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David Moyes Slams Refs for Not Protecting Manchester United Star Adnan Januzaj

Manchester United boss David Moyes feels there's a rough future in store for Adnan Januzaj unless more is done to protect the 18-year-old, insisting the youngster is becoming the target of vicious attacks from opposition defenders.<p>The Press Association's Simon Stone (h/t <i>Daily Mail</i>) was on hand for …

Kim Jong Un's reign of fear: What's next?

When a political crisis hits Pyongyang, the leadership's normal antidote is to hide the real drama in rumors and shadows while assuring the world that outside forces are no match for North Korea's spirit of "single-hearted unity." But North Korea's real-time media coverage of the vituperative …

North Korea

How Did Beyonce Keep Her Surprise Album a Secret?

Producer Noah '40' Shebib and industry experts weigh in on 'Beyonce'<p>A week ago, Toronto songwriter and producer Noah "40" Shebib was mixing and …

Justin Timberlake

The Republican Primary to End All Republican Primaries

Texas Senator John Cornyn's challenge from Steve Stockman, a militia-loving birther congressman, could be the ultimate expression of Tea Party nihilism.<p>John Cornyn, the senior senator from Texas, is nobody's idea of a liberal. He once compared gay marriage to the "union of man and box turtle." He …

14 Destinations For Your 2014 Travel Bucket List

The new year is rapidly approaching and we're making resolutions and wish lists for the year of travel ahead.<p>If you crossed some adventures off your 2013 travel bucket list, surely you'll need some new additions. Check out these awesome, under-the-radar destinations you should add to your list for …

Black Sabbath bandmates unaware of Ozzy Osbourne's drugs relapse

Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler were reportedly shocked to discover the singer had been in rehab last spring<p>Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler were "shocked" to learn that Ozzy Osbourne had entered rehab last spring. The Black Sabbath members have said they had no idea Osbourne was back on drugs and …

10 Discontinued Cars We're Going to Miss

Last week we looked at cars that deservedly got the ax in 2013. This week we'll be a lot kinder because we're looking at the models that are disappearing altogether or making way for generation 2014, but that we'd love to have in our garage.

Toyota

'The Hobbit' Sequel 'Desolates' The Competition — Here's Your Box-Office Roundup

After all, it was the only BIG new release in theaters this weekend.<p>However, "Smaug" didn't do anywhere near as well as the first "Hobbit" film that debuted last year.<p>One reason for that may very be attributed to moviegoers catching up on Thanksgiving holiday releases — "The Hunger Games" sequel …

Movies

Don't be fooled by the 60 Minutes report on the NSA

Tonight's episode of <i>60 Minutes</i>featured what CBS promised was an unusual inside look at the secretive National Security Agency, but instead offered a routine look at the agency's propaganda with no critical voices. Opening with the disclosure that CBS correspondent John Miller formerly worked in the …

Lufthansa airlines convinced 42 Swedes to change their names

Would you change your name for a chance to move to Berlin, all expenses paid?<p>That’s the question at the heart of a strikingly bold—and utterly bizarre—marketing campaign by the German airline Lufthansa, which in October made a rather unconventional proposition to Swedes: Legally change your name to …

New York Times

Sergio Garcia's girlfriend continues his strange caddie carousel

<b>By Alex Myers</b><p>It's been a strange year for Sergio Garcia. The Spaniard climbed a tree to hit a shot, had a run-in with Tiger Woods at the Players, and then blurted out an awful fried chicken joke that made the situation even uglier.<p>But Garcia looks like he's ending 2013 on a prettier note. A <i>much</i> …

Apple CEO Tim Cook Gives Remarkable Speech on Gay Rights, Racism

Tim Cook, Apple’s media-shy chief executive, made a rare public speech at the U.N. this week. Auburn University, Cook’s alma mater, posted his …

9 Reactions Of People Realizing They're In A Beyoncé Video Right Now

These people were just walking down the street until they realized they were in the middle of a FREAKING BEYONCÉ VIDEO. Their reactions are priceless.

Still together: New analysis finds Samsung A7 inside iPhone 5S

Apple-Samsung relationship is not over yet: a Nikkei analysis finds Samsung-made A7 inside iPhone 5S.<p>The mystery of the Apple-Samsung relationship remains largely unsolved. But Japan's Nikkei offered more evidence on Monday that chip-level relationships are hard to end.<p>The results of an earlier …

Should Britney Spears Call it a Day?

Britney Spears' new album, <i>Britney Jean</i>, is off to a disappointing start. The album sold only 107,000 copies in its first week of sales, which is the most lackluster opening week of Spears' career. <i>Britney Jean</i> has also garnered thoroughly mediocre reviews, with an average of 50 on Metacritic. In an …

Peter O'Toole, star of Lawrence of Arabia, dies aged 81

Actor who shot to fame in David Lean's 1962 masterpiece and received eight Oscar nominations has died in hospital in London<p>• Obituary: Peter O'Toole, 1932-2013 • Peter O'Toole: last of the 60s hellraisers • Peter O'Toole: a career in clips<p>The actor Peter O'Toole who found stardom in David Lean's …

"The Christmas special for me is a bittersweet episode because I'm leaving, but Steven has written a brilliant, adventurous, funny episode and I’m really thrilled with it." Matt Smith talks #TheTimeoftheDoctor and hanging up his bow tie in this interview: http://bbc.in/MattSmithTTOTD