#320 on the list of things I’m thankful for: studies on the benefits of wine. The latest cause for popping a cork: it’s liquid sunscreen. Researchers at the University of Barcelona have discovered that grapes have the power to protect your skin from UV rays, the cause of sun-related skin cancers, premature aging and temporary burning.
Flavonoids found in wine (particularly Cabernets, Petite Syrahs, and Pinot Noirs) act as shields for cells at risk of breaking down from UV exposure, according to the research. Keep reading »
I always assumed the original nerd boyfriend Woody Allen wore the same glasses in movie after movie. But alas, there are subtle differences. Maybe in 50 years someone can replicate this chart with Lady Gaga’s hair? [World of Wonder] Keep reading »
“I didn’t realize how much I miss the atmosphere until I started back. There’s something about television—seeing the same people everyday, looking forward to the scripts. I’m loving it more than I thought I was going to … I want to be able to go home at night and see my daughter,I want to be there for her first day of school and her school recital. Television offers me that — they’re amazing at working around schedules. All of the big milestones I’m there for.”
—Sarah Michelle Gellar talks about life on the set of her new show, “Ringer,” years after wrapping “Buffy the Vampire Slayer.” Wait a second—I had no idea that she and husband Freddie Prince Jr. had a baby. But, yes, they do! Her name is Charlotte and she is 22 months. And Freddie is staying home with her while her mama works. Cute! Now, where have I been? [People] Keep reading »
This week, high heels became exhibit A in a crime scene. A Georgia woman allegedly murdered her boyfriend with the pointy heel of her shoe. 46-year-old Thelma Carter is in custody after her live-in partner, Robert Higdon was found dead in their trailer with stab wounds believed to have been caused by her spiked high heel.
Here’s where it gets stranger: this is not the first stiletto attack of 2011. In fact there have been at least five by my count.
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Well, if that doesn’t melt your cold, bitter heart, nothing will. [The Daily What
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