Stephen Hawking mourned by celebrities after his death at age 76

Daily Mail - Science & tech

The world today paid tribute to physicist Stephen Hawking, who died today at the age of 76. The famed British theoretical physicist passed away peacefully at his home in Cambridge this morning after a long battle with motor neurone disease, his family has revealed. And the celebrity and scientific world, including NASA, Katy Perry, and Piers Morgan, took to Twitter to pay their respects to the father of three. His theories unlocked a universe of possibilities that we & the world are exploring. The world just dropped a lot of IQ points.


Rihanna Shares 'Ocean's 8' Teaser After Twitter Feud With Azealia Banks

International Business Times

Rihanna is part of the all-female cast of the "Ocean's" trilogy's first spin-off film, "Ocean's 8." Way ahead of the comedy heist film's premiere in 2018, the "Work" hitmaker dropped the first look teaser for the movie on Twitter. On Monday, RiRi surprised her millions of followers on the social networking site when she uploaded a photo of her and the seven other female leads of the movie. In the pic, Rihanna is seen seated inside a train with her co-stars Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter and Awkwafina. "Ocean's 8" is hitting theaters in the summer of 2018, specifically on June 8 of that year. Hence, many fans were delighted to see the first look photo as early as this week.


Martin Shkreli's Twitter account suspended after he posted creepy photo collage

Mashable

Martin Shkreli is kicking off 2017 with unsurprising flair. The former pharmaceutical executive's Twitter account was suspended Sunday, not long after he updated his profile with a creepy photo collage of Teen Vogue editor Lauren Duca. SEE ALSO: 'Of course' Martin Shkreli would raise drug prices again Martin Shkreli has been suspended from Twitter pic.twitter.com/LFETGG5EhD When asked for comment by Mashable, Shkreli inquired "what is being mashed." The 33-year-old Wu-Tang aficionado had messaged Duca on Jan. 5 after the magazine editor sparred with news host Tucker Carlson on Fox News.


Beyoncé reveals new video detailing her weight loss journey ahead of Coachella

FOX News

New in Theaters: The re-imagined musical journey is directed by Jon Favreau and features a star-studded cast including Beyonce, Donald Glover, Seth Rogan and James Earl Jones. Before her much-talked-about "Beychella" show in 2018, the singer and recent "Lion King" star went on a 44-day diet, consisting of organic, non-GMO, plant-based food. In a new video posted to YouTube on Wednesday, titled "22 Days Nutrition," Beyoncé gave fans an inside look at how she pulled off the strict diet. BEYONCE CREDITS FAITH FOR NEW'LION KING' SONG: 'GOD IS THE ART DIRECTOR' The video promotes the "22 Days Nutrition" program, which was founded by Beyoncé's longtime friend and personal trainer, Marco Borges. In partnership with Borges, she plans to provide fans with information and recipes "that empower everyone to become their healthiest self through proper nutrition."


'No Fats, No Femmes' documentary to explore the 'politics of desirability'

Los Angeles Times

Being overweight carries with it a social stigma, as does being a man who embraces the feminine, but for those in the gay community who live at the intersection of such identities, life can be like the worst case of double jeopardy. To Jamal Lewis, however, who is also black and who identifies as "gender deviant," being fat and effeminate is a source of power and a subject worthy of exploration in a documentary titled "No Fats, No Femmes." "For me, I'm just interested in the spaces that people are afraid to occupy," said Lewis, who uses "he-she" as a gender pronoun. "I think there is something to be learned from what we are most afraid of, and so, if that's what I was taught to be afraid of, well [forget] that. I am the Fat Femme."