• Ringling Bros. Circus Announces Theyre Closing After 146 Years
  • Despite ‘Famous’ friendship, Trump team hasn’t asked Kanye to perform
  • Mark Ruffalo, Michael Moore & More Celebs To Lead Anti-Trump Rally
  • Former WWE wrestler Jimmy ‘Superfly’ Snuka dead at age 73
  • Jimmy ‘Superfly’ Snuka dies

Ringling Bros. Circus Announces Theyre Closing After 146 Years

After 146 years in business, “the Greatest Show on Earth” is closing their curtains on the circus. Ringling Bros. announced on Saturday, January14, that they willbe closing in May 2017. The executives of the company cited declining sales and high operating costs as the reason behind their closure. After many battles over the years with animal rights groups, they’ve finally called it quits. Many people are shouting, “about damn time!”…

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Despite ‘Famous’ friendship, Trump team hasn’t asked Kanye to perform

Washington (CNN)Tom Barrack, President-elect Donald Trump’s longtime friend and the chair of his Presidential Inaugural Committee, said that the team has not asked rapper Kanye West to perform at the inauguration — despite having had a high-profile meeting with Trump last month. “We haven’t asked him,” he told CNN’s Erin Burnett on “OutFront.” “He considers himself a friend of the President-elect, but it’s not the venue. The venue we have…

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Mark Ruffalo, Michael Moore & More Celebs To Lead Anti-Trump Rally

Mark Ruffalo, Michael Moore, Alec Baldwin and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, among other high-profile figures, will lead an anti-Donald Trump rally on the eve of the president-elects inauguration, The Associated Press reports. On Saturday, Moore announced the news on Twitter, encouraging his followers to come to the event. According to his tweet, the rally will take place right in front of Trump International Hotel. We are sending…

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Former WWE wrestler Jimmy ‘Superfly’ Snuka dead at age 73

Nov. 2, 2015: Former professional wrestler Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka, right, arrives for his formal arraignment at the Lehigh County Courthouse in Allentown, Pa. In a decision filed Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, a Pennsylvania judge dismissed the murder case against Snuka in the 1983 death of his girlfriend Nancy Argentino, saying Snuka is not competent to stand trial on counts including third-degree murder.  (Michael Kubel/The Morning Call via AP, File) Former…

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Jimmy ‘Superfly’ Snuka dies

(CNN)Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka, the wrestler known for his high-flying leap off the ring’s top rope that flattened his opponents, died on Sunday. He was 73. Actor and former wrestler Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson announced Snuka’s death on behalf of his family. The World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. also confirmed Snuka’s death on its website on Sunday.

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Piccadilly Circus lights to go out for site renovations – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Illuminated advertisements, seen here in 1912, were first introduced to Piccadilly Circus in 1908 The revamped interactive billboard will replace the current six screens. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The lights, seen here on VE Day, were switched off for a decade during and just after World War Two Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Coca-Cola has a 62-year residency on the Piccadilly…

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The commuters who enjoy being creative with their time – BBC News

Image copyright Vikki Hutton Image caption Amy Dicketts asks the people she photographs to tell her something surprising about themselves “I thought there must be something better I could be doing than staring into space or looking at my phone,” said the 24-year-old who works in marketing. Image copyright Amy Dickett “Usually they are surprised but glad to have some entertainment on an otherwise boring journey. Often the people around…

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Trump vs. Hollywood: Who’s really ‘the elite?’

(CNN)Donald Trump’s response to Meryl Streep’s now-viral speech at the Golden Globes last night is precisely why her remarks are so paramount. Trump’s reaction — calling Streep a “Hillary lover,” telling the New York Times he wasn’t surprised that “liberal movie people” attacked him, and ultimately, the next day, going on a Twitter rampage tweeting that Streep was “one of the most overrated actresses in Hollywood” — revealed just how…

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Here’s why Jennifer Holliday just backed out of Trump’s inauguration concert

Jennifer Holliday performs at the 7th annual BET Awards. Image: Kevork Djansezian/ap photo The drama surrounding Donald Trump’s inauguration is not letting up. Things looked as hopeful as possible (relatively speaking) for the president-elect on Friday, after it was announced that country star Toby Keith, rock band 3 Doors Down and singer Jennifer Holliday were set to perform at his Jan. 19 concert. However, on Saturday morning, after receiving serious…

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Zoe Saldana thinks Trump won because we all bullied him

Image: Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP photo Donald Trump has made countless racist, misogynistic and downright reprehensible remarks throughout the course of his life, but perhaps Donald Trump is the one who has truly been bullied. This appears to be the mindset of Guardians of the Galaxy and Avatar star Zoe Saldana, who, though not personally a supporter of the Republican president-elect, feels his victory is due to “bullies” who insulted him during…

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Good news, internet: Jude Law approves of your ‘Young Pope’ memes

Young pope, you’re outta your mind… Image: hbo Good news, meme-makers, The Young Pope‘s Jude Law is well aware of the exquisite internet mockery surrounding his new HBO drama. In fact, much like a benevolent pontiff might offer benediction for your sins, Law has blessed our creative exploits. “Having spent the last week in New York and here doing lots of press, Ive become very aware,” Law told reporters at…

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Pet tortoise in Texas started a fire that caused $150,000 in damages

Image: Getty Images A tortoise in San Antonio is being blamed for a fire that spread to a neighboring home, causing an estimated $150,000 in damage. The tortoise’s motives remain unclear. SEE ALSO: For the love of charity, look at these dog bellies According to Fox 29 San Antoniothe reptilian suspect is 15 years old, his name is Bits and he weighs about 120 pounds. Bits reportedly knocked down a…

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Lego Batman gets a life-sized car to match his heroic ego

Image: chevrolet via twitter The Lego Batman Movie is just weeks away, and to add hype to what already looks like an epic movie, a life-sized Lego Batmobile has been unveiled. Chevrolet revealed the creation on Saturday at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. SEE ALSO: Lego Boost is robot building for the rest of us At roughly 17 feet long, the Lego model was created by students…

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Ringling Bros. circus plans to shut down ‘Greatest Show on Earth’ after 146 years

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey performers are seen during a show Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, in Orlando, Fla.  (AP) ELLENTON, Fla. –  After 146 years, the curtain is coming down on “The Greatest Show on Earth.” The owner of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus told The Associated Press that the show will close forever in May. The iconic American spectacle was felled by a variety of…

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The Nintendo Switch marks the death of game discs

The ‘Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’ game card for Nintendo Switch Image: Nintendo/Youtube Nintendo is ditching discs and going all in on game cards for the Nintendo Switch. Nintendo revealed what the Nintendo Switch game cards look like in a Nintendo Treehouse Live stream Friday, showing a Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild card roughly the same size as a Nintendo DS or 3DS game card. Although…

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Michael Lynton leaves Sony for Snapchat

Michael Lynton, chairman and chief executive officer of Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. A big media executive is stepping down at Sony to help Snapchat on its quest to redefine the camera and television. Michael Lynton, chief executive of Sonys entertainment division, announced Friday he is leaving his role at Sony to focus on Snap Inc., the parent company of Snapchat where he is chairman on the board. SEE ALSO: Snapchat…

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10 Valuable Life Lessons The Honeymooners Taught Us

Certain life situations just make you want togo, “Homina, homina, homina!” Luckily, the classic television favorite, The Honeymooners, offered us a plethora of life lessons to help us keep our cool. Ralph Kramden, Alice Kramden, and Ed Norton were just average Americans, who made a significant connection with viewers after all, they were just like us. Whether they were making trouble, dealing with hardship, or just wriggling out of a…

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Hippie Chops Off Signature Locks For A Drastic Change, Only To Look More Handsome Than Expected

For many years, Jon Coyne dreamed of growing out his hair and donating it for someone in need. In October 2014, after growing out his hair for three years, he finally turned his dream into a reality. In the video below, Jon enlists a professional at the Gary Manuel Studio in Seattle to chop off his long, luscious brown locks (which were more than 10 inches long) before sending them…

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Lord Snowden, ex-husband of Princess Margaret, dies at 86

This is a 1975 file photo of Lord Snowden Armstrong-Jones, the husband of Princess Margaret.  (AP) Lord Snowdon, the society photographer and filmmaker who married Britain’s Princess Margaret and continued to mix in royal circles even after their divorce, has died. He was 86. Buckingham Palace said that Queen Elizabeth II, Margaret’s sister, had been told that he died. “The Earl of Snowdon died peacefully at home on 13th January…

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Toby Keith, 3 Doors Down among acts announced for Trump inauguration concert

(CNN)Toby Keith, 3 Doors Down and Lee Greenwood will headline a concert for President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration, his inaugural committee announced Friday. The concert, which takes place at the Lincoln Memorial on January 19, has been dubbed “The Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration.” Jennifer Holliday, The Piano Guys and The Frontmen of Country are among the other musicians performing. Actor Jon Voight will also be making an appearance.

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Kim Kardashian’s fashion icon may just be one of your favorite characters from ‘The Office’

Image: ian west/getty Looks like someone is keeping up with Dunder Mifflin. Kim Kardashian West has always been known to be a bit of a style icon. Marrying Kanye West only seemed to up her style game with neutral colors and unique shoes. But the reality star may have been copying her look from a very unexpected source: Phyllis Smith from The Office. Twitter user @jfurta_ posted a side by…

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VR social networks are here, and they feel like the future

My Oculus avatar getting ready to head out into the metaverse. Image: Oculus VR  When Mark Zuckerberg donned an Oculus Rift on stage at the Oculus Connect conference last fall to show off a group of avatars playing cards in virtual reality, it was meant to be a peek at the future of social networking. But it turns out that future is already here: Even without Facebook’s direct participation, social…

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Apple wants to make TV shows, but Spotify could be more at risk than Netflix

Image: AP/ Apple is in talks to begin making high-end television shows that could rival the kind of work produced by HBO and Netflix, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal. The company has been in talks with studio executives and producers, and hopes to have something to show for its efforts by the end of 2017, according to the report. That’s the kind of news that can…

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