Stan Lee Accused Of Harassment By Masseuse videoelephant 2018-04-260 views A Chicago masseuse is suing Marvel Comic's Stan Lee, accusing him of inappropriate behaviour during two massages in 2017. Maria Carballo filed the lawsuit on Monday seeking more than $50 000 in punitive damages and attorney fees from the 95-year-old comic book writer.The Chicago Tribune reports that Lee's attorney, Jonathan Freund, called the lawsuit "a shakedown" and says Lee denies the allegations. Carballo also filed a complaint with Chicago police, who are investigating.
John Cena: I Still Love Nikki Bella videoelephant 2018-04-260 views LAS VEGAS (AP) — John Cena says he still loves Nikki Bella after their sudden split earlier this month. "I love Nicole with all my heart, and the split is very tough," the wrestler-turned-actor told The Associated Press on Wednesday. I'll always love her. The 41-year-old performer was promoting the "Transformers" spinoff movie "BumbleBee" at CinemaCon, the Las Vegas convention for theatre owners. The couple had been together for six years and got engaged a year ago on live TV during the WWE's Wrestlemania.
Harrison Ford To Make Animated Movie Debut videoelephant 2018-04-260 views The Hollywood legend - who is most famous for the 'Star Wars' and 'Indiana Jones' franchises - is set to voice a pet or human in the second instalment of 'The Secret Life of Pets'. The 75-year-old actor's only experience in the animated world is voicing a cartoon Han Solo for a segment for the 'Star Wars Holiday Special', which aired on TV in 1978. Ford is also working on a fifth 'Indiana Jones' film, with a release date of 2020 penciled in. Universal and Illumination Animation announced they'd "terminated their relationship" with him so he will no longer voice the main mutt in the movie.
Meek Mill: I Haven't Felt Free In 11 Years videoelephant 2018-04-260 views Philadelphia — Rapper Meek Mill said on Wednesday that now that he's out of prison, a lot of people facing similar battles with the criminal justice system are depending on him. "I got a lot of responsibility," he said in an interview with Lester Holt of NBC Nightly News. He said the men counting on him are "going through the same thing I'm going through." The Philadelphia-born rapper rang a replica Liberty Bell at centre court of the Philadelphia 76ers' first-round clinching playoff game on Tuesday less than two hours after being freed on bail while he appeals decade-old gun and drug convictions.
"Kim Possible" Live Action Stars Revealed videoelephant 2018-04-260 views The Disney Channel's cartoon series, "Kim Possible," is being made into a live action Disney Channel Original Movie. The film will star Sadie Stanley and Sean Giambrone, as the lead characters— Kim Possible and Ron Stoppable. "Kim Possible" is Sadie's breakout role, but fans may know Sean from "The Goldbergs," the popular ABC show.
Thief Gets Karma After Stealing Van videoelephant 2018-04-260 views This suspect gets an "A+" for failing so hard! A suspect stole a flatbed truck from an auto shop, then he later returned with another man to retrieve the suspect's motorcycle, which he left behind. As the thief tried to escape from shop employees and police, he was hit by a passing car. It appears he only suffered a broken leg.
Killer Whales Observed Playing With Seabird in Monterey Bay videoelephant 2018-04-260 views Chase Dekker was guiding a morning whale watch in Monterey Bay, California, on October 16 when he observed some playful behavior from a group of killer whales. The whales, which he first observed feeding under water, were later seen “harassing” a seabird which Dekker identified on Facebook as a rhinoceros auklet. In aerial footage, the whales are seen treating the bird as a toy, acrobatically flipping it out of water with their tails. While it’s safe to say the bird wasn’t having as much fun as the whales, Dekker wrote that, incredibly, it survived. He said it was likely the whales were “teaching the younger whales in the pod how to hunt by using an easy target.” Credit: Chase Dekker via ViralVids
Endangered sea turtles released in Florida ocean videoelephant 2018-04-260 views Biologists from the New England Aquarium released 14 endangered and threatened sea turtles into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Florida on Monday. The animals spent the winter near Boston recovering from various illnesses. Courtesy: New England A
Chance the Rapper on Kanye West: ‘Black People Don’t Have to Be Democrats' videoelephant 2018-04-260 views Chance the Rapper on Kanye West: ‘Black People Don’t Have to Be Democrats’ Chance, a friend and collaborator of West, responded to this question on Twitter. It seems like Chance feels his fellow Chicago native has a good grip on things, despite tweeting non-stop since his return to Twitter over a week ago on everything, including his “love” for President Trump. Other artists, including another West collaborator, John Legend, took a different viewpoint.
Texas Executes Man Convicted of Killing Two At Birthday Party videoelephant 2018-04-260 views On Wednesday, Texas executed a man convicted of opening fire at a children’s birthday party in 2008, believing a rival gang member was present and fatally shooting a woman and her 5-year-old granddaughter. A prisons official said that Erick Davila, died by lethal injection at Texas’ execution chamber in Huntsville. It was the ninth execution this year in the United States, and the 550th in Texas since the U.S. Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty in 1976.
NBC's Bet On Megyn Kelly Is Becoming A Disaster videoelephant 2018-04-260 views Megyn Kelly has a three-year, $69 million contract with NBC, but her show's ratings are lagging. "Megyn Kelly Today" premiered in 2017 but the show has yet to find its audience, averaging about 2.4 million viewers. "Live With Kelly and Ryan" reaches an audience of 3 million in the same time slot on ABC. Tamron Hall and Al Roker, the hosts who previously had Kelly's time slot, made less than half of Kelly's salary with higher ratings. NBC poached Megyn Kelly from Fox with the three-year contract.
Here Are Some Words You've Probably Mispronounced videoelephant 2018-04-260 views National Dictionary Day is observed annually in the US on October 16. The day celebrates the importance of language, learning, and vocabulary. Did you know there may be some word pronunciations you're getting wrong? The "L" in "almond" is silent, so the correct way to pronounce the word is "AH-mund." While people often mispronounce the word mischievous as "mis-CHEEV-ee-ous," it's actually "MIS-chiv-ous." The word "ask" is pronounced with an "S" sound, not an "X" sound (not "ax").
Canadian tech used in repressive countries for censorship videoelephant 2018-04-260 views Canadian company Netsweeper is under fire for its technology that can help repressive countries around the world censor the internet for millions of users. The technology was born as a tool to help schools and libraries protect vulnerable users — now it's being sold and implemented at the network level in countries with dubious human rights records.
Adidas Builds First American Speedfactory videoelephant 2018-04-260 views Adidas has taken their production process to the next level. The company opened a 74,000-foot facility that makes shoes using only automated digital manufacturing. The first shoes made by the American Speedfactory, the new AM4NYC, will go on sale April 26. The whole point of this new factory is making things quicker than ever before. The company said the goal is to bring the “product closer to the consumer.”
Pilot makes emergency landing on Calgary street videoelephant 2018-04-260 views A pilot was forced to make an emergency landing on a Calgary street, after reporting a fuel pump problem. All six people on board are OK. The plane sustained minor damage when it clipped a light pole shortly before landing.
What's Next for Rapper Meek Mill? videoelephant 2018-04-260 views Meek Mill is out on bail and prosecutors and defense attorneys are calling for a new trial. The judge is adamant she did the right thing locking him up. The question both supporters and foes of Meek Mill are asking—what's next?
State Police Driver Training videoelephant 2018-04-260 views Connecticut State Police recruits of the 126th Training Troop took part in driver training at the Consumer Reports Test Track in Colchester for three days this week. During the daylight hours the 32 recruits learned and practiced backing, evasive movements, sudden braking, and negotiating curves, or apex training. After dark the recruits practiced pursuit driving on the open track. TFC Matt Allen, EVOC (Emergency Vehicle Operation Course) instructor, takes us around the training track to see what recruits experience.
Audi Issues Recall For Over 1 Million Cars Due to Fire Safety Concerns videoelephant 2018-04-250 views Audi Issues Recall For Over 1 Million Cars Due to Fire Safety Concerns The recall, which was first reported by the Associated Press, is due to faulty electronic cooling pumps that might overheat and catch fire. Cars impacted by the recall are: • A4 (2013 to 2016) • A5 (2013 to 2017) • A6 (2012 to 2015) • Q5 SUV (2013 to 2017) According to the AP, government documents show that the cooling system may become blocked or develop moisture in the pump, causing an electrical shortage. Audi will send out recall letters by June 11 and dealers will replace the pumps for free once the replacement parts become available.
Switzerland Is Flushing Away Millions In Precious Metals videoelephant 2018-04-250 views Is Switzerland’s waste system is filled with silver and gold? Researchers last year detected 3 tons of silver and 43 kg of gold at Swiss waste water treatment plants That much precious metal is worth over $3 million. The government study said the tiny particles were likely to be mostly from the watchmaking, pharmaceuticals and chemical industries Researchers are now studying cost effective ways to extract the metals.
‘Calexit’ Gets Green Light videoelephant 2018-04-250 views Those who want California to secede from the U.S. have the go-ahead to begin collecting signatures for the initiative. Here’s what this means for a potentially independent California.