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‘Arrival’ Lands $100M+ At Global Box Office As Rollout, Awards Momentum Continue

Director Denis Villeneuve’s cerebral sci-fi pic Arrival has crossed the $100M mark at the worldwide box office. With $65.78M in North America and $35.13M internationally through Thursday, the current gross is $100.9M. The lyrical twist...Show More Summary

Book Review: Two WTC Books

9/11 Memorial Visions: Innovative Concepts from the 2003 World Trade Center Site Memorial Competition by Lester J. LevineMcFarland, 2016Paperback, 248 pagesOne World Trade Center: Biography of the Building by Judith DupréLittle, Brown, 2016Hardcover, 286 pagesAt first blush it makes perfect sense to review these recently published books together. Show More Summary

NEA Promotes Chief Lobbyist

The National Education Association named Mary Kusler as senior director for its Center for Advocacy, which oversees its departments of Government Relations, Campaigns and Elections, and Collective Bargaining. Kusler has been NEA’s director of government relations since 2011. Show More Summary

Branching Out, November 2016

Central Arkansas Library System's Dee Brown Library relaunches; Tulsa City-County Central Library's three-year remodel is open; Dayton Metro Library gets a new Vandalia Branch; and more new construction and renovation news from the November 15, 2016 issue of Library Journal.

TOP POSTS: This Week's Most Read Posts On Hypebot

Some of the star-studded, heavily read posts on Hypebot this week covered topics ranging from how Instagram and Snapchat can be utilized to reach music fans, to how record labels are transitioning from promoters to storytellers, to a breakdown of Cyber Monday streaming deals. Act Fast For Deep Discounts On...

Indian Cabinet approves $1.6bn Mumbai Urban Transport Project Phase III

Indian Cabinet has approved the Rs10.9bn ($1.6bn) Mumbai Urban Transport Project Phase III (MUTP 3), which is aimed at expanding rail infrastructure in the state of Maharashtra.

‘Pretty Little Liars’ & ‘The Fosters’ Help Freeform Kick Off ’25 Days Of Christmas’

It’s that time of year again. Freeform has kicked off its 25 Days of Christmas programming event with some help from Pretty Little Liars and The Fosters cast members, among others. Throughout the 25-day event, Freeform will surpriseShow More Summary

Oscars: ‘Rogue One,’ ‘Doctor Strange’ Make Cut As Academy Narrows Visual Effects Race

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has drawn up its shortlist of 20 films vying for Visual Effects Oscar nominations. As usual, the list is peppered with big-budget pics — some of which were massive hits (Deadpool, The Jungle...Show More Summary

Auto Sales Poised to Break Record

With auto advertising a key component of the television ad revenue picture, TV outlets will be cheered by the news that automakers are on track to break the all-time record for annual sales. “November U.S. auto sales were up 3.7%...

Al Brodax Dead: ‘Yellow Submarine’ Feature Film Producer Was 90

Al Brodax, the TV cartoon producer who failed to impress The Beatles with his small-screen animated take on the band but won them over with the classic feature Yellow Submarine, died November 24 in Danbury, Conn. at age 90. Brodax’sShow More Summary

#100daysians Book Featured in Kickstarter

9 hours agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Welcome to our Kickstarter Publishing Project of the Week!

The week of the rural rockstars

With donations still coming in, suffice it to say that Giving Tuesday 2016 was the most successful online fundraiser in the Center for Rural Affair’s history. One hundred eight donors across the country raised $17,141 in one week. Thank...Show More Summary

Unable To Provide Console-ing Advice

Retail | Kent, England, UK Categories: Crazy Requests Technology Tags: Retail "Yes, but the AV cable should have come with it. You can either find it at home or buy one from us and take the value off your trade-in." (Read more...) The post Unable To Provide Console-ing Advice appeared first on Funny & Stupid Customer Stories - Not Always Right.

Every Website Needs To Re-register With The Copyright Office, Who Can't Build A Functioning System

9 hours agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

As we mentioned last month, the Copyright Office -- despite being warned this was a bad idea -- has decided to implement a brand new system for websites to register DMCA agents, and has done so in a way that will undoubtedly fuck over many websites. Show More Summary

Daily Deal: VoCore2 Mini Linux Computer + Ultimate Dock

9 hours agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

A whole lot of computing power is packed into VoCore2 Mini Linux Computer, an open source Linux computer and fully functional wireless router that is smaller than a coin. The applications of this tiny computer are virtually endless; use it as a VPN gateway to secure your network, an AirPlay music streaming station, and much more. Show More Summary

4 Takeaways From Jeff Zucker’s Contentious Harvard Appearance

"Some of the folks in here need to look in the mirror and decide whether or not they made a mistake by not taking us up on the invitations to call into our shows."

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