May 5, 2012
The 138th running of the Kentucky Derby officially kicks off at 6:24 p.m. EST with coverage on NBC, but there are hours worth of events that you need to be paying attention to beforehand so that you know what to expect from the big race.
Shanthi lives at Washington D.C.'s National Zoo and she is 36 years old. Her hobby is jamming on the harmonica.
Parks and Rec star Chris Pratt wants you to know that mankind isn't so bad after all. Last night, #WeAreDoingGreat was trending and the man who started it all retweeted some the best responses. Chin up, humans!
Johnson, who just landed the official Libertarian Party nomination, indicts Republicans for the treatment of a gay Romney staffer. "It speaks volumes to the intolerance that continues to be present in the Republican Party."
ROFLcon is a convention where people get together and talk about internet laughs. Here's who I met:
President Obama officially kicked off his re-election in a speech to Ohio State students and supporters in Columbus today. While Democrats say the President's agenda stalled because of partisan gridlock, Republicans will attack the President for failure to deliver on his promises.
Naomi Kutin bench presses 82 lbs, deadlifts 209 lbs and holds the world record in the squat at 215 lbs. In other words, she could squat lift around twice as much as the average untrained adult male. Did I mention that she's 10?
Regardless of your feelings about Coldplay, this impromptu cover from last night's Coldplay performance is incredibly touching. Stay for the end, when Chris Martin adds the line "we're sending all our love to the Beastie Boys." Indeed.
A "supermoon" is a full moon paired with the closest approach the Moon makes to the Earth. According to Wikipedia: "The association of the Moon with both oceanic and crustal tides has led to claims that the supermoon phenomenon may be associated with increased risk of events such as earthquakes and volcanic eruptions."
Oh, what was that? You haven't shed your daily allotment of "animals are so amazing" tears yet today? Let me fix that for you with the story of Judy, a progressive multiple sclerosis sufferer, and Sophie, a capuchin monkey.
The English songer/songwriter turns 24 today. To celebrate, here are the most fabulous YouTube covers of her songs. Love you, girl.
Have you guys heard of blk. yet? I'm so glad that my family and I are a part of this. It's AMAZING! It's water, but it's sooooooo much more benefitial than your average water. --and get this, IT'S BLACK! The color may freak most people out at first,…
Just in case you thought she had changed her programming and/or recipes in light of her diabetes diagnosis.
FRIDAY, May 4 (HealthDay News) -- Breast cancer in men is much less common than it is in women, but it may be more deadly, new research suggests. "Men with breast cancer don't do as well as women with breast cancer, and there are opportunities
The Plot: Thor's no-good brother Loki (Tom Hiddleston) has declared war on the good citizens of planet Earth. So the American government calls upon Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson), director of S.H.I.E.L.D. -- or the Strategic Homeland Intervention, En…
Star Trek: The Next Generation Is 25-Years-Old. Celebrate With This Awesome Panel Featuring The Entire Cast
So, the entire cast of Star Trek: The Next Generation (including Wesley) recently reunited in honor of TNG’s 25th anniversary (yes, TNG is 25 years old) in Calgary. Why Calgary of all places? Don’t ask me to explain the mysteries of the universe. Th…
I don't think models are supposed to be this smiley and cute. She might be the Zooey Deschanel of Asia.
Video documentation by local activists and independent media shows that police officers and county deputies from across Minnesota have been picking up young
Angelina Jolie took her older kids on a special field trip Monday: a visit to the Les Miserables set to hang out with her celebrity pal Russell Crowe.
Well, it IS bachelorette season, is it not? It's probably the wispy hairs that are throwing you off about these.
It seems like just yesterday that Alabama hoisted the crystal football in New Orleans, but we are nearly halfway through the offseason already. So what does that mean? Time for preseason rankings...
Neighbours At War: Bloody Chainsaw Battle Sees One Man's Arm Almost Severed... And Another's Finger Chopped Off With A SAMURAI Sword
Police who rushed to Minto, south west of Sydney, found pools of blood in the street and Mark Jorgenson, 29, crying in pain from his almost-severed arm, which surgeons tried to save. Troy Thornton, 26, had to be treated after losing his finger.
When New York Times film critic AO Scott, the Old Grey Lady’s be-initial-named, monocle-polisher in chief, wrote an uncharacteristically Armond White-like review of The Avengers (here’s mine!) earlier today (sample: “For all their maverick swagger, …
The Expendables 2 just released a full-length trailer, which you can watch below, and I’m having trouble deciding which part I like the best. Right now it’s between the part where Jason Statham dressed as a priest says, “Oi! I now pronounce you man …