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GHOSTBUSTERS FIREHOUSE WOULD BE WORTH $16 MILLION
The Ghostbuster's iconic headquarters, a firehouse located in New York City's Tribeca neighborhood, has been valued at nearly $16 million. According to the Movoto Real Estate blog’s fictional property evaluations, the movie's 9,642.55square-foot firehouse would be worth at least $15,717,356.50 in today's market. Its fictional size and real life location at 14 North Moore Street, as well as how much comparable properties in the Tribeca area cost today, were all taken into account.
BUDWEISER IS MOST POPULAR BEER AMONG INJURED ER PATIENTS
Many people who end their Friday or Saturday nights in a hospital emergency room have been drinking alcohol. Public health experts estimate that about one-third of all injury-related ER visits involved alcohol consumption. But what, exactly, are people drinking? When the Hopkins researchers surveyed ER patients who’d been drinking, they found that Budweiser was the number one brand consumed, followed Steel Reserve Malt Liquor, Colt 45 malt liquor, Bud Ice (another malt liquor), Bud Light, and a discount-priced vodka called Barton’s.
SEATTLE COPS TO HAND OUT DORITOS TO POT LOVERS AT HEMPFEST
Marijuana is now legal in Washington state, so Seattle cops won't be issuing tickets during the 2013 Hempfest. Instead, the police will join in the fun and hand out Doritos. This summer marks the 22nd annual Hempfest "protestival" in Seattle, but it's the first since Washington voters legalized marijuana in Nov. 2012. While the police have typically been tolerant of pot smokers during the event in the past, this is the first year that even ceremonial tickets (a common practice in Seattle at counter-cultural events) can be ignored.