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This Day in History for July 13 – Hollywood Sign Dedication and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1863 – In New York City, opponents of the draft begin three days of rioting which will be later regarded as the worst in US history (More info) 1923 – The Hollywood Sign is officially dedicated in the hills above Los Angeles; it originally reads Hollywoodland but the four last letters are dropped after a 1949 renovati
Celebrity Birthdays for July 13 – Harrison Ford, Cheech Marin and More
Here's a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today: Harrison Ford Age: 69 Occupation: Actor Known For: Roles such as Han Solo in the original 'Star Wars' trilogy and Indiana Jones in the eponymous movie franchise, and his marriage to human swizzle-stick Calista Flockhart Cheech Marin Age: 65 Occupation: Actor and Comedian Known For: Being half of the legendary stoner comedy duo Cheech
Glenn Beck Relocates to Texas
Texas is a pretty big place -- but is it big enough for Glenn Beck? The Lone Star State is about to find out. Conservative pundit Beck, whose New York-based television show for Fox News was recently canceled -- or he voluntarily left, depending on whom you ask -- sold his $3.6 million Connecticut home and is renting a $20,000-a-month two-acre spread in Dallas. “I can’t wait,” Beck told listeners d
Westboro Baptist Church Will Picket Betty Ford’s Funeral
The Westboro Baptist Church is at it again. The fundamentalist and anti-gay group has announced it will picket the funeral of former first lady Betty Ford, who died last week, because she got divorced before marrying the man who would later become President Gerald Ford. This, the group says, made her an adulterer who "loved to sit with tawdry reporters and blather about sex."
‘Dallas’ Returning to TV – Watch the First Official Promo [VIDEO]
Next summer, TNT will take TV viewers back to Texas for a reboot of the long-running primetime soap 'Dallas,' promising plenty of sex, drama and, of course, oil. This time around, 'Dallas' will focus on the scandalous misadventures of J.R.'s son, John Ross (Josh Henderson), and Bobby’s adopted son, Christopher ('Desperate Housewives' hunk Jesse Metcalfe).
Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood Return to Host 2011 CMAs
If it ain't broke, don't fix it. The CMA is sticking with what works for the 2011 CMAs, tapping Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood to return for their fourth round of hosting the awards show.
New ‘Superbug’ Strain of Gonorrhea Resists Antibiotics
Gonorrhea, a bacterial sexually transmitted infection, used to be easily treated with antibiotics. But now, a "superbug" strain of the STD has been found in Japan and scientists fear it could become a global public health threat. "Since antibiotics became the standard treatment for gonorrhea in the 1940s, this bacterium has shown a remarkable capacity to develop resistance mechanism
‘Harry Potter’ Star Tom Felton to Launch Career As a Rapper
If you've ever watched the 'Harry Potter' films and thought to yourself, "What this movie really needs is for Malfoy to bust out some rhymes," you're in luck. Tom Felton, 23, who plays Hogwarts badboy Draco Malfoy in the popular film franchise, just inked a recording deal with an independent label. His chosen musical path? Rap.
Restaurant Causes Uproar By Banning Kids Under Age Six
McDain’s Restaurant, in suburban Pittsburgh, isn’t what you would call a kid-friendly establishment. The eatery has instituted a new policy banning children younger than six beginning this coming Sunday.
Car Appears to Intentionally Turn Into Riders at Tour De France [VIDEO]
During high-profile bike races like the Tour de France, there are often official cars driving fairly close to the riders, raising the specter of an accident. But the collision that took place during the Tour Monday, between a car carrying members of a French television crew and riders Juan Antonio Flecha and Johnny Hoogerland, didn’t quite look like an accident. Ins ...
Flying Car Now One Step Closer to Reality [VIDEO]
Like the robot maid, the flying car is part of our ‘Jetsons’-promised future that has yet to materialize. However, that could change soon. Last month, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration granted the Transition Roadable Aircraft a series of special exemptions which has effectively made the plane-car hybrid street legal. The Tra ...
Weekend Box Office: ‘Transformers’ Retains Top Spot
Boosted by unexpectedly strong word-of-mouth and generous reviews, 'Transformers: Dark of the Moon' was number one for the second weekend in a row, becoming the top-grossing movie of 2011 thus far with a total take of $261.0 million. Coming in second, the Jennifer Aniston-featured dark comedy 'Horrible Bosses' earned an estimated $28.1 million, while the family flick 'Zookeeper' came in third with