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4 hrs ago | The Windsor Star

Penguin sculptures removed from Windsor Sculpture Garden for maintenance

Next week, Craft, the spaceship sculpture, will be removed for maintenance. The Chicken and Egg sculpture recently removed for maintenance will be returned in the fall.


Related Topix: Life, Crafts

8 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

Torture anime banned at woman's kidnap-rape trial

A young woman charged with abducting a 5-year-old Philadelphia girl from school and raping her had frequently viewed Japanese anime depicting sexual torture, prosecutors disclosed Thursday.


Related Topix: Life, Anime and Manga, Criminal Defense Law, Law

11 hrs ago | KLEW-TV Lewiston

Farmer's field fire prescribed burn threatens nearby structures

An estimated 400 to 500 acres of farmland east of Moscow is charred Wednesday, after a prescribed burn got out of control.


Related Topix: Fire, Moscow, ID, Latah County, ID, Life, Ham Radio

15 hrs ago | The Japan Times

Harasser of manga author draws maximum sentence

A man who was driven by jealousy to repeatedly threaten the author of a popular teen manga series was sentenced to 41 2 years in prison by the Tokyo District Court on Thursday.


Related Topix: Life, Anime and Manga

19 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

'Lupin III' film coming to PH in September

MANILA It's official: The live action movie adaptation of the hit manga and anime series "Lupin III" will be screened here next month.


Related Topix: Life, Anime and Manga

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Canberra City News

Lace and other arts

EIGHTY year old Canberran, Dorothy Fletcher, a representative member of Canberra Lacemaking Association, will showcase her fine lacework at Australia's most popular craft and quilting event, the Canberra Craft & Quilt Fair.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Oceania, Life, Quilting, Scrapbooking, Embroidery, Photography, Arts


Experts launch project to digitise neglected Bosnian heritage

A group of Balkan experts have launched a high-tech project to digitise Bosnia's historical archives which were partly destroyed during its three wars last century and are still under threat from neglect and a lack of funding.


Related Topix: Life, Genealogy

National Public Radio

'F' Is For Fraudster In A Family Novel For Our Modern Times

A father takes his three sons to a hypnotist's show. Called onto the stage, the father's cool self-possession and confidence seem to prevail and he walks away, claiming no effect.


Related Topix: Wedding, Life, Genealogy

Hebdenbridge Today

Group is crafty with it...

U3A Todmorden isn't just about monthly talks and the ever-popular Let's Go group that tours the area and beyond.


Related Topix: Life, Embroidery

Asbury Park Press

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Origami class at LBI Arts Foundation Origami class has fun at LBI Arts Foundation Check out this story on Dan Harrison, 6, gives his granddad, Harvey Harrison, a few pointers on making origami folds at the Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences.


Related Topix: Life, Origami, Ocean County, NJ


Artist Olek's Underwater Crochet 'Bomb' May Have Killed Marine Life

Last week, Olek, whose real name is Agata Oleksiak, slipped a colorful, fitted cozy over a large, bomb-shaped sculpture at the Isla Mujeres' underwater museum, Museo Subacuatico de Arte, off the coast of Cancun, to spread the message that the oceanic ecosystem there is a ticking time bomb.


Related Topix: Life, Crochet

Marysville Globe

Studying genealogy is like being a detective of your own family

It doesn't take Sherlock Holmes to figure out why the group wants to hold it here again next year.


Related Topix: Life, Genealogy, Puyallup, WA, Arlington, WA, Sumner, WA

Psychology Today

Collate Escape

Writing in a 2006 issue of the International Journal of Psychoanalysis , Dr. Peter Subkowski wrote that the urge to collect is a ubiquitous phenomenon that has anthropological, sociobiological and individual psychodynamic roots.


Related Topix: Collecting, Life

Tue Aug 19, 2014


McDonald's to launch retail coffee line in early 2015

McDonald's Tuesday became the latest food giant to enter the retail coffee market, announcing plans to market a variety of coffee products under its McCafe brand.


Related Topix: Life, Homebrewing

What you can expect to find in Catholic Church records

As a parish secretary for over 20 years, I received many genealogy requests. People seem to have expectations about the sorts of records that Catholic Churches keep.


Related Topix: Life, Genealogy, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Wedding

Austrian Times

Hello Kitty On Her First Space Mission

Japan's fictional character Hello Kitty has been sent on her first space mission, as the country's global icon celebrates its 40th birthday in extraterrestrial fashion.


Related Topix: Life, Hello Kitty

Darlington and Stockton Times

Popular Dales tradition celebrates reaching 100

SHOW GUEST: Farmer and Welcome to Yorkshire chief executive Gary Verity with one of the woolly stars of the show.


Related Topix: Honda Motorcycle, Motorcycles, Agriculture, Science, Life, Crafts


Let's Hope the Attack on Titan Live-Action Movie Is This Amazing

Here's the opening theme song for Japanese anime Attack on Titan matched with scenes from a Bollywood musical.


Related Topix: Life, Anime and Manga, Bollywood

The Cary News

Downtown Cary is expecting a big crowd Saturday for the annual Lazy Daze Arts & Crafts Festival.

The 38th annual Lazy Daze Arts & Crafts Festival will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, in downtown Cary.


Related Topix: Cary, NC, Life, Crafts

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Science Daily

New discovery: Microbes create dripstones

According to new research humble, microscopic organisms can create dripstones in caves.


Related Topix: Geology, Science, Science / Technology, Space, Life, Spelunking, Sweden, World News