New Movies: ‘Paranormal Activity — The Marked Ones’
The holiday movie season is in full swing already, leaving precious few screens available for anything new. This weekend we only get one big film opening. If you like the previous installments in this franchise, you should probably get a kick out of this one as well.
10 Great Ideas for Donations to Your Local Food Bank
This time of year, food banks are working extra hard to keep their shelves stocked. If you're in a charitable mood, you might be wondering what exactly these charities are looking for in the way of donations. A recent thread on Reddit explored just that. Numerous commenters with experience either wo…
Man Decides to Give $40 Million Lottery Prize to Charity in Wife’s Honor
Tom Crist got a phone call from Western Canada Lottery saying he had just won $40 million. So what did he do? Well, nothing at all, at first.
Americans Trust Nurses, Teachers, Military Officers but Not Lobbyists or Politicians
Gallup just released the results of its annual survey investigating Americans' opinions on the trustworthiness of certain professions.
Watch These People Shoveling Snow and Not Doing It Well — Daily Distraction
Much of the country got slammed by snow this past week, which means lots of us had to break out our shovels for the first time this season. For some, it didn't go so well.
New Movies: ‘Out of the Furnace,’ ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’
Two new dramas hit theaters this weekend, hoping to peel moviegoers away from the twin smashes currently ruling the box office, 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' and 'Frozen.'
Nelson Mandela Dies at Age 95
Longtime civil-rights leader and former president of South Africa Nelson Mandela died Thursday due to complications from a lung infection. He was 95 years old.
New Movies: ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,’ ‘Delivery Man’
So, have you heard of this 'Hunger Games' thing? No? In that case, welcome to Earth! There's also this Vince Vaughn movie about a sperm donor, but no one really cares. This weekend, it's all about Katniss.
50 Years Since JFK Assassination — A Look Back With Photos, Video and More
It's been 50 years since President John F. Kennedy was shot and killed while riding in a motorcade through Dallas, Texas. More words have been written about this event (and its aftermath, and what led up to it) than just about anything else, so we thought we'd take a look back through phot…
‘Selfie’ Wins 2013 Word of the Year, Beating ‘Twerk,’ ‘Schmeat’ and Others
After a yearly increase in usage of 17,000 percent, "selfie" was crowned 2013's Word of the Year by Oxford Dictionaries, following last year's winner "gif" and beating out the Miley Cyrus-endorsed "twerk," among others.