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Why don’t we have a National Musical Theatre? | Opinion

Why do musicals often get treated as second-class citizens in the theatre industry?<p>South Pacific, Next to Normal, Urinetown – these shows fearlessly …

Mikhail Baryshnikov Doesn’t Care That More People Know Him from Sex and the City than from Dancing

Mikhail Baryshnikov floated across the stage of the New York City Ballet under the direction of George Balanchine and soon became one of the most famous dancers in modern history. He even earned an Oscar nomination for his portrayal of Yuri Kopeikine in the film <i>The Turning Point</i>. Now an exhibition …

10 Reasons Why People Who Learn Music Are More Likely To Be Successful

I have always been a proponent for music education, and thus am happy to see that more and more people are learning an instrument these days.<p>I myself …

What's Going on in the Library? Part 1: Librarian Publishers May Be More Important Than You Think

A few years ago I was attending a library conference where, at the end of one of the concurrent sessions, an impromptu unconference sprang up on the …

Under $25 | Holiday gift guide 2014

Happy Secret Santa, guy in the cubicle next to you who smells kind of bad but knows the secret to making great office coffee! Sure, you don’t need spend truckloads of money for everyone on your list this year, but come on: get them something nice. For only a few bucks you can make someone’s desk a …

The Real Meaning Behind Spell Names Featured in the ‘Harry Potter’ Films and Fantasy Novels by J. K. Rowling

BuzzFeedVideo has created a new video that explains the real meaning behind various spell names featured in the <i>Harry Potter</i> films and fantasy novels …

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6 Easy Ways To Get More Battery Life With iOS 8

By now, you're probably familiar with the new bells and whistles of iOS8. But all those new features also come with new ways to accidentally drain your iPhone's battery life -- a horror too many people too often face.<p>So what should you do to make sure your iPhone doesn't die on you? We've gone …

10 Things You Don't Know About NYC (Even if You Live There!)

We found the wild, weird and wonderful not-so-known sights, sounds and flavors of The Big Apple! Even if you are a New Yorker -- we bet you don't know most of these!<p><b>There is a dirty rectangle on the ceiling of Grand Central Station.</b> When the ceiling of the main concourse was restored in 1994-98, a …

Hundreds gather for private Robin Williams memorial in San Francisco

Saturday afternoon, hundreds of industry friends and colleagues arrived at San Francisco’s Curran Theatre to celebrate Robin Williams’ life in a …

Top 10 Machu Picchu Secrets

This ancient Inca site has centuries-old secrets trapped in its walls— and more recent ones that we spill here.<p>By Mark Adams, author of <i>Turn Right at Machu Picchu</i><p>1. It’s not actually the Lost City of the Inca.<p>When the explorer Hiram Bingham III encountered Machu Picchu in 1911, he was looking for a …

The last supermoon – in pictures

This full moon marks the third in a trilogy of supermoons this summer. July and August’s full moons both fell during the moon’s perigee – when it was at the closest point in its orbit to Earth. It is also a harvest moon, which rises around the same time that the sun sets, giving the moon a …

‘The Simpsons’ Celebrate 25 Years With Hollywood Bowl Musical Extravaganza

<i>The Simpsons</i> celebrated their 25th anniversary with a musical extravaganza at the Hollywood Bowl on Friday night, featuring live appearances from the …

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The Benefits Of Writing With Good Old Fashioned Pen And Paper

Do students learn better by typing on a keyboard or writing with pen and paper?<p>In 2013 Patricia Ann Wade, a learning specialist with Indiana University's School of Medicine, found herself investigating this question, one she had been asked by time-crunched medical students again and again. The …

The 6 Organizing Solutions You Didn't Know Your Home Needed

When it comes to home organization, you usually hear the same advice: Stock up on storage baskets, keep a label maker handy, and so on. But what if you're looking to take it one step further? Say, turning that messy closet into a command center, or making the most of your (limited) kitchen space? …

Robin Williams 'Warcraft' tribute: Genie of the lamp

In addition to his many, many, many other admirable traits, the late Robin Williams was a devoted <i>World of Warcraft</i> player. In the wake of his …

Photographer Creates a Fantasy World for Her One-Handed Daughter to Show Her Anything is Possible

Photographer and mother Holly Spring‘s photography has always been about her daughter. Born with only one hand and suffering from something known as …

Kathy Bates wanted to dedicate her Emmy to Robin Williams

Following Monday’s big Emmys tribute to Robin Williams, Kathy Bates revealed backstage that she had wanted to dedicate her Emmy win to the late …

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10 awesome things you didn't know your phone could do

You’ve had your smartphone for a while, but let’s face it: You’ve never read the manual. You take great pride that you know how to use it, and then it happens: You see someone do something extraordinary with his or her phone that you did not know was even possible.<p>Friends don’t let friends have …

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Michael J. Fox 'Stunned' to Hear About Robin Williams' Parkinson's Diagnosis

Actor Michael J. Fox tweeted Thursday evening that he was “stunned” to learn that Robin Williams, who was found dead after committing suicide in his …

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Photographer Photographs Two Mimes in 1974, Only Realizes 35 Years Later that One Was Robin Williams

Robin Williams tragic death has left the entire world in shock, grieving for a man whose entire professional life was dedicated to bringing joy to …

Robin Williams remembered by Christopher Reeve's family as 'Dad's dearest friend' - TODAY.com

Before Robin Williams was a comedy giant or an Oscar winner, he was an aspiring actor at Juilliard in the 1970s, when he befriended another up-and-comer named Christopher Reeve.<p>The two remained close during their respective ascents to movie fame, and behind all the laughs was a deep friendship.<p>Today<p>…

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Meryl Streep Says Robin Williams Was 'Such A Generous Soul'

Meryl Streep appeared on "The Today Show" Tuesday morning, August 12, to discuss her role in "The Giver," but not before she said some kind words about the late Robin Williams.<p>The Oscar winning actress told Matt Lauer, "Well, it's hard to imagine unstoppable energy stopped. He was such a generous …

Robin Williams and Christopher Reeve's Epic Friendship and the Greatest Williams Story Ever Told

The two longtime pals met in 1973 as Juilliard students and were best friends up until Reeve's death in 2004. In his autobiography 'Still Me,' Reeves …

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?uestlove Remembers Robin Williams' Encounter With the Roots

The very sad news emerged tonight that actor and comedian Robin Williams has died. He was 63. Police suspect the cause of death to be suicide. Many people all over the world have taken to social media to remember the man's life, work, and impact. Among them is ?uestlove, who posted a photo of …

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