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Oscars: Silence Is Golden For 'The Artist'

The Artist became the first silent film to triumph at Hollywood's highest honors since the original Oscar ceremony 83 years ago. The film's lead actor Jean Dujardin also took home an Academy award for best actor while Michel Hazanavicius, the film's director, also won.
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'Space Chronicles': Why Exploring Space Still Matters

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson says space exploration is a key to transforming our economy and will play a crucial role in American success in the years to come. It "transforms the culture into one that values science and technology, and that's the culture that innovates," he says.
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How You Can Harness 'The Power Of Habit'

In his new book, Charles Duhigg explores cutting-edge research into the neuroscience of habit formation — and how companies and advertisers are using it to their advantage.
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'Artist' Comes Out On Top As Oscars Regroup, Reminisce

The Artist and Hugo — two movies about movies — were the two big winners at Sunday night's Oscars. The show itself? Well, with Billy Crystal hosting and a raft of tame reminders about the magic of movies, "cautious" might be the best word.
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Throwing An Oscar Bash? Here Are Some Ideas

If you're rolling out your own red carpet tonight, we have tips on how to keep your guests full of Oscar-themed food, drinks and challenging trivia.
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Cutting Off Long Oscar Speeches: In Defense Of The Conductor

If you're ever tempted to blame the conductor who plays off the long acceptance speeches, you shouldn't — it's the producer's fault.
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Meet The Mathematical 'Genius In My Basement'

In the mid-1980s, Simon Norton was considered one of the great mathematical prodigies of the 20th century. Decades later, biographer Alexander Masters just knew him as the unkempt, eccentric man who lived downstairs. Their friendship is documented in Simon: The Genius in My Basement.
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And The Best Picture Oscar Goes To ...

In honor of the Oscars, every answer is the name of a film that won an Academy Award for Best Picture. Identify the films from their anagrams.
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A Theologian Has A Falling Out With God In 'Still'

In her new book, Lauren Winner writes about the spiritual crisis she experienced when she was "no longer in the glow" of converting to Christianity.

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