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Kennedy Space Center Gets $45k Sterilization Due to Coronavirus

Exclusive Just ONE Kennedy Space Center employee testing positive for COVID-19 requires a massive and pricey operation to sanitize every inch of the complex. According to federal docs, obtained by TMZ ... just under $191k in taxpayer dough is ...

‘Tiger King’ Star Doc Antle Says Joe Exotic Got Screwed, Others Got Away

Play video content Exclusive TMZ.com The 'Tiger King' leading man, Joe Exotic, was done dirty by vultures and snakes in his inner circle, and shouldn't be the only one suffering ... so says his role model, Doc Antle. We talked to the ...

Carrie Underwood, Jessica Simpson Topping Book Sales During Pandemic

Exclusive Book worms are turning to a holy trinity to bring them light and guidance in the coronavirus pandemic ... Carrie Underwood, Jessica Simpson and Jesus Christ. Here's the deal ... book sales are up across the board as more and more ...

Thyroid horomone overprescribed in older patients, study suggests

Thyroid hormone replacement therapy is commonly prescribed when blood tests show a dip in thyroid hormone levels, but new research suggests it may not always be the best choice for older adults. The long-term study found that people over 65 who take ...

Stars Ruffing Out Isolation With Pets — Canine and Chill!

These stars are surviving the isolation and social distancing with a little help from man's best friend ... and their furry friends don't seem to mind the extra attention! Celebs such as Emily Ratajkowski, Finneas O'Connell, Brody Jenner, and ...

Ric Flair Praises WWE for WrestleMania Precautions, Charlotte’s In Good Hands

Play video content Exclusive TMZSports.com Ric Flair says he's "more than content" with the COVID-19 safety measures the WWE has implemented for WrestleMania 36 -- and trusts Vince McMahon to look out for his daughter's health. Of ...

Len Singer Marc Costanzo ‘Memba Him?!

Canadian musician Marc Costanzo was in his mid-20s when he gained fame as the fun-loving frontman of the Ontario-based, pop-rock band, Len ... who famously dropped the anthem of the summer in '99, "Steal My Sunshine." While many of the ...

Famous birthdays for April 2: Emmylou Harris, Christopher Meloni

April 2 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Aries. They include: -- Charlemagne, founder of the Holy Roman Empire, in 742 -- Italian adventurer Giacomo Casanova in 1725 -- Danish storyteller Hans Christian Andersen in 1805 ...

On This Day, April 2: Pope John Paul II dies at 84

April 2 (UPI) -- On this date in history: In 1513, Ponce De Leon of Spain landed at what is now St. Augustine, Fla., to search for the Fountain of Youth. In 1792, Congress passed legislation authorizing the U.S. Mint to coin money, all to be ...

Florida’s extinct Calusa tribe built sophisticated fish enclosures, study says

ORLANDO, Fla., April 2 (UPI) -- Florida's Native American Calusa nation had much more advanced engineering systems than previously realized, and they allowed members to capture and store fish in large enclosures, according to a new study. The ...

With March Madness canceled, food industry is overloaded with chicken wings

EVANSVILLE, Ind., April 2 (UPI) -- With March Madness canceled and restaurants across the country closed, the meat industry is overloaded with chicken wings it can't sell. "The wing business is totally in the gutter," said Stan Neva, the owner of ...

Car Parts Store Sells Flux Capacitors

If you go the website for the car parts retailer O'Reilly Auto Parts and search for part 121g (that stands for 1.21 gigawatts), you'll find a listing for the flux capacitor from the Back to the Future movie franchise. Mind the safety warnings. ...

Picnic Table for Squirrels

Lucy Smalls is going stir-crazy after two weeks of isolation in Florida. This is when the notion of building a picnic table for local squirrels made perfect sense. I'm three weeks in and completely agree. I should line my fences with these ...

Patch pump device may offer cheaper insulin delivery

Rising prices have grabbed headlines as people struggle to afford their lifesaving insulin, but new research may have found an alternative for people with type 2 diabetes. The study found that combining a wearable, patch-like insulin delivery ...

I Didn’t Choose the Zoom Life. The Zoom Life Chose Me.

It's well into the afternoon and I'm still in my pajamas. Of course, I'm a blogger, so that's a day that ends with the letter Y. I'll probably maybe shower later after I finish watching Tiger King. Are you working from home? Are you attending ...

Fountains of Wayne member Adam Schlesinger dies of coronavirus

April 1 (UPI) -- Adam Schlesinger, bassist and founding member of the alternative rock band Fountains of Wayne, died Wednesday of coronavirus complications. He was 52. His death was reported by Variety, Billboard and EW.com. Schlesinger's ...

Dallas Cowboys signing former Pro Bowl edge rusher Aldon Smith

April 1 (UPI) -- Former San Francisco 49ers and then-Oakland Raiders star edge rusher Aldon Smith, who hasn't played in the NFL since 2015, reached an agreement on a short-term contract with the Dallas Cowboys. League sources told NFL Media and FOX ...

U.S. announces new military counternarcotics operation near Venezuela

April 1 (UPI) -- President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that the United States will deploy Navy ships near Venezuela as part of enhanced counternarcotics operations in the Western Hemisphere. Trump said the United States would deploy additional ...

White Tiger Rob Gronkowski gets the boot on ‘Masked Singer’

April 1 (UPI) -- Pro football player Rob Gronkowski -- dressed as White Tiger -- was the latest celebrity to get the boot on Season 3 of Fox's The Masked Singer competition series Wednesday night. Previous stars who have been voted off the show in ...

Shin-Soo Choo donating $1K to each Texas Rangers minor leaguer

April 1 (UPI) -- Texas Rangers outfielder Shin-Soo Choo agreed to donate $1,000 to each minor league player in the organization, the team announced Wednesday. Choo's donation will provide support to about 200 players who were impacted by MLB's ...

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo closes NYC playgrounds; Florida, Mississippi order lockdowns

April 1 (UPI) -- New York's death toll from the coronavirus pandemic is approaching 2,000, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday -- as his counterparts in Florida and Mississippi dropped resistance to imposing a statewide lockdown to stem the spread. At ...

Dr. Anthony Fauci Gets Beefed-Up Security After Receiving Threats

Breaking News Dr. Anthony Fauci is getting a beefed-up security detail ... because our nation's top infectious-disease expert is now the target of a growing number of threats. It's pretty crazy ... Dr. Fauci is facing threats to his personal ...

Watch: Ravens star QB Lamar Jackson works out with free-agent WR Antonio Brown

April 1 (UPI) -- Baltimore Ravens star quarterback Lamar Jackson held a workout Wednesday with free-agent wide receiver Antonio Brown. Jackson and Brown posted moments from the workout session on social media. In the videos, Brown ran short and ...

Trump administration won’t reopen Obamacare exchanges during COVID-19 outbreak

April 1 (UPI) -- The Trump administration won't reopen enrollment for the Affordable Care Act due to the COVID-19 pandemic, President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence confirmed Wednesday. During a briefing of the White House Coronavirus ...

Lockheed nabs $818.2M to produce JASSMs for Air Force, allies

April 1 (UPI) -- Lockheed Martin has been awarded an $818.2 million contract for production of Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missiles for the U.S. Air Force and allied militaries, according to the Pentagon. Under the contract Lockheed will produce ...