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Rowan Atkinson stars as Mr. Bean in this blood-curdling, gripping psychological thriller…and he’s had enough of everyone’s s**t. Watch as the true twisted nature of Mr. Bean’s psychotic dark side is revealed through acts of horrific terror.

Watch part I here.

[John Loberger]

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Science Says Hot People’s Relationships Are More Likely to Fail

The next time you’re worried about looking like a 10—and appealing to them—think twice. According to a new study in the Journal of the International Association for Relationship Research, physical attractiveness can lead to a whole host of problems in the romantic realm, including decreased relationship longevity and an increased desire to cheat.

The study, which was conducted by researchers at Harvard University, asked two women to look at a high school yearbook and rate the attractiveness of 238 men. They concluded that the men who were deemed the most attractive were (obviously) also considered the most desirable. However, via Ancestry.com, they also found that those guys didn’t have the best relationship track records and were more likely to end up divorced.

From there, the researchers looked at the top 20 actors and actresses on IMDb and the 100 most successful celebrities, according to Forbes. Again, those at the top were more likely to get divorced or have been married for shorter periods of time.

Dr. Christine Ma-Kellams, lead author, says there are a number of reasons why we choose to romantically pursue people we find attractive: “Facial symmetry in men can be a sign of health and virility, and beauty in women a sign they have good hormones for reproduction.”

But despite those solid signs, further findings conclude that the more fortunate faces in the crowd are likely tempted to cheat, too. So if your next relationship fails, rest easy knowing it’s probably because you’re too damn studly… or she’s too damn hot…

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[Comic Relief]

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Scarlett Johansson Uses Same Old Line To Defend ‘Ghost In The Shell’ Casting Controversy

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Scarlett Johansson has addressed the casting controversy surrounding her new film, “Ghost in the Shell,” for a second time.


In an interview with Michael Strahan on “Good Morning America,” the actress defended her role, saying, “This character is living a very unique experience, she is a human brain in an entirely machine body, she is essentially identity-less.”


Johansson’s casting in the film, which is based on Masamune Shirow’s popular Japanese comic, has sparked plenty of controversy since it was first announced. The actress plays Major (known in the comic as Major Motoko Kusanagi), who has traditionally been portrayed as an Asian woman. The film has been accused of whitewashing Asian characters on multiple occasions, but the actress and the film’s producer continue to defend it.


“I would never attempt to play a person of a different race,” Johansson told Strahan. “Hopefully any question that comes up of my casting will hopefully be answered by audiences when they see the film.”


Johansson’s comments very closely echo the responses she gave to Marie Claire earlier this year. She told the magazine almost the exact same thing:“I certainly would never presume to play another race of a person. Diversity is important in Hollywood, and I would never want to feel like I was playing a character that was offensive.”


In both that Marie Claire interview and on “GMA,” Johansson seemingly turned the conversation toward sexism in Hollywood.


“I’m not afraid to say what I feel is right just because I think I might face criticism, or some people might not like me,” she said on “GMA.” “If fighting for women’s rights, if that will mean some people don’t want to buy a ticket to see ‘Ghost in [the] Shell,’ then I’m okay with that.”


Of course, Hollywood’s inequality problem is one that needs to be discussed, but as we’ve said before, celebrating her casting in a major franchise as a win for equality in Hollywood as opposed to speaking about the real issue at hand ―whitewashing in the industry ― is another case of white feminism.


The problem with Johansson’s reasoning is this: it’s not necessarily her feminist activism that might stop people from seeing “Ghost in the Shell.” It’s instead the fact that many people don’t wish to support an industry that casts a white woman in a role plenty of Asian actresses could have could filled.


Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin, Tom Hanks, Tracy Morgan, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Michael Moore, Padma Lakshmi and a whole host of other stars are teaming up for Stand for Rights: A Benefit for the ACLU. Donate now and join us at 7 p.m.ET on Friday, March 31, on Facebook Live. #standforrights2017




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Anthony Anderson Says Racial Issues In ‘Black-Ish’ Are Based On His Real Life


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The Johnson family in the hit sitcom “Black-ish” may be fictional, but to Anthony Anderson, the show’s storyline is far from contrived.


In an AOL Build interview on Friday, the show’s executive producer told host Ricky Camilleri that “Black-ish” is based on experiences from his and creator Kenya Barris’ real lives as first-generation affluent black fathers. Anderson said the authenticity of the show is why it resonates with so many audiences, regardless of race.


“We don’t allow anyone to dictate us, the stories that we tell or whatnot,” he said. “We just tell the stories that we want to tell, the stories that we feel affect us individually and as a community at large.”


Anderson noted that though the writers touch on topical issues at times ― like police brutality in the “Hope” episode or the election in the “Lemon” episode ― their goal isn’t to be timely, but to explore the issues that affect them personally.


“We just are authentic to who we are and to the stories that we tell and we just pull these things from our lives,” he said. “We don’t hide the fact that the family doesn’t happen to be black. This is a beautiful black family and we tell these stories from their perspective. But they’re stories that we all in this room, from every walk of life, have dealt with. You’re just getting it from the Johnson family perspective, but you get it, like, ‘Yo, I went through the same thing. I’m going through the same thing.’”


Watch Anderson’s entire AOL Build interview in the video above.

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Japanese volleyball player kisses opponent on the cheek 

Chaser Yu Yamamoto, 24, and Takuya Takamatsu, 29, started pushing each other at an All-Star game held by the Japan Volleyball League.

Sarah Silverman’s ‘I Love You, America’ Picked Up By Hulu

Hulu has picked up a 10-episode order of Sarah Silverman’s new show, called “I Love You, America.”


The project promises to “discuss the current political/emotional landscape of the country,” according to Deadline. So even though it’s no secret that Silverman is a devout liberal, viewers can expect the comedian to grapple with opposing viewpoints and engage with people she may not agree with.


Thirty-minute episodes will air weekly on the streaming service.Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Amy Zvi are signed on to executive produce.


Hulu confirmed the news via Twitter:



BREAKING: @SarahKSilverman topical talk show I Love You, America is coming to Hulu. Read about it at @Deadline: https://t.co/RgUEBCq5yr pic.twitter.com/CaFJJWQufe

— hulu (@hulu) March 27, 2017


Not the sort to keep her opinions secret, Silverman has been critical of President Donald Trump. The comedianrecently walked back suggestions of a military coup against the president, explaining in a tweet that “FEAR can motivate even peacenik snowflakes 2 incite violence.”


Silverman was an outspoken Bernie Sanders supporter during the 2016 Democratic primaries, but eventually called for party unity behind Hillary Clinton at the Democratic National Convention.




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Comic Sans Creator Speaks Out About The World’s Most Hated Font

Unanimous opinions are hard to come by, but there are a few value judgements that come close: puppies are good, toothaches are bad, and Comic Sans is the worst font ever. Worse even than Curlz and Papyrus.


Bubbly and childlike, it was originally created to imitate the text of comic books, in an attempt to make computers appealing to kids. At least that’s Vincent Connare’s explanation. A typographer who worked for Microsoft in the ‘90s, he’s the man behind Comic Sans. Today, in The Guardian, he discussed the making of the font.


Connare explains:



One program was called Microsoft Bob, which was designed to make computers more accessible to children. I booted it up and out walked this cartoon dog, talking with a speech bubble in Times New Roman. Dogs don’t talk in Times New Roman!Conceptually, it made no sense.



So, he started flipping through comic books like “Watchmen” and “The Dark Night Returns” for inspiration. He tried to capture the spirit of their lettering, and found that he enjoyed ignoring the conventions of font-making. The resulting typeface caught on in the Microsoft office, mostly used for fun contexts like birthday parties.


Soon after Comic Sans was inducted into Microsoft Word’s font suite, a band of decriers approached Connare about starting a group devoted to banning the typeface. Connare ― who says he’s only used Comic Sans once, and believes the font fulfills its purpose of appealing to young typers ― gave them the go-ahead, describing the backlash as simultaneously “silly.”


“Type should do exactly what it’s intended to do,” he added The Guardian. “That’s why I’m proud of Comic Sans.”


(Microsoft program manager Tom Stevens had his own take in The Guardian piece: “The level of hatred, was just amazing ― and quite frankly funny. I couldn’t believe people could be so worked up over something as simple as a font. It’s almost an anti-technology typeface: very casual, very welcoming.”)


The font’s creator isn’t its only defender; last month The Establishment reported that hating Comic Sans is ableist. For some readers with dyslexia, its unique characters make differentiating between letters easier, and in fact, Comic Sans is among a handful of fonts recommended by a number of dyslexia organizations.


So, before you write it off completely, remember there’s no one-font-fits-all solution. For some, the jaunty angles of Comic Sans are an aid, and for others, it’s simply a playful alternative.




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Trump Sits At Child-Sized Desk To Axe Children’s Education Standards

Donald Trump, the man who wants you to knowhe’s president and you’re not, signed a bill in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on Monday. While sitting down, the President remarked that the desk was unusually small.


Coincidentally, one of the decisions he made happened to repeal national education standards. So not only is he taking away our children’s guarantee to receive a quality education and qualified teachers , but he also appears to be taking at least one of their desks.


“This looks like a child’s desk! But that’s OK,” he said, while people in the room laughed. “This is the smallest desk I’ve ever seen.”


Trump added, “Very, very glamorous, right?”


He wasn’t wrong:



It is very tiny:




Of course, people on Twitter couldn’t handle the ridiculousness of the tiny desk:




Nobody can tell me that Trump's "small desk" comments today didn't remind them of this. pic.twitter.com/g06pe5Iisi

— Bill Auclair (@bill_auclair) March 27, 2017



Someone in the White House is surely setting this up for the internet right? Trump: "This is a child's desk but that's OK." #TinyTrump pic.twitter.com/69JTZFQJKB

— Olly Gibbs (@ollyog) March 27, 2017



@thehill He should be used to it. pic.twitter.com/vyjL5OHl5S

— TrumpSh*tShow (@trumpgems) March 28, 2017


Many were quick to make jokes about the size of Trump’s hands:




@thehill it does make his hands look YUUUUUUGE though!

— Marcus Tait (@MarcusTait79) March 28, 2017



@Acosta Small hands small desk. Makes sense.

— David Tarp (@TarpCPH) March 27, 2017



@Acosta Makes his hands look bigger.

— Justine Bateman (@JustineBateman) March 27, 2017



@Acosta @realDonaldTrump the desk fits your tiny hands pic.twitter.com/pA6UKDvhHM

— Latino Political Ave (@LatPoliticalAve) March 27, 2017



@Acosta I suspect WH staff wanted it to be proportionate to his hands to make signing easier

— MsLadyfish (@MsLadyfish) March 27, 2017


One person pointed out that the desk didn’t look so small when other people were sitting there:



@Acosta Looked big enough when Obama signed big legislation. pic.twitter.com/ETat2Txh56

— NatalieWolf (@nataliewolf) March 27, 2017


According to CNN, when a president normally signs a bill, it generally takes place at the Resolute Desk in the Oval Office. But if a bill is signed outside of the Oval Office, or Washington in general, the outlet says a portable desk must be used instead.


Considering the Resolute Desk is 32 inches high, 6 feet wide and has a depth of 4 feet, it would make most other desks look small.


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SpaceX test fires rocket to go into space for SECOND time

The historic launch will see the Dragon first launched on April 8, 2016, and the first the firm managed to land on a droneship, take to the skies again.

Lawyer says Trump administration moved to squelch testimony

Lawyer says Trump administration moved to squelch testimonyWASHINGTON (AP) — A lawyer for former deputy Attorney General Sally Yates wrote in letters last week that the Trump administration was trying to limit her testimony at congressional hearings focused on Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. The hearing was later canceled by the House intelligence committee chairman.


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Stretch Armstrong Takes On A Hydraulic Press And Meets His Match



Retro action figure Stretch Armstrong has made a comeback, but we don’t recommend that he take on opponents out of his league.


Like a hydraulic press, for instance.


Let’s just say that all the elasticity in the world isn’t going to help ol’ Stretch here.


Did he really think he could escape the same fate as a pumpkinor Christmas ornamentsunder the crushing auspices of factory owner Lauri Vuohensilta and the Hydraulic Press Channel?





Watch above for the full carnage.


h/t Tastefully Offensive


Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin, Tom Hanks, Tracy Morgan, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Michael Moore, Padma Lakshmi and a whole host of other stars are teaming up for Stand for Rights: A Benefit for the ACLU. Donate now and join us at 7 p.m.ET on Friday, March 31, on Facebook Live. #standforrights2017

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Alec Baldwin Asked Whether Tina Fey Was Single When He First Met Her

Liz Lemon and Jack Donaghy didn’t end up together on “30 Rock” and neither did their real-life counterparts,Tina Fey and Alec Baldwin. But that doesn’t mean the actor wasn’t interested.


AsVanity Fair’s April cover star, Baldwin recalls the first time met Fey while hosting “Saturday Night Live” in an adaptation from his soon-to-be-released memoir,Nevertheless.


“When I first met Tina Fey ― beautiful and brunette, smart and funny, by turns smug and diffident and completely uninterested in me or anything I had to say — I had the same reaction that I’m sure many men and women have: I fell in love,” Baldwin writes.


According to the actor, Fey was the show’s head writer at the time and, after a meeting with writers and producers crammed into series creator Lorne Michael’s office, he asked talent coordinator Marci Klein whether Fey was single.


“She pointed to a man sitting along the wall. Or maybe he was standing? This was Jeff Richmond, Tina’s husband. Jeff is diminutive. Tina describes him as ‘travel-size.’ When I saw him, I thought, ‘What’s she doing with him?’ With his spools of curly brown hair and oversize eyes, Jeff resembles a Margaret Keane painting,” Baldwin writes.



Baldwin later described working with the couple on “30 Rock,” joking that he started to wonder the opposite question, “What’s he doing with her?”


“Jeff, who was the talented composer and music supervisor on ‘30 Rock,’ is as loose and outgoing as Tina is cautious and dry. ‘Just remember one thing,’ Lorne said. ‘She’s German.’”


Baldwin doesn’t specify when he met and “fell in love” with Fey. He hosted “SNL” nearly every year after she joined the cast in 1997, so it’s possible that he didn’t notice her until later, considering Fey became head writer in 1999 and married Richmond in June 2001.


Vanity Fair’s April issue hits newsstands Thursday, and Baldwin’s memoir is available April 4.


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‘Brave Gowns’ Let Kids In The Hospital Dress Like Superheroes And Rock Stars

After her brother died from pediatric cancer when he was just 10 years old, Summer Germann vowed to give back to kids in the hospital. Now, she’s providing young patients with more options than the average hospital attire with “Brave Gowns.”


With help from graphic designers, Germann turns hospital gowns into colorful and fun creations. Patients can choose from designs that make them look like mermaids, superheroes, rock stars, baseball players and more.



Germann told The Huffington Post that she felt motivated to do something for kids with cancer and various other diseases that require them to stay in the hospital for long periods of time to honor her brother Mac, who died from pediatric cancer when Germann was 27.


“When Mac died, I promised to myself that I would not take this entire lesson in life for naught and that I would come back and make a difference in children’s hospitals,” she said. “Being a journalism major, I always thought that it would be through children’s books, but that wasn’t the case. When I saw my friend’s daughter, Maya, in the same hospital 12years later, smiling in a dingy, old gown while being in remission, it all hit me at once.”


The gowns are currently only available online, but Germann hopes to have them sold in hospitals around the world in the future. Aside from adding a bit of fun to the lives of kids in the hospital, the gowns (which are similar to hospital attire available from other companies) also have important features to make their stays easier.


“I know that the designs are fun and make the patients happy, but they are extremely soft with a bit of stretch,” she said. “They are flame-retardant, have dual IV sleeve access, chest port access and full back coverage. A child’s body truly never has to be fully exposed for the nurse/doctor to get to their PIC lines.”


Germann told HuffPost her favorite part of the Brave Gowns process is delivering the gowns to kids, though it is not always possible for her to do so.


“Anytime I step foot in a children’s hospital I feel a sense of peace, like I’m home,” she said. “It must be because it was at a hospital that I got to laugh with and talk to my brother, Mac.”


Ashley Wagner’s son Miles is just one of the kids who has received a hospital gown from Germann. The 2-year-old was born with a rare disease called primary hyperoxaluria type 1 and got his first Brave Gown after his liver transplant when he was 18 months old.





Wagner told HuffPost her son“loves” his gowns and was particular about the one he wanted to wear before his kidney transplant recently. Wagner has also seen how the gowns have affected other people at the hospital and said that she “admires” Germann for her work.


“We have spent so much time in the hospital with Miles and have seen so many children walk the halls in the drab hospital gowns,” Wagner said. “For the younger children, I think Brave Gowns are simply fun. For the older children, I think it helps give them a little piece of their identity back. They aren’t just a patient.”


Germann told HuffPost she is working on new designs as well as a Brave Gowns line for adults and a line of matching tear-away pants for patients who don’t want to only wear gowns. She has also teamed up with the Starlight Children’s Foundation so people can donate to help kids get the gowns.


The Brave Gowns creator also thanked the many people who have made her project possible, from graphic designers to hospital staff to parents.


“The amazing thing is that everyone wants to see this succeed, so they roll up their sleeves and dive in,” she said. “The mentors I’ve gained along the way have been nothing short of miracles.”


For more information, head to the Brave Gowns site.


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Australia scientists uncover dinosaur footprint that may be world’s largest

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Scientists have found what could be the world's largest dinosaur footprint - measuring nearly 1.7 metres (5.6 ft) - on a remote part of Australia's northwestern coastline.

London woman sat practical driving tests for 5 learners

Regine Tezangi (pictured), 52, was paid hundreds of pounds to secure driving licences for candidates at the test centres in Hither Green, south east London and Sidcup, Kent.

Ilkeston fire crews free girl stuck in a toilet seat

Three-year-old Zeva was taken to Ilkeston fire station in Derbyshire and comforted by Peppa Pig while crews attempted to cut the yellow plastic child's toilet seat off her neck.

Amazon will deliver groceries to your car in 15 minutes – CNET

The e-commerce giant is developing several new store concept, including grocery pickup locations in Seattle called AmazonFresh Pickup.

The Most Tear-Worthy Moments From ‘This Is Us’ Season 1, Ranked


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It’s only been a couple of weeks since the Season 1 finale of “This Is Us,” and we must admit, Tuesday nights just aren’t the same.


The first season of NBC’s hit series wrapped up with an episode that left us with more questions than answers. What will become of Jack (Milo Ventimiglia) and Rebecca (Mandy Moore) after that explosive and very real fight? How did Jack die? At what point did he die? What will Randall (Sterling K. Brown) do now that he quit his job? Will he and Beth (Susan Kelechi Watson) really adopt a baby?



“We know at some point in this time period Jack passes away, but what state is Jack and Rebecca’s marriage in when that happens?” series creator Dan Fogelman told Entertainment Weekly earlier this month. “More than even how Jack dies, I would argue that that’s the biggest question looming over their story.”


The couple’s love story prompted many tears throughout the 18 episodes of Season 1. And based on what we know so far about Season 2, lots of emotional moments are on the way as the show is set to explore more of the characters’ personal histories.


To get ready, let’s get our “This Is Us” fix by by reliving some of the most tear-jerking Season 1 scenes in the video above ― complete with a sadness meter.


Warning: Make sure tissues are handy.


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