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It’s even worse than you thought.
From: Grist | By: Rebecca Leber | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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If you’re a fan of TLC shows, family drama, or just good old reality television, you’ve undoubtedly heard of the the Duggar family. And if you’re not, you’ve probably heard of them anyway, but why? Who is the Duggar Family from 19 Kids and Counting?...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Ruth Kinane | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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A biography of Japanese American civil rights activist Fred Korematsu; a delightful introduction to the Jewish holiday Purim starring a quirky chicken; and the true story of Kunkush the cat. who reunited with his Iraqi family after getting lost while...
From: School Library Journal | By: SLJ | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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In Europe, a reproductive rights issue yields an unlikely partnership.
From: The Atlantic | By: Anna Momigliano | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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From emerging social media channels to the rise of artificial intelligence, the exciting cyclone of change often drops us marketers into unfamiliar territory—and we have to find our way home. Thankfully, the marketing industry is flush with talented...
From: Online Marketing Blog | By: Caitlin Burgess | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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The former “Daily Show” correspondent who now stars in HBO’s “Ballers” has to have tubes of Aquaphor, comic books and his guitar.
From: New York Times | By: NELL McSHANE WULFHART | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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A baby … who’s a boss! It’s a great premise for a movie, but it could have been so much more.
From: The Atlantic | By: Megan Garber | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Amazon's crazy robot-infested invite-only conference has become an annual tradition. This year featured Blue Origin rockets and Bezos inside a huge robot.
From: Business Insider | By: Julie Bort | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Internecine conflict between people and robots is to be expected from Hollywood, but anxiety over the future of artificial intelligence is a very real concern in sober academia as well. Nick Bostrom, director of Oxford University’s Future of Humanity...
From: Slate | By: Jon Kelvey | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Immaculately dressed with his tie worn loosely around his neck, William Eggleston certainly doesn’t fit the image of a typical photographer. His speech is slow and considered and he is seldom seen without an ice cold drink in his hand. Yet despite...
From: Selectism | By: Charlie Haywood | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Paranoia rules on today’s college campus.
From: New York Magazine | By: Laura Kipnis | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Bestselling young adult "Everything, Everything" author Nicola Yoon explains why she writes YA books
From: Salon.com | By: Mary Elizabeth Williams | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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To read more on the Twin Peaks revival, pick up the new issue of Entertainment Weekly on stands. You can buy all the covers now, or purchase the individual issues featuring the owl, donuts, and pie. Don’t forget to subscribe for more exclusive...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Jeff Jensen | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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A new book argues that the giving patterns of today’s wealthy may present challenges to the democratic process.
From: The Atlantic | By: Alana Semuels | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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This year marks the third birthday of the Bentonville Film Festival, co-founded by Academy Award winner Geena Davis with a mission to champion women and diverse voices. The 2017 festival, which runs from May 2-7 in Bentonville, Arkansas, unveiled its...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Sara Vilkomerson | Monday, March 27, 2017
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British writer Marina Benjamin never thought much about aging—until a hysterectomy in her late 40s brought on early menopause and the host of physical and mental changes that came with it. She was suddenly middle-aged. Though getting older, as they...
From: Double X | By: Heather Schwedel | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Bill Konigsberg first introduced readers to Rafe Goldberg, Ben Carver, and the rest of their Natick compatriots in Openly Straight. In his follow-up, Honestly Ben, he picks up where things left off — while also offering fans a glimpse into the mind...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Nivea Serrao | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Blue Sky Studios, the company behind Ice Age and Rio, is returning with a new fish-out-of-water, talking-animal tale. Featuring Trainwreck‘s wrestler-actor John Cena as the titular steer, Ferdinand is based on the classic children’s storybook...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Dan Heching | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Candace Cameron Bure’s daughter Natasha Bure just dropped her new book Let’s Get Real. And the teen is getting real when it comes to her dating life. The beauty revealed that she doesn’t want to just go on dates with various men. She wants to find...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Chanel Adams | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Years of misleading coverage left viewers so misinformed that many were shocked when confronted with the actual costs of repeal.
From: The Atlantic | By: Conor Friedersdorf | Monday, March 27, 2017
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President Donald Trump will issue his long-promised executive order rolling back federal government efforts to fight climate change Tuesday. The wide-ranging order, which will be accompanied by other environmental directives, targets Obama-era policies...
From: Mother Jones | By: Rebecca Leber | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Yoga Bodies shows people of all ages, backgrounds, shapes, and skill levels.
From: New York Magazine | By: Lena Rawley | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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An artful alphabet book; a little girl imagines she has a dinosaur as a pet (don't we all?); and a Spanish-language book about a horse who is mistaken for a unicorn by the other farm animals
From: School Library Journal | By: SLJ | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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What Americans Can Learn from Badass Russian Dissident Reporter Victoria Lomasko by Rich Smith When Victoria Lomasko returns to the Russian Federation following her US tour of Other Russias, she might be considered a foreign agent. For more than five...
From: The Stranger | By: Rich Smith | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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We got advice straight from author Sarah Knight, the brains behind The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F-ck and her latest, Get Your Sh-t Together The post Are You a Hot Mess? Here Are 12 Tips for Getting Your Sh-t Together appeared first on Flare....
From: Flare | By: Jennifer Berry | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Research shows that repeating a lie, even to refute it, imprints it on our brain
From: Salon.com | By: Neil Baron, AlterNet | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The second year of the Legacy wing features a batch of stars from a bygone era that you may not be familiar with. We're here to help.
From: With Leather | By: billhanstock | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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A man has finally returned a library book he took from a Montana library in 1982. He also included a $200 donation and an apology.
From: NPR | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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The young music producers in Hari Kunzru’s “White Tears” invent a lost blues legend who may turn out to have been real all along.
From: New York Times | By: STEVE ERICKSON | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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We're only three quarters of the way through the US's violent century and there's more to come. (Photo: Senior Airman Tyler Woodward / US Air Force) This essay is adapted from "Measuring Violence," the first chapter of John Dower's new book, The Violent...
From: Truthout | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Mamma Mia!, APRIL Festival, Dinos on the Rocks, And More Picks For March 27-April 2 by Stranger Things To Do Staff Our music critics have already chosen the 32 best concerts in Seattle, but now it's our arts critics' turn to pick the best events in their...
From: The Stranger | By: Stranger Things To Do Staff | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Brooks England is a cycling institution. For 150 years, its storied leather saddles have bumped bums with the best of them, earning cult status. Now, to celebrate Brooks' 150th birthday, designer Ron Arad, fashion's Sir Paul Smith and photographer Martin...
From: Wallpaper Magazine | Monday, March 27, 2017
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In this edition of sequel bits: A new actor boards Escape Plan 2. Producer David Ellison hopes that David Fincher will direct World War Z 2. Director Brett Ratner comments on the status of Rush Hour 4. Jay Baruchel is more than confident How to Train...
From: SlashFilm | By: Jack Giroux | Monday, March 27, 2017
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My Touch Bar rage has peaked. It is a point of pride for me how I type. I am proud of the fact that I can sit in this here chair, stare at the screen, and let the words flow effortlessly. I very rarely look at the keyboard, and when I do, I have a…...
From: Rands in Repose | By: rands | Monday, March 27, 2017
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How did Marvel Comics influence the life of The Black Keys‘ musician Pat Carney? What high praise does James Gunn have for the Thor: Ragnarok trailer? Want to see a trailer for The Avengers cut in the style of the most recent Justice League trailer?...
From: SlashFilm | By: Ethan Anderton | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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A coalition of cinephiles concerned that 2017 is starting to resemble 1984 are joining forces to protest President Trump. On April 4, more than 180 art-house theaters — as well as five venues in Canada, one in England, and one in Sweden — will...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Oliver Gettell | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Geena Davis’ Bentonville Film Festival has unveiled the lineup for its 3rd annual celebration of women in cinema, and “3 Generations,” a transgender drama starring Elle Fanning, Naomi Watts, and Susan Sarandon, has been selected as the opening...
From: The Wrap | By: Jeremy Fuster | Monday, March 27, 2017
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“Sunshine State,” Sarah Gerard’s essay collection, and “Gulf: The Making of an American Sea,” Jack E. Davis’s environmental history, each explore the terrain of an unmoored state.
From: New York Times | By: DWIGHT GARNER | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Bobbi Brown speaks to The Cut on why she hates contouring, and all about her new book, 'Beauty From the Inside Out'
From: Allure | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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By Leo Babauta Many of us have things we’d like to change: our exercise and diet habits, procrastination and productivity habits, patience and mindfulness habits, quitting bad habits, decluttering and finances, reading and learning and doing all the...
From: Zen Habits | By: zenhabits | Monday, March 27, 2017
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A laid-off grocery bagger learned to code and is now shining a light on spending by politicians, their campaigns, and outside groups.
From: Reason | By: Justin Monticello | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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As the winter chill recedes and the flowers begin to bloom, it’s time for TV viewers to ditch the darker dramas and maybe tune into some lighter, funnier fare — and luckily Hulu has a few suggestions. The streaming service on Monday announced its...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Nivea Serrao | Monday, March 27, 2017
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The Death of Stalin is finally making its way overseas. Titan Comics will publish the first English translation of the French graphic novel by Fabien Nury and Thierry Robin, EW exclusively learned Tuesday. Nury and Robin’s tale — which is based on...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Nivea Serrao | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Fans may have had enough time to comb over every clue and reference tucked into Gravity Falls: Journal 3, but do they know how to love or protect the secrets inside? Luckily, Jason Ritter and Kristen Schaal, the voices behind Dipper and Mabel Pines,...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Nivea Serrao | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The prize, awarded for her book “Citizen: An American Lyric,” comes with $10,000.
From: New York Times | By: ANDREW R. CHOW | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Poor Georgie Denbrough… Every Stephen King fan knows the iconic cover for his 1986 novel It, featuring a little newspaper sailboat drifting down a rain-swollen gutter toward … something, reaching out from a storm drain. In the opening scenes of the...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Anthony Breznican | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Don't hang your hopes on Ivanka Trump being your savior
From: Salon.com | By: Kali Holloway, Alternet | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Americans may finally be ready to confront the dehumanizing horrors facing women service members.
From: The Atlantic | By: Gayle Tzemach Lemmon | Monday, March 27, 2017
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This story originally appeared on PEOPLE.com Joanna Gaines’ real decorating secret weapon? Rows and rows of plastic storage bins! In this exclusive first look at Chip and Joanna Gaines’ new 30-minute series, Fixer Upper: Behind the Design, Joanna...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Megan Stein | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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