Academy Awards 2014: Will Oscars’ return to tradition mark a TV win? – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesMarch 1, 2014, 5:00 a.m.. They’ve tried edgy and tinkered with experimental. But the producers of the 86th Academy Awards telecast believe that what America really wants is…

What’s next for Winter Olympics after Sochi? – The Japan Times

The Japan TimesSOCHI, RUSSIA – The sheer cost, size and scale of the Sochi Olympics has outstripped anything done before. The question for future Winter Games is clear: Can anyone…

‘Shaadi Ke Side Effects’ Box Office Collection: Farhan-Vidya Starrer Earns ₹5 … – International Business Times, India Edition

International Business Times, India [email protected]: Watched #ShaadiKeSideEffects ! Must say, an amazing movie with splendid performances by the leads. @FarOutAkhtar you were stupendous! @manavpurohit: Movie with meaning and message. Must…

Godzilla Will Fight Other Monsters in Upcoming Reboot Says Director Gareth … – International Business Times UK

International Business Times UKGareth Edwards, whose Godzilla reboot for Legendary Pictures is set for release in May, has confirmed that the titular nuclear-powered beastie will fight other monsters in the…

Official Minecraft movie coming from Warner Bros – GameSpot

GameSpotLooks like Warner Bros has been tapped to be working on a potential Minecraft movie. Creator Markus “Notch” Persson revealed the news on Twitter earlier today. According to Notch’s post…

California court rules it is okay for drivers to check mobile maps – PCWorld

PCWorldAn appeals court in California ruled that it is legal for a person to hold his phone to look at a map application while driving, though he is prohibited from…

17 fun facts about the Academy Awards – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNumber of spokes the reel has: 5 for the 5 original branches of the Academy (writers, technicians, producers, actors and directors). 8. Number of Oscar statuettes created for the…

New York Knicks vs. Miami Heat: Live Score and Analysis – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportThis season, the burden has been almost entirely on Carmelo Anthony’s shoulders, and the losses are adding up. For the Heat, the key will be how LeBron James responds…

‘Nashville’ Recap: A Family Falls Apart, New Band Is Formed – BuddyTV

BuddyTVJuliette stayed true to herself, while Rayna struggles with all the lies in her family on tonight’s Nashville. The episode titled “They Don’t Make ‘Em Like Daddy Anymore” saw the…

Oscars: A look back at some early, pioneering roles for black actors – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesNearly three-quarters of a century before the film “12 Years a Slave,” a scathing indictment of slavery, was nominated for nine Academy Awards, Hattie McDaniel won a supporting…

Stunning Google Street View pictures reveal polar bears in their natural habitat – State Column

State ColumnFor International Polar Bear Day, Google released new street view images of the “polar bear capital of the world”, Churchill Manitoba. The State Column, Justin Beach | February 27,…

Miami Heat vs New York Knicks NBA betting odds preview, prediction, trends – SB Nation

SB NationThe Miami Heat are a perfect 5-0 SU and ATS over their last five games, while the New York Knicks are going in the opposite direction with a 1-6…

Visit the Frozen Tundra Using Google Street View – Bloomberg

BloombergFeb. 27 (Bloomberg) — Bloomberg Television’s “Lunch Money” Host Adam Johnson looks at places to go using Google street view. (Source: Bloomberg). Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered…

‘Nashville’ recap: Don’t Put Dirt On My Grave Just Yet – Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment WeeklyJuliette’s new song, “Don’t Put Dirt on My Grave Just Yet,” may as well have been her plea to longtime manager Glenn, who just wanted to run away and…

Risk Of Collisions Between Whales And Ships Increased In Bering Strait: Study – International Business Times

International Business TimesThe study suggests slowing ship speeds in the Bering Strait, reducing motor noise and the likelihood of collisions between whales and ships. Reuters. When the Arctic Ocean thaws,…

Huge police operation targets notorious north London Adams family crime gang – Daily Mail

Daily MailHundreds of police officers swooped on addresses across London and the Home Counties yesterday in an operation aimed at smashing one of Britain’s most notorious crime gangs. Senior members…

Couple held in north London as two hundred Met officers stage crime family swoop – Evening Standard

Evening StandardA suspected member of a notorious North London gang was arrested in his £2.5 million Clerkenwell townhouse today as 200 Met officers burst into 25 addresses in the capital…

Grammy-Winning Art Director Ian Cuttler Sala Reportedly Dead in Car Accident – Billboard

BillboardGrammy-winning art director and photographer Ian Cuttler Sala died on Sunday in a car crash, according to multiple reports. Sala was a passenger in the Ford GT driven by Sami…

Portland Trail Blazers at Denver Nuggets game preview – The Oregonian

The OregonianAbout the Blazers: The Blazers have won two in a row and are looking to beat the Nuggets in Denver for the second time this season. Portland will play…

Oscar Quotes: 15 Memorable Sayings From Past Academy Awards Acceptance … – International Business Times

International Business TimesThe 86th Academy Awards that will air March 2 has already been the target of predictions, rumors and potential upsets. Before you take your seat on the couch…

Shrek might be heading for fifth movie outing – In Entertainment

In EntertainmentIf you happen to be a fan of the animated giant green ogre Shrek, and would love to see Shrek make another outing to the big screen, it looks…

Lea Michele exposes underwear in new racy photoshoot – Business Standard

Business StandardLea Michele showed off more skin than ever before as she posed in a revealing navy blue bodysuit in a Terry Richardson photo-shoot. The 27-year-old singer took part in…

Actor Sam Worthington charged with assaulting photographer in NY – Reuters

ReutersNEW YORK Feb 24 (Reuters) – Actor Sam Worthington, best known for his starring role in 2009 film “Avatar”, was arrested and charged with assaulting a photographer in Manhattan’s Greenwich…

Houston Rockets vs. Phoenix Suns: Live Score and Analysis – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportDwight Howard scored 25 points, James Harden added 23 and the Houston Rockets rallied for a 115-112 victory over the Phoenix Suns at US Airways Center on Sunday night.…

Canada v Sweden men’s ice hockey final – Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics: live – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk12.04 This is the last gold medal event of what will be the last ever Winter Olympics before man-made global climate change eliminates the concept of Winter forever in four…

‘Highway’ Box Office Collection: Alia-Randeep Starrer Sees Slight Growth on Day 2 – International Business Times, India Edition

International Business Times, India EditionHow the film performs on the third day (Sunday) remains to be seen. Considering the road movie received mixed reviews from critics, it might not do…

Elise Christie ‘heartbroken’ after third disqualification at Winter Olympics – The Guardian

The GuardianBut despite her bitter disappointment, Team GB were still guaranteed to finish the Games having at least matched their best-ever medal haul of four: the men’s curling team were…

Academy Awards 2014: Workers Who Make Oscar Statuettes In Labor Dispute – International Business Times

International Business TimesReuters. Hollywood is built on strong pro-union sentiment, and when the film industry honors its best and brightest at the Academy Awards ceremony on March 2, you would…

Camera Shy Octopus Wrestles Divers in California (VIDEO) – Auto World News

Auto World NewsTwo scuba divers who were exploring off the shore of Carmel in northern California recently were joined by a 8-foot octopus, and they have the video to prove…

Police: Body of missing legislative intern found after disappearing Super Bowl day – New York’s PIX11 / WPIX-TV

New York’s PIX11 / WPIX-TV(AP) — Police say they’ve found the body of a missing Florida State University graduate and legislative intern who disappeared after watching the Super Bowl with…

Justin Bieber — Eyeing Enormous Atlanta Mansion … On Blackland Road – TMZ.com

TMZ.comAs we reported, Bieber wants to move to Atlanta to be closer to a thriving hip hop community — and this house is extra special because it meets Bieber’s list…

‘Candy Crush Saga’ maker King aims to raise $500 million in IPO – Reuters

Reuters(Reuters) – Mobile gamemaker King Digital Entertainment Plc, best known for the hit puzzle game Candy Crush Saga, said it planned to raise up to $500 million in an initial…

Bradley Cooper Admits Going Commando At White House State Dinner; Actor … – International Business Times

International Business TimesActor Bradley Cooper arrives at the 86th Academy Awards nominees luncheon in Beverly Hills, Calif., Feb. 10, 2014. Reuters/Mario Anzuoni. “American Hustle” star Bradley Cooper went commando to…

Google To Set Up ‘Cool’ Work Space In San Francisco’s Mission Neighborhood … – Headlines & Global News

Headlines & Global NewsGoogle is reportedly investing in a huge work space for its burgeoning number of engineers from recent acquisitions by leasing a 35,000-square-foot building in San Francisco’s Mission…

Most volcanoes hot enough to erupt less than 1% of the time – eTurboNews

eTurboNewsHistorically, volcanoes were thought to be ‘giant vats’ of magma – molten rocks – that ‘burst’ once the pressure became too high. But the majority of scientists now believe that…