This Week on TV: “Fault of our Stars” and a new television season

The fall season kicks off with a vengeance over the next couple of weeks and we've got the dates and times for some of the biggies. But for all the exciting new and returning shows, don’t miss out on some great movies, including hits such as “The Fault in our Stars,” “Godzilla” and “Neighbors.”
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Weekly tech news roundup for September 12

This week: Apple—what, when, and which one should you get (in only 3 paragraphs :-)), Higgs boson news which could mean the destruction of the known universe...maybe, and check out some printed solar cells that could revolutionize solar power as we know it. Also, if you've considered the new Nook you might want to read a few reviews first, find out how they recorded the sound of a single atom moving, and you have got to get a load of some creepy but amazing GIFs using historical photos.
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Community Connections—September

Employees from TDS Telecom, Baja Broadband, and OneNeck (BendBroadband employees we’re sure you’re busy too and we’ll tell you how you can be featured in this segment at the end of this story)continue to make strong community connections through their good works! From helping out local food pantries to getting soaked for a good cause, employees across the enterprise are doing what they can to help others. Find out some of the great things being done...
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Cheap Tunes Tuesday

If you thought last week’s Jack Johnson review was tropical and laid back (and is still $5, by the way), this has a very similar vibe. Sure, it has absolutely nothing to do with the oceans of Hawaii or even acoustic rock – but once you get a couple times through this album, you’ll find yourself happier and more relaxed. And isn’t that what music should be?
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Savvy Spending: Five Favorites For Seasonal Fall Decor & Home Inspiration

We love making our homes look, smell and feel in tune with the seasons. The problem? If we raided the Pottery Barn catalog every time a new collection was released, we wouldn't be able to pay our mortgages. We also seem to generate a bigger collection of "Pinterest fails than we do DIY wins, so the "make-it-yourself" route isn't always the best bet. As a result, we've turned online for inspiration -- and found a slew of relatively affordable but high-end-look catalogs with great websites to bookmark for our new design and decor crushes.
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Tech news roundup for September 5

This week's tech news: get a quick overview of all the good stuff announced at IFA in Berlin and the latest credible Apple rumors for their big shindig on Tuesday. Also, Dyson is coming out with their own robotic vacuum to take on Roomba, Tesla decided on a location for their battery factory, and David Hasselhoff and KITT have a tiff in a pretty amusing commercial for Samsung's smart home system. If that wasn't enough, mellow out with a Dalek relaxation tape and have some fun reading more about "the potato salad guy" and the biggest dinosaur ever discovered.
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Cheap Tunes Tuesday

This week’s segment tunes into some cool ocean breezes, a laid-back vibe, and an overall feeling of simpler, easier times. Some might call it folk rock, indie pop or a generic soft rock – but I prefer to think of it as island music, or maybe shorten that even to just surf – because it reminds me of the place where our featured artist is from, and that’s Hawaii.
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This Week on TV: blockbusters, gangsters, magicians, bikers and Mr. Sulu

September is here and that means we get the return of our favorite shows as well as some hopeful newbies. Also, Video on Demand lets you catch a couple of 2014’s biggest blockbusters.
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Weekly tech news roundup for August 29

What's hot in tech this week: Amazon's buying Twitch, Apple sends out invites (and may be introducing something unexpected next year), and LG is set to introduce a new (round) smartwatch. Check out one man's 3D printed, concrete, castle he built in his yard and find out the answer to how Death Valley's "sailing stones" are getting around. Want more? Read the latest internet research about whether social media makes us share our opinions or shut up about them, and find out why your voice sounds so different in your head than in a recording.
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