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December 11, 2012

Fox Anchor Tia Ewing Caught Dancing During Commercial Break (VIDEO)

A local California anchor was recently caught on camera doing what should be every reporter's duty during commercial breaks: dancing.

Royal Hoax Call Nurse Jacintha Saldanha Left A Note For Her Family

Jacintha Saldanha had not told her husband or children that she was involved in the incident, meaning the letter may provide their only clue to what prompted the respected nurse to take such a drastic and tragic step.

Balloon Boy Is In A Really Weird Metal Band Now

Nine-year-old Falcon Heene, famous from the Balloon Boy hoax from 2009, is now in a political metal band with other middle schoolers.

Best Made - Own - Tribeca - Thrillist New York

Recalling a time when men were men, and women wanted to sleep with them strictly because they owned hyper-stylish axes, previously online-only Best Made just opened in this huge, dramatic space with a clothing rack full of said steel. Go in and grab…

Incredibly Talented Celebrity Photobomber

Everyone give a round of applause to this young lady for this set of awesome photobombs. Bravo!

'Storage Wars' Star David Hester Alleges Show Is Rigged In Lawsuit

Storage Wars star David Hester has filed a big new lawsuit against A&E Television Networks, contending that he was wrongfully terminated and that the highly-rated series is rigged. In a complaint filed on Tuesday in LA Superior Court against A&E and producer Original Productions, Hester alleges "A&E has committed a fraud on the public and its television audience in violation of the Communications Act of 1934, which makes it…

5 Of The Prettiest Reader Engagement Rings We've Seen Yet! (If Your Guy Needs Ring Inspiration, Send Him This Way!)

Engagement Ring 1 Kelly and her guy were married in May of 2011. She and her guy picked out this super-lovely ring together! Engagement Ring 2 Amy designed this fantastic amethyst ring with a jeweler. “Stores tried to steer...

Scalia Compares Sodomy To Murder: Why? Because He Says So.

Justice Antonin Scalia, always eager to prove himself in the ongoing competition known as America's Top Relic, whipped out another doozy on Monday while speaking at Princeton University. A gay student named Duncan Hosie got up and asked Scalia about…

Anne Hathaway Will Premiere A Movie Until Someone Sees Her Vagina

First person to notice she's wearing Batman's robot knee-brace thing is doing it wrong which was not at all what I was originally going to make this post about. Who told you that? Photo: INFdaily, …

6 Screw-Ups By Famous Bands That Make Spinal Tap Look Smooth

Live music is a fickle beast. Any number of things can go wrong at any given moment, particularly for bands that tour the country (or the world) with dozens of elaborate set pieces, choreographed routines, live animals or a lunatic drummer. For…

The Secrets Of Santa School

It's a 30-day work year with a year-round commitment. "You can't see Santa over at Chili's smoking a cigarette, like a sloppy drunk."

Science Proves That Notre Dame Was The Luckiest Team In The Country

Well, our creative interpretation of science, at least. Undefeated Ohio State had some pretty good fortune as well.

Santa Lulls Fussy Newborn To Sleep In Shopping Mall And Other Links

A Santa at a Boise, Idaho mall helps quiet a newborn, by joining him for a nap.

"Fraggle Rock" Doozers Get Their Own Spin-Off

Just doin' things that Doozers do. In CGI.

Mariah Carey Has Sex To Her Own Music

That story and more in today's CelebFeed Gossip Roundup!

Why Some People Are Commitment-Phobes

People who avoid intimacy may have parents who failed to meet their emotional needs, according to new research.

Is Rachel Zoe's Clothing Line A Flop?

Saks is no longer carrying the line in stores — but this isn't necessarily the sign of failure everyone's making it out to be.

David Wallechinsky: 11 Secret Documents Americans Deserve To See

Many documents produced by the U.S. government are confidential and not released to the public for legitimate reasons of national security. Others, however, are kept secret for more questionable reasons. The fact that presidents and other government…

Dear Prudence: Is It OK If Our Surrogate Forbids My Husband From Delivery?

Emily Yoffe, aka Dear Prudence, is on weekly to chat live with readers. An edited transcript of the chat is below. (Sign up here to get Dear Prudence delivered to your inbox each week. Read Prudie’s Slate columns here. Send…

Yup, That’s Anne Hathaway’s Vagina

Haha, you clicked on it, you pervert. (I kid. Please don't make me go back to retail.)-Photo: Splash News

"Breaking Bad" In The Style Of "The Wire"

Two of the best dramas ever, mashed up into one incredibly miserable show about drug dealers.

50-Foot Rubber Duck Bobs Along The River Thames

The Tower Bridge was raised for this amazing float, a promotion for an online gaming company.

Baseball Card Vandals Is The Best New Tumblr

Old worthless baseball cards + a Sharpie = Hilarity.

2012 Wasn't That Great A Year For Women In Business

A big year for women in politics. But in business, the numbers barely budged.

Cats On Treadmills? Cats On Treadmills

If you couldn't tell by the title, somebody put together an ultimate supercut of cats on treadmills. Even one cat on one treadmill is super and ultimate.

51 DIY Ways To Throw The Best New Year's Party Ever

These sparkly, celestial decorations are so awesome, you'll want to leave them up all year. Feel free to cover every non-glittery idea here in glitter and confetti.

Weird Facebook Ads (23 Photos) :

I think we can all agree the ads on the sidebar of facebook are progressively reaching an extreme level of "wtf." Apparently, the advertising strategy is to assume everyone on facebook is out of their fucking mind.

Lawsuit Claims 'Storage Wars' Is Rigged

"Storage Wars" -- the hit A&E show -- is deceiving viewers by making it seem contestants are bidding on unseen items, when the best goods are actually…

Jenni Rivera Body Found — Singer’s Remains Discovered At Plane Crash Site

Jenni Rivera‘s family has lost all hope that she could still be alive after Jenni’s remains were found at the crash site on Dec. 11. Jenni died when her plane went down on Dec. 9, killing all seven people on board. The Grammy winning singer was…

McKay Coppins Named BuzzFeed Political Editor

Reporter promoted to lead site’s acclaimed political coverage

22 Photos Of Brooklyn's Super-Fancy Latke Contest

Which do you think looks the best?

The 13th Cat Of Christmas

Oh, you thought we were finished at 12? Heeeeellll no. The cats of Christmas don't wait for nobody. Especially not this awesome cat of Christmas named Sebastian. (Thanks, Maggie!)

24 Bubbly Cocktails For Your New Years Party

Because everything's better with bubbles. Cheers!

"Star Wars" Female Fighter Pilots Cut From Final Films

The Rebel Alliance was an equal opportunity employer. Too bad the real men behind the movies weren't.

The Best Sports Memes Of 2012

The photogenic marathoner, the unimpressed gymnast, and other memes that made for a chuckle-filled 2012 in athletics.

Israeli Ambassador: Netanyahu "Went To Extraordinary Lengths" To Stay Out Of U.S. Election

He and the president have frequent phone chats, Oren says.

From Degrassi High To Manhattan: Jake Epstein Dons The Spidey Suit

The Canadian actor best known for playing lovable bipolar rocker Craig on Degrassi is now web-slinging as the titular hero in Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark.

Jemima Kirke - Top 99 Women Of 2013

Sometimes it all starts with an accent and an attitude. At least that’s certainly the case with Jemima Kirke, the British-born, New York City-raised actress who plays Jessa, the sexual extrovert on HBO’s much-talked-about series Girls, so…

Anne Hathaway Channeled Fifty Shades Of Grey At Les Mise Premiere

Last night Anne Hathaway stole the show at the New York City premiere of Les Miserables with her Fifty-Shades-of-Grey-esque choice in footwear. While castmates like Amanda Seyfried and Samantha Barks chose more standard shoes that remained hidden…

Got A Cold? Have A Beer!

Drinking beer is good for you and your children, a study by Japan’s oldest brewery says.

The Best Music Of 2012

See who tops The A.V. Club’s list of 2012’s best records.

If This Save The Date Doesn't Make You LOL, You Might Be Dead. (That Is SO Sad.)

I know not everyone shares my sense of humor {Today, the readers who are checking out Save the Date from heaven are probably pissed at my headline. } but this is seriously the most LOL-worthy save the date I've seen in ages. Possibly ever!

Updated "Twas The Night Before Christmas" Removes Smoking Santa

The new version features a new, smokeless, cover and removes all mentions of Santa's pipe.

"Zero Dark Thirty" Filmmakers Keep Breakup Quiet In Oscar Campaign

One thing has not been mentioned in Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal's Zero Dark Thirty media blitz: They've broken up. Will it hurt the movie's Oscar chances?

Zero Dark Thirty's Maya: CIA Operative Played By Jessica Chastain Was Denied Raise At Agency Following Bin Laden Raid.

The Washington Post''s Greg Miller this morning offers the latest brush strokes in the picture of what we know about the thirty-something CIA analyst who played a key role in the hunt for Osama Bin Laden. While that operative remains very much…

Officials Dig Into Shady Past Of Rivera Plane's Owner

(Newser) – As mourning fans created candlelight shrines to Jenni Rivera in California and Mexico, the AP rounds up post-crash developments, which involve more than a little finger-pointing at the…

The Spice Girls Reunite At The Opening Of The Spice Girls Musical, "Viva Forever"

The gang's all here — except for Posh Spice, who showed up late. Of course she did.

The Twelfth Cat Of Christmas

And on the 12th day of Christmas my true love gave to me, a kitty with a reindeer antler hattttt.

Naomie Harris - Top 99 Women Of 2013

After being a zombie slasher, a pirate mystic and now a Bond girl, Naomie Harris has proven herself to be the epitome of the sexy badass chick archetype. As the gun-toting, MI5 field agent Eve in the recent blockbuster Skyfall, Naomie brought her…

George Romney Opposed "Right To Work" Laws

And yet, the Michigan right-to-work law will be signed in the Romney building.

Mexican-American Superstar Jenni Rivera Killed In Plane Crash

The 43-year-old singer is believed to be dead after her plane went down in Mexico

Imagine Seeing This As You're Driving On The Interstate

Because one person actually did. From a reported gas line fire in Sissonville, West Virginia.

Flavorwire’s Top 10 Picks From Art Basel Miami Beach

There’s no other art fair in the world that gets as much buzz as Art Basel Miami Beach. From star-studded parties and delightful dinners to major concerts on the beach, pop-up promotions for the best fashion and alcohol brands, and spontaneous art…

Northwestern, Northern Illinois Take The Top Spots In The Academic BCS

Instead, the New America Foundation bases its rankings on several factors: how a football team’s graduation rate compares to that of the school’s overall male student body, how a team’s black-white graduation gap compares to the male black-white…

The 45 Most Important Lessons We Learned In 2012

2012 was inarguably the most important year in human history. Here's what we've learned.

Man Who Fell From Sky Near London Heathrow Not Identified

LONDON -- Police believe he was from Africa, probably from Angola, but they don't know his identity. The mystery began in September when residents of a suburban street in the Mortlake neighborhood of West London woke up on a quiet Sunday morning to…

Serena Williams Impersonation: Is Caroline Wozniacki's Imitation Of The Tennis Star Racist?

Serena Williams' assets became the focus of a mid-game prank by tennis player, Caroline Wozniacki. Stuffing both her chest and shorts with padding, Wozniacki pranced out onto the court mid-game to the guffaws of the crowd. Serena wasn't there.…

A Skateboarding Video Filmed By Drones

They're not just for war! A hobby drone pulls off shots that used to be impossible outside of a Hollywood production.

"The Walking Dead" As An Animated Series

Live-action or cartoon, you know Carl's still not going to stay in the house.

Researchers Find More Graves At Closed Fla. Reform School

TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Nineteen more graves have been found at a Florida reform school where one former inmate said "the devil was hiding behind every tree," scientists said Monday.

Big Boi Dubs Martha Stewart "Macaroni Martha"

"May I touch your bling bling?" —Martha, probably

Conservatives Are Already Fund-Raising Off Hillary 2016

The PAC ActRight, which is run by National Organization for Marriage chief Brian Brown, thinks it's time to start the campaign against Hillary Clinton. "The time to start planning for the defeat of Hillary Clinton is right now."

Kristen Chenoweth Is Honey Boo Boo

Or at least she was last night at the Country Music Awards!

28 Gifts Online Retailers Think Are "For Him" Or "For Her"

Books about presidents are for men, wine stoppers shaped like high heels are for women — at least according to a look through top retailers' "For Him" and "For Her" gift sections.

8 Visions From Our Robot Future

Check out some of the robot technology that will soon be a part of our lives! The future is soon.

The Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills

When we last left the women of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, things seemed to be going okay. The women took a mini-vaycay to Ojai, California, and though there were a few bumps in the road AKA “ShutTheF**kUpGate”, things seemed to go…

Evidence Suggests Noah's Ark Flood Existed, Says Robert Ballard, Archaeologist Who Found Titanic

Robert Ballard, one of the world's most famous underwater explorers, has set his sights on proving the existence of one of the Bible's most well known stories. In an interview with ABC's Christiane Amanpour the archaeologist who discovered the…

Tennis Player Caroline Wozniacki Accused Of 'Racist' Impersonation Of Serena Williams By Stuffing Bra And Pants

The 22-year-old Dane stuffed courtside towels down her kit to mimic the voluptuous figure of Williams during her exhibition match against Maria Sharapova in Sao Paulo.

18 Trends That Died In 2012

A new year is upon us, meaning it's time to find NEW ways to be ironically fashionable. Update your closet with this handy trend guide.

The Ikea Monkey Has Always Been Fashionable

The shearling coat we saw on Darwin, everybody's favorite monkey-that-loves-build-it-yourself-furniture, was actually just one of the many stylish things he has worn.

Hackers Spell Out 'KJU GAS CHAMBERS' In Time's Person Of The Year Poll

Just a week after 4chan users voted North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un to the top of Time magazine's Person of the Year poll, a group of hackers related to 4chan managed to spell out "KJU GAS CHAMBERS" with the poll's top 14 names -- starting with…

51 Of The Nerdiest Gifts For The Holidays

For all the nerds in your life. Separated in categories. You're welcome.

23 Best Food Videos The Internet Gave Us In 2012

Stop whatever you're trying to do. It's time to relive the year's best rap song about Hot Cheetos.

Michigan Passes Controversial Labor Bill As Thousands Protest

The proposed right-to-work law will prohibit unions from requiring public employees to join and pay dues. The bill, which still needs Gov. Rick Snyder's signature, was approved by lawmakers 58-51 Tuesday. All of these photos were taken today at the Capitol Building in Lansing.

Listen To Avril Lavigne's Nickelback Cover At Your Own Risk

This is it, people: This is the moment no one's been waiting for.

The World’s Simplest Dating App

Tinder's creators call it "an intelligent solution to today's dating woes." But this super-simple dating app shows that simplicity has its limits.

Glenn Beck Turns Joe Scarborough's Attack On Him Into An Ad For FreedomWorks

While listening to the Glenn Beck radio program, sometimes it's hard to tell if you're hearing a news segment or the most sophisticated form of product placement known to man.

44 Wonderful Things About Music In 2012

Frank Ocean! Jack White! Skrillex! Britney on X Factor! Lana Del Rey! AND SO MUCH MORE!

Tom Cruise Talks About Christmas With Suri And Kids

The star was all smiles during his first exchange with reporters since his summer split with Katie Holmes

Win A Thrillist-Ified Trip To The AVN Awards

So. The Adult Video News Awards are coming to Vegas this January, and the fine folks at AVN have decided to hook up one lucky Thrillist reader with a pretty sweet package that includes a free flight, hotel, and passes to all things AVN. But because…

Antonin Scalia Defends Legal Writings Some View As Offensive, Anti-Gay

PRINCETON, N.J. -- U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia on Monday found himself defending his legal writings that some find offensive and anti-gay. Speaking at Princeton University, Scalia was asked by a gay student why he equates laws banning…

Bet You Can't Guess What Kind Of Music Retta Listens To In Her Car

Just another reason why Retta is all kinds of great.

Anne Hathaway Doesn't Wear Underwear, Flashes Photographers At Les Miserables Premiere

The actress showed more than she intended when she wore a fashion-forward Tom Ford gown and bondage-style boots

45 Things I Learned On Washington's First Day With Gay Marriage

A culmination of everything that happened in Seattle on Sunday. Onward to Maryland and Maine!

Patient Dog Waits While His Best Friend Plays In A Puddle

A true friend hangs out and doesn't stress if you need to take a break to jump in a puddle. Write that down.

6 Pictures Of Women Training For The Afghan National Police Force

Women currently make up only 9% of Afghan police recruits, and many male officers say working alongside them makes them uncomfortable. That hasn't stopped women from joining, though.

Anne Hathaway Accidentally Flashes Her Vagina [NSFW]

You would think that she would WEAR UNDERWEAR to her big premiere of the year — what is this, 2007 all over again?

Tennis Pro Imitates Serena Williams With Stuffed Boobs And Butt

Caroline Wozniacki says she was having fun, but the Dane has been accused of racism for mocking her friend's curvy figure.

Fighting A Tiny Referee: How Not To Look Tough In The NBA

Toronto's Amir Johnson is such a tough dude.

Harry Styles Did The "Dirty Dancing" Lift With Taylor Swift

But not as well as others have done it before them.

33 Living Rooms That Will Make You Instantly Jealous

If this is what your house looks like, I hate you.

A Chronology Of Anna Kendrick Being Awesome

Anna Kendrick has been killing it since long before you knew who Anna Kendrick was. Here's a brief history of her greatness.

Christie's First Democratic Challenger Announces Her Candidacy

And it isn't Cory Booker. State Senator Barbara Buono, a progressive candidate, says she's filed her papers to run for New Jersey governor.

Rick Ross Cancels Tour - The Hollywood Reporter

A rep for Rick Ross confirmed that the remaining dates of the rapper's tour with his Maybach Music Group have been canceled. The dates include Sunday in Nashville, Wednesday in Memphis, Thursday in Houston, Saturday in Detroit and Dec. 16 in New York. PHOTOS: Hip-Hop's Bling-iest Music Videos of All Time

Hostess Workers' Pension Money Diverted For Other Uses

Hostess Brands acknowledged for the first time in a news report Monday that the company diverted workers' pension money for other company uses.

Here's Some Jon Hamm, Will Ferrell And Adam Scott Doing Stuff On A Stage

The three were part of the We Hate Hurricanes Comedy Benefit. Not completely sure what's happening here, but I'm sure it was awesome.

Fiona Apple, Artist Of The Year

The Idler Wheel... is startlingly honest, artistically bold, and undeniably the best album of 2012. It's also one of the most gratifying success stories in music.

James Franco Made A Music Video Using His Childhood Home Movies As Footage

With a quick glimpse of awkward teenage Franco!

See What You Tweeted About This Year

Twitter's year-end review has a killer feature: You can get a bird's-eye view of your year in tweets. There's just one catch.

Thousands Rally In Michigan Over Labor Measure Tops The Morning Links

If Governor Rick Snyder signs bill today, Michigan will become the 24th right-to-work state.

Santa Swims With Sardines In South Korea

Approximately 30 percent of the population of South Korea celebrates Christmas, and they celebrate awesomely.

The Charlie Brown School Of Dance

Note to consumers: You will not learn to dance the Charlie Brown. Linus Van Pelt III wants to help you overcome your fear of dancing.

19 Dogs Who Are Worried About The Apocalypse

They aren't buying that leap year thing.

‘The Simpsons’ Hipster Episode Was Everything That’s Wrong With ‘The Simpsons’ Now

Like many other former fans, I stopped watching The Simpsons sometime in the mid-2000s. It’s not that I think it’s uniformly terrible now — it’s still better than a whole lot of other shows on TV — or I’m boycotting it on principle. Hell, I even end…

Tom Hardy: ‘Jack Reacher’ Premiere With Charlotte Riley!

Tom Hardy: ‘Jack Reacher’ Premiere with Charlotte Riley!

Frank Ocean Sings Radiohead's "Fake Plastic Trees"

Congrats to Frank for making the line "if I could be who you wanted all the time" even more heartbreaking.

Lucas Foglia: A Natural Order Highlights Living Off The Grid (PHOTOS).

Beginning in 2006, photographer Lucas Foglia spent four years photographing people who chose to reject modern urban living, opting instead for an “off the grid” lifestyle in rural communities around the southeastern United States. Foglia turned the…

Older Parenthood: Is Waiting Longer To Have Kids A Feminist Triumph Or A Big Mistake?

With a third kid on the way and a 1,100 square foot, one-bathroom Brooklyn apartment, my husband and I talk a lot about when we’ll be able to afford a home to comfortably fit our family. I’m 35, he’s almost 40, and neither of us thinks we can even…

What Tom Hardy Wore To The London Premiere Of "Jack Reacher"

I know it's a Tom Cruise movie but you can do better, Tom!

Republicans Look To Break Their Fox Addiction

"Fox is great, but those viewers already agree with us," says Appell. Post-election talk of "outreach to the MSM community."

AFI Names Best Movies And TV Series Of 2012

The American Film Institute on Monday announced its selections for the 2012 AFI Awards, recognizing outstanding achievements in film and TV.

Rihanna Is Already Fighting With Chris Brown, May Have Tattooed ‘Breezy’ On Her Neck

It’s an age-old love story. Boy meets girl. Girl peeps phone. Boy tries to murder girl. Girl resumes butt-sexing boy a few years later. I’m almost positive this is the plot of Gone With The Wind. Anyway, just 11 short days ago, Rihanna made it clear…

Jenni Rivera’s Divorce From Esteban Loaiza — Filed For Split 2 Months Before Plane Crash

Just two months before her life tragically ended in a fatal plane crash in Mexico, Jenni filed for divorce from her husband. Continue reading for all the details. Singer Jenni Rivera sadly filed fo...

8 Super-Pretty Ways To Incorporate Emerald Green (The Hottest Color Of 2013!) In Your Wedding

The hottest color of 2013 is very wedding-friendly! Emerald Green (named the top color for 2013 by Pantone) is a flattering color for, say, bridesmaid dresses—or a wedding dress, if you're bold!—and it looks pretty in small doses, like the jeweled…

15 Beautiful Places That Will Disappear By 2050

Book a plane ticket to as many of these gems as you can before it's too late, but do not buy real estate.

NTSB Confirms Singer Jenni Rivera, 43, Dead In Mexico Plane Crash

(MONTERREY, Mexico) — Mexico’s music world mourned Jenni Rivera, the U.S.-born singer killed in a plane crash whose soulful voice and openness about her personal troubles had made her a Mexican-American superstar.

Muere Jenni Rivera, Hallan Restos Del Avión Y No Hay Sobrevivientes

La noticia que veníamos escuchando desde temprano, después que se supo de la desaparición del avión privado en donde viajaba Jenni Rivera, finalmente se confirmó y con gran dolor HuffPost Voces tiene que informar que la "Diva de la Banda" ha…

The 10 Best Debut Novels Of 2012

This year, all are agreed, was a pretty great one for books — but it was a particularly good one for debut novelists, which impressed us over and over again with their ingenuity, seriousness, and talent. This year’s debuts ran the gamut from sci-fi…

'Downton Abbey' Season 3 Premiere In L.A.

We’ve been thinking of Downton Abbey in the wrong way, if we’re to listen to Hugh Bonneville, who plays the Grantham family’s father/clan leader. “It’s Breaking Bad with tea instead of meth,” joked the star of the Edwardian-era drama.

19 More Graves Found At Notorious Florida School

(Newser) – Researchers have discovered 19 more grave shafts at an infamous Florida reform school where boys—most of them black—suffered and sometimes died under brutal conditions, NBC News…

Officials Brace For New Video Attacking Islam

(Newser) – European officials and coalition forces are preparing for violence in anticipation of the release of a new anti-Islam video in the vein of Innocence of Muslims. Australia's News Network…

First Look: "The Americans" On FX

Here's an exclusive teaser of the new Cold War thriller TV series, which stars Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys as Soviet spies living double lives. And some thoughts about this exciting, smart show!

The Patriots Have Given Us Two Tremendous Celebration GIFs

Aaron Hernandez is running wild in the first half of Monday Night Football against the Houston Texans, and he's celebrating accordingly.

Kim Kardashian Kim And Kourtney Kardashian Celebrate Launch Of Brother Rob's Sock Line In Miami (PHOTOS)

It's a family affair! Kim and Kourtney Kardashian were spotted out and about with their little brother Rob, 25, in Miami on Monday to celebrate the recent launch of his sock line, Arthur George. …

The Broken Shaker - Drink - Miami Beach

After four months of pouring deliciously inventive cocktails from an unpretentious beach spot, The Broken Shaker shut its doors, and Miamians filled their $16 vodka sodas with tears. But wait! Turns out it was just so they could overhaul the…

Clean Water Act 40th Anniversary: The Greatest Success In Environmental Law Made Rivers Stop Burning.

A river catches fire, so polluted that its waters have “no visible life, not even low forms such as leeches and sludge worms.” This could describe the mythological River Styx from Hades. Residents of Cleveland, though, may recognize the government’s…

Will Smith & Son Jaden: ‘After Earth’ Trailer

Will Smith & Son Jaden: ‘After Earth’ Trailer – Watch Now!

Rihanna: Panty-Less In Melissa Forde’s Photoshoot!

Rihanna: Panty-less in Melissa Forde’s Photoshoot!

This Is Just A Good Cover Of Katy Perry’s “Fireworks” By Yoko Ono

Ugh, it’s so annoying when people cover songs but don’t change anything. What is the point?! (Thanks for the tip, Jeremy.)

George Will Says Gay Marriage Opposition Is 'Literally' Dying [VIDEO]

In an appearance on ABC News' "This Week," George Will says opposition to gay marriage is "quite literally" dying off with older Americans.

Cory Booker Senate Run "More Real Option Than People Realize"

If the mayor of Newark opts out of the governor's race next year, it's because he wants to win in 2014. "It's an easier path."

Liam Neeson Is Kind Of A Dick

They've taken my human decency.

Shannen Doherty Calls 911 For Suicidal Fan

The actress called 911 to report that one of her Twitter followers was threatening to shoot herself

Kate Middleton Australian DJs Behind Royal Prank Say They're 'Shattered, Gutted' In First Interview Since Nurse Killed Herself

The embattled Australian radio hosts who recorded an audio prank call to the London hospital where Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, was receiving treatment for acute morning sickness have spoken out for the first time since the British…

Flat Iron - Eat - Soho - Thrillist London

Charging just a portrait of Darwin for its meat, Flat Iron has evolved from a simple popup to a full-on resto. Retaining the same, signature tender & underused cow-cut and way cheap price, the Soho digs are appropriately hard-hewn, scattered with…

A&D Neighborhood Bar - Drink - Mount Vernon Sq.

The folks behind Sundevich & Seasonal Pantry have officially taken over their entire block with A&D, a neighborhood bar in a former gallery, where you can now commission works of art...ery-clogging bacon-filled fatness and "dirty juice" cocktails.

Edzo's Burger Shop - Eat - Lincoln Park

Proving Evanston can export more than just self-absorbed journalists and slightly above-average football teams, Edzo's is giving Chicagoans one less reason to take the Purple Line north, now that it's taken its burger craftsmanship and '70s greasy…

OVO Watch Co. - Own

Launched by a couple dudes who wanted tourbillons but didn't feel like dropping a carload of cash on a timepiece, OVO Watch Co. peddles dressed up wrist-tickers with Japanese (and soon Swiss) movement at "a radical price point", beginning with the…

Public School 310 - Drink - Culver City

Classing up the old Fraiche spot, Public School 310's a gastropub sister to the similarly named happy hour bar (Public School 612) with 70% more dishes and a totally on-theme look full of microscopes, math problems, and books.

Dmitry Medvedev, Russian Prime Minister, Jokes About Secret Alien, Extraterrestrial Files

MOSCOW -- "Men in Black" agents K and J may be about to recruit a new Russian assistant: Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. Medvedev has spoken about top secret files on aliens that may have landed in Russia.

'Oblivion' Trailer: Tom Cruise Discovers Dangerous Secrets

And thus continues Tom Cruise's run as the world's favorite ageless action star.

Box Office Report: 'Playing For Keeps' DOA With $6 Million, 'Skyfall' Reclaims Top Spot

Sam Mendes' James Bond pic Skyfall reclaimed the No. 1 spot at the weekend box office with $11 million, while Gerard Butler's new soccer-themed romantic comedy Playing for Keeps flopped with $6 million. Skyfall continues to shatter records, becoming the highest-grossing movie released by Sony with $918 million in worldwide tickets sales, beating Spider-Man 3 ($890 million). Sony is MGM's distribution and co-financing partner on the film.

Jenni Rivera's Death: Televisa, Mun2 Air Special Tributes To The Singer

MEXICO CITY -- Mexican network Televisa and U.S.-based mun2 on Sunday were airing special broadcasts dedicated to singer Jenni Rivera, who died in a plane crash en route to central Mexico. A popular banda music singer and reality TV performer on the Televisa program La Voz Mexico (The Voice Mexico), Rivera was a household name in the Spanish-speaking world. Televisa interrupted its regular programming Sunday to air special news…

'Amazing Race' Season 21 Winner Revealed

[Warning: Spoilers ahead if you haven't seen Sunday's episode.] The Amazing Race season 21 has crowned a winner.

Miley Cyrus Gets Raunchy At DJ Borgore's 'Christmas Creampies' Gig

Miley Cyrus is at it again. The 20-year-old singer and former star of Disney's Hannah Montana joined Israeli DJ Borgore on stage Saturday night at Los Angeles nightclub The Music Box for the DJ's "Christmas Creampies" gig. The two stars performed…

You Don’t Know Bo | 30 For 30

You Don’t Know Bo: The Legend Of Bo Jackson opens with the iconic quote from The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance: “When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.” ESPN’s latest documentary takes that sentiment to heart, though I suspect not quite how…

Jenni Rivera Plane Crash: 43-Year-Old Aircraft Involved In 2005 Incident (CORRECTED)

The plane that crashed early Sunday morning leaving Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera dead had logged 43 years' worth of flights and had been damaged previously in a 2005 accident in Amarillo, Texas, according to a report by the National…

Rihanna, Chris Brown Fight After Karrueche Tran Parties With Singer (Report)

Rihanna and Chris Brown's relationship may have been on the mend, but a weekend party might have pushed the exes apart once again.

Mitt Romney Attends Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez Boxing Match

LAS VEGAS -- Defeated presidential candidate Mitt Romney was a guest ringside Saturday night at the fourth fight between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez. Romney also visited with Pacquiao in his dressing room before the fight, wishing him…

Long-Married Couple, Melvin And Doris Cornelson, Die Within Hours Of Each Other

Last week, Kansas couple Melvin and Doris Cornelson died within hours each other, reports local news station KWCH. Melvin, 85, suffering from cancer, died with his wife by his side. Hours later, Doris, 80, lay down for a nap and never woke up.

Ex-Giants RB Jacobs Says He's 'Rotting Away' With 49ers

SAN FRANCISCO — 49ers running back Brandon Jacobs is becoming even more frustrated with his extremely limited role for San Francisco.

Walmart Security Guard Shoots 'Shoplifting' Mother Dead In Parking Lot As She Tries To Escape With Two Young Children

Shelly Frey, (pictured) a 27-year-old mother of two has been fatally shot by an off-duty sheriff's deputy after he suspected her of shoplifting at a Houston Walmart.

Allen Iverson -- I'm Fighting My Atlanta Mansion Foreclosure

Former NBA star Allen Iverson isn't just gonna stand by and watch while his Atlanta mansion hits the foreclosure auction block -- TMZ has learned he's…

'Pawn Stars' -- FINED By Cops ... Get Your Trash Off Our Sand!

Dear "Pawn Stars" stars ... next time you're gonna TRASH your campground, make sure there are no cops around ... because in the State of CA it's a…

2nd Powerball Winner Named - It's Matthew Good, 37, Of Arizona

(Newser) – The object of your envy now has a name: Matthew Good is the second winner of the $587.5 million Powerball jackpot. The 37-year-old had wanted to remain anonymous, but such a feat isn't…

Speed-Dating With Barack Obama

With the election over, here are The Guardian's Ana Marie Cox and Huffington Post political reporter Jason Linkins to sift through the latest photos from the White House's Flickr feed and help us anticipate what the Obama second term might have in…

Blue, Katniss Top Nameberry's List Of 'Most Outrageous Baby Names'

That said, this year’s most popular names aren’t in yet, but that isn’t stopping the fine folks at Nameberry from taking on the “Most Outrageous Baby Names of 2012”, with the big winner going to “Blue”, as in Blue Ivey Carter, the daughter of Jay Z…

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