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Oscars-favorite ‘Lincoln’ may receive another, less-prestigious honor as the historical drama is already lining up to be one of the most error-filled movies of 2013. The Abraham Lincoln biopic opened in North America in 2012 but gets its main worldwide release in January and February. Eagle-eyed viewers have already spotted almost 30 gaffes in the [...] [Read More]
In New York City, there seems to be a new penchant for super high end, prestigious penthouses in coveted buildings. #3: Penthouse at 15 Central Park West, NYC – $88 million. While the sale of this penthouse was reported in December 2011, the transaction actually closed in 2012, thus making the list for 2012. Former [...] [Read More]
Jodie Foster made a shocking announcement at the Golden Globes Sunday night after accepting the Cecil B. DeMille award honoring a 50-year career. She came out as single. The speech, which played with rumors that she is gay, portrayed her deep commitment to privacy. I already did my coming out about a thousand years ago, [...] [Read More]
Alexis Wineman will attempt to make even more history when she tries to win Saturday’s Miss America pageant as the first autistic winner. She is already the first autistic contestant in the pageant’s storied history according to the Huffington Post . The 18-year-old from Montana native was originally diagnosed with pervasive developmental disorder and borderline [...] [Read More]
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield is Tweeting his views of the world from space, and the world is responding with thousands of follows. Hadfield has been a prolific Tweeter since boarding the International Space Station in December. He’s updated about life on board and sent several photos per day, including stunning images of wildfires in Australia. [...] [Read More]
Would you like some obesity with your literacy? McDonald’s restaurants in the United Kingdom have started giving away books instead of toys with Happy Meals. The restaurant says that by 2015, it will be the largest distributor of children’s books in the country. The full program started Wednesday, with McDonald’s giving away the books in [...] [Read More]
Burglar alarms and pit bulls to protect your pot stash? Sure. But an alligator? That’s what Alameda (Calif.) County sheriff’s deputies encountered about 1:30 p.m. Wednesday when they conducted a “probation compliance” check of a home in Castro Valley. While at a home they found 34 pounds of processed dried marijuana and a live — [...] [Read More]