Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston in happier days before their marriage broke up in 2005.
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"...as human beings we are capable of making sense of situations based on the thinnest slice of experience."
Malcolm Gladwell, author of Blink and The Tipping Point.
ROWR!!!!!: Jennifer Aniston finally dishes a little dirt on Angelina Jolie, who stole Brad Pitt from her a few years ago. She thinks some of Jolie's actions were "really uncool." What she doesn't say, but we bet she thinks it: "How come Angelina didn't steal
Vince Vaughn from me instead of Brad?". (RL)
SAY IT AIN'T SO, JOE: So, like, Joe Jonas totally dissed Taylor Swift and, like, broke up with her on the phone!!! How wrong is that? And, get this, now he's dating that 10,000 BC girl Camilla Belle, who's ancient! I am so mad. (RL)
GUTTER BALL: President-elect Barack Obama will have plenty on his plate once he gets in office but he really should add one more: bowling lessons. After all, the White House comes with lanes, he bowled a 37 in seven frames during the primaries, and the Professional Bowlers Association is offering to help. (RS)
COMPARE AND CONTRAST: What further proof that our economic system is really weird? Want to get super depressed? Want to feel really small? Check out this calculator that lets you compare your meager salary to what the guys on the Cleveland Cavaliers are making. Mind boggling. (RL)
ABOUT TIME: Chinese Democracy cost Axl Rose 13 years, 14 studios and the exit of every other founding member of Guns n' Roses to produce 14 songs. Was it worth it? The countdown clock says we'll know in about 11 days - maybe. Proof that this band has been fading for years. (KC)
MORE IS BETTER: As "Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa" rockets to the top of the movie charts, Jada Pinkett Smith gets her wish for more body - she plays the hippo. The actress had even been to Tanzania recently with husband Will Smith. (KC)
SPIN O' DEATH: We apparently missed this on Halloween, but here's a quick note on North Korea's amusement parks of death. Wheeee. Fun game: Try to guess the number of maintenance checks this coaster at Kaeson Youth Park has had. (KC)
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