Being that James Bond is one of those characters that will never go out of style, it came as no surprise to learn that we’d be getting another movie installment of the franchise in 2014. The real mystery, though, was Daniel Craig‘s involvement. At the time this news broke, it wasn’t yet clear if our current 007 would be assuming the role again in the future, but now we can all rest assured that we’ll definitely be seeing Craig all tuxed up and sipping a martini… or a Heineken.
Thursday night at the Republican Nation Convention in Tampa, Florida, Clint Eastwood emerged on the stage and revealed himself to be the mystery guest speaker everyone’s been talking about (as if there was any surprise there).
Bill Nye the Science Guy has taken the internet by storm with Twitter rumors that he was killed in a balloon accident (sparked by The Onion) and his new Web series for Big Think. Most recently, however, our favorite childhood TV scientist sparked a lively debate through his video blog, pitting science against creationism, and America, obviously, had something to say about it.
When it comes to the 2012 Olympics, British bookshop owner David Mitchell said it best, “Performance levels have become so much higher that it’s so hard now to get a medal.” Just think about Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte, both of whom have won medals by mere seconds ahead of their competitors. But does that make those Olympians who came just shy of placing any less athletic?
Gun control has always been a major issue of debate in America — right up alongside the more recently heated topics of abortion, same-sex marriage and health care — but the tragic shooting of 71 people during a Colorado theater’s showing of ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ has given this controversy a brand new spotlight.
James Holmes, the 24-year-old former graduate student suspected of opening fire at a Colorado movie theater’s midnight showing of ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ early Friday, is due in court Monday for an initial advisement.
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