How Much Daily Exercise Is Required for Weight Loss? Probably Less Than You Think
Many people say they don’t work out because they simply don’t have the time. If you’re one of them, your favorite excuse may have just fallen by the wayside — a new study shows just 30 minutes of daily activity is enough for weight loss.
This Day in History for August 26 – Charles Lindbergh Dies and More
1920 – The 19th amendment to the Constitution takes effect, giving women the right to vote (More info) 1939 – The first televised Major League Baseball game is broadcast (More info)
Celebrity Birthdays for August 26 – Macaulay Culkin, Chris Pine and More
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today: Macaulay Culkin Age: 32 Occupation: Actor Known For: Starring in the classic holiday movies ‘Home Alone’ and ‘Home Alone 2,’ a previous engagement to actress Mila Kunis, and a close friendship with the late Michael Jackson
Jeffrey Johnson Identified As Empire State Building Shooter
A man who shot and killed a former co-worker near the Empire State Building on Friday morning has now been identified as 53-year-old Jeffrey Johnson.
Apple Is Now the World’s Most Valuable Company — Dollars and Sense
As the rumored roll-out of the latest iPhone looms next month, investors seem bullish on Apple. The tech giant’s market value now exceeds $623 billion, breaking the record set by Microsoft during the halcyon days of the late 1990s dotcom bubble.
This Day in History for August 22 – Red Cross Is Founded and More
565 – St. Columba reports seeing a monster in Loch Ness, Scotland (More info) 1848 – The United States annexes New Mexico (More info)
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
Male Birth Control Pills Could Be Here Before You Know It
Enlightened guys of the world have long wished for a form of reversible birth control they don’t have to describe using the word “rubber.”
Celebrity Birthdays for August 21 – Kim Cattrall, Hayden Panettiere and More
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today: Kim Cattrall Age: 56 Occupation: Actress Known For: Her roles in the films ‘Police Academy, ‘Mannequin’ and ‘Porky’s,’ and playing lusty Samantha Jones in the ‘Sex and the City’ television and movie franchises
This Day in History for August 21 – Hawaii Becomes a State and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1831 – Nat Turner leads black slaves in a rebellion (More info) 1858 – The famous debates between Sen. Stephen Douglas and Abraham Lincoln begin (More info)
Celebrity Birthdays for August 20 – Robert Plant, Amy Adams and More
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today: Robert Plant Age: 64 Occupation: Singer and Songwriter Known For: His work as the lead singer and lyricist of the legendary rock group Led Zeppelin, his Grammy Award-winning collaborations with bluegrass singer Alison Krauss, co-founding the band The Sensational Space Shifters with Patty Griffin, and being chosen by many music magazin
Get Ready — Forecasters Predict a Brutal Winter Ahead
This summer has been unusually hot, with record-breaking temperatures all over the country. But in a few months, we may be wishing for a little of that heat — forecasters are warning we should brace for a particularly harsh winter.