Gold-Plated Trump iPhones for $151,000

If you have six figures to drop on someone very special this Christmas, why not go for a gold-plated iPhone case featuring Donald Trump’s face? The solid gold smartphone, which is also encrusted with diamonds, is priced at about $151,000. Goldgenie is selling the phone, a business that adds gold plates to any item customers […]

Cuba’s Had A Lung Cancer Vaccine

President Barack Obama became the first president to visit Cuba in almost 90 years when he and first lady Michelle Obama traveled to the island nation in March. But one of the most exciting things about the thawing of relations between Cuba and the U.S. is happening stateside right now: the possibility of clinical trials […]

Crossword Puzzles

A crossword puzzle is a game of words where the player is given a hint and the number of letters. The player then fills in a grid of boxes by finding the right words. Liverpool journalist, Arthur Wynne invented the first crossword puzzle. Arthur Wynne: Arthur Wynne was born on June 22, 1871 in Liverpool, […]

Winter Solstice

Winter solstice (or hibernal solstice) is an astronomical phenomenon marking the shortest day and the longest night of the year. In the Northern Hemisphere this is the December solstice and in the Southern Hemisphere this is the June solstice. The axial tilt of Earth and gyroscopic effects of its daily rotation mean that the two […]

Zsa Zsa Gabor Famed Actress

After nearly 100 years, Hollywood has lost a legendary lady. Hungarian-born actress and socialite Zsa Zsa Gabor has died at 99-years-old, Ed Lozzi, a publicist for Gabor confirmed that the star suffered a heart attack Sunday afternoon, she died at her home Sunday afternoon and was later pronounced dead at the hospital. Over the past […]

Internet Tax

Buying things online could get pricier after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a case Monday that could ultimately lead to states collecting billions of dollars in sales taxes lost to increasingly popular internet retailers. The court would not hear a challenge to a Colorado law requiring online sellers such as Amazon.com to notify customers and […]

Oldest American

The New Jersey woman who is the oldest American is another year older. Adele Dunlap received balloons, and fellow residents at the Country Arch Care Center in Pittstown on Monday sang “Happy Birthday” to the 114-year-old. Dunlap didn’t appreciate the fuss. Asked what she was thankful for, Dunlap said, “Gee, how should I know?” As […]

Alan Thicke

Alan Thicke, the “Growing Pains” star who played one of the quintessential television fathers of the 1980s, died Tuesday. He was 69. Thicke’s manager confirmed the actor’s death. Thicke suffered a heart attack while playing hockey with his son. He was then taken to Providence St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Burbank, where he died. Thicke […]