Homer's ancient Greek poem "The Iliad," the basis for Hollywood blockbuster "Troy," has been compressed for a new generation too lazy to see the film, let alone read the 24-book epic that runs to over 15,000 lines.
A German historian said a distant relative of Adolf Hitler could sue the state of Bavaria for royalties from the Nazi dictator's book "Mein Kampf," but the retired Austrian engineer said he wants no part of it.
Before teeing off, mind the bombed out barracks to your left. Don't aim for the fairway; there isn't one. The greens are actually black; a mixture of sand and oil. The clubhouse is collapsing and has no walls.
Since the National Do Not Call Registry went into effect, the nearly 60 million Americans who have signed up have found dramatic relief from telephone solicitations. But some companies are trying to skirt the registry rules by claiming that the rules don't apply to them.