As more and more content becomes available to stream from the comfort of a living room, cinemas are having a harder and harder time luring audiences into theaters. But will turning the movie-going experience into a tame thrill ride—including blasting audiences in the face with water—help boost attendance?
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Zora Neale Hurston
One of the all-time influential authors, Zora Neale Hurston, has close ties to the Harlem Renaissance. Through her writings, Robert Hemenway wrote in the book “The Harlem Renaissance Remembered,” that Hurston was a strong voice that held together her race. She “helped to remind the Renaissance — especially its more bourgeois members — of the richness in the racial heritage; she also added new dimensions to the interest in exotic primitivism that was one of the most ambiguous products of the age.”
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Nike officially unveiled its latest HTM collaboration and the Kobe X Elite Low is the chosen canvas. If you’re hear stampeding right now, its because of ‘heads running around over the excitement of the news.
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For months, the race for the NBA’s most valuable player award has been misreported.
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry has been anointed the favorite to win MVP based on being the proverbial “best player on the best team.” That’s an accurate description, certainly, but also one that sells Curry short.
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KEN HUSTING WAS circling downtown Los Angeles one day in 2013 trying to find parking when, all of a sudden—Hallelujah!— he found a spot. Then he looked up to see six signs attached to pole telling him that he maybe, possibly could park there. It was hard to know for sure, even for Husting, who is, quite literally, an authority on parking in the city.
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It’s almost five years since Deepwater Horizon went belly up—and now research suggests that a dispersant used to clear up the site of the spill is more toxic to cold water corals than the oil itself.
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Businesses under a cyberattack have a one hour window to detect the breach and contain it before they risk losing control, according to a new report.
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