July 17, 2011
David Beckham Explains Meaning Behind Harper Seven Beckham’s Name
With the birth of Victoria and David Beckham’s first daughter last Sunday, the doting dad took to his official Facebook fan page to post photos and explain just why the couple chose the name Harper Seven Beckham for their precious newborn baby girl.
Sexy Snape In Love: Five Secondary Characters Who Dominate 'Harry Potter' Fan Fiction
Four years after the publication of the final installment, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, and on the day of that film's debut, Harry and all his friends—not to mention his enemies, minor acquaintances and a few of his forebears—are still lead…
10 Unconventional Bookstores For Your Browsing Pleasure
So a bookstore in a reused space is “unconventional?” Ok then. How about so many bookstores that have been priced out of their real estate, but don’t resort to anything so pretentious as by-appointment browsing in the owner’s living room? The Lafaye…
Women’s World Cup Final: 5 Things To Watch For In USA Vs. Japan
The women's World Cup title game, between the U.S. and Japan, in Frankfurt, kicks off at 2:45 Eastern time today. Here are five things to watch for in of the most highly anticipated games in U.S. soccer history. 1. Can the U.S. Play the Possession G…
Whitney Port News - Whitney Port Shows Off Bikini Bod In South Beach (PHOTOS)
As ever, fashionista Whitney Port is on point with the summer’s white hot bikini trend. Natch, she’s not just one to follow the trend — but also mixes it up a little. Her white bikini features a splash of color with geometric design accents.
Why Are 1 Billion Dollar-Coins Just Sitting In The Federal Reserve?
The government has been complaining it's broke, but NPR reports that more than a billion dollar-coins are sitting unused in government vaults. It cost more than $300 million of your tax dollars to produce these coins and now, apparently, no one want…
Awesome Carmageddon Side Effect: Video Of The Deserted 405
This video might seem boring, unless you've ever been on the 405. Then, as Gawker so eloquently put it, it's the equivalent of the empty Times Square scene at the beginning of Vanilla Sky. Eerie. (Skip the first minute or two to get to the meat of the video.)
Straight Man Turned Away From Blood Center For Seeming Gay
Aaron Pace tried to donate blood, but was rejected for "appearing to be a homosexual." Now this is despite the fact that Pace is a straight man, who just happens to be effeminate. But isn't the really screwed up thing that sexual orientation even comes into play here? Blood banks test all blood for disease already, so how is this not just blatant discrimination? Here's a video from a couple of years ago that shows Fox News being really sensitive about the issue of gay blood donation.
Rumor Patrol: Is Gaga Losing Her Hair? Is Jessica Simpson Starving Herself?
What's the latest gossip hitting the streets? One of this week's biggest rumors is that Lady Gaga is using Rogaine. Accordign to the National Enquirer, the pop star is freaking out because her hair is suddenly falling out. Kate Hudson just had a ba…
Ashley Tisdale News - Ashley Tisdale Flaunts Her Sexy Legs At 26th Birthday Party In Vegas (PHOTOS)
She trekked to Las Vegas this weekend to celebrate her 26th birthday (which is actually on July 2) at Pure Nightclub at Caesars Palace. Wearing a short nude dress and black heels, Ash showed off her toned, sexy legs. Hey, if you’ve got it, flaunt it…
Sarah Palin Documentary Premiere: Film Opens To Nearly Empty Audience
The weekend after the final installment of the Harry Potter films premiered, select theaters around the US debuted Sarah Palin's full length documentary 'The Undefeated' to a nearly empty audience, reports The Atlantic. As the publication's Conor Fr…
Carmageddon #flightvsbike Challenge: How A Team Of Cyclists Beat A Jet Blue Flight From Burbank To Long Beach.
Cyclists win!In cycling news today, the Belgian Jelle Vanendert won the 14th stage of the Tour de France, beating Spain's Samuel Sanchez by 21 seconds, and 46 seconds ahead of Luxembourg's Andy Schleck.
Feet First Into The Meat Grinder: Gruesome End For Sausage Factory Worker As His Legs Are Chewed Off In Front Of Horrified Colleagues
Father-of-four Michael Raper was trapped from the waist down for two excruciating hours after he become entangled in the huge auger at the Bar S Foods plant in Lawton, Oklahoma.
Pocket Guide To A Child’s Tracks And Movement Patterns From HowToBeADad.com
pocket guide to a child’s tracks and movement patterns from howtobeadad.com - The American Indians used to say: to see the tracks of an animal is to see its life. To know its day. And, at some point along the trail, to know what it had for breakfast…
Two Dallas News Anchors Ruin Planking For Everyone
Planking is kind of funny. It's also random and hard to explain. That is why it's kind of funny. But when Chip and Tim From Fox 4 News in Dallas started planking (UGH), they ruined it. Why? Well because someone on their site wrote this: "Planking is all the rage for hipsters these days. And Tim is nothing if not hip. Chip as well. Look up the definition of "hip" in the dictionary and you'll see their pictures. Unfortunately you'll only see these videos here because only FOX 4 is awesome that way." Hilarious. It's like learning your dad listens to LCD Soundsystem because they dress well.