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We Don’t Love Lucy: When Statues Go Wrong

In Celoron, New York, locals cannot stand the bronze monument dedicated to hometown legend Lucille Ball. Why do certain statues attract such ire?<p>The …

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Poutine Pizza Is An Indulgent Yet Practical Way To Enjoy Canada's Most Delicious Gift

O Canada!<p>The welcoming nation of polar bears, Swedish fish and genuine apologies is the same nation that created poutine.<p>Yes, the extraordinary French fry dish, smothered in gravy sauce and cheese curds, hails from up north. The grub is perfect as is, save for one caveat: The way it gets …

Poutine

Giant book publishers back Oyster, an online competitor to Amazon and Apple

Do readers want another e-book store?<p>Oyster is hoping so. The startup, often dubbed the "Netflix for books", now wants to let users move past a …

He doesn't remember sending 2 girls from hoosick falls to beat me up at great escape in the 8th grade. They didn't beat me up because I scared them with this same face. #hailspace

Photo by @irablockphoto (Ira Block) Buddhist monks chanting in a temple in Luangprabang, Laos. Dogs are common at these temples as the monks care for and feed many stray animals. @thephotosociety #luangprabang #monks #buddhism #laos #dogs #sonya7II

Apple And Samsung Join Forces For iPhone 7

Following reports at the end of last year that Samsung’s manufacturing plant in Austin was working on the early batches of A9 system-on-chips (SoC) for the presumptively named Apple iPhone 7, it appears that the South Korean manufacturer will be the lead manufacturer for most, if not all, of the A9 …

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Ancient Egyptian mummies found floating in sewage water in Egypt

Several mummies complete with sarcophagi were retrieved from dirty water where they’d been found floating near El Minya, Egypt.<p>According to a …

Maps that shaped the world

<b>Bursting with information and often incredibly beautiful - maps do more than just show you where you are, or where you might be going. Here we tell the stories behind some fascinating examples.</b><p>The recently published Times History of the World in Maps features documents from ancient civilisations, …

Maps

Bright Pink Sea Slugs Invading New Habitats Due to Global Warming?

The colorful invertebrates are moving north along the California coast as ocean waters warm, scientists say.<p>Brightly colored sea slugs have invaded the central and northern California coast—and scientists aren't exactly tickled pink.<p>That's because the arrival of the soft-bellied marine creatures, …

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TurboTax halts e-filing for state tax returns amid reports of fraud

We're not far into tax season, but numerous US states are already reporting a big increase in suspicious return filings, another reminder of the escalating problem that tax return fraud has become. Alabama, Utah, and Minnesota have all issued warnings in recent days, with most states directing …

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House Investigates Obama’s Role in FCC’s Net Neutrality Decision

The House Over­sight Com­mit­tee has opened an in­vest­ig­a­tion in­to wheth­er the White House im­prop­erly in­flu­enced the Fed­er­al …

More than 100 Boko Haram fighters killed after first attack on Niger

Nigerian Islamist militant group suffers huge losses after attacking a town in Niger for the first time<p>Boko Haram launched its first major attack in Niger on Friday, triggering a forceful response from regional troops who claimed to have killed more than a hundred of the Islamists.<p>The clashes in …

Meet The Teenage Girls Who Made The Feminist iPhone Game "Tampon Run"

You throw tampons to defeat villains. "When enemies are hit with tampons they now turn into pads that fly away.”<p>Gonzales said she wanted to make a video game addressing the hypersexualization of women in video games, while Houser was interested in making a video game with a social message; the two …

HarperCollins botched the rollout of Harper Lee's Go Set A Watchman: Now They Need to Withdraw the Novel

So now what, HarperCollins? You surely believed that Harper Lee fans would be overjoyed when you announced this week you would publish the reclusive …

Harper Collins

University Of Oklahoma Blacklisted After Publishing Jack White’s Guacamole Recipe

This is not, we repeat not, Jack White’s guacamole. (photo: Morton Fox)<p>One of the most powerful talent representation companies in the world has …

Mockingbird’s sequel is a golden egg for a desperate publishing industry

When Harper Lee's British publisher broke the news that there would be a new novel from the 88-year-old author, screams were heard around the office. I can just imagine: The screams of the rescued. The same "oh-my-God-we're-not-toast-after-all" hallelujahs heard on the beaches at Dunkirk and at the …

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