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2006-08-30 01:25:00

By Carly Mayberry LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Men's cable channel Spike TV is joining other Viacom properties that have taken their content digital in a significant way with Wednesday's official launch of a broadband player on SpikeTV.com.

2006-07-25 00:10:00

The longest foot race in the world is 3,100 miles, long enough to stretch from New York to Los Angeles. Those who run it choose a different route, however: they circle one city block in Queens; for two months straight.

2006-07-06 06:30:00

A discerning guest at a Manhattan cocktail party removed a scorpion from its bed of cheese on an endive leaf and popped it in his mouth, determined to savour the taste unadulterated.

2006-07-04 07:45:00

A discerning guest at a Manhattan cocktail party removed a scorpion from its bed of cheese atop an endive leaf and popped it in his mouth, determined to savor the taste unadulterated.

2006-04-24 05:20:00

"Titanic" director James Cameron, warning that Hollywood is "in a fight for survival," wants the movie industry to offer films in digital 3-D to counteract declining sales and rampant piracy.

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2006-04-13 07:30:00

With its cultural cachet and storied history in Hollywood, Apple has had perhaps the greatest success of any brand in embedding its products into film and TV without paying for the integrations.

2006-02-17 17:20:00

By Alexandria Sage LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - White clothing -- once banished after Labor Day -- is everywhere this February, from the fashion houses of New York's Fifth Avenue to middle America's mall. But some analysts worry that white may not translate into green.

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2005-11-18 04:30:00

Faced with promoting its movie version of C.S. Lewis' "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe," a book that many readers consider a contemporary classic, the Walt Disney Co. decided to tread carefully with a "classy" promotional program that highlights the book's literary heritage.

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2005-11-04 06:15:00

Monkeys have a semantic perception of numbers that is like humans' and which is independent of language, Duke University cognitive neuroscientists have discovered. They said their findings demonstrate that the neural mechanism underlying numerical perception is evolutionarily primitive.

2005-07-28 16:30:00

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tuna, swordfish and other species favored by fishing fleets gather in "hotspots" across the world's oceans -- but these are in serious decline, according to a survey published on Thursday.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.