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June 1, 2011

The Lowest Paying Jobs In The U.S.

If you’re looking for a fat paycheck, you’re not going to find one as an usher, amusement park attendant, or shampooer.

Watch A Start To Finish Dinner At elBulli

ElBulli's countdown to its final months has inspired a photography exhibit, a scratch and sniff issue of Esquire Spain, and countless scrambles among food writers, chefs and celebrities to make the pilgrimage to Catalonia before Ferran Adrià's stori…

'Cosby Show' Star Clarice Taylor Dies

Actress Clarice Taylor, who played the mother of Bill Cosby's character on the beloved 1980s sitcom The Cosby Show, died of congestive heart failure Monday at the age of 93.

10 Highly Educated Celebrities

When they're not making movies or walking the red carpet, some celebrities try to fit in some homework. See our collection of well-educated celebrities who could probably teach us a thing or two.

Meanwhile, In Russia

In Soviet Russia, faucets drink your water. So does this mean that utility companies pay you for stealing your water? (Via)

Old Navy Sells Gay Pride T-shirts, But Only In Twenty-six Stores

It's pretty awesome to see a nationwide retailer get in on the gay-pride action. But it's also disappointing to find out that their LGBT support only spans twenty-six stores (out of over a thousand) in only sixteen states. Old Navy, everyone's favor…

Netflix Makes BitTorrent Walk The Plank

Netflix goes number one in bandwidth comsumption. Read more by Devin Brown on CBS News' What's Trending.

7 Essential Apps For Surviving A Zombie Apocalypse

When the zombie apocalypse finally breaks out, will you be ready? More importantly, will your phone be ready?

Boy Brutally Murdered By Syrian Forces Sparks Second Wave Of Uprising (NSFW)

Horrifying video. Hamza Al-Khatib, a 13-year-old boy, was detained by Syrian forces at a checkpoint in the village of Jiza on April 29th. His barely recognizable corpse was returned to his parents nearly a month later. This video, filmed and posted on Youtube by his parents, details the horrific wounds covering Hamza's body. He was beaten, burned, shot and had his genitals cut off. Hamza has since become a martyr for the Syrian rebellion. WARNING: Graphic video.

Self-Replicating Sheep

Exactly how much napalm do I need to destroy these before they invade my nightmares?

Blake Lively Nude Photos Are Fake

A day after nude photos of a woman purported to be 'Gossip Girl' star Blake Lively hit the Internet, the actress' rep has issued a statement saying the photos are "100 percent FAKE."

Comet Photographed Between Lightning And Fireworks

Nature is unimpressed by our pitiful light show attempts. During Australia Day in 2007, photographer Antti Kemppainen captured this pyrotechnic war between man and the environment.

Five Musicians Whose Past Selves Would Probably Beat Them Up

Eddie Vedder's new album, Ukulele Songs, came out yesterday, and mood-wise, it's a long way from the Angry Eddie of the early 1990s. Obviously, as artists age, their tastes may expand or retract, just like their waist- and hairlines. But the followi…

Stocks Close Down 2% On Weak Economic Data

The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day down by 279.6 points, or 2.2%, at 12,290. The S&P 500 ended lower by 30.6 points, or 2.2%, at 1314, and the Nasdaq was off by 66.1 points, or 2.3%, at 2769. Moody's downgraded Greece's soverei…

The Roxy Presents: Honor Society

Tonya Cooke from The Roxy Theatre talks about Honor Society, a pop band that cares as much about fans as fans do about them Read more by Tonya Cooke on CBS News' What's Trending.

9 Places Hotter Than My House

Honestly, I'm not even sure half of these are accurate at this point. Nature continues to try her damnedest to kill me with suffocating pea soup humidity. Trying to stay optimistic.

Hawkman Movie Is "What" Meets "The Hell?"

A couple days ago we linked to a comedy sketch by Frog Island Films (video below) about Hawkman trying to get the other superheroes to read his Hawkman film script.  It’s funny because there’s no way anyone would make a Hawkman movie, right?  Rig…

So Cell Phones Cause Cancer, Now What?

Chris Pirillo breaks down what, if anything, will change after the recent reports on the dangers of cell phone radiation Read more by Chris Pirillo on CBS News' What's Trending.

Anthony Weiner 'Can't Say With Certitude' It Wasn't His Weiner

Which basically translates to, "Yup, that's my junk." In an interview with NBC's Luke Russert, Rep. Anthony Weiner refused to deny that a lewd photo which surfaced online was of his crotch. That he used the phrase "can't say with certitude," when asked point blank if the peter pic was of him, is pretty much confirmation.

Bellatrix Deathly Hallows Promotional Poster

Here's your daily reminder that the Harry Potter movie franchise is going to end soon.

Babysitting A Pug

After agreeing to petsit their friend's pug, this well-intentioned couple has a realization: these are not quiet dogs. That's what happens when you breed away nasal passages! (Via)

How To Bag A Saree

Like a boss. Rajni works at a silk retailer and has acquired some mad skills when it comes to bagging his customers' purchases. (Via)

NFL Free-Agency Big Board: Where The Top 50 Free Agents Are Headed

So what if there's no NFL free agency right now due to a ridiculously long lockout? At some point, there will be an agreement on a new collective bargaining agreement and when that happens, the free agency flood gates will open wide...

Hangover II Outgrosses Kung Fu Panda 2 In Memorial Day Sequel Battle

The Hangover II rode its monkey to the highest-grossing opening weekend ever for a live-action comedy ($86 million from Friday to Sunday), earning $137.5 million in five days, and contributing to a best-ever Memorial Day weekend for the film industr…

Top 10 Reviews Of The Abortionplex On Yelp

Still unsure about having your next abortion at the $7 billion Abortionplex in Topeka, Kansas? These reviews from Yelp will probably change your mind.

Captain Jean-Luc Picard Proposal

via Geekologie   Tags: Jean-Luc Picard, marriage proposal, star trek Neat stuff from the NeatoShop: Please Accept My Apology Pint Glass …

Heather Rene Smith Pics - SFW Heather Rene Smith Gallery

What do we look for in a girl? Well, start with a free spirit. After that, beauty, brains and a certain athleticism rank high on the list. Mix all that up in one girl and you’ve got a winner. Take Heather Rene Smith, for example, our delicious Miss …

Office Warfare

Nerf guns: deadlier than imagined.

Facts About Being Left-Handed

My hatred for spiral notebooks burns like the fire of a thousand suns.

Rihanna's "Man Down" Video Hottie, Oraine Barrett! (PHOTOS)

Rihanna sure knows how to choose 'em! The Bajan's latest aquisition, on video anyway, is Jamaican model Oraine Barrett, (last seen on GlobalGrind a few weeks ago as part of John Bartlett's presentation at The Ace Hotel), her love interest in her new…

Blake Lively’s Rep Says Leaked Nude Photos Are Fake; “Phew” Says Chanel

Blake Lively is at the top of her game right now: She’s dating Leonardo effing DiCaprio, set to star in summer block buster The Green Lantern, she’s a Chanel brand ambassador, and is beloved by Karl Lagerfeld and Anna Wintour alike. What could go wr…

Paris Hilton Talks Sex Tape, Mom Cries On 'Piers Morgan Tonight' (Video)

Paris Hilton appeared on 'Piers Morgan Tonight' with her mother, Kathy, and got emotional when talking about the infamous XXX-rated tape of her that w

Official Trailer For 'The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo'

None of that shaky cam, probably a viral marketing stunt, bootleg flim flam! I am one of the only person (singular) on Earth to have not read Stieg Larsson's book, but this looks promising. If David Fincher can make a movie about Mark Zuckerberg interesting, then there is hope.

Jeff Conaway's Family Requested Autopsy To "Rule Out Foul Play"

Jeff Conaway's family has questions about his death. According to reports, those closest to the Taxi star, requested that an autopsy be performed after the actor passed away at the age of 60.

Basketball Wives: NBA Finals Edition (PHOTOS)

With the final fight to win the 2011 NBA title going down today, Miami Heat and the Dallas Mavericks will throw a lot on the line and battle out for that top spot. However, certain women who stand behind the players on these teams have nothing to wo…

Psychological Dimensions Of Rage Comics

The crudely-drawn faces that constitute rage face comic memes may seem vague and random, but they actually represent very specific emotions. This chart from the scholars at Know Your Meme explains the comparative relationships between them based upo…

The Naked Blake Lively Pictures Are Probably Real

Earlier tonight, pictures surfaced showing a girl with long blond hair and a perfect body, naked, taking pictures of herself in a mirror with a silver iPhone wrapped in a black case. Awesome, right? But awesome gets awesomer because the girl in th…

Kate Middleton Sells A Dress A Minute: How Does The Duchess’s Selling Power Stack Up To Mrs. O’s

During the Obama campaign and her first 100 days in office, whatever Mrs. O wore created a buying frenzy. The $148 Donna Ricco floral print dress from White House Black Market that Michelle Obama wore on The View during the campaign? Gone. The three…

No Post-credit Scene In X-Men: First Class

On the plus side, I did have the privilege of sitting through a good seven minutes of absolutely fascinating factoids about X-Men: First Class.  For instance, did you know that they had a separate production crew for London, LA, and Georgia, all wit…

5-Second Film About Planking

I just don't see the appeal of planking. But hey, who am I to judge? Via Reddit. (Just a head's up, the volume is inexplicably loud in this video.)

Hermione Is Optimistic

Emma Watson is in Pittsburgh these days to film ‘The Perks of Being a Wallflower’, and over the weekend she went to the gym in a sports bra, just in case her breasts somehow doubled in size while working out and would need one.

How To Teach Your Kids To Be Good Sports

Of course you tell your kid, “Be a good sport,” but have you thought about what that means, exactly? If we don’t know, we can’t expect our kids to get it. “It’s playing by the rules, giving your best effort and being appreciative of the efforts of o…

What An Astronaut's Camera Sees

Full screen is a must for this 1080p tour of the Earth! Dr. Justin Wilkinson from NASA's astronaut team describes the special places that spacemen focus on whenever they get a moment. (Via)

Lawsuit: 'Marijuana' Was A Bag Of Sage

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., May 31 (UPI) -- A Florida woman arrested on felony marijuana possession charges for a bag of what turned out to be sage is suing for wrongful arrest.

Terrelle Pryor: Ohio State Star QB Facing Serious NCAA Investigation

Everybody knows that Terrelle Pryor is the man at Ohio State. The star quarterback has helped the Buckeyes win numerous games and stay in the national spotlight. He's a made man at one of the most recognizable schools in all of college football.

Treme Watch: 'Your Sous Chef, That's A Life-Long Relationship'

On Sunday night's episode of Treme, chef Janette Desautel is still working cold apps at Le Bernardin, and when she hears news that her sous chef is in trouble in New Orleans, she asks Eric Ripert for some time off. In comparison to when she asked th…

Kate Middleton And Prince William Cover Vanity Fair, Their North American Tour Itinerary Revealed And…Pippa’s Cleavage

Nothing like coming back from a long weekend to be bombarded with news and images of the newly-minted royal couple and Pippa Middleton. From the North American trip itinerary to a new Vanity Fair cover to ogling Pippa courtside at the French Open, w…

3D Grosses Falling As 3D Fad Fades In North America

Ripples of fear spread across Hollywood last week after “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides,” which cost Walt Disney Studios an estimated $400 million [!!!] to make and market, did poor 3-D business in North America. While event movies have…

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