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December 24, 2012

Walmart Holiday Hours 2012

Last month, Walmart faced backlash from customers and workers after deciding to kick off its Black Friday sales earlier than ever on Thanksgiving Day. On Christmas, the retailer will shut its doors.

This Is 40 - Deleted Scene From This Is 40

Dining With Barry & Barb.

The Sexiest Female Athletes Of 2012

Some athletes you fall in love with. Some you fall in lust with.

The Truth Befind Santa's Wild Booze And Sex-Filled Night

For the first time ever, Santa's actual trip is captured in photographs.

North Carolina Man Surprises Cancer-Battling Wife With White Christmas

"I’m just blessed to have her for another Christmas," Kevin Pearson told The Wilson Times.

2012: Biggest Surprises - Eat - Los Angeles

With the year almost over, we asked some of LA's top food and drink personalities about what they thought the biggest surprises of 2012 were. After they all got done talking about the Lakers sucking, they waxed poetically on everything from fast…

The 34 Hottest Trends Of 2012, As Presented By Cookies

This great year's story told in sugar, eggs, flour, and frosting.

Django Unchained | Film

Quentin Tarantino has devoted the last decade to meticulously crafting enormously satisfying B-movie revenge fantasies for sexy women (Kill Bill, Death Proof), Jews (Inglourious Basterds) and now, with his explosive slavery-themed Western Django…

Santa Visits Staten Island

Christmastime in the New York City borough still recovering from October's Superstorm Sandy.

Anti-Donald Trump Billboard Circling Macy's Headquarters (Photo)

An online campaign urging Macy’s to fire Donald Trump is hitting the streets. On Saturday, a mobile billboard attached to a truck began circling Macy’s corporate headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio, as well as a nearby department store. In New York, another mobile billboard began circling the company’s flagship store in Herald…

Spike Lee On 'Django Unchained': Filmmaker Calls Movie 'Disrespectful'

While Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" has been largely celebrated by critics, there is one person who is less than happy with the film. Filmmaker Spike Lee has spoken out against "Django" for the movie's portrayal of slavery. "I cant speak on it cause I'm not gonna see it," Lee said in an interview with VIBETV. "All I'm going to say is that it's disrespectful to my ancestors. That's just me...I'm not speaking on behalf of anybody else."

Ronald Reagan's Idea Of A Christmas Gift Tops The Holiday Links

So do you stuff their stockings with lighters?

Make Your Own Holiday Card

Your family's great and all, but face it: the holidays would be way better if you could spend them with Beyoncé and Lil' Bub. Now you can — just upload a photo of yourself, your family, or your friends and play around!

Christmas Eve Store Hours For Target, Walmart, Costco And Other Major Retailers

Tomorrow is officially Christmas and let’s face it, all of your last-minute shopping will probably be done today. And the last thing you need or want is to show up at your favorite store only to find the doors closed. That’s why we’ve compiled a…

Shooter Dead In Killing Of 2 NY Firefighters

(Newser) – At least two firefighters were killed and two others hospitalized after someone shot at them while they responded to a fire that has now engulfed three houses in Webster, New York. The…

The Literal Last-Minute Gift Guide

You're due at the tree in 60 seconds, and you've got nothing. Here are 11 cool delivery services that will save your life.

Truly Last-Minute Holiday Shopping Options For Deal Hunters

Don't feel down that it's December 24 and you still have shopping to do. There are plenty of quick and easy options to consider—and you may even be rewarded for waiting so long. Besides, you're hardly alone if you're shopping at the last minute.

Richard Adams Dead: Gay Marriage Pioneer Dies At Age 65

LOS ANGELES — Richard Adams, who used both the altar and the courtroom to help begin the push for gay marriage four decades before it reached the center of the national consciousness, has died, his attorney said Sunday. After a brief illness, Adams…

One Of The Most Famous Christmas Ads Ever Was Written By A Woman

Diane Rothschild, a Creative Hall of Fame copywriter, made it to the top of The Mad, Mad, Mad Men world.

40,000 People Sign White House Petition To Deport Piers Morgan

Gun rights activist send the message, "1st Amendment bad, 2nd Amendment good."

4 Firefighters Shot, 2 Killed At Webster, New York Fire Scene; Shooter Dead (UPDATE)

WEBSTER, N.Y. -- Authorities say four firefighters were shot, two of them killed while responding to a house fire in western New York. Officials in the town of Webster tell local media outlets that someone shot at firefighters around 6 a.m.

US Weather: White Christmas For Nearly Half Of Americans As Storm Rumbles Across Nation

Many Americans may be dreaming of a white Christmas, but it could turn into a travel nightmare for those looking to get out of town for the holidays.

New Petition: Deport CNN's Piers Morgan

(Newser) – And the quirky White House petitions continue. The latest request submitted to the White House's "We the People" website: an effort to get British CNN host Piers Morgan deported…

Taylor Swift, Harry Styles Look "Happy And In Love" Skiing In Utah

The trip comes just a few days after the "Red" singer and the One Direction boy bander were spotted at a Los Angeles tattoo parlor, where Swift watched Styles get some new art on his bicep.

The Shame Eraser: How To Delete Your Most Embarrassing Old Tweets In 3 Steps

NUKE THEM ALL. Developer Ben Jackson made us a tool that nukes some, or all, of your shameful old tweets.

Kurt Russell Is Santa Now

Because of the beard, ya know?

30 Things That Coco's Butt Did This Year

Coco's Butt had a busy year.

Floyd Mayweather Made $4.3 Million Betting On Sports In 2012

He could've lost plenty, too — but generally only publicizes his winning bets.

24 Totally Bizarre Decorated Toilets

Because looking at toilets on the internet is a perfectly acceptable way to spend Christmas Day.

2012: The Top 5 Fitness Gadgets

A judgy scale, a tech'd up wristband, and more

2012: Biggest Surprises - Drink

We beeped a bunch of notable food and drink honchos around town, and then they called us back and told us what they thought the biggest surprises of 2012 were, from the fact that kale is cool to the popularity of Brooklyn. Actually, those are kind…

Bethenny Frankel And Husband Jason Hoppy Separate

After nearly three years, reality TV stars Bethenny Frankel and Jason Hoppy have decided to end their marriage. "It brings me great sadness to say that Jason and I are separating," Frankel said in a statement. "This was an extremely difficult decision that as a woman and a mother, I have to accept as the best choice for our family."

Kim Kardashian: Christmas Is My Favorite Time Of The Year!

Earlier in the day, the 32-year-old reality star tweeted, “Good morning everyone! I am so anxious for Christmas Eve tomorrow! This is by far my favorite time of year!”

A Depressed NFL Fan's Christmas List

This Chiefs fan is so sad, she can't even spell "Christmas" right.

17 Most Annoying Things About The Kardashians In 2012

Their show is still on and it's all your fault. If you hate them so much, why are you still watching?

What The Future Was Supposed To Be Like

This collection of expert futurist predictions from over 100 years ago gets some things wrong — very, very wrong. But what's more interesting is the things it gets right.

Hilarious New Google Search Ad Reminds You How Much You Hate Google Search

Watch a young man's frustrating online search for semi-skim milk play out in real life.

The Definitive Chart Of Movies You Can See With Your Family

What will entertain you without scaring kids or offending grandparents? A time-honored conundrum, solved.

These Pics Of Jessica Simpson's Baby Make Me Happy She's Preggo Again

Here at Crushable we have a small (and appropriate) obsession with celebrity children.  They make us use cutesy words we wouldn’t normally have in our vocabulary, and sometimes we let our imaginations run away with us and we write fan-fiction about…

2012: The Top 5 Drinking Tools

From mammorific coozies to secret fridges

End Of The World On Christmas Eve? Mayan Calendar's 13th Baktun May Actually End December 24

After months of bunker-stocking, NASA-calling, and party planning, Dec. 21, 2012 passed with the world still firmly in place. If you believed, however, that the end of the Mayan calendar's 13th baktun would indeed signify the end of the world, you…

Kristen Stewart: Watching Myself Have "Fake" Sex In On The Road Is "Ridiculous"

Plus, the actress says she's "so excited" for the Snow White and Huntsman sequel and "it's gonna be f--kin' amazing"

Merry Photos Of Pop Culture Icons And Their Christmas Trees

It’s almost Christmas, so by now, many families around the world have killed themselves a tree, dragged it into their living room, and are hanging food, lights, and balls of glass on it. Oh, don’t get us wrong — it’s a magical time. If you need a…

Jennifer Aniston Pole Dancing: Actress Is 'Amazing,' Says Co-Star Emma Roberts

Who would've thought Jennifer Aniston has some serious pole dancing skills?

Melissa Nelson: Judges Back Married Dentist Who Fired Aide He Said Was 'Irresistibly Attractive'

The all-male court ruled 7-0 bosses like dentist James Knight of Fort Dodge could sack employees like Melissa Nelson to avoid temptation because the firing was motivated by feelings and emotions rather than gender

NORAD Drops Google Maps For 'Santa Tracker'

(Newser) – After five years of tracking Saint Nick, Google and NORAD are going their separate ways. The North American Aerospace Defense Command announced this week that it was now working with…

Prince Harry 'Kills Taliban Chief'

The Playboy Prince has precision. Prince Harry has reportedly killed his first Taliban commander in Helmand, Afghanistan, The Sun has revealed. The 28-year-old royal gunship co-pilot was calle …

'How I Met Your Mother' Nears Renewal For Ninth And Final Season

How I Met Your Mother, currently in its eighth season on CBS, is nearing a deal for a ninth and most likely final run to air during the 2013-14 season. News of a pickup was announced with a Saturday tweet from the series' production account, but The…

Deport Piers Morgan Petition Reaching Goal // Current TV

Deport Piers Morgan Petition Reaching Goal Click here to sign petition:

The 19th Cat Of Christmas

This truly amazing cat is named Bert.

Lamar Odom & Khloe Kardashian’s Christmas Plans — Baby-Making & B-Ball

Our source tells us, “Khole’s family [does] it big on Christmas, so part of the time will be at her mom’s house then she and Lamar will post up at their house the rest of the time. They both been working crazy hard and Lamar’s not off, he’s still in…

North Korean Rocket Debris Shows 'Iran Connection'

(Newser) – Judging by the remains of North Korea's new long-range rocket, Pyongyang was aided by Iran but isn't much closer to launching a nuclear missile, the New York Times reports. South Korean…

How The Government Deals With A Serial Farter

A Social Security Administration employee's daily fluffies were documented in a five-page official reprimand.

The 10 Best ‘SNL’ Skits Of 2012

Well, another year of SNL has come and gone. Unlike any other show on television, the skits on SNL have the potential to sneak into the cultural consciousness on their own terms, becoming much more relevant than the show itself — and sometimes more…

10 Classic Christmas Songs Written By Jewish Songwriters

Jews may not celebrate Christmas, but they can still get into the spirit.These songwriters practically wrote the soundtrack for the holiday season.

'Haylor' And 'Jelena' Go On A Snowy Double Date; Teenage Minds Explode

It’s like the four horsemen of the Apocalypse: Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Taylor Swift and Harry Styles have all been spotted at a snowy, romantic lodge in Utah.  Haylor + Jelena? Can the simple Mormon state of Utah handle this kind of…

Bethenny Frankel, Husband Jason Hoppy Confirm They're Separating After Two Years Of Marriage

Bethenny Frankel and her husband of two years, Jason Hoppy, have separated after two years of marriage, the Bravo star announced on Sunday. "It brings me great sadness to say that Jason and I are …

Adam Lanza’s Body Unclaimed — Will Sandy Hook Shooter Be Buried?

As many of the victims are being buried after the Dec. 14 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., the mass killer Adam Lanza‘s body is still unclaimed. Why hasn’t his father or brother collected it? Meanwhile, his mother Nancy…

The 6 Most Aggressively Badass Things Done By Pacifists

But there's a special kind of badass that doesn't get as much attention, and that's the kind that overcomes horrific violence with nothing but willpower, skill, bravery, and (to be totally fair) a somewhat stupid disregard for personal safety.

Hawaii Mourns The Loss Of U.S. Senator Daniel Inouye

Thousands of people came together in Hawaii -- at the Hawaii State Capitol on Saturday and at the Punchbowl National Cemetery of the Pacific on Sunday -- to say aloha to the Senator.

Dylan Hockley: Remembering A Victim From The Sandy Hook Shooting

Hundreds of people gathered to remember the life of Dylan Hockley, a young boy with autistic spectrum disorder struck down in the mass shootings in Newtown, Conn.

Senator Mike Crapo Apologizes For Drunk Driving Arrest

Holiday celebrations don't really begin until a politician is arrested and charged with DUI.

Kourtney Kardashian And Scott Disick's Cutest Couple Moments Of 2012 (PHOTOS)

Kim Kardashian and her man Kanye West may have taken the world by storm this year, but perhaps no other couple is as entertaining as Kourtney Kardashian and her long-time beau Scott Disick. The co …

Courtney Stodden Gets Into The Christmas Spirit With Nude Photo Shoot (PHOTOS)

Well, that's one way to celebrate Christmas. With the holidays fast approaching, Courtney Stodden has decided to get into the spirit the by posing for another wild photo shoot -- this time, without …

Chris Brown Tweets, Then Deletes, Picture Of Rihanna Days After Breakup (PHOTO)

And the never-ending saga continues. Chris Brown on Thursday tweeted -- then quickly deleted, of course -- an intimate photo of him and his ex-girlfriend, Rihanna, just days after the couple report …

4505 Meats Butcher Shop - Eat - The Mission

Finally putting a much-less-questionable spin on "I picked this cow up in The Mish", 4505 Meats has opened its very own butcher shop, with converted chicken-basket-lighting, fresh & frozen cuts, and, of course, chicharones!!

Comic Book Vixens: Marvel Vs. DC

Everyone remembers the comic book series from 1996 where the two universes of superheroes challenged each other to a set of duels in which the losing universe would cease to exist and the winning universe would get to wear one of those heavyweight…

Rus Uz - Eat - Ballston - Thrillist Washington DC

Rus Uz serves Russian and Uzebeki food that's way more creative than their name would suggest, as an exec chef who had stints at the German, Uzbeki, and French embassies helps you mess up his white table cloths with:

Hi Hat Public House - Drink - Central East

In Austin, there's no hotter commodity than a skilled drummer. Then again, beer is also good, and food seems to be in pretty high demand. To satisfy our endless need for those, a guy who's been banging the drums for 20+ years has taken over the…

Why The Clash Really Were The Only Band That Mattered — To Me

It’s always a strange thing to get upset about the death of someone you don’t know personally, but I remember exactly how I felt when I heard that Joe Strummer had died of a heart attack at just 50, a decade ago today. It wasn’t a melodramatic,…

Last-Minute Literary Gifts For Every Member Of The Family

Was it just us, or did the holidays totally sneak up on everyone this year? If you’re headed to a family gathering this weekend and scrambling for last-minute gifts for your relatives, don’t forget that you pretty much can’t go wrong with a good…

'This Is 40': Why Katherine Heigl, Seth Rogen Don't Appear In The 'Knocked Up' Sequel (Video)

With Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann in the lead, This Is 40 also features plenty of notable talent in supporting and cameo roles, including John Lithgow, Megan Fox, Albert Brooks, Graham Parker, Billie Joe Armstrong, Michael Ian Black, Lena Dunham, Ryan…

Acting CIA Director Disputes 'Zero Dark Thirty' Accuracy In Rare Public Statement

Acting CIA Director Michael Morell waded into the controversy over Zero Dark Thirty Friday, taking the extraordinary step of making public a letter he sent to CIA personnel concerning the Oscar-contending film’s factuality. PHOTOS: Todd McCarthy's 10 Best Movies of

9 Foreign Language Films Advance In Oscar Race

Nine features, including Michael Haneke's Palme d'Or winner Amour and the huge commercial hit The Intouchables, have made the shortlist from which five nominees for the best foreign-language film Oscar will be chosen. Listed alphabetically by country, they are: Austria, Amour, Michael Haneke, director (see THR's review)

'Breaking Bad' Season Five Spoilers: Star Tweets First Image From Final Episodes (Photo)

Fans of AMC’s Breaking Bad chomping at the bit to find out what comes next have their first clue, courtesy of Dean Norris -- better known as DEA ASAC Hank Schrader. Be warned, there are spoilers below about Breaking Bad’s September mid-season finale. PHOTOS: Tim Goodman's 15 Best TV Dramas of

Steve Jobs’ Superyacht Impounded Over Unpaid Bill

Steve Jobs’ Dutch-built superyacht won’t be leaving its berth anytime soon. The ship, ordered by the late Apple founder shortly before his death and created by noted designer Philippe Starck has been impounded in a dispute between Starck and Jobs’…

Why The New York Stock Exchange Sold Out To A Upstart You’ve Never Heard Of

The recent history of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is interesting in part because it’s an illustration of how disruptive new technology can be. Twenty years ago the NYSE and it’s relatively young rival NASDAQ accounted for 97% of the total…

Avengers #2 Shows How To Properly Assemble A Superhero Team

Each week, Big Issues focuses on a newly released comic-book issue of significance. This week, it’s Avengers #2. Written by Jonathan Hickman (The Manhattan Projects, FF) and drawn by Jerome Opeña (Fear Agent, Uncanny X-Force), it’s an impressive…

Ryan Lanza Facebook Chat A Hoax, Says Lanza Family (UPDATED)

UPDATE: A spokesman for the Lanza family has told the New York Post, an imposter is behind Ryan Lanza's Facebook page and that Ryan did not post the messages as The New York Post initially reported.

'Who's On First': Fallon, Crystal & Seinfeld Revisit Classic Abbott & Costello Bit On 'Late Night' (VIDEO)

Christmas came early at "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" on Thursday, as the host teamed up with a couple of comedy legends to recreate the classic bit made famous by Abbott & Costello, "Who's On First". With announcer Steve Higgins in the bewildered…

Boehner Budget Failure Followed Pressure From Conservative Groups

WASHINGTON -- Thursday night's failure by House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) to garner enough support among House Reopublicans for his fiscal cliff "Plan B" was a major setback for his role as speaker. It was also a clear example of the growing…

New York Post, New York Daily News Slam NRA's Wayne LaPierre

The New York Post and the New York Daily News tore into the National Rifle Association on Saturday for the gun lobby's bizarre press conference held in response to the Sandy Hook elementary school massacre. On Friday, the gun lobby broke its silence…

Ryan Freel Commits Suicide: REPORTS

Former Major League player Ryan Freel has commited suicide, as first reported by First Coast News.

Humor Del Fin Del Mundo: Bromas Sobre La Errónea Interpretación Del Calendario Maya (FOTOS, GIF ANIMADOS)

El verdadero significado de las predicciones mayas hace referencia a un cambio de ciclo, no al fin del mundo. Más allá de teorías apocalípticas, muchos han querido participar en las bromas. Estas son algunas de las que hemos cazado en redes…

Phil Plait: How To Defend Earth From Asteroids

We know there are no rocks that big headed our way anytime soon, at least not for centuries. But it only takes one asteroid, 100 or so meters across, impacting the Earth to explode with the force of a dozen nuclear weapons. This is something we…

Piers Morgan Deportation Petition Posted To White House After His Gun Control Rants

The petition, which has been submitted on a White House website, has received over 12,000 signatures. (It takes 25,000 before the White House is obligated to address the petition.) The petition was launched by writer Kurt Nimmo. The text reads:

Lawrence O'Donnell: NRA Chief Wayne LaPierre A 'Desperate, Cornered Rat,' 'Lobbyist For Mass Murderers' (VIDEO)

Lawrence O'Donnell condemned NRA president Wayne LaPierre for Friday his press conference about the Newtown massacre in a special edition of his MSNBC show. O'Donnell does not usually work on Fridays, but he made an exception for LaPierre.

Simulated Universe: Testing The Laws Of Physics To Determine Whether We’re In A Matrix.

If the universe is just a Matrix-like simulation, how could we ever know? Physicist Silas Beane of the University of Bonn, Germany, thinks he has the answer. His paper "Constraints on the Universe as a Numerical Simulation" has been submitted to the…

Iowa Dentist James Knight Fired A Woman For Being Irresistible

Every particle of me wants to disagree with the Iowa court that today protected a male boss’s right to fire an employee simply because he finds her “irresistible.” The court (all men) ruled 7-0 in favor of a dentist, James Knight, who terminated…

Miley Cyrus & Liam Hemsworth: Holding Hands At Starbucks!

20+ pictures inside of Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth holding hands at Starbucks…

James Franco & Seth Rogen: ‘This Is The End’ Red Band Trailer!

Check out the red band trailer for James Franco and Seth Rogen‘s upcoming film This Is The End!

Simon Cowell Signing Emblem3 — ‘The X Factor’ Contestants Have Big Future

On Dec. 20, Tate Stevens reigned victorious as he became the winner of the second season of The X Factor. The country crooner may be taking home the top prize of the recording contract, but he’s not the only one who is going to get a record deal!…

Harry Styles & Taylor Swift Ski Trip — Hot Tub & Holding Hands In Utah

Taylor & Harry had quite the romantic weekend in Park City, Utah, according to an eyewitness. Do you think they’ll spend Christmas together? Taylor Swift and Harry Styles engaged in a hot...

Once-Conjoined Twins Make Debut At Pa. Hospital

(AP) – More than nine months after they were born joined at the lower chest and abdomen, twin girls made their public debut yesterday at the hospital where they were separated. Allison June…

Prince Harry 'Makes 1st Kill' In Afghanistan

(Newser) – Prince Harry has likely killed his first Taliban militants in Afghanistan. He probably made the kill when his unit's Apache attack helicopter came to the rescue of a patrol under…

Bethenny Frankel, Jason Hoppy Separating After Two Years Of Marriage

"This was an extremely difficult decision that as a woman and a mother, I have to accept as the best choice for our family," Frankel tells Us Weekly, adding that the situation brings her "great sadness."

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