- Lego will cease production of the ‘Jabba’s Palace’ set following complaints from Austria’s Turkish community that Jabba, the hefty slug-like hookah-smoking alien of ‘Star Wars,’ has a residence that resembles a mosque. Production will end in 2014.
April 01, 2013 05:26
- Part of the Russian University of Theatre Arts in the heart of Moscow has been devastated by fire. For several hours firefighter struggled to save the historic 18th-century building that houses the largest theatrical university in Russia.
March 28, 2013 19:58
- Fashion designer John Galliano, whose reputation has been blemished after the anti-Semitic remarks two years ago, is reportedly hoping to become a mentor in one of the world’s leading fashion colleges.
February 12, 2013 10:38
- An expert on education with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) says that the economic dominance of the United States is at risk because fewer Americans are pursuing advanced degrees.
December 04, 2012 21:22
- A 16-year-old high school student’s video report for his American Government class earned him an A+ from his teacher. It also yielded a visit from the FBI.
September 13, 2012 22:16
- The president of the Chicago Teachers Union says she expects that educators in the Windy City will return to classrooms as early as this Friday, ending a massive strike that brought the third-largest school district in the US to a halt this week.
September 13, 2012 16:06