The difference between successful people and those that want to be is not that they are prettier, smarter or have more resources at they’re disposal – though all of that might help – it’s the ability to follow through. It’s saying what you’re going to do and then doing what you say to make it […]


The wife of Miami Dolphins star receiver Brandon Marshall has been charged with stabbing him in the abdomen with a kitchen knife during a domestic violence incident, according to a report from the Broward County, Florida, sheriff’s office. Michi Nogami-Marshall, 26, was charged Friday evening with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, which allegedly occurred […]


More and more kids are jumping on Facebook creating fake accounts that makes them appear older than they are! Read more here.


 If you’re trying to lose weight, close your eyes for a minute and imagine the moments that make you fat. Think through your day, and you’ll see them, as big and obvious as a hot fudge sundae sitting right in front of you. You’ve been good all day, and wham, your friends suggest you go […]


At the Community Market food bank, two small alcoves — each with three chairs and a desk — are used for interviewing potential clients. At the desk closest to the front door, Michael Davis sits across from an elderly woman with thick glasses. Dottie Battle is a volunteer at the food bank, and she asks […]

Every March, thousands of young, jeans-wearing techies, filmmakers and musicians descend upon Austin, Texas, harboring dreams of getting noticed and hitting it big. They come not just for the balmy weather or the Tex-Mex food but for South by Southwest, a collection of conferences and festivals that’s considered one of the most influential happenings on […]

Felicia “Snoop” Pearson was singled out in a recent drug raid because she played a dealer on “The Wire,” her rep says. “Felicia grew up where high crime rates, drug use and violence are the norm. Felicia has overcome numerous hardships in her lifetime. She does not expect these hardships to be used as an […]


They claim to give you that extra boost, but recent studies have shown that energy drinks containing large amounts of caffeine and other stimulants, can actually cause major health problems in children, teens and young adults. In fact, according to the American Association of Poison Control Centers, of the 5,448 U.S. caffeine overdoses reported in […]

The video game “Guitar Hero,” once believed to be helping revive rock a few years ago in the hip-hop era, will jam no longer. Activision Blizzard Inc. announced Wednesday it will cease publishing the game this year. “Due to continued declines in the music genre, the company will disband Activision Publishing’s ‘Guitar Hero’ business unit […]


Feeding a baby solid foods too early in life may increase his risk of becoming obese before reaching preschool, according to a new study in Pediatrics. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that new mothers breast-feed their babies for at least six months and introduce solid foods between 4 and 6 months. This new study […]

Jaden and Willow Smith, if you haven’t noticed, are having a moment. In the past year, the children of Will and Jada Pinkett Smith have gone from standing beside their superstar parents at red carpet events to having the red carpet rolled out especially for them. It began last summer with 12-year-old Jaden’s box-office hit, […]


The global prevalence of obesity has almost doubled since 1980, while some inroads have been made in dropping global cholesterol and high blood pressure rates. Those are the findings of three papers published in the Lancet, looking at global heart disease risk factors between 1980 and 2008. “Our results show that overweight and obesity, high […]