Bits and Pieces - August 25, 2015
August 25, 2015
Climatologists say that July was the warmest month on record on the planet Earth. In fact, they say that July was hotter than a wife finding her husband's name on the Ashley Madison dating site client list.
TOBIAS STREBEL, who gained his 15 minutes when he appeared on the E channel's plastic surgery show Botched after spending $100,000 on a number of cosmetic surgery procedures in an attempt to look like Justin Bieber, has been reported missing. Strebel, who's 35 years old, hasn't been seen since August 18th, when he was spotted in West Hollywood. A friend of Strebel's says it's "very unusual" for him to disappear.
Two men were injured in a helicopter crash in Texas while filming an episode of the supernatural reality series "A HAUNTING". Authorities say the helicopter was hit by a gust of wind and spun out of control before crashing.
NEON TREES drummer Elaine Bradley has announced the birth of her new baby. Elaine shared a photo on Instagram with the caption, "Meet Mae Beth Bradley!" (See here)
Philadelphia meteorologist and mom-to-be Katie Fehlinger is fighting back and getting support online after some people criticized her for showing off her pregnant stomach while doing her TV weather forecasts. The last straw was when one viewer complained that her stomach looked like "sausage in casing." Katie posted "a message for the haters" on Facebook saying she tried to ignore the comments, but it got harder as they got worse.
Katie wrote "What women go through to bring their precious children into the world is simply put, AMAZING" and has since received more than 52,000 likes and 4,000 shares. (See here)
Ohio State is the first unanimous preseason No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll. TCU, Alabama, Baylor and Michigan State round out the top five.
The 'no child left behind' plan has yet to find its way to Peoria, Illinois' Ashley L. Nichols and Mattica Brock. The couple allegedly shoplifted a number of items at a local Wal-Mart Supercenter. However, when they were confronted by store security, they ran out with the stolen merchandise, got into their car and drove away without a small child they dropped while fleeing. The women were soon caught and charged with retail theft and endangering the life of a child.
2011: Steve Jobs resigned as CEO of Apple, saying he could "no longer meet my duties and expectations."
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