Ice Bucket Challenge Credited With ALS BREAKTHROUGH!

The ALS Association is reporting that money raised through the popular “Ice Bucket Challenge,” helped in the discovery of an amyotrophic lateral sclerosis gene that is among the most common that contribute to the progressive disease.

People across the world challenged friends and family by dumping buckets of ice water on their heads in an effort to raise awareness and money for ALS.

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The ALS Association says a paper published this week in the journal Nature Genetics reveals Project MinE researchers have identified the NEK1 gene’s connection to ALS. Continue reading

CALL ME NOW! Famed TV Psychic MISS CLEO DEAD At 53

Youree Harris, aka, Miss Cleo, has died. She was 53.

Harris’ popular TV commercials, where she played TV psychic “Miss Cleo” for the Psychic Readers Network, ran constantly in the late 1990s. She was perhaps best known for her Jamaican accented catchphrase “call me now!”

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According to TMZ, Harris had been battling colon cancer, which spread to her liver and lungs. She was hospitalized recently and had been moved to a hospice center last week. Continue reading

Rapper Who Shot Self In Face For Fame Offers Proof Video Was Real

Indiana rapper, Kasper Knight, who literally showed the world the true meaning of “shooting your mouth off,” has uploaded a new video in an effort to prove the video’s authenticity. In the latest video, Knight shows stitches he received after shooting himself in the face on purpose.

Knight, who also goes by, Kasper tha Phantom, first uploaded the now viral video July 22. In the video, Knight explains that he “felt like taking a bullet to the face.” He then puts the gun to his cheek and pulls the trigger. Amid the blood, he holds the wound and then begins to laugh.

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Here’s what you need to know:

1. To Prove the Video’s Authenticity, Knight Uploaded a Second Video Showing His Stitches

Knight says in the video that his original plan was to shoot himself as part of a music video but that he couldn’t find anyone to direct it. Continue reading

Kaylee Sawyer Disappearance Turns Homicide Investigation

The family of a missing Oregon woman, Kaylee Sawyer, received some bad news overnight when investigators reported that her disappearance is now being treated as a murder investigation.

Sawyer, 23, is 5-foot 2-inches tall, weighing 120 pounds, with blonde hair and blue-green eyes. She was last seen wearing a black dress and brown boots, and she was carrying a green purse. In a statement, the Destiny Project, a volunteer group who are leading the search for Sawyer, said;

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“The family of Kaylee Sawyer who went missing over the weekend are heartbroken over the news overnight in this case. The Bend Police Department are now treating this case as a homicide. Continue reading

GOING GOING GONE! Netflix Removing Dozens Of Movies Throughout July

It may not be enough to wreck your day, however, if you like any of the following films you had better catch them quick because Netflix is removing them.

The long list, (which is subject to change as Netflix renegotiates distributor deals,) are scheduled for removal at in July:
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Leaving August 1st

  • Addams Family Values (1993)
  • The Best Man (1999)
  • Bowfinger (1999)
  • The Gabby Douglas Story (2014) Continue reading

Shannen Doherty Bald; Had Impossibly Tough Day After Undergoing Cancer Treatment

Former 90210 star, Shannen Doherty, posted a touching photo of herself and loved ones on social media showing her head bald after undergoing apparent cancer treatments.

It was one year ago, Doherty, 45, revealed she was battling breast cancer. The actress described having had ‘an impossibly tough day’ in the Instagram shot.

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She captioned the black and white shot with friends: ‘Thank you to these three who helped me thru an impossibly tough day and continue to be there every minute supporting and loving me. Continue reading

19 Dead 45 Injured In Tokyo KNIFE Attack

Japan news sources are reporting at least 19 people were killed and dozens more injured after a man attacked a facility for the disabled.

Reports say, police arrested a man who turned himself in.

This is developing story.… Continue Reading Post

Smoke And Ash From “UNPRESENTED” CA Wildfires Invade LAS VEGAS!

A raging wildfire burning near Los Angeles has torched more than 33,000 acres and is belching out smoke and ash that is traveling as far away as Las Vegas. The choking smoke, driven by high winds and triple digit temps, has firefighters struggling to contain the inferno, fire officials said late Sunday.

1,673 firefighters continue to battle the blaze which is burning in the Angeles National Forest just north of the city. High temperatures and wind whipping through canyons has prevented firefighters from getting even close to any sort of containment.

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About 20,000 people have been ordered to leave their homes, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department. Continue reading

Mystery Science Theater 3000 COMING BACK On NETFLIX

Via avclub: At the recent MST3K (aka Mystery Science Theater 3000) reunion, series creator Joel Hodgson teased some big news for the show at Comic-Con, and tonight that news has been revealed via the show’s new home at Netflix. First, some exciting news from the writer’s room: Joel McHale and Dan Harmon have joined the show as writers under previously announced head writer Elliott Kalan. They’ll be working alongside two members of the original crew, Bill Corbett and Mary Jo Pehl, who have joined the show’s writing staff along with booking onscreen appearances we’ll tell you more about below.

It’s also been revealed that the new season of MST3K will appear on Netflix in the U.S., Canada, U.K., Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand:

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Casting-wise, Bill Corbett will also be returning to the show to reprise his character of Brain Guy in a guest-starring role. Likewise, Corbett’s RiffTrax compatriot Kevin Murphy will appear as Professor Bobo, and, completing the late-season Mads trio, Mary Jo Pehl is set to guest star as Pearl Forrester. Continue reading

#DNCLeak Exposes: Ariana Grande White House Gig NIXED Over Donut Licking Incident

It has been revealed singer, Ariana Grande, was denied a chance to perform at the White House over her July 2015 career-ending donut-licking scandal. The revelation came to light after Wikileaks dumped thousands of DNC emails.

According to leaked DNC emails, the White House nixed Grande’s performance because she was caught on a donut shop security camera bad rapping America and licking donuts that were placed on a counter.

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On September 10, 2015, DNC Finance Chair Zachary Allen sent an email asking that Ariana, hot be vetted for a potential gala performance for the president. Continue reading