Bob Ross was born on this day in 1942. For years, his gentle humor attracted painting enthusiasts to tune into his PBS show, 'The Joy of Painting.' We salute Bob Ross, for not only completing an entire painting in 30 minutes, but also for his Zen-like and encouraging nature for everyone to create art.
Oscar Pistorius, the "Blade Runner," is a South African sprint runner who became the first amputee to compete in the Olympics in 2012. In 2013, Pistorius admitted to shooting and killing his girlfriend, South African model Reeva Steenkamp.
You don't need to be under a spell to know that witches have had a bad run of it in history. In fact during the Early Modern Period (1400-1700), an estimated 70,000 to 100,000 souls were executed for allegedly doing the Devil's work. To get you in the spirit of the season, we looked at five famous "witches" who've haunted the ages.
Just in time for Halloween, Tina Teeter from the Syfy docu-series “Town of the Living Dead” shares her tips on all things zombie from playing undead to mixing up a perfect batch of zombie guts (hint: chocolate syrup and coffee grounds.)
Nineteen seasons later, can Judge Judy be wrong? The American lawyer, judge, and reality TV courtroom sensation turns 72 today, and we thought we'd celebrate with nine of her best Judge Judy-isms. (But judging Judge Judy, we figure she'd probably tell us this post is stupid.)
One hundred and fifty-five years ago today, Southern abolitionist John Brown stormed a federal arsenal in Harpers Ferry, Virginia, to obtain weapons for a slave uprising. He joins a cadre of other hell raisers in American history.
Oscar Wilde was born 160 years ago on this day. Beyond his published canon, Wilde’s colorful life as a raconteur and Victorian bon vivant took him from toast-of-the-town adoration to rock bottom, following one of the most salacious scandals of the era.