Top Ten Oldest Universities Around the World

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The word university is derived from the Latin universitas magistrorum et scholarium, roughly meaning “community of teachers and scholars”. The term was coined by the Italian University of Bologna, which, with a traditional founding date…
Total Solar Eclipse

How to Take Photos of the Total Solar Eclipse

A total solar eclipse will pass across the U.S. on August 21, plunging those in the path of totality into darkness for around two minutes. This will be the first time a total solar eclipse has moved from coast to coast in 99 years, giving many…
Smallville's Tom Welling breaks silence

Smallville's Tom Welling breaks silence on series finale suit-up

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It was the long-time mantra for Superman origin story Smallville, which starred Tom Welling as the future Man of Steel struggling to understand his abilities while inching closer to his destiny. Hence, fans waited desperately for the moment…
the Queen

10 things no one is allowed to do in front of the Queen

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Queen Elizabeth has met hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of people in her lifetime. But one must remember when meeting Her Majesty, there are just certain things you shouldn't do in order to avoid looking rude or offending her. From…
Most White People Are Related

Kyra Sedgwick on When She Learned Husband Kevin Bacon Is Her Cousin: ‘Most White People Are Related’

Kyra Sedgwick has fewer degrees of separation to Kevin Bacon than she, perhaps, might want. Sedgwick took part in a panel during the Television Critics Association’s summer press tour on Sunday to promote her new ABC drama, “Ten Days in…
72nd anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bomb

Japan marks the 72nd anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima

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Japan on Sunday marked 72 years since the world’s first nuclear attack, on Hiroshima, with the nation’s traditional contradictions over atomic weapons again coming into focus. The anniversary came after Japan sided last month with nuclear…
10-year-old designer

10-year-old designer bullied for her dark skin stuns in incredible photo shoot

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10-year-old designer bullied for her dark skin stuns in incredible photo shoot No child should grow up with low confidence, but that was the case for 10-year-old Kheris Rogers who was bullied by her classmates…
Teen sleeping on United flight was groped

Teen sleeping on United flight was groped by another passenger, complaint says

The 16-year-old girl was asleep, sitting in a window seat on a New Jersey-bound United Airlines plane, when a stranger’s hand on her thigh awakened her. The man sitting next to her quickly removed his hand, according to a federal complaint,…
Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos Is Now the Third Richest Person in the World

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Although Jeff Bezos briefly topped the list of the world’s wealthiest last week, he has now slipped to third place. As of August 1, the 53-year-old Amazon founder fell behind Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and Spanish businessman Amancio…