July 28, 2012
Olympics Opening Ceremony: Music Hits And Misses Include Punk, Paul And Syria's Ill-Timed March To 'Where The Streets Have No Name'
A $40 million production budget bought the London 2012 Summer Olympics opening ceremony one heck of a spectacle, but when it came to the soundtrack, the event’s musical choices left some watching at home -- and commenting online -- a little miffed.
Mitt Romney’s Insults And Mistakes While At The London Olympics Aren’t Gaffes As Much As A Fair Representation Of His Worldview.
Mitt Romney’s not-so-excellent adventure abroad (“Romneyshambles,” the Brits are calling it) has been many things: shabby, hilarious, scandalous, an enlivening hoot to a dreary election season. One thing it shouldn’t be, though, is surprising. Charl…
Olympic Ceremony Playlist: The Music Behind Danny Boyle's London 2012 Opening Gig
When it comes to Danny Boyle's Olympic Opening Ceremony, there are many things that we can look forward to: live animals, a sing-a-long led by Paul McCartney and perhaps most impressively, a hoard of Mary Poppinses slaying a 40-foot Lord Voldemort. …
Jesse Jackson Jr. In Mayo Clinic Being Treated For Depression
ROCHESTER, Minn. – Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr., whose whereabouts haven't been disclosed since he mysteriously took a medical leave several weeks ago, is being treated for depression at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., according to a…
2012 Olympics Parade Of Smartphones And Digital Cameras
A new part of the opening ceremony for 2012, countries from all over the world headed to London to display their favorite gadgets, take self-portraits, update twitter, and instagram pictures of Kobe Bryant. All in fancy patriotic costumes! H/T to Mat Honan for the idea.
Olympic Beach Volleyball: Bikinis Still Uniform Choice Despite London Weather (PHOTOS)
LONDON — The Benny Hill theme plays over the loudspeaker at Horse Guards Parade, the crowd cheers and the raking crew scurries out to smooth over the footprints in the sand. This is beach volleyball, British style.
Dax Shepard Was 'Bare Naked' When He Proposed To Kristen Bell
He revealed on "The View," "I had planned a very romantic way to do it - the restaurant that I first told her I loved her at - and so I thought, 'Oh, I'll go back there and do it right.' That was gonna happen a couple (of) weeks after Christmas. "…
Mitt Romney Snubbed By UK Government As Cabinet Minister Tells HuffPost 'Our Heart Is With Obama'
Mitt Romney fails to resonate with senior Conservative Party figures, most of whom have a much closer connection to Barack Obama, a Cabinet minister has disclosed to The Huffington Post on Friday. Their comments will add to the sense that the presid…
Juegos Olímpicos En Vivo: La Ceremonia De Inauguración De Londres 2012 (Minuto A Minuto)
El pebetero se formó del suelo, de entre varias antorchas que se alzaron monumentalmente. jóvenes fueron los encargados de encenderlo. Fuegos artificiales por todo Londres iluminan el corazón de millones de espectadores alrededor del mundo
Rumors About Kristen Stewart, Rupert Sanders Cheating Scandal Ensnare Charlize Theron (VIDEO)
Rumors surrounding the Kristen Stewart, Rupert Sanders cheating scandal have continued to circulate, prompting media outlets to answer questions such as: Is Robert Pattinson "heartbroken"? Did Stewart and Sanders have sex? How is Sanders' wife copin…
Brief History Of Aleppo: A Great World City Now In The Grip Of War
Aleppo, Syria’s largest city, is in the grip of the country’s civil war. Government attack helicopters and fighter jets circle the city’s skies as rebel factions entrench themselves in Aleppo’s old town and sections of the city’s suburbs. The regime…
Madonna's Paris Stage Pelted With Bottles After 45 Minute Performance
Madonna's love affair with France was dealt a blow on Thursday as fans booed the pop superstar and pelted the stage with bottles when she ended her set after just 45 minutes. The singer put on an intimate show for around 2,000 fans at the Paris Ol…
Paul McCartney, Olympics: Legend Closes London 2012's Opening Ceremony With 'Hey Jude'
Sir Paul McCartney was one of the many famous faces to take the stage during the opening ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics. With him, the legendary Beatle brought a chorus of cheers and beaming smiles to Danny Boyle's "Isles of Wonder."
Space Oddity: Launch A Ping Pong Ball Sized Experiment Into The Beyond
JP Aerospace, an independent, volunteer-run space program that has been developing, building, and flying low-cost aerospace systems for the past 31 years, is on a mission to carry student projects and scientific experiments to the edge of space. The…