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Zombi, Tomb Raider: Underworld Headline January's Games With Gold Offerings Zombi, Tomb Raider: Underworld Headline January's Games With Gold Offerings
- December 25, 2017

Well, the Van Helsing game isn't available on PS4, and we've already had Zombi as one of the PlayStation Plus free games a while back. Both Xbox 360 titles are backward compatible so they will also be available for the Xbox One . It's not the strongest monthly set of games Microsoft's offered, but at least Lara Croft and Army of Two fans might have a reason to be happy. The game, which is normally priced at $14.99, will be free for members all month. (more...)
These parents got their child's teachers a hilarious personal gift These parents got their child's teachers a hilarious personal gift
- December 24, 2017

As a joke and a thank you, Sommers and her husband gifted their son Jake's teachers at Ascension School in Kettering, Ohio with bottles of white wine with personalized wine labels reading: "Our Child Might Be The Reason you Drink So Enjoy This Bottle On Us". (more...)
Shedding light on the winter solstice Shedding light on the winter solstice
- December 24, 2017

What is the winter solstice , and why do we have it? That means that December 21 will be the shortest day of the year, with the least amount of hours of sunlight. The date where Earth is the nearest to the star is marked by the summer solstice. The organisers of the event write on their website : "The Winter Solstice is the most important day of the year at Stonehenge and a truly magical time to be there". (more...)
N. Korea begins tests to load anthrax onto ICBMs, Asahi Says N. Korea begins tests to load anthrax onto ICBMs, Asahi Says
- December 23, 2017

Japanese newspaper Asahi Shimbun reported the news Tuesday, citing a source connected to South Korean intelligence services. A recent ICBM test by North Korea , allegedly of a missile that could strike the USA with a nuke, did not survive re-entry into the atmosphere. (more...)
Dave Chappelle pities 'poor white' Trump voters in new Netflix special Dave Chappelle pities 'poor white' Trump voters in new Netflix special
- December 23, 2017

Let us know your thoughts in the comments. This will bring the total number of Netflix specials for Chappelle up to four, with two hilarious ones already available on the service. 'I've never seen so many of them up close. Equanimity marks the third stand-up special Chappelle has released through Netflix in 2017, following Deep in the Heart of Texas and The Age of Spin . (more...)
Harry and Meghan pose Harry and Meghan pose
- December 22, 2017

Prince Harry designed the ring, which includes two diamonds from his mother Diana's collection and one from Botswana, the "Today" show reported . In another photo, she is casually embracing Harry's face and chose a Victoria Beckham sweater, with Harry in a Burberry coat. (more...)
Meghan Markle joins royal family for Christmas lunch at Buckingham Palace
- December 21, 2017

The couple will be getting married on May 19 , 2018, at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle. When rumors that Dror had submitted sketches of Markle's dress first emerged on Monday, the designer said she had sent in sketches but declined to provide details. (more...)
Fight over Justin Bieber puts Selena Gomez's mum in hospital Fight over Justin Bieber puts Selena Gomez's mum in hospital
- December 20, 2017

While that report hasn't been confirmed by any other outlet outlets, or officially by Gomez's rep, TMZ and People have both reported via sources that Gomez's family is not a fan of Bieber because of the way he treated her previously. Eek. Selena Gomez's account as of 3:30 p.m. Mandy's Instagram , kicked2thecurbproductions, is not on her follow list. So, she was there in spirit as always. (more...)
CCTV footage shows terrorists entering Quetta's church premises CCTV footage shows terrorists entering Quetta's church premises
- December 20, 2017

Meanwhile, SSP Operations said that two attackers were killed in the exchange of fire between the terrorists and security forces. Officials said security forces intercepted and shot one bomber outside but the second attacker managed to reach the church's main door where he blew himself up. (more...)
Boy, 5, Calls 911 On The Grinch Boy, 5, Calls 911 On The Grinch
- December 20, 2017

OK, so maybe no one knows exactly how someone stole a family's Christmas Grinch yet. A 5-year-old boy decided he wasn't going to let anybody steal his Christmas this year. "I asked [TyLon] if he saw the Grinch , what would he do, and he said he'd call us and get us to come take him to jail". He then told the boy that when he is 21, to return to the police station and fill out a job application. (more...)
Pop Star Jonghyun Of SHINee Dies At 27 Pop Star Jonghyun Of SHINee Dies At 27
- December 19, 2017

Police were called to the residence after his sister told officials he had sent her a group of worrying text messages. Kim, a member of boy band SHINee , was found dead in Gangnam, Seoul at 6:10 p.m., Monday. SM Entertainment had not issued a statement on Jonghyun's death at press time. Jonghyun launched a successful solo career in 2015 and collaborated with numerous other Korean artists. (more...)
NBC Is Looking To Revive The Office Next Year NBC Is Looking To Revive The Office Next Year
- December 19, 2017

Get your staplers out of their Jello because U.S. network NBC is reportedly looking to revive beloved sitcom The Office for the 2018-2019 season. The network, which is enjoying the successful relaunch of Will & Grace, is looking to revive their much beloved series, albeit with some major changes. (more...)
Enrique Iglesias and girlfriend Anna Kournikova welcome twin babies Enrique Iglesias and girlfriend Anna Kournikova welcome twin babies
- December 19, 2017

The Moscow-born Kournikova ended her WTA tennis career in 2003, but continued for a time to play exhibition matches on the World TeamTennis circuit. Representatives for Kournikova and Iglesias did not respond to People's requests for comment. (more...)
Carrie Fisher's dog loved Star Wars: The Last Jedi Carrie Fisher's dog loved Star Wars: The Last Jedi
- December 18, 2017

Warning: spoilers for Star Wars: The Last Jedi below! Another used capital letters to express themselves writing: 'GUYS I JUST FOUND OUT THAT CARRIE FISHER'S DOG GARY WATCHED STAR WARS AND GOT ALL EXCITED WHENEVER LEIA WAS ONSCREEN AND IF YOU NEED ME I'LL BE UNDER THESE BLANKETS'. (more...)
Prince Harry Interviewed Barack Obama and the Teaser Will Make You LOL Prince Harry Interviewed Barack Obama and the Teaser Will Make You LOL
- December 18, 2017

In the teaser released by the palace, Prince Harry outlines how the interview will proceed to a relaxed Mr Obama. "Do I have to speak faster?" "No, no. According to the Kensington Palace Twitter account , the conversation between the two will include his post-presidential life activities, training the next generation of leadership through his foundation and more. (more...)
Gundogan: City Are Yet To Win Anything Gundogan: City Are Yet To Win Anything
- December 17, 2017

Silva opened the scoring after 27 minutes with a neat flick, and after Kevin De Bruyne doubled City's tally with a free-kick, the Spaniard deftly lifted the over Lukasz Fabianski for his brace-having played a no-look pass to Raheem Sterling in the build-up-before Aguero rounded out the win. (more...)
The Wait is Over for Bon Jovi The Wait is Over for Bon Jovi
- December 16, 2017

Jon Bon Jovi performing at the Barrymore Theatre in NY on November 20, 2016. The godmother of rock and roll, Sister Rosetta Tharpe , will also receive the Early Influence Award. The Cars also recognized the honor on Twitter early Wednesday. Find out more through the official Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame website . Artists become eligible for induction 25 years after the release of their first commercially available recording, which means The Moody Blues - who only made the ballot for ... (more...)
Salma Hayek Says Harvey Weinstein Threatened to Kill Her for Rebuffing Him Salma Hayek Says Harvey Weinstein Threatened to Kill Her for Rebuffing Him
- December 16, 2017

In an emotional op-ed for the New York Times , Hayek takes readers through the often painful experience of bringing her passion project, " Frida ", to the big screen during Weinstein's heyday at Miramax. "I trusted him. Harvey could never know how much those words meant to me". But soon, Salma realized it wasn't her artistry that drew Harvey to her, but her looks. (more...)
Pandora on-demand now available for 'free' Pandora on-demand now available for 'free'
- December 16, 2017

In order to get more users to engage with the platform, the firm has now announced that it will be opening the Premium feature to all users as a complementary option. well, almost. Would you sit through an ad to have the ability to listen to the song you want - on demand? "What we're excited about is delivering on that need and doing it for ad-supported listeners". (more...)
Children's remains found in backyard shed Children's remains found in backyard shed
- December 16, 2017

It's the case of Andrew, Alexander and Taylor Skelton who have been missing since Thanksgiving 2010. But the boys were never found. Cellphone data showed that on the day after Thanksgiving, Skelton had left his home early in the morning, dipped south into OH, then returned home, the AP reported. (more...)