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  1. Happy Rockefeller, Wife of Former Gov. Nelson Rockefeller, Dies at 88Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Patch.com

    A breast cancer survivor, Happy Rockefeller was among other famous women to help raise awareness of mastectomies after she had two. Happy Rockefeller passed away at her home in Tarrytown Tuesday, following a brief illness, according to The New York Times .


  2. VIDEO: Hillary Clinton goes 'Old Friends' Defense to Reporters on Sid BlumenthalRead the original story

    Thursday | Accuracy In Media

    Yup, a line straight out of Tom Clancy's Clear and Present Danger book, made into a movie starring Harrison Ford. Spencer Irvine Spencer Irvine graduated from Brigham Young University in International Relations and currently works for AIM running operations and social media.


  3. Wentworth Woodhouse that inspired Jane Austen's Mr Darcy goes on sale for A 8mRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Mirror.co.uk

    UK's largest pad boasts 365 rooms, five miles of corridors and is 150 times bigger than the average British house For sale: Spacious family home, impressive gardens, full of character and close to the M1. In need of some modernisation.


  4. 'Thank you and goodnight', David Letterman signs offRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Nation

    Hollywood stars Steve Martin and Tina Fey, comedians Chris Rock and Jerry Seinfeld and a host of US presidents joined the band Foo Fighters on Wednesday to bid farewell to David Letterman as the veteran 'Late Show' host signed off for the last time. The show as expected featured no sit-down guest interviews, relying heavily on clips of Letterman shows going all the way back to his 1980s morning show on NBC.


  5. 'The Empire Strikes Back' came out 35 years ago today - watch the original trailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Silicon Alley Insider

    Today marks the 35th anniversary of the classic "Star Wars" sequel "The Empire Strikes Back" , which was originally released on May 21, 1980. Hailed as one of the greatest sequels of all time, the movie went on to gross more than $538 million at the worldwide box office.


  6. Crocodile shocks photographer Ally Wilson as it consumes baby gooseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Mail

    Death from below: The moment giant crocodile launches deadly attack on family of geesea and snaps the smallest gosling of the brood Like a scene straight out of a National Geographic documentary, an amateur photographer from Darwin has captured the terrifying moment a massive crocodile opened its jaws to snatch a magpie goose chick from its family. Ally Wilson said she had no idea she would be one of the few people who witness one of Australia's largest predators on a hunting trip in its natural habitat.


  7. Colin Firth to film at Chobham car dealershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Surrey Advertiser

    Some of Chobham 's villagers could be going weak at the knees as the visit of a dashing Hollywood actor draws near. Colin Firth, who came to prominence with his interpretation of Mr Darcy in the 1995 television adaptation of Jane Austen's 'Pride and Prejudice' and is now a major movie star, will reportedly be part of a cast and crew filming at a Chobham business for three days from Sunday.


  8. David Letterman: A sweet farewellRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Orlando Sentinel

    David Letterman's final Late Show on CBS aired on Wednesday night, ending a run of more than 6,000 broadcasts David Letterman's final Late Show on CBS aired on Wednesday night, ending a run of more than 6,000 broadcasts In the end, David Letterman was the butt of his jokey farewell. He put himself down with merry glee as he departed late night after 33 years.


  9. Who do you see? Albert Einstein or Marilyn Monroe?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | KCTV5

    A picture making its way around social media claims to test your eyesight. For those of you who know you have eye issues, you might be able to see if this really works or not.


  10. Dickens museum needs volunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Gazetteherald.co.uk

    The Counting House museum, in Malton , houses information and displays about Charles Dickens, his life, family and colleagues, along with a collection of artefacts and pictures of the town. Dickens was said to be a regular visitor to Malton where his best friend, Charles Smithson, worked as a solicitor at his office in Chancery Lane, which is now the museum.


  11. Japanese tourists to visit Selena's mohair shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Gazetteherald.co.uk

    A GROUP of Japanese tourists will visit Malton next month after reading about the town's Dickens connection and mohair shop. TV presenter Selina Scott , who owns Selina Scott's Socks, in The Shambles, said the visit had been arranged after a Japanese magazine published a feature on Malton.


  12. Hungarian writer Krasznahorkai awarded Man Booker International prizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Deutsche Welle

    Hungarian author Laszlo Krasznahorkai has been awarded the Man Booker International prize, recognizing his global standing as an author of "deep imagination and complex passion." Proclaiming Laszlo Krasznahorkai a "visionary writer of extraordinary intensity and vocal range," the judging panel's chairperson Marina Warner declared the 61-year-old Hungarian writer the sixth winner of the 60,000-pound prize for his literary output, including "The Melancholy of Resistance," "Seiobo There Below" and "Satantango."


  13. National Geographic to Debut Mostly WV Filmed 'American Genius'Read the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | Huntington News

    The National Geographic Channel will begin airing its 8-part miniseries "American Genius" on June 1 at 9:00 p.m. EST. Predominantly filmed in West Virginia's Berkeley and Jefferson Counties, the miniseries chronicles the competitions in innovation that pitted history's brightest minds against each other in the race to lay claim to the future: Steve Jobs and Bill Gates, the Wright Brothers and Curtiss, Hearst and Pulitzer, Edison and Tesla and more.


  14. Why Some Bugs Are Attracted to the Wrong SpeciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Bad Astronomy Blog

    The squash bug mating orgies that biologist Christine Miller began noticing in gardens around Gainesville were nothing unusual. Dozens of insects were crowded together, the petite males along with the bulkier females, to search for partners.


  15. Theater Review: An Excellent Production Of - Godspell'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Newtown Bee

    ... of children at play and yet it must be acknowledged that this could not be accomplished without a lot of work. The vocal aptitude of every cast member is not only excellent, but incredibly well suited to their individual roles. Each has dug deep to ...


  16. 'Endangered Alphabets' carved in wood at Arlington libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Berkshire Eagle

    ARLINGTON >> About 100 forms of alphabet scripts exist around the world today, and about one-third of them are an endangered species. How do alphabets - as distinct from languages - become extinct? Usually it happens when one culture oppresses another, when one is more politically, economically or militarily powerful, says Tim Brookes, a journalist, writer and an assistant professor of communications at Champlain College in Burlington, Vt.


  17. Summer reading assignments aim to keep Wichita students engagedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Wichita Eagle

    When Wichita students head home after their last day of school Thursday, the homework will be just beginning for many of them. "We're trying to send students the right message about what college is about, that it's about learning," said Greg Eiselein, director of K-State First, the first-year experience program at Kansas State University.


  18. Makeup 101 at Blushington; Gola's 110th Birthday in Santa Monica; MoreRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | Racked

    Whether it's achieving the perfect faux glow, sun-kissed skin, or lashes that won't quit, Blushington makeup and beauty lounge is helping you reach those #summergoals with a tutorial this Thursday from 6-7:30pm courtesy of makeup maven Jessica Scantlin . For a $75 fee, guests can sip champagne while taking in quick tips and insider secrets from the cosmetics expert and then enjoy a 20% off products from lines like Stila and Kevyn Aucoin to put those new skills to work! Ensure your spot for the event by calling the store at 310-652-5874.


  19. Flooding may have caused the fall of ancient US...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | RedOrbit

    At its peak, it was the largest native community in North America, and recent research led by University of Wisconsin-Madison geography experts Samuel Munoz and Dr. Jack Williams have discovered the possible reason for the sudden disappearance of Cahokia. According to National Geographic , Cahokia makes its first appearance in archaeological data around AD 400, and by AD 1050, it had become a "major political and cultural center" that was home to tens of thousands of people.


  20. Star Wars writer hints at Lando's returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | USA Today

    We were very, very disappointed to find out Lando Calrission wouldn't be re-joining the Star Wars cast for The Force Awakens . But Lawrence Kasdan, the screenwriter of The Force Awakens , The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi , has some fantastic news for sad Lando fans.