Home Last Minute Christmas ideas, gifts, resources from all around the world http://www.lastminutechristmas.com/index.php 2018-05-21T03:08:50Z Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management US Congress mulls extending copyright yet again – to 144 years Literally the 12th time corporate revenue put ahead of society and culture 115 Comments 18 May 19:58 2018-05-21T04:37:00Z 2018-05-21T04:37:00Z http://www.lastminutechristmas.com/last-minute-christmas/40-newsbriefs/637650-us-congress-mulls-extending-copyright-yet-again--to-144-years-literally-the-12th-time-corporate-revenue-put-ahead-of-society-and-culture-115-comments-18-may-1958.html Administrator info@lastminutechristmas.com <div id='article_intro_f2p'>The US Congress is looking to extend copyright on some sound recordings to a staggering 144 years – making it the twelfth time copyright rules have been extended since the 1970s. The CLASSICS Act being debated in the Senate and House would create a new federal copyright rule for sound recordings....</div> <div id='article_intro_f2p'>The US Congress is looking to extend copyright on some sound recordings to a staggering 144 years – making it the twelfth time copyright rules have been extended since the 1970s. The CLASSICS Act being debated in the Senate and House would create a new federal copyright rule for sound recordings....</div> Arts and Culture 2018-05-21T04:35:00Z 2018-05-21T04:35:00Z http://www.lastminutechristmas.com/last-minute-christmas/40-newsbriefs/637651-arts-and-culture.html Administrator info@lastminutechristmas.com <div id='article_intro_f2p'>On the "Out Here in America" podcast, Ann Madden, a Bay St. Louis MS artist and photographer, tells why she created a sign to combat HB 1523, the "religious freedom" law, that made it legal for businesses to deny service to LGBTQ people. Dannie Landry, the managing partner for Veaux Bar & Grill in....</div> <div id='article_intro_f2p'>On the "Out Here in America" podcast, Ann Madden, a Bay St. Louis MS artist and photographer, tells why she created a sign to combat HB 1523, the "religious freedom" law, that made it legal for businesses to deny service to LGBTQ people. Dannie Landry, the managing partner for Veaux Bar & Grill in....</div> The mistletoe of the future could kill more trees 2018-05-21T04:28:00Z 2018-05-21T04:28:00Z http://www.lastminutechristmas.com/last-minute-christmas/40-newsbriefs/637652-the-mistletoe-of-the-future-could-kill-more-trees.html Administrator info@lastminutechristmas.com <div id='article_intro_f2p'>News. Dec 19, 2017 The mistletoe of the future could kill more trees. For many, Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without mistletoe decking the halls. From a tree's perspective mistletoe is bad news, but for small birds and insects the plant can provide the perfect home. Meanwhile, as climate changes mistletoe may help cool things down.</div> <div id='article_intro_f2p'>News. Dec 19, 2017 The mistletoe of the future could kill more trees. For many, Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without mistletoe decking the halls. From a tree's perspective mistletoe is bad news, but for small birds and insects the plant can provide the perfect home. Meanwhile, as climate changes mistletoe may help cool things down.</div> Rose McIver's Christmas Prince getting royal wedding sequel 1 hour ago The Kiwi star's Netflix sequel is inspired by Meghan and Harry's marriage. 2018-05-21T04:23:00Z 2018-05-21T04:23:00Z http://www.lastminutechristmas.com/last-minute-christmas/40-newsbriefs/637653-rose-mcivers-christmas-prince-getting-royal-wedding-sequel-1-hour-ago-the-kiwi-stars-netflix-sequel-is-inspired-by-meghan-and-harrys-marriage.html Administrator info@lastminutechristmas.com <div id='article_intro_f2p'>Kiwi movie star Rose McIver is getting a royal wedding sequel for her cult Netflix hit, A Christmas Prince. The first film was released on the streaming service in 2017 and quickly amassed fans as an endearingly cheesy rom-com. A trailer for A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding has been released,....</div> <div id='article_intro_f2p'>Kiwi movie star Rose McIver is getting a royal wedding sequel for her cult Netflix hit, A Christmas Prince. The first film was released on the streaming service in 2017 and quickly amassed fans as an endearingly cheesy rom-com. A trailer for A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding has been released,....</div> Arts & Culture 2018-05-21T04:09:00Z 2018-05-21T04:09:00Z http://www.lastminutechristmas.com/last-minute-christmas/40-newsbriefs/637654-arts-a-culture.html Administrator info@lastminutechristmas.com <div id='article_intro_f2p'>NEW YORK—An exquisite conversation has started between the past and the present in “The Unbroken Line: Old and New Masters” exhibition at the Robert Simon Fine Art gallery. Curators often hope that the works they display will “talk to each other.” The drawings and paintings Robert Simon has curated....</div> <div id='article_intro_f2p'>NEW YORK—An exquisite conversation has started between the past and the present in “The Unbroken Line: Old and New Masters” exhibition at the Robert Simon Fine Art gallery. Curators often hope that the works they display will “talk to each other.” The drawings and paintings Robert Simon has curated....</div> Mourning Our Daughter, While Ireland Votes 2018-05-21T04:05:00Z 2018-05-21T04:05:00Z http://www.lastminutechristmas.com/last-minute-christmas/40-newsbriefs/637655-mourning-our-daughter-while-ireland-votes.html Administrator info@lastminutechristmas.com <div id='article_intro_f2p'>DUBLIN — Walking around this city at the moment involves negotiating an unsettling array of campaign posters: Lampposts and billboards are covered in images of fetuses. The posters have been put up ahead of the referendum on Friday on whether to repeal the Eighth Amendment, which has enshrined the....</div> <div id='article_intro_f2p'>DUBLIN — Walking around this city at the moment involves negotiating an unsettling array of campaign posters: Lampposts and billboards are covered in images of fetuses. The posters have been put up ahead of the referendum on Friday on whether to repeal the Eighth Amendment, which has enshrined the....</div> Is Wikipedia An Establishment Psyop? 2018-05-21T03:56:00Z 2018-05-21T03:56:00Z http://www.lastminutechristmas.com/last-minute-christmas/40-newsbriefs/637656-is-wikipedia-an-establishment-psyop.html Administrator info@lastminutechristmas.com <div id='article_intro_f2p'>As we discussed last time , the only real power in this world is the ability to control the dominant narrative about what’s going on. The only reason government works the way it works, money operates the way it operates, and authority rests where it rests is because everyone has agreed to pretend that that’s how things are.</div> <div id='article_intro_f2p'>As we discussed last time , the only real power in this world is the ability to control the dominant narrative about what’s going on. The only reason government works the way it works, money operates the way it operates, and authority rests where it rests is because everyone has agreed to pretend that that’s how things are.</div> The Big Read: Despair of America's female prisoners 2018-05-21T03:31:00Z 2018-05-21T03:31:00Z http://www.lastminutechristmas.com/last-minute-christmas/40-newsbriefs/637657-the-big-read-despair-of-americas-female-prisoners.html Administrator info@lastminutechristmas.com <div id='article_intro_f2p'>This lone county jail in a remote corner of Appalachia offers an agonising glimpse into how the tidal wave of opioids and methamphetamines has ravaged America. Here and in countless other places, addiction is driving skyrocketing rates of incarcerated women, tearing apart families while squeezing....</div> <div id='article_intro_f2p'>This lone county jail in a remote corner of Appalachia offers an agonising glimpse into how the tidal wave of opioids and methamphetamines has ravaged America. Here and in countless other places, addiction is driving skyrocketing rates of incarcerated women, tearing apart families while squeezing....</div> Chandra Wilson joins musical 'Christmas Harmony' 2018-05-21T03:24:00Z 2018-05-21T03:24:00Z http://www.lastminutechristmas.com/last-minute-christmas/40-newsbriefs/637658-chandra-wilson-joins-musical-christmas-harmony.html Administrator info@lastminutechristmas.com <div id='article_intro_f2p'>LOS ANGELES: "Grey's Anatomy" star Chandra Wilson has joined the romantic musical "Christmas Harmony". The musical also features Kelley Jakle, Sally Struthers, Lee Garlington, and Nickel Creek vocalist/guitarist Sean Watkins, reported Variety. Jakle stars in the film as a young woman who returns to....</div> <div id='article_intro_f2p'>LOS ANGELES: "Grey's Anatomy" star Chandra Wilson has joined the romantic musical "Christmas Harmony". The musical also features Kelley Jakle, Sally Struthers, Lee Garlington, and Nickel Creek vocalist/guitarist Sean Watkins, reported Variety. Jakle stars in the film as a young woman who returns to....</div> Murder and fraud: What happened to Carole Packman? 2018-05-21T02:33:00Z 2018-05-21T02:33:00Z http://www.lastminutechristmas.com/last-minute-christmas/40-newsbriefs/637642-murder-and-fraud-what-happened-to-carole-packman.html Administrator info@lastminutechristmas.com <div id='article_intro_f2p'>Image copyright Family handout Image caption Carole Packman disappeared in 1985 and her body has never been found. For years Sam Gillingham believed her mum Patricia had walked out on her, but the truth began to emerge when her father tried to fake his own death. Russell Causley is now serving life for his wife's murder.</div> <div id='article_intro_f2p'>Image copyright Family handout Image caption Carole Packman disappeared in 1985 and her body has never been found. For years Sam Gillingham believed her mum Patricia had walked out on her, but the truth began to emerge when her father tried to fake his own death. Russell Causley is now serving life for his wife's murder.</div>