Top Ten Oldest Universities Around the World

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…
Massive Fire

Massive Fire Destroys At Least 150 Cars at Classic Car Dealership

A massive five-alarm fire tore through a landmark classic car dealership in central Illinois Tuesday night, destroying its main building and at least 150 vintage cars that were being stored inside, according to the Alton Telegraph. Massive…
Divided Muslim family

Divided Muslim family yearns to reunite, 70 years after India, Pakistan split

Rehana Khursheed Hashmi, 75, migrated from India with her family in 1960 and whose relatives, live in India, Rehana Khursheed Hashmi, 75 (2nd L) migrated from India with her family in 1960 and whose relatives, live in India, prepares…
72nd anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bomb

Abandoned Baby Survives 3 Days in Plastic Bag

An 8-month-old baby found alive in a plastic bag outside a home had been abandoned there three days earlier by her 17-year-old mother, who has been…
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

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

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

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…