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    Editor’s Note: With this daily series, the Life & Arts section hopes to complement your afternoon procrastination with a bundle of links from across the Web.

     

    Demi Lovato sings the National Anthem

     

    Check out Demi Lovato’s powerful performance of the National Anthem before Game 4 of the World Series.

     

    Alice Through the Looking Glass

    Jump down the rabbit hole and watch the first trailer for Disney’s upcoming film, “Alice Through the Looking Glass.”

    Ozzy Osbourne in Austin

    Rocker Ozzy Osbourne visited the Capitol with his son on Wednesday to film part of his new show for the History Channel.


     

  • Lunchtime Links

    Editor’s Note: With this daily series, the Life & Arts section hopes to complement your afternoon procrastination with a bundle of links from across the Web.

     

    How Deadpool spent Halloween

    In order to promote his upcoming film, Deadpool, Ryan Reynolds spent part of his Halloween as the film’s titular antihero, recruiting a group of children to be a part of his team.

     

    Hunger Games Theme Park

    Following the lead of the wildly popular Harry Potter World in Orlando’s Universal Studios, Lionsgate recently announced its plans to open up a park of their own. The park will include attractions based off of franchises such as The Hunger Games, Twilight and Divergent. Learn more about it here.

     

    Sagrada Familia nears the end of its construction

    Construction on Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia in Barcelona began in 1883, watch this timelapse video to see how it’s progressed since then.

     

  • Lunchtime Links

    Editor’s Note: With this daily series, the Life & Arts section hopes to complement your afternoon procrastination with a bundle of links from across the Web.

     

    Celebrity Halloween Costumes

    From Heidi Klum’s Jessica Rabbit to Justin Bieber’s Jackie Moon, check out Jezebel’s list of celebrity Halloween costumes this year here.

     

    Why Is This Still A Thing — Daylight Savings Time

    To learn more about the debate surrounding daylight savings time, and whether or not it actually benefits anyone, watch John Oliver as he tackles the tradition in his segment “Why Is This Still A Thing?”

     

    What Halloween Looks Like Around the World

    Check out this Buzzfeed article to learn how different countries celebrate the dead or celebrate Halloween around the world.

  • Lunchtime Links

    Editor’s Note: With this daily series, the Life & Arts section hopes to complement your afternoon procrastination with a bundle of links from across the Web.

    Sandra Bullock sells ice cream to Jimmy Fallon

     

    On last night’s episode of The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, actress Sandra Bullock starred in a skit where she and Fallon are on a fake Canadian soap opera and they only use fake arms.

     

     

    “Family of Man” photo gallery

     

    Revisit the Museum of Modern Art’s 60-year-old photo exhibit “The Family of Man.” Eventually turned into a book, the exhibit is said to have changed the landscape of modern photography.

     

    Halloween hook-ups

     

    Aside from a long-standing tradition of candy and creepy costumes, Halloween maintains a legacy of being a holiday for hooking up. Read more about the history here.

  • Lunchtime Links

    Editor’s Note: With this daily series, the Life & Arts section hopes to complement your afternoon procrastination with a bundle of links from across the Web.

     

    Nightmare on Elm Street

    A woman in Mission, Texas recently experienced a real-life nightmare when workers at her newly purchased Elm Street home dug up a coffin. Find out more here.

     

    Harry Potter And The Cursed Child

    J.K. Rowling recently announced that the two-part play “Harry Potter And The Cursed Child” is an official sequel to the Harry Potter series. The play will take place after the series’ epilogue and follow Harry potter’s second son, Albus. Learn more about the play here.

     

    Meet the Joker

    The first full-body photos of Jared Leto’s Joker have been released along with segments of his first interview on the character to be released in Empire magazine’s December issue. Check it out here.

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