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  1. Top Ten Vietnam War MoviesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | CFR.org

    U.S. Marines watch the film "Full Metal Jacket" below the decks of the USS Iwo Jima. Sunday marks fifty years since the first U.S. combat troops arrived in South Vietnam.


  2. France's Monte-Cristo castle in need of repairRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    Nearly one million euros is needed to restore the Monte-Cristo castle that was once home to famed novelist Alexandre Dumas, author of classics including "The Three Musketeers". The current managers of the estate say 921,000 euros is needed to get it back in shape.


  3. Using technology to overcome language barriersRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Business Journal

    I love Star Trek. In the various episodes from each series we would find the members of the Enterprise, Voyager, at Deep Space Nine or elsewhere confronting beings from other planets.


  4. Did Dog-Human Alliance Drive Out the Neanderthals?Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | National Geographic

    This reconstruction of a Neanderthal woman, made for a National Geographic article, shows the heavy brow ridge and receding jaw of our heavyset cousins. In popular culture, they're often portrayed like members of a heavy-metal band: fur clad, shaggy haired, ape-like.


  5. Zoetic Stage goes a Fifty Shadesa one better with a whip-smart a TrustaRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    Fifty Shades of Grey may have left most critics feeling tepid, though the box office frenzy it aroused has the R-rated movie on track to earn half a billion at the box office soon. But one thing about E.L. James' 2011 tale of control-freak billionaire Christian Grey and innocent college grad Anastasia Steele is indisputable: Because of Fifty Shades , millions know more about the sexually kinky world of dominants and submissives than they ever would have imagined.


  6. A Seuss CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Patch.com

    On Feb. 28, young students at Holy Innocents' Episcopal School celebrated Dr. Seuss Day by dressing up as a colorful cast of Seuss characters, including Things 1 and 2, Cindy Lou Who, Horton the Elephant, The Lorax, the Grinch's dog Max, and-of course-the Cat in the Hat. Holy Innocents' stages the parade every year to honor the birthday of author/illustrator Dr. Seuss who produced such beloved children's book classics as How The Grinch Stole Christmas and The Cat in the Hat .


  7. The Picture of Dorian Gray - St James Studio, Greenwich Theatre and on tourRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | IndieLondon

    Arts Company is presenting a UK tour of Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray . Adapted by Merlin Holland and John O'Connor, the production will visit 42 venues from April 8 to June 20, 2015, culminating in a week long residency at London's St James Studio .


  8. This massive Death Star is made from 500,000 LEGO bricksRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Inhabitat

    California's LEGOland resort just unveiled the latest addition to its Star Wars Miniland; a 1900lb model of the Death Star that is made from over 500,000 LEGO bricks! The replica weaponry, which measures 13 feet high and eight feet wide, will hover above visitors to the exhibition and is equipped with its own [LEGO] planet-destroying super laser. The Death Star model, which is based on the rendition seen in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope , is surrounded by X-Wings, Tie Fighters and Y-Wings-all crafted from LEGOs-fighting it out overhead to recreate a dramatic scene from the 1977 epic.


  9. 'Star Wars Rebels' recruits Sarah Michelle GellarRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | CNET News.com

    If the "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" star is now part of the "Star Wars Rebels," cast does that mean she'll be slaying vampire Sith Lords with a light saber? Fingers crossed! Disney XD and Lucasfilm's animated series "Star Wars Rebels" just gets better and better. Taking place between "Revenge of the Sith" and "A New Hope," the series explores what happens to various new and old characters post Order 66. Fans are treated to new characters, as well as a look at Lando Calrissian before he betrayed Han Solo, and at Darth Vader long before started building that Death Star.


  10. Ridgefield schools to celebrate Youth Art MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Columbian

    Ridgefield - Each year, the Council for Art Education organizes Youth Art Month, which started in 1961. This March, children from around the country will participate in the event, including students in the Ridgefield School District.


  11. To Do In New York: March 4-11, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The New York Observer

    We may have lost Brian Williams, but thank God we still have Tom Brokaw. He'll join author Thomas McGuane to discuss McGuane's new book Crow Fair.


  12. Ancient Lost "City of the Monkey God" unearthed in the Jungles of HondurasRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | I4U Future Technology News

    An ancient city has been unearthed deep in the jungles of Honduras. Termed the City of the Monkey God, it represents the cultural milieu of those bygone times in an almost intact state.


  13. City of the Monkey God: have scientists found the lost city?Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The First Post

    A team of archaeologists hunting for an ancient city in the Honduran rainforest have discovered the "untouched ruins of a vanished culture", the National Geographic has revealed. The team of researchers, accompanied by two former SAS soldiers and Honduran troops, discovered a "remarkable cache" of untouched structures, stone sculptures and artefacts which could shed light on the ancient civilisation.


  14. Flint plays host to two Suitcase Theatre playsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | IcNorthWales

    Arthur Millar's Elegy for A Lady and Edward Albee's "The Zoo Story" are the Studio Theatre at Flint High School on Thursday, March 12 and Friday, March 13 at 7.30pm. In Arthur Miller's play an older man enters a boutique looking for a gift for his younger lover and finds himself opening up to the Proprietress of the shop.


  15. Review: Rent at South Hill ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Get Reading

    Starmaker Theatre Company will be performing Rent at South Hill Park on Thursday and Friday. See how we rated it.


  16. Hamantaschen Plus Math Equals MathmataschenRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Forward

    Just a few hours before Purim, I came across this awesome creation on the blog Seattle Local Food , and just had to share it. For the non-math nerds among us, it's a hamantaschen created using a mathematical principle known as the Sierpinski triangle.


  17. 'It' Director Cary Fukunaga Is Looking for the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WWBN-FM Burton

    Cary Fukunaga 's adaptation of Stephen King 's It is one seriously ambitious project, and given the massive size and the generation-spanning scope of the novel, it's hardly surprising that he's splitting the story into two films. Fukunaga has a lot of work ahead of him, but most challenging will be the casting of Pennywise the clown, the terrifying entity made famous by Tim Curry in the '90s miniseries adaptation.


  18. Decades of human waste have made Mount Everest a 'fecal time bomb'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Washington Post

    The last light of the day sets on Mount Everest as it rises behind Mount Nuptse. When Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay reached the top of Mount Everest in 1953, it was arguably the loneliest place on Earth - an oxygen-deprived desert perched atop an icy, 29,000-foot ladder of death.


  19. Breaking wintera s hold at the Philadelphia Flower ShowRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Washington Post

    By the time the Philadelphia Flower Show closes Sunday, some 250,000 visitors will have passed under the glitzy entrance garden's floral homage to Hollywood, a display remarkable for its profligate use of calla lilies alone - I've never seen so many in one place. The showgoers will have been transported to a Persian pavilion beckoning across a shimmering lake; to a spring terrain draped in fragrant flowering bulbs; to large, artsy floral arrangements inspired by Disney princesses.


  20. City of the Monkey God? Honduras Ruins May Be Legendary 'White City'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | News Max

    Archaeologists have discovered ruins of what is thought to be the legendary "White City" or "City of the Monkey God" in the jungles of Honduras. Within the city ruins, scientists mapped a plaza, pyramid, stone sculptures, and other evidence of a culture that existed 1,000 years ago and then vanished, National Geographic reported .