Ghost-hunting ‘reality’ shows have a big audience. The expansion of cable television networks like the Discovery Channel and A&E along with the increased availability of cheap ‘ghost-hunting’ technology have probably played small parts in feeding public appetite for the subject matter. 780 more words
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From 1883 to 1929, Andrew Carnegie, a Scottish businessman and philanthropist, gifted 2509 public and university libraries to cities around the world. In the US, the third oldest of these libraries that’s still in operation today is the Carnegie Library at Homestead in Pennsylvania. 1,633 more words
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Deborah Blum, Pulitzer-prize-winning author of “The Poisoner’s Handbook” and other books, was on campus Wednesday, Feb. 554 more words
Two teams of paranormal investigators. Both have high TV ratings and several (mostly inferior) spin-offs. But which one is the real deal?
On one team you have a beatnik stoner (“Shaggy” Rogers) and his friends Fred Jones, Daphne Blake, and Velma Dinkley, along with Scooby Doo, a Great Dane with a weakness for snacks. 77 more words