Angry Birds – Unlikely Pop-Culture Craze Goes From Cellphone Screen to Mainstream

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Fans celebrate Angry Birds Day

It may sound like a tough sell: a game that involves catapulting birds at elaborate fortresses constructed by evil pigs.  But Angry Birds, a hit game by Rovio, a small Finnish company, is one of the unlikeliest pop-culture crazes of the year — and perhaps the first to make the leap from cellphone screens to the mainstream.

 

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An American University Offers a Class on Zombies

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Columbia College in Chicago has offered a course on Zombies in popular media for years.

The course is being offered by the University of Baltimore and will be taught by the author Arnold Blumberg, who wrote a book on zombie movies, and the curator of Geppi’s Entertainment museum, which specialises in American pop culture.

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DNA Portraits

DNA Portraits

 DNA Mini Portrait

Have you run out of gift ideas for your loved ones this holiday season? Well, why not let DNA 11 help you out in this aspect? After all, we’re pretty sure that dad is sick and tired of receiving yet another belt-and-tie gift box, while mom might take offence at a new vacuum cleaner as if she doesn’t already have enough to do around the home already. DNA 11 has the perfect gift solution – something that will never cross the minds of most people – it has released its latest gift idea, the DNA Mini Portraits. This line of more affordable DNA art will bring together art, technology, beauty and pop culture in a single piece.

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