Aug 23 2012

Disney's Food-Scented Air Fresheners

Disney Parks' New Food-Scented Air Fresheners. Delish

 

Heading to Disney World with the kids this August? Maybe you'll bring home a few souvenirs like a figurine, mug, and those signature mouse ears. Oh, and in case your car smells, you can pick up one of Disney Park's newest pieces of merchandise: food-court-scented air fresheners.

he food is a big part of visiting Orlando's Disney World, which is equivalent to the size of the city of San Francisco. More than 1.8 million pounds of turkey drumsticks are consumed each year between the four parks: Magic Kingdom, Hollywood Studios, Animal Kingdom, and Epcot. That was the inspiration behind one of these new fresheners: turkey.

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Aug 23 2012

Bus Monitor Starts Anti-Bullying Foundation

Bullied bus monitor using donations to fight bullying. TODAY

 

After receiving more than $700,000 in donations following the release of a viral video of her being viciously taunted by a group of middle school students, Karen Klein has used the money to launch an anti-bullying foundation.

Klein, 68, is a retired school bus monitor from Greece, N.Y., who received donations from at least 32,000 people online in less than two months after the taunting videos were posted on June 19 and received more than eight million total views. Looking for something positive to do with a portion of the donations, she has created the Karen Klein Anti-Bullying Foundation.

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Aug 22 2012

"Staying Alive"

MLB Umpire Jim Joyce Saves Life at Game With CPR. abc NEWS

 

Major League Baseball umpire Jim Joyce is being hailed as a hero for making a life-saving call before the first pitch had even been thrown at a game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Florida Marlins.

Joyce, 56, was heading to the umpire's dressing room on Monday night at Phoenix's Chase Field when he saw a stadium employee begin to shake and collapse to the ground, according to MLB.com.

Joyce, a 24-year veteran umpire, did not immediately respond to a request for comment today, but he told his story to MLB.com.

"I knew something was wrong," Joyce told MLB.com. "And I knew if something wasn't done, this lady could actually die in front of me. It was more instinct than anything else."

Joyce began performing CPR on the woman to the tune of "Staying Alive," which is often used to time the chest compressions during the maneuver.

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