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Week 04.15.12 – The stories that make the weekly headlines list usually come from sites that I frequent, sites I luck up on and social media posts that I get from others. One of the things that got my attention this week was past speech that award-winning director Steven Spielberg gave about what inspired him to become a director. Watch the link to the video in the “Creativity” section to see what he has to say about “whispers.”  Would you pay to see a hologram of your favorite deceased artist perform in concert? Thanks to the show that Tupac (shown above) did last week at Coachella that idea may soon become a reality. Sorry, but the video seems to have recently been removed from You Tube by the promoters. Take my word for it though, the performance was pretty amazing. But hey, you can still read about the show in the “Entertainment” section. Check out the other headlines that caught my eye this past week.

(Click on the titles below to read the articles and watch videos.)


* Steven Spielberg’s advice on career dreams: Listen to the whispers (YouTube)

* Writing Tip : Be more productive by prepping your scene first (The Other Side of Story)

* Storage ideas for small spaces (Real Simple)


* ’Think Like a Man’ stuns ‘Hunger Games’ at box office (Huffington Post)

* Only light skinned blacks need apply for Seinfeld commercial ad (Jalopnik.com)

* Halley Berry learns to “never say never” (CNN)

* Tupac hologram could soon go on tour (CNN)

* Could Jaden Smith be the teenage Jason Bourne? (Indiewire.com)


Life in General:

* McDonald’s worker arrested for spitting in tea (Yahoo News)

* What added sugar does to your brain (Forbes)

* Girl, 6, handcuffed for throwing temper tantrum (Detroit News / Associated Press)

* Mom of gang raped victim says that the system “failed” her daughter (CNN)


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