Many familiar faces of the "Veronica Mars" gang will be back for the web series "Play it Again, Dick," which is set to focus on Ryan Hansen and his Dick Casablancas character. Kristen Bell, Jason Dohring, Enrico Colantoni, and Daaran Norris are just a few actors to return for the webseries, which is set to air Sept. 15 on the CW Seed.
Hollywood and Broadway Star Lauren Bacall Dies at 89
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Lauren Bacall, who skyrocketed to fame at just 19 with her sultry role in "To Have and Have Not," has died at age 89, ABC News has confirmed. Bacall was a sultry and smart movie actress and one of the leading ladies of her time. She scored an Honorary Oscar in 2010, as well as a shining Broadway star, and two Tony awards for her roles in "Applause" and "Woman of the Year."
Bacall leaves behind three children, two with long-time film co-star and late husband Humphrey Bogart, and one with actor and ex-husband Jason Robards.
Steve Ballmer Officially the New Owner of the Clippers
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Steve Ballmer, former Microsoft CEO, was officially named the new owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, ESPN reports. Ballmer made his initial $2 billion bid in May, and the sale was completed Tuesday after court documents affirming Shelly Sterling's authority to sell the franchise without husband Donald Sterling's consent went through.
"It's very, very exciting. I'm a basketball nut," Ballmer told ESPN. "The notion of spending a lot of time in Los Angeles has been exciting to me for years. The community down there is great. I look forward to supporting the community, the fan base, the staff, Doc [Rivers] and the players to take this thing to higher heights."
Happy Left-Handers' Day!
Today marks the 22nd annual Left-Handers' Day, when left-handed individuals get to celebrate their left-handed ways. About 10 percent of people write with their left hand, a trait which is tied to intelligence and creativity. Be sure to tell your left-handed friends and family that you appreciate them, even if sitting next to them at dinner means the constant bumping of elbows.
Fields Medal Mathematics Prize Goes to Woman for First Time
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Maryam Mirzakhani was awarded the Fields Medal, the most prestigious honor in mathematics, on Wednesday, making history as the first woman to ever receive the prize, The Guardian reports.
Mirzakhani, 37, was born and raised in Iran and currently teaches mathematics at Stanford University in California. The honor is awarded once every four years by the International Mathematical Union, and for the first time in its 80 year history, a woman has received the highest honor.