What the New Facebook Profile Will Look Like (and How to Get It Now)
Facebook announced a big overhaul of their user profile design at yesterday’s f8 developers conference. The redesign includes a chronological sorting of each user’s life in a feature they’ve dubbed the Timeline. The feature automatically sorts all of a user’s Facebook activity over time (so you’ll be able to easily access those embarrassing wall exchanges with your old exes) and offers the ability
High School Student Arrested for Banana Suit Prank [VIDEO]
14-year-old Virginia high school student Brian Thompson thought it would be hysterical to run down the sideline during a football game dressed as a banana. We agree, kind of funny, but unfortunately the school and local police didn’t find the stunt as amusing and had the kid arrested.
2011 Emmy Awards Red Carpet Gallery
The stars of the small screen turned out for the 2011 Emmy Awards in Los Angeles Sunday evening, dressed to the nines for television’s big night. Taking a cue from the carpet’s hue, starlets like Lea Michele (‘Glee’), Nina Dobrev (‘The Vampire Diaries’) and Kate Winslet (‘Mildred Pierce’) showed up in red gowns and trains were in too, with actresses including Kristen Wiig (‘Saturday Night Live’),
Freddie Mercury’s Birthday Honored With Google Doodle [VIDEO]
To commemorate what would have been Queen singer Freddie Mercury’s 65th birthday this weekend, Google published a Mercury-ized doodle on their homepage, along with an accompanying animated video. The clip imagines the late star (who passed away in 1991 due to AIDS complications), cavorting through a heavenscape packed with 8-bit objects and some of his most iconic outfits.
Working Batmobile Available to Buy on eBay for $620,000
A turbine-powered Batmobile replica manufactured by Pusch Racing Designs can be yours for $620,000. Owner Casey Pusch posted the car on eBay, but thus far, we suspect the listing has attracted more bloggers and comic fans than serious buyers.
David Thorne’s Epic Office Pranks Revealed in Coworker’s Complaints
Australian humorist David Thorne, best known on the internet for trying to pay a bill with a drawing of a spider, has taken his mischief to the workplace. His elaborate pranks on coworker Simon Dempsey include replacing his business cards with ones that list his position as “Horse Whisperer” and tediously painting his black iPhone white with Liquid Paper. Thorne recently posted scans of Dempsey’s
‘Dancing With the Stars’ Season 13 Cast Announced – Kristin Cavallari, Nancy Grace and More to Take the Floor
ABC After much speculation and a leak of the ‘Dancing With the Stars’ season 13 cast, ABC released their picks last night. The celebs hitting the dance floor include reality TV villain Kristin Cavallari, expressive anchor Nancy Grace and LA Laker Ron Artest, among others. Meet the w ...
Watch Rihanna’s ‘Cheers (I’ll Drink to That)’ Music Video
Rihanna‘s camp dropped the music video for her single ‘Cheers (I’ll Drink to That),’ a reggae-inspired track that borrows its hook from Avril Lavigne’s 2002 hit ‘I’m With You.’ Ms. Lavigne herself cameos in the video, which is a montage of Rihanna performing live and blowing off steam backstage and on the town.
Beyonce Knowles Announces Pregnancy at VMAs
Beyonce Knowles announced that she’s expecting her first child with husband Jay-Z on the black carpet of the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards Sunday night. Arriving in a flowy, Grecian-inspired orange frock, Knowles pulled back the material and showed off her sizable bump to the delight of the crowd.
MTV Video Music Awards Winners – Katy Perry, Lady Gaga Take Home Top Prizes
Ladies ruled at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards: Beyonce’s pregnancy announcement was the big news of the night, Lady Gaga opened the show in style (and in drag) and Katy Perry took home top honors, winning Video of the Year for ‘Firework.’
‘The Hunger Games’ Teaser Trailer Premieres at VMAs [VIDEO]
With the ‘Harry Potter‘ films wrapped up and the ‘Twilight’ series coming to a close, all eyes are on the next young adult sensation to hit the big screen: Suzanne Collins’ ‘The Hunger Games.’ The first teaser trailer for the hotly anticipated film adaptation premiered at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday night, introduced by Jennifer Lawrence, who portrays ‘Games’ heroine Katniss Everdeen
Scandybars Blog Shows Gooey Cross-Sections of Yummy Candies – How Many Can You Recognize?
In the tradition of Scanwiches, a new Tumblr blog has emerged that combines the beauty of fine foods with the technology of the scanner: Scandybars. In it, common and obscure candies are halved and scanned, giving us a good look at the innards of our favorite sweets ...