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It’s a familiar ritual among backpackers: ripping a chapter out of a thick Lonely Planet travel book as they move to a new destination, leaving the tattered pages at a hostel to lighten their load.
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If the crowds at the mall seem a bit thinner this holiday season, it may be because more shoppers are at home, buying gifts on an iPad.
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(BPT) - It doesn't matter if it's the day after Thanksgiving or the night before Christmas, cybercriminals don't take a holiday.
Video games are everywhere today. There are ads on TV for Call of Duty. The development of Battlefield 4 gets a long article in the New York Times. Midnight release parties draw huge crowds.
(NAPSI)—The number of people over age 50 providing care for at least one living parent has soared to more than 10 million, according to the Center for Long Term Care Research and Policy at New York Medical College. This responsibility frequently comes at a time when caregivers are confronted with many other stressors, including retirement, financially supporting adult children or dealing with health concerns of their own.
This book cover image released by The Penguin Press shows "Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety" by Eric Schlosser. (AP Photo/The Penguin Press)
Three days after John. F. Kennedy's inauguration, a B-52 went into an uncontrolled spin above North Carolina, sending a pair of fully operational hydrogen bombs plunging toward the ground.
This book cover image released by William Morrow shows "The Tilted World," by Tom Franklin and Beth Ann Fennelly. (AP Photo/William Morrow)
"The Tilted World" is a captivating Deep South drama that unfolds in the spring of 1927 as the rising, roiling waters of the Mississippi River head toward an epic and catastrophic flood.
Combining classical and Christian education may seem odd to some, but parents who home-school their children are benefiting from the combination.
More than 100 local members of the Association of the United States Army travel to Washington, D.C., next month, and they will not come home empty-handed.
This book cover image released by Alfred A. Knopf shows "The Lowland," by Jhumpa Lahiri. (AP Photo/Alfred A. Knopf)
(NAPSI)—Learning has gone mobile, and the students at Jackson State University (JSU) are reaping the benefits. Through the iPad Technology Advantage Scholarship Initiative (TASI), incoming full-time freshmen at JSU are each provided with the latest-generation iPad. And what do the students do with these iPads? Some pretty amazing things.
Texas public schools had little say in 1995 when the state demanded that publishers make sweeping changes to health textbooks to de-emphasize contraception, or six years later when it raised objections that a textbook wasn’t skeptical enough about global warming.
This book cover image released by Atlantic Monthly Press shows "The Woman Who Lost Her Soul," by Bob Shacochis. (AP Photo/Atlantic Monthly Press)
(StatePoint) The back to school season can be a hectic time for students. With dozens of assignments, tests and projects, it’s easy for some things to get lost in the chaos.
Christian women gathered at the Spirit of Fort Hood Chapel last week to kick off a new year for Protestant Women of the Chapel.
This book cover image released by Dutton shows "Compound Fractures," by Stephen White. (AP Photo/Dutton)
(BPT) - This fall, you have a choice of great travel apps that can help make your getaways a breeze, from booking a flight or renting a car while on the road to finding a bathroom during a busy day of sightseeing. For readers in the throes of booking their fall adventures, we’ve rounded up six of the most useful go-to apps for savvy travelers. Bonus: They all just so happen to be free.
This book cover image released by William Morrow shows "After Her," by Joyce Maynard. (AP Photo/William Morrow)
This book cover image released by Random House shows "Night Film," by Marisha Pessl. (AP Photo/Random House)
This book cover image released by Twelve shows "Rising Tide: Bear Bryant, Joe Namath, & Dixie's Last Quarter," by Randy Roberts and Ed Krzemienski. (AP Photo/Twelve)
The Citizens for Soldiers club will have its monthly meeting and workday from noon to 3:30 p.m. Monday at the Belton Senior Activity Center, 842 S. Mitchell St., Belton.