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California Mom Fighting Back After She Was Arrested for Letting 4-Year-Old Son Play 120 Feet from Home Within Gated Community

A self-described “free-range” mom who allowed her 4-year-old son to play alone on a playground 120 feet from their front door within their gated …

Homeless man charged with attacking 'NCIS' actress in Hollywood

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A homeless man was charged on Monday with two felonies in a violent, seemingly random attack on the streets of Hollywood on "NCIS" actress Pauley Perrette that she later recounted on social media.<p>David Merck, 45, was expected to make an initial court appearance later on …

Los Angeles

Selena Quintanilla’s Most Inspirational Quotes

It has been 22 years since the tragic loss of <b>Selena Quintanilla</b> and she still inspires many not only through her music, but also her inspiring words. The Tejano singer may be gone, but her words will never be forgotten. Here are some of the singer's most inspirational quotes:

Inspiration

26 Penis Facts People Wish They Knew When They Were Younger

"I didn't know if the balls were on the top or the bottom."

13 Futuristic Facts About The Fifth Element

If <i>The Fifth Element</i>—which was released 20 years ago today—isn't the goofiest, most outlandish sci-fi action movie ever made, it's not for lack of …

Every '90s Nicktoon, ranked

Strap on your old Doc Martens and break out your Beanie Baby collection — because today, the '90s are back in a big way.<p>Tonight marks the launch of …

10 Nifty Tips For Becoming a Successful Criminal, According to Harry Houdini

In 1906, world-famous magician Harry Houdini published a guide to crime and its prevention called <i>The Right Way to Do Wrong</i>. It began, “There is an …

Ian Fleming

How to Work Out Like a French Girl: The Art of Low-Key Fitness

This week, while in Paris for Fashion Week, Manhattan-based expat <b>Lola Rykiel</b> will be one of the few Parisians jogging in the Luxembourg Gardens. “My family thinks I’m so weird—like I’m a real athlete,” she says of the light cardio habit she picked up after moving to New York City to do PR for Sonia …

Here's What Thackery Binx From "Hocus Pocus" Looks Like Now

The young man responsible for a generation's sexual awakening.

Construction

Virginia Woolf’s Handwritten Suicide Note: A Painful and Poignant Farewell (1941)

It seems like a very morbid and inhuman practice to treat the suicide note as a piece of literature, even if the author of said note is a writer as …

Where To Go While the Dollar Is Strong

Ralph Lauren

I've Had it With Self-Appointed "Nerd Police" Quizzing Me on My Knowledge of Geeky Stuff

When I was a little girl, I lived in the shadow of my older brother. He was four years my elder, and I basically worshipped him because of it. Everything he loved, I loved. My brother had a collection of anything Star Wars and Batman, and my favorite toys were his Batmobiles and the Millennium …

Feminism

Read Johnny Depp’s Sweet Tribute to Wes Craven

The late director cast Depp in 1984’s Nightmare on Elm Street.<p>Ever since <i>Black Mass</i> premiered at the Venice Film Festival, <b>Johnny Depp</b> has been coasting on positive attention for his eerie performance as <b>Whitey Bulger</b>, the real-life Boston mobster (and only person in the world, to our knowledge, who …

Horror

26 Previously Banned TV Episodes You Can Stream Right Now

While there are any number of reasons why a specific episode of a television series might be pulled from the airwaves or from reruns (some of them …

Four future space technologies that will change the world in your lifetime

From ending natural disasters, to flying to Sydney in an hour, scientists are working on future technologies to solve some of humanity's biggest challenges<p>Imagine a world where severe storms, tornadoes, and flash flooding are no longer a threat to human life. Or a time when flying from London to …

What Happened to Marie Antoinette's Children?

The tragic tale of Marie Antoinette's death during the French Revolution is the stuff of legend. But while the story of Marie Antoinette ends with …

15 Things You Might Not Know About Beetlejuice

Thanks to its bonkers blend of comedy and horror, <i>Beetlejuice</i> became an instant hit with audiences when it was released on March 30, 1988—and even …

New York City

Game of Thrones: everything we know about Cersei's naked walk of shame

Cersei's gruelling public shaming was based on a real-life incident, and cost $200,00 to film - CONTAINS SPOILERS<p>It was based on a real-life historical case<p>Many Game of Thrones viewers will have been shocked by the brutal punishment endured by Cersei (Lena Headey) in the season five finale earlier …