Amazon No Longer Offers Music & Audiobooks Purchases on Android

Jun 6, 2022

Photo Credit: Waldemar Brandt Amazon is making changes to its suite of apps which removes music, books, and audiobooks purchases on Android devices. Here’s why. This month Amazon began notifying Kindle app users that the app would be changing. Users can no longer buy and rent ebooks or subscribe to the Kindle Unlimited Service in the app. This change also applies to the Audible and Amazon Music Unlimited apps – so what’s changing? Google is enforcing a policy to require all develope ...read more

Snoop Dogg Says He's Not Smoking At 2022 MTV Movie & TV Awards: 'I've Changed My Ways' (Exclusive)

Jun 6, 2022

The times, they are a-changin'. Snoop Dogg walked the red carpet at this year's MTV Movie TV Awards on Sunday with a big smile, dark shades, and no puffs of smoke. The rapper and TV personality spoke with ET's Lauren Zima on the carpet outside Barker Hangar in Santa Monica ahead of Sunday's show, and asked whether or not Snoop would be lighting up this year -- as he famously had at last year's show. "No, I ain't smoking tonight," Snoop said with a laugh. "I'm trying to abide by the law." The ...read more

Kim Dickens Talks Her ‘Fear TWD’ Return & a Potential Madison-Strand Reunion

Jun 6, 2022

[WARNING: The following contains MAJOR spoilers for Fear The Walking Dead Season 7 Episode 16, “Gone.”] The episode is titled “An Earlier Heaven,” however make no mistake — Madison Clark (Kim Dickens) has returned to the land of the dwelling. Having survived her ordeal with flaming walkers in a burning baseball stadium, she’s right here to remain; and she or he’s introduced subsequent season’s presumed antagonists together with her. TV Insider chatted with Dickens about preser ...read more

Trouble: 5 Things To Know About Atlanta Rapper Dead At 34

Jun 6, 2022

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the children, loved ones, and fans of Trouble,” record label Def Jam Recordings posted on Sunday, June 5, confirming the death of the Atlanta rapper born Mariel Semonte Orr. “A true voice for his city and an inspiration to the community he proudly represented. RIP Skoob.” The memorial came after reports of the Trouble, 34, being shot dead inside an apartment complex in Conyers, Georgia. As the hip-hop world mourns this shocking loss, here’s w ...read more

The 5 Best Mattresses for Every Type of Sleeper — All Under $500

Jun 6, 2022

Us Weekly has affiliate partnerships so we may receive compensation for some links to products and services. Certain items require extensive research before making a purchase. Think a house, a car or a mattress. It may not seem obvious, but investing in your mattress is one of the best ways to spend your hard-earned money and also improve your overall health in the process. When you finally find the right mattress, your nights will be completely transformed. Most importantly, a proper mattre ...read more

Indigenous Borneans knew a tree was two distinct species. Genetic analysis confirms they were right

Jun 6, 2022

A lumok pingan fruit (left) and a lumok amat fruit (left). Credit: Gardener et al./Current Biology More than 200 years ago, a Spanish botanist described Artocarpus odoratissimus, a species of fruit-bearing tree found in Borneo and the Philippines. The Iban people, who are indigenous to Borneo, know the tree to have two different varieties, which they call lumok and pingan, distinguished by their fruit size and shape. Despite this knowledge, Western botanists have long considered the t ...read more

Queen Elizabeth II lit the ‘Tree of Trees’ in the garden of Buckingham Palace

Jun 6, 2022

The Queen's Platinum Jubilee celebrations are in full swing. Yesterday, Elizabeth II, together with her grandson Prince William, lit the main beacon of Great Britain and the entire Commonwealth. The Tree of Trees is the symbolic globe of the nation and consists of 350 saplings designed to pay tribute to the monarch; and is also a beautiful conclusion to the "green" initiative of Queen's Green Canopy, whose slogan was the call: "Plant a tree for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee." It is worth noting ...read more

Ralph Fiennes & Indira Varma Rep Dalzell & Beresford Acquired By 42 – Deadline

Jun 6, 2022

EXCLUSIVE: In an eye-catching acquisition, 42 has bought respected UK talent and literary agency Dalzell and Beresford, we can reveal. Veteran British agent Simon Beresford has joined the LA and London-based management and production company as a Partner and Manager and his roster is moving over with him. Clients include Ralph Fiennes, Matthew Goode, Sir Simon Russell Beale, Ciarán Hinds, Indira Varma, Lindsay Duncan, Giles Terera, Ken Stott, Patrick Marber, Leslie Caron, Jamie Campbell Bower ...read more

Bradley Cooper & Matt Bomer Kiss While Filming Scenes For New Movie ‘Maestro’: Photos

Jun 6, 2022

View gallery Image Credit: Christopher Peterson / SplashNews.com Bradley Cooper and Matt Bomer got up close and personal while filming a scene in the Maestro, the Netflix biopic about composer Leonard Bernstein. Bradley, 47, portrays the late conductor and mastermind behind the music of West Side Story, Peter Pan, and much more. It’s unclear who Matt, 44, will play, as his role is unlisted on IMDB, but these photos suggest he will b ...read more

Matthew McConaughey Calls for Gun Responsibility in Op-Ed After Uvalde Shooting

Jun 6, 2022

Matthew McConaughey is calling for gun responsibility in a newly penned op-ed. In a piece published by The Austin American-Statesman , the Oscar-winning actor -- born in Uvalde, Texas -- addresses the deadly Robb Elementary School shooting that took place on May 24 and what should be done in its wake.  "I believe that responsible, law-abiding Americans have a Second Amendment right, enshrined by our founders, to bear arms," he writes in his op-ed. "I also believe we have a cultural oblig ...read more

How to watch 'Prehistoric Planet'

Jun 6, 2022

Home References A digital recreation of a Tyrannosaurus rex swimming with a youngster. (Image credit: Apple) To kick off the summer season, Apple TV+ has dropped a dino-sized documentary miniseries that you don't want to miss; here's how to watch "Prehistoric Planet," plus a complete overview of its contents and the talent behind the massive project. "Prehistoric Planet" comes to us from "The Mandalorian" honcho Jon Favreau and the producers of the acclaimed doc ...read more

Origin of the boson peak in amorphous solids

Jun 6, 2022

Researchers at the Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo studied the anomalous properties of amorphous solids, including glasses, using computer simulations, and found a common vibrational mechanism underlying them, which may help control the glass properties. Credit: Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo Scientists from the Institute of Industrial Science at The University of Tokyo used molecular dynamics simulations to better understand the unus ...read more

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry came to church service with the royal family

Jun 6, 2022

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry joined the royal family in celebration of the platinum jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. On Friday, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex observed a national thanksgiving service in honor of the Queen at St Paul's Cathedral. The event marks Harry and Meghan's first public reunion with senior members of the royal family since March 2020's Commonwealth Day, which was Harry and Meghan's last royal appearance before they stepped down from their duties. Upon arriving at the cath ...read more

Best Kiss Winner Poopies From Jackass Forever Kissed a Snake — Again

Jun 6, 2022

By Deepa Lakshmin When Jackass Forever star Poopies — aka Sean McInerney — accepted the Best Kiss award on Sunday night (June 5) at the 2022 MTV Movie TV Awards, it was only fitting he shared Barker Hangar’s stage with the reptile that helped make this moment possible for him: a snake. Fans will remember that in the movie, Poopies participated in a stunt that brings him up close and personal with a Texas rat snake. He leaned in for a kiss that beat out many other smooches: Hunter Sc ...read more