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New Zealand airline releases 'Hobbit' safety video with cameos

The New Zealand airline is at it again. The company released its second 'Hobbit' safety video.

The Web turned 25 this year: How families have made the most of the Internet

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See how families have used the Internet to stay connected and make the most of what Internet technologies have to offer. Read more »

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Book review: Whitesides' 'Strike of the Sweepers' is a dynamic addition to Janitors series

Sixth-grader Spencer Zumbro's adventure continues as he crisscrosses the country to fight the evil BEM with his Rebel Janitor team in "Strike of the Sweepers," the fourth book in the Janitors... Read more »

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Ally Condie's 'Atlantia' shares story of 2 sisters, 2 cities

Ally Condie drew inspiration for different aspects of her new young adult novel “Atlantia” from several different sources — from Utah’s inversions to an original Hans... Read more »

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Book review: 'Zombies and Calculus' brings math concepts back from the dead

Mathematician Colin Adams uses calculus and other mathematical formulas to share how to survive a zombie apocalypse. Read more »

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If you want people to find you attractive, try this

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Research from China shows that people are rated as much more attractive if they do one thing — and it's something that parents can teach their children to help secure their personal happiness... Read more »

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'Studio C' makes 'Breaking Bad' scenes family friendly

"Studio C," the family-friendly sketch comedy group from BYUtv, released a parody in which they made scenes from "Breaking Bad" family friendly. Read more »

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A pineapple upside down cake that's sweet, fruity, delicious and decorative

Everything in moderation. That is what we hear and should live by, but when it comes to dessert, moderation for me goes out the window. Read more »

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Renovation Solutions: Tips for energy efficient homes in winter

One of the most important parts of the heating system in a house actually has nothing to do with the mechanical heating unit. This refers to the insulation found in the home. Read more »

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Like U2, Switchfoot or Beethoven? Then you probably did well on your SATs

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According to a new chart released by tech entrepreneur Virgil Griffith, the music you listen to may be correlated with how well you score on the SATs. Read more »

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The Clean Cut: Georgia football star joins book club

It's not every day you run into a college football star in Barnes & Noble. It is even more rare that the college football player asks to join your book club. Read more »

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Anything for Auni: A community rallies to help Utah family

If you have spent time in Spanish Fork recently, you have likely heard the phrase, “Anything for Auni.” But it’s not just something the Spanish Fork community says, it’s... Read more »

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Today's must-read faith and family stories

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For a couple of months now, we’ve been circulating an internal email to our staff that includes articles from across the Web that cover faith and family-related topics. Read more »

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Updated newborn screening test picks up rare condition in Utah baby

A fairly recent addition to Utah's newborn screening protocol has detected its first case of a rare but sometimes fatal condition. Read more »

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For a waitress, sexual harassment is an accepted part of the job

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While only 7 percent of American women work in the restaurant industry, a total of 37 percent of sexual harassment claims filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission comes from that... Read more »

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How to take the scare out of the cost of Halloween

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Spending on Halloween can reach surprisingly scary levels. Here's how to hold down the cost without holding down the fun in the process. Read more »

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Young adult author shamed for stalking critic after bad review

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Kathleen Hale, author of "No One Else Can Have You," is facing an Internet firestorm after writing an essay about how she stalked a blogger who gave her an unfavorable rating. Read more »

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Bill Murray shines as 'St. Vincent'

Bill Murray's performance in "St. Vincent" is something special. Even with a career full of iconic roles, it's hard to think of a time he has brought this much weight to a character. Read more »

Oct. 24, 2014

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Horror cliches abound in tedious 'Ouija'

Reason is nowhere to be found in “Ouija,” a film that pounds out an array of horror clichÉs that is bigger than Neil Peart’s drum kit. Read more »

Oct. 24, 2014

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Stay lifted on adoptions by same-sex parents in Utah

The Utah Supreme Court lifted a stay Thursday on same-sex adoptions in the state. Read more »

Oct. 23, 2014

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Obtaining driver's license a rite of passage that eludes most teens in Utah foster care system

Less than 2 percent of Utah teens in the state foster care system are able to obtain driver's licenses. Foster teens and the Division of Child and Family Services are asking lawmakers to consider a... Read more »

Oct. 23, 2014

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The immortal monster: Dracula on the screen

To celebrate the newest incarnation of Dracula on NBC's new television series, take a look back at some of the famous faces that have brought the count to life onscreen. Read more »

Oct. 23, 2014

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Foreign films lead new movies on Blu-ray, DVD this week

A variety of films from around the world lead these movies on DVD and Blu-ray this week. Read more »

Oct. 23, 2014

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Have 'The Simpsons' gotten a bad rap?

When former President Bush derided "The Simpsons" 20 years ago, he overlooked the morally redeeming qualities of this long-running series. Read more »

Oct. 23, 2014

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Classic films to help make your Halloween horror-ific

As local big screens gear up for the next round of vintage movie revivals, the original “Psycho” and “The Phantom of the Opera” are playing locally to usher in Halloween. Read more »

Oct. 23, 2014

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Which language should bilingual parents teach their children? Research says both

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Recent research studies and experts suggest that teaching your child two languages will enhances his or her brain development. Read more »

Oct. 23, 2014

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