Something must be in the air--like dire desperation or maybe economic collapse--because the slew of quality films coming your way seems to be drawing a lot from horrifying disasters, both real and imagined, as they go to a very dark place in your wallet.
Yes, some of them are personal awakenings wi ... More >>
According to a letter discovered in the raid that led to his death, Osama Bin Laden was considering alternate names for his terrorist group because he felt that "Al Qaeda" had taken on a bad connotation for killing too many Muslims. He wanted to pick a name that would "convince Muslims worldw ... More >>
Defense Secretary Robert Gates explained today that photos of Osama Bin Laden's corpse should not be released not only because the actual photos might inflame extremists and act as a propaganda tool for Al Qaeda, but also because of, well, Photoshop. Gates and Hillary Clinton were "worried a ... More >>
Pakistani official said on Tuesday that one of Osama Bin Laden's sons disappeared after the United States raid of the Abbottabad compound where Bin Laden was killed on Sunday, May 1. Bin Laden's three wives in Pakistani custody said one child has not been accounted for, and "investigators agr ... More >>
Dick Cheney appeared on "Fox News Sunday" this morning and somewhat lavishly praised President Obama, and then the Fox News studio spontaneously burst into flames. "You've got to give him a lot of credit for making the decision to have SEAL Team 6 conduct the raid that got bin Laden," Cheney said ... More >>
Reuters reports this morning, via the SITE monitoring service, that Al Qaeda used the internet on Friday to confirm the death of their leader. "Al-Qaeda released a statement on jihadist forums on May 6, 2011, confirming the death of its leader, Osama bin Laden," SITE said. Previously, Al Qaed ... More >>
In this week's issue of the Voice, Graham Rayman writes movingly of his memories of September 11, 2001...and how Osama bin Laden's recent death doesn't solve everything, but certainly helps: "I have to admit feeling satisfied, and astonished that all these memories came back so clearly as if ... More >>
Obama souvenirs sell "like hot cakes" near Ground Zero
Excitement over Osama Bin Laden's death has turned Ground Zero into an attractive destination for New York's street vendors and tourist-shop owners, according to the Spanish-language daily.
Outdoor merchants are making a fortune with s ... More >>
Cindy Sheehan, who became a national symbol of the anti-war movement when her son Casey was killed in Iraq, has taken to (what looks like) her official Facebook page to cast doubt on President Barack Obama's claim that the United States killed Osama Bin Laden yesterday. Sheehan grabbed headli ... More >>
This time lapse video shows the photographic journey of a man who grew out his beard for one year and six weeks. Corey Fauver, the video's bearded protagonist, only received a silver medal for his efforts in the Carleton College Golden Schillers short film competition. We think that this video dese ... More >>