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MoviePass Was Down Because They Ran Out of Money

The movie ticket service MoviePass had to shut down on Thursday night because they went broke. The parent company had to borrow $5 million to stay afloat. MoviePass has been on thin ice for a while as they provide members with being able to see a movie a day at participating theaters for only $9.95…

Spirit Airlines Flight Diverted Because of ‘Dirty Socks’ Smell

A Thursday night Spirit Airlines flight from New York to Fort Lauderdale had to be diverted to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina because of a smell reminiscent of dirty socks. There were 220 passengers on board the flight. The crew opened the emergency exits when they landed so the plane could be aired out. 7 to…

Disney Is Deleting Plastic Straws

The Walt Disney Company becomes the latest corporation to start phasing out plastic drinking straws. Disney plans to stop using single serving plastic straws and plastic stirrers at their parks around the world by mid-2019. For Disney, that would mean a reduction of 175 million straws and 13 million stirrers annually. Starbucks recently announced they…