RIP Helen Keller's Oak Tree, Dead at 200 After a Long and Influential Life

On September 22, workers cut down a well-loved 200-year-old oak tree at Ivy Green, writer Helen Keller’s childhood home in Tuscumbia, Alabama. Keller, who lost both sight and hearing at 19 months, was once trapped in the tree during a storm until Annie Sullivan, her teacher and companion, carried her to safety. The… »9/22/15 6:40pm9/22/15 6:40pm

Dance Moms Outdoes Itself With Helen Keller Interpretive Dance

Did you know that Dance Moms was back on the air? Again? For a third season? After the show and Lifetime both experienced major fallout from an episode in which prepubescent girls were made to don nude suits for a burlesque number (the episode was removed from iTunes and will never see the light of day again due to… »6/20/12 3:15pm6/20/12 3:15pm