During World War II, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill urged military leaders to come up with valiant names for battles so no mother of a fallen soldier need say her son was killed "in an operation called 'Bunnyhug' or 'Ballyhoo.'"
Jumping over a player in a dunk contest is old hat. Do it on the court. And while you're on defense. Get to learn the name Justise Winslow. Along with Jahlil Okafor, he's one of Duke's two superstar freshmen. And he jumped over Stanford's Chasson Randle while blocking his shot tonight: Technically this block didn't count. Show More Summary
John Calipari is a legend in the world of coaching basketball, and he always has a lot on his mind. The University of Kentucky men’s basketball head coach has to constantly learn the names of new players and plays and sets, but he always...Show More Summary
The Boston Red Sox, according to the latest offseason rumors, are one of three teams remaining in the running to sign Pablo Sandoval, the San Francisco Giants All-Star third baseman who has played a key role in all three of the Giants’ World Series championship runs in the last five years. Show More Summary
A 20 month old girl was severely scalded after she accidentally tripped and fell into a large pot of boiling soup at the entrance of the house on the evening of November 20 in Fujian province. The girl, named Xiao Ru, is currently in a coma, NetEasereported. [ more › ]
Some of the biggest names in entertainment came together to make a video featuring them singing one of the most famous songs written by John Lennon, “Imagine.” The video was made as part of UNICEF’s new #Imagine campaign to draw attention to children’s issues throughout the world and to raise money for the organization. Show More Summary
You may know of Joseph Genaro as one of the members of The Dead Milkmen but he also recorded some material under the name Joe Jack Talcum, who you may be more familiar with. HHBTM Records has released a new compilation of his home recordings called Home Recordings 1993 – 1999, which were recordings between […]
J.J. Watt the human spent some time riding J.J. Watt the horse this week.
Everyone knows who Chris Hemsworth is. Not only does the actor play Thor, but he was just named People's Sexiest Man Alive. Woody Harrelson, however, didn't realize that his "Hunger Games" co-star Liam Hemsworth was the "Thor" star's...Show More Summary
Brand consultants Interbrand released its annual ‘Best Global Brands’ report for 2014, based on brand earnings. Today we bring you the top ten luxury and fashion brands which features familiar names. Which brand do you think will top...Show More Summary
On my recent book tour, I usually began each night’s talk with a story about playing Super Mario Brothers with my grandma. Her name was Regina but we all called her Nana, and she's been one of the most important people in my life
The hot-stove season has already provided plenty of heat. Some high-profile free agents have already agreed to deals, while other big names have been moved in trades. It's already shaping up to be one of the most interesting offseasons...Show More Summary
In a recent article, a student named Jackie describes how her initial excitement of being invited to a party was replaced by fear and violence, after a group of men trapped her in a room.
Another day, another milestone, another hat-trick for Lionel Messi. Already an all-time great only at the age of 27, Messi put his name in the all-time La Liga record books with his 252nd La Liga goal. With Barcelona's fourth goal (and...Show More Summary
Chris and Liam Hemsworth share the same last name and bear a strong resemblance to each other. Still, Woody Harrelson went a long time without knowing the Hunger Games heartthrob and People's Sexiest Man Alive are brothers. The realization...Show More Summary
Name: Dominic Location: West Hollywood, California I always wanted to have my own place and after having the roommate experience, I've decided to get a place of my own. I wanted to be close to work and also in the neighborhood with interior design resources so I chose West Hollywood, California. Show More Summary
In the LA Auto Show earlier this week, a few car manufacturers took it upon themselves to spruce up their offerings with the addition of slick-looking vents that were about as real as a three dollar bill. Can you name all of the cars that these fake vents came from? Betcha can't. Read more...
You may have heard about the charges that have been brought against rapper Tiny Doo (real name Brandon Duncan) in San Diego, Calif. Duncan is accused of promoting murders carried out by a criminal street gang in his album "No Safety,"...Show More Summary
At the Guangzhou auto show, Geely unveiled its Geely New Vision sedan, but despite its name, the new car shares few of the design cues used on the larger Peter Horbury-designed GC9. Measuring 4.59 metres long, 1.47m tall and 1734mm wide, and sitting on a 2.6m wheelbase, the New Vision will duke it out in [...]
The major search engine's mapping program had changed their street name to something much more homophobic. That has the couple and their kids worried. read more