High-flying balloon characters star in Thanksgiving parade

NEW YORK (AP) — Throngs of spectators lined the streets of New York on Thursday as colourful, high-flying balloons helped usher in the holiday season during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. The annual tradition, which dates back nearly a century, packed streets as a procession of giant inflatables and floats streamed for more than 40 … Read more

Robert Clary, last of the ‘Hogan’s Heroes’ stars, dies at 96

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robert Clary, a French-born survivor of Nazi concentration camps during World War II who played a feisty prisoner of war in the improbable 1960s sitcom “Hogan’s Heroes,” has died. hey what 96 Clary died during the Wednesday night of natural causes at his home in Beverly Hills, niece Brenda Hancock said … Read more

Roberta Flack reveals she has ALS: It’s ‘impossible to sing’

A representative for Roberta Flack announced Monday that the Grammy-winning musician has ALS, commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, and can no longer sing. The progressive disease “has made it impossible to sing and not easy to speak,” Flack’s manager Suzanne Koga said in a release. “But it will take a lot more than ALS … Read more

Black Panther Recasting Was Never an Option in Wakanda Forever

Nakia (Lupita Nyong’o) deals with the loss of T’Challa in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.image: Marvel Studios When a person loses a loved one, you never quite get over it. But, eventually, you do have to move forward. And that was one of the many dilemmas the cast and crew of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever had. … Read more

Apple’s top designer is leaving three years after taking over from Ive

Apple's top designer is leaving three years after taking over from Ive

An aerial view of Apple Park is seen in Cupertino, California, United States on October 28, 2021. Tayfun Coskun | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Apple’s vice president of industrial design, Evans Hankey, is leaving the company, Apple confirmed to CNBC on Friday. Hankey took over for former Apple design chief Jony Ive three years … Read more

Silicon Valley’s next trillion-dollar companies?

Silicon Valley's next trillion-dollar companies?

Zoom In IconArrows pointing outwards Stable Diffusion’s web interface, DreamStudio Screenshot/Stable Diffusion Computer programs can now create never-before-seen images in seconds. Feed one of these programs some words, and it will usually spit out a picture that actually matches the description, no matter how bizarre. The pictures aren’t perfect. They often feature hands with extra … Read more

Prince William, Kate lack Prince Harry, Meghan’s ‘affection’

Prince William and Kate Middleton had a noticeably different approach to handling the general public than Prince Harry and wife Meghan Markle as they greeted hundreds of people outside of Windsor Castle who were mourning the loss of Queen Elizabeth II who died on Thursday at the age of 96 . Body language expert Tonya … Read more

Britney Spears teams up with Elton John on ‘Hold Me Closer,’ her first release in six years

After a six-year hiatus, Britney Spears made her musical comeback on Friday with the release of “Hold Me Closer,” her collaboration with Elton John. The song, which is an EDM reimagining of John’s 1971 hit “Tiny Dancer,” marks Spears’ first new release since the legal victory last November that freed her from the 13-year conservatorship … Read more

Flavin seen without ring before Sylvester Stallone divorce

Sylvester Stallone’s marriage may have been rocky longer than realized. The Hollywood superstar’s now-estranged wife, Jennifer Flavin, was photographed looking forlorn and without her wedding ring 11 days before she filed for divorce. The 54-year-old former model was snapped on Aug. 8 leaving Craig’s, the Melrose Avenue hotspot where celebs go to be seen. As … Read more

Harry Styles turns MSG into ‘Harry’s House’ in the first of 15 shows

These days, Madison Square Garden is Billy Joel’s house. New York’s resident “Piano Man” has owned pretty much the Big Apple arena since he started his monthly residency there in Jan. 2014. But on Saturday night, MSG was transformed into “Harry’s House,” as Harry Styles brought his Love on Tour 2022 trek to the iconic … Read more