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No Pos Wow: Gomez Beaten By A Fan, Guillermo Del Toro’s Sequel And More

In today’s world, the news happens so fast that it’s nearly impossible to keep up with the latest, breaking developments. Here are five quick headlines to keep you up on the stories that might have gotten lost in the shuffle this week.

How well does Selena Gomez know herself? Find out in this Gomez vs fan showdown.

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It’s one thing to know a ton of trivia about your favorite celebrity, but imagine going head-to-head with that very person while they’re sitting directly across from you. Brooke, a true Selenator, found out earlier this week, the intensity is real! The trivia wasn’t easy, and even Selena couldn’t answer every question. So who won? Check out the vid.

Central America has solid gold beetles?

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For years, scientists and bug enthusiasts have been baffled by the scarab jewel beetle’s appearance, which sports a golden exoskeleton that would make this billionaire jealous. Found in Central American countries such as Costa Rica and Panama, scientists are still on the fence about the beetle’s unique appearance, which they believe is either effective in evading predators or possibly used for a mating. One thing scientists now understand is how it got its appearance. Check out the link below to get the full story.

MORE: Secret of why jewel scarab beetles look like pure gold, explained by physicists

Alex Rodriguez becomes first Latino guest to jump into the “Shark Tank.”


A-Rod is no stranger to entrepreneurial endeavors. The 41-year-old ex-Yankees infielder has spent years developing his own brand — specifically A-Rod Corp — and now he’s all set to put his skills to good use on an upcoming episode of “Shark Tank.” Not only will he bring his own experience, but he’ll also be the first guest Latino Shark in the show’s nine seasons.

MORE: Alex Rodriguez Will Be First Hispanic Shark on Shark Tank

This $300 million chunk of emerald was just discovered in Brazil.

Weighing in at just under 800 pounds and standing 4.3 feet tall, this emerald rock probably contains enough jewels to pave a city block in Oz, if Oz were a real place. The massive stone was unearthed last month, in the Carnaiba Mine, located in the state of Bahia, in northeast Brazil. The rock’s owner is currently in hiding and says he’s moving the rock from one secure location to another in hopes of protecting the safety of his family. As the Daily Mail reported, the rock’s owner, who remains anonymous, said, “Extracting the stone was extremely difficult. It took ten of us more than a week to get it out because it was 200 meters down in the ground.”

MORE: Miner who discovered massive $300MILLION emerald weighing 800 lbs in Brazil goes into hiding because he fears thieves will kill his family to get it

Mexican director Jorge R. Gutierrez opens up about “The Book of Life 2.”


In 2014, critics and moviegoers alike agreed that “Book of Life” was one of that year’s breakout movies. The film, produced by Guillermo del Toro and directed by Jorge R. Gutierrez, featured the voices of Eugenio Derbez, Diego Luna and Zoe Saldana. Fans of the first movie can rejoice, as Gutierrez just announced a sequel is in the works. As Gutierrez told Variety, “The sequel grew from that and people asking what was gonna happen with the characters, what’s gonna happen to the gods? The sequel embraces all these things and, in a weird way, is a continuation of the story with everybody you love from the first movie.”

MORE: Annecy: Reel FX, Jorge R. Gutierrez Announce ‘The Book of Life 2,’ Unveil ‘Kung Fu Space Punch’ (EXCLUSIVE)

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These Employees Had An Avocado Side-Hustle That Cost Their Employer A Small Fortune

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These Employees Had An Avocado Side-Hustle That Cost Their Employer A Small Fortune

We all love a good side hustle, but three California men took it to the next level.

Over the last several months, Joseph Valenzuela, 38, Carlos Chavez, 28 and Rahim Leblanc, 30, made bank by selling avocados they stole from their employer, Mission Produce. The company says that in total, the three men cost Mission Produce around $300,000. Yeah, $300,000 dollars. That’s enough to buy at least a few plates of avocado toast from a popular brunch spot.

Mission Produce recently began delivering avocados to its customers, FOX New reports, rather than having customers pick them up from their facility.

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Some customers weren’t informed of this change, however, and so they continued showing up to the facility where they unknowingly purchased boxes of the stolen avocados. The men sold the boxes for $20 to $30 cheaper than normal price — a box typically sells for $50. The men would pocket the cash, shorting the company in the process.

Their employer became suspicious when bookkeepers began noticing discrepancies in their revenue.

By May, after customers started coming forward with concerns, Mission Produce alerted Ventura County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriffs were able to make their arrest thanks to surveillance footage that showed the avocado thieves at work. Sgt John Franchi told the Los Angeles Times, “We take these kinds of thefts seriously. It’s a big product here and in California.” Franchi added, “Everybody loves avocados.”

The three men are currently in jail on $250,000 bail.

(H/T: Los Angeles Times)

READ: If You Love Avocados, This Might Be Hard To Swallow

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