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3 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

'Feathers over Freeport' to feature activities for families and avid birders alike

The fourth annual "Feathers over Freeport" will take place Saturday and Sunday, April 26-27.


Related Topix: Freeport, ME, Life, Bird Watching, Pownal, ME, Maine

7 hrs ago | Magnolia News

Aging with Care | Know your family's history

I truly regret not making the most of a precious opportunity. I had a family member who was our historian.


Related Topix: Life, Genealogy, Eastlake (Seattle, WA), Madison Park (Seattle, WA), University Village (Seattle, WA), Seattle, WA, Capitol Hill (Seattle, WA)

11 hrs ago | This is Oxfordshire

FESTIVAL organisers are planning a bumper weekend of sport, crafts and stalls in Headington.

After 7,000 people turned up to enjoy last year's festivities in Bury Knowle Park, the organisers have extended this year's Headington Festival to two days.


Related Topix: Life, Crafts, West Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

A serious attempt to explain Avril Lavigne's 'Hello Kitty' music video

So Avril Lavigne has made a new music video, about which there are several dozen completely accurate, utterly withering comments to make.


Related Topix: Hot Chicks, Pop/Rock, Avril Lavigne, Life, Hello Kitty

Cuddly animals to knit

Children of all ages love a stuffed animal. Now you can knit your own with Caprice Birker and her book, " Cuddly Knitted Animals ".


Related Topix: Life, Knitting, Crochet


Cloaked DNA nanodevices survive pilot mission

It's a familiar trope in science fiction: In enemy territory, activate your cloaking device.


Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Medicine, Pharmacology, Genetics, Life, Origami, Science / Technology, Robots

The Daily Breeze

Head of Long Beach Airport leaving to run Indianapolis International Airport

Mario Rodriguez, the Long Beach Airport executive director who oversaw a major recent overhaul of the passenger concourse, is leaving to run Indianapolis International Airport, he announced Monday.


Related Topix: Flying, Life, Long Beach, CA, Commercial Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320

Preston Citizen

Blackburn director's life-changing film that earned him an Emmy

WINNING an international Emmy award for making a documentary wasn't on the 'to do' list for one East Lancashire producer and director.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Television, Entertainment, Lancashire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Life, Collecting, Blackburn College, Pop/Rock, Suede

WFIA-AM Louisville

Your Greatest Legacy - Encouragement for Today - April 22, 2014

Nothing keeps you on your knees or on your toes like parenting. Maybe you can relate to these words attributed to John Wilmot: "Before I got married, I had six theories about raising children; now I have six children and no theories."


Related Topix: Family, Parenting, Life, Genealogy

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Creative Loafing Atlanta

Search for Atlanta airport's next GM narrowed down to three finalists

For the past four months, Mayor Kasim Reed has been searching for a new general manager to oversee Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport - one of many open positions the mayor must fill, including the city's top communications, operations, and economic development roles.


Related Topix: Flying, Life, Atlanta, GA, San Jose State University, Georgia State University


A salute to Claude Stevenson and the Harbour Grace airstrip

The late Claude Stevenson is pictured in front of his 1946 Ercoupe single engine airplane at the airstrip in Harbour Grace.


Related Topix: Flying, Life

Swindon Advertiser

Fun day raises charity cash for Restore

FAMILIES in Walcot took advantage of the sunny weather on Saturday and attended a fun day at the Restore Charity shop.


Related Topix: Life, Crafts, Canada,

The Miami Herald

This brewery in the New Mexico desert is not a mirage

A parched throat is one of the hazards of hiking in the New Mexico desert. If you're scrambling around the beautiful and empty stretches near this village north of Santa Fe, you might think you've seen a mirage when a brewery comes into view.


Related Topix: Santa Fe, NM, Beer, Drink, Life, Homebrewing, Albuquerque, NM, Moriarty, NM

Forth One

The Onesie That Turns You Into A Wi-Fi Hotspot

Borre Akkersdijk began experimenting with a circular knitting machine in 2009 to knit two layers of fine cotton thread enveloping a synthetic fibre.


Related Topix: Life, Knitting, Bluetooth

Evansville Courier & Press

Lost Union Army soldier honored with memorial

Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-Central in Radcliff recently honored the sacrifice of Burrell L. Strange Sr., dedicating a headstone in his memory.


Related Topix: Anderson County, KY, Life, Genealogy

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Age

The inside story behind the rise and fall of Mark Karpeles' Mt Gox bitcoin exchange

Former employees of the Mt Gox bitcoin exchange say Mark Karpeles had a tight grip over the company and wouldn't share passwords or access to Mt Gox's source code.


Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin, Bankruptcy, Life, Anime and Manga

Vancouver Sun

Stephen Hume: Sex slaves' stories shed light on a dark period in Japanese history

With the arrival of Good Friday and Easter Sunday, The Vancouver Sun looks at 15 of the top movies ever made about the historical Jesus, about metaphorical Christ figures and about central Christian themes.


Related Topix: Life, Anime and Manga, Toddlers, Family, World News, China, Asia

Vancouver Sun

Chuck Chiang: Energy exports provide a way for Canada to engage China

With the arrival of Good Friday and Easter Sunday, The Vancouver Sun looks at 15 of the top movies ever made about the historical Jesus, about metaphorical Christ figures and about central Christian themes.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, North America, Canada, Life, Anime and Manga, Nuclear Energy

SciFi Japan

Neon Alley Offers SciFi Action Anime Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet for Free

Catch The Entire Subtitled 13-Episode Series FOR FREE On Neon Alley Online Anime Streaming Platform! Source: VIZ Media , MediaLab press releases Official Site: Special Thanks to Jane Lui, Elizabeth Ellis and Erik Jansen VIZ Media, LLC , the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, brings the ... (more)


Related Topix: Life, Anime and Manga, The, Video Games, Deep Silver

Wharfedale Observer

A spring-themed children's craft workshop will be held at Otley Courthouse next weekend.

The event, making cards and flower baskets from origami shapes, is part of the venue's Designer Craft Fair on Sunday, April 27. The free admission, monthly fair runs from 9.30am to 1pm and as always will feature a variety of goods all made by the stallholders.


Related Topix: Life, Crafts