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What Is the Queen’s Bench?

The United Kingdom, most notably Britain, adheres to a constitutional monarchy. This means that the reigning queen or king acts as a state representative. However, in the past, the king or queen held greater power as a statesman and legislator. This is the case for most countries or jurisdictions...

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What Is a Drama Queen?

A drama queen is a person who overreacts to what others may see as a trivial incident. These personality types are described as overbearing and demanding. A drama queen perceives the world in absolutes. She is seen as having only two emotional states, calm and hysterical. Psychologists tend to...

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Michelle Obama Meets the Queen

On April 1, 2009 the Obamas were invited to the Queen's private rooms in Buckhingham Palace to meet with her and the Prince prior to the G-20 reception. The Europeans are enamored with Michelle for her style and down-to-earth attitude, so everyone was quite curious about how the meeting between...

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What Makes a Drama Queen?

The drama queen (or drama king for males) is a personality type who typically exhibits irrational behaviors and emotional outbursts. In minor situations, they overreact, they are overbearing, and they are very demanding of other people’s attention. Psychologists describe drama queens as neurotic...

Murdered by the Media: 25 Premature Celebrity Obituaries

Murdered by the Media: 25 Premature Celebrity Obituaries

Sensationalism in the media is not always intentional. When a celebrity or public figure is elderly or ill, drafts of obituaries are often prepared in advance. While this can be convenient, it can also lead to disaster when these drafts are released prematurely. Other times when the media kills...

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Dairy Queen Sales to Benefit CMN on 'Miracle Treat Day'

Today is “Miracle Treat Day” at Dairy Queen. On August 13, 2009, participating DQs will be donating at least $1 of every “Blizzard” sold to the Children's Miracle Network. The purpose of the CMN is to support local children's hospitals, which includes 170 hospitals in the United States. The...

The 50 Most Influential Christians of All Time

The 50 Most Influential Christians of All Time

Paul of TarsusSaul of Tarsus, a.k.a. Paul the Apostle, Paul of Tarsus [?-65 c.e.] was a Hellenistic Jew and student of Gamaliel the Elder who served as enforcer for the Pharisaic Sanhedrin against the apostate Christian sect following the crucifixion of Jesus. Around 33 c.e. he experienced a dramatic...

24 Terrifying, Thoughtful and Absurd Nursery Rhymes for Children

24 Terrifying, Thoughtful and Absurd Nursery Rhymes for Children

In more repressed times, people were not always allowed to express themselves freely, for fear of persecution. Gossiping, criticizing the government or even talking about current events were often punishable by death. In order to communicate at will, clever rhymes were constructed and passed...

Lady Gaga Posts Born This Way Lyrics on Twitter

Lady Gaga Posts Born This Way Lyrics on Twitter

Lady Gaga posts Born This Way Lyrics on Twitter. The highly anticipated single off of Lady Gaga's upcoming album of the same name is racking headlines and teasing fans until the February 13, 2011 release of the title track. The entire album will release on May 23, 2011. Here are the lyrics to...

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Queens Man Punches and Kills 7 Month Old to "Toughen Him Up"

A Queens man punches and kills a seven month old baby in attempt to "toughen [him] up" prosecutors from New York maintain. The man, identified as Larry Green, fatally struck his seven month old son in the chest while yelling "toughen up" per reports from the prosecution. The baby died on Tuesday...