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Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of July 5

After climbing twenty spots since last week's Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List, Dean Koontz's The Neighbor finds itself within the top five best-selling ebooks of the week. That's especially noteworthy since the title is a Kindle...Show More Summary

Seattle City Attorney Buys Legal Pot for 'Personal Enjoyment'

SEATTLE — Surrounded by thousands of packages of marijuana, Seattle's top prosecutor sought some advice: Which one should he buy? A new day, indeed. Twenty months after voters legalized recreational cannabis for adults over 21, Washington...Show More Summary

Together Again: Lou Brown To Be Cremated And Buried With Daughter Nicole Brown Simpson 20 Years After Her Murder

Twenty years after the tragic murder of his daughter, Nicole Brown Simpson, Lou Brown will finally be reunited with her when his cremated remains are buried on top of… READ ON

Silver Appears To Be Topping

By Ivan Y. In my last article on silver (SLV), I wrote about how June was historically the worst month of the year for silver. It had declined in price in fourteen of the last twenty years in June. Now that we are almost at the end of the month, it appears that silver has moved against that historical tendency this year. Show More Summary

Top Twenty Finalists Revealed on 'So You Think You Can Dance'

Tonight, after thousands of auditions by the best dancers around the nation, and the grueling, week-long callbacks round, the Top 20 finalists on Season 11 of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE were revealed.

The Top Three IV: Never Give a Blogger Two Weeks ...

Never give a blogger two weeks if you want some of them to post in one week. Being perfectionists, they'll all wait until the second week given the choice. Considering I have commitments from about twenty bloggers, I was hoping thatShow More Summary

Remember the one Stevie Nicks hit from the '80s that WASN'T overplayed?

With mystique and her twirling dances in long dresses, Stevie Nicks set the charts on fire in the ‘80s with hit after hit. In total, Nicks hit the Top 40 in the 80's twenty times with collaborations like Stop Draggin' My Heart Around with Tom Petty, nine times with Fleetwood Mac and eight times as a solo artist, including …

Pay Inequality Is Massive... Among America's CEOs

Even at the top, income inequality still exists. The Wall Street Journal and the Hay Group studied the pay of the CEOs at the three hundred largest U.S. companies. Business Insider put up a list of the twenty CEOs with the highest pay here. Show More Summary

This bestseller list shows how economics is incredibly polarizing.

Timothy Geithner's new book, "Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises,"  rocketed to the top of the bestseller list this week in no time, joining another economics tome, Thomas Piketty's "Capital in the Twenty First Century." On Amazon.com's bestseller list, the two books are joined by John Green's novel "The Fault in Our Stars," Dr. Seuss […]

The Top 10 Things About Spike Lee’s ‘Crooklyn’ The Kid In Us Can All Relate To

Words By Preezy Da Kid Twenty years ago today, Spike Lee released what is arguably the quintessential family movie of the Hip-Hop era with his 1994 flick, Crooklyn. Largely influenced by his childhood as a kid in Brooklyn, New York, we were taken on a cinematic carpet-ride back to ’70s when blow-out afros and platform shoes were all the rave.

The other shoe drops: Berlin Philharmonic starts own label

3 months agoMusic / Classical : Slipped Disc

Instead of sitting around wondering why the phone doesn’t ring from major labels any more, the BPhil are launching a selfie. If ever there was an end of an ear, this is it. Twenty years ago, Berlin players were making a third on top of their earnings in record royalties. With the new label they […]

Nomi Prins | The Real Vice-President of the United States Is Wall Street

``The Justice Department chose not to criminally prosecute the chairmen from Goldman or JPMorgan Chase (both of whom ranked in the top twenty for Obama's career campaign contributors) or from anywhere else for creating faulty CDOs, trading...Show More Summary

Here's The REAL List Of US Cities That Immigrants Are Flocking To Like Crazy

We recently posted a map of the most popular destination cities for immigrants in America. Unsurprisingly, the top twenty cities for net immigration had a pretty big overlap with the twenty largest cities in the U.S. — it is not tooShow More Summary

Nazi Slogan Causes Anguish at Vanderbilt University

Do you know the connotations behind the German phrase, "ARBEIT MACHT FREI"? A sophomore at a top twenty university, I had no idea until a public art installation catapulted the phrase to the forefront of my entire university's attention. Show More Summary

Leiter: Will Most Law Schools Return to a 4 Course/12 Hour Load for Faculty?

Brian Leiter (Chicago), More Signs of the Times: "Twenty years ago, 12 hours was the norm at most law schools, except for the very top ones. Over the last twenty years, 10 hours/3 courses became increasingly common. For a school of this caliber [a strong regional school] to make the...

Now On Store Shelves: Chicken Soup For The Soul For The Body

Twenty years ago, the “Chicken Soup for the Soul” series brought anthologies of heartwarming and inspiration stories to the top of the best-selling book rankings. They’re still putting out new books, and even licensed the brand to lines of pet foods. Now what’s good enough for our cats and dogs is finally good enough for us, as Chicken Soup for … [More]

Box Office Roundup: 'Non-Stop' Not Stopped by 'Son of God'

This weekend showed box office muscle as an off weekend led to three films doing over twenty million at the box office, while the Liam Neeson film Non-Stop dominated the frame, and fended off Son of God for the top spot.   Film Weekend Per Screen 1 Non-Stop $30,019,000 $9,715 $30,019,000 2 Son of God [...]

'12 Years a Slave' has a good day at Spirit awards

In the Santa Monica beach beach tent on Saturday, '12 Years a Slave' fashioned a near sweep of top honors at the Independent Spirit Awards. "Twenty Feet from Stardom" snagged the documentary award.

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‘Got Milk?’ Is Being Retired After Twenty Years In Favor Of A New, Dumber Ad Campaign

Via Fanpop After over twenty years, the iconic “Got Milk?” campaign — which has featured dozens if not hundreds of celebrities awkwardly sporting what appears to be Elmer’s Glue on their top lips — is being retired. Created in 1993 by the advertising agency Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, “Got Milk?” is being replaced by a new campaign, “Milk Life,” amid declining sales.

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