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Judge rules Prince’s six siblings are legal heirs to his estate

Over a year after Prince died, a Minnesota judge has ruled that the late musician’s six siblings are the legal heirs to his estate. The ruling came Friday in Carver County, MI, where Prince lived and worked on his Paisley Park estate. Carver County District Judge Kevin Eide declared that Prince’s sister, Tyka Nelson, and […]

Movie theater to name popcorn stand in Billy Joel’s honor

Billy Joel has won countless awards in his career, but he’s about to receive a very unusual honor: a movie theater is going to name its popcorn stand after him. The theater in question is the historic Sag Harbor Cinema in Long Island, New York, which was damaged by fire last December. According to Long […]

Ladybug wings could lead to unbreakable umbrellas

For years, researchers have marveled at how ladybugs managed to pack large, super-efficient wings under their tiny beetle shells. Just how they did it, however, was always hidden by the shells themselves — until now. Scientists in Japan created clear replica shells for the insects and actually transplanted them — you go, science! — and […]

Paul McCartney reveals Pirates of the Caribbean cameo

First Keith Richards, now Paul McCartney is appearing in a Pirates of the Caribbean film. Sir Paul revealed his bearded, braided swashbuckling look for a cameo in the upcoming Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, with a Twitter post over the weekend simply titled, “#PiratesLife” No official word about McCartney’s role, but […]