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Halloween Stunt Puts Statue of Liberty in Costume

Halloween Stunt Puts Statue of Liberty in Costume

Halloween costumes are part and parcel of the holiday but what celebrants do not usually see is a stunt that has the Statue of Liberty putting on festive gear for the dress-up party. Designed as a marketing gimmick for a menswear brand, many people are not pleased with the idea of using the iconic statue […]

Ghostly History Haunts Aboard Queen Mary

Ghostly History Haunts Aboard Queen Mary

The ocean liner, RMS Queen Mary, is as famous for her haunted history as she is for her past maritime career. This former transatlantic passenger ship has been permanently docked in Long Beach, CA, since her retirement in 1967. She is a hotel and museum but, according to visitors and staff, some of her former […]

Alaska Rep Don Young Riles Students on Suicide Causes and Gay Marriage

Alaska Rep Don Young Riles Students on Suicide Causes and Gay Marriage

Don Young is at it again, this time speaking to a group of students at a Wasilla High School assembly on Tuesday morning, where he riled and offended nearly everyone present with his remarks, particularly on the topics of suicide and gay marriage. Witnesses said that the 81-year-old congressman was insensitive, disrespectful and offensive, and that […]

Pope Francis: Will the Church Join the 21st Century on Social Issues?

Pope Francis: Will the Church Join the 21st Century on Social Issues?

Pope Francis’ mission to modernize and reform the Roman Catholic Church may have been dealt a blow on Saturday, after proposals for wider acknowledgement and acceptance of the LGBT community and remarried Catholics who have been divorced were water downed in the final revised document on the Church’s stance regarding families. This setback raises the central […]

Hepatitis C Mystery Finally Unlocked [Video]

Hepatitis C Mystery Finally Unlocked [Video]

Hepatitis C (HCV) researchers have long sought to unlock the mystery behind finding a cure for this devastating disease and now believe the newest drug approved by the FDA for the treatment of HCV shows the promise of a cure. The drug is a cocktail of sorts, marketed by Gilead Sciences, under the name Harvoni, […]

Oscar de la Renta Gave the World Elegant Glamour for 60 Years

Oscar de la Renta Gave the World Elegant Glamour for 60 Years

The death of world-famous fashion designer Oscar de la Renta at the age of 82 at his home in Kent, Conn., has impacted fashion worldwide. His elegant, glamorous designs have been worn by celebrities, politicians, socialites and fans of high fashion for almost 60 years, and, just last month, a de la Renta wedding dress was […]

Molly Brown House Museum Hosts Victorian Halloween

Molly Brown House Museum Hosts Victorian Halloween

The Molly Brown House Museum in Denver, CO, is hosting Victorian Halloween ghost stories. The event is called Victorian Horrors and runs through Oct. 25, 2014, weekends only, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. As visitors tour through the darkened mansion of “the Unsinkable Molly Brown,” they hear classic Gothic horror stories by Edgar Allan Poe, […]

South Korea Concert Accident Results in 16 Deaths

South Korea Concert Accident Results in 16 Deaths

In South Korea on Friday, October 17, 2014, fans of the Korean pop band 4Minute fell to their deaths in a tragic concert accident that resulted in the loss of 16 lives, a number that may rise as the aftermath unfolds. Fans had gathered onto a large ventilation grate to get a better view of […]

First Porsche Built in 1898 Found and Renovated by Museum

First Porsche Built in 1898 Found and Renovated by Museum

While this might not be the sleek and fancy car of the average man’s dream, the very first Porsche, built back in 1898, was recently found hidden away in a warehouse and has been renovated by the Automotive Museum and put on public display. The really interesting part is that this is a fully electric […]

NASDAQ and the Global Economy Slump

NASDAQ and the Global Economy Slump

The NASDAQ and global economy appear to be in a slump. Retail sales and producer prices were reported falling in the U.S. while global markets have also taken hits. Oil prices have fallen and China and Germany’s economy are reportedly struggling. Many Americans appear to be saving money and avoiding debt as a potential health […]

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