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The Shining

The CEO who jacked up the price of a drug by 5,000% has done this before

Almost exactly a year ago, Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli pulled virtually the same stunt he recently tried with Daraprim, a critical parasitic-infection-fighting drug whose price he attempted to raise overnight from $13.50 per pill to $750.<p>Only last year, hardly anyone noticed.<p>In 2014, …

Biotechnology

See Bill Murray Accept an Award in a Canadian Tuxedo

The actor and his brothers were inducted into the Caddie Hall of Fame on Wednesday.<p><b>Bill Murray</b> has really perfected the art of eccentric award-show attire. He’s worn mismatching madras to minor-league sports ceremonies. (“I was not sure about the dress code,” Murray joked while being inducted into …

Hall of Fame

See Chris Hemsworth In His 'Ghostbusters' Uniform

The receptionist is in, and he's riding a motorbike!<p>Director Paul Feig announced that Chris Hemsworth would join the ladies of his "Ghostbusters" reboot in June, and now we finally have the first on-set photo of him. Hemsworth wears glasses, potentially a nod to Annie Potts' original "Ghostbusters" …

David Simon's New Political Thriller For HBO

Cities are characters in their own right in David Simon’s work, from drug-ridden Baltimore to post-Katrina New Orleans. Now, segregated Yonkers of …

New Orleans

Lawyers for Tom Brady, NFL finish talks Thursday without agreement

Attorneys for the NFL Players Association, representing Tom Brady, and the NFL returned to court Thursday to continue settlement talks over the New …

Shazam

Martin Scorsese & Leonardo DiCaprio Reunite For 'Devil in the White City'

While working with director Martin Scorsese (<i>The Wolf of Wall Street</i>, <i>Goodfellas</i>), Leonardo DiCaprio (<i>The Revenant</i>) has played a variety of …

Coffee Dates And Dropped Cue Cards: Ted Danson's Path To 'Cheers'

<i>As part of a series called</i> My Big Break<i>,</i> All Things Considered <i>is collecting stories of triumph, big and small. These are the moments when everything seems to click, and people leap forward into their careers</i><i>.</i><p>A young Ted Danson had just gotten the courage to ask his college crush out on a coffee …

Ted Danson

English Colonists Vanished From a North Carolina Island 425 Years Ago, Leaving Only a Word Carved in a Tree. Now the Mystery May Finally Be Solved.

(Newser) – The mystery of Roanoke Island may be one for the books. Two archaeological teams have dug up new evidence pointing to the fate of English …

'Fantastic Four' Is The Worst Reviewed Marvel Movie Ever

While promoting Twentieth Century Fox’s <b>Fantastic Four</b> reboot that’s finally in theaters after several delays, star Miles Teller – who plays super …

Bill Murray Will Appear in the Ghostbusters Reboot

Actor Bill Murray will appear in the upcoming installment of the <i>Ghostbusters</i> franchise, <i>The Hollywood Reporter</i> has confirmed.<p>Murray’s iconic role as …

Film Industry

‘Fantastic Four’ Flops: How to Fix Hollywood’s Reboot Problem

The success of “Jurassic World” and the failures of “Terminator: Genisys” and “Fantastic Four” should make studios reconsider their approach to …

Movies

Incognito says NFL system 'bogus' due to Goodell's 'absolute power'

Richie Incognito sees parallels between the Deflategate investigation and the Miami Dolphins' bullying probe, believing there was nothing …

NFL

‘The X-Files’ Revival Confirms That Mulder And Scully’s Romance Never Had A Chance

As has been said numerous times in the past few months, love is dead. It was already dead by the time Kermit and Miss Piggy broke up (ruining lives, apparently), but now it is just being massacred by Fox’s new revival of <i>The X-Files</i>. Just picture a bunch of weeping widows and fathers pulling a Don …

Beverly Hills

Breathe Clouds of Aerosolized Booze at this London Cocktail Pop-Up

Breathe responsibly. That's the tagline for culinary alchemist duo Bompas & Parr's new London cocktail pop-up Alcoholic Architecture. The temporary bar, which runs from now through early 2016, gives new meaning to London fog by inviting visitors to get buzzed in a room filled with thick clouds of …

Alcohol

NFL Legend Frank Gifford Passes Away at 84

Pro Football Hall of Famer and veteran sports broadcaster Frank Gifford has died in Connecticut, his family announced on Sunday. He was 84.<p>In a statement, his family said:<p>Born in Santa Monica, California, in 1930, Gifford attended the University of Southern California on a football scholarship and …

Frank Gifford

‘Sense8’ Has Been Renewed By Netflix For A Second Season

When Netflix’s <i>Sense8</i> premiered earlier this summer, the sci-fi series left many people wondering what the heck was going on. The program is definitely unlike any other show on television.<p>While many have been left confused regarding the lack of conventional story structure, pacing, and even …

Netflix

Trump: I Meant Megyn Kelly’s ‘Nose’

Film Review: ‘Fantastic Four’

With:Miles Teller, Michael B. Jordan, Kate Mara, Jamie Bell, Toby Kebbell, Reg E. Cathey, Tim Blake Nelson<p><b>Joining Spider-Man in the annals of</b> …

Comics

Chicago’s Magical Full Moon Jam Brings Fire Spinners, Drum Circles, and Curious Families to Uptown

The monthly lunar celebration is slowly becoming one of the Windy City’s favorite summer traditions.<p>There aren’t massive art installations, tents …

Siberian ginseng

Overview<p>Siberian ginseng (<i>Eleutherococcus senticosus</i>), also known as eleuthero, has been used for centuries in Eastern countries, including China and …

Cara Delevingne

1,000 Shipwrecks Haunt Waters With Brutal History, Long-Lost Champagne, and a Religious 'Curse'

(Newser) – The Baltic Sea's trove of shipwrecks has preserved all kinds of history—much of it about war—and recently sparked fears of a fresh …

Environmental Health

How Do Fireflies Glow? Mystery Solved After 60 Years

Scientists have sussed out the chemical secret of these bright summertime beetles—and it may someday improve human health, a new study says.<p>Think of the firefly abdomen like a black box of bioluminescence.<p>For around 60 years, scientists have known what basic ingredients go into the box—things like …

Chia Flax Hot Pudding | Mark's Daily Apple

July 25, 2015<p>By Guest<p><i>This is a guest post by Kelly LeVeque. Kelly is a certified holistic nutritionist, wellness expert and celebrity health coach</i> …

Police Surprised to Find Ex-Taliban Captive Bowe Bergdahl in a Most Unexpected Place

(Newser) – What a California drug task force probably expected to find when it raided a Mendocino County pot farm: pot. What it probably didn't …