The inspirational video shows Bolt grow up from a child in Jamaica to the unbeatable athletic star he is today. The vision of the six-time Gold medallist was filmed at his training ground in Kingston, Jamaica and is part of the new campaign by Optus, which also includes a documentary series about Bolt’s life Read more…
Boy sings emotional tribute to his younger brother who died in crash
It’s pretty brave to step up and open up about a tragedy in the family, especially when you’re auditioning for a TV show.
That’s what 14-year-old Fletcher Pilon from the Central Coast in New South Wales did in an episode of Australia’s Got Talent on Sunday. The teenager wrote and performed a song in tribute to his 10-year-old brother Banjo, who he lost only months ago. Banjo was skateboarding when he was hit by a car in August.
Pilon’s touching performance was met with tears and a standing ovation from the crowd and the judges, in awe of his ability to perform so shortly after his brother’s death. Not to mention Pilon has an incredible voice. His performance is absolutely spine-tingling. Read more…
“The enormous refugee crisis in Europe had been news for months,” Murphy toldNoisey
“It was happening in and through territories associated with recent conflicts in Kosovo and the wider Balkans — the idea of cycles, wheels and repetition once again being all too apparent and necessary to make.” Read more…
The Fine Brothers ‘react’ to backlash by discontinuing newly announced program
LOS ANGELES — Everything is not fine with The Fine Brothers.
In response to growing backlash over the last week, the YouTube duo said Monday night that they have discontinued their “React World program.”
The the duo came under fire last week after announcing they were going to license their highly popular “react” videos to creators worldwide. Many YouTube creators argued the brand is not The Fine Brothers’ to license, calling it an attempt to claim profits over every “reaction” video out there
“We’re here to apologize,” Benny and Rafi Fine said in a Medium post on Monday. “We realize we built a system that could easily be used for wrong. We are fixing that. The reality that trademarks like these could be used to theoretically give companies (including ours) the power to police and control online video is a valid concern, and though we can assert our intentions are pure, there’s no way to prove them.” Read more…
Enough is enough: Australian police have had it with snakes on their gate
Police are trained for scary situations, but this snake climbing vertical might be a little out of the ordinary, even in Australia.
Western Australia’s Wyndham Police posted a video on Twitter on Tuesday afternoon local time, making us grateful we don’t have these kind of hurdles when trying to get home at the end of a working day. The snake was captured slithering on a metal gate making its vertical ascent, through barbed wire like it was no big deal.
Jordan Peele, who co-wrote the film’s script with Alex Rubens, stars as a man who finds an adorable kitten on his doorstep after his girlfriend breaks up with him. Keegan-Michael Key plays his loyal best friend, who helps Peele investigate when the kitten, Keanu, goes missing.
When it turns out Keanu is in the custody of gangsters, the two friends go deep undercover, lying about their copacetic suburban life to fit in with the thugs and bring the cat home. Read more…
5 videos to get you through the devastating breakup of Japanese boyband SMAP
Breaking up is hard to do — we all know this to be true.
After 27 years of dominating the J-pop billboards and Asia’s music scene, it looks like the reign of one of Japan’s most popular and long-lived boybands is coming to an end. Speculation on the fate of SMAP — which stands for sport, music, assemble, people — have been rife, following reports from Nikkan Sports newspaper that four of the band’s five members have left their talent agency, Johnny and Associates.
The band — made up of Takuya Kimura, Masahiro Nakai, Goro Inagaki, Tsuyoshi Kusanagi and Shingo Katori — are looked upon as the New Kids on the Block of Japan and were the first boyband in the country to successfully transition from singing into hosting their own variety show and acting. Read more…
Unfortunately, someone had to ruin the much anticipated gig by hurling the water bottle in Sivan’s direction while he was on stage. As the piercing screams of his fans could be heard, the bottle hit Sivan in the face Read more…
Ninja kick stops man’s car from being stolen in Australia
Check out this guy’s impressive ninja skills, which he pulled out when his car was about to be stolen at a petrol station in Darwin, Australia in November 2015.
As the owner walks away from the car, CCTV footage shows the wannabe thief walking towards the car and jumping in before attempting to drive away with it. Bad choice, silly thief. Ninja guy sprints towards the car, leaping through the window feet first.
After the car rolls away slightly, and after a brief struggle, the would-be thief can be seen running off