The King's English Bookshop, 1511 S. 1500 East, Salt Lake City, will host a book signing at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9.Author Annette Haws, of Holladay, will sign "The Accidental Marriage" (Cedar Fort, $16.99), a romantic comedy.
The best-seller list provided by IndieBound and the Mountains and Plains Independent Booksellers Association, for the week ended Sunday, Dec. 1. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of MPIBA and IndieBound.
Angelia Nochole Layton, of Salt Lake City and 18-year-old Savannah Lancaster of Logan were crowned Miss Utah USA and Utah Teen USA this week at Weber State University.Layton, a native of Manti, is studying fashion merchanidising at the Art Institute, while Savannah is attending Utah State University. Both ladies were crowned Oct. 26.
The Pew Research Center reported this week that more and more Americans are clicking their way to romance through online dating.According to details of Pew's Internet and American Life study released this week, 11 percent of all American adults have used an Internet dating site and some 42 percent of Americans know someone who has used an Internet dating site. And the rate of Americans who find what they're looking for on Internet dating sites -- long-lasting relationships or marriage -- has nearly doubled, going from just 15 percent in 2005 to 29 percent currently.
With all the local news lately about a dog attack in Layton, today's viral video is evidence that not all dogs within a breed are created equal.A Minneapolis-area family rescued Tater Tot, a pit bull just hours away from being put to sleep, when their young son began suffering blood sugar complications. Tater Tot, who had already formed a strong bond with 4-year-old Peyton, alerted the family that something was wrong before Peyton's mother knew what was happening. Peyton's doctors attribute the behavior to the dog's keen sense of smell.
The U.S. isn't the only country facing economic troubles that could threaten public safety. In Brussels, firefighters protested cutbacks that affect their services by blocking traffic outside the prime minister's office and even went so far as to spray the police with foam and burning tires.
It's Halloween season and most of us have seen the 1976 classic, "Carrie," about a young woman who has the power to move objects with her mind.With another remake of the original set to be released later this month, filmmakers in New York City decided it would be fun to create mayhem in a coffee shop. So they staged an altercation between actors to scare the living daylights out of unsuspecting customers.The result is a video that has been viewed more than 3 million times since it was published October 7.
In his latest foray into YouTube, famous anonymous artist Bansky has edited an Al-Jazeera video of Syrian rebels to make it look like they've shot down Disney character Dumbo.The flying elephant crash-lands and looks dolefully around before dying while the rebels celebrate. The video has earned nearly two million views since it was uploaded Oct. 6.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell was preparing for an interview recently when Sen. Rand Paul engaged him in a quick conversation.We're not sure if these two knew for certain they were being recorded (McConnell comments that he's "all wired up" for the interview), but that didn't stop Paul from telling McConnell that "We're going to win this, I think."
It's the season for scares and notorious YouTube user MagicofRahat is at it again.This time, he sets up a fake skeleton to look like it's driving his car through several different fast food drive-thrus and scaring the bejeezus out of the employees (who just as quickly whip out their phones to get photos and video).The video has gone viral, getting more than 2 million views in two days.
It's shocking how many Americans don't know what's in the Affordable Care Act, the law that will require all Americans to have some sort of health insurance coverage.Late night show host Jimmy Kimmel decided to test the nation's ignorance and sent a camera crew out to ask if people preferred "Obamacare" or "The Affordable Care Act." The results are now viral (hint: They're the same thing).
Young professional Marina Shifrin poured herself into her work at a news video company for years. As she puts it in her video, which has since gone viral, she sacrificed relationships, personal time and her own sanity for her career. Finally, Shifrin decided enough was enough and quit with this video.
It had already been a long day for Fireman Cory Kalanick when he found the last victim of a house fire he and his department were working to extinguish in California.But Kalanick didn't leave anyone behind -- even the tiny kitten he found with smoke inhalation on the floor of the home.
Last updated Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 1:38pm
YouTube user Rich DeMuro made today's viral video in Pasadena, Calif. after he'd heard that a "business man" paid a few homeless people to wait outside an Apple store and wait in line. Their payment? A little cash and some food. Unfortunately, the group say they were never paid and the letdown was crushing.