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Eating Comfort Foods May Not Be So Comforting After All

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 2:04pm

It's tempting to seek out the mac-and-cheese or a pint of ice cream after a terrible, horrible, no good day. But fresh research suggests such comfort foods might not be mood boosters after all.

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'The Flash' Winks At History And Keeps Its Superhero Tone Light

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 11:05am

The CW's remake of The Flash has an affection view of super-history, resting comfortably among the many version of many heroes already born.

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The 'Sioux Chef' Is Putting Pre-Colonization Food Back On The Menu

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 10:39am

Sean Sherman plans to open a restaurant serving food inspired by what was eaten in the Great Plains prior to the arrival of European settlers. Discovering those ingredients has been half the battle.

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Pop Culture Happy Hour, Small Batch: 'House Hunters International'

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 10:02am

Glen Weldon and Linda Holmes sit down for a little chat about flats in Paris, bad jokes, and wanting to live abroad but still be at home.

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Book News: Agatha Christie And The Secret Of The Lost Lockbox Jewels

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 6:28am

Long hidden in a common trunk, Christie's family jewelry is now heading to auction. And the day's secrets don't end there: J.K. Rowling also stirred Twitter with a cryptic hint about her new book.

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'Ancillary Sword' Examines Life On The Fringes Of A Galactic Empire

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 6:03am

Ann Leckie's eagerly-awaited sequel to last year's Ancillary Justice quickly wraps up dangling plot threads, and sends heroine Breq on a brand new adventure, this time at the helm of her own ship.

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The Unadaptable 'Curious Incident' Gets A Stage Adaptation

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 2:17am

Author Mark Haddon never imagined The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time would work as a play — he judged his writing by its unadaptability. But now it is one, and critics are loving it.

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