What Exactly Is 'hunger Games'?

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
  • Bread for the World and Native Mexia NFL Player Partner to End ... - Yahoo! News
    Bread for the World and Native Mexia NFL Player Partner to End ... - WorldNetDaily
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  • After Somalia’s famine, acute hunger persists - Pakistan Observer
    Somalia: After Somalia's famine, hunger persists - ReliefWeb
    05/2/2015 - 5:58 am | View Link
  • ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ mail carrier food drive May 9 - Peoria Times
    Letter carriers collecting food - Kokomo Tribune
    05/1/2015 - 3:06 pm | View Link
  • With Child Hunger on the Rise, Food Bank Collaborates With Schools ... - Huffington Post
    But its reputation for wealth masks a darker reality: 1 in 5 kids in the region is at risk of hunger . According to Feeding America's newly...
    05/1/2015 - 1:31 pm | View Link
  • Retired teacher's project battles hunger - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
    ... in 2012. By January 2013, Ms. McCaskey had launched a similar program, called Backpack Initiative to Fight Hunger, in the Deer Lakes School...
    05/1/2015 - 12:53 pm | View Link
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  • Garlic Paprika Sweet Potato Fries
    The following post was originally featured on Inspiralized and written by Alissandra Maffucci, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Food. I'm going to be honest. If you want shoestring potato fries cooked to crunchy perfection, you're gonna have to fry 'em. Some ...
    05/2/2015 - 11:03 pm | View Link
  • Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive May 9th
    Saturday, May 9 2015 marks the 23rd annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive. The Salina Emergency Aid Food Bank is hard at work preparing for this event, and you can participate too! Bags will be provided a few days before the event, and on that Saturday simply ...
    05/2/2015 - 10:58 pm | View Link
  • Is a world hunger crisis inevitable?
    Scientists predict that by the year 2030 there will be at least eight billion people on earth requiring 50 percent more food than is produced today. By 2050, that food deficit is expected to increase to 70 percent. Almost two thirds of the world’s fresh ...
    05/2/2015 - 10:53 pm | View Link
  • Man, 45, Threatens Hunger Strike Unless Wife, 88, Returned To His Care
    Ousman Jatta, 45, is threatening to go on a hunger strike unless his 88-year-old wife is returned to him by a U.K. nursing home, holding her against his and her will. According to the Mail Online, the couple met 13 years ago in Gambia where Beryl ran a shop.
    05/2/2015 - 10:11 pm | View Link
  • Higher wages can create hunger paradox
    If low-wage workers got the minimum wage increased from $7.25 an hour to the $15 an hour that they have been demanding in protests, it would still leave many families dependent on social services, because earning more paradoxically can create more food ...
    05/2/2015 - 5:05 pm | View Link
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  • Hunger | Define Hunger at Dictionary.com
    There are plenty of reasons to worry about food: uncertain politics, volatile prices, hunger amid plenty. hunger is not a function of simple supply and demand, but ...
    05/1/2015 - 10:13 am | View Website
  • Hunger | Definition of hunger by Merriam-Webster
    Full Definition of HUNGER 1 a : a craving or urgent need for food or a specific nutrient b : an uneasy sensation occasioned by the lack of food c : a weakened ...
    05/1/2015 - 8:18 am | View Website
  • Hunger Synonyms, Hunger Antonyms | Thesaurus.com
    Synonyms for hunger at Thesaurus.com with free online thesaurus, antonyms, and definitions. Dictionary and Word of the Day.
    05/1/2015 - 1:30 am | View Website
  • Help -End Hunger- and -End Poverty- with a free click!
    Food for Refugees. Mae Tao Clinic’s Dry Food Programme (DFP) gives Burmese refugee children sent to boarding houses dry food rations, and hygiene and bedding supplies.
    04/30/2015 - 8:27 am | View Website
  • Hunger | WFP | United Nations World Food Programme
    Solving hunger is a “best buy” in today’s tough economy. When nations work together to solve hunger and invest in good nutrition, they increase productivity and ...
    04/29/2015 - 4:06 pm | View Website
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