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Weekend Magazine


Some smokers fear that quitting will result in losing friends, but the opposite seems to be true, according to a new study. Smokers may worry that trying to quit will alienate them from other smokers, said coauthor Megan E. Piper of the Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
"All electronic devices must be switched off during take-off and landing." It's a familiar announcement to all who fly regularly. And for those who ignore the order, cabin crew on commercial planes are quick to appear with a stern follow-up request.
It's been five years since fans of "Harry Potter" tearfully said goodbye to the boy wizard they had grown up with, but a new play, book release and spin-off film are casting his spell all over again.
Actresses Mila Kunis, Kathryn Hahn and Kristen Bell were in Los Angeles to premiere "Bad Moms," a film that brings a string of female stars together to take digs at the modern day perils of parenting.
Get the champagne out, Patsy and Edina are back. The champagne-swigging, chain-smoking duo, who love to shop and of course party, return for more antics in "Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie", a big screen adaptation of the hit 1990s British television comedy show.
Participants at Comic-Con that went into a screening for upcoming horror movie "The Woods," last week were surprised to come out from the movie having watched the sequel to the 1999 found-footage horror film hit, "The Blair Witch Project."
Bridge is a mind sports. Based on logical deductions, a Bridge player tries to find what is best for him in bidding, defense or play. But while many of us have read Bridge texts on card reading, very few of us are still hazy when it comes to mind reading. One may find clues regarding an opponent's distribution and high card point or vice versa the defender can pin point declarer, distribution and high card points.