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Author: Laura Weisman

When life gives you ice and snow, go out and play

The ice and snow covering Europe and beyond is creating problems for almost everyone. There is a baby elephant in Amsterdam, though, who seems quite thrilled to just play in the white stuff.

‘Jersey Shore’ star Snooki denies she’s pregnant

Jersey Shore star Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi is pregnant, according to a report in Star magazine.

‘Soul Train’ creator Cornelius dead in apparent suicide

Soul Train creator Don Cornelius was found dead at his Sherman Oaks, Calif., on home Wednesday morning, the Los Angeles Times is reporting.

Dad got to the wedding via Photoshop

When a couple’s wedding date came up, the groom’s dad was in the hospital. How to keep the old man connected to the memory? Photoshop him in.

Tebow, porn convention have something in common

By way of the SportsGrid.com, we hear that Tim Tebow, the Denver Broncos quarterback who regularly acknowledges his faith on the field, was ironically booked into the same Las Vegas hotel, this week as the world’s largest porn convention.

Muppets hit back at Fox News at press conference

Last month, a segment on the Fox Business Network accused the Muppets of being anti-oil with the latest movie featuring an evil oil baron as its villain and all.

Brits denied entry into U.S. over misinterpreted tweets

Two British tourists were deported last week after landing at Los Angeles International Airport over tweets in which one of them joked about “diggin’ up” Marilyn Monroe and “destroying” America.

What’s with the dumb joke, Mr. President?

Some outlets are saying President Obama’s joke about spilled milk in last night’s State of the Union Address bombed, but it didn’t. The captive audience laughed. Politely.

Junk food at school isn’t making kids fat, study says

Junk food in schools: bad idea, you would say? So would I. So would most people, right? However, it’s not exactly the reason American kids are getting fatter, so says a new study.

Facebook Timeline is here whether you like it or not

Have you been wondering about whether to go to the new Facebook Timeline feature? Stop daydreaming, it’s a reality soon, whether you like it or not.