
As we continue to bring you interesting topics, articles and music in September, please take time to read our best posts from August (and suggest via comments what you’d like more of), as we search endlessly to find more for you to read than just today’s news.
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BEFORE YOU GO: You do know that each blog entry includes 10 or more direct links to great reads as opposed to simply one topic (our post’s equivalent of a headline)?
Some of our personal favorite August stories (from the nearly 300 we presented) and the page links included (click and scroll to the story):
- 10 Things That are Illegal to Throw Away
- Revisit Nearly 100 Years of History with a Click of a Button
- Why Virtue Signaling Isn’t the Same as Virtue
- A Pizza Topping That Divides the World
- The Best Books of the Fall 2022
- Milkshake vs. Malt: What’s the Difference?
- 60 Questions to Ask to Get to Know Someone Better
- 7 Tricks to Make the Most of TikTok
- Moteventure’s This or That: Cake vs. Pie (Vote Now!)
- Thieves are Using This Trick to See Inside Your Car
- The One Word You Should Never Say to a Telemarketer or Scam Caller
- 10 Helpful Desk Gadgets to Make Your Home Office More Efficient
THE TOP TEN: Meanwhile, here we present the Top 10 Posts from the past month:
Best Read You May Have Missed: THE 25 BEST TV SITCOM NEIGHBORS
Best Read You May Have Missed: THE UNTOLD TRUTH OF VIKTOR BOUT
Best Read You May Have Missed: FRIDAY FUN FACTS FROM FAVORITE FILMS (FASCINATING!)
Best Read You May Have Missed: CHECK BACK THROUGHOUT THE WEEK FOR UPDATES TO BOOKS, MOVIES, SPORTS, GAMES, AND MORE!
Why You Should Check It Out: Revisit the best music and videos from Australia’s biggest musical export. Whether you like the monster hits, her country tunes before “Grease”, or the great songs only a true fan could love, we’ve got you covered!
Best Read You May Have Missed: ROB SQUAD REACTIONS: YOUR BOY JAY AND YOUR GIRL AMBER TAKE US ON A NOSTALGIA MUSIC REACTION TRIP
What is it about? Abi Spencer awakens to an empty house with what feels like a SWAT-Team converging onto her property. Without any knowledge of why and her husband Brad nowhere to be found, she slips out of the house and on the run into a high-tech nightmare she could not have imagined, with an enemy that is seemingly relentless.
When will the next installment be posted? The next installment of “Relentless” will be posted next week!
What’s our next “Our Ten”? Let us know who you’d like us to profile/highlight on our post for September.
Insider Fact: D.S. Factor is a pseudonym
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