Emmy Rossum wants the world to know that Gisele Bundchen isn’t the only one who can multitask. Just a few days after a picture was released showing the supermodel breastfeeding her 12-month-old daughter while also getting her hair, makeup, and nails done, Rossum wanted to let Gisele know that she understands. Show More Summary
Wins like the one Manchester City enjoyed over Bayern Munich earlier this week are incredibly rare. Bayern are widely seen as the finest club side in the world, were unbeaten in 10 Champions League fixtures going to the game, and hadn't...Show More Summary
In the interconnected, instantaneous and byte-sized world of internet journalism, both cyber-space and real-time often bend and warp into a self-referential wormhole. And one of those fascinating wormholes just opened on Twitter as super...Show More Summary
Nanaimo bars are one of the world's most perfect foods: a three layer no-bake cookie with a chocolate crumb base, a creamy custard middle section, and a firm chocolate topping. This version is dressed up for the holidays with a gingerbread base and a "blonde" white chocolate topping.
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The battle for one of gaming's most coveted world records just keeps getting more bananas. A new mini-documentary by Vice magazine chronicled the battle for the worldwide high score in "Donkey Kong" at Kong Off 3 in Denver. In one corner is current world-record holder Hank Chien, a Harvard-educated plastic surgeon practicing in Manhattan. Show More Summary
The world of Middle-earth created in J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings trilogy is one of the most expansive you’ll find in popular fiction. The British author not only told epic tales with his books, but developed an immensely detailed fantasy world filled with all kinds of strange places, races and history. Show More Summary
By Krista Joy: Universal Orlando announced the Diagon Alley expansion of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter some time ago, but today during a press event about City Walk, Universal officially confirmed one new detail. The Leaky Cauldron...Show More Summary
Watching Elite be named as one of the 25 most important games of all time on Charlie Brooker's How Videogames Changed the World, and seeing the first trailer for No Man's Sky reminded me of why I love spaceship games. While X Rebirth didn't deliver on the promise of its trailers, Elite: Dangerous might succeed where that game failed. Show More Summary
#Followateen is not just a hashtag, it's a business model. Kik, one of the apps competing to be your backchannel of choice, has ridden "teen interest" to 100 million users. According to CNET, "Youth in the Western world are gravitating" to the app because you don't have to give a phone number. Read more...
In an era of "personal brands," there's one man who clearly needs his own style guide and appropriate-use policies: Santa Claus. Stepping in to fill the gap is British agency Quietroom, which has created a Santa Brand Book that would make any festive account planner swoon. Show More Summary
It’s about damn time. The United States is one of only a few countries in the world that does not provide any sort of paid maternity leave. In fact, it’s the only industrialized nation not to do so. All that could change with the Family And Medical Leave Insurance Act, a bill introduced today by [...]
I blogged on October 22. Last night, we finished it, the entire series, 61 episodes of "Breaking Bad." We were on a tear. We've been immersed in that world for the 7 weeks.
One of the greatest modern-day adventure games is getting a sequel in Silence: The Whispered World 2! What joyous fantasy landscapes and colorful characters will we be... oh. Oh dear me. This is not what I was expecting at all. Read more...
The Simpsons is undoubtedly one of the most important pop culture icons of our time. More than a television show, The Simpsons name has become a brand in its own right with merchandise earning hundreds of millions of dollars a … How The Simpsons Brand Took Over The World is a post by Marta Sundac on Highsnobiety.
Kanye West already keeps the media busy enough with what he actually says, so the last thing the world needs is faux quotes designed to manufacture outrage. On the heels of one Kanye West hoax that claimed the rapper compared himself...Show More Summary
Mark Wahlberg sports a neck brace while heading to Crossroads of the World mall on Wednesday (December 11) in Hollywood. “I don’t really know what happened because it wasn’t one specific thing. I woke up in the morning and felt sh-tty and couldn’t move my neck. So, I’ve been rehabbing and doing corrective exercises … [...]
I got to thinking yesterday - as you do - of the many, many times Aslan completely and totally sucks and why he's the one lion in the world I'd be happy to shoot and mount on my wall. Let's think about just a few; 1. When he creates a land that can only be happy when run by humans, but doesn't put any humans into the land itself. 2. Show More Summary
Clearly that’s not a real cannon ball (the second) because the net would have a circular hole in it, but in what world did people think this was a smart idea? Of course a smart idea has never gained one YouTube infamy, so I guess a cannon it is. This is the Slovenian fourth division, [...]
Wholesale London gold tumbled more than $20 per ounce in quiet trade Thursday morning, falling with world stock markets after the week's "three-day rally [in gold] prompted some profit-taking" according to one dealing desk.