Boaty McBoatface readies for first Antarctic mission

Boaty McBoatface readies for first Antarctic mission

  Boaty McBoatface, which received its unusual moniker in an online poll last year, is about to embark on its maiden voyage to conduct scientific research. The British National Environment Research Council in March 2016 invited voters in an online poll to name the $290 million scientific polar research ship last year. The RRS Boaty […]

James Corden Does ‘Beauty And The Beast’ In Crosswalk Musical

James Corden Does ‘Beauty And The Beast’ In Crosswalk Musical

James Corden plays Belle in a Crosswalk Musical version of Beauty and the Beast.     In addition to hosting The Late Late Show, James Corden somehow finds time to run a theater company that brings musicals to the common man. They achieve this feat by staging full productions outside of CBS Television City, specifically […]

James Cotton, Blues Harmonica Pioneer, dies at 81

James Cotton, Blues Harmonica Pioneer, dies at 81

Blues harmonica player James Cotton, who rose from poverty to introduce his instrument to the rock world, died Thursday. The Grammy Award-winning blues harmonica master whose full-throated sound backed such blues legends as Muddy Waters, Sonny Boy Williamson II and Howlin’ Wolf, was 81. A statement from Alligator Records, Cotton’s label, says he died Thursday […]

Gold Coins from 1847-1915 Found Hidden in Piano

Gold Coins from 1847-1915 Found Hidden in Piano

A British inquest is being held to determine the rightful owners of a stash of gold coins found inside an antique piano during restoration efforts.   British officials are trying to trace the owner of a trove of gold coins worth a “life-changing” amount of money found stashed inside a piano. A coroner investigating the […]

The Votes Are In. Monopoly Shakes Up Game Tokens

The Votes Are In. Monopoly Shakes Up Game Tokens

  The results of an online vote Monopoly parent Hasbro held in January at VoteMonopoly.com have come in and 3 new tokens join the classics. The vote marks the first time in Monopoly’s 82-year history that Hasbro crowdsourced the future of the game. Voters were asked: Should Hasbro replace some — or all — of […]

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