It took some serious slithering, but Anthony Johnson was able to steal as much as $70,000 a week from unsuspecting movie-theater patrons.
According to an accomplice who turned on him, Johnson would purchase a ticket for a movie that women were likely to see. Then he and a female partner would crawl around on the floor of the dark theater, plundering the purses sitting at the ladies' feet.
Over the last couple decades, yoga has gone from being thought of as a mystical ancient Indian discipline to a mainstream exercise practiced the world over.
In fact, all students in the Encinitas Union School District, which is in the San Diego area, now do yoga twice a week as part of their physical education curriculum. But this isn't sitting well with some parents, who are worried that the Hindu philosophy on which yoga is based is seeping into these lessons.
According to a new survey from National Retail Federation, about seven in 10 plan on celebrating Halloween this year. Since revelry isn't always free, the next question the NRF polled is how much celebrants plan on spending on the holiday this year.
Fifteen years ago, researchers began to notice that girls were hitting puberty earlier than usual. Now they've discovered that boys are showing their first signs of sexual maturation an average of up to two years before their counterparts from a few decades ago
In these tough economic times, it's more important than ever to have a chunk of money squirrelled away somewhere. Of course, these tough economic times also make it really, really hard to actually do that.
So how is the typical American dealing with this paradox?
Thanksgiving is not far off, and it's about time to start thinking about the guest list for this year's Turkey dinner. More than any other holiday, Thanksgiving brings together extended families. And with that comes the requisite complaints about crazy uncles and in-laws.
But are those familial ties really that hard to deal with?
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