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Happy Thanksgiving – [Break Time]

We’ll be easing off our usual publication schedule until Monday. My next regular column will appear on Monday, November 27. I’m going to use the next few days to consolidate some research for future stories, clean out my files, and enjoy the holiday, while trying to ignore t...

Mass murder mastermind Charles Manson dies at 83

Mass murder mastermind and cult leader Charles Manson has died at California’s Kern County hospital of natural causes, according to the Associated Press. He was 83. Manson was born in Cincinnati and served two jail terms in California in the 1950s and ’60s, first for steali...

The Best Twitter Reactions to Niall Horan's AMAs Hat

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below Soon after winning the American Music Award for New Artist of the Year, Niall Horan took to the stage to perform his hit "Slow Hands." The performance itself was great, but the real star was Niall's hat, which caused a stir on Twitter as ...

Leonardo da Vinci: the orginal Renaissance man

Walter Isaacson, Professor of History at Tulane University, has been chairman of CNN, and editor of Time magazine. From 2005-2007 he was the vice-chair of the Louisiana Recovery Authority, which oversaw the rebuilding after Hurricane Katrina. He was appointed by President Barack ...

Get Out Of Your Own Way To Get Ahead. Here's How.

The stress of navigating the complexities of the workplace and trying to get ahead or at least doing your best work takes its toll over time. There are external obstacles that you confront every ...

[Translation Awards] Judges' Report

First of all, we were very pleasantly surprised by the large number of entries we received this year. The dwindling number of poetry translations in recent years had recently made us fear that fe...

Children’s Book Based on Selena Quintanilla’s Life is Adorable

Patty Rodriguez and Ariana Stein’s forthcoming The Life of/La Vida de Selena captures the late singer Selena Quintanilla’s life in storybook form. The bedtime story focuses on the Mexican ...

Here's when 'La Vida de Selena,' a bilingual children's book on the Texas singer, is coming

Parents who grew up idolizing Selena Quintanilla-Perez will soon have a lovely bedtime story to read to their children. A bilingual children's book on the Queen of Tejano is set to come out next...

La Vida de Selena is Selling Out on Amazon

The power of Selena Quintanilla-Pérez is unmatched by most. Despite her life being cut tragically short at 23, the legacy she has left behind for fans is more than some artist could ever hope to...

Selena Quintanilla's Life Story in a Bilingual Children's Book

Selena Quintanilla-Perez's life story is now available for little ones to read!Book publisher Lil' Libros has a bilingual children's book about the late singer's life. The unauthorized bilingua...

Amazon Is Creating A 'Lord Of The Rings' Prequel Series

Fans of “The Lord of the Rings” who didn’t get quite enough of the fantasy franchise after six films are in for a treat. Amazon announced Monday that it has acquired global television righ...

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