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  • Create instant garden plot with TogetherFarm blocks

    Create instant garden plot with TogetherFarm blocks
    The concept for the TogetherFarm interlocking garden blocks was born at Concordia University in Portland, Ore., where MBA students Joe Aakre, Doug Holcomb and Matt Stormont were working on a business plan. "We thought, why not try to create something...
  • Mark Mothersbaugh: Devolution Becomes Him

    It may be tempting to group Mark Mothersbaugh with other movie composers who began in the rock/pop world -- names like Danny Elfman, Klaus Badelt, Clint Mansell, Randy Newman, Lisa Gerrard, Trevor Rabin. But consider that Mothersbaugh co-founded one of...
  • Yahoo fourth-quarter revenue declines, shares fall 4%

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Yahoo's revenue declined for the fourth straight quarter, walloped by declining online display advertising sales. Shares fell nearly 4% to $36.77 in after-hours trading. Yahoo reported $1.2 billion in net revenue in the fourth...
  • Meet the Simpsons, now in Lego form

    Meet the Simpsons, now in Lego form
    D'oh! This one was a no-brainer: The Simpsons are now Legos. Lego and Twentieth Century Fox Television announced this week they had reached a much-anticipated deal to turn everyone's favorite dysfunctional family into Lego bricks. There are six mini-...
  • Terminally ill boy who dreamed of becoming a police officer dies

    Terminally ill boy who dreamed of becoming a police officer dies
    His death was set in motion last fall. The terminal illness was finally taking its toll on 8-year-old Erick Casillas that winter. He was unable to walk and speak full sentences, and he needed around-the-clock care. On Monday morning, with his family...
  • Friends of the Libraries: Old-fashioned skills still in need

    I recently read a research report, "How College Graduates Solve Information Problems Once They Join the Workplace," by Alison J. Head, . PhD. Dated Oct. 16, 2012, it suggests there is a distinct difference "between today's graduates who demonstrated how...
  • 'Gone Girl' Ending Rewritten for David Fincher's Adaptation

    The polarizing ending of Gillian Flynn's bestselling thriller "Gone Girl" has been completely reworked for David Fincher's screen adaptation. In fact, Flynn herself wrote an entirely new final act for the screenplay. Flynn revealed the twist in this...
  • Big fun for even the smallest Scouts

    Big fun for even the smallest Scouts
    Three wooden cars raced down a 30-foot track at blinding speeds, blending into a blur of color, surrounded by the excited cheers of the Laguna Beach Cub Scouts. They raced, again and again, car after car, cheering the names of winners. The Pinewood...
  • Mattel earnings disappoint as Barbie, Fisher-Price sales falter

    Mattel earnings disappoint as Barbie, Fisher-Price sales falter
    If there was a winner among the piles of gifts given to children this Christmas, Barbie certainly wasn't it. The fashion doll — possibly the best-known player in Mattel Inc.'s stable of products — endured a 13% sales slide during the...
  • Our Grammy Awards predictions: Will Taylor Swift have voters seeing 'Red'?

     
    At the time of last year’s Grammy Award ceremonies, Berks County native Taylor Swift had one of the biggest albums around, her fourth disc, “Red.” It had gone platinum just a month after its Oct. 22, 2012, release and by......
  • Celebrity Parents, Kids Assembled at 'Lego Movie' Premiere

    February 1 was family day at the Regency Village Theater in the Westwood section of Los Angeles, where such A-listers as Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg and Elizabeth Banks turned out with their pint-sized broods in tow for the world premiere of "The Lego...
  • Film Review: 'The Lego Movie'

    The typical Lego minifigure stands just 4cm tall, though of course, the popular construction toys hold a much bigger place than that in children's imaginations. "The Lego Movie" understands how fans interact with the brand and answers with a mile-a-minute...