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Hanna is the entertainment and lifestyle editor for CDN. Fan of great movies, legendary music, outdoor activities and cool stuff in general, her opinions, as expressed in her articles, are her own and not necessarily shared by anyone .. anywhere .. ever. Follow Hanna on Twitter: @Hanna_CDN

‘Venom’ set to be another Marvel hit if this new trailer is any indication [video]

One of Marvel’s most enigmatic, complex and badass characters comes to the big screen, starring Academy Award nominated actor Tom Hardy as the lethal protector Venom. Directed by Ruben Fleischer from a screenplay by Scott Rosenberg, Jeff Pinkner, Kelly Marcel and Will Beall, and stars Tom Hardy as Eddie Brock / Venom, alongside Michelle Williams, Riz Ahmed, Scott Haze, and Reid Scott, the film is the first in the Sony/Marvel film lineup. Venom will ...

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Brain Food: How What You Eat Can Help You When Studying

If you are what you eat, then what should you eat (or not eat) to help you retain information when studying for final exams? Sodexo national dietitian Beth Winthrop, who helps the company’s college and university clients create healthy, well-balanced food options for students around the United States, has offered her tips for smart eating during finals season. “Keeping your brain healthy ...

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Downey calls Avengers ‘Journey of a Lifetime’ in new Infinity War — “Family” Featurette

Robert Downey, Jr. said that his time in the Avengers series has been the “journey of a lifetime” in a new featurette from Marvel Studios. Check out this special behind-the-scenes look at Marvel Studios’ “Avengers: Infinity War,” featuring interviews with the cast. See it in theaters April 27.

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‘The Meg’ makes Jaws look like a pansy in this new trailer

In the film, a deep-sea submersible—part of an international undersea observation program—has been attacked by a massive creature, previously thought to be extinct, and now lies disabled at the bottom of the deepest trench in the Pacific…with its crew trapped inside. With time running out, expert deep sea rescue diver Jonas Taylor (Jason Statham) is recruited by a visionary Chinese ...

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It’s National Beer Day – Here’s where to celebrate

National Beer Day falls on April 7 every year celebrating the anniversary of the passage of the Cullen-Harrison Act of 1933 that made beer containing 4.05% alcohol by volume legal for sale and consumption in the United States. Whether you want to join in the festivities for history’s sake or your own, here are some spots with deals on suds. ...

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Does Job Hopping Help Or Hurt Your Career?

Survey Reveals Workers Favor Frequent Job Changes, but Managers Aren’t on Board The tenure tide is shifting, and substantially more workers — especially those from younger generations — see rewards in job hopping than before, according to new research from global staffing firm Robert Half. Sixty-four percent of professionals polled think changing roles every few years can be beneficial, with ...

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Crying at Work? How Emotions Are Perceived In The Workplace

Survey: More Than 4 in 10 Workers Have Shed Tears on the Job Nearly Same Number of Executives Say It’s OK Everyone knows keeping emotions in check isn’t always easy. But is it ever OK to express feelings of sadness or frustration on the job? According to a new survey from staffing firm Accountemps, more than four in 10 workers ...

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Watch: The first Star Wars: The Last Jedi ‘Blooper Reel’

The first blooper reel from Star Wars: The Last Jedi was released this week just as the feature film became available on Blu-Ray and by digital download. “Permission to jump into an X-wing and laugh uproariously at this exclusive Star Wars: The Last Jedi gag reel.”

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Pacific Rim takes top spot in U.S. and Global box office sales

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Pacific Rim: Uprising debuted at #1 worldwide and in U.S. domestic ticket sales knocking Tomb Raider to #2 globally and pushing Black Panther from its top spot among U.S. movie goers. comScore’s Senior Media Analyst Paul Dergarabedian commented, “The robots of Universal’s ‘Pacific Rim Uprising’ had a terrific $122.5 million international debut (with a massive $65 million earned in China) while taking over the top spot in North America with a $28 million ...

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PragerU: Blacks in Power Don’t Empower Blacks

Between 1970 and 2012, the number of black elected officials rose from fewer than 1,500 to more than 10,000. How has this affected the black community? Jason Riley of The Manhattan Institute answers the question in this video. Transcript Since 1965, the number of black elected officials has exploded. Between 1970 and 2012, it grew from fewer than 1,500 to ...

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Could the government do more to support veterans?

It is worth stating at the outset what should be obvious: no government can ever do too much for the brave men and women who served their country as members of our military, whether that service was in peacetime or during times of conflict. Our veterans were all willing to lay down their lives in the name of freedom and ...

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A meat expert explains what makes some deli meat better than others

Ever wonder what makes one salami more expensive than another or one ham taste so much better than others? Epicurious challenged meat expert Elias Cairo of Olympia Provisions to guess which one of two deli meats was more expensive. Cairo breaks down cuts of salami, ham, bologna, mortadella, hot dogs, sausages, prosciutto, . For each round of deli meats, Cairo ...

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