Deforestation Is Bad. De-grass-ification Is Worse.
Preserving the world’s great expanses of grass could be essential to combatting climate change.Grass then was still an odd little weed, vying for a spot on the forest floor. It took ages for grasses to grow in numbers that might constitute a grassland. And grasslands only started to occupy serious real estate in the past 10 million years—basically yesterday. They now cover roughly one-third of Earth’s land area.
It’s nice to have a friend! Taylor Swift just nabbed five 2022 MTV Video Music Award nominations for her work on All Too Well: The Short Film — and wasted no time before telling its stars Dylan O’Brien and Sadie Sink the exciting news.
Taylor Swift’s Celebrity BFFs Through the Years Read article
“She sent us the news first thing in the morning,” O’Brien, 30, told Entertainment Tonight in an interview published on Thursday, July 28. “She’s genuinely just someone who’s so involved and just proud of her work and is so grateful for any accomplishment or recognition for something that she just poured herself into. Talk about a special human.”
'The Rings of Power': Meet the Ensemble Cast of the 'Lord of the Rings' Prequel Series (Exclusive)
The Prime Video series stars Benjamin Walker, Charles Edwards, Ismael Cruz Córdova, Morfydd Clark and many more.Like the films, the series features an expansive cast -- 21 series regulars in season 1 to be exact -- as it explores Tolkien’s sprawling fantasy world. The ensemble features a collection of Australian, English and Welsh performers, with some of the biggest stars being Benjamin Walker (Jessica Jones), Charles Edwards (The Crown), Ismael Cruz Córdova (The Undoing), Morfydd Clark (His Dark Materials) and Robert Aramayo (Game of Thrones).
The Not Okay star revealed he and Sink, 19, “have a little group chat” with the pop superstar, 32, who both directed the music video and costarred alongside them in it.
O’Brien went on to praise Swift for her work as an artist, adding that he would be thrilled to attend the award ceremony alongside her if asked. “I would love to go to the VMAs. It’s been a while,” he said.
As for if the Teen Wolf alum would ever work under Swift again as a director, the answer is a resounding yes.
Gallery: The Sweetest Things Miranda Lambert Has Said About Her Husband, Brendan McLoughlin (People)
“Yeah, of course. She would make a really, really good director. If it’s something that her heart’s in, Taylor can do whatever she wants,” he gushed about working with the “Shake it Off” singer. “She could easily direct a feature and it’d be something I’d sign up for, for sure.”
Neighbours: Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan finally return to soap
WARNING: SPOILERS. Kylie and Jason's beloved characters Charlene and Scott Robinson made their much-anticipated entrance as they pulled up in their car on Ramsay Street.The Channel 5 soap first aired in 1985 and has been on screens for 37 years, but in March it was announced the Australian series was being axed after 8,903 episodes.
Taylor Swift’s ‘All Too Well’ Short Film Easter Eggs: Jake Gyllenhaal References and More Read article
For now, the Maze Runner star is focused on his film Not Okay — a millennial satire about a desperate and lonely wannabe writer named Danni Sanders (Zoey Deutch) who fakes a trip to Paris while hiding out in her Brooklyn apartment before a terrorist attack catapults her into becoming a social media celebrity. O’Brien, for his part, plays Colin — a clout-chasing micro-influencer that Deutch sets her sights on.
O’Brien knew he wanted the outlandish role from the moment he read the script. “From the first conversation with [director] Quinn early on, I was just like, ‘I want to go full-on, just like full tats, bleach the hair,” the New York Native told Entertainment Weekly on Thursday. “I loved it. I love doing it,” he said. “It was so much fun. It was such a blast. When it was over, it all happened so fast I wish I could go back and do it better.”
Alex Rodriguez's golfing birthday with new lover Kathryne Padgett and the Biebers
Alex Rodriguez had a "low-key" golfing birthday with A-List pals.Alex Rodriguez was joined by "girlfriend" Kathryne Padgett and the likes of Justin and Hailey Bieber at his "low-key" golfing birthday.
One thing O’Brien won’t be going back to is his old Teen Wolf stomping grounds. The actor revealed in March that he had decided to pass on the opportunity to return to Beacon Falls as fan-favorite Stiles Stilinski for the MTV revival movie.
VMAs 2022: See the Complete List of Nominations Read article
“The show couldn’t be more dear to me. It was the first thing I ever did I and so many people there are extremely dear to me,” O’Brien told Variety in March. “It was something I was trying to make work, but it all happened very fast.”
While the Amazing Stories alum noted that “a lot” of thought went into making the difficult decision, he ultimately decided it was best to move one. “I just decided it was left in a really good place for me and I still want to leave it there,” he explained.
Afghanistan Did Not Have to Turn Out This Way .
If we are to sustain our position as the leader of the Western world, we must understand why one of our signature campaigns resulted in such frustration.Recent decisions by the Taliban, particularly its treatment of women and girls, confirm the trajectory of a regime that seems intent on returning Afghanistan to an ultra-conservative interpretation of Islam. It will be incapable of reviving the Afghan economy, which has collapsed since Western forces withdrew.