First 2015 Corvette Z06 Fetches $1 Million At Auction
General Motors offered up the first retail 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 to the highest bidder during a Barrett-Jackson event at the Collector Car Auction in Palm Beach, Florida over the weekend. The winning bidder, NASCAR team owner and avid Corvette collector Rick Hendrick, ending up bidding $1 million for the car, the same amount he paid for the first 2014 Corvette Stingray Convertible and $100k less than what he paid for the first 2014 Corvette Stingray.
LTG Exam Prep Platform Raises $3M In Series A Round To Develop SAT, More Test Apps
Whether it’s the SAT or the GMAT, studying for standardized tests hasn’t changed a great deal. But as more and more people spend time on the internet through their mobile devices, LTG Exam Prep Platform, a startup out of MIT, believes the most effective way to study for standardized tests is through these devices we carry around everywhere. The Boston-based company, founded in 2012 with its iOS app, launched its Android app last week and just raised $3 million. The app also pinpoints the areas the user needs improvement in, and if a user needs more help, they can access a tutor marketplace, where they can reach out to certified tutors around the world in real time.
Khloe Kardashian Knows French Montana Wouldn't Use Her, But He's Furious The Media Took His Quote Out Of Context!
French Montana is learning the hard way that what he says in the media can be misconstrued — big time. In his case, what he said about capitalizing on girlfriend Khloe Kardashian's fame didn't sit well with many. In fact, she said she knew about it and doesn't really care! Her 29-year-old rapper beau, however, is furious.
Justin Bieber Sued For His Destructive Actions! Paparazzo Won't Let JB's Bodyguard Get All The Blame!
Is anyone surprised Justin Bieber is facing MORE legal drama? A paparazzo named Aja Oxman is coming after Bieber to make him pay for allegedly sicking his bodyguard on him. Back in 2013, the paparazzo was trying to take pics on the public beach of JB in Hawaii jumping off some cliffs. That's when Dwayne Patterson, the Biebs' bodyguard, supposedly assaulted Aja and destroyed his camera when he refused to delete the pics.
Elisabeth Moss Talks Life After 'Mad Men'
When one agency door closes, for Elisabeth Moss, a host of windows fly open. On Friday, Moss and Mark Duplass' Sundance hit, The One I Love, arrives in theaters, just a month after the actress said goodbye on the set of Mad Men. The day she and the cast bid their adieus at the storied offices of Mad Men's Sterling Cooper, Moss said "We approached it head on. No one ran away from their feelings. We got through it together and really said goodbye in a way that was very cathartic for all of us.
Kourtney Kardashian Gets Leggy For Natural Health Magazine
A glowing Kourtney Kardashian is featured on the cover of the September/October 2014 issue of Natural Health magazine and reveals that she is secretly a healthy living enthusiast! She told the magazine: "I was not raised this way—people just weren’t as aware of healthy eating as they are today. When I got home from school, my snack was a bag of chips or cookies, and as an adult, I didn’t even know what organic meant—I’d just go to the market and buy the same things my mom bought.
Mysterious Source Of Ozone-depleting Chemical Baffles NASA
A chemical used in dry cleaning and fire extinguishers may have been phased out in recent years but NASA said Wednesday that carbon tetrachloride is still being spewed into the atmosphere from an unknown source. The world agreed to stop using CC14 as part of the Vienna Convention on Protection of the Ozone Layer and its Montreal Protocol, which attained universal ratification in 2009. CC14 levels are not enough to reverse the decreasing trend of ozone-depletion, but experts are still mystified as to where it is coming from. With no new reported emissions, atmospheric concentrations of the compound should have declined at an expected rate of four percent per year since 2007.
Four-time Winner Wozniacki Ousted At New Haven
Italy's Camila Giorgi upset four-time champion Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 6-2 on Wednesday to reach the quarter-finals of the WTA Connecticut Open, a final US Open warm-up hardcourt event. Giorgi dispatched the former world number one in 78 minutes to book a last-eight date with Spain's Garbine Muguruza, who eliminated Chinese qualifier Peng Shuai 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 in another second-round match. Giorgi, ranked 38th, also ousted Wozniacki in last year's US Open but lost their only other meeting this year at Eastbourne.
Leonard Cohen Announces New Album For 80th Birthday
Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen announced Tuesday the release of a new album next month to coincide with his 80th birthday. Titled "Popular Problems," the album "sets a new tone and speed of hope and despair, grief and joy." It contains nine new songs written in collaboration with Patrick Leonard. The pair worked together previously on Cohen's 12th album, "Old Ideas," which was released in 2012 and became the highest charting of Cohen's career.
Ariana Grande Debuts Four New Songs
Ariana Grande has a big surprise for fans: Four new songs off her upcoming album My Everything are now streaming on MTV's website. The new tracks include Love Me Harder, A Little Bit of Your Heart, which is co-written by One Direction's Harry Styles, Be My Baby and Why Try. While not as dance-y as radio hits Problem, which featured Iggy Azalea and Break Free this summer, all are in the same vein of bubblegum soul-pop she displayed on debut album Yours Truly last year.