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The Horrifying Tab I Couldn't Close All Week: Disney Princesses' heads exploding

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When I was younger, I’d imagine Snow White leaning juuuust a bit too far into the well, or human Ariel ironically drowning under her oppressive wall of bangs, or the mice turning on Cinderella and devouring her in her sleep (thanks a lot, cheese curd remnants). But nothing like this. The Disney Princesses’ Heads Exploding video was easily the most horrifying Internet oddity I’ve seen all week. READ FULL STORY

'MasterChef': Wednesday, Bloody Macaroons

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Thank God for HD, right? (I don’t care what any of the judges say. These still look amazing.)

It’s all about the final Pressure Test on MasterChef. Last week’s lemon meringue pie did Bimi in, and this week two home chefs had to enter a sweat-streaked macaroon WAR ZONE to fight for their places in summer’s hottest competition of who can stir up the most sh*t cook random stuff the best. Who would ultimately fall apart easier than his own confection? READ FULL STORY

'America's Got Talent': Even Scary Spice is scared

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What kind of 6- and 9-year-olds have never heard of the Partridge Family? Unassuming DEATH METAL SPAWN with serene smiles, colored tights, and apparently the coolest dad ever, that’s who. Here’s the type of act that’s been making it through to Vegas while you haven’t been watching America’s Got Talent. Delight in the dulcet tones of Aaralyn’s original tune, “Zombie Skin.” I can’t wait to hear her debut single, “How I Ate My Brother.”
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Katy Perry says Russell Brand asked for a divorce via text message

One he sent her on New Year’s Eve, no less! This sort of thing is why the “That Was Way Harsh, Tai” tag was created.

In a revealing cover interview for Vogue‘s July issue, the 28-year-old singer discusses her career and her relationship history — paying special attention to her brief marriage to comedian and cable news scourge Russell Brand. “He’s a very smart man, and I was in love with him when I married him,” Perry says of her ex, whom she met in the summer of 2009 and married in the fall of 2010.

“Let’s just say I haven’t heard from him since he texted me saying he was divorcing me December 31, 2011,” she continues — one day after he formally filed for divorce. The couple’s split was finalized in July 2012.

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Miss USA 2013: Important things you missed

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Good God, how I love a pageant! Miss USA and Donald Trump always manage to select the finalists with the most compelling passions. Here’s what you missed: READ FULL STORY

Lucille Bluth vs. the Disney Princesses

So I went a little nuts with Vine!

Boozy-witchy Bluth matriarch Lucille has generously taken time out of her day-drinking to snap some sense into the damsels of Disney. They could all stand to lose some weight, by the way. You want your belt to buckle, not your chair. (Click the microphones on and off to hear the audio.) READ FULL STORY

Helen Mirren plays Queen to fulfill dying boy's wish

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Dame Helen Mirren is just as classy as you think.

Oliver Burton, who was born with Down’s syndrome and had recently been diagnosed with cancer, had a dying wish to meet Queen Elizabeth II. When that wasn’t possible, Mirren stepped in.

The actress, who is currently playing the Queen in a West End performance of The Audience, invited Burton and his family to see the show and then the 10-year-old was brought backstage to meet a still-in-character Mirren. The two drank tea together while Oliver played with the corgis featured in the show, according to the Daily Mail. “She stayed in character for the whole thing,” Oliver’s father, James Browne, told the paper. “Oliver thought she was the real queen, and well, that’s good enough for us.” READ FULL STORY

Waterworks alert: Today's Google Doodle is a teenage contest winner

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Today’s Google Doodle isn’t for those prone to tearing up at those dang Google+ commercials. Recently, Google ran a contest inviting students of all ages to create their own Doodle around the theme, “My Best Day Ever….” The winner would get their design on Google’s homepage, as well as a $30,000 college scholarship, in addition to other prizes.

Twelfth-grader Sabrina Brady beat out 130,000 other candidates with her winning drawing depicting her reunion with her father coming home after an 18-month deployment in Iraq. In addition to her Google fame, Brady and other finalists’ work will appear in a special exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City running through July 14.

That is so much better than your artwork hanging on your parents’ fridge.

Read more:
Google Easter egg celebrates Atari arcade game ‘Breakout’
Incredible Google Doodle celebrates Saul Bass — VIDEO
Google doodle celebrates jazz legend Ella Fitzgerald

'Hangman with prizes': On the scene at the 30th anniversary of 'Wheel of Fortune'

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If you’ve always dreamed of yelling “Wheel… of… Fortune!” on national TV, prepare to be disappointed. It turns out that the shouts you hear when viewing the show at home are prerecorded — the voices of people you’ll never know, excited about a game you’re not actually watching. READ FULL STORY

'Space Oddity' done right: Astronaut Chris Hadfield sings Bowie's hit in actual Space Station -- VIDEO

In space, no one can hear you sing. Well, unless you record yourself singing there, then post that video on YouTube.

Case in point: Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield‘s incredible, anti-gravity rendition of David Bowie’s “Space Oddity,” an awesome song made even more awesome by the fact that this dude is actually singing it in space. The commander, who’s currently wrapping up a five-month stay in the International Space Station, uploaded the clip yesterday; it’s already racked up over 1 million views. READ FULL STORY

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