June 2, 2012
E3 2012: The Challenges Ahead From 1UP.com
n just a few days, Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo will be taking the stage at E3 to articulate their individual visions with an eye to the future. The agendas will be different, but each platform holder has a particular point of emphasis that they wi…
17 Things Guys Say They Hate To See You Wear On A First Date
I know what I like to wear, but I must confess, I don’t know what guys like me to wear. And it’s not like anyone should completely change their wardrobe for a date or turn off their true selves, but sometimes it’s worth it to dress safely — shall we…
Super Creative Stop-Motion Super Mario Brother Video
I've seen plain-paper versions before, but youtuber MysteryGuitarMan put crazy craftsmanship into this 3-dimensional Super Mario Brothers universe.
Skateboard Tricks At 1000 Frames Per Second
Even if you think you don't care about skateboarding, this video is an amazing look at the grace of human athletics. Just keep your eyes on the ankles and feet.
10 Adorable Kids Dancing To Michael Jackson
Proof that, regardless of whatever, there is nothing more universally dance-able than a vintage MJ tune. And nothing cuter than a little kid who's gotta boogie.
William Martinez, Threesome Death Victim, Family Awarded $3 Million In Medical Malpractice Suit
The family of a man who died while having a threesome with a woman and a male friend has been awarded $3 million from his cardiologist because the doctor did not warn him to avoid physical exertion. In 2009, 31-year-old William Martinez of Lawrencev…
At Wisconsin Tea Party Rally, Republicans Look To November
Ryan and Priebus rally the troops in Racine County. The message: win in Wisconsin and win the general.
Box Office Milestone: 'The Avengers' Becomes No. 3 Pic Of All Time With $1.331 Billion
A month in, Joss Whedon's The Avengers continues to make box office history. PHOTOS: 'The Avengers' Poster Art Teases Marvel's Superhero Epic On Friday, the Disney and Marvel Studios' tentpole surpassed Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 …
Hulu Plus: Is Free Online TV Too Good To Last?
Hulu is still too good. It’s been getting worse, bit by bit, but not fast enough. The video website, which lets you watch a vast array of network and cable TV shows for free, in high resolution, anytime you like, remains so far superior to actual te…
5 Upbeat Songs You Didn't Realize Are Depressing (Part 2)
'We gonna rock down to Electric Avenue/And then we'll take it higher.' And by higher, they apparently mean extraordinarily depressing.
Has Your Gynecologist Ever Commented On Your ‘Down There’ Hair?
“You do realize that in not having hair you’re just perpetuating the porn industry’s idea that the infantilization of women is OK, yes?”
Peanut Butter, Other Fatty Foods Found To Contain Fire Retardants In Recent Survey
Nothing says "lunch time" to an American kid quite like a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Slices of deli meat might be a close second. Unbeknownst to most parents who pack school lunch boxes, however, both of these favorites could expose kids to t…
The Five Numbers You Need To Know From May's Jobs Report
Woof. May was a dog of a month for hiring, according to the jobs numbers released by the government today. After an optimistic start to the year, it’s clear after several disappointing results that the U.S. labor market is still stagnant. Businesses…
Priebus Downplays Expectations In Wisconsin
GOP chairman manages expectations before the recall. "I'm not going to play into this narrative about whether or not the Democrats are letting up because I don't care."
7 Celebrities Who Invented Amazing Things On The Side
Most of us are lucky if we can make it through life with even one outstanding talent. But some just aren't content with that. Sometimes, celebrities lead second lives as inventors, either because being rich and famous is just too boring, or because …
Whoa! Katy Perry Looks Unrecognizable Without Makeup
she looks amazing without or with makeup! i love Katy
Some Mets Player's Penis Was Broadcast On Live TV
After the first no-hitter in New York Mets history, SNY caught a special glimpse of the team in the locker room afterward. Ironically, this is during an interview with a player named R.A. Dickey.
Melt-Proof Eye Makeup You'll Want To Keep On Hand This Summer (This Stuff Won't Budge!)
It's the first day of June and the weather is only going to get hotter from here on out. So, you're definitely going to need some eye makeup that won't turn into a smeary mess when you're at an outdoor wedding, a rooftop party or even just lounging …
SpongeBob The 30 Pound Cat
No one can ever fill the oversized litterbox of Meow (R.I.P.), but this cat clocking in at 30 lbs in an NYC shelter comes close. He already lost 3 pounds since he's been at the shelter - he just needs a loving home.
Rihanna, Thirty Seconds To Mars Among New MTV O Music Awards Write-In Nominees (Exclusive)
The O Music Awards have yet to be officially doled out, but Thirty Seconds to Mars, Rihanna, Neon Hitch and Radiohead already have plenty of fan support on their side.
The Case Against Intervention In Syria
For a number of reasons, military intervention is unlikely to work in Syria. Start with the geography: unlike Libya, Syria is not a vast country with huge tracts of land where rebels can retreat, hide and be resupplied. Syria is roughly one-tenth th…
40 Years After Vietnam War Photo, Napalm Girl Kim Phuc Looks Back
In the picture, the girl will always be 9 years old and wailing “Too hot! Too hot!” as she runs down the road away from her burning Vietnamese village.
Racialization: Michael Tesler’s Theory That All Political Positions Come Down To Racial Bias.
The wishful scenario many Republicans envisioned after Barack Obama’s change of heart this month on gay marriage—the president’s African-American base, far less supportive of expanding marriage than other parts of his coalition, becomes demobilized …
Bam Margera -- HOSPITALIZED After 100-Ft Kayak Fall
In his latest desperate bid for a Darwin Award, Bam Margera kayaked off a 100-foot cliff in Oregon two days ago ... and he landed his ass in very familiar…
Chicken Eat Arsenic, You Eat Chicken: How To Stop Big Ag's Poisoned Poultry
Poultry producers feed their birds roxarsone to prevent intestinal problems and make chicken flesh a more appetizing shade of pink. While Big Poultry has claimed for years that the use of roxarsone and other arsenic-based feed additives has no impac…
Floyd Mayweather Jr. To Jail: Boxer Surrenders At Courthouse, To Enter Las Vegas Prison (VIDEO/PHOTOS)
LAS VEGAS — Floyd Mayweather Jr. surrendered in a courtroom Friday to begin a three-month jail sentence for attacking his ex-girlfriend in September 2010 while two of their children watched. Las Vegas Justice of the Peace Melissa Saragosa credited t…
"American Cage Fighter 'Rips Out Still-beating Heart Of Training Partner After Fearing He Was Possessed By The Devil" // Current TV
"A U.S. cage fighter ripped out the heart of his training partner while he was still alive after becoming convinced he was possessed by the devil, it was
None of this was part of Walker's original plan when he assumed the governorship in 2011, but on a personal level, it is paying off nicely. Walker has surfed a controversy of his own making to the center of the national stage. Fellow governors have …
Neil Diamond Admits He's 'High Maintenance' In Relationships
Neil Diamond says that his being "high maintenance" lead to the demise of his first two marriages, and that he hopes the same doesn't happen with his third wife, Katie McNeil.
Daily Deals Sites A Downer For Buyers And Sellers
New research out from Kansas State University echoes much that has already been said about those ubiquitous daily deals: the sites like Groupon and Living Social may actually hurt the businesses that offer them, and contribute to impulse buying amon…
This Stray Dog Ran Completed A 1200 Mile, 20 Day Bike Race
Zhang Heng, 22, found the starved mutt during a stop in the Sichuan province. He fed her a drumstick, and the dog, "Xiao Sa," resolved to follow him to Tibet.
I Wish I Said Hello
A new project that attempts to bring missed connections "back to the public space in the form of street art." The founders turn Craigslist personals into stickers, combining parts of the original text with an image to encapsulate the encounter. Once the stickers are created, they are placed at the original Missed Connection's exact location.
Crime Fighter The Green Lantern Is Gay
In order to diversify the face of DC Comics, The Green Lantern's alter-ego Alan Scott will be reintroduced as a homosexual man. The controversial decision has horrified some right-wing groups. Christian group One Million Moms launched a letter-writ…
Spider-Cat, Spider-Cat, Does Whatever A Spider-Cat Does
Here's a video of a cat walking down the side of a refrigerator. Of course he has this whole "so what?" cattitude about it.
The 5 Best Outfits Of The Week: Body-Con Dresses Take Over!
Curve-hugging dresses were big news this week, from the red carpet to the street. Which one are you loving?...
Cola Wars: The Big Loopholes Dooming Bloomberg's Soda Ban
Sullum is right that Bloomberg has limited freedoms time and again during his years in office, a violation most foul in the eyes of Reason's ultra-libertarian editorial board. But there's no arguing with the fact that his attacks on freedom have had…
Someone Please Tell Kim Zolciak To Stick With The Real Hair
I’m not sure what I was expecting when Kim Zolciak finally revealed the mystery that is her real hair on last night’s episode of Don’t Be Tardy for the Wedding. Super short? Greasy? Curly? Or…God forbid…a brunette?? Whatever it was, it wasn’t the go…
And The Worst Dressed City In America Is...
Curious which U.S. city holds the distinctly unsexy honor of being our worst dressed?...
Dr. Attila Toth's Extreme Infertility Treatment
Patients travel from as far away as Europe to visit Attila Toth, MD, a physician in New York who claims his extreme treatment will help infertile women conceive. Couples are going home with babies, but doctors think his methods are far from sound. S…
'Markets Are Facing A Rerun Of The Great Panic Of 2008'
Mr Zoellick, who stands down at the end of the month after five years in charge of the watchdog, said it was ‘far from clear that eurozone leaders have steeled themselves’ for the looming catastrophe amid fears of a Greek exit from the single curre…
You’ll Never Break Jennifer Love Hewitt’s Spirit
Jennifer Love Hewitt might be constantly in the press for openly fantasizing about men way out of her league and/or eating cheeseburgers, but this is a confident, independent woman we’re talking about who’s not afraid to communicate via tank tops th…
At Penn State, A Former Frat House Becomes An 'Ideas Incubator'
Starting in fall 2013, the world's first co.space will be housed in a former Penn State fraternity house, and will even include two "chapter staff," like house moms, to chaperone the eclectic group of individuals. But the group has loftier goals tha…
Evanna Lynch Photo Shoot – JustJared.com Exclusive!
Evanna Lynch looks light, fresh, and pretty all over in this exclusive new fashion photo shoot for JustJared.com held on Wednesday (May 9) at Bagatelle Los Angeles.
Not Cool, Man: Cities Crack Down On Stores Blasting Air Conditioning Outside
Open-door air conditioning is a worldwide plague. Last year The Economist called out Tokyo stores like Louis Vuitton and Hermès for blasting cool air out the door, even while Japan was hustling to keep energy use low after the Fukushima nuclear melt…
Kendall Jenner News - Kendall And Kylie Jenner Are Gorgeous Bridesmaids At Brother Brandon's Wedding (PHOTOS)
The Jenner family including Kris, Brody, Kylie and Kendall all attended the wedding of Bruce's son Brandon Jenner in Hawaii on May 31. The teen beauties
PICS] Selena Gomez & Justin Bieber Date -- No Paparazzi Fight This Time
J.Biebs and Selena Gomez are just adorablez. See pics of them on a date ... not in a paparazzi fight this time.
Heidi Klum Model Images – Heidi Klum Pictures
Heidi Klum is a Gemini, and it shows in her style choices! View pictures of the supermodel’s hair, makeup, and fashion through the years.
Adam Levine News - Adam Levine's New Girlfriend Behati Prinsloo
Adam Levine stepped out with a new girl on his arms (and lips) over Memorial Day weekend in Hawaii — super sexy Victoria’s Secret model, Behati Prinsloo. The new pics of the possible couple have many wondering: Who is this 23-year-old beauty?
Flesh To Nutella, No Back
I started holding my breath at the end, like I was covered in Nutella. Am I supposed to understand what “no back” means? Like, there’s no going back once you cover yourself in Nutella! Or, don’t watch this if you think I’m going to cover myself in n…
'Napalm Girl Photo' From Vietnam War Turns 40
TRANG BANG, Vietnam — In the picture, the girl will always be 9 years old and wailing "Too hot! Too hot!" as she runs down the road away from her burning Vietnamese village.
Box Office Report: 'Snow White And The Huntsman' Headed For A Bullish $48 Mil-$52 Mil Weekend
Universal didn’t saturate theaters with midnight screenings of Snow White and the Huntsman, but a sizeable number of fans still sought it out. And based on solid showings at early Friday screenings, it now appears the movie will rack up $17 million-…
Politwoops: A Boring Thing That Could Prove Very Useful
Everyone's favorite thing on the internet today is actually quite boring—but it won't always be.
Queueing Theory: What People Hate Most About Waiting In Line.
Let's say you and your roommate have a little side business baking rhubarb pies at home and selling them on a street corner. Folks love pie, and you're having trouble keeping up with demand. But you can only invest so much money in the business. Whe…
Madonna: ‘MDNA’ Tour In Tel Aviv!
Madonna kicks off her MDNA world tour with a concert at Ramat Gan Stadium on Thursday (May 31) in Tel Aviv, Israel.
Hot Or Not Demi Lovato In A Skin-Tight Yellow Number On The Cover Of Cosmo Photo Yasi's Photos
We have a pretty serious girl crush on Demi Lovato. Not only is she super talented and beautiful, her openness about her personal struggles have inspired and empowered young women around the world to get help for their own problems. That being said,…
20 Things You Didn’t Know About Marilyn Monroe
Marilyn Monroe became a movie star after her supporting role in the 1950 crime drama The Asphalt Jungle. People have been talking about her ever since. They’ll be talking about her even more today, since this would’ve been her 86th birthday. Marilyn…
E3's Most Memorable Moments From 1UP.com
ith E3 2012 and its inevitable glut of crazy game news bombshells only a few short days away, we're taking one last look at the show that we've known over the years and revisiting our favorite moments. Sure, we're there for work, but we're fans of g…
Celebrity Lookalikes: Katy Perry Is Tom Hiddleston, Aka Loki (Video)
So in the lead-up to her new documentary/concert movie Katy Perry: Part of Me, Katy Perry has released a few makeup-free photos to show how down-to-earth she is. But in reality, it’s proven the opposite: Katy Perry is actually the demigod supervilla…
Alexander Ludwig: Mustache & Goatee For ‘Grown Ups 2′!
Alexander Ludwig sports a mustache and goatee while on the set of Grown Ups 2 on Thursday (May 31) in Boston, Mass.
Probably The Best Headline Of All Time
I know I’ve already run my fair share of “BEST HEADLINE EVER” stories, but this legitimately gave me an uncontrollable, 30 to 60-second fit of laughter. I still haven’t showed it to Frotcast Brendan, I worry that it might actually kill him. I’d been…
10 Of History’s Most Egregious Typos
We’re hoping you’ve seen the screenshots of presidential hopeful Mitt Romney’s new smartphone app, but if you haven’t, then let us break the news to you: there’s a really unfortunate misspelling in it. Specifically, he misspells the word “America.” …
Zimmerman Back To Jail; Judge Says He Lied
(SANFORD, Fla.) Trayvon Martin's shooter must return to jail, a judge ordered Friday in a strongly worded ruling that said George Zimmerman and his wife lied to the court about their finances to obtain bond in a case that hinges on jurors believin…
Rudy Eugene: Last Words Of Miami Cannibal To His Girlfriend Before Attack On Ronald Poppo
Loved: The girlfriend of Rudy Eugene, 31, the man who police say gnawed off a homeless man's face over Memorial Day weekend, is speaking out for the first time about the man she knew and loved, pictured as a boy
Odd News, Funny News, Strange News
Odd News at United Press International (UPI) brings you the latest of the odd, humorous and bizarre. Strange news
Ashton Kutcher Returns To 'Punk'd' & Gets Kim Kardashian
Ashton Kutcher is returning to his old stamping grounds, and some very famous people are about to get punk'd. In a special episode of Punk'd airing before Sunday's MTV Movie Awards, guest host and series creator Kutcher pulls one over on Kim Kardash…
Atkins-Type Diets Look Kidney-Friendly: Study
THURSDAY, May 31 (HealthDay News) -- High protein, Atkins-type diets don't cause noticeable harm to the kidneys in healthy patients without kidney disease, a new study indicates. "There has been concern for decades about possible damaging effe
Modelizer Adam Levine Bags Another Victoria’s Secret Angel
Adam Levine must be doing something right because the dude is like catnip to models. Victoria’s Secret models, to be precise. Levine split from ex-girlfriend and VS Angel Anne V., only two months ago but the Maroon 5 singer has already moved on to a…
10 Noteworthy Proto-Feminist Anthems
I think a lot of great songs were missed here which is actually good because it means there are a lot of proto-feminist anthems but I don’t think the list is complete without Mary Chapin Carpenter’s “He Thinks He’ll Keep Her.” I love to hear her bel…
10 Ingenious Shakespeare Adaptations On Film
The ten-year stretch between 1990 and 2000 saw no less than three big-screen, high-profile film versions of Shakespeare’s most immortal play: Franco Zeffirelli’s 1990 Mel Gibson version, Kenneth Branagh’s unabridged 1996 film, and the 2000 version d…
Poignant Photos Of Missing Persons Posters
Graham MacIndoe‘s photographs of missing persons posters, which we first saw on PetaPixel, document the sad and desperate public pleas to locate lost love ones. The images are spare, quiet, and isolated, despite the artist primarily focusing on post…
Poignant Photos Of Sleeping Carpoolers Captured From Above
What does your morning commute look like? Mexican photographer Alejandro Cartagena, whose work we spotted over at Visual News, offers a fascinating look at the morning rides of many Mexican workers, in a series that has us scouring the photos, analy…
The Greatest Performances Of The 2011-12 TV Season
Earlier this week, we took a look at the Flavorwire staff’s favorite TV shows of the 2011-12 TV season, which ended in May. But while June may start today, we couldn’t leave the season behind without also heaping praise upon the actors whose small-s…
10 Fictional Characters Who Love Doughnuts
Did you know that today is National Doughnut Day? No, seriously! It’s a real thing! Apparently back in 1938 the Salvation Army decided that the first Friday in June should be set aside to honor the women who served soldiers on the front lines doughn…
Hollywood's Hottest $150 Million Project Is An 83-Year-Old Synagogue
This article first appeared in the June 8 issue of The Hollywood Reporter.
Why Celebrities Like Justin Bieber Are Flocking To L.A.'s Suburbia
Given the down market, high-profile listings overshadow big-name sales. Among those listing in Calabasas is Kevin Costner's producing partner Jim Wilson, who's got his 190-acre Avalon Ranch -- which boasts a 7,500-square-foot Cape Cod-style house --…
Gary Oldman, Dominic Monaghan Join Indie 'Monster Butler' (Exclusive)
Gary Oldman and Dominic Monaghan are joining the cast of Monster Butler, an indie being directed by Doug Rath. Malcolm McDowell is starring in Butler, the true story of Roy Fontaine (aka Archibald Hall), a bisexual jewel thief/con man/serial killer …
Clint Eastwood's Daughter Sets $100,000 Handbag On Fire
As part of boyfriend Tyler Shields' art project, Francesca Eastwood apparently tried to see just how many people on the Internet she could enrage
A Journalist Becomes His Parents' Death Panel
For five months, I was my parents' death panel. And where the costly chaos of Medicare failed, a team of salaried doctors and nurses offered a better way
Today’s Sign Of The Zombie Apocalypse: Student Charged In Cannibalistic Slaying Of Housemate
A student at Morgan State University told police that he ate the heart and part of the brain of a man who lived in suburban Baltimore and had been missing for a week and whose dismembered body was found in the home the two men shared.
Carrie Underwood | Before They Were Famous
Carrie Underwood, Senior Year 2001, Checotah High School, Checotah, Okla.
Rihanna Reportedly Dating Another Bad Boy-- New York Knicks Player J.R. Smith
Rihanna has reportedly found love again - this time with another alleged bad boy. Less than a year after ending her relationship with Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp the "We Found Love" singer has been spotted hanging around with New York …
Review: 'Snow White And The Huntsman'
Stewart’s Snow White is supposed to be so lovely and pure, that the vain queen Ravenna (Theron) wants to kill her. Ravenna sends The Huntsman (Chris Hemsworth) to track Snow White down, but he has a change of heart after meeting her. With help from …
The Chivette Of The Week: Haley Almeida :
Is there something in the water in Alberta, Canada? We have so many Chivettes submitting from Alberta I'm considering a meetup in that awesome province. Haley, the stage is yours: Hey Chivers, Well how do I write about myself? I'll try to keep it as…
3 Chic Ways To Wear Shorts And A Blazer This Summer
If you’re looking for a not-too-crazy way to wear your summer shorts, follow the lead of these stylish ladies who all paired ‘em with a blazer in a slightly different way....
Best Dressed At The 2012 Glamour UK Women Of The Year Awards
Our friends over at Glamour UK held their Women of the Year Awards last night and the red carpet was off the hook. So whose dramatic gown or cocktail dress tops them all? Survey the snaps and then vote on your favorite look.
We're Crazy For Nautical Stripes! Singer Cheryl Cole Sported A Fresh Take On The Trend In A Chic Striped Dress
Hi, my name is Laurel, and I'm addicted to striped nautical tops. I literally have six. It's a problem. However, I take comfort in knowing I'm not alone— on any given day, at least one Glamour staffer shows up in stripes. Naturally, I flipped for Ch…
The Les Miserables Trailer Is Here--And You've Never Seen (Or Heard!) Anne Hathaway Like This
Anna M and I both teared up while watching this trailer for the upcoming blockbuster version of Les Miserables--and you'll see why.
Nicole Kidman's 'Paperboy' Scene: Director Lee Daniels Explains Why She Urinates On Zac Efron
The most infamous scene to come out of this year's Cannes Film Festival undoubtedly occurred in "The Paperboy," when Nicole Kidman's character urinates on Zac Efron. Hollywood was set afire by the moment, with even stars weighing in on the effect it…
Jay Townsend, GOP Spokesman: 'Let's Hurl Some Acid At Those Female Democratic Senators'
A spokesman for Rep. Nan Hayworth (R-N.Y.) is facing criticism after advocating violence against female Democratic senators in a Facebook post.
Ronald Poppo, Victim Of Rudy Eugene's 'Naked Cannibal Attack' (PICTURES)
Ronald Poppo (right) and Rudy Eugene, left Scroll to the end to see a pixellated image of Poppo's injuries (WARNING, GRAPHIC CONTENT) A homeless man whose face was 'eaten' by a naked assailant later shot dead by police, has been named as Ronald Pop…
'Napalm Girl' Kim Phuc Photo From Vietnam War Turns 40
APIn this June 8, 1972 file photo, 9-year-old Kim Phuc, center, run down Route 1 near Trang Bang, Vietnam after an aerial napalm attack on suspected Viet Cong hiding places.
Rachel Weisz Covers ‘C Magazine’ Summer 2012
Rachel Weisz graces the cover of C Magazine‘s Summer issue, on newsstands June 12.
Allen Iverson -- Throw My Wife In Jail!!!
NBA legend Allen Iverson believes his wife should be locked up for ransacking his house while he was out of the country -- this according to new legal…
Dominic Monaghan Really Wants Everyone To Know Matthew Fox Beats Women All The Time
If you ever thought to yourself, “my, the cast of LOST must really be the closest of friends who had the best of times together,” you’re going to want to stop doing that because apparently Jack beat the shit out of women all the time (Presumably the…
Two Men Shot In Fight Over Kool Aid
It’s a good thing the “journalists” went around the neighborhood and asked people what Kool Aid brings to mind. That alone should earn them the Pulitzer, but if it doesn’t, I’m sure the randomly inserted clip of Ice Cube rapping cut haphazardly into…