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Sears3 Road K-Fed got married in Vegas over the weekend.

Road Tom Hiddleston serenades Christina Hendricks with "The Bare Necessities."

Road Is this the softer side of Sears?

Road Will the future of high-speed travel be unveiled today?: "[SpaceX CEO and Chief Designer Elon] Musk has been dropping hints about his "Hyperloop" system for more than a year during public events, mentioning that it could never crash, would be immune to weather and would move people from Los Angeles to San Francisco in half an hour.

Road Broadway's best gay showmances.

Sexsells  Road New trailer for Tom Hanks' Somali pirate thriller Captain Phillips.

  Road Eydie Gorme passed away Saturday at 84.

  Road Justin Bieber should buy that guitar a drink. Oh wait. He can't.

  Road Science Museum follows that old adage "sex sells" in attempt to lure museum-goers: "The Science World museum in Vancouver got hot and heavy in an ad for its "Science of Sexuality" show, which runs until Sept. 2 and explores sexual development while aiming to put sexuality in a positive light. The ad's caption reads, 'Orgasms Can Kill Pain.'"

  Road Lea Michele gave an emotional tribute to Cory Monteith at The Teen Choice Awards yesterday: "I just wanted to be here today to personally thank all of you and tell everyone out there how much all of your love and support has meant to me over these very difficult past few weeks...For all of you out there who loved and admired Cory as much as I did, I promise that with your love, we’re going to get through this together. He was very special to me and also to the world and we were very lucky to witness his incredible talent, his handsome smile, and his beautiful beautiful heart. So whether you knew him personally or just as Finn Hudson, Cory reached out and he became a part of all of our hearts, and that’s where he’ll stay forever.”

Road In other Glee news, a Glee stage musical is apparently in the works.

Road Three Baltimore researchers have successfully changed a group of carnivorous fish into vegetarians

Road Queen Latifah will not be discussing her sexuality or her personal life on her new talk show.

SinkholeRoad Florida sink hole causes resort near Walt Disney World to partially collapse.

Road Happy Male Model Monday.

Road Archaeological site in western Pennsylvania may hold the key to knowing when humans first came to North America: "As a young archaeologist, Jim Adovasio found radiocarbon evidence that humans had visited the Meadowcroft site 16,000 years ago. To archaeologists it was a stunning discovery that contradicted the so-called Clovis first theory, which dated the first settlement in the Americas to New Mexico about 13,000 years ago."

Road A federal judge has ruled that NY's controversial "stop-and-frisk" policy violates rights, appoints independent monitor to oversee changes to policy. 

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  1. Native Americans have been trying to prevent archeology from uncovering who came here first for decades, so this latest findings will become a political test for the Obama admin. If you think being anti-science is a purely right-wing phenom, then look into how the Interior Dept. suppresses anthropological research.

    Posted by: anon | Aug 12, 2013 11:42:28 AM


  2. I though Lea Michele was trying to nab the lead in FUNNY GIRL but now she appears to be going after A STAR IS BORN by playing Mrs. Norman Maine.

    Posted by: Kevin | Aug 12, 2013 11:49:10 AM


  3. ANON blathers: "Native Americans have been trying to prevent archeology from uncovering who came here first for decades, so this latest findings will become a political test for the Obama admin. If you think being anti-science is a purely right-wing phenom, then look into how the Interior Dept. suppresses anthropological research."

    I'm an archaeologist, have been one for 27 years. The Interior Dept. does not suppress anthropological research in any manner. Archaeological excavations routinely take place in lands controlled by the Interior Department including National Park Service, wilderness areas, and Bureau of Land Management lands. I conducted an archaeological field school within a National Park this last spring.

    Regarding the Meadowcroft Rockshelter site, this had been controversial for decades. It will likely continue to be so.

    Posted by: jht | Aug 12, 2013 12:18:44 PM


  4. I loved seeing/hearing Eydie Gorme in the 60s and 70s. The memory of her makes me smile.

    Posted by: Derrick from Philly | Aug 12, 2013 12:24:55 PM


  5. So glad to hear about the ruling on Stop and Frisk. A bad policy ripe for abuses.

    As for Florida, get used to it kids, as sea levels rise, so does the swamp.

    Posted by: David R. | Aug 12, 2013 12:27:36 PM


  6. they didn't actually turn the carnivorous fish into vegetarians

    they came up with a plant based substitute for those fish in a aquaculture environment (not free swimming in the ocean) that they like and eat

    BUT if they ever got out of their aquaculture enclosures and free into the ocean they would eat meat


    Posted by: Moz's | Aug 12, 2013 12:35:21 PM


  7. Any chance we can arrange for that Clermont sinkhole to take the rest of Florida? If not, how about just the governor's mansion?

    Posted by: Keppler | Aug 12, 2013 12:59:51 PM


  8. JHT: I guess you never got around to reading this:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Native_American_Graves_Protection_and_Repatriation_Act

    All digging on sites deemed culturally or politically significant is strictly controlled and often can only be done by academics approved of by NA tribes, w/ the risk that the science is compromised by politics. Even if the remains and artifacts cannot be established on review to belong to a particular tribe, claims can still be made on behalf of tribes to suppress the digging and study of such sites. It is true that some of this is the result of pressure from the United Nations, but still.

    Posted by: anon | Aug 12, 2013 1:24:41 PM


  9. I remember watching Steve and Eydie on the Ed Sullivan show when I was but a wee thing. This was the beginning of my love for great American standards. They were somehow the only act of this type that I didn't roll my eyes at—I had a mini-crush on him and wanted to pinch her nice round cheeks (no, not those cheeks). Ah, sweet youth…

    Posted by: tinkerbelle | Aug 12, 2013 1:38:18 PM


  10. By the way, nasty as the comment here on Lea Michele is, I sort of have to agree with the proposition.

    (Aside) though she WOULD be great in Funny Girl, as it is her own deeply personal life story—the insufferable playing the insufferable playing the…

    Posted by: tinkerbelle | Aug 12, 2013 1:43:11 PM


  11. STOP and Frisk is rescinded?

    In other news, crime in those cities will skyrocket in the name political correctness.

    People will get murdered, raped, assaulted and robbed at MUCH higher rates. But yay! We're PC!!!!!!!

    Posted by: SamIam | Aug 12, 2013 2:15:09 PM


  12. I lived in Orlando and sinkholes are very common there. The water table (not very deep) has had all the potable water dragged from it (thus creating sinkholes). The whole bloody State could disappear (taking their weir alien overlord/Governor) with it.

    Posted by: YsoSerious | Aug 12, 2013 4:08:42 PM


  13. Justin Bieber is of age here in Canada!

    Posted by: Joe | Aug 12, 2013 4:21:56 PM


  14. ANON just got Pwned by an archeologist. So ever satisfying seeing that moron debunked again.

    BWAHAHAHA. Oh well, back to Coast to Coast AM with you.

    Posted by: Ceryl | Aug 12, 2013 9:09:24 PM


  15. @ Samiam:

    There's nothing PC about protecting people's right under the constitution you titmouse!

    Try picking up a law/history book and do alittle research before you start spouting off your obvious racism. C**T!

    Posted by: Audi-owner | Aug 12, 2013 9:51:52 PM


  16. @ anon, rick, samiam, etc (singular person with multiple names)

    if your hoping for a mormon america pre= american indians with pensylvania or europeans coming to the americas pre-clovis culture then you need to put on another pair of magic underware

    there is a far far older by 200,000 years site located in southern California called Calico Early Man site with prehistoric tools that supports the well known and factual non mormon view of history with the ancestors of native americans coming across the bering straight and spreading downward and outward in the americas

    That site deserves more funding and more archeologists to study the site and possibly showing the ancestors of native americans being here far longer than you wish and far smarter than you think

    Posted by: Moz's | Aug 13, 2013 10:06:58 AM


  17. JHT - Are you saying that certain American Indian groups HAVEN"T tried to block scientific analysis of human remains? Are you saying that the Umatilla HAVEN"T tried to use the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act to keep Kennewick Man from being examined further, despite there being no evidence whatsoever that he is related to any modern tribe?

    Come on. You know as well as we do that some Indians and Indian-wannabes in academia are on a crusade to shout down any challenge to the "indigenous" claim.

    Posted by: Hagatha | Aug 13, 2013 12:27:36 PM


  18. David R -

    You are what is commonly known as ignorant. Sea levels aren't rising in Orlando and sink holes don't come from sea level rise. Actually, sea level rise, if anything would stop sink holes because of back pressure on the aquifer.

    Orlando is a giant interior lake with a ridge of limestone protecting it from the Atlantic miles to the east. It's 75 miles from the Gulf. Neither the Atlantic nor the Gulf is experiencing significant variation in water levels.

    Posted by: Hagatha | Aug 13, 2013 12:40:51 PM


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