Today’s News Stories (June 19th), 2012
Kate Upton Loves America in new GQ Photo Shoot
Kate Upton is “the newest reason to love your country”. The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model is posing in a patriotic bikini on the cover of the newest issue. More pictures shot by Terry Richardson (of Cat Daddy fame), as well as a behind-the-scenes video can be found at the link down below.
Microsoft Unveils Surface Tablet
Microsoft unveiled the Surface Table, a direct competitor to Apple’s iPad. It will come in two versions, the Surface RT and the Surface Windows 8 Pro, with the main difference being that the Pro can run a full version of Windows 8. One of the most interesting features is the cover that also functions as a Keyboard.
Alec Baldwin Gets Marriage License, Then Punches Man In The Face
Alec Baldwin, who is planning to get married June 30th, went to get his marriage license with his fiancé today, when a paparazzi came too close to the 30 Rock Actor. Alec Baldwin then proceeded to punch the paparazzi in his face. While the incident was photographed, his lawyers have since asked several websites to remove the pictures, which is why you know see a picture of nice-guy Alec Baldwin with a baby instead.
Fight Church Roundhouse-Kicks The Devil In The Face
Fight Church is an upcoming Kickstarter funded Documentary about a church that worships Jesus while also beating up people in MMA fights. The film follows several pastors and MMA fighters and explores the unique connection between MMA and Christianity that these people have.
Twenty Minutes of Dead Space 3 Gameplay
The first look at Dead Space 3 gameplay has been released. It’s twenty minutes long and narrated by the game’s executive producer Steve Papoutsis. The game is set to be released in February 2013.
Found Footage Inception in new V/H/S Red-Band Trailer
V/H/S is a new horror movie coming out October 5th, filmed in the currently very popular style of “found footage”. Not only that, but it’s actually a movie about people on found footage, who find footage and watch it.
Octomom Porn Now Has a Trailer
Octomom Nadya Suleman, who gave birth to octuplets in January 2009 (hence the name), is releasing her solo porn “Octomon: Home Alone” tomorrow, and to get you excited/creeped out, a first teaser trailer (not really SFW) has been released.
New Dark Night Rises Trailer Gets You Excited
A new trailer has been released for the final installment in Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy. It includes new footage so check it out and get excited for The Dark Night Rises, which releases on July 20th.
Online Sex-Trafficking Could Destroy The Internet
Backpage.com, an online classified ad service, similar to Craigslist.org, is used to run the majority of online sex-trafficking. This has caused several lawsuits and investigations and even a new law in Washington, that would not only force Backpage.com to police every post made to the site, but could potentially be a threat to websites like Twitter, Youtube and Wikipedia. According to Section 230 of the federal Communications Decency Act, companies are not responsible for content that is posted by third parties, something that the new bill is planning to change.
Hero Has His Car Stolen While Saving a Girl’s Life
When a Russian businessman witnessed a crash and saw a car plunge into the river, he did not hesitate, left his own car and jumped in the water to help. While unable to safe the driver, he managed to save a young woman’s life. However, while he was being a hero, a thief saw the man’s unattended car and stole it. The $92,000 Audi SUV had the Russians ID, clothes and apartment key in it, leaving the hero stranded.
Apple Store Won’t Sell You Anything If They Hear You Speaking Farsi
Sahar Sabet, a 19-year old American citizen, was refused an iPad at an Apple Store in Georgia, when an employee overheard her talking Farsi to a friend. After hearing that they were from Iran, he told them that he could not sell them anything, because “our countries have bad relations”. This appears to be official policy, as another customer has come forward reporting a similar story from a different store. It did not matter that she was planning on using the iPad in the US and if she had not spoken a foreign language in the store, no one would have known and she could have purchased the iPad.
Cool Ranch Doritos Taco Is Coming
After Taco Bell sold over 100 Million Doritos Tacos, the Cool Ranch version that’s coming soon will probably sell very well. That’s not all though, a Doritos Flamas Taco is also going to be available for your enjoyment.
Roger Clemens Found Not Guilty
Former baseball pitcher Roger Clemens, who faced perjury charges for lying about steroid usage in front of a Congressional panel in 2008, was found not guilty of all charges.
Man Without Legs Climbs Mountain
Spencer West climbed to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro. A great success by itself, but this story has a twist: Spencer West lost his legs to a genetic disorder when he was five years old, and climbed the mountain mostly on his hands. He also raised $500,000 for charity at the same time.
Energy Drink Cools Itself
West Coast Chill is a new energy drink that comes in a self cooling can. By pressing a button, the can cools the drink down to 30 degrees, no need for refrigerators or ice.
Angelina Jolie is Maleficent
The first picture from the set of Maleficient, played by Angelina Jolie, was released. The movie is based around the villain from the classic Sleeping Beauty movie from 1959 and will be released on March 14, 2014.
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