|Who Was the No. 1 Pick in the NBA Draft?|
Even if you're not a huge sports fan, or somehow happened to miss the all-important NBA draft Thursday, it can't hurt to go into your day knowing the No. 1 pick so you can make conversation and fake some sports savvy.
So here it is: The Cleveland Cavaliers took the first Canadian to go No. 1 in the NBA draft, Anthony Bennett. Not bad, eh? If you want to sound really in the know, you can also comment on how he's a power forward from the University of Nevada-Las Vegas and that he was a surprise top pick.
|Alec Baldwin Explodes After Wife Accused of Tweeting at Gandolfini Funeral|
Alec Baldwin is livid. Again.
A reporter for the U.K's Daily Mail accused Baldwin's wife Hilaria Baldwin of tweeting "upbeat posts" about her upcoming wedding anniversary and her appearance on the "Rachael Ray" show during James Gandolfini's funeral in New York City Thursday.
Well, to put it mildly, that didn't sit well with Baldwin.
The actor, whose outbursts have garnered considerable attention, unleashed a Twitter rant aimed at the reporter, laced with many expletives and threats.
"My wife and I attend a funeral to pay our respects to an old friend, and some toxic Brit writes this f***ing trash," Baldwin, 55, tweeted.
Hilaria Baldwin also took to Twitter to defend herself to her more than 14,000 followers.
"FYI I don't believe in bringing phones into a funeral and I never did and I never would," she tweeted.
"Here is some info… When someone tweets something at a certain time, and you retweet it later, it posts the TIME the first person tweeted," she added.
|'Terminator' to Be Back on Screens in 2015|
He said he'd be back. The Terminator, that is.
Paramount Pictures announced today that a rebooted "Terminator" movie will be released June 26, 2015. Laeta Kalorgridis ("Avatar") and Patrick Lussier ("Drive Angry") are slated to write the screenplay, the studio said.
The billion-dollar franchise started in 1984 with Arnold Schwarzenegger as the robotic assassin in "Terminator." Three more installments followed in 1991, 2003 and 2009.
No official word yet on whether Schwarzenegger, 65, will reprise the title role.
|Missing Student's Parents Sue Men Last Seen With Her|
A lawsuit filed by the parents of missing Indiana University student Lauren Spierer against three men who were allegedly with her the night she disappeared is heading to federal court.
Spierer, 21, vanished June 3, 2011, after a night out with friends in Bloomington, Ind., that included heavy drinking, according to the lawsuit.
Spierer's parents, Rob and Charlene Spierer, of Greenburgh, N.Y., filed the lawsuit against Corey Rossman, Jason Rosenbaum and Michael Beth, who they say were the last three people to see their daughter. The Spierers believe the actions -- and inactions -- of the men might have resulted in their daughter's disappearance and possible death, according to the lawsuit.
Rosenbaum's attorney declined to comment on the lawsuit, and Beth and Rossman's respective attorneys have not responded to requests for comment.
|'Fifty Shades' Movie Cast Rumors Run Rampant|
News that the "Fifty Shades of Grey" movie is set to hit theaters Aug.1, 2014, has sent "Fifty Shades" fans into fifty shades of crazy -- speculation, that is, on who will play intensely dark (gorgeous and rich to boot!) 27-year-old Christian Grey and 22-year-old Anastasia Steele, his steamy love interest.
The movie released by Focus Features is going to be directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson and adapted by writer Kelly Marcel. The cast is still a mystery but that hasn't stopped the Internet from making guesses and interesting suggestions.
Rumors are rampant that "Twilight" star Robert Pattinson is in the lead to play Christian, but other wishful thinking includes heartthrobs Ryan Gosling and Jake Gyllenhaal.
For Anastasia, fan picks have included Mila Kunis, Jessica Pare ("Mad Men") and Emma Watson. Wait, Emma Watson?!
"Who here actually thinks I would do 50 Shades of Grey as a movie? Like really. For real. In real life," Watson tweeted back in March.
Hermione Granger as Anastasia Steele? We don't think so.
|Unlooted Tomb Discovered in Peru|
Remember that scene in "Aladdin" where he goes into the legendary Cave of Wonders and finds mounds of sparkling gold and treasures? That's kind of how we picture the first unlooted royal tomb that was just unearthed in Peru.
The staggering discovery was led by Milosz Giersz, an archaeologist at the University of Warsaw in Poland, according to National Geographic.
When Giersz and his Polish-Peruvian team found the 1,200-year-old "temple of the dead" brimming with more than 1,000 valuable gold and silver treasures, they knew they had to work quickly and quietly to prevent looters, NatGeo said.
Archaeologists are saying the tomb belonged to the Wari, "an ancient civilization that built South America's earliest empire between 700 and 1000 A.D.," National Geographic reported.
|Gwyneth Paltrow Seduces Mark Ruffalo in Sexy Lingerie|
It's not what you think, Chris Martin.
In a newly-released trailer for the movie "Thank You for Sharing," Paltrow portrays the girlfriend of a recovering sex addict, played by Mark Ruffalo. In one racy scene, she's seen writhing around in black lingerie and sauntering sexily over to him.
It looks like this year's World's Most Beautiful Woman is earning and flaunting her title.
|Ford Unveils New 'Sport Truck' the Tremor|
This one's for the boys. Ford has unveiled the latest hot-rod in their F-series, the F-150 Tremor that already has guys shaking in their boots for the pickup.
The truck was revealed at a private event in Dearborn, Mich., Thursday. The company calls it the "first-ever EcoBoost-powered sport truck that addresses the needs of street truck enthusiasts looking for high-performance V8 power with V6 fuel economy."
It will hit the market in fall 2014 and Ford has not announced the price. Go ahead and start your engines!
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