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December 22, 2011

World War II Prison Camp Cross-Stitch Had Hidden Message For Hitler

This is a really awesome story. Below is the crafty and subversive work of Major Alexis Casdagli, a British soldier held captive in a German POW camp from 1941-1945. Here's a needle in your eye, Adolph!

Every Significant Batman Suit Ever

For a gravel-voiced, thug-punching, parents-dying dark knight, Batman sure has made a lot of gaudy costume changes over the years. Frankly, I'm surprised by how few fake nipples and cod pieces there have been.

The 50 Funniest Headlines Of 2011

Two of these headlines involve meatball subs.

Video: Watch Our 11 Favorite NFL Trick Plays Of The 2011 Season

Rushing, passing and kicking may be the primary ways of moving the ball in football, but sometimes that gets boring. Sometimes the most exciting action you'll find on a football season comes in the form of trick plays.

UFO Spotted In Kansas On A Flatbed Truck

Heads up, conspiracy theorists! The military says it's not a recovered alien craft under that tarp, but an X-47B drone...OR IS IT?!?! (SPOILER: It is.)

Michael Douglas' Son Cameron Douglas Gets More Jail Time

The 33-year-old son of Michael Douglas was sentenced to five years in prison last April on drug-dealing charges, after he was caught with half a pound of crystal meth. On Wednesday, Cameron was sentenced to an additional four-and-a-half years in pri…

The Loneliest Bicycle

Spotted in the East Village of New York City.

Miraculous Last Minute Recovery For Coma Patient Nearly Pulled Off Life Support

Here's a feel good jaw-dropper just in time for Christmas. Following a horrific car crash, Arizona college student Sam Schmid was labeled brain dead and given no expectation of recovery. Hours away from being pulled off life support and having his organs harvested, Schmid unexpectedly raised two fingers to signal consciousness. Against all odds, he is now expected to make a full recovery.

Courtney Love's Closet

Courtney Love gives a guided tour of her wardrobe as she wildly flails a lit cigarette. Who knew Courtney Love had a shockingly encyclopedic knowledge of fashion? Also, she's fast becoming Gloria Swanson from "Sunset Boulevard."

6 'Slam-Dunk' Stocks For 2012 -- And A Decade Beyond

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Golden Globes & Oscars 2012: Movies To See Before

The general manager (Brad Pitt) of the Oakland A's goes against the grain to assemble a (hopefully) pennant-winning team by figuring out a way to draft players more cheaply and effectively. Why It's Worth Seeing: What sounds like

Workplace Inspiration

Just believe.

Siku, The Orphaned Polar Bear Cub

His mother couldn't produce enough milk so the two-year-old cub has 3 people looking after him 24-7. This video will give you warm fuzzies all over.

Esteban Alvarado: Alkmaar Goalkeeper Attacks Fan Who Ran On Pitch

A drunk hooligan ran on to the field to attack AZ Alkmaar's No.1 during the first half of their Cup match with former European champions Ajax at the Amsterdam Arena last night.

Ron Paul Walks Out Of Interview About Racist Newsletters

Awkward. Ron Paul really doesn't like talking about the outrageously offensive newsletters he funded, published and profited from (but denies reading, writing or remembering).

Fast And Furious 6 And 7 Shooting Back To Back

As a writer of Vin Diesel fan-fiction, it’s very important for me to stay abreast of all diesel happenings in the world of Vin Diesel, and this one’s a doozy. While he waits to see if Fast Five will indeed get that Oscar nod he believes it so richly…

President Obama Goes Christmas Shopping

And he brought Bo! President Obama, apparently bored out of his mind waiting for Congress to do something, caught up on his holiday shopping in Alexandria, Virginia. He hit up Best Buy, PetSmart and a local pizzeria. Kind of a spoiler, but it looks like Sasha and Malia are getting some Wii games from Santabama.

President Obama Meets An Adorably Ugly Dog

The man killed Osama bin Laden, but our Commander in Chief seems completely flummoxed by this heartwarmingly homely French Bulldog.

Dutch TV Cannibalism Stunt A Hoax

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- The Dutch network behind a TV show featuring hosts claiming to eat one another's flesh said the stunt was a hoax to raise awareness of organ donation.

Soccer Player Repeatedly Kicks Fan Who Runs On Field

They don't use hands even when defending themselves against crazy people. That's AZ Alkmaar goalkeeper Esteban Alvarado booting a fan of the opposing team who rushed him during a match in Amsterdam.

5 Most Inappropriate Holiday Gifts

NEW YORK (MainStreet) -- Holiday shopping can be a high-wire act during times of economic hardship that can turn seemingly innocent gift excess into an outright insult.

Angela Simmons Twitpics (PHOTOS)

We love us some Angela Simmons. And, one of the things we love most about her is how much she posts twitpics.

The 15 Most Delightful Internet Films Of 2011

Of all the videos uploaded to the Internet this year, here are fifteen that found their way into my feeds and dashboards and inboxes and my bookmarked aggregators of varying stripe, fifteen that inspired me to to copy and paste their URL into a Goog…

The 25 Best Fashion Editorials Of 2011

It happens every year: Our ever-growing pile of fashion magazines inches higher with each passing month, and by the time December rolls around, we can barely sift through the hundreds of stylish images we bookmarked for inspiration. 2011 was no exce…

The Brad Goreski-Rachel Zoe He Said She Said Just Won’t Quit

Brad Goreski has a new show, burgeoning career as a stylist and a penchant for wearing really adorable bowties–But of course all anyone wants to talk about is what went down with Rachel Zoe, when the two parted ways earlier this year. And we can see…

Arsenal Wishes You A Forced, Awkward Holiday Season

season’s greetings from the Gunners : Wojciech Szczesny, Theo Walcott, Bacary Sagna, Per Mertesacker, Abou Diaby, Emmanuel Frimpong, Sebastien Squillaci, Vito Mannone, Lukasz Fabianski, Ryo Miyaichi and Andre Santos

Best Buy CEO Should Be Fired In 2012: Poll

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Best Buy's (BBY) CEO Brian Dunn should get the axe in 2012, according to TheStreet's poll.

Man Arrested For Shoplifting On Birthday

SALISBURY, N.C., Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Police in North Carolina said a man celebrated his 45th birthday by stuffing nearly $300 worth of food down his pants at a grocery store.

How Much More Do Books Cost Today?

The New York Times Best Sellers list has come a long way—so far, that it’s no longer just a list or two (Fiction and Nonfiction). Check in now and you will find that there are 21 separate lists, everything from Combined Print and E-Book to Manga. Ma…

Brazilian Baby Born With Two Heads: Dicephalic Parapagus Twins Emanoel And Jesus

The baby boy was born by Caesarean at a hospital in Anajas, in Brazil's northern Para state, weighing 9.9lbs. The child's mother insisted she was delighted with her newborn.

NFL Picks Week 16: Predictions For Every Game

The NFL playoff picture is coming into focus more and more each week. Which teams can expect to win in Week 16, and which will go home defeated? We're breaking down every game in the NFL Week 16 schedule, telling you who will win and why...

Lying And Texting

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Selena Gomez Cancels Shows After Her Mother Suffers A Miscarriage

Selena Gomez cancels concert appearances after mom Mandy Dawn Teefey suffers a miscarriage.

Test Your Knowledge Of Schizophrenia Faux Quiz

It is an illness that strikes 1 percent of Americans, or about 2.4 million men and women, yet few people have a clear understanding of what schizophrenia is, and what can be done to help those who have it. Even expert thinking about schizophrenia is…

13 Ways To Have More Mindful Sex

Forget the romantic chocolates and acrobatics: A recent study suggests that we can actually think our way to better sex. Researchers at Brown University showed that women who received “mindfulness” training reported their responses (“calm,” “excited…

Let It Snow In Google: 'Easter Egg' Search Creates Snow Flake Surprise

If you typed in the words 'Let it snow' on Google, snow flakes started gently falling from the top of the screen on Saturday, eventually filling the screen.

Firefighters Pull Teen From Chimney

STOCKTON, Calif., Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Rescuers in California said an 18-year-old was pulled from his family's chimney after he got stuck while trying to sneak in after curfew.

Christopher Nolan Not Altering Dark Knight Rises Sound Mix

Sources close to the movie say Warner Bros. is very aware of the sound issue. One source working on the film says he is “scared to death” about “the Bane problem.” And with good reason. The last Batman film, 2008’s The Dark Knight, grossed more than…

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