Life&Culture


Sampaoli handed last chance to impress Sampaoli handed last chance to impress
- April 07, 2017

Since 2014 when Suarez joined Barcelona, he and Messi have struck up a friendship which has extended to their respective families. Sampaoli may get his wish to coach Messi, albeit not on a daily basis with the Argentine Football Association reportedly set to offer him the chance to salvage their faltering World Cup qualifying campaign. (more...)
Syria Chemical Attack: Trump Condemns "Affront To Humanity"
- April 07, 2017

President Donald Trump is still formulating his policy on Syria. "There is no reason to say the US-Russia agreements [on eliminations Syria's chemical weapons stockpiles] did not work", Ulyanov stated. "These crimes must not remain unpunished". French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said on Thursday that "a day will come when worldwide justice will give its verdict on Bashar al-Assad who is massacring his people". (more...)
Ikutaro Kakehashi, Founder Of Roland, Dies At 87 Ikutaro Kakehashi, Founder Of Roland, Dies At 87
- April 07, 2017

Japanese music pioneer and Roland founder Ikutaro Kakehashi has died at the age of 87. Underground music producers loved the TR-808 because it was cheap and simple to use. Kakehashi, reputed to have devoted his life to the pursuit of live entertainment, had a definitive impact on shaping the sound of electronic, hip hop and dance music. (more...)
WWE release Simon Gotch: Vaudevillains star pledges to reveal truth WWE release Simon Gotch: Vaudevillains star pledges to reveal truth
- April 07, 2017

Simon Gotch had wrestled on the independent circuit up until his signing to a developmental deal in 2013. Gotch and English defeated Blake and Murphy at NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn in August 2015 to win the tag team championship before losing the title seven months later to American Alpha . (more...)
With revamp, MTV brings iconic award show into new era With revamp, MTV brings iconic award show into new era
- April 07, 2017

Kaluuya is also nominated for the " next generation " award along with Riz Ahmed ( The Night Of, Rogue One, Girls); This Is Us' Chrissy Metz; Insecure's Issa Rae and Black-ish's Yara Shahidi. Up for show of the year are "Atlanta", "Game of Thrones," " Insecure ", " Pretty Little Liars ", " Stranger Things " and " This Is Us ". What's more, Devine won the coveted BEST KISS award at last year's MTV Movie Awards, nabbing the prize with on-screen Pitch Perfect beau Rebel Wilson and ... (more...)
Spice Girl Mel B gets restraining order after accusing husband of abuse Spice Girl Mel B gets restraining order after accusing husband of abuse
- April 05, 2017

Mel B has been granted a restraining order against her estranged husband Stephen Belafonte . Then in 2012, while Mel was filming for The X Factor, Stephen allegedly punched her and split her lip after "flying into a jealous rage" over Mel filming a segment with Usher. (more...)
'Iron Fist' Review: The Struggle Is Not Real 'Iron Fist' Review: The Struggle Is Not Real
- April 04, 2017

As of this writing, " Iron Fist " (TV-MA) holds a dismal 19 percent rating on RottenTomatoes.com , which means that 81 percent of the critics essentially agree with me. They're like, 'Well , I don't know what to do with this guy.' They're like, 'He's not Asian, he's not white ... no.' That's what I've been dealing with my whole life. (more...)
Phew, Bob Dylan Finally Got His Nobel Prize Phew, Bob Dylan Finally Got His Nobel Prize
- April 04, 2017

During a private ceremony held in Stockholm , Bob was handed over the prestigious laurel by twelve members of the academy along with the permanent secretary of the academy Sara Danius, who confirmed the development via her blog post . Taped Nobel lectures have been occasionally presented, most recently in 2013 by Canadian Nobel literature laureate Alice Munro . She added, "Taken from Virgil's Aeneid, the inscription reads 'Inventas vitam iuvat excoluisse per artes, ' loosely translated as ... (more...)
Kylie Jenner Breaks Down When She Thinks Someone Is Robbing Her House Kylie Jenner Breaks Down When She Thinks Someone Is Robbing Her House
- April 04, 2017

A source reported that Kris Jenner pitched the project for primetime, and she had also recently met with The Weinstein Company-a renowned NY film company. Kim said the men held a gun to her and in that moment she felt like she wouldn't make it out alive. She continued: 'Whoever said I didn't have any talent obviously wasn't aware of THIS set of skills.#you'rewelcome #northwest #lovebug'. (more...)
Apple Struggles In TV Leads Apple Struggles In TV Leads
- April 04, 2017

Open. "My approach to the tournament obviously is still positive", said Nadal. Murray's timing wasn't the only thing occupying Nadal following his first-round win as he admitted it had been too loud under the closed roof of the Arthur Ashe stadium, which became a giant echo chamber for the boisterous 24,000-strong crowd as rain lashed down outside. (more...)
Prince Jackson Gets New Michael Jackson Tattoo -- See the Fresh Ink! Prince Jackson Gets New Michael Jackson Tattoo -- See the Fresh Ink!
- April 03, 2017

Prince posted a picture of the "incredible and handsome tattoo" on his Instagram, explaining that although the intricate design took 9 hours to be etched into his skin, it was worth it! While the late singer has inspired all sorts of ink in the past, there's definitely something immensely special about his son choosing to honor his legacy in this way. (more...)
'Ghost in the Shell' gets lost in its own weirdness
- April 03, 2017

Scarlett Johansson as "Major" in Ghost in the Shell . But, wait... are her memories real or are they implanted by the evil Hanka Robotics Corporation in order to persuade her into becoming a super crime-fighting machine? " Ghost in the Shell " is like those late-night Snapchats you regret sending out and facepalm when you realize there's no getting them back. (more...)
The Voice final marred by stage invasion and Sir Tom Jones swearing The Voice final marred by stage invasion and Sir Tom Jones swearing
- April 03, 2017

It's not known what was written on the piece of paper, but putting two and two together, it certainly could have been someone particularly outraged by the decision. During tonight's show, the three remaining contestants sang once again for the chance to win the coveted prize. Adeniran's stirring performance of Unsteady had Hudson struggling to contain her emotions. (more...)
Rod or A-Lo? Alex Rodriguez talks dating Jennifer Lopez Rod or A-Lo? Alex Rodriguez talks dating Jennifer Lopez
- April 02, 2017

Lopez stunned in a patterned mini-dress while Rodriguez sported a beige suit as he held up an umbrella shielding them from New York's rainy weather. Before their new romance was in the spotlight, Lopez was reportedly seeing rapper Drake, while Rodriguez had just recently broken up with Silicon Valley tycoon Anne Wojcicki . (more...)
'Beauty and the Beast' tops Friday box office
- April 02, 2017

Opening this weekend was the 90's throwback POWER RANGERS, which took in a hefty $40 million. Just five days into its worldwide release, " Beauty and the Beast " has raked in $206 million at 4,210 locations in the US and another $222 million in 44 other markets. (more...)
WWE flexes sports entertainment muscle at WrestleMania WWE flexes sports entertainment muscle at WrestleMania
- April 02, 2017

Brie Bella addressed the situation, saying that John Cena proposing to Nikki Bella at Wrestlemania was a far-fetched idea. John Cena's failed marriage was a distraction for the Leader of the Cenation and that fact has been pointed out acutely by the Miz. (more...)
Liverpool down Everton 3-1
- April 02, 2017

Mane's importance to the team was underlined as he scored an individual goal to break the deadlock in the 228th Merseyside derby with eight minutes on the clock. We came back after an unlucky goal - a good goal but unlucky as it is always hard for the goalkeeper when it goes through the legs [of a defender]. Because parking the bus and counterattacking is the way to beat Liverpool and Everton for some reason played into Liverpool's hands with their strategy. (more...)
Hong Kong: 'Umbrella Revolution' leaders charged over 2014 protests
- April 01, 2017

After the election on Sunday, she vowed to " heal the divide and ease the frustration", as well as protect Hong Kong's core values, such as freedom of the press and of speech, respect for human rights and the independence of its judiciary. (more...)
Uber lifts breaks on self-driving vehicle program after Arizona crash Uber lifts breaks on self-driving vehicle program after Arizona crash
- March 31, 2017

The driver of the other auto, Alexandra Cole, however, disputed this, saying there was no other traffic until the Uber vehicle came "flying through the intersection". Another witness backed up Cole's statement and suggested the self-driving auto was making an all-too-human mistake in trying to speed through the intersection and "beat the light". (more...)
Here's How To Change Your Uber Pickup Location After Ordering A Ride Here's How To Change Your Uber Pickup Location After Ordering A Ride
- March 31, 2017

Drivers will be alerted of the change through a push notification. A new update to the app will allow users to modify their location even after the driver is already on their way, which provides a way to salvage botched ride requests. This simple fix gives riders more control over their pickup experience and saves everyone time and avoidable headaches. The ride-hailing tycoon has also revised a few policies for its drivers, as many have said they feel the policies are "stacked against ... (more...)