Heather Brooks

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100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

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Russian deputy PM dismisses assault on Pussy Riot

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1054000/1054395_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522221209_54646f594f5cfb1373b09e6a0d23c6d8<p><b>Russian deputy prime minister Dmitry Kozak has dismissed an attack on protest group Pussy Riot in Sochi.</b><p>Five members of the punk group and a cameraman …

Russia

An army of robot baristas could mean the end of Starbucks as we know it

Starbucks’ 95,000 baristas have a competitor. It doesn’t need sleep. It’s precise in a way that a human could never be. It requires no training. It can’t quit. It has memorized every one of its customers’ orders. There’s never a line for its perfectly turned-out drinks.<p>It doesn’t require health …

Coffee

A Week Into the Shutdown, Government Buys $47,174 Mechanical Bull

On Monday, at exactly 10:43 a.m., the government approved the purchase of a $47,174 mechanical bull for the Utah National Guard. At the same time, …

8 Ways the Government Shutdown Will Affect You

It's been 17 years since we last experienced a <b>government shutdown</b>. Under the Constitution, Congress must pass laws to spend money, but if they cannot agree on a spending bill, then the government no longer has the legal right to spend money.<p>According to the Congressional Research Service, there …

Obama to House Republicans: "I Will Not Give in to Reckless Demands"

[There was a video here]<p>Addressing the partial government shutdown that went into effect last night and the first day of open enrollment in the …

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Destiny gameplay trailer takes us to Earth's Moon

A new gameplay trailer for Bungie's online shooter <i>Destiny</i> focuses on an enemy that hails from a source very familiar to we Earthlings.<p>Humans living in the last city of Earth looked to the sky and saw hope, says the trailer's narrator, but those in the sky looked back and saw us. At last, a force …

Latest 'Destiny' trailer shows an epic sci-fi battle on the moon

We got our first look at <i>Destiny</i>'s gameplay at E3 earlier this year, and now developer Bungie has provided another brief glimpse with a trailer set on the moon. The decimated version of our moon looks to be a great example of <i>Destiny</i>'s sci-fi-meets-fantasy world, complete with a terrifying giant …

A surprising adventure and horror vibe place Rain among Sony’s artistic best (review)

Sony is building an artistic platform out of its PlayStation Network. Games like Journey, The Unfinished Swan, and Papo & Yo from the past two years have all explored different methods of storytelling: without words, through color, and inside a child’s imagination.<p>Rain, out today on PSN from …