The next time your 13-year-old nephew tries to tell you that 3D makes you smart, don't roll your eyes; nod your head.A new study in London did a bunch of cognitive tests on people and then had them watch 3D movies. On the more than 100 people in the experiment, the average results were after the 3D movie were:1. 23% increase in cognitive processing2. 11% boost in reaction timesThis is AFTER the movie, not during. The boost last about 20 minutes after the movie ended....more
Do you need a little something small but significant for your gifts? I thought these would be good to add to my ever-growing collection of tags as they can be gender-neutral depending on the colors you choose. Add a little white ink, flank the 3d heart with "I"/"We" and "You" to read as:I (or We) <heart> youand you've got yourselves a sweet sentiment for your loved ones....more
So, if you saw my Five on Friday from last week, you know that I was anticipating going to this film. One problem. I thought it opened last week, but no. * sadness-pouting * But the day finally arrived, and got to see The Pirates! Band of Misfits Friday afternoon....more
My eleven year old daughter and her friend love “Glee”, and they have been eagerly awaiting the release of the Glee movie. Sadly, money has been stupidly tight this summer, but I had promised we’d go see it as soon as it came out, and Yikes! That was today. I had foolishly forgotten that it was in 3D. I know it’s in the title and all, but somehow I forgot that we’d have to spend extra for the thrill of 3D.
Forty three dollars later my daughter, her best friend and I walked into a matinee showing of the movie....more
Question: Did your mom ever tell you she walked to school, uphill both ways, and in the snow when you complained about walking somewhere? I got very close to saying something like that when I told my kids I was taking them to see Transformers: Dark Side of the Moon but they complained when I told them we were going to walk to the movie theater. "Ugh. No! Mom, come on. Do we have to?" I kept silent for a moment - collected myself and simply said, "Yes."...more
We are huge Neil Gaiman fans in this household, and Coraline is currently my six-year-old daughter's "favorite book ever," with her second-favorite being Russell's graphic novelization of Coraline, so there was no question of our family not going to see Henry Selick's new animated feature film based on Gaiman's book.