• Flush with success, Texas toilet-seat artist ready to retire

    Barney Smith, the man known as the “King of the Commode,” has been creating works of art out of toilet seats for more than 50 years. But he’s finally calling it quits, FOX 29 in San Antonio reported. The 96-year-old retired plumber from Texas created the Toilet Seat Art Museum to showcase his porcelain masterpieces. Over the […]

    Lack of motivation forces Miyazato to retire

    Former women’s world No. 1 golfer Ai Miyazato said yesterday that a crisis of confidence triggered her decision to retire from professional golf at the end of the current season. The 31-year-old Japanese, a nine-time winner on the US LPGA Tour, admitted that her struggles dated back to 2012, when she claimed her last tournament […]