"I have always marched to the beat to my own drum, and I think this red-carpet look encapsulates that," she said. "The dress is glamorous with a sense of romance that made me feel feminine and fresh. With this look, I celebrate my natural hair by allowing it to be wild and free." … [Read more...] about Oscars 2017: Halle Berry celebrates her natural curls on the red carpet
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After reporting the abuse in February 2017, Gould confronted Burgos on a tennis court and, at the direction of the police, used a hidden wire to record what the coach was saying and to videotape him. But Burgos, perhaps wary, created enough background noise so that his voice was not effectively recorded. … [Read more...] about A Bay Area tennis coach was abusing minors. Should the sport’s federation have known?
With his letter, Glenn seems to clearly be coming down on the side of the "new guys" in an ongoing debate over the future of rocketry in the United States. Since the retirement of the space shuttle, NASA has returned to the large, expendable, and costly rockets of the Apollo era with its Space Launch System design. This all but ensures that only a handful of humans will ever go into deep space on NASA-built rockets. However Bezos, with Blue Origin, and Elon Musk, of SpaceX, have aggressively sought to develop much lower cost, reusable launch systems that can get more people and material into orbit. … [Read more...] about One of John Glenn’s last acts was to praise reusable rockets
He did not release any new recordings after 1985, but Lovely Day, which reached No 7 in the UK in 1977, hit No 4 when it was reissued in 1988. The tune has been sampled by numerous artists including Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince, R Kelly and Maroon 5. Withers won Grammy Awards for Ain’t No Sunshine, Just The Two of Us and Lean on Me, and his songs have been used in major films including Looking for Mr Goodbar, Jerry Maguire, Jackie Brown, Notting Hill, The Bodyguard and American Beauty. He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2005 and in 2006 received ASCAP’s Rhythm and Soul Heritage award. In 2015 into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame by Stevie Wonder. In 2017 he was given an honorary degree from west Virginia University. … [Read more...] about Bill Withers obituary
We sat down with Fergus, the core actors, and Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck (who jointly penned the Hugo award winning book series under the name James S.A. Corey) at New York Comic Con to talk about the next season and how the series will follow and diverge from the books. Abraham said The Expanse was born from an RPG designed by Franck—Abraham was the only one in the group who thought they should write a book about the subject (another member of the group happened to be George R.R. Martin). They agreed that if Martin had decided to write the story, it would have become something entirely different. … [Read more...] about at New York Comic Con: What to look forward to in season two