The Wellington airport just got a lot more precious. What's next, New Zealand? Peter Jackson for Prime Minister?
Stop-motion animator Hayley Morris was inspired to by her grandfather to capture the harrowing progression of Alzheimer's disease:
A drifting man struggles to pull objects from the roiling sea below him and scrambles to keep the objects from slipping through his fingers.
Undone is terrifyingly beautiful, and rightfully won Best Animated Short at the 2009 Slamdance competition.
If forecasts hold, Hurricane Sandy could be the
most perfect worst storm in 100 years: "We don't have many modern precedents for what the models are suggesting," said National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration forecaster Jim Cisco.
Sandy is expected to slam into the East Coast between North Carolina and Cape Cod sometime around Halloween.
The brazen creator and star of HBO's Girls wins for Most Controversial Obama video; libs love it, naturally, while conservatives are calling it "the height of vulgarity":
"How could a president with two, young blossoming daughters release an ad as disgusting as this," tweeted John Notle, Editor-at-Large at Breitbart News.
Meanwhile, the staff at Slate note that Dunham was born on May 13, 1986, which means she was 18 years old during Bush vs. Kerry in 2004 -- so why didn't she vote then?
Better late than never: While many impressive fan-made maps have made the rounds, Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin finally is giving us "an official collection of insanely detailed maps -- with versions that track the movements of all the main characters."
The Lands of Ice and Fire is out Tuesday.