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2 min ago | Jacksonville Daily News

Sopkiw graduates with bachelor degree

Brittany Sopkiw, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Sopkiw of Jacksonville recently graduated with a Bachelor of Science in criminal justice from Pensacola Christian College during spring 2014 commencements.


Related Topix: Jacksonville, AL, Pensacola Christian College

1 hr ago |

'Dying' kittens are fighting fit after being dumped and left for dead in busy street

Cat lover Caroline Alexander came to the rescue after the four young moggies were dumped outside her Birmingham home at midnight A few days ago, these super-cute kittens were fighting for their young lives after being dumped on the street.


Related Topix: Weird

3 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

VisitScotland: Outlander could serve as Scotland's answer to Game of Thrones

A major new television series set in Scotland could serve as the country's answer to Game Of Thrones, according to tourism chiefs.


Related Topix: Diana Gabaldon

4 hrs ago |

Bingley's Teas returns to Jane Austen Festival with new tea blends

Bingley's Teas featured prominently once again at the Jane Austen Festival last weekend, selling their products in their distinctive tent as well as being part of the afternoon tea menu.


Related Topix: Tea, Drink, Jane Austen, Louisville, KY

8 hrs ago |

Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson wore an Evil Jester disguise to avoid Comic Con fan mob

"There's a certain reality to me going out now. I'd get six paces, no further, and it would be selfies, and nothing else.," said 52-year-old The 52-year-old director revealed he managed to explore the cult entertainment expo on Saturday without being hassled for selfies by dressing up as the Evil Jester.


Related Topix: J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Warner Bros., Video Games

10 hrs ago |

Comic-Con Interviews for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Peter Jackson brought the finale to his adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's epic fantasy series, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies , to this year's Comic-Con in a big way with a large portion of the cast attending, many of them having never been to Comic-Con previously.


Related Topix: J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Warner Bros., Video Games, Movies, Entertainment

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Olympian

South Carolinaa s Beaufort: Where time slows down but therea s plenty to do

If you are looking for a quiet spot to spend time as a family, where time seems to slow down but there still is plenty to do when you are feeling active, take a gander at Beaufort.


Related Topix: The Prince of Tides, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Barbra Streisand, Life, Food, Candy, Dessert, Ice Cream

The Northern Echo

Green Flag: Ripon Spa Gardens

A CATHEDRAL city's gardens have been named one of the best green spaces in Britain - for the 14th time in a row.


Related Topix: Lewis Carroll

The Telegraph

Backstreet kids compose skit tribute to stars

Children of sex workers will present a tribute to the stars who have twinkled in the sky that envelops the youngsters in darkness.


Related Topix: Children, Family, Kids, World News, India,

Anne Rice on her place in literary history

Over the years, much has been written about the vanity of writers. And while it may be somewhat true, there are certainly those authors who have never written a page in the hopes of fame and fortune; those who simply write for the sheer joy of seeing the inner workings of their imagination displayed on the page.


Related Topix: The Wolf Gift, Books, Anne Rice

Thewestmorland Gazette

The Westmorland Gazette: G : Author Charles Dickens, aged 47

HOMELESS people in Lancaster are to take their unique version of a Dickens classic story on tour, thanks to A 13,000 European Social Fund cash.


Related Topix: Charles Dickens

Composer Bear McCreary on 'The Walking Dead,'...

Television music is once again exciting. Having spent decades as predictable, simple, and even cheesy novelty material, the music for television programs is as diverse and vibrant as its cinematic cousins.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Science Fiction TV, Diana Gabaldon

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Middlesboro Daily News

Armstrong on the moon, 45 years ago

It's July 19 and I'm at Wapakoneta, Ohio, at the Armstrong Air & Space Museum. Tomorrow is July 20, 2014, the 45th anniversary of Neil Armstrong's walk on the moon.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Wapakoneta, OH, Children, Opinion


3 Star Wars Comics Coming From Marvel

During the Cup O' Joe panel at Comic Con, Marvel Comics announced that they will be releasing three Star Wars comics in early 2015: Star Wars, Star Wars: Darth Vader , and Star Wars: Princess Leia .


Related Topix: Star Wars, Sega, Thor, WayForward, Video Games

Bournemouth Echo

Radio 2 DJ Jo Whiley talks Dolly Parton, Roald Dahl and Camp Bestival

Jo Whiley, recovered from TV and radio presenting duties at Glastonbury Festival, is telling me in those distinctive warm and husky tones how doing laundry brings her back down to earth and of her secret ambition to be on Gardeners' World.


Related Topix: Dolly Parton, Country, Jo Whiley, Roald Dahl

Cybercast News Service

'Hobbit' cast tease trailer, bloopers at Comic-Con

The cast and crew from the final installment of "The Hobbit" trilogy showed off the first trailer for the fantasy film at the pop-culture convention, as well as a blooper reel from both "The Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit" movies.


Related Topix: J.R.R. Tolkien

Cinema Blend News

Outlander Makes Its World Premiere At Comic-Con With Kilts, Bagpipes And Fans

There's nothing quite like sitting in a room full of people who are all fans of the same thing.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Diana Gabaldon, Bear McCreary, Television

Cambridge Evening News

Length of women's toilet queues is 'unforgivable', says Cambridge designer Tom Karen

A designer has got himself bogged down in a problem that is panned by women across the world - the queue for the toilets.


Related Topix: Star Wars

New York Daily News

Comic-Con 2014: 'Game of Thrones' cast revealed for season five

The HBO fantasy hit will welcome new additions including Jonathan Pryce and 'Star Trek' alum Alexander Siddig next season, the network revealed to San Diego Comic-Con crowd.


Related Topix: Game of Thrones, Entertainment, Television, Jonathan Pryce, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Science Fiction TV, Drama, Star Trek, Alexander Siddig

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Green Head

Star Wars AT-AT Lawn Ornament

Finally, the perfect Winter lawn ornament. A fallen Star Wars AT-AT from the The Empire Strikes Back .


Related Topix: Star Wars, Empire, Pop/Rock