The numbers are in, and it’s official: more people decided to stay home instead of seeing their favorite acts on tour in 2011. But that doesn’t mean it wasn’t a good year for some of the artists who hit the road — including Lady Gaga and Taylor Swift, both of whom made the North American top five in Pollstar’s year-end list of the top-grossing tours.
In fact, Taylor had the second-most popular tou
Evan Petkau and Luke Willms, a couple of average dudes from Vancouver, Canada, were on a tour of Lake Naivasha in Kenya when their boat was suddenly accosted by a pod of angry hippopotami.
When hippos aren't acting out their roles as the poofy, adorable creatures of popular lore, they're vicious, boat-chasing monsters. Check out this news video from MSNBC, in which a very angry-looking hippo head