Annette Hernandez

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'Gremlins': 25 Things You Didn't Know About the Horror Comedy Classic

It's been 30 years, but we all still remember the three rules: Don't expose them to bright light, don't get them wet, and never feed them after midnight.<p>"Gremlins," which opened on June 8, 1984, has been a pop culture mainstay ever since, playing often on TV, launching a number of careers, …

Did You See It? If Not, Here's The 'Blood Moon'

There were "whistles, cheers and howls" early Tuesday on the grounds of the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles as the moon turned red during a total lunar eclipse.<p>As the <i>Los Angeles Times</i> adds, "Telescopes dotting the lawn pointed upward and southward, as the moon hovered above the observatory" and …

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Obama's Kony 2014 hunt totally forgets a bigger conflict in Uganda and beyond

In sending troops after one man, it's as if Washington has learned the lessons of a failed viral YouTube video rather than genocide<p>Uganda’s most acclaimed musician, Jose Chameleone, is holding his annual concert here this weekend, almost exactly two years after the famous the famous Kony 2012 video …

U.S. Near Top Of List Of Countries That Carried Out The Most Death Penalties Last Year

The countries that carried out the most death penalties in 2013: the U.S., Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Iran, and China, according to a report by Amnesty International.<p>In an annual report released Thursday, Amnesty International found a 15% increase in the number of death penalty sentences carried out in …

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America Is The Only Country Where A Child Can Be Sentenced To Life Behind Bars

The United States is the only country in the world that sentences juveniles -- individuals younger than 18 years old -- to life in prison without parole. On Tuesday, the American Civil Liberties Union and Columbia Law School's Human Rights Institute argued in front of the Inter-American Commission …

23 Children's Books You Need To Read Again As An Adult

With help from The New York Public Library's Youth Materials Specialist, Betsy Bird, we put together a list of 23 books worth giving a second read.

Extremely Rare Star Wars Movie Posters You've Never Seen

The original Star Wars trilogy was (and remains) a worldwide phenomenon, George Lucas's interstellar tale of good vs evil captured the imagination of …

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41 Quick & Easy School Lunch Ideas to Pack for Your Kids

It's back-to-school time, and we've got 41 quick and easy lunch ideas to keep your kids happy—or at least relatively so.<p>Sometimes, parents write small notes of appreciation to put in their kids' lunchboxes. Which is sweet. But you know what they say: Actions speak louder than words. Make one of …

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Blood test might predict who will develop Alzheimer's

Blood test could predict risk of Alzheimer's disease, dementia in elderly

Scientists have developed a blood test that they say could lead to an early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia in elderly people long before the symptoms of the disease begin to manifest themselves.<p>A team led by Dr. Howard Federoff of the Georgetown University School of …

Big freeze means changed landscape on Great Lakes

CORNUCOPIA, Wis. — On some days, Kevin Hunt stands at his Star North gas station in this eye-blink of a town on mighty Lake Superior, marveling at Mother Nature and his own dumb luck. Everywhere he looks: ice and people.<p>Months ago, many warned him not to invest in a place where fair-weather …

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Oscar Pistorius vomits as Reeva Steenkamp wounds described in court

Pathologist says bullet to girlfriend's head was probably fatal, with ammunition designed to mushroom on contact<p>It was cold, clinical, scientific testimony that finally robbed Oscar Pistorius of his composure.<p>A pathologist's report from the witness stand of the austere courtroom, detailing the …