Celebrity Birthdays for August 22 – Tori Amos, Kristen Wiig and More
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today: Tori Amos Age: 49 Occupation: Singer, Songwriter and Musician Known For: Selling more than 12 million albums worldwide, songs such as ‘Cornflake Girl,’ ‘God’ and ‘A Sorta Fairytale,’ her bright red hair, and being one of the few alternative artists to use a piano as her primary instrument
Why Do Working Mothers Earn Less Than Fathers? — Dollars and Sense
It’s no secret that job-hunters are having a particularly tough time right now — but if you’re a woman who’s married with kids, you may have a tougher time securing employment than a man in the same scenario.
Celebrity Birthdays for August 21 – Kim Cattrall, Hayden Panettiere and More
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today: Kim Cattrall Age: 56 Occupation: Actress Known For: Her roles in the films ‘Police Academy, ‘Mannequin’ and ‘Porky’s,’ and playing lusty Samantha Jones in the ‘Sex and the City’ television and movie franchises
Celebrity Birthdays for August 20 – Robert Plant, Amy Adams and More
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today: Robert Plant Age: 64 Occupation: Singer and Songwriter Known For: His work as the lead singer and lyricist of the legendary rock group Led Zeppelin, his Grammy Award-winning collaborations with bluegrass singer Alison Krauss, co-founding the band The Sensational Space Shifters with Patty Griffin, and being chosen by many music magazin
This Day in History for August 19 – The Beatles Go On Tour and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1812 – The American frigate USS Constitution earns the nickname “Old Ironsides” after defeating the British frigate HMS Guerriere off the coast of Nova Scotia, Canada (More info) 1909 – The first race is held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the home of the Indianapolis 500 (More info)
Celebrity Birthdays for August 19 – Bill Clinton, Matthew Perry and More
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today: Bill Clinton Age: 66 Occupation: Politician and Philanthropist Known For: Serving as the 42nd president of the United States, creating the William J. Clinton Foundation to address international causes such as global warming and the prevention of AIDS, his marriage to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and being generally beloved by l
TSA Reveals List of Weird and Scary Items Confiscated This Year
We all gripe about having to take our shoes off when we go through airport security, but according to a list of items confiscated this year by the TSA, footwear may be the least of its concerns.
Celebrity Birthdays for August 17 – Robert De Niro, Sean Penn and More
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today: Robert De Niro Age: 69 Occupation: Actor, Director and Producer Known For: A celebrated career including Oscars for his roles in ‘The Godfather Part II’ and ‘Raging Bull,’ iconic performances in films like ‘Taxi Driver,’ ‘Cape Fear,’ ‘The Deer Hunter’ and ‘Awakenings,’ and many collaborations with director Martin Scorsese
This Day in History for August 17 – Clinton Admits Affair and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1807 – Robert Fulton’s North River Steamboat begins its trip up the Hudson River to Albany, New York, inaugurating the first commercial steamboat service in the world (More info) 1962 – East German border guards spur riots when they kill 18-year-old Peter Fechter as he attempts to cross the Berlin Wall into West Berli
Celebrity Birthdays for August 16 – Madonna, Steve Carell and More
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today: Madonna Age: 54 Occupation: Singer, “Actress” and Attention-Hog Known For: Being the world’s top-selling female recording artist of all time, dozens of hit singles you no doubt know by heart, her controversial personal life, and recent stage antics that have served only to make her reek of desperation
This Spells ‘Trouble’ — Scrabble Player Punted from National Tournament After Cheating
In just about any game, there’s a way to cheat — and consequences if you get caught. That’s something a young Scrabble player learned this week when he was kicked out of the game’s national tournament after a competitor noticed him doing something untoward.
Do School Food Laws Help Kids Lose Weight?
In an effort to curb rising child obesity rates, many states across the US have limited the unhealthy foods that kids can buy at school — and new evidence shows it could be paying off.