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July 13, 2011

Man Is Walking 1,000 Miles To Marry Proclaimers-Loving Girlfriend

A Chinese man named Liu Peiwan is currently in the process of walking 1,000 miles in order to reach his girlfriend and ask her to marry him. Liu embarked on his epic journey after his girlfriend, twenty-three-year-old Ling Hsueh, joked that she woul…

7 Things Car Dealers Want You To Buy

Dealers often try to sell insurance policies, add-on warranties and other pricey “necessities” to car shoppers. But are these add-ons really worth the cost? MainStreet takes a look and tells you which to speed past.

Justin Timberlake Now Asked To Marine Corps. Ball Through YouTube Video

After encouraging Mila Kunis to go to the Marine Corps. Ball, Justin Timberlake gets his own video date request Read more by Michelle Castillo on CBS News' What's Trending.

Video: Patton Oswalt's 5-Second Film, You Got Mail

Video: Patton Oswalt's 5-Second Film, You Got Mail. Patton Oswalt Five Second Films are my favorite funny internet videos of all.

Dominos Does It Again

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Indian Levitation Trick Revealed

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Casey Anthony Wants You To Stop With All Those Online Death Threats

A man in Pennsylvania is getting some misguided hatred from those upset with the Casey Anthony verdict Read more by Devin Brown on CBS News' What's Trending.

Insane Courtroom Brawl

From Tacoma, Washington, friends and family of a murder victim charge past bailiffs and began wailing on the suspect. Then a second fight breaks out just down the hallway for good measure. Tasers were had by all.

The 10 Greatest Fake Bands In History

So not only is it Harrison Ford's Birthday today, but it's also acclaimed Almost Famous writer-director Cameron Crowe's b-day. In honor of his 54th birthday, let's look back at the 10 greatest fake bands in history. After all he is the man behind Stillwater.

San FranSisqo

Absolutely unbelievably genius.

Time Traveler Texts From 1911

"things r good. photobombing some loserz. lulz."

Mr. Face Auditions For A Play

I never realized just how scary Face was until now.

Top 20 Minor Characters In The Harry Potter Series

We all know and love 'em, and now it's time to get misty-eyed remembering them. Obviously, there's millions of spoilers in here, so don't read it if you're not ready for the premiere of The Deathly Hallows, Part 2 this Friday (and also: get out). As always, add your own favorites if they're not already here!

PMS Milk Ads

A new campaign from the California Milk Processor Board attempting to capitalize on the notion that milk can help reduce symptoms of PMS. Translation: Men are hapless meat heads and women are irrational bags of hormone. Buy milk!

The 10 Best Harrison Ford Moments In Film

Today is Harrison Ford's 69th (heh) birthday. To celebrate we've put together a list of the ten best moments the big guy's ever had on the silver screen. After you read the list, make sure to write your congressman. The fact that today isn't a national holiday is a shamockery.

12 Exotic Victorian Beasts Of Burden

Stupid hipster ancestors. Because horses are too mainstream.


Hey dudes - I am bored. Let's play this game again!

Bernanke's Promise Of Stimulus Spurs Stocks

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up by 78 points, or 0.7%, at 12,529. The S&P 500 was higher by 8 points, or 0.7%, at 1322, and the Nasdaq Composite was ahead by 26 points, or 0.9%, at 2807. Before lawmakers in Washington, Bernanke gave fur…

Mumbai Terrorist Attack Captured By Twitpics

Three blasts in Mumbai injure 81 and leave 17 dead. Read more by Devin Brown on CBS News' What's Trending.

Dear Netflix: I'm Breaking Up With You

The announcement that Netflix is going to raise their prices has angered many customers Read more by Michelle Castillo on CBS News' What's Trending.

7 Harry Potter Movies In 7 minutes

The Fine Brothers are back with a quick recap of all the 7 Harry Potter movies out currently.

Michael Jackson's Not Dead

He's just catching up on some reading. Does this mean Conrad Murray gets off?

Pottermore Keeps The Spirit Of Harry Potter Alive

(CBS/What's Trending) - To the delight of Harry Potter fans across the world, J.K. Rowling has announced a virtual world for everything Harry Potter. It's called Pottermore, and according to the website, it "builds an exciting online experience arou…

Tilda Swinton Is Bald And Making A Hand Vagina

As talented an actress and as cool a lady as Tilda Swinton is, I always thought she looked a bit like an alien baby. In the latest issue of W, she’s traded in that for the Lex Luthor-looking thing you see above. I didn’t read the full profile, proba…

Adorable Posthumous Letter From Sherwood Schwartz

Sherwood Schwartz, the legendary television writer who created Gilligan's Island and The Brady Bunch, passed away yesterday at the age of 94. One of his final acts was to write this sweet, funny and heartwarming letter. I hope there's a laugh track in heaven.

43 Harry Potter Themed Cakes

From Hogwarts to Hedwig, these cakes have got virtually everything in the Harry Potter universe covered. It's pretty difficult to believe that these were baked without the use of magic. (Excuse me, sorry, I had to.)

Bomberman, The Movie

From the visionary who brought you Brothers Mario and Duck Hunt 3D.

Russian Hairdresser Catches Robber And Makes Him Her Sex Slave "To Teach Him A Lesson"

32-year-old Viktor Jasinski probably didn't bet on the hair salon's owner being a blackbelt in karate. And he probably wasn't expecting that whole 'being turned into a sex slave' thing, either.

Mila Kunis Cancels Marine Ball Date?

When Sgt. Scott Moore asked Mila Kunis to the Marine Ball, the Internet collectively awww-ed. But now it turns out Mila is too busy to go. Mila, you're a movie star. You get to do whatever you want. Go to the Marine Ball.

Hope Solo Boyfriend: Superstar Solo Ditches Bum Boyfriend For Stardom

Now, instead of being a bum boyfriend, he is a solo bum as Solo ditched her anchor last year in order to obtain 2011 superstardom.

Gandalf Vs. The Doctor

One is never late, but arrives precisely when he means to. The other is frequently late even though he has a time machine. Prints available here. (Via

Controversial All-Star Game In Arizona Means Big Bucks For State

The 2011 MLB All-Star Game will be hosted in Phoenix, Arizona despite the controversy surrounding the state's strict immigration bill Read more by Michelle Castillo on CBS News' What's Trending.

Giant Homemade R2-D2

Someone has been eating their Wheaties. Standing over eight feet tall, Darth Len has created an R2 that is the envy of all cardboard and duct tape robots everywhere.

The Best Signs From The Deathly Hallows Part 2 London Premiere

The Harry Potter fandom is the best ever. They read amazing books, watch awesome movies, AND make wicked posters. I salute them.

Romney Calls Marriage Pledge "Undignified And Inappropriate"

Bachmann and Santorum both signed the controversial (i.e., massively racist and homophobic) marriage vow, and Newt's been waffling about the language (marital infidelity is kind of his "thing"). But Mitt Romney presumably actually thought about this one, putting out a statement that the pledge is "undignified and inappropriate for a presidential campaign." Smart. And good politics, which is a nice change amidst the current shitshow that is the Republican Presidential race.

Harry Potter Marriage Proposal

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Make-Up Free Ashley Olsen Is Unrecognisable In Casual Jeans And A Shirt As She Shares A Smoke Break With Mystery Man

Unrecognisable: Make-up free Ashley Olsen sported very tanned skin, a casual pair of jeans and simple pale pink shirt as she dined with a male companion in New York today

Pac-Man Swimsuit

Wokka wokka wokka.

Craziest Soccer Goals Of The Year

In honor of the US Women's World Cup team making Landon Donovan and company look bad, we put together a list of the craziest soccer goals of the year. Also the US Women are currently up 1-0 on France. So let me just say: U-S-A! U-S-A! U-S-A! (Soccer: Where American Jingoism Is Always Totally Acceptable.) UPDATE: USA beats France 3-1.

Soldiers Singing Britney Spears' "Drop Dead Beautiful"

Whoaaa. Holy 1:28. Thank you President Obama for getting rid of DADT.

So Guess What This Woman Did To The Thief Who Tried To Rob Her Hair Salon

Meanwhile, in Russia. Viktor Jasinski, 28, was an unsuspecting burglar who was simply trying to go about his daily burgling in Meshchovsk, Russia when he walked into a hair salon with the intention of robbing it. Salon owner Olga Jazac, 32, was having none of that. We'll let The Daily Mail explain what happened next.

TechCrunch Redesign Hate Mail...

...template. Well played, fellow Interneteers.

51st State: California, Rest In Peace?

A California county board of supervisors have passed a proposal that would separate the state into two regions -- North California and South California -- which would make them the 50th and 51st states and alter the Golden State's economy. It's a ma…

Juliette Lewis Lands Role In The 'Firm'

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., July 12 (UPI) -- Actress Juliette Lewis has joined the cast of the U.S. television adaptation of the legal thriller "The Firm," NBC said.

Top 24 Most Outrageous Netflix Price Increase Reactions

Jesus Christ, people. Netflix announced it will raise the price of its streaming and DVD rental combo from $9.99 to $15.98 and people are flipping the eff out. It's only $6!!!

What Is The Longest Fantasy Epic?

With today’s release of Dance with Dragons, George R. R. Martin has dispatched another 1510 pages of his mesmerizing A Song of Ice And Fire series. Who’s counting? Well, we are, with the help of Walk Into Mordor, The Green Dragon group, LibraryThing…

Patton Oswalt Is Back In Another 5-Second Film

After crab-walkin to disastrous results, Patton returns to the 5-Second Filmaverse. Things don't get better for him.

A Day In The Life Of Pixar/Disney's Mastermind

If you have a soul, you love Pixar (though hating Cars and Cars 2 is certainly allowed). This behind the scenes video gives you a look into the life of the man who made it all happen-slash-Hawaiian shirt enthusiast, John Lasseter. Mr. Lasseter you are my god. Now I wish you would acknowledge that Cars was a mistake. I mean Cars? Why?

Sleeping With The Fishes, Literally

Five years ago, the Conrad Rangali Island Hotel opened an underwater restaurant in the Maldives. To celebrate its anniversary this year, the resort converted the restaurant into a private suite for two, including champagne service and breakfast in bed. Even if you can't afford that, the rest of the place ain't too bad, either.

The Husband Rewards Plan

Australia's 'Chief Alcoholic,' Karl Stefanovic, presents his new idea to motivate lazy husbands to help around the house. His logic? It's like a mileage rewards program--a husband does the vacuuming, dishwashing, cleans the gutters, and then he gets a 'week in Thailand with the mates.' Sounds fair.

Katie Holmes On Plastic Surgery: "I Don't Think I'd Ever Do My Lips"

From the looks of Katie Holmes on the cover of the August InStyle (on sale July 15), we can't imagine her ever worrying about needing plastic surgery. But the 32-year-old admits that she has been thinking about getting older, and says she hoping to …

The Real Housewives Of The Bible Proves Everything Will Be Co-opted By Christians Or Pornographers

So, that. I'm sure you will all excitedly tune into the premiere. And since I know you were wondering, yes, there is at least one known instance of Real Housewives porn. This May, Bravo reportedly accused the owners of…

Stop Bitchin' Part 2: Pay Your Damn Taxes!!

To all my Republican friends, billionaires and multi-millionaires, stop bitching and pay your damn taxes. How dare you make record profits and not want to contribute more to fixing our problems while some in our country are suffering the worst econo…

30 Unfancy Things From The 2011 Fancy Food Show

The 2011 Summer Fancy Food Show kicked off yesterday at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC, which was packed with vendors selling 180,000 trend-setting food products. There was oil galore (coconut oil, rice bran oil, avoca…

Ted Danson To Replace Laurence Fishburne On 'CSI'

Ted Danson has found a new home, where everybody is going to know his name. The former Cheers star is set to head over to CSI this fall, replacing Laurence Fishburne as the show's male lead for its 12th season.

Zooey Deschanel Slams Reporter For Nasty Comments

Don't mess with Zooey Deschanel! The 31-year-old actress blew her top when a writer for the Los Angeles Times claimed Deschanel spoke badly about downtown Los Angeles.

Children Mailed By Parcel Post

After parcel post service was introduced in 1913, at least two children were sent by the service. With stamps attached to their clothing, the children rode with railway and city carriers to their destination. The Postmaster General quickly issued…

Madeon's "Pop Culture" Mashup: What We're Watching Now

Madeon's "Pop Culture" mashup reminds us why we've always loved the artform in the first place Read more by Michelle Castillo on CBS News' What's Trending.

Image Of The Day: Sarah Jessica Parker In Vogue With All Of Her Kids

As we reported, Sarah Jessica Parker is featured on the August issue of Vogue, otherwise known as the annual Age Issue. In the cover story, Parker discusses the usual–her upcoming romcom, her kids, her love of New York City, how she doesn’t identify…

All The Looks From Emma Watson’s Final Harry Potter Press Tour

As if I wasn’t already amped enough for the final Potter film on Friday, Watson’s looks from the premier circuit are making me swoon. She’s already made me want to be a wizard and crop my hair, and now she’s awakened my childhood desire to be a prin…

4-D Movies Come To New York, Despite Potential Hearing Loss And Nausea

4-D movies are fun, despite having caused maladies such as nausea and temporary deafness.

How Is Going To Change The Way You Listen To Music Online

Are you using yet? Come hang out with us in The Roxy Room or the What's Trending room. Learn more about the service on our What's Trending live show.

Brooklyn Is Everything They Say It Is

I moved to Brooklyn this past weekend. And now that I’m somewhat recovered from the experience of moving—which is, as most everyone I talked to about it correctly pointed out, “the worst”—I’ve been acclimating myself to my new surroundings. I’ve nev…

Hairspray Star Nikki Blonsky Now Selling Shoes In Great Neck, NY

Apparently, the actress has taken a hiatus from the entertainment business…to work behind the register at a high-end shoe boutique in Great Neck, NY called Steven Dann! According to sources: “Steven says she’s one of the best employees he’s ever h…

Nicki Minaj Got PUNCHED In The Face? (PHOTOS)

Nicki Minaj was reportedly involved in a fight last night at a hotel in Dallas, Texas. The "Pink Friday" rapper told authorities she was struck in the lower lip by a man during a heated argument.

The Live-Action Akira Has Finally Reached Its Apocalypse

The live-action, US adaptation of the Anime classic Akira has been a long, winding road of bad decisions. Ignoring the first bad decision of even thinking of making it, filmmakers The Hughes Brothers first considered giving Zac Efron the part of gan…

Robber Who Broke Into Hair Salon Beaten Up By Black-belt Owner And Kept As Sex Slave For Three Days... Fed Only Viagra

Teaching a lesson: Olga Zajac, 28, allegedly held 32-year-old would-be robber Viktor Jasinski captive for three days in a back room of her hair salon, feeding him Viagra and having sex 'a couple of times'

The Japanese Ice Aquarium

Is the normal aquarium a little bit too lively for your taste? Then head over to the Kori no Suizokukan ice aquarium in Kesennuma, Japan. This unique attraction houses over 80 different species of frozen marine life. Let's just hope there's never a meltdown!

New Hampshire Defunds Planned Parenthood

The New Hampshire state government has voted to defund Planned Parenthood Inc. of state funds. The resulting loss for Planned Parenthood will amount to up to $1.8 million dollars, or twenty percent of their annual funding. Even more dumbfounding, th…

‘Dark Knight Rises’ Has A Poster And A Trailer

Warner Brothers will use it’s biggest franchise ever to kick off two of its other premiere titles when it runs the first trailers for both ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ and ‘Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows’ in front of ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hal…

A Homoerotic Supercut Of Movie Bromance: Rocky Is Super Gay

Reader Paul sent in this mash-up, which he calls “Broments in Love.” Watching it, all I could think was, “Jesus, Rocky III is the gayest movie of all time.”  That is Rocky III, right? I get them confused. Also pretty gay: the fact that there was one…

Here's A Photo Of Duff Goldman's Harry Potter Premiere Cake

That is the spooky scary cake Duff Goldman and Charm City Cakes created for the New York premiere of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2. It's the wizarding school Hogwarts, half destroyed by magic or whatever. Ron Weasley himself, actor Ru…

'The Dark Knight Rises' Poster

Christopher Nolan, why must you toy with us so? The Dark Knight Rises, the filmmaker's sequel to 2008's mega-hit Batman film The Dark Knight, isn't scheduled to hit theaters until July 20, 2012 -- and already Nolan is whetting moviegoers' appetites …

7 Tips To Survive A Heat Wave

Don’t sweat when the temperature soars -- try these tips to cool down (8 Photos)

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5 Things You Should Know About Arm Wrestling

But just as the vast majority of us will top out at playing pickup basketball and will never be a member of a gold medal-winning dream team, chances are that most if not all of a person’s arm wrestling activity will occur at a bar, party or random o…

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