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8 Admirable People Who Transformed Tragedy Into Something Positive

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 08.24.2014 | Healthy Living

"All the world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming." -- Helen Keller What makes some people more resilient than others? According t...

List of Famous Illinoisans (PART II)

Reboot Illinois | Posted 07.19.2014 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

From musicians, professional athletes, actors, writers and both good and bad gunmen, here are 15 famous downstate Illinoisians. If you don't know much about them, there are some interesting tidbits of information following the list.

The Energy Secret These 15 Successful People Swear By

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 05.06.2014 | Healthy Living

Comedian Carrie Snow once said, "No day is so bad it can't be fixed with a nap." She may be onto something. While we all know that we should be log...

Kate and William: Poised to Influence Parents

Nanette Fondas | Posted 09.16.2013 | Parents
Nanette Fondas

here will be no anonymity as they begin their run of parenting. Even before the baby's birth, Kate and William's caregiving choices have been scrutinized.

The Benefit Of Not Becoming Famous

Gini Graham Scott | Posted 09.10.2013 | Media
Gini Graham Scott

Recently, I've been reading about the trials and tribulations of the very rich and famous, and realized the aspiration to be part of that elite may not be so great as it's cracked up to be.

Frauds on the Red Carpet? True Confessions of Academy Award Winners

Dr. Valerie Young | Posted 04.28.2013 | Entertainment
Dr. Valerie Young

It's a challenge to maintain a consistent level of confidence when you know you are only as good as your last performance, when even the brightest stars fade quickly, and where success requires that you prove yourself over and over again in ways few others must.

Cultural Influencers Share Their Favorite Personal Photos Of 2012

Posted 12.24.2012 | Arts

AS WE LOOKED back on the year, we grew curious — what would it look like if we rummaged through the cameras of some of today’s biggest cultural in...

These Icons Are Just Like Us...But Better

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 10.12.2012 | Arts

By Kate Phillips They grocery shop, the clean up after dinner, they shave. Us Weekly did not invent the desire to see famous people doing everyday...

Celebs Who Attended Community College

The Huffington Post | Sahaj Kohli | Posted 07.24.2012 | College

Not everyone finishes their college career in the classic four years at one university, including people like Walt Disney, Ross Perot, Sarah Palin and...

Rude Letters From Celebrities To Their Fans

www.flavorwire.com | Posted 09.15.2012 | Home

This week, we read a hilariously rude letter from Morrissey before he became famous on our go-to site for fascinating correspondence, Letters of Note,...

Seldom Acknowledged Innovation Was Edison's 'Greatest?'

Posted 04.08.2012 | Science

By: Jeremy Hsu, InnovationNewsDaily Senior Writer Published: 04/07/2012 09:45 AM EDT on InnovationNewsDaily Thomas Edison's record as an America...

When Fame Replaces Art

John Seed | Posted 04.03.2012 | Arts
John Seed

Last week, when a painting student dropped by my office with a newspaper clipping of one of Damien's Hirst's spot paintings I hit a patch of real despair. In an art world where a figure like Hirst can rise to the top, who needs painting classes?

10 Famous People Who Look Like Pets (PHOTOS)

www.oddee.com | David Moye | Posted 10.22.2011 | Weird News

Ever get told you look like a famous person? Bet it's flattering. However, it's a little different when your pet is the one who looks like a cel...

My Sort of True Love Affair With a Really Very Cool and Famous Person

Ilana Ross | Posted 09.27.2011 | College
Ilana Ross

They say the boulevards of Los Angeles are full of broken dreams, hearts, and now, more than few of my busted hubcaps.

8 People Who Should Be More Famous Than The Most Overrated People In History

Mark Juddery | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Mark Juddery

Having knocked a few overrated people off their pedestals, it's now time to restore some balance by presenting a few underrated people. By the way, th...

Nobody's Actually From LA? Yeah, Except These 10,000 Famous People

The Daily Truffle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
The Daily Truffle

Ever wonder who is actually from L.A.? Here at The Daily Truffle, we do not. We all grew up here and can explain all the inside minutia from Jewish...

Aspen Ideas Fest 2010: Stars Come Out For Intellectual Summit

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Aspen has long been known as a playground for the rich and famous. During the Aspen Ideas Festival, that maxim may be more true than ever. The July ...