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What Might Have Been: 5 Alternate Movie Castings
What Might Have Been: 5 Alternate Movie Castings

A 3D, Blu-ray version of Titanic hit stores this week, containing more than two and a half hours… >>

9/11: One Remarkable Story Out of Many
9/11: One Remarkable Story Out of Many

Each year, the New York Says Thank You Foundation helps a community in need as a way of repaying… >>

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Let’s Do Lunch (Boxes)

I have a cousin who would kill to find the Hopalong Cassidy lunch box of her youth. It's the… >>

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… >>

PBS Map Makes Electoral College Fun—Seriously.
PBS Map Makes Electoral College Fun—Seriously.

With Labor Day behind us, the race for the White House becomes a sprint, and the time has come to… >>

Art You Can Eat: Campbell's Cans Salute Warhol
Art You Can Eat: Campbell’s Cans Salute Warhol

In 1962, Andy Warhol held his first solo show, debuting one of the most iconic pieces of modern… >>

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Major Moments in Democratic Convention History

This Thursday, President Barack Obama will address the nation from the Democratic National… >>

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The Year’s Best Science Fiction

The 2012 Hugo Awards were just announced at the World Science Fiction Convention in Chicago. This… >>

Here's a Guaranteed Mood-Booster
Here’s a Guaranteed Mood-Booster

Our Beautiful World and Universe, a Facebook "community page about Mother Nature," never fails to… >>

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“Call Me Pete” Just Wouldn’t Have Done the Job

I love the subject of character names. So much depends on what an author decides to call the people… >>