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Positive prankvertising takes off in WestJet's wake

23 minutes agoTechnology / Social Media : Mashable

Hardworking single moms, adorable kids and homesick expats got exactly what they wanted for the holidays, courtesy of brands that designed prank-style gift-giving extravaganzas Calculated marketing move, you say? Oh lighten up, Ebenezer,...Show More Summary

Who Won Survivor: San Juan Del Sur – Blood vs. Water?

And then there were five. The finale of Survivor's 29th season came down to a handful of contestants Wednesday night. Who was the sole Survivor: Keith, Natalie, Missy, Baylor or Jaclyn? Keep reading to find out. Read More > Other Links From Natalie Anderson Nadiya Anderson Survivor: San Juan del Sur - Blood vs. Show More Summary

Cody Sattler, Michelle Money Split: ‘Bachelor In Paradise’ Stars Confirm Breakup

Bachelor in Paradise fans had started to worry that Cody Sattler and Michelle Money had broken up, and now the couple has confirmed that they have indeed split. Though all had seemed well just a few weeks ago, Michelle and Cody stopped...Show More Summary

New Research on Tree Rings as Indicators of Past Climate

A new study has recently been published that looks at the ecology of bristlecone pine growth at Sheep Mountain, and the tree ring signal those trees produce, at high altitudes in the Southwestern US. This is important because tree rings are an often used proxyindicator for reconstructing past climates. Those who keep track of the…

Nice Paintjob, Robots!

25 minutes agoEntertainment / Video Games : Kotaku

Gennaro Grazioso is a character modeller and a concept artist working in the video game business. Read more...

One Step Forward: Counting the Bodies

Congress finally going to make police report how many people they kill. — Clara Jeffery (@ClaraJeffery) December 17, 2014 Mother Jones, from the link: … Last week, Congress passed the Death in Custody Reporting Act of 2013. Show More Summary

Boys' basketball: No. 1 Corona Centennial wins in Las Vegas

25 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

The Tarkanian Classic began on Wednesday in Las Vegas, and No. 1 Corona Centennial (4-0) opened with a 76-50 win over Las Vegas Clark. Jordan Griffin led the Huskies with 15 points.

UFC Fight Night 58: Latest odds, lines and betting guide for 'Machida vs Dollaway' in Barueri

26 minutes agoMartial Arts / MMA & UFC : MMAmania

Get a detailed breakdown of the betting lines for UFC Fight Night 58: "Machida vs. Dollaway" event on FOX Sports 1 that is set to hit Ginasio Jose Correa in Barueri, Brazil, this weekend (Sat., Dec. 20, 2014), including best bets, underdogs, favorites and much more. Can "FartFace" slay the "Dragon?" Hang on. Show More Summary

These Beer-Soaked Holiday Commercials Will Make You Cry Like a Baby

26 minutes agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

If you've not already wasted all of your capitalist tears on Apple's sentimental sob-fest of a commercial, worry not. Stella Artois has got you covered four times over. Read more...

Chicago Bears News: Jay Cutler Likely Won’t Return To Team After Being Benched For Jimmy Clausen

The Chicago Bears may be done with the Jay Cutler era after deciding to bench the ineffective quarterback for the last two weeks of the season in favor of backup Jimmy Clausen. On Wednesday, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that the Bears...Show More Summary

Alan Dershowitz on Sony Hack: It’s ‘Pearl Harbor on the First Amendment’

26 minutes agoNews : Mediaite

Alan Dershowitz used some particularly strong language on CNN tonight to talk about the Sony hacking, believed to have originated in North Korea, calling it "Pearl Harbor on the First Amendment."

Taylor Swift Didn't Think People Would React To Her Pulling Her Music Off Spotify!

27 minutes agoLifestyle / Fashion : CocoPerez

Taylor Swift is possibly one of the best things ever. So it was an extra sad day when Taylor decided to pull ALL her music from Spotify!! It's all super sad and the digital music world has a hole in its heart but the craziest part of all this is how Taylor had no idea people would [...]

A smart California tax bill points the way to needed reform

28 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

He's a freshman state senator showing no fear, no hesitation and seemingly no political sense. His first bill is a huge, historic tax hike.

Concha: Sony Exec and Major Critics Alike Thought The Interview Wasn’t Very Good, Anyway…

29 minutes agoNews : Mediaite

About the most predictable thing to happen today outside the sun rising in the east, more birds flying south for the winter and Jay Cutler being benched was Sony's decision to pull the release of Seth Rogen's The Interview. Soon thereafter, CNN's Jake Tapper--who has an underrated sense of dry humor--tweeted out the following:

Economics Daily Digest: Sharing economy, CEO pay, pension cuts

29 minutes agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

By Rachel Goldfarb, originally published on Next New Deal Click here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest. The Bloomberg Advantage: Konczal on Uber (Bloomberg) Roosevelt Institute Fellow...Show More Summary

Check Out Oak Lawn Toyota’s Horrendous Commercial Parody Of SNL’s ‘Dck In A Box’

IcaughttheSNL Christmasspecialtheotherweek(youknow,aweekaftertheThanksgivingspecial)andtheyobviouslyincluded“DckInABox”amongthegreatesthitsfromtheirholidayepisodes.Itholdsupprettywellconsideringitisalmosttenyearsoldatthispoint,soIguessthat’swhythefolksatOakLawnToyotadecidedtouseitfortheirholidayadcampaign.

The Plot Thickens As Sony cancels ‘The Interview’ Release

Sony has announced it is canceling the release of “The Interview”. The comedy, starring Seth Rogen and James Franco as television personalities tasked with assassinating North Korean dictator, Kim Jong-un, has been the center of controversy since threats were made from the North Korean leader. Confidential information was leaked from Sony after a number of […]

Seth Rogen on His Crazy Chinese Talk Show Appearance!

30 minutes agoNews : CitizenSugar

Seth Rogen has had a lot of weird interviews in his day, but none were as out there as this one.

David Guetta’s Panic Attacks Stalled His Career

The Grammy Award winning artist David Guetta was on top of the world with a handful of hits when panic attacks crippled his growing career. According to Britain’s the Times newspaper, the artist opened up about this troubling time back in 2012. Show More Summary

Sony Pictures Employees Now Working In An Office “From Ten Years Ago”

31 minutes agoTechnology : TechCrunch

“We are stuck in 1992 over here,” she said. She requested anonymity but agreed to talk a bit about her day-to-day experience as a Sony Pictures Employee post-hack. She said things were getting back to normal and were, in some ways, more pleasant. Show More Summary

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