LOS ANGELES (UPI) -- A team of Lego builders spent 16 hours constructing a Lego Super Star Destroyer kit and mere seconds smashing it to bits for a slow-motion video.
The apparent rebel sympathizers with Wired's Battle ...Read more
NEW YORK -- If the PEN American Center's mission is to promote free expression and lively discourse, the literary group accomplished that with its decision to honor the French magazine Charlie Hebdo at its annual Literary ...Read more
The death of Freddie Gray while in police custody and the ensuing unrest surrounding it have prompted another round of musicians to speak out on the value of black lives and on racial issues in America.
Prince's ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Two months after a jury found that singer Robin Thicke and producer Pharrell Williams infringed on Marvin Gaye's song "Got to Give it Up" in their 2013 hit "Blurred Lines," the legal fight drags on: ...Read more
CIENEGA SPRINGS, Ariz. (UPI) -- Authorities in Arizona responding to a report of human remains in the Colorado River said they actually discovered a staged "underwater skeleton tea party."
The La Paz County Sheriff's ...Read more
OMAHA (UPI) -- A Nebraska woman filed a seven-page handwritten court brief detailing her lawsuit against all homosexuals on behalf of "God" and his son, Jesus Christ.
Sylvia Driskell, 66, of Auburn, filed a federal...Read more
FORT WORTH, Texas (UPI) -- The Fort Worth Zoo placed a GoPro camera in a gibbon habitat tree and shared the video of what happened when two of the primates discovered the device.
The video shared Tuesday on the zoo's ...Read more
HOOVER DAM, Nev. (UPI) -- Daimler Trucks North America said the self-driving Inspiration semi truck unveiled atop the Hoover Dam is headed for the highways of Nevada.
The trucks, from Daimler subsidiary Freightliner, were...Read more
The Knights of Juzhani: The Emerald of the Black CaveBrandon Young
Jimmy is an ordinary kid who is a senior in high school. Except for being a black belt, he is an average kid in every respect, with the same hopes and angst. Little does he know that his life is about to change, starting with his discovery of a strange emerald during his class’s field trip ...
NEW YORK (UPI) -- Authorities in New York said workers at a Brooklyn cemetery discovered a casket containing bones and trash dumped on the street.
Police said employees at the Evergreens Cemetery arrived for work about 6 ...Read more
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (UPI) -- Officials with Oregon's Willamette National Forest said a collapsed lava tube is to blame for the aptly-named Lost Lake's annual disappearance.
Jude McHugh, a spokeswoman for the Willamette ...Read more
AVON PARK, Fla. (UPI) -- A Florida woman being held hostage with her children used a Pizza Hut ordering app to ask store employees to call 911 on her behalf.
The Pizza Hut in Avon Park received an online order about 3:40 ...Read more
MUMBAI, India -- An Indian court on Wednesday found Bollywood superstar Salman Khan guilty of culpable homicide in a hit-and-run accident 13 years ago that left a homeless man dead, and sentenced the actor to five years in...Read more
British actress Carey Mulligan was anxious when she played F. Scott Fitzgerald's American heroine Daisy Buchanan in Baz Luhrmann's 2013 adaptation of "The Great Gatsby."
The 1925 novel, she said, was the "most read, loved...Read more
'The Fun Rises, the Fun Sets'
Van Hunt was a rising R&B star a decade ago, with a brace of writing credits for singers such as Dionne Farris and Rahsaan Patterson and Grammy-winning music of his own. ...Read more
There were plenty of factors to chew over in analyzing why "Avengers: Age of Ultron" took in $188 million at the weekend box office -- the second-biggest opening of all time but nonetheless lower than both pre-weekend ...Read more
Forget the Beach Boys, Michael Jackson and Madonna. The most important cultural shift in American pop music began with the explosion of rap in the early 1990s.
The Beatles and the Rolling Stones didn't spark the British ...Read more
The Top 10 DVD rentals at Redbox kiosks for April 27-May 3:
1. The Wedding Ringer -- Sony
2. The Gambler -- Paramount
3. Paddington -- Weinstein
4. Wild -- Fox
5. Unbroken -- Universal
6. Night At The Museum: Secret ...Read more
Like optimistic Jane Austen, brooding Thomas Hardy wrote about 19th century England's big three -- romance, finance and real estate. "Far From the Madding Crowd," Hardy's story of unrequited longing, asks: What brings ...Read more
"Sidney Chambers and the Forgiveness of Sins" by James Runcie; Bloomsbury (405 pages, $18)
Sidney Chambers, crime-solving Anglican priest, is back. In "Sidney Chambers and the Forgiveness of Sins," Sidney takes on several...Read more
MOAPA RIVER INDIAN RESERVATION, Nevada -- Around 5 a.m. Sunday, just as the light turned from black to blue above the mountains surrounding Lake Mead, L.A. producer Nosaj Thing took the stage at the Further Future Festival...Read more
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