Celeste Streuli

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Tom Clancy Dies, Left 'Indelible Mark' On Thriller Genre

Best-selling author Tom Clancy has died. He was 66 years old. Beginning with the publication of his 1984 megahit <i>The Hunt for Red October,</i> Clancy wrote a string of blockbuster thrillers inspired by his fascination with military hardware and history.<p>Clancy didn't mince words when he talked to …

7 Dogs Who Are Totally Ashamed (PHOTOS)

What's not to love about puppies? That is, until yours manages to chew a hole the size of Neptune into the purse that you <i>just bought</i>. "How is that even possible?" you're likely to yell, wagging your finger, barely controlling your anger.<p>If you have any soul at all, this scolding will last about …

Argentina arrests teen hacker who netted $50,000 a month

<b>Police in Argentina have arrested a 19-year-old man accused of heading a gang of hackers who targeted international money transfer and gambling websites.</b><p>Dubbed "the superhacker", the teenager was making $50,000 (£31,500) a month, working from his bedroom in Buenos Aires, police say.<p>The arrest …

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …

19 Jokes Only Grammar Nerds Will Understand

The difference between knowing you're shit and knowing your shit.

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19 Jokes Only Grammar Nerds Will Understand

The difference between knowing you’re shit and knowing your shit.<p>Read more on buzzfeed.com

Jane Austen Tarot Cards, For a Woman In Want of a Card Deck

We don’t usually associate Jane Austen with the occult; dark-and-stormy stuff is more the Brontës’ bag. But continuing with this week’s theme of …

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Borges in Buenos Aires

On this day in 1899 Jorge Luis Borges was born. Borges’s <i>Ficciones</i> (1944), his breakthrough collection of “essays,” is regarded as one of the …

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Bradley Cooper Offered Rocket Raccoon Role in GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY

On sale today: Marisha Pessl, a series to watch + more - Blog Post

BookPage contributor G. Robert Frazier reflects on Michael Ondaatje’s recent book event in Nashville,...<p>When an American spy plane was shot down over …

'Night Film' By Marisha Pessl: The Book We're Talking About

<i>Night Film: A Novel</i> by Marisha Pessl<p>Random House, $28.00<p>Published on August 20, 2013<p><b>What is it about?</b><p>A super creepy cult filmmaker's daughter allegedly commits suicide. The filmmaker's work is so dark and disturbing that an investigative reporter thinks that the filmmaker might have had something …

Live forever! Can science deliver immortality?

In labs around the world, researchers are trying to reverse aging. Does the latest research suggest breakthroughs?<p>In 1912, the year he won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his breakthroughs into sutures and vascular surgery, medical biologist Alexis Carrel started a tissue culture of …

Tardis street view: Google Maps goes inside Doctor's blue box

Google Street View ventures all the way inside Doctor Who's Tardis, but the Doctor himself is out.<p>Doctor Who's Tardis has been making cameo appearances on Google Street View for quite some time. Not content to just sit there and gaze at the exterior, Google Street View now goes inside the time and …

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British police assessing new information on Princess Diana's death

British police are assessing new information about the deaths of Princess Diana and her friend Dodi al Fayed in a Paris road crash 16 years ago.<p>In a …

Schindler Documents Go for $122,000

Princess Diana’s 1997 Death Case To Be Reopened

The case on <b>Princess Diana's</b> death may be reopening. British police say they are examining new information about the death of the Princess of Wales …

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Benedict Cumberbatch Has An Awesome Message For The Paparazzi

The Sherlock actor was photographed holding a pointed sign while filming the show's third season in Cardiff, Wales.<p>British actor Benedict Cumberbatch had a suggestion for the photographers camped outside the BBC <i>Sherlock</i> set Saturday in Cardiff, Wales. As he exited his trailer, Cumberbatch hid his …

Muslim Brotherhood

‘Flowers in the Attic” was Based on a True Story

Did you know that <i>Flowers in the Attic</i>, the mega-selling first book in the Dollanganger Series written by V.C. Andrews was based off a true story? We …

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Auschwitz: A Doctor's Eyewitness Account

• <b>Author:</b> Miklos Nyiszli and Others<p>When the Nazis invaded Hungary in 1944, they sent virtually the entire Jewish population to Auschwitz. A Hungarian Jew and a medical doctor, Dr. Miklos Nyiszli was spared from death for a grimmer fate: to perform "scientific research" on his fellow inmates under the …

Suspect in deadly Venice Beach crash pleads not guilty

The man charged with slamming his car into tourists, killing one, on California's famous Venice Beach Boardwalk pleaded not guilty to murder on Tuesday.<p>Nathan Campbell, 38, is being held on $1 million bail after the horrific incident that killed an Italian woman on her honeymoon and injured 11 …

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DOCTOR WHO Interactive Storyline London Subway Infographic

Books To Read In 2013 Before They're Made Into Movies

Not only are novels an age-old inspiration for film, they're the best special feature available! Forget about DVD commentary and featurettes.<p>The best way to learn about your favorite film is to go to the source before you see it.

‘Broadchurch’ Is Great TV for Fans of ‘Downton Abbey,’ ‘Doctor Who,’ and ‘Prime Suspect’

BBC America’s new import is more than just another crime drama. It’s one of the best shows on TV, writes Andrew Romano.<p>Before we go any further, I …

Watch Ariel Castro's House Be Demolished Live

The planned demolition of the home of Ariel Castro, the man who imprisoned three young women for nearly a decade, began this morning in Cleveland's …

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Robert De Niro and Meryl Streep to reunite for The Good House adaptation

Hollywood titans Meryl Streep and Robert De Niro are to star opposite one another for the fourth time in an adaptation of Ann Leary's darkly comic bestselling novel The Good House.<p>Streep will play Hildy Good, a lifelong resident of Boston's North Shore who befriends a beautiful young new arrival …

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Editors’ choice: The best of the bestsellers

<b>The Cuckoo's Calling</b> By Robert Galbraith (Mulholland Books, $29)<p>J.K. Rowling published her first crime novel earlier this year, but, as you've perhaps heard, she did so under the pseudonym of Robert Galbraith. Never mind who's name is on the cover, the book is vintage Rowling, and has received rave …

8 3-Panel Book Reviews (PHOTOS)

All book reviews are too long. So when I started reviewing for the <i>San Francisco Chronicle</i>'s book section, I decided that three cartoon panels would be my limit.<p>I began with <i>Atonement</i>, by Ian McEwan, (1. I read something I shouldn't have. 2. World War II. 3. Now I'm old and I make things up.), then …

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