I was looking for a graphic to feature this week. There was only one choice: This is Miss Canada 2015's hockey-themed costume for the recent Miss Universe contest. As one wag said, 'It really sticks out!' Yes, Chanel Beckenlehner really scored a hat trick with her fellow Canadians,(look closely to...
fter 200 million gallons of crude oil spilled into the Gulf of Mexico in April 2010, the government and BP cleanup crews mysteriously had trouble locating all of it. Now, a new study led by Florida State University Professor of Oceanography...Show More Summary
Girlfriend can handle being Miss Universe without breaking a sweat, but the thought of her boyfriend getting down on one knee to propose just sends her into a frenzy! In Olivia Culpo's defense, it would've been done in front of billions of people on national TV, but is that really worse than being judged by the [...]
By Gillian O’Callaghan Boston Globe LisaMarie Ianuzzi, a culinary arts student at Johnson & Wales University in Providence, had to tell her instructors she was going to miss some classes this week because she’s going to the Super Bowl. Ianuzzi doesn’t have a ticket to the game, but then, she doesn’t need one. She’s in [...]
Researchers at the University of Southampton have proposed a new fundamental particle which could explain why no one has managed to detect 'Dark Matter', the elusive missing 85 percent of the Universe's mass. Dark Matter is thought to...Show More Summary
Researchers have proposed a new fundamental particle which could explain why no one has managed to detect 'Dark Matter', the elusive missing 85 per cent of the Universe's mass. Dark Matter is thought to exist because of its gravitational...Show More Summary
Wow. It has been a long time. I thought that maybe I had missed a stable update somewhere along the line, but by Chucklefish's own admission, this is the first one since last March. To take a step back, development on Starbound is aShow More Summary
Sitting as a celebrity judge on Sunday night's 2015 Miss Universe beauty pageant in Miami, world-renowned Filipino, Christian boxer and politician Manny Pacquiao asked Miss USA what she would say if she was given the opportunity to speak with "global terrorists."
Views of the human skull, with missing jaw, found in western Galilee, northern Isreal and estimated at 55,000 years old. Photograph: Tel Aviv University and University of Vienna An ancient skull found in a cave in northern Israel has cast light on the migration of modern humans out of Africa and the dawn of humanity’s colonisation of the world. Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE- It isn’t just Snow White who’ll be missing from Universal’s The Huntsman. Most of the seven dwarves won’t be in the film either, Deadline has learned. Nick Frost (Cuban Fury), Toby Jones (Captain America: Winter Soldier) and...Show More Summary
For a second consecutive night, viewers went for about pageantry and a clip show. On Sunday, Miss Universe and America’s Funniest Home Videos finished No.1 and No.2 in adults 18-49 with their best numbers in awhile, last night it was The Bachelor and Super Bowl’s Greatest Commercials. Show More Summary
Ah, Miss Universe. The strange annual campy ritual that teeters between empowerment and objectification. Turn around in your evening gown! Now fix terrorism for us! This is the nightmare vision of what Having It All looks like, or would be, if there were any actual visible interest in hearing the answers that the Misses Universe […]
Sour grapes are common when it comes to the Miss Universe pageant, however the Miss Jamaica loss has created quite a bit of controversy. For the record, the winner is Miss Colombia Paulina Vega. Unfortunately for Vega, it may be some time before anyone cares outside of Columbia. Show More Summary
Sunday evening’s pileup of prominent TV events – including the NFL Pro Bowl, the SAG Awards, the Miss Universe pageant and a WWE pay-per-view – pushed past all but one thing to fill up the week’s Twitter TV Top 10 ratings by Nielsen. That one...Show More Summary
Miss Universe, that annual parade of young, pretty -and pretty shallow- women, which for some reason continues to be very popular, took place last night in Florida, making some ratings history for NBC and it’s Spanish-language network Telemundo, which aired the pageant in English and … Continue reading ?
Miss Universe 2015 Contestants The 2015 Miss Universe pageant brought some of the most banging (and brainy) beauties in the world to Miami this weekend. A standout was Miss Jamaica Kaci Fennell who spurned hashtags and disappointment when she was
Network’s Highest Rated “Miss Universe®” Broadcast in Telemundo’s History Among Total Viewers
The “Miss Universe” Pageant was a winner on Twitter this weekend, according to Nielsen Social. The controversial pageant ended up with 665,000 tweets by 6,317,000 unique authors. Yes, we said controversial. The pageant awards women based on their looks, clothes, and whether they can form complete sentences. Show More Summary
The moment that Miss Jamaica Kaci Fennell stepped on stage during the 2015 Miss Universe Pageant on Sunday night (January 25), social media lit up with comparisons of her hair to Halle Berry‘s hair! The 22-year-old model says that she embraces her short hair despite it being against the norm of the beauty queen world. [...]
All 88 beauty queens from around the world sashayed across the Miss Universe stage on Sunday night, and in the end the jeweled headpiece stayed in South America with Venezuela’s Gabriela Isler passing off the crown to Colombia’s Paulina...Show More Summary