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What Life Will Look Like For Royal Baby

Royal-watchers are ravenous for news about the forthcoming progeny of Prince William and wife Kate, so E! and other sites take a look at what life will be like for the soon-to-be third in line to the British throne: He or she will be welcomed with tolling bells, cannons, and bonfires. Yes, really. His or her last name will…
By: Newser / December 4, 2012

Why Our Nose Heats Up When We Lie

So Pinocchio wasn't that far-fetched after all: The nose may not grow when we lie, but two Spanish scientists say it does get noticeably warmer. Using thermal imaging cameras on volunteers, Emilio Gómez Milán and Elvira Salazar López found that nose temperature changed depending on their mood, the Daily Mail reports. The reason: Part of…
By: Newser / December 1, 2012

Romney Face-Tattoo Guy Changes His Mind

If you ask us, it seems a little two-faced. Just two weeks after he said he had no regrets about his Mitt Romney face tattoo, Eric Hartsburg has decided to accept an offer to have it removed for free, reports Politico. What's behind the change of heart? He apparently didn't like Romney's post-election "gifts" comment, and says the tat…
By: Newser / November 29, 2012

‘Man Boob’ Surgery Surges

Dude looks like a lady no more. More men are seeking breast reduction surgery to treat gynecomastia, which causes the dreaded "man boobs," reports the BBC. Statistics from the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons show that 790 men in the UK underwent the procedure last year, double the amount who had the surgery five year…
By: Newser / November 28, 2012

Family: Angus T. Jones Being Exploited By Crazy Pastor

Not that we disagree with him, but why would Angus T. Jones call his own show, "Two and a Half Men," "filth"—especially considering the show has made him filthy rich? His mom tells the Daily Mail she's concerned he's being "exploited" by his Seventh-Day Adventist church, the same church for which he was filming "testimony" when he made the…
By: Newser / November 28, 2012

Third Man Accuses Elmo Puppeteer Of Teen Sex

Yet another accuser has stepped forward alleging former Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash had sex with him when the accuser was underage. John Doe, accuser No. 3, says he was 16 in 2000 when he met Clash on a gay chat line and ended up at the older man's apartment engaging in "some sexual activity." Doe…
By: Newser / November 27, 2012

Halle Berry’s Current Guy Made Citizen’s Arrest On Her Ex

More details are trickling out on the Thanksgiving morning brawl between Halle Berry's ex, Gabriel Aubry, and her current guy, Olivier Martinez. Witnesses say Aubry, who was dropping off daughter Nahla at Berry's place, was still in the driveway when Martinez approached him and said, "We have to move on," apparently a reference to Berry's bitter custody…
By: Newser / November 26, 2012

“Dallas” Star Larry Hagman Dead At 81

JR Ewing was a business cheat, faithless husband, and bottomless well of corruption. Yet with his sparkling grin, Larry Hagman masterfully created the charmingly loathsome oil baron—and coaxed forth a Texas-size gusher of ratings—on television's long-running and hugely successful nighttime soap, "Dallas." Although he first gained fame as nice guy Capt. Tony Nelson on the…
By: Newser / November 24, 2012

Casey Anthony Prosecutors Missed Bombshell Evidence

Prosecutors overlooked a bombshell piece of evidence in the Casey Anthony case, Orlando's WKMG claims. On the day of daughter Caylee's death, someone did a computer search for "fool-proof suffication [sic]" and accessed an article that recommended using poison. Anthony lawyer Jose Baez was aware of the computer activity, and planned to say Casey's father, George, wa…
By: Newser / November 21, 2012

Critics Says Lindsay Lohan Is Hilariously Bad In “Liz & Dick”

"Liz & Dick" premieres Sunday, but some critics are already having a LiLo-bashing party after watching the Elizabeth Taylor biopic, Fox News reports. "It’s just bad. Her voice—she sounds like herself, a smoker from Long Island, and there is no chemistry with her co-star, and she was clearly not prepared," says one early viewer. Most reviews so far…
By: Newser / November 20, 2012

Angelina Jolie Scores Invite To Jennifer Aniston’s Wedding

We're sure Angelina Jolie will be so excited to receive this piece of mail: Word has it that she and Brad Pitt will be invited to Jennifer Aniston's wedding, Australia's News Network reports. Seems Jen is still friendly with Brad and wanted to invite him, but wasn't sure how fiance Justin Theroux would feel about it. But…
By: Newser / November 19, 2012

Keys To A Longer Life: A Puppy And A Spouse

The ticket to a longer life: happiness, reports the Daily Mail. In 1940, Harvard researchers reviewed 200 young, white, healthy men; they checked back in on that group every two years. They found that happiness (stemming from factors like marriage, puppies, and friendships) had more of an impact than social factors (like class, wealth, or…
By: Newser / November 17, 2012

Why Have 25 Out Of 26 “Sexiest Men” Been White?

Forget how outraged you are that Ryan Gosling was once again not deemed the "Sexiest Man Alive" by People: There's a real controversy here, and it has nothing to do with the Gos. In 26 years of choosing a sexiest man, the magazine has selected white guys 25 of those times, writes Tricia Romano in the Daily Beast. Eve…
By: Newser / November 15, 2012

5 Secret Celebrity Affairs

Blindsided by the fact that Kirstie Alley apparently had emotional affairs with both Patrick Swayze and John Travolta? The Huffington Post lists five more celebrity romances that flew surprisingly under the radar: Jermaine Jackson (we're sorry, Jacksun) reportedly had an affair with Whitney Houston in the 1980s. He was married at the time, but had feelings for her until her death. Read more...
By: Newser / November 12, 2012

Pat Robertson: Wait, Women Like Porn?!

You are never going to believe this, dear readers, but some women like porn—a bit of news that came as a major shock to Pat Robertson. "I mean, the thing that shocks me—shocks me—we always thought this was a male thing. A boy thing. A guy thing," Robertson says in a cringe-worthy "700 Club" clip spotted by…
By: Newser / November 9, 2012

“Modern Family” Star Ariel Winter Says “Mom Abused Me”

Ariel Winter, the 14-year-old who plays Alex Dunphy on "Modern Family," has been granted a restraining order against her mom after alleging abuse. Ariel's court papers allege some very disturbing behavior by her mom, Chris Workman: "ongoing physical abuse (slapping, hitting, pushing) and emotional abuse (vile name-calling, personal insults about minor and minor's weight, attempt…
By: Newser / November 8, 2012

New York, New Jersey Forced To Evacuate Again

The Nor'easter threatening the already-battered Atlantic Coast is weakening, but New York and New Jersey are still ordering evacuations ahead of the storm, which is already pelting Washington with ice and stirring seas as high as 7.5 feet off New York. In New York City, parks and beaches have been closed, construction halted, and 770 flight…
By: Newser / November 7, 2012

2012 Election: How To Follow Ohio’s Result

All eyes are on the swing state of Ohio tonight, but when polls close at 7:30pm, there's a good chance we won't know anything for certain. For those following at home, here's what we'll know, when we'll know it, and what factors could make all the difference in the Buckeye state, courtesy of the Washington Post: As early…
By: Newser / November 6, 2012

John Cusack Making Film About Rush Limbaugh

Rush Limbaugh is getting the Hollywood treatment, courtesy of John Cusack. The (liberal) actor's production company plans to start work next year on a movie about Limbaugh, with Cusack playing the leading role himself, reports AP. Except for the fact that Betty Thomas is directing, no other details are known. Limbaugh, though, will be sure…
By: Newser / November 5, 2012

Woman Breaks Into Home, Cleans It

Talk about invasive marketing. A woman in Ohio allegedly broke into a home, tidied up a bit, then left a bill for $75 written on a napkin with her phone number, reports the Chronicle-Telegram of Elyria, Ohio. Police say Susan Warren took out the trash, vacuumed, dusted, and washed a few mugs, while the homeowner's 19-year-old daughter…
By: Newser / November 3, 2012

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