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Havard Experts Say Book is Bound in Human Skin

June 14, 2014 8:27 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 5302
It’s reading matter not for the faint of heart. Experts at Harvard said this week that they have confirmed that a 19th-century book housed in one of the university’s libraries is bound in human skin. Scientists and conservators carried out a series of tests on Houghton Library’s copy of the French writer Arsene Houssaye’s “Des… View Article

Netflix-Verizon feud flares up again

June 13, 2014 3:22 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 4146
Netflix and Verizon are at it again. Netflix has begun displaying messages for users whose videos are slow to load that blame Verizon (VZ, Tech30) and other Internet service providers for the problem. It’s the latest development in the streaming service’s battle with the country’s largest ISPs. Verizon responded Thursday with a cease-and-desist letter calling… View Article

Travel and tourism professionals: WTTC wants you!

June 10, 2014 12:00 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 4527
Members of the travel and tourism industry are being asked to participate in a new World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) campaign to help change the perception of a career in the sector. Travel and tourism professionals are being asked to create their own 15-second videos to explain why they love working in travel and… View Article
'Hunger Games' 2015 Tour Could Lead To Theme Park

‘Hunger Games’ 2015 Tour Could Lead To Theme Park

June 4, 2014 8:30 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 2507
Katniss Everdeen and company will hit the road in 2015. Lionsgate Entertainment announced The Hunger Games: The Exhibition, a tour that will visit U.S. cities in the summer of 2015. The move, announced Friday, could be the first towards an actual Hunger Games theme park. The exhibition will be featured in major museums and institutions across the country, and… View Article