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  1. Oroville studentsa production inspired by ancient GreeceRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Mercury-Register

    RECORD A headstone for Ebenezer Scrooge is part of the set designed by students for the presentation of “A Christmas Carol” Wednesday at Sierra School in Oroville. OROVILLE >> Quickly and quietly, scenery changes were made for a production Wednesday of Charles Dickens' “A Christmas Carol.” The idea was that the changes would be mostly invisible to the audience at Sierra School of Butte.


  2. Could the Higgs be Part of the Matter-Antimatter Problem?Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Criminal Report Daily

    In this illustration, two protons collide at high energy, producing a Higgs boson that instantly decays, producing two tau particles. The rest of the energy from the collision sprays outward in two jets .


  3. Final "Hobbit" Film Opens Nationwide WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WMGL-FM North Charleston

    The third and final film in The Hobbit series opens nationwide on Wednesday. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is the last chapter in director Peter Jackson's adaptation of the J.R.R. Tolkien novel that preceded The Lord of the Rings .


  4. Ranking the college football bowl games from No. 38 to No. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    The postseason is one "Kokomo Bowl" from becoming the next verse in a Beach Boys song: "Miami, Bahamas, come on pretty mamma, Camellia, and Boca, this is not a joke-a." Four new bowl games plus the extra championship game means the process of picking winners has become a title of a movie directed by Alfred Hitchcock: "The 39 Steps."


  5. Aaron Paul And J.K. Simmons Cast In Star Wars Live ReadingRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | WENN Blog

    Filmmaker Jason Reitman has cast Aaron Paul and J.K. Simmons to lead a live reading of the Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back in California on Thursday. Breaking Bad star Paul will play Luke Skywalker, while Simmons will portray Darth Vader in the production at the Ace Hotel in Los Angeles.


  6. Zadzooks 2014 Gift Guide: Comic book- and pop culture-themed gift ideasRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Washington Times

    Here's some gift choices tethered to the worlds of comic books, video games and pop-culture franchises that are sure to delight your special fanboy and fangirl this holiday season. Giant Web Slinging Spider-Man - Peter Parker's alter-ego empowers children to test one of the hero's stickiest powers with help from this 14-inch-tall action figure.


  7. Why College Classes Are Using 'The Simpsons'Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Switched

    Bart and Lisa Simpson have been in elementary school for 25 years. But that hasn't stopped them from showing up on college campuses.


  8. How to Feast Like Scrooge on Christmas DayRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Food & Wine

    This week, Charles Dickens's classic holiday novella, A Christmas Carol , turns 171 years old. Like Christmas itself, the book is full of food and drinks - many of which are still classic holiday dishes today and some of which have been forgotten.


  9. A Christmas Carol at The Geva Theater in Rochester, New YorkRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | PR Log

    PRLog - Dec. 17, 2014 - ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- A Christmas Carol is being performed once again after its fifth consecutive year at The Geva Theater Center and once again, does not disappoint. Ripe with appeal and class, Mark Cuddys witty and sharp adaptation of Charles Dickens classic continues to deliver just what the holiday season should be all about.


  10. Kelli Garner saves pigeon from captivity as she films Marilyn Monroe Lifetime mini seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    That's one lucky bird! Bombshell Kelli Garner saves pigeon from captivity as she films Marilyn Monroe Lifetime mini series Her new Lifetime TV mini series shows a more personal side of the icon and legend that is Marilyn Monroe. And on Wednesday Kelli Garner showcased Marilyn's soft spot for little creatures as she filmed a touching scene in Toronto, Canada.


  11. Future can learn from past wisdomRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | The News

    In the Christmas classic A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, the villain was a businessman - Mr. Scrooge. He was a mean spirited and greedy entrepreneur.


  12. Review: 'The Hobbit' wraps with a Middle-earth meleeRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Log Cabin Democrat

    With a sum total of 1,032 minutes, Peter Jackson's six J.R.R. Tolkien films have earned more than $5 billion worldwide. They have made New Zealand synonymous with Middle-earth.


  13. Pictures: Alaska's Wondrous Bristol Bay, Now Off-Limits to Gas and Oil DrillingRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | National Geographic

    President Barack Obama announced Tuesday that he is taking Bristol Bay "off the bidders block" to protect the pristine southwestern area of Alaska from oil and gas interests. "It is a beautiful national wonder," Obama said in a video address from the White House .


  14. Andy Serkis gives cryptic clues about Star Wars: Episode VIIRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    'I only play one character and he's been through some stuff!' Andy Serkis gives cryptic clues about Star Wars: Episode VII Star Wars fans were sent into a frenzy of speculation at who could possible be behind the sinister disembodied voice at the end of the 88 second trailer for Star Wars: Episode VII: The Force Awakens. But Andy Serkis soon put the speculation to rest, revealing that he was the man who declares: 'There's been an awakening.


  15. Evil Fox News idiocy, unchecked: As Stephen Colbert departs, demented loons set to run freeRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Salon

    "The Colbert Report" officially ends Thursday and with it goes one of the most important satire personas in our nation's history. Following in the footsteps of Ben Franklin's Poor Richard and Samuel Clemens' Mark Twain, Colbert's persona offered us an exaggerated version of one of our nation's deepest social ills and, as with his counterparts, his focused on a main source for unsophisticated thinking.


  16. 14 Nerdy Gift Ideas For The Star Wars Fanatic In Your LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Switched

    As Jabba the Hutt might say, bargon wan chee kospah ooh . But don't let that stop you from getting something nice for the Star Wars fan in your life this holiday season.


  17. Why Cubans May Not Be Thrilled at New Relations With U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | National Geographic

    Gerardo HernA ndez, RamA3n LabaA ino, Antonio Guerrero-those names, which mean nothing to most Americans, will be at the center of the celebrations in Havana after news of renewed diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Cuba . Everybody in Havana knows where the massive building called the U.S. Special Interests Section stands, within sight of the sea.


  18. The people working on Christmas DayRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | BBC News

    While most of us will be relaxing on Christmas Day, or at least eating and drinking too much, spare a thought for those people who will still be going to work. For while we'll be at home struggling to assemble a child's present, or wondering how early we can open the fizz, some workers will be clocking in on 25 December, out of either necessity or choice.


  19. San Diego Set to Break Tourism RecordRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | NBC San Diego

    By the end of 2014, the city will have brought in more than 33 million visitors that will have spent more than $9 billion combined in the city, according to a report released by the San Diego Tourism Authority. "This was a blockbuster of a year for tourism," Rod LaBranche, board chairman of the San Diego Tourism Authority, responsible for marketing San Diego as a travel destination, said in a press release.


  20. Five more things to doRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Silver City Sun-News

    The Charles Dickens' classic, "A Christmas Carol," performed by the acclaimed Nebraska Theatre Caravan, is set for 7:30 p.m. Thursday at WNMU Fine Arts Center, in Silver City. Tickets range in price from $5 for students to $20 for nonmembers.