In truly sad, infuriating news, the Iranian government has sentenced the young men and women in the YouTube video below to six months in jail and 91 lashes for dancing to Pharrell's "Happy," as you can see below. Tehran's chief of police has reportedly called the video, "a vulgar clip which hurt public chastity" ... Discuss
Fresh on the heels of the critical acclaim he garnered for last year's Robert Redford-starring All Is Lost, it-director J.C. Chandor is back with a very intense-looking drama about 1981, one of the most violent years in New York City history. It stars Oscar Isaac (Inside Llewyn Davis and Drive) and Jessica Chastain (she's in just about everything these days), it's called A Most Violent Year and it'll release on New Year's Eve ... Discuss
New research paints a pretty unflattering picture of how men view the opposite sex as they grow older. Generally, as women age, they continue to find men around their age the most attractive. But as men age, they continue to find women 20-24 most attractive. "From the time you're 22 you'll be less hot than a 20-year-old, based on this data," OKCupid co-founder Christian Rudder said to a group of women at a recent talk, according to FiveThirtyEight. "So that's just a thing." The findings were based on data collected from OKCupid's notoriously obsessive info-gathering process.
Rudder clarified the findings for NPR. "This is just measuring people's opinions, not what they actually go out and do ...What you see when you actually look at what people do, you see the realism set in. So these 40-year-old guys … the people they actually have the courage to actually go out and message are a lot older: it's 30, 35-year-old women" ... Discuss