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December 1, 2011

Tracy Lawrence, the notary public who blew the whistle on a massive foreclosure fraud scheme, was found dead in her Las Vegas home on Nov. 28, MSNBC reported.

There are tons of acne treatments out there, but which ones really work? Top experts reveal their best clear-skin tips on ELLE!

Gov. Cuomo, under enormous pressure from public-employee unions and Democrats in the Legislature to extend New York’s “millionaires’ tax,” is considering at least some higher taxes on higher incomes. The big irony here is that much of the money rais…

Back in April of 2010, Warner Brothers paid in the “low seven figures” for Dante Harper’s spec script adaptation of Hiroshi Sakurazaka’s All You Need Is Kill. Shortly afterward director Doug Limon (The Bourne Identity, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Jumper) agr…

If I was to ask you what country is known for their butts, what would your guess be? Nevermind, I’ll tell you. Brazil, hands down. Now what if I was to tell you that there was a competition for (wait for it) the best butt in Brazil? Would that be so…

Whew, my head is spinning from all those curls! What do you all think? Got a fave hairstyle in the bunch? Thanks to everyone who submitted pics--we just love looking at them (and just seeing what our readers look like, too!).

The latest viral buzz from funnyordie.com

Notice the stripes in the legs...masterful. "Movember," aka "No Shave November," "Novembeard," or "Growvember." His name is Noel Evans, and his body is a temple of mustache.

Surprisingly not regulated only to female stars. There is just something about the lower back that screams "Cover me in a poorly thought out tattoo!".

Sources tell Radar Online that Demi Moore, who just recently announced that she is filing for divorce from her husband of six years, Ashton Kutcher, amid allegations of infidelity, is reportedly seeing a new man, skin care guru Scott-Vincent Borba.

I’m terrible at introductions, so I won’t bother. I’ll just say this: We have a mutual love of Alison Brie’s boobs, as well as a mutual fondness for “Community” (I’ve been running a “Community” countdown elsewhere). You like “The Wire”? I commission…

?uestlove talked with Pitchfork recently about the Roots' fabulous new record, Undun, but the conversation naturally also touched on the recent "Lyin' Ass Bitch" incident involving Michele Bachmann on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. While he doesn't s…

If you've ever ridden a New York City subway, you've probably encountered a "candy man" at some point and assumed he was making chump change, so you threw him a buck or two. Apparently not. In this two-minute short, check out how this dude makes more than $150 a day selling M&Ms and fruit snacks. Guess this is my two weeks' notice.

What hath Twilight and Will Smith's genetic material wrought? BabyCenter released their annual list of the year's most popular tot titles. Here they are with photos of notable namesakes.

Attention fellow Corgi lovers!!! I have found our heaven!

At a town hall meeting in an Iowa Pizza Hut, two teenagers pressed the presidential hopeful on LGBT rights. And impressively, both girls (as well as a third who asked about the dangers of mandated school prayer) refused to back down from the Congresswoman despite the room's fervent support of Bachmann's answers.

This guy has got some moves. And an awesome sweater.

Before noon on Tuesday, a queue of well-dressed and platform heeled women was quickly growing outside a chic Nolita storefront. No, it wasn’t for an an end-of-year sample sale–it was to meet stylist/fashion designer/reality star/editor and all aroun…

In the "Seinfeld" episode "The Jacket," which aired in 1991, Elaine recruits Jerry and George to join her for a drink and dinner with her father, Alton Benes. He’s a cranky old writer, distinguished but well past his prime, and he’s impossible enoug…

Blind soul legend Stevie Wonder is losing weight so he can look good while competing on TV show "Dancing With The Stars."   The singer insists he's deadly serious about showing off his dancefloor moves on the show.   Announcing the news on Wednesday…

Doug Sellers, GOOD’s director of technology, recommends two sites that are easy to use and aren’t looking to screw you over:

He may not be a modern day Aristotle, but Philosoraptor only seems to get wiser the older the meme gets. From the origins of the universe to the very existence of seedless watermelons, here's Philosoraptor's most intriguing musings.

As kids, they gave the world "MMMbop." Now, as adults, Hanson is releasing MMMhop out into the world.

I can't raise my hand. I'm allergic to effort.

Love went wrong between Ohio residents Rossie Brovent and Ryan Fitzjerald. The once faithful couple are in a court battle after Rossie asked her then boyfriend to tattoo a scene from the Narnia movie trilogy on her back.

It's a history lesson and a music video in one, complete with aliens (I knew those pyramids were too good to be true).

For the best Previews of DOTA 2 for PC, check out this page on 1UP.com

Thankfully there isn't one for Jubilee. Nicolas Hyde knows exactly which X-Men make us part with hard earned cash.

Who doesn't love a good poop your pants story?

How can you not feel bad for this guy?

Oh baby! Beyonce and Jay-Z are going to have their baby just in time for Christmas.PHOTOS: Beyonce Gives Katie Couric A Baby Gender Answer She'll Never ForgetBey accidentally spilled the beans in a behind the scenes video, wherein she's filmed playf…

Australia might become the first Kim Kardashian-free country on Earth ... after their Immigration Department has reportedly put K.K. on a watch list following three separate visa-related incidents.  Her most recent trip sparked an inquiry, claims t…

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Life is so hard sometimes. The world is cruel. Existence is absurd. You get overwhelmed. Have you seen Tree of Life yet? I can’t even. (Via ViralVideos.)

Our patriotic hysteria over the British invasion of American history aside, we all pretty much agree that Daniel Day-Lewis is going to do a fine job as the star of Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln, right? We’ll take it from the indistinct murmurs now echo…

You probably didn't see this one coming. In addition to a digital game that's in the works called South Park: Tenorman's Revenge (a platformer being developed by Other Ocean Interactive for XBLA), Obsidian Entertainment is currently developing an…

Notice that actress Felicity Jones looks very cute and sweet and ready for a party (in this case, the BAFTA Los Angeles 2011 Britannia Awards) in this photo, and it's all thanks to her eye makeup.

Adam Scott presents this behind-the-scenes look at the world's worst first assistant director, with Ken Marino and Mark Duplass.

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From George Washington and his cherry tree to Sir Walter Raleigh’s chivalry towards Queen Elizabeth, we have all heard our share of historical myths that do more to illustrate the person in question’s personality than to shine a light on their actua…

Computer firm Apple has spoken out to deny claims that its personal assistant application Siri is anti-abortion. The statement comes as bloggers and rights

More proof that Siri was made by and for 40-year-old virgins.

Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez cannot get enough of each other! After spending Thanksgiving in Texas with Selena’s family, the couple took a sojourn up to Park City, Utah (where Sundance Film Festival is every year) with their friend, Jaden Smith.

It seems the unexpected triumphed and the veterans fell short at this year's Grammy nominations. Will that make for a slightly less predictable show come Feb. 12?

Steven Spielberg is busy shooting Lincoln in Virginia, and while I thought the guy from Bill and Ted made an excellent Abraham Lincoln, I guess Oscar-winning  super actor Daniel Day-Lewis is an okay choice too. In the mid 90s, Lewis trained with box…

Dani Martínez, a co-host at Otra Movida, drew marker mustaches on 24 strangers in 30 seconds.

Mmmm, delicious controversy. Now that the FDA is lifting the ban on horse meat, it's time to look at some other tasty creatures that people regularly eat in other countries.

Just another man-bites-dog-bullet story. More awful wordplay: "Bow wow OW!"; "Ready, aim, FUR!"; "From my cold dead PAW!"; "Shooting MANGE!" "The SNOOPY Sniper!" "Man's Best FRIENDLY FIRE!" Etc. You're welcome, America's lazy news anchors.

From the moment Steven Spielberg chose Daniel Day-Lewis to play Abraham Lincoln in his upcoming biopic about the president, movie fans have been excited to see just how closely the Oscar-winner would be made to resemble the bearded leader. From this…

Credit card issuers use all sorts of tricks to hook you into applying for a new card, but there are some terms that indicate that an offer isn’t quite as sweet as they say it is. MainStreet breaks down what to look out for.

There was a big to-do earlier in the month over Natalie Portman being featured on a new PETA postage stamp, so here’s Pamela Anderson who also has her own PETA stamp taking the prestige entirely out of that accomplishment. And if you’re asking yours…

61 senators betrayed you today. They authorized, as an amendment to the Defense Authorization act, the indefinite suspension of Habeus Corpus. We are now

WWE has a habit of dropping the ball on storylines, promotions and wrestlers. Sometimes it's injuries that take a wrestler out at the last minute and force a storyline into a halted oblivion, other times it's just because they can't book a feud for …

From the 1950s up through the early 1990s, the specter of nuclear war cast a shadow over the world like a giant, gloomy mushroom tattoo. Hollywood and our own morbid imaginations came up with any number of scenarios that would wipe out humanity in a…

WASHINGTON, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- A third Republican U.S. senator has said a GOP plan to offset an extension of a federal payroll tax cut could involve raising taxes on high-income people.

Katherine Heigl recently starred in a Funny or Die video (which you can watch below – spoiler alert, it’s “die”) and contributed her time to a new charity campaign by the Jason Heigl Foundation* called “I Hate Balls.” Of course it’s about neutering …

Nintendo has announced the Circle Pad Pro -- the name we suspected would be used in the west for the 3DS add-on -- will be made available in Europe alongside Resident Evil: Revelations early next year. Revelations will be sold both on its own and…

I feel your pain kid. But this dad is dead wrong. It's totally normal to hate the good players on opposing teams.

That's about right.

30 Rock was decked with yuletide awe last night.

Pencils Of Promise asked celebrities (like Lea Michele and Shaq) to take a piece of paper and make something with a pencil. They are now auctioning off the first set of pieces, with 100% of the proceeds going towards building schools and educating children.

The latest viral buzz from collegehumor.com

Just because you're living in a post-apocalyptic wasteland doesn't mean you can't be fabulous. Barbie is rocking that hot pink rocket launcher.

Inspired by this amazing Daria photo shoot from deviantART user SoDespair, we decided to scour the Internet for some of the best ’90s-inspired cosplay that we could find. The super meta part in all this is that even though what we now call “cosplay”…

What if Farmville had a real-world impact? New game WeTopia will transform virtual trees into physical bark and leaves.

After being tossed into the air and landing on her neck (repeat: HER NECK), this cheerleader is miraculously okay. From the Michigan State-Florida State game last night. That's Taylor Young and, again, she was given a clean bill of not-having-her-spine-severed. Just look at those thumbs up at the end.

Bennett is a seventeen-year-old white kid who thinks he's a gang member. These are the texts he exchanges with his thirty-year-old cousin.

These economic drains must be stopped. A brutally honest look at why these coins are more trouble than they're worth.

Ah yes, the White Savior trope. Yet even with it's ridiculous premise of a man from Earth saving Martian civilization, this trailer already shows more plot depth than "Avatar". Yeah, I went there.

Ahh, the pincer grasp! It’s an important evolutionary milestone that nobody knows about until they become parents. (Why should opposable thumbs get all the attention?) The ability to pick up small objects using your thumb and pointer finger usually …

In the current issue of The Hollywood Reporter, senior film reporter Pamela McClintock sat down with the notoriously press-shy Christian Bale, 37, and famed 60-year-old Chinese director Zhang Yimou (Raise the Red Lantern), who together just finished…

@Craftastrophies My mom had portraits taken that she was unhappy with so to cheer her up I "fixed" them using my rudimentary Photoshop skills, basically making her into the worst Photoshop of Horrors ever. She thought it was hilarious. Well....*I* t…

patrice o'neal teaches women how to keep men happy from patrice o'neal - Patrice O'Neal teaches young women everywhere how to keep a man happy.

Mark Zuckerberg wants you to know that Facebook has reformed. In the latest installment of his recurring series of apologetic blog entries, Facebook’s founder says that while the social network has always tried to protect its users’ privacy, it has …

In a time of legislative gridlock, the Stop Online Piracy Act looked like a rare bipartisan breakthrough. The bill, known as SOPA, promised a brave new Internet—one cleansed of “rogue websites” that hawk pirated songs and movies as well as counterfe…

Alcohol, and it’s not even close. It’s hard to directly compare alcohol and marijuana, because driving impairment depends on dosage and the two drugs tend to affect different skills. (Pot makes drivers worse at mindless tasks like staying in a lane,…

Adventurer Mark Moffett (how great is that job title?) was out adventuring on Little Barrier Island in New Zealand when he found this guy. The giant, cricket-like insect was recently declared the world's biggest and is so large that it eats full-sized carrots.

This is the cutest video of a corgi puppy running through a park you will see all day.

Teddy Bear the porcupine loves corn on the cob, and wants it all for himself. He doesn’t mind to tell you about it, in his Ewok voice! -via I Have Seen the Whole of the Internet

Remember those fab flat brogues that Tracey shared with all of you this morning? This next outfit idea will show you just how to wear 'em now and all winter long.

In a move to "promote greater unity" among its body and the Pike County community it serves, a small Kentucky church voted to ban interracial couples from membership and from participating in certain worship activities, Kentucky.com reports. Though …

This is the first half of a two-part article on Earth's legacy and the search for extraterrestrial life. Read Part 2 here. In 2002, a professor at the University of Hertfordshire set out to determine the world’s funniest joke. With help from the Bri…

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