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Freedom Tower: A New Giant in the Sky

Freedom Tower Yesterday afternoon, One World Trade Center, also known as the Freedom Tower, became the tallest skyscraper in the Manhattan skyline. Currently standing at 1,250 feet and growing, the tower is set to grow to a height of 1,776 feet before its completion (1776...get it?). Continue reading
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St. Patrick’s Day: Get Out Your Green

St. Patrick's Day: Get Out Your Green St. Patrick’s Day is not actually a national American holiday…seriously?  Yep.  Even though it is widely celebrated throughout the US, it’s still technically not a national holiday.  Lame, right?  Either way, let’s learn a bit about St. Patrick’s Day, its … Continue reading
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The Girl Scouts Celebrate 100 Years of Service

Girl Scouts We’ve all tasted the cookies (and by god are they good), but with the passing of the 100th anniversary of the Girl Scouts of the USA, we’d be amiss to ignore all the other good they do for society and … Continue reading
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Childhood Homes of John Lennon and Paul McCartney to Be Preserved

According to the Associated Press, the childhood homes of John Lennon and Paul McCartney, the legendary Beatles songwriting duo, will be preserved.  Both Liverpool houses have been granted a Grade 2 listing, meaning they cannot be altered without the consent … Continue reading
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Seen A Weird TV Stand, Recently? Tell Us and Enter to Win a $500 Gift Certificate

Tell us about your weird TV stand and enter to win a $500 gift certificate to Contempo Wall Have you ever seen a TV placed in a weird spot?  Or just somewhere it wasn’t supposed to be?  Well, Contempo Wall wants to hear about it! Send us your favorite weird TV picture or tell us a story about … Continue reading
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Contempo Wall Salutes the Life and Genius of Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss authored several children's classics including "The Cat in the Hat," "Horton Hears a Who," and "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" On Friday March 2, Dr. Seuss will be 108 years old.  Yet the work of Dr. Seuss is timeless, ageless, knowing not the boundaries of years past or days gone by.  To this day, his classic stories and illustrations are … Continue reading
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Hot New Films Hitting Theaters and Your Home This Week

We’re coming fresh off of Oscar Week, but somehow, the film buzz is still hot for new films coming to DVD and theaters this week.  On the DVD front, the raunchy jokes and wacky hijinks come home with The Hangover … Continue reading
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New App Allows Phone Camera to Remove Strangers from Photos

"Remove" can keep strangers out of your photos Photobombers everywhere have reason to fear: a new app designed for phones supporting Android OS called Remove will allow photographers to eliminate unwanted elements from camera phone photos.  The app, developed by Scalado, takes multiple shots of the same picture, … Continue reading
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Contempo Wall’s Oscar Review

The Oscars will air on Sunday Feb, 26 on ABC This year it’s a battle between Scorcese’s “Hugo” and “The Artist” Sunday Feb. 26, the 84th Annual Academy Awards will air on ABC at 7PM eastern.  Read on for a brief summary of the big categories and big contestants who … Continue reading
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J.K. Rowling Announces New Novel

Harrison Room Divider J.K. Rowling, the author of the mega-hit Harry Potter series, announced this morning that she has inked a deal with publisher Little, Brown to publish a new novel, this time aimed at an adult audience. “Although I’ve enjoyed writing it … Continue reading
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