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Orlando Bloom Sets the Record Straight: "Sculpture Was My Thing"

Miranda Kerr's ex-husband Orlando Bloom has been doing press for whatever Hobbit movie is coming out this week, and in the midst of an interview with Glamour, he made this announcement: "Sculpture was my thing." I'm sorry if you didn't know this, but sculpture was Orlando Bloom's thing. Read more...

Unnecessarily Risky Jenga Move Finally Pays Off for Once

In Jenga, as in life, there are no rewards without risks. There were easy pickings at the top of the tower, but our hero wasn't content with winning the game according to the boring rules or the fusty old laws of physics. Read more....

A five-year-old boy who heard that the University of Alabama-Birmingham was canceling its football p

A five-year-old boy who heard that the University of Alabama-Birmingham was canceling its football program sent his entire $1 allowance to the school to try to save it. That's not nearly enough—his useless gesture was a failure. Read more...

The Weirdest Shit in Movies This Year

If a movie is not going to show us something new, it should at least show us something different. Below are some examples, for better and certainly for worse, of some weird shit I noticed in some of my favorite and least favorite movies of 2014. Show More Summary

io9 The Best And Worst Television Moments of 2014 | Jalopnik 'Customer States There's A Burning Smel

io9 The Best And Worst Television Moments of 2014 | Jalopnik 'Customer States There's A Burning Smell And Check Engine Light.' | Jezebel Your Cheap-Ass Gym Is Messing With Your Mind, Doesn't Want You Healthy | Kotaku Minecraft's Creator Buys The Most Expensive House In Beverly Hills Read more...

Illinois Woman Applies for "I Can't Breathe" Trademark to Sell Hoodies

Fifty-seven-year-old Waukegan, Ill. resident Catherine Crump seeks to trademark Eric Garner's dying words "for use on hoodies and t-shirts for men, women, boys, girls, and infants," the Smoking Gun reports.http://gawker.com/killer-cop-who... Read more...

Thank God: Cameron Diaz Is Finally Engaged

It's a Christmas miracle: 42-year-old movie star Cameron Diaz is engaged to be married. After some 20-odd years of eligibility and a truly ill-advised period of dating Justin Timberlake, we're finally getting this gal down the aisle. According to US Weekly, Cam's even talking about having babies. It's all happening! Read more...

"He's 12! He's 12!" Video Captures Plainclothes Cop Punching Suspect

According to the New York Daily News, NYPD Internal Affairs is investigating the arrest of a teenage suspect who can be seen on video being punched multiple times by a plainclothes officer while three more officers work to subdue him. Read more...

Stephen Colbert Didn't Die In His Final Episode, He Became Immortal

Stephen Colbert is not dead, he's deathless. After 9 truthy years and 1,447 episodes, America's favorite fake conservative pundit—played by a truly smart writer, comedian and satirist—rode off into eternity on the wings of a song Thursday night, vowing to return when America needs him most. Read more...

Here's Stephen Colbert's Heartfelt Final "Word": "Same to You, Pal"

Stephen Colbert closed out his final Colbert Report the way he began it 9 years ago, with his greatest recurring segment, "The Word," and the valuable concept of truthiness. Read more...

Eight Children Killed in Mass Stabbing in Australia

Eight young children were stabbed to death in a gruesome attack on a Queensland, Australia home today. Read more...

Newest Cosby Accuser Says She Woke Up Two Days Later in Her Own Bed

The latest woman accusing Bill Cosby of drugging and assaulting her says she was knocked out for two days after he invited her to his hotel room to run lines in 1988. Read more...

Bill Murray Gets Free Shit Just for Acknowledging People

It's no secret that Bill Murray—he of the mischievous, twinkling eyes and zero-fucks-given insouciance—can pretty much do whatever he wants. But that goodwill extends far beyond mere party-crashing—perfect strangers want to fund his lifestyle, just for the honor of being acknowledged by someone with impeccable comedic timing. Read more...

Madonna Says She Was Artistically Raped by Hackers

The worst single leaked off an album full of shitty singles was Madonna's outraged statement, released the next day, decrying her artistic rape at the hands of terrorists. Read more...

Cops Taser French Monkey Who Wouldn't Stop Stealing Candy From Les Bébés

A French monkey went on a week-long chocolat bender in Marseilles last week, terrorizing school children and eluding inspectors in the best animal crime to hit France since the Pink Panther. Read more...

?Thursday Night TV's Rolling With Some Beefy New Protection

Tonight on TV we got a plane to Hawai'i, shiny pretty lady hair, some season and series and TBD finales, and a good deal of mayhem pretty much start to finish. Also, NBC and People magazine make for a very sad pair, but at least they do it with conviction. Read more...

Listen to the National Weather Service's Awesome, Dorky Holiday Message

The National Weather Service is in the holiday spirit this afternoon, and it found the geekiest way possible to wish you a merry Christmas and remind you of the best gift you can give someone this year. Read more...

Report: The Feds Took Teresa Giudice's Christmas Presents for Her Kids

Teresa Giudice's sad last Christmas before prison is now fully depressing. According to a report from Radar, the feds raided Tree's house this week, taking "p lasma televisions, expensive jewelry, cash, and even the kids' Christmas presents" because the Giudices have failed to set up a restitution payment plan. Read more...

Now U.S. Theaters Can't Even Show Team America: World Police

In response to Sony's decision to cancel the theatrical release of the The Interview due to vague 9/11-ish threats from a group the FBI says is linked to the North Korean government, a handful of theaters planned to show a substitute North Korea comedy: Team America: World Police (2004). Now they won't even be able to do that. Read more...

Nebraska and Oklahoma Are Suing Colorado Over Pot Legalization

Nebraska and Oklahoma—Colorado's neighbors to the northeast and southeast, respectively—are not happy about the pot-smoking going on in the Centennial State. They're such buzzkills, in fact, that they're suing Colorado in the U.S. Supreme Court in an attempt to reverse legalization entirely. Read more...

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