Activist and filmmaker Matthew Cooke directs an anti-prison film under the rubric of a prison and justice system guidebook in the arresting documentary "Survivor's Guide to Prison." Actor, producer and former inmate Danny ...Read more
"Signs of Resistance: A Visual History of Protest in America" by Bonnie Siegler; Artisan (240 pages, $17.95)
"People used the weapons they had at their disposal," writes Bonnie Siegler in her book "Signs of Resistance: A ...Read more
"In the Fields of the North/En los campos del norte" by David Bacon; University of California Press (450 pages, $34.95 paper)
"I don't claim to be an unbiased observer," writes activist and photographer David Bacon, who ...Read more
(UPI) An elephant at a "rejuvenation camp" in India was filmed showing off an unusual skill -- playing the harmonica.
The video, filmed at a Coimbatore-area rejuvenation camp for elephants that live at temples in the ...Read more
(UPI) A visitor to the Minnesota Golf Show won a $100,000 prize by sinking a difficult putt from 120 feet away from the hole.
A video recorded Sunday during the show at the Minneapolis Convention Center shows pilot Paul ...Read more
(UPI) A British snowboarder broke a Guinness speed record by reaching an average top speed of 92.99 mph while being towed by a Maserati Levante.
Jamie Barrow posted video to Twitter showing him breaking his own Guinness ...Read more
(UPI) A Delaware man who won a $50,000 Powerball prize in time for his birthday said he actually used his birthday numbers to win the jackpot.
The Bear resident, who requested anonymity, told Delaware Lottery officials ...Read more
(UPI) An Italian man captured video of a dog's lucky escape when a pack of wolves appeared and attempted to make it into a meal.
Paolo Forconi posted a video to Facebook showing the scene he witnessed in Aubruzzo, Italy, ...Read more
Endorsed By EarhartBarbara H. Schultz
October 29, 1929, the stock market crashed and manufacturers began scrambling to create innovative ways to promote their products. They put famous American images on tobacco cards, donut boxes, and food cans. Booklets were distributed in which to paste collectible cards. Prominent heroes ...
(UPI) The body responsible for approving emojis released a new set of proposed images -- including a corrected version of a much-maligned lobster emoji.
The Unicode Consortium released proposed images for 157 new emojis ...Read more
(UPI) A San Francisco woman who lost her wedding and engagement rings while traveling said the precious lost items were hand-delivered to her by a United pilot.
Brit Morin tweeted that she lost her wedding ring and her ...Read more
(UPI) Police in Mississippi shared video of officers capturing a 4-foot alligator that was found running loose in a residential neighborhood.
The Moss Point Police Department said officers responded to a neighborhood in ...Read more
(UPI) Authorities in California said they executed a search warrant on a home and ended up seizing an illegally-possessed stuffed mountain lion.
The San Bernardino Sheriff's Department said deputies from the Twin Peaks ...Read more
Hailing from Alberta, Canada, Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman was adopted when he was two weeks old. The actor, who splits his time between West Hollywood and Brooklyn, said he would love to travel to Ghana. "Recently, I did a DNA ...Read more
Be wary of those who are always pushing action, progress and "go time!" Do they have something to gain from the bustle? What about when doing nothing is actually the smarter move? It so often is. "Nothing" is a move that...Read more
Sweet, funny and a wellspring of optimism about human nature, the ABC dramedy "Kevin (Probably) Saves the World" has been one of the brighter spots of the TV season. It stars Jason Ritter as a lost soul who leaves his ...Read more
Following is a partial schedule of coming movies on DVD. Release dates are subject to change:
20: Daddy's Home 2
20: The Star
20: Same Kind of Different as Me
20: The Florida Project
20: American Satan
20: ...Read more
The King of Wakanda reigned supreme this holiday weekend as Disney's "Black Panther" proved to be a pop cultural phenomenon, shattering box office records with an estimated $235 million in U.S. and Canadian ticket sales ...Read more
(UPI) An astonished traveler on a road in Thailand captured video of an elephant holding up traffic by stealing sugar cane from passing trucks.
The video, filmed Sunday on a road in Chachoengsao, shows the elephant ...Read more
(UPI) A Wisconsin resident's security camera captured the moment a wandering mountain lion walked up to their home and looked in through a window.
The video, recorded by a home security camera in Brookfield, shows the ...Read more
(UPI) A man attempting to pet a moose on a Colorado road ended up getting only a scare when the large animal charged at him.
Amanda Danielson recorded video Thursday on a street in Frisco when a man claimed he pets moose ...Read more
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