September 12th is the 255th day of the year. There are 110 days remaining until the end of the year
There are There are 34 days remaining until Boss’s Day
79 days remaining in the Atlantic Hurricane Season (June 1 Nov 30)
Today is National Chocolate Milkshake Day, National Day of Encouragement and National Video Games Day
Hurricane Irma Update:
Delta has had to cancel 800 flights as a result of Tropical Storm/Hurricane Irma.
Florida Power and Light may not be able to restore power to 10 million customers across Florida for several weeks. They say Hurricane Irma knocked out their grid which will now require a complete rebuild
Palm Beach County, Florida may file felony charges against pet owners who left their pets tied to trees, in yards or in cages during Hurricane Irma. The city’s shelter rescued 40 dogs before Irma made landfall.
Disney World in Orlando, Florida is scheduled to reopen today. It closed because of Hurricane Irma
According to a new study, the “happiest” state in America is Minnesota, followed by Utah, Hawaii, California, and Nebraska. The five least happy states are West Virginia, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Alabama, and Arkansas. Wisconsin came in 9th happiest in the Country.
Believe it or not, a new study found that eating fast food can actually PROTECT you from getting skin cancer. It’s still not healthy for you in any OTHER way . . . but the fatty acids in fast food CAN help your skin fight off melanoma.
You don’t need to drop almost a grand on sneakers. But if you ARE going to spend that much, at least buy ones that look good. A fashion company called Balenciaga just released a new pair of running shoes that cost $800. And people on the Internet almost unanimously agree that they’re HIDEOUS. They look kind of like a seven-layer dip turned into a shoe. As one person wrote on Twitter, quote, “they look like shoes in the lost-and-found at school.”
Kmart just announced they’re going to stop saying “plus-sized.” They’re renaming the department “Fabulously Sized.”
Production on The Walking Dead has been temporarily halted in Atlanta because of Tropical Storm Irma.
Apple is expected to launch the iPhone 8 today at a cost of $1,000. The paper says the new phone will have wireless charging and facial recognition features. The phone costs as much as Apple’s entry-level MacBook. I News claims the iPhone X is expected to have a 5.8 inch screen, a 3D camera module for taking 3D pictures and a blush and gold appearance.
The Chicago Tribune claims Apple will actually launch three new phones today called the iPhone 8, the iPhone 8 Plus and the iPhone X.
The NY Post claims Apple can only produce 10,000 new iPhones a day
The Secret Service detained two people yesterday after they threw a sign and a yoga mat over the White House fence.
Oprah, Alec Baldwin, Jason Bateman, Jessica Biel, Anna Faris, Nicole Kidman, Debra Messing and Jim Parsons will be presenting at this Sunday’s Emmy Awards.
TV TONIGHT: HAND IN HAND: A BENEFIT FOR HURRICANE RELIEF-_ More than 40 celebs will be participating in this hour long commercial-free telethon to raise money for those affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Country superstar George Strait will appear in concert from the Majestic Theater in San Antonio, Texas. The telecast will be held in the Universal Studios lot, Times Square and Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry. In addition to the TV coverage (7p CT, ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, and many more), the telethon will be live-streaming via Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, AOL, Huffington Post and Yahoo.
… Some of the celebs participating (in alphabetical order): Anthony Anderson, Beyoncé, Justin Bieber, Connie Britton, George Clooney, Andy Cohen, Stephen Colbert, Sean “Diddy” Combs, Terry Crews, Billy Crystal, Ellen DeGeneres, Robert De Niro, Drake, Hilary Duff, Jamie Foxx, Richard Gere, Tom Hanks, Marcia Gay Harden, Faith Hill, Kate Hudson, Dwayne Johnson, Joe Jonas, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Nicole Kidman, Matt Lauer, Jay Leno, Eva Longoria, Rob Lowe, Matthew McConaughey, Tim McGraw, Tracy Morgan, Tyler Perry, Dennis Quaid, Questlove, Jeremy Renner, Julia Roberts, Kelly Rowland, Adam Sandler, Ryan Seacrest, Blake Shelton, David Spade, Gwen Stefani, Michael Strahan, George Strait, Barbra Streisand, Sofia Vergara, Kerry Washington, Chandra Wilson, Oprah Winfrey, Rita Wilson and Reese Witherspoon.
Over the weekend Spider-Man: Homecoming became the summer box office champ after it earned $70.8 million in its first three days in China. This brings its worldwide total to $823 million, or just above the $816 million global haul for Wonder Woman.
Biggest DVD Releases This Week: The Mummy and Captain Underpants
Biggest iTunes Streaming Releases This Week: Baby Driver and Transformers: The Last Knight