Sheila Hirsh

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Sadness: Wife Makes Husband Sell 661-Pound LEGO Collection With Threat Of Divorce

Note: Picture unrelated, clearly somebody else's wife knows what's up.<p>A man in Sweden recently took out an ad selling his massive 661-pound LEGO …

Meet Mary Anning, 'greatest fossil hunter' honored with Google doodle

Today’s<p>Googledoodle celebrates the 215th birthday of Mary Anning, a 19th century fossil collector and paleontologist who, even as a poor working-class woman in a field dominated by wealthy upper-class men, helped shape the study of ancient extinct creatures in the early years of geology and …

Google Doodle

Snake Species That Went Missing For 78 Years Is Found

A species of snake that was thought to have gone missing for nearly 80 years — or never to have existed in the first place — has been found.<p>The Clarion nightsnake, named for the island it inhabits off Mexico's Pacific coast, had been identified only once, back in 1936 by naturalist William Beebe.<p>He …

New meteor shower could make for heavenly viewing

The May Camelopardalids could make a fantastic debut in the night skies over North America Friday night. Here's what you need to know to take in the show.<p>Night skywatchers are anticipating a rare debut of a never-before-seen meteor shower this Friday and Saturday evening. The cosmic premiere of the …

Astronomy

Supernova discovery reveals how the biggest, brightest stars die

The most massive and luminous stars were long suspected to explode when they die, and astronomers now have the most direct evidence yet that these cosmic behemoths go out with a bang.<p>These findings shed light on the star explosions that provide the universe with the ingredients for planets and …

Benedict Cumberbatch: GQ's 25th Anniversary Exhibition!

<b>Benedict Cumberbatch</b> suits up while attending the <i>GQ 25th Anniversary Exhibition</i> on Tuesday (November 12) at Phillips De Pury in London, England.<p>The …

‘An English Room’: Photos of Benedict Cumberbatch, Stephen Fry, and More in Their Favorite Rooms

A room is your refuge, but it can be so much more than just that. Whether it be heavily decorated, with paintings on the walls, or sparse, with just …

Stephen Fry

The many lives of Benedict Cumberbatch

A third series of <i>Sherlock</i>, three new films and the world on his shoulders. The man who's cheated death more often than his famous alter ego is just …

It's No Mystery — Benedict Cumberbatch Is So Hot Right Now!

Who's that mysterious heartthrob captivating Hollywood — and legions of rabid fans? It's Benedict Cumberbatch, the star of BBC's cult reboot of Sherlock Holmes and the actor perhaps having the most fun of anyone this award season. Check out our detective work on this talented Brit!

Benedict Cumberbatch in 'T Magazine': What we learned

Oh hey, look — your boyfriend Benedict Cumberbatch scored another magazine cover and photoshoot! (We’d say he’s never looked better, but, uh, we’re …

Clooney and Cumberbatch honored at Britannia Awards

George Clooney and Benedict Cumberbatch were honored last night at the BAFTA Britannia Awards in Los Angeles, according to the <i>New York Times</i>. Clooney …

Benedict Cumberbatch Is Everyone's Favorite European on the TIME 100

Reactions to Benedict Cumberbatch making 2014’s TIME 100 list were unambiguous: people are thrilled. There was almost unanimous agreement — …

Benedict Cumberbatch to star in Iraq drama 'The Yellow Birds'

Benedict Cumberbatch has signed on to <i>The Yellow Birds</i>, a film adaptation of Kevin Powers’ 2012 National Book Award finalist about the Iraq War.<p>The</i> …

Casting Net: Benedict Cumberbatch replaces Guy Pearce in 'Black Mass'

<b>• Benedict Cumberbatch</b> (<i>The Imitation Game</i>) will replace <b>Guy Pearce</b> (<i>The Rover</i>) in the upcoming Whitey Bulger biopic starring <b>Johnny Depp</b> …