VIDEO: Shocking footage shows chickens beaten to death at farm used by McDonald's
(This video contains graphic content.) A Tyson Foods farm in Tennessee shows a chicken being beaten to death with a metal stick while others are seen limping around and are forced to live in poor and overcrowded conditions. The chicken from T&S Farm in Dukedom, Tennessee was used to make McDonald’s chicken nuggets. An investigation has gone underway after Tyson Foods and McDonalds discovered the video. “Members of our animal well-being team are investigating, however, based on what we currently...
Not since library cop Joe Bookman has Jerry Seinfeld been hassled like this
The streets of East Hampton are safe once more from the likes of Jerry Seinfeld and his offspring. Cops in the east end Long Island town shut down a roadside lemonade stand that the funnyman’s son Julian and two pals had set up to raise money for the nonprofit Baby Buggy, run by Seinfeld’s wife Jessica. Baby Buggy “provides essential clothing, gear & services to families in need nationwide,” its website says. The Seinfelds blamed a stick-up-their-bum neighbor for turning the kids in to the...
VIDEO: Kid gets Optimus Prime cake that transforms into robot
What kind of birthday cake do you get for the ultimate 'Transformers' fan? An Optimus Prime cake! A six-year-old boy has an Optimus Prime cake for his birthday, but it's not an ordinary cake. At the push of a button the cake talks, then transforms from a truck to a robot. YouTube user Russell Munro's son wanted a Transformer cake so he and his wife took it to the next level to create a cake that transforms.
Tombstone two-step: Lincoln Center's Silent Disco held in historic Woodlawn Cemetery in The Bronx
Putting a whole new spin to the phrase “dancing on someone's grave,” Woodlawn Cemetery hosted Lincoln Center’s Silent Disco event Sunday evening More than 200 partygoers grooved in the graveyard for the ulimate event celebrating Bronx Salsa Month. “What better place to have a silent disco at than the final resting place of musical luminaries,” said Olga Luz Tirado,executive director of The Bronx Tourism Council. “Celia Cruz is interred here, Miles Davis is interred here, Duke Ellington....
Quincy PD promises to tweet about on-road rule-breakers all September long
Quincy police are preparing to fill your Twitter feed with pics of on-the-road rule-breakers next month. Followers of the QPD account (@quincymapolice), which at the time numbered 7,784, got the first taste of the new online campaign Sunday afternoon. The first image was of two men riding in the back of a Toyota pick-up, riding on what appears to be a highway, sitting under what appears to be a pile of construction gear. RELATED: The new hip place to live is... Quincy? “Do you know the penalty...
Escaped Wachusett water buffalo wrangled in Westminster
The search for an escaped 2,000-pound water buffalo came to an end in a Westminster driveway on Sunday afternoon. The 4-year-old, named “Bear” reportedly flew the coop sometime Saturday night after the first day of the Farm Fresh Fest at Wachusett Mountain. His “whereabouts were unknown,” police posted on Facebook Sunday morning.
'Fear the Walking Dead' recap: The zombies start to spread
The world of “Fear the Walking Dead” is starting to look a little more like “The Walking Dead.” More empty streets, quiet abandoned buildings. Alicia stops by her boyfriend’s house to see if she can find him, but all she finds are the signs of a struggle, an open front door, and something that clearly freaks her out. Across town, Madison and Travis are frantically trying to get in touch with their missing kids while driving away from the recently zombied Calvin. Madison has a brief, frantic...
The six craziest moments from the MTV Video Music Awards 2015, plus winners list
1. Taylor Swift and Nicki Minaj make amends. Swift and Minaj showed there was no "Bad Blood" between them (the two had a Twitter fight when MTV announced the VMA nominees) by performing a three-song medley together, opening the show. Unlike last year, Minaj's performance went off without any embarrassing wardrobe malfunctions. Related: Taylor Swift apologizes to Nicki Minaj 2. Nicki Minaj uses her acceptance speech to call out Miley Cyrus. When Nicki Minaj accepted her award for Best Hip-Hop...
Star Wars social media shuts down some obnoxious commenter sexism
So there's this character in the new "Star Wars" movie named Captain Phasma, and all we know about the mysterious character is that she's a high-ranking baddie in a chrome Stormtrooper uniform that comes with a kicky cape. Oh, and that she's played by "Game of Thrones" star Gwendoline Christie. RELATED: VIDEO: New Star Wars: The Force Awakens footage released But apparently some fans take issue with the character design already, as Facebook user Cody Paul commented, "Not to be sexist but it's...
U.S. Open 2015: Favorites, dark horses and who to watch
Men's singles Favorites: Novak Djokovic (No. 1 seed) Djokovic, the 2011 US Open champ, is attempting to capture his third Grand Slam title of 2015, having already won the Australian Open and Wimbledon. He could face Rafael Nadal in the quarters, last year's surprise finalist Kei Nishikori in the semis and Federer in the final. “I think I would still put Novak there at the top of the list [of favorites],” reigning US Open champ Marin Cilic said. Roger Federer (No. 2 seed) Federer hasn’t been to...
VIDEO: Usain Bolt gets run over by cameraman riding Segway
Usain Bolt may have won first place during the 200 meters race at the World Athletics Championships, but this cameraman wins first place for being the clumsiest person to ever ride a Segway. After Bolt won the race and took his victory lap, an overzealous cameraman riding a Segway ran into the Jamaican sprinter, sending him to the ground. The cameraman was trying his best to get a close shot of the world champ, but he lost his balance when his wheel ran into the railing on the track. Bolt...
2015 NFL Fantasy Football TE (tight end) rankings - updated top 40 list
1. Rob Gronkowski, TE, Patriots 2. Jimmy Graham, TE, Seahawks 3. Martellus Bennett, TE, Bears 4. Greg Olsen, TE, Panthers 5. Travis Kelce, TE, Chiefs 6. Jordan Cameron, TE, Dolphins 7. Zach Ertz, TE, Eagles 8. Jason Witten, TE, Cowboys, 9. Julius Thomas, TE, Jaguars 10. Delanie Walker, TE, Titans Metro fantasy sports expert Adam Levitan weighs in on Davante Adams, Devin Funchess and Eddie Royal 11. Dwayne Allen, TE, Colts 12. Owen Daniels, TE, Broncos 13. Antonio Gates, TE, Chargers 14. Austin...
Every single one of Miley Cyrus's MTV Video Music Awards 2015 outfits
Hands down one of the best parts of the MTV Video Music Awards 2015 was Miley Cyrus's epic outfit changes. Every time she made an appearance, she was wearing a totally different outfit than before. Though she made our VMA worst dressed list, we gotta hand it to the popstar for keeping things interesting. Here, we highlight every outfit she wore during the show. Related: The worst dressed celebrities at the MTV Video Music Awards 2015 Related: The best dressed celebrities at the MTV Video Music...
The best dressed at the MTV Video Music Awards 2015
While some celebrities totally missed the mark when it came the red carpet at last night's MTV Video Music Awards 2015, some stars nailed it proving it's possible to look edgy without going overboard. Here are our top picks for last night's best dressed. Disagree with our picks? Tweet us your thoughts @Metro_US. Related: The worst dressed at the MTV Video Music Awards 2015
The worst dressed at the MTV Video Music Awards 2015
The MTV Video Music Awards is one of the few award shows where anything goes and breaking the rules in the only way to live. But the celebrities on this list experimented in all the wrong ways. But hey, we give credit where credit is do. Click here to check out who made the best dressed list. Disagree with our picks? Tweet your thoughts to @Metro_US. Related: The ultimate MTV Video Music Awards drinking game Related: The best dressed at the MTV Video Music Awards 2015