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  1. Reese Witherspoon Blasts Renee Zellweger's 'Cruel, Rude and Disrespectful' CriticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | ETonline

    After intense media speculation about the drastically different look the 45-year-old Bridget Jones' Diary star sported in October, Reese blasted the haters during The Hollywood Reporter 's recent actress roundtable. "It's horrible," Reese, 38, said bluntly about Renee's treatment.

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  2. Ask Ray | Living in virtual worlds as an avatarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KurzweilAI.net

    I'm a seventh grade student at Wydown Middle School, in a research class called Da Vinci. I have to produce a 10 page annotated paper.

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  3. U.S. court shuts down telemarketer FTC says bilked customers of $120 millionRead the original story

    Wednesday | West Australian

    A federal court has temporarily shut down a U.S. technology telemarketing operation accused of bilking customers of $120 million, while also ordering the freezing of assets of telemarketers and their executives. The Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday that it successfully asked a federal court in Florida to shut down Boost Software and its related operation, Vast Tech Support.

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  4. Scribner Launches Online MagazineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Publishers' Weekly

    Scribner has announced the creation of Scribner Magazine , a new consumer website that will feature contributions from Scribner authors and editors, as well as from other Simon & Schuster imprints. The online magazine will include original writing and interactive media, prose and audiobook excerpts, photo galleries, author-curated music playlists, bookseller reviews, and insider looks at the world of publishing.

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  5. Cider Monday returns to bookstores this DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Christian Science Monitor

    ... for shopping locally." Last year, as we reported, bookstores from all over New England joined in. This year, Phoenix Books of Essex Junction, Vt. has created a Facebook event for Cider Monday this year, as has Waterbury , Vt.'s Bridgeside Books . ...

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  6. Listen to Five Songs from Idris Elba's Nelson Mandela Tribute Album 'mi Mandela'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Hollywood Reporter

    British actor Idris Elba - best known for his roles in Pacific Rim , Luther , The Wire and last year's Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom - also includes musician, producer and DJ on his resume and on his newest project those worlds are colliding. It's not a part in a new film but, rather, a new album of original material in tribute to Nelson Mandela and his late father.

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  7. The LEGO Movie Directors Talk LEGO Batman Spin-off FilmRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | ComingSoon.net

    The LEGO Movie is currently the highest-grossing animated film of the year, beating out the likes of Mr. Peabody & Sherman , Rio 2 , and even How To Train Your Dragon 2 , while also remaining ahead of Disney's just-released Big Hero 6 for the time being. Following its success, Warner Bros.

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  8. Reforming Electronic Markets And TradingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CSRwire.com

    Computer-driven financial markets on unregulated electronic exchanges programmed by algorithms now dominate Wall Street, along with high-frequency trading . The infamous "Flash Crash" in May 2010, driven by electronic trading, caused stocks in many 401Ks to suddenly fall to pennies and recover in split seconds.

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  9. Jill Abramson, Joanna Coles Added to Media SummitRead the original story

    Wednesday | FishBowl

    Mashable's upcoming Media Summit was already an exciting event for media nerds like us, but now it's got us downright giddy. Okay, that's a bit of a stretch.

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  10. 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I' Is Still A Hit Even If It Opens To Just $149.99MRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Forbes.com

    Both The Wrap and The Hollywood Reporter are centering their box office previews for the weekend on the notion that The Hunger Games: Mockingjay part I could be the first franchise in history to open three consecutive entries to over $150 million. Heck, it's already only the second franchise to do two $150m debut period, after The Dark Knight and The Dark Knight Rises .

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  11. Holiday Movie Guide 2014: History, hysterics and a final visit to middle-EarthRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Washington Post

    The holiday season isn't just about light displays and weight gain. It's also the most wonderful time of the year for moviegoers, as studios unload their award contenders in the hopes that a great performance by Reese Witherspoon in "Wild" or David Oyelowo as Martin Luther King Jr. in "Selma" will stay fresh in the memories of Academy Award voters.

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  12. Crime Novelists at JCC in NewtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Patch.com

    ... ram is part of the Ryna Greenbaum JCC Boston Jewish Literary Series. Cost is $8. Purchase tickets at www.bostonjcc.org/books or contact 617-965-5226 or boxoffice@jccgb.org

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  13. iBooks Bestsellers: Bravo, Andy CohenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Publishers' Weekly

    ... The Long Haul by Jeff Kinney - 9781613126929 - (ABRAMS) 11. Yes Please by Amy Poehler - 9780062268372 - (Dey Street Books) 12. 41 by George W. Bush - 9780553447798 - (Crown Publishing Group) 13. Blue Labyrinth by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child - ...

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  14. PBS to Air Mark Rylance "Wolf Hall" Miniseries and Starry August Wilson TributeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Playbill

    The new miniseries "Wolf Hall," a tribute to playwright August Wilson and season two of "Shakespeare Uncovered" will be featured in PBS' programming for 2015, Deadline.com reports. Based on the books by Hilary Mantel, "Wolf Hall" will feature two-time Tony Award winner Mark Rylance as Thomas Cromwell co-starring with Damian Lewis as Henry VIII.

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  15. NOOK Audiobooks released to make Android speakRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | SlashGear.com

    This morning Barnes & Noble's NOOK family expanded with an app that'll turn the audio on with books. The NOOK Audiobooks App is the first "no-commitment" app from Barnes & Noble to offer audiobooks for both Android smartphones and tablets - that means no subscription costs or anything - and it'll be released by the ned of this week.

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  16. ShareRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Star

    Scheduled for a March 13, 2015, release, the film stars Downton Abbey's Lily James and Richard Madden, formerly of Game of Thrones. It also features Hollywood megastars Cate Blanchett as the wicked step mother, Lady Tremaine, and Harry Potter actress Helena Bonham Carter as the Fairy Godmother.

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  17. Netflix Readies Australia, New Zealand LaunchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WebProNews

    Netflix announced that it will launch in Australia and New Zealand in March. The launch has been anticipated for a long time, but in recent weeks, we've seen talk of its inevitability ramp up .

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  18. Scribner's Magazine to Be Reincarnated as Literary WebsiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WSJ Media and Advertising

    ... Ernest Hemingway. The site will focus primarily, but not exclusively, on Scribner authors. The reviews could include books printed by other publishing houses, Ms. Graham said. The Metropolitan Opera came under fire in 2012 for eliminating all ...

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  19. Lancashire book lovers download 53,000 eBooks from librariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Thewestmorland Gazette

    The digital books are free to download for library members who have smartphones, tablets and laptops. The most popular title so far is J K Rowling's Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.

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  20. Noted for Your Morning Procrastination for November 19, 2014Read the original story

    Wednesday | Brad DeLong's Semi-Daily Journal

    Nearly a hundred years later that, along with a revival of historical methods and perspective, may finally be changing." : "The economic collapse in the wake of the global financial crises and the weaker-than-expected recovery in many countries have led to questions about the impact of severe downturns on economic potential.

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