By the age of 4, Dani Dassa knew what he wanted to do with the rest of his life.
Before he was the Buddha, or Enlightened One, Prince Siddhartha lived a luxurious life behind the walls of his family castle. But each time he ventured out, the legend goes, he discovered the lame, the halt, the dying. His squire, Chandara, convinced him to ignore such things, as the world was full of suffering. Then his wife gave birth, and Siddhartha, at 29, was struck by the inexplicable mysteries of life and death. Late one night, he kissed his sleeping wife and newborn son goodbye and wandered out of the palace with Chandara to find the answer to how one overcomes sufferin
Even for Israelis hardened by years of dealing with Palestinian terrorism, the death of Israeli astronaut Ilan Ramon came as a
Getting cast in Steven Soderbergh's "Ocean's 11," says Carl Reiner, was kind of like a scene from the Las Vegas heist movie.
If all you knew about composer George Gershwin washis body of work -- "An American in Paris," "Rhapsody in Blue,""Porgy and Bess," plus countless enduring melodies -- you would thinkhe lived to a ripe old age. But, in fact, the musical legend was only38 when he died.