Rapper, preacher, and bankruptcy-court mainstay MC Hammer has just launched a new search engine called WireDoo. The artist-turned-entrepreneur says WireDoo goes ''beyond just the keywords'' into ''relationship search'' and ''deep search.'' 10/19/11 6:59pm ET
One problem with the beta version: when you try to exit the site after it freezes, it claims it's "too legit to force quit."
This Sunday's '60 Minutes' will be Andy Rooney's last regular appearance on the broadcast. Rooney (92) has been featured on the show since 1978. He'll make the announcement in his regular essay (his 1097th) at the end of the program, which will be preceded by a segment in which Rooney looks back on his career in an interview with Morley Safer. 9/28/11 6:07pm ET
92-year-old Andy Rooney signs off from '60 Minutes.' They had a viewing party at his house, which was highlighted by 60 additional minutes of him yelling at the neighborhood kids to get off his lawn.
Vegas 'Peepshow' star Holly Madison has taken out a $1 million insurance policy on her breasts with Lloyd's of London. Madison (31) said, ''If anything happened to my boobs, I'd be out for a few months and I'd probably be out a million dollars. I thought I'd cover my assets.'' 9/29/11 7:49pm ET
Holly Madison takes out $1 million insurance policy on her breasts. It covers her in the event of an extreme motorboating accident.
'The L Word' star Leisha Hailey says she and a girlfriend were kicked off a Southwest Airlines flight in a dispute over them kissing on the plane. Hailey, 40, tweeted that a flight attendant had told her that Southwest ''was a 'family' airline and kissing was not ok,'' and that she and her companion were then ''escorted off the plane for getting upset.'' 9/27/11 7:30pm ET
The airline knew it had a problem when passengers noticed Billie Joe Armstrong's pants becoming less saggy.
Maggie Gyllenhaal, who stars in the new film 'Hysteria' about the invention of the vibrator, has been quoted as saying, ''By the time I finished the movie I'd been sent maybe 15 vibrators.... So I have this incredible collection, and I actually use like one or two of them. I lend them to my friends, and they'll take them for six months at a time.'' 9/23/11 12:22pm ET
The director of 'Hysteria' gave the cast and crew vibrators on the first day of shooting as a gag. That's pretty cool! All anyone got on day 1 of making Def Leppard's 'Hysteria' was an STD.
If your Internet connection seems slow today, it's probably because the entire world is downloading (alleged) photos of Scarlett Johansson naked, which are believed to have been lifted by someone who hacked into her cell phone. [NSFW] 9/14/11 2:06pm ET
The hacker has been placed on both the FBI's Most Wanted and Most Congratulated lists.
In what sounds like a real life version of ''Goldilocks and the Three Bears,'' police say a man named Daniel Bedard broke into singer Celine Dion's sprawling home in the Montreal suburb of Laval, ate pastries from the fridge, and even took the time to run himself a bath. 9/7/11 6:24pm ET
Let's get this sicko off the streets before he does something really demented, like break into Kenny G's house and rearrange his reed collection.
UK ad police have banned a L'Oreal makeup ad (shown) featuring Julia Roberts, claiming that her seemingly pore-less, flawless skin was ''not representative of the results the products could achieve,'' which makes the ads ''misleading'' and potentially harmful to girls age 16-21. 7/28/11 2:22pm ET
Early yesterday morning at a hotel in San Francisco, 'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek chased after a burglar who broke into his room and tried to steal cash and other items from him. The suspect, a 56-year-old woman, was arrested and charged with felony burglary and possession. 7/28/11 1:12pm ET
No thanks to Watson, who just stood idly by, processing the whole thing. Supercomputer, my ass!
In the first trading session after Abercrombie & Fitch offered 'Jersey Shore' star Michael ''The Situation'' Sorrentino and other members of the hit MTV show ''substantial payment'' if they stopped wearing Abercrombie-branded clothes, the company's shares fell almost 9%. 8/17/11 4:02pm ET
In related news, J.Crew and J-Woww have no business to attend to.
Standard & Poor's has downgraded America's AAA credit rating for the first time ever, dropping the U.S. one notch to AA+ and sending global markets tumbling. The leading credit rating agency also warned that another downgrade could be on the way if the country's debt to GDP ratio continues to rise and its hyper-partisan politics continue to reign. 8/8/11 1:18pm ET
SNL readies depressing new character: Debty Downer.
Famous Southie siblings Mark and Donnie Wahlberg have opened several successful restaurants in Boston, and next up is a burger joint called, what else: Wahlburgers. The restaurant will seat 120 people and its chef will be be Paul Wahlberg, their older brother. 8/25/11 8:54pm ET
We're much more excited for "Spielburgers," where the food is tasty and beautifully lit, or even "Soderburgers," where the beef never tastes the same and the chef keeps threatening to retire.
Yesterday morning, a drunk, out-of-work actor shattered the glass doors of the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York City, entered the lobby and flipped over trash cans, making a mess of the home of David Letterman's Late Show. Police responded to a 911 call around 7 a.m. and arrested 22-year-old James Whittemore, who had a cut on his face and was later taken to the hospital. 7/11/11 8:30am ET
Jay Leno insists that he had an airtight alibi -- he was "Jaywalking" at the time. When he offered to show the police the footage, they interrupted, "No! Please! We'll totally take your word for it!"
Charlie Sheen has been chosen as the 'roastee' at the next Comedy Central Roast in September. The Roast will be taped on September 10 and will air on September 19 -- which is, not coincidentally, the same night the revamped 'Two and a Half Men' is set to premiere. 7/5/11 1:26pm ET
World renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking thinks you're stupid. If you believe in heaven, that is. In an interview with The Guardian, Hawking said that heaven is a ''fairy story'' for people who are afraid of dying. He believes there is nothing beyond death. 5/16/11 4:10pm ET
(On Kirk Cameron ripping Stephen Hawking for his statement) Choose a side, America: World-famous theoretical physicist or...Mike Seaver?
Vin Diesel, the star of the latest sequel in the 'Fast and Furious' car-related crime franchise, is probably clearing his schedule for awards season. In an interview with the L.A. Times regarding 'Fast Five', Diesel said, ''I wouldn't be surprised if there is some Oscar talk around this.'' 5/11/11 11:26am ET
Vin Diesel on 'Fast Five': "I woudn't be surprised if there is some Oscar talk." And it'll go: "Hey, fellow voter! Isn't it cute how Vin Diesel things we're giving 'Fast Five' an Oscar nomination?"
An Ohio air traffic controller has been suspended for watching the Samuel L. Jackson movie "Cleaner" while on duty. He was caught because his microphone broadcast the movie's soundtrack over the radio frequency for the airspace. 4/19/11 5:19pm ET
I'm outraged! 'Snakes on a Plane' was clearly the more appropriate choice!
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Florence Mayor Matteo Renzi has set strict rules for the upcoming filming of 'Jersey Shore' in his city. Among them: the cast cannot be filmed in bars and clubs that serve alcohol, nor may they be filmed drinking in public; the show cannot promote Florence as a drinking town or film in any of its historic buildings; and more... [RULES] 4/20/11 12:53pm ET
Sighed the mayors of Seaside Heights and Miami: "Seriously? That was an option?"
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