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An aspiring rapper from California died in an apparent DWI car crash shortly after he tweeted about drinking and driving with his friends, the Huffington Post reports. “Drunk af going 120 drifting corners [expletive] YOLO,” Ervin McKinness, whose Twitter handle is @ink2flashyy, tweeted in the early-morning hours of Sept. 2. The 21-year-old and four of [...] [Read More]
Can you find an actor with more than two degrees of separation from Kevin Bacon? Google invites you to try with its new search engine game. All you have to do is type in “Bacon number” followed by the actor’s name, and you’ll get the result. But good luck finding a high number. Even Barack [...] [Read More]
If you’ve ever been caught in a public display of affection, watch out. That guy over there with the smartphone might be reporting your activity in the name of research. The Kinsey Institute at Indiana University, which investigates sexual behavior, has launched a smartphone app that anyone, anywhere can use to report sexual and other [...] [Read More]
As two famous young’uns of the ’80s make their way to TV screens this week, we’re inspired to look back at other stars who made their mark on television at an early age. From the Cosby kids to the “Facts of Life” ladies to the “Saved By the Bell” teens, let’s look at some of […] [Read More]
A former Hooters customer has sued the restaurant in New York City, alleging employees called him an ethnic slur on a receipt. The receipt contained the slur “chinx,” the AP reports. Kisuk Cha, a Korean immigrant and the plaintiff in the lawsuit, is not the first person to call out a business for insensitivity. In January, The [...] [Read More]