R.I.P. Walter Mischel, father of the infamous Marshmallow Test

Enlarge / Finding a distraction is key for young children trying to resist the marshmallow. (credit: Igniter Media) The psychologist who famously demonstrated the importance of being able to delay gratification to achieving later success in life died on September 12 in New York City. Walter Mischel, emeritus professor of psychology at Columbia University and […]

500 migrants moved from French camp infamous for riots & clashes with police (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Up to 500 migrants have been cleared from a camp, near the port city of Dunkirk in France, notorious for internal gangs and clashes with police. Officials say it was part of efforts to prevent the spread of “shantytowns.” As many as 200 officers oversaw the operation on Thursday, which took place at the camp […]

Medical board puts infamous doc on probation for toddler vaccine exemption

Enlarge / Dr. Robert Sears in his Capistrano Beach, CA office on Aug 8, 2014. Among his many books on pediatrics, Sears has written The Vaccine Book, in which he discusses possible side effects from vaccines. (credit: Getty | Don Bartletti) Dr. Robert Sears, a pediatrician infamous for promoting alternative vaccine schedules that allow parents […]

President Trump Claims Jimmy Fallon Bragged About 'Monster Ratings' After Infamous 2016 Hair Tussle

It was the hair tussle seen ’round the world — and now, nearly two years later, President Trump himself is weighing in. In the wake of a new interview in which Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon again expressed regret over his now-infamous softball sit-down with the then-candidate, POTUS is putting Fallon on blast. RELATEDIrate Seth Meyers Refuses to Grant […]

From Emperor Qin to Pieta: 5 infamous incidents of art vandalism

Chinese officials are calling for the “exemplary punishment” of an American student who damaged a priceless 2,200-year-old statue. One of the famous terracotta warriors lost a finger in the incident. The statues date back to 200 BC, during the reign of China’s first emperor, Qin Shi Huang. Several of them were on display at the […]

Infamous Google memo author shot down by federal labor board

(credit: Shutterstock) Former Google engineer James Damore has attempted to take civil and legal action against his former employer after being fired in August, but on Thursday, a federal memo revealed that one of Damore’s filings has been unequivocally denied. The National Labor Relations Board published its memo this week, which was issued in January […]

US congressional intel committees questioned a person who attended the infamous 2016 Trump Tower meeting with Trump Jr. and a Russian lawyer

Mark Wilson/Getty Images The Senate and House of Representatives intelligence committees recently questioned behind closed doors Irakly Kaveladze, a U.S. citizen born in the former Soviet republic of Georgia who attended a June 2016 Trump Tower meeting with Donald Trump Jr., a Russian lawyer, and others. The meeting is a focus of probes by Congress […]

Hitler’s ‘majestic, yet infamous’ parade Mercedes to go under the hammer in US auction

Published time: 22 Dec, 2017 03:55 A vintage Mercedes-Benz 770K, allegedly from Adolf Hitler’s personal garage, will be auctioned in Arizona next year, with ten percent of the selling price to be donated to educational projects on the Holocaust. The 1939 Mercedes-Benz 770K Offener Tourenwagen – the “Super Mercedes” parade car had been used by […]

After burning out writing blockbuster rom-coms, this screenwriter reinvented himself by tracking down infamous figure skater Tonya Harding

Neon Screenwriter Steven Rogers was known in Hollywood as the go-to scribe for romantic movies, both comedies and dramas. He decided to reinvent himself by writing a screenplay on the life of infamous figure skater Tonya Harding. Rogers spent a year tracking down Harding and her ex-husband Jeff Gillooly before writing the script. The life […]