What Makes Some College Kids Drink So Much?
Binge drinking is a real problem on many college campuses, and new research could reveal why: students who chug-a-lug enjoy a higher social status among their peers.
Restaurant Offers Discount to Customers Who Hand Over Their Cell Phones — Dollars and Sense [POLL]
In the past few years, it’s become increasingly common to see cellphones on restaurant tables alongside the standard napkin and silverware. But one Los Angeles eatery wants to change all that — and playing along will save you money.
This Day in History for August 17 – Clinton Admits Affair and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1807 – Robert Fulton’s North River Steamboat begins its trip up the Hudson River to Albany, New York, inaugurating the first commercial steamboat service in the world (More info) 1962 – East German border guards spur riots when they kill 18-year-old Peter Fechter as he attempts to cross the Berlin Wall into West Berli
New Movie Releases — ‘The Odd Life of Timothy Green,’ ‘The Expendables 2,’ ‘ParaNorman’ and ‘Sparkle’
The four new movies opening in theaters this weekend include everything from action to heartwarming family fare to Whitney Houston’s last big-screen appearance.
Celebrity Birthdays for August 16 – Madonna, Steve Carell and More
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today: Madonna Age: 54 Occupation: Singer, “Actress” and Attention-Hog Known For: Being the world’s top-selling female recording artist of all time, dozens of hit singles you no doubt know by heart, her controversial personal life, and recent stage antics that have served only to make her reek of desperation
Jimmy Kimmel and Molly McNearney Are Engaged
If you’ve been hoping that comedians Jimmy Kimmel and Sarah Silverman would someday reignite their romance, you may have to let the dream go — because Kimmel is now off the market.
Do School Food Laws Help Kids Lose Weight?
In an effort to curb rising child obesity rates, many states across the US have limited the unhealthy foods that kids can buy at school — and new evidence shows it could be paying off.
Celebrity Birthdays for August 15 – Ben Affleck, Jennifer Lawrence and More
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today: Ben Affleck Age: 40 Occupation: Actor, Director and Screenwriter Known For: Winning an Oscar with Matt Damon for writing ‘Good Will Hunting,’ roles in films such as ‘Armageddon,’ ‘Shakespeare in Love’ and ‘Hollywoodland,’ receiving critical acclaim for directing the movies ‘Gone Baby Gone’ and ‘The Town,’ and his marriage to actress J
Police Officer Killed After Shooting Near Campus of Texas A&M [VIDEO]
Three people are dead and four more were wounded after a gunman opened fire from inside his home near the campus of Texas A&M university.
Man Orders a TV, Mysteriously Gets an Assault Rifle Instead [VIDEO]
Online shopping certainly has its perks, but it’s always annoying when you don’t get what you ordered — especially when you were expecting a TV and wind up with an assault rifle, instead.
MIT Students Create Ingenious Way to Strike It Rich in the Lottery — Dollars and Sense
The odds of striking it rich in the lottery are remarkably small, but apparently it really helps if you’re a math genius. Several years ago, a group of students from the famed Massachusetts Institute of Technology cracked the lottery code that enabled them to win millions of dollars — and state officials did nothing to stop it.
Want to Buy the Town Where Custer Made His Last Stand? You Can for the Bargain Price of $250,000 [VIDEO]
If you’re in the market to buy your own town (and really, who isn’t?) but don’t have the $4 million needed to buy one in Utah, we have good news: for a fraction of the price, you can snap up the Montana town where Custer made his last stand.