Water Cooler Talk: March 9-15, 2015
Circus elephants lost their jobs, Indiana Jones crashed a plane and more
Are you looking for some conversation starters? We've got you covered. Read on for all the water cooler talk you'll need.
Harrison Ford Made an Emergency Plane Landing
In a stunt that could have been taken straight out of one of his movies, Harrison Ford crashed-landed a vintage plane on a Santa Monica golf course. The Indiana Jones star, who also happens to be an experienced pilot, got seriously banged up but is expected to recover fully.
"Unfinished Business" Hit Theaters
Vince Vaughn’s hilarious spoof on stock photos set the tone for the release of his new movie, Unfinished Business. In it, Vaughn stars alongside Sienna Miller, Tom Wilkinson and Dave Franco, and the team travels to Europe to close the most important business deal of their lives.
The Ringling Bros. Said No More Elephants
After years of debate, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus announced that elephants are out of the show for good. What’s a circus without elephants, you ask? Just a bunch of clowning around.
The U.S. Economy Keeps Improving
Pessimists, step aside. This February marked the 12th consecutive month that the Labor Department reported improvement in the job market. The U.S. added 295,000 new jobs, and the unemployment rate fell to 5.5%, the lowest it's been in seven years.
Archaeologists Discovered a Buried Civilization
A team of archaeologists searching for the legendary "White City" found what they were looking for...and a whole lot more. In addition to discovering artifacts in Honduras's Mosquitia Jungle, the team believes they uncovered an entire ancient civilization untouched by humans for 600 years.