Here are a few pop culture tidbits that caught our eye this week.
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Nielsen and Adobe Systems Inc announced an alliance on Tuesday that aims to measure the viewership of digital video across all Internet-connected platforms including TVs, smartphones and tablets.
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Spinach has been made famous by the rough-around-the-edges Popeye the Sailor Man. So much so, that we often forget about his counterpart “Olive Oyl.” Let’s take a moment to shine the spotlight back on olives. After all, behind every strong man, there is a great woman.
Facebook wants assurances from the Drug Enforcement Administration that it’s not operating any more fake profile pages as part of ongoing investigations.
Americanized cider, which is sweeter and often mixed with other fruit juices or purees to create new flavors, is becoming more like a cocktail — and enjoying a similar level of popularity.
In a ramshackle old building in Budapest, tourists pay to be locked up in a room and try to escape by solving a series of mysterious clues, opening locks and finding their way out.
Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who dressed generations of celebrities in red carpet and evening gowns, has died after battling cancer at 82.
Some Southern Nevada doctors are prescribing different drugs to meet their patients’ need for pain relief after federal officials changed the classification of a widely prescribed medication.
Is a la carte streaming a better deal than monthly cable or satellite TV service?
Apple’s skinnier iPads and flashy big-screen iMac are sleek and stunning. But the tech giant is making a bigger strategic bet with Monday’s launch of Apple Pay — the mobile pay service aimed at turning your iPhone into your wallet.
Weeks of worry about Ebola infection ended on Monday for several dozen people who came off watch lists in the United States, but more than 260 others were still being monitored for symptoms.
Most people go indoors to escape the Las Vegas triple-digit temperatures. Some people go indoors to exercise in triple digits. They are devotees of hot yoga and hot Pilates, where the room temperature is cranked up, and the humidity is increased.
A man ran into a burning home in central California and came out carrying a man who lives inside over his shoulder as flames popped and exploded behind him.
For more than 2,000 years, Dr. Sae Eun Lee says, people have been practicing some form of Chinese medicine with success.
Sure, you can go with goji berries, or ask for acai. But there’s one superfood that’s way more familiar, and that’s the blueberry.
The first Rise Festival was expected to attract as many as 10,000 participants who lit and released 21,000 balloons, according to a BLM assessment of the event being staged by Ody Events.
Sparsely populated Lincoln County comprises old towns, ancient rock art, numerous all-terrain vehicle trails and five outstanding areas preserved as state parks. Visit this autumn and you’ll enjoy seasonal color until the snow flies.
They could put off the inevitable for only so long. Now, locals who renewed health insurance early in 2013 to delay complying with mandates in the Affordable Care Act are feeling the effects of the law.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton gave the keynote address during the 20th annual UNLV Foundation dinner Monday at Bellagio. The event also honored Sheldon G. Adelson and the late Kitty Rodman for their generous contributions to the university.
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Self-esteem. Self-worth. How do human beings come to feel worthwhile? Or, to risk living as if they are worthy, even if they do not yet feel themselves to be?
The roster of celebrities who aren’t technically authors but who have dipped a pen into the world of children’s and young adult literature is long and getting longer all the time. Among the latest: Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones.