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July 24, 2011

This adorable short film from Tiji entitled Colour shows a world in black and white. Then a divine paintbrush descends from the heavens to give all of the creatures of the world their colors. All, that is, except the panda. -via Doobybrain …

To celebrate their upcoming nuptials, Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries each had separate bachelor and bachelorette parties in Las Vegas on Saturday night, but stayed close enough to each other at hotels just across the way. …

Precariously short of time, congressional leaders struggled in urgent, weekend-long talks to avert an unprecedented government default, desperate to show enough progress to head off a plunge in stock prices when Asian markets open ahead of the U.S. …

When I was a kid, my family headed to the library every Saturday to stock up on books for the week. During one trip I stuck one of the popular Sweet Valley High books in my “to read” stack—all my sixth grade friends were devouring author Francine Pa…

Though it wasn't entirely unexpected, given the recent disaster concerts and trip back to rehab, Amy Winehouse's Saturday death came as a shock to a public not entirely in the loop about her most recent struggles (as thorough as tabloids like to be)…

In a Sunday morning blog post, the British comedian and husband of pop star Katy Perry posted a letter, ‘For Amy,’ detailing the common struggle of addiction he shared with his late friend.

Need some lovely wedding dresses to ease you into the weekend? Well, you’ve come to the right place!

The pyscho mom who Nassau cops say killed her disabled daughter in a depraved murder-suicide bid just hours before the excited 8-year-old was going to be a flower girl in her cousin’s Long Island wedding on Saturday is now facing a second-degree man…

People put too much effort into their weapons to not show them off. Here are the best weapons we saw on the Comic-Con show floor!

Amy had long struggled with addiction, and now friends are reporting she was just out for a good time.

Trump Ocean Resort Baja: those four words contain the entirety of Trump's contribution to the project. None of this stopped the Trumps (multiple, him and his and daughter Ivanka) from pushing the Mexican resort like the Lost City of Gold. The projec…

The idea that two people can start having sex and remain friends has so fascinated us recently that not one but two movies (No Strings Attached and the more recent Friends With Benefits) on the subject have made their way to movie theaters in the pa…

Celebs and the online community react to Winehouse's sudden death Read more by Shira Lazar on CBS News' What's Trending.

In March, the two musicians record the classic pop standard "Body and Soul" at Abbey Road Studios in London.

If you’ve been baffled by the sudden rash of Newswire announcements linked to Danish director Nicholas Winding Refn and Ryan Gosling—a director-actor duo whose many upcoming projects together have some calling them the next Scorsese/De Niro (or Burt…

Casey Anthony's lawyer, Jose Baez, has been living like a king in New York City, eating steak dinners with Matt Lauer and sleeping at the Mandarin Oriental -- while network reps jostle to sign him as a legal eagle to eventually score the big intervi…

The Big Apple said "I do" to a new era of gay rights this morning and celebrated New York City's first same-sex weddings.

Amy Winehouse tragically passed away yesterday at the young age of 27. Now a member of the "27 Club," everyone wants to know what exactly was the cause of her death.

It’s called the greatest myth of rock n’ roll, and upon hearing the tragic news that Amy Winehouse passed away at age 27, we can’t help but wonder if the curse of 27 is real. The curse has been labeled the Forever 27 Club, or Club 27, as over 34 mus…

Paramedics were seen carrying out the body of Amy Winehouse after she was discovered dead in her London home this afternoon.  We're told police have remained outside the apartment and will continue to do so until it is no longer necessary. Police …

A lot of classic arcade games have straight-forward, logical plots that drive them: Turtle dragon stole your woman, stomp mushrooms until he gives her back. That's cool; we're on board with that. But some of these other classic, seemingly self-evide…

Kitty Lambert and Cheryle Rudd were the first couple to get gay married in New York State. At midnight, they were married in front of a rainbow-lit Niagara Falls. Today is going to be a great day.

Since the last "Stars Wars" original trilogy film, "Return of the Jedi," hit theaters in 1983, George Lucas has pumped out plenty of Skywalker-related content, but largely, the series' hardcore fan base have yet to agree that The Force is strong wit…

The second Amy Winehouse story ever on here was on 8.14.07, and it was about her collapsing after, “taking a cocktail of heroin, ecstasy, cocaine and the horse tranquillizer ketamine.”

WASHINGTON -- Debt ceiling negotiators think they've hit on a solution to address the debt ceiling impasse and the public's unwillingness to let go of benefits such as Medicare and Social Security that have been earned over a lifetime of work: Creat…

LONDON – London’s Metropolitan Police have warned that it is “inappropriate” to rush to judgement on the cause of death of music diva Amy Winehouse, saying nothing can be known until an autopsy has been conducted.

On June 16, captain Valerie Wells, a 30-year-pilot, was scheduled to fly an Airbus A330, which can carry nearly 300 passengers, on a flight from Philadelphia to Rome. But she declined to fly because of failures of both the auxiliary power unit, a ba…

Its catchy lyrics -- "They tried to make me go to rehab but I said, 'No, no, no' " -- launched Winehouse into a white-hot spotlight that proved too much for her to handle.

Our "Now and Then" series continues with two worthless obsessions: pogs and Foursquare.

Here I thought I was the only person on the planet still not using an iPhone. But as it turns out, Lady Gaga chooses not to own one either--and has a beauty-related reason! Can you guess what it is?...

There's been a very unexpected yet quite spectacular trend brewing in Major League Baseball this season - foul ball thievery. At least that's how we

Just a few days before her death, Amy Winehouse got on stage in support of her goddaughter, Dionne Bromfield.

Did you hear about the 42,000 gallons of oil recently dumped into the Yellowstone River? Probably not, and that's a shame.

The daughter of a taxi driver father, Mitch, and a pharmacist mother, Janis, the British soul singer was born in London on Sept. 14, 1983. A longtime lover of music, Winehouse formed a short-lived rap group, Sweet 'n' Sour, at the age of 10. Three y…

Police in London released their first official statement that acknowledges the death of Amy Winehouse -- but warned that's too soon to say she overdosed on drugs. In a statement, London Police Superintendent Raj Kohli said, "Next of kin have been…

He’s single and hotter than ever! George Clooney was spotted having dinner with a pal in Studio City, CA, sporting a casual but super-sexy ensemble. Even with just a pair jeans, a leather jacket and a T-shirt, this 50-year-old actor can break hearts…

Sadly, however, the immeasurably gifted singer is unlikely to be remembered for her talents, which were so often starved; drowned by drink and tranquillised by drug abuse.

Awesome G.I. Joe group cosplay pics from San Diego Comic-Con 2011.

Amy Winehouse died on Saturday afternoon of a suspected drug overdose.  The super talented songstress had battled drugs and alcohol for the majority of her whole career, and just this past Tuesday checked herself out of rehab.  Her on again, off aga…

A favorite babe in lingerie? On our birthday? Oh, Mina, you shouldn’t have. But we are oh so glad you did…

To commemorate the space shuttle Atlantis’s return from its final mission, Boing Boing posted the music video for David Bowie’s “Space Oddity.” It’s a great and weird clip, featuring Bowie as a retro-futurist, silver-clad astronaut gyrating through …

When reports surfaced on Saturday morning that “Rehab” singer Amy Winehouse was found dead in her London apartment, celebrities rushed to voice their condolences via Twitter regarding the 27-year-old’s untimely death.

THR music editor Shirley Halperin recalls meeting the troubled singer and seeking Winehouse out in her North London neighborhood.

The eccentric pop and soul singer often crooned about issues very personal – and very real – to her. Her abusive relationships and sex- and drug-fueled life were her primary subject matter that won her worldwide acclaim. And her voice lay in stark c…

Count'em up. This young man born with 34 fingers and toes set a Guinness World Record for most digits.

Amy Winehouse’s acclaimed 2007 album Black to Black jumped to the top of the iTunes chart Saturday, following the news the troubled singer had been found dead in her home in London.

The wait is a mere flicker of an instant in time compared to how long it took the dinosaurs to come back to earth, but then, when you've got a beloved franchise like "Jurassic Park," fans tend to get antsy. This may or may not help.

WASHINGTON -- Social Security and Medicare may have been saved by the Tea Party's refusal to accept President Barack Obama's "grand bargain." On Friday evening, Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) walked away from the latest offer on the table by Obama, w…

The salary website PayScale surveyed 1,003 colleges and ranked them for the highest mid-year career salary. Then, they measured those numbers against the Princeton Review's party school rankings, coming up with a list of party schools that pay.

The Telegraph points out an eyewitness account of Friday's Norway shooting, in which a 10-year-old boy told the gunman, "now you've killed my dad. Let us alone."

PLAINVIEW, N.Y. — An 8-year-old who was supposed to be a flower girl in her cousin's wedding Saturday was found dead in her home, and her mother was found unconscious by her side in a possible suicide attempt, Nassau County police said.

Luckily, the Tooth Fairy didn't hold a grudge about them using her motorcycle without permission.

Back in 2007, actress and talk-show hostess Ricki Lake produced the critically acclaimed documentary The Business of Being Born, which featured her delivering her now 10-year-old son at home in a water-filled tub. She followed it up with the 2009 bo…

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Link -via reddit | Photo: Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories   Tags: cakes, Möbius strip Neat stuff from the NeatoShop: Bacon Platter …

All hail Mila Kunis! The reigning GQ covergirl has been making the rounds promoting her latest romantic comedy Friends With Benefits with co-star Justin Timberlake. From presenting at the MTV Movie Awards to winning the Holy Grail of Hot at the Guys…

On Thursday, Nick Espinosa (who appears to be the inventor of the glitter bomb as a sign of political protest) led a group of fellow LGBT activists calling themselves “gay barbarians” to Bachmann’s Christian counseling clinic to protest his views on…

Google Labs shuts down in order to streamline the Google development process Read more by Michelle Castillo on CBS News' What's Trending.

Singer Amy Winehouse has been found dead in her London flat, the Daily Mail reports. She was 27. In the short period in which she made headlines, Winehouse became a style inspiration for plenty of fashion folk, most notably Karl Lagerfeld. Our condo…

The sad "27 Club" claimed another musician today as Amy Winehouse died in her North London flat. As of now, no cause of death has been announced, but the singer had been plagued for years with substance abuse problems and had several stints in rehab…

The 27-year old British singer was found dead in her London flat on Saturday. Read more

"Rhys Ifans was detained by Comic-Con security after a brief incident backstage prior to and immediately following the Amazing Spider-Man panel," said Steve Elzer, Senior vice president of media relations. "Police were notified and a citation was is…

How soon is too soon to reboot Spider-Man? That's a question Columbia Pictures has been nervously asking itself even as it embarked on the Marc Webb-directed, Andrew Garfield-starring movie that will hit theaters next summer. What became evident F…

Bennett worked with Winehouse in March, recording the Johnny Greene song "Body and Soul" for his upcoming Duets II album.

After a severe boogie-boarding accident in Malibu on Sunday, Maria Shriver and Arnold Schwarzenegger’s son, Christopher Schwarzenegger, is slowly working toward a complete recovery. The concerned parents issued a joint statement on their 13-year-old…

In a new clip from Sunday's episode of their Style reality series, Giuliana & Bill, the Rancics open up to pals about their first dates while on vacation in London.

Here’s the first look at the new iteration of “Beavis and Butt-Head,” resurrected by MTV 14 years after the last episode aired. Judging from this clip, the only thing that’s changed is that Beavis and Butt-Head are now reacting to “Jersey Shore” and…

Providing a brief respite from sci-fi and comic-book movie news, Charlie Kaufman has reportedly attracted Jack Black, Steve Carell, and his Adaptation collaborator Nicolas Cage to Frank And Francis, his first directorial effort since Synecdoche, New…

After Lionsgate swooped into the bankrupt MGM’s lotto-ticket-and-empty-Frito-bag-strewn squat, swaddled Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard’s The Cabin In The Woods, and cooed that it was taking it to a safe place far, far away, we’ve been waiting to see w…

Li’l Wolverine gets tormented, Sklarbro Country goes Undercover, and a much-appreciated new holiday is born. Plus: The Podmass debuts of Who Charted?, Walking The Room, and Uhh Yeah Dude.

Most video game representations of Freddy Krueger to date have been limited to the 8-bit “pooping disembodied head” of Nintendo’s A Nightmare On Elm Street, but now Warner Bros. Games and NetherRealm Studios hope to rectify that somewhat—albeit by b…

While the early release of “H.A.M.” proved to be just a warm-up exercise, Jay-Z and Kanye West’s new collaboration “Otis” offers the first genuine taste of what to expect from Watch The Throne, due out August 1 (unless they decide to just move it ag…

Want to burn more fat? Of course you do! And, no, you don't have to spend two hours on the treadmill to do it. You can sip your way there, if you sip this...

You know I love a good braid, but let's fact it: A lot of the ones we see on the red carpet require more skill than most of us have. But not this one Selita Ebanks wore to the 2011 Children of the City Benefit...

OK, so maybe that headline was a bit daunting, but really, are you aware of the so-called “most caloric” restaurant?...

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