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Golden Globe Nominees

The nominations were for the Golden Globe Awards were recently announced. Here is the list:
MOTION PICTURES Best Picture, Drama:
"12 Years a Slave"
"Captain Phillips"
"Rush" Best Picture,Musical or Comedy:
"American Hustle"
"Inside Llewyn Davis"
"The Wolf of Wall Street" Best Director:
Alfonso CuarĂ³n, "Gravity"
Paul Greengrass, "Captain Phillips"
Steve McQueen, "12 Years a Slave"
Alexander Payne, "Nebraska"
David O. Russell, "American Hustle" Best Actor, Drama:
Chiwetel Ejiofor, "12 Years a Slave"
Idris Elba, "Mandela: The Long Walk to Freedom"
Tom Hanks, "Captain Phillips"
Matthew McConaughey, "Dallas Buyers Club"
Robert Redford, "All Is Lost" Best Actress, Drama:
Cate Blanchett, "Blue Jasmine"
Sandra Bullock, "Gravity"
Judi Dench, &q…

2014 Grammy Award Nominees

The Grammy Award Nominees were announced last night. If you missed it, here's the list:

Record of the Year • "Get Lucky" — Daft Punk & Pharrell Williams • "Radioactive" — Imagine Dragons • "Royals" — Lorde • "Locked Out Of Heaven" — Bruno Mars • "Blurred Lines" — Robin Thicke featuring T.I. & Pharrell
Album of the Year • "The Blessed Unrest" — Sara Bareilles • "Random Access Memories" — Daft Punk • "Good Kid, M.A.A.DCity" — Kendrick Lamar • "The Heist" — Macklemore & Ryan Lewis • "Red" — Taylor Swift
Song of the Year • "Just Give Me a Reason" - Pink, Jeff Bhasker and Nate Ruess, songwriters (Pink featuring Nate Ruess) • "Locked Out of Heaven" — Bruno Mars, Philip Lawrence, Ari Levine, songwriters (Bruno Mars) • "Roar" — Katy Perry, Lukasz Gottwald, Max Martin, Bonnie McKee and Henry Walter, songwriters (Katy Perry) • "Royals" — Ella Yelich O'Co…

Nerdlution (Nerd + Resolution)

The basic premise is starting tomorrow, Monday, December 2, (though some of us have started early), pick one thing or many things you want to commit to doing over the next 50 days. We were thinking it’s something you do every day, but really it’s up to you. The focus here is making a change that matters. There really are no rules. There is only community, support, and love for making and doing good things.

 A Very, Very Important #Nerdlution FAQ •
Can I just pick one thing? A: If it makes you happy.
Can I pick 5 things? A: If it makes you happy.
 Is it okay if it is not fitness related? A: If it makes you happy.
 Is it okay if it is reading related? A: If it makes you happy.
Is it okay if I’m really, really scared but really, really inspired? A: If it makes you happy.
Is it okay to only do something 3 times per week and something else 2 times per week? A: If it makes you happy.
 If I mess up and miss a day, can I make it up another day? A: If it makes you happy.
 If I mess up, can I j…