"Unbroken," the blockbuster biopic directed by Angelina Jolie about the incredible life of Olympic athlete and World War II hero Louis Zamperini opens on Christmas. We got glimpse into the real Zamperini from two of the people who knew him best - his children.
James Franco is an American actor known for roles on series such as Freaks and Geeks and General Hospital, in the cable biopic James Dean and in films like Flyboys, Tristan + Isolde, Milk and 127 Hours.
Happy Birthday to Pope Francis who turns 78 today! Last year, the humble pontiff invited four homeless people to share in his birthday celebration at the Vatican. What surprises are in store this year? Perhaps thousands of tango dancers!
You don't have to be a classical musical lover to know Beethoven. Here's a look at some facts about the musical genius and his eternal presence in pop culture from the Peanuts to The Simpsons to "Ode to Joy" flash mobs and more. . .
Are you getting in the spirit now that you've feasted your festive eyes on St. Nick and Alice Cooper? We knew you would! For even more holiday cheer, read these fun and funny quotes from some famous folks in pop culture and history.
Through his masterful storytelling, Charles Dickens painted the details of a world both cruel and promising. Here's a look at the author's life, loves and the Victorian world that inspired his classics.
Joseph Merrick's extreme physical deformities made him a sideshow attraction in life, and the fascinating subject of posthumous stage and film productions, including the current Broadway show starring Bradley Cooper. Here's a look at the tragic real life that inspired "The Elephant Man."
The scientist's talk at NYC's 92Y touched upon serious subjects but remained lively, entertaining and, at times, personal. Since we didn't see you there, we'll do you the service of running down the "Six Cool Facts We Learned From Bill Nye the Science Guy."
It's been 20 years since the simple wisdom of 'Forrest Gump' came into our lives. And with this milestone, Warner Bros. is releasing a special edition of the film on DVD with a slew of special features. Let's stroll down memory lane and re-live the best quotes from our favorite shrimp-boating, ping-pong champion, cross-country running hero, Forrest Gump.
Haters gonna hate even Nobel Prize winning physicist Marie Curie. In a recently released letter, fellow scientific genius Albert Einstein offered some words of support to Curie as she faced her critics.
Cheryl Strayed talks about writing the true story of her 1,100-mile solo trek along the Pacific Crest Trail, and seeing her life go from the best seller list to the big screen in the new biopic ‘Wild.’
The 1970s and '80s were a golden era for classic holiday TV shows: a prime-time hour or two of Christmas cheer decked out with singing, dancing and some very special guest appearances. Relive a few memories with this holly-jolly list of some of our favorites.
There's a lot to be said about how St. Nicholas evolved into the white-bearded, jolly Santa Claus we generally know and love today... but as if you have time to read a novella. Here's the stocking stuffer version of how it all came to be.
The author behind one of the most beloved childhood fairytale characters of all time was known for his joyful embrace of youth and creativity, but there were dark elements surrounding his life that remain mysteries.