Eavesdropping In: 10 Least Brainy U.S. Cities; Johnny Depp Doesn't Need Marriage; SoCal Internet Outage; Charles Manson's Prison Cell Phone; Britney Slams Media

by Emily Green · December 3, 2010

Portfolio did a study of U.S. cities with the least "brainpower" and four of their top 10 were in California... [HuffPo]

Johnny Depp has been together with Vanessa Paradis for 12 years but says he doesn't need a formal marriage to validate their union [PE]

That wasn't just your internet that wasn't working for hours yesterday—it was most of SoCal since Time Warner had a major outage [LATimes]

Prison confiscates Charles Manson's LG flip phone hidden under his mattress [KTLA]

Britney Spears defends Jason Trawick, lashes out via Twitter at media for releasing supposedly fake phone calls claiming he beat her [TMZ]