This Morning viewers left in tears as Tommy Cannon opens up on partner Bobby Ball’s death

This Morning hosts Eamonn Holmes, 60, and Ruth Langsford, 60, welcomed Tommy, 82, to the show to share some of his greatest memories of the late Bobby Ball. The comedian passed away on Wednesday after testing positive for coronavirus, with his family breaking the news to the nation in a heartfelt announcement. Watching at home, […]

The One Show fans slam BBC for Ed Balls studio invite amid covid-19 rules ‘stay at home!’ 

BBC viewers tune in to The One Show every weekday as the hosts normally are joined by an array of guests on the famous green sofas. Since the increased spread of coronavirus, new government guidelines have warned people to stay at home and only travel where necessary, leaving viewers surprised to see Ed Balls, a guest on the show tonight, in […]

Bikes, bowling balls, and the delicate balancing act that is modern recycling

Video by Jennifer Hahn. (video link) Update: It’s New Year’s eve and Ars staffers are enjoying a winter break (inevitably filled with some joy rides and whatever that choose-your-own Black Mirror thing is). As such, we’re resurfacing a few favorites from the site archives appropriate for the occasion—like this tour of a facility that will […]

‘I’ve just been sick’: Michael Gove & Ed Balls do Gangnam Style dance to the horror of the public

Environment secretary Michael Gove and former Labour minister-turned Strictly Come Dancing celebrity, Ed Balls, have sent the public into a mixture of disbelief and nausea with a performance of the Gangnam Style dance. The former political rivals put their differences aside to ‘entertain’ a crowd at a charity event, by imitating the moves to the […]

These Tasty Uzbek Cheese Balls Can Last for Years

Beer pong. It’s a simple game of tossing pingpong balls into cups — a drinking game that involves beer and, hopefully, food. But what if your postgame snacks could be the balls? Mind blown, right? Meet Uzbekistan kurt, small spheres of tangy, salty cheese. The cheese itself isn’t special — it’s made traditionally, from cow’s […]

Why Chasing Balls at the U.S. Open Is Serious Business

Coordination, agility, stamina, attentiveness. These are the qualities you’ll need to qualify for the U.S. Open Tennis Championships in Flushing, Queens, in New York City. Once you’re in, you need focus, determination and speed. No, we’re not talking about the tennis players who take the court each summer; this is about the ones fetching all […]

James Cameron Loves ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ But Says It Lacks “Emotional Balls”

James Cameron has been in the internet’s hot seat lately for saying a lot of dumb, polarizing things. But this one may take the cake. Cameron was asked about his cinematic influences that helped him shape his decades-long career as one of the sci-fi greats — one of which was understandably Stanley Kubrick’s seminal 2001: A Space […]

Defending Masters champ Sergio Garcia had a complete meltdown when he hit 5 balls into the water on one hole Sergio Garcia’s hopes of winning the Masters again are probably over after disaster struck in the first round. Garcia hit five balls into the water on the Par 5 No. 15 and finished with the highest score ever recorded on the hole, a 13. To make matters worse, most of the balls that ended […]

LaVar Ball is already threatening the Lakers over Lonzo Ball’s next contract in an effort to get his other sons on the team.

LaVar Ball is determined to get all three of his sons to play on the same team, preferably with the Los Angeles Lakers. Ball has now threatened to have Lonzo Ball leave the Lakers if they don’t sign his brothers, LiAngelo Ball and LaMelo Ball. LaVar Ball is determined to see all three of his […]