As I said here, Mary Norris of the New Yorker “has consistently irritated me with her stubborn insistence on every bit of peevery that has encrusted the magazine over the years,” but I admit I enjoyed her (now five years old) squib on the magazine’s famous diaeresis (“those two dots, often mistaken for an umlaut”). […]
Chip Yates turned his life around at 36 years old, when he was overweight and working a cubicle job he hated. He would follow his heart and chase a childhood dream he had forgotten about: Becoming a motorcycle racer. Within two years, he lost 50 pounds and was competing against much younger top riders in the World Superbike Championship. He […]
I., is a European living in Israel. She decided to keep her kindergarten-aged daughter home from school today and yesterday when Israeli schools teach about the Holocaust to children as young as three years old, "When asking our daughter’s kindergarten teacher, she said she would prefer not to have this talk with the children at this age. Show More Summary
Thornton is 37 years old. There was some question whether the San Jose Sharks’ top centers would even play in the first round of the NHL playoffs. Both injured themselves in the final weeks of the regular season. Logan Couture took a...Show More Summary
When taking a selfie with your short date goes wrong.
Darryl Rudolph was just 55 years old
Human rights campaigners say they’ve substantiated claims that members of the Egyptian military carried out at least seven unlawful killings, including a 17 year old boy shot dead at point blank range.
I turn 47 years old in a short couple of weeks and Hallmark doesn’t make the birthday card that I need. I will likely celebrate my birthday the same way I have for most of my life, particularly in recent years. I will wake up — God willing. I...Show More Summary
“The thing that’s going to get more women running shows is women running shows,” says Tracey Wigfield. She’s speaking from experience. After getting hired as a writer’s assistant on 30 Rock when she was 24 years old, under Tina Fey’s mentorship Wigfield quickly rose through the ranks: becoming a staff ... More »
11 year old Man City face investigation from the Premier League over the signing of a youth player, according to the Telegraph. The boy, aged 11, signed from Everton last year. The transfer is one of three which is being reviewed “after concerns were flagged as part of their strict protocol governing academy deals.” “The […]
When Arnold Barboza, Jr., first put on a pair of boxing gloves he was just over five years old. The son of a professional kickboxer who bore the same name, Arnold Jr. quickly found himself following in the footsteps of his paternal namesake. Show More Summary
Ben Affleck doesn't want his kids to act before they are 18. The 44-year-old hunk - who has Violet, 11, Seraphina, eight, and Samuel, five, with estranged wife Jennifer Garner - was just seven years old when he began his own career and...Show More Summary
Gigi Hadid knows how to celebrate her birthday. On Sunday (April 23) the supermodel turned 22 years old and commemorated the special day by rocking out to bestie Taylor Swift's anthem 22. Awwww! Video: Zayn Throws A House Party In His Still Got Time Video! Thankfully, Miz Hadid's sis Bella Hadid was in the next room while Gigi [...]
Wall-E is almost nine years old, so maybe it’s time to re-evaluate the movie. Maybe it’s not a morality tale about consumerism and the environment, with Wall-E as the example of purity. Because a new fan theory posits that the adorable robot is, in fact, Satan, and guys? It makes more sense than you’d expect. Read more...
Erin Moran, beloved actress who starred as Joanie Cunningham on the hit TV show Happy Days, passed away at the age of 56 years old, likely from cancer. “A joint investigation into Mrs. Moran’s death was conducted by the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department and the Harrison County Coroner’s Office. A subsequent autopsy revealed that Mrs. [...]
My 3 year old packed his own lunch today. from daddit Because toddlers are simultaneously the best and absolute worst, no one should be shocked at the hilarity that ensued when a 3-year-old "packed his own lunch." In a simple post to...Show More Summary
More than 25 million children between 6 and 15 years old, or 22 percent of children in that age group, are missing out on school in conflict zones across 22 countries, UNICEF said today. “At no time is education more important than in times of war,” said UNICEF Chief of Education Josephine Bourne. “Without education,…
Chi-chi Nwanoku’s orchestra of many minorities is turning into a musical comet. Barely two years old, it has a BBC Prom coming up this summer and a reasoned piece today in the NY Times. Read here. Last night, Chineke gave its first performance outside London – in Bristol. photo: Miles Brett
For nearly a decade, millions watched little Joanie Cunningham grow up on “Happy Days.” She died Saturday afternoon at just 56 years old.
In a month's time, Blizzard's popular multiplayer first-person shooter Overwatch will officially be a year old (not counting the beta). In that time, the game has accumulated over 25 million players, welcomed multiple new charactersShow More Summary