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Sophia Bush and Hilarie Burton Claim ‘One Tree Hill’ Creator Threatened Their Jobs Over ‘Maxim’ Shoot, Told Bethany Joy Lenz She Was ’Too Fat’

Hilarie Burton, Sophia Bush and Bethany Joy Lenz are opening up about more of their experiences on “One Tree Hill,” specifically the “Maxim” storyline in Season 4. During Monday’s episode of their “Drama Queens” podcast, they recap the fourth episode of the season, during which Brooke (Bush) takes photos of Rachel (Danneel Ackles) for Maxim magazine. The episode aired in October 2006, one month before Bush, Burton and Ackles landed their own cover of Maxim magazine — but didn’t actually want to do it. At the time, they explained, the show was trying to draw in more male viewers by bringing...
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James Gunn: ‘Some’ Standalone DC Projects Will Still Exist Outside of a DC Universe That Connects Film, TV, Animation and Games

James Gunn is the new co-chairman and co-CEO of DC Studios along with Peter Safran, and he confirmed during a Twitter Q&A with fans that the DC Universe under his watch will be connected across film, television, animation and video games. But that doesn’t mean Gunn and Safran are putting a ban on standalone projects that exist outside of the larger, interconnected DCU. In recent years, the animated series “Harley Quinn” and films such as the Joaquin Phoenix-starring “Joker” and Robert Pattinson-starring “The Batman” have told DC stories separate from that of the main DC Universe. “Yes, some,” Gunn answered when a fan...
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Phys.org

Calcifying organisms are under threat from a combination of ocean warming and acidification

A new study led by the Institut de Ciències del Mar (ICM-CSIC), with colleagues from the British Antarctic Survey, the Institute of Oceanology, the Polish Academy of Sciences and the University of Gdańsk, has revealed that global warming and ocean acidification threaten marine organisms that build their skeletons and shells with calcium carbonate (chalk) such as corals, bryozoans, mollusks, sea urchins or crustaceans.
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International Business Times

US Economy: Black Friday Sees A Jump In Spending, More Customers Return To Stores

Americans returned to stores on Black Friday with record spending that included a boost to in-store traffic. The positive consumer news comes as the U.S. economy faces a possible recession amid inflation concerns. Consumers spent $9.12 billion on online shopping Friday and $5.29 billion on online shopping on Thanksgiving day....

Buffalo Gunman Pleads Guilty To Charges In Racist Mass Shooting

Payton Gendron, the white supremacist who shot and killed ten Black Buffalo residents, is expected to plead guilty, reports The New York Times. Gendron, 19, has been charged on the state level with numerous counts, including one count of second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, one count of domestic terrorism in the first degree, three counts of attempted second-degree murder as a hate crime, ten counts of first-degree murder, ten counts of second-degree murder as a hate crime for his ignominious actions on May 14, 2022. More from VIBE.comMetro Boomin Pays Off Mortgage For Buffalo Shooting Victim's WifeDave Chappelle Donates Sales From...
BUFFALO, NY

Our teenager started dating a girl whose mother said she talks to dead people

**This is a work of nonfiction based on actual events that I have experienced firsthand; used with permission. It's always dicey being the parent of a teenager who's dating. You never quite know what you're going to get. And I'm not just talking about the person your teen is dating. You never quite know what you're going to get with that teenager's parents.
Business Insider

Jennifer Lopez on what she learned from Warren Buffet — and other tips from celebrities on how to become a successful entrepreneur

The Hollywood Reporter released its second annual list of the top 40 celebrity entrepreneurs. THR surveyed some of the biggest stars about their thoughts on running a business. J.Lo, Ryan Reynolds, and Seth Rogen talk advice, scale versus quality, and winning versus learning. It's become commonplace for celebrities to start...

Opinion: Long-Term Relationships Often Contain Small Mistakes

“I can order takeout now so that it’s ready when we get there to pick it up!”. Instead of trusting me to place the order, my fiance’ insisted on doing it himself. This was a common occurrence, and even though it seemed so trivial, I began to have a meltdown.

Strauss victims protest before Ohio State-Michigan game Saturday, seek transparency and justice from university

Protesters advocate for Strauss victims outside The ‘Shoe before the Ohio State – Michigan game on Nov. 26. Credit: Christian Harsa | Managing Editor for Digital Content. Victims of former Ohio State physician Richard Strauss stood with signs outside the Ohio Stadium rotunda ahead of Saturday’s game against Michigan to protest the university’s handling of the investigation into the abuse.
COLUMBUS, OH

10 Ways Human Noise Harms the Environment

When it comes to pollution, the literal tons of plastic floating in the ocean tend to grab all the headlines. Although that issue is of great importance, the other forms of pollution, such as noise pollution, should not be overlooked. For far too long, the honking of cars and the roaring of plane engines have dominated the once-peaceful nighttime hours. This constant noise echoes throughout the environment and disrupts animals large and small, aquatic and terrestrial.

Five Great Steakhouses in California

If you live in California and you want to try some new restaurants, here is a list of five amazing steakhouses in California that are well-known for serving absolutely delicious food, made with fresh and high-quality ingredients only, so if you have never been to any of them, definitely pay them a visit and try their food.
CALIFORNIA STATE

AMBER Alert marks 20 years in IL

The Illinois AMBER Alert Task Force commemorates the 20th Anniversary of the first America’s Missing Broadcast Emergency Response (AMBER) Alert broadcast in Illinois. The first AMBER Alert broadcast took place at 5:35pm on November 26, 2002 in LaSalle, Illinois. The AMBER Alert System is named after 9-year-old Amber Hagerman who was abducted and later found […]
ILLINOIS STATE

Woman accused of injuring cop in drunk driving incident sentenced to five years

COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) A Columbia woman accused of driving while intoxicated and causing serious physical injury to a law enforcement officer in 2020 was sentenced on Monday. Kylie Shepherd, 28, was sentenced to five years in the department of corrections. She allegedly crashed her  Pontiac Vibe into a Columbia Police Department cruiser Feb. 24, 2020, The post Woman accused of injuring cop in drunk driving incident sentenced to five years appeared first on ABC17NEWS.
COLUMBIA, MO
informnny.com

Winter comes roaring back into the North Country later Wednesday

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — After quieting down for the holiday weekend, winter weather will roar back into our area Wednesday and Thursday as the calendar flips to December. This time it’s the counties east of Lake Ontario–Jefferson, Lewis, and Oswego counties. In particular the Tug Hill Plateau.
OSWEGO COUNTY, NY