Author Archive for: ‘Lisa Barbella’

Nicki Minaj Gets Proposed to by DJ Khaled in Bizarre Video

Apparently rapper and radio host DJ Khaled is so in love with Nicki Minaj that he couldn’t be bothered to ask her on a date. Instead, he skipped straight to a marriage proposal, popping the question on MTV News in an awkward 100 second-long video. Khaled sweetened the deal by presenting the rapper and former American Idol host with a …

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Mysterious Hum Heard ‘Round the World

What do Taos, N.M.; Vancouver, Canada; Auckland, New Zealand; Bristol, England; and Largs, Scotland all have in common? A select few residents of these diverse cities are victims of the Hum, a constant, low-frequency noise that has affected seemingly random cities around the world over the past several decades. Some people who can perceive the noise, called “hearers” or “hummers,” …

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61 Tons of Silver Recovered from Shipwreck

U.S.-based underwater salvage and exploration company Odyssey Marine Exploration announced Monday that it pulled more than 61 tons of silver bullion worth about $36 million from a World War II British cargo ship. The torpedoed ship rested about three miles below the ocean surface, making the haul the deepest and largest precious metal recovery from a shipwreck, according to Odyssey. …

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Boeing 787 Dreamliner Fire a ‘Serious Incident”

Britain’s Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) classified the fire that started on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner at Heathrow Airport in London on Friday as a “serious incident.” The “serious incident” classification is a step below an “accident” on the investigator’s scale for categorizing cases, according to a Reuters report. The fire started on the Ethiopian Airlines plane while it was …

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Danny Tartabull, Ex-Baseball Star, is Top L.A. Deadbeat Dad

Former Major League Baseball player Danny Tartabull has a new claim to fame: Los Angeles County’s most wanted deadbeat dad. The former right fielder owes $276,204.93 in child support payments for his two sons, according to the L.A. County Child Support Services Department. Tartabull was featured on the child services department’s most wanted poster after pleading no-contest to an earlier …

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Pelican Bay Prison Conditions Spur Hunger Strike

More than 30,000 California inmates have refused one or more meals to protest solitary confinement conditions at Pelican Bay State Prison, corrections officials told the Los Angeles Times on Monday. This is the third time inmates have refused to eat to draw attention to the use of long-term solitary confinement. The hunger strike began on Monday when inmates at two-thirds …

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Rapper Overdose Confirmed by Medical Examiner

Chris Kelly of the rap group Kriss Kross died of a drug overdose, a medical office investigator told the Associated Press on Monday. The 90’s musician died on May 1 from a mixture of drugs, confirmed Betty Honey from the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s office in Atlanta. The office did not release information about the type of drugs found in …

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Mark Sanchez’s Buttfumble is Now a Silent Film

For your entertainment, the great minds behind TFF Films have created a short silent film immortalizing New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez’s infamous Buttfumble. The video stems from a game against the New England Patriots on Thanksgiving when Sanchez bashed into right guard Brandon Moore’s butt. Sanchez then fumbled the ball and Patriot Steve Gregory scored a touchdown, only adding …

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“Fifty Shades of Grey” Movie Cast Rumors Abound as Release Date is Announced

Focus Features announced today that the movie adaptation of E.L. James’ steamy bestseller will hit theaters Aug. 1, 2014. Speculation about who will play the ingénue Anastasia Steele and her dominating, billionaire lover Christian Grey has intensified after it was revealed last week that Sam Taylor-Johnson will direct the racy flick. “Vampire Diaries” star Ian Somerhalder is rumored to be …

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