July 4, 2011
Katie Holmes Throws Tom Cruise Surprise 49th Birthday Party
The actress gathers 40 of her husband's pals for an intimate bash Saturday in Miami
Biker Dies Protesting New York's Motorcycle Helmet Law
During ride in upstate New York, motorcyclist flips over handlebars.
Casey Anthony Case Goes To Jury
ORLANDO, Fla., July 4 (UPI) -- Jury deliberations began in Orlando, Fla., Monday in the trial of Casey Anthony, charged with first-degree murder in the death of her 2-year-old daughter.
'Real Housewife Of New York City' Says She's Getting Financially Screwed By Ex
Forget catty co-stars -- this "Real Housewife of New York City" says she's getting screwed by her wealthy ex-husband.
Jennifer Aniston Has Her First Public Kiss With Justin Theroux!
Jennifer Aniston may have walked the red carpet to the premiere of her new movie Horrible Bosses alone on June 30, but she was at a PDA-filled group date with her boyfriend Justin Theroux after the film!
8 Weirdly Sexual Products You Won't Believe Are For Kids
Well, around age six, if your nearest department store is to be believed. In stores and catalogues for kids you can find items like ...
Casey Anthony Trial: Cable News Broadcasts Defense Closing Arguments
Attorneys for the prosecution and the defense in the Casey Anthony murder trial were reprimanded during closing arguments Sunday, as the trial that has gained a national audience nears an end.
Bathroom Attendants Rationing Toilet Paper
The city is so hard up for cash that it's rationing toilet paper in women's public restrooms -- to the point where bathroom attendants are doling out a few measly squares per patron -- along the world-famous Coney Island boardwalk.
More Photos And Details From Kate Moss’ Wedding Weekend
Unless you decided to spend your long weekend under a rock, you probably know that Kate Moss married her longtime rocker boyfriend Jamie Hince in a private (at least more private than that other wedding), ceremony at her house in the Costwolds on Fr…
The 6 Most Amazing Military Raids Of All-Time
What I mean is that the article is heavily biased towards the Western Allies; this article is all about Western Allied Raids, none by the Japanese, Germans, Italians, PFLP, JRA, etc who have done many raids which could replace some of the less "amaz…
What Happened When Kathy Griffin Rode An Elevator With Michele Bachmann
“Were you born a bigot or did you just grow into it?” Kathy Griffin describes her experience meeting Michele Bachmann.
Joey Chestnut: "Winning Tastes Pretty Good"
Joey Chestnut wins the Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest for the fifth time. Read more by Michelle Castillo on CBS News' What's Trending.
PHOTO -- Paris Hilton All Over 'Hangover' Director
Recently single Paris Hilton has found herself a new man in comedy director Todd Phillips -- and TMZ has the photo of them locking lips. The photo was snapped Thursday night inside Beacher's Madhouse at the Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood. But this…
‘Harry Potter’ Star Daniel Radcliffe Reveals His Battle With Alcohol
We're more used to seeing Daniel Radcliffe fighting fictional demons rather than real and worrisome ones. Perhaps he is a Muggle after all. The boy who became a man in front of the world as Harry Potter, has given an interview to GQ, perhaps (NewsFe…
My Drunk Kitchen Holiday: Fourth Of July
Celebrate America's birthday with a drunk woman attempting to bake an apple pie. I want to marry her so bad.
Daniel Radcliffe On 'Harry Potter' Ending
Think back to your high school graduation. There you are, on the verge of the great unknown, about to be sent off into a strange world offering both great possibilities and pitfalls. You walk down the aisle, receive your diploma and commiserate afte…
Upstate Store Only Offers Items That Are 100 Percent USA-Made
They're 100 percent American-made, every dang product.
Fox News Politics Twitter Account Hacked, Disturbing Tweets Appear
Unusual activity on the news division's account seemed to suggest as much late on Sunday night. Later, additional tweets appeared falsely claiming that President Barack Obama was killed.
Taking The Pursuit Out Of The "Pursuit Of Happiness"
The second sentence of the Declaration of Inde pendence contains the most beautiful song of human liberation ever composed. "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain…
Lindsay Lohan News - Lindsay Lohan Celebrates B-Day With Quiet Dinner In Malibu (PHOTOS)
Lindsay Lohan has had some wild nights but her 25th birthday on Saturday, July 2 wasn’t one of them. The embattled actress enjoyed a quiet, intimate dinner with her sisters and friends at Malibu restaurant Geoffrey’s. The blonde bombshell showed up …
A Mad Max Reenactment In The Desert
For the second year in a row, a bunch of Mad Max fanatics will be heading out to the Mojave to live out their post-apocalyptic fantasies during the tree day long Wasteland Week event in September. While I would never consider heading to the desert …
Daniel Radcliffe Reveals Battle With Alcohol
Daniel Radcliffe has opened up about his battle with alcohol at the age of 18 while working on Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, the sixth film in the global franchise.
ZOMGallery! Pictures From The Set Of Brad Pitt’s World War Z
Back in 2007, Brad Pitt's Plan B production company outbid Leonardo DiCaprio's Appian Way for the rights to Victoria's Secret orgies, er, I mean the
Kitchen Independence On The 4th Of July: AROMA CUCINA //
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Fourth Of July Cookouts: A Very Brief History.
We tend to hold it as a self-evident truth that the proper way to celebrate the country's independence is with a backyard barbecue. The country's leading barbecue trade association reports that the Fourth of July is the nation's most popular outdoor…
That's The Ticket! - NYPOST.com
"I don't think there's any doubt Obama is going to pick him as his running mate. The president is in trouble and [Vice President Joseph] Biden doesn't bring anything to his ticket.
Joey Chestnut Battles Takeru Kobayashi From Afar In 2011 Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest
Yankees vs. Red Sox. Tupac vs. Biggie. Chestnut vs. Kobayashi?
America The Baffled: One In Four Americans Doesn’t Know The Country From Which We Broke Free
Why are we celebrating again? Turns out that’s a question many Americans can’t answer. Put away your books and take out a sheet of paper. We’re going to have a quick history quiz. From whom did the U.S.
Zac Efron News - Shirtless Zac Efron Hits The Beach With Ashley Tisdale (PHOTOS)
Zac Efron and Ashley Tisdale got pretty close this weekend while celebrating her 26th birthday. The High School Musical co-stars were goofing around on the beach in Malibu, California. A shirtless Zac showed off his ripped abs as he gave Ash a piggy…
Henry Winkler Spills 'Royal Pains' Secrets, Reveals The Only Way He'd Do 'Dancing With The Stars' (Q&A)
Winkler writes about his late in life passion for fly-fishing in his new book I’ve Never Met an Idiot on the River (Insight Editions, May 31). Part memoir, part travelogue, and part meditation on overcoming adversity, the book is illustrated with W…
Do July 4th Parades Turn Kids Into Republicans?
All that fireworks-watching, flag-waving and potato salad-eating this weekend could in fact lead to a vote for the Republican party for your child. And the stats from Harvard back up the claim.
Uh, Vh1′s Famous Food Looks Perfect
A show about former reality TV celebrities, terrorcore rap artists, and the Eliot Spitzer prostitute OPENING A RESTAURANT? Yes, please. Famous Food trailer, you guys:
'Glee' Concert Tour: 'They Kissed' Makes Headlines After Final Show Smooch
Brittany and Santana may not have had a happy ending in Season 2, but Naya Rivera and Heather Morris gave fans what they wanted during the Glee concert’s final performance in Dublin, Ireland, on Sunday night.
The Most Secretly Dangerous Form Of Transportation [CHART]
It's not forms of transportation (as in plural), but FORM of transportation. Thats the pickup if you still didn't get it.
Box Office Report: 'Transformers: Dark Of The Moon' Scores Third-Best Global Bow Ever
The same glow didn’t extend to the Tom Hanks-Julia Roberts starrer Larry Crowne, which grossed an estimated $13 million through Sunday to come in No. 4 at the domestic box office, behind Dark of the Moon and holdovers Cars 2 and Bad Teacher.
10 Fourth Of July Fails
On Independence Day, people usually end up drunk, to say the least. Much of the circumstances behind these videos can attest to that. Happy birthday, America!
Casey Anthony Trial LIVE VIDEO, Proceedings Coming To An End
Anthony, who is accused of murdering her 2-year-old daughter, Caylee, broke down during the prosecution's closing statements this morning. Lawyers have argued that mother murdered her young daughter in order to pursue a relationship with her club-pr…
Eloise Joni Richards: Denise Richards Steps Out With Adopted Daughter For First Time (PHOTOS)
Denise Richards stepped out with her new adopted daughter Eloise Joni on Thursday, while running errands with her older daughters Sam and Lola.
Lindsay Lohan's Stock Tips: Why Is She Tweeting About The Fed?
Has Lindsay Lohan taken up an interest in inflation?Lindsay Lohan is not generally known for her views on economic policy. But something came over her on Monday night. "Have you guys seen food and gas prices lately?" she tweeted. "U.S. $ will soon b…
Casey Anthony Trial: Laughing And Crying During Closing Arguments
All the cards were on the table today as the nearly six-week trial came to a head. This morning, the prosecutors came out swinging in their closing argument, painting a final portrait of Casey as a premeditated killer. Prosecutor Jeff Ashton took pa…
'True Blood's' Ryan Kwanten On Jason's Tight Friendships, Tight Situations, And His Tight Uniform
In the year in which Sookie (Anna Paquin) was away in fairyland, Jason Stackhouse (Ryan Kwanten) has made some big changes in the newest season of True Blood. He has become a cop, began taking care of Crystal’s (Lindsay Pulsipher) werepanther relati…
Denise Richards Steps Out With Newly Adopted Daughter Eloise
The little girl tags along as Richards and siblings Sam and Lola run errands in Calabasas, Calif.
Tim Minchin | Music | Interview
Tim Minchin began his career as a straight musician, but found himself writing songs that expressed comic ideas, or took on loaded topics like religion in a comedic way. His act—a solo stage show that combines piano songs with the occasional heady b…
Kate Middleton Is Navy-Obsessed (And So Are We!)
Is there any better way to convey sophistication, elegance, and conservative-but-not-boring style than with classic navy blue? It seems to be the color of choice for Kate Middleton lately--Catherine over at Red Carpet Fashion Awards suspects it's be…
The Best Of Jim Morrison, Dead 40 Years Ago Today
On July 3, 1971, Jim Morrison died of heart failure in his Paris bathtub. The sultry poet, musician and leather pants aficionado lived for only 27 years (which, eerily, is also how long Janis Joplin and Jimi Hendrix lived)—and he spent just a handf…
'The Hobbit': Get A First Look At Bilbo And Gandalf (Photos)
“They don’t know what to make of Gandalf,” Jackson jokes. “They think Bilbo is a wuss.”
In-N-Out V. McDonald’s: Which Burger Chain Has Been Deemed Superior?
Though this answer shouldn't surprise you, In-N-Out came out on top when a survey of 36,000 Americans, conducted by Consumer Reports, asked which burger chain was the best in show. (NewsFeed approves.) The two next popular burger chains on the list …
Hasta La Vista, Arnold: Maria Shriver Files For Divorce From Arnold Schwarzenegger
They decided after the scandal broke that they'd live apart while they pondered “the future of their relationship.” And now it appears Shriver has opted to terminate the 25-year-long marriage. Citing “irreconcilable differences” but saying little ab…
Friday Flicks: Will ‘Transformers: Dark Of The Moon’ Transform The Franchise?
The third movie in the franchise based on action figures by Hasbro has a title that sounds like something Pink Floyd would release. Does this mean that director Michael Bay is getting all prog-rock on us? And what happens if you play The Wizard of O…
'The Dark Knight Rises' Wayne Manor Scene Captured By Fan Camera (VIDEO)
Well, this clip certainly wasn't directed by Christopher Nolan -- it doesn't quite have his auteur's vision -- but for fans hungry for anything from "The Dark Knight Rises," this fan-captured video offers a whole treasure chest of information. Shot …
Casey Anthony Trial: Guilty Or Innocent? You Be The 13th Juror (POLL)
ORLANDO, Fla. -- For 32 days, a jury has sat and listened to more than 200 hours of testimony in the case of the State of Florida vs. Casey Anthony.
Alison Owings: The Damaging Three Words Of The Declaration Of Independence
When I moved to San Francisco decades ago, I was invited to any number of July 4th gatherings. They all had two things in common. First, they were freezing. What was with this fog? Second, at someone's suggestion - I think mine, but cannot …
Emma Watson: 'LA Scares The Crap Out Of Me,' Being Sexy Is Scary In Harper's Bazaar UK
Having been plucked at age nine from a scholarly Oxford childhood and thrust onto a launching pad to superstardom and worldwide acclaim, Emma Watson lived out her adolescence in the skin of another's, and though she admits the similarities between h…
Biker Protesting Helmet Laws Thrown From Bike, Killed
ONONDAGA, N.Y. — Police say a motorcyclist who was participating in a protest ride against helmet laws in upstate New York has died after he went over the handlebars and hit his head on the pavement.
How To Be (And Buy) 'Made In The U.S.A.'
More and more, Americans are making the connection between their shopping habits and the state of the national economy. In a survey conducted by the research and consulting firm Find/SVP, 83% of respondents said they would buy U.S.-made products as …
Amber Rose Shuts Down More Rumors While Her Boo Planks! (PHOTOS)
Amber Rose, the curvaceous beauty, has been shutting down more rumors than one could count this past week. After her nude uncensored pics showed up on Mediatakeout, this whole week has been about Amber and rumors! Last night she took to twitter to …
Lexi St. George The Next Rebecca Black?
Ark Music Factory, the company behind the 13-year-old's annoyingly catchy video (which created a firestorm of controversy), unveiled their latest creation on Good Morning America this week. In the "Dancing to the Rhythm (With Me)" video, 14-year-old…
Nick Cannon Talks Fatherhood, Mariah Carey And The Twins
Nick Cannon is one happy daddy! The TV-radio personality is absolutely over the moon with his new role as father to 2-month-old twins Monroe and Moroccan.
Jennifer Love Hewitt News - Jennifer Love Hewitt Hits The 'Horrible' Premiere (PHOTOS)
Yes, Jennifer Aniston is going to get all of the ogles from onlookers at a movie premiere, but Jennifer Love Hewitt gave her a bit of competition on Thursday night.
Mila Kunis News - Mila Kunis & Mark Wahlberg Get “Hitched”! (PHOTOS)
Mila and Mark were all smiles in these photos snapped from their wedding day on Thursday, June 30th, however, their nuptials are actually a scene from the upcoming romantic comedy Ted in Boston. It’s a shame their walk down the aisle isn’t real tho…
Geri Halliwell News - Bikini Clad Geri Halliwell Soaks Up The Sun In Italy (PHOTOS)
Life is good for Geri Halliwell! The former Spice Girl is on holiday in Italy with her boyfriend Henry Beckwith, and was seen showing off her rocking bikini
Beyonce Knowles News - Beyonce Brings Girl Power To 'Good Morning America' (PHOTOS)
Beyonce rocked Central Park for Good Morning America's Summer Concert Series on Friday morning, and Celebuzz was there to take in all the fun! The 'Single
Bikini News - Tyra Banks Shows Off Curvy Bikini Body In Mexico (PHOTOS)
America’s favorite Top Model – Tyra Banks – proved that she can still stop traffic with her bangin’ body when she flaunted her curves in a skimpy purple bikini during a romantic vacation with her boyfriend earlier this week.
Strauss-Kahn's Accuser Discredited: A Victory For Corroboration And Justice.
The sexual assault case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn is collapsing. And no matter what you think generally about rape, overaggressive prosecutors, or Strauss-Kahn's behavior with women, you should celebrate. This isn't a defeat for women or the ju…
Santorum Google Problem: Should The Search Engine Associate Rick Santorum's Name With Anal Sex?
Dan SavageUntil Rick Santorum declared in early June that he was running for president, his "Google problem" was little more than a case study in Internet karma. Eight years ago, after Santorum told the Associated Press that he had "a problem with h…
DSK Sexual Assault Case: Prosecution Reportedly Weighing Dropping Felony Charges.
Lawyers for the Guinean maid who has accused DSK of sexually assaulting her had this to say: "It's a fact she made some mistakes - that doesn't mean she's not a rape victim," the BBC reports.
Casey Anthony Trial: Matthew Bartlett Jailed For 6 Days For Middle Finger Gestures
Matthew Bartlett, pictured, a 28-year-old TGI Fridays waiter from Orlando, was also fined $400 for the gesture, which the judge said risked prejudicing the trial.
Kate Middleton Wears Erdem For Canada Outfit #7
This is getting out of control, but we’re not complaining. For her seventh outfit change in Canada, Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton donned a cornflower blue dress by Canadian-bred/London-based designer Erdem, which accentuates her impossibly tin…
Will.i.am EVACUATED After Hotel Catches Fire
"Black Eyed Peas" frontman Will.i.am was rushed out of the London Hilton on Park Lane moments ago ... after the 28-story building caught fire, engulfing the hotel in smoke. So far, no word on how the fire started ... and no immediate reports of…
5 Reasons Why It's Okay To Like Reality Television
Don’t Hate stands up for one of the biggest plagues the past 20 years, reality television
A Brief History Of Great Penguin Books Ad Campaigns
It’s no secret that, here at Flavorpill, we’re big fans of literature and design — so we get pretty excited when we see them combined in new and aesthetically pleasing ways. Thanks to Street Anatomy, we came across Penguin’s new campaign for kids’ c…
Video Of The Day: Wimbledon Final In Paper Form
You’ve probably noticed by now that we’re not exactly what you’d call sporty. But we are aware that Wimbledon, the oldest tennis tournament in the world, is currently happening, which we thought was a good reason to point you toward this clever rete…
'Australian Idol' Judge, 36, Found Dead
Australian Idol judge Jay Dee Springbett was found dead in his Sydney apartment on Thursday, June 30. He was 36.
Grace Kelly's Son's Wedding, 'Monte Carlo' Sparks Internet Buzz On The Late Actress
With Disney star Selena Gomez, Melrose Place’s Katie Cassidy, and Gossip Girl’s Leighton Meester starring in their new film, Monte Carlo, and a recent royal marriage there, a new interest in the small Monaco principality and its most well-known and …
Soundgarden Reunion Tour: What The Critics Say
The '90s grunge rockers kick off their tour in Toronto on Saturday night, 14 years after a tense breakup.
Hollywood’s Holiday Weekend Bad News Dump
With Maria Shriver and Fox making big announcements Friday, this July 4th weekend is on trend as a historically good time to release negative revelations.
Selena Gomez, Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga Among Week's Biggest Social Media Stars
Since debuting June 23, the video has pulled in nearly 8 million Vevo views, respectively (a 107% week-to-week increase). Elsewhere, Gomez saw a 33% week-to-week decline in Facebook Fans, claiming 260,367 Likes where Katy Perry -- who herself move…
Shia LaBeouf Jokes 'Transformers 3' Is ‘Crap’ On 'Jimmy Kimmel' (Video)
Selena Gomez may have a crush on Shia LaBeouf, but he's a big fan of her boyfriend, Justin Bieber. "I met him at the MTV Awards. He rolls with a huge squad," the Transformers 3 star said on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Thursday night.
'Glee's' Chord Overstreet Axing: What The Twitterverse Is Saying
Fox started the 4th of July holiday weekend off with some fireworks of its own. The network announced Friday that Glee actor Chord Overstreet's option as a series regular would not be picked up for season three (meanwhile, Harry Shum Jr.
Chord Overstreet Dropped From 'Glee': What's Next?
Major tremors shook the Gleek community Friday when the news surfaced that Chord Overstreet, who played Sam, is being dropped from Glee. It came along with the news that fan faves Darren Criss and Harry Shum Jr. were promoted to regulars, but that d…
Esther Vergeer Hits Wimbledon: Meet The World’s Most Dominant Athlete
On Friday, the most dominant athlete in the world will take the court at Wimbledon — and you've probably never heard of her. Esther Vergeer, a 29-year-old Dutch wheelchair tennis player, has not lost a singles match since January 2003.
Consumer Corner: Just What The Sweet Tooth Ordered
CHICAGO, July 3 (UPI) -- Exploding Peeps in the microwave could get even messier: Just Born is dipping the marshmallow confection in chocolate for Halloween, Christmas and Valentine's Day -- one of the sweet innovations unveiled at the recent candy …
A Three-Word Transformers 3 Review, By Vince Mancini
I couldn’t make my Monday night press screening for Transformers: Dark of the Moon, but knowing it would probably be the biggest movie of the summer, I went to see it on my own dime the first chance I got. I knew I owed it to you to at least attemp…
Nick Zano Dishes On Double Dating With Hilary Duff & Mike Comrie
Hilary Duff, 23, and her older sister have always been close, spending a lot of time together building their acting careers from a young age and teaming up on camera multiple times. In a recent interview with OK!, Haylie Duff’s boyfriend Nick Zano …
Jennifer Aniston Shines At ‘Horrible Bosses’ Hollywood Premiere
The carpet was rolled out, stars were dolled up and the photographers were ready for last night’s Hollywood premiere of Horrible Bosses. Jennifer Aniston dazzled in a black mini that made her legs go for miles! Also rocking the carpet were Jen’s cos…
Kate Moss Marries Jamie Hince: Bridal Party Photos Revealed!
Kate Moss and her rocker man Jamie Hince tied the knot in St Peter’s parish church Friday afternoon in the village of Southrop near Kate’s Cotswolds home in Western England. And the 37-year-old supermodel certainly stunned in her John Galliano vinta…
Kate Moss Gets Married -- See Her Dress!
Kate Moss swapped vows with her rocker boyfriend Jamie Hince Friday in a ceremony in Southrop, England.
PIC: Pippa Middleton Wows At Wimbledon
Pippa Middleton was all smiles Friday on the sidelines at the 2011 Wimbledon Championships. The 27-year-old stunned in a sleeveless back number, oversized shades and her brunette locks uncharacteristically parted down the middle. See more pics of Mi…
Jennifer Aniston Is A Beauty In A Beaded Black Dress At 'Horrible Bosses' Premiere
Jennifer Aniston attended the "Horrible Bosses" Los Angeles premiere yesterday in a black beaded mini dress and strappy sandals.
Alyssa Milano Makes An Elegant Mommy-To-Be At 'Horrible Bosses' Premiere
We spotted Alyssa Milano at the "Horrible Bosses" Los Angeles premiere on Thursday looking lovely in a long flowing black dress.
Emily Maynard & Brad Womack Discuss Their 'Bachelor' Breakup
The last time Emily Maynard was in sunny Southern California, she was a contestant on the ABC reality dating show The Bachelor. That's where the Charlotte, N.C., single mom began a whirlwind TV romance with an eager-to-wed Brad Womack – a love affa…
‘America’s Next Great Restaurant’ Closed After Two Months
Two weeks ago, Soul Daddy — the business founded by “America’s Next Great Restaurant” winner Jamawn Woods — closed its outposts in New York and Los Angeles to focus on “building the brand and developing operations” at its remaining location at the M…
Stream A Song From The Upcoming Wu-Tang Clan Album
Like 2009's Chamber Music, Legendary Weapons isn't quite a full-blown Wu-Tang album, though. As Prefix reported last month, the album features a ton of guest spots, with the core of the Wu-Tang providing a sort of framework. That core's missing GZA,…