‘Designing Women’ actress Dixie Carter dies at 70

Dixie Carter, the “Designing Women” star who used her Southern charm, quick wit and stately beauty in a host of roles on Broadway and television, died Saturday. She was 70. Publicist Steve Rohr, who represents Carter and her husband, actor Hal Holbrook, said Carter died Saturday morning. He would not disclose where she died or […]

Explaining the Easter Bunny

In Christianity, Easter marks the day that Jesus Christ was resurrected from the dead. So why then do so many equate the holiday with a giant rabbit that, somehow, lays multicolored eggs? What exactly is the origin of the Easter Bunny? Folks are clearly curious. Web searches on “easter bunny origin” and “who created the […]

“Dynasty” Actor John Forsythe dies, 92

“Dynasty” star John Forsythe, whose acting career spanned seven decades on stage, film and television, has died at age 92 after a year-long battle with cancer, his family said on Friday. Forsythe died on Thursday in Santa Ynez, California, northwest of Los Angeles, near Santa Barbara, after contracting pneumonia. “Thankfully, he died as he lived […]

Easter Egg Craft Ideas

Whether you are looking for an easy way to keep your children entertained, or are planning the decorations for an elegant holiday meal, these Easter egg craft ideas will help you get the job done. Choose from traditional egg decorating to more inventive ways to use the humble egg. Egg Decorating When considering Easter decorating, […]

The Most Expensive U.S. Cities To Visit

These are the 10 most expensive cities to stay in according to price tracking by Hotels.com. The figures represent prices that guests actually paid for rooms during the latter half of 2009. Room prices slid an average of 12% from a year earlier, though traditionally expensive spots like New York, Honolulu and Boston remain at […]

The 23 Best Birthday Freebies

Getting Free Goodies Birthday goodies from restaurants and retailers abound, even in a tough economy, and they’re not just for kids.There’s plenty of free food, free stuff and great deals for adults and kids on their special days, though, like senior discounts at restaurants, you may have to ask for them wherever you go.We’re not […]

Valentine’s Gifts for Every Guy

These guy-appropriate gifts are sure to put a smile on his face. For the Clotheshorse: In 2007, roommates Brian Spaly and Andy Dunn began altering their own pants on a girlfriend’s sewing machine in search of better fit. According to company lore, their classmates at Stanford Business School started sending in orders and their clothing […]

Muslim Graves Damaged

About 50 people attended a vigil held at Manchester’s Southern Cemetery after Muslim graves were desecrated for the third time in two months. The Unite Against Fascism peace vigil took take place at the cemetery on Barlow Moor Road, Chorlton at 1400 GMT. Police are treating the latest attack, which happened between 20 and 23 […]