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Barnes & Noble to Keep Nook Digital Business After All

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 27
Barnes & Noble is keeping its Nook Media digital business after all. The bookseller had planned to combine Nook and its college bookstores into a single company separate from its retail operations.

Did 'Sexually Graphic Photos' Lead to WhatsApp Suspension?

TECHNOLOGY | By Stan Lehman | Feb 27
A judge says he has ordered the suspension of the globally popular instant messaging system WhatsApp across Brazil because it has allegedly failed to help in an investigation.

Hub Theatre Swingin' into 3rd Season with Dark Farce 'Loot'

ENTERTAINMENT | By EDGE | Feb 27
Hub Theatre Company of Boston will kick off its third season this spring with Joe Orton's irreverent and amoral dark farce, "Loot," at the First Church in Boston Friday, March 27-Sunday, April 12.

#TheDress That Went Mega-Viral and Broke the Internet

NEWS | By Jason St. Amand | Feb 27
What colors do you see: black and blue? White and gold? Other colors?

Madonna's Fall Was Seen Around the World, But Was It a Stunt?

ENTERTAINMENT | By EDGE | Feb 27
Madonna's fall at the Brit Awards this week put her in the international spotlight, but was it staged?

Centerpieces That Won't Break The Budget

STYLE | By EDGE | Feb 27
The best centerpieces are designed to coordinate with the rest of the events d├ęcor; appropriate centerpieces will help your event's theme suffuse the space and fill your guests with festive feelings.

'Broadway Backwards' Moves Forward

ENTERTAINMENT | By Brian Scott Lipton | Feb 27
"Broadway Backwards," the annual all star gender defying "he-sang/she-sang" benefit of the season celebrates 10 years.

Duggar Daughter Ain't Judgin', But Y'all Are Goin' to Hell

NEWS | By EDGE | Feb 27
Proving that the apple doesn't fall far from the tree, Jessa Seewald (nee Duggar) took to her Facebook this week to let everyone know they're going to hell.

Consumer Reports' Top Vehicle Picks by Category

BUSINESS | Feb 27
Consumer Reports released its annual list of top auto brands and individual vehicles. The top picks in each of ten categories must score well in a road test and perform well in government and insurance industry crash tests.

Aggressive Cuban HIV Strain Becomes AIDS in Three Years

NEWS | By EDGE | Feb 27
A new study published in EBioMedicine reveals an aggressive new strain of HIV in Cuba, which can develop into AIDS within three years of infection.

Miles Teller and J.K. Simmons Talk 'Whiplash'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Fred Topel | Feb 27
Whiplash" is the sleeper indie hit of the year; much of its success comes with the volatile chemistry between Oscar winner J.K. Simmons & Miles Teller who harrowing teacher/student relationship unfolds in Damien Chazelle's film. EDGE spoke to the actors.

Harrison Ford to Reprise Role in 'Blade Runner' Sequel

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 27
Harrison Ford is set to reprise his role as Rick Deckard in a sequel to the dystopian, neo-noir "Blade Runner," more than 31 years after the film first premiered.

Kanye West Tweets Apology to Beck for Grammys Disruption

NEWS | Feb 27
Kanye West is saying he's sorry to Beck on Twitter.

Lesbian Romance Novels Give Readers a Guilty Escape

ENTERTAINMENT | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 27
If you're looking for a bit of literary "junk food," Christine Svendsen of Sapphire Books Publishing has a full menu of romance, action, science fiction and adventure, all featuring lesbians.

After 7 Seasons, 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Not Slowing Down

ENTERTAINMENT | By Derrik J. Lang | Feb 27
Despite strutting along for seven seasons, as well as an all-star edition and the makeover spin-off "Drag U," "RuPaul's Drag Race, still feels fresh.


News

Llama Drama: Watch Highlights of Llamas on the Lam

NATIONAL | Feb 27
The bolt for freedom by a pair of llamas Thursday near Phoenix captivated a nation, as the creatures led police on a bizarre and humorous chase. Ben Tracy reports on the Internet sensation that followed.


Entertainment

Why Millions Can't See Eye to Eye in Dress Color Debate

CULTURE | Feb 27
A question posed about the color of an $80 dress nearly caused the fabric of the Internet to unravel Thursday night. The "dress-gate" controversy began on a Tumblr page and racked up over 20 million views on Buzzfeed. Elaine Quijano reports.


Business

Nation's Internet Vulnerability Exposed by Vandalism

LEGAL | By Felicia Fonseca | Feb 27
Computers, cellphones and landlines were knocked out of service for hours, ATMs stopped working, 911 systems were disrupted and businesses were unable to process credit card transactions - all because of a vandal in Arizona.


Finance

New AGS Guidelines for Care of Older LGBT Adults

INSURANCE | By EDGE | Feb 27
A new position statement focused on LGBT elder care aims to be a "rising tide that lifts all ships" in push for health equality.


Cars

Lexus of Cherry Hill Shaves Heads for Charity

AUTO NEWS | By EDGE | Feb 26
The St. Baldrick's Foundation, a volunteer-driven charity dedicated to raising money for children's cancer research, will host one of its signature head-shaving events at Lexus of Cherry Hill.


Style

How Not to Decorate: 5 Hints for Home Design

HOME | By EDGE | Feb 27
Whether you're moving into a new home or upgrading your current living space, Paula Berberian, Creative Director of Wallpops, offers five useful tips for making design decisions that you won't regret.


Health/Fitness

Council Member Corey Johnson Unveils 'HASA for All' Legislation

HIV/AIDS | By EDGE | Feb 27
On February 26, NYC Council Health Committee Chair Corey Johnson unveiled long-sought legislation that would expand HIV/AIDS Services Administration (HASA) benefits to all low-income, HIV-positive New York City residents.


Travel

Discovering the World is a Family Affair

By Kelsy Chauvin | Feb 27
Gay and lesbian travelers have a world of choices available. No longer is venturing to faraway lands commonly hindered by safety concerns, or feeling misunderstood at the hotel check-in desk.


Nightlife

A Fun and Sexy Start to 'Polyglamorous'

LOCAL EVENTS | By Jim Provenzano | Feb 27
Given the nightlife talent responsible for Polyglamorous, the new first-Fridays dance night at Oasis, it should be no surprise that it was a hit. Promoter-DJs Mark O'Brien and John Major have their own following.