The Guinness World Record for the world’s largest underwater cleanup was just set by 633 drivers who got together, donned wetsuits and masks, and collected 1,600 pounds of trash at the Deerfield Beach International Fishing Pier in Florida. While the exact number of recovered garbage is still being calculated, with experts expecting it to grow, the current numbers are 1626 pounds of trash and 60 pounds of fishing line recovered from the ocean floor. City officials have announced they will be recycling what they can and properly disposing of all of the collected ocean waste. This is the fifth annual cleanup that was orchestrated by the ‘Dixie Divers’ and the Deerfield Beach Women’s Club. The previous world record holders was held by an underwater cleanup that was held in Egypt in 2015 with 614 divers.
America’s Renewable Energy Capacity Now Greater Than Coal
For the first time in history, America’s renewable energy capacity is now greater than coal. Even with ongoing political tensions regarding climate change, the exciting new report regarding renewable energy is showing the nation is actually becoming greener than ever. Conservational group SUN DAY Campaign ran an analysis that is including newly-added electrical generating capacity from other types of renewable energy sources such as biomass, geothermal, hydropower, solar and wind – and together, has now surpassed that of coal-generated power for the first time in history. SUN DAY Campaign announces a monthly “Energy Infrastructure Update” where in the latest announcements notes that 18 ‘units’ of new wind capacity and a 102 units of new solar capacity were added during the first 4 months of 2019. The wind capacity was measured at 1545 MW and the solar capacity at 1473 MW. The new metrics rank the US’s generating capacity of renewable energy at 21.56% with coal being dropped to 21.55%.
Frito-Lay Recalls Some Bags Of Barbecue Chips Due To Potential Dairy Exposure
Frito-Lay, owned by PepsiCo (NASDAQ: PEP) is recalling its ‘Lay’s Lightly Salted Barbecue Flavored Potato Chips’ because some of the bags may have accidentally been exposed to dairy with chip flavoring that was meant for a different flavor of chips. Frito-Lay said in a statement to the FDA, “Consumers with a severe sensitivity to milk risk a potentially fatal allergic reaction if they eat the chips.” The flavoring was mistakenly inserted into some of the BBQ chips variety. The BBQ chip variety normally contains zero dairy product. To identify whether or not you have contaminated BBQ Chips, check your bags for the following information: 7.75-ounce bags with a “Guaranteed Fresh” date of Aug. 27, 2019, and a manufacturing code that includes the numbers 2 and 9. The bags were sold in 24 states including: Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Mexico, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. No other lay’s products were affected by this specific recall.
- June, 19
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Sprouts Farmers Market Recalls Spinach In 19 States Due To Listeria Test Results
Sprouts Farmers Market (NASDAQ: SFM) has announced the recall of spinach that was sold in 19 states due to testing positive for Listeria monocytogenes. The spinach that is being recalled is both conventional spinach and organic frozen spinach that was manufactured and proved by National Frozen Foods of Oregon. The testing of the spinach was done at random. The recall notice, which was posted by the FDA did confirm that the random test shows positive for the listeria bacteria in the finished product however the recall did not confirm whether the FDA conducted the testing, Sprouts, or the spinach manufacturer. Consumers can identify whether or not they have contaminated spinach by checking the bag for the following LOT number and UPC. “Sprouts Frozen Cut Leaf Spinach” in 16-ounce plastic bags. UPC number 87487500982. Lot number 19031203A03. Use-by date 12/03/21 States where the contaminated spinach was sold are: Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah, New Mexico, Colorado, Texas, Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia.
- June, 19
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Woman Hospitalized After Being Hit By Royal Convoy In London
Prince William and Kate Middleton were traveling to Windsor on Monday when an accident took place, where a woman sustained serious injuries after a police motorcycle that was part of the Royal Convoy was involved in a collision with “a woman pedestrian”. The woman, who has been identified as Irene Mayor, 83, was hospitalized with serious injuries but is in stable condition according to IOPC who told The Telegraph. IOCP stated, “We are investigating the circumstances surrounding a collision involving a marked police motorcycle attached to the Royalty and Specialist Protection Command and a woman pedestrian on Upper Richmond Road, Richmond, south west London at 12:50 p.m. on Monday 17 June.” One witness to the accident told The Sun, “His bike hit her and she spun around, offer her feet and feel badly on the floor.” Fiona, Irene’s daughter told The Sun that they are keeping her stable and that she has “got lots of injuries. A spokesperson for Kensington Palace said that Kate and William have since sent their well wishes to Irene and that “The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were deeply concerned and saddened to hear about the accident on Monday afternoon.”
Bella Thorne Who Recently Released Nude Photos Of Herself Calls Out Whoopi Goldberg For Shaming Her
Bella Thorne who was at the center of an attack by an online hacker ended up releasing her own nude photos to take back control of the hacker, who was threatening to release the explicit content without her permission. However, following the release of her photos, Whoopi Goldberg had some thoughts that she shared on the show. Whoopi said, “If you’re famous, I don’t care how old you are. You don’t take nude pictures of yourself. Once you take that picture, it goes into the Cloud and it’s available to any hacker who wants it, and if you don’t know that in 2019 that this is an issue, I’m sorry. You don’t get to do that.” Thorne ended up hearing Whoopi’s comments and tearfully responded to Whoopi via an Instagram video where she calls her out for shaming her. Thorne said in the video: “I’m not gonna lie, I wanna say that I feel pretty disgusting. I feel pretty disgusting, Whoopi, knowing that everyone’s seen my sh*t. And I just want to say that me watching this interview made me feel bad about myself. And I hope you’re happy. I really do. I hope you’re so f*cking happy….You’re so crazy Read more…
- June, 19
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WHOHURTYOU Project With Mental Health Reflection Confirmed By Jack Barakat
All Time Low Member Jack Barakat, who is the guitarist, has been sharing some rather cryptic messages on social media, calling “it” a “little somethin’ somethin’ that he has been working on. Confirmed yesterday is his new side project, WHOHURTYOU which Barakat announced on social media while also sharing an important message on mental health and music. The first announcement came on Instagram yesterday with a tease “WhoHurtYou 6/21” which came with an equally cryptic video. The new WhoHurtYou Account on instagram then posted a new video, which was a brief interview and montage of Barakat discussing his new project with Kevin Fisher. In The Post on the WhoHurtYou Account, reads “We are WhoHurtYou. A dark pop project started between @jackbarakat and @iamsweettalker with the purpose of healing from heartbreak and turning a negative experience into something positive.” Barakat goes on to explain that he’s “always felt that I’ve had to portray myself in a certain way online. Kind of be this comic relief and someone who’s always in a positive mental state. It’s just not the truth. And it’s not real. And everyone has their ups and downs, and I’ve never really put mine out there. He goes on Read more…
- June, 19
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Augusta Georgia Roofing Contractors at Inspector Roofing Provide Superior Roofing Services
Inspector Roofing is a professional roofing company located in Evans Georgia that serves the Greater Augusta Georgia Community. Homeowners and business owners in Evans, Augusta, Martinez, Thomson, Hephzibah, and North Augusta rely on our expert roofing contractors. Discuss your residential or commercial roofing needs in Augusta with us today by calling us at 706-405-2569. When it comes to getting your residential or commercial roof repaired or replaced, working with the best roofers in Augusta is the best decision you can make. With over 100 years of experience in the roofing business, our locally owned and operated roofing company can provide you with the very best roofing services. We take our time with your roof repair or replacement, inspecting your roof to best determine its needs. From there, we will sit down with you, go over our course of action for your roof so that we can keep you informed along the way. We have a great sense of community here in Greater Augusta Georgia and that is because we visit, shop, and dine at many of the same establishments that you do. We love helping our local neighbors and business owners accomplish their roofing goals. Schedule your free roof inspection Read more…
- June, 18
- Home Construction
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Findit Announces Launch of New Twist25.com Website Owned By Health 2Go Inc.
Findit, Inc. (OTC PINK: FDIT) a Nevada Corporation was chosen to build out a new website for Health 2Go Inc, owner of Twist 25. The web address is www.twist25.com. Having completed the new site, Findit will continue to provide on-going online marketing services for Twist 25 in an effort to help improve overall indexing in search engines and drive more traffic to Twist25.com through social media marketing, video production and more. Twist 25 is bioidentical DHEA cream scientifically formulated with a small particle size for better absorption and stability. DHEA is a pro-hormone – a naturally occurring base building block for hormones and sebum (skin oil). Health 2Go Inc. retained Findit in 2009 to build out and develop www.twist25.com, as well as produce content and marketing material in an on-going marketing campaign. Health 2Go Inc, which produces DHEA Cream marketed and labeled as Twist 25 DHEA Cream, wanted to improve overall indexing online and drive traffic to Twist25.com to purchase Twist 25 DHEA Cream online. Earlier this year, Health 2 Go Inc. selected Findit to create a new Twist25 website that would be more mobile and user-friendly which would allow visitors to the site to more easily click around, view Read more…
9th American Tourist Dead While Vacationing In The Dominican Republic
The death count for American tourists vacationing in the Dominican Republic continues to grow, not totaling 9 confirmed deaths. Joseph Allen, 55, who was vacationing in the D.R. was found unresponsive in his hotel room at the Terra Linda Resort on June 13. Allen was on a trip celebrating his friend’s birthday. According to his brother, Jason, Joseph had skipped out on dinner on the night of his death, telling his family and friends that he was not feeling well. It is also reported that this was a repeat visit to the same hotel in the Dominican Republic by Joseph. A toxicology report will be conducted but it is being reported that this could take up to 30 days. Also in the news regarding tourists and health in the Dominican Republic were Jimmy Buffet fans that fell severely ill at a resort in the Dominican Republic. According to D.R. officials, none of these nine deaths are related.