#The411: Balt. Humane Society Offering Free Dog Food For Furloughed Workers

Baltimore Humane Society Offering Free Dog Food For Furloughed Workers

  • The Baltimore Humane Society is offering a free month’s supply of dog food for anyone affected by the government shutdown
  • All they ask is to bring your federal ID with you and you can walk out with enough dog food to feed your furry friend for the next month
  • They’re open today (Monday) 9am-3pm and Tuesday-Sunday 9am-6pm
 

Costco Is Selling a $30 Chocolate Tower For Valentine’s Day

  • Nothing says I love you like over a pound of chocolate from Costco
  • Costco’s Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory's Valentine's Day tower contains 5 boxes of assorted chocolates including, Dark and Milk Chocolate Peppermint Crunch Pretzels (which have a candy cane crush on top!), Chocolate Dipped Fudge, Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Pails, Dark Chocolate Covered Almonds, Peppermint Crunch Pretzels, Peppermint Crunch Oreos, and English Toffee
  • It’s $30, with delivery included which takes about 3-5 days
  • Annnnnd, if peppermint isn’t your thing, check out Costco’s 5 layer Godiva Chocolate Tower which comes with an assortment of truffles and mini chocolate pretzels
 

Oscar Nominations To Be Announced This Morning

  • Oscar nominations will take place this morning at 8:20am live on GMA or live streamed online
  • Click here to watch the live stream

60% of Coffee Species Are In Danger of Extinction

  • The study looked at 124 different coffee species, finding 75 are considered “threatened with extinction”
  • Researchers warn that climate change, frequent droughts, and the spread of disease and pests (among other social and economic factors) puts coffee plants at risk
  • Arabica & Robusta are included in that 60%, and they also happen to be 2 of the most wildly traded types of coffee in the world
  • They’re estimating the Arabica population could decrease by up to 50% or more by 2088
  • So basically your coffee could costs way more and taste way worse if something doesn’t change soon!
 

Lauren Alaina Breaks Off Engagement

  • Lauren Alaina posted on social media yesterday to share she and her fiancé Alex Hopkins have chosen to end their engagement after 6 years as a couple
  • Among the message to fans she wrote, “while we still have love for each other, we’ve grown into very different people over the last 6 years.”
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