Bits and Pieces - June 5, 2015
June 5, 2015
KFC is suing three companies in China for spreading false claims about them. Apparently they claimed that Colonel Sanders was only a Lieutenant.
BILL COSBY'S lawyers have filed a motion to block a subpoena for material connected to the 2006 sexual assault lawsuit against him. Three of the women that claim Cosby assaulted them in the 1970s are now suing him for defamation after his reps called them liars. The women want the records from the 2006 case, which was dropped after the woman was paid off.
The E Channel has announced that CAITLYN JENNER'S eight-part documentary series will be called I Am Cait and will debut on July 26th. (See promo here)
LED ZEPPELIN'S final three studio albums will get the deluxe reissue treatments next month. Presence, In Through the Out Door and Coda will all include bonus discs of previously unreleased music. The release date is July 31st.
Google is working on an app that would tell you how many calories are in the food you're about to eat. The way it would work is that you take a photo of the food, post it on Instagram and the app will do the calculations. However, it may not actually help with weight loss, as multiple studies have shown that calorie-counting doesn't necessarily lead to losing pounds.
NASCAR has fined Trevor Bayne $20,000 and Jennifer Jo Cobb $5,000 for leaving their vehicles and walking on the race track during last weekend's races at Dover before emergency crews arrived to the scene of their accidents. Rules were implemented mandating that drivers stay in their cars following the death of driver Kevin Ward Jr. in a sprint car race last August.
A DUI checkpoint was set up in Somerset, Pennsylvania early Saturday morning. However, it wasn't set up by Pennsylvania state troopers, but by 19-year-old Logan Shaulis, who parked his vehicle across state Route 601 and set up road flares. When real troopers arrived, Logan handed a BB pistol to a friend and said, "I can't get caught with this." Logan was arrested on several charges, but his checkpoint did catch one drunk driver - himself.
2009: Actor David Carradine was found dead in a Bangkok hotel room due to auto-erotic strangulation
supermodel Bar Refaeli 30