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  • A Summer Adventure: The Columbus Zoo & Aquarium

    A Summer Adventure: The Columbus Zoo & Aquarium
    If you ever have occasion to travel to Columbus, Ohio, be sure to check-out a fabulous attraction. This summer, a visit with family took us to the Buckeye State for a long weekend. We spent a day at the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium, a pretty amazing...
  • Have You Seen 'Dumb Ways To Die'?!

    Have You Seen 'Dumb Ways To Die'?!
    My nine year old son came home one day:  "Can we go on YouTube and watch 'Dumb Ways To Die'?  My friend was singing it at school!" I had no idea what he was talking about...and whether or not this oddly-named video was remotely appropriate for kids to...
  • South Windsor Haiti School

    South Windsor Haiti School
    Haiti is one of the poorest countries in the world. In 2010, about 88% of their rural population was at poverty level after a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck. Hundreds of thousands were killed and, as a result of the tragedy, people from all over the...
  • Where Is 'Big Nate's' Mom?

    Where Is 'Big Nate's' Mom?
    Ben started bringing home "Big Nate" books from the library...literally reading them for hours...enamored with this funny boy who racks-up detentions and gets himself into silly scrapes. We read together...and then I asked Ben:  "Where is Nate's mom?" ...
  • New Documentary Celebrates The Muscle Shoals Sound

    New Documentary Celebrates The Muscle Shoals Sound
    The final verse of Lynyrd Skynyrd’s 1974 hit single “Sweet Home Alabama” — “Muscle Shoals has got the Swampers / and they've been known to pick a song or two” — probably confused generations of pre-Wikipedia radio...
  • Digital Audience Ratings: A 'Cinderella' Story, 'Jurassic' Franchise Is Far From Extinct

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Each week Variety publishes ListenFirst Digital Audience Ratings (DAR) - Film, a measurement of fan engagement across all the major digital platforms as it relates to film (see the TV version here). Provided by ListenFirst...
  • Digital Tracking: 'Penguins' to Lead Funny Business Over Holiday Weekend

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? Moviepilot - which studies social data and box office trends -...
  • 'Dancing with the Stars' finale recap, The winner is ...

    The show opens with the Dance of Contestants Past, culminating with our three finalist couples -- Alfonso Ribiero & Witney Carson, Sadie Robertson & Mark Ballas and Janel Parrish & Val Chmerkovskiy -- front and center. Each of the finalist couples...
  • Digital Audience Ratings: Kimmel Dethrones Fallon, 'Banshee' Buzz Begins

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Provided by ListenFirst Media, DAR - TV measures what entertainment content is resonating most across Facebook, Google+, Instagram, Tumblr, YouTube and Wikipedia combined. For more on the methodology behind DAR - TV, scroll...
  • Emotions Run Highest In The Game

    Emotions Run Highest In The Game
    BOSTON — The Game was relevant in every way again, among the patricians as well as the peasants who would tune in to watch Handsome Dan lick Kirk Herbstreit's face. And when it was over, with the victorious Harvard players lingering for at least a...
  • 'Mockingjay' vaguely unsatisfying but still engrossing

    The most important thing to know about "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1" is that you're only going to get two thirds of a movie. Mirroring the increasing trend in popular film franchises ("Harry Potter," "Twilight") and TV shows ("Breaking Bad,"...