World events are like a game of chess, only there are billions of pieces, no rules, and the board is perched precariously over a landmine. No reasonable person can be expected to keep up with every important headline while maintaining their sanity, so we have taken it upon ourselves to quickly summarize the most important and/or ridiculous news stories from the last week (or so).

THE 2016 OSCAR NOMINATIONS HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED: The Revenant, who is also starring nominated Leonardo DiCaprio, for best actor, LEADS ALL FILMS WITH 1

Source: CNN

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Source: Sun Times

HARRISON FORD IS NOW THE HIGHEST-GROSSING MOVIE STAR IN HISTORY. The success of Star Wars: The Force Awakens has helped Ford surpass the previous box

Source: The Wrap

The 14 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (1/19)

Source: MSNBC

BELOVED STAGE AND SCREEN ACTOR ALAN RICKMAN HAS DIED. After college, Rickman worked as a graphic designer but left his own company to study acting and

The 14 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (1/19)

In a move designed to force customers to upgrade to Windows 8.1 or 10... Microsoft IS ENDING SUPPORT FOR Windows 8 AFTER LESS THAN FOUR YEARS. GRAGKED

Source: Techcrunch

UNLEADED Have you 1.979 noticed LOWER GAS PRICES 2.29 LATELY? MID-GRADE There's a 2.68 DIESEL reason for it. 155 nGenerk st 'CL' future The price of a

Source: Bloomberg

AFTER LESS THAN THREE YEARS ON THE AlR, ALJAZEERA THE AL JAZEERA AMERICA NEWS NETWORK IS SHUTTING DOWN due to low viewership and low oil prices, which

Source: CNN

Unfortunately for the city of St. Louis, THEY HAVE LOST AN NFL TEAM NEFOR FOR THE SECOND TIME... TLOU ST. LOV S ARDINAL after NFL owners approved the

Source: NFL.com

RICARDO MEDINA JR., a former star of BAN DA POWER RANCES SABAN'S SAMURAI has been charged with MURDERING HIS ROOMMATE... WITH ASAMURAI SWORD. CRAGKEDO

WHAT'S IN THE BOX? James Potten, from Bristol, England, received a package from FedEx, expecting it to contain an Amazon Kindle that he had ordered. H

Source: BBC

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