Monday, August 28, 2017

THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW

  • The first single off Taylor Swift's upcoming new album is called, "Look What You Made Me Do" which appears to be a diss on Kim and Kanye. 
  • A consumer advocate group is accusing Gwyneth Paltrow's product, Goop, of making deceptive health claims to promote products featured on their website. 
  • Agnes Fenton was prescribed alcohol by a doctor for a benign tumor in 1943. She's been drinking whiskey and beer ever since. Agnes died last week in New Jersey at the age of 112. 
  • The annual Burning Man Festival is off and running in the desert through Labor Day. 
  • "Gone With the Wind" will be gone from The Orpheum's 2018 summer movie series in Memphis, after several patrons went to this year's showing and called it, 'insensitive.' 
  • They had a lockdown at Buckingham palace Friday after a guy with a machete drove up and started swinging at guards. 
  • The new field at Tenino (ten-NINE-o) High School in Washington state is getting a lot talk. They went with a black turf. Add in black uniforms, the school colors and other teams are complaining that it will be hard to see the players. 
  • Bill Nye the Science Guy has hit Disney with a $28 million lawsuit, claiming he didn't receive enough profits from his TV series. 
  • A police chase in Arkansas last week caught everyone's eye, as cops were after a man in black Hummer with a casket on top. 
  • "Saturday Night Live" will open Season 43 on September 30th with Ryan Gosling as host and musical guest, Jay-Z. 
  • Amazon says it's going to start cutting prices today at their new store, Whole Foods. 
  • They're saying that, if there was hurricane damage to Texas refineries, it could mean higher gasoline prices in the near future. 
  • China has revealed a 248-mph train. 
  • R. Marcos Taylor, who played Suge Knight in the movie, "Straight Outta Compton," was arrested after a brawl in a Florida restaurant. 
  • The twitter hashtag is now 10 years old. 
  • An ESPN radio announcer was arrested in Wyoming where he was drunk and naked inside a stranger's house. 
  • The Texas Rangers have announced the name of their new stadium that will open in 2020: Globe Life Stadium. 
  • An ordinance banning plastic straws and plastic utensils will take effect next year in Seattle. 
  • Microsoft and Boeing are still huge in the area, but now Amazon employs 40,000 people in Seattle. 
  • In Australia, the Sex Party has renamed itself the Reason Party. 

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