The week that was

Actor Paul Reubens aka "Pee Wee Herman"

“Ozzy Osbourne is now vegan”, Oct. 26
Watch him bite the head off a lettuce.

“Snooki’s scent for sale on HSN”, Oct. 25
Also available for free at truck stop restrooms!

“John Lennon’s Rotten Tooth for Sale for $16K”, Oct. 25
Instant Canine?

“Gadhafi autopsy reveals he was shot in head”, Oct. 23
Just in case the videos weren’t 100 percent clear.

“‘Occupy’ likely to be word of the year”, Oct. 26
Especially if politicians continue to value corporate donations over American jobs.

“Tear gas used on Occupy protesters”, Oct. 26
Aw thanks, guys, but don’t worry! We’ve already got plenty to cry about.

“Rescuers trap hawk with nail in head”, Oct. 23
That’s one way to do it.

“Lingerie Football League Wants Pee Wee Division”, Oct. 22
This week’s secret word: Public exposure.

“What’s the scariest show on TV?”, Oct. 27
The evening news.

“Puerto Rico top drug dealer sentenced to life”, Oct. 26
Life? Anything but that!


Two young children killed in deadly Queens fire

Two 4-year-old children died after a blaze at their Far Rockaway home on Saturday night. The Queens fire injured three others, including a third sibling.


Florida man charged with murdering son to play…

A Florida man annoyed that his 16-month-old crying son was preventing him from playing video games suffocated the toddler, police said on Friday.


Powerful 7.2 magnitude earthquake rattles Mexico

A powerful earthquake struck Mexico Friday, shaking buildings and sending people running into the street, although there were no reports of major damage.


OMG! Exercise can make skin (and butt) look…

A moderate exercise regime can turn back time and actually reverse the skin's aging process, according to new research. The study showed that a minimum…


Whoopi Goldberg makes her debut as marijuana columnist

"It helps my head stop hurting, and with glaucoma your eyes ache, and she takes the ache out. It's wonderful," she said.

The Word

Kate Middleton made fun of Prince William's bald…

Kate Middleton and Prince William are in Sydney, Australia, right now, and it sounds like that brash Aussie sense of humor might be rubbing off.

The Word

Is Tom Cruise dating Laura Prepon?

"Mission: Impossible" star Cruise is said to be dating Laura Prepon, star of "Orange is the New Black."


'Scandal' recap: Season 3, Episode 18, 'The Price…

Sally is Jesus, Olivia caused global warming, and Mellie's still drunk. Let's recap the Scandal finale. A church full of Washington insiders is about to…


Deron Williams leads Nets over Raptors in Game…

The Nets traveled to a raucous Air Canada Centre but came out with an important Game 1 victory over the Raptors.


Carmelo Anthony agonizing over Knicks future as season…

There’s still the cloud hanging over the franchise’s head as to the pending free-agent status of All-Star forward Carmelo Anthony.


Jets host players with eye toward NFL Draft

The Jets hosted a number of NFL Draft hopefuls for workouts on Thursday, with an eye toward some under-the-radar players.


Chris Johnson: I wanted to go to 'a…

Now that Chris Johnson is a Jet, the team has to figure out if one of the most explosive players in the NFL over the last half decade has anything…


How to parent without gender stereotypes in a…

Christia Spears Brown, Phd. author of "Parenting beyond Pink & Blue" gives advice on raising kids free of gender stereotypes.


VIDEO: 'Vein-scanning' may become the future of paying

Designed to make transactions quicker and easier, the technology works by scanning the unique vein patterns in each person's palm.


#FollowFriday: 10 of the smartest Twitter accounts

Spending lots of time on Twitter? You might as well learn something. Here are some of the smartest accounts to follow.


Light-up nail art syncs with phone

This Japanese technology syncs light-up nail art with your phone.