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Tom Hardy Grants Dream Date To Mother With Cancer

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Like we needed another reason to love our imaginary boyfriend, Tom Hardy!

During a break from being treated for cancer, Kayleigh Duff had an amazing surprise time with Tom in London! Kayleigh's friend, Katie, arranged the whole thing, as meeting him was one of the wishes she made after being diagnosed with the same rare and aggressive form of cancer that killed her father when she was just eight years old.

Kayleigh's only 23.

Here's what she had to say:

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Sean Penn And Ben Stiller Raise MILLIONS For Haiti

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Both Sean Penn and Ben Stiller are putting forth individual efforts to help Haiti rebuild after 2010's devastating earthquake.

Penn's J/P Haitian Relief Organization has received a $2.25 million grant which will be used to get people into homes through rental subsidies, as well as by creating new housing and repairing existing homes.

The actor released a statement saying:

”We believe this grant marks an important step in the rebuilding of Haiti. Together, we will persist until the hundreds of thousands still displaced are safely home."

Ben Stiller founded the Stiller Foundation to help build schools in the ravaged country, but most recently has organized an art auction to raise money for various relief efforts, including Penn's!

The September 22nd sale being held at Christie's auction house in New York City is expected to raise up $10.5 million!

Awesome job, guys!

[Image via WENN.]

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Real Ghost Hunters Of Atlanta?

We haven't been this afraid since… ever!

Check out the video (above) to see a preview of what happens when the Real Housewives of Atlanta meet the Ghost Hunters!

We'll be sure to keep the lights ON as we watch Sheree Whitfield, NeNe Leakes, and Kim Zolciak explore historic Rhodes Hall in Atlanta with Jason, Grant, and the rest of the team!

As far as horror is concerned, we WERE anticipating Scream 4 more than anything else…but now we're not so sure!

Will U have the courage to watch this terrifying show?

P.S. LOLs

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PayPal Pays Back

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Peter Thiel (left), co-founder of PayPal, is starting a grant program to encourage kids to start their own businesses.

Thiel does not believe that colleges teach kids enough about entrepreneurship. He is now offering 20 winners, under the age of 20, $100,000 grants to fund new business.

Thiel wants to be able “to encourage potential young entrepreneurs to get get involved in science technology.”

The start up cash is most often the problem for new businesses…but not for these 20 winners!

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National Science Foundation Gives NY Theater Company $700k To Produce Play On Climate Change

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Looks like the National Science Foundation is having issues figuring out the best ways to not waste hundreds of thousands of dollars spend their money.

The NSF has awarded a $700,000 grant to New York theater company The Civilians, to produce a play about climate change.

$700,000?!?!?!? There's gotta be a better way to get the word out there.

The ridiculous sum of money will be used to finance The Great Immensity, with a book by Steven Cosson and music & lyrics by Michael Friedman.

The story is about a photojournalist, Polly, who goes missing while at work in the rainforest in Panama.

This is certainly an important issue and we're glad it's being addressed…but there's gotta be better ways to appropriate those funds!

Words and phrases like RESEARCH and PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS come to mind.

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Big Brother Champ Asks For Rehab Grant!

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This guy has a lot of balls!

Adam Jasinski, the $500,000 winner of the 2008 season of Big Brother, had his lawyers ask for a grant from taxpayers to pay for his rehab at the Kennedy Heath Care Center in New Jersey.

HA! Fat chance!

The judge assured Jasinski that his request was highly unlikely to be honored but that he wants him to continue on his path of sobriety.

Jasinski is awaiting trial in Boston on drug-dealing charges after being arrest in October for allegedly trying to sell thousands of oxycodone painkillers.

Why should the taxpayers pay because YOU effed up?! STOOPID!

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