The best lottery-related anecdote NewsFeed ever heard was that the numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 have never been drawn together. We might just have found out about a better story.
Monday’s links shake off the holiday weekend with Pee-Wee Herman and chats about God.
Aging may just be a state of mind after all.
Talk about a shock. A retired electrician from southern France has broken 40 years of silence to reveal he owns 271 previously unknown art works by Pablo Picasso–and as a result now finds himself charged by the painter’s …
Exhausted from all the bargain hunting/shopper trampling you did over Black Friday weekend? Too bad. There are more deals to be found. (via Techland)
But don’t call her greedy. She promises to use the profits to end Spain’s public finance crisis.
The latest WikiLeaks dump includes a quarter million state department documents and almost as many diplo-disses. Which world leader was called a “flabby old chap?” Read on to find out. (Hint: It’s not Berlusconi.)
Fear not, fans of Lady Gaga, Justin Timberlake, Usher, Ryan Seacrest and Kim Kardashian (among many others). Their silence in support of Alicia Keys’ Keep a Child Alive charity is temporary. (via BBC)
Now that the Thanksgiving holiday is officially over–except for Cyber Monday, which, let’s face it, is part of the package now–you should be back to work and the same old routine. But while you were digesting turkey and …
The comedy world lost a cultural icon yesterday, as Leslie Nielsen, star of the Airplane and Naked Gun movies, died at his home on Florida on Sunday at the age of 84. He had been suffering complications from pneumonia.
Now that Thanksgiving is out of the way, the holidays are officially here. Which means one thing: emptying your wallet on holiday gifts.
Michel Gondry’s seminal Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind posited this theory about erasing memories: and if true, it means we can soon wipe his slightly less seminal The Science of Sleep from our minds for good.