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From Apocalyptic Urban Outfitters Employee to Dust Bowl Diva to Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century, Taylor Swift contains multitudes. Is she none of them? Is she all of them? Watch the supercut and judge for yourself ... Discuss

As a public service announcement, we at RELEVANT feel duty-bound to inform you that immensely popular "rock" band and human garbage disposal impersonators Nickelback have summoned whatever tepid muses they consult for what passes as "inspiration" to flush another album out into a world that never did them any wrong. This witch's brew of complacency doesn't have a title yet, but the first single is called "Edge of a Revolution." It sounds like a rusty old Chevette crashing into a semi-truck full of goats, which is to say it sounds like every other Nickelback song. This particular jumble of junk riffs and drum splats has the benefit of frontman Chad Kroeger's keen political insights, with lines like "What do we want? We want change! How we gonna get there? A revolution!" that make Black Eyed Peas sound like William Faulkner. We'll have to deal with the rest of the album later this year ... Discuss

Benedict Cumberbatch will play the tiger-villain Shere Khan in the other Jungle Book adaptation currently in the works—this one directed by Andy Serkis. As you may recall, Disney and Jon Favreau are also working on a live-action adaptation of the classic Rudyard Kipling book with its own impressive cast: Idris Elba (Shere Khan), Bill Murray (Baloo), Lupita Nyong’o (Raksha), Scarlett Johansson (Kaa), Giancarlo Esposito (Akela), Christopher Walken (King Louie) and Ben Kingsley (Bagheera). This isn’t the first time Cumberbatch and Serkis have worked together: Serkis (Gollum) and Cumberbatch (Smaug) both appeared in The Hobbit trilogy via motion-capture performances ... Discuss

In a recent interview with reporters while traveling from South Korea, Pope Francis revealed that he believes he only has "two or three years" left, and would even consider retiring early. The 77-year-old leader of the Catholic church said,

I see it as the generosity of the people of God. I try to think of my sins, my mistakes, not to become proud. Because I know it will last only a short time. Two or three years and then I'll be off to the Father's house.

Pope Francis said that though the idea “does not appeal to some theologians," he would consider retirement if he began to feel like he couldn’t handle his responsibilities as pope, like his predecessor. Pope Francis said that “"Benedict XVI opened a door,” and even admitted that he is currently being treated for nerve problems ... Discuss

Israel has pulled delegation officials from peace talks in Egypt as a potential ceasefire between Hamas and Israel breaks down. The Israeli Defense Forces resumed their airstrikes after rockets were fired from Gaza during a temporary truce between Hamas and Israel. According to some sources, Israel may be preparing for a ground invasion in response to the new round of rocket launches ... Discuss

Here’s some inspiration for anyone struggling while attempting to accomplish their dreams. Actor Chris Pratt—best known as Andy in Parks and Rec and for starring in the action hit Guardians of the Galaxy—recently shared this picture that shows, once again, why we shouldn’t despise small beginnings. As he explains on Facebook, “Can't believe I found this picture!!! That is the van I lived in!!! In my hand is the script for the movie that got me out of Maui. Crazy.” Pratt was famously discovered by a director while working as a waiter in Hawaii—where he lived near the beach in the van—before becoming a global box office star ... Discuss