Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Ralph Baer, a video game pioneer who created both the precursor to “Pong” and the electronic memory game Simon and led the team that developed the first home video game console, has died. He was 92.
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
A South African judge on Monday acquitted British millionaire businessman Shrien Dewani of murdering his bride on their honeymoon, saying the state had not adequately made the case against him.
An actor hailed as America's “favorite son” and a musical genius who rose from a British shipyard town received America's highest honors Sunday for influencing the country's culture through the arts.
It only took Turkish immigrant Hamdi Ulukaya's yogurt seven years to sweep American grocery isles, where Chobani now competes with some of the biggest brands like Danone and Yoplait.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1” continues to dominate the U.S. box office, but awards season hopefuls “Wild” and “The Imitation Game” proved their might with impressive limited release showings on this sleepy post-Thanksgiving weekend.
“Boyhood” is on a roll. The Los Angeles Film Critics Association named Richard Linklater's 12-year experiment their best picture of 2014 on Sunday.
Monday, December 8, 2014
Dolly Kuykendall asked to see a show of hands: “Who's done this arrangement before? Everyone? Oh good, then it should be perfect the first time through.”
Sunday, December 7, 2014
There are sprays, roll-ons and sticks. Now one Bulgarian candy-maker is offering a new kind of deodorant: in the form of delicious sweets.
The year's brightest newcomer, Sam Smith; the most nominated female in Grammy history, Beyonce; and mega-producer Pharrell led the Grammy Award nominations announced Friday, with six nominations apiece.
The colorful cards arrive from all over the globe at a clip of 1,200 a day — each wishing tiny Addie Fausett happy holidays on what is expected to be her final Christmas.