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December 27, 2012

Photos Of Famous Authors Playing In The Snow

Though we’ve been having an astoundingly mild winter here in our native New York City, we managed to eke out a white Christmas, and the snowy season seems to have begun in earnest. Possibly. We hope. But there’s no reason to stay indoors — when the…

Kate Winslet Weds Ned RocknRoll, Richard Branson’s Nephew

Well, it looks like Kate is officially off the market. Yesterday, her publicist confirmed the 37-year-old actress quietly wed her 34-year-old boyfriend Ned RocknRoll in a private ceremony in New York City earlier this month.

Drake & 'YOLO' Profits: Singer Wants Royalties For Use Of Famous Phrase

"YOLO" is an acronym for "you only live once" and is typically used as rationale or endorsement for impulsive or irresponsible behavior, according to Oxford Dictionaries. The term was popularized in Drake's 2011 song, "The Motto," which appears as a…

American Families Crushed By Russian Adoption Ban

Americans in the process of adopting from Russian orphanages grieve over a ban that looks likely to be made into law. "It has really slammed the brakes on everything right now."

10 Most Popular BuzzFeed Food Posts Of 2012

In case you missed them, these are the ones everyone loved. (With a special section of editor's choice superlatives.)

Britney Spears Is Possibly Getting Fired From "X-Factor"

That story and more in today's gossip roundup!

The Flops: ‘Cloud Atlas’ And The Year’s Other Terrible Movies

Consider Mary Pols’ list of the Top 10 Worst Movies a public service announcement. Cloud Atlas takes the cake. Turns out, six different plot lines is quite confusing, and watching people make the same mistakes over and over again is excruciating.…

Kim Kardashian Pregnant — Kanye West Baby Soon?

A new report claims that doctors rushed to Kim’s bedside because she was suffering from ‘acute morning sickness’ this is the same thing her idol Kate Middleton just went through. ...

Britney Spears Will Get Fired From X Factor

Adds a third source of show co-creator Simon Cowell, who is leading the charge to axe the performer: "He wanted crazy Britney, but he got boring Britney."

4 Minutes Of Zombie Rom-Com "Warm Bodies"

Ever watched a zombie flick and wondered what goes on in the mind of the undead? Here's your chance to find out.

Rollerblading Mullet Man Loves Oven Mitts

"So HOT So FRESH" has everything you've ever wanted in a music video.

21 DIY Trends That Dominated 2012

We learned a lot about Making Things with Our Hands this year.

Parrots Have Specific Taste In Music And Other Links

Scientists have discovered that the coloreful birds universally hate techno.

A Man Gave His Grandmother A Ricky Rubio Blanket For Christmas

When I was born, my grandmother knitted me a quilt, as was a tradition in my family for many years. When my mom finally tried to give me that quilt this year, I was all, “But mom, I live in Florida, where we only use quilts to cover up our meth…

2012: The Year Of The Half-hour TV Show

As I write this, I see the typical grousing from some of my critic friends—at least on Twitter—that the year has been fine, but not as good as years past. And maybe that’s true if the primary place you look for good TV is in the dramatic field…

Miley Cyrus, Liam Hemsworth Spark Rumors They've Secretly Married With Debut Of New Rings (PHOTOS)

Riddle of the rings: Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth ... - Daily Mail

BEST OF 2012: Leighton Meester’s Butt

Greetings, exalted one. Allow me to introduce myself. I am The Superficial Writer, Jedi Knight and friend to Captain Photo Boy Solo. (He withheld sex until I wrote that.) I know that you are powerful, mighty reader, and that your anger with us not…

6 Things That Secretly Make You Act Like A Jerk

It is horrifyingly easy to manipulate a person's moral decisions without them knowing it -- that's why this is one of our favorite subjects. We've previously talked about how everything from caffeine to bad lighting can turn you into a jerk. There…

Man Eats 28 Raw Eggs, Dies

A Tunisian man may have won his bet--to eat 28 raw eggs--but in doing so, he lost his life.

RIP Charles Durning, Character Actor, War Hero, And Badass

RIP Charles Durning, character actor, war hero and badass, a dance instructor, burlesque usher, and POW who once killed a Nazi with a rock.

The Weird Denny's Pop-Punk Experiment Of 2009

In a strange move, the chain diner partnered with bands to make signature dishes. Sum 41 "Sumwich", anyone? Early Katy Perry–inspired milkshake?

Kate Winslet And Leonardo DiCaprio Should Be Together In Real Life

Instead of giving her away at her secret wedding, he should have stopped the ceremony and said, "I'm the man for you." Because that would have been amazing.

Is Twitter Just A Massive Role-Playing Game?

My first instinct is no: Twitter is deadly serious, obviously. But a new game called Tweeria is doing something kind of amazing, here.

Kevin Federline's Brother Christopher Claims He's The "True Father" Of Britney Spears' Son Sean

The brother of Britney Spears' ex-husband claims they had an affair and the pop star stole from him

Uta Kohaku, Japanese Porn Actress, Gets 100 Bottles Of Semen From Fans (NSFW)

A Japanese porn actress has at least 100 fans that would give their lives to her. Well, at least help her give life to another.

Robert Pattinson Wears Women's Clothing, Possibly

The latest development in the cynically orchestrated behind-the-scenes Twilight saga has Robert Pattinson spotted out wearing girlfriend (?) Kristen Stewart’s jacket. The Daily Mail knows the jacket belongs to Stewart because it’s “rather feminine”…

Kevin Federline’s Brother Claims He’s The Real Father Of Sean Preston

Kevin Federline is the case study in man gold-digging, so it only makes sense his brother Christopher grew tired of working for a living and wants in on the Britney Spears‘ gravy train now. Except unlike a true Federline he’s still under 300 lbs…

Guide To The Best Date Movies 2012 Edition

Need a date movie? We break down the absolute best date movies to watch if you want to score.

Alabama Quarterback's Girlfriend Attended Hated Rival, Auburn

It's like Romeo and Juliet, only it takes place in the south and college football is involved.

13 Sweeping (And Sometimes Contradictory) Statements People Have Made About Women This Year

Can they have it all? Did they decide the presidential election? It's been a confusing year for the large, diverse, yet frequently generalized-about group that is women.

Daring Double Kitten Escape

Future stunt-kittens, you are spectacular.

South Africans Hate Racism, Love Dogs

South African President Jacob Zuma claimed that owning dogs is part of "white culture." Black South Africans have been posting portraits and odes to their dogs on Twitter in response.

Why Losing Weight Is The Hardest New Year's Resolution To Keep

Every December, millions of Americans resolve to lose weight in the new year -- almost all fail. Here's why you're better off trying something new.

Meet Jiroemon Kimura, The World's Oldest Person

The 115-year-old Japanese man became the world's oldest living person after Dina Manfredini of Johnston, Iowa died earlier this month.

2012: Best New Spots - Drink - San Francisco

Since this is San Francisco, there were about a million and a half new restaurants opened this year. Here are some of the best ones you should check out according to people that have had the chance to check out all 1.5 mil. Or so.

Poll: What Word Should Be Banished In 2013?

What words are you tired of this year? Let's band together to banish them for the New Year.

Ex-President George H.W. Bush In Intensive Care

(HOUSTON) — Former President George H.W. Bush is being treated in the intensive care unit at a Houston hospital after suffering “a series of setbacks,” including a stubborn fever, his spokesman said.

9 Examples Of Notre Dame Fans Acting Very Smug

The smuggest in the nation, by far.

Say I’m Alright | The Awl

So this is the story of how, this year, my friends pushed me in a big direction with the advice to go back into therapy, get back on medication and stabilize my life.

4 Easy Solutions To Problems We All Complain About

For the rest of us, I have good news and bad news. The good news is that there are extremely easy solutions to some of our most bitched about problems, because we are in fact the cause of those problems. The bad news is that we still won't do…

Asteroid Won't Hit Earth In 2040

NASA has confirmed that earth will dodge a huge asteroid that's heading toward it in 28 years.

The Cutest Thing That Has Ever Happened In Arizona

Gawwwww this just happened on Katherine's dad's roof...which also makes it the cutest thing that has ever happened on a BuzzFeed employee's father's roof.

This Is A Self Portrait I Made When I Was Almost 5

My mom thinks those lines on the side are shoulders, but I'm pretty sure I intended them to be legs.

A Dog Trying To Walk In Mittens

Presented in 5 animated GIFs.

If You Want To Trap Kobayashi, Lure Him With Twinkies

Takeru Kobayashi, may be known for hot dogs, but the man loves Twinkies.

25 Reasons Why Beards Change Everything

Beards, or just any sort of facial hair, can change everything. It's finally winter and it's starting to get cold out — here's some beard-spiration.

Top 10 Reasons To Read Poetry

Top 10 Reasons to Read Poetry

One Direction's First Foreign-Language Movie Trailer Is Here

Bad Lip Reading presents...Shadow Pico. This is glorious nonsense.

Fired Brooklyn Nets Coach's Son Went Off On Twitter

"I'm sorry are [sic] best players couldn't make open shots. Yeah that's my dads fault totally..."

New Tablet Or Smart Phone? Load It Up With These Great Apps

Just get a new tablet or smart phone? Looking for some cool apps? Here are a handful of app lists from throughout the year in case you need a little inspiration. Load up!

Gah! Leonardo DiCaprio Walked Kate Winslet Down The Aisle At Her Wedding! And That Celine Dion Song Was Playing! (Fine, I Made Up The Last Part.)

After Titanic, I kind of thought Leonardo DiCaprio would marry Kate Winslet. He WAS at her wedding, which was attended by only a very few close friends and family members, but he wasn't the groom. (Kate married fellow Brit Ned Rocknroll instead.)…

So You Found An Old Mix CD...

It was underneath the floor mat of your car, it's a little scratched but still plays, and oh god, is it embarrassing.

The Best And Worst Regrets Of 2012

#2012regrets. We all have these.

The Brooklyn Nets Have Fired Coach Avery Johnson

Only 28 games into the season, the Nets have decided to part ways with their embattled coach. As part-owner Jay-Z might say: on to the next one.

12 Companies That Should Cut Their Food Packaging Budget

Not only is it extra garbage, it's extra time unwrapping.

Grumpy Cat Nipple Tassels

Brilliant. This is exactly what the world has been waiting for!

Obama In Campaign Video: "I Am Not Going To Take Your Guns Away ... That Just Ain't True"

The video is on the official Barack Obama YouTube channel. He delivered the line in 2008, countering warnings from the National Rifle Association.

A Vending Machine For Everyone

Just pray you have enough singles.

2012: Best New Spots - Eat - Los Angeles

Because eating at new restaurants is what they do when they're not cooking/writing/master...minding new restaurants, we asked a ton of LA's best food-and-drink-employed peeps what the best new spot of the year was.

The Year In Film: The 25 Best Movies Of 2012

Let’s begin by just saying it, in plain and simple terms: It was a remarkable year for movies. After a rather dry period where we had to chase down the corridors of our memories to summon up even a handful of picture worth remembering at year’s end,…

Kate Winslet Marries Ned Rocknroll

The cat's out of the bag: Oscar-winning actress Kate Winslet was secretly married earlier this month to boyfriend Ned Rocknroll, 34.

Promised Land | Film | Movie Review

Using film to advocate for one side of an issue or another is a tricky business: “If you want to send a message, try Western Union,” goes the famous Frank Capra quote. Documentaries risk being brushed off as mere propaganda—Capra produced some of…

25 Mind-Bogglingly Good Cosplays From 2012

For these talented geeks, costume design is more art than hobby. But the results are truly stunning.

Shark-Filled Aquarium Shatters On Shoppers

(Newser) – A 33.5-ton aquarium housing sharks, fish, and turtles burst in a Shanghai shopping mall last week, injuring 16 people as it sprayed shoppers with broken glass, water, and marine animals,…

The Most Persistent People On OkCupid

Badgering women with multiple messages is not the way to get yourself a date.

The Continuing Adventures Of Sammy The Seal

An animal blogger from an early age, apparently. This is a contribution to BuzzFeed's keepsake show and tell project, which you should participate in!

The Robot "Boy" Tops The Morning Links

Scientists have created a humanoid robot designed to help people with everyday tasks.

The Blessed Pangolin

The Phnom Tamao Zoo and Wildlife Rescue Center has launched a new initiative to care for pangolins injured from the wildlife trade in Cambodia. Their groundbreaking was blessed by a Buddhist monk.

Robert Plant Gets Teary During Kennedy Center's Led Zeppelin Tribute

There was a whole lotta love for Led Zeppelin at this year’s Kennedy Center Honors -- enough to bring tears to the eyes of frontman Robert Pl...

Janet Jackson Engaged To Wissam Al Mana (Report)

The third time could be the charm for Janet Jackson.  According to reports, the 46-year-old singer is engaged to marry her Qatari billionaire beau, Wissam Al Mana, 37, this spring in his native country. Jackson's rep did not immediately respond to THR's request for comment on her engagement.

Amy Poehler And Will Arnett Reunited, Toyed With Our Hearts

They aren't back together, but they did take a family subway ride!

24 Foods That Cuddle

It's cold outside! Look at these guys for inspiration and then go get cozy.

The Only Cold Remedies That Actually Work

I've tried almost every over-the-counter cold remedy, and most of them are useless. But not all of them!

Departing Environmental Chief Suggests Obama Has Failed On Climate

A pointed statement on the way out. "I spoke about the need to address climate change, but..."

Here Is Alison Brie As Captain America

People are into things like this, right?

17 Animals Who Are Perfect Workout Partners

Looking for someone to keep you committed to your New Year's resolution? Well, these guys live for the weight room.

Is The Food Network's Kwanzaa Fried Chicken Recipe Racist?

The Food Network put out its annual Kwanzaa recipe section this week, and it's making more than a few people uncomfortable.

The 25 Most Important Things BuzzFeed Shift Learned This Year

From the silly (terrible music festival fashion) to the serious (Marissa Mayer on women in computer science), we learned — and laughed — a lot this year.

A Year In The Life Of The World's Weirdest Pro Athlete: JaVale McGee's 2012

It was a year full of suspicious babies, Segways, platypuses, and DJ Roombas.

Here Are The Best News Bloopers From 2012

Local news bloopers are the best types of bloopers. Made by Funny Local News Bloopers.

The Love-Ers: A Heartwarming Illustrated Story By 7-Year-Old Me

If only it were this easy. Part of our keepsake show-and-tell project, in which you should participate!

Catarina Migliorini: Still A Virgin, But Now A Playmate? (NSFW PHOTOS)

Two months ago, Catarina Migliorini was auctioning off her virginity to help impoverished children. Now, she's selling nude pictures to Playboy, and there's no further talk that she's doing it for charity.

Hipster Glasses, Facebook, And A Kiki: A Skeptic’s Guide To Pop In 2012

With only days left until the end of 2012, the Internet is full of best-of essays and lists and embeddable Spotify playlists that reaffirm critics’ and tastemakers’ street credit and perpetuate the myth that most people writing about music actually…

David Gregory Investigation Makes No Sense

Journalists are blasting the police investigation of David Gregory and his use of a gun magazine on Sunday's "Meet the Press" as completely frivolous.

50 Most WTF Animal Pics Of The Year

Animals are weird. Real weird.

Russian Town So Cold Boiling Water Instantly Turns To Snow

Baby, it's cold outside indeed. With temperatures hovering around -41, the hot water converts as soon as it hits the air.

45 Engagement Rings That Don't Suck

Contrary to popular belief, not every girl is dying for a Kim Kardashian–sized rock on her finger. You'll be happy to know that there are many alternatives to the fuddy-duddy styles offered by Kay Jewelers.

Merry Christmas From The Laurita/Manzo Clan On Ashlee Holmes' Videos

Here is a video I put together from Christmas Eve at my Aunt Caroline's house. My favorite part is the end with my little brother Nicholas and my Dad. I'm so happy that it ended up snowing on Christmas Eve! Eeeep! :)    What did you do for the Holidays?

Beyonce Shares Intimate Family Pictures Of Baby Blue Ivy (PHOTOS)

Beyonce is taking time out of her Christmas holiday to reflect on the biggest gift she received this year: her daughter Blue Ivy. On Wednesday, the "Single Ladies" singer shared her portraits of he …

Miley Cyrus Releases 'Jolene' Video: Singer Covers Dolly Parton's Classic Song (VIDEO)

Miley Cyrus took a moment to remind us all she's a singer, releasing the video for "Jolene." The song is a cover of Dolly Parton's 1974 hit.

The Tricks Stores Use To Make You Spend More

When it comes to setting prices, retailers use sneaky strategies to get us to spend. See how many you've fallen for.

2012: Best New Spots - Drink - Soho

From top-notch yet laid-back cocktail bars, to West Coast Chinese in the LES, New York's top food & drink minds tended to prefer someplace casual to eat and drink -- plus, shockingly, restaurants right next door to their apartments.

The Year In Film: 2012′s Biggest Movie Controversies

In perusing this year’s biggest movie controversies, we found ourselves discussing matters a good deal less trivial than last year. Make no mistake, there are some tempest-in-teapot situations here: ratings woes, questions of reappropriation and…

Who Is Ned Rocknroll? Meet Kate Winslet’s New Husband!

Who is Ned Rocknroll? Meet Kate Winslet’s New Husband!

The 15 Most OMG BuzzFeed Politics Stories Of 2012

We rounded up some of our favorite political stories at BuzzFeed this year. ICYMI.

Dan Stevens, Aka Matthew Crawley, Officially Leaving Downton Abbey

Dan Stevens, aka the adorable and dashing Matthew Crawley, is leaving Downton Abbey, and my heart is leaving my body to break silently on the sidewalk.

Amy Poehler, Will Arnett Reunite To Spend Christmas Together With Sons In NYC

The former couple, who announced their separation in September after 9 years of marriage, were spotted traveling in the NYC subway Dec. 24. Poehler, 41, and Arnett, 42, were both dressed in winter coats, and their redheaded sons were bundled up in…

'Django Unchained': Movie Review Roundup

Christoph Waltz, Jamie Foxx and Leonardo DiCaprio head to the pre-Civil War South in Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained.

India: Protesters Call For Execution Of New Delhi Gang-Rape Culprits

On Monday morning, fighting for her life at a Delhi hospital, a 23-year-old victim of a brutal gang rape in New Delhi last week was unaware that at the heart of New Delhi in Jantar Mantar, a protest ground, a crowd massed in her defense, demanding…

Kate Winslet Married Ned Rocknroll In A Secret Ceremony! (So I Guess They Were Engaged?!)

Kate Winslet said "I do" to fellow Brit Ned Rocknroll—but it wasn't a Christmas wedding! The two were married in New York in early December, according to her rep, who says they've been engaged since this summer. They exchanged vows in a private…

Serenity Now: 2012′s Most Relaxing Albums To Get You Through Christmas

This time of the year can be a strain, to say the least — between finding last-minute presents, the ensuing financial headaches, most likely traveling out of wherever you are to wherever it is you’re from, and dealing with your family when you get…

Jennifer Lopez Extortion Lawsuit Dismissed

Jennifer Lopez got some bad news just in time for the new year.

Gallery: The Top 10 Wardrobe Malfunctions Of 2012 (NSFW)

Looking for celeb wardrobe malfunction pics? Look no further than this comprehensive list of the top 10 wardrobe malfunctions of 2012.

Hugh Jackman Reveals 'Les Miserables' Workout Regimen

Hugh Jackman is no stranger to getting his body lean and mean for the screen. In the case of Les Miserables though, the Aussie actor had to undergo an arduous training process in order to portray Jean Valjean as a gaunt prisoner in the opening act of Tom Hooper's movie musical.

In Memoriam: Photographers Who Died In 2012

In the universe of serious, meaningful photography, the chance to honor the lives and careers of peers, colleagues and, occasionally, heroes in an end-of-year “those we lost” tribute comes with a grim, one-time-only satisfaction: namely, the…

R.I.P. Charles Durning

Charles Durning, one of the most prolific and acclaimed character actors of his generation, has died at the age of 89. As a U.S. serviceman in the World War II, Durning was among the troops landing at Omaha Beach on D-Day; later, he participated in…

Kate Winslet Marries Ned Rock’nRoll!

Kate Winslet has married her beau Ned Rock’nRoll, her rep confirms to!

Should CNN Fire Piers Morgan?

I have to confess I rarely watch Piers Morgan (really, really, really rarely) and don't care for his style when I do. I thought Larry King was utterly pointless, and I'm not particularly sure Piers Morgan has given that program a lot of reason to…

BEST OF 2012: Megan Fox In A Bikini Before She Got All Pregnant And, God, Woman, Why?!

Greetings, exalted one. Allow me to introduce myself. I am The Superficial Writer, Jedi Knight and friend to Captain Photo Boy Solo. (He withheld sex until I wrote that.) I know that you are powerful, mighty reader, and that your anger with us not…

Rome Unveils 'Biggest Find Since The Forum'

(Newser) – Archaeologists have finished excavating a once-glorious arts center in the heart of Rome that was only discovered because of an underground railway line, the Guardian reports.…

Elder Bush In Intensive Care - But No Discharge Date Yet From Hospital

(AP) – A spokesman says former President George HW Bush is in the intensive care unit at a Houston hospital. Bush's spokesman, Jim McGrath, said this evening that the former president has been…

Mark Zuckerberg's Sister Angered After Family Facebook Photo Goes Public

Mark Zuckerberg's sister, Randi, finds Facebook's privacy settings just as confusing as we do.

Lady Gaga And Terry Richardson Are Making A Movie, It's All So Confusing

I used to think Lady Gaga was the shit, but this has changed recently. This opinion would change of anyone I thought was great, but is now cavorting with the likes of Terry Richardson. Why does anyone continue to kick it with this pervert? Nothing…

iPad Mini Apps: The 13 Best Apps That Any New iPad Or iPad Mini Owner Should Download Immediately

You got a new iPad Mini for your religious holiday of choice! Congratulations! Take it out of the box, give it a good sniff and then power it on: We've got some apps to download.

Optical Illusion And Photobomb Finally Come Together On Boat (VIDEO)

We assume the man in the background looks so majestic because he realizes that he may have just completed the most magnificent photobomb in the history of the Internet. He shall now ride his gallant beast of burden high atop Mount Internet (or…

Beyonce Cuddles With Blue Ivy In New Holiday Photo!

Beyonce holds onto her baby girl Blue Ivy while spending time on a yacht in this new photo shared on her Tumblr website, I Am Beyonce.

Miranda Kerr & Orlando Bloom Visit Friends With Flynn!

Miranda Kerr & Orlando Bloom Visit Friends with Flynn!

Kate Winslet Marries Ned Rocknroll!

Dating for more than a year, the couple exchanged vows "in early December"

Neil Patrick Harris' Family Had The Most Adorable Christmas

They are just so cute I can't even take it.

The 18 Movies And TV Shows To Be Really Excited About In 2013

It's almost the new year, and there's plenty to look forward to — from The Carrie Diaries and Beautiful Creatures to Oldboy.

Kate And William Spend Christmas With The Middletons

Breaking tradition, the Duke and Duchess of Wales avoided pomp and circumstance this Christmas

Harry Styles Smiles Despite Chin Injury Following Reported Ski Accident (PHOTOS)

The One Direction crooner sported a chin bandage after reportedly injuring himself on a recent romantic skiing holiday with girlfriend Taylor Swift. However, the 18-year-old smiled through the pain as he posed for a photo posted to Twitter over the…

The Most Beautiful Buildings In New York That No Longer Exist

In one of the most “meta” film openings to ever grace the silver screen — written and directed as only New York City’s greatest auteur, Woody Allen, could — Isaac, a comedy writer (played by Allen) struggles to pen the first few lines of his next…

Kris Jenner, Bruce Jenner Divorce Rumors Continue As Couple Sits Separately At Clippers Game (PHOTOS)

Rumors that Kris and Bruce Jenner are heading toward a divorce have been buzzing for well over a year despite the couple claiming the rumors couldn't be further from the truth.

White House Petition To Recognize Westboro Baptist Church As Hate Group Becomes Most Popular Ever

Users of the White House's "We the People" digital petition platform have flooded the site in support of an effort to officially designate the Kansas-based Westboro Baptist Church as a hate group. The most popular petition was submitted on Dec. 14,…

Meet The Press's David Gregory Under Investigation For Magazine Prop.

"So here is a magazine for ammunition that carries 30 bullets," David Gregory said Sunday on Meet The Press while holding what looked a whole lot like exactly what he was advertising. The NBC anchor was using the item as a prop to illustrate a…

Natalie Portman, Kristen Stewart Named Forbes' Most Bankable Actors

Add another achievement to Natalie Portman's ever-growing list: most bankable star. The Oscar-winning actress tops Forbes' list of Hollywood’s Best Actors for the Buck, returning $42.70 for every dollar a studio spends on her.

Robert Pattinson & Kristen Stewart Filming New Movie — Lovers Will Work Together Again

For all you Twi-hards that have sunk into a depression, trying to accept the fact that Bella and Edward won’t ever take the silver screen again, we have some uplifting news for you! Rob and K...

TSA Agents 'Laugh' At Nude Images

(Newser) – Airport security is no laughing matter—except to TSA agents who clown around in back rooms and chuckle over "some of your nude images, dear passengers," a blogger writes. Purportedly an…

How Should An Author Be?

Writers have contorted relationships with publishers, probably because they excel at projection. Particularly this is true now in an age where publishers sue writers for undelivered manuscripts. Something about this has the ring of the disinheriting…

Tom Cruise Has New Girlfriend, 26-Year Old Cynthia Jorge

It’s happening, guys. The moment is finally here. Allegedly gay and definitely annoying actor Tom Cruise has moved on from his all-too-brief and beard-ful marriage to Katie Holmes with a shiny new lady! Her name is Cynthia Jorge, she’s 26-years old…

Wes Anderson On His Life, Career And Biggest Success Yet, 'Moonrise Kingdom' (Q&A)

Earlier this month, I connected by telephone with one of today's great auteurs, the writer-director Wes Anderson, who was in Germany working on his next film, The Grand Budapest Hotel. Anderson had agreed to chat with me for a half-hour about his…

NBC's David Gregory Under Investigation Following 'Meet The Press' NRA Interview

NBC's David Gregory is under investigation by the Washington Metropolitan Police Department following Sunday's Meet the Press.

Dan Stevens Talks 'Downton Abbey' Christmas Special

SPOILER ALERT: if you haven't seen the latest installment of Downtown Abbey, do not read any further. We repeat: SPOILER ALERT. Now that the fate of his Downton Abbey alter ego has been delivered, Dan Stevens is facing his future off of the PBS cultural phenomenon.

And The Best Movie Of 2012 Is…

Grab some tissues — TIME's pick for movie of the year will break your heart

How Netflix Built Its Wii U App: First, It Built A Fake GamePad

The team knew that it had to make its service make sense on the Wii U’s GamePad — the console’s unique touch-screen controller, which serves as a satellite for the HDTV and behaves a little differently in every Wii U game and app. So it considered…

Exil Fiscal De Gérard Depardieu, Le Tweet Douteux De Johnny Hallyday Pour Soutenir L'acteur

EXIL FISCAL - À chaque jour sa peine pour Gérard Depardieu et Philippe Torreton, les principaux acteurs de la farce qui se joue autour de l'exil fiscal du premier. Après Harlem Désir et Laurent Ruquier qui apportent leur soutien à Philippe Torreton,…

Ron Paul Slams NRA Plan Recommending Armed Officers In Schools

Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) came out against the National Rifle Association's recommendation for armed officers in all schools in the wake of the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

Django Unchained Mandingo Fighting: Were Any Slaves Really Forced To Fight Each Other To The Death?

Much of Django Unchained, Quentin Tarantino’s blaxploitation Western about an ex-slave’s revenge against plantation owners, centers on a practice called “Mandingo fighting.” Slaves are forced to fight to the death for their owners’ wealth and…

Macaulay Culkin Eats Alone At Taco Bell After Hitting The Shops To Get The Last Of His Gifts

He's been plagued by drug dependency rumours over the last few months.

Ian Somerhalder & Nina Dobrev: LAX Lovers!

Ian Somerhalder and his girlfriend Nina Dobrev make their way through LAX Airport to catch a departing flight on Wednesday (December 26) in Los Angeles.

Stream ‘Les Miserables’ Movie Soundtrack

Stream ‘Les Miserables’ Movie Soundtrack – Listen Now!

Selena Gomez Weight Loss — Justin Bieber Relationship Stressing Her Out

Selena’s reportedly upset that Justin is hanging out with his model BFF and she’s stressing out because of it, causing her to lose her appetite for food, according to a new report. Keep...

Peter Parker Death Leaves 'Amazing Spider-Man' Fans Reeling

In a heart-wrenching plot twist for one of Marvel's most relatable superheroes, the comic book giant has killed the nerdy, down-on-his-luck science-whiz who first developed an arachnid alter-ego in 1962 and decided to use his "great power" for good.…

How To Throw A Fancy New Year's Party On A Budget

It is possible, and it's going to RULE. Here are 10 rules to follow.

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