Arts&Culture


Celebrate the year of the rooster with Folkmoot
- January 27, 2017

As Folkmoot has been developing its year-round programming, the group wanted to incorporate an event to feature the Chinese culture, specifically the Chinese New Year. Winston Lim, head of personal financial services for UOB in China, said that considering how increasingly active the Chinese consumers spending online, it is natural trend that giving red envelopes as a gift is also online. (more...)
Chelsea Handler Viciously Mocks Melania Trump for Her English
- January 26, 2017

This isn't the first time Handler has taken shots at Trump's accent. She also speaks French, German, Serbian and Slovene, noted the New York Daily News . Naturally, the twitterverse had a lot to say about Handler's disrespect, especially considering that Melania Trump actually speaks at least five languages! Her comments are rude, as many other immigrants, who are just like Melania, struggle to get used to the language. (more...)
Kylie Jenner Is Officially Off The Hook After Copycat Accusations! Kylie Jenner Is Officially Off The Hook After Copycat Accusations!
- January 26, 2017

Reality TV star Kylie Jenner is staying busy af this year. Kylie posted some videos to her story featuring her new dark bob cut. In the photo , her hair colour looks like a silvery black. In addition to Kylie's L.A. pop-up cosmetics shop, she announced that she is planning to open another store in New York City. It looks like Kylie Jenner is trying to support her longtime pal Jordyn Woods any way she can after the tragic death of her father John . (more...)
Redford: a popular 'movement' will fight Trump cuts Redford: a popular 'movement' will fight Trump cuts
- January 22, 2017

With these highlights (and most likely many more interesting movies that will be discovered), let's all live vicariously through the Sundance coverage out there and make notes to see these films whenever they reach theaters everywhere. She said had Democrat Hillary Clinton won the election, "maybe we would have gone complacent". He criticized Trump's choice of Scott Pruitt for head of the Environmental Protection Agency, though he didn't mention Pruitt by name. (more...)
Miguel Ferrer, "NCIS: Los Angeles" star, is dead at 61
- January 20, 2017

Veteran actor Miguel Ferrer worked on NCIS: Los Angeles until his death. " Miguel made the world brighter and funnier and his passing is felt so deeply in our family that events of the day, (monumental events), pale in comparison". In his younger years, Ferrer was initially drawn to music, accompanying his mother and Bing Crosby on tour, as well as playing the drums for Keith Moon's "Two Sides of the Moon". (more...)
This is the most expensive house in the U.S.
- January 20, 2017

It's being sold by luxury property developer Bruce Makowsky , a 60-year-old man who made his fortune selling handbags on QVC before investing in real estate. Additionally, the lavish property includes a decommissioned helicopter from the 1980s-television show " Airwolf " parked on the roof, as well as a $30-million auto collection, according to The Hollywood Reporter . (more...)
Super Bowl 51 Predictions in a game of Inches Super Bowl 51 Predictions in a game of Inches
- January 19, 2017

The Pack and the Falcons locked horns during the regular season, on October 30th and the Falcons beat the Packers 33-32 in that one. The win in Dallas took a toll on the Packers' already perilous health. The Raiders lost 27-14 at Houston in the opening round of the playoffs . In the final two weeks of the regular season, Jones was listed as a limited participant in the Wednesday and Thursday workouts and a full participant in the Friday practices. (more...)
IPhone 6 Could Have a Defective Battery Too, Recall Also Likely
- January 19, 2017

The theory goes that since the iPhone 6S and 7 have had lackluster sales growth, and most people upgrade their smartphone every two or three years, then there is a large group of iPhone users waiting for a new model to upgrade. Arcuri predicts three iPhone models later this year, according to a research note circulated to Cowen and Company clients. On the other hand, if you own an iPhone 6s and believe your phone is shutting down unexpectedly, you can visit this page on Apple's ... (more...)
NVIDIA Shield TV Receives Important Update To Android 7.0 Nougat
- January 17, 2017

A new feature allowing the user to write to the SD card or USB attached will also be added.An array of new apps will also be debuting on SHIELD post the update. The assistant can be summoned from whatever room you have your shield in, but that wasn't enough for Nvidia either, so they developed the Nvidia Spot, which is a small speaker and microphone that plugs into any power outlet and spreads the functionality of Assistant to as many other rooms as you want. (more...)
Mark Hamill Is Back As Trump The Joker, Reading Streep Tweets Mark Hamill Is Back As Trump The Joker, Reading Streep Tweets
- January 16, 2017

Hamill tweeted Saturday as he unveiled his latest dark descent into the character of the Trumpster . Now, it's Mark Hamill who is making Donald Trump look bad and though his audio clips are amusing to listen to, it's hard to ignore that Trump as the Joker is unnerving as well. (more...)
Andy Carroll scores incredible overhead kick in West Ham vs. Crystal Palace Andy Carroll scores incredible overhead kick in West Ham vs. Crystal Palace
- January 16, 2017

With the forward determined to leave the club in this transfer window it seems highly unlikely that West Ham fans will see him in competitive action as one of their own again. "Players are going to look at us and say 'do I want to go to Crystal Place in a relegation battle?'" " West Ham were very good in the last 20 minutes, but weren't that great before then", he said. (more...)
EC calls for timeout before ruling on 'cycle'
- January 15, 2017

Earlier on Monday, Mulayam met Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi and Election Commissioners OP Rawat and AK Joti, during which he has reportedly reiterated that Ram Gopal Yadav stands expelled from the party and he continues to remain the Samajwadi Party president. (more...)
William Peter Blatty, Author Of The Exorcist, Has Died William Peter Blatty, Author Of The Exorcist, Has Died
- January 14, 2017

Blatty, who claimed the screenwriting Oscar for The Exorcist at the 46th Academy Awards, wrote the novel of the same name in 1971. Following the success of The Exorcist , Blatty would adapt two of his novels as writer and director with The Ninth Configuration (based on Twinkle, Twinkle, "Killer" Kane! ) and The Exorcist III (based on Legion ), before returning to novel writing. (more...)
French pres candidate Le Pen spotted in Trump Tower
- January 13, 2017

Le Pen wasn't on President-elect Donald Trump's schedule of meetings, Bloomberg News reported. She is now leading polls for the presidency in France. Thursday's reports of Le Pen's appearance at Trump Tower fanned fears that her platform - marked by hostility to immigrants, the desire to cozy up to Vladimir Putin's Russian Federation and a dogged insistence on taking France out of the European Union - could soon be legitimized. (more...)
Work together for change, Barack Obama says in farewell preview Work together for change, Barack Obama says in farewell preview
- January 10, 2017

Mr Obama also details the reasons he believes the trend towards a low-carbon economy is now "irreversible". Stephanopoulos also asked Obama about President-elect Donald Trump's ongoing use of his personal Twitter account, although that won't be the only account he controls once he enters the office-the official @POTUS account will be turned over to him as well. (more...)
Evan Rachel Wood Wears Custom Tuxedo To Golden Globes
- January 10, 2017

The actress looked stunning in a custom black-and-white suiting ensemble, created especially for her by designer Altuzzara. Not only did Evan look fierce AF, she also had some words of wisdom which have us reaching for that clapping hands emoji. (more...)
'Carpool Karaoke' on Apple Music Will Bring Together Billy Eichner and Metallica
- January 10, 2017

Since then, iconic names have joined the late night host - from Sia and One Direction to Britney Spears and Madonna . But what does this mean for the famed bit on The Late Late Show? "We would send them this clip of me and George, and we went it to Mariah Carey , and she was the first person to say yes", he said on his show. (more...)
Charmed is getting a reboot but will the original cast return? Charmed is getting a reboot but will the original cast return?
- January 08, 2017

Cast members Shannen Doherty, 45, Alyssa Milano, 44, Holly Marie Combs , 43, and Rose McGowan, 43 will likely not make an appearance on the show as it is set decades before the original series which ran from 1998 until 2006. This Charmed reboot, however, is being met with a lot less resistance, and if it's picked up by the network, will serve as the flawless replacement for the recently-departing The Vampire Diaries , which is in its final season on The CW. (more...)
Chris Brown Banned For Life From Life Time Fitness Chris Brown Banned For Life From Life Time Fitness
- January 08, 2017

His decision to align himself with Soulja Boy comes after he chose to promote the fight on his Instagram. Soon after, Brown and Soulja Boy started posting threatening videos and Brown chose to fight it out when Soulja Boy tweeted out a message involving Brown's young daughter. (more...)
Oklahoma RB Joe Mixon to enter 2017 NFL Draft Oklahoma RB Joe Mixon to enter 2017 NFL Draft
- January 07, 2017

In that victory, Mixon rushed for 180 yards and scored two touchdowns. "It's never OK to hit a woman. Never. I'll preach that to anybody". The redshirt sophomore running back became the Sooners' single-season leader in all-purpose yards (2,331) during the Sugar Bowl, passing former Sooner great Demarco Murray. (more...)
Watch what led to Om Swami's exit from the show! Watch what led to Om Swami's exit from the show!
- January 06, 2017

From passing derogatory comments on female contestants to irritating them, he unheard many warnings from the "Bigg Boss". The report further states that the security was called in to escort Swami Om out of the house due to his non-cooperation. (more...)
Another celebrity couple have split as divorce finalised Another celebrity couple have split as divorce finalised
- January 01, 2017

According to TMZ , back in October 2015, both Halle and Olivier separately filed for divorce as the petitioner. Although Halle and Olivier both filed for divorce around the same time, Olivier agreed to allow Halle be the petitioner. The former couple began dating in 2010 and later married in France on July 13 of 2013. It was always like that, very heated and a lot of competition and battling between them. (more...)
Sia Seemingly Blasts Azealia Banks for Sacrificing Animals Sia Seemingly Blasts Azealia Banks for Sacrificing Animals
- December 31, 2016

Does Azealia Banks sacrifice chickens for good luck? " Azealia banks confessing 2 sacrificing chickens in her bedroom closet is the grand finale of 2016", wrote one user, who was retweeted more than 5,000 times. Azealia claimed to be a "witch" a year ago, revealing that her interest in magic came from her mother. The footage was criticised by Sia on Twitter who is a vegan and has been a long-time activist for animal rights. (more...)
California Uber driver's tip leads to sex-trafficking arrest California Uber driver's tip leads to sex-trafficking arrest
- December 31, 2016

Avila said he dropped his three passengers off at a hotel and then called police. Watch Avila's Facebook Live video below. "I'm doing Uber . I chose to go do Uber right after work and I picked up a group of three girls". "I looked at her in the eyes". He also learned she wasn't twelve, but sixteen-years-old. Before dropping them off at a Holiday Inn Express, the driver became concerned after hearing the pimps talking to the youngster - who was dressed suggestively. (more...)
The Way They Were: Melissa Benoist & Blake Jenner's Cutest Couple Pics
- December 30, 2016

As previously mentioned, in the court filings Melissa Benoist named "irreconcilable differences" as the reason for the split. They have no kids.so no issues there. She is seeking to block spousal support and to have her last name formally restored to "Benoist" from " Jenner ". The newly separated couple met while filming for the TV series " Glee ", where Benoist portrayed the role of Marley Rose, and Jenner posed as Ryder Lynn. (more...)
Cool Places to Count Down to the New Year in DC
- December 30, 2016

Celebrate New Year's Eve with The Legendary Lake Monsters at 9 p.m. Duncannon Borough brings in the New Year with its annual Sled Drop at midnight, during a fireworks display. Heritage will perform from 8 p.m.to midnight in front of the large Christmas tree. The party runs from 7 p.m.to 1 a.m. Tickets are $85. At the Fogolar Furlan , guests can take in the new year with food, drink and music by Big Louie and the Band. (more...)
Toronto sisters detained in Nigeria for alleged cyber bullying and extortion Toronto sisters detained in Nigeria for alleged cyber bullying and extortion
- December 29, 2016

If money wasn't paid, they allegedly threatened to go public with evidence, including recorded conversations and images of sex acts, according to Nigeria Today. At the time of their arrest the btwo allegedly had a laptop with a list of names they had blackmailed and videos of them having sex with high-ranking individuals. (more...)
Kim Kardashian Reunites With Paris Hilton at the Kardashians' Christmas Party Kim Kardashian Reunites With Paris Hilton at the Kardashians' Christmas Party
- December 28, 2016

She was dressed in a very revealing, low cut gold blouse with spaghetti straps. Even though Kanye West chose not to attend, Kimmy seemed to have plenty of fun with her sisters. P.S. Speaking of sharp-dressing Kardashians, please note how cute Khloé is with sister Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick's dapper son, Reign Disick. (more...)
Run the Jewels Release 'RTJ3' Early Run the Jewels Release 'RTJ3' Early
- December 27, 2016

There's also an uncredited appearance by Rage Against The Machine's Zack de la Rocha on the album's final track as well. The Rage Against the Machine vocalist contributes a verse to a new song from hip-hop duo Run the Jewels . The album will still get a physical release on 13 January in the U.S., and 20 January in other locations. The pair have also shared a clip of their appearance on the first episode of the new series of Portlandia , which is due to air in the USA on January 5. (more...)
Facebook moral policing: Mohammed Shami shuts down haters Facebook moral policing: Mohammed Shami shuts down haters
- December 27, 2016

On Sunday, Shami had posted a picture of his family on Facebook and Twitter with the caption "beautiful moments", without realising that the picture would draw series of flaks from fanatics. Apparently, this was dynamite enough for Muslim fanatics to take over the comments section (the photo had more than 2000 comments the last time we saw it), abusing Shami and berating him for not telling his wife to cover up properly. (more...)