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April 1, 2011

The so-called "Fukushima 50" -- a group of about 300 technicians, soldiers and firemen who have been working in shifts of 50 at Japan's troubled plant -- are being viewed globally as heroes.

Let that be a warning, people. CJ Miles does not mess around.

It's over. The season finale was as wishy-washy as the rest of the episodes, but at least Elsa provided some moments.

YouTube's April Fools' gag -- a '1911' button that turns any video into an old-timey silent film, complete with syncopated piano and sepia tone --

Once again, “Archer” lovingly scratched my belly by integrating obscure and highbrow references into its jokes. Last night’s episode (S2E10, “El Secuestro”) delivered key background information on two characters that laid the framework for this week…

Against all odds: The dog appears to have survived by clinging to a house that had been swept away by the massive earthquake and tsunami that struck on March 11

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Tonight, they come for you. Hope you have your affairs in order.

According to E! Online, Miley and Liam are gearing up for another go at their on-again, off-again relationship. The pair were spotted on Thursday leaving a Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf in Los Angeles together but a source says that the pair are trying to …

Saying goodbye (?) to one of the smartest musical—and critical—acts of the last decade.

This is the most fucked up and disgusting thing you will see today or maybe ever.

Zentner is believed to have gotten out of his car after running out of gas and started walking. He was reportedly en route to visit his mother in Sacramento. He was struck around 3:45 a.m. by a light blue, '90s Dodge Caravan. There are no suspects i…

A handful of leading ladies stepped out to Thursday night's CinemaCon Awards ceremony in Las Vegas. Blake Lively donned crepe paper and stuck her finger in an electric socket a short Marchesa number, Helen Mirren kept it classy in cream and Rosie Hu…

Look at this old goof. What a goof! Oh, sure, he looks very handsome when he is wearing a three million dollar suit with his hair superglued back committing sexual assault on another man’s wife in the foyer of a fancy restaurant, but look at him now…

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Once you’ve completed George W. Bush’s memoir, “Decision Points,” you can move on to the next emotional roller coaster, “Going Rogue” and “Spoken From The Heart.” Can’t wait till the day comes for Christine O’Donnell’s. Always wanted to know more about witches.

An analytic chemist broke down the hundreds of flavor compounds in a Bloody Mary, presented here in convenient chart form. Although they occasionally use clinical, scientific jargon that might go over your head, such as "sinus-clearing."

In the second episode of "Betwixt The Music", Rebecca Black tells the story of her longstanding career and talks about her song 'Friday' that changed it all.

Courteney Cox keeps real-life romance rumors alive by vacationing with shirtless Cougar Town co-star Josh Hopkins on Tuesday (March 29) in St. Bart’s.

When the clock struck midnight, most websites looked the same, but YouTube wasted no time in unleashing its April Fools joke to the world. The site seems to have warped back in time, a century ago to be exact.

The National Republican Senatorial Committee delved into presidential politics Friday, with a new web video apparently created to mock President Obama on April Fools' Day. The ad suggests that Obama has failed to deliver on many of his campaign prom…

Kabbalah leaders claim a rash of negative stories -- including the collapse of Madonna's Raising Malawi charity, lawsuits and a reported IRS investigation -- can be blamed on disgruntled former members who "have now turned against us."

Move over unicorns, there's a new sheriff in Mythical Horse Town. The "pumpactionicorn"?

From lowering stress to protecting your heart, sex does a body good (6 Photos)

And another eyewitness tells, "Adam acted like an animal. He kept jumping up on the tables and chairs and screaming. When they brought the cake out he tried to smear it in Gaga's face and put a doll from the cake in her mouth!"

The 137,000sq ft bunker - designed to house 950 people for a year and withstand a 50 megaton blast - is currently being built under the grasslands of Nebraska.

Conan O'Brian obviously has to steal from me.

The next great disaster movie starring Rebecca Black will finally deal with what days come after Friday and what days don't.

Allen Iverson's sick Lamborghini is sitting in an Atlanta police impound yard ... after the former NBA superstar got pulled over last night ... TMZ has learned. Atlanta PD confirms Iverson was a passenger in his silver 2009 Lambo when they pulled…

I always knew Seacrest was a snake.

Made by the talented Chamberlain, here's a mashup of "Friday" and "Up In Here."

Julian Assange shakes his WikiLeaks to Rebecca Black. It's a Friday "Friday" Dance-A-Thon with Julian Assange, Thom Yorke and Hassan Baba!

This is for all you Hermione/Ron shippers!

PROVO, Utah -- Declaring him "a danger to society," a judge on Thursday called the father of the renowned piano group The 5 Browns a pedophile and sentenced him to at least 10 years in prison on charges that he sexually abused his three daughters wh…

5. Chevron(CVX) is an integrated oil and gas company, with exploration, production and refining operations. Chevron is still remarkably cheap, despite ranking as the best-performing Dow stock of 2011 so far, with a 19% gain. It trades at a trailin…

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Sometimes the right investments are just obvious, Jim Cramer told viewrs of his "Mad Money" TV show on Thursday. He said that's certainly the case after the markets just completed their best quarter since 1998. He said it's…

Kanye West has set his sights on yet another gorgeous model -- blond Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue beauty Kate Upton. The star was spotted sneaking in the back door at the Victoria's Secret VIP Swim event at Club L in Los Angeles at 11:30 p.m. a…

Earlier this week, Russell Simmons made a deal with Def Jam Recordings to return to the label as the President/CEO after the departure of LA Reid. Russell began Def Jam in 1984 with Rick Rubin and went on to release classic albums from Run-DMC, the…

A genie bottleCelebrity chef Ina Garten, the "Barefoot Contessa," finally agreed this week to meet with Enzo Pereda, a 6-year-old leukemia patient whom she'd twice rebuffed after he requested an audience through the Make-a-Wish Foundation. A spokesm…

The former Hills star flaunted her toned and tan bod during a sandy frolic with friends at a beach in Santa Monica, California. Audrina, 25, was all smiles as she showed off her curves in a sexy blue strapless bikini top and Laguna Beach-approved mi…

Ewok dogs are infinitely more adorable than actual Ewoks. And they have a more realistic chance of fending off Stormtroopers. Who could laser blast something this cute?

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It’s now called the “special flip” because “Special Greg” Powell was the one who accomplished it. This performance of Nitro Circus was recorded in Gosford, Australia. -via reddit Tags: bicycle, Cycli…

Lindsay Lohan was spotted (get it, spotted?) out in New York City on Wednesday night looking pretty fantastic, despite a bit of a balance mishap! The former party girl was dining at Prime KO in NYC with sister Ali and brother Michael, and appeared t…

Rebecca Black's greatest hits are now available for you to buy at an unbelievable price.

Lindsay Lohan says she was NOT loaded on grandpa's cough medicine -- aka booze, hooch, or liquor -- when she busted her butt in NYC ... telling TMZ flat-out, "I was NOT drinking, nor do I drink!" LiLo is on the defensive after being photographed …

Model Vida Guerra is being sued by three dudes who went to her birthday party at a Hollywood nightclub and claim they got beat down by club employees. According to the lawsuit, the brawl went down back in March, 2010 at Vanguard Club. The plainti…

A Youtuber with the handle of Shoenice has carved out a niche for himself by eating weird things. Here are but a few of his gastronomic challenges, including tampons, lit matches and (most inedible of all) McDonald's.

What's the take away here? Romantic comedies need more explosions!

WASHINGTON - The Tea Party roared Thursday. Or, it tried to, but it wasn't clear how well its demands were heard on Capitol Hill.

Pony stories from the vault: when I was in Kindergarten I rode one of those short buses for the young’uns with about ten or twelve other kids every day after school. Every single day one of the boys would bring along a large case full of toy ponies,…

Not even death stopped this guy from attending his local team's big match on the weekend. Soccer fans in Colombia stole the body of their murdered friend and took his corpse to the stadium, where they cheered on their favorite team.

Of all the April Fools stories clogging up the internet today - and there are very, very many - my favorite is certainly one of Google's. No, not that one. Another one. I won't spoil the surprise, I'll just tell you how to find it. Go to Google, and…

Lindsay Lohan has denied she'd been drinking after the actress was seen on her hands and knees on the floor following a night out at a New York bar.

It’s been awhile since we’ve seen a good faux bob around here. Luckily, Vanessa Hudgens decided to fix that for us by going out with one last night....

After bad plastic surgery, Marilyn Leisz is unable to completely close her eyes.

It's Friday. Help me make a collaborative playlist celebrating the end of the week that DOES NOT include any Rebecca Black at all.

A gentleman at a Vancouver Canucks game who loves hockey so much (How much does he love hockey?) he'd like to enter into a long-term committed relationship with it and possibly marry it in Massachusetts or Iowa. Kind of looks like Phil Hartman in drag.

Seven very lucky New York state workers stepped forward today to claim their share of a $319 million Mega Millions prize, one of the state's largest lottery jackpots ever.

What a relief! Katie Holmes, 32, admits that 4-year-old Suri’s little box of treats were a complete shock, not only to us, but to her as well! The actress tells Ellen DeGeneres, in an interview airing Friday, April 1, on The Ellen Show, that she was…

Get your April Fools Day preparations in gear by checking out these ten hilarious videos

After the state chapter of the Republican Party made a massive open records request to (admittedly) intimidate University of Wisconsin professor Bill Cronon, things just got nuts. Today the Republican Party of Dane County released an "apology" to D…

Go on a culinary adventure in your own kitchen with these recipes from top-notch restaurants around the world, including Bouchon, Momofuku, Nobu, Balthazar, Blackberry Farm, Etoile, Emeril's Delmonico and more.

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Last spring, all eyes were on the set of Bad Teacher -- which reunited former flames Justin Timberlake and Cameron Diaz. (Timberlake, 30, was still involved with Jessica Biel at the time; they split last month.)

Mark ZuckerbergThis is part of Farhad Manjoo's continuing series on the future of innovation. Read the series introduction, Manjoo's stories on the future of mobile gadgets, the future of the Internet, and the future of home entertainment, and reade…

I don't care that this is probably an April Fools Day joke, it's totally adorable and I really think they should start selling them.

Fast-food pizza chain Sbarro Inc may file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy as soon as next week, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter.

A new viral video stars 17-month old twin boys, Sam and Ren, whose intense conversation is captivating people online who are wondering what they're talking about.

Investigators say motocross star James

Sex scenes in movies can make you hot and heavy, but re-enacting them might be tough without the right mood lighting and a camera crew to capture the most flattering angles. So instead, we’ve rounded up the hottest sex scenes of all time and got a l…

Former model Joanne Salley, 32, was taken home in tears from Harrow School in London when she discovered that boys were looking at the risqu\xE9 shots.

It's basically useless, but I still want it.

That's what you get for being Jar Jar Binks.

This is my kind of evil. Passive aggressive evil.

Vitaliy Sulzchik had downed the energy drink shortly after buying it, only to feel 'debris' in his mouth as he finished the can.

And it brings the search results back in Comic Sans.

And so it begins. But at least April starts with a high quality fake Harry Potter trailer.

Alligators have been crawling out of the sewers of New York ... but don't worry. They're not real.

It's the PR disaster heard 'round the world. The tables have turned on Food Network star Ina Garten, the 'Barefoot Contessa,' who got caught red-hand

Checking in at 2 p.m., they enjoyed a late dinner and flew their private plane over Lake Powell the next morning. Suites at the resort -- which features stunning desert views, full-service spa, yoga and "floatation" pavilions plus a fitness center a…

The so-called Fukushima 50 are all repeatedly being exposed to dangerously high radioactive levels as they attempt to restore vital cooling systems following the earthquake and tsunami on March 11.

More than forty years after the civil rights movement, research shows that America remains fairly segregated, despite attempts to racially integrate. A recent study breaks down cities where ethnically separate neighborhoods have a tendency to prevai…

Forget about Robert Duffy. Or Dov Charney. Or Olivier Zahm. Just for a moment. Allegedly Terry Richardson is back on the prowl, hitting on a “freelance model” via IM. Jezebel reports that Felice Fawn is claiming Richardson asked her if she’d be comf…

A lot of safe-sex arguments are based on the idea of bad judgment, the assumption that teens doing it out of wedlock will bring on emotional turmoil and unplanned pregnancies, or that more experienced adults will get every disease in the book. But t…

Here’s one for the comedy geeks: Ricky Gervais sat down and talked about comedy with Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, and Louis C.K., and the resulting conversation will be aired on HBO April 22nd as a one-hour special called “Talking Funny.”

The photographer was one of a group of students who watched the open air liaison from their dorm in the Birnkrant Residential Hall at the Los Angeles campus of USC.

It wasn't so much the new line of Victoria's Secret swimwear that had people buzzing on Wednesday, but Candice Swanepoel's noticeably-thinner frame, according to New York Daily News. The Daily News calls Candice -- clad in a black halter-style bikin…

A house in Wales has become an Internet sensation after some started declaring that the structure looks a bit like Adolf Hitler's face. The Swansea home's tan-colored, four-window facade are, indeed distinct. Come to AOL Weird News to vote.

Miley Cyrus has made her feelings known about internet sensations Justin Bieber and Rebecca Black. She said: "It should be harder to be an artist. You shouldn't just be able to put a song on YouTube and go out on tour," she told Australia's Daily Te…

Former model Joanne Salley, 32, was taken home in tears from Harrow School in London when she discovered that boys were looking at the risqu\xE9 shots.

Katy Perry: ‘E.T.’ Video Debut with Kanye West!

You put your right hurr in, you put your right hurr out...

This unscientific analysis proves coffee makes an ideal partner. I'll take bitter coffee over a bitter relationship any day.

Because Dance Central wasn't existential enough.

Just like Scotty McCreery sings country songs every time, Pia Toscano is sticking with her ballads for all of her American Idol performances.

The Dancing With the Stars judge accepted her accountant beau Jesse Sloan's proposal Thursday morning on LIVE! With Regis and Kelly. Sloan, 39, got down on bended knee and popped the question to Inaba, 43, with a 2 1/2 carat sparkler!

If you got it, flaunt it! That’s what Mad Men star Christina Hendricks‘ cleavage-baring, curve-hugging outfit was saying when she stepped out at an event for designer Vivienne Westwood in Los Angeles.

Michael Buble and Luisana Lopilato have married, can confirm.

Forget frizz! Get smooth hair with these new sleek hair products.

A New Hampshire man held a New York woman captive in his home and raped her for three days after he responded to her Craigslist ad, police said.

A study of 400 women for daily deals company Eversave unexpectedly uncovered more information about participants' distaste for their friends' online behavior than about the impact social networking has on saving money.

Donald Trump has now wasted three news cycles to proffer his theories about President Obama's birth certificate.

As if Marisa Miller jumping, running, handling balls, and gripping bats weren’t enough to get you pumped for another exciting season of Major League Baseball, we decided to stretch our annual preview from a stand up triple into an inside the park home run.

In December, reports emerged of a 12-mile radius in Clyde, Ohio, that had been addled by 35 cancer diagnoses over a 14-year span. Residents described being scared by a simple cough; parents worried over a mere sinus-infection or stomach ache.

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A bug with a reported 35-45% death-rate has been reported in southern California hospitals, and is spreading to other states.

The family of New York murder victim Caroline Wimmer has filed a civil suit against Facebook and others, including ex-EMT Mark Musarella, who posted a graphic picture of their daughter's body to the social networking website.

A fraternity at the University of Southern California has suspended one member who allegedly had sex on the roof of a campus building, an incident that was photographed.

The more I think about this whole Chris Brown on Dancing with the Stars thing, the worse it feels. His album debuted at #1 this week, what more publicity does showbiz need to offer him? The man is a convicted rageaholic!

After Richard Blais was crowned Top Chef last night on Top Chef All-Stars, Bravo segued into an episode of Watch What Happens Live to have host Andy Cohen and season one winner Harold Dieterle declare the season's "Fan Favorite."

Katy Perry looks like she may be giving Lady Gaga a run for her money, at least in the outrageous looks category. Fans got a one-minute sneak peek of the video for her new single, E.T., on Wednesday.

Ok, the part where it says rednecks are confederates is just beyond stupid... I'm sorry, but, wow. just... to say that all rednecks are confederates is just wow.

Why would you do this to us, you jerk? We just want a delicious gumball to chew on/a fun bouncy ball to play with for five minutes before it ends up on our neighbor’s roof! Ball machine, you’ve ruined everything. (via BuzzFeed)

Last week, we reported on an experiment that proved how bad social networks like Facebook and Twitter were at protecting their users from malware, but it turns out user error might be just as big a problem.

Bill Murray has agreed to star as FDR in an adaptation of the British radio play Hyde Park On the Hudson to be directed by Morning Glory’s Roger Michell.

Casey Abrams had a lot to prove last night on American Idol after the judges decided to save him last week when it was still the top 11 contestants. So Casey decided to clean up his act and sing a soft Elton John love song titled, “Your Song.”

Nothing like a good meltdown to promote an album. Looks like Chris Brown’s Good Morning America outburst last week helped catapult the R&B singer’s new album F.A.M.E. to No. 1 on the charts!

Lorraine Nicholson tells Us how her father helped her prep for Soul Surfer.

Walking down the aisle, "I felt relieved," says Leah (with Corey Oct. 17, 2010 in Charleston, WV).

I once saw a weapon featured on a magazine cover that was extolled by its maker as the finest rifle in the world. In was far from that, though it was indeed pretty. Among its failures was the fact that it was not fitted with sights.

While you may not be able to understand exactly what they are saying, it’s pretty easy to see they are commands regarding his voice volume.

As a hobby, Willie Elder restores classic cars and trucks. So it wasn’t too difficult to come up with all of the parts from a 1939 Dodge pickup truck (and other vehicles) necessary to make a functional grill.

Ladies and gentlemen of the Internet, I present to you the most disgusting, repulsive local news story I’ve ever been exposed to. A man became FUSED TO HIS CHAIR because he didn’t get up FOR TWO YEARS.

It’s official — Kim Kardashian simply cannot hit a red carpet and not look completely stunning. Or perhaps that’s just the look of a woman in love?

Are you a celebrity? Has your name been smeared by unfounded rumors, half-truths or an inaccurate Wikipedia entry? A new site called ICorrect can help you set the record straight.

Titled Monsters University, it will take Billy Crystal’s Mike and John Goodman’s Sulley back to college, where the two burgeoning friends first learned their trade, as well as the crushing reality of the limited monster job market.

It seems that stylist Patricia Field might have been a little too inspired by Alexander McQueen‘s four finger clutch. McQueen’s comes in several styles and color ways–lacquered lace, studded black leather, gold 3D flowers–as does Field’s.

The former CFO and COO of Marc Jacobs International, Patrice Lataillade, is suing the company, along with president Robert Duffy and parent firm LVMH, according to the NY Post. Marc Jacobs, the designer, was not named in the suit.

The funniest woman we know, Tina Fey, has a new book out, Bossypants. In honor of that and, well, everything else she does, a few classic Tina quips.

You guys, I am feeling very flirty at the moment. You see, after I got a handful of eyelash extensions and semi-permanent mascara back in November, I was curious what I'd look like with a full set of lash extensions. So I called up the folks at the …

There's a theme song for all you creepy kids who still pee pee your bed every night. Thanks to the Kelly Family from Germany for giving us this pee pee classic.

March Madness is nothing without Gus Johnson, but none of these great moments in everyday life would ever be that good unless Gus Johnson was calling them for you.

Courteney Cox and her "Cougar Town" co-star Josh Hopkins took a dip yesterday in St. Bart's. The "Cougar" stars have been rumored to be hooking up for over a month. It's pretty clear -- Josh likes Cox. See also Courteney & David Arquette -- Ma…

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