Merlin’s beard! Could there be an eighth Harry Potter book in the works?
The fossil of a giant penguin that lived 36 million years ago has been discovered in Peru.
After 25 years of record-breaking success, the creators of stage musical Les Miserables certainly have no reason to feel miserable. (via BBC)
Stop the presses. Freedom needs Corrections. Dozens of copies of Jonathan Franzen’s novel Freedom face being pulped due to a printing error.
Delhi authorities have enlisted the hairy help of a contingent of trained large black-faced langur monkeys to work as security guards at the Commonwealth Games.
If you are in your mid-30s look away now because growing old never looked so gray.
All is not well in the Shire.
Has the luck of the Irish finally run out?
A woman from Montana has fought off a 200-pound, trespassing black bear with a zucchini from her garden.
Despite the thundering clouds of economic grief that rain upon the treasured island of saints and scholars, today the Irish have something to smile about.
Wyclef Jean will definitely be “Gone til November,” and beyond, as he drops his presidential bid for Haiti.
Revealing her political poker face, a very conservative Lady Gaga stepped up to the podium at a Maine rally to push for legislation to end the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy that bars gays from serving openly in the military.