THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW
A new study claims that women with longer fingers are more likely to cheat.
The "Gwen Stefani is engaged to Blake Shelton" rumor is making the rounds again.
You better watch out. You better not cry. "46P/Wirtanen" is coming to town. A comet makes a relatively close pass by earth next week. On Sunday, December 16, the comet will be only 7.1 million miles from Earth, which is rather close in cosmic terms.
For the record, the name of only one U.S. state can be typed using only one row of keys: Alaska.
Barbara Bush, the late President George H.W. Bush's granddaughter, has a theory why Mr. Bush died before Christmas. She thinks it's because George and his wife Barbara never spent a Christmas apart from each other, ever since he returned from World War II on that Christmas Eve in 1942. Barbara passed earlier this year, in April.
One of the hottest sellers in Japan these days is a pillow shaped like a human butt. Speaking of butts, ten football players at a Northern Illinois high school were suspended from the team for three games last month after they ran across a field naked with Oreo cookies wedged between their buttocks.
It is now legal in the town of Severance, Colorado, for kids to have snowball fights. They've had a law on the books against them since the 1920s.
In the UK, a woman was asked to wear a black dress on their first date. He picked her up and took her along to his grandmother's funeral.
First, Miley Cyrus lost her home in those California fires. Now, someone broke into one of her storage units and made off with collectible guitars worth tens of thousands of dollars.
An Arizona trucking company is being accused of smuggling $16.1 million worth of recyclable cans and bottles into California.
Hootie and the Blowfish are reuniting for a new album and tour.
Joy Behar reportedly threatened to quit "The View" after a fight with co-host Meghan McCain.
A study says the annual Canadian grocery bill could rise by $400 next year.
"Free Willy" star Jason James Richter has been sentenced to jail in a domestic battery case.
A church in Minnesota is ending its traditional December lutefisk dinner.
A letter from Albert Einstein questioning religion sold for $2.9 million.