Grammy-nominated singer Akon has a goal of bringing solar-powered electricity to 1 million homes in Africa by the end of the year, and the singer is using millions of his own dollars for the cause. Akon started an initiative called “Akon Lighting Africa” this month
Jay-Z says Billboard’s music charts are “irrelevant” to him because the company isn’t keeping up with the “changing times”.
New Zealand audiences will get first shot at seeing the latest movie from the team behind Hot Fuzz and Shaun of the Dead. Director Edgar Wright has announced via Twitter that his latest film, The World’s End, starring Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, will premiere in New Zealand on July 18.
On August 9 of this year Britney Spears tweeted a behind-the-scenes picture of herself dressed as Cleopatra, the 30-year-old X Factor judge shared a second snapshot the following day, this time posing as Jean Harlow. Wearing heavy makeup, a sequined headdress and a bejeweled, cleavage-baring dress, Spears said she was “loving day two of my Elizabeth Arden Fantasy Twist […]
It’s another hot day on the boardwalk. The long line of customers who are waiting for iced cappuccinos, many in shorts and sunglasses, runs out the caf door and around the corner, a stone’s throw from the outdoor hockey rink and volleyball courts
Few things are more iconic in American kid culture then the garishly decorated McDonald’s Happy Meal box.
Preliminary data indicates Black Friday sales got off to a roaring start this year, with consumers shopping earlier and online sales increasing significantly over last year. Retailers across the board reported strong crowds early Friday, with high-definition televisions, laptops, winter coats and the popular toy Zhu-Zhu pets among the hottest items.
A search party of hundreds hunted for a hot-air balloon that had been reported catching fire and crashing in southern China, arriving in time to save only three of the seven people aboard.
Iggy Pop invented punk rock.