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Is It Time to Make a Bold Move?

Don McNay | Posted 02.22.2013 | Business
Don McNay

Although I am the son of a professional gambler and a lifetime, self-employed entrepreneur, I preach a gospel of being risk-averse when it comes to money. I want people to be secure and have a safety net before they roll the dice on an investment.

'Pawn Stars' Cast Involved In Major Lawsuit

Posted 12.12.2012 | TV

The "Pawn Stars" cast is facing a major lawsuit. Cast members Richard B. Harrison, Richard K. Harrison, Richard C. Harrison and Austen Russell are ...

Miley Cyrus To Star In 'Bonnie And Clyde'?

Posted 09.29.2012 | TV

Have you ever compared Miley Cyrus to Faye Dunaway? Thanks to a new project from Lifetime and the History Channel, that comparison is now inevitable, ...

Reality TV Star Allegedly Punched Girlfriend, Tried To Burn Her With Cigarette

AP | Posted 08.22.2012 | Crime

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — One of the stars of the TV reality show "Swamp People" has been arrested in Florida on domestic violence charges. Noce...

David Lohr

Former White Supremacist Gang Member Sues A&E For Endangering His Life

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 04.26.2012 | Crime

William Austin, a former white supremacist gang banger turned whistleblower and devout Christian, has filed a law suit against the A&E Television Netw...

GOP Lawmaker Blasts History Channel For Lack Of History

The Huffington Post | Leigh Owens | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), has been a bit despondent lately -- not about the economy or the war in Afghanistan, but about the lack of history on th...

Eerie New Photos Show Titanic's Final Resting Place

AP | CLARKE CANFIELD | Posted 05.08.2012 | Technology

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine — Researchers have pieced together what's believed to be the first comprehensive map of the entire 3-by-5-mile Titanic deb...

Mary Ford's Nephew Sells Les Paul's Guitar To The 'Pawn Stars'

Posted 01.24.2012 | TV

The "Pawn Stars" (Mon., 10 p.m. EST on History) were the envy of guitar enthusiasts everywhere when singer Mary Ford's nephew showed up with a guitar ...

WATCH: A History Lesson For The History Channel

Posted 01.10.2012 | Comedy

Informative viral video king C.G.P. Grey, who most recently explained why 2012 isn't the end of the world, is back with a quick little bone to pick, t...

History Channel Explores 'Mankind'

AP | By DAVID BAUDER | Posted 01.03.2012 | TV

NEW YORK -- After its successful series on the history of America in 2010, television's History channel is setting its sights even higher. The networ...

Redbone's Triumph And Tragedy On 'Big Shrimpin''

Posted 02.21.2012 | TV

It was a bittersweet moment of triumph for Captain Redbone and the crew of Miss Hannah on "Big Shrimpin'" (Thu., 10 p.m. EST on History). Captain Redb...

Counterfeit Money On 'Pawn Stars'

Posted 02.19.2012 | TV

You have to have a keen eye to be successful in a pawn shop. Rick Harrison picked up the nickname "The Spotter" because he can identify whether or not...

Lee Speigel

UFO Sightings Increase 67 Percent In 3 Years

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Speigel | Posted 10.26.2011 | Weird News

Unemployment, gas prices, and fear over global warming aren't the only things skyrocketing -- so are mysterious objects rocketing through the sky. ...

Lee Speigel

The Most Startling UFO Evidence Goes Under The History Channel's Microscope

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Speigel | Posted 12.15.2011 | Weird News

• In 1986, a Japan Airlines pilot saw what he described as an unidentified flying object over Alaska closely tailing his 747. He made an evasive mov...

'The Bible': Now An Epic TV Series... By 'Survivor' Creator

AP | By LYNN ELBER | Posted 07.24.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- As a kid in the 1960s, reality TV king Mark Burnett was thrilled by the special-effects miracle of a sundered Red Sea in "The Ten Comma...

'The Kennedys' Miniseries Savages Family, Alleged Affairs

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Ask not what your country can do for you, but how you can savage a prominent family after its members have passed away. "The Kennedys," the brainch...

WATCH: Katie Holmes As Jackie Kennedy

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Now that a network has elected to air it, we can take a look at the controversial 'Kennedys' mini-series. The eight part series, produced by noted ...

The Kennedys

Nigel Hamilton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Nigel Hamilton

If you admire JFK's idealism and the spirit of civility and hope that he inspired in our nation, you will be appalled by Stephen Kronish's endlessly salacious entertainment at JFK's posthumous expense.

Breast Fondling, JFK's Affairs In Dropped 'The Kennedys' Miniseries

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

'The Kennedys' -- the eight part miniseries about the legendary family recently dropped by The History Channel -- does not make the political dynasty ...

The Top 10 Cable Networks Of 2010

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Now that 2010 is drawing to a close, everyone's reflecting on the year behind us--even cable networks, who are touting their total ratings for the las...

The Resurrection Of Jesus: Believing The Impossible Is Possible

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Dick Staub Religion News Service NEW YORK (RNS) I'm in the Big Apple to film a bit for the History Channel on the period between Jesus' resurrecti...

Worker Worthy Standouts: The Best Films About Work for Labor Day 2010

Wyatt Closs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Wyatt Closs

There's a blog to be written about Greatest Films of All-Time about Workers and work themes but for now, lets look at those made or released in the last year. In terms of feature films, there are 5 standouts.

Broadway Marketing Ready to Play Foursquare

James Sims | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
James Sims

Broadway has the opportunity to get cutting edge. It's time to start playing Foursquare.

Armageddon For Dummies

Jim Watkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jim Watkins

It's always interesting to me to see the different ways pop culture products reflect their times. Two shows now share the same premise: What would happen to the earth if one day we were all gone? It's a strange and dark form of entertainment.

"America, The Story of Us" Campaign Illuminates the Beverly Wilshire Hotel

Mary Hall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Mary Hall

If you're looking for unique things to do in Los Angeles this week, you might want to check out the Public Art Light Installation by ArtLumiere that will be shown on the facade of the Beverly Wilshire Hotel.