Overnight Briefing & General Reality Check - May 2, 2016
May 2, 2016
An Australian brewery is making beer from belly button lint.
The so-called 'Belly Button Beer' is being produced from yeast grown from the brewery owner's own naval lint. 7 Cent Brewery insists their yeast is clean and of the highest quality. A promotional statement promises: "There will be a little bit of 7 Cent in every glass." (Still)
Back into development for the USA network --"Brooklyn Animal Control."
Deadline reports the show will "follow the inner workings of a secret subdivision of the NYPD that functions as social services for some of the city's most unique citizens-- werewolves." You get the picture.
Look for First Lady MICHELLE OBAMA on tonight's installment of "The Voice." In celebration of the fifth anniversary of their Joining Forces initiative --which calls on Americans to rally around and support service members, veterans and their families-- Michelle and Dr. JILL BIDEN will join host CARSON DALY, the four coaches and an audience filled with active duty service members, retired service members and military families to discuss the program.
PRINCESS CHARLOTTE turns one-year-old today and Kensington Palace released some new photos of the toddler over the weekend. The shots were taken by her mom, KATE MIDDLTON, feature her pushing a walker, the family dog, "Lupo," and her cuteness wears baby blue and pink dresses designed by a Spanish clothing line called Amaia. (Lee)
The world's biggest, most powerful particle accelerator was just killed by a weasel. Officials with the Large Hadron Collider near Geneva, Switzerland say the particle accelerator lost power and had to be taken offline because a "small wild animal" had chewed through an electrical transformer. The Washington Post says the charred remains of a weasel were found at the scene. Technicians are hard at work repairing the weasel damage and expect to be back to atom-smashing within a week. (Bartha)
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