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
    05/2/2015 - 11:14 am | View Link
  • 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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  • UN targets zero hunger in a generation as numbers fall
    The Rome-based agency said there are 795 million people around the world suffering from hunger, 216 million fewer than in 1990-92, and that the world was on track to potentially eradicate the problem within the lifetime of today's young people. The number ...
    05/27/2015 - 12:43 pm | View Link
  • UN: World Hunger Has Dropped By 10 Percent Over The Last 25 Years
    Since 1990, the number of hungry people in the world has dropped from about one billion to about 795 million, despite population growth, according to the United Nations’ annual hunger report. That’s a drop from 23.3% of the world population then to 12 ...
    05/27/2015 - 10:59 am | View Link
  • Desperate hunger, but no famine, predicted in South Sudan
    Juba (AFP) - Millions of people are going hungry in South Sudan 17-months after civil war began, with conditions predicted to deteriorate, according to the latest food security assessment released Wednesday. The Integrated Food Security Phase ...
    05/27/2015 - 10:02 am | View Link
  • Rate of world hunger dropping amid wider eradication efforts: UN report
    UNITED NATIONS: The number of the world's chronically undernourished has dropped below the 800 million mark as an increasing number of countries hit their Millennium Development Goal (MDG) targets on hunger, according to a new United Nations report ...
    05/27/2015 - 9:03 am | View Link
  • The art of fighting hunger in a starving American city
    Picture a place where hunger runs rampant: You're probably seeing a desert climate — likely in Africa — and in your head you're probably hearing reruns of TV commercials asking for your help as dramatic music plays. Although the suffering populations ...
    05/27/2015 - 8:26 am | View Link
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  • Hunger | Define Hunger at Dictionary.com
    At first, there was something very progressive about the way the hunger Games films handled these love stories.
    05/26/2015 - 8:03 am | View Website
  • Hunger (2009)
    Hunger is a dark exploration into the breakdown of humanity. How far would you go to survive in the most extreme of circumstances? Five strangers awaken to find ...
    05/26/2015 - 7:42 am | View Website
  • HUNGER TV | HUNGER MAGAZINE | Fashion, Beauty, Music ...
    Hunger is a biannual magazine from photographer and publisher, Rankin. Launched in November 2011, Hunger was born from Rankin’s desire to celebrate the innate drive ...
    05/25/2015 - 6:20 pm | 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 ...
    05/25/2015 - 1:55 pm | 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 ...
    05/25/2015 - 12:15 pm | View Website
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