411: Christmas Con is Coming, Paris Zoo Unveils "The Blob"

There’s A Christmas Con Happening Next Month

  • Edison, New Jersey will be wall-to-wall Christmas next month.
  • The New Jersey Convention and Expo Center is playing host to Christmas Con
  • Not only will they have Gingerbread Wards, but a Christmas Market to explore, and celebrities from Hallmark Channel Christmas movies!
  • The list of celebrity guests include names like Lacey Chabert, Chad Michael Murray, and Danica McKellar; the schedule of panels looks chalk-full of fun; and, it’s no surprise, the Hallmark Channel recently came aboard as the convention’s official sponsor.
  • The fun happens November 8 through the 20th.

Paris Zoo Unveils “The Blob” That Makes No Sense

  • A new exhibit at a Paris zoo features a moving slime that has 720 sexes and that can heal itself within minutes.
  • It’s actually a yellowish mold and is called "The Blob" because of its characteristics. It looks like a fungus but acts like an animal, and that it has no mouth or stomach but can detect food and digest it. The Blob can also move without legs, and if you cut it in half it will heal itself in two minutes.
  • It also has no brain and yet it can learn. The director of the Paris Zoological Park says if you merge two blobs together, one will transmit its knowledge to the other.

 

Get Paid To Watch 30 Disney Movies In 30 Days

  • A website is celebrating the upcoming release of Disney+ by offering a "dream job" opportunity for five fans looking to make $1,000 by watching 30 movies in 30 days
  • Reviews.org said the five selected applicants will each receive $1,000, a year's subscription to the new streaming service and a selection of Disney-related movie watching supplies, including a blanket, cups and a Pixar popcorn popper.
  • The $1,000 will be deposited directly into the winners' bank accounts.

Target Hosting “Paw Patrol” Trick or Treating Event

  • Next Saturday from 10am-1pm, Target stores are hosting a special Paw Patrol trick or treating event for kids
  • Kids can come to Target stores dressed up in costumes and trick-or-treat their way through the store and watch the new episode of the show “Paw Patrol” featuring the Mighty Twins
  • Target is also promising “exciting giveaways” but only while supplies last

AMC Theaters Offering On Demand Service

  • The theater chain AMC is getting into streaming, with a new service that gives members of its Stubs loyalty program the chance to rent or buy movies to watch at home, including some new releases
  • The on-demand, a la carte program will resemble iTunes or the Google Play Store, but will include a library of new and old films

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