Bits and Pieces - August 24, 2015
August 24, 2015
According to a new survey, more people would prefer to have Ben Affleck as president than Donald Trump. However, they think Trump would make a better Batman.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department will present CAITLYN JENNER'S Malibu car crash case to the district attorney next week for possible misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter charges. The Sheriff's Department reportedly feels it meets the criteria to warrant the charges, but it'll be up to the district attorney whether or not to bring it to trial. Jenner has since been hit with lawsuits in connection with the crash and in a worst case scenario she could get up to one year in county jail.
The Bachelor's CHRIS HARRISON will once again host the MISS AMERICA PAGEANT in Atlantic City. This will be Harrison's seventh time as host. His co-host will be announced soon. The pageant will be held on September 13th.
CARRIE UNDERWOOD has released a new single, called "Smoke Break," which will be on her next album, Storyteller, which is due October 23rd. (See Carrie's announcement here)
No, it's not you, it really is hot in here. July was the warmest month on record and it's almost a sure thing that this year will beat last year as the warmest year on record. Climatologists say that not only is the Earth warming, the warming is accelerating. The first seven months of 2015 were also the hottest January-to-July span on record. Records show that despite what climate change doubters say, temperatures have been warming steadily since 1998.
The San Francisco Giants have acquired Marlon Byrd from the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for Double A pitching prospect Stephen Johnson.
Many have tales to tell about having sex in college, although none are likely to be quite like the story of 23-year-old Waheed S. Al-monla. Waheed was arrested following his college romp after he broke into the Springfield Technical Community College in Massachusetts, took a female mannequin into a men's room and had his way with it. Waheed emerged from the bathroom after thirty minutes, which may say something for his stamina, and he should also be commended for practicing safe sex as police also reported finding a used condom in the trash.
1996: An expedition to raise part of the Titanic failed when the lines snapped.
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