Queen Latifah and Jada Pinkett Smith have fun with the girls in ‘Carpool Karaoke’ preview


James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke is getting its own Apple Music series and we’re thrilled about it. 

The Late Late Show host teased the new show with the release of this amazing preview featuring the cast of the new summer comedy, Girls Trip

In the video above, Queen Latifah and Jada Pinkett Smith pick up their Girls Trip cast mates Regina Hall and Tiffany Haddish for a joyride around Los Angeles. The actors take the opportunity to promote their new film. With megaphones and T-shirt cannons in hand, they tell random pedestrians to go see the film… and have a cannon misfire or two while they’re at it. Read more…

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People stole nearly all of the bikes belonging to a shared-bike startup, so it had to close down


All of those vandalised bikes were going to drive one of China’s bike-sharing companies out of business sooner or later. That time has come. 

Wukong Bike — one of an estimated 30 bike-sharing startups in China — has closed after a mere six months of operations. It had no choice: it lost nearly 90 percent of its bicycles to mischief and theft. 

The company had a fleet of 1,200 bicycles in the city of Chongqing.

A rare group photo of the bicycles.

A rare group photo of the bicycles.

Image: Wukong bicycle/Weibo

Like many of its competitors, Wukong offered bikes for rent under the Uber model of “sharing” a bike — grab one off the street, unlock it with an app, and simply leave it by the side of the street at your destination. Read more…

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