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10 Movie Roles That Almost Went To Someone Else

A movie is only as good as the actors starring in it. Casting the main role can mean the difference between box office gold, or bust. We looked back at some of the most iconic movie roles that almost went to someone else. Now whether that actor would have been better or worse for the role is something you can decide.

Davos: Talking Champagne on a Sinking Titanic

I am in Davos at the World Economic Forum (WEF) where the top issues that world leaders must address are: unstable global economy, eurozone fragility; and financial system instability. Climate change only ranks as the 7th issue. To me, it's like a group of business leaders and "experts" on the sinking Titanic discussing the fragility of champagne sales. I am deeply concerned about the Alice-in-Wonderland perception of the environment's big picture.
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The Joy Of Liking Music

When my friend got over the Spice Girls, I was crushed. Not only did the Spice Girls represent something I wanted desperately to be a part of (a group of friends, to begin with), but our love of the band was something we shared. True, neither of us was popular, and our obsession with the Fab Five seemed completely insane, but we were in it together. And then all of a sudden it wasn't "cool."
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Warnings of Titanic Proportions?

I can't help comparing the Titanic to our world. The Titanic was a floating city on the ocean, with everything that means: a complex set of systems, management teams and routines. Depending on the point of view, I think most of us feel we've already hit the iceberg -- or flown too close to the sun. Are there answers? You bet.
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Titanic Sinking Predicted

The Titanic's plunge into the frigid Atlantic was predicted several years before the disaster — not by an oracle or in a conspiracy theory but in seemingly innocuous works of fiction about shipwrecks....