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Jim Nabors, 'Gomer Pyle' star, dead at 87

Goodbye, Gomer.<p>Jim Nabors, who created one of TV’s beloved comedic characters, Gomer Pyle, died Thursday in Hawaii at the age of 87, his personal assistant, Charisse Gines, confirmed for USA TODAY.<p>The entertainer, who underwent a liver transplant in 1994 after contracting hepatitis B, died …

Jim Nabors

11 Photos That Will Infuriate Book Lovers, Then 11 More To Make It All Better

This is a rollercoaster of emotion.

Books

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The Insanely Fun European Cities You're Missing Out On

Far too many Americans plan a trip to Europe and draw their boundary at Berlin, or Prague, <i>maybe</i> Budapest. Anything further east conjures images of …

Europe

Nutella alert after gang makes off with 20 tonnes of chocolate spread

German police have warned anyone tempted by large quantities of chocolate spread to report it, and for chocoholics to be on their guard after a gang made off with 20 tonnes of Nutella.<p>The theft took place in the central German town of Neustadt, 120km northeast of Frankfurt, and Kinder Surprise eggs …

9 Spectacular Photos From This Month's Perseid Meteor Shower

There's still a few more days to see it for yourself.<p>Last weekend, people in the northern hemisphere experienced the peak of the Perseid meteor shower, when the Earth moves through the trail of debris left behind by the comet Swift-Tuttle. Since the Perseids are one of the brightest and most active …

Astronomy

Tucker Carlson: If we want to erase the past, we must prepare for the consequences

One thing President Trump said Tuesday deserves more attention than it will likely get.<p>On Monday a mob tore down a civil war soldier's memorial in Durham, North Carolina. Police stood idly by and liberals across the country applauded it. Which statues are next, the president asked today, George …

Rights & Freedoms

RANKED: The 21 best heist movies of all time

With the high stakes, and the top-shelf actors and directors who seem to gravitate to the genre, when it's done right, it can be a thrilling cinematic experience.<p>As Steven Soderbergh dives back into the genre with the excellent "Logan Lucky" on Friday (in which Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, and …

Construction

Stan Lee shares 1968 column against bigotry after Charlottesville violence

Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee reposted an old “Stan’s Soapbox” column on social media Tuesday, days after the white nationalist riots in …

Rights & Freedoms

9 Socially Awkward Phrases You Should Avoid at All Costs

What do emotionally intelligent people avoid mentioning in casual conversation? Here are the worst offenders.<p>We’ve all said things that people …

Emotional Intelligence

2017 Emmy Nominations Announced: See the Full List

Saturday Night Live and Westworld led the tally for the most nominations, earning 22 nods apiece.<p>What does an Emmy ceremony without <i>Game of Thrones</i>—which begins its seventh season too late to meet eligibility requirements—look like? We found out Thursday morning, when <i>Veep</i> star <b>Anna Chlumsky</b> and …

TV

Emmy nominations 2017: Is your show on the list?

<b>(CNN) —</b> The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards nominations were announced Thursday morning and it looks to be the year of the freshman in one of the biggest categories.<p>Five new shows, including "This Is Us," "Westworld," "The Handmaid's Tale," "The Crown" and "Stranger Things," will compete with returning …

Stranger Things

The Best Colleges for Your Money

Move over, Ivy League. Schools in our "Paycheck League" offer you the best odds of real-world success.<p>Thirty years ago, when the cost of sending a …

College & University

Hammond in Switzerland: What I saw

According to the Sunday Mirror’s “motoring correspondent”, television is always done in a rush and Hammond wouldn’t have had much time to familiarise …

31 Recipes That Prove Fresh Herbs Make Everything Taste Better

Want a simple way to take your meals to the next level? Look no further than fresh herbs. While the dried stuff is great in a pinch, there’s really …

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Why everyone in biotech should love BBC’s Orphan Black

When science fiction creeps toward a disturbing potential reality, it makes for very good TV.<p>Season 3 of the BBC’s <i>Orphan Black</i> returns April 18, …

Crowdsourcing

Time for a new Great Education Reform Act

27 years ago, Kenneth Baker’s 1988 Education Reform Act changed the direction of travel of English education. It introduced an element of school …

Education