Joan Rivers from grave: 'I bought an iPhone!'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LONDON GUARDIAN) Comic legend Joan Rivers has been dead for over a week now, but apparently that hasn’t stopped the Fashion Show star being chuffed to bits with her new iPhone 6-feet-under. more…

Busch Gardens ditches severed heads, apologizes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (HUFFINGTON POST) Busch Gardens has removed headless figures and severed heads from the Halloween display at its Williamsburg, Va. theme park after some people complained they were a more…

Japan to resume whaling in Antarctic

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BBC) The Japanese government has vowed to restart its controversial whaling programme in the Antarctic next year. The move comes despite the International Whaling Commission's vote on Thursday more…

Boehner: Immigration 'reform' will boost economy

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) It wasn’t part of the jobs message he planned to pitch, but Speaker John Boehner said Thursday that immigration reform would help boost the economy. “Immigration more…

Winery fined $115,000 for using volunteers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (San Jose Mercury News) A small-time vintner's use of volunteer workers has put him out of business after the state squeezed him like a late-summer grape for $115,000 more…

Harry Reid promises post-election tax increase

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (National Review) Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.) is determined to pass an internet sales tax bill after the election, as well as legislation that would give more…

Larry Ellison to step aside as Oracle CEO

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (San Jose Mercury News) In a stunning change for one of Silicon Valley's most legendary corporations, Larry Ellison, who for 37 years steered Oracle to become one of more…

Would-be authors need to rethink money

by Jim Fletcher -- Living the life of a writer (I watch a lot of television, walk the dog, and muse quite a bit), one of my "duties" is helping friends and more…

A timeshare gift for 'free'?

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, Some friends recently offered me a timeshare. It's an older place on the beach, and they've had it for about 20 years. I'd have to pay more…