'Hobbit': $84.8 million debut is December record

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (E ONLINE) — The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey came away with an estimated $84.8 million at the weekend box office, its studio reported, the largest-ever Friday-Sunday debut for more…

Most original Hanukkah video of 2012?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (YNetNews) In a move likely to bring a smile to the faces of Jewish people worldwide, director Nadav Nachmany has produced a YouTube video of the story of more…

Heroic midnight rescue frees Israeli hostages

by Drew Zahn -- In the eerie, silent darkness of July 4, 1976, a world away from the United States' Bicentennial celebrations, the eldest of Israel's Netanyahu brothers crouched with his elite more…

Top chef

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Inventor of bar code dies at 91

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Los Angeles Times) Scanned more than five million times a day, instantaneously encoding product data while boosting work production, it was with Norman Joseph Woodland's fingers in the more…

Marilyn Manson avoids 'becoming Van Gogh'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Daily Mail) Marilyn Manson needed 24 stitches to reattach his ear to his head, after a 'dangerous fight' in Switzerland. The heavy metal rocker, who is currently more…

Ray Comfort's 'Genius' movie goes viral

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Christian Retailing) Evangelist and author Ray Comfort's new online movie about John Lennon, released to coincide with the 32nd anniversary of the Beatles' leader's death Dec. 8, has more…

Union dues: Democrat 'money laundering' scheme?

by Kathy Shaidle -- Rush Limbaugh This week, Limbaugh's attention was focused on the violent union response to Michigan's right-to-work legislation. He put these shocking attacks down to Democratic union members who more…

House hunting

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