Who needs Bond?
The trailer for Idris Elba’s new movie, Beast of No Nation, might make you acutely anxious, but it’s designed to. Helmed by Cary Fukunaga, it follows the path of a young child soldier and will be Netflix’s first feature-length original film.
The trailer isn’t the only thing that’s intense: during filming, Elba nearly fell off a cliff and Fukunaga caught malaria. So there’s that!
Jason Silva, host of National Geographic Channel’s “Brain Games,” uploaded this video of the moment he explained to a baby how life comes into existence. More
He’s called “Britain’s worst boxer.” And when you lose 52 in a row, yeah, you probably deserve that title. More
In an interview with the Daily Mail, Anthony Horowitz — an author tasked with writing the new James Bond novel — said actor Idris Elba is too “street” to play James Bond. More
The WDBJ morning team paid tribute to colleagues Alison Parker and Adam Ward Thursday morning. More
Twitter and Facebook shut down the accounts of a man who claimed responsibility for the shooting of two TV news journalists on live television. More
Two journalists were shot and killed during a live segment at a shopping center in Virginia Wednesday morning. More
The Old Dominion chapter of the Sigma Nu fraternity has come under fire after offensive banners were hung outside a private home where some of its members live. More
A party of eight people — eight people — left their server without a tip at a seaside eatery in Belmar, New Jersey. More
Ken Burns knows the Civil War: the acclaimed documentarian’s groundbreaking five-part series was watched by 40 million people when it first aired on PBS in 1990. To mark the documentary’s 25th anniversary, an “ultra high definition” version of The Civil War will air from September 7-11. More