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‘Where the Wild Things Are’ Author Maurice Sendak Dies at 83

One of the most acclaimed and beloved children's authors of the 20th century has passed away.

The New York Times broke the news that author Maurice Sendak, creator of such classic books as 'In the Night Kitchen' and 'Where the Wild Things Are,' died early Tuesday morning from complications from a recent stroke. He was 83.

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13 Reasons Why You Won’t Be Getting a Mother’s Day Gift

Mother's Day is just around the corner. That means if you haven’t done so already, now is the time to start figuring out how you're gonna win your mom's affection, or if you're the mother, how you're gonna guilt your children into showing them how much they care about you.

Some mommies, however, won’t be getting a gift or brunch in bed and not because their kids forgot that it’s Mother's Day.

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Cue the Dramatic Organ Music! Stolen Babe Ruth Tape on eBay Unveils Massive Theft

The National Archives literally house some of our only links to history's greatest and most significant moments that normally couldn't be found anywhere else except in the lost annals of time. One of them featuring baseball's greatest home run hitter showed up on eBay, the only auction site that, as far as we know, doesn't have a time travel portal.

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13 Signs You’re Way Too Into ‘Marvel’s Avengers’

It's safe to say that Marvel's 'The Avengers' will explode the minds of every comic book geek who ever walked the planet when it hits theaters on May 4th. Not only is it going to rake in a ton of money, but it’s bound to make the receipts for ‘The Hunger Games’ and the last ‘Twilight’ movie look like the penny tray at a gas station.

Theaters are going to be packed to the brim with fanboys dressed as their favorite Marvel comic book characters and at least one or two very confused old people who thought they had purchased tickets to see 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.' Here are some signs that you’re taking the movie a bit too seriously.

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Cinco De Mayo

With the celebration of Cinco De Mayo coming up, we thought we'd shed some light on this festive holiday. While it’s been widely celebrated throughout the United States as a way to honor the heritage and ancestry of Latino communities and culture, it’s also one of the most misconceived holidays on the calendar.

In fact, the style and substance of the celebration has been sharply criticized for using the culture and history to commercialize and almost cloud the holiday’s true origins. Get the real story on Cinco De Mayo below.

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Movie Theater Accidentally Deletes Advanced Screening of ‘The Avengers’ for the Press

A lot of people have been waiting a very long time to experience the awesomeness of Joss Whedon's 'The Avengers.' One group of movie critics had to wait just a little bit longer.

The studio behind the bound-to-be-a-blockbuster scheduled a press screening in New York City for several movie critics. The theater had to delay the screening because the projectionist accidentally deleted a digital copy of the movie.

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