Eduard Khil, the Russian entertainer who enjoyed a recent resurgence of fame as the "Trololo" singer, died this weekend in St. Peterburg.
Khil's newly famous I Am So Happy To Finally Be Back Home was originally recorded more than 40 years ago. But its nonsensical lyrics -- put in to replace western-themed ones that displeased Soviet censors -- made it perfect material for the 21st-century web. Khil was born Sept. 4, 1934, in Smolensk and suffered a stroke earlier this year. Here's an extensive interview from 2010, at the height of his new fame.
Singer Bonnie Tyler will perform her 1983 hit “Total Eclipse of the Heart” on Royal Caribbean’s Total Eclipse Cruise, a cruise ship that will be in the path of the total solar eclipse come Monday. Tyler will take time off her world tour to belt out the power ballad — just as the moon crosses […]
Toaster ovens are the perfect appliance for small things like toasted sandwiches and roasted garlic (try it!), but anything more involved usually requires a full-sized conventional oven.However, despite its small size, the Wolfgang Puck Pressure Oven can handle anything from baked pastries to broiled meats. This kitchen appliance has a minimal countertop footprint, and cooks […]
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