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Eddie Murphy expected to return to ‘Saturday Night Live’

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If Eddie Murphy was among the cast members you hoped would return to help the show celebrate its 40th season — he was on our list — then here’s some good news today:

Speaking to TV One’s News One Now, the actor said he was expected to return for the three-hour 40th anniversary broadcast.

The news came after Murphy was asked why he’d never hosted an episode of the long-running program

“It’s just timing,” Murphy…

Weather phenomenon turns Grand Canyon into sea of clouds

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The Grand Canyon was looking a bit under the weather, literally, after a temperature inversion caused clouds to settle inside the canyon’s rim on Wednesday.

A layer of low-lying clouds produced the spectacular sight, and turned the canyon into a sea of clouds. Thirty minutes of cloud movement is sped up in this time-lapse footage, above, recorded at Hopi Point on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon

The weather phenomenon is spotted at the Grand Canyon every few months, but the last time it…

Facebook blocks pages insulting Prophet Mohammed in Turkey

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Facebook has blocked an unspecified number of pages that featured content allegedly insulting the Prophet Mohammed on Monday, following an order from a local court in Turkey, Mashable has learned.

On Sunday, a local court in Ankara, Turkey, threatened to block Facebook entirely if the social network didn’t comply with the order. But Facebook complied less than 24 hours later and blocked the content for Turkish users, according to a source familiar with the matter who spoke to Mashable on the…

Facebook blocks pages insulting Prophet Mohammed in Turkey

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Facebook has blocked an unspecified number of pages that featured content allegedly insulting the Prophet Mohammed on Monday, following an order from a local court in Turkey, Mashable has learned.

On Sunday, a local court in Ankara, Turkey, threatened to block Facebook entirely if the social network didn’t comply with the order. But Facebook complied less than 24 hours later and blocked the content for Turkish users, according to a source familiar with the matter who spoke to Mashable on the…

SAG Awards 2015: ‘Orange is the New Black,’ ‘Birdman’ among winners

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Netflix had a good night at the SAG Awards

The streaming network took home three awards at the annual event, including best comedy ensemble (Orange is the New Black), best actor in a drama (Kevin Spacey), and best actress in a comedy (Uzo Aduba)

On the movies side, many of the actors who heard their names read should be getting used to making speeches by now, as quite a few of them just accepted Golden Globes a…

America’s 12-week maternity policy has nothing to do with families

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Seconds after my daughter was born a nurse placed her tiny pulsing body on my chest. The sight captivated me, and as she lay there I thought of nothing else but the marvel of her new life.

In the days that followed, the complicated and busy world came into view again, and I began to hear the inevitable ticking of time. In 12 weeks, I would somehow have to find the courage to ignore the hormones that primed my body and mind for complete devotion. I would have to leave this helpless being, my…

Lyft replaces pink mustache with ‘glowstache’

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Goodbye pink mustache. Long live the glowstache

Lyft, the on-demand ride hailing service, announced Tuesday that it is replacing its iconic giant, fuzzy pink mustaches with a smaller plastic mustache that it is really, truly calling Glowstache

“The new Glowstache marks an exciting moment for Lyft as we embark on the next chapter of our growth,” a rep for Lyft said in an emailed statement. “We’ll begin rolling the Glowstache out to Lyft drivers…

Amazon is getting into the movie business

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Amazon wants a chunk of Hollywood’s business, too

After a string of successes in television—including multiple Golden Globe wins for Transparent—the e-commerce company wants to produce 12 movies per year. The movies will debut in theaters, but they’ll also be available on Prime Instant Video in the United States only four to eight weeks after they’re released in theaters, Amazon announced on Monday. That’s at least 30 weeks faster than the average movie

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Madonna, Ed Sheeran, AC/DC set to perform at the 2015 Grammys

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LOS ANGELES — Absent from The Recording Academy’s first batch of Grammy performers are the Feb. 8 ceremony’s three most-nominated artists: Beyonc

Monica would approve of this super-detailed replica of her ‘Friends’ apartment

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There isn’t a Friends fan on Earth who hasn’t fantasized about living in Monica and Rachel’s palatial and funky apartment. And now there’s a cuter, and more affordable, version.

Artist and Friends superfan Bruna Salvador Conforto paid tribute to one of her favorite TV shows by recreating the famous New York City apartment out of paper. On top of being unbearably adorable, and just as warm and inviting as the original, Conforto’s replica is incredibly intricate