Quinn Berentson has won $2500 for resurrecting the moa – in his award-winning book, Moa: The life and death of New Zealand’s legendary bird. It is among three winners of the New Zealand Society of Authors’ Best First Book Awards, and was described by chief judge John Campbell as “a really great historical biography, in which almost everyone (including the bird itself) is varying degrees of mad”.
Chris Martin had an emotional meeting with a music fan last week. The Coldplay frontman met 21-year-old Edward Buckley at the Nordoff-Robbins Silver Clef Awards, UK newspaper The Mirror reports.
A week after the arrival of their first child, Kimye engagement rumours are running rampant.
Claims George Michael tried to commit suicide by throwing himself from a moving car have been blasted as “absurd”. The British singer was involved in an accident in the UK last week, when he fell from the Range Rover he was travelling in
One Direction are reportedly rehearsing for their Take Me Home world tour to the sound of screaming girls. The English-Irish boyband, comprised of Harry Styles, Zayn Malik, Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson and Liam Payne, kicked off the world trek in London on February 23 but apparently their fans’ shrieks have become distracting
Justin Bieber’s label bosses reportedly gave him “a serious talking-to” amidst a host of controversies he’s involved in. The 19-year-old pop star has garnered headlines for all the wrong reasons as of late
Justin Bieber went joyriding in a Ferrari Tuesday night and got stopped by cops. Cruising Justin was cruising through West Hollywood around 6:30PM in a sick white Ferrari when an LA County Sheriff’s deputy hit the strobes and sirens. Got a couple shots of the Biebs as he was pulled over. Witnesses […]
Rumor has it, Danny Devito and Rhea Perlman are talking about ending their 41 year relationship, of which 30 years they have been married. Danny Devito and Rhea Perlman announced their separation after 30 years of marriage — and even though they didn’t go the distance … shouldn’t they celebrate making it that long? […]
On the night of March 8 Yasser Makram was on his way home from work, his pick-up truck full of garbage as he turned up the winding dirt road on the edge of Egypt’s capital, to approach his home in the crowded Cairo slum known popularly as Garbage City. As he inched around a curve, he saw a swarm of people running towards the truck in his rearview mirror.
Even the most stable brain operates just a millimeter from madness. In such a finely tuned cognitive engine, only a small part must start to sputter before the whole machine comes crashing down