The five most important things about Beatrix Potter

The five most important things about Beatrix Potter

Illustration by Pete Stewart Drawing upon her own eclectic travels as well as her knowledge of folklore, Beatrix Potter hailed from a family of academics (her great-grandfather, L.J. Potter, was a parliamentarian). Initially, the…

Off-duty deputy beaten while drunk, officials say

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Off-duty deputy beaten while drunk, officials say

By Meghan Hurley, CNN (CNN) – An off-duty sheriff’s deputy was beaten Wednesday evening outside a bar in Kenosha, Wisconsin, while intoxicated, according to a statement from the Lake Country Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff’s Deputy…

Toshiba to split off chip unit and sell to private company

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Toshiba to split off chip unit and sell to private company

Electronics giant plans to sell off chips business to go private as part of post-Lehman restructuring Toshiba has announced plans to split off its powerful chip business into three separate companies and a sale…

Do you yell at your date, like a boss?

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Do you yell at your date, like a boss?

Want a little more attention when you’re trying to talk to a new boyfriend or girlfriend? That’s where the yelling comes in. While studies suggest that men are more than twice as likely to…

Jealous of Alicia Keys? You should be

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Jealous of Alicia Keys? You should be

Alicia Keys plays on your unconscious mind. It’s an extreme step for someone who performed the Grammys for four years in a row without ever releasing a full album. But she embraced the feedback…

Promoter confirms 9-year-old killed at Miami festival

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Promoter confirms 9-year-old killed at Miami festival

Miami – A 9-year-old boy who was injured during a music festival has died. Musicians Marcellus Williams and Crystal Bey, founders of the festival, said in a statement that they were taking a moment…