Helicopter crash critically injures teenage boy
A teenage boy was in critical condition after a tourist helicopter with five passengers on board crashed into the water close to the USS Arizona Memorial on Thursday. As reported by AL.com, the other passengers included a 45-year-old woman and a 50-year-old man who were transported to the hospital and were in stable condition. The names of the injured were not released.
FCC: Customers can switch cable TV boxes for cheaper devices
Customers will be able to switch their cable television boxes for cheaper devices, according to a proposal approved by the Federal Communications Commission. According to the New York Times, the new move comes in a bid to enhance competition in the $20 billion set top box market.
Adele pranks Jamba Juice on The Ellen DeGeneres Show
Adele pranked Jamba Juice employees on The Ellen DeGeneres show, the New York Daily News reports. With an earpiece through which DeGeneres gave Adele the commands, the 27-year-old singer said to the employees, “I’ll take a Jamba Juice,” and then went on to say, “One small cup but a large.”
Continuing with the fun, she went on to ask if she would have to pay, saying, “I’m a celebrity.” The prank also included her cutting some wheat grass from the counter and eating it. The video of the prank can be viewed here.
NASA to study depths of universe with new telescope
The new Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope will be used by NASA to explore the universe. The telescope will be able to give a view as much as 100 times than that of the Hubble telescope, RT reports. NASA said that it will help scientists “unravel the secrets of dark energy and dark matter.” The effect of dark matter and dark energy on the universe will also be studied as part of this mission.
Clash between Swift, West continues
The clash between Taylor Swift and Kanye West went up a notch earlier this month after the hip hop star sang “Famous,” in which he talks about how he made “that b**** famous.” Swift’s response?
According to E! Online, at this year’s Grammy Awards, the pop sensation said at her speech after she accepted the Album of the Year, “There are going to be people along the way who will try to undercut your success or take credit for your accomplishments or your fame. But if you just focus on the work and you don’t let those people sidetrack you, someday, when you get where you are going, you will look around and you will know that it was you and the people who love you who put you there. And that will be the greatest feeling in the world.”