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Actors with Disabilities Go to Hollywood Festival, Sbarro Health Research Org Praises Filmmakers

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The organization is praising a group of Italian filmmakers for their contribution to medicine through the arts. Their film, Ho Amici In Paradiso [I Have Friends in Heaven], will screen this week at the Los Angeles Italia Film, Fashion, and Art Fest.

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Oscar Nominee Barry Jenkins’ Road to Success Started at Florida State

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FSU alumnus and Oscar nominee Barry Jenkins credits Florida State University with changing his life in a profoundly positive way.

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Sports Ethics Expert Available for Comment on Patriots Players Skipping White House Visit

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Canine Cupids Bring Valentine Cheer to Hospitalized Patients

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A team of pettable cupids made a special delivery to hospitalized patients at Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA and UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, on Valentine’s Day, bearing a love-and-kisses message that's sure to stay with the children and adults for a long time. Adorable dogs, dressed up in their Valentine’s Day finest, dutifully delivered handmade Valentine cards throughout the morning today to patients of all ages in their hospital rooms and pediatric playrooms. The canine cupids and their volunteer owners are members of UCLA's People–Animal Connection, an animal-assisted therapy program.

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GameSpace Offers a Playable Visualization of 16,000 Videogames

Finding information about videogames can now be a game in itself, thanks to researchers at UC Santa Cruz. They created GameSpace, a playable visualization of 16,000 videogames grouped according to common features and displayed in 3-dimensional space like a vast galaxy of games available for exploration.

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Going, Going, Gone! Steven Tyler’s Janie’s Fund Wins Big at Barrett-Jackson Auction with Sale of Rare Sports Car

A rare sports car from the personal collection of Steven Tyler has been auctioned, raising $800,000 for his Janie’s Fund, a philanthropic partnership with Youth Villages.

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How Much Will We Spend on Valentine’s Day This Year?

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Despite the explosion of red and pink merchandise currently promoted in stores, the National Retail Federation reports U.S. consumer spending will be down 10 percent this year compared to Valentine’s Day 2016.

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Prof Digs Up Truths About Zombies

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Just like the flesh-eating creatures themselves, the zombie phenomenon is showing no signs of dying anytime soon. We asked Professor of Anthropology Vaughn Bryant, who has studied the real-life origins of zombies, to drop some knowledge on the “undead.”

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MWAH! Valentine’s Facts About Kissing

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Shakespeare said our lips were made for kissing and if you ask Texas A&M University Professor of Anthropology Vaughn Bryant about it, he’ll tell you all you need to know and more about this age-old pastime.

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Worlds Imagined: The Maps of Imaginary Places Collection

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Authors who create elaborate fantasy worlds often provide maps to guide readers through these imaginary lands. Texas A&M University’s Cushing Memorial Library and Archives invites visitors to explore fantasy maps with the new exhibit, Worlds Imagined: The Maps of Imaginary Places Collection.

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Politics Take the Playing Field at Super Bowl LI: Marketing Expert Comments on the Ads, Halftime Show

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Virginia Tech Marketing Expert Available to Discuss Super Bowl Advertising

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Super Bowl Ad Expert: Don't Look for Super Commercials This Year, but There Will Be Highlights

University of Delaware marketing professor John Antil dug into the numbers and the advertisements planned for Super Bowl LI and says viewers who prefer the commercials to the game might be let down this year. Still, some spots will break new ground and make it into the highlight reel.

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Fashion Forecasts for 2017: Less Cowhide, More Denim, Eye-Popping Sleeves -- and Consideration for the Planet

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After years of wanting the cheapest prices possible for clothes, consumers are starting to consider how their clothes are made and their impact on the environment, says fashion forecaster/author Lorynn Divita, Ph.D., of Baylor University.

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Science of the Super Bowl: WUSM Expert Who Treats Retired NFL Players Can Comment on Long-Term Effects of Concussions

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eSports Leader UCI to Host Panel Discussion on Women in Gaming

EVENT: Female industry leaders and academics will take part in a panel discussion at the University of California, Irvine on women in gam

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Statistics of the Superbowl: NDSU Expert Available to Discuss Data Analysis Pertaining to Superbowl LI

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GW Experts for Super Bowl 51: Stadiums & Security, Athlete Injuries, Racial Disparities and Coaching

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Original Pizza Hut Building at Wichita State University Getting New Location, Being Turned Into Museum

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The original Pizza Hut building at Wichita State University will be moved to WSU's new Innovation Campus and turned into a museum dedicated to the history of the world-famous pizza chain. Pizza Hut was founded in 1958 by brothers Frank and Dan Carney, students at what was then the University of Wichita.

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Film Expert Available to Discuss Coming Oscar Nominations

Paul Helford, the principal lecturer for creative media and film at Northern Arizona University, is available to discuss the nominations, what they mean for the film world and what nominees are likely to take home the statue.







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