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Why Syrian Refugees May Find Less Solace With Us Than Our Favorite Hunger Games Heroes and Heroines

Christine Ngaruiya, MD MSc DTM&H | Posted 01.25.2016 | World
Christine Ngaruiya, MD MSc DTM&H

Why do we seem to care more about imaginary people than real ones? Part of the reason may be explained with behavioral science. The "identifiable victim effect" is one of the strongest predictors of how much aid people will offer to others.

'Hunger Games' Star Jena Malone Is Pregnant

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 01.21.2016 | Entertainment

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The Dystopian Books That Put A Fresh Spin On The Old Genre

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 01.11.2016 | Arts

If popular fiction books are to be believed, the world as we know it is definitely ending, and soon -- the only question is when, and how. A firm be...

Natalie Dormer Hates 'Game Of Thrones' Spoilers Just As Much As You Do

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 01.06.2016 | Entertainment

Being a "Game of Thrones" fan these days is difficult. If you prefer to be surprised by the series' twists and turns, avoiding spoilers c...

Why Dating in Manhattan Is Like Being in 'The Hunger Games'

Jamie Silverman | Posted 01.05.2016 | New York
Jamie Silverman

Each and every night of the week, Monday through Sunday, the city offers up tributes. As opposed to those from The Hunger Games, who hail from the 13 districts, our tributes hail from the boroughs -- Bronx, Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, and of course, Staten Island.

The Hunger Games in Paris: A Futuristic Filming Location

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 12.29.2015 | Entertainment
Sidonie Sawyer

It's not exactly in Paris proper but in the close suburbs of the capital. The shocking view of the stark buildings is in wild contrast with the rest of the surrounding architecture.

Elizabeth Banks Drops A 'Hunger Games' Bombshell

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 12.21.2015 | Entertainment

The odds are ever in favor that Effie Trinket is about to blow your mind. "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2" stuck pretty closely to Suzanne Col...

Jennifer Lawrence Says It's 'Too Soon' For 'Hunger Games' Prequels

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 12.14.2015 | Entertainment

Don't expect to see Katniss Everdeen suit up for another adventure in Panem anytime soon. At the premiere of "Joy," Jennifer Lawrence told Variety th...

What Goes Through Your Head When You Watch Every Young Adult Movie

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.02.2015 | Comedy

Why bother seeing "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2"? Leigh Lahav's "Five Stages of Watching a Young Adult Movie" is going to hilariously...

The American Hunger Games: Top Republican Candidates Take Economic Policy Into the Wilderness

Nomi Prins | Posted 11.29.2015 | Politics
Nomi Prins

Certainly, there has never been a stranger or more unsettling Republican campaign for the presidential nomination or one more filled with economic balderdash and showmanship.

Jennifer Lawrence Is EW's 2015 Entertainer Of The Year

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 11.24.2015 | Entertainment

Well, who else would they give it to? Entertainment Weekly has named actress Jennifer Lawrence as the Entertainer of the Year. In 2015, the 25-year-o...

Adele, Jennifer Lawrence And Emma Stone Are The New Power Squad

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 11.24.2015 | Entertainment

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Final 'Hunger Games' Film Opens To Franchise Low Of $101 Million

AP | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 11.22.2015 | Entertainment

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This Theory Could Change How You See 'Hunger Games'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 11.21.2015 | Entertainment

“Hunger Games” cast, you don’t disappoint. With “Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2” making its way to theaters, fans ca...

Here's What Book Fans Will Miss From The Final 'Hunger Games' Movie

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 11.20.2015 | Entertainment

Warning: Spoilers ahead for the Mockingjay book and "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2" movie. Sorry, everybody who hasn't read the books: The fi...

'Mockingjay' Director Says Katniss Is An 'Anti-Superhero'

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 11.20.2015 | Entertainment

Katniss Everdeen is a badass. At one point in "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1," the sequel to which was released Friday, she shoots down ...

There's No Winner When Katniss Takes On Hermione In 'Princess Rap Battle'

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 11.19.2015 | Entertainment

In the past, Snow White took on Elsa, Princess Leia duked it out with Galadriel and Cinderella verbally sparred with Belle. But the lates...

'Hunger Games' Stars Wear Mockingjay Pins In Honor Of Paris Attack Victims

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 11.17.2015 | Entertainment

The celebrity tributes to the victims of the Paris attacks keep rolling in.  At the Monday premiere of "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part ...

What 'The Hunger Games' Would Look Like If It Came Out In 1992

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 11.16.2015 | Comedy

Complete with tracking fuzz, the movie voice guy at the top of his game and dated computer typing sounds, Vulture has created a pretty brilliant parod...

'Hunger Games' Red Carpet Canceled After Paris Attacks

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 11.16.2015 | Entertainment

The red carpet interviews scheduled for the Los Angeles premiere of "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 2" Monday have been canceled ...

Movie Review: 'Spotlight' -- A Seamless Must See

Carole Mallory | Posted 11.13.2015 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

Brilliant acting, pacing, script and economy make the true story Spotlight a well deserving whisper candidate for an Oscar. Spotlight is about the decades of sex crimes within the Catholic Church that were uncovered by the Boston Globe in 2002.

The Teacher Games: Only The Strongest Districts Can Win

Jacob Stewart | Posted 11.12.2015 | Education
Jacob Stewart

When it comes to recruiting teachers, the odds are in the favor of schools that can pay them. The system forces districts to compete against each other. Naturally, the stronger districts will continue to win. And even worse, this competition will continue to put our children's lives at stake. Sound familiar?

Jennifer Lawrence Manages To Fall On The Red Carpet Yet Again

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 11.11.2015 | Entertainment

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Jennifer Lawrence Wows In Plunging Gown

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 11.04.2015 | Entertainment

Actress Jennifer Lawrence looked gorgeous at the Berlin premiere of "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2" on Wednesday.  Lawrence, who played t...

Jennifer Lawrence Credits Her 'Hunger Games' Character For Inspiring Wage Gap Essay

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 11.04.2015 | Entertainment

"The Hunger Games" has always been a highly politicized piece of fiction.  Series author Suzanne Collins created the character of Katniss after ...