Celebrity Birthdays for August 22 – Tori Amos, Kristen Wiig and More
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today: Tori Amos Age: 49 Occupation: Singer, Songwriter and Musician Known For: Selling more than 12 million albums worldwide, songs such as ‘Cornflake Girl,’ ‘God’ and ‘A Sorta Fairytale,’ her bright red hair, and being one of the few alternative artists to use a piano as her primary instrument
David Guetta Debuts New Sia Collab, ‘Falling to Pieces’
‘Titanium,’ DJ extraordinaire David Guetta‘s collaboration with eccentric Australian songstress Sia, was such a smash success that it’s no wonder he’d want to work with her again — and now we know he has. During his set at Belgium’s Tomorrowland festival, Guetta debuted the pair’s latest effort, ‘Falling To Pieces.’
Celebrity Birthdays for August 2 – Mary-Louise Parker, Kevin Smith and More
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today: Mary-Louise Parker Age: 48 Occupation: Actress Known For: Her Golden Globe-winning turn as Nancy Botwin on the Showtime series ‘Weeds,’ other TV roles in ‘The West Wing’ and ‘Angels in America,’ film appearances in ‘RED,’ ‘Fried Green Tomatoes’ and ‘Boys on the Side,’ and winning a Tony for her work in the 2001 play ‘Proof’ Kevin Smit
This Day in History for August 1 – MTV Debuts and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1842 – The Lombard Street Riot erupts in Philadelphia (More info) 1914 – Germany declares war on Russia, launching World War I (More info)
First Photo of Colorado ‘Dark Knight Rises’ Shooter James Holmes Released [VIDEO]
We’re now getting our first look at James Holmes, the alleged shooter in that horrific massacre in a Colorado movie theater early Friday.
George Zimmerman Charged with the Murder of Trayvon Martin [VIDEO]
George Zimmerman, the man who fatally shot Florida teenager Trayvon Martin earlier this year, was charged with second-degree murder and taken into custody on Wednesday.
Is Your Office Making You Sick?
You may think staying indoors would be better for your lungs, but a new study finds Americans face the bulk of our health risks not from smoggy outside air — but from potentially toxic substances in our office air.
6 of the Worst Tech Predictions of All Time
Predictions about technology are notoriously tough to make. Still, the experts and visionaries often get it right — but when they don’t, they get it colossally wrong. Here are some of history’s most famously bungled insights made by tech giants and industry bigwigs, as rounded-up by Scientific American.
Ryan Seacrest to Expand Media Empire with His Own Cable Network
Ryan Seacrest seems bent on world domination. In addition to having a radio show and regular hosting gigs on television programs like ‘American Idol’ and ‘E! News,’ he’s about to launch his own cable network.
The CW Says ‘Yes’ to ‘Sex and the City’ Prequel, ‘The Carrie Diaries’
Attention, ‘Sex and the City’ fans: if you’ve ever wondered about Carrie Bradshaw’s life before she became part of that fabulous foursome of friends, it looks like you’re about to have your questions answered because the CW has greenlit a prequel series.
The Funniest ‘Going Green’ Videos of All Time
The idea of “going green” may conjure up images of sad polar bears floating aimlessly on melting icebergs as Sarah McLachlan sings about climate change in the background. But going green doesn’t always have to be so morose!
Americans Among the Missing on Sinking Italian Cruise Ship [PICTURES, VIDEO]
At least two Americans are among the estimated 16 people missing after a cruise ship hit a reef on Friday night and capsized off the west coast of Italy with 4,200 passengers and crew aboard.