Zombie Apocalypse Averted? Bath Salts Ban Passes U.S. Senate

Zombie Apocalypse Averted? Bath Salts Ban Passes U.S. Senate

In the wake of reports that bath salts may have played a role in Saturday's Miami zombie apocalypse attack, the U.S. Senate passed a bill to ban the substances.

Federal legislation criminalizing synthetic marijuana and some bath salts passed the Senate today and is now on its way to the House of Representatives.

Posted in: Politics
Sesame Street Used to "Break" Prisoners at Guantanamo Bay?

Sesame Street Used to "Break" Prisoners at Guantanamo Bay?

Detainees at Guantanamo Bay subjected to Sesame Street music for days on end in efforts to break their will, according to an Al Jazeera documentary.

In the film, called "Songs of War," detainees at the U.S. Naval base have been forced to wear headphones blaring Sesame Street music on repeat.

Posted in: Music
The Bourne Legacy Trailer: Watch Now!

The Bourne Legacy Trailer: Watch Now!

The latest trailer for this summer's The Bourne Legacy has been released.

Matt Damon's character of Jason Bourne will not appear in the film, which picks up after the events of the first three. Jeremy Renner takes the lead this time.

Posted in: Movie Trailers
Alana Thompson to Star in Toddlers & Tiaras Spinoff

Alana Thompson to Star in Toddlers & Tiaras Spinoff

We really wish we were making this up.

But Alana Thompson - a six-year old contestant on Toddlers & Tiaras known as "Honey Boo Boo" - has landed her very own reality show. It will be titled Here Comes Honey Boo Boo and it will consist of six half-hour episodes that provide "an inside look into Alana's world," according to a TLC network statement.

Posted in: Reality TV
Kim Kardashian: Wet, Wild, Desperate for Attention!

Kim Kardashian: Wet, Wild, Desperate for Attention!

Kim Kardashian is one wet and wild young woman. How do we know?

Because the reality star took to Twitter this week and proved as much, posting the following photos along with the message: Wet and wild! See? These are the kinds of things her 15 million followers need to know...

Posted in: Kim Kardashian
Bath Salts: Were They Behind "Miami Zombie" Attack?

Bath Salts: Were They Behind "Miami Zombie" Attack?

Police and doctors are reportedly blaming "bath salts" for the bizarre, grisly behavior of Rudy Eugene, who began devouring Ronald Poppo's face last weekend.

We're not talking garden-variety aromatherapy products here, though.

Posted in: News
Defense of Marriage Act Ruled Unconstitutional

Defense of Marriage Act Ruled Unconstitutional

An appeals court ruled Thursday that the Defense of Marriage Act, a law that essentially denies a host of benefits to gay married couples, is unconstitutional.

The 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston said the law, which defines marriage as a union between a man and a woman, discriminates against gay couples.

Posted in: Politics
Baby Elephant Plays Soccer, World Collectively Smiles

Baby Elephant Plays Soccer, World Collectively Smiles

Unless you're the Miami Zombie, this video of a baby elephant playing soccer (or "football" as some call it) at a London zoo is guaranteed to make you smile.

A young Asian elephant named Donna recently showed off her dexterity with the ball and trunk-eye coordination at England's ZSL Whipsnade Zoo.

Posted in: Pets