Rejoice bacon lovers! The bacon shortage may be a bunch of bull. That's trending on Thursday's edition of "The Pulse".
Bacon Shortage Bull
Here's some good news, a writer for Slate.com has debunked the bacon shortage rumor. He says the so-called shortage is just a slight increase in meat prices, similar to the increase in corn prices we've seen because of the drought. The writer says no such shortage is likely.
The Search for Jimmy Hoffa
The disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa is one of the great American mysteries and police are still attempting to solve it. Police received a tip that a body was buried at a spot in Michigan around the same time the teamster's disappearance in 1975. Now they plan to drill outside a suburban home outside of Detroit to follow up on the tip.
Google Maps and Apple
iPhone 5 users may be out of luck when it comes to their maps application, Google's CEO released a statement Thursday saying they aren't taking any steps to add a Google maps app to the Apple store. One of the main complaints people have with the new iPhone 5 is the faulty maps application. For the new phone, Apple created it's own maps application instead of partnering with Google as it has in the past. Now they may be paying for the decision.
Johnny Lewis' Death
A bizarre scene unfolded Wednesday that lead to the death of "Sons of Anarchy" star Johnny Lewis and an elderly woman. Police suspect Lewis killed his 84-year-old land lady, then fell to his death from the roof of a Los Angeles home. Lewis recently got out of jail on charges of assault and has a past of criminal activity. Police say drugs may be to blame for the rampage that lead to the "Sons of Anarchy" star's death.
The Political Race
Early voting has officially begun. Early voters are casting the first ballots of the presidential race in Iowa, kicking off the election season. Less than a week before the president's first debate with Mitt Romney, a steady stream of voters walked into election offices in the state to be the first to cast their votes. They will be joined by Ohio which will begin their early voting process next week.