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3 min ago | Brandeis' News

Sam Hunter, Rose Art Museum's first director, dies

Sam Hunter, founding director of the Rose Art Museum , whose keen insights into the art of his day allowed him to build the museum's acclaimed collection of modern and contemporary art, died on July 27 in Princeton, N.J. He was 91. Financed by a $50,000 gift from Leon Mnuchin and his wife, Harriet Gevirtz-Mnuchin, Hunter made acquisitions in the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Brandeis University, New York, Painting

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Southland Times

Prized collection among toys on show

The avid car fan and Ford fanatic has been collecting Ford street racing cars, vintage cars and trucks since the 1980s.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, New Zealand, World News

CiteULike

Why men collect things? A case study of fossilised dinosaur eggs

Collecting entails substantial costs in terms of effort, money, time and space needed to find, obtain and store desirable items.

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Digital Pro Sound

Author Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Self-Publish Debut Dark Fantasy Novel

Amanuensis Sharkchild seeks support on Kickstarter to self-publish in hardcover and audiobook formats his debut novel, The Spirit Collectors an engrossing tale of dark fantasy.

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Coin World

Respected collector and author Ronald Guth named ANA's 2014 Numismatist of the Year

Guth has authored numerous books furthering the hobby, including Auction Prices Realized for Certified German Coins, 2nd Edition , Auction Prices Realized for PCGS-graded German Coins, 2nd Edition , 100 Greatest U.S. Coins, 3rd Edition , Coin Collecting for Dummies, 2nd Edition , and Encyclopedia of U.S. Gold Coins 1795-1933, 2nd Edition .

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Coin Collecting, Rosemont, IL

MarketWatch

Sex sells. But can you invest in it?

If there's any question that sex sells, consider the recent hysteria that greeted the release of the trailer for "50 Shades of Grey," the film adaptation of the erotic bestseller series.

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Related Topix: Media, Universal Pictures, Life, Hobbies

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Model Airplane News

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Radio Control Car Action is the #1 RC magazine. More readers trust RC Car Action to provide them with the latest information and newest product reviews than any other RC publication.

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Canada.com

Police seek public help to find stolen coin collection worth $50,000

The Ontario Provincial Police aren't known for their coin collecting acumen, but a recent burglary has them brushing up on numismatic knowledge.

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Nob Hill Gazette

Wheels 08-14

I've always been a fan of German cars. Germany is a country that has fully embraced the automobile and elevates driving to an art.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Life, Hobbies, Porsche 911, Coupe, Porsche, Hatchback, Convertible, Volkswagen GTI, Volkswagen, Volkswagen Golf, Volkswagen Jetta, Wagon, Hybrid, Sedan

South China Morning Post

Collectors turn their passion for vintage goods into thriving businesses

Decked out with old cinema seats, period clocks and well-thumbed maps, antiques collector Fung Wing-kuen's sprawling Kwun Tong warehouse resembles a museum.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Interior Design, Arts

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Detroit News

Debt charged off - do I still have to pay?

A: Yes, oui, ja, da, si and dui. In any language, including good ol' American legalese, you must pay.

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Stuff.co.nz

Semen collecting is tricky and dangerous

LOAD OF BULL: "We want them to release any aggravation and testosterone on their mounds of dirt and posts before working with them,'' says semen collector Robyn How.

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New Urban Legends

Bootleg Pull

Claim: The Beatles recorded songs entitled "Colliding Circles," "Left Is Right ," "Pink Litmus Paper Shirt," and "Deckchair," all of which remain unreleased to this day.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, John Lennon, Celebrities, Paul McCartney, Life, Hobbies, Music, Entertainment

Digital Game Developer

Americas Stamp Club and the Nations Largest Annual Postage Stamp Show ...

Mark your calendar! Americas Stamp Club is packing its bags and taking STAMPSHOW to Hartford, Connecticut.

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Thornton le Dale Today

A 91k for history project

Photo by Andrew Higgins 05/04/2013 A new project centred around the preservation of Malton and Norton's social history has been handed 91,400, thanks to the Heritage Lottery Fund .

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The Olympian

Congress should pass online sales tax bill

It's been nine years since Congress first took up online shopping's unfair sales tax advantage over brick-and-mortar retailers.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bob Goodlatte, Life, Hobbies, Chris Christie, US Governors

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Concord Monitor

At 101, weather observer gets a place in the sun

Richard Hendrickson, 101, demonstrates how he collects temperature and precipitation data for the National Weather Service on Monday, July, 21, 2014, in Bridgehampton, N.Y. Hendrickson is being honored as the longest serving volunteer weather data collector for the National Weather Service for his 84 years of collecting information from his farm on ... (more)

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Related Topix: Weather, Life, Hobbies, Hurricane, Natural Disasters

Los Angeles Times

Comic-Con 2014: Sideshow Collectibles' 20 years of genre artistry

Re-creating characters for a niche audience is always a slippery slope, and doing it for a cadre of collecting superfans is an even more daunting endeavor.

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Chorley Citizen

East Lancashire residents urged to be vigilant during Eid

EAST Lancashire residents have been warned to be extra vigilant when giving to charity during the remainder of Ramadan, and at Eid.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

The artists were the brave ones

Forty-seven works from NZ Secretary of Defence Helene Quilter's famous art collection go under the hammer next week.

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