CHARLOTTE, N.C. (UPI) -- Bubble wrap just lost a little of its fun after its maker, Sealed Air Corp., announced a new, pop-free version. But don't worry, the noisy wrap will still be around.
Sealed Air Corp. introduced a ...Read more
Univision, the largest Spanish-language broadcaster in the U.S., is going public at a time when Wall Street is salivating over the growing clout of Latino consumers.
The New York media company filed for an initial public ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Nearly 20 years ago, British actor Alan Rickman fulfilled a dream shared by many in his profession -- he directed a feature film. He helmed 1997's "The Winter Guest," a critically acclaimed drama starring ...Read more
MOSSEL BAY, South Africa (UPI) -- Hillary Rae Petroski could have turned into shark bait had it not been for a strong dive cage separating her and an 11-foot great white.
In a video uploaded to YouTube Tuesday, Rae films ...Read more
AUSTIN, Texas (UPI) -- Even centipedes are bigger in Texas -- bigger and a lot more terrifying. In an apparent bid to freak out the Internet, Texas Parks and Wildlife shared a photo on its Facebook page of a massive Texas ...Read more
STUART, Fla. (UPI) -- A Florida man hooked a shark off the coast of Stuart, Florida after first falling off his kayak.
In a Youtube video, Ben Chancey of Chew On This Fishing Charters can be seen fighting with a shark on ...Read more
ORLANDO, Fla. (UPI) -- Cinderella's castle at Orlando's Disney World was lit up by lightning Friday evening.
Instagram user @zackprovost posted an Instagram video of the castle as it was being prepared for its nightly ...Read more
On July 4, 1776, as the Declaration of Independence was adopted by the United States, the moon and the sun were in the same position as today. The Cancer sun represents patriotism, and the Aquarius moon represents the ...Read more
HORN, Austria (UPI) -- An Austrian schoolteacher received heavy criticism from students and parents after killing two rabbits in front of his class as part of a biology lesson this week.
After killing the rabbits, he ...Read more
PURCHASE, N.Y. (UPI) -- Customers weren't laughing when they opened their SoBe tea and fruit juice to find an alarming message -- "Help me trapped in SoBe factory" -- under their bottle caps recently.
The beverage company...Read more
LONDON (UPI) -- The official striped Wimbledon sweatband is apparently too colorful to be worn by athletes during a match.
Australian player Nick Kyrgios was reportedly asked to flip his green and purple striped gear ...Read more
MIAMI (UPI) -- A Miami-Dade judge recognized her middle school classmate during a bond hearing Thursday, and the reunion prompted a tearful reaction.
Arthur Booth, 49, was captured Monday by police on burglary, grand ...Read more
LOS ANGELES (UPI) -- A French bakery has received an overwhelming order of one million doughnuts to be sent to a customer based in the United States.
The order -- to be sent to Los Angeles -- comes in to industrial baking...Read more
CANBERRA, Australia (UPI) -- Get a firsthand look at what it's like to be a sea turtle swimming among the Great Barrier Reef thanks to a cleverly placed camera by the folks at the World Wildlife Fund.
The organization ...Read more
The Aquarius moon represents the better angels of human nature, those who tend to show up when there is need of them. It's not difficult to think of people who need help, though thinking of others and actually finding ...Read more
A lawsuit challenging the legality of unpaid Hollywood internship programs has been dealt a major blow.
The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York on Thursday vacated a federal judge's 2013 ruling in favor of ...Read more
VICTORIA, British Columbia (UPI) -- An unnamed homeless man who returned over $2,000 in lost cash to authorities has decidedly turned down a separate $5,000 donation, insisting that it goes to charity.
After hearing of ...Read more
NEW YORK -- As a kid, Wally Feresten longed to write for television. He just never imagined that he'd be doing it with a felt marker on 14-by-22-inch pieces of recycled cardboard.
For 25 years now, Feresten has been the ...Read more
WASHINGTON (UPI) -- American robot engineering collective MegaBots, Inc. has officially challenged Japan to an epic robot duel.
A video, uploaded Tuesday, calls on Suidobashi Heavy Industry of Japan to ready its giant ...Read more
WASHINGTON (UPI) -- Guacamole lovers, including President Obama were dived on Wednesday when The New York Times suggested that readers should add peas to the traditional recipe.
In the posting, a NYT contributor wrote: "...Read more