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54 min ago | University at Buffalo

UB's 2014-15 Distinguished Speakers Series to feature Magic...

From left top row: Cheryl Strayed, Wes Moore, John Oliver From left bottom row: Magic Johnson, Robert Ballard, Steve Wozniak "For nearly 30 years, the Distinguished Speakers Series at UB has played a vital role in fostering dialogue and discovery by sharing a broad range of ideas and perspectives from some of the most compelling and influential ... (more)


Related Topix: Wild, SUNY Buffalo

5 hrs ago | 680News

John Waters unsure if hea ll make another film as he promotes a Carsicka

Comical cult legend John Waters says he doesn't know if he'll make another film again, and he's fine with that.


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Horror Movies, Serial Mom, Comedy Movies, Pink Flamingos, Carsick, Polyester, Female Trouble, Hairspray, Drama Movies, Music!, Musical Movies

7 hrs ago | Newsday

Hillary Clinton tells Bronx children to dream big

Former secretary of state Hillary Clinton, center, with New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, left, and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, applaud children's performances at Lehman College in the Bronx on Friday, July 25, 2014.


Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Lehman College, City University of New York, Hard Choices, Family, Kids

11 hrs ago | Business Times

There's one born every minute - again

Most people taken for a ride are once bitten, twice shy - except when it comes to investment scams, says a specialist on fraud schemes.


Related Topix: The Wolf of Wall Street, Wolf of Wall Street

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Raw Story

FL Republican wants to force state's students to watch Dinesh...

Florida state Senator Alan Hays announced Friday that he is working on a bill to make it mandatory that all public school students in the state be shown Dinesh D'Souza's latest anti-Obama film, America: Imagine a World Without Her .


Related Topix: Obama's America, Education Etc., Theater, Arts, WebMD, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

The New Zealand Herald

David Mitchell: Short and tweet

The $100 million movie of Cloud Atlas bombed, but that didn't halt the rising star of its author, David Mitchell, regarded by many as the greatest of his generation.


Related Topix: David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas, Twitter, New York, World News, United Kingdom,


The Sixth Extinction

If best-seller lists and box-office tallies are to be believed, people love survival stories that pulse with human ingenuity, grit and spirit.


Related Topix: The Sixth Extinction, Dinosaur, Science, Paleontology, US News, Liberal Political News


Arianna Huffington: 'In writing as in life, don't be afraid...

Back in 2013, The Huffington Post editor-in-chief Arianna Huffington delivered a commencement address at Smith College.


Related Topix: Thrive, Arianna Huffington, Smith College, Psychology, Science


16 Books to Read Before the Movie Version Comes Out

Books are the prequel to countless up and coming major films these days. Rather than waiting for the movie to come out, refresh your reading list ahead of time, and you'll be first in line to say that the book was better when it comes out.


Related Topix: Gone Girl, W., Smith, Action TV, Entertainment, Television

Daniel Radcliffe on losing his virginity

THE Harry Potter star reckons he's one of the few people "who seem to have had a really good first time", and sex is definitely better sober.


Related Topix: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Horror Movies, The Woman in Black, Harry Potter, Daniel Radcliffe

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Deseret News

Harry Potter trivia quiz: Can you get 10 points for Gryffindor?

On July 15, a Harry Potter theme park opened Japan , July 21 marked seven years since the seventh and final book in the Harry Potter series was published, and July 31 is Harry Potter's 34th birthday.


Related Topix: J.K. Rowling, Authors

Cape Gazette

Elin Hilderbrand to sign books at Browseabout July 27

Elin Hilderbrand has long been known as the Queen of the Summer Novel , delivering irresistible stories of love, loss, friendship, and hope that unfold against the perfectly charming and breezy backdrop of Nantucket Island.


Related Topix: The Matchmaker, Nantucket, MA

USA Today

'The Fault in Our Stars's No. 1 streak ends

Book Buzz: TFIOS's streak at No. 1 ends Teen love story was No. 1 for 11 straight weeks Check out this story on Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USATODAY.


Related Topix: Easy-Listening, J.K. Rowling, Authors, Arts, Literature

WECT-TV Wilmington

New book shows some of Southport's past

Southport almost always shows up near the top of the list when you search online for the best vacation sites in North Carolina.


Related Topix: Southport, NC, Brunswick County, NC, Safe Haven

National Public Radio

How To Name Your Sequel II: Not Just Roman Numerals Anymore

If you want to move beyond just numbers for your sequel titles, critic Bob Mondello says there are a few informal rules you need to follow.


Related Topix: Harry Potter

Redford Observer

'Gone Girl' good read for summertime

The primary is coming up and some of us will be out of town on vacation or work, so we will try to... Good Canton friends are avid readers who recommended Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl .


Related Topix: Gone Girl

Pacific Daily News

Gap between worker, CEO has ballooned

How much is enough? We recently learned the median pay package for a chief executive officer rose to eight figures for the first time last year.


Related Topix: Capital in the Twenty-First Century

Brandon Sun

'The Silkworm' by Robert Galbraith tops Maclean's fiction list

This photo provided by Little, Brown and Company shows the book cover of "The Goldfinch," by Donna Tartt.


Related Topix: The Goldfinch

Wed Jul 23, 2014


Happenings: We Meditated with Superwoman Arianna Huffington in Brentwood

Of all the superwoman-led workouts and wellness sessions we've experienced , meditating with Arianna Huffington has definitely been the most zen.


Related Topix: Thrive, Arianna Huffington

The Martha's Vineyard Times

McCulloughs honored for contributions to the West Tisbury library

David McCullough thanks several main contributors the the library's success, including Tim Boland, Dan Waters and Beth Kramer.


Related Topix: Libraries, West Tisbury, MA, The Greater Journey