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  • Clifford Nass dies at 55; sociologist warned against multitasking

    When Clifford Nass moved to a Stanford University freshman residence hall as a "dorm dad" in 2007, he wasn't quite prepared for college life in the 21st century. Even as a professor who for decades had studied the interaction of humans and computers, he...
  • Marketing expert seeks outside-the-box challenges

    Marketing expert seeks outside-the-box challenges
    Who: Brenda Bailey of Fort Lauderdale Why: Bailey was recently named business development directorat SmartWater CSI in Fort Lauderdale. She joined the company in December 2012 as business development manager. About the company: SmartWater, founded...
  • '2 Guns' misfires despite Washington and Wahlberg, reviews say

    True to its name, the new action movie "2 Guns" boasts considerable firepower, with charismatic actors Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg in the lead roles. According to many film critics, however, Washington and Wahlberg's chemistry is overshadowed by a...
  • Review: 'Don't Kiss Me' by Lindsay Hunter

    Review: 'Don't Kiss Me' by Lindsay Hunter
    The fictional universe of Lindsay Hunter, author of the debut collection “Don't Kiss Me,” is at once both repelling and mesmerizing. Written as intense bursts of flash-fiction, the stories are visceral; they unsettle, shock, provoke. Hunter,...
  • Rescued race horse 'Silver Ray' is headed home to a Kentucky shelter

    Rescued race horse 'Silver Ray' is headed home to a Kentucky shelter
    Silver Ray's life is turning around. When the former race horse that won hundreds of thousands of dollars on the track but sold for just $30 at an auction showed up at a horse rescue in Glendale last month, he was skinny and weak. His hip bones jutted...
  • John Kerry's legacy at stake in Mideast peace talks

    Secretary of State John Kerry still has a long way to go in his intensive quest for Palestinian-Israeli peace. But his diligent and persuasive pursuit of it suggests that his uneven career search for a legacy of his own may finally have found its proper...
  • Amazon's Jeff Bezos buys the Washington Post in $250-million deal

    In a surprise move, Amazon founder and Chief Executive Jeff Bezos has agreed to buy the Washington Post and other properties for $250 million. The deal is being made by Bezos alone, without involvement from Seattle-based Amazon. Donald Graham,...
  • Amazon founder Bezos to buy Washington Post

     Amazon founder Bezos to buy Washington Post
    Amazon.com Inc. founder Jeff Bezos will buy The Washington Post for $250 million in a surprise deal that ends the Graham family's 80-year ownership and hands one of the country's most influential publications to the tech entrepreneur. Bezos, hailed by...
  • Trending en Twitter: Fundador de Amazon compra Washington Post

    Trending en Twitter: Fundador de Amazon compra Washington Post
    En Twitter el tema del momento es la compra y venta del Washington Post. La agencia Reuters reporta que la empresa The Washington Post Co dijo el lunes que acordó vender su emblemático periódico a Jeff Bezos, fundador de Amazon, por 250 millones de...
  • 'Elysium' is solid sci-fi, but no 'District 9,' critics say

    Writer-director Neill Blomkamp's unheralded feature debut, "District 9," arrived like a bolt of lightning in 2009. With its propulsive energy and pointed aliens-as-apartheid allegory, the film racked up stellar reviews, a $115-million box office take...
  • After Bezos purchase, Sulzberger says N.Y. Times 'is not for sale'

    After Bezos purchase, Sulzberger says N.Y. Times 'is not for sale'
    Don't expect a surprise announcement by the Sulzberger family about selling the New York Times any time soon. After Amazon.com billionaire Jeffrey Bezos announced he was buying the family-owned Washington Post this week, Times publisher Arthur...