Prince Philip surprised everyone by announcing he would retire, and May the Fourth celebrations have already started for Star Wars Day! Read this and more in today鈥檚 news.

1.聽Prince Philip announced his retirement after a top-secret late night meeting. Royal watchers were biting their nails late last night as news spread that there was an 鈥emergency meeting鈥 regarding Prince Philip at Buckingham Palace. While many feared the worst, it turns out that the 95-year-old monarch has decided to retire from public life. Fun fact: Philip is the longest-lived and serving member of the British royal family聽ever.聽

2.Jimmy Fallon celebrated May the Fourth with a hilarious new video.聽The fourth day in May has become a day to celebrate聽Star Wars (get the pun, May the Fourth鈥 be with you!) and loads of celebs get in on the action. Jimmy Fallon decided the best way to celebrate聽Star Wars Day was to create this hilarious mashup. Good luck getting this song out of your head.

3.聽The real reason Fyre Festival was such a disaster? Misspent funds. According to a reporter for聽Vice News, the infamously terrible Fyre Festival was a disaster because organizers spent all the money they had renting private jets and yachts and paying models. Talk about poor financial planning.

4.聽This B.C. restaurant posted a sign saying Liam Neeson could eat for free without knowing he was already in town shooting a movie.聽Talk about a good sport! The staff at Big Star Sandwich in New Westminster, British Columbia wrote 鈥淟iam Neeson eats here for free鈥 on their sandwich board and didn鈥檛 realize that the star was, in fact, in town shooting his new movie聽Hard Powder. Of course, he got a free sandwich out of the deal.

5.聽There鈥檚 a way to backspace on your iPhone鈥檚 calculator and no one knew about it until now! According to some intrepid users online, all you need to do is tap the numbers or swipe right to backspace. No more restarting equations again!

6.聽Quote of the day:聽鈥淟et us not take ourselves too seriously. None of us has a monopoly on wisdom.鈥 Queen Elizabeth II

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