Sen. Daniel Inouye, who passed this week, was present for some of the 20th Century's pivotal events. Born in Hawaii in 1924, he witnessed the Pearl Harbor attack as a medical volunteer. He enlisted in the Army and fought in World War II; there he lost an arm and still stayed in the service until 194 ... More >>
Ten year's ago this month David Clohessy, director of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP), was named one of the world's "25 Most Intriguing" by People magazine. Included in that 2002 class were actors and performers such as George Clooney and Britney Spears, world leaders the l ... More >>
Too much caffeine makes him tense. CNN reports that a Kentucky man claims that he murdered his wife because his high caffeine consumption made him crazy. He claimed he had consumed a great deal of soda, diet pills with caffeine, and No Fear energy drink before strangling his wife with an extension c ... More >>
The three largest meatpackers in Brazil veer away from environmentally unfriendly ranches. Food Safety News reports that the move to stop doing business with 221 ranches came after a Greenpeace report on cattle farming's effects of Amazon deforestation. The meatpacking industry intends to cut more e ... More >>
Massimo Finizio, via Wikimedia Commons This week I visit the Good Pie, the new Neapolitan-style pizza restaurant in Midtown.One day, when I'm an old, retired restaurant critic, as fat as a zeppelin and hobbled by gout, I'll throw the grandkids into the hovercar and take them on a tour of St. Louis p ... More >>
Rush Hour 3 director Brett Ratner has been called a fauxteur, a womanizer and, worse, over budget. Why you should take him seriously anyway.