Extra, Extra: How Rodeo Drive Got So Glam
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- A Vegas taco joint that was burglarized last week has now turned the security footage of the incident into a commercial showcasing what lengths people will go to for their tacos.
- Those of you who have seen the new Star Wars flick might find this Emo Kylo Ren Twitter account particularly amusing.
- Speaking of Star Wars, an 18-year-old Montana man is facing 20 years for threatening to shoot a guy who spoiled the movie for him before he had a chance to see it.
- Well, hello. Check out this photo of Harrison Ford in 1970, back when he was a carpenter helping Sergio Mendes build his recording studio.
- You can now listen to The Beatles via streaming music services. Happy Crimble.
- Chinatown's Empress Pavilion will now only be open for private parties and will no longer serve dim sum.
- Scientists have discovered a new shark. The Ninja Lanternshark lives in the central Pacific Ocean, about 800 to 1,400 meters deep.
- Miss Columbia Ariadna Gutierrez spoke out and posted a message of thanks to her supporters via Instagram, just a few days after the pageant's mix-up. "I was able to bring happiness to my country after becoming Miss Universe for only a couple of minutes. Today because of that Columbia and the Latin community are being talked about in every corner of the world," she wrote.
- Beverly Hills' Rodeo Drive wasn't always so glamorous. It all started with a men's shop called Carroll and Company in the '50s.
- A cafeteria worker in Idaho has been fired. Her offense? Giving a free lunch to a hungry little girl who couldn't afford the $1.70 charge.
- And now, here's a wolf and a bear who are buddies:
This has got to be one of the most Beautiful things i have ever seen! Wolf cub & Bear cub playing together <3A Land Of Wolves Fairytales & Dreams
Posted by A Land Of Wolves Fairytales & Darkness on Sunday, June 7, 2015