October 21, 2013
'Fifty Shades' Update: Testing Begins For New Christian Grey
Tony-nominated actor Billy Magnussen is among a small group of men who have begun testing for the role of Christian Grey in the big-screen adaptation of EL James' Fifty Shades of Grey. Universal Pictures and Focus Features restarted their efforts to fill the male lead after Sons of Anarchy star Charlie Hunnam dropped out of the project Oct. 12. Their shortlist of possibilities includes Magnussen and British actor Jamie Dornan.
WikiLeaks Sabotages 'Fifth Estate' With Its Own Julian Assange Film
Did Julian Assange get the last laugh? Assange's longtime campaign against Bill Condon's WikiLeaks movie, The Fifth Estate, culminated with the renegade website offering free downloads of its own documentary Mediastan just as Fifth Estate was released in North America by Disney's…
Don’t Believe Your Eyes: Three Illusions That Will Melt Your Brain
Thanks to my evil twin Richard Wiseman (a UK psychologist who specializes in studying the ways we perceive things around us, and how easily we can be fooled), I saw this masterful illusion video that will keep you guessing on what’s real and what…
In Honor Of Kim Kardashian's Birthday Here Are Her 3 All-Time Best Beauty Tips
Kim Kardashian turns 33 today, and it just makes ya think of all the gifts she's given us over the years. North (both the name and the cute baby). Vocal fry. A spicy Kimye romance to follow over twitter. And these three awesome beauty tricks:
While Shutdown Fight Raged On, Moderate Lawmakers Held Quiet Bipartisan Talks To Avoid Another Crisis
"I've been part of a number of bipartisan groups talking about, 'OK, well, if we give this plan from the Democrat perspective, what don't you like about it, what do you like about it' ... So that's been a real positive out of all of this, all sides working together," Rep. Adam Kinzinger said of the shutdown.
Justin Bieber Fan Spends $100K On Plastic Surgery To Look Like The Singer
Call him the ultimate Belieber. A 33-year-old man named Toby Sheldon told the British tabloid Closer that he has spent nearly $100,000 over the course of five years on plastic surgery aimed at making him look like Justin Bieber. PHOTOS: Justin Bieber's 'Believe' Tour in Pictures
Ask A Dietitian: Wine Time, Fruit Soup, Our Forbidden Lover (Diet Coke)
My vices are carbonated drinks, usually soda. I’m working on getting rid of weird stuff in my diet like aspartame (what even is that??) but I love me some Diet Coke. Have you got any suggestions for pre-made carbonated drinks I could try? I have a… How do you feel about something like soda water with lime? Bring flavored sparkling water to work and don’t even call it a vice, because it’s just…
Republicans Seem No Closer To Unity For 2014, Beyond But Confident About Elections
Democrats are gloating that Republicans’ obsession with dismantling ObamaCare and other unreasonable negotiating tactics during recent financial negotiations to reopen the government has further divided their party and that they will pay in upcoming…
Chris Christie Drops Appeal Of New Jersey Marriage Equality Ruling
The Republican governor gives up the fight to appeal marriage equality less than 12 hours after same-sex couples wed for the first time in the state. The decision left "no ambiguity about the unanimous court's view," Christie's office says.
Administration Responding To Pressure For Answers On Messy ObamaCare Site
Obama administration officials are beginning to respond to increasing pressure for a public explanation about the problem-plagued ObamaCare site, with the agency responsible vowing a "tech surge" to fix it and President Obama preparing to address…
Accessories Lead To Misgendering Of Ancient Warrior Princess
The archaeologists at the site of the Etruscan tomb initially guessed incorrectly because there were two skeletons on platforms in the tomb, and one skeleton was buried with a spear while the other one as buried with jewelry. It was just assumed…
10 Impresionantes Fotografias De "Antes" Y "Despues" De Animales Rescatados
Advertencia: Algunas de las fotos de "antes" son graficas. Aqui hay 10 finales felices de animales que encontraron su camino al Santuario Campestre de Nueva York, que provee hogares para animales que son rescatados de situaciones abusivas. Puedes visitar algunos de estos animales en el Santuario Campestre de Nueva York o en el área de California. (Gracias por compartir, Meredith!)
Chamber Of Commerce CEO: Ted Cruz Hasn't Proven He Can Actually Get Anything Done
“I think of him as a tennis player. You know, if you’re going to rush the net all the time you better have a lot of motion to the left and the right. And he hasn’t proven that to me yet,” Chamber CEO Tom Donahue said. He also remains bullish on immigration reform.
'Breaking Bad': Walter White Funeral Raises $17K Amid Controversy
Walter White has officially been laid to rest -- at least, as part of a fake funeral for the Breaking Bad character who died in last month's series finale. The funeral took place Saturday in Albuquerque, N.M., where the show was set and filmed. It included a procession led by a hearse and White's RV. "Mourners" paid money to attend and throw dirt across an empty coffin, which was placed in a real…
I’m So Happy About Homeland’s Big Twist I Don’t Even Care That It’s Ludicrous
And so after three episodes dealing with the depressing repercussions of the Langley bombing, finally, a twist: Instead of being at odds, Carrie and Saul are really in cahoots. There are so many things that I like about this development—what it does…