| Apr 12, 2010
When Apple's iPad debuted on April 3, it was greeted in some quarters of the tech world by a chorus of critiques. With no phone, no camera and no multitasking, how could it be revolutionary? And yet, when it comes to the iPad's e-reader, revolutionary...
| Oct 15, 2010
| 3:35 PM
Watching A.A. Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh characters sing through their movies or romp through the Disney parks, it's easy to forget that the original books have a less boisterous attitude.
So the children's play "The House at Pooh Corner," adapted by Bettye...
| Jul 17, 2011
| 9:57 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The boy wizard has vanquished the dark knight and a band of pirates with a record-setting magic act at both the domestic and international box office.
Warner Bros. estimates that "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2"...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 3:51 AM
CAMBRIDGE (Reuters) - Got 48 hours to explore the colleges, pubs, green spaces and leafy towpaths of Cambridge, England? Reuters correspondents with local knowledge help visitors get the most out of a visit to the city that is home to one of world's...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 1:05 AM
2-D and 3-D
Matthew MacFadyen, Luke Evans and Ray Stevenson are the titular trio, made a quartet by the addition of the hot-headed D'Artagnan (Logan Lerman) and facing off against baddies played by Christoph Waltz and Orlando...
| Sep 4, 2011
On the third floor of a big, gray building at Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street, silver-haired docent Julie Chelminski recently stepped up to the middle of a hushed room and faced 15 spellbound tourists.
"On the walls of this room there were 9,000 drawers,"...
| Nov 24, 2009
| 4:33 PM
A valuable collection of children's literature, including Alice's own copy of "Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There," a first edition of "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" and Beatrix Potter's personal copy of "The Tale of Peter Rabbit" will......
| Nov 27, 2009
| 4:33 PM
Gerrick Kennedy is back with another contribution to the Hero Complex with a report on an interesting artifact that once belonged to the "real" Alice of "Alice in Wonderland" fame... Former NFL player Pat McInally went down the rabbit hole......
| Apr 29, 2009
Peter Dennis, a British actor who toured for decades in his one-man show of readings from “Winnie-the-Pooh” and other A.A. Milne classics, died April 18 of cancer at his Shadow Hills home, said his wife, Diane. He was 75.
Dennis was 36 before...
| Jun 18, 2009
A stick is more than a simple piece of wood. It's "an endless source of make-believe fun," according to the National Toy Hall of Fame, which recently added the stick to its list of honorees. "Sticks can turn into swords, magic wands, majorette batons,...
| Jan 16, 2010
U.S. District Judge Florence-Marie Cooper, a former legal secretary who rose to the federal judiciary and held accountable some of the nation's most powerful officials and institutions, died early Friday after suffering a stroke. She was 69.