What a good thing Eric Blair decided to use a pen name. The word ”Orwellian”, used to describe a sinister government or a form of mind control, has an ominous ring.
When Rebecca Black’s infamous Friday hit the internet, it didn’t take long for 13-year-old Benni Cinkle to come under fire for her role in the music video. Although Benni’s screen time came to a mere 28 seconds, it was 28 seconds of gloriously awkward dancing that made the Californian teen internet famous
In Game 5 of the first round of the 1984 NBA play-offs, Isiah Thomas experienced the most remarkable 1 1/2 minutes of his career. Playing for the Detroit Pistons, trailing the New York Knicks in sweltering Joe Louis Arena, Thomas suddenly couldn’t miss
A collective sigh of relief or was that the long exhale of bong hits? no doubt followed Monday’s announcement from Attorney General Eric Holder Jr
Indian farmers had been praying for rain after the weakest monsoon season in 40 years had left their crops stricken by drought. But when the rains finally came, forceful and incessant at six times their normal levels, they left behind the worst floods southern India had seen in more than a century
The number of dead in devastating floods triggered by torrential rains in India has risen to at least 271, and about a million people have fled their homes, officials said Monday. At least 192 people have died in the southern state of Karnataka, its disaster-management secretary H.V
Thousands of Filipinos who live near coastlines and mountainous areas were evacuated Friday as the storm-battered country braced for Typhoon Parma, which is expected to make landfall Saturday.