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In the 1980s, pro wrestling went from regional events to national, prime-time ones. This was spearheaded by the risk-taking owner of the World Wrestling Federation (WWF), who rode the fame of stars such as Hulk Hogan, the late Andre the Giant and Randy Savage to take wrestling to the peak of its popularity. Catch up with a few of wrestling's blasts from the past.


January birthdays

January birthdays
Here's more about some of the notables who are celebrating this month.

World most famous top 8 unsolved cases

The Mugo MP3 Player is a Peculiar Audio Device

Pop Culture Inspired Baby Names
n 2010, parents went gaga over pop culture-inspired baby names. Don’t be alarmed. Parents didn’t go the dramatic pop singer route, literally. Bonus points if you know her real name. Instead, many opted for nostalgic names from a drama set in an era gone by and a TV comedy that sings the praises of high school. Here are a few other inspirations. Need help finding the perfect name?

 It's party time around the world. Here's how the celebrations pan out in some of the best holiday destinations.

While video games used to earn a rep for breeding couch potatoes, many new games are encouraging players to get off their duffs. Sparking that trend is the motion-tracking technology first seen in the Nintendo Wii and seriously embellished this year by Sony with Move peripherals for the PlayStation 3, and by Microsoft with its Xbox 360 Kinect.

Spend the Estonian kroon and the Netherlands Antilles guilders

In 2010, consumers saw the head of a car company issue an apology and were sickened by food products, including eggs and celery (where does the proposed food safety bill stand?). They also learned that their children might be using hazardous strollers and cribs. (One product was banned.)

Here's how you can let the government know of any problems you have:

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
It handles cars, car seats, tires and vehicle equipment
Call: (888) 327-4236

Consumer Product Safety Commission
What: Consumer products (toys, baby products, grills and more)
Call: (800) 638-2772

Food and Drug Administration
What: Foods, medicines, cosmetics and medical devices
Call: (301) 443-1240 (emergency); (800) 535-4555 (non-emergency)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
What: Foodborne illnesses
Call: (800) 232-4636.

USDA's Food Safety Inspection Service
What: Meat, poultry or egg products
Call: (888) 674-6854

In just a few short years, Katie Holmes went from girl-next-door Joey Potter to Hollywood superstar mom. In honor of her 32nd birthday on December 18, take a look back with InStyle at her style transformation.

Katie Holmes, Hairstyles

Ladies just keep getting foxier and foxier, even as the rest of society spins down the toilet. Here are the fifty gorgeous ladies that made 2010 more tolearable.

Phrases of 2010 quiz
Can you remember why certain phrases were so important this year?
From Sarah Palin’s combo word to the name of that pesky Icelandic volcano, 2010 expanded our vocabulary with both new terms and fresh spins on old standards. Discover the year’s top words in the following quiz.

Nick Gentry a young graduate of St Martins, who has already setted in the UK, USA and Europe. He - the indigenous British, and it is felt in his works. As for the works themselves, from floppy disks and cassettes VHS, Nick has created a series of portraits. So obsolete storage formats pretend to be a commentary on the culture of waste, the cycles of life and identity.

On this christmas hot cheerleaders are dancing for you.

From Alaska to Florida, these 15 small towns have seen their populations pop over the last four years.

Fairbanks, Alaska, relies particularly on the last one. Home to the Fort Wainwright and Eielson military bases, median family income in Fairbanks for 2009 was $87,239 and the unemployment rate was just 6.5%, well below the national average of 9.2% for 2009.

See what Kim Kardashian, Courtney Love, and more look like when they forgo the face paint.

Tyra Banks, Models


10 Obsessions of 2010

The definition of a 2010 obsession: a person, a pop-culture phenomenon, a political party, a gadget, or a pesty plague that spurred constant online monitoring and obsessive tangential searches. Obsessions in 2010 inspired constant Web surveillance (just when is the new iPhone coming out?) and vigilance for getting the scoop when a key moment came (order in the court, here comes Lindsay).

Holiday parties can feel like the time to pull out all the stops. But before you go wild with the feathers or get trigger-happy with spray, check out this list of the most common ways good evening hairstyles go bad.

About 15,000 Christian pilgrims and tourists streamed into the western Polish town of Swiebodzin Sunday for the unveiling of what has been billed as the world's tallest statue of Jesus, police said. Polish television stations showed throngs of worshippers marching in procession with religious banners and placards proclaiming "Christ the King of the Universe. The brain child of retired local Roman Catholic priest Sylwester Zawadzki, the figure soars to a height of 33 meters (108 ft) which he said symbolized the 33 years Jesus lived on earth. The three-meter gold crown gracing the 440-tonne Polish statue, said to symbolize the three years of Christ's ministry on earth, would bring the monument's overall height to 36 meters.

How did they do That?

The nOir Jewelry for DC Comics Collection is Badass 
 Halloween may be over, but that doesn’t mean you can’t channel your favorite superhero on a daily basis with the nOir Jewelry for DC Comics collection. In fact, this is one jewelry line that would make a great Christmas present for your comic book buff of a friend.

From poufs to painted floors, 2010 brought lots of new interior design trends. Take a look at a few of our favorite styles and steal the ideas for your own home.

Lake Garda, Italy

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