Melissa Dela Merced

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French wine 'has Italian origins'

France gave rise to the grape varieties we know from all over the world<p><b>Evidence of the earliest winemaking in France has been described - and it indicates Italian origins.</b><p>Shaped vessels called amphoras, known to have been imported from the Etruscan people of Italy around 500 BC, have shown chemical …

Archaeology

Bedroom Decor Ideas for a Sleek Space

It’s where you fall asleep and where you wake up. It’s where you keep your clothes and where you take refuge after a long day. Sure, there are plenty …

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Michael Cera Had To Get Permission To Slap Rihanna's Butt In 'This Is The End'

The hits taken by Cera aren't fake.<p>She really did slap him, and quite a few times.<p>In an interview with GQ, James Franco and the cast of the picture revealed how the scene with Rihanna came about.<p>Cera asked permission of course.<p>Costar Evan Goldberg gave a blow by blow of how it went down:<p>"Michael …

Rihanna

Dominic West Will Star in Showtime Pilot ‘The Affair,’ About… An Affair

Dominic West Will Star in Showtime Pilot 'The Affair,' About... An Affair<p>BBC America’s period piece “The Hour” has been canceled, but all those …

Watch: Brie Larson Shines in Stellar Trailer for SXSW Sensation ‘Short Term 12’

Watch: Brie Larson Shines in Stellar Trailer for SXSW Sensation 'Short Term 12'<p>“Short Term 12,” the second feature from “I Am<br>Not a Hipster” director …

'The Expendables 3' Set For August 2014 Release, 'Escape Plan' Moves to October 2013 – /Film

<i>Briefly:</i> Lionsgate/Summit has given new dates to two <b>Sylvester Stallone</b> films. The first is Sly’s latest team-up with <b>Arnold Schwarzenegger</b>. Once …

6 A-List Stars With Greenlight Power: Do They Wield It For Good Or Evil?

The process by which movie A gets made while movies B-Z end up as so much shredded paper and shattered dreams is an arcane and mysterious one. While …

10 Actors Who Could Replace Matt Smith On ‘Doctor Who’

10 Actors Who Could Replace Matt Smith On 'Doctor Who'<p>For anyone with even a vaguely geeky bone in their body, this weekend brought big news. Yes, <b>Dan</b> …

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Michael Douglas' Ex-Wife My Lady Junk Was Clean as a Whistle

<b>Michael Douglas</b>' ex-wife wants to make something perfectly clear -- eating out was safe when he was married to her.<p><b>Douglas told</b> a British paper over …

Online Games & Mobile Games

Zynga is a leading developer of the world's most popular social games that are played by millions of people around the world each day. We are …

Mobile Gaming

Interesting Photo of the Day: A Parliament of Burrowing Owls

Owls are equal parts creepy and cute. Photographer Mac Stone describes them as neurotic. I imagine getting close to them can be difficult because if …

Messier, Gretzky no fit for Rangers as figurehead coach

If the Rangers hire one of the two legends as their next coach, they'd be doing it for all the wrong reasons and set themselves up for disaster

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An Artist Sculpts Rooms Using Vectors Of Light

New media artist Jayson Haebich creates a series of illusory spaces using lasers, shadow, and smoke.<p>While real-world lasers weren’t invented until 1960, fictional laser technology populated science-fiction novels and films years beforehand. The idea of a laser or ray-gun dates back to the ’30s, if …

Star Trek

Gisele Bundchen's Blood Facial, Cupping In Vogue Italia: A Subtle Dig At Hollywood? (VIDEO, PHOTO)

We've become strangely immune to Hollywood's bizarre beauty tricks. Whether it's Jennifer Aniston debuting cupping marks, Kim Kardashian broadcasting her blood facial or Heather Locklear revealing the anti-aging benefits of semen, it seems as if no tactic is too wacky for the celebrity set.<p>Enter …

Grass: It's What's For Dinner (3.5 Million Years Ago)

If you could travel back in time about 8 million years, you'd find a creature in an African tree that was the ancestor of all current apes and humans. And that creature in all likelihood would have spent a big part of its day munching leaves and fruit — pretty much what apes eat now.<p>Obviously, we …

An unusual shape for a house limited by regulations

The location and the shape of a site are not elements which you can control and alter once you’ve chosen them. However, you can find numerous ways in …

Florida Man Kills Coworkers for Making Fun of His Poor Shooting Skills

Police in Florida arrested a man they say killed three coworkers who made fun of him for being a poor shot.<p>According to authorities in Ocala, Andrew …