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Shakira on Milan and the Paparazzi: "I Would Like Him to Enjoy His Childhood"

One Direction Finally Reveals UK and Ireland On The Road Again Tour Dates

<b>One Direction</b> is heading back On The Road (again) in 2015.<p>The lads, Harry Styles, Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Louis Tomlinson, and Liam Payne, just …

Justin Bieber Is Now A Platinum Blond

Well, what do you think, Beliebers?<p>Justin Bieber surprised fans this week by posting a new shirtless selfie revealing that he has officially dyed his hair platinum blond:<p>Bieber posted the pic of his new look on his Fahlo account, an app that helps connect communities of fans. He also tweeted about …

Miley Cyrus Parties with Another Kennedy During Wild Night in Miami

Maria Shriver isn’t the only member of the Kennedy clan who has given her stamp of approval to her son Patrick Schwarzenegger‘s new girlfriend.<p>Miley …

Marilyn Monroe's lost love letters sold for $121K

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Joe DiMaggio's love letter to Marilyn Monroe has sold for $78,125 at a Beverly Hills auction.<p>Julien's Auctions in …

J.K. Rowling Is Giving ‘Harry Potter’ Fans A Surprise Christmas Gift In The Form Of New Stories

J.K. Rowling is celebrating the 12 Days of Christmas with 12 new short stories from the world of Harry Potter:<p>Starting December 12, new installments will be posted at 8 a.m. ET. and will involve “wonderful writing by J.K. Rowling in Moments from Half-Blood Prince, shiny gold Galleons and even a new …

Devolution of a Woman: Julianne Moore Stuns in 'Still Alice'

Without Julianne Moore, "Still Alice" might not be much of a film. This is not to say the adaptation of Lisa Genova's 2007 novel about a …

Vegetarian Slow Cooker Recipes That Prove This Mighty Machine Isn't Just For Meat

Slow cookers have the reputation of being meat machines. While they have the unique ability to tenderize meat with minimal effort, the assumption that slow cookers are best for meaty dishes overlooks the amazing ways they can transform your vegetables.<p>First of all, it recently came to our attention …

Gift Guide Spotlight: Kitchen Essentials

There are years when The Day After Christmas Return-Fest is a family-wide event; my brother bringing back too-small sweaters while my dad swaps in books he's already read and I exchange pink cardigans for, well, anything else. But this year will not be one of those years: we're vowing to stick to …

Build The Ultimate Breakfast Sandwich

Because you deserve better than the drive-thru<p>The breakfast sandwich is not inherently a bad thing. Stacking eggs, meat, and cheese between two slices of bread isn’t just delicious, it’s efficient, too (no silverware to clean!). But as more and more fast food joints have added breakfast to their …

Science Says A White Mug Will Intensify Your Coffee-Drinking Experience

Finding your morning cup to be a little bitter? Blame it on the mug.<p>A study published in the November edition of the journal Flavour found that simply the color of a mug influences the way we perceive the taste of the coffee. Researchers had participants rate identical brews served in white, …

This Magical Melting Chocolate Bombe Is An Implosion Of Gooey Goodness

We've seen a lot of chocolate desserts in our day, but none quite as, ahem, <i>implosive</i> as this.<p>Behold: the chocolate caramel peanut bombe. This thing is a feat of engineering, science and most of all, deliciousness.<p>Basically, the dessert is a shell of chocolate candy with a delicious treat hidden …

All About Duck (And How to Make Duck à l'Orange)

<i>A French classic.</i><p>Just when you thought you had heard enough talk of roasting birds, here I am. What a jerk! Don’t worry, though; there will be no turkey talk today. Today, it’s all about the duck.<p>The first time I ever ate duck was at a Peking duck restaurant in Boston’s Chinatown -- it was wrapped …

Shocked Waitress Gets a New Car as a Tip

This week in megatipping: Cindi Grady, a waitress at a Cracker Barrel restaurant in Branson, Missouri got the surprise of her life when two regular diners tipped her with a brand new car. A local news station reports that when Gary Tackett and his wife — who live in a nearby town — found out that a …

Could This Be the Best Grilled Cheese Sandwich?

When you put spinach and artichoke dip between bread, beautiful things happen<p>How most men make a grilled cheese sandwich: Slap a few slices of cheese on buttered bread and flip the sandwich in a hot pan.<p>How you will make a grilled cheese after having your eyes opened by the following recipe: Whip …

Cranberry Eggnog Cheesecake: The Ultimate Holiday Dessert

Cranberry eggnog cheesecake really couldn't get more festive. It's got everything that screams holiday, all in one creamy dessert!<p>You know how there are those years you’re just not feeling all the holiday prep? The cooking and the <i>cleaning</i>, the shopping and entertaining. Well this year isn't one of …

Traveling to Oklahoma? Stay in Country Superstar Miranda Lambert's New B&B

Miranda Lambert, who lives on a Tishomingo, Oklahoma, ranch with her equally famous heartthrob husband, Blake Shelton, recently opened her second …

9 Easy Recipes for Homemade Holiday Gifts

Homemade treats make wonderful holiday gifts -- and wouldn't you rather spend time in your kitchen than brave the crowds at the mall?<p><b>1. Homemade Granola</b><p>Packed in a jar or pretty tin, homemade granola makes the perfect edible gift. This version, inspired by the granola served The Inn at Occidental …

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Cathay Pacific Was Just Named The Best Business Class Airline In The World — Here's Why

And no wonder. Each business class flight comes with incredible amenities, from noise-canceling headphones and chairs that transform into fully flat beds to on-demand movies and restaurant-quality meals.<p>The Hong Kong-based airline also has great business class lounges all over the world.

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Retro 20th Anniversary PS4 Selling For Over $15,000 On eBay

Within minutes of it going up for pre-order, Sony’s limited edition 20th Anniversary PlayStation 4 had sold out.<p>The console, which comes in retro-gray similar to the original PlayStation, and comes with a similarly colored gamepad and camera, was selling for $499.99.<p>It’s a cool concept and a neat …

100 Bedroom Designs That Will Inspire You

These cozy escapes will make you want to bliss out on all the bedding.<p>Bedrooms can often be the forgotten room in your home because no one else sees it — but it should be the exact opposite, because it's the one space where you get to <i>recharge</i>. With 100 different designer styles, there's an idea for …

The 7 worst things about NBC’s “Peter Pan Live!”

Nearly two days later, we still can’t quite believe what we just saw<p>Ej Dickson<p>December 6, 2014 3:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on The Daily Dot.<p>So <i>Peter Pan Live!</i><i>,</i> starring Allison Williams as the titular boy-girl man-baby and Christopher Walken as nemesis Captain Hook, debuted on NBC …

Drone ‘near miss’ with passenger plane close to Heathrow airport investigated

Air safety chiefs have investigated the first near miss between a passenger jet and a drone near Heathrow airport, amid fears that drones could pose a danger to commercial flights.<p>The UK Airprox Board (UKAB), which will publish its findings on Friday, is expected to record an incident risk rating …

Casio’s ‘Kawaii Selfie by Mirror Cam’ Puts the Lens Behind a Two-Way Mirror

Casio has officially unveiled its latest point-and-shoot camera. Its official name is the Exilim MR1, but to the general public, it’s more likely to …

Blackout Time-Lapse: This is What the London Skyline Would Look Like if You Could See the Milky Way

UK-based photographer Nicholas Buer wanted to see what the view over London would look like if the city skies were void of the light pollution that …

Amazing Deal: Snap Up a Sony NEX-5T Kit for Only $300 Today, $150 Cheaper Than Ever Before

The Sony NEX-5T, a fantastic little mirrorless camera, has never sold for anything less than $450 on Amazon. In fact, right now, both B&H and Amazon …

Video: MythBusters’ Jamie Hyneman Gets His Tintype Portrait Taken

We never get sick of watching talented wet plate photographers at work. This process, made to look so simple by those who have been honing their …

Jarvis Cocker Covers Celine Dion, Jonah Hill Covers Drake, Terius Nash Covers M.I.A., Scarlett Johansson Covers New Order at Vice's 20th Birthday Bash

You know how Vice threw their 20th birthday party yesterday? Reports have surfaced from the show—it sounds like it was an absurd, amazing night. Yes, there were performances from the previously announced lineup (Jarvis Cocker, Lil Wayne, Ghostface Killah, Action Bronson, Chromeo, Stephen Malkmus, …