Globalfest Showcases the Sounds and Traditions of World Music – New York Times

January 19, 2016 by  
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New York Times
Globalfest Showcases the Sounds and Traditions of World Music
New York Times
Roots were tangled, elastic and portable at this year's Globalfest, the annual showcase for world music that started in 2003. With 12 overlapping sets on Sunday night at Webster Hall, Globalfest included dance music, protest songs, tradition, fusion

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Go inside the purr-fect world of Pudge, a Minneapolis-based celebrity cat – Minneapolis Star Tribune

August 11, 2015 by  
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Minneapolis Star Tribune
Go inside the purr-fect world of Pudge, a Minneapolis-based celebrity cat
Minneapolis Star Tribune
But Pudge, whose fluffy coat looks like it was dipped in a chocolate-and-caramel fondue, is a far cry from your average domestic pet — no matter how casually Lone speaks about her cat's celebrity. Yes, Pudge spends most of an average day sleeping, but

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Keeping Up With The Evolving World Of Celebrity Endorsement – Forbes

June 27, 2015 by  
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Keeping Up With The Evolving World Of Celebrity Endorsement
Forbes
From sultry screen icons and rebellious rock stars to riveting reality stars and viral video vixens – the term “celebrity” has rapidly evolved over the years, but the effect these figures have on the public has remained largely unchanged. Historically

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Scoop: CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD on ABC – Tonight, June 21, 2015 – Broadway World

June 21, 2015 by  
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The Philadelphia Tribune
Scoop: CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD on ABC – Tonight, June 21, 2015
Broadway World
Scoop: CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD on ABC – Tonight, June 21, 2015 Watching two families spar off against each other in "Family Feud" is one of television's most popular and enduring game show formats. In the new primetime celebrity version produced by …
Steve Harvey adds 'Celebrity Family Feud' to TV empireThe Philadelphia Tribune
Celebrity Edition of "Family Feud" Premiering Sunday NightKMBZ
CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD: THE PREMIERETVGrapevine.com
HipHollywood.com –Rickey.org –Daily Mail
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Actor Matt Dillon puts rare celebrity spotlight on Rohingya – U.S. News & World Report

June 1, 2015 by  
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Actor Matt Dillon puts rare celebrity spotlight on Rohingya
U.S. News & World Report
In this Friday, May 29, 2015 photo, American actor Matt Dillon, left, stands with a Rohingiya man at Thay Chaung harbor, north of Sittwe in the western state of Rakhine, Myanmar. Dillon puts a rare celebrity spotlight on the plight of Myanmar's long

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Scientists Create the Invisible Man? – Nature World News

April 23, 2015 by  
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Nature World News
Scientists Create the Invisible Man?
Nature World News
Well, not exactly. But a team of neuroscientists has created the perceptual illusion of having an invisible body, and shown that the feeling of invisibility changes our physical stress response in challenging social situations. Share This Story …
Sensation Of Invisibility Created In The LabScience 2.0
Virtual reality experiment tricks people into thinking you're invisibleDaily Mail
The moral challenge of invisibilityNature.com
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Skydive from edge of space beats world record – BBC News

October 25, 2014 by  
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BBC News
Skydive from edge of space beats world record
BBC News
Google executive Alan Eustace has broken the world altitude record for a parachute jump by leaping from 135,890 feet (41,419 metres). He exceeded the speed of sound, setting off a small sonic boom, and set several skydiving records in the process.
Breaking news: Google exec veep in terrifying SKY PLUNGE DRAMARegister
Watch Alan Eustace's record-breaking space jumpTelegraph.co.uk
Alan Eustace Skydive: Senior Google Executive Jumps Off The Edge Of International Business Times
The Star Online –Digital Trends –The Westside Story
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Peace Prize Surprise

October 9, 2009 by  
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A big surprise, coming so early in his administration.

The committee “attached special importance to his vision of a world without nuclear weapons.” [TheWrap]

Did the Nobel Peace Prize go where it belongs?