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Got a spare two hours? Why not watch every James Bond movie as a single James Bond movie?

So much for getting any work done today.

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the James Bond movie franchise, not to mention the release of Skyfall tomorrow, the folks at Eon Productions have stitched together all 22 movies featuring Agent 007 into one single omnibus James Bond movie. (Sorry Never Say Never Again fans, wherever you are — it didn’t make the cut.) More intriguing still, this super-Bond film was constructed in chronological order, with the opening sequence from 1962’s Dr. No, followed by roughly the fifth through tenth minutes of 1963’s From Russia With Love, the tenth through fifteenth minutes of 1964’s Goldfinger, and so on up through the final five minutes from 2008’s Quantum of Solace.

It makes for a remarkably cohesive storytelling experience; Carey Lowell wondering where she’s going to get a small prop plane in 1989’s License to Kill, for example, segues perfectly into Pierce Brosnan flying a small prop plane in 1995’s GoldenEye. Whether that’s an indictment of the Bond formula, or a testimony to its resilience, I leave to you to decide.

Check it out below, and be sure to have that window with the TPS reports handy should your boss stroll by:  READ FULL STORY

Your Hidden Gems of Election 2012!

CNN definitely coordinated its “true blue state” shade with the exact color of Anderson Cooper’s icy hot eyes, right? RIGHT?

Who says EW.com’s Hidden Gems franchise needs to be limited to Dancing With the Stars coverage? Usually me, but I’m feeling democratic today. I’ll be compiling fun screenshots of election coverage throughout the night, so go ahead and send in the screen gems — noteworthy quirks that are not necessarily the main focus of the telecast — you notice yourselves. READ FULL STORY

Entertainment industry donates to Hurricane Sandy relief -- by the numbers

In the wake of devastating hurricane Sandy that hit the east coast last week, the entertainment industry has been vocal in its support of the relief efforts. NBC hosted a telecast Friday, and ABC promoted a “Day of Giving” yesterday. In addition, many entertainment-based companies pledged money. What were the results?

Check it out below:

NBC: 23 million was raised during Friday night’s telecast.

Disney/ABC: 2 million dollar pledged, plus 16.8 million was raised during yesterday’s “Day of Giving.” READ FULL STORY

Vote! Google's new Doodle wants you to

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It’s voting — with a Google twist.

The latest homepage icon for the search giant got a red, white and blue twist today in honor of the election. The colored paper ballots spell out “Google” as they are fed through a vote counter.

The best part? When you click on any part of the icon, it takes you to the search results for “Where Do I Vote” and you can enter your address and find out exactly where your polling place is. Great news for procrastinators the morning of the election — or those of us who just need a quick reminder. It also gives you all the information about whether you’re eligible, voter laws in various states, and registration requirements. It’s so easy!

What are you possibly waiting for (those of you that are U.S. citizens and 18 and older)? Remember: If you don’t vote, you can’t tweet about voting.

Read more:
New Google Doodle celebrates Halloween
New Google Doodle celebrates Bob Ross
Avast! Google Doodle celebrates Herman Melville and ‘Moby Dick’

Avril Lavigne's ex dresses up as her for Halloween, proves he's really, really, really over her

Emma Roberts isn’t the only famous person who got meta this Halloween weekend. Apparently, Sum 41’s Deryck Whibley and his girlfriend Ari Cooper celebrated the holiday by dressing as Avril Lavigne — Whibley’s ex-wife — and her fiance, Nickelback’s Chad Kroeger. (That’s Whibley as Lavigne; Cooper as Kroeger.) Talk about storming through a party like your name was El Niño! READ FULL STORY

New Google Doodle celebrates Bob Ross

Art history majors, your time has come.

The popular Google Doodle feature on the Google homepage got an artsy twist today in honor of what would have been Bob Ross’ 70th birthday (The beloved painter and TV personality passed away in 1995).

Ross is best known as the creator and host of the PBS show The Joy of Painting, which ran for over a decade (1983-1994) and instructed people how to create oil paintings in easy, step-by-step instructions.

A fun added detail on Ross’ Doodle is the squirrel on his shoulder. In addition to his painting, Ross was an animal fan who often adopted wildlife creatures, squirrels in particular. The furry friends often made appearances on the show. In fact, the Internet recently unearthed old video of Ross feeding a baby squirrel. It’s simply adorable.

Feeling crafty? Many Ross clips are still on YouTube. Check out an autotune of his class — the Internet’s favorite way of honoring someone! — below, and then get to work on your stuck-inside-during-Hurricane-Sandy art, east coasters. READ FULL STORY

Nick Offerman offers his moustache-growing tips -- VIDEO

Moustache aficionado Nick Offerman, who’s a spokesperson for Movember — a month-long moustache-growing campaign that raises funds for prostate and testicular cancer initiatives — elicited the help of sheep herders and Tibetan monks to tame his facial hair, but you don’t need to resort to such extremes. According to the Parks and Rec star, the manliest journey of your life starts with baby steps: First “hammer a nail,” then “tolerate a crying baby,” and when you’re ready, “eat a raw onion.” It’s official, Offerman is our generation’s Tom Selleck.

Watch the video (shot for the men’s site MadeMan) below for more grooming tips: READ FULL STORY

Carrie Ann Inaba falls off chair while judging 'Dancing With the Stars' -- HILARIOUS GIF

I just want to make sure everyone gets to enjoy this in low-quality pixelated form as much as I enjoyed it in high-definition television form. Here’s Dancing With the Stars judge Carrie Ann Inahhhhhh-ber getting struck by a tidal wave of sexual energy (thanks to Gilles Marini and Peta Murgatroyd’s rumba) and falling off her chair during tonight’s performance show:

“LET THE BABY-MAKING BEGIN!” Carrie Ann screamed; then toppled over while saying “That was ridiculous.” OH WAS IT? Not to be outdone, Bruno Tonioli promptly splayed himself face-up on the judges’ table in his usual “Take me. Love me! Devour me.” position.

It was bound to happen! I’m just surprised it took 15 seasons. (And a little bit shocked it wasn’t Bruno instead.) She’s fine, by the way, otherwise I would never have posted this. Yeah right!

I give Carrie Ann’s performance a 10. “Tehhhhhhhhhn!” READ FULL STORY

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