The Saints are parting ways with one of the key contributors to their win in Super Bowl XLIV five years ago. The club will release running back Pierre Thomas, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reported Wednesday. Known for his pass-catching prowess, Thomas hauled in 45 passes for 378 yards and one TD and rushed 45…
If it's an honor to be nominated for an Oscar, then three films wouldn't have had that honor last year if the Best Picture category had been capped at five. Yet, that's exactly what the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is considering, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Show More Summary
Last year was a mixed bag for fans of magical rings and short dudes with a penchant for going barefoot. On the one hand, The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies was a disappointing close to the mediocre second Tolkien film trilogy. On the other, Monoli...
They're changing it again?! Six years ago there was a rule change that made it possible for ten films to be nominated for the Best Picture category at the Oscars. That happened in 2009 after The Dark Knight wasn't nominated for Best Picture, but apparently the voters in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have [...]
After five to ten years of five to ten Best Picture nominees, the Oscars are eyeing a return to old ways. The Academy reportedly wants to shrink the Best Picture pool back down to five nominees. The rule limiting nominees to five had...Show More Summary
It's strange to think that 11 fights and nearly four years into her amazing MMA career, we still have no idea how to talk about Ronda Rousey. Through five appearances in the Octagon—capped by Saturday’s 14-second destruction of Cat Zingano...Show More Summary
A 2.8-million-year-old jawbone fossil with five intact teeth unearthed in an Ethiopian desert is pushing back the dawn of humankind by about half a million years. Scientists said on Wednesday the fossil represents the oldest known representative of the human genus Homo and appears to be a...
We could be in a situation where we’re forced to reexamine our lives through the perpetual experience of a particular year’s Groundhog Day. Or, even worse, we could be subject to an annual five days of Apocalypse, before raining hellfire...Show More Summary
Virginia lawmakers have passed a Realtor-backed bill that can add up to five years to the prison sentences of people who commit crimes including murder, robbery and rape after luring their victims into vacant homes. The legislation represents one of the...
The '12 Years a Slave' Oscar winner talks with THR about why his anthology drama examining race relations could have "worked five years ago, 15 years ago, [and] it may work eight years from now." read more
The cost of living in NYC rose 23% between 2009 and 2014, according to a report from The Economist that we can't afford to read because it costs $995. But according to a précis on the magazine's website, the cost of living in this dirty town has increased dramatically since the year Dragonball: Evolution came out. Show More Summary
For a guy who has played five games the last two years, there’s suddenly a market for Tyvon Branch. Of course, it’s worth noting it’s two teams who haven’t exactly gotten the hang of the whole “free agency” thing. According to Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports, Branch will head to Washington after today’s scheduled trip to…
Xiaomi plans to open an accessories store in Europe offering headphones and fitness bands, but no phones yet. In the barely five years since its founding, Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has aggressively carved out a space for itself in the smartphone market with low-cost, feature-rich phones sold at razor-thin margins. Show More Summary
“I’ve been doing this for fifteen years,” I told HTC’s mild-mannered demo wrangler at MWC today. “And this is the first time I’ve been actually excited about a technology in five.” He had just walked me through one of the best demos I had ever seen. It was the HTC Vive, a sensor-studded helmet with dual hand controllers that allowed me to enter almost… Read More
Sysomos was among the earliest players in the enterprise social media monitoring and analytics space (together with the likes of Radian6, which was later acquired by Salesforce). Five years ago, the Toronto-based company was acquired by Marketwire, and while it continued to win big clients, things remained rather quiet around the company. Show More Summary
Maharashtra, one of India's most populous states, has introduced a ban on beef so strict that even possession could land a person in jail for five years, officials have said. The country's Hindu majority considers cows sacred, and several states have already banned their slaughter. Show More Summary
In news that will probably shock no one, the Oscars are reportedly contemplating a return to the old five Best Picture nominee system.
Striking and massive murals by international street artists have been populating the walls of Mexico City for the last five years thanks to the emergence of a global Street Art scene, a rise in mural festivals, and the country's tradition of institutional support for murals that further a socio-political mission. Show More Summary
Want to be surviving and thriving five years from now? Then make sure you've got the answers to these five questions about your people.
The Ford Mustang, Mercedes-Benz C-Class and Volkswagen Passat have made the short-list for the World Car of the Year award, joined by the top three finalists for five additional categories, with the winners to be announced next month in New York. Show More Summary