The First-Ever Balloon World Cup Took Place
The first ever Balloon World Cup took place in Tarragona, Spain. Teams from 32 countries took part and Francesco De La Cruz of Peru emerged as the first champion after beating German Jan Spiess https://t.co/f6xBoelklM pic.twitter.com/aK9Wto3W4U
— Reuters (@Reuters) October 16, 2021
Guy Fieri Is Selling An Official Halloween Costume
— Flavortown (@flavortown) October 17, 2021
Kanye West Officially Changes Legal Name to ‘Ye’
It’s official: Kanye has changed his legal name to Ye. https://t.co/p8Bf51uvAW
— Complex (@Complex) October 18, 2021
Colin Powell, Former Secretary of State, Dies of COVID at 84
Colin Powell, a four-star general and first Black secretary of state, has died at 84 of Covid-19 complications, his family said on Facebook https://t.co/AL1dMlw72E
— The Wall Street Journal (@WSJ) October 18, 2021
Christmas Tree Manufacturer Warns of Supply Shortages and Price Increases
It could be a blue Christmas this year for artificial tree buyers. Wholesalers are warning high demand coupled with nationwide supply shortages are limiting stock and driving up retail prices ahead of the holiday season. “What we’re saying to consumers is act now, go out and buy today,” National Tree Company CEO Chris Butler said. “The peak week for buying Christmas trees is around that Thanksgiving time, and we think by that point the shelves might be quite empty.”
The National Tree Company is seeing “record” demand for seasonal décor as Americans plan to return to larger celebrations following the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. Demand however is being met with a constraint in supply containers coming from China dating back to early summer. “We’re suddenly scrambling to get containers along with every other importer of goods from China,” Butler said. “Not only we were unable to get all of the containers that we wanted to get, but also the prices have gone up tenfold.” Price increases will be passed onto the consumer with artificial tree costs expecting to rise 20%-30% this fall.
Seventy-five percent of U.S. households displayed a Christmas tree last year with 85% of those trees being artificial, according to the American Christmas Tree Association. The National Christmas Tree Company’s most popular trees are expected to cost between $200 and $300 this year.
GHOSTBUSTERS: AFTERLIFE: Trailer Unleashes Terror Dogs as Egon’s Past Is Uncovered
Bengals’ Lineman, Jackson Carman, Went to Eminem’s Restaurant and Got Sick During Game
Y'all 😂😂😂😂😂 pic.twitter.com/zir5ac8I8v
— Matt Connolly (@MattOnClemson) October 18, 2021
Cincinnati Bengals offensive lineman Jackson Carman was activated from the COVID-19 reserve list last week in time to play in Sunday’s game against the Detroit Lions. He did not start and only played a limited role, however. That led many to speculate that he was feeling effects from the coronavirus, but Carman says there was another issue.
Music icon Eminem recently opened a restaurant in Detroit called Mom’s Spaghetti. Carman took to Twitter on Saturday asking for recommendations on where to eat in the area. Apparently he settled on Eminem’s new joint and then got sick. He said after the game that he would not recommend eating there.
Disney Announces Major Marvel Release Date Shifts, Removes Several Superhero Films From the Schedule
Disney and Marvel are making major moves and it’s causing quite the chatter on social media.
The companies have moved several of their major upcoming release dates, and in addition, have completely removed some upcoming Marvel movies from the schedule all together.
Indiana Jones 5 is also delayed significantly.
DOCTOR STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS
Moves from 3/25/22 To 5/6/22
THOR: LOVE AND THUNDER
Moves from 5/6/22 to 7/8/22
BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER
Moves from 7/8/22 to 11/11/22
UNTITLED INDIANA JONES
moves from 7/29/22 to 6/30/23
UNTITLED DISNEY LIVE ACTION
Moves from 7/14/23 and has been completely removed from the schedule.
Moves from 11/11/22 to 2/17/23
ANT-MAN AND THE WASP: QUANTUMANIA
Moves from 2/17/23 to 7/28/23
Pumpkin Farm Kicks Out Woman Who Brought A Snake, She Threatens To Go To The Press Because It Only Said “No Dogs Allowed”
Here is her complaint:
“I am reaching out to you all regarding me and my family and friends being kicked out on Saturday for my son having his snake,” the woman said. “[I]t does not state anywhere that he cannot have his snake with him, the only thing that [sic] stated that there is [are] no dogs allowed …” The woman demanded a full refund, but the Great Pumpkin Farm explained that a full refund would not be possible but they would allow her to return with her old tickets.
"[I]f you would like to come back another time without your snake, we are happy to have you back," The Great Pumpkin Farm said. https://t.co/qHoizrno93
— Newsweek (@Newsweek) October 15, 2021
Soccer Fans Celebrated So Hard The Stadium Collapsed
🚨⚽️ | NEW: A stand has collapsed in Vitesse’s away match to NEC pic.twitter.com/8VjM5JI7sD
— Football For All (@FootballlForAll) October 17, 2021