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April 23, 2015 3:39 PM 'Little Boy' keeps the faith intact

Faith-based movies follow a pattern - they're well meant, with straightforward production values and a generally sentimental tone. The latest example is "Little Boy," about a youngster facing challenges in a small California town during World War II. The film has a good cast and is competently made in a plain-vanilla way, but its greatest appeal will be to those 32

April 23, 2015 1:13 PM Through Your Lens: Ethiopia's Marvelous Panoramas

The WorldPost's "Through Your Lens" series brings you stunning photos taken by social media users in a different country around the world every week. This week, we explore Ethiopia's outstanding panoramas. From the boulevards of Addis Ababa to the sparkling waters of Lake Tana and the rocky peaks of Simien Mountains National Park, Ethiopia's landscape 17

April 23, 2015 11:59 AM Seven European countries where your dollar will go further

If you're aware of the euro weakening considerably against the dollar in recent months, you've likely contemplated a trip to Europe. But one question remains: In which destinations will your dollar go the absolute furthest? The short (and quite welcome) answer is that all of the 19 Eurozone countries are virtually on sale, and no matter where you go, you're 132

April 23, 2015 9:00 AM Elon Musk is the P.T. Barnum of the Tesla circus Add to ...

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk says his company will be worth as much as Apple one day – $700-billion (all figures U.S.) by 2025. He predicts sales will increase 50 per cent a year over the next decade, the stock will surge 2,700 per cent, and annual profit will hit tens of billions. If you believe all this, you believe in the Tooth Fairy. Preposterous pronouncements 85

April 23, 2015 8:08 AM UT offering free online collection of Smokies photos, films

A collection of photos and home movies of the Smokies from the 1940s to 1960s is available online from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Libraries. According to the school, the William Derris Collection contains 334 slides and 12 film clips, which are accompanied by folk songs performed by local musicians. Derris' images document landscapes, flora 19

April 23, 2015 7:29 AM Motorcycle Crash Caught On GoPro Camera In Los Angeles

Cody Townsend made the run on the Tordrillo Mountains, northwest of Anchorage in Alaska. He said it went by "so fast – I wasn’t paying attention to anything that wasn’t directly in front of me". Ever wondered what it might be like to go down to your local wooded ravine, drive a motorcycle at full pelt over a massive ramp, jump off and parachute down into a river 17

April 23, 2015 7:02 AM Movie review: �Little Boy� bites off more faith-based lessons than it can chew

Racism and religion, hatred and friendship, bullying and war, atomic bombs and the consequences of using them - heavy stuff to pack into a faith-based film. And one aimed at children. "Little Boy" is loaded with weighty subjects and teachable moments, all doled out between generous helpings of tragedy and sentiment. It's ambitious, but a cluttered weeper 25

April 23, 2015 4:13 AM In Bed With a Romance Author recs: 'Fisher's Light,' 'Spark'

Hi there, readers! I'm back after a few weeks of spring breaks (yes, multiple weeks for multiple kids), tons of family time and looming deadlines. Needless to say, I had a few enlightening conversations during this time … and fell into bed each night with a hot read. It all started with my husband making THIS announcement while he was In Bed With a Romance 36

April 22, 2015 10:37 PM Body of missing Texas teen recovered from Colorado canyon

DENVER (Reuters) - Recovery crews in Colorado on Wednesday retrieved the body of an 18-year-old Texas man who was killed when his truck went off a treacherous mountain pass, near where another motorist plunged to his death in February, authorities said. Edgar Alfredo Vargas was reported missing on Friday, and his truck was spotted at the bottom of a canyon 16

April 22, 2015 9:40 PM Puppy Does Not Want To Take A Nap Right Now, Mom

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 30: Gibbs, a Golden Retriever puppy poses for pictures as the American Kennel Club Announces Most Popular Dogs in the U.S. on January 30, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Gary Gershoff/Getty Images for the American Kennel Club) A view of a puppy at the North Shore Animal League America's Tour For Life Pet Adoption Event on April 20