Libyan state news is estimating some 96 people were dead after a plane crash Wednesday at Tripoli National Airport. The plane, a Afriqiyah Airways flight from Johannesberg, South Africa, crashed during landing. Manifests showed 93 passengers and 11 crew members on board. (Via CNN.com)
“An extensive check of online and offline dictionaries did not reveal a single dictionary that correctly referred to gravity being the operative force in a siphon,”
− STEPHEN HUGHES, a physicist at Australia’s University of …
This video isn’t remarkable for this sixth grader’s rendition of Lady Gaga’s “Paparazzi” (credible though it may be.)
First T-Pain. Then Kanye. Now it’s time to Autotune some cats. Has ever a video been better engineered for viral success? We daresay not.
The son of Vice President Joe Biden is undergoing unspecified treatment, according to a statement put out by Joe Biden’s office.
The woman is 88, people. But after one of the most well reviewed Saturday Night Live episodes in recent history, people want more Betty White.
After the New York Mets went to extra innings against the San Francisco giants on Saturday, Mets broadcaster (and former baseball great) Keith Hernandez nodded off in the broadcast booth.
After 91 years, Andy Rooney has a lot of complaints. But his tirade about how he doesn’t understand what a Lady Gaga is was an instant classic. TIME.com takes a look back at Andy Rooney’s 10 grumpiest segments. (via TIME.com)
“The church needs to profoundly relearn penitence, accept purification, learn forgiveness but also justice.”
— POPE BENEDICT XVI, responding to reporter questions about the Catholic Church’s sex abuse scandal, aboard the papal …
Tiger Woods’ bad week continues.
Several tornados touched down in Oklahoma today, with reports of five killed and dozens more injured.
LPGA pro Erica Blasberg was found dead of unknown causes. She was 25.