In early October of this year, online Bitcoin marketplace and ‘the eBay of drugs’ The Silk Road was taken down by the FBI. Just after the black vans took Silk Road head honcho [Dread Pirate Robberts] away, a new Bitcoin marketplace came onto the scene called Sheep Marketplace. Show More Summary
Few would disagree that we're in living in a golden age of political comedy — or at least that politics are more important to comedy today than ever before. When historians write about humor in the early twenty-first century, the names of Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, and Bill Maher will definitely be key players. Show More Summary
2013 was very much the year of the selfie, for better or worse. (Worse.) So in some very early promotion for the new "Star Wars" trilogy, slated to start in December 2015, Disney joined the Sepia-colored side and gave the franchise its own Instagram account. And of course, the first shot is a picture of Darth Vader poising for a selfie.
Rap music is usually a pretty good marker of what's trendy—or what's going to be trendy in a few months. Maybe people were bragging about Sidekicks in the early aughts, but when did that drop off? RapGenius's new RapStats feature shows you. Read more...
How malleable are we? Youths who experienced early maternal deprivation -- specifically, time in an institution such as an orphanage -- show similar responses to their adoptive mother and to strangers in a brain structure called the amygdala; for children never raised in an institutional setting, the amygdala is far more active in response to the adoptive mother alone.
The New York Film Critics Circle has announced its award winners for the year’s film season! Jennifer Lawrence (American Hustle) and Jared Leto (Dallas Buyer’s Club) were announced early on in the list of winners, which were revealed over the course of the day. Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine) took home the Best Actress prize, while [...]
New research findings confirm that factors such as smoking and obesity increase the odds of early implant loss in women who undergo mastectomy and immediate breast reconstruction with implants.
Joe Jordan| Nebraska Watchdog The feud between two GOP Senate hopefuls is just the kind of news two other Republicans in the race must be thankful for. Most of the early headlines have gone to Shane Osborn and Ben Sasse leaving Sid Dinsdale and Bart McLeay on the sidelines. But as Nebraska Watchdog’s Joe Jordan...
Every year, it seems like the start time for Black Friday gets earlier and the lines gets crazier. Thankfully, the folks over at Mezco are giving MTV Movies Blog readers a special chance to get two of their most sough-after items early. Walter White dons his gray exterminator suit from the "Hazard Pay" episode for […]
Two film projects about the Democrat's likely 2016 presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton, have already been scrapped. A third, a feature film focusing on Clinton's early years in politics, just got a new life. Lionsgate is in early talks...Show More Summary
It’s easy to make fun of overly enthusiastic Google Glass early adopters, particularly when they use the computerized headset to take shower selfies. But there are some potential applications for Google Glass that go way beyond the realm of consumer electronics and are genuinely worth getting excited about. Show More Summary
(Reuters) - U.S. retailers rolled out holiday promotions earlier in November this year, denting sales growth over the Thanksgiving weekend that typically marks the beginning of the holiday spending period, according to data released on Tuesday by Shopp...
SAN FRANCISCO, CA—December 3, 2013—For some, the disease multiple sclerosis (MS) attacks its victims slowly and progressively over a period of many years. For others, it strikes without warning in fits and starts. But all patients share...Show More Summary
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So, Judge Smithwick resisted any political pressures to wind up his inquiry early. The BBC provide a summary of his conclusions: Collusion: Peter Smithwick said that while there had been no “smoking gun” he was “satisfied” that there had been collusion by one or more Garda officers in the murders Former garda sergeant Owen Corrigan: […]
Could the timing for this video be anymore perfect?! While Kelly Clarkson is getting ready for her Holidaze special airing on Wednesday night, she gave everyone an early Christmas gift! The expecting songstress released the music video for her holiday single Underneath the Tree, and it is just OOZING with holiday magic! And if this is a sneak [...]
A production company is in the early planning stages, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Icelandic police have shot dead a man who was firing a shotgun in his apartment in the early hours of Monday. It is the first time someone has been killed in an armed police operation in Iceland, officials say. There is more here.
Showtime's management consultant-focused dramedy House of Lies is set to return to the airwaves in early 2014. In preparation, the network has unveiled a new teaser trailer as well as promotional image that playfully pokes fun at the on and off-screen shenanigans that have plagued the once-almighty pod. Show More Summary
In an early Christmas present to lovers of cable comedy, FX has inked a giant, multi-year deal to keep comic Louis C.K. exclusive to the network for what Variety is describing as “the foreseeable future.” C.K. and his production company Pig Newton will now be developing new shows solely for the channel and its subsidiaries, with C.K. Show More Summary