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British researchers discover ‘world’s most catchy songs’

Researchers at the University of London found the elements of a song that make them a singalong hit and have declared Queen’s We are the Champions as the world’s catchiest song. The key elements to a catchy song are: long and detailed musical phrases, multi-pitch changes in a song’s “hook”,…

Video of Occupy Wall Street protesters at Brooklyn Bridge

Video has emerged of the nearly 700 Occupy Wall Street protesters arrested at the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday evening. WATCH: Video from Youtube, which appeared on October 1, 2011.…

Roman Polanski on child sex case: 33 years of regret

ZURICH — Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski says he has regretted having sex with a teenage girl in 1977 ever since, in his first interview since spending months in a Swiss prison over the sensational case. “I have regretted it for 33 years, of course I regret it,” the Franco-Polish filmmaker…

Fox host: Occupy Wall Street protesters are ‘dirty’ and useless

If a tea party group has a protest, Fox News is very happy to present coverage for that event. But if a protest has anything to do with “liberal views,” the network certainly doesn’t share the same eager glee. In the midst of a Hannity segment Friday evening that criticized…

Hayes cites pro-life group’s report on Planned Parenthood ‘misleading’

In the ongoing House GOP led investigation as to whether Planned Parenthood used federal funds for abortion, Chris Hayes certainly had the seeds planted for another interesting debate. On the latest edition of Up with Chris Hayes, the new MSNBC host interviewed “Americans United for Life” CEO Charmaine Yoest, whose…

Hannity on FLOTUS’ Target shopping: ‘We’re being manipulated’

Leave it to Sean Hannity to find something controversial about Michelle Obama shopping at Target. On Friday evening’s edition of Hannity, the Fox commentator took umbrage over the First Lady shopping at the renowned retail store. Clearly upset at seeing photographs of her at such a location, Hannity deemed that…

CNN and Arizona GOP to host December presidential debate

CNN announced on Thursday it was teaming up with the Arizona Republican Party to host a presidential debate on December 1. “Arizona is a key state that will play a pivotal role in helping Republicans choose their presidential nominee,” said Sam Feist, CNN Washington bureau chief and senior vice president.…

Scarlett Johansson says leaked nude photos ‘wrong’

LOS ANGELES — “Lost In Translation” star Scarlett Johansson defended her right to privacy in an interview Thursday, weeks after her smartphone was hacked and someone posted semi-nude pictures of her on the Internet. “Who doesn’t want to protect their own privacy? Just because you’re in the spotlight, or just…

Egypt police raid Al-Jazeera office

CAIRO — Egyptian security forces stormed the offices of Al-Jazeera Egypt on Thursday, confining its journalists to one room and confiscating equipment, the channel’s bureau chief told AFP. Ahmed Zain said the officers entered the channel’s new premises, roughed up staff, forced them into one room and took away their…

The 5 most awesome Jewish holiday parody music videos

If you’re noticing a wealth of leftover brisket sandwiches suddenly proliferating your office, or certain coworkers apologizing for long-passed misdeeds and wrongdoing, don’t panic: beef consumption will drop to normal levels soon, and your colleagues will go back to being their usual, less apologetic selves. It’s Rosh Hashana, the Jewish…

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