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13 Most Useful and Useless College Majors

Kristen (my daughter and Carol’s best friend for those who don’t know) sent me this link last night….very interesting. The most useful, and useless, college majors. These are either from Newsweek, or Science Mag, or, The Daily Beast, or whatever…when it comes from Tumblr….the source is confusing.  :-) Like our Movie Reviews?  Help us help…

“Rise of the Planet of the Apes” Movie Review

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 (tense, frightening, realistic) — — James Franco (as Will Rodman) is a brilliant scientist testing the effects of a drug he has developed to, hopefully, cure Alzheimer’s.   The mission is personal since his father (the brilliant John Lithgow as Charles Rodman) has that disease. Franco’s latest breakthru is a chimp named “Bright Eyes”.  But something…

“Crazy Stupid Love” Movie Review

“Crazy Stupid Love” Movie Review  (terrific, funny, surprising twists) We have seen a number of great movies lately.  When you are swept away in a world of fantasy for 2 hours while the cares of the real world drift away…that is a great movie. This is a great movie, complete with the most surprising twists…

“Captain America” Movie Review

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“Captain America” Movie Review (Exciting, Engaging) Chris Evans (Steve Rogers / Captain America) is a skinny, small, sickly young man trying to enlist in the Army to help his country during WWII.  Unfortunately, he is 4F.  But he never gives up. Eventually, Stanley Tucci (Dr. Abraham Erskine) happens upon Rogers and gives him 1A status…

“Zookeeper” Movie Review

“Zookeeper” Movie Review (great family friendly movie!) I love this scene! The critics can take lessons in how to enjoy life.  Hey….”Zookeeper” is not an Oscar worthy high brow serious movie.  It IS a FUN family movie that kids and adults will both enjoy.  It is funny, it is FUN, and it teaches a lesson:…

“Hitch” Movie Review

“Hitch” Movie Review (wholesome, heartwarming, fun) We pulled out an old DVD….I had forgotten how good this 2005 movie was… All you need is the confidence to approach the one you like.  Hitch can help. Will Smith (Alex “Hitch” Hitchens), Kevin James (Albert Brennaman), Eva Mendes (Sara Meles) and Amber Valletta (Allegra Cole) are terrific.…