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28 November 2014
Blind athlete runs tough 46-mile trail in the Grand Canyon ...
Melissa McCarthy will sell a line of big-lady clothes ...
Flurry of sexual assault claims against Bill Cosby is met with crickets in Hollywood ...
Catherine Tate and David Tennant want to work together again ...
Shia LaBeouf says he was raped during his February 2014 "art event" ...
20th Century Fox plans a sequel to Independence Day ...
National Review editor Rich Lowry wants the US Congress to block President Obama from delivering the State of the Union address ...
AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd goes a little bonkers in court ...
Pelé is hospitalized with a urinary infection ...
Russell Brand says he doesn't know who his ex-wife Katy Perry is ...
27 November 2014
Snoop Lion hands out free turkeys in Inglewood, CA ...
Bette Midler thinks Ariana Grande is too darn sexy ...
Eat your way through Thanksgiving like a country star ...
Seattle Seahawks star Richard Sherman mocks some of the more mockable aspects of the National Football League ...
Coca-Cola wants you to drink its new and improved milk, and pay twice the price ...
US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg undergoes heart surgery ...
Judge rules that Gabriel Aubry and Halle Berry's daughter can't have her hair straightened ...
Radio wingnut Glenn Beck's diagnosis is a little wingnutty, and came from a clinic that's a little wingnutty too ...
James Cameron promises that Avatar sequels will be bitchin' ...
26 November 2014
Wal-Mart still hasn't paid the measly $7,000 fine imposed by OSHA for the 2008 Black Friday trampling death of an employee ...
US House Republicans will try to block Washington DC's newly-enacted law legalizing recreational marijuana ...
Ridley Scott will produce but won't direct the Blade Runner sequel ...
Joni Mitchell doesn't want Taylor Swift to play her in a movie ...
US Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-New York) says Democrats shouldn't have done the biggest thing they've done in the past five years — Obamacare ...
Mark Cuban made billions from an open internet, and now he wants to kill it ...
Judges overturn same-sex marriage bans in Arkansas and Mississippi ...
HBO and Frances Bean Cobain are making a documentary about Kurt Cobain ...
Piano from Casablanca sells for $3.4-million ...
Is US Rep. Steve Stockman (R-Texas) trying to name a climate change denial notion after himself? ...
Parts of the original Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer (ENIAC) computer have been restored for H. Ross Perot ...
Man falsely convicted of murder sues Chicago over coerced confession ...
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson compares his case to the police killing in Ferguson, MO ...
US Food and Drug Administration posts rules requiring calorie counts on food products at convenience stores, bakeries, coffee shops, pizza delivery, amusement parks and vending machines ...
George Eads is leaving CSI ...
25 November 2014
Scientists propose rejiggering abandoned TV frequencies as "super wi-fi" ...
Twitter CFO accidentally tweets inside info publicly ...
Was Pitch Perfect actually an allegory about 9/11? ...
Riots follow verdict as Grand Jury and prosecutor say "No probable cause exists to file any charges against" Ferguson, MO cop who killed an unarmed black man ...
1970s actress wants to file a class-action lawsuit against Bill Cosby ...
Idaho family buries female transsexual as a man ...
Obama administration continues to strong-arm journalists into revealing sources ...
Another hundred or so K-Mart and Sears stores are closing ...
US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel is forced out ...
Maybe a toy gun that looks "indistinguishable from a real gun" isn't the very best Christmas present ...
Jerry Lee Lewis is sued over alleged double-sale of music rights ...
Medical marijuana clinic in Oregon provides free THC pills that seem to cure chronic seizures in children ...
Dilip Kumar is not dead ...
Honda blames under-reporting of injuries and deaths from accidents on "inadvertent data entry or computer programming errors" that spanned 11 years ...
Hackers break into Sony's website ...
Tiger Woods hires a swing consultant ...
HBO has lots of lawyers scrutinizing its upcoming documentary on Scientology ...
Sting will join the cast of his troubled Broadway show ...
Rockefeller Family moves its offices out of Rockefeller Center in New York City ...
35 dead so far from GM's infamous defective ignitions ...
24 November 2014
NBC hires Native American consultant to "clean up" Peter Pan's racist song ...
Let's go skateboarding in an abandoned New York mental hospital ...
Steroid-addled baseball star Jose Canseco will not be auctioning off his finger after all ...
Burger King pulls the plug on 89 franchises in Germany over hygiene standards and working conditions ...
Ursula K. Le Guin doesn't want to watch American literature get sold down the river ...
Obamacare website seems to hide health plans with low deductibles and co-pays from low-income patients ...
American Red Cross funnels donations intended for Colorado wildfire relief to local Chamber of Commerce ...
Why do fire trucks in San Francisco still use wooden ladders? ...
US Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) says Republican-controlled investigation that absolved the Obama administration on Benghazi is "full of crap" ...
Texas textbooks will include Moses as one of America's founding fathers ...
Vancouver will issue heroin prescriptions for addicts ...
Nutball Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio sues Obama administration over immigration order ...
More accusations against Bill Cosby … Former NBC employee says he arranged meetings and cash payments with women on Cosby's behalf ...
The failed bill to reform the US National Security Agency was a sham anyway ...
For the first time, we will be able to test quantum physics in space ...
Why do men in Hollywood movies have no penises? ...
Starfish are disintegrating along the North American coast ...
Not everyone thinks that Nickelback is terrible ...
23 November 2014
NBC doesn't get the joke in its upcoming Tina Fey-produced Ellie Kemper sit-com, so it sells the show to Netflix ...
Cowardly Lion costume from The Wizard of Oz is for sale, if you have $1-million or so ...
US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) tallies the results: October 2014 was the 38th consecutive October that was warmer than the 20th century average ...
Georgia cops skip fingerprint check, and jail wrong man for 525 days for child molestation ...
Bill Cosby finally responds to rape allegations — "a guy doesn't have to answer to innuendos" — and gets a standing ovation in Florida, as two more women claim Cosby atrocities ...
Dinesh D'Souza explains that President Obama is an extremely spoiled brat and Republicans need to spank him ...
Delta Airlines stands with President Obama on immigration policy ...
Canadian NHL coach Pat Quinn dies from respiratory failure at Vancouver General Hospital in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada ...
22 November 2014
McDonald's worker wins $437-thousand in lawsuit after cop falsely claims to have found glass in a burger ...
Another investigation finds Benghazi scandal adds up to basically nothing ...
There were plenty of blown chances to help 2012 Connecticut school killer before he snapped ...
More women accuse Bill Cosby of rape and sexual assaultVegas casino cancels Cosby concert ...
Norman Lear turns down an offer to reboot All in the Family ...
Republicans seem generally displeased with President Obama's executive order on immigration, and sue over Presidential rewrites of the Affordable Care Act ...
Former Washington DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at United Medical Center in DC ...
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