If you’ve got $50-grand to spend this new startup is offering the trip of a lifetime. A company called World View plans to use a helium balloon to take passengers 100-thousand feet above the surface of the earth and plans to start launching from the Grand Canyon in 2024. Passengers won't be strapped into a seat and will be able to move about the cabin. While it won’t technically get you to space, you’ll still be high enough to see the curvature of the Earth during the eight-hour trip. READ MORE.
Ace Frehley’s first ever Kiss logo design is up for auction. The guitarist hand-drew the artwork on a piece of graph paper in 1973 and it was later redrawn by Paul Stanley but auctioneers say Frehley’s drawing is ‘one of the most significant pieces of rock ’n’ roll history’. Bids start at $500,000. See the PICTURE HERE.
Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore managed to top the box office this past weekend but still fell short of expectations. It raked in $43 million, which makes it the lowest grossing premiere of any Harry Potter film. READ MORE.
A Florida man has set a new world record after watching 'Spider-Man: No Way Home' 292 times. Ramiro Alanis broke the record for "most cinema productions attended of the same film". Alanis spent a total of 720 hours, or 30 days, watching the latest installment in the 'Spider-Man' saga. He estimates he spent $3,400 on tickets to set the record READ MORE.
After a nearly 2 year hiatus, Taco Bell is bringing back a fan favorite… the Mexican Pizza. They say it will permanently return to the menu starting May 19th. Removing the Mexican Pizza sparked outrage among Taco Bell's loyal fans: An online petition asking for the pizza's return garnered nearly 200,000 signatures. READ MORE.
If you’re hoping to visit the ever popular waterfall corridor in the Columbia River Gorge this summer, you’ll now need to make a reservation. Starting May 24th a Timed Use Permit system will go into effect for any personal vehicles hoping to travel the 18-mile stretch. Permits will be required from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. all days between May 24 and September 5 and you can make those reservations at recreation.gov