Sunday September 23, 2018

Archive for the ‘Cool’ Category

Cosby Show actor Geoffrey Owens opens up after grocery store shaming

“The Cosby Show” actor Geoffrey Owens is proud to be working at Trader Joe’s despite some news reports shaming him for working at a grocery store. Owens had been working at the cult favorite grocery store chain for 15 months before the reports came out over the weekend. While he remains passionate about acting and still pursues roles, he had to turn to Trader Joe’s in order to better support his family.  More…

No place like home: Dorothy’s ruby slippers recovered

The case of the missing red ruby slippers is closed. Minneapolis FBI agents and local law enforcement will hold a news conference Tuesday afternoon to announce they’ve recovered one of four known surviving pairs of ruby slippers worn by actress Judy Garland in the 1939 movie "The Wizard of Oz."  More…

A call to boycott In-N-Out meets its own resistance

The head of the California Democratic Party called for a boycott of the famed In-N-Out burger chain after a public filing revealed that the company had recently donated $25,000 to the state’s Republican Party. This is despite the restaurant chain gave at least $80,000 this election cycle to Californians for Jobs and a Strong Economy, a committee focused on electing business-friendly Democrats to the state Legislature.   More…

Jack Nicklaus praises Tiger Woods for Donald Trump comments

Legendary golfer Jack Nicklaus commended Tiger Woods on Wednesday for his comments about having “respect” for President Trump. “I couldn’t have agreed with Tiger more,” said Nicklaus during an interview with the Golf Channel.  More…

Ice found on moon; Democrats plan protest

Astronomers have found patches of frost scattered around the moon’s north and south poles which could one day provide a source of water for human visitors. The freshly-analyzed data show that water ice lurks on the ground in a number of spots near the moon’s polar regions that are permanently in shade and so sheltered from the heat of the sun’s rays.  More…

Developer scores big win against union over Hudson Yards project

Related Cos. chairman Stephen M. Ross just pulled off a strategic coup against the organized labor bloc he’s battling with over Hudson Yards. He’s gotten the largest union, which represents carpenters, to split ranks from the others — allowing the developer to negotiate directly with the carpenters without first having to sign a multi-union project labor agreement, or PLA.  More…

‘Brady Bunch’ house bought by Discovery CEO David Zaslav

The secret corporate buyer who outbid Lance Bass for the iconic “Brady Bunch” home is a mystery no longer. CEO of HGTV’s parent company Discovery, David Zaslav, announced during a Tuesday call with investors that the network had purchased the Studio City, California home and would be restoring it to its “1970s glory.”  More…

Once Upon A Time Hollywood – Trailer with Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Tarantino

Gallery owner’s $15K gamble on storage locker pays off big time

It was the offer of a lifetime he almost refused. A Chelsea art gallery owner hit the jackpot when he took a $15,000 gamble on a storage locker and discovered that its contents held a half-dozen paintings believed to be by famed artist Willem de Kooning — that could fetch tens of millions of dollars.  More…

Warship carrying $130B in gold is found 113 years after sinking

A sunken Russian warship believed to contain $130 billion in gold bullion and coins has been found off the coast of a South Korean island — 113 years after it was scuttled during the Russo-Japanese War  More….

Dogs are turning to weed to cope with fireworks

The Fourth of July is good fun for fireworks-loving humans. But for Stella, a 5-year-old pit bull mix, it feels like the end of the world.  More…

Paul McCartney Carpool Karaoke with James Corden

Karl Lagerfeld, Fashion’s Shock Jock

This is a moment of speaking out and freaking out. And yet there is an exception to the rule. Karl Lagerfeld, the longtime creative director of Chanel and Fendi and founder of a namesake brand, is known to be “the greatest talker in Paris since Oscar Wilde.”  More…

This late actress had the best rent deal in NYC

When Patricia O’Grady moved into the top floor of a Greenwich Village walk-up in 1955, she and her three roommates helped sweep the hallway in exchange for a discounted rent of $16 a month. With O’Grady gone, the building owner will be gutting and renovating the apartment, renting it out as a two-bedroom in the $5,000 range.  More…

13 semi trucks line Detroit freeway to help man considering suicide

The Michigan State Police organized a unique way to help a man who was threatening suicide on a highway overpass: they pulled together multiple semi truck drivers to help shorten the fall. All lanes of 696 were closed at Coolidge in both directions as a man threatened suicide.   More…