A swamp-dwelling, plant-munching creature that lived 19 million years ago in Africa has been named after Rolling Stones lead singer Sir Mick Jagger, because of its big, sensitive lips and snout. The name of the animal, Jaggermeryx naida, translates to 'Jagger's water nymph.'
An extinct African swamp creature thought to have lived 19 million years ago and believed to resemble "a cross between a slender hippo and a long-legged pig" has been named after Rolling Stones singer Mick Jagger.
Sir Mick of The Rolling Stones has had a special honor bestowed on him by scientists -- a newly discovered species has been named for him. Or, more accurately, for his lips. Jaggermeryx naida translates to "Jagger's water nymph," and it lived around 19 million years ago in Africa. Show More Summary
Scientists have named a newly discovered extinct animal—notable for its prominent, grasping lips—after Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger. Dubbed Jaggermeryx naida by Duke University researchers, the extinct mammal was apparently a deer-sized mixture of a pig and a hippopotamus, which actually sounds a lot cuter than the real Mick Jagger. Show More Summary
An extinct swamp creature whose fossils were found in Egypt has been named for Mick Jagger.
Adam Levine might have the moves like Jagger, but a now-extinct swamp creature had the lips like Jagger. Scientists recently
Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards was on The Tonight Show on Tuesday night to promote his new children's book, Gus & Me, about his grandfather and his first guitar. He had some pretty good stories — about being punched in the face by Chuck Berry, for example. Show More Summary
Keith Richards, Mick Jagger and Peter Tosh backstage at Saturday Night Live in New York City, 1978. Photo by Peter Simon
Who says a celebrity can only do one thing? HLN rounds up 14 musicians who tried their hands at acting. A sampling: Prince, Purple Rain Mick Jagger, The Man From Elysian Fields David Bowie, The Man Who Fell to Earth Michael Jackson, The Wiz
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Mick Jagger, David Bowie, Charles Dickens, King Henry VIII. These are just a few of the famous visitors to Eel Pie Island, a centuries-old refuge for musicians, hippies, and writers.
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Is Thomas Piketty a rock star? To read the news, you'd think he were Mick Jagger and Pharrell Williams rolled into one. For those who eschew 700-page macroeconomic tomes, this is the guy who all the way back in April was going to change the world. Show More Summary
The Rolling Stones are a band that never dies, always stays relevant and certainly never stops partying. The half-century plus the four-piece band has been together has been filled with a series of highs and lows. But the Stones are doing it up big in 2014 and are currently taking a short break from their
Cyber legend Mikko Hypponen is the Mick Jagger os malware. He talks to VentureBeat about what keeps him up at night.
While an art student at Buffalo State College in 1975, Cindy Sherman photographed herself on the cover of Vogue as Jerry Hall, the supermodel girlfriend of Mick Jagger. The first photograph in this triptych is the original cover with Hall, photographed in black-and-white. Show More Summary
Mick Jagger told The Telegraph this week that producing Get On Up, the James Brown biopic, was a challenge because Brown and his heirs had certain ideas about the film. Brown, prior to his death in 2006, didn’t want “too much negativity.” As a result, the tale that spans his early childhood to the early
The Town is On Fire Healey 1979 Submitter: This is from the 70?s. I just thought it was a rather stunning picture. It looks like Mark Hamill and Mick Jagger and I don’t even know who that scary guy in the back is? According to the book flap they’re supposed to be teenagers and one […]
The Mick Jagger-produced new biopic of soul legend James Brown opens this Friday. In production for 12 years, Get On Up traces Brown’s chaotic early life and his transformation into a music legend. Such a film would seem unlikely to draw controversy, but telling the true story of an iconic performer was not always easy
Mick Jagger, who's finding satisfaction with his kids and grandkids, celebrated his birthday Saturday at SoHo’s James Hotel.