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Drake, ‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘Moana’ top Apple’s 2017 most downloaded list

Over the past several years, tech year-end lists have become as much of an annual tradition as <i>Twilight Zone</i> marathons and going to a bar to get away from the family on Christmas Eve. Apple dropped its big list today and <i>surprise</i>, there aren’t really too many surprises here — though it’s a useful …

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Apple reveals 2017’s most popular apps, music and more

Technology

Moana, Game of Thrones, Star Wars top Apple’s most-requested charts for 2017

Apple just revealed its rankings of this year’s most-requested entertainment across its media platforms, and — no surprise here — it’s a list that’s …

Entertainment

Drake, Moana Top Apple Charts in 2017

Apple's editors and curators named the meditation app Calm the No. 1 iPhone app of 2017 and photo-editing app Affinity Photo the top iPad app.<p>PCMag …

Drake

Kim Kardashian West and Kourtney Kardashian Throw Saint and Reign a Monsters Inc.-Themed Bash

From baby showers to planning their annual epic Christmas bash, the <i>Keeping Up with the Kardashians</i> stars have had their hands full this holiday …

Celebrity Babies

Weekend Box Office: The Oscar Contenders Have Come To Play

The week after Thanksgiving — like Labor Day weekend and the week after Christmas — is typically a time when the studios don’t bother releasing worthwhile movies. Studios flood the box-office with blockbuster films during the lead-up to Thanksgiving so holdovers generally extend their muscle …

Movies

Moana is Google Play's most popular movie of 2017

The hit Disney film "Moana" has beaten "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" and "Wonder Woman" to be named the most popular movie of 2017 on Google …

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Black Friday 2017 at Smyths Toys - Deals on LEGO, Nerf, Disney's Moana and more

Smyths Toys Superstores has unveiled its Black Friday Specials for 2017.<p>They will run from Tuesday, November 21, to Monday, November 27.<p>The discounts …

Birmingham, UK

Subiaco: Moana Project Space forced to vacate Hay St premises

AN artist-run contemporary gallery in the heart of Perth is being forced to vacate its Hay Street premises by the end of next week.<p>The announcement …

Perth, Australia

Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi wrote the original script for Moana – here's what he says made the cut

'You're Welcome' for the ideas.<p>With Taika Waititi striking lightning into the box office with <i>Thor: Ragnarok</i>, the New Zealand-born director has been …

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Scenes from our Halloween

Hope you had a Happy Halloween! Here’s a few photos (well, more than a few) from our family’s celebration.Hudson chose to be a cheetah this year, so …

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15 Moana Toys and Gift Ideas for Obsessed Toddlers - Toot's Mom is Tired

My two-year-old is OBSESSED with Moana. She wants to watch it every day and listen to the songs in the car. I’m sure your toddler is probably the …

Kids

Halloween Costume Reveal

I'd predicted that last year would be our final Halloween deciding on our family costumes and it turns out, we were right. At the end of August, when …

Halloween

Should you allow your child to dress as Moana?

Sachi Feris from Brooklyn, New York urged parents to not allow their little girls to dress up as the Polynesian cartoon character because it is based …

Australian News

Please don’t tell your kids they can’t dress as Moana this Halloween

Last year, Disney’s <i>Moana</i> told the story of a resourceful, brave, and quick-witted Polynesian princess from the fictionalisland of Motunui. The movie proved to be an instant hit, eventually grossing more than $643 million worldwide.<p>Now, thousands of girls want to be her—and that’s causing quite a …

Big Ideas

The Problem with the Moana Costume Isn’t Cultural Appropriation. It’s Immodesty.

In an utterly unsurprising development, social justice warriors are now not only dictating to American adults what they can wear on Halloween, but …

Halloween

Cultural Appropriation on Halloween: Sachi Ferris Won't Dress Her White Daughter as Moana

"It is like we are making fun of someone else’s culture.”<p>When it comes to children’s Halloween costumes, it’s up to the parents and guardians to be the ones to make sure the costume is appropriate and in many ways, not offensive. This is why one parent has decided to not let her white child dress …

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PC Run Amok? Cosmopolitan Dragged for Telling White Kids Not to Dress as Moana for Halloween

“But what if your white son wants to dress as Moana?” one disgruntled commenter tweets<p>For most, Halloween is a festive time of costumes, …

Entertainment

Thinking About Letting Your White Daughter Dress as 'Princess Moana' for Halloween? Yeah, That's 'Racist'

Ah, autumn. As the fall season rolls into high gear, the leaves are beginning to turn spectacular colors, pumpkins are adorning our porches, and warm …

Halloween

Is your kid’s Moana Halloween costume racist?

As Halloween creeps closer, parents are putting the finishing touches on decorations, packing their candy bowls and helping their kids make costume …

Walt Disney Company

Sorry, Cosmopolitan. Dressing As Moana For Halloween Isn't Offensive.

<i>Cosmopolitan</i>, the magazine most famous for giving bizarre sex tips that are more creepy than romantic, is desperate to reclaim the social justice …

Conservative View

Cosmopolitan Says Parents Are Racist for Dressing Their White Kids as 'Moana'

Cosmopolitan veered away from its usual topics of women’s fashion and dating when it published an editorial on Monday regarding an odd subject matter.<p>…

Conservative View

Online Controversy Poses Question: Should White Kids Be Moana For Halloween?

<b>BALTIMORE (WJZ) —</b> It’s a big debate right now in the parenting community online: Is it appropriate for a white child to dress up as Moana for …

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Screw Cultural Appropriation and Let Your Daughter (or Son!) Be Moana for Halloween

"You're the parent here, and the onus of what your child wears falls on you," wrote the editors of <i>Redbook,</i> in a piece that ran on the websites of …

Cultural Appropriation

Costume From Disney’s ‘Moana’ Draws Allegations Of Cultural Appropriation

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> — Gearing up for Halloween may mean having a talk with your child.Disney’s popular movie Moana launched a children’s costume …

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Cosmo: If your white daughter dresses up as Disney princess Moana for Halloween, then you’re racist

If your daughter is white and wants to be Disney princess Moana this Halloween, you had better put the kibosh on that idea quickly.<p>Who said that?<p>An article published in Cosmopolitan magazine is garnering criticism because it claims that white parents must prevent their white daughters from dressing …

Conservative View

Go Ahead, Let Your Girl Dress as Moana

In 2014 at my kid’s school, so many girls dressed up as Elsa from <i>Frozen</i> that a group photo was taken of all 20 or so of them — including lots of …

Conservative View

Lebron Baller 'Moana' Party For Daughter ... With Bouncy Houses!!

Imagine "My Super Sweet 16" ... for a 3-year-old!!<p>That's how things went down for <b>LeBron James</b>' daughter, <b>Zhuri</b> -- who got an AWESOME "<b>Moana</b>"-themed …

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People Have Thoughts on This Mom's Take on Cultural Appropriation at Halloween

Sachi Feris, a blogger at Raising Race Conscious Children, knows how important it is to talk to children about race early on. In a recent blog post, the mother of two encourages other parents to be especially wary of whether or not their kiddos' Halloween costumes appropriate culture in any …

Cultural Appropriation

Videos: 10 Shocking Moana Theories That Completely Change The Movie

This is a new video from Screen Rant that lists 10 shocking <i>Moana</i> theories that completely changed the movie. Despite my personal distaste for the …

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