Fellow 80 kids…how do you feel about this? Goonies was a CLASSIC movie and one of my favorites. I’d only like to see a sequel if its done well.
Originally posted on Hollywood Life:‘Goonies’ fans, it’s your lucky day! It looks like the classic movie’s sequel is really happening and will be written by none other than Steven Spielberg — rejoice!
Fans of the 1985 cult classic, The…
If you attended a U.S. college in the late 1960s, your parents might have worried about protests and other campus goings-on, but at least they were less likely to go broke paying your tuition bills.
How big a bite does sending the kids to college take out of a typical family’s income today compared to a generation ago? About twice as big. Since 1969, the average cost of college has almost doubled compared with the median family income. That cost includes tuition, fees, and room and board for full-time students at degree-granting institutions—for both public and private colleges and universities.
Back then, the average cost came to $9,502 after adjusting for inflation, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. By 2012, the average was $19,339. With a typical family earning $51,017—the U.S. median income—college tuition for just one child will absorb almost 40 percent of their income. That surpasses housing as the single biggest household expense.
Newsweek’s staff is comprised of 43.3% female reporters, writers and editors as of today.
Every year, a group of volunteers does an old-fashioned tally: How many of the stories, articles, and reviews in major literary publications are by or about women authors? They turned their tick marks into pie charts, and the VIDA Count was born. The gender imbalance it reveals is so dramatic, there should probably be an episode of “Law & Order” about it. Here are just a few of the ickiest “pies.”
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Thousands of people were forcibly sterilized after Virginia’s Eugenical Sterilization Act was passed in 1924. Three years later, the Supreme Court found the law legal and it stayed on the books until 1979. More than 7,000 people were sterilized under the law; more than 65,000 forced sterilizations were performed nationwide.