August 1, 2011
"Cowboys & Aliens," "Smurfs" Have A Box Office Showdown
"Cowboys & Aliens" barely edge out the "Smurfs" for the top movie this weekend Read more by Michelle Castillo on CBS News' What's Trending.
Ashton Kutcher -- MASSIVE Trailer On 'Men' Set
Ashton Kutcher is getting the ROYAL treatment on the set of "Two and a Half Men" ... with a MASSIVE kick-ass trailer all to himself -- but to some Charlie Sheen supporters who still work on the show, it's a bit much. The mansion on wheels is two…
The GOOD 30-Day Challenge: Unplug At 8
For our new challenge, we're asking you to get off the computer. Bad for our traffic, good for your sanity!
The Death Of TV News In One Horribly Racist Video
See the depths to which one Chicago news station sank in order to create a compelling news story.
Best Of The 'Manly' Words With Pictures Parody
At tumblr4men, they take 'words with pictures' from around the web and edit them to make them more masculine. While some of them are actually poignant, most are just offensively funny.
Britney Spears News - Britney Spears Gives Lap Dance To Lucky Audience Member (PHOTOS)
Britney Spears‘ Femme Fatale tour apparently includes seducing strangers! As she’s done a few times on tour, Britney called up a male audience member onstage to get a lap dance from the “Lucky” singer.
Casey Anthony's Parents Go On Vacation -- What's The Porpoise?!
Just 4 days after Casey Anthony was released from jail ... her parents were kickin' it in the Bahamas ... and went swimming with dolphins -- and for once, there's hard evidence to back up the story. George and Cindy Anthony went swimming at Dolphi…
Britney Spears Shows Off Her Sexy Abs In Concert!
Britney Spears‘ weight has fluctuated up and down through the years, but at the latest stop on her smash tour, she proved her abs are back to stay!
Norway Retail Chain Pulling Violent Video Games In Wake Of Breivik Killings
Norway's still reeling from the shocking mass murders allegedly performed by Anders Breivik 10 days ago, and the latest cultural repercussions will make it harder to find certain video games in the massacre's wake.
Left Brain, Right Brain
Your brain, my brain. Are you analytical or creative? Math or English? Choose. Your. Side.
The World Responds To The U.S. Debt Crisis
While coverage of how upset Americans are about the debt crisis has been frequent, recently the world community has been weighing in as well. I'll soften the blow by delivering these select quotes with the accompaniment of photos of each country's national animal.
Dubai In The 2000s Looks Like "Metropolis" In The 1920s
Photographer Martin Becka took a series of photos of 2008 Dubai using nineteenth-century equipment, and the results are incredible. The ultra-modern city looks like a real life depiction of Fritz Lang's "Metropolis."
'The Dark Knight Rises' Set Photo Spoilers
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"50 Cosmo Sex Moves, Annotated Edition" By BL1Y
The August issue of Cosmo asked just over 2,600 guys to rate 50 different sex moves. Cosmo has a pretty solid record of giving women advice so bad it would fix Tiger Woods’s golf game, so you’d think going to actual guys for answers would produce ex…
Watch The Worst, Saddest Group Of Women On Motorcycles Ever
This year’s X-Games added something called the “Moto X Enduro Women’s Division”, and on paper it sounds pretty cool. Women’s motocross could be awesome, right? Like when female skiers take off their helmets and they look like a hot, athletic Peppe…
The 5 Craziest Children's Cartoons From North Korea
Take a look at the most insane Saturday morning line-up in history courtesy of North Korea.
Mario Represented By Containers
As you'd expect, grocery store stockers often have a lot of spare time on their hands. They're probably bad for business, though, because really, who's going to want to take a chunk out of Mario's nose?
Retro Martian Airline Posters
Well there's the problem. They went bankrupt trying to defend stealing their catchphrase from "The Hobbit". Like these sweet future past prints by Andy Rohr? You can buy them here.
Today's Mass Purging Of NBC News On The Office, A New Show For Sean Hayes, And Other Ways NBC Hopes To Improve
NBC spent most of its session at the Television Critics Association openly renewing its vows, according to our correspondent Todd VanDerWerff, who’s certainly been exposed to inhuman levels of concentrated spin over the last couple of weeks. And tha…
Breaking News: Your Birth Control Will Soon Be Free
I just got off a press phone call with the White House, and I’m happy to report that it’s official: Contraception will soon be free for all women in America......
Woman Is Addicted To Her Gross Pillow
TLC's My Strange Addiction is a TV show straight out of Idiocracy, yet it is fittingly addictive. Last night's episode featured a woman who is addicted to her pillow. She goes everywhere with it and can't have it leave her sight. It's caused tension amongst her friends and has even led to her fiancé calling off their engagement. It's never been washed. Its name is "Boo." I can't believe this is on TV.
Stocks Finish Lower Despite Potential Debt Deal
The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 11 points, or 0.09%, to close at 12,133. The S&P 500 shed 5 points, or 0.4%, to finish at 1287, and the Nasdaq ended the session 12 points lower, or down by 0.4%, at 2745. Congress is expected to vote on legi…
Inside Match.com: It's All About The Algorithm.
Codenamed "Synapse", the Match algorithm uses a variety of factors to suggest possible mates. While taking into account a user's stated preferences, such as desired age range, hair colour and body type, it also learns from their actions on the site…
D.B. Cooper Case Jumps Forward With "Promising Lead"
D.B. Cooper, the only unsolved hijacking case in U.S. history, is one step closer to being solved Read more by Devin Brown on CBS News' What's Trending.
6 Completely Nonsensical Military Homosexuality Laws
If you Don't Ask Don't Tell was stupid, wait until you hear about We Don't Believe You Without Pictures. Here are six completely nonsensical military homosexuality laws.
A Completely Sane Visual Guide To The Debt Ceiling Crisis
Columnists, Graphs, Debt Ceiling, Jon Methven, Analytically Speaking
Vintage Photos Of Rock Stars In Their Bathing Suits
It’s the last weekend of July and summer is in full swing (it won’t last forever, though, so if you haven’t busted out your bathing suit by now, you’d better do it soon). We already know that many of the literary greats we admire liked to flit aroun…
Scarlett Johansson Turns Down Marine's Invitation To Ball
When a Marine made a video asking Mila Kunis to the Marine Corps Ball and she accepted, it was pretty cute. Then when another, female Marine called Justin Timberlake out for setting up Mila Kunis’ date, that just made good sense (and spawned the del…
Watch Your Mouth: Tapping The Source Of Carbonated Water
Today, the carbon dioxide in bottled and homemade sparkling waters is predominantly manufactured. Only water labeled “Sparkling Bottled Water” was actually tapped from the source with bubbles intact. Under the Food and Drug Administration's confusin…
The GOOD Guide To Hustlin': How To Move Back Home And Keep Your Dignity
Our new series, The GOOD Guide to Hustlin', kicks off with practical advice for the mom’s-basement-dwellers of the “boomerang generation.”
10 Signs You're The Female Lead In A Korean Drama
1. You’re a hardworking twenty-something with big dreams and humble means who sports oversize clothes, no make-up, and messy hair, but, it turns out, you’re actually a hottie! 2. Every guy you know has a better haircut than you do and looks incredi…
Coneing Just Went To Another Level, I'm Not Sure I Like It
Our own Matt Stopera just declared coneing over with Justin Bieber's foray into it. We want to agree, but this video shows there is still room for coneing innovation. Even if it makes us uncomfortable.
Kate Middleton's Fashion Repeats (PHOTOS, POLL)
After a recent pair of repeat sartorial performances, one at Zara Phillips' yacht party and another at her wedding, we decided to take a look at some of the former-Kate Middleton's favorite things.
Kings Of Leon Band Troubles Captured Online
After walking out on a show in Dallas, the band used Twitter to question the future of the group Read more by Devin Brown on CBS News' What's Trending.
'Fringe' Producer On Peter's Return: 'He Will Not Be Another Identity'
Earlier this week, Fox released a new Fringe teaser asking Season 4's biggest question: Where exactly is Peter? Showrunners Jeff Pinkner and Joel Wyman spoke to The Hollywood Reporter after the show's Comic-Con panel last weekend and what they sai…
'Glee': Dot-Marie Jones Learned Of Her Emmy Nom From Co-Star Max Adler (Videos)
After nearly 20 years in the business, Glee’s Dot-Marie Jones learned she’d joined the Emmy class from … Twitter. PHOTOS: 'Glee' Takes NYC: Behind the Scenes The actress, who plays the surly-yet-sweet Coach Beiste, was traveling to Australia an…
Rumor Patrol: Did Selena Gomez & Justin Bieber Break Up Over His Ex?
There's a rumor going around online that pop star Justin Bieber and Disney starlet Selena Gomez have split. The reason? Justin was reportedly caught texing his ex-girlfriend. His ex, Jasmine Villegas, is an up-and-coming singer who opened for Bieb…
Caleb Followill Of Kings Of Leon Vomits, Drinks A Beer, Doesn’t Return To Concert In Dallas
Rocks are hard, water is wet, and dudes in rock bands occasionally drink too much while on stage. So, it’s certainly not a scandal that Caleb Followill of Kings Of Leon slurred his way through an apparently haphazard performance Friday in Dallas, ev…
9 Hilariously Distressing Letters From Kids From You're Doing It Right
Kids write the darndest, etc.
Greco-Roman Wrestling Gets A WWE Finishing Move
USA Junior wrestler Ellis Coleman is bringing some WWE-like high flying hijinks to old school wrestling. If I knew old fashioned wrestling was like this, I definitely would watch more of it. Okay no I wouldn't, but this is crazy.
Amy Winehouse Was Planning To Adopt Before Death
UPDATE: Amy Winehouseâs rep tells Gossip Cop: âThereâs no truthâ to rumors about the singerâs plan to adopt before her death. PREVIOUSLY: Amy Winehouseâs recent death left her family devastated, but one almost-family member is just now s…
Miley Cyrus And Fan Unintentionally Find Themselves At Center Of Cyberbullying Scandal
A short exchange between Miley Cyrus and one of her fans on Twitter has turned into a prime example of cyberbullying Read more by Michelle Castillo on CBS News' What's Trending.
Yuppie Lit: Books About The Filthy Rich
Sixty-three years after Anatole Broyard published “A Portrait of the Hipster” in Partisan Review, we are still arguing about what constitutes a hipster. Instead of another essay on the topic, we thought choose a different tack and encourage an alter…
MTV Finally Just Creates A Show Called Dumb Girls
After years of The Hills, Jersey Shore, and Teen Mom, MTV has at last decided to stop with the gentle obfuscation and just launch a show called Dumb Girls, an umbrella term that covers an estimated 60 percent of its most successful programming. “Let…
Juliette Lewis Is Stealing From Your Mom
Juliette Lewis joins Patton Oswalt as a repeat offender... Of 5 Second comedy that is.
Beautiful Ramadan Lanterns
Happy Ramadan everyone! The West admittedly knows little about this sacred Islamic holiday, preferring to pay homage to Shark Week. But these lanterns, an 800 year old tradition, are intricate and fascinating to behold.
Cowboys And Aliens Review, By Vince Mancini For FilmDrunk.com
Cowboys and Aliens is an absurdist pastiche of overused action movie tropes (Bourne in the old west! With aliens!), which is occasionally compelling, if only for the sheer audacity of plot choices. That is to say, it’s ridiculous. And I’m a big fan …
Helen Mirren, 66, Named “Body Of The Year” By LA Fitness Poll
She’s still got it! Helen Mirren has been named “Body of the Year” in an LA Fitness poll, and the 66-year-old actress even beat out Pippa Middleton for the title.
3 Cute Summer Style Tips To Steal From Real Girls
My gals and I hit the Hamptons over the weekend for some R&R on the beach, and getting dressed together for dinner and drinks was, as usual, my favorite part. Check out what they wore--and steal some cute style tips from each of them!--after the jum…
Is This What The iPhone 5 Looks Like?
This is not the actual iPhone 5. It is apparently a knockoff of the phone, made at the same factory in China that the actual new iPhone is being made in. These photos are detailed and seem like they match the cases that have already leaked. What do you think? Is this what Steve Jobs will be showing us soon?
Jet Crashes At Air Show, Pilot Walks Away
From an air show in Wisconsin, an F-16 skids off the runway and crashes nose first into the ground. The pilot, badassly, merely walks away from the wreckage.
Doctor Who Graffiti
Everyone can appreciate a little gallifreyan graffiti. Or would it be gallifriti?