Life&Culture


Man creates Lego replica of 'A Christmas Story' house Man creates Lego replica of 'A Christmas Story' house
- December 15, 2017

It all started with his daughter's love for Legos. One Christmas he built a model of the family camp for his daughter. The Middaugh family included the character Ralphie in a bunny suit, a shipping container with a "fragile" sign and the notorious leg lamp. (more...)
Sir Alex is still at odds with me - Kahn regrets snubbing United Sir Alex is still at odds with me - Kahn regrets snubbing United
- December 15, 2017

The aforementioned Ronaldo regards Sir Alex as his "football father", and despite dishing out the hairdryer treatment multiple times, he was renowned for his man-management skills. "Looking back, I think I should have done it then". "It would have been another attractive challenge for me". Kahn made a total of 557 Bundesliga appearances for Bayern and Karlsruhe, the most any goalkeeper has ever made in the German top flight, and only outfield players Manfred Kaltz and Karl-Heinz Korbel ... (more...)
Merriam-Webster dictionary : Merriam-Webster dictionary : "feminism" word of the year
- December 15, 2017

Merriam-Webster announced that the top word of the year is " Feminism ". In 2016 Merriam-Webster's word of the year was "surreal", meaning "marked by the intense irrational reality of a dream". The string of breaking news stories regarding the resignations, firings, or dismissals of men who have been charged with sexual harassment or assault has kept this story in the news. (more...)
Many South Africans Are Disenchanted With Governing Of African National Congress Many South Africans Are Disenchanted With Governing Of African National Congress
- December 15, 2017

As thousands of delegates from the ruling African National Congress party meet this weekend to choose a successor to scandal-ridden President Jacob Zuma , the race between his deputy and ex-wife threatens to split Nelson Mandela's legacy. "It will give hope to the country and to the global community as well". "We have done what we could as we close this campaign", said Dlamini-Zuma as she thanked the different members of her campaign team for the work they had done throughout the year to try ... (more...)
HBO Renews 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' for a Tenth Season HBO Renews 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' for a Tenth Season
- December 15, 2017

After returning from a six year break, Larry David's painfully awkward sitcom won high praise from viewers and critics alike as it decided to make its ninth season about the Seinfeld-creator receiving a fatwa from the Iranian Ayatollah. Jeff Garlin, Susie Essman, J.B. Smoove, Cheryl Hines and Richard Lewis are in the cast. "Before we came back it was, 'You've been away for so long, '" Schaffer tells EW. (more...)
Deadpool and Cable strike a biblical pose in new image Deadpool and Cable strike a biblical pose in new image
- December 15, 2017

One piece of insight we can take from this is that, in addition to their conflicting personalities, it looks like they will be retaining Cable's time-traveling origins, as in the painting, we can see him emerging from what appears to be like a Terminator-esque time warp. (more...)
Kylie Jenner's Ex Tyga Eight Months After Split: 'I Need a Girlfriend' Kylie Jenner's Ex Tyga Eight Months After Split: 'I Need a Girlfriend'
- December 15, 2017

Jenner gave DeGeneres a smile and she told her that that's exactly what will happen. The 20-year-old beauty industry entrepreneur's company was hit with a suit by a woman named Antoinette Suchenko for failing to adhere to industry standards for legally blind customers, according to TMZ . (more...)
Kim Kardashian West spent a year deciding her surrogate
- December 15, 2017

They already have two children - daughter North , four, and Saint , who just turned two. Kim Kardashian has revealed that she attempted to get pregnant with her third child using embryo implantation, but the procedure failed. The reality star tried to carry her third child herself but she "lost it" after the embryo was implanted. Kim added that the surrogate they chose was "the flawless fit". (more...)
New 'Adventure Time' Game Coming To Switch In 2018 New 'Adventure Time' Game Coming To Switch In 2018
- December 15, 2017

This is a full-fledged open-world RPG, that looks to take heavy inspiration from the classic The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker. Cartoon Network's beloved Adventure Time series is coming to an end soon, but Jake the Dog and Finn the Human aren't much into the idea of quiet retirement. (more...)
Price Target Overview of Parsley Energy, Inc. (PE)
- December 15, 2017

Advisor Group Inc. now owns 4,055 shares of the oil and natural gas company's stock worth $113,000 after buying an additional 781 shares in the last quarter. Caymus Prns LP has invested 7.38% in Parsley Energy, Inc. The firm has "Outperform" rating by Macquarie Research given on Monday, September 21. Barclays Capital maintained Parsley Energy, Inc. (more...)
Inc. Sells 29616 Shares of Discover Financial Services (DFS)
- December 15, 2017

It has a 12.77 P/E ratio . It operates in two divisions, Direct Banking and Payment Services. Putnam Investments Llc decreased Capital One Financial Corp (COF) stake by 1.87% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS ) has risen 10.42% since December 14, 2016 and is uptrending. Nomura maintained it with "Buy" rating and $79 target in Wednesday, October 25 report. (more...)
A Grandma Accidentally Bought Raunchy Ornaments and the Internet Can't Stop Laughing A Grandma Accidentally Bought Raunchy Ornaments and the Internet Can't Stop Laughing
- December 15, 2017

But it seems Alex's nan was able to see the amusing side of her gaffe and responded in typical Irish fashion when she was told the truth about the baubles. Her tweet, and her nan's tree, have since gone viral with over 21,000 retweets, and 73,000 likes. Alex's amusing story comes after a woman moved the internet to tears earlier this month with an emotional story about the nicest Christmas gift she ever received. (more...)
The Punisher Season Two Officially Announced The Punisher Season Two Officially Announced
- December 15, 2017

You can see it below, though it doesn't offer much more than a stylish acknowledgement that more of Frank is in the works. Marvel's The Punisher Season 2 Announcement was made via Facebook . After featuring in TV series The Walking Dead and Mob City as well as high-profile feature films The Wolf of Wall Street , Fury and Sicario , Jon Bernthal incarnated ex-military vigilante The Punisher for Marvel, introduced through 2016's season 2 storyline of Daredevil . (more...)
Volume Upswings Under Analysis: Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX)
- December 15, 2017

About 9.59 million shares traded or 29.44% up from the average. Driving interest in Boston Scientific Corporation ( BSX ) is a number of factors, including perhaps, a steady decrease of the profile of the company as insider activity takes center stage. (more...)
Kidambi Srikanth crashes out after loss to Chou Tien Chen Kidambi Srikanth crashes out after loss to Chou Tien Chen
- December 15, 2017

She will next face World Number 2 Akane Yamaguchi from Japan on Friday in her final group stage match. And both of them have booked a berth each at the knockouts in women's singles. Whoever between Axelsen and Chou wins tomorrow will advance to the knockouts as the second player from Group B after Shi Yuqi. Sindhu had a relatively easy match against Sato who failed to make the World No. (more...)
Cindy Crawford Recalls George Clooney's Unusual Gift Of 1 million USD Dollars Cindy Crawford Recalls George Clooney's Unusual Gift Of 1 million USD Dollars
- December 14, 2017

Gerber explained that when they arrived, they each received designer black luggage, which was waiting for them on the table. Everyone's going to come to my house for dinner", " said Gerber, who is married to model Cindy Crawford. He further added, "Every one of us 14 of us got a million dollars. You don't have to worry about your kids, you don't have to worry about, you know, school, you don't have to worry about paying your mortgage'". (more...)
Jimmy Kimmel Brings Son on TV to Urge Congress to #FundCHIPNow Jimmy Kimmel Brings Son on TV to Urge Congress to #FundCHIPNow
- December 14, 2017

Kimmel thanked the Children's Hospital in Los Angeles for treating Billy , as well as "children from every income level whose health is especially threatened right now". overwhelmingly Democrats and Republicans supported it until now". (See: " Jimmy Kimmel Talks About His Newborn Son's Open-Heart Surgery, Entire Internet Tears Up .") Last week's surgery was the second for Billy . (more...)
Preschoolers fight over baby Jesus during church nativity pageant Preschoolers fight over baby Jesus during church nativity pageant
- December 14, 2017

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Oprah Winfrey set to receive Cecil B. DeMille Award Oprah Winfrey set to receive Cecil B. DeMille Award
- December 14, 2017

She tweeted: "What an honor". The 2018 GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS will air LIVE coast-to-coast on NBC from 5-8 p.m. PT / 8-11 p.m. ET from The Beverly Hilton. As Chairman and CEO, she's guiding her successful cable network, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, is the founder of O, The Oprah Magazine , and oversees Harpo Films. (more...)
Is Brad Pitt Dating Jennifer Lawrence? They're Reportedly Spending 'Late Nights' Together Is Brad Pitt Dating Jennifer Lawrence? They're Reportedly Spending 'Late Nights' Together
- December 14, 2017

While fans are no stranger to the constant speculation about the 54-year-old actor's dating life, the latest report comes on the heels of Lawrence's split from her director beau Darren Aronofsky . Reports claim the two have been spending a lot of 'nights together!' As they gear up to celebrate a second Christmas separated , an insider tells RadarOnline Christmas might be the flawless opportunity for the former couple to unite, not only for the sake of their six kids, but also their ... (more...)
Awww! Selena Gomez Sends Taylor Swift an ADORABLE Birthday Message Awww! Selena Gomez Sends Taylor Swift an ADORABLE Birthday Message
- December 14, 2017

Dissecting Taylor Swift's infamous squad has become a game of sorts. Selena Gomez proves that time and space can't break her friendship with Taylor Swift . "Happy bday @ taylorswift13! Enjoy today". The singer herself has yet to post anything about her special day, but she definitely has a lot to celebrate this year! Thanks for all the birthday wishes. (more...)
Fox & Disney Deal Expected Thursday: X-Men Back To Marvel Fox & Disney Deal Expected Thursday: X-Men Back To Marvel
- December 14, 2017

A trust belonging to Fox Executive Chairman Rupert Murdoch and his family would end up with a small stake in Disney in the transaction, said Bloomberg's source, who asked not to be identified because the discussions are private. For those hearing about this for the first time, last month there were rumors that Disney could be looking to buy out Fox , or at least some of it, such as the company's television and studio production assets, leaving Fox with just the news and sports. (more...)
James Franco answers phone to Kiwi live on Conan O'Brien James Franco answers phone to Kiwi live on Conan O'Brien
- December 14, 2017

James Franco is ideal as the mysterious Tommy Wiseau and clearly has an adoration for the guy that has expanded into the promotion for the film. "Hey this is Steve, I'm just having lunch in Auckland, New Zealand". After the call, Franco explains that he has been answering the phone in character as Wiseau. "Connan Mockasin?" Steve tried next, again being wrong as he guessed the Kiwi musician, causing even more confusion among the host and actor. (more...)
Bangladesh condemns NY explosion as media say suspect is Bangladeshi Bangladesh condemns NY explosion as media say suspect is Bangladeshi
- December 14, 2017

Police confirmed a person had been detained. WABC reported that the suspect has been in the United States for seven years and has an address in New York's Brooklyn borough. "A woman fell, and nobody even stopped to help her because it was so insane", she said. The four officers happened to be assigned to the Port Authority Bus Terminal police command at the right time. (more...)
Third Ashes test hit by reports of match-fixing, ICC to probe Third Ashes test hit by reports of match-fixing, ICC to probe
- December 14, 2017

Four years on from the last doomed trip to Western Australia, Joe Root led a mostly different set of players through their drills under a big Perth sky while facing the same unenviable predicament as his predecessor Alastair Cook. "If we do go down that route, it's nothing to do with anyone's batting. That is the way we're leaning at the moment". Since 1986, the visitors have made only two totals in excess of 300, but recently the pitch is thought to have slowed. (more...)
Popular Bollywood actor-filmmaker Neeraj Vora passes away at 54 Popular Bollywood actor-filmmaker Neeraj Vora passes away at 54
- December 14, 2017

Suniel Shetty said, "Will always remember you for your infectious smile & your wonderful humour & wit!" Later the popular B-town producer Firoz Nadiadwala took his responsibility and shifted Neeraj to his bungalow Barkat Villa in Santacruz, Mumbai . (more...)
Peerless David Silva at the helm as Manchester City cruise to record Peerless David Silva at the helm as Manchester City cruise to record
- December 14, 2017

And that spells out trouble for the chasers as it means there is little or no chance of catching City, who have a 11-point gap from second placed Manchester United . " Liverpool , Manchester United under Alex Ferguson, and Chelsea with Jose Mourinho". The neutral will hope that Tottenham give it a good crack on Saturday when they travel to the Etihad Stadium to take on the leaders. (more...)
CANCELLED: FDLE issues Missing Child Alert for boy last seen Nassau Co CANCELLED: FDLE issues Missing Child Alert for boy last seen Nassau Co
- December 14, 2017

If you have any information on Legend's whereabouts, please call 911 or the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office at 904-630-0500. Jones had been the subject of a citywide search since he was picked up from Honey Bears Daycare off Normandy Boulevard by a family friend about 2 p.m. (more...)
PDC Energy (PDCE) Given Daily Media Impact Rating of 0.10
- December 14, 2017

The company was downgraded on Friday, December 2 by Barclays Capital. The stock of eBay Inc. (NYSE:XEL) has "Hold" rating given on Sunday, October 8 by RBC Capital Markets. North Star Mngmt holds 1,520 shares. A ratio over 1 indicates that the market is willing to pay more for the shares. Xcel Energy Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages primarily in the generation, purchase, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity in the United States. (more...)
'Super-Size Me' Director Morgan Spurlock Admits to History of Sexual Misconduct 'Super-Size Me' Director Morgan Spurlock Admits to History of Sexual Misconduct
- December 14, 2017

Former movie mogul Weinstein is facing criminal investigations in London, New York and Los Angeles after more than 50 women - including stars Gwyneth Paltrow, Angelina Jolie, Rose McGowan and Uma Thurman - have accused him of harassment and assault. (more...)