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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.

Right Brain, Left Brain

Your brain, my brain.

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.

Sassy Stray Cat

Bugger off! House cats have no sense of self-preservation.

The Best Of The Sad Hipster Meme

Cheer up! At least you still have mommy and daddy's credit card.

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 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

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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…

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 Winehouse’s rep tells Gossip Cop: “There’s no truth” to rumors about the singer’s plan to adopt before her death. PREVIOUSLY: Amy Winehouse’s 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

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.

Five Years Of Hilariously Mocking Movies

I'm adult enough to admit I laughed until I peed myself a little. Rifftrax, from the minds of the men that brought us MST3K, mocks mainstream films without the bureaucratic red tape of having to pay royalties.

Doctor Who Graffiti

Everyone can appreciate a little gallifreyan graffiti. Or would it be gallifriti?

Lindsay Lohan Interviewed By Terrifying Squirrel Puppet

And it makes fun of her for stealing jewelry. This is for a New Zealand show called "On the SkyCouch with Rico," taped while Lindsay was still under house arrest. The horror...the horror...

Everything That's Wrong With Hollywood

He said it, not I. On movies today: “They suck. It’s unbelievable how bad movies have been, right. I mean, it’s just I haven’t seen a run of this, a crop of movies

Hugh Jackman: Shirtless In St. Tropez!

Hugh Jackman goes shirtless as he goes on vacation with his family on Sunday (July 31) in St. Tropez on the French Riviera.

Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt: Sarajevo Film Festival!

Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt: Sarajevo Film Festival!

6 Progressive Parenting Fads You Won't Believe Are Legal

There are only three kinds of parents in the world: good ones, bad ones and ones who put their kids on leashes. Usually, the bad ones are far too busy hitting the crack pipe to mess with the edification and development of their progeny. Not in these…

'Dark Knight Rises' Batmobiles Debut In Pittsburgh (Video)

Check out the Batmobile Tumblers from the set of The Dark Knight Rises. They were used for filming scenes on the Pittsburgh campus of Carnegie Mellon and other city streets over the weekend. According to, the tanks are powered by Che…

Amy Winehouse Was Going To Adopt St. Lucia Girl

We’ve heard from her grief stricken parents, boyfriend and close friends like Kelly Osbourne but reports are surfacing now that Amy Winehouse was preparing to adopt a 10 year-old girl from St. Lucia before she died! The poverty-stricken little girl …

Justin Bieber Slams Selena Gomez Breakup Rumors By Wearing Her Face On His Shirt!

Forget all those Justin Bieber/Selena Gomez breakup rumors that circulated the Web this weekend. The teen dream couple is still going strong. Justin even posted an Instagram picture of himself wearing a T-shirt with Selena’s mug on it!

Rosie O'Donnell Talks About Divorce And Depression Meds On Her New Talk Show

Rosie O’Donnell is returning to the talk show world this fall. The Rosie Show will air weeknights at 7:00 p.m. on the OWN network. O’Donnell explained the new format to the Television Critics Association on Friday, which will include her own comedy,…

How Kate Middleton Made A Ring Of Eyeliner Look Ladylike At This Weekend's Royal Wedding

Kate Middleton (or Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, as I'm not quite used to calling her) made a ring of eyeliner look downright dainty at the royal wedding of the Queen's granddaughter Zara Phillips and rugby player Mike Tindall over the weekend. H…

Filming The MGM Logo

"One take Bartlet, that's what old Jack Warner used to call me."

Black 4-Year-Old Misquoted On Local News To Make Him Sound Violent

Chicago's CBS affiliate interviewed a 4-year-old black boy after a violent attack in his neighborhood. The kid said he was going to have a gun when he grows up... Because he's going to be a police officer. Guess which part the news left out. Ah racism...

Cowboys And Aliens And Dinosaurs

Cowboys & Aliens was number one at the box office. But they tied with The Smurfs. I don't want to live on this planet anymore. The guys over at io9 have a scathing, spoilery review of The Smurfs, but I think I figured out why Cowboys & Aliens didn't perform better.

Swedish Underwater Explorers May Have Found A UFO

The explorers found a 60 foot disc with a 985-foot "impact" trail leading to it on a sonar image of the ocean floor. It looks a lot like the Millenium Falcon. This obviously means we are not alone. Or it means that some rocks underwater just happen to be shaped like a spaceship and its crash path. But just once can't it be aliens? Please?

New Lead In D.B. Cooper Case

The F.B.I. says it has a credible new lead in the near-mythical skyjacking case of D.B. Cooper. The lead reportedly involves a "helpful person of interest" and DNA evidence from a tie-clip and cigarette butts, possibly involving a suspect who has been dead for 10 years.. Cooper commandeered a Northwest Airlines flight in 1971 by handing a stewardess a note that said he had a bomb. After collecting $200,000 in ransom, the man who gave his name as Dan Cooper parachuted out of the passenger plane in mid-flight, never to be seen again. This seems like a good opportunity to bust out some vintage "Unsolved Mysteries."

Miley Cyrus: New Tattoos Keep Adding Up (PHOTOS)

Miley Cyrus is growing up so fast! The 18-year-old singer got yet another tattoo this weekend, and this one makes a statement.

Jay-Z And Kanye West Are 'Barely Speaking' Before The Launch Of The Album And Tour, "Watch The Throne"

A battle royal has broken out behind the scenes of Jay-Z and Kanye West's new album, "Watch the Throne."

Batman Fights Bane Outside A Courthouse, Apparently

‘The Dark Knight Rises’ filmed in Pittsburgh over the weekend, and if you liked the first two Christopher Nolan Batman movies but thought they needed more fighting on courthouse steps, good news, because that shit totally happens in the third one. …

Debt Compromise Reached, "Diablo 3" Beta Is Out And More From While You Were Sleeping

Leaders in Washington reach a deal in the debt talk The U.S. has avoided default as President Obama and leaders of both parties in Congress said late last night that they had reached an agreement. 

16 More Minimalist Movie Posters

We've featured minimalist movie posters here before, but when you find ones that you love and haven't seen before, it's hard not to share. Here are more of our favorites.

Bill & Tom Kaulitz: Lunch In Los Angeles!

Bill and Tom Kaulitz leave a local eatery with beverages in hand after having lunch together on Sunday (July 31) in Los Angeles.

Batman Vs. Bane

We've already seen Batman busting a gut, and the Desert Storm model of the Batmobile, but here's a whole new slew of photos from the Pittsburgh shoot of "The Dark Knight Rises." Along with Christian Bale and Tom Hardy slugging it out, we can also see our first glimpses of Marion Cottilard as (probably) Talia al Guhl and what appears to be a new Batpod cycle. Also, an adorable photo of some newlyweds who were allowed to get their photo taken with the Tumbler.

100 Sake Bomb Dominoes

This video combines all of the good things. Alcohol. Dominoes. A rowdy crowd. And weird video editing. I don't know what anyone else could want in life.

Pawprint Sandals

These will come in handy next time you're trying to evade detection by the authorities, but you're on a beach, but you also want to be wearing stylish, comfortable, and incredibly precious Japanese flip flops. Or is that just me that happens to?

Debt Ceiling Deal That Cuts Trillions, Creates 'Super Congress' Announced By Party Leaders

WASHINGTON -- Congressional leaders and President Obama on Sunday night announced they've cut a deal to avert a historic U.S. default, saying they have assembled a framework that cuts some spending immediately and uses a "super Congress" to slash mo…

Arnold Schwarzenegger Spends His Birthday With Maria Shriver

Maria Shriver and Arnold Schwarzenegger were back together this weekend, as the estranged couple celebrated the former Governor's 64th birthday as a family.

Christian Bale News - Christian Bale Punches Tom Hardy On 'The Dark Knight Rises' Set (PHOTOS)

Batman’s back! Christian Bale and Tom Hardy suited up on Sunday afternoon to film a brand new scene for the highly-anticipated “epic conclusion” to Christopher Nolan‘s Batman trilogy, The Dark Knight Rises. Throwing a few punches, the two fought dur…

Submissions: Redesign The Supermarket

We challenged you to redesign the supermarket. Take a look at the submissions and vote on your favorite.

40+ Amazing Hipstamatic Photos Of The War In Afghanistan

Photographer Balazs Gardi is an acclaimed photo journalist who has been in Afghanistan documenting the war with his iPhone. Recently some of his photos were released as a photo essay in Foreign Policy Magazine. These are those amazing shots.

The Legend Of Hipster Zelda

Lives in a shared loft in Kokiri, plays ocarina at open mics in Hyrule, and often gets mistaken for his girlfriend. How did we never see this before?

Man Drinks Coke All Around The World

This video is kind of awesome. Duane was 29 and decided to see the world. Since Coca-Cola was available everywhere he decided to film himself drinking a Coke in every country. The results are pretty cool. I know this seems like Coke paid for him to do this, but according to his other vlogs (ugh), he went $22,000 into debt to make the trip. I think he was hoping Coke would hop in and sponsor it, but I'm not sure they did. Regardless check out his video.

Julianne Hough News - Julianne Hough & Ashley Tisdale Bikini It Up In Miami (PHOTOS)

Double the bikini fun! Ashley Tisdale and Julianne Hough were spotted soaking up the sun in Miami over the weekend, and showed off their toned bikini bods in the process.

Selena Gomez Goes Topless! What Will Justin Bieber Say?

Selena, 19, relaxed poolside on July 29, and got so comfortable tanning that she flipped on her stomach and loosened the stings on her bikini top! This really is more of Selena than we’ve ever seen! We wonder if her boyfriend Justin Bieber is annoye…

Plane Crashes In Grand Canyon, 2 Dead

PHOENIX, July 31 (UPI) -- A small plane carrying two men from Rock Hill, S.C., to Henderson, Nev., was found crashed in the Grand Canyon, with both occupants dead, officials said.

Weeks Away From Attending CCNY, Teen Dies In Freak Boating Accident

A Westchester teen about to begin classes at CCNY this fall reportedly died in a freak boating accident during a family outing.

Jeremy Piven Dishes On The Status Of ‘Entourage’ Hitting The Big Screen

As HBO’s Entourage gets prepared for its’ final season, star Jeremy Piven opened up about the status of the show’s future on the big screen while out in L.A. on Saturday, confirming that once a script is written he would be all ready to film the mov…

Blink-182 Stays "Up All Night" On The Charts

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"Smart Phones Are Stupid" By Susanna Wolff

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Angela Simmons Has Hamptons Swag (PHOTO)

Angela Simmons, along with the rest of her family and the entire celebrity community was in the Hamptons this weekend to attend Russell Simmons' 12th annual Art For Life Benefit at his East Hampton estate.Luckily for us, Angela took to twitter to up…

Nick Lachey And Vanessa Minnillo Reveal How They Kept Paparazzi From Their Wedding (Video)

There’s a renewed interest in pop singer and NBC's The Sing Off host Nick Lachey and ABC's Wipeout co-host Vanessa Minnillo’s mid-July wedding after TLC aired its special, Nick & Vanessa’s Dream Wedding, on Saturday. But there was one secret behind …

Angelina Jolie Wants To Bring Her Six Kids On A Trip Across The Sahara Desert

Angelina Jolie is considering taking her six children on an adventure across Africa's Sahara Desert. "We want to cross the Sahara. It takes 28 days. It would have to be on a camel," she tells the UK's Financial Times. "I wonder if we could do it in…

Fantasia Confirms She's Pregnant! (PHOTOS)

Fantasia is pregnant!  Not much of a surprise here, as the speculations that Fantasia is pregnant have been circulating for weeks, as she has seemed to be hiding her stomach during numerous performances.  And of course everyone believes that the fat…

Kylie Jenner News - Kendall And Kylie Jenner Do Katy Perry's 'Firework' (VIDEO)

Apparently, the Kardashian clan has a big old crush on Katy Perry, because they keep doing cover videos of her songs! After rocking out to 'Extraterrestrial'

Leanne Suter, Los Angeles TV Reporter, Shot With BB Gun On Live TV (VIDEO)

Leanne Suter, a reporter for KABC-TV 7 in Los Angeles, was shot in the hand by a pellet from a BB gun on Saturday evening while giving a live news report. Suter and her photographer came under fire during the 6 p.m. newscast, although Suter was the …

The Final Days Of Amy Winehouse

After years of struggling with addiction, British soul singer Amy Winehouse is dead at the age of 27. This week's issue of PEOPLE examines the five-time Grammy winner's anguished life – and why those who loved her could not prevent her tragic death…

'Cowboys And Aliens' Predicted By 'Clarissa Explains It All' (VIDEO)

'Clarissa Explains It All' Predicted Cowboys And Aliens [VIDEO]

Debt Ceiling Deal Reached To Avert Default (LATEST UPDATES)

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama and Republican congressional leaders reached historic agreement Sunday night on a compromise to permit vital U.S. borrowing by the Treasury in exchange for more than $2 trillion in long-term spending cuts. Offic…

5 Animals We Should Be Eating [CHART]

Treating Waiters Like Human Beings: A Chart For Beginners

Tom Hardy As Bane In Dark Knight Rises Set Pictures

These weekend news reports are the Bane of my existence.

Selena Gomez Performs In Sexy Showgirl Costume

The singer, 19, took to the stage in a showgirl-style gold sequined corset top and train.

If Nature Decided To Screw With Us Article

It's only a matter of time before nature develops a sense of humor. The platypus seems to indicate that it's already happening. We asked you to show us what it will look like when they really start nailing their punchlines.

com News: Second Chance: Ex-Titans QB Young, Eagles Agree To Deal

Vince Young didn't have to wait long to find a job, agreeing to a one-year deal with the Eagles after being released by the Titans, Albert Breer reports.

Robert Reich: The Empty Bully Pulpit

How did we get into this mess? Part of the answer lies with the president -- and his inability or unwillingness to use the bully pulpit to tell Americans the truth, and mobilize them for what must be done.

CNN's Don Lemon And Rand Paul Clash Over Debt Ceiling (VIDEO)

As the House and Senate again failed to reach an agreement on how to raise the debt ceiling, Paul appeared on CNN to explain the Tea Party position on the talks. Lemon started off the interview by asking him to chat "without talking points." He also…

Kate Middleton Repeats DVF Dress For Zara Phillips' Pre-Wedding Party (PHOTOS)

The royal family was quite the colorful bunch on Friday night, hitting a pre-wedding party for Zara Phillips and Mike Tindall onboard Her Majesty's Yacht Britannia. The Duchess of Cambridge repeated a green Diane Von Furstenberg dress that she first…

Miley Cyrus Gay Rights Tattoo On Finger (PHOTO)

PHOTOS: Marriage Equality BIG SHOTS Launch the fullpage Big Shots slideshow >> Miley's latest tattoo, a small equals sign on her ring finger…

Angelina Jolie: Making Fewer Films As I Get Older

There should, by all rational expectations of human energy and understanding of the contraints of time, be three Angelina Jolies: one to act and direct, one to raise six children, and one to help save the world. Instead, of course, there is just one…

Kitler, Cat Who Looks Like Hitler, Has Trouble Getting Adopted

CHECK OUT MORE ANIMALS IN THE NEWS: 1 of 66 Kitler 1 of 67 …

Kim Cattrall: 'I Don't Have Any Regrets'

Kim Cattrall has traded in her glammy, sex-fiendish Samantha Jones for a decidedly more humble role — but the actress considers it a step forward. "Meet Monica Velour," due out on DVD August 16th, casts Cattrall as a has-been adult film actress wh…

Conn. Home Owned By Katharine Hepburn Up For Sale

OLD SAYBROOK, Conn. — Katharine Hepburn's former home on Connecticut's Long Island Sound is up for sale.

Guys Are Terrible At Fighting

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Soccer Trick Shot Fail

He's lucky. This prevented him from being traded to one of those countries that kills soccer players for mistakes like this.

Kelly Ripa & Mark Consuelos To Produce New Soap Star Reality Show

The happily married couple have announced that they are co-producing a new reality series, centered around the real lives of soap actors. The eight-episode series, Dirty Soap, will follow six soap stars and give a "titillating look at these stunning…

Steve Carell Talks Emmys And Fatherhood In Interview

Steve Carell dishes about the upcoming Emmy awards in a new interview for 'Crazy, Stupid, Love.'

Who's Been Leaving 35 Lb. Bags Of Vomit?

They had a girl on that intervention show that was bulimic that hid bags of vomit all over her house.... behind the couch, in the closet, in her car... ect.

Meowtron, Defender Of The Universe

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Kendall Jenner News - Cowgirls Kendall & Kylie Jenner Take Friends Horseback Riding (PHOTOS)

Giddy up! Kendall and Kylie Jenner spent their Saturday getting a taste of nature while horseback riding with some friends. Let’s not forget California is part of the old Wild West after all!

Selena Gomez News - Justin Bieber Supports Selena Gomez By Wearing Her Fan Shirt (PHOTOS)

Gomez kicked off her new tour in Boca Raton, Florida on Thursday night, and  she did so in style — literally — with some racier-than-we’re-used-to costumes. Selena flaunted her figure a bit in an ice-skater-like piece at one point, and according to …

Watermelon Seeds: What's The Difference Between The White And Black Ones?

What's with the different-colored seeds?Watermelons, as anyone who's ever eaten one has likely noticed, contain both small white seeds and larger black ones. Seeing as it's watermelon season, the Explainer thought she'd answer the terribly pressing …

Madeleine McCann 'Found In India': Tourist Convinced Blonde Child Was Her

The tourist, known only as Carol, refused to let the child leave her sight because she was so certain it was the McCann's missing daughter, who would now be aged eight.

Big Brother Is Watching You: Every Car In Royston Is Tracked By Police

Royston, in Hertfordshire, has had a set of police cameras installed on every road leading in and out of it, recording the numberplate of every vehicle that passes them.

Soulja Boy -- Accused Of $55 Million Lie About Purchasing G5 Private Jet

Soulja Boy -- along with several members of his inner circle -- perpetuated a lie about purchasing a $55 million G5 jet ... at least that's what a spokesperson for Soulja is now saying.  Earlier this week, TMZ spoke with Soulja, a member of his ma…

Adam Lambert: ‘Outlaws Of Love’ FIRST LISTEN!

Adam Lambert treats fans to a first listen of his new song, “Outlaws of Love,” on Friday (July 29) at the Le Festival Ste-Agathe en Feux Festival in Quebec, Canada.

Ryan Murphy Reveals Would-Be ‘Glee’ Spinoff Plans

Ryan Murphy Reveals Would-Be ‘Glee’ Spinoff Plans

Ashton Kutcher & Alessandra Ambrosio: Colcci Campaign Pictures!

Ashton Kutcher snuggles up to Alessandra Ambrosio in these new campaign pictures for Brazilian fashion house Colcci, shot in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The "Food Porn" Party

Food porn is one of the Internet's veritable viral cornerstones. Pictures of wacky cupcakes, fusion fried chicken or an incredible, competitive array of deviled eggs get reblogged viciously by legions of salivating fans. In an attempt to tap into th…

Well, This Happened | The Awl

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The Best Art Projects In The History Of Kickstarter

The largest funding platform for creative projects in the world, Kickstarter is the DIY artist’s dream-come-true. With a great idea, a fabulous video presentation, and some tempting swag, almost any project — regardless of how fanciful it may seem —…

Marvel Posts 'Captain America's' Last Scene, Teases 'Avengers' (Video)

When one superhero door closes, another opens. Captain America: The First Avenger has only been in theaters for a week, but Marvel is already preparing audiences for the next chapter of superhero obsession. The final moments of the film push Capt…

Box Office Shocker: 'Cowboys & Aliens' Gets Smurfed

"Cowboys" and "The Smurfs" tie for the weekend box office crown at $36.2 mil each; Steve Carell-Ryan Gosling comedy lands at No. 5 with $19.3 mil.

Soulja Boy Buys A $55 Million Jet For His Birthday

What do you get the guy who has everything?   If you’re Soulja Boy, you buy yourself a jet for your 21st birthday.   The rapper, whose 2007 single “Crank That (Soulja Boy)” kept Billboard’s top spot for seven weeks straight, apparently bough…

'Electric Daisy Carnival' Movie Yanked From Regal, AMC Theaters

Regal and AMC theater chains want no part of the Electric Daisy Carnival Experience. Citing the melee that broke out at the premiere of the film in Hollywood, the companies will not screen the documentary, reports the Los Angeles Times.

Debbie Gibson, Tiffany Concert Tour Sparks New Interest In '80s 'Rivalry' (Video)

As any child of the '80s knows, there once was a time when you couldn't pick up an issue of Tiger Beat without reading about the rivalry between then-teen pop stars Debbie Gibson and Tiffany.

'Beavis And Butt-Head': 7 Things To Expect From MTV's Relaunched Series

Not much will have changed when Beavis and Butt-head returns to MTV in the fall after nearly 15 years off the air. But while the boys may still be clad in their AC/DC and Metallica shirts, they’ve got an whole lot of ammunition at their disposal whe…

Journey Performs On 'Today' Show (Video)

New York City's Rockefeller Center was packed with fans, who lined up early to see the band perform their hit "Don't Stop Believin," which was first released on the band's 1981 album, Escape, but has gained a resurgence in recent years as it has was…

Miley Cyrus Gets A Marriage Equality Tattoo

The former "Hannah Montana" star inks her ring finger as a symbol of support for same-sex marriage.

'The Smurfs' Reviews: What Critics Say

Some call it a “3D disaster” while others say it’s a “tolerable film for adults.”

Entire South Dakota Town Goes Up For Sale

Thinking of buying some land? How about owning a whole town along with it? Evidently in South Dakota, a whole town counts as a sellable property. Because in the tiny town of Scenic, S.D., the owners are packing up and moving out, selling the entire …

Ochocinco And Haynesworth To New England: Has Bill Belichick Lost His Mind?

Bill Belichick, the dour coach of the New England Patriots who has long preached the importance of character in his players, acquired two of the NFL's most notorious misfits on Thursday. Both Albert Haynesworth, a talented yet troubling defensive li…

WATCH: Steely Reporter Carries On Live Report After Being Shot With BB Gun

You'd never know Leanne Suter took an unprovoked BB shot to her hand while reporting live Saturday night. Suter, a reporter for Los Angeles news station KABC, was speaking live about major flooding while standing on the side of a roadway in Fontana,…

Late-Night Laughs: The 5 Best Comedy Clips Of The Week

Best Takedown: On The Daily Show, Jon Stewart took aim at regular target Fox News, this time for taking great pains to distinguish the Norway shooter's religious convictions from mainstream Christianity. The problem? Stewart says they don't give the…

Hug Your IT Person, It’s ‘System Administrator Appreciation Day’

The holiday's inventor, Ted Kekatos told Networkworld, "Overnight I set up a website. It was tongue-in-cheek. I sent out an email to my friends announcing the holiday, directing them to the website. It mushroomed and the website started getting a lo…

Consumer Corner: Is Laying Off Teachers By Seniority A Mistake?

CHICAGO, July 31 (UPI) -- With the economy forcing closer scrutiny of budgeting at all levels of government and politicians zeroing in on government workers' pay, perhaps the most visible target is education.

Doug Ellin & Mark Wahlberg Threaten Entourage Movie

Terrorists Doug Ellin and Mark Wahlberg issued a new round of threats this week, reaffirming their commitment to releasing an Entourage movie inside the US, an attack whose consequences would be catastrophic, experts say. Officials responded by tigh…

Selena Gomez Shows Some Skin At Boca Raton Performance

Selena Gomez proved last night that those innocent Disney days are long gone. On her “We Own the Night” concert tour, Selena stopped in Boca Raton, Fla. and debuted her new concert wardrobe – and boy, has the Wizards of Waverly Place actress grown u…

Amy Winehouse’s Clothes Handed Out To Fans By Her Father

Amy Winehouse‘s father Mitch Winehouse made another trip to his daughter’s apartment, along with Amy’s mother and brother, this week to start going through some of Amy’s possession. Fans were still gathered outside their idol’s house holding a vigil…

'Harry Potter' Star Rupert Grint Proclaims His Love For Co-Star

We spotted Rupert Grint at the "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" Los Angeles premiere yesterday wearing a handmade t-shirt.  He wrote, "I Love Tom Felton" on his white t-shirt in magic marker.

Ashley Greene Shows Off Her Long Legs In A Floral Jumpsuit

We spotted Ashley Greene in Beverly Hills shopping in a floral outfit with gladiator sandals. The "Twilight" actress carried bags from Madewell and Express.

'Project Runway' Recap: Season 9 Premiere

It's back! And a lot has happened in the nine months since the last season of "Project Runway" wrapped. Heidi Klum somehow managed to not get pregnant, I bought a pair of Michael Kors skinny jeans (best-fitting jeans EVER), and we've all tried our b…

Date Night Hair Idea: Freida Pinto's Romantic Sneak-Attack Braid

From the front, Freida Pinto's hair looked down and loose at the Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes premiere, but then there was a party going on in the back. I know that sounds like a mullet, but it was a braid party, not a mullet party. I'm pretty sur…

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