Dungeons &amp; Dragons http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24099/all en Reuters Odd News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/reuters-odd-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>Following is a summary of current odd news briefs.</p> <p>The Kraken wakes: first images of giant squid filmed in<br /> deep ocean</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/reuters-odd-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bobcat CDATA Company Location Dungeons & Dragons Entertainment Fantasy Giant squid Kraken Kraken in popular culture Person Attributes Quotation Social Issues Squid Technology Zoology Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 14:01:16 +0000 5731536 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Odd News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/reuters-odd-news-summary-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current odd news briefs.</p> <p>The Kraken wakes: first images of giant squid filmed in deep ocean</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/reuters-odd-news-summary-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dungeons & Dragons Entertainment Kraken in popular culture Social Issues Technology Zoology Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 21:16:00 +0000 5731853 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Odd News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/reuters-odd-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current odd news briefs.</p> <p>The Kraken wakes: first images of giant squid filmed in deep ocean</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/reuters-odd-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dungeons & Dragons Entertainment Kraken in popular culture Social Issues Technology Zoology Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 05:15:38 +0000 5731964 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Odd News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/reuters-odd-news-summary-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current odd news briefs.</p> <p>The Kraken wakes: first images of giant squid filmed in deep ocean</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/reuters-odd-news-summary-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dungeons & Dragons Entertainment Kraken in popular culture Social Issues Technology Zoology Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 13:15:41 +0000 5732099 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Odd News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/reuters-odd-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current odd news briefs.</p> <p>Florida python hunting contest draws hundreds</p> <p>ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) - A python hunting competition starting on Saturday is drawing hundreds of amateurs armed with clubs, machetes and guns to the Florida Everglades, where captured Burmese pythons have exceeded the length of minivans and weighed as much as grown men. Python Challenge 2013, a month-long event sponsored by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, is open to hunters and non-hunters alike.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/reuters-odd-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dungeons & Dragons Entertainment Financial data vendors Squid Technology Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 05:15:11 +0000 5732481 at http://www.globalpost.com 14 recommendations made to help mentally disabled move as institution closes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130510/14-recommendations-made-help-mentally-disabled-move-institut <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MOOSE JAW, Sask. - Fourteen recommendations are being made to help mentally disabled people as the Saskatchewan government closes one of the last remaining institutions in Canada.</p> <p>A report released Friday outlines ways to make it easier for nearly 200 people living in the Valley View Centre in Moose Jaw to move.</p> <p>The recommendations include providing opportunities for the residents to keep relationships with peers — something particularly important, given that the average length of time current residents have lived at Valley View is 41 1/2 years.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130510/14-recommendations-made-help-mentally-disabled-move-institut" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Dungeons & Dragons Executive Council of Saskatchewan June Draude Social Issues Year of birth missing The Canadian Press Fri, 10 May 2013 21:02:04 +0000 5835266 at http://www.globalpost.com Scientists apologise for failing to make girl a dragon http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140109/scientists-apologise-failing-make-girl-dragon <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Australia's national science agency issued a rare apology to a seven-year-old girl for not being able to make her a fire-breathing dragon, blaming a lack of research into the mythical creatures.</p> <p>The youngster, Sophie, wrote to a "Lovely Scientist" at the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), politely asking whether they could make her a winged pet of her own.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140109/scientists-apologise-failing-make-girl-dragon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animation Dungeons & Dragons Fantasy Technology AFP Fri, 10 Jan 2014 04:15:36 +0000 6039589 at http://www.globalpost.com Scientists apologise for failing to make girl a dragon http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140109/scientists-apologise-failing-make-girl-dragon-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Australia's national science agency issued a rare apology to a seven-year-old girl for not being able to make her a fire-breathing dragon, blaming a lack of research into the mythical creatures.</p> <p>The youngster, Sophie, wrote to a "Lovely Scientist" at the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), politely asking whether they could make her a winged pet of her own.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140109/scientists-apologise-failing-make-girl-dragon-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animation Dungeons & Dragons Fantasy Technology AFP Fri, 10 Jan 2014 04:15:36 +0000 6039590 at http://www.globalpost.com Eisenberg delves into doppelganger drama in Ayoade's 'The Double' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140513/eisenberg-delves-doppelganger-drama-ayoades-the-double <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Piya Sinha-Roy</p> <p>LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The appearance of a doppelganger precipitates a severe psychological identity crisis in British actor-director Richard Ayoade's latest film "The Double," as actor Jesse Eisenberg faces himself on screen. </p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140513/eisenberg-delves-doppelganger-drama-ayoades-the-double" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dungeons & Dragons English people Garth Marenghi's Darkplace Richard Ayoade Thomson Reuters Wed, 14 May 2014 01:56:40 +0000 6146334 at http://www.globalpost.com China expects passenger rush over Dragon Boat Festival http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140529/china-expects-passenger-rush-over-dragon-boat-festival <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Xinhua News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>BEIJING, May 29 (Xinhua) -- China Railway Corporation forecast on Thursday that 32.1 million passenger trips will be made during the upcoming Dragon Boat Festival holiday, up 15.2 percent year-on-year.</p> <p>The daily average passenger flow is estimated to reach 8.02 million during the four-day travel rush that starts on Friday, according to the ministry.</p> <p>The Dragon Boat Festival, also called Duanwu Festival, is traditionally celebrated on the fifth day of the fifth month on the Chinese lunar calendar. It falls on June 2 this year.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Xinhua News Agency.</a></p> <p>Xinhua is China's state-run news agency.</p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140529/china-expects-passenger-rush-over-dragon-boat-festival" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chinese culture Dragon boat racing Dungeons & Dragons Xinhua News Agency Thu, 29 May 2014 23:47:01 +0000 6161676 at http://www.globalpost.com A Minute With: Actors Butler and Ferguson on Scotland and dragons http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140611/minute-actors-butler-and-ferguson-scotland-and-dragons <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Piya Sinha-Roy</p> <p>LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - As two of Hollywood's prominent Scotsmen, actor Gerard Butler and comedian Craig Ferguson relished the chance to embrace their inner Vikings and ride dragons. </p> <p>Butler and Ferguson reunite as Stoick and Gobber, two burly best friends in Dreamworks' animated fantasy sequel "How to Train Your Dragon 2," where they help young dragon rider Hiccup (played by Jay Baruchel) save dragons from intimidating Viking villain Drago Bloodyfist (Djimon Hounsou). </p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140611/minute-actors-butler-and-ferguson-scotland-and-dragons" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animation Craig Ferguson Dungeons & Dragons Film Thomson Reuters Wed, 11 Jun 2014 15:51:00 +0000 6173237 at http://www.globalpost.com The sequels have it: '22 Jump Street' and 'How to Train Your Dragon 2' top weekend box office http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/140615/the-sequels-have-it-22-jump-street-and-how-train-your-dragon <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LOS ANGELES, Calif. - In a summertime battle of sequels, a pair of kooky cops beat out flying dragons for the top spot at the box office.</p> <p>According to studio estimates Sunday, "22 Jump Street" debuted in first place with $60 million, with "How to Train Your Dragon 2" opening in second with $50 million.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/140615/the-sequels-have-it-22-jump-street-and-how-train-your-dragon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animated films Animation Dungeons & Dragons The Canadian Press Sun, 15 Jun 2014 18:06:10 +0000 6177270 at http://www.globalpost.com