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July 1, 2013

Movie Trailer: Passion, Starring Rachel McAdams, Noomi Rapace, Lesbian

I can’t remember the last time I got excited about the prospect of a new Brian DePalma movie, but Passion attempts to up the ante by featuring a love story between Noomi Rapace and Rachel McAdams. Sadly, a movie where a lesbian romance is considered…

16 Essential Charlotte Rampling Roles

Now that she's joined the cast of Dexter in its final season, let's take a look at Charlotte Rampling's impressive career. Here is some of her best work, presented in chronological order.

The Winklevoss Twins Want To Sell You A Bitcoin Fund

The Winklevoss twins filed a form with the SEC that's the first step to selling shares in a fund that would track the price of Bitcoin. A look at the next move for the Facebook-suing twins.

Zynga's New CEO Won't Succeed Unless Its Old CEO Can Give Up Control

Zynga founder Mark Pincus bowed to investor pressure Monday and relinquished his CEO role, bringing in Microsoft's Don Mattrick to replace him. For the move to work, Pincus has to also give up management control, something he has had trouble doing in the past.

Is This The End Of The Vine Experiment?

They're not flocking to Instagram, they're just getting rid of Vine. Updated with clarification from Topsy.

Paula Deen Still A Hit With Cruise And Porn Companies

As dozens of companies drop their deals with the disgraced chef, one celebrity cruise company wants a second run with Deen. Also on the table: a six-figure porn endorsement offer.

Slim Thug Courts Dwight Howard In The Most Houston-Rapper Way Possible

He certainly does rep hard for his city and go hard for his hood.

14 Authors You Might Not Know Had Bigoted Views

While their novels and stories have earned them countless fans, their controversial personal views might surprise you.

10 Celebrity Tweets You Missed Today

Happy Monday, here's what happened today!

White House Plays Waiting Game On Immigration

With immigration reform now in the hands of House Republican leadership, the president can't do much but pressure from the outside, advocates say.

25 Very Important Pieces Of Vladimir Putin Fan Art

Fan art of Russian president Vladimir Putin exists and it is EVERYTHING.

Edward Snowden Breaks His Silence

It's been more than a week since we heard from the ex-government contractor and current fugitive. "I am unbowed in my convictions and impressed at the efforts taken by so many."

Deion Sanders: 'Thank God' His Marriage Is Over

Former Dallas Cowboy Deion Sanders is so happy about his divorce from he had to announce it to the Twitterverse.

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Is Actually Prince Charming In Real Life

He plays a Ser on Game Of Thrones but he should be a Prince (charming).

Interview With Maja Cule, The Artist Who Decoded "Laughing Alone With Salad"

Maja Cule is a New York-based artist whose work breaks down the ways that online information and content influence offline actions. Recently, she collaborated with the fiercely interrogative "post-Internet" DIS Magazine on a project called… Hello! Where exactly are you right now? I’m in Croatia, home on…

9 Horrifying Creatures That Are Real Life Vampires

These demons of the night are way more terrifying than vampires (or vampire bats) will ever be.

Erykah Badu's Vines Are As Weird And Delightful As You Would Expect

She raps. She levitates. She makes adorable stop action movies. Yup, sounds about right.

The Rise Of The Spectacular Laser Protest

Protesters around the world are lighting up police, buildings, and aircraft with powerful, cheap lasers. The new "counter-optical" activism.

Model Josephine Skriver Wants To Be A Voice For The Children Of Gay Parents

As one of the fashion industry's most in-demand faces, the Danish beauty wants to use her platform to voice her support of gay rights.

The 17 Most Expensive Divorces Of All Time

Grab your lawyer, and let the countdown begin.

The 9 Funniest Single Reviews Morrissey Did For Smash Hits In 1984

Never one to mince words, Moz hates on Cyndi Lauper and confesses to liking Duran Duran.

Shocker!

Zynga announced Monday that founder and controlling shareholder Mark Pincus would relinquish his role as Chief Executive Officer, bowing to investor pressure. The company hired Don Mattrick from Microsoft as CEO to steer a turnaround and position it for the mobile era.

Get Excited For Neil Patrick Harris And David Burtka's Wedding Right Now

The most perfect wedding could happen at any time, and honestly we should all start mentally prepping now.

Henry Cavill Rumored To Be Dating Kaley Cuoco

That story and more in today's CelebFeed Gossip Roundup!

12 Canadian Cities You Have To Visit This Summer

Grab some Tim Ho's, lift the lid, and get yourself on a road trip to these awesome places in Canada. You'll be glad you did.

Chelsea Clinton Was The Most Adorkable First Daughter Ever

Never has there been so much overalls-wearing in the White House.

How A Gay Indie Movie Made A Giant Splash During Pride Week

Gayby, a small independent film, has had a special role in a historic week for the LGBT community.

13 Desserts That Have Been Mocked And Slandered By Yogurt

Q: How do you make any dessert sad? A: Add yogurt to the end of its name.

The Gender Book Everyone Should Read

Clear enough for your mom to understand, real enough to hit home on every page.

This Graphic Shows Government Censorship Of The Internet Is On The Rise

What your government doesn't want you to see according to Google, country by country.

ESPN Soldier-Family Reunion Video Is Guaranteed To Make You Cry

It's not entirely clear what it has to do with sports or why it's up at this particular moment. But it WILL make you very emotional!

21 Photos Of George W. Bush's Altruistic Visit To Zambia

The former president and his wife, former first lady Laura Bush, are in Zambia to promote the Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon, their cancer-fighting initiative. They also helped renovate a women's clinic.

DREAMs Deferred: Thanks To Kickstarter, "Los Otros Dreamers" Book Will Tell A Forgotten Story

"A book about the dreams that live on after deportation and return to a country one barely knows."

IMPORTANT QUESTION: Has A Bulldog Made You Smile Today?

If a bulldog hasn't made you smile today then you should probably look at this right now.

Teen Mom Farrah Goes To Rehab, Still Trying To Sneak Into Fame From Behind

I find this Farrah Abraham story endlessly entertaining, because every time Hollywood tries to do a send up of “celebrity culture” it’s either misguided (I’m Still Here) or dull (The Bling Ring), yet in the persona of Teen Mom Farrah, we have this…

18 Signs Playing Risk Made You A Monster

After all, it's THE GAME OF WORLD CONQUEST.

6 Reasons Cats Actually Don't Hate You At All

According to a study in this month's issue of Animal Cognition, cats don't dislike us that much at all. Here's why you might've thought they hated your guts.

21 Images From The Most Peaceful Day In BART History

San Francisco's BART trains are out of service today as workers strike for the first time in 16 years, leaving commuters in the Bay Area stranded. It may seem like utter chaos, but take a moment to appreciate the peace and quiet of it all.

Men's Fashion Show Takes Skinny Jeans To Painfully Tight, And Skinny, New Heights

These male models looked just about as skinny as a lot of the women runway models. New fad?

27 Animals Who Are Feeling It So Good Right Now

Oh. Oh, yes. Right there. That's the spot.

This Is Tahrir Square Right Now

The size of this crowd gathered in downtown Cairo tonight. Amazing.

This Multi-Talented Bear Has To Be A Human In A Bear Suit

But it's NOT a human in a bear suit, it's a real bear in its normal bear skin and he's amazing.

11 Ad Writers Who Completely Lost Their Minds

Alcohol, crushing depression, and copywriting don't mix well.

Arya Stark Is The Queen Of Vine

Nine reasons why you should be following Game of Thrones actress Maisie Williams on Vine.

Turning Around A Tech Company Is Hard, Just Ask These 7 CEOs

Smartphone maker BlackBerry has lost about $3 billion in market value during Thorsten Heins' less than two years as CEO. Has anyone fared worse in attempting a turnaround?

Democrats Look To Pressure 23 Republicans On Immigration Reform

Democratic Campaign Committee chairman Steve Israel says the almost two dozen Republicans would be "out-of-step with major groups in their districts" if they don't support comprehensive immigration reform efforts.

27 Broiest Books That Bros Like To Read

What will you find on a hilariously overconfident dude's bookshelf?

Middlemarch (Part 4)

Continued from Part 3.

27 Ways To Be As American As Ron Swanson

Eat more meat on a stick, for starters.

Middlemarch (Part 3)

Continued from Part 2.

27 Songs For A California State Of Mind

For the days when you need a little extra sunshine.

Sam Rockwell Is A Giant Kid With An Old Soul

The star of The Way, Way Back eats some Skittles and talks about his eclectic career.

Middlemarch (Part 2)

Continued from Part 1.

This Is What World Domination Looks Like

Google, Apple, Samsung, Facebook, and Amazon are all currently in the process of building their new, mega headquarters — and it feels a little bit like a tech takeover.

Watch Two Fox News Pundits Fight It Out Over "Eric Snowden"

"It's Eric Snowden, it's not a Bond villain. We don't need Batman." His name is Edward.

WTF Just Happened To My Subsidized Student Loan?

Congress and the president couldn't reach an agreement on what to do with subsidized federal student loans. What that means for current loans and going forward.

The Post- Mark Pincus Era At Zynga Is About To Begin

A top Microsoft gaming executive is headed to Zynga. He could even be taking over as CEO of the company, according to AllThingsD.

Jennifer Lawrence Wore Some Really Huge Pants In Paris

Really huge. Like you could smuggle a turkey under them, if you were bringing illegally hunted game back into District 12.

Account Linked To Adam Lanza Reveals Shooting Game Obsession

User "Kaynbred" spent countless hours in an obscure, realistic, first-person shooter.

Bryce Harper Is Younger Than Everyone On The Nationals' Single-A Team

An important reminder of how insane the existence of Bryce Harper is.

Ken Cuccinelli Campaign Sends Out The Worst Opposition Research Email You Will Ever See

The hit here is that Terry McAuliffe clapped. They don't even mention coal and Tom Perriello's name is spelled wrong.

16 Ideas For Amazing Fruit Salads

What to do (and what to don't) if you're interested in making pretty, delicious, totally non-lame bowls of fruit.

Could You Pass The Literacy Test Given To Black Voters In The 1960s?

You have 10 minutes to answer these 30 questions.

The Legendary, Lusty "Jane" Magazine Ads

It was a final gasp effort to save the popular sassy magazine for the modern girl. It failed, but it failed fucking magnificently.

Obama: No, George W. Bush Was Not Better On AIDS Than Me

A day before Obama and Bush have a joint appearance in Tanzania, Obama rebuffs critics of his AIDS policy and praises George W. Bush's efforts.

11 Questions With Demi Lovato

Important answers to important questions — asked by you! — as well as the scoop on her next hair color, the most romantic thing a guy has done for her, and if Ben Stiller ever ended up buying her new album.

11 Band Members Who Totally Blew It

If only they could have held on for a little longer.

Things Millennial Girls Love

A list of widely loved activities, people, and delicious spreads to help us relate to the women of our generation.

Amy Poehler And Friends Confess Who They'd Want To Get Gay Married To

We caught up with Poehler, Zack Woods, Ellie Kemper, and more at Upright Citizens Brigade's 15th annual Del Close Marathon this weekend and asked them which member of the same sex they’d marry now that the Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8 are dead.

Chris Christie vs. Michael Bloomberg: A Spotify Showdown

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie have each released Spotify playlists based on their respective regions. Whose top themes reign supreme?

Snowden Applies For Asylum In Russia, Can Stay If He Stops Leaking Secrets

The latest in the ongoing drama of Moscow airport's most famous resident.

Serena Williams Falls As Wimbledon Favorites Continue Hindenburg Impression

Sabine Lisicki pulls off yet another 2013 All-England upset.

31 Things You Need To Cook In July

Tomatoes are here. At last.

Why Every Company In TV Is Trying To Merge

The three factors behind a massive wave of consolidation.

Girl Takes Amazing Selfie While Getting Tackled By Security As She Sprints Through A Baseball Game

A girl posted a Vine of herself running on to the field during the College World Series and ended up with maybe the best selfie ever.

10 Ways To Turn Your Hardware Store Into A Jewelry Store

Make industrial supplies into awesome accessories in no time.

Middlemarch

"Since I can do no good because a woman, reach constantly at something that is near it."The Maid's Tragedy, Beaumont and Fletcher.

The 10 Types Of Women On Facebook You Should Avoid

Once upon a time, a man would meet a woman, they’d exchange phone numbers, make a date and learn about each other by sharing experiences together. In today’s hyper-connected world of tweets and Instagram photos, we start learning about our potential…

This Could Be The Gayest Stop Motion Video Ever Made

When you challenge someone to make the gayest song ever, this is what you get.

15 Groovy Photos Of High School Fashion In 1969

In 1969, Life magazine explored the "freaky new freedoms" of fashion seen on high school students across the country. The inspiring fashion from that year is a far cry from the Aeropostale, Forever 21, and American Eagle clothing worn by students today.

New Zealand Woman Accidentally Glues Lips Together, Calls Police

DUNEDIN, New Zealand, June 30 (UPI) -- A New Zealand woman mistakenly glued her lips together and then attempted to call authorities, police said.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Comes To Danica Patrick's Defense

Dale Earnhardt Jr. and other NASCAR drivers came to Danica Patrick's defense after TV analyst Kyle Petty said she is "not a race car driver," but simply a "marketing machine."

Neil Gaiman To Write New "Sandman" Stories For The 25th Anniversary

The Endless return this October. For fans of graphic novels or Mr. Gaiman, this is the best news ever.

The Ultimate Summer Bucket List For Bored Kids

Even if your kids aren't going on vacation or off to summer camp, you can still ensure they'll have the best summer ever.

Brazil Skewers, Grills, Eats Spain

The defending world champs are handily defeated in Rio de Janeiro.

Despite Kate Upton, Boobs Are Not In Fashion

One model was cut from a top Paris fashion show because she has them.

Miguel Cabrera Hates Marine Life

Fish need to be careful around Miguel Cabrera.

How Far Would $100 Get You In Your Favorite Fictional World?

Spoiler: Not far. The Intergalactic Exchange Bureau used hard science to ruin fantasy vacations.

This Is How One Man Said Goodbye To His Epic Beard

A beard isn't just a hairstyle, it's a part of you.

Hiking In Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Park

Take a rugged outdoor adventure that substitutes beer and hotels for Tang and tents.

Skarsgard Family Portrait Is Predictably, Ridiculously Handsome

When Alexander Skarsgard takes a family photo, great things happen.

20 Otters Who Have Mastered Summer

No one does summer like an otter does summer Watch and learn.

Gay Ambassador Nominee Sparks Controversy In The Dominican Republic

The country’s cardinal refers to Obama’s pick to lead the U.S. embassy in the Dominican Republic a "maricón," which is usually translated as "faggot," while others urged the country's president to reject the appointment. Brewster is one of five out gay nominees for ambassadorships named in June.

21 Quotes That Will Make You Want To Hug Your Pet

Animals make our lives so much better.

Nonprofit Atheist Group Built A "Monument To Nothing" In Florida

The group was upset that the Ten Commandments were allowed to stand in front of a local courthouse.

Draw Scott Disick Like One Of Your French Girls

GUYS, IS IT HOT IN HERE OR WHAT?

You're Never Too Young For Couture

French couture designer Alexis Mabille says his clients are getting younger because their moms want them to start owning couture as young as 12 years old. "I was in a fitting recently and a mother bought a prom dress for her daughter there and then," Mabille recalled.

12 Perfectly Summery DIY Projects To Try Right Now

You can use things from the beach, a barbecue, or your own bedroom to make these adorable projects in no time. From P.S. - I made this...

How Meryl Streep Congratulated Sandra Bullock On Her Oscar Win

As told by Sandra Bullock on Saturday's edition of The Graham Norton Show.

20 Cool As Hell Retro Air Conditioner Ads

Fuck you, July. FUCK. YOU.

3 Adorable DIY String Light Ideas To Light Up Your Summer

These whimsical lighting ideas look just as cute and festive during the daytime as they do on a warm summer evening.

27 Filipinos Who Make You Proud To Be Pinoy

We're all just one giant extended family and a freaking awesome one at that.

The Definitive Ranking Of Biscuits From Worst To Best

After extensive research, these are our findings.

When Sarah Palin Supported Amnesty

Her 2008 support for "a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants" would seemingly fall under the definition she has for amnesty today.

34 Needlessly Offensive Birthday Cards

Because the best way to show someone you care is by viciously insulting them. NSFW language, obviously.

Private Equity Firms Race To Create The Next Hotel For Hipsters

Once called “the country’s most original” hotel, the model of the Ace brand is fast becoming one that private equity firms are clamoring to replicate. They feel boutique lifestyle hotels are a desirable and — more importantly — sustainable investment.

Florida Friday: Florida Teen Named "Bamboo Flute" Stabbed His Dad

According to a report in the Gainesville Times, an 18-year-old named “Bamboo Flute Blanchard” stabbed his 54-year-old father in the chest with a pocket knife Tuesday, because, as he told deputies, he wondered what it would be like to take a life.…

"O Canada" Is Your Surprising New Summer Jam

Canada has doubled down on the Canada with a weirdly fun remix of their national anthem. Playing like Gretzky, living the dream.

30 Very British Problems

Agonising predicaments. Via @SoVeryBritish.

Meet The World's First Tweeting Badger

BG the Badger wants to follow you.

17 Magical Lessons Learned From Roald Dahl Books

The snozzberries taste like snozzberries!

8 Dogs Dressed As Their Owners

Why not, eh? From the Underdogs series by Swiss photographer Sebastian Magnani.

Divorced By 30: Love, Loss, & Moving On

We talk to four women about what it's really like to get married—and divorced—young, and what happens next.

34 Defining Photos From Glastonbury 2013

Blistering sunshine, tomato fights... and Bruce Forsyth.

Two More Arrested In Aaron Hernandez Murder Case

Two men appeared to have been with Aaron Hernandez the night the NFL star allegedly shot and killed Odin Lloyd.

Conservatives Troll The U.S. Chamber Of Commerce

The National Legal and Policy Center doesn't like a tour about free enterprise being sponsored by a company that received a government bailout.

Anti-Government Protesters In Rio De Janeiro Clash With Riot Police

In Brazil, more than 5,000 anti-government protesters marched Sunday near the Maracana football stadium before a major international match.

19 Firefighters Die Battling Arizona Blaze

Updated: An elite team of firefighters died Sunday while fighting a fast-moving wildfire northwest of Phoenix.

You Should Take The Lonely Island Seriously As Rappers

Whether they know it or not, Andy Samberg's rap crew fits in very well with today's rap culture, and they stand above much of it.

The FBI Renews The Search For One Of Its Own

Six years ago, Robert Levinson, a retired-FBI-agent-turned-private-investigator, was kidnapped in the Persian Gulf. To this day, no one knows where he is, but his family — and the government — aren't ready to give up the hunt.

Gap's Partnerships With Music Festivals Like Bonnaroo Scoring With Millennials

The $6 billion flagship Gap brand is reconnecting with a new generation of customers, namely millennials, by joining them at music festivals from Bonnaroo to Lollapalooza.

Mick Looked Ready For More, Keith Looked In Need Of A Warm Malt Drink

Mick Jagger might be a knight of the realm who turns 70 this month, and Keith Richards might now sport something resembling an old man’s paunch, but they, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood (at 66, the baby of the band, and also the new boy, having…

There's No Match For Those Muscles! Shirtless Rafael Nadal Shows Off His Toned Torso On Vacation, Days After First Round Defeat At Wimbledon

The tennis ace spent time on a boat with friends off the Spanish island of Formentera, where he showed off his toned torso.

Stay Out Of The Limelight, Kate Tells Pippa Amid Concerns She Is Courting Controversy With Her High Public Profile

Milking it: Pippa, pictured left at a summer party this week, has been attending a whirl of social events since she found fame at her sister's wedding and the Duchess of Cambridge pictured this week (right)

VIDEO] NJ Nanny-cam Home Invasion Robbery, Beating Suspect Arrested

MILLBURN, N.J., June 29 (UPI) -- A suspect was arrested in New York City in the home invasion robbery and beating of a New Jersey mother caught on a nanny cam, prosecutors said.

Taylor Swift A "Whore," Westboro Baptist Church Says

The Topeka, Kan. based church group is planning to picket Swift's August 3 concert in Kansas City, citing the singer's "serial fornicating" with her string of high-profile boyfriends.

‘Exploding Actresses,’ The New Gifs And Video Craze That’s Sweeping The Nation

"‘Exploding Actresses,’ the new gifs and video craze that’s sweeping the nation"

Fashion Show Trolls Opponents Of "Gays In The Military" With Campy Uniforms And Naval Tattoos

24 photos of the new Thom Browne menswear collection, featuring lipstick-wearing models in military frock coats... and military frocks. And frilly socks too.

Notes For Sherlock

[Sherlock season 2 spoilers ahead...] At the end of the second season of the excellent BBC series Sherlock, Holmes jumps off the roof of a building in Smithfield, London. Ever since then, fans of the show have been leaving notes near where he would…

's Patio Power Rank: The 7 Finest Outdoor Drinking Spots In Miami

Except for that one hour in the afternoon when everybody stampedes under the overhang to get out of the storm, drinking outside in Miami is Summertime. And since having a patio is pretty much required to open a bar down here, we've saved you the…

Outdoor Bars In Dallas - Patio Power Rank

The word "Summer" should make you wanna do exactly two things: 1) watch old episodes of NBA Inside Stuff (Reeeeeewind!) and 2) find a patio and start drinking on it. Helping you make sure you're doing the latter at the awesomest place possible, this…

Outdoor Bars In Austin - Patio Power Rank

Despite the relentless heat, buzzing mosquitoes, and relentless heat, there's nowhere Austinites would rather enjoy a cold beer than outside on a patio. So we combed the city for the top seven spots where you can down a Lone Star while getting a…

's Patio Power Rank: The ATL's 7 Best Outdoor Drinking Spots

With Atlanta's average daily temperature ranging somewhere between "Man, it's hot as Hell outside" and "I'd almost rather live in… ugh, Wyoming", finding a cool place to cool down... and then drink till your face falls off... feels almost like…

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