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China's first lady suffers embarrassing make-up fail (photos)

Older Posts...<p>A man bought a pack of Mentos at an Orange County gas station, only to have ...<p>by Linda Ikeji at 07/05/2018<p>Former Minister of …

Maternal instinct and biology: evolution ensures we want sex, not babies

Many women hear an ominous ticking of their “biological clock” when they reach their 30s, while others never hear it at all.<p>Some believe the …

‘The Walking Dead’ Ratings Continue To Drop, But AMC Shouldn’t Be Worried

<i>The Walking Dead</i> season six premiere was watched by “only” 14.63 million people, a steep drop from season five’s 17.29 million. At the time, it was considered a statistical anomaly, nothing for AMC to worry about. But episode two, “JSS,” dropped to 12.18 million, which makes sense — premieres …

Elizabeth Warren And Bernie Sanders Embarrass Hapless Vulture Fund Investors

"When you make a risky investment you should not expect to get 100 percent back on your dollar."<p>WASHINGTON -- Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) called on the federal government Thursday to curb the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico by cracking down on vulture fund …

Insiders: Trump nomination looking more likely

Eighty-one percent of Republican insiders say that the likelihood that Trump becomes their party’s nominee is more today than it was a month ago.<p>The odds that Donald Trump wins the Republican presidential nomination are going up.<p>Eighty-one percent of Republican insiders say the likelihood that …

Government

Meet Daisy Ridley, the 23-year-old who snagged a lead role in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' — her Hollywood career is about to blow up

Though much is still unknown about her character Rey, according to Ridley, she'll play "a scavenger in a ship graveyard" who is "completely self-sufficient." There's also been speculation that she's Han Solo and Princess Leia's daughter.<p>Prior to joining the film's cast, Ridley's credits consisted …

Being Yourself Can Make You Happier, According to Research

I’d revise it to “be your <i>best</i> self.”<p>People who deliberately exercised their signature strengths — those qualities they were uniquely best at, the …

Haunting Hillary: Why the email story is spinning out of control

As the first Democratic debate approaches, Hillary Clinton has lost control of her narrative.<p>The email malignancy has metastasized into the worst possible diagnosis, one that will flare up repeatedly for many months to come. There are now so many inquiries and so many questions that it’s virtually …

FOOLISH BEHAVIOR: Malika Haqq ARRESTED For DUI After Crashing Her Car On L.A. Freeway

<b>Malika Haqq</b>, one half of the Haqq twins and the new star of "Dash Dolls" on E!, was arrested on DUI charges after crashing her car this morning. A …

These 23 Cartoon Characters As Zombies Are Damn Awesome

From two different Walking Dead shows to zombie modes in games like <i>Red Dead Redemption</i> and Call of Duty to real life zombie survival kits, the …

Red Dead Redemption

CNN's Republican debate: Winners and losers

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The day after a marathon three-hour meeting of 11 top tier candidates, here's our take on the winners and losers of CNN's Republican debate at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library.<p>Winners:<p><b>Carly Fiorina</b><p>Fiorina insisted in the lead-up to the GOP debate that she belonged on the …

Government

Dem ad-makers poised to pounce on Carson, Fiorina

Forget Donald Trump's jab at Rand Paul's appearance or Jeb Bush's weird low-five. For Democrats, the juicy stuff that will find its way into campaign ads after Wednesday's GOP debate features insurgents Ben Carson and Carly Fiorina on immigration and women's health.<p>That’s because the fleeting …

Government

Kit Harington Confirms Jon Snow’s ‘Game of Thrones’ Return

The Bastard of Winterfell is (maybe) not dead, and will (probably, definitely) be returning for Season 6 of the HBO fantasy epic. Warning: spoilers …

TV Series

Aboard USS Iowa, Trump Takes Fire

SAN PEDRO, Calif. — Aboard a mighty and powerful battleship, Trump’s message lacked both might and power.<p>Speaking here, aboard the decommissioned USS Iowa one night before the second GOP debate debate, the frontrunner’s typically lengthy, rambling, and crowd-exciting address lasted a mere 15 or so …

'Star Wars': Domhnall Gleeson Defends The First Order

<i>With reporting by Josh Horowitz</i><p>Domhnall Gleeson's character in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" may be on the Dark Side, but that doesn't mean he …

'Star Wars: Rogue One' Kicks off Filming with a Crash Landing in Reported Set Photos

In the alleged first photos from the “Star Wars: Rogue One” set, a ship makes a crash landing and causes several Stormtrooper causalities. In …

When Asked About Playing Crime Boss Whitey Bulger, Johnny Depp Gives Answer That Has Many Infuriated

Actor Johnny Depp said Tuesday before a private screening of “Black Mass” that he isn’t convinced former Boston crime boss James ‘Whitey’ Bulger was “pure evil” because he doesn’t think “that exists.”<p>“Anybody and everybody, especially the families and the victims, can say he is just an evil person. …

India's 'gold monetization' scheme could have a big impact on global demand

That came when the Indian government approved the so-called gold-monetization scheme. One of the big measures aimed at reducing demand for gold imports in the country.<p>India's national cabinet passed a final version of the monetization plan last Tuesday, with the draft document creating a system in …

Paul Bettany Responds To Jason Statham’s Marvel Criticism By Saying He Should Get ‘An Acting Double’

It’s been a few months since Jason Statham shot down the rumors that he might be joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe, giving his grandmother quite the confidence boost in the process. Well now someone from the Marvel side has gotten a chance to publicly respond to Statham, and Paul Bettany hits …

New Delhi Hit With Biggest Dengue-Fever Outbreak in Years

Officials in New Delhi, India’s most populated city, say it is experiencing “the worst outbreak [of dengue fever] in the last five years.” According …

Heading Homer: Hugh Jackman embarks on The Odyssey

Hugh Jackman is in early discussions to take on the lead role in an upcoming version of Homer’s The Odyssey.<p>Hugh Jackman crowdsources plot for his final Wolverine<p>Read more<p>According to The Wrap, the Oscar-nominated star of Les Miserables would play the part of Odysseus, who undertakes an epic, …

Movies

Rick Perry’s apples-to-oranges boast of Texas graduation rates

<i>“In 2003, Texas was 27th in the nation in high school graduation rates, about in the middle of the pack. … But I didn’t think it was good enough, and we started putting policies into place starting in 2003. … Let me tell you what the results of that was in a short, 10-year period of time. Texas is</i> …

3 Foods That Won't Survive Minor Climate Changes

<i>By: Dan Gentile</i><p><i>Credit: Drew Swantak/Thrillist</i><p>If you believe in thermometers, you should believe in global warming. And if you believe in eating fries with your burger, you should worry more about carbon emissions.<p>It won't happen overnight, but as the planet's climate changes, the growth cycles of …

Prying eyes, alibis and a global hunt for Ashley Madison users

Two Republican politicians from Louisiana took the initiative and confessed Thursday that their names are on a list of clients for the cheating Web site Ashley Madison. But both were quick to say that while they know what people might be thinking, it wasn’t that, the old “I can explain everything” …

Islamic State demolishes 1,500-year-old monastery with bulldozers

The Islamic State group demolished an ancient monastery founded more than 1,500 years ago in central Syria Friday near a town where the extremists abducted dozens of Christians earlier this month, activists and a Christian priest said.<p>The extremist group posted photos on social media Friday showing …

A petition urging Jon Stewart to moderate a presidential debate has suddenly caught fire

While Trevor Noah is gearing up for his "Daily Show" hosting gig, eyes are still on Jon Stewart. And people want his voice back in politics.<p>Stewart hasn't spoken much about what he has planned for his post-"Daily Show" career, other than that he'll be hosting WWE's "SummerSlam" on Sunday.<p>But …

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