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Cameron Refuses to Take Her Miraculous Engagement Seriously: Two Rings?

Cameron Diaz is reportedly engaged to be married. This is truly great news for her, a 42-year-old movie star who was on the cover of Cosmo this month. But, mocking the public which only seeks to wish her well, Cam has now displayed two different sparkly rings on her left hand. Is this some kind of joke to you, Cam? Where's the real ring? Read more...

Merry Christmas, Here's an Elephant Rocking Out to "What Child Is This?"

The above footage comes from the documentary Music for Elephants, which aired last night on Australian television. I will neither confirm nor deny weeping through most of the doc's 45 minute running time, as formerly abused elephant after formerly abused elephant ambled onto the screen and responded to the musical stylings of artist Paul Barton. Show More Summary

Stream The Interview on YouTube Now, But Don't Call Yourself a Hero

Today, after surrendering to vague and non-credible threats of violence by a group of unidentified people on the internet, Sony is reversing its reversal and putting The Interview on YouTube. You can watch it here, but don't get all self-righteous about it. Read more...

The Anatomy of Chicago's Busted Christmas Eve Snow Forecast

Remember all that snow Chicago was supposed to get today? It's 41°F and raining right now. Forecasts were always honest that it might not snow, but seeing the potential for up to six inches of snow on Christmas Eve vanish in a cold, dreary rain is still a shock to the system. Here's why that happened. Read more...

The Best of 2014 Movies, Books, Music and More: A List of Year-End Lists

What were the best movies of 2014? What 2014 TV shows should you catch up on? What were 2014's biggest songs? And why trust just one outlet for answers when you can try all of them? Read more...

LAPD Investigates Racist "Dead Michael Brown" Song at Ex-Cop's Party

Above, a former federal law enforcement officer named Gary Fishell sings a song about Michael Brown at a charity party hosted by a former LAPD cop. Among the first audible lyrics: "He's bad, bad, Michael Brown/Baddest thug in the whole damn town/Badder than old King Kong." Somehow, it gets worse from there. Read more...

Roman Polanski lost his bid to have his 1977 rape case dismissed.

Roman Polanski lost his bid to have his 1977 rape case dismissed. Good. Read more...

If Beyoncé and Jay Z Lived on the Ice Planet from Interstellar

In a new series of photos posted to Beyonce.com, Beyoncé(.com) and Jay Z show that you don't have to have a bad time just because you live on the ice planet from Interstellar.It's all about your attitude. Read more...

World's Dumbest Panda Cub Hides in Tree After Touching "Hot Wire"

Bao Bao, the National Zoo's well-known idiot panda, is currently hiding out in a tree after touching a "hot wire" in her habitat yesterday. Read more...

Can You Smell What the Rock Is Karaoking?

Perhaps feeling pressured to show up in the wake of his shorter costar's karaoke successes, Dwayne "The Rock" "Can u smell what the rock is cookin'" Johnson gave a try at some karaoke singing himself. On this morning's episode of LIVE...Show More Summary

Seinfeld Gives Rare Stand-Up Set as Holiday Gift to America on Fallon 

When well-regarded automobile enthusiast Jerry Seinfeld stopped by at The Tonight Show last night, he did something he hardly does anymore: picked up the microphone and told a few jokes. Read more...

CNN: Sony Is Putting The Interview on YouTube 

Have you ever rented a movie on YouTube? Of course not—but if you feel like watching the controversial (and by all indications, very mediocre) assassination comedy The Interview, you might have to give Google your credit card. Read more...

Two Men Rob Woman, Throw Acid On Her Face in New Delhi

The Associated Press reports that a woman in New Delhi, India was the victim of assault and robbery when two unnamed men threw acid on her face and then stole her purse as they drove by on a motorcycle. Police reported the incident to the press on Wednesday. Read more...

ISIS Shoots Down F-16 From U.S.-Led Colalition, Captures Pilot

On Wednesday, ISIS militants in Syria shot down a F-16 fighter jet from the U.S.-led coalition and captured its Jordanian pilot. Read more...

A Traditional Gift Guide for the Christmas Purist

In a world filled with many too many objects, nothing makes people want to use one of appropriate shape and size to gouge out their own eyes more than holiday shopping. Read more...

Hayden Panettiere Now "Limping Around" After Pregnancy Drained Her Life

Tiny actress Hayden Panettiere was pregnant with boxer Wladimir Klitschko's giant baby for what seemed like an eternity, until she gave birth on December 9. It appears now that her trials are not over. Panettiere tells People, "I'm limping around. I'm still trying to figure out what [pregnancy] has done to my body..." Read more...

Dozens Clash With Police After Killing of Allegedly Armed Black Teen 

Berkeley, Mo. police shot and killed a reportedly armed 18-year-old while performing "a routine business check" at a Mobil gas station just miles away from where Michael Brown was killed by Darren Wilson in Ferguson. The teen was with a friend when he allegedly pointed a gun at the officer late Tuesday night. Read more...

Utah Man Wins Eggnog Chugging Contest, Trip to ICU

Downing a quart of creamy mucilage in just 12 seconds, Ryan Roche of Lehi, Utah dominated an office eggnog chugging contest earlier this month. His prize? A $50 gift certificate to Ruth's Chris Steak House and three days in the hospital with pneumonia. Read more...

George H.W. Bush, 90, Hospitalized with Shortness of Breath

Former President George H.W. Bush was taken to a Houston hospital by ambulance Tuesday night after experiencing "shortness of breath," the Associated Press reports. Read more...

Ta-Nehisi Coates Responds: "It's a Privilege for Me to Be Black"

On Tuesday, The Atlantic's Ta-Nehisi Coates illuminated one of the key disadvantages of the white public intellectual: "You can live in the world of myth and be taken seriously." Read more...

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