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The Red Sox are much improved, and they have their farm to thank

The Red Sox signed Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval over the weekend, doing it because they could. There were about two good hitters on the open market, give or take, and the Red Sox reportedly snatched them both up. Welcome to the offseason. Show More Summary

Thanksgiving Anthem of the Day: The Women of SNL are ‘Back Home Ballers’

3 hours agoOdd : The Daily What

Cameron Diaz hosted SNL on Saturday for its Thanksgiving episode, and this might be the best skit of the night. With the help of Diaz, the women on the cast performed a song about being back home with your parents for the holiday, and - you know - mooching, napping and eating way too much food out of bowls.

Republican Senator: GOP Needs To Develop Real Position On Climate Policy

"I think there will be a political problem for the Republican Party going into 2016 if we don’t define what we are for on the environment," said Sen. Lindsey Graham, (R-SC). "I don’t know what the environmental policy of the Republican Party is." The post Republican Senator: GOP Needs To Develop Real Position On Climate Policy appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Old Spice: Dad Song

Old Spice follows up on its totally wacked out Mom Song with a tune by FotC’s Bret McKenzie about a little boy growing up to be a man because he used scented body sprays. Dad seems a lot happier that Junior has grown up than Mom doe...

The Best Movie & TV Book Gifts of 2014 [Ultimate Film Geek Holiday Gift Guide Part 1]

The Holidays are coming up, and I have compiled /Film’s Ultimate 2014 Film Geek Holiday Gift Guide to help you find gifts for your pop culture-loving friends and loved ones. (Or, maybe even for yourself.) This guide includes a ton of...Show More Summary

The Future Weighs in on Bill Cosby and Celebs in Crisis

Let the thought leadership commence. Bill Cosby just had the kind of week undergraduates taking a PR course in the future will one day sit back and discuss. I can see it now: SCENE: AN ACADEMIC CLASSROOM IN THE FUTURE The PROFESSOR in a tweed jacket, early 50s, stroking smugly his goatee. Show More Summary

The Decemberists share "Make You Better" video starring Nick Offerman (watch)

You may have already heard The Decemberists' new single, "Make You Better" from their new album, What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World, but you can now check out the video. It stars their old Parks & Rec...

James Blake’s new album might feature Kanye West, is out next Spring

Summer Jam 2k15 courtesy of James Blake + Kanye? Read more articles like "James Blake’s new album might feature Kanye West, is out next Spring" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing. The post James Blake’s new album might feature Kanye West, is out next Spring appeared first on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.

The Harvard Crimson Comes Out Against Hosting 2024 Olympics – Why Can’t the Stanford Daily Do the Same Thing?

TweetWell, here it is, the Harvard Crimson coming out against the idea of Boston hosting the 2024 Olympics. So why can’t the Stanford Daily come out against the idea of San Francisco hosting the very same Olympics? I’ll tell you, the United States Olympic Committee is going to be all over the Bay Area over the next […]

Stream Beyoncé’s BEYONCÉ: Platinum Edition

On Friday night, Beyoncé once again surprised the world with a DIY-style video for “7/11,” one of the two new songs off the reissue of her 2013 self-titled album. You can now stream BEYONCÉ: Platinum Edition in full, including all 14 of the previously released songs from the original album (now on Spotify for the first time). Show More Summary

WATCH: America's 3 Most Fee-Ridden Cities

3 hours agoNews : Reason

Fees, fines, and petty law enforcement: Little ticky-tack violations can pile up quickly and are enough to drive even the most civic-minded citizens crazy. But they can also create an undercurrent of hostility between citizens and the...Show More Summary

Legendary Leafs Coach Pat Quinn Dies at 71

3 hours agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

The former player, coach, and executive died at Vancouver General Hospital on Sunday night. Former NHL coach Pat Quinn, who stood behind the bench for more than 600 Toronto Maple Leafs games, died at Vancouver General Hospital on Sunday night at the age of 71. Show More Summary

Video Game Fail of the Day: Epic ‘GTA V’ Traffic Jam

3 hours agoOdd : The Daily What

If you thought your commute to work Monday morning was bad, take a look at this. Here's what happened to one "Grand Theft Auto V" player when he left the game for a few minutes to go grab some food. Never before has such horrific violence been so hilarious.

How to Cut a Rope without a Blade

Ever needed to cut a piece of rope or string, but didn’t have an scissors or a knife on hand? Lifehacker DaveHax shows a brilliantly simple technique that lets you cut through stringy stuff – with itself.

Your Life Is a Book

I remember the first time author Brenda Peterson told me that I should consider writing a memoir. "I don't think so," I said. My father was a Baptist minister, and I have a terrible memory. I figured those two facts of life would form some kind of emotional nitrogen that might potentially blow up any effort to write a memoir. Show More Summary

The NBA World Has Never Seen Anything Like Anthony Davis

With each game, the excitement around 21-year-old Anthony Davis continues to grow. Davis has been the best player in the NBA over the first 12 games of the season. He has posted a remarkable stat line: 26.3 points (2nd in the NBA), 57% shooting, 11.4 rebounds (5th), 2.2 steals (3rd), and 3.5 blocks per game (1st). Show More Summary

Graded on a Curve: Abelardo Barroso, Cha Cha Cha

The name Abelardo Barroso sits at the very beginning of the Cuban record industry. 78 rpm discs captured him, and a sheer talent for performance insured his fame. By the mid-‘50s Barroso’s renown had withered, but through a convergence of circumstances he returned to the limelight. Show More Summary

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