1. Ben Affleck Banned From Las Vegas Casino For Knowing How Math Works
Filmmaker and actor Ben Affleck was reportedly expelled and banned for life from the Hard Rock Cafe's casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, after gaming officials observed him utilizing his brain to calculate mathematical equations in an effort to perform well while playing the card game known as Blackjack. This is sometimes referred to as "counting cards." Although this practice is not technically illegal, it is shunned by casinos worldwide, due to the fact that it helps gamblers to not lose.
Ben Affleck kicked out of Vegas casino for counting cards. No no, Ben, you're playing BATman.— Matthew O'Brien (@MattOB34) May 3, 2014
2. After Protests, Condoleezza Rice Employs Exit Strategy From Delivering University Commencement Speech
One week after First Lady Michelle Obama bowed to pressure against her delivering a commencement speech for graduating high school students in Kansas, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has decided to withdraw from speaking before the graduating class at Rutgers University in New Jersey, citing protests from students, who apparently want to show the world how good they are at keeping high-profile minority women from following through with inspirational speaking engagements.