AP nixes 'homophobia', 'ethnic cleansing'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) — The Associated Press has nixed "homophobia," "ethnic cleansing," and a number of other terms from its Style Book in recent months. The online Style Book now more…

Behind the bloody, beautiful land of Lebanon

by Jim Fletcher -- Since antiquity, Lebanon has been an especially beautiful country. In modern times, although it's been defined by civil war and terrorist takeover, Lebanon has been held up as more…

TMZ denies seeking drone

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) TMZ, the Hollywood gossip site, is denying a report that it is seeking a drone from the Federal Aviation Administration in order to track celebrities. The San more…

'Elmo' faces new sex-with-minor allegation

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) — The puppeteer formerly behind the "Sesame Street" character Elmo faces a new accusation of having sex with an underage boy, a week after a similar allegation more…

Man chokes to death in roach-eating contest

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TAMPA.CBSLOCAL) — A Florida man choked to death after downing dozens of live roaches during a contest earlier this year in which the grand prize was a python, more…

Are these really frozen waves?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILYMAIL) — At first glance these beautiful images from the Antarctic appear to show 50-ft tall waves that have been instantly frozen as they break. Some people have more…