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I once watched Oprah Winfrey try to explain what a meme is. When I say meme , I don't mean one of those captioned photos that people post on their Facebook feeds; I mean Richard Dawkins' notion of an idea that replicates itself and mutates the way a gene replicates itself and mutates.
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In the East Room on Wednesday night, Obama is presenting the 71-year-old singer-songwriter with the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.
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Mitchell is the author of six books and a professor of journalism at Boston University, where he teaches feature writing and narrative journalism.
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While travel magazines have recently been citing the Philippines as a tropical paradise, American author Dan Brown seems to think otherwise based on his much-anticipated new novel.
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One of Leonardo Da Vinci's strangest paintings, "The Adoration of the Magi" was commissioned for the altar of the monastery of San Donato a Scopeto, near Florence, in 1481.
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When it comes to your privacy, there is one industry that make it their business to know your secrets.
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FIRST EDITION COPY OF "HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHER'S STONE" THAT CONTAINS AUTHOR J.K. ROWLING'S NOTES AND ORIGINAL ILLUSTRATIONS WENT ON SALE YESTERDAY IN A CHARITY AUCTION.
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Waber was behind children's books such as "Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile," "The House on East 88th Street," and "Ira Sleeps Over." Some of his best known books featured a crocodile named Lyle, who surprises a family named Primm when they discover him in the bathtub of their house on the Upper East Side of New York .
The author of The Da Vinci Code was in the capital on Monday as part of the Dublin Writers Festival.
A unique first edition of "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" annotated by author J.K. Rowling has sold for a record 150,000 pounds at a London charity auction, Sotheby's said on Tuesday.
Britain's cities, says Jeremy Clarkson in The Sun, are in a state of civil war. On one side are cyclists, who think that "thanks to the environment and the polar bear", the roads are theirs.
The 71-year-old singer-songwriter known for such hits as " A Natural Woman" and "You've Got A Friend" is being awarded the nation's highest prize for popular music Tuesday.
Citing a lack of leads, a police agency said Monday that it is closing the active investigation of the disappearance of Susan Powell, a Utah mother whose now-dead husband was a prime suspect The lawyer for the family of missing Utah woman Susan Powell said Tuesday that there's an ongoing federal investigation into her disappearance, but the FBI ... (more)
St. Louis Rams Managing Owner Chip Rosenbloom is joining other directors and advisers to help journalist and ex-MSNBC host Dylan Ratigan launch a new nationwide jobs program called the Veterans Job Corps.
The interior is as lovely as the exterior, despite the fact that many decorative features inside have long since been removed.
A few years ago Malcolm Gladwell made the "10,000 hour rule" famous in his book Outliers .
The contemporary master of romance Nicholas Sparks delivers his latest to the big screen with "Safe Haven," now available on Blu-ray/DVD. Julianne Hough plays Katie, a young woman on the run.