Why Rihanna Turned Down Super Bowl Halftime Show Offer: After Kaepernick, ‘I Just Couldn’t Be a Sellout’

RELATED STORIES After nearly a full year of speculation, Rihanna has confirmed that she “absolutely” rejected the NFL’s offer for her to perform during the 2019 Super Bowl halftime show. In a new interview with Vogue, the singer says she made the decision in solidarity with former San Francisco 49er Colin Kaepernick, whose peaceful protesting […]

Barbara Corcoran explains why she secretly ‘couldn’t wait’ for Fridays — the day she fired people

Barbara Corcoran was a real estate mogul before she became a judge on “Shark Tank.” As the head of The Corcoran Group, which she sold in 2001 for $ 66 million, Corcoran ran a “mean and lean” business by not being scared to fire underperformers. She explained at IGNITION why she relished firing 25% of her sales […]

Tesla shelves the full self-driving option you couldn’t use

Ever since Tesla hinted at its autonomous future, there’s been a “Full Self-Driving Capability” checkbox on the order page for its cars — spend several grand and your car would one day steer itself. It has yet to materialize, though, and now Tesla has removed the option from its site. You can still order it […]

Midwife never delivered a baby …as she couldn’t speak English!

A POLISH woman was trained as a midwife by the NHS but never delivered a single baby – after bosses realised she could barely understand English. Barbara Fall, 35, has now been suspended to protect mothers and babies from a “real risk of harm” in what has been branded a “colossal waste of taxpayers’ money”.

Health Ministry inspections couldn’t have stopped serial killer, Wettlaufer inquiry hears

An Ontario Health Ministry inspector who makes sure nursing homes are safe for residents doesn’t think the provincial inspection process could have prevented the “evil” that serial killer Elizabeth Wettlaufer brought into long-term care homes, an inquiry has heard.

Even the World Cup couldn’t escape the ‘Fortnite’ fever

Now that England is out of the 2018 World Cup, there’s one thing we’re really going to miss about its team: The goal celebrations from midfielders Dele Alli and Jesse Lingard. While professional athletes creatively expressing themselves after scoring is nothing new, these guys stood out because their quirky moves were inspired by none other […]

South Korea’s World Cup team tried to confuse Sweden’s spies by swapping jerseys so their opponent couldn’t tell them apart

REUTERS/Carlos Barria South Korea’s World Cup team responded to a Swedish spy for Sweden’s team by swapping their jerseys so it would be harder to tell them apart.  Taeguk Warriors coach Shin Tae-yong told reporters Sunday “it is very difficult for Westerners to distinguish between Asians.” The Swedish spy, who is a member of Sweden’s […]

How did hacker Adrian Lamo die? Medical examiner couldn’t figure it out

Enlarge (credit: Adrian Lamo) Forensic pathologists in Kansas who examined the body of the late Adrian Lamo, the hacker who famously turned in Chelsea Manning to military authorities back in 2010, have been unable to figure out what led to his death. In 2004, Lamo pleaded guilty to hacking The New York Times, among other […]

North Korea probably couldn’t totally get rid of its nukes until years after Trump is out of office

It could take up to 15 years for North Korea to be fully denuclearized, according to one of the leading experts on the rogue state’s nuclear capabilities.  This presents a significant obstacle to the Trump administration’s desire to see “rapid denuclearization.” Siegfried Hecker, a nuclear scientist at Stanford University, has issued a report outlining what […]