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  • 5 famous plagiarism and fraud scandals in the book world

    Everyone has Google on his or her computer these days – and that includes publishers. So why, in this day and age, would any author dare to plagiarize from the work of another? Nevertheless, the accusations continue to fly. Currently, Lenore Hart, author of "The Raven's Bride" is the latest on the hot seat, defending herself against charges that she plagiarized from another novel about Edgar Allan Poe's wife. Her publisher says she's innocent. While the outcome of the Hart incident is still to be determined, here are five high-profile cases in which an author was accused of plagiarism and fraud. Each – in its own way – rocked the book world in its time.
    12/08/2011 10:11 am

  • Bumps in the night

    Hearing the prolonged creaking sound and occasional clump, an imaginative boy surveyed his options.
    11/16/2011 02:00 pm

  • Chapter & Verse Farewell, Borders – lights out

    A journalist examines her grief over the disappearance of Borders.
    10/24/2011 12:36 pm

  • Horizons How do you pronounce Albert Szent-Gyorgyi?

    Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, the man honored by today's Google doodle, has a great name. But, well, how do you pronounce it?
    09/16/2011 05:51 pm

  • A public school for the brightest

    A Nevada public academy is making new inroads on working with gifted students and getting the most out of them.
    08/31/2011 02:37 pm

  • The Reformed Broker Tech stocks: the difference between Groupon and Living Social

    Tech stocks for Groupon and Living Social are sure to be hot at their initial public offerings. But when it comes to these tech stocks, it's important to know the difference between the two companies.
    07/11/2011 03:25 pm

  • Edgar Allan Poe anniversary quiz

    Edgar Allan Poe, one of America's most celebrated poets, was born 202 years ago today. How well do you know Poe’s writing? Here are 8 questions.
    01/19/2011 04:06 pm

  • Edgar Award nominees: 5 mystery novels you don't want to miss

    It's Edgar Allen Poe's 202nd birthday and that means that it's time for the announcement of the 2011 Edgar Award nominees as selected by The Mystery Writers of America. These five books are the nominees for best mystery novel. All Edgar award winners will be announced on April 28.
    01/19/2011 02:45 pm

  • Classic review: The Black Tower

    With a nod to Poe, Bayard pens a mystery about a lost king and a real-life convict.
    10/31/2010 08:05 am

  • Horizons Google's Pac-Man 30th anniversary: Insert coin to destroy office productivity

    For the Pac-Man 30th anniversary, Google outdid itself with a fully playable version of the video game.
    05/21/2010 03:32 pm

Doing Good

 

What happens when ordinary people decide to pay it forward? Extraordinary change...

Danny Bent poses at the starting line of the Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass.

After the Boston Marathon bombings, Danny Bent took on a cross-country challenge

The athlete-adventurer co-founded a relay run called One Run for Boston that started in Los Angeles and ended at the marathon finish line to raise funds for victims.

 
 
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