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Entries by Sara Gates from 08/2012

London Olympics 2012: Thrilling Moments From August 1 (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.01.2012 | Sports

A scandal rocked the 2012 London Summer Olympics on Day 5 as eight female badminton players were disqualified following an investigation by the Badmin...

London Olympics 2012: Exciting Moments From August 2 (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.02.2012 | Sports

The U.S. gymnastics team had another big win on Day 6 of the 2012 London Summer Olympics when Gabby Douglas took gold in the women's gymnastics indivi...

Grenade Fishing Stunt In Russia Has Explosive Results (VIDEO)

Posted 08.03.2012 | World

Three words: Russian grenade fishing. There are some pretty intense videos coming out of Russia, whether it's skywalking Russian teens scaling 1,000-f...

London Olympics 2012: Astounding Moments From August 3 (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.03.2012 | Sports

The tennis semifinals took center stage on Day 7 of the 2012 London Summer Olympics as Serena Williams overwhelmed Victoria Azarenka of Belarus in wom...

Paper City: Kiel Johnson Crafts Tiny Cityscapes From Scraps Of Cardboard (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.06.2012 | Arts

Most days (and nights) Los Angeles-based artist Kiel Johnson can be found holed up in his El Sereno studio creating tiny cityscapes from various scrap...

London Olympics 2012: Exciting Moments From August 6 (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.06.2012 | Sports

Another Olympic athlete was disqualified on Day 10 of the 2012 London Summer Olympics; this time for failing a drug test. American judo fighter Nick D...

27 Animals Who Act Just Like Their Human Overlords (PHOTO)

Posted 08.07.2012 | Comedy

While they may not cheat on their boyfriends with their much-older bosses or offend hundreds of people with a single statement, animals are a lot more...

London Olympics 2012: Astonishing Moments From August 7 (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.07.2012 | Sports

The U.S. gymnastics team had another big win on Day 11 of the 2012 London Summer Olympics when Aly Raisman won gold in the women's floor exercise. Rai...

19 Politicians Completely Losing Their Sh*t On Camera (VIDEOS)

Posted 08.08.2012 | Comedy

We get it. It's hard out there for politicians. They have to make big decisions, appear at countless press events with a friendly smile and try to eat...

Street Art en 3D: 13 incroyables illusions d'optique - PHOTOS

Posted 08.08.2012 | France

STREET ART - Des dessins à même le sol qui donnent l'impression d'être en 3D. Ces nouveaux trompes l'œil réalisés par des artistes de rue sont i...

3D Street Art: 13 Amazing Optical Illusions Created By Chalk Artists (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.08.2012 | Arts

When it comes to admiring 3D street art, it's often a matter of perspective -- look at a street artist's design from one angle and it appears flat and...

Portraits Of Bulldogs: Vintage Pictures Of Dogs In Costume From The Early 1900s (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.10.2012 | Arts

For dog owners who like to dress up their precious pups, it takes a bit of patience -- or a lot of treats -- to get the perfect shot. So we can't even...

Heartwarming Movie Moments: 12 Scenes In Animated Films That Will Melt Your Heart (VIDEOS)

Posted 08.13.2012 | Good News

Animated films have a curious way of taking human emotions and making them infinitely more poignant. Case in point: that love scene in "Up" that had e...

Optical Illusions: 10 Mind-Bending Works Of Op Art (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.16.2012 | Arts

Whether mathematically-inspired or not, optical illusions in art are more common than you may think. Dutch graphic artist M.C. Escher, thought to be o...

Latino Bullying: Cecilia And Jonathan Cutler Name Four Families And Police Captain In Lawsuit

Posted 08.16.2012 | Latino Voices

A Latino family in Las Vegas filed a lawsuit this week against four families, alleging extensive bullying of their adolescent daughter and vandalism o...

Felix Hernandez And 26 Other Great Latino Baseball Players (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.16.2012 | Latino Voices

Latino baseball player Felix Hernandez, known by his fans as King Felix, made history Wednesday when he pitched a perfect game, but not just because i...

Google Street View Tours Mexico's Mayan Ruins, Adds Panoramic Views Of Ancient City (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.17.2012 | Latino Voices

MEXICO CITY -- Google is adding interactive images of dozens of pre-Hispanic ruins to the "Street View" feature on its Google Maps website. Google Me...

Angelica Celaya On 'Burn Notice': Telenovela Actress Makes English-Language TV Debut

Posted 08.17.2012 | Latino Voices

Telenovela star Angelica Celaya appeared on "Burn Notice" Thursday, marking her English-language TV debut. The Arizona-born actress joins legions of o...

Luis Paredes, 11-Year-Old Artist With Autism, Debuts Artwork At National Art Exhibition (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.18.2012 | Latino Voices

If 11-year-old Luis Paredes is not in his bed at 3 a.m., he can usually be found drawing or doodling -- something he's been doing since he was 2 years...

New York International Latino Film Festival Winners Accept Their Awards (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.20.2012 | Latino Voices

The New York International Film Festival wrapped up Sunday evening with an awards ceremony that honored the directors and producers of the winning fil...

Yasser Lopez, Teen Impaled With Fishing Spear, Reunites With Astrid Cardoza, The Stranger Who Saved Him (VIDEO)

Posted 08.20.2012 | Latino Voices

"I was almost dead in these waters," 16-year-old Yasser Lopez told NBC. If it wasn't for the quick thinking of a total stranger, Astrid Cardoza, he ma...

25 Dogs Who Can't Stop Giggling (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.20.2012 | Good News

Laughing is awesome. Laughing dogs? Nothing could be more happiness-inducing in the world. Start your week right with this hilarious compilation o...

Neil Rivas' 'Illegal Superheroes' Addresses Undocumented Immigration Issues (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.20.2012 | Latino Voices

Have you seen Superman -- the superhero, not the movie? If so, you should probably report him to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). After...

Impact Of Latino Stereotypes: Latin Americans Viewed Most Negatively In Immigrant Comparison Study

Posted 08.21.2012 | Latino Voices

When it comes to stereotypes of immigrants, whether it's Latinos, Asians or Europeans, look no further than Hollywood. The entertainment industry has ...

Susana Martinez To Speak At Republican National Convention In Pivotal Time Slot

Posted 08.22.2012 | Latino Voices

Susana Martinez's inaugural term as governor of New Mexico has been marked by firsts -- when the former assistant district attorney took office in Jan...