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"I Think She Lost Her Mind in the Hollywood Madness"
So, this is interesting. The other night, on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Miley Cyrus threw on a wig, big glasses and a business suit, and pretended to be a reporter from Australia. She grabbed a camera crew and went out onto Hollywood Boulevard to...
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Betty White's Next TV Gig
Betty White could well be the hottest actress on TV right now. She's done all sorts of guest spots on all sorts of shows, and she just wrapped up a six-season run of Hot in Cleveland on TV Land. Now, she'll be guest starring on Fox's...
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Knock Me Over With a Feather
When the Ashley Madison scandal broke, a lot of people looked to Noel Biderman, the company's CEO who co-founded the "cheating" site with his wife, for answers. In an interview that broke just this past weekend in which he was referred to as the...
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No More Anchor Babies!
Anchor babies. It's a term that's been tossed around like a hot potato early in this presidential season, especially among the Republican candidates. It's the way they've been describing children born in this country to illegal...
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"There's Been an Awakening"
The geekosphere erupted yesterday when the Disney folks released a teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens. It's all of 15 seconds, and available exclusively on Instagram. And it doesn't really show anything new, except for a guy...
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The Most Unlikely Duet of All
Taylor Swift sold out five shows in Los Angeles. Throughout the run, she brought up a bunch of her friends to sing with her, to the delight of all in attendance. Folks like Selena Gomez, Justin Timberlake and Lisa Kudrow. Yes, Lisa...
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"Oh, I WILL Take This on the Plane"
Some people are silly, I guess. Like this woman who tried to get on board a flight at Beijing Capital International Airport with a $200 bottle of Remy Martin XO Excellence cognac. When the airport security folks told her she'd have to leave it...
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"See a Bus, Don't Move"
Deva Dalparto runs a web and YouTube site called MyLifeSuckers.com, dedicated to the moms of the world. But you don't have to be a mom, or even a parent, to enjoy the videos and blogs she posts. Her latest - just in time for Back to School...
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Les Miserables = Less Miserable
You don't have to be a fan of Les Miserables - either the Broadway show or the movie - to appreciate this flash mob. The West Des Moines School District (in Iowa, of course) was holding its district-wide welcome to school meeting for...
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Space Oddity in Space
File this in your #TBT drawer: it's a video from a couple of years ago. I missed it, maybe you did too. Astronaut Chris Hadfield pulled a tour aboard the International Space Station in 2013. He was known as being media-savvy, steadily tweeting...
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The End of SuM&Mer
I'm not in any hurry to get to fall, but apparently, the M&M people are. They just announced their newest flavor, and it has "fall" written all over it. New Pumpkin Spice Latte M&Ms, featuring the brown M&M on the packages wearing a scarf and...
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Ashley Madison, the TV Show?
One of the biggest data breaches going these days is the one involving AshleyMadison.com. That's the site where you can sign up and arrange an extra-marital affair if you're so inclined. Like they say, "Life is short. Have an...
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The $1.5 Million "Ooops!"
Before we go any further, let me just say, I feel bad for the kid, okay? And now, the story. A 12-year-old visiting a museum in Taipei, China tripped and fell. No big deal, except he used a painting worth $1.5 million to break his fall. And...
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Kim's Biggest Problem
The newly crowned queen of Instagram might have trouble in her kingdom. According to Star magazine - and you know they'd never lie! - Kim Kardashian has gained 65 pounds in her second pregnancy, and Kanye West is not at all happy about...
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"Go Back to Univision"
When it comes to freedom of speech, it sounds like Donald Trump believes it applies only to him. Okay, so maybe that's a broad statement to be making based on one little incident, so you decide. The Donald's holding a press conference in...
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No Sex in the City for Sarah Jessica Parker?
So, here's an interesting revelation. Originally, Sarah Jessica Parker did not want to play Carrie Bradshaw in Sex in the City. She reluctantly filmed the pilot and forgot about it. And when she found out the series had been picked up a few...
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Looks Like the Devil Went Down to Congress Instead
County music legend Charlie Daniels posted an open letter to the Congress of the United States yesterday. To say he's not a happy camper is a darned accurate statement. He writes about how the courage that our country's leaders have shown in...
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The Guy Who Got a Whole Lot of Things Right
I just stumbled on this trailer for what appears to be an epic documentary about Walt Disney. The folks at PBS are presenting Walt Disney as part of their American Experience series. They call it an unprecedented look at "the life and legacy of one...
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Welcome to the Legion of Honor
Three Americans were praised and awarded France's highest honor on Monday, as thanks for their actions in thwarting a gunman aboard the high-speed train from Amsterdam to Paris last Friday. France's president, Francois Hollande, awarded the...
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We Had Karate Kid All Wrong!
Thirty-one years ago, The Karate Kid made a bit of a splash in the movie world. Since then, it's become something of a classic. But, according to this retrospective, we've had the whole movie wrong all along. Daniel (played by Ralph...
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So This is a Preview? Not in Your Wildest Dreams!
So Taylor Swift tweeted a 15-second preview of her newest tune, "Wildest Dreams," on Sunday. It shows a variety of shots of animals running or flying, Taylor getting up close and personal with a guy, a biplane flying into the sun, and a close-up of...
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"Cain't Nuthin' Happen to You!"
Over the weekend, a video surfaced showing former Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Chris Carter speaking to the 2014 NFL freshman class. Ordinarily, no big deal. Veteran passing on his knowledge to a bunch of rookies. Until... "Just in case...
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Hurry Up and Don't Panic?
Yesterday was not a good day for the global economy. The major stock markets took a major hit, thanks mostly to China's economic distress. So, why not take that as a sign of the financial apocalypse? That's what a former advisor to...
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Meet the Creepy Meat Guy
So this is one of those weird stories. Residents of an apartment complex in Gastonia, North Carolina reported seeing a mysterious cloaked figure lurking in the area, possibly dropping raw meat near playgrounds. Police are investigating - so far, no...
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I'm Sorry, But This is Funny
Police in Westwood, Massachusetts released this video of a too-high truck going under a too-low bridge. No one was hurt, so it's okay to laugh. It's also okay to put this on an endless video loop, if you know how to do that. Note to...
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A Friendly Instagram War
Last week, Hugh Jackman posted a video to Instagram that started a war. A friendly little war. It showed Hugh imitating Jim Carrey. Specifically, Jim's "smokin'" line from The Mask... #JimCarrey mate trying my best to do...
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"You Can't Un-Watch This!"
The folks at EA Sports have outdone themselves this year. The video they produced to promote the Madden NFL '16 video game is - dare I say it - epic. We're talking gangs, and chase scenes, and flying footballs. Appearances by Colin...
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Dudes, You've Been Rickrolled
The term's a new one for me: Rickrolling. From what I've read, it means being disruptive using Rick Astley's 1989 hit song, "Never Gonna Give You Up." I still don't completely get it, but when the Foo Fighters used it this weekend...
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Blink, and You Will Miss It
National Hot Rod Asssociation funny car driver Jack Beckman set a couple of records on Saturday. He posted the quickest time ever in a funny car drag race - 3.901 seconds - and the top speed ever - pushing his Dodge Charger to 325.69 miles per...
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Make It So, Beck
So here's something I never thought I'd hear. Sir Patrick Stewart - of Star Trek: The Next Generation and X-Men fame - reciting the lyrics to Beck's "Loser" in a semi-Shakespearean style. It's from NPR's quiz show, "Ask Me...
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Oh No You Didn't!
Maybe you caught the story about the astronauts on the International Space Station eating a salad featuring lettuce they'd grown on board. It's the wave of the future when it comes to space travel - being able to grow the food needed for long...
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Super Slow-Mo Bullet, Thanks to Mythbusters
The guys at Mythbusters are well-known for their appreciation of the cool things in the world of science. In this one, Adam gets almost orgasmic watching the video of a bullet being fired from a gun, filmed at 73,000 frames per second. We call that...
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Oh, Yes, Please, Can We Do This?
Now here's a political movement I can get behind. The folks at Change.org have created a petition to try to convince the Commission on Presidential Debates to let Jon Stewart, recently retired host of Comedy Central's The Daily Show, be the...
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Here's What Not to Do When Trying to Duck a Question
Hilary Clinton ran into a tenacious reporter on the campaign trail this week. You'd think she'd be used to that by now, especially when the tenacious reporter is asking questions about the private e-mail server she utilized while Secretary of...
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"At Some Point, Everything's Going to Go South on You"
Matt Damon's got a new sci-fi thriller coming out in early October called The Martian. Matt plays an astronaut accidentally stranded on Mars. The trailer looks pretty good - and there's some great supporting players in the...
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"That Would Be a Stressful Time to be on an Airplane"
So a guy's sitting on a plane on the runway at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson airport. There's weather happening, so the departure of his and other planes is delayed. He decides to take a video of the other planes lined up outside his...
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Wait, Deez Nuts Isn't Real?
You might have missed this story - I know I did. And I'm just shaking my head to know it slipped past me. A poll of likely voters in North Carolina recently showed that 9% of them would vote for a third-party candidate named Deez Nuts if the...
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Batgirl Passes into the Night
Yvonne Craig, the actress who played Batgirl in the 1960s-era Batman TV series, passsed away yesterday at the age of 78. The folks at The New York Daily News put together a little retrospective on her, including the clip from the show in which her...
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Dude, I'll Leave When I'm Ready
So, how about this? You want to kick back a bit, jump into your pool to beat the summer heat, maybe take a relaxing soak in your hot tub? You head out to the backyard and find that the pool is already occupied - by a black bear. That's what...
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Just Like Family Feud, Only Faster
Taraji P. Henson from Empire visited The Tonight Show and like so many guests before her, played a little game with Jimmy Fallon. It was "Fast Family Feud," and it really was just like the Family Feud, only faster. Taraji turned out to be pretty...
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The Muppets Express Themselves
NWA is hot again, thanks to the huge box office Straight Outta Compton is doing. And the Muppets are hot again, with what looks like a very funny show on ABC's fall schedule. So, why not put them together, you ask? Done. Check out this...
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Not Your Average Pothole
Route 93 in Concord, New Hampshire had to be shut down yesterday afternoon when a pretty big sinkhole opened up in the high-speed lane of the two-lane highway. Pretty scary stuff, when you consider how many people probably traveled over that section...
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Bad Lip Reading, Republican Debate Style
The folks at Bad Lip Reading are famous for producing videos featuring clips from sporting events or popular movies with ridiculous "dialogue" cut into it. They're so good, it looks like the subjects are actually saying what they appear to be...
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So That's Why the Moon Glows
The rocket scientists at the National Aeronautics & Space Administration - they really are rocket scientists, that's not a dig - announced this week that the moon's atmosphere contains neon. Yes, the moon has an atmosphere - it's thin and...
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Swimming For Its Life
The folks at The Cape Cod Times shared this remarkable video. I know it's not Shark Week, but this is pretty cool. Someone managed to catch this footage of a seal being pursued by a great white shark off the beach in Chatham on Cape Cod in...
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Welcome to the 21st Century, NFL
History was made over the weekend as the Arizona Cardinals met the Kansas City Chiefs in pre-season National Football League. The history-making event didn't happen thanks to any of the players. Instead, it marked the first time that a woman...
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Dance, Groomsmen, Dance!
Have you seen this wedding video yet? It's from July, but just starting to go viral now. As I write this, it's up to 1.3 million hit on YouTube. The groom is a professional dancer, and so are four of his groomsmen. It will be easy enough to...
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The Corpse Flower Blooms Soon!
Okay, this is weird, but kind of cool too. The folks at the Denver Botanic Garden have been growing a giant Amorphophallus titanum for years now, and it's never bloomed. Until now. Well, almost about now. Any day or minute now. It's...
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Good News for Rosie O'Donnell
Yesterday, Rosie O'Donnell went to social media to ask for help in finding her 17-year-old daughter, who'd been missing for about a week. She left home on August 11 with her therapy dog, and hadn't been seen since. Luckily, just before...
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Singing The Donald's Tweets
What's funnier than Donald Trump's tweets? How about Donald Trump's tweets set to music? Uh huh, that would be funnier. So thank you, Jimmy Kimmel and Jimmy Kimmel Live! for asking Josh Groban - he with the "voice of an angel" - to...
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