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Zombie Brands: The Science Behind Undead Market Icons

Markus Giesler | Posted 10.31.2014 | Business
Markus Giesler

When companies and products die, their brands often live on. From Napster and Pan Am to Woolworth and Mister Donut - zombie brands abound. They have been resuscitated, redefined, or kept alive by unusual means.

Top 10 Spooky Places to See in Ireland This October

Vic O'Sullivan | Posted 12.03.2014 | Travel
Vic O'Sullivan

Count Dracula may stalk the Transylvanian countryside; but his origins are much closer to Bram Stoker's homeland of Ireland. As a frail child, Bram's mother whetted his appetite for the blood thirsty character by fuelling the author's imagination with supernatural tales.

Kate Winslet Opens Up About Her Relationship With Leonardo DiCaprio

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 10.02.2014 | Entertainment

Kate Winslet never really had anything romantic going on with "Titanic" co-star Leonardo DiCaprio. The gorgeous star graces the cover of Marie Cla...

New Research Reshapes Theories About Titanic Disaster

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 08.19.2014 | Science

Ever since RMS Titanic sank on that fateful day in 1912, scientists have been struggling to explain the "perfect storm of circumstances that conspired...

Ships Ahoy in Halifax -- Cunard, Titanic and Sea Migrants: Canadian Odyssey on the Looney Front, Part 4

Mike Arkus | Posted 10.14.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

I've been told several times already "you are now standing on the Equator" and "you are now crossing the Arctic Circle," but this is the first time I've been warned "you are halfway between the Equator and the North Pole."

The Last Snowpiercer Review You Will Ever Need to Read

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 09.05.2014 | Entertainment
James Marshall Crotty

Bong Joon-ho's sci-fi allegory Snowpiercer is one weird and hilarious trip. At turns campy and amateurish (with issues of ADR synching and logical con...

Where Is Amelia Earhart's Plane?

Richard Bangs | Posted 08.27.2014 | Travel
Richard Bangs

After she flew the Atlantic solo in 1932, landing in a farmer's field in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, Amelia Earhart became the most famous woman in the world.

Paging Mr. Cameron: Where Is Our Climate Change "Titanic"?

David_Goldstein | Posted 08.02.2014 | Entertainment
David_Goldstein

Dear James Cameron, Darren Aronofsky, Leonardo DiCaprio and Matt Damon: I have a question for you: Where is cinema's first great climate-change block...

Mad Men To the Moon: Classic Series Returned To Form in 2014

William Bradley | Posted 07.27.2014 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Why is an episode about victory named after one of the most famous defeats in world history? Is it because the crushing blow to Napoleon proved to be a smashing victory for the British Empire and its allies?

If Genders Were Reversed In Our Most Memorable Movie Scenes

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 05.07.2014 | Women

Remember the sultry scene in "Basic Instinct" when Sharon Stone crossed and then uncrossed her legs? How about that sensual moment in "Titanic" when L...

Letter Written In Final Hours Of Titanic Voyage Sold At Auction

Reuters | Posted 06.26.2014 | World

LONDON, April 26 (Reuters) - A letter from a passenger on the Titanic, written just hours before the ship hit an iceberg and sank on its maiden voya...

Kate Winslet Still Haunted By Nude 'Titanic' Portrait

Posted 04.04.2014 | Celebrity

Seventeen years have passed since Jack drew that naked portrait of Rose in "Titanic," but the scene still haunts Kate Winslet. Last month, while a...

Survivor Letter May Provide Harrowing New Details Of Titanic Tragedy

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 03.26.2014 | World

What little is known from the night the Titanic sank has been recounted in tragic, heartbreaking detail by survivors. But a recently unearthed letter ...

WATCH: 11-Year-Old Boy Asks Lego To Help Him Be Even More Awesome

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Zaslow | Posted 03.18.2014 | Good News

Brynjar Karl is an 11-year-old Icelandic boy with autism who has two dreams -- and they both involve Lego. "It's kind of tough being autistic ... I...

My Woman's Intuition: Witchery or Bitchery?

Terry K Carr | Posted 05.04.2014 | Women
Terry K Carr

I see through people pretty good and had considered that a secret known only by my ex-husband and maybe a few old boyfriends. I've learned to cooperate with my sixth sense. I use it as a tool of detection; a human tuning fork, if you will. I have never thought of myself as a conjurer though, as the man's tone suggested.

What Do Van Morrison, the Godfather of Punk and Seamus Heaney Have in Common?

Richard Bangs | Posted 04.29.2014 | Travel
Richard Bangs

The winds make us lean towards this place, to inhale its spirit, and the broken waters summon us to baptize our dreams, and, in our own foreign way, contribute to the exquisite idea that is Northern Ireland.

Here's Every Best Picture Winner In Oscar History Illustrated

Posted 04.18.2014 | Entertainment

Test your Best Picture knowledge with this handy infographic, which illustrates each winner throughout the Oscars' 85-year history. Content market...

Marveling: With Resistance Quite Evidently Futile, What Might Marvel's Cinematic Universe Mean?

William Bradley | Posted 04.23.2014 | Entertainment
William Bradley

With producer Kevin Feige and the other folks at the helm of Marvel Studios delivering a master class in franchise management, the Marvelverse is cruising ahead this year towards the end of its Phase Two.

Gills, Pills and Obesity Genes

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 04.22.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Human beings don't have gills, and there are genes to blame. But the right response looks like swimming lessons, and lifeguards, and fences around pools -- not studying genes while pushing kids into the surf. Not a new pill to fix an age-old part of who we are that was never really broken.

Tests Reveal Truth About Shocking Claim Of Titanic 'Survivor'

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 01.25.2014 | Science

Everyone who survived the 1912 sinking of the Titanic is dead, and now one of the tragedy's oldest mysteries has been laid to rest: DNA tests confirm ...

Leonardo DiCaprio's 39th Birthday Has Us Very Emotional

The Huffington Post | Jessie Heyman | Posted 11.11.2014 | Entertainment

Leonardo DiCaprio's 39th birthday brings about a bevy of emotions: shock, confusion, grief. (Not only is Leo pushing the big 4-0, but the aging of Jac...

Why Gravity Moves Us So

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Joan E. Dowlin

When Ryan cries and the weightless tears float out to us, she asks if anyone will mourn and pray for her. I believe her concerns represent the fears in all of us. It is a moment of complete aloneness.

Attention: You Can Now Buy The Violin That Played As The Titanic Sank

AP | SYLVIA HUI | Posted 10.18.2013 | Arts

LONDON -- LONDON (AP) — It's a poignant scene familiar to anyone who has watched "Titanic" — as the doomed ship slides into the icy waters, musici...

Global Warming, Asteroid Impacts, and the Laws of Physics

Mark Boslough | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Mark Boslough

Uncertainty in exactly how something happens does not translate into uncertainty that it is happening. There is no rational basis for denial of the reality, or the risks, of global warming. And there is no excuse for ignoring it.

Who Killed William McKinley??

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 12.15.2013 | Media
Michael Rosenblum

Why does Kennedy still capture the imagination? Why do programs like CBS This Morning continue to run Kennedy memorobilia shows, dragging out the last surviving remnants of anyone who can even remember even meeting JFK?