Uruguay’s Government Considering Extreme Move By Selling Marijuana
The South American country of Uruguay wants to put drug dealers out of business, and it’s considering a rather novel way of doing it: the government itself would sell marijuana to registered citizens, making it the first country in the world to do so.
Can a Math Formula Predict Box Office Success?
Putting a marquee name in a new movie is never a guarantee of success. But if a group of Japanese physicists are to be believed, there actually is a mathematical formula for predicting box office gold.
Ann Curry Leaving NBC’s ‘Today’ Show
Ann Curry, we barely knew ye. Just a year after the veteran of NBC’s ‘Today‘ show took over co-hosting duties alongside Matt Lauer, it looks like she’s on her way out.
New Movie Releases — ‘Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter,’ ‘Brave’ and ‘Seeking a Friend for …
If you’d like to watch an esteemed former president battle vampires, witness the first female heroine Pixar has ever had, or ponder what you’d do if you knew the world was ending, line up at the multiplex — this weekend’s new movie offerings were…
What City Has Joined New York in the Quest to Ban Giant Sodas?
Looks like New York City is once again a trend-setter — its proposed ban on large sodas has made Cambridge, MA wonder whether it should follow suit.
Add Cigarette Butts to the Amazingly Long List of Items That Can Be Recycled
Discarded cigarette butts may seem disgusting, but they’re actually worth cash — they’re now being recycled into things like plastic pallets, guitar picks and even jewelry.
Is Saving Money Good for Your Health? — Dollars and Sense
Lots of people eat well and clock time at the gym to keep themselves healthy. But as it turns out, your well-being is tied to more than just your physical state.
Mother Furious After Kindergarten Teacher Tells Kids to Hit Bully [VIDEO]
Childhood bullies sometimes need a taste of their own medicine to change their ways. But should a teacher be the one dosing it out?
Paramedics Called After Lindsay Lohan Found Unconscious
Paramedics were called Friday morning after troubled actress Lindsay Lohan was found unconscious in the penthouse of a California hotel.
New York City Board of Health Weighing a Ban on Large Movie Popcorn
Look out, New Yorkers — Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the City Board of Health aren’t just after your large sodas. Now they want your bucket-sized popcorn and jumbo milkshakes, too.