Van Morrison has a new album out, and the initial reaction is pretty bad. And that’s not even including allegations of anti-Semitism made against him over a song called “They Own the Media.”
Since the pandemic hit, ...Read more
Somewhere along the way, video game companies figured out they could keep monetizing games even after people plunked down the initial purchase price, by offering things like loot boxes or enhancements or pretty much any ...Read more
(UPI) A Red Lobster restaurant in Virginia gave a stay of execution to an extremely rare calico lobster that was delivered to the eatery.
The restaurant chain said employees at the location in Manassas spotted the ...Read more
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Ah, the merry month of May — perfect for Swedish filmmaker Roy Andersson’s latest and perhaps final musings on ...Read more
Each of us is born from a mother whose being remains etched on our very essence. This Mother's Day lands on the first full day of Venus in Gemini. For those who have a special language with their mother, that identifying...Read more
Actress Tawny Kitaen, who appeared on the big screen with Tom Hanks and, perhaps more famously, in a series of music videos for Whitesnake, has died at 59.
Kitaen died Friday at her home in Newport Beach, California, ...Read more
While pop music has origins as far back as the 1920s, it didn’t really take shape as a genre until the 1950s. In the decades that followed, the term was largely used to denote a specific type of catchy sound or style, ...Read more
Remember when you felt that you didn't have a choice, and then later looked back to see many potential options you didn't initially notice? Among other themes, the tension between Venus and Jupiter cautions against ...Read more
(UPI) A man who won a $5 million jackpot from the North Carolina Education Lottery said he owes his windfall to a store clerk who handed him the wrong ticket.
Jonathan Bate, a New York resident working as a construction ...Read more
After teasing fans with multiple demos, Capcom's "Resident Evil" franchise is cementing its 25th anniversary with its newest first-person survival horror game releasing Friday.
A flowery yet haunting bedtime tale narrated...Read more
In the TV critic’s version of “you had me at hello,” the HBO Sunday-night drama “Mare of Easttown” had me with the first four images at the start of the series before a word was said.
Refinery tower lights ...Read more
(UPI) A 12-year-old Illinois boy said shortages of medical supplies during the COVID-19 pandemic inspired him to design his own ventilator using Lego pieces.
Anthony Hartman, a Winnetka seventh-grader, said he heard about...Read more
(UPI) Residents of an Illinois city were treated to an unusual sight when a bull escaped from outside of a veterinarian's office and went wandering.
Countryside Veterinary Services in Taylorville said the bull had been ...Read more
(UPI) A Mississippi college said it broke a Guinness World Record by cooking up the world's largest jambalaya in an event that raised money for food pantries.
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College said volunteers ...Read more
(UPI) A Lego building enthusiast set a Guinness World Record by putting together the brand's largest set, the Colosseum, in under 14 hours.
Paul Ufema, a lifelong Lego enthusiast who documents his builds on YouTube ...Read more
(UPI) A New Hampshire woman came to the rescue of a hawk that ended up in her backyard pool and was in danger of drowning.
Cortnie Langley of Mason said she arrived at her home in Mason this week to find a hawk struggling...Read more
(UPI) Residents of a Tennessee town were warned to beware Friday morning when a "mad" zebra escaped from a truck and went wandering near an elementary school.
Prescott South Elementary School in Cookeville posted on ...Read more
Josephine Baker’s rise from a child street performer on the impoverished streets of St. Louis to one of the most successful Black artists of her time is a thrilling life tale. She lived a life that defied odds, building...Read more
Ziwe has always loved asking people questions. Maybe a little too much.
"That was something I was penalized for in school — like, I was annoying," says the comedian in a video chat. "But now it serves a purpose."
The ...Read more
For more than a year, I've kept a folder on my desk that was stuffed full of scribbled notes for the story I was working on when the pandemic hit. Every journalist, it seems, has a version of this folder — ideas rendered...Read more
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