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3-year-old Chase Britton is truly a medical marvel. He was born without a cerebellum, the part of the brain that regulates balance, motor skills, and emotions. He also lacks a pons, the brain structure that controls breathing and sleeping. His doctors claimed that walking was impossible because he has the "MRI of a vegetable," but this is definitely not the case. Remarkably, he is able to do such things as walk, ride a bike, use scissors, and write with a pencil! This astounding young man is causing neurologists to reconsider long-held opinions on how the human brain works.
Sandra Bullock won the Razzie Award for Worst Actress the night before she won the Academy Award for Best Actress.
For those of you who do not know what a "Razzie" is, it is basically the opposite of an an Oscar. Sandra won her Razzie at the 30th Raspberry Awards for her portrayal of Mary Horowitz in the film All About Steve and the Oscar at the 82nd Academy Awards for playing Leigh Anne Tuohy in The Blind Side. This made Bullock the first actress and the third person overall to have the dubious honor of winning both a Razzie and an Academy Award in the same year!
Check out her acceptance speech below! She seems a little indignant about it; she argues that there's no way that anyone who voted for her to win a Razzie even watched the movie in question.
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The tune is "Entrance of the Gladiators" and was written by Czech composer Julius Fu?ík in 1897. One thing I'll say about gladiators - they were really cool back in the day, but they could never fill a clown's shoes.
That's right - 24-year-old Armie Hammer played both Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss! Though many applauded his performance, twice the normal amount of acting was not enough to earn him a nomination for Best Supporting Actor last night at the Academy Awards. The Social Network did end up winning three Oscars - for adapted screenplay, editing, and best score. (Read more about The Social Network's awards.