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Dwayne The Rock Johnson, Hercules

Kerry Brown/MGM/Paramount

How The Rock became 'Hercules'

To convincingly yell "I am Hercules!" in his new action movie, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson had to do more than warm up his vocal chords.

Morgan Freeman

Warner Bros./IMAX

Morgan Freeman inhales helium on Fallon show

You know the voice of Morgan Freeman: commanding, firm, resonant. He's even played God. What if it's on helium?

Homer Simpson tattoos record

Guinness World Records

Man's 41 Homer Simpson tattoos set world record

This is sure to be the talk of Springfield. A New Zealand man's 41 tattoos of Homer Simpson have set a new world record.

Johnson family mortuary

WFAA

Network drops reality TV show on Texas mortuary

The Lifetime TV network says it dropped a reality show about a Texas mortuary after eight decaying bodies were found at the facility and corpse abuse charges were brought against the co-owners.

Southern Costume Company

Southern Costume Company

Move over Hollywood! Louisiana is top for film production

With a temperate climate and generous tax incentives, Louisiana has been luring the California-based film industry south, creating thousands of new jobs and businesses in the process.

Craig Thatcher Band

Popular Lehigh Valley band steps in for Musikfest's opening night

The Main Stage at Musikfest will no longer be dark on opening night.

Queen photobombs selfie

Jayde Taylor and Brooke Peris

Queen photobombs selfie, creates new sport

After just one day of competition, a new sport has emerged at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow: snapping selfies with the queen.

Fifty Shades of Grey

Courtesy Focus Features

'Fifty Shades of Grey' trailer sees 'Red'

"Fifty Shades of Grey's" infamous "Red Room" has arrived. The first trailer for the romance drama, which is adapted from E L James' best-selling erotic novel, gives fans a racy hint of what's to come.

Ben Affleck's Batman

Warner Bros./DC Comics

Comic-con: 'Batman' makes an appearance

Attendees at 2014's San Diego Comic-Con have gotten up close and personal with Ben Affleck's Batman.

Shia LaBeouf after arrest

Steve Kastenbaum/CNN

Shia LaBeouf appears in court

Shia LeBeouf appeared in Manhattan criminal court Thursday morning over charges stemming from a June incident at a Broadway performance of "Cabaret."

Batman Blu ray cover

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment

'Batman' TV series to be freed from belfry at San Diego Comic-Con

One of the big panels at this year's San Diego Comic Con this week isn't about an upcoming superhero movie, but a major video release of a classic television series.

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Happiest/unhappiest U.S. cities

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It seems that residents of Louisiana are some of the happiest people in the country, and New Yorkers remain some of the unhappiest, according to a new report. Take a look at the happiest - and unhappiest - U.S. cities.

On this Day

  • Carousel, merry-go-round, carnival ride

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    On this day: July 25

    America gives its Army generals five stars, a family favorite amusement park ride is patented, Dylan plugs in, and Roseanne "sings," all on this day.

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