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Viral video – high school student points out the obvious to teacher after being asked to leave classroom

// May 9th, 2013 // No Comments » // Entertainment News

Video of a Texas high school student being asked to leave the class has gone viral but not because the incident was funny or violent but rather because it appears that the student may have given the teacher a valid lesson – or at least his personal opinion of public education and a teacher’s responsibility […]

Ender’s Game movie (2013) – status watch

// May 4th, 2013 // No Comments » // Moves, TV, and Music News

Ender’s Game (2013), based on the popular novel by Orson Scott Card, began pre-production on November 18, 2011 with a scheduled release date of October 25, 2013 in the UK and November 1, 2013 in the United States. The movie was directed by Gavin Hood (X-Men Origins, Wolverine) and produced by Robert Chartoff (Rocky) and […]

Dubai police force equipped with Lamborghini police cars

// April 15th, 2013 // No Comments » // Entertainment News

When you’ve got tons of money derived from a limited resource that will one day run out, what do you do with it? Spend it like there’s no tomorrow! Dubai has equipped their police force with $400,000 Italian-made Lamborghini Aventador sports cars retrofitted with Dubai police insignias and colorful lights. Lamborghini, an affiliate of the […]

Attractive Convict (Meagan McCullough) meme going viral – and yeah, we’re taking part in it

// April 5th, 2013 // No Comments » // Entertainment News

Back in 2010, Meagan McCullough, then a 25-year-old waitress, was arrested on July 25 in Florida for driving under the influence of alcohol. Her mugshot was posted on the Internet and drew quite a reaction due to her unusually photogenic appearance (despite the awkward circumstances). The combination of beauty and an orange jumpsuit were intriguing. […]

Carrie, third installment of the Stephen King classic, promises to be a more faithful adoption of the book

// April 4th, 2013 // No Comments » // Moves, TV, and Music News

At some point you gotta say, “enough is enough”. But not just yet! The third Carrie installment is looking like it could be the one that knocks it out of the park. Word is that this installment will be a much more faithful adoption of the original book by the master of horror, Stephen King. […]

Netflix announces new Sci-Fi series, Sense8, from creators of The Matrix and Babylon 5

// March 31st, 2013 // No Comments » // Moves, TV, and Music News

Following the success of Arrested Development and House of Cards, Netflix has announced a new original series, Sense8. Due in late 2014, it’s being developed by the Wachowskis of The Matrix, V for Vendetta, Cloud Atlas and Speed Racer fame, as well as J. Michael Straczynski, creator of Babylon 5. Details are thin, but the […]

China’s ghost cities – Chinese find out the hard way that “if you build it they will come” does not always apply

// March 6th, 2013 // No Comments » // Entertainment News

Vacant Chinese Ghost City

One of the hottest economies in the world belongs to the Chinese and within their economy, one of the hottest markets is real estate. Or so they thought. Chinese commercial developers have built miles and miles of commercial and residential properties that have gone unused and remain vacant in eerie, empty cities. At a growth […]

Abandoned Russian “ghost ship” in North Atlantic is adrift and looking for a home

// February 23rd, 2013 // No Comments » // Entertainment News

The Lyubov Orlova, a Russian cruise ship that had been abandoned in Canadian ports for over two years, has been adrift in the North Atlantic for two months, floating from coast to coast while authorities turn their heads refusing to accept responsibility for securing the floating “ghost ship”. The Lyubov Orlova left Canada’s shores on […]

Stephen King’s Under the Dome mini-series to appear on CBS June 24 followed by Amazon Prime 3-4 days later

// February 12th, 2013 // No Comments » // Moves, TV, and Music News

Under The Dome, a 13-episode adaptation of a Stephen King novel that’s being produced by Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Television will tell the story of a small New England town that is suddenly and inexplicably sealed off from the rest of the world by an enormous transparent dome. The series’ first episode should air June 24 […]

Incredibly detailed, complex maze took Japanese man over seven years to draw by hand

// February 6th, 2013 // No Comments » // Entertainment News

Incredibly detailed, hand-drawn maze

Japanese twitter user @Kya7y recently unearthed an incredibly detailed maze that her father created. After questioning him, she found that he create the maze over 30 years ago and that it took him 7 years to complete. The maze was created on A1 size paper, which is about 33 x 23 inches. The pictures below […]

New TV series based on the hit movie Zombieland is heading to Amazon Instant Video

// January 22nd, 2013 // No Comments » // Moves, TV, and Music News

Amazon aims to beef up its original programming lineup with the announcement of a new television series Zombieland based on the hit comedy movie of the same name and set in the same zombie-filled universe as the feature film that starred Jesse Eisenberg and Woody Harrelson. Work on the project is just getting underway and […]

Terminally ill 23-year-old man dies after Reddit-backed around-the-world trip

// January 22nd, 2013 // No Comments » // Entertainment News

Today we learned that Jake Villanueva, the 23-year-old who posted about his terminal cancer on Reddit last summer and was rewarded with $30,000 in donations to travel around the world, has died. Back in June 2012, 23-year-old Jake Villanueva of Vancouver took to Reddit to do an AMA (ask me anything) on his condition and […]

Original Batmobile sold at auction for $4.6 million to a Batman fan

// January 21st, 2013 // No Comments » // Moves, TV, and Music News

The Batmobile is a 1955 Lincoln Futura concept car built in Italy by the Ford Motor Company and based on the stock Lincoln Mark II automobile. It was bought in 1965 by legendary car customizer George Barris for $1. Barris spent $15,000 to upgrade the car over 15 days to turn it into the Batmobile […]

New MySpace launches with totally new design and focus

// January 15th, 2013 // No Comments » // Moves, TV, and Music News

The six-month beta period has ended. The new MySpace has just gone public and owner, Justin Timberlake, is featured all over the place. The new MySpace retains its focus on music (and less on social networking) and lets you log in with Twitter or Facebook accounts (and your old MySpace account if you still remember […]

Apollo Robbins, the world’s greatest pickpocket, acts as a security consultant to governments and businesses

// January 15th, 2013 // No Comments » // Entertainment News

Apollo Robbins is an expert sleight-of-hand artist from the United States.  As a self-described “gentleman thief”, he also acts as a security consultant for governments and businesses around the world.  Robbins first gained notoriety after  pickpocketing Secret Service agents who were accompanying former president Jimmy Carter in 2001.  The New Yorker explains how the incident […]

Fourth Jurassic Park movie is a go – to be released June 13, 2014

// January 15th, 2013 // No Comments » // Moves, TV, and Music News

A fourth Jurassic Park is a go with a confirmed release date of June 13, 2014. Yeah, 18 months to crank out a effects-laden Jurassic Park is not much time. The movie will be made in 3D of course. Steven Spielberg had previously announced the film was in development at the 2011 Comic-Con. The screenplay […]