World News Behind the Scenes: 10/5/2012

Oct 5, 2012 1:07pm

From the cute and cuddly to the unconventional and awe-inspiring, here’s a look at the photos, videos and characters that have our newsroom talking today.

4:55 p.m. ET
Sex Change
“The Price Is Right” announced today that Rob Wilson will be the show’s first male model.

ap price is right male model jef 121005 wblog World News Behind the Scenes: 10/5/2012

Image Credit: CBS/AP Photo

 

3:35 p.m. ET
#FirstWorldProblems
Starbucks stores cannot keep up with the demand for Pumpkin Spice Lattes, The Wall Street Journal reported today. Stores across the country have been running out of the syrup needed to make the company’s signature seasonal beverage. The news comes two days after the organization WaterIsLife released an ad that’s message is “first world problems are not problems.” 

ht pumpkin spice latte starbucks thg 121005 vblog World News Behind the Scenes: 10/5/2012

Image Credit: Starbucks

 

2:47 p.m. ET
On the Bus
NBA player Royce White’s fear of flying is so crippling that he has cut a deal with the Houston Rockets that will allow him to take a bus to most of the games, instead of flying with the team.

ap royce white jef 121005 wblog World News Behind the Scenes: 10/5/2012

Image Credit: Pat Sullivan/AP Photo

 

1:22 p.m. ET
Blue Honey
French bees have been producing honey in bizarre shades of green and blue and now perplexed farmers know why.  It appears the bees have a sweet tooth and have been eating M&Ms in a variety of colors from a nearby plant.

nc colored bee honey jef 121005 wblog World News Behind the Scenes: 10/5/2012

Image Credit: PHOTOPQR/L''ALSACE/Newscom

 

12:36 p.m. ET
‘Gangnam Style’
After a whirlwind U.S. press tour that brought “Gangnam Style” to America, PSY returned to Korea and now his popularity could not be higher. More than 80,000 people  showed up for his free concert in Seoul Thursday night.

ap psy concert nt 121005 wblog World News Behind the Scenes: 10/5/2012

Image Credit: Lee Jin-man/AP Photo

 

11:58 a.m. ET
Adele: Bond Girl
After months of rumors that Adele would lend her voice to “Skyfall,” the theme song for the newest bond movie of the same name, the track has finally arrived.

 

10:04 a.m. ET
A Year Without Jobs
Today is the one-year anniversary of Steve Jobs’ death. Apple paid tribute to its legendary CEO with a moving minute-long video on its website.

ht steve jobs ll 121005 wblog World News Behind the Scenes: 10/5/2012

Image Credit: Apple

 

9:33 a.m. ET
The Big 5-0
Two of Britain’s biggest contributions to global culture hit the half century mark today. It’s the 50th anniversary of the release of the Beatles’ first single, “Love Me Do,” and Bond’s 50th birthday.

pd james bond sean connery jef 121002 wblog World News Behind the Scenes: 10/5/2012

Image Credit: The Kobal Collection

SHOWS:
You are using an outdated version of Internet Explorer. Please click here to upgrade your browser in order to comment.
blog comments powered by Disqus