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1 hr ago | Silicon Alley Insider

The Photographer Behind 'Humans Of New York' Is On A World Tour

Brandon Stanton is the photographer behind Humans of New York , the wildly popular photography blog that currently has more likes on Facebook than the entire population of New York City itself.


Related Topix: Humans of New York, Photography, Arts

5 hrs ago | Weekender

Behind villainy

Was there ever a time in your life that you rooted or perhaps empathized with the villain? That one time you hoped or wondered what might happen if the all-too-good guy did not make it out? I did, and so too has Chuck Klosterman.


Related Topix: I Wear the Black Hat

9 hrs ago | CBC News

Slackers rejoice! Practice may not make perfect

Did Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates need 10,000 hours of practice to become the success he is today? When Malcolm Gladwell published Outliers , his best-selling book proposing that practising a certain task for around 10,000 hours is necessary before one can ever achieve great success, he But he also dashed the dreams of millions of ... (more)


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Bill Gates, Outliers, Case Western Reserve University, Oswald, Rice University, Entertainment, Television

14 hrs ago | Lake County Record-Bee

Review: 'As Above' so-so

"Abandon all hope, ye who enter here," is the inscription uncovered by a gang of 20-something treasure hunters in the catacomb-hopping horror flick, "As Above, So Below."


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Spelunking, Harry Potter

14 hrs ago | CBS News

New "Gone Girl" trailer premieres during Emmys

"Gone Girl" had a new trailer premiere during Monday night's Emmy Awards , giving a better picture of how director David Fincher has adapted Gillian Flynn's best-selling novel for the big screen.


Related Topix: Gone Girl, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television

14 hrs ago | WSJ Media and Advertising

Emmy Awards 2014: New 'Gone Girl' Trailer Debuts During Broadcast

A tense new trailer for director David Fincher 's "Gone Girl" was released during the Emmy Awards telecast Monday night.


Related Topix: Gone Girl, Advertising

Tue Aug 26, 2014


Tom Hanks and Ron Howard Set to Shoot Dan Brown's "Inferno" in April 2015

Cameras are set to roll on Ron Howard's third big screen Dan Brown adaptation in April 2015, Deadline reports.


Related Topix: Angels & Demons, Celebrities, Dan Brown, Authors, Tom Hanks, Vocal

Deming Headlight

Review: 'As Above' so-so

"Abandon all hope, ye who enter here," is the inscription uncovered by a gang of 20-something treasure hunters in the catacomb-hopping horror flick, "As Above, So Below."


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Spelunking, Harry Potter

The Washington Post

Epilogue: a oeGone Girla oe

I was not hugely fond of Gillian Flynn's "Gone Girl" , but I am getting more and more excited for the movie adaptation of it from director David Fincher.


Related Topix: Epilogue, kraflab, Video Games, Gone Girl, Game of Thrones, Cyanide Studios, Atlus Co., US Politics, US News

Radio Times

Vintage Doctor Who, Star Wars, Harry Potter and Disney memorabilia goes under the hammer in Wales

Head to Penarth in Wales this Friday and you may pick up a piece of television or film history.


Related Topix: Harry Potter, Star Wars, Vocal, Pop/Rock, Empire, Philosopher's Stone, Ambient


'Gone Girl' trailer finds Ben Affleck at center of murder investigation

A new trailer for David Fincher's Gone Girl premiered last night during the Emmys and it only served to get fans more excited about the film, based on Gillian Flynn's best selling novel.


Related Topix: Gone Girl

Ben Affleck May Have Killed His Wife in Extended 'Gone Girl' TV Spot

" I'm the guy to save you from all this aweseomeness. " Last night, during the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards , David Fincher 's murder mystery adaptation Gone Girl debuted an extended TV spot with some new footage from the film starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike .


Related Topix: Gone Girl, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Social Network

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

'Chelsea Lately' has had unlikely impact on the world of comedy

At 11 tonight, the late-night E! talk show "Chelsea Lately" wraps up a seven-year run with a one-hour live broadcast.


Related Topix: Chelsea Lately, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Uganda Be Kidding Me, Chelsea-Handler, Hot Chicks, Saturday Night Live

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

'Outlander': A map from Visit Scotland gives fans a guide to the real country

"Outlander" fans: Are you struggling to keep all those Scottish locations straight in your mind or puzzling over the meaning of some of those Gaelic phrases? Visit Scotland , the national tourism organization for the country, has you covered.



The NSA's search tool is a Google for the world's communications data

If sharing really is caring, then the NSA must care a lot . That's the thrust of a new report from The Intercept that pulled back the curtain on a search system called ICREACH -- launched in 2007, the system allows members of more 20 different US agencies to quickly sift through the communications metadata of both foreigners and citizens on US ... (more)


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, No Place to Hide, Gadgets

Genesee Country Express

10 Things We Learned About the Real Larry from Orange Is the New Black

As most people know, Netflix's successful series Orange Is the New Black is based on the memoir of Piper Kerman's time spent in prison.


Related Topix: Orange is the New Black, Prison, Gay/Lesbian

Conquest Chronicles

USC Football to Honor Trojan Legend Louis Zamperini

Louis Zamperini was many things, including an Olympian, a WWII veteran, a Prisoner of War, a hero, a survivor and a USC Trojan .


Related Topix: Unbroken, Sports, NCAA Sports, University of Southern California NCAA

Brandon Sun

Nova Scotia food and film fest offers feast for eyes and bellies alike

Anthony Bourdain, a celebrity chef turned food writer and journalist acclaimed for his food travel series "Parts Unknown" and "No Reservations," as well as his best-selling book "Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly" will make an appearance at "Devour! The Food Film Fest."


Related Topix: Life, Food, Slow Food, Kitchen Confidential, Anthony Bourdain, Chefs, Canada

OITNB:Cleary Wolters (Alex Vause) to tell her real story in new book

The prison term was just extended: Orange Is the New Black is coming back for season three.


Related Topix: Orange is the New Black, Prison

Wall Street Journal

Piketty's Errors Mirror Marx's, Paper Finds

There's more criticism over Thomas Piketty's best-selling "Capital in the Twenty-First Century," this time from Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson, two well-known economics professors.


Related Topix: Capital in the Twenty-First Century, Opinion