Zac Efron’s Aussie friend slams plastic surgery rumors

One of Zac Efron’s closest friends has responded to the rumors he had work done. “It’s like getting a Picasso and having a kid finger paint all over it,” Kyle Sandilands, 49, said on “The Kyle and Jackie O” radio show in Australia on Friday. “Why bother?” The radio show host went on to state, “I would know if he’d had any plastic surgery.” During the conversation, Sandilands … Continue reading Zac Efron’s Aussie friend slams plastic surgery rumors

Miami zoo discovers new venomous tarantula species

Scientists have discovered a new species of venomous tarantula that can live for two decades in — where else? — Florida. The Pine Rockland trapdoor spider, Latin name Ummidia richmond, was first spotted on the grounds of Zoo Miami in 2012, but it wasn’t until this year that researchers identified it as an entirely new species. “They have a rough carapace on their front half and … Continue reading Miami zoo discovers new venomous tarantula species

Dozens of passengers test positive for COVID on flight from India to Hong Kong

At least 53 passengers on an Indian airline flight from Delhi to Hong Kong this month reportedly tested positive for COVID-19 – after everyone aboard had tested negative within 72 hours prior to departure. The Vistara airline plane — which landed in Hong Kong on April 4 — can hold 188 passengers, but officials in the territory did not announce Tuesday how many were aboard … Continue reading Dozens of passengers test positive for COVID on flight from India to Hong Kong

1 dead, 2 wounded in New York grocery store shooting; suspect at large

Authorities are on the scene of a deadly shooting at a grocery store in New York, officials said. The Nassau County Police Department said shortly after noon that the shooting occurred at a Stop & Shop supermarket in Long Island, New York. During a midday news briefing, Nassau County Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder said one person was dead and two others were wounded. Police have … Continue reading 1 dead, 2 wounded in New York grocery store shooting; suspect at large