Wendy Mead is a Connecticut-based writer who works on both print and digital projects. These days she spends much of her time writing about other people's lives. She has also published several books for young readers on topics ranging from alternative rock to presidential history.
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Check out our fact sheet on Alec Baldwin, who turns 59 today and will release his new memoir, "Nevertheless," tomorrow.
For seven seasons, Buffy and friends fought off vampires, demons and ghouls. As the popular TV series celebrates its 20th anniversary, here's a look at what happened to some of season one's stars after the slaying stopped.
In celebration of the Kentucky Derby, we're taking a look at how the queen of the cosmetics industry had a side passion for race horses.
Leonardo da Vinci was born today in 1452. To celebrate the Renaissance man, here are five facts about his remarkable life and legacy.
As a new star-studded Jungle Book hits movie screens today, here's a look at the original classic and its creator.
As author Beverly Cleary turns one century old today, we're celebrating her remarkable life and the beloved characters she created including Henry, Beezus, Ramona and more.
In our continuing celebration of Black History Month, here's a look at five African American women who overcame countless obstacles to become pioneers in their fields.
Happy birthday, Neil Diamond! This Sunday the legendary singer/songwriter turns 75 and we're celebrating with some fun facts about his life and career.
Today we celebrate Isaac Newton’s birthday with a few interesting facts about the father of modern science.
"Law & Order" premiered on September 13, 1990. To celebrate, we're taking a look back at some of the celebrities who've been on the right and wrong side of the law on the long-running crime drama.
On August 14, 1935, Franklin D. Roosevelt signed The Social Security Act into law. To remember FDR, who profoundly changed America with his New Deal programs, we’re taking a look at some fascinating facts about his life and legacy.
As President Obama and his family vacation in Martha's Vineyard, we're taking a look at favorite presidential getaways, past and present.
Learn about the real mob bosses behind AMC's gangster series.
Food lovers who savor the taste of a perfectly cooked steak should all know the inspirational story of Ruth Fertel, the founder of Ruth's Chris Steak House, who cooked up a delicious food enterprise a half century ago.
AMC's "Turn" follows the lives of the daring members of the Culper Spy Ring, who risked their lives to help win the Revolutionary War. Here's a look at the real people behind the characters.
April is Animal Cruelty Prevention Month, and to spread the word we're spotlighting some outspoken celebs who are doing the right thing by other species. Here's our look at the good works of Bill Maher, the talk show host who has been talking up about the fair treatment of animals.
It's been 100 years since Billie Holiday made her debut in the world. To celebrate her centennial, here's a look at the life and music of the amazing Lady Day.
To celebrate Albert Einstein's birthday on March 14, which also happens to be Pi Day, we're taking a look at some fascinating facts about one of science's most intriguing geniuses and one of mathematics' most intriguing numbers.
Madonna releases her latest album "Rebel Heart" this week. But we're hitting the rewind button and taking a look back her classic song "Crazy for You," which hit number one 30 years ago today.