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
  • Homewood teen uses Summer of Service grant to fight hunger
    A local teenager is trying to scare away hunger in suburban Homewood. Destiny Watson is one of hundreds of students across the country volunteering time to make a positive impact with a grant from Disney's Summer of Service. Watson is a member of a youth ...
    09/25/2016 - 4:58 pm | View Link
  • Miffed farmers warn of indefinite hunger strike
    NASHIK: Onion farmers have warned of indefinite hunger strike from September 27 if the state government fails to give them grant of Rs 500 per quintal. Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana on Sunday said it would go on indefinite strike from Tuesday in front of ...
    09/25/2016 - 4:44 pm | View Link
  • Land O’Lakes’ Campaign Against Hunger: Why Asking People to Delete Instagram Posts Misses the Point
    Try opening Instagram and scrolling through today’s new posts without seeing one picture of food. It’s not possible, is it? Millennials, the most active demographic on social media, are one of the most food-obsessed generations in history ...
    09/25/2016 - 4:43 pm | View Link
  • Zurich: Lionsgate's Patrick Wachsberger on His Journey From Jerry Lewis to 'Twilight,' 'La La Land'
    “The game has changed me, I haven't changed the game,” says the Lionsgate Motion Picture Group chairman, who will be honored at the Zurich festival on Sunday. Eventually, someone should make a film about Patrick Wachsberger's career. Few studio heads ...
    09/25/2016 - 4:39 pm | View Link
  • High Point 'Steps Up' With Annual Crop Hunger Walk
    HIGH POINT, NC - How far would you walk to end hunger? Over 500 people in High Point walked 3.4 miles to raise awareness and money for a world hunger relief and local food pantries as part of the 33rd annual Crop Walk. The purpose of walking 3.4 miles ...
    09/25/2016 - 4:33 pm | View Link
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  • Hunger
    In politics, humanitarian aid, and social science, hunger is a condition in which a person, for a sustained period, is unable to eat sufficient food to meet basic ...
    09/21/2016 - 1:14 am | View Website
  • Hunger | Definition of Hunger by Merriam-Webster
    She has been a leader in the fight against world hunger. One sandwich wasn't enough to satisfy his hunger. Her students have a genuine hunger for knowledge.
    09/23/2016 - 8:10 pm | View Website
  • Hunger | Define Hunger at Dictionary.com
    Hunger definition, a compelling need or desire for food. See more. Dictionary.com; Word of the Day; Translate; Games; Blog; Thesaurus.com; Favorites Dictionary.com;
    09/21/2016 - 2:18 am | View Website
  • 2015 World Hunger and Poverty Facts and Statistics
    Hunger is a term which has three meanings (Oxford English Dictionary 1971) the uneasy or painful sensation caused by want of food; craving appetite.
    11/24/2015 - 6:58 pm | View Website
  • Hunger
    hun·ger (hŭng′gər) n. 1. a. A strong desire or need for food. b. The discomfort, weakness, or pain caused by a prolonged lack of food. 2. A strong desire or ...
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