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Election Day Must-Reads: One Last Hurrah
Election Day Must-Reads: One Last Hurrah

It's been a long road to Election Day (remember all of those GOP primary debates that began in the… >>

Election 2012: Memorable Night, Cloudy Future
Election 2012: Memorable Night, Cloudy Future

With a  resounding electoral college win and a slim victory in the popular vote, Barack Obama was… >>

Dog News: Greyhounds Need Homes
Dog News: Greyhounds Need Homes

With greyhound racing on the decline nationwide, more and more greyhounds (and hound-mix breeds)… >>

Concertgoers, Rejoice: Ticketmaster Kills Those Annoying Wiggly Nonsense Words We All Hate to Type
Concertgoers, Rejoice: Ticketmaster Kills Those Annoying Wiggly Nonsense Words We All Hate to Type

As someone who buys upwards of 100 tickets a year on Ticketmaster.com, the bane of my existence are… >>

Comics for the Cure: Marvel Goes Komen-Pink
Comics for the Cure: Marvel Goes Komen-Pink

Heads up, true believers: A partnership between Marvel Entertainment and Susan G. Komen for the… >>

Cinemagram: The Next Instagram?
Cinemagram: The Next Instagram?

The next big thing in smart phone photography could be Cinemagram, a free iPhone app (the Android… >>

Celebrating America's Sign Makers
Celebrating America’s Sign Makers

Artist Clark Byers may not be a household name, but if you've lived or traveled in the southeast… >>

Can't-Miss Books: Three Moving Family Stories
Can’t-Miss Books: Three Moving Family Stories

For all that I love a good novel, sometimes there's nothing more engaging than a brilliantly… >>

Can't-Miss Book: 'Beautiful Ruins' by Jess Walter
Can’t-Miss Book: ‘Beautiful Ruins’ by Jess Walter

Sometimes a good book is all about balance. It should be accessible, yet challenging. Funny, yet… >>

Can Your Phone Replace Your Wallet?
Can Your Phone Replace Your Wallet?

Just this morning, Wired writer Christina Bonnington concluded a month-long experiment in which she… >>

Books: You're Invited to a Wild Wedding
Books: You’re Invited to a Wild Wedding

You can't help but  love a novel that starts with a wedding invitation. Yona Zeldis McDonough's A… >>

Books: The Latest Jeffrey Deaver
Books: The Latest Jeffrey Deaver

Best-selling author Jeffery Deaver (The Bone Collector and others) has come out with the latest… >>

Books: The First Must-Read of 2013 Arrives
Books: The First Must-Read of 2013 Arrives

Bernard Cornwell is a master of  combining a thumping good tale with a fascinating history… >>

Beyond Libya: Milestones in American Foreign Affairs
Beyond Libya: Milestones in American Foreign Affairs

As the turmoil in the Middle East continued two days after the murder of the American ambassador to… >>

Better Than a Leg Lamp: A Stocking Full of 'Christmas Story' Trivia
Better Than a Leg Lamp: A Stocking Full of ‘Christmas Story’ Trivia

It's time once again to gather around the TV and watch Ralphie Parker and his family overcome… >>

Best Movie and TV Auditions in History
Best Movie and TV Auditions in History

What does it take for actors to land iconic roles? A noteworthy audition. Here, some of the best… >>

Best Apps for Stargazing
Best Apps for Stargazing

As a native New Yorker, I never get to see the stars (and no, I don't mean Sarah Jessica Parker or… >>

Behold, the World's Worst Souvenirs
Behold, the World’s Worst Souvenirs

Surgically enhanced Pink Flamingos from Miami Beach. What every lawn needs! What is it about… >>

Behind The Scenes of America's Scariest Film
Behind The Scenes of America’s Scariest Film

Take Your Daughter to Work Day is especially cool when your dad is Stanley Kubrick. Vivian… >>

Beat the Heat, Vintage-style
Beat the Heat, Vintage-style

Not to state the obvious, but it has been a hot summer. In fact, weather experts at the National… >>