Hairstylist, Entrepreneur and Fashion Legend Vidal Sassoon Dies at 84
This morning, legendary hairstylist Vidal Sassoon passed away in his home at the age of 84, according to a Los Angeles police department spokesperson. The renowned salon kingpin died of “apparent natural causes.”
800-Pound Bride Susanne Eman Bulking Up for Her Big Wedding Day
It’s pretty common knowledge that most brides will stress out about losing weight before the wedding in an effort to fit into that perfect dress. For this Susanne Eman, however, fitting into the perfect dress means not losing sight of her goal and keeping her weight at 800 pounds.
10 Tips To Make Your Beautiful Mother’s Day Flowers Last Longer
It’s just about the sweetest thing when your husband and kids give you a beautiful bouquet of flowers for Mother’s Day. A thoughtful husband will get them from a store. A thoughtful kid will get them from your yard. Either way, the sentiment is adorable and always well received.
This Day in History for May 8 – First Westminster Dog Show Opens and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1877 – The first Westminster Dog Show is held (More info) 1902 – On the Caribbean island of Martinique, Mount Pelee erupts, destroying the town of St. Pierre and killing nearly 40,000 people (More info)
This Day in History for May 3 – The First Spam E-mail Is Sent and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1802 – Washington, DC is granted a municipal government consisting of a mayor appointed by the president of the US, officially incorporating it as a city (More info) 1877 – Ontario, Canada’s Labatt Park, the oldest continually operating baseball grounds in the world, has its first game (More info)
Celebrity Birthdays for May 1 – Tim McGraw, Wes Anderson and More
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today: Tim McGraw Age: 45 Occupation: Country Singer Known For: Being the envy-inducing husband of country star Faith Hill, having 11 consecutive albums debut at Number 1 on the Billboard charts, winning three Grammys, and notable on-screen appearances in ‘Friday Night Lights,’ ‘The Blind Side,’ and ‘Country Strong.’
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo By Visiting One of These 10 Unbelievable Mexican Destinations
With Cinco de Mayo just around the corner, we have Mexico on the brain. Perhaps this year, instead of celebrating the day with watered-down margaritas at your local Tex-Mex chain restaurant, you should start planning that trip to Mexico you’ve always talked about taking.
Charles Colson, Nixon’s ‘Hatchet Man,’ Dies at Age 80
Brilliant political strategist, born-again evangelical Christian and convicted obstructor of justice Charles Colson, a pivotal player in President Nixon’s political life, passed away at Inova Fairfax hospital at the age of 80 on Saturday, after suffering a brain hemorrhage earlier this month.
Fighting Illini Reveal Booze Makes You Smarter
This may surprise you, based on some of the decisions you have made while under the influence, but new research says it’s alcohol makes you smarter.
Hilarious Tumblr Exposes What Old People Post on Facebook
As you have no doubt heard, Betty White finally joined Twitter. (Maybe.) While this seems like a brave new frontier for a member of the Greatest Generation, she’s not the only elderly person to ever delve into social media. Apparently, Facebook is full of them.
Thomas Kinkade, ‘Painter of Light,’ Dies at Age 54 – Learn About His Life and Work
You might not know his name, but you definitely know his work. Thomas Kinkade painted quaint scenes of cottages, cobblestone paths and warm, glowing windows, seemingly lit as an invitation to come inside. He had mass appeal that made him a household name and the target of disapproval from art critics. Kinkade passed away unexpectedly on Friday at the age of 54.
Firefighters Generously Donate $10,000 Mega Millions Winnings to Fellow Firefighter Battling Brain Tumor
Not many of us escaped lottery fever last week as the Mega Millions jackpot skyrocketed to about $640 million. Everyone wanted to get in on the action and we know one firefighter who is very happy his fellow firefighters decided to try their luck.