Bits and Pieces - February 6, 2015
February 6, 2015
Delta Airlines is now serving Starbucks coffee on board their flights. The coffee will be complimentary, but Delta will charge a cream and sugar fee.
Scottsdale, Arizona police are on the lookout for DIDDY after he allegedly injured a fan at a pre-Super Bowl party. The fan was upset because he paid $100 to see Diddy at a nightclub event on Saturday night and he not only showed up late, but didn't perform and hid out in the VIP area most of the night. TMZ posted video showing the guy screaming at Diddy, but the video ends when Diddy allegedly approached him and punched him. The guy says Diddy's security people tackled him and threw him out of the party, which can be seen in the footage. The guy has filed a police report on the matter. (See here)
To mark the DVD release of the fourth season of GAME OF THRONES, HBO is opening a themed pop-up restaurant based on the show starting a week from tomorrow. The bad news is it'll only be open for three days and it's located in London. They promise a one-of-a-kind epic banquet offering items like poached veal and tongue with beetroot horseradish and Oldtown Mustard.
You could have JOHN LEGEND perform at your next event for as little as $10! Legend is raffling off a concert with donations going toward rebuilding the auditorium at his Springfield, Ohio, high school. Legend says he'll perform at birthday parties, weddings, anniversaries or, if you're not married he'll sweeten up that hot date and get you to that next step, which is marriage, of course. (See here)
With Valentine's Day approaching, the Match.com annual dating survey is out and it finds that single people who use more emojis in text messages have more active sex lives. They say that 54% of emoji users had sex in 2014 compared to 31% of singles who did not. Not only that, they say women who use kiss-related emojis have an easier time achieving orgasms with a familiar partner, possibly because emoji users cared more about finding partners who consider communication a desirable trait. In addition, emoji users go on more dates and are two times more likely to want to get married.
Marshawn Lynch was just there so he wouldn't get fined...and he didn't! The NFL says Lynch complied with his obligation to attend all required media sessions at the Super Bowl and they also won't fine him for the hat he wore because it was made by and given to him by an NFL licensee.
St. Petersburg, Florida's Joseph Carannante has built a gun range. No, Joseph hasn't opened a new business; he's just built a gun range for his own enjoyment. Unfortunately, families in his neighborhood are a tad upset because he built the gun range in his front yard. Joseph says, "I don't want to have to go to a gun range, when I can just go outside my door," adding that he'll inform neighbors when he intends to fire his gun. Neighbors say they don't feel they should have to gather their children and hide every time this happens, but according to St. Petersburg Police, he's legally allowed to do it.
2007: NASA astronaut Lisa Nowak was arrested in Orlando for allegedly trying to kidnap a rival for the affections of a fellow astronaut.
actor Darren Criss (Glee, Girl Most Likely, Eastwick) 28