| May 2, 2013
| 5:36 AM
We moms don't have a lot of time for personal maintenance...am I right?
My son's teacher asked me if I got a haircut the other day and I replied: "No, this is just the unusual, dramatic results of a brush and blow dryer." Our clothes display spots...
| May 15, 2013
| 11:51 AM
Ripley's wants to take your odd stuff off your hands.
Orlando-based Ripley Entertainment, which operates 32 "odditorium" attractions, will visit eight cities throughout 2013, in an attempt to add more oddities to its eclectic collections. The first stop...
| Jun 7, 2013
The water, Esther Williams once quipped, was her favorite costar.
With her beauty, sunny personality and background as a champion swimmer, Williams shot to stardom in the 1940s in the "aqua musical," an odd sub-genre of films that became an enormous hit...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 1:17 PM
It’s a tale about an underdog who learns to fly high, despite his fears. Disney’s “Planes,” an animated comedy set to hit theaters Aug. 9, takes a cue from the Disney’s Cars franchise but lets the action take off by telling...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Sookie Stackhouse (Anna Paquin) wrestles with an incredibly huge decision in “Dead Meat,” Episode 68 of HBO’s “True Blood.”
If Sookie persuades faerie/vampire Warlow (Rob Kazinsky) to donate his sunlight-resistant blood,...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Pro-nationalism English Defence League activists seemed to be itching for a street brawl to break up a scheduled anti-nationalist demonstration in downtown Birmingham, England, on July 18, causing the city to mobilize more than 1,000 police — when...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 7:22 AM
To say starting production on Season 3 of "Call the Midwife" is like riding a bike has an entirely different meaning for Miranda Hart -- so she backpedals when using the turn of phrase.
The 6-foot-1 comedic actress has more than convincingly displayed...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 4:05 PM
Stephen Colbert became the talk of the Internet on Wednesday after a star-studded dance party to the Daft Punk hit “Get Lucky” went viral. Given the level of attention generated by the clip — and the last-minute cancellation and...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 4:48 PM
The Internet can be a source of information and illumination, but for some it's also a cause for worry, and in some cases, a loss of faith, as one Mormon man discovered.
Hans Mattsson, a "solid believer" in his faith, began to have doubts after...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 2:05 PM
The National Security Agency is a “supercomputing powerhouse,” wrote ProPublica.org in July, with “machines so powerful their speed is measured in thousands of trillions of operations per second” -- but apparently it has no ability...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 3:23 PM
Ian Astbury can hardly describe the Cult's breakthrough album, "Electric," without pointing to the moment the British rockers shed their post-punk gloominess, slapped on some rocking leather pants and hired visionary hip-hop producer Rick Rubin.