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Reeling it in: 'The Imitation Game' good, but misses potential

...Matthew McConaughey 25 years ago. Like McConaughey, Cumberbatch appears to be worthy of all the attention. As the star of the BBC's "Sherlock," the actor has made a name for himself as the go to guy for creepily aloof geniuses, and this week's WWII-era...
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Best bets

Best Bets ? The Kenai Fine Arts Center evening program presents the second installment of BBC's art and history series "Civilzation:The Great Thaw" at 6:30 p.m. An informal gathering with coffee and snacks will start...
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Mideast facts misrepresented

...of difficulties that may affect the accuracy of reporters' stories. In recent days, The New York Times, Al Jazeera, the BBC, U.S. News & World Report and other media outlets have run stories retreating from death tolls they have reported. The tolls...
Rich Lowry: The real rape culture

...of being called "racist" paralyzed the very social workers and local officials who were supposed to protect the girls. In a BBC documentary, the author of a 2002 report to the Rotherham council on the scandal said her work was quashed. When she noted...

...hand-written manuscripts to the coat worn by Benedict Cumberbatch in the BBC series "Sherlock."It's the first time the history museum...said with a new generation discovering the character through the BBC's "playful and reverential" adaptation, the timing seemed...
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What's Happening

...exhibition includes more than 150 student art pieces. ? This week's Fine Art Friday at the Kenai Fine Art Center features a short BBC art film written and narrated by famed art expert Kenneth Clark exploring Michaelangelo, Bernini, and the artistic grandeur...
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...covering, blurring the distinction between dinosaurlike birds and birdlike dinosaurs.The show, based on an award-winning BBC Television series, travels 200 million years from Triassic to the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods, features 20 life-size...

...road. She knelt in the cozy sitting room of faded maps and old cushioned chairs and lit the coal stove. On a little radio, BBC Scotland played bagpipe music and folk songs.I almost wished for a pipe and slippers. I spent a startling amount of time just...
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I'll take the Lycra

...gained - and even computer programs to crunch all those numbers.And if you ride a lot, there's always more Lycra to buy.A BBC News Magazine piece even suggested that becoming a MAMIL is a healthier response to a mid-life crisis than buying a sports...

...shut down along with nearly 3,000 unlicensed community radio stations. Independent international TV channels such as CNN and BBC have been blocked along with more than 300 Web pages, including New York-based Human Rights Watch's Thailand page. Journalists...


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