In this hyperconnected age, social media is along for the ride -- even on vacation. Unlike with blogs, where a message can be posted to tell readers the blogger will be away, the chatter keeps flowing on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram feeds.
The group burst on to the British pop scene some 16 years ago and enjoyed a meteoric rise to fame thanks to their debut track, Wannabe, which remains the most successful song ever performed by an all-female group.
To burst onto/on/upon the scene is to suddenly become very well known.
▪ They burst onto the music scene in 1995 with a very successful debut album.
▪ when the technology first burst on the scene
me·te·or·ic /ˌmi:tiˈorɪk/ adjective
1: very sudden or fast
▪ a meteoric rise to fam
▪ a meteoric ascent
▪ a meteoric fall
2: marked by very quick success
▪ a meteoric career
一个经过化学强化的超级间谍和一对洋相迭出的政客上周末取代《蝙蝠侠：黑暗骑士崛起》(The Dark Knight Rises)成为票房冠军。《黑暗骑士崛起》是一部根据漫画改编的电影，此前三周一直引领北美周末票房榜
A chemically enhanced superspy and a pair of bumbling politicians overtook 'The Dark Knight Rises' at the box office this weekend, after a three-week run at the top by the comic-book adaptation.
A four-day manhunt involving thousands of policemen and soldiers came to an end Tuesday when one of China's most wanted serial killers was gunned down Tuesday morning in the southwestern city of Chongqing.
A study of 2,142 drivers found 60 percent of men admitted being distracted by attractive women while 12 percent of women said they took their eyes off the road to leer at good looking men.
leer /ˈliɚ/ verb
leers; leered; leer·ing
[no obj] : to look at someone in an evil or unpleasantly sexual way
▪ She complained that some disgusting man was leering at her
.▪ He gave her a leering look.
— leernoun, plural leers [count]
▪ a wicked/sinister leer