Life & Entertainment

American Library Association updates list of banned books

The year 2013 brought a lot of changes for the American Library Association. Popular books for children and young adults including “Captain Underpants” and “The Hunger Games” series are on the association’s list of formally challenged books of 2013.

Study confirms eight hours of sleep needed to avoid illness

Getting enough sleep – not too much or not too little, said BYU-Hawaii students, is a balancing act but necessary to function well in college. A recent Finnish study supports their comments finding people who sleep less than five hours a night or more than 10 get sick more often.

Sci-fi films on the horizon

Box office successes, like “Guardians of the Galaxy” and last year’s “Gravity,” received positive feedback from audiences and critics, leaving fans hoping for more films with space-based excitement.

Iphone six released

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus sold a combined total of over 10 million models, said Apple in a press release Sept. 22.

U2 gives away free albums on itunes

The world famous band, U2, gave away their newest album, “Songs of Innocence”, to all iTunes users on Sept. 9. According to Apple’s Senior Vice President Eddy Cue, Apple gave over 500 million iTunes users the free album.

Subscribe to RSS - Life & Entertainment