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Texas Sending Man to Death Chamber on Thursday Based on 'Of Mice and Men'

According to Thomas Steinbeck, his Nobel-winning father, John Steinbeck, would turn in his grave if he knew his fictional character, Lennie Small, helped Texas courts decide who qualifies for the death penalty. Lennie, from <i>Of Mice and Men</i>, is an enormous, ungainly, mentally defective man who loves …

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For students and professors at Columbia University's computer science and engineering programs, the Internet of Everything (IoE) is everywhere. There are many courses in which students learn skills that, as it happens, are needed to create the building blocks of IoE systems. More than 80 students …

Miley Cyrus Gets Real About the Worst Makeup Job Ever

It's ... Casper-esque?<p>Celebrities: They're just like us! Miley Cyrus opened up about a makeup job from hell that made her feel and look like crap. To make matters worse, it was for a 2013 <i>Maxim</i> party when she was being crowned the hottest woman. Ugh.<p>"I've done the joker, you know where you get the …

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Hollywood lost some of its brightest stars in 2014 – and the Screen Actors Guild Awards gave them a fitting send-off in its annual In Memoriam segment.<p>Robin Williams, Joan Rivers and Philip Seymour Hoffman were among the celebrities honored Sunday night at the Shrine Auditorium in Los …

Zach Galifianakis Shows Off a Slimmer Look, Debuts Man Bun at SAG Awards

Zach, is that you?<p>During the Screen Actors Guild Awards opening bit Sunday, the star-studded crowd of thespians offered humorous quips about their …

The Best Speeches from the 2015 SAG Award Winners

If the Golden Globes has a reputation for being rowdy and cocktail-fueled, the SAG Awards are where you can expect excellent acceptance speeches—after all, the only people who are awarded statuettes onstage are all trained professionals. From **Debbie Reynolds’**s shout-out to <b>George Lucas</b> to …

Viola Davis Calls Out Hollywood's Lack Of Diversity During Empowering SAG Awards Speech

Viola Davis brought the audience to their feet with her touching acceptance speech at the 2015 Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday.<p>"When I tell my daughter stories at night, inevitably, a few things happen," Davis said while accepting the award. "Number one, I use my imagination. I always start …

Scientology Doc ‘Going Clear’ Claims the Church Split Up Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman

Alex Gibney’s highly anticipated documentary Going Clear, which premiered at Sundance, makes some shocking claims about Scientology A-lister Tom …

Ashton Kutcher Is Testifying Against the Serial Killer Who Allegedly Murdered His Ex-Girlfriend

Gruesome.<p>Ashton Kutcher could be set to give evidence against the man accused in the 2001 stabbing death of his ex-girlfriend Ashley Ellerin.<p>According to court documents published in the <i>National Enquirer</i>, the actor arrived at Ellerin's apartment Feb. 21, 2001 and left soon after when she didn't …

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Emma Watson to Star in Disney’s Live Action Beauty and the Beast

<i>Harry Potter</i> star Emma Watson’s latest role will be another bookish heroine.<p>“I will be playing Belle in Disney’s new live-action Beauty and the …

We Tried A Classic Love Experiment And This Is What Happened

Can asking each other 36 questions and staring into each other's eyes for four minutes make two people fall in love?<p>A few weeks ago, Mandy Len Catron of the <i>New York Times</i> published "To Fall in Love With Anyone, Do This," which has since gone viral and even inspired a few parodies. In the piece, …

Pop Psychology: Down on my knees with Hozier’s ‘Take Me to Church’

<b>It took the world a little while to start worshipping Hozier’s “Take Me to Church”: though it was released in Ireland in late 2013, it didn’t hit the</b> …

Video games can be good for you, new research says

Imagine a hardcore video game fanatic, and the picture you summon probably won't resemble Roman Rivera.<p>He grew up captivated by games from "Pokemon" to "Call of Duty," and evaded his mom's screen time limits by covertly playing his Game Boy after lights out. Now that he's 21, he spends up to four …

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What Facebook Addiction Looks Like in the Brain

For many Facebook users, the urge to like a kitten video or snoop on a high-school flame is almost irresistible.<p>As it turns out, this type of …

The Hidden Psychology of Wearing Glasses

55<p>SHARES<p>Years ago, I noticed an old friend wearing glasses for the first time. When I asked her if she’d just decided to forgo her contacts, she …

5 Things People Don't Get About Borderline Personalities

It's not everyone who can watch a horror thriller, point at the villain and say, "Hey, that's me!" But you can if you have borderline personality …

Criminal psychopaths don't understand punishment: study

The worst criminals, from serial murderer and rapist Ted Bundy to fictional characters like the cannibalistic serial killer Hannibal Lecter, share …

Here Is Every Ingredient in Your Favorite Fast-Food French Fries

I'll never forget my high-school nutrition teacher telling us to be wary of any food that has more than five ingredients. Most fast food fries go far beyond that rule of thumb.<p>With the help of Grant Imahara, a former Mythbuster, McDonald's has tried to myth-bust their way into explaining why the …

Tom DeLonge responds to Blink-182 fallout with letter

The Blink-182 drama goes on.<p>For those not following the fallout, let's get you up to speed. Early Monday, Blink-182's Travis Barker and Mark Hoppus announced that they had drafted Alkaline Trio's Matt Skiba for a coming festival performance after being told that bandmate Tom DeLonge would be out …

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