As the decision deadline on the controversial proposal to build a giant oil pipeline between Alberta, Canada, and Texas draws closer, activists and the company behind the project are ratcheting up their war of words.
Actress Daryl Hannah was arrested Tuesday during a sit-in in front of the White House protesting a pipeline expansion project that would significantly increase the amount of oil the United States imports from Canada's controversial Alberta oil sands.
Wall Street bankers are putting together their wish lists for 2010 -- and they're not holding back. After last year's dry spell, bonuses for top-level executives are expected to be sky high. Maybe even records.
"Blade Runner" is so firmly entrenched as a contemporary classic that it is hard to believe it was a box office flop when it was first released in 1982. A cheesy voice-over by Harrison Ford as Deckard and the stock "happy ending" of the first version broke the rules of the world Scott had created and left audiences unconvinced. It was 10 years before he was able to unleash the full effect of the visual spectacle he had created.