What Exactly Is 'hunger Games'?

Forget "Harry Potter" and "Twilight." In a few months, "The Hunger Games" phenomenon will be taking over the pop culture world.

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  • Watch the First 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' TrailerWatch the First 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Trailer
    It won't be out until November, but The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is one of the most highly anticipated sequels of the year, so Lionsgate isn't wasting any time whetting audiences' appetites with trailers. More
  • 'Harry Potter's' Uncle Vernon, Richard Griffiths, dies at 65
    Richard Griffiths, the versatile British actor who played the boy wizard's unsympathetic Uncle Vernon in the "Harry Potter" movies, has died. He was 65. Agent Simon Beresford announced Friday that Griffiths died a day earlier of complications following heart surgery at University Hospital in Coventry, central England. More
  • Book trailer reveal: Director Chris Columbus' first novel
    The director of 'The Goonies' and two 'Harry Potter' films has written 'House of Secrets' with Ned Vizzini. Take an exclusive look at the book trailer. Who better to help Chris Columbus, director of the first two Harry Potter movies, with a fantasy book targeted at middle school readers than the Potter creator herself, J.K. More
  • This invisibility cloak is thinner than anything in Harry Potter's closetThis invisibility cloak is thinner than anything in Harry Potter's closet
    If you liked last year's bulky invisibility cloaks, you'll love this year's fashionable ultra-thin invisibility wrap — which is just a tenth of a millimeter thick but can still make the objects inside undetectable to microwave scans."This is the first time an ultra-thin cloak has been realized, much thinner than the wavelength," Andrea Alu, a materials-science researcher at the University of Texas... More
  • Love 'Fifty Shades'? 'Twilight' fan fiction faces offLove 'Fifty Shades'? 'Twilight' fan fiction faces off
    Has Christian Grey been dethroned as the steamiest Edward Cullen-inspired character? Beautiful Bastard by Christina Lauren (which is the pen name of writers Christina Hobbs and Lauren Billings) is the latest Twilight fan fic-turned-novel (formerly known to more than 2 million online readers as The Office)--but don't expect it to be the same BDSM-filled fantasy. More
  • Video: Hunger striker speaks out on detentions - NBCNews.com
    ... currently right now hunger striking, is that right? >> yeah, that's right. this is my fifth day. >> so tell me why. why are you hunger ...
    04/12/2014 - 1:03 pm | View Link
  • Hunger Could Kill 50,000 Children This Year, Unicef Warns - Individual.com
    Hunger Could Kill 50,000 South Sudanese Children This Year, UNICEF ... - VOA News
    04/12/2014 - 6:20 am | View Link
  • To Save Mom, Daughter Goes On Hunger Strike Outside The White House - FOXNews.com
    Detainees from India on hunger strike at El Paso ICE Processing ... - Las Cruces Sun-News
    04/11/2014 - 3:03 pm | View Link
  • Florida Georgia Line takes on hunger in America - USA Today
    Florida Georgia Line takes on hunger in America - Shreveport Times
    04/11/2014 - 11:45 am | View Link
  • World Briefing: Cuba: American Ends Hunger Strike - New York Times
    American imprisoned in Cuba ends hunger strike - Miami Herald
    04/11/2014 - 9:59 am | View Link
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  • 7th grade Windsor Middle School student recognized for hunger awareness program
    Alexis Green seems like your typical 7th grader, but this 12 year old is taking on a big issue in her community, stopping childhood hunger. “She is a go-getter, A high honor roll student, plays volleyball, basketball, is a member of SADD, and just has ...
    04/14/2014 - 12:13 pm | View Link
  • Hunger Games beats 12 Years a Slave at MTV Movie Awards
    Los Angeles: The second installment of The Hunger Games saga dominated the MTV Movie Awards Sunday, with a best-film trophy and best actor awards for Josh Hutcherson and Jennifer Lawrence. Hutcherson accepted the movie of the year trophy on behalf of "The ...
    04/14/2014 - 12:09 pm | View Link
  • Hunger in the form of low blood sugar leads to greater aggression and anger in married couples, study finds
    If you have something delicate to discuss with your spouse, best to do it after dinner. A new study shows that hunger in the form of low blood sugar leads to greater aggression and anger in married couples. For 21 consecutive days, 107 couples measured ...
    04/14/2014 - 11:20 am | View Link
  • Texas Hunger Initiative Leader Appointed to National Commission on Hunger
    WACO, Texas (April 14, 2014) – House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, has announced the appointment of Jeremy Everett, M.Div. ’01, director of the Texas Hunger Initiative at Baylor University, to the National Commission on Hunger. Established by Congress ...
    04/14/2014 - 10:51 am | View Link
  • Shocking Truth: Obesity Now Threatens to Overtake Hunger as Global Health Concern Number One
    In 1950, the number of starving individuals on Earth was estimated to be around 700 million. At the time, obesity affected approximately 100 million people around the globe, primarily in rich countries. These statistics have changed dramatically over the ...
    04/14/2014 - 10:49 am | View Link
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  • Hunger
    Hunger is the physical sensation of desiring food. When politicians, relief workers and social scientists talk about people suffering from hunger, they usually refer ...
    04/10/2014 - 4:00 am | View Website
  • Hunger Statistics | WFP | United Nations World Food ...
    Every year, authors, journalists, teachers, researchers, schoolchildren and students ask us for statistics about hunger and malnutrition. To help answer these ...
    04/10/2014 - 1:44 am | View Website
  • Action Against Hunger | ACF-USA
    Action Against Hunger | ACF-International is an international humanitarian organization committed to saving the lives of malnourished children while providing ...
    04/10/2014 - 1:37 am | View Website
  • Feeding America: Hunger-Relief Charity | FeedingAmerica.org
    Visit Feeding America, the nation's leading domestic hunger-relief charity. Feeding America's helps provide food to over 37 millions Americans each year.
    04/9/2014 - 1:27 pm | View Website
  • Help -End Hunger- and -End Poverty- with a free click!
    Plant a Garden. Gardens for Health aims to improve the health and socioeconomic status of Rwandans living with HIV/AIDS with gardens of nutritious fruits and vegetables.
    04/9/2014 - 11:40 am | View Website
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