Doomsday shelters making a comeback

Doomsday shelters making a comeback Jason Hodge, father of four children from Barstow, Calif., says he’s “not paranoid” but he is concerned, and that’s why he bought space in what might be labeled a doomsday shelter. Hodge bought into the first of a proposed nationwide group of 20 fortified, underground shelters — the Vivos shelter […]

Encyclopedia of Earth,

Welcome Welcome to the Encyclopedia of Earth, a new electronic reference about the Earth, its natural environments, and their interaction with society. The Encyclopedia is a free, fully searchable collection of articles written by scholars, professionals, educators, and experts who collaborate and review each other’s work. The articles are written in non-technical language and will […]

Taylor Swift Done With Kanye West VMA Incident

LOS ANGELES — Taylor Swift Done With Kanye VMA Incident | Lionel Richie Credits Joel Madden and ‘Mouse One and Two’ for Nicole’s Addiction Recovery, Doesn’t Even Know What ‘Sparrow’ Means | Pop Tarts Scene & Herd Taylor Swift Done With Kanye VMA Incident Taylor Swift didn’t move a muscle as the lights went out […]

Actor Dennis Hopper remembered

Jack Nicholson and Val Kilmer were among the actors who joined dozens of Dennis Hopper’s relatives, friends and Taos locals to remember the two-time Oscar nominee at a memorial Mass on Wednesday in New Mexico. Hopper’s simple wooden coffin was ushered into the adobe chapel at historic San Francisco de Asis church. Hopper, who was […]

Ted Turner says he’d like to run CNN again

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – No knock on his “good friend” Jeff Bewkes — or on Superman — but Ted Turner wishes he was running Time Warner so that he could make some changes at Cartoon Network and CNN, the cable news channel he founded 19 years ago. At CNN, he wants “less fluffy news […]

UK man’s Castle

LONDON – A man’s home is his castle — but not if British authorities say it has to be destroyed. That’s the situation faced by Robert Fidler, a farmer who lost a High Court bid Wednesday to protect the once-secret castle he built 40 miles (65 kilometers) south of London and kept hidden from planning […]

Diff’rent Strokes Gary Coleman

Gary Coleman Gary Coleman was born February 8, 1968 in Zion, Illinois. Adopted as an infant, his father worked for a pharmaceutical firm and his mother was a nurse.  Before reaching the age of 5, Coleman had undergone three operations for a congenital kidney defect known as nephritis. As a result of his medical condition, […]

Top Worst Drivers List

According to a recent study, 44 percent of attorneys and judges — more than any other profession — claimed to have been in a prior driving accident when comparison-shopping for auto insurance. Insurance.com analyzed the accidents people claimed and the professions they listed when applying for car insurance online. They published their findings along with […]

Interracial couple denied marriage license in La.

NEW ORLEANS – A white Louisiana justice of the peace said he refused to issue a marriage license to an interracial couple out of concern for any children the couple might have. Keith Bardwell, justice of the peace in Tangipahoa Parish, says it is his experience that most interracial marriages do not last long. “I’m […]

Minority births on track to outnumber white births

WASHINGTON – Minorities make up nearly half the children born in the U.S., part of a historic trend in which minorities are expected to become the U.S. majority over the next 40 years. In fact, demographers say this year could be the “tipping point” when the number of babies born to minorities outnumbers that of […]