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More than 600 American authors are trying to stop Trump

Donald Trump might have captured the imaginations of millions of Americans, but it turns out that authors are a tougher sell for the presumptive Republican presidential nominee.<p>More than 600 American writers, including Stephen King, Junot Diaz, Cheryl Strayed and Dave Eggers, have signed an "open …

94 Minutes on Dagobah Is Basically a Relaxation Tape for Star Wars Nerds

Some weeks can leave you feeling like you don’t want to live on this planet anymore. For one hour and 34 blissful minutes you can move to the marshy …

Amphibians

Shot by shot comparison of ‘Star Wars: A New Hope’ and ‘The Force Awakens’ (VIDEO) | Malay Mail

NEW YORK, March 27 — If you’re a die-hard Star Wars fan, chances are you’ll have noticed how closely <i>The Force Awakens</i> (Episode VII) mirrors <i>A New Hope</i> …

Aaron Paul Reportedly Set to Join Stephen King's 'The Dark Tower'

Dreams really do come true. Just ask <i>Breaking Bad</i> legend <b>Aaron Paul</b>, who has reportedly secured a spot in <b>Stephen King</b>’s increasingly stacked <i>The Dark</i> …

Airbnb's most popular rental: a tiny cabin in the California woods

It started life as DIY kit assembled in a spare patch of land for a newly homeless friend. Now this tiny wooden cabin sheltering in the oaks and redwoods of Aptos, California, is the most popular rental on Airbnb.<p>Other properties on the home-sharing website are more glamorous, and others are more …

San Francisco

Tony Dyson, Creator of 'Star Wars'' R2-D2, Dead at 68

Tony Dyson, a special effects supervisor and robotics expert who built the iconic R2-D2 droid for the <i>Star Wars</i> franchise, was found dead on the …

Robotics

Matthew McConaughey And Idris Elba Had Some Twitter Fun About ‘The Dark Tower’ Casting Announcement

After years of casting rumors, film plans, reversals, and more rumors, the leads for the film adaptation of the <i>Dark Tower</i> book series have finally been confirmed. Matthew McConaughey (the McConaissance continues!) and Idris Elba are officially on board for the project, the former as the man in …

Stephen King has written some of the most acclaimed novels of recent times, the best-known of which, perhaps, are The Shining, The Stand and his …

Stephen King

Travellers who stay at this cozy flat in Scotland take turns running the bookshop downstairs

Travelers

What Your Zodiac Sign Says About Your Dating Life

Apparently it's more than just swipe right, swipe left.<p>Dating, hooking up, hanging out—whatever your approach to relationships, like all things, the stars come into play. Here, astrologer Kelli Fox of TheAstrologer.com reveals the one word to describe your dating style, as well as how you connect …

23 Delicious Mad Men Era Dishes America Shouldn't Have Given Up On

1 of 24<p>Tunnel Of Fudge<p>Given its name, there's no confusion about what it is. The only confusion is as to why we stopped making this. Image Source: …

Mad Men

Parents Struggle To Limit Children's Screen Time: Digital Detox Experts Offer Advice

Parents have revealed they find it easier to get their children to do homework, go to bed or eat healthily, than persuading them to turn off their …

Personal Organizing

'11.22.63' on Hulu revisits Kennedy assassination through Stephen King's prism

Chris Cooper remembers, as do most Americans who were alive that day.<p>He was a long way back then from winning an Oscar, just a 12-year-old at school in Kansas City, Mo., who got shocking news after lunch that Friday afternoon in November.<p>"We had a full hour because there were, at that time, kids …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens – initial verdicts suggest 'overwhelming experience'

There were “smiling faces” from the crowds exiting the Los Angeles premiere of The Force Awakens on Monday night. Amongst these, presumably, were Disney executives ecstatic that the $4bn they paid George Lucas for franchise rights looks to have been a sound investment.<p>Star Wars: The Force Awakens …

Star Wars

Lindal Homes Puts a Green Twist on the Classic A-Frame

1/11<p>Lindal MAF - A3 1200<p>The 1,200 sq ft. A3 1200 is the first of two pitched roof models in the MAF line.

Stephen King's 11.22.63 wonders if James Franco should save JFK

The first teaser for Stephen King's <i>11.22.63</i> has landed online, proving that it's possible for James Franco to be involved in a literary adaptation <i>not</i> …

Stephen King's 'Bazaar of Bad Dreams' pulls us in and then out

Stephen King, I've come to think, is at his most adept when writing in the midlength range. His big novels — "The Stand," "It," "11/22/63" — have always felt a little baggy to me, while his shortest work (he has published more than 200 stories, gathered in a number of collections) can feel sketchy, …

RL Stine: the nice guy who gave children Goosebumps

As a pre-teen of the 1990s, my bookshelves were stuffed with mass market paperbacks. The titles came in embossed fluorescent lettering and the content was stuffed with the heady, addictive pulp of young adult horror, or more precisely Point Horror.<p>I was usually too busy devouring their contents to …

Books

This Is Your Brain on Jane Austen: The Neuroscience of Reading Great Literature

I freely admit it—like a great many people these days, I have a social media addiction. My drug of choice, Twitter, can seem like a particularly …

Finding emo: why Inside Out is a metaphysical mouldbreaker that will send kids out of their mind

Inside Out, the new film from Pixar, is a dream for children, a delight for parents and a nightmare for the critics sent to deconstruct it. How do you explain the inner workings of a movie that purports to be all inner workings; that lifts the bonnet to reveal the engine? Judged on face value, Pete …

Animation

J.K. Rowling Revealed Why The Dursleys Really Hated Harry

Not long ago, a fan theory was floating around positing why the only living relatives of Harry Potter, his Uncle Vernon, Aunt Petunia, and cousin Dudley, disliked him so much and treated him like garbage. The theory was that since Harry was a horcrux, which makes people feel all icky and angry and …

Audrey Hepburn Weighed 88 Lbs. After World War II, Son Reveals

Although Audrey Hepburn has always been held up as a model of thinness, her son reveals that the root of her thin physique was her extreme …

Yahoo!

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Online Life

How Back to the Future Almost Didn't Get Made

For the movie's 30th anniversary, co-writer Bob Gale tells the story of production nightmares, and the classic that came to be.<p>There's a great scene in the Tim Burton film <i>Ed Wood</i>, in which the main character meets his idol, Orson Welles, in a bar, and realizes that even the legendary director …

Articles about cost effective family home pittsburgh on Dwell.com - Dwell

An architect and his wife roll up their sleeves and create an affordable family residence in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.<p>Once ashamed of his lackluster Chicago abode, architect Brad Lynch tore it down and started over with a family home that’s part...<p>With the Home Back Home #03 prototype, ENORME …

Santa Cruz

How Will 'Mad Men' End? Five Theories for the Finale

There was once a simpler time when television shows ended and we all went on with our lives. Richard Kimble caught up with the one-armed man and made him confess to killing his wife? <i>Oh good—what’s for dinner?</i> Mary Richards and the team at WJM needed a hug after getting fired? <i>Stay tuned for your</i> …

15 Things You Might Not Know About The Green Mile

Remembered for its long runtime, for launching Michael Clarke Duncan into stardom, and for being one of the few adaptations of his writing that …

Star Wars Cosplayers Pose with Adorable Shelter Animals to Promote Adoption

On May 4th, members of a Canadian costuming group decided to celebrate Star Wars Day by volunteering for a special photoshoot. The members of the 501st Legion: Capital City Garrison frequently volunteer their time for local charity events, but this was their first time working one-on-one with cute, …

12. Trisha In The Woods - The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon

As she reached the driver's door of the cab, which hung open with vines twisting in and out of its socket of a window, lightening flashed again, …

Stephen King Wins Edgar Award for Best Novel for Mr. Mercedes

America’s master of horror, Stephen King, was awarded an Edgar for best novel last night from the Mystery Writers of America. <i>Mr. Mercedes,</i> described …