Despite keeping Mick Jagger's last name after their infamous breakup in 1978, Bianca Jagger is more than just the ex-wife of a rock star. A regular at Studio 54 in its glory days and friend of Andy Warhol, the Nicaraguan socialite turned actress has dedicated herself to humanitarian causes around... More »
He's achieved quite a lot in his 71 years. But even this must be a first for Mick Jagger — who has had a prehistoric hippo-like animal named after him.
According to the Washington Post, "it was something like a cross between a skinny hippo and a leggy pig"
The name of Mick Jagger has officially been immortalized forever by science, and has been bestowed upon a newly-discovered species of ancient swamp pig.
Congratulations, Mick Jagger: You and your kisser can now claim as your namesake a long-extinct swamp-dwelling creature LiveScience describes as something between "a small hippo and a long-legged pig" with really sensitive lips. Jaggermeryx naida, or "Jagger's water nymph," lived about 19 million years ago, adds the Washington Post, and...
Associate anthropology professor Ellen Miller and her team found some fossils in the Egyptian desert. Although fossils of this animal had been found before, Miller and her associates determined that it was a previously undescribed species that they named Jaggermeryx naida, after Rolling Stone Mick Jagger. Show More Summary
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