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Great Family Trips: Paris

The family vacation, like the concept of family itself, has evolved. Kids are traveling with grandma or a single parent or an indulgent uncle (or all three). However you define your kin, this Parisian itinerary is all relative.<p><b>> Why Go:</b><p>What jeune fille (or fils, for that matter) wouldn’t love a</i> …

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Leaked Sony Emails Reveal Angelina Jolie Was Called A “Minimally Talented Spoiled Brat”

The hack also includes revelations about Leonardo DiCaprio deserving an Oscar, Michael Fassbender's package, and a planned mash-up film of the Jump Street and Men in Black franchises.<p>Updated — 2 p.m., ET:<p>The emails have reportedly come about due to the group Guardians of Peace, which is demanding …

Viva Las Vegas!...

We made it!! We're in Vegas!<p>I'll let the pictures tell most of the story of this very long day.<p>We were all up early so we could be on time for our …

Can compassion meditation make you '10 Percent Happier?'

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How to Read a Book a Week

Yep, I finally did it. I read over a book a week all of the past year.<p>More than that -- I never fell behind or stopped. I was always ahead of schedule for the entire year. So now, this coming year, guess what? I'd like you to do the same. Here's how.<p>Why in God's Name You Would Want To Do This?<p>It …

The Book That Lies Behind The Success Of HBO’s “True Detective”

HBO’s hit new show has catapulted a 100-year-old short-story collection onto the bestseller lists.<p>A collection of strange art nouveau stories by American author Robert W. Chambers, <i>The King in Yellow</i> has gone virtually unread for most of the past century. The first half of the book is made up of …

This Is The First Public Art Installation To Use Google Glass

Head on over to the National Portrait Museum if you want to try out Google Glass (and see some art, I guess).<p>Artist David Datuna has an ongoing series called “Viewpoint of Billions,” in which a large collage is layered over with different optical lenses. But for his newest entry in that series, …

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Want to read quicker? There's an app for that

Last month, I messed around with a site that told me I read at 889 words per minute. I didn't believe it; I might be fast, but I'm not that fast. However, a new app is promising I could get faster, provided I'm prepared to get "spritzing".<p>Here's how it works. When we're reading normal text, claims …

An Intimate Look At The Life Of A Sled-Racing Dog

Last Sunday, nearly 70 mushers from around the globe and their teams of canine athletes set off on Alaska’s Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. They departed from a frozen lake in Anchorage to bound across 1,000 miles of tundra, through mountain ranges, frozen rivers, dark forests, and sub-zero …

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