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Shirley Temple's mixed legacy for child actors

By singing and dancing into the hearts of Depression-era America, Shirley Temple opened the door for hundreds of childhood performers to follow.<p>Yet the realm of stardom in which those young stars now find themselves couldn't be more different than the world Temple helped create.<p>Shirley Temple …

Child Actors

Live Trailer Blog: ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’

Behold, the marketing gods have seen fit to reward us with another trailer for <i>Captain America: The Winter Soldier</i>! Which means it’s time for another award-winning episode of “Live Trailer Blog”!<p><b>:22</b>: This looks like a non-starter. If this guy IS a ghost and most of the intelligence doesn’t even</i> …

Muzei, the famous works of art live wallpaper

As the saying goes, “I may not know much about art, but I know what I like.” And this is where the rather splendid Muzei Live Wallpaper comes in. This new live wallpaper shows a different famous piece of art every day. Muzei Live Wallpaper comes from Google Engineer Roman Nurik who gave us the …

Europe pushes for a less US-dominated internet

The European Union is more than a little jittery about a US-centric internet after learning the extent of the country's mass surveillance. Accordingly, the European Commission has proposed a whole host of measures that would shift control to the international community. It wants a firm schedule for …

iPhone 6 speculation goes bezel-less

Will the iPhone 6 finally ditch the bezel? Mock-ups like to think so. The real thing is less certain, though.<p>The latest speculation comes from the Korea Herald, which said that Apple may bring out a bezel-free iPhone 6 that supports fingerprint scanning.<p>The rumor was widely reported in blogs that …

75 places so colorful it’s hard to believe they’re real [pics]

No, you don’t need to adjust your screen, nor are any of these the product of extreme photoshopping.<p>Instead, these places (natural and manmade, …

Hot Springs

Insider’s Guide to California’s Central Coast

U.S. Highway 101 stretches 300 miles between San Francisco and Santa Barbara, roughly tracing a footpath of 1760s Spanish explorers and connecting the 21 missions they founded. You’ll want at least three days to do the region justice.<p><b>Here’s some insider intel to help you navigate this fertile</b> …

What's New in Austin Dining?

There has been more than a little media attention paid to Austin's food scene recently, which goes hand in hand with its far more established music scene, and the downtown nightlife along Sixth Street has managed to buoy the city's official slogan, "The Live Music Capital of the World," as well as …

Texas

45 Reasons Why Obama’s Universal Pre-K Plan Might Be a Waste

Universal pre-K is still among the goals President Barack Obama hopes to reach with or without congressional approval, saying in the State of the Union last month he would reach out to states to expand early childhood education programs.<p>Pre-kindergarten teacher Angela Tirone helps student Jarrell …

Obama defends latest delay to his healthcare law

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Tuesday defended the latest delay in his healthcare law’s employer mandate, saying it follows similar relief his administration has already given to certain individuals.<p>U.S. President Barack Obama addresses a joint news conference with French …

Obama Hopes Paris Is No Copenhagen

More than four years after fractious United Nations climate talks nearly collapsed in Copenhagen, President Obama is daring to dream again.<p>Obama on …

House approves 'clean' debt limit after Republicans drop demands

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The House of Representatives narrowly approved a one-year extension of federal borrowing authority on Tuesday after Republicans caved into President Barack Obama’s demands to allow a debt limit increase without any conditions.<p>A man walks past the Capitol Building in …

Lego Movie made by Australian studio clicks with the US box office

The Lego Movie, an animated film shot in Australia, has made US$69.1m (A$77m) in its opening weekend at the US box office, February’s second biggest opening, according to the Hollywood Reporter.<p>The film was made by the Sydney-based digital-effects studio Animal Logic over the past two years for …