The First Church of Cannabis

They have weed instead of wine and a “pooh-bah” in place of a pastor who preaches the power of pot to heal the world: Welcome to The First Church of Cannabis. In May, this Indiana house of worship won the right to light up freely and spread its groovy gospel thanks to a newly awarded […]

17 Women Arrested In Prostitution Sweep

An undercover sweep led detectives to arrest 17 women who were working as prostitutes on the streets of Paterson, the Passaic County Sheriff said Thursday. The crackdown on Wednesday was part of an effort to improve the quality-of-life for city residents, Sheriff Richard H. Berdnik said. Authorities launched the round-up in response to complaints from […]

Pi Day

When the number Pi (π) is expressed as a decimal, it’s written as 3.14. So we came up with Pi Day, which we celebrate on the 14th day of the 3rd month every year (3/14). Really it’s just an excuse for kids at school to eat pie during their math lesson. This year’s Pi Day […]

Carol Ann Susi Tribute Episode

Warning: Storyline and character spoilers ahead for “The Comic Book Store Regeneration” episode of The Big Bang Theory. Never again will we hear the shrill voice of Debbie Wolowitz bellow “Hooow-ARD!” at the top of her lungs, for the funny — but never fully seen onscreen — lady who birthed the tight pants-wearing Howard Wolowitz […]

‘Twin Fetuses’ Found Inside Newborn

A team of Hong Kong doctors has described an extremely rare medical occurrence: what appeared to be a pair of fetuses inside the body of a newborn girl. They were both joined to a placenta-like mass by umbilical cords. Each one had four limbs, skin, a ribcage, intestines and primitive brain tissue, according to a […]

Happy Ewe Year

Chinese were seeing in the Year of the Sheep on Thursday, but with fortune-tellers predicting accidents and an unstable economy and some parents-to-be fretting over the year’s reputation for docile kids, it wasn’t exactly warming everyone’s heart. This animal sign, which comes once every dozen years, can be said to have an identity crisis. Known […]

Lorena Rojas

A los 44 años de edad murió la actriz mexicana Lorena Rojas. Luego de afrontar durante varios años una dura batalla contra el cáncer, la actriz mexicana Lorena Rojas falleció este lunes 16 de febrero en la ciudad de Miami. La noticia la dio a conocer esta tarde la agencia de management LatinWE a través […]

Lorena Rojas

After facing a tough battle against cancer for several years, Mexican actress Lorena Rojas died on Monday in Miami. She was 44. The news was announced in the afternoon by her talent agency LatinWE management via a press release, which included the following statement: Lorena, who bravely defied the disease in different stages since 2008, […]

Wendell Kim

Former Cubs coach Wendell Kim died Sunday near his home in suburban Phoenix after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was 64. Kim’s widow, Natasha, confirmed her husband’s death on Monday. Kim was a major league coach for 15 seasons with four teams — the Giants (1989-1996), the Red Sox (1997-2000), the Expos (2002) […]

Man Created Black Ice To Mask Crash

A Sparta, New Jersey man poured water onto a freezing road to try to fool police officers into thinking the cause of his drunken car crash was black ice, authorities said. Bryan Byers hit a guardrail after running a stop sign in a BMW early Saturday morning, police said. Shortly after the crash, they said, […]