Student in Spanish Class Makes Pitch-Perfect Mock Telenovela That Goes Viral
Who says Spanish class homework can't be fun? Well, not Julie Bryan. When her professor assigned a project that would demonstrate the students' knowledge of the language, most chose to write a song. Bryan went the route of soap opera. With a little help from Reddit users, her telenovela is going viral to the tune of half a million views on YouTube.
Save Time This Holiday Season and Watch this Supercut of 34 Christmas Movies
The holiday season is in full swing. Office party invitations require your RSVP and vacation days need to be accounted for. It might be necessary for you to finish your gift shopping (or in my case, start). Of course, there are decorations to be placed, and family meals to be planned, and maybe an in-law or three to be ignored.
African National Congress (ANC) president Nelson Mandela stares out of the window of the prison cell he occupied on Robben Island for much of his 27 year incarceration, February 11, 1994. (Getty Images)
Woman Inadvertently Live-Tweets Husband's Fatal Car Accident
There is no easy way to discover the news that a loved one has died. However, the way that Caran Johnson found out about the death of her husband seems unfathomably hard. The chain of events started yesterday when a newspaper in Vancouver, Wash., alerted its Twitter followers about an accident in the southbound lanes of I-205, an interstate that serves Washington and Oregon.
Pearl Harbor ceremony marks bombing anniversary
The U.S. Navy Ceremonial Guard performs a rifle salute at the Arizona Memorial during the 72nd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor at the WW II Valor in the Pacific National Monument in Honolulu, Hawaii on December 7,2013. REUTERS/Hugh Gentry (UNITED STATES - Tags: ANNIVERSARY MILITARY SOCIETY)
Is Afghanistan's Karzai getting the Obama freeze-out?
President Barack Obama hasn't communicated with Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai since a Nov 21 letter. And before that, the last known conversation between the two leaders dates back to a June 25 teleconference.
Photos of the day - December 7, 2013
Sophia Anderson, 9, who was born in South Africa, participates in a candlelight vigil in memoriam of Nelson Mandela's death, in Los Angeles, California, December 6, 2013. South African anti-apartheid hero Mandela died aged 95 at his Johannesburg home on Thursday after a prolonged lung infection, plunging his nation and the world into mourning for a man hailed by global leaders as a moral giant...
Horses and covered black buggies a concern in Amish country
An Amish horse and buggy travels on a road in Bart Township, Pennsylvania December 1, 2013. On Oct. 2, 2006, Charles Roberts, 32, took 10 Amish girls hostage in their one-room schoolhouse in rural Pennsylvania, lined them up and shot them in the head. He then killed himself. Along with that, Terri Roberts herself became a victim, forced to confront life knowing that her son had committed such an atrocity...
Greece killing anniversary
Black-clad protesters march during an anniversary rally marking the shooting of a 15-year-old student by a policeman in 2008, in Athens December 6, 2013. The killing of teenager Alexis Grigoropoulos five years ago has triggered a wave of the worst riots for decades throughout the country. REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis (GREECE - Tags: ANNIVERSARY POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)