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Attention, Oscar Whiners: Get Over It!

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

OK, that's it - I'm officially tuning out all further Academy Award whining, prognosticating, analyzing, deconstructing and every other kind of Oscar ...

Straight Talk With Tyler Durden: The U.S. Is Free-Falling Into Bankruptcy

Chris Martenson, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chris Martenson, Ph.D.

"Straight Talk" features thinking from notable minds that the ChrisMartenson.com audience has indicated it wants to learn more about.  ...

Weird Tax Myths #2 -- Recessions, Depressions and Tax Policy

Larry Beinhart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Larry Beinhart

Our prevailing mythology is that tax cuts help: They stimulate the economy, promote growth, create jobs. The truth is that tax cuts cause crashes. Tax hikes end depressions and recessions.

Bus Driver Has Seizure, Crashes In Lincoln Tunnel

go.com | Eyewitness News | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (WABC) -- The driver of a Manhattan-bound bus suffered a seizure behind the wheel, crashing as he drove through the Lincoln Tunnel. The NJ T...

Miracle: Utah Pilot Survives Crash That Set Three Homes Ablaze

AP | Paul Foy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

SALT LAKE CITY (Associated Press) -- Authorities said Monday it was a miracle that a pilot survived a plane crash without injuring 17 people inside tw...

Movie Review: The Next Three Days

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Paul Haggis is fascinated with choices and dilemmas. He builds movies out of the idea that none of us know how we'll react when put in a stressful, da...

Samira Nanda

WATCH: Russell Crowe Shows His Softer Side

HuffingtonPost.com | Samira Nanda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

He may be known for his incredible acting chops and a hot temper, but Oscar winning actor Russell Crowe shows he also has a softer side. The actor l...

Father's Book Survives Plane Crash, Son Opens Bookstore

wkyt.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"Everyday could be your last day, accidents happen and it is kind of a wake up call to stop screwing around and stop talking about what you want to do...

MUST HEAR: Panic And Loathing From The Stock Market Pits During the Crash

Damien Hoffman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Damien Hoffman

Listen to this first-hand account of the most shocking 15 minutes in recent market history. What a full market meltdown panic sounds like: straight from the epicenter.

Solar EMP and the Mystery of Air France 447

Lawrence E. Joseph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Lawrence E. Joseph

By scientific consensus, solar EMP blasts will next climax in ferocity and frequency late in 2012 or early 2013. Might be a good idea to harden sensitive electronic components before then.

Ruben van Assouw Told Family Is Dead: Dutch Boy Is Only Survivor Of Libya Plane Crash

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya -- Relatives broke the news to a Dutch boy who is the sole survivor of a plane crash in Libya that his parents and brother died in the ...

Landra Reid Undergoes Surgery After I-95 Crash: Senator Harry Reid At Hospital, Daughter Released

AP | MATTHEW BARAKAT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's wife underwent surgery Friday to stabilize serious injuries suffered when a tractor-trai...

Investigate This: Why Did the Market Tank?

Danny Schechter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Danny Schechter

The finance industry's jargon keeps people from figuring out what's going on. Traders and brokers have come up such complex instruments that even financial journalists don't understand the markets.

Ajami: You're Not in "Exodus" Anymore

Leon T. Hadar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Leon T. Hadar

Ironically, Ajami introduce American viewers to a new brand of Israel/Palestine that seems to reflect the political, social and cultural realities of this region more than the fantasies being concocted by the PR geniuses.

Coast Guard Helicopter Crashes In Utah Mountains After Returning From Vancouver

AP | MIKE STARK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

SALT LAKE CITY — A Coast Guard helicopter crashed Wednesday morning in remote Utah mountains after providing security at the Winter Olympics, an...

The F Word: Looking Closer at Joseph Stack

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

By all means hold those who praise Stack to account, and call out media hypocrisy and double standards. But before you dismiss him as simply a crazy, read his manifesto.

The Golden Globes a Disappointment: Gervais was Mixed and Lots of Winners Weren't Prepared

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

The Golden Globe awards are often the best of the awards shows, because they're more freewheeling and it appears no one really takes them seriously.

Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger Still A Star One Year After "Miracle On The Hudson"

AP | EVELYN NIEVES | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

SAN FRANCISCO — Capt. Sully had 15 minutes. Like most one-name, world-famous celebrities, he also had a press rep monitoring every second. There...

Brad Pitt In Motorcycle Accident

TMZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

TMZ has learned Brad Pitt was involved in a minor motorcycle accident moments ago in Los Angeles. A witness at the scene tells us Pitt was trying to ...

Huffington Post Readers' Picks: 10 Books That Predicted The Financial Crisis

The Huffington Post | Amy Hertz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

We posted a list of eight books that predicted the economic crisis and as usual, our readers had their own ideas about what we should have recommended...

Colorado Drunk Driving On The Rise

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

WASHINGTON — Drunken driving fatality rates have fallen in 40 states and the District of Columbia, an encouraging sign that crackdowns are impro...

Recent Gmail "Crash" Forces Spammers to Awkwardly Approach Potential Customers in Person

Ben Berkon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Ben Berkon

"If this is a trend [with Google], I don't know how I'm going to convince people that 'gorgeous sluts are waiting to meet you,'" said an anonymous spammer.

Car Crash VIDEO: Pickup Truck Runs Red Light Causing Spectacular Crash

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

This pickup truck doesn't even try to brake for this upcoming red light. Instead, he drives full speed ahead into the intersection with disastrous re...

Forever Four -- A Tiny Life Taken By An Elderly Driver

Casey Sherman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Casey Sherman

Drivers over the age of 85 are four times more likely to kill someone on the road than an inexperienced teenager fresh out of Driver's Ed. class.

We're Running Our World Like a Ponzi Scheme!

Matthew Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Matthew Stein

If our world is to maintain its current rate of oil consumption, then we would need to find and develop a Saudi Arabia's worth of oil every year for the next year or two from now to eternity.