Gabrielle Bluestone · 03/18/14 07:58PM

Stanford professor Andrei Linde wasn't the only one celebrating the Big Bang discovery yesterday. "It is another confirmation of inflation," Stephen Hawking told the BBC. "It also means I win a bet with [physicist] Neil Turok." Hawking's last wager over the Higgs-Boson particle cost him $100; it's not clear what he won this time.

The Golden Age of American Idol Is Over

Brian Moylan · 01/20/12 04:48PM

The ratings are in for America Idol's two-part premiere this week and the numbers aren't good. It's average ratings among 18-44 year-olds (the only people the universe cares about) dropped 44% from two years ago. Yeah, that's almost half.

The Blossom Kids Are Doing All Right

Richard Lawson · 03/29/10 03:05PM

Two of that show's stars are tromping back onto television. Also today: a biopic gets a benefactor, Madonna makes a bad life choice, and aieee!!! Godzilla!!!

'Big Bang' Actress May Be The Best Blindfolded Blackberry Typist In All of Hollywood

mark · 12/03/07 05:30PM

Our favorite part of The Rachael Ray Show—pretty crazy that we have one, right? You know, besides the segments where she blows our minds by preparing economical meals in an impossibly speedy timeframe—has always been Stupid B-List Actress Tricks, where the pathologically perky host invites her semicelebrity besties into the studio to show the world the non-acting-related talents they rarely get to display at their day jobs. Today, Big Bang Theory's Kaley Cuoco dropped by to demonstrate her amazing ability to accurately Blackberry without looking at the device's tiny keyboard, a trick that enables her to safely keep her eyes on the highway while staying in constant communication with her agent, family, and chatty friends.