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  • He’s the fastest guy on the planet, and now can add videobomber extraordinaire to his résumé.

    At a live broadcast at the London Anniversary Games, Usain Bolt sneaked up behind former Olympian and BBC Sports presenter Colin Jackson started showing off his best dance moves.

    Jackson did his best to keep going with a straight face, but eventually had to address the situation.

    “I guess Usain is doing his stuff behind me?” Jackson asked, smiling and turning around.

    Bolt won the men’s 100-meter race with a time of 9.87 seconds ... no wonder he was able to sneak up on Jackson so easily.

    Read More »from Usain Bolt videobombs BBC reporter on live TV
  • We’ve all been there — stuck in the airport with nothing to do but wait.

    Well, Kate Hudson and her 11-year-old son, Ryder, decided to deal with airport lounge doldrums in a highly entertaining way. The actress posted a video of herself and her son dancing to the song of the summer, Fetty Wap’s “Trap Queen.”

    This isn’t the first time Kate has wowed us on Instagram. Let’s not forget about her elaborate, four-part “Uptown Funk” dance routine, her patriotic national anthem belt session or her rap along to Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg’s “The Next Episode.”

    Rock on, Kate!



  • It’s a pretty common misconception that all runners are skinny, but that is truly not the case.

    Women’s Running magazine featured New York City runner and plus-size model Erica Schenk on the cover of its August 2015 issue, to smash misconceptions and embrace all types of runners.

    “There’s a stereotype that all runners are skinny, and that’s just not the case,” the magazine’s editor in chief, Jessica Sebor, told Today.com.

    “I had no idea I was going to be on the cover! I was told afterwards [after her photo shoot] that I would be on the cover,” Erica wrote in an email to E! News. “I was initially stunned. I thought it would be a big deal, but it turned out to be a MUCH bigger deal than I thought it would be!”

    People are loving the cover. Runners of all shapes and sizes have tweeted their thanks to the magazine for featuring Erica on the cover.

    Read More »from Fitness magazine features plus-size model on the cover



  • It’s the women of video games like you’ve never seen them before! And why do they look so different? It’s because they’ve been given a “realistic” makeover.

    Bulimia.com, an eating disorder treatment site, has taken on the way women’s bodies are portrayed in video games.

    Using Photoshop, they altered the images of such characters as Laura Croft from Tomb Raider and Bikini Girl from Grand Theft Auto V to represent the average American woman’s measurements.

    “The difference between the original video game heroines and their more realistic interpretations is hardly subtle,” the website’s staff wrote in a conclusion. “In these images, unfeasible waistlines expand and arms and legs grow wider. Perhaps the changes are especially noticeable since most of these characters are so scarcely dressed.”

    All of this is to raise awareness of the connection between the unrealistic body image depictions seen in these games and eating disorders.

    The staff added, “Girl gamers — especially young ones — could

    Read More »from Women video game characters given a “realistic” makeover
  • WWE star John Cena has already granted 400 wishes through the Make-A-Wish program, and it seems like he has no intention of stopping.

    The pro wrestler recently granted the wish of 7-year-old KJ Lamar. KJ has faced kidney problems since he was born; his left kidney was failing and his right was operating at 40% of the normal capacity.

    Doctors were able to perform a successful kidney transplant, but KJ must take medication daily and is not allowed to play contact sports.

    But this hasn’t curbed his love of wrestling and his wish to hang out with his favorite wrestler, John Cena.

    KJ certainly got more than just a meet and greet with Cena! First, WWE wrestler Triple H surprised KJ and his mom at the movies with a special video message from Cena himself.

    In the video, Cena invited KJ and his mom to sit at the front of the house at “Monday Night Raw” and hang out with him before the show.

    Not only did KJ get some one-on-one time with Cena; he also got to meet a bunch of other WWE wrestlers and

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