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PSY unveils video for new song

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Hoping to catch lightning in a bottle twice, South Korean pop star PSY on Saturday released the video from his new single, “Gentleman,” thereby making his young countrymen dance and forget all about the nuclear menace to the north. PSY, of course, created the international phenomenon known as “Gangnam Style” after his hit song and   [Read More]
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When Bad Movies Happen to Good Directors

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Terrence Malick’s TO THE WONDER is ambitious, occasionally inspired and often interesting, but there is just no way to call it a good movie. Yet he is one of the greatest directors in the world, the best American film director living, in my opinion. You can read my review of TO THE WONDER here. Hey, […] [Read More]
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French study: Bras don’t help breasts

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After 15 years of meticulously studying the breasts of 130 women, a French sports medicine scientist says: Bras are bogus. They don’t help a woman with back pain or sagging or pretty much anything, professor Jean-Denis Rouillon, from the University of Besançon in eastern France, told The Local, an English language French news org. Local   [Read More]
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‘Ding Dong the Witch is Dead’ sales soar after Thatcher death

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UPDATE: British media is reporting that online sales of the Wizard of Oz song, “Ding Dong the Witch is Dead” have been off the charts following the death of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. The Guardian writes: “While many people were mourning her loss, others were quick to celebrate. A Facebook campaign, called “Make Ding   [Read More]
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Have what it takes to be an astronaut? Here’s the original 1959 job description

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Do you think you have what it takes to become an astronaut? Here’s NASA’s original internal job description for Mercury astronauts who were officially named 54 years ago today.

Hat tip: The National Archives

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Melo better than LeBron? At least in jersey sales

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The Miami Heat may be the favorites to win the NBA championship, but their star LeBron James is no longer the king of jersey sales. New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony has dethroned James as the top-selling jersey according to sales at the NBA Store in New York along with NBAStore.com. James was No. 1   [Read More]
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Texas restaurant chain trademarks the term “breastaurant”

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The term breastaurant has been used for years to describe Hooters, Twin Peaks and other restaurants that feature scantily clad waitresses who cater especially to a male appetite. Thanks to a trademark filed with the United States Patent and Trademark office, however, there is officially only one Breastaurant. Bikinis Bar and Grill, a chain that   [Read More]
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SNL parodies Rutgers basketball scandal (Video)

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It didn’t take long for “Saturday Night Live” to take on the Rutgers basketball scandal. In this hilarious clip from this week’s show, take a look at the women’s coach for fictional Middle Delaware State, played over-the-top by host Melissa McCarthy, who makes Mike Rice look gentle. Q: Why would you throw a toaster at   [Read More]
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