Celebrities Who Died in 2018: Aretha Franklin, Stan Lee Remembered – Variety

“Among the notable performers and creators who died in 2018 were Stan Lee, Aretha Franklin, Avicii, Mac Miller and Burt Reynolds.”

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How to Watch Live As NASA Lands on Mars Today | Travel + Leisure

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“How to live-stream Insight’s landing on Mars. You can watch InSight’s attempt to land on Mars live on NASA TV. On Monday, Nov. 26, NASA TV will broadcast the landing from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. PST/2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. EST. There will then be a post-landing news briefing no earlier than 2 p.m. PST/5 p.m. EST. You can also watch the landing on YouTube and UStream.”

Source: How to Watch Live As NASA Lands on Mars Today | Travel + Leisure

The Birth of Braveheart | Randall Wallace – Great Minds with Michael Medved

Michael Medved and long-time friend Randall Wallace discuss the fortunes of the once robust business of movie entertainment and the current exodus toward television. The ensuing conversation revisits the birth of the idea of Braveheart in a Scottish church, the initial meeting with Mel Gibson, and t

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2018 NHL Playoffs: The non-hockey fan’s guide to this year’s Stanley Cup Final – CBSSports.com

Yes, Vegas has a hockey team that is just four wins away from a Stanley Cup.  USATSI

Yes, Vegas has a hockey team that is just four wins away from a Stanley Cup. USATSI

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Bright lights, casinos and home for Golden Knights | KSNV

To celebrate the Vegas Golden Knights hockey team making it to the Stanley Cup playoffs in their inaugural season, New York New York Hotel & Casino dressed their Statue of Liberty in a Vegas Golden Knights jersey. Friday, April 13, 2018. CREDIT: Glenn Pinkerton/Las Vegas News Bureau

To celebrate the Vegas Golden Knights hockey team making it to the Stanley Cup playoffs in their inaugural season, New York New York Hotel & Casino dressed their Statue of Liberty in a Vegas Golden Knights jersey. Friday, April 13, 2018. CREDIT: Glenn Pinkerton/Las Vegas News Bureau

Pierre-Edouard Bellemare didn’t know what to do as he browsed in the grocery store. Fans were admiring the native Frenchman and center for the Vegas Golden Knights, but he had become star-struck himself.“I’m pretty sure I saw Steffi Graf,” Bellemare said.

Source: Bright lights, casinos and home for Golden Knights | KSNV

Poetry in America | Bringing poetry into living rooms and classrooms around the world

Poetry in America is a production of Verse Video Education, a not-for-profit organization founded by Elisa New that produces the highest quality educational media across disciplines.

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‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ Creation and Legacy Probed in 50th-Anniversary Book

In his new book “Space Odyssey” (Simon & Schuster, 2018), author Michael Benson digs deep into the making of the film, profiling the writer Arthur C. Clarke, the director Stanley Kubrick and the nuances of their partnership.

Editor’s Note: Read an excerpt here

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