Pizza Hut Perfume
The chain is launching its own scent. That's right, Pizza Hut Perfume is said to smell just like a fresh pizza pie. According to a press release, the scent boasts "notes of freshly baked, hand-tossed dough". The idea came from a Facebook post but the marketing team at Pizza Hut Canada smelled a winner and got to work. For now, limited quantities of Pizza Hut Perfume will just be available in the Great White North.
Starbucks Steel Gift Card
This holiday season, forget about plain old plastic ones. Starbucks is offering its first "super premium" gift card. The coffee giant is releasing the Starbucks Steel Card, which costs $450. Starbucks says it costs $50 just to make the card, which is made of steel instead of plastic.
The Penn State chapter of the sorority is facing punishments after a racially insensitive image surfaced on social media late last week. The photograph in question was supposedly taken at a Mexican fiesta themed social around Halloween. Members of the Chi Omega Nu Gamma chapter are pictured dressed in ponchos, sombreros, and fake mustaches. The sorority has apologized but the national organization is investigating.
The Fiscal Cliff
We're just 26 days away from big changes to your paycheck. On Wednesday, President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner made some small moves to end the standoff. The two talked on the phone but the details of what was said are unknown. Democrats and Republicans have been at a standoff over the fiscal cliff. They are at odds over whether to implement higher taxes on the richest Americans.
The rapper making waves after he posted a documentary on YouTube. The documentary "Where I'm From" featured Jay Z's eight-night stand at Brooklyn's new Barclays Center. But it wasn't just the documentary that got attention. It was also a conversation with 67-year-old Ellen Grossman. Click here to watch it. Grossman has lived in New York for 46 years and says this is the first time she's ever met a celebrity.