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  • Top 10 time travelers

    Top 10 time travelers

    Strictly speaking, we're all one-way time travelers: plodding forward through the progress of existence second-by-second. And thanks to special relativity, you could, in principle, skip ahead into the future by traveling at a very high speed relative to your contemporaries. But that, too, would be a one-way trip. As for travel back in time? Some physicists cautiously speculate that it is possible, but only time will tell. In the meantime, here are our top ten favorite fictional time travelers.

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  • Russell Brand's 'Arthur': movie review

    Russell Brand's 'Arthur': movie review

    In this remake of 'Arthur,' Russell Brand plays a spoiled man-child billionaire in pursuit of amusement.

  • National Poetry Month: How and why I celebrate

    Chapter & Verse National Poetry Month: How and why I celebrate

    Based on my own experience, I still think of television as an especially powerful tool in raising poetry’s profile.

  • Top 10 time travelers

    Top 10 time travelers

    Strictly speaking, we're all one-way time travelers: plodding forward through the progress of existence second-by-second. And thanks to special relativity, you could, in principle, skip ahead into the future by traveling at a very high speed relative to your contemporaries. But that, too, would be a one-way trip. As for travel back in time? Some physicists cautiously speculate that it is possible, but only time will tell. In the meantime, here are our top ten favorite fictional time travelers.

  • Liam Neeson stars in 1980s revamp of 'The A-Team.' (Too bad there's not a plot).

    Liam Neeson stars in 1980s revamp of 'The A-Team.' (Too bad there's not a plot).

    Liam Neeson and Quinton "Rampage" Jackson star in the ‘The A-Team’

  • Sir Patrick Stewart? Queen of England makes it so.

    Sir Patrick Stewart? Queen of England makes it so.

    Patrick Stewart, best known for playing Capt. Jean-Luc Picard on 'Star Trek: The Next Generation,' was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II Buckingham Palace Wednesday.

  • Mad World

    Mad World

    Paula Byrne's engaging ‘partial’ bio of Evelyn Waugh focuses on his relationship with the family who inspired "Brideshead Revisited."