Strictly Come Dancing 2018: Shirley Ballas says bizarre ROYALTY mistake caused name gaffe

Last weekend’s edition of Strictly Come Dancing was an explosive one as the series trialled its first Lindyhopathon in a bid to give the remaining contestants a chance to win extra points. Chaos ensued on the BBC show as things started to go wrong with the carefully planned set up for the dance extravaganza. And […]

Taiko no Tatsujin Drum 'n' Fun lives up to its name: Nintendo Switch game REVIEW

If you’ve ever made the pilgrimage to visit the spiritual home of video games in Japan, then you’ve doubtless encountered Taiko no Tatsujin. A rhythm action series that feels like it’s been around forever, Taiko no Tatsujin is one of those quintessentially Japanese properties that’s adored by fans of the country’s culture. And it’s not […]

New York’s governor jokes he’ll change his name to ‘Amazon Cuomo’ to win the HQ2 bid hours before a report that New York City will be home to one of the company’s new headquarters (AMZN)

Kevin Hagen/AP “I’ll change my name to Amazon Cuomo if that’s what it takes,” New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said to reporters on Monday in reference to his determination to land Amazon’s second headquarters, HQ2. On Monday evening, The New York Times reported that Amazon is finalizing plans to open HQ2 in Long Island City […]

Can cities ban e-scooters in the name of public safety? Bird says no way

Enlarge / People ride shared electric scooters in Santa Monica, California, on July 13, 2018. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images) The transportation startup Bird has sued the city of Beverly Hills over its temporary, six-month e-scooter ban. The suit argues that state law, which explicitly allows for “motorized scooters,” actually preempts any municipal prohibitions. The lawsuit, […]

Ariana Grande revealed the name of her new album, and it’s a phrase she used to diss Pete Davidson

Kevin Winter /Getty Ariana Grande has confirmed on Twitter that the title of her new album will be “Thank U, Next.” Grande previously used the phrase to chastise her ex-fiancé Pete Davidson The “God is a Woman” singer also tweeted what reads a lot like song lyrics.  In a Saturday morning series of Tweets, Ariana […]

Pontiac? General Motors’ New Vehicles Need a Name

Not to be outdone by Ford Motor Company’s Bay Area bikeshare program, General Motors has unveiled two new, two-wheeled vehicles that are sure to get any Camaro ZL1 owner’s pulse racing. We’ve poked fun at the Blue Oval’s non-car efforts of late, but entering the pedal-powered field is serious stuff for companies — stagnating new […]

A petition to change the street name where the Saudi Embassy in Washington is located to ‘Jamal Khashoggi Way’ already has a heap of signatures

Reuters A petition to rename the street in front of the Saudi Embassy in Washington, DC, to “Jamal Khashoggi Way” is quickly drawing support. Jamal Khashoggi is the Saudi columnist who was killed inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, October 2. The authors of the petition say they want to send a message that […]

Aston Martin's project 003 could have a name: Valhalla

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Aston Martin,Coupe,Future,Hybrid,Lightweight,Luxury,Performance,Specialty More comfortable road-legal hypercar will take on the McLaren Speedtail. Continue reading Aston Martin’s project 003 could have a name: Valhalla Aston Martin’s project 003 could have a name: Valhalla originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 21 Oct 2018 09:02:00 EDT. Please see our terms for […]

Macedonian parliament narrowly greenlights name change for ‘brighter future’ with NATO & EU

Barely eking out the required majority and casting aside the failed popular referendum, Macedonia’s parliament has approved the country’s name change for the sake of a “brighter future” reserved for NATO members. The Macedonian population largely boycotted the referendum, despite the best efforts of its US-backed government, which tried to entice voters by phrasing the question […]

‘Call Me By Your Name’ Sequel: Luca Guadagnino Wants Dakota Johnson On Board

Could we be witnessing the rise of another iconic director/actor pairing in real time? Director Luca Guadagnino has worked with actress Dakota Johnson twice already with A Bigger Splash and this year’s Suspiria, and now the filmmaker wants Johnson to co-star in his planned sequel to the 2017 indie Call Me By Your Name. Find out […]