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News

Friday News Bites: Teenage Brains! Supersized Saturn! Lady Ghostbusters!

Happy Friday, everyone! In addition to all the sciencin’ and entertainment news, we have some politics-related stories to cover, so let’s get started:

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Movies

5 Things to Watch on Netflix This Weekend

While you’re snuggled up in a blanket, here are five things to watch on Netflix this weekend:

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Books

Book Review: “The Fry Chronicles” by Stephen Fry

Even if you’ve never seen him or don’t know what he’s done, I believe everyone has at least heard of Stephen Fry. I have often seen him lauded as a “national treasure” of England, so you must at least know his name. If you have, however, somehow avoided hearing about the comedic partner of Hugh […]

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Just for Fun

Really Soothing Things to Watch

The black dog has been sniffing under my door lately, so I’ve been seeking out soothing things to watch. Here are my choices. What are yours?

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Crossposts

How To Be Happy

Last weekend, I read a short post on another blog about how life would be so much easier if Google could just tell you how to be happy. As more people who were brought up on the Internet and search engines come of age, I expect we’ll start seeing an increasing amount of that sentiment.

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Books

The Cheerfulness of a Stalwart Man: An Evening with Stephen Fry

Way back in April it was announced that Stephen Fry would be stopping in The Hague on his book tour to promote his new autobiography, The Fry Chronicles. My friend Anne and I jumped at the chance to see him live and immediately reserved our tickets at the theatre where he would be speaking. Last night, […]