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 […]

Parents worry that brain injury risk has turned youth football into a game of ‘Russian roulette’

Two moms whose late sons suffered from a degenerative brain condition associated with the type of head impacts common in collision sports are suing the biggest youth football league in the U.S. But one neurologist says there is still a lot scientists don’t understand about brain injury in sport.

‘BrightBurn’ Trailer: James Gunn Basically Turned Superman into a Horror Story

BrightBurn has been an incredibly well-kept secret for months. While we’ve long-known that James Gunn was producing the film, and reuniting with his Slither star Elizabeth Banks, plot details have been kept under tight lock and key. We didn’t even know the official title until very recently. Now, the BrightBurn trailer is here, offering us our first real […]

Cruises: Never do THIS when disembarking the ship – or face being turned back

Cruise travellers may not be aware of the local laws and customs that they must follow on holiday. With cruise itineraries featuring a number of countries and islands, each one can have different rules. From clothes to mannerisms, there are many ways Britons could be breaking the law on land. For any passengers heading to […]

The Programmer, Turned Blogger, Turned Children's Book Author

As it turns out, money can buy happiness, just not in the ways you might think. This is “More of What You Love,” a collaboration between OZY and Ally Financial to highlight the people who are not only doing good business, but doing what they love and finding innovative ways to fund their passion projects. […]

Cockroaches deliver karate kicks to avoid being turned into “zombies”

Enlarge / The jewel wasp administers two stings: one to paralyze the legs, the other to make the roach her zombie slave. (credit: Ken Catania/Vanderbilt University) If you ever want to witness just how horrifyingly “red in tooth and claw” nature can be, you only have to look to the emerald jewel wasp. The female […]

Thousands of migrants in the caravan turned down Mexico’s offer to get benefits and apply for refugee status, keep marching to the US border

AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto offered shelter, medical attention, schooling, jobs to Central Americans traveling in a caravan through his country, calling it a first step toward permanent refugee status. Authorities said more than 1,700 had already applied for refugee status. But several thousand turned down Nieto’s offer, continuing their march to […]

Wayne Rooney turned down private hotel rooms and first-class flights when he joined DC United to be ‘part of the team’

Wayne Rooney has led D.C. United on an improbable comeback through the 2018 MLS season since joining the club over the summer. When Rooney signed with the MLS club, United offered him first-class travel and private hotel rooms, but he declined, saying he wanted to be treated as any other member of the team. In […]