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  • How to pretend you're not a hot mess

    How to pretend you're not a hot mess
    I just turned 29, but since I returned to grad school (thus decreasing my bank account and increasing my intake of cheap beer), I’ve felt kind of like a mess. My only furniture is a decade old bed, a lumpy futon and a dumpster-dived end table. I...
  • Seniors on the Go: Oktoberfest, anybody?

    Seniors on the Go: Oktoberfest, anybody?
    You don't have to be German to enjoy hot sausage and cold beer, do you? And what's more German than Oktoberfest? Because some 20 percent of the American population can claim some sort of roots to Germany, you can find Oktoberfests in dozens of U.S. cities...
  • Apple iOS 8 arrives Wednesday, replacing iOS 7

    IPhone and iPad enthusiasts, contain yourselves: iOS 8 is ready for download Wednesday. Apple will release the next iteration of the operating system for the iPhone 4S or newer, the iPad 2 or newer, the iPad Mini, the iPad Air and the iPod Touch 5....
  • Book stalls, used books and other pleasures of New York City

    One of my favorites urban pleasures has long been buying books on the street. In New York, this means book stalls – and more specifically, the Strand’s book stall, at the southeast edge of Central Park, across Fifth Avenue from the Hotel...
  • Encyclopaedia Britannica sees digital growth, aims to draw new users

    Encyclopaedia Britannica sees digital growth, aims to draw new users
    Chicago-based Encyclopaedia Britannica, which shelved its venerable print edition in favor of a digital-only version more than two years ago, is looking to reclaim its legacy as the household reference of choice. The 246-year-old, privately held company...
  • Digital Audience Ratings: 'Frozen' Propels Next Disney Darling 'Big Hero 6′

    Each week Variety publishes ListenFirst Digital Audience Ratings (DAR), a measurement of fan engagement across all the major digital platforms as it relates to film (see the TV version here). Provided by ListenFirst Media, DAR measures what...
  • Toronto Film Festival: Adam Sandler on fears of a technological planet

    Jason Reitman’s new movie “Men, Women and Children” is about the technology-fueled divide between an older and younger generation. On Saturday at the Toronto International Film Festival, the film's actors enacted their own version of...
  • Naysayers try to dump cold water on ALS challenge

    If you needed proof that the world has grown too cynical, look no further than the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. The idea, essentially, was to challenge people to donate $100 to the ALS Association -- or have a bucket of ice water dumped on their heads....
  • Netflix to Join Internet 'Slowdown' to Call for Robust Net Neutrality Rules

    Netflix is joining dozens of companies and organizations for a symbolic Internet "slowdown" on Wednesday to call attention to the need for robust net neutrality rules, currently under consideration by the FCC. The company said that it won't actually slow...
  • Noah replaces Jacob as top boy name in U.S.; Sophia scores three-peat

    Noah replaces Jacob as top boy name in U.S.; Sophia scores three-peat
    Noah is more than the name of a popular movie. It is the top name for baby boys born in 2013 in the United States, the Social Security Administration announced on Friday. Sophia scored the three-peat for girls’ names, being chosen as the top...
  • South Plantation High's production of Grimm's Fairy Tales a memorable and enchanting experience

    Do you remember the feeling of wonder and awe surrounding fairy tales when you were a kid? The mystifying magics, dreadful dungeons, and forbidden forests that characterized your nostalgic fantasies were also what made South Plantation High’s...