Jessica Robbins Todd

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Chinese police 'find suicide note' in case of 'left behind' children deaths

Announcement comes after China’s prime minister, Li Keqiang, promises urgent inquiry into pesticide poisoning of four siblings in Guizhou province<p>Police investigating the deaths of four Chinese children who drank pesticide after being abandoned by their migrant worker parents say they have found a …

Jessica Lange Dissed Lea Michele on the Red Carpet

[There was a video here]<p>At Sunday's <i>American Horror Story: Freak Show</i> premiere at the TCL Chinese Theater in Los Angeles, Lea Michele's eyes lit up …

Lea Michele

Teacher Humiliates Teen Girl By Showing Bikini Photo at Assembly

A teacher at an English secondary school downloaded a teenage student's bikini photo from Facebook and displayed it at an assembly to teach students …

Teaching

Walmart Ends Health Insurance For Thousands of Workers

Walmart, America's largest employer, announced that it will stop providing health insurance for around 30,000 part time workers, in order to cut …

Florida Family Butt-Dials 911 While Planning Their Next Meth Cook

An alleged mother-son meth-making team managed to alert law enforcement to their activities when they accidentally dialed 911 while preparing for a …

Crime

The LAPD Cleared <em>7th Heaven</em> Dad Stephen Collins in a 2012 Investigation

According to TMZ, the LAPD is "revisiting" its 2012 molestation investigation into <i>7th Heaven</i> actor Stephen Collins, whose tape-recorded admissions …

Crime

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor review – a glorious knockout punch

Although saddled with a forgettable title, Shadow of Mordor works hard to bring fun and life to the Tolkien universe – and manages both spectacularly<p><b>Warner Bros; PC/PS3/PS4 (version tested)/Xbox One/Xbox 360; £45; Pegi rating: 18+</b><p>You’d be forgiven for not getting too excited about Middle Earth: …

6 Classic Horror Films Paired With 6 Spooky Snacks

Today’s modern horror films are often too suspenseful (or too gag-inducing) to allow for snacking. Old-school classic horror films, on the other …

BC Pastafarian fights for right to wear colander in Driver's License photo

Obi Canuel is an ordained Pastafarian minister from British Columbia who's fighting for the right to wear his religious headgear -- a pasta colander …

Six Reasons Why You Should Look Forward to Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire

A discernible pattern has emerged in developer Game Freak's Pokémon releases. With every new generation of games, they remake and re-release a pair of older games as well. On Game Boy Advance came Fire Red and Leaf Green (remakes of the original Game Boy releases). Then, on DS, they made Heart Gold …

‘Deadpool’ Is Confirmed To Be A Part Of The ‘X-Men’ Cinematic Universe

Simon Kinberg has been busy dropping a lot of information on the future of the <i>X-Men</i> film series in the past week or two. First we got news of the Rogue cut of <i>Days of Future Past</i>, found out that <i>X-Men: Apocalypse</i> is the end of a trilogy, and now there’s word about Deadpool’s role in it …

One-Pot Chicken Cacciatore

<i>There are 3 million chicken recipes on the internet. We're here to show you the good ones. Win, win.</i><p><i>Today: A one-pot classic to get fall off to a cozy start.</i><p>I'm going to tell you a little behind-the-scenes Food52 secret. Know what our number one recipe search term is? It's chicken. It beats out all …

Recipes

Wild at heart: best animal adventures

Set your pulse racing with the wildest animal adventures around the world. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Adventures.</i><p>Get close to giant pandas near Xi'an, China<p>Pandas by Chi King. CC BY 2.0.<p>These black-and-white beauties are battling extinction but you can help them out – …

50 Fictional Places You Can Visit In Real Life

Just because a place isn't "real" doesn't mean you can't go there in real life.<p>Some of our favorite destinations look <i>just</i> like Disney movies, and some were the actual sets of top-rated films.<p>And thanks to the experts at air travel site Just the Flight, we've now got 50 more fictional destinations …

11 Historical Artifacts You Can Own...For A Price

For history buffs who won't settle for a trip to the museum or a good book, the Internet offers a treasure trove of artifacts you can own—if you've …

New Releases 8/12/14 - Unbound Worlds

<b>HARDCOVER</b><p><b>Fool’s Assassin: Book One of the Fitz and the Fool Trilogy</b> by Robin Hobb <b><br>Hellhole Inferno (The Hellhole Trilogy)</b> by Brian Herbert and Kevin …

The New Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Movie Fails In Every Possible Way

GTA Online Mods Let People "Rape" Other Players

Update on THE WINDS OF WINTER

Fans of <b>A Song of Ice and Fire</b> and <b>Game of Thrones</b> may have suffered whiplash as two different sources offered pessimistic and then optimistic news on …

Kanye West Used His Jail Phone Call To Order Takeout From Mr. Chow

[There was a video here]<p>...Or, at least, that's what his wife and app genius Kim Kardashian claimed on Sunday's episode of <i>Keeping Up With the</i> …

Kanye West

CBS may have found a replacement for Craig Ferguson

The question of who will usurp Craig Ferguson on <i>The Late Late Show</i> that you forgot you were meant to be asking may have been answered, as <i>The Wrap</i> …

If The Office wasn't a comedy

The Office (US) sans jokes. <i>(No Jokes, All Plot, via Laughing Squid)</i>

The new GameStop trade-ins program is going to make you more money

GameStop's trade-in program is being overhauled with a new system that will end up giving you more money for the games you sell, Kotaku reports.<p>This initiative, set to begin Aug. 18, simplifies GameStop's current model which offers up to 10 different prices for a game. Instead, this will be reduced …

Retrogaming

Sony Will Release A Female Superhero Movie From The ‘Spider-Man’ World In 2017

Now that Sony Pictures has very wisely decided to give us a break from the <i>Spider-Man</i> franchise by pushing the next web-slinger film all the way back to 2018, it’s time for the studio to focus on some bolder ideas. For starters, there’s the <i>Sinister Six</i> movie that is set for November 2016, as it will …

The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton, review: 'gripping and gorgeous'

Golden Age Amsterdam comes to life in this finely crafted debut<p>In winter 1686, provincial 18-year-old Petronella Oortman arrives in Amsterdam, the new bride of wealthy, charismatic merchant Johannes Brandt – a man she barely knows. Greeted only by his frosty, ascetic sister Marin, it’s not the best …

GRRM Tells People Who Think He Won't Finish The Books "F*ck You"