| August 14, 2013

If you're not up to speed on all the latest news and gossip, you're doing yourself a major disservice.

What happens when tonight's get-together rolls around, and you can't keep up with the conversation? Or what if a discussion erupts over Katy Perry's newest tune, and you're the only one who hasn't heard it? You'll feel a bit out of place, and therefore, quite lame.

Don't let that happen to you. It's best to drop everything you're doing and take a few minutes to get up to speed.

Here's what you may have missed this week:

Here's that Katy Perry tune we were talking about. Too bad it's already attracting a lot of attention thanks to its resemblance to an existing Sara Bareilles song.

Luke Bryan's latest album came out Tuesday. Read our review to see if it's this is more up your alley.

Anybody happen to catch the Teen Choice Awards? And witness that extremely awkward attempt at a "twerking" world record?

Here's Bon Appetit's list of the ten best new restaurants. Make a reservation today, and maybe you can secure a table for 2018.

By the way, how much should you tip at one of these places? Or a take-out joint? Or a full-service gas station?

Wanna make your friends jealous? See which colors best complement your eyes, then learn about all the upcoming make-up and fashion trends from an expert.

Prince George is having a great week. His mom is planning to snap his official portrait, and his dad can't say enough nice things about him. And royal fashion watchers, mark your calendars, because Kate is going back to work in September.

Back at home, we finally tracked down the inventor of the cronut. Here's a sneak peek at his new pastry creations.

Love cronuts so much you might need a loan to keep up with your obsession? You might consider one of these as collateral.

And finally, Jennifer Aniston reveals how she really got that stripper body.