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Julie Andrews to Grads: ‘Go Out and Kick Butt’

Posted on 05/17/2013 by |News, Culture, Sights and Sounds | Comments

Bulletin Today | EntertainmentGet over yourself. That was the message delivered by Julie Andrews, 77, to the graduates of the University of Colorado, Boulder in early May. Under a cloudless sky in Boulder, Colo., on May 10, she began by finding common ground with the graduates at America’s premiere party school, claiming to have welcomed the dawn with them the night before. Then she declared kinship with the University of Colorado mascot — asserting that her own gender-bending role in the 1982 musical Victor/Victoria …

Can Watching Viral Videos Make You Smarter?

Posted on 06/3/2011 by |Washington D.C. | Comments

EntertainmentCan watching viral videos make you smarter or more productive? In a study published in the journal Psychological Science, researchers from the University of Western Ontario found that people who watched happy videos increased their problem-solving abilities over those who watched neutral or sad videos. Woo hoo! According to researcher Ruby Nadler, “If you have a project where you want to think innovatively, or you have a problem to carefully consider, being in a positive mood can help you do …