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Chris Pratt: 10 Amazing Things You Should Know
With Guardians of the Galaxy premiering August 1st and Jurassic World currently in filming, things are coming up for Chris Pratt. That’s been the trend for awhile now, as he heads for Hollywood mega-stardom.
Weird Al Spoofs Robin Thicke's Blurred Lines To Expertly Promote English Literacy
Today, he went with another song that seemed like it would never leave radio stations, Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines,” and he thankfully turned it from a rape-light song of submissiveness to a diatribe against numbskulls who fail to grasp this thing called the English language. It’s called “Word Crimes,” and it’s one of Weird Al’s greatest videos yet!
3 Types Of Facebook Statuses I Don't Know Whether Or Not To Like
I work on the Internet for a living. Because of that, I glance at Facebook a lot. I’m not going to get into how often right now a) because my boss might be reading and b) because it’s an embarrassing amount for an adult man. Let’s just agree it’s enough to run into a lot of overly complicated ethical dilemmas on social media. Because of this, I’ve become pretty savvy.
Weird Al Takes On Pharrell With Colorfully Cameo-Filled Video For 'Tacky'
years of adamant anticipation for more of his pop-skewing masterpieces have paid off in spades with the arrival of his new video, “Tacky,” which not only pokes fun at Pharrell’s insanely popular hit “Happy,” but also the neverending stream of society’s most terrible trends. Crocs and Instagrammed food pictures will be mankind’s least remembered obsessions.
Harry Potter Attraction At Universal Studios Japan Will Include Live Owls And The Black Lake
These days, Harry Potter fans looking for an immersive experience into J.K. Rowling's magical world need only to head to Universal Studios Orlando in Florida to enjoy the Wizarding World of Harry Potter attractions, which now include the newly added Diagon Alley area, joining the previously opened Hogsmeade.
Garth Brooks Announces New Album And World Tour
One of Country music’s biggest stars is putting on his boots and hopping back in the saddle again. Garth Brooks announced via a web conference that he will soon be releasing a new album, putting his music up for sale digitally, and gearing up for a three-year world tour.
Scientists Claim Link Between Cold Weather And Back Pain Is Nonexistent
Scientists are saying the old wives' tale that back pain is affected by the weather is a bunch of hot air. With air pressure, wind direction, humidity and rain taken into account, scientists could find no links found between the subjects' pain and concurrent weather patterns.
Dave Legeno, Best Known As Fenrir Greyback, Found Dead At 50
Dave Legeno, best known for his time as a mixed martial arts fighter and for appearing as an actor in several beloved movies, was found dead this week in Death Valley, California. A full investigation has been launched to figure out what happened to the fifty-year-old, but based on early evidence, foul play is not suspected.
Robin Thicke's New Album Got Outsold By A Blondie Compilation In Australia
Remember when Robin Thicke was the toast of the town? His catchy, borderline offensive song “Blurred Lines” was everywhere, and his relationship with wife Paula Patton had all the makings of power couple status. Well, one year later, his relationship has imploded and his album sales are somehow even worse.
Young Ricky Bobby Was Just Arrested For Doing Something Horrible To His Mom
Remember the little kid who played young Ricky Bobby in Talladega Nights? Well, he’s grown into a 20-year-old man who apparently, has quite a bit of Ricky Bobby in him.
George R.R. Martin Has A Message For The Fans Predicting His Death
As the world awaits the next installment of his A Song of Ice and Fire book series, fans have begunn to worry--very vocally--if the 65-year-old writer will live long enough to complete the novels he's promised. Well, in the video clip above he answers to that concern. It's not pretty. But it is awesome.
Scientists May Have Found Our Brain's On/Off Switch
Scientists may have discovered how to turn your mind on and off. If the results turn out to be valid, this could radically change the way we perform various medical tasks. Scientists hope it will also give us a better understanding of the human consciousness...
7 Brain Myths Completely Debunked In This Cool Video
Slated to hit theaters on July 25 is Luc Besson's Lucy, in which Scarlett Johansson's titular character undergoes a radical experiment which unlocks the "full potential" of her mind, giving her superpowers. This video, from AsapScience, shows you why that entire plot, while perhaps entertaining, is bullshit.
J.K. Rowling Just Wrote A New Harry Potter Story And We've Got The Details
As the Quidditch World Cup has played out by report at the official Harry Potter website, Ginny Potter (nee Weasley) has been reporting from the games, delivering the updates for those wizards and muggles who can't be present at the magical event. But it was Rita Skeeter's recent report that has given us a real update on the happenings of the Harry Potter characters in the present day.
Watch Joan Rivers Rant And Walk Out Of A TV Interview
Joan Rivers stormed out of a CNN interview recently when the interviewer, CNN Newsroom anchor Fredricka Whitfield, broached the subject of Rivers being "mean" with her fashion criticisms, and her choice to wear fur on the cover of her new book. Rivers was having none of it.