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  • Assessing fortune's favor, via an online quiz

    Assessing fortune's favor, via an online quiz
    Buzzfeed, the esteemed research institution that brought us such self-tests as "Which Muppet Are You?" and "How in Love With Cheese Are You?," posted a new one last week that has proved especially popular: "How Privileged Are You?" With 100 true-or-...
  • Bigger than Facebook? Chinese tech giant Alibaba plans U.S. IPO

    Bigger than Facebook? Chinese tech giant Alibaba plans U.S. IPO
    The largest tech IPO of the year will come from a company that many Americans have never heard of. Alibaba -- a Chinese e-commerce behemoth that produces more sales and net income than Amazon and EBay combined -- has decided to go public in the U.S....
  • Lorde starstruck? Singer 'freaks out' over Hilary Duff, Lena Dunham

    Lorde starstruck? Singer 'freaks out' over Hilary Duff, Lena Dunham
    Don't let Lorde's self-aware nonchalance fool you -- she's still a teenager and will squeal excitedly when presented with one of her idols, specifically "Lizzie McGuire" star Hilary Duff and "Girls" wunderkind Lena Dunham. The young Grammy winner's...
  • Knott's Berry Farm breathes new life into old mine train ride

    Knott's Berry Farm breathes new life into old mine train ride
    A long-overdue renovation of the Calico Mine Ride will introduce state-of-the-art technology to the first major Knott's Berry Farm attraction while preserving the groundbreaking work of a legendary theme park innovator. Photos: Calico Mine Ride at Knott'...
  • James Franco, Michelle Williams and Co. get the Broadway bug

    James Franco, Michelle Williams and Co. get the Broadway bug
    NEW YORK — This Tony season, an unprecedented number of movie and Hollywood stars under 40 are hitting Broadway for the first time. "Scrubs'" Zach Braff just made his debut in Susan Stroman's staging of Woody Allen's comedy-musical "Bullets Over...
  • Miley Cyrus hospitalized, Kansas City show canceled

    Miley Cyrus hospitalized, Kansas City show canceled
    Miley Cyrus has been hospitalized and has canceled her Tuesday night show in Kansas City, Mo., after a "severe allergic reaction to antibiotics." The announcement came in a statement on the website of the Sprint Center, where the "Wrecking Ball"...
  • Full lunar eclipse: 'Blood moon' photos light up social media

    Full lunar eclipse: 'Blood moon' photos light up social media
    The first lunar eclipse of 2014 — known as "blood moon" — is lighting up social media tonight as people post photos of the moon and the eclipse. Large crowd descended on the Griffith Observatory to look at the eclipse. They posted a...
  • Alibaba plans IPO in U.S., not Hong Kong

    Alibaba plans IPO in U.S., not Hong Kong
    The largest tech IPO of the year — and perhaps of all time — isn't coming from Silicon Valley. Alibaba, a Chinese e-commerce behemoth with more sales than Amazon and EBay combined, has decided to go public on Wall Street after months of...
  • Dutch teen draws arrest, mockery for tweeting threat to American Airlines

    Dutch teen draws arrest, mockery for tweeting threat to American Airlines
    A 14-year-old Dutch girl, whose Twitter message to American Airlines was interpreted as a terrorist threat, has been freed after a brief arrest and confronted with a worldwide barrage of tweets debating whether she was a victim of security excess or an...
  • E-cigarette firms targeting young people, lawmakers say

    E-cigarette firms targeting young people, lawmakers say
    WASHINGTON — E-cigarette companies are preying on young consumers by using candy flavors, social media ads and free samples at rock concerts, according to a report released Monday by Democratic legislators. A survey of nine electronic-cigarette...
  • Teens turned to Twitter over Facebook after high school stabbing

    Teens turned to Twitter over Facebook after high school stabbing
    Sydney Contraguerro saw a friend get stabbed in the hallway of Franklin Regional High School on Wednesday. And then she turned to Twitter to figure out what was happening in the halls of her high school. “I was checking Twitter every 15 minutes,&...