President Obama is making a cameo appearance on "MythBusters" -- and no, it's not to prove once and for all that he was born in Hawaii. Instead, he's interested in something called Archimedes' solar ray, being a giant nerd and all.
For all the gosh-darn folksiness Sarah Palin hurls in our direction, the preview for her new TLC show makes the former governor's existence seem pretty charmed.
Looks like pursuing opportunities outside her former gubernatorial post is paying off for Sarah Palin After she shopped her pitch for an "unscripted" television show about Alaska around heathen Hollywood, a winner, Discovery Communications, appears to have pulled ahead of Palin's other suitors (continued).
So long, "Oprah" -- in 2011, that is. Oprah Winfrey's eponymous show went national in 1986, and, on Thursday, the talk show host and international media mogul gave notice when she'll call it a wrap: Sept. 9, 2011, just a day over 25 years since her daytime reign began.
On the Sunday following Sept. 11, 2001, Vice President Dick Cheney told the truth. On NBC's "Meet the Press," he said regarding plans to pursue the perpetrators of that attack: "We have to work the dark side, if you will. We're going to spend time in the shadows."
It's surprising this didn't happen earlier: Multimedia mogul Oprah Winfrey is launching a television network, simply and logically called the Oprah Winfrey Network, in conjunction with Discovery Communications. Oprahphiles can look forward to a 2009 launching for OWN, which Winfrey calls "a natural extension of my show."
Egyptologists have discovered what they believe to be the 3,000-year-old remains of Egypt's most powerful female ruler, Hatshepsut. The original wicked stepmother, Hatshepsut usurped the throne from her stepson, who probably retaliated after her reign by trying to obliterate any record of her.
With the stem cell debate, scientists once again have to negotiate the political gauntlet, where every breakthrough is met by an ill-informed stump speech.