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Tony award winner Idina Menzel has a major milestone to celebrate. She has surpassed one million fans on her Facebook page.
The TLC network decided to cancel its show 'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo' because the co-star "Mama June" Shannon allegedly started to date a registered sex offender.
Though the last Harry Potter book came out in 2007 and the last film in 2011, the wizarding universe is still very much alive. J.K. Rowling will release a new Harry Potter short story on Oct. 31.
‘Whiplash’ is about a young man’s unyielding dedication to become one of the world’s greatest jazz drummers — in spite of his teacher’s ruthless direction.
You may find it hard to believe that in 2014, failure to pay off a water bill would result in the household being disconnected.
Uber, a ride-sharing app, canceled a promotion in the city of Lyon. The promotion said that passengers could go for a 20-minute ride in cars that were driven by beautiful ladies.
Sears Canada Inc. named Ronald Boire of the American-based Sears Holding to replace Douglas Campbell as acting president and CEO. This is not the first time that the Canadian-based company has recruited from its American partner.
Nordstrom has announced plans to open two new stores in upstate New York. The first will be located at the Colonie Center in Albany. The other is planned for Buffalo.
Most of us will have heard about the drones seen flying over some football matches and across various fairs and other outdoor gatherings, now there's a drone that will fit easily in your pocket.
Much has been written about how technology could be used to replace humans in the service sector, but a recent USA Today story suggests it can also save companies money by making workers more efficient.
While umbrellas come in different sizes, colors, and fabrics, the design of the object hasn’t changed in the last century. With the advent of innovative thinking, a Kickstarter project dubbed “Air Umbrella” is ready to make an appearance.
The Blue Lobster storybook for iPad is the first early reader app designed for young children ages three and up that also helps young deaf children acquire ASL and reading skills.
A dozen academic research groups have received substantial U.S. National Institutes of Health funding to improve the diversity of the American biomedical community.
Polls, sales and collectors are being hurt by people getting off the grid. When cell phones first came out in large numbers, users did not have to worry about unwanted phone calls. That has all changed.
Soon after the deadly terrorist attacks earlier this week, most people were terrified (once again) of the possible threat of more terrorist attempts in Canada.
Graduating seniors from one Nebraska high school will be permitted to prominently display firearms in their senior pictures, following a unanimous vote from the board of education.
Despite predictions that Chris Algieri won't last the distance against veteran boxing star Manny Pacquiao when they face each other in the ring on Nov. 22, the unbeaten champion could still pull an upset if he knows how to use his own skill and talent.
A betting line for the long-awaited fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao has been established in at least two hotels in Las Vegas, Nevada, indicating that the fight could happen as early as May next year.
Giuseppe Marotta walked around Turin with a confident strut during the hot summer months of 2013. When Carlos Tevez stepped into Malpensa Airport in Milan, the decision to acquire the Argentine striker was the ideal move for Juventus.
Unbeaten WBO light welterweight champion Chris Algieri will face Manny Pacquiao in the ring on Nov. 22 with dominating height and superior reach but Pacquiao's longtime trainer Freddie Roach believes that despite the edge, Pacquiao will win the fight.
Tijan Sonko, a Gambian man, has been accused of bigamy in Austria. Despite marrying several women and having active relationships with at least 15 more that he has picked up all over the country, he says he hasn’t done anything wrong.
North Korea on Saturday vowed strong action to counter a US attack on its human rights record and issued fresh warnings that the United States was in range of its nuclear weapons.
A dozen academic research groups have received substantial U.S. National Institutes of Health funding to improve the diversity of the American biomedical community.
Two teenage U.S. girls were fighting for their lives Saturday after they were both shot in the head by a schoolmate during a deadly attack at a Washington state high school a day earlier.
Robert Scott, from Denver, has invented a handy device that turns a glass growler into a mini keg. This allows beer lovers to drink their craft beer at their own pace, which means that the beer does not need to consumed in one sitting.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has reported on four locally acquired cases of the virus in France: four members of the same family in Montpellier.
A new study by the World Health Organization indicates that tuberculosis has infected hundreds of thousands more people around the world. The actual figures are far higher than those estimated a year ago.
The number of cases in the Ebola outbreak has today exceeded 10,000, with 4,922 deaths, according to a new report from the World Health Organization (WHO).
Ford has developed a car seat that can detect if a driver is having a heart attack. If such a condition is detected, automated braking and steering systems can be activated to stop the vehicle.
Move over, Elon Musk of Tesla Motors. The world's very first Porsche has been found, languishing away in a warehouse in Austria for 100 years, and has now been fully renovated. Why should Musk move over? Because the first Porsche was an electric car.
Is Peugeot set to return to the North American market? With a new CEO who has experience in the marketplace and a vision toward pushing its luxury cars, the answer seems to be “Yes!”
Possibly the falling gas prices played a role, or last year's harsh winter, but once again the data is proving Americans love affair for trucks has not ended. People in the U.S., again are deciding to purchase popular light trucks over sedans.
North Korea on Saturday vowed strong action to counter a US attack on its human rights record and issued fresh warnings that the United States was in range of its nuclear weapons.
Two teenage U.S. girls were fighting for their lives Saturday after they were both shot in the head by a schoolmate during a deadly attack at a Washington state high school a day earlier.
Masked gunmen on Saturday shot dead three Turkish soldiers in the restive Kurdish-majority southeast of the country, the army said, blaming separatist "terrorists" for an attack that threatens to undermine a fragile peace process.
Egypt has declared a state of emergency in the northern region of the Sinai Peninsula after at least 32 soldiers were killed in a checkpoint blast and a town shoot-out there.
Data breaches are an obvious problem these days, however, these massive exploits aren't all people need to worry about. While all eyes are on the big exploits, often the small-time criminals are also quietly raking in the cash.
The city of Detroit, Michigan, and its nearby and even far-flung suburbs share a unique real estate relationship. For many years, there has been a tremendous give-and-take relationship between the city and suburbs.
On average, the wealthiest Americans are giving less than ever to charities, while those who have been hit hardest by the recent recession are giving more.
Robert Scott, from Denver, has invented a handy device that turns a glass growler into a mini keg. This allows beer lovers to drink their craft beer at their own pace, which means that the beer does not need to consumed in one sitting.
Lawmakers in Poland decided to ban junk food in schools in an effort to reduce the obesity rates among children. The ban will go into effect next school year.
For the ultimate in fast food, McDonald's in Melbourne, Australia is now making deliveries. In fact, pretty flashy deliveries, as customers' burgers and fries arrive by either a red Ferrari F430 Spider or a white luxury Lamborghini.
The wine scene in Croatia received a boost this autumn as former Harrods head wine buyer Jo Ahearne moved to Hvar to make her own wine. Digital Journal went to meet her.
Video of a San Francisco tour guide launching into an anti-Chinese tirade while leading an open-topped bus tour through the city's famed Chinatown has gone viral.
Glasgow has many free, interesting attractions. One of the more famous is the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in the West End. What you might not expect to find while browsing around is the filming of an episode of the BBC's Antiques Roadshow.
The Dalmatian capital of Split is undergoing a tourism boom. Digital Journal spent the day discovering why in the October sunshine.
The terror treat from the Middle East may be expected to have had a negative impact on tourism in the area but reports from tourist boards show this isn't true for neighbouring Turkey as 42 million are expected to visit the country by the end of the year.
New research reveals that 5,000 years after agricultural practices spread across Neolithic Europe, human populations remained unable to digest sugars from the milk of mammals.
Scientists have identified a transporter protein in rice that shifts arsenic in to vacuoles. This mechanism helps to prevent the toxic element from traveling into grains.
A 45,000-year-old bone has been sequenced. This is the oldest human genome yet to have been sequenced. The bone came from a leg bone preserved in Siberia.
Following a series of biosafety errors at federal research facilities, the U.S. government has temporarily halted funding for new studies into serious pathogens like influenza, SARS, and MERS viruses.
The lives of World War II continue to inspire books, films, and theatre. “Flak House” is a new musical, now playing in New York, which portrays the live of young men fighting the war against the Nazis in the ‘40s.
Obscure figures like Hatshepsut come to this reporter's mind when hearing about the forgotten Queen Melisende who ruled over Jerusalem from 1131 to 1153. Little known and often purposely ignored by some of the chroniclers of the time,
It's hard to write good dialogue and monologue for teen characters. Adult playwrights and screenwriters often suffer from a lack of familiarity with the new lingo, yo, or resort to contrived, artificial “Buffy”-style irony and pop culture.
There's that old saying that a picture is worth a thousand words. Words and images often go together so it is no surprise that Studio 35 would have a poetry reading on Oct. 10 to compliment its art display.
A brazen attack near Ottawa parliament kills solder Nathan Cirillo. Physicists invent a powerful new reversible tractor beam. What your face shape says about how aggressive you are. Welcome to this week's TopFinds.
Internet darling Twitter, the unique micro-blogging service that went public a year ago, wants to provide tech training to homeless residents of San Francisco from a center near the company's new headquarters.
Facebook looks to distance itself from its "real name" policy controversy with the announcement of a new message-board app where names don't matter — "Room."
We've seen and heard the Italian nun who sings with a voice like Alicia Keys, now a viral video on the internet is trending, showing two US priests dancing before an audience from the Associated Press.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has reported on four locally acquired cases of the virus in France: four members of the same family in Montpellier.
A new study by the World Health Organization indicates that tuberculosis has infected hundreds of thousands more people around the world. The actual figures are far higher than those estimated a year ago.
The number of cases in the Ebola outbreak has today exceeded 10,000, with 4,922 deaths, according to a new report from the World Health Organization (WHO).
Despite several hyped headlines to the contrary, a large new study proves that marijuana use does not lower IQ in teens one bit.

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