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The Ultimate Walt Disney World 2014 Planner

Walt Disney World is one of the most popular vacation destinations on the planet for the sheer fact that it offers so much to see and do. No matter what your age, you'll find something to entertain you here. A friendly warning, though: Planning a trip to this massive, 40-square-mile playland can be …

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How Lego Become The World's Hottest Toy Company

They will add to the already gigantic heap of Lego bits: 86 for every person on the planet. The toymaker has enjoyed ten years of spectacular growth, almost quadrupling its revenue.<p>In 2012 it overtook Hasbro to become the world's second-largest toymaker. The number one, Mattel, is now seeking to …

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23 Children's Books You Need To Read Again As An Adult

With help from The New York Public Library's Youth Materials Specialist, Betsy Bird, we put together a list of 23 books worth giving a second read.

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The Flight of the Birdman: Flappy Bird Creator Dong Nguyen Speaks Out

Last April, Dong Nguyen, a quiet 28-year-old who lived with his parents in Hanoi, Vietnam, and had a day job programming location devices for taxis, …

Big Thinkers on the Only Things Worth Worrying About

In his famous and wonderfully heartening letter of fatherly advice, F. Scott Fitzgerald gave his young daughter Scottie a list of things to worry and not worry about in life. Among the unworriables, he named popular opinion, the past, the future, triumph, and failure “unless it comes through your …

Black Simon and Garfunkel's 'Royals' May Be the Best Cover Version Yet

Paul and Art would be proud.<p><b>Black Simon & Garfunkel,</b> the spoof-folk duo comprised of the Roots' Questlove and Kirk Douglas, made another appearance on <i>The Tonight Show</i> last night. In the past, they've covered such pop gems as Katy Perry's "Roar" and Ke$ha and Pitbull's "Timber." This time around, …

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Updated 12th February 2018

Best Spring Trips 2014

Travel<p>Vibrant spring blooms in the northern hemisphere and dazzling autumn displays in the southern make this the perfect season to get outside and walk, hike, or take a scenic drive. Use our editors' list of 10 best spring trip destinations as the launching pad for an active—and colorful—spring …

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‘Jimi: All Is By My Side’: John Ridley Talks About His Hendrix Biopic

Eight years ago, writer-director-graphic novelist John Ridley was surfing the Web when he stumbled across a Jimi Hendrix song entitled “Sending My …

Hal Douglas, The Voice Of Many, Many Movie Trailers, Dies At 89

Movie trailers have changed a lot, and if you show a teenager now a trailer from (for instance) 1997, it will seem almost comedically anachronistic and corny.<p>But this is how, for many years, we got excited about the movies. And these growly narrations — which were recently the subject of Lake …

Kevin Spacey Tells His Life Story With Cartoon Bunnies

Kevin Spacey's Life in 30 Seconds (and re-enacted by Bunnies) from Kevin Spacey on Vimeo.<p>If Kevin Spacey ever writes his autobiography, he'll have some competition. He's already telling his life story through animated bunnies.<p>Watch Spacey's cartoon collaboration with Angry Alien Productions above …

Led Zeppelin to Reissue First 3 LPs With Unreleased Songs

As Led Zeppelin once promised, the song remains the same – but this time they’re throwing in a few extras. This summer, the group is reissuing their …

Robert Duvall on His Storied Career, His New Movie, and Why He’s Ditching the GOP

The film legend opens up about his favorite roles, the film industry, why he’s fed up with conservatives, and more in an in-depth interview at SXSW.<p>A …

It's Corned Beef Time, But Don't Forget the Pastrami!

<i>Corned beef on the left, pastrami on the right at Carnegie Deli in New York City</i><p>Sure, St. Patty's Day is right around the corner. Funny, isn't it, how the meat case at your supermarket fills up with corned beef at this time of year?<p>Never mind that "corned beef and cabbage" doesn't really have Irish …

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Avocado Hummus With Toasted Coriander and Avocado Oil

Hummus has been a staple of the Middle Eastern diet for centuries, but it's not until the end of the 1900s that it made its mark in the United States. Today, just about every household in America consumes hummus, whether made at home or store-bought. Of course, it's no surprise that the famous dip …

Third Season of Anthony Bourdain’s <em>Parts Unknown</em> Premieres April 13

The eight new episodes of the author and TV host’s Emmy-winning show will make stops in Vegas, Lyon, the Mississippi Delta, and Northern Thailand. …

Colcannon: Awesome Irish Potato and Cabbage Hash

<i>Chef Huw Thornton has English and Irish roots, childhood memories of San Jose, California, and a cool Welsh name. In San Francisco, he cooked Italian</i> …

16 Burgers for St. Patrick's Day

No one loves a pseudo-holiday more than burger-bar operators. Come Monday, the corned beef will pile on and the Guinness will flow. Special St. Patrick's Day burgers will be menued at many spots. The Buck Burgers & Brew in St. Joseph, Mich., is readying not just Irish Pub Burgers but also Fish N …

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