112-year-old woman smokes 30 cigarettes a day

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYPOST) — A Nepalese woman has defied science by living to the ripe old age of 112 — despite her 30-cigarette-a-day habit. Batuli Lamichhane says she’s been puffing more…

'Godfather' actor Abe Vigoda dead at 94

by -NO AUTHOR- -- NEW YORK (AP) — Character Abe Vigoda, whose leathery, sunken-eyed face made him ideal for playing the over-the-hill detective Phil Fish in the 1970s TV series “Barney Miller” more…

3rd-grader has unique reason to vote against Trump

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILYMAIL) — A third grader has criticized Donald Trump's position on immigration - by using a 'Netflix and chill' argument. The child attacked the Republican presidential candidate's controversial more…

Oxford Dictionaries in hot water for 'rabid feminist'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Is Oxford Dictionaries perpetuating sexist stereotypes? That’s the question asked by Memorial University of Newfoundland PhD student Michael Oman-Reagan, who has criticized the dictionary’s use of what he more…

Hot social-media trend: Snow swimming

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Alessandra and Francesco D'Avella swim year round. But until this weekend, the Easton Area Middle School brother and sister confined their winter swimming to indoor pools. On Sunday more…

Chicago beggars sue over lost wages

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2876604" align="aligncenter" width="600"] A court case is looking at whether certain forms of panhandling is a First Amendment right.[/caption] Two panhandlers in Chicago sued their local sheriff's more…

This 5-star general recognized our real enemy

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2873754" align="aligncenter" width="600"] General Douglas MacArthur[/caption] "Our threat is from the insidious forces working from within which have already so drastically altered the character of our free more…

Harvard tries to build A.I. as fast as human brain

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WIRED) — Harvard University has been awarded $28 million (£19m) to investigate why brains are so much better at learning and retaining information than artificial intelligence. The award, more…

Lighter side of blizzard of the century

by Andrea Shea King -- Last weekend's blizzard was not without its comic moments! (Posted on Facebook) [caption id="attachment_2874874" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Big lizzard storm coming. Lizzard warning now in effect for Saturday.At least more…