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Taylor Swift Says Singing "Livin' On A Prayer" with Prince William Was His Idea

Taylor Swift has said that she found singing "Livin' On A Prayer" with Prince William and Bon Jovi 'surreal' but said she would take to the stage …

Wonder Woman Ring: Put a Tiara on It - Technabob

Here’s one of the latest offerings from one of our favorite geeky jewelers, Paul Michael Bierker. It’s a ring that looks just like Wonder Woman’s …

President Obama refers to “tea-baggers” in alleged handwritten letter

Right-wing freakout in 5, 4, 3, 2…<p>Elias Isquith<p>November 27, 2013 9:05pm (UTC)<p>According to a report in the New York Post, President Obama referred to "tea-baggers" in an alleged handwritten letter to a concerned citizen.<p>Assuming the letter (which is written on official White House stationary and …

Obamacare Is Not a 'Train Wreck'

The problem with Republicans' metaphor of choice<p>Republicans love to call Obamacare a train wreck.<p>"While Americans prepare for the holidays and one day after President Obama gave another speech trying to blame the ObamaCare train wreck on Republicans, his administration is delaying yet another …

Taylor Swift Sang Live With Prince William and Jon Bon Jovi

How often is it that you get to see Taylor Swift singing with Jon Bon Jovi and His Royal Highness Prince William? Not often enough! The rare …

25 Things You Didn't Know About Jennifer Lawrence

Critics praised the 23-year-old Oscar winner, saying she delivered a mesmerizing performance that makes the film's action, adventure, political subtext, and humor <i>work</i>.<p>How much do you know about the Girl on Fire?

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If No One Challenges Hillary Clinton From The Left, One Progressive Group Will

PCCC, the national progressive group, wants its members on the ground in Iowa and New Hampshire to make sure Clinton takes a stand on Elizabeth Warren's signature issues. How PCCC will use Warren as their "North Star."<p>Two years from now, on the eve of the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primary, …

Bill Nye: Future of U.S. economy at stake in Texas Board of Education evolution debate

The Science Guy weighs in on how teaching kids about evolution will impact the U.S. economy well into the future<p>Elias Isquith<p>November 24, 2013 7:40pm (UTC)<p>Members of the Texas Board of Education who don't want evolution taught in the state's schools have to contend with there being a legend on the …

The more inept you are the smarter you think you are

Psychologists have shown humans are poor judges of their own abilities, from sense of humour to grammar. Those worst at it are the worst judges of all.<p>You're pretty smart right? Clever, and funny too. Of course you are, just like me. But wouldn't it be terrible if we were mistaken? Psychologists …

What's Really Lurking On Your Loofah? Dermatologists Tell Us The Gross Truth

Using a loofah with a richly lathered body wash and some aromatherapy candles can make an at-home spa treatment feel like you're getting pampered at a posh spa. Those spongy pouf balls also make for great exfoliators.<p>"[Loofahs] are good for removing dead skin cells leaving the skin smooth and …

5 Different Heel Heights, 1 Ridiculously Clever Shoe

Every so often we stumble across something online that makes us scratch our heads and say, “why didn’t we think of that?” Today we’re reveling in the genius of a pair of shoes. That’s right. Shoes! What looks like a couple pairs of basic black heels is actually one shoe with five different heel …

Watch LG's new flexible phone heal itself after a knife scratch

When LG announced its curved smartphone, the G Flex, it boasted that the handset was coated with a "self-healing" material and even compared it to Wolverine from <i>X-Men</i>. LG later released a promotional video showing off the tech in action, but it's only now that someone has put the company's claims …

'Regular Women' In Lingerie Remind Us What Imperfect, Un-Photoshopped Bodies Look Like

The world of plus-size modeling has grown seemingly overnight, with gorgeous faces like Robyn Lawley and Tara Lynn modeling for more covers and ad campaigns than ever.<p>But even plus-size models are still <i>models</i>, leaving some women wanting for even more diverse body imagery to look up to. According to …

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Sorry, Jon Stewart: You’re not “just a comedian”

<b>(Comedy Central)</b><p>“The Daily Show” needs to stop pretending he’s simply another late-night jokester — and own his real influence<p>Elias Isquith<p>November 2, 2013 1:30pm (UTC)<p>I remember quite clearly when Jon Stewart lost me. It was the fall of 2010, during those final hours before the Tea Party wave …

Obama appeals for budget progress but Republicans keep up healthcare attack

President Barack Obama on Saturday used his weekly address to appeal for progress in Congressional budget talks, rather than to discuss the ongoing controversy over the implementation of his signature healthcare reform, known as Obamacare.<p>In the Republican response to the president's address, …

Best and Worst Celebrity Halloween Costumes 2013: Miley Cyrus, Kate Upton and More

Whoa!<p>See the best (Beyoncé as an Instagram) and worst (Matt Lauer as a 'Baywatch' babe) celeb Halloween costumes of 2013.<p>10.31.13 5:23 PM ET

What’s Really Obstructing Obamacare? GOP Resisters

Republicans at all levels of government have put up roadblocks to undermine the Affordable Care Act rollout. It’s an orchestrated resistance with …

Beware of Obamacare-Gate!

Laugh now about the GOP’s phony outrage over Healthcare.gov. If health-insurance premiums don’t come down when the law finally gets rolling, it’s …

Point This Magical Scanner At Your Food And It Will Count The Calories

The TellSpec could be the missing link for people watching their weight or trying to avoid certain ingredients–if its creators can manage to bring it to the market.<p>Today there are wearable trackers available for just about every move you make and step you take. Almost. If there’s a missing link, …

What Hair Dye Is Really Doing To Your Hair

In spite of all of the niche hair salons that have been popping up, from braid bars to blowout salons to braid studios, professional hair dye jobs still drive the beauty industry. But we've been rethinking the treatment after being scarred by this beauty horror story.<p>So we asked cosmetic chemist …

Joss Whedon: why are his strong women characters still so unusual?

You may love Joss Whedon for creating the vampire-slaying kick-ass female hero Buffy, or maybe for his film Marvel Avengers Assemble just last year, but I became one of the screenwriter, director and producer's biggest fans when I first heard this thank-you speech, made after campaign group …

Absolutely Stunning 3-D View of a Cosmic Cloud

To call Finnish astrophotographer J-P Metsävainio a magician is definitely not an exaggeration! Take a look at his latest handiwork, this amazing 3-D …

Monster Black Hole Caught Swallowing Unlucky Star

Call it a Cosmic Scene Investigation: For the first time, scientists have identified a stellar victim of a giant black hole — an unlucky star whose …

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Obama Applauds Senate Deal On Government Shutdown, Debt Ceiling

White House press secretary Jay Carney said Wednesday that President Barack Obama is pleased with the deal on the government shutdown and debt ceiling unveiled by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.)<p>"The president applauds Leader Reid and …