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Ringo Starr Is in 1 Hall of Fame the Other Beatles Will Never Join

They had some modest success before he joined, but The Beatles didn’t truly become The Beatles until they added Ringo Starr to the mix. It took Paul McCartney just a few minutes to know Ringo was the perfect drummer for the band. His distinctive style helped The Beatles become the biggest band in the world, […]

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US

This iconic bar of soap, with two weird claims to fame, has stuck around for nearly 150 years | CNN Business

New York CNNBusiness  —  Walk into a Walmart, Target, any drugstore chain in your neighborhood or a corner bodega for New York City dwellers, and chances are you’ll find an Ivory Soap bar, or a pack of 10 bars for under $5, sitting on the shelf. This iconic cake of soap, invented almost 150 years […]

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Entertainment

Kelly Clarkson reunites with ‘American Idol’ judges at Walk of Fame event

The singer and talk-show host was joined by her “American Idol” family at the unveiling of her Hollywood Walk of Fame star on Monday. The original judging panel, Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Paula Abdul, all attended. Cowell praised Clarkson and all she’s accomplished since winning the singing competition in its inaugural season. “We were […]

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US

Building an Indian metaverse: A conversation with Krishnan Sunderarajan of Shark Tank India fame

During the pandemic, the odds of having a chance encounter was scarce. Socially distanced meetups and other online options became par with the course of time. Naturally, the pandemic also pushed metaverse to the forefront – people found love, friendships and other important relationships within these universes.  It was one eventful February evening, when 27-year-old […]

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Sports

Serena, Federer set to make International Tennis Hall of Fame

Serena Williams and Roger Federer are set to make an impressive class of inductees into the International Tennis Hall of Fame. The tennis legends are retiring from the sport in September after leading their respective tours for decades. Williams, 40, concluded her illustrious career at the U.S. Open earlier this month while Federer, 41, is […]

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Sports

Roger Federer and Serena Williams may join Hall of Fame in same year

And 2027 is set to be an even more star-studded affair beyond the two players often regarded as the GOATs of the sport, with several more retirements coming throughout the year. Ash Barty announced her shock retirement at the age of just 25 back in March, when she was world No 1 and had just […]

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Canada

Fans push for Larry Kwong’s induction to Hockey Hall of Fame, 75 years after he broke NHL’s colour barrier | CBC News

Nearly 75 years after Chinese-Canadian Larry Kwong broke the colour barrier in the NHL, a group of dedicated fans is pushing to have him inducted posthumously into the Hockey Hall of Fame (HHOF).  Kwong was born in Vernon, B.C., and earned accolades for his skill as a centreman, leading his minor hockey team to a provincial championship […]

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Business

45 greatest B-sides in Rock & Roll Hall of Fame history

CLEVELAND, Ohio – You don’t hear the term B-side much these days. Back in the day (as they say), a B-side was a song placed on the back of a single with the A-side – the song intended to be a hit on the radio — on the front. Even as vinyl has made a […]

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Gaming

Call of Duty pro Shotzzy opens up on his “humbling” rise to fame – Dexerto

Anthony “Shotzzy” Cuevas-Castro marks the rare case of an esports player dominating across multiple games. In an exclusive Dexerto interview to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage month, he told us more about his rise in esports. Less than a month after turning 16, Shotzzy won his first Halo event. The phenom went on to win the […]

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Sports

Sam Paul Named To N.C. Tennis Foundation Hall Of Fame – University of North Carolina Athletics

Story Links University of North Carolina men’s tennis head coach Sam Paul is one of four new members to the North Carolina Tennis Foundation’s Hall of Fame, the foundation announced on Tuesday.  Paul enters the 2022-23 season, his 34th at the University of North Carolina and 30th as its head coach, as the winningest active […]