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August 1, 2012

Girl, what's in your makeup bag? I'm so excited to start this new column in my blog. Basically what I'm gonna do is visit all kinds of different rad girls and peek into their makeup bags, closets, etc. It's totally just an excuse for being curious w…

It's bye-bye "Battleship," hello "Ted 2" as stunning upsets, a scandal and the success of "The Amazing Spider-Man" start to reveal what’s happening to Hollywood's next chapter of sequels.

LONDON – Orson Welles' Citizen Kane no longer enjoys the moniker of greatest film of all time, a plaudit it has held for 50 years. The movie has occupied top billing in the British Film Institute-published magazine Sight & Sound's once-a-decade int…

Top Tapiture photos of the week (50 Photos)

At least once a month, Lindsay Lohan gets practically naked in a room at Chateau Marmont and lets Terry Richardson take a bunch of pictures of her and publish them on a worldwide communication system accessed by billions of people, but why should th…

Feeling the effects of her blood and bone-marrow disease, Roberts steps away from GMA mid-broadcast Tuesday to "get some vacay"

Once a strategy for retailers to build brand awareness and coolness cred in a flashy spectacle (now you see us, now you don't), the pop-up shop has transformed into a tool of urban revitilization. In San Francisco, the city government has partnered …

One thing we love about Miley Cyrus is that she's not afraid to expose her true self - especially through Twitter and Instagram. The app-savvy entertainer has quite the connection to her fans via the social media outlets, with pictures and messages.…

(Newser) – Some Belarus bigwigs are now out of a job, thanks to a bunch of teddy bears. President Alexander Lukashenko…

Gore Vidal despised the New York Times through and through and would barely have stomached his obituary in that paper today, as credit-giving and realistic and praising as it is. Charles McGrath notes some of the impetus for this hatred in the obit…

Like, every single one. Including Obama, Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga.

These species might be lesser-known but they are definitely not lesser-cute! From dik-diks to echidna puggles, learn to love all these baby weirdos!

Spoilers, spoilers everywhere. Seriously do not click if you want your Series Seven unspoiled.

What's with all the hassle? These people are just tryin' to chill.

Although we’re about settled into TV’s second wave of summer programming — namely, Breaking Bad, Louie, and Political Animals — it’s impossible to get too comfortable. Thanks to Comic-Con and the TCA tour, buzz for fall 2012 is nearly in full swing …

Eight female badminton players from China, South Korea, and Indonesia have been disqualified from the London Olympics over charges that they tanked a pair of doubles matches. Why were they trying to lose on purpose in the first place? It’s basically…

HollywoodLife.com is absolutely shocked with these new pics of Kristen and Rupert from their July 17 cheating-fest all over LA. Rupert is all over her and they look really into each other! Kristen Stewart is such a cheater! These new pics are even w…

The ongoing Fifty Shades of Grey phenomenon has left publicists all over the country scrambling to find connections between their products and the books. Now everything vaguely sexy is being sold as Fifty Shades-themed. Some examples...

Theaters screening The Dark Knight Rises are kind of like planes just after 9/11 these days – places full of panicky people who are easily scared and dangerously paranoid. 45-year-old David Escamillo, despite his legit taste in sick tank tops, learn…

Sometimes genius is subtle and will only reveal itself years later. Other times it stares at you in four creepy as hell depictions of the characters in The Wizard of Oz.

South Korean weightlifter Sa Jae-Hyouk was in the middle of the medal hunt when disaster struck. (WARNING: Somewhat graphic images and video.)

Creating the leotards for Team USA's gymnasts is a process that takes a year and a half, thousands of Swarovski crystals, and many rounds of testing. Each one is like a wedding dress: a spectacular creation the ladies can't wait to debut on the big day.

Not only the greatest sitcom ever, Seinfeld helped launch the career of many actors you love today.

I am speechless. If you scroll, things are going to get all NSFW up in here.

Unbaby.me swaps out babies for awesome stuff (of your choosing). Apologies to all of BuzzFeed's overeager, photo-happy parents in advance.

Terrified of being left behind, Google has trapped its users in the present.

Mike Huckabee urged Americans to dine at Chick-Fil-A today to support the chain's anti-gay marriage stance. Judging by these photos, it was a success.

It will shock you how much more gravelly–and indecipherable–Tom Hardy’s voice used to be the first time we saw him as Bane.

We share a lot of NMA World Edition’s ridiculously animated, absurdist news recap videos, but their latest (about world record Olympic swimmer Ye Shiwen) brings up an interesting question of how Asian and Pacific Island nations view each other, and …

Starting today, about 47 million American women will have access to free preventive health services as part of a new provision in President Obama’s Affordable Care Act. Comprehensive preventive care coverage will now be provided for insured women en…

You be the judge. The album’s weighty title song ‘Gangnam Style’ is composed solely by PSY himself from lyrics to choreography. The song is characterized by its strongly addictive beats and lyrics, and is thus certain to penetrate the foundations…

The Badminton World Federation announced its ruling after investigating two teams from South Korea and one each from China and Indonesia. It punished them for "not using one's best efforts to win a match" and "conducting oneself in a manner that is …

Ashton Kutcher has whisked Mila Kunis on a romantic vacation to Bali, Page Six can reveal. The actor, still going through a divorce with Demi Moore, has taken Kunis to a five-star resort on Bali’s southern peninsula. Suites include wooden four-poste…

Correct me if I’m wrong, but the movie Jurassic Park was just a movie about a family having a fun day at a dinosaur theme park, right? It was nice because you didn’t really have any anxiety while you watched it and it was just like, ugh, finally I c…

There are the types of people in the world who are quick to jump into calling someone their boyfriend/girlfriend after a few dates. Then there are the types of people in the world (like me) who never know how many dates it will take for it to be app…

Moderates remain uninsulted, but give it a few hours.

Along with Girls Gone Wild creator Joe Francis.

Everything you need to know about the legendary first American team to win the Olympic gymnastics team gold.

Mia Love would be the first black woman in the House Republican caucus. BuzzFeed declined the fundraising ticker.

An argument for why making music sound like dying robots is actually crazy hard. Wub wub wub, bitches.

Also: "People drive through high all the time on all sorts of drugs. There's a woman who drives through smoking pot, wearing pajamas, in a Mercedes every morning."

Who wants to place bets on how long it takes until this is an actual product you can buy?

She's still pretty tan, but it's nothing like before. Here's the proof.

Two thumbs up!

Keep your eyes on the road, you're gonna get us all killed! Plus an invasion of teddy bears and let's mash-up Julia Childs with Guns'N'Roses.

Can you tell that we’re seriously, unabashedly obsessed with the Olympics here at Fashionista? Well, we are. It’s difficult not to be–what with Ryan Lochte running swimming around all shirtless and Gabby Douglas being generally adorable, it’s a majo…

A real how did he do it, or did he? (Jonesboro, AR) Teresa Carter just doesn’t understand what happened to her son Chavis in the back of a police car.

Segel reportedly told Austrian website kurier.at, "It's great to do some 'Rated R' stuff again, because I've been playing the nice guy for quite a long time now. That's why I'm gonna quit How I met your Mother after the eighth season."

Sure, not necessarily a sitcom character, but he/she needs to be mentioned. A two sport athlete -- granted, it was the same sport but for a boys and girls team -- he/she was a dominant force any time he/she stepped on the field. And that he/she coul…

What is wrong with the people who ask to be retweeted? Everything.

These Olympians can't keep their eyes (or lips) off each other. Imagine the athletic-offspring potential!

Not the first show you were dragged to by your parents, but the first of your own hilarious adolescent accord. Add yours in the comments!

Organizers are preparing for a possible rise in sex crimes around the Games, and that may be smart — some research shows that the incidence of such crimes does increase around major sporting events.

It's called Never Mind The Anabolics, and it contains 8 ingredients that have been banned by the Olympics as performance enhancing substances.

The girl was living at home and the guy was moving to Germany — so things were already complicated before and a series of chats and emails revealed his true, manipulative nature.

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CBS is looking to tell a new story about a man named Brady. The network has given a script commitment to a reboot of The Brady Bunch from executive producer Vince Vaughn and CBS Television Studios, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.

In what seems like a highly inefficient food procurement process, the majestic cormorant, a variety of seabird, dives to the sea floor in search of food

Top Tapiture photos of the week (50 Photos)

Photos of a shirtless Kobe Bryant seated next to two women have surfaced following an Olympic after party in Barcelona, but according to TMZ, Bryant was only shirtless for a matter of moments. Someone had spilled a drink on him, and he was waiting f…

Conservative groups train their cadres in Dallas, where it's one part Hayek, one part Alinsky, and one part Henry Ford. “We’re the salesmen and the production line," says FreedomWorks' Steinhauser.

Vain subjects taking 'sexy' snaps of themselves in the mirror has become a cultural phenomenon. These awkward examples showcase some of some of the worst.

@hershmire RIP Sasson jeans and Gore-Tex

The White House is under fire today for the news that staffers met in coffee shops and used private emails to avoid disclosure. In 2008, then Senator Obama attacked the Bush Administration for secrecy and promised to be transparent as president.

It's not a tragic case of hoarding, but an art installation in London.

Sleazy messages are de rigueur on internet dating sites. At least sometimes they're creative.

It's pretty hard not to laugh at this one.

Fab or drab? I vote both.

President Obama has come under some fire from Republicans for a report in Politico that the White House used private emails and met with lobbyists at coffee shops to avoid disclosure. But a top political aide and former chief-of-staff to Speaker John Boehner, Barry Jackson, also did so during his time in the Bush Administration. Jackson used 2003 used a "georgewbush.com" email address to communicate with Neil Volz, an aide disgraced former lobbyist Jack Abramoff, about nominating one of Abramoff's Indian tribe clients for a Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Gore Vidal, an iconic writer and outspoken political activist, died Tuesday in Los Angeles. He was 86. Vidal's family made the announcement Tuesday, leaving a brief message on his official website and Twitter account. His nephew, actor-writer-direc…

The Korean and Indonesian badminton players disqualified from competition at the London Olympics following yesterday's match fixing scandal have appealed the decision.

An army of teddy bears descended on Belarus this weekend, but President Alexander Lukashenko really wanted to pretend it never happened. Unfortunately in this day of rapid-fire tweets, it’s rather hard to keep a teddy bear airdrop under wraps for lo…

Alexa Vega, star of Spy Kids, is now 23 years old and looking good. Her Twitter Machine is running on all cylinders. Alexa plays KillJoy in Robert Rodriguez's upcoming film, Machete Kills. There's an alluring sneak peak of her Machete costume at the…

When I finally recovered from the "WTF!?" haze that Danny Boyle's Olympic opening ceremony extravaganza sent me into on Friday night (Sergeant Pepper-era Beatles lookalikes...with dancing orphans!?), I was able to get down to business: International…

Our guest editor and cover star, Victoria Beckham--she of the big sunglasses, supercute family, and surprisingly self-deprecating sense of humor--is taking over the world, one dress at a time. In our September 2012 Full-On Fashion Issue, the former …

Musicians' Income Can Still Be Huge -- With The Right Brand, Team - Huffington Post: Musicians' Income Can Still...

At 15, Corey Feldman was already the most established star in the "Lost Boys" cast, having worked on TV since age 3 and having co-starred in such hits as "Gremlins," "The Goonies," and "Stand By Me" (opposite "Lost Boys" antagonist Kiefer Sutherland…

Of course, not one word of that is accurate, not even that Dan Cathy is the CEO (his dad is), and if you're standing in line waiting for your chicken sandwich and waffle fries, why not take a moment to learn about what Chick-fil-A really does, and -…

Hi Jordyn, I know you won a gold medal and all, but your brother is really hot.

Robert Pattinson is reportedly shacking up at his Water for Elephants co-star Reese Witherspoon‘s ranch, according to Us Weekly.

"Batman" shooter James Holmes doesn't just deserve the death penalty ... he deserves the worst, most painful death possible -- so says one of the…

"Passions" star Brook Kerr is pulling the plug on her marriage, TMZ has learned ... but unlike her character on the show, her husband isn't also her…

Vanessa Hudgens in Studio City, CA. (July 28, 2012) -Photo: Fame/Flynet

(Newser) – Today is just teeming with quirky holidays that some might say overlap in a sort of priceless way. Mike Huc…

Do I really need to say anything more? These puppies are only two-weeks old so expect a lot of (adorable, round-bellied, kick-y) sleeping.

Why would you taunt us like this? To be fair, two of these are actually in various stages of productions right now. But that doesn't mean they'll see the light of day.

A creepy ex-cop and suspected serial wife killer — whose case long riveted the nation and inspired a TV movie — is finally facing justice. Drew Peterson is on trial, accused of killing...

Here's a step-by-step guide to undermining the legitimacy of Olympic competition.

Urban farmers as outlaws: It's becoming a familiar tale. Whether it's a $2,500 fine for growing chard in Oakland or bans on backyard chickens in Pensacola, the civic agrarian often bumps up against the cold hard edge of the law. Public opinion may h…

However, as Robinson notes, if you can't find passion and purpose in your work, you're disconnected from who you really are and you'll never truly excel at what you do. The question then for our K-12 schools and higher education institutions is how …

Our old pal, Colonel Sanders is back with a message for Chic-Fil-A and chicken lovers that is totally true and not at all panderous.

"Some People" by Luke Pearson was submitted for a graphic short story competition in 2009 and has floated around the internet ever since. It's breathtaking.

Aly Raisman, 18, Jordyn Wieber, 17, Gabby Douglas, 16, Kyla Ross, 15, and McKayla Maroney, 16, -- nicknamed the "Fab Five" -- tumbled, flipped and jumped their way to earning the Olympic gold, defeating the Russian women's team with a score of 183.5…

Wanna play a creepy game? Google "[your first name] AND [friend's first name]" and you'll end up finding a defunct wedding website for some bizarro couple version of your and your friend.

It's so, so, so messy.

If you're going to use clothes to turn yourself into a flag, the Olympics is obviously the place to do it.

The claim: A key Iowa supporter of Michele Bachmann, State Senator Kent Sorenson, "stole" a home-schooling group's email list from a supporter. Here's the suit, which names several to Bachmann aides, was filed in Polk County Court, and can be read in full below.

Love or hate the Alien prequel, you have to admit the crew made a few questionable choices.

A report in Politico says that President Obama's campaigner Jim Messina, used private email address to conduct official White House business, and took meeting with lobbyists at a coffee shop to avoid disclosure. In a 2011 press conference, White House press secretary answering a question about private Google accounts said the White House conducted all emails on work accounts. Carney said today to reporters that Messina would forward his private emails to his public accounts to comply with disclosure laws.

Dan Hicks and Rowdy Gaines: SO CLOSE, yet so far.

Everyone can relate to these events. Especially the cat one.

Cenk talks to Michael Shure, Ana Kasparian, Jayar Jackson and “TYT” producer Shana Naomi Krochmal about a Colorado bakery that refused to sell a wedding cake to a gay couple.

The 38-year old New York Yankees shortstop has been seen partying with Hannah Davis, a swimsuit model for Ralph Lauren.

The "Hardball" host laments that his "perfectionist" son's concerns with Gitmo places him to the "left of Obama" politically, something he vows to "work on a little."

Our guest editor, Victoria Beckham--she of the big sunglasses, supercute family, and surprisingly self-deprecating sense of humor--is taking over the world one dress at a time. In her September 2012 cover interview, the former pop star opens up to G…

South Korea's Shin A-Lam and Germany's Britta Heidemann faced off on Monday in the woman's epee (fencing) to determine who would advance to the gold medal match. Near the end of the duel, it was still unclear who would walk away with Olympic glory, …

But also the normal things you'd expect on The Jerry Springer Show like strippers, stalkers, love triangles, and people who live double lives. Bronies and American gypsies: so hot right now.

Inside a dramatically-lit boxing ring. They're ads via Louis Vuitton, but so what. Pretty cool stuff.

(Newser) – Italy's highest court has ruled on a subject of utmost importance: whether it's a crime to say a man has "n…

What's crazy is, this isn't the first time. Next thing you know, "Best Dog Riding A Tortoise Movie" is going to be an Oscars category.

Oh snap.

Man, it would be fun to be there.

If you've missed Lochte's adorable/painful television interviews over the years, here is a compilation of the highlights.

The Team USA volleyball player has no problem with the unique name she was born with, so you should probably quit snickering about it now.

The Outkast rapper hasn't released a proper album since "The Love Below," but has kept his skills sharp with lots and lots of guest verses. Three Stacks is hardly tossing off these verses – he typically outshines the headlining artist, and has been evolving his flow every step of the way.

It's not even an patent. It's a years-old educational video about how intellectual property works. This 17-minute video, which is being shown to the jury, will provide the basis on which they'll judge the knock-down, drag-out fight about the origins of the modern smartphone.

Doesn't everyone dress like that to shop? Plus the original Catwoman's take on Nolan's Batman and you don't need legs to mountain climb.

While the guys get to chill, we have to get ready. #champagneproblems - Katelyn Tarver's Photo Of The Day Photo Of The Day in katelyntarver's gallery

Tiger Woods' ex-wife may be dipping back into the professional athlete dating pool after people spotted her being friendly with NHLer Douglas Murray.

Warner Bros. is going after Amazon.com's resellers market. The studio's home entertainment division has filed at least 16 separate lawsuits in California against those who use the e-vendor to sell discounted DVDs ranging from Harry Potter films to m…

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Derek Jeter’s love life is heating up. The ultra-private Yankee shortstop was seen out with green-eyed Ralph Lauren model Hannah Davis Monday night“They were flirting, having a great...

Brandi Glanville supposedly had sex with serial Porta-potty diddler Gerard Butler, so it really shouldn’t be that shocking to find out she got caught banging a random dude in her Real Housewives of Beverly Hills co-star Kyle Richards‘ bathroom. It’s…

I mean, Boris Johnson... this is beyond parody. And thank goodness, there's video.

Someone contact the Olympic commission immediately to get this into the 2016 games.

With a face that is guaranteed to explode your heart. Caddy has been taken in by a rescue organization in Australia after her mom was killed by a car. She will go to live with other young wombats and eventually be released back to the wild.

Apparently her hair has felt so burdensome that sometimes she fantasizes about cutting it all off (Bill Cosby talked her out of that, she says).

The man was BORN to play Bill Haverchuck.

We tend to think of attics as dark, suffocating spaces — not unlike something out of a horror film. However, many designers have taken the doldrums out of attic living and have transformed the lofty spaces into bright and beautiful hangouts you don’…

In the early winter of 1988, I traveled to Miami to visit Marc Buoniconti. He was 24 years old at the time, and in many ways looked quite fit — full of energy, chattering on about his plans, exactly what you’d expect from a person his age. But Buoni…

Let's face it: As necessary to life as eyeliner is, it's not the easiest thing to apply. Whether it's the straightness of the line or the evenness of the flick, there's a lot of room for error. To that end, here are three genius new products that ai…

My new favorite phrase, from Vivek Haldar: "The internet is full of productivity tips and techniques, more accurately known as productivity porn. It’s like McDonalds trying to sell you healthy food."

Thrash hard on this interactive map. OF METAL. But turn down the music until you can safely headbang solo.

The most impressive moment from the US Women's Gymnastics team's very impressive gold medal night.

New rules requiring insurance companies to cover birth control without a copay go into effect today. Doctors say this could make a dent in teen pregnancy rates by giving teens access to the most effective forms of contraception — which are also some of the most expensive.

Will Ferrell almost killed Zach Galifianakis while they were making "The Campaign" together. Will allegedly put nuts in Zach's breakfast burrito, which is a bad thing to do for someone who has a serious nut allergy. Fortunately, Galifianakis was tr…

In a world more to his liking, Gore Vidal might have been president, or even king. He had an aristocrat's bearing – tall, handsome and composed – and an authoritative baritone ideal for summoning an aide or courtier.

Watch a dozen Brazilians drop their caipirinhas (one even quickly strips to his Speedo) to hurry to the rescue of a pod of beached dolphins. We wonder though, what's the best method for helping out stranded cetaceans? The Brazilians' drag-'em-by-the…

The International Olympic Committee is more protective of its brand than almost any company in the world. Why do you think the Gay Olympics became the Gay Games? Comedy Central UK wanted to make a nice message of support for the athletes competing, but were told that there was a lot they couldn't say. So they ran this instead.

Many have doubted the legitimacy of Ye Shiwen's record-breaking results. But should they?

Romney's back in the States after a glorious red eye from Poland. The countdown continues...

Just a friendly argument about a fence (NSFW, language and crotch grabbing).

I was innocently clicking my way around Pinterest over the weekend when I stumbled across this potentially NSFW wedding photo....

So, the big question is: Did China’s sensational double-gold medalist dope?

For the best Previews of Sleeping Dogs for PS3, 360, PC, check out this page on 1UP.com

Researchers gave grammar tests to sixth through eighth graders in Pennsylvania and asked them for information on their texting habits. After crunching the test and texting data they found that the more texts the 10-to-14-year-olds sent, the worse th…

Van Gogh cut his ear off. Gauguin had a mid-life crisis and shacked up with frighteningly young Tahitian girls. Munch suffered from hallucinations. It’s a cliché that all great artists are crazy. However, the “tortured artist” stereotype certainly h…

As Pattinson attempts to relax chez Witherspoon, he is, according to another source, "a total mess . . . He's questioning everything."

Via Photoshoptroll ...

Hawaiian ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro jumpstarted his career with a cover of "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" that reduced 10 million YouTube viewers to gentle weeping. He's since appeared all over late night TV, played with luminaries from Yo-Yo…

(Newser) – A British teenager has been arrested over an abusive tweet directed toward one of his country's Olympians, …

Bloggers signing with agents is not all that unusual these days. Digitally-focused agencies like Digital Brand Architects represent several. However, when they sign with a top-tier Hollywood talent agency, it’s a pretty big deal. And that’s what The…

Clearly, whoever made this meme didn't attend the Zoolander School for Kids who Want to Read Good (and do other stuff good too).

Michael Phelps' Career Olympic Medal Haul GAMESEVENTMEDAL 2004 AthensMen's 200 meters FreestyleBronze 2004 AthensMen's 4 × 100 meters Freestyle RelayBronze 2004 AthensMen's 4 × 200 meters Freestyle RelayGold 2004 AthensMen's 100 met…

Gymnastics fans, like politicians campaigning in the heartland, like to look to the past as a better, purer time. Instead of pointing to two-parent families and white picket fences, gymnastics adherents yearn for more classically trained, balletic a…

Leanne Mai-ly Hilgart is an animal lover with an entreprenurial spirit who founded a vegan fashion line. Vaute Couture is finding success—recently opening its first brick-and-mortar store in Williamsburg—but the founder quit her Ford Modeling contra…

Like many of you, I spent most of the past weekend elbow deep in a bag of Cheetos while watching the Olympics. "Ha ha ha ha ha!" I cackled, spraying cheese crumbs everywhere, while watching male gymnasts eat total shit on failed high bar maneuvers. …

NEW YORK, July 31 (UPI) -- A South American sea bird fitted with a small camera stunned watchers as it became "superbird," diving underwater for almost 3 minutes to feed, researchers say.

Police in New Orleans have issued an arrest warrant for actor Cuba Gooding Jr. after he allegedly pushed a female bartender Tuesday morning. The Red Tails star is currently in town filming The Butler, about a servant who spent three decades at the …

If we’re taking time away from watching the sexy athletes of the 2012 Olympics, you better believe that we’ve got a legitimate reason for doing so. Bar Refaeli tweeting a picture of her rocking a lacy bodysuit certainly qualifies as “legitimate.” Th…

Chastain is on the cover but so, too, is Kate Middleton, according to the magazine’s website. Vanity Fair clearly wanted to hedge its bets by opting for an actress (to appeal to Hollywood fanatics) as well as the Duchess (to appeal to Royal fanatics…

Mitt Romney wrapped up his overseas trip Tuesday with a final speech in Warsaw, Poland, where he championed that nation's fiscal austerity as a model for the rest of the world.

For me personally, this borders on ill-fitting. I love when a well-endowed woman shows off her fabulous assets, but whether it's the bra she chose or that her dress is a bit too small in the bust, I think it pushes her up in an unflattering way. It'…

Hey, so you know the rumor — like, the BIG rumor? I mean, I guess a more direct question would be: Have you talked to anyone lately? On gchat or even in person, if possible? If so you’ve probably heard the news that Emma Watson was most likely going…

If you're the type of person who enjoys picking apart movies, by far the easiest (and most amusing) starting point is to simply rewatch the movie from the villain's perspective. What does the villain actually want? Does the way he's going about it m…

LONDON -- Don't spend it all in one place, Paul. London Olympic organizers say former Beatle Paul McCartney and other star performers who took part in Friday's opening ceremony essentially donated their time – receiving a mere pound ($1.57) – for t…

Jonah Lehrer has resigned from the the New Yorker. The now-former staff writer made the news public in a statement from his publisher on Monday afternoon, shortly after an article in the online magazine Tablet reported that he had admitted making up…

Here are some geographic and economic realities, as any educated European of the late 1400s would have understood them: The European diet was monotonous and people were willing to pay good money for spices to liven up their meals. Those spices for t…

It was another day of victory and defeat for Team USA on Sunday, as the competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London continued to heat up. Among the

Heath Ledger's Joker is the sum of a lot of parts: His own slapdash make-up application, a bit of A Clockwork Orange's Malcom McDowell, a touch of Sid Vicious. But that voice — that playful, dragged-down-a-country-road drawl — seemed like a unique i…

Cameron Crowe has settled on his next movie -- a yet-to-be titled romantic drama starring Emma Stone. Crowe's reps confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter  that Sony has picked up the project, based on Crowe's original script. Scott Rudin will produce,…

Enjoyed the music-packed Olympics opening ceremony? Now you can buy the album -- and thousands have. PHOTOS: London 2012: Inside the Opening Ceremony The soundtrack album, which went on sale as a download minutes after Friday's ceremony ended, has…

Darren Criss makes his third trip to Oxygen's The Glee Project this week when he steps in to mentor the Romanticality-themed episode. With only six contestants left, the intensity is building as the remaining contenders are tasked with playing up th…

A Chewbacca headpiece used in the original Star Wars trilogy sold for $172,200 ($140,000 plus $32,200 buyer's premium) at a Profiles in History auction. Profiles described it as the finest "screen correct" Chewbacca headpiece in private hands.

None of the possible outcomes for the euro zone augur particularly well. If some of the financially weak countries are forced to abandon the euro or the euro zone breaks apart, there will be shocks to the international banking system that would slow…

Last week, billionaire Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and his wife MacKenzie pledged $2.5 million to help pass a referendum on same-sex marriage in Washington State. With the donation, the Bezoses became the largest public financial backers of gay rights…

It was the first gold medal of the London Olympics, and Nur Suryani Mohd Taibi was off by a long shot. On Saturday, the Malaysian markswoman placed 34th out of a field of 56 in the 10-m air-rifle qualification round. (The event was eventually won by…

A few minutes before tipoff of the USA-France men’s basketball game Sunday afternoon—won, as expected, by the superstar-stacked Americans, 98-71—the public address announcer at the Olympic basketball arena ceased trying to pump up the crowd with for…

Lady Gaga posted a provocative picture to her website LittleMonsters.com on Friday - sitting nearly naked in an armchair wearing only a pair of flesh-colored panties. The shot was taken last November after the midnight opening of her "Gaga's Worksh…

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We’ve learned a lot about international sports beauties in these Olympics so far, but don’t expect to stop adding new names to your  list anytime soon. Take, for example, Bulgaria’s Ivet Lalova who rivals Michelle Jenneke for the greatest warm up ro…

Another day, another Madonna controversy. At a small club show in Paris last week, the pop superstar was booed mercilessly by fans who shouted for refunds after the brief, 45-minute set. Now, however, it appears the unrest wasn't the result of the s…

-- After the first U.S. win, a hug from the first lady. The U.S. men's basketball team cruised to a 98-71 victory over France in their Olympic opener on Sunday and got quite the reward.

Let's not erode our rights that we hold so dearly. Even the ACLU recognized that Chick-fil-A has a right to do business. And rest in peace Mr. Perry. You personally did not ask for this fight.

The Democratic National Committee had hesitated to push for same-sex marriage as a platform plank as recently as this March, with LGBT sources telling The Huffington Post that they were getting pushback from party officials. But that all changed whe…

The former "Today" co-host is apparently canoodling with financier John Molner, head of mergers and acquisitions at Brown Brothers Harriman. The couple stepped out together on Saturday to attend the Ellen Hermanson Breast Cancer Benefit. Though the …

When Chris Brown performed at the Grammy Awards in February, it sparked outrage from those wondering how the Recording Academy and public alike could so quickly welcome back a man who, just three years earlier, beat his popstar girlfriend before the…

“Live! with Kelly” host Kelly Ripa got a little excited around actor Jeremy Renner on Monday, and it was all over a heated karaoke challenge.

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Last week, reports claimed that Robert Pattinson had moved out of the house he shared with Kristen Stewart, except it turns out he actually owns it and didn’t want to be around while she packed up her crap because he sparkle-kicked her right the fuc…

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