Gwen Stefani, Blake Shelton, and Jimmy Fallon sang and danced the night away during a lip sync battle (see previously) on The Tonight Show. The three chose songs such as: “Puttin’ on the Ritz” by Taco, “Endless Love” by Lionel Richie and Diana Ross, “Cocktails for Two” by Spike Jones, and more.
Actress Aubrey Plaza (Parks and Recreation, Mystery Team) will voice Internet cat celebrity Grumpy Cat (see previously) in the upcoming Lifetime original movie Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever. In the movie, Grumpy Cat is overlooked at a pet store but can communicate with a 12-year-old girl. Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever will premiere on Lifetime on November 29th, […]
This year a trio of Dutch filmmakers created a then and now video of the Dutch city of Alkmaar based on a 1914 historical film of the city. The contemporary video and the 100 year old footage are presented in a fascinating side by side, shot for shot comparison. The video was created by Frits […]
Those of us stateside may not be privy to the news that Scotland is set to vote on a national referendum to become an independent country from the United Kingdom (the UK currently consists of England, Scotland, and Northern Ireland)....Show More Summary
While Tim Kring’s 2006 television series Heroes may have left a bad taste in some mouths, one thing that most fans had in common was the love of the characters. Viewers were genuinely interested in what would happen to Peter Petrelli (Milo Ventimiglia); audiences cheered anytime the series focused on Hiro Nakamura (Masi Oka); fans […]
World’s largest tennis ball mosaic, that is a reproduction of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum – UAE Vice President, Prime Minister & Ruler of Dubai Logo ‘win-victory-love’ at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel on September 17, 2014 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The Davis Cup Trophy is displayed at a unique location at the […]
The Colbert ReportGet More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,The Colbert Report on Facebook,Video Archive Brooklyn teenage metal trio Unlocking the Truth (see previously) performed a pair of songs during a recent appearencee on The Colbert Report. The Band, comprised of Malcolm Brickhouse (13), Alec Atkins (13) and Jarad Dawkins (12), have been playing together around New […]
Why can't it be both? (via My Social Sherpa) Now, this is how you prank someone in 2014. Brian Swichkow is a nerd and "a serial entrepreneur and perpetual life hacker" who runs the Internet marketing blog My Social Sherpa, but he should really consider a career as a professional prankster. Show More Summary
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation recently announced the names of the 21 recipients for their 2014 grant, and guess who got one? Well, okay, you don't have to, because her name's in the headline—it's Alison Bechdel! Hooray!
Destiny is an imperfect game, we know that much now. But it’s still a pretty good one as console shooters go. MoreConan Shows Us What the Minecraft Creator’s Really Doing with Newfound BillionsDear Microsoft: Please Don’t Screw Up Minecraft. Show More Summary
French newspaper Le Monde created a video that examines how the the September 18th 2014 vote on Scottish Independence might impact the United Kingdom. The list includes the removal of the blue segment of the iconic Union Jack, a drop in land area to around a third the size of France and large loss in […]
In addition to this baker's dozen of new Mockingjay - Part 1 pics, The Hunger Games Exclusive has new interviews with Jennifer Lawrence, Natalie Dormer, and (sigh, fine) Liam Hemsworth. I'm sure he's lovely. But Gale, I'm sorry. I just don't care about you. Hit the jump for some highlights.
Ellen DeGeneres and Kristen Wiig recently sang the popular song “Let It Go” from Disney’s animated film Frozen without even knowing the lyrics on a hilarious episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Both ladies tried their best to follow along with the words on the screen and the actual song playing in the background. Just […]
“Rush Hour” is a short video by Buenos Aires production company Black Sheep Films that multiplies the number of cars, pedestrians and motorcycles in a busy intersection for a hypnotic and somewhat stressful effect, set to the song “Mr. Sandman.” via Digg
Silicon Valley investor Peter Theil, who has better things to invest in than Twitter, trashes the company in a CNBC interview.
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U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel (L) and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey testify during the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on the U.S. policy toward Iraq and Syria and the threat posed by the Islamic State on Capitol Hill in Washington September 16, 2014. Show More Summary
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and other senior officials are gathered today at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida for a ceremony to announce that NASA will resume human space flight in the United States. The announcement will reveal which spacecraft will transport astronauts to the International Space Station. Read the rest
Lionsgate has released a new teaser trailer for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, the first of two films directed by Francis Lawrence based on the novel Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins. The trailer, titled “The Mockingjay Lives,” follows reluctant hero Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) as she leads the districts in their fight against The […]