It's that time of the year again where people all over the country head over to those crystal-clear swimming pools to disperse off the summer heat. It's not that their intention is to spoil the fun from everyone, the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), however, has a thing or two to say about these artificial bodies of water.
CDC indicates in their report that a number of these so-called "public aquatic facilities" like swimming pools, hot tubs, lazy rivers and water playground are being notified for immediate closure in violation of the health and safety guidelines.
Spearheaded by the Network for Aquatic Facility Inspection Surveillance (NAFIS) of the CDC, the violations said to be committed by these establishments range from unconditional pH level of the water, improper application of water disinfectant solution, as well problematic facility equipment. more >>
Time sure does flies fast and the Season 2 of The CW's hit superhero drama TV series "The Flash" is already here titled "Race of His Life."
Spoiler alert for those who missed the penultimate episode "Invincible," Barry Allen successfully conquered the meta-humans being brought from Earth-2 to this world by Zoom. Instead of accepting his defeat, the evil speedster once again took his revenge on one of Barry's loved ones. This time, he kidnapped Henry Allen and killed him right in front of the Scarlett Speedster. It was a shocking moment for everyone especially for Barry who is now technically an orphan.
But will this grief consume Barry who just recently had claimed back his speed? more >>
It may have been a heartbreak for fans after having known that ABC's hit police procedural drama TV series "Castle" won't be returning to the small screen anymore. However, they may still have the chance to see the show's lead, Nathan Fillion, who plays the fan-favorite character, Rick Castle, in a brand new show on CBS. This is if the rumors would turn out to be true.
According to Fansided, the alum is now rumored to be in talks to join the upcoming space adventure series "Star Trek." A throng of followers of the 45-year-old are campaigning for the actor to nab a very crucial role in the said sci-fi series.
Citing their sources, the publication went on to clarify that the casting petition first surfaced on a website that urges fans to voice out their reactions if Fillion would be a good fit to the rebooted TV franchise. The post, which is titled "Rumor Mill: Nathan Fillion New Star Trek Captain?" concluded with a mailing address of CBS, perhaps for fans to send their campaign or plea. more >>
Despite the mostly average reviews it earned from critics and fans alike, NBC's hit police procedural drama TV series "Shades of Blue" pushes on for a second season and the cast members themselves are quite pumped to see the show return to the small screen.
In an interview, actor Ray Liotta told The Hollywood Reporter that he's already "looking forward to seeing where they're gonna go next season," in the show. He went on to tell the publication that despite his lengthy career in the show business, he feels that he still has a lot to prove.
"I still feel like I haven't gotten my shot," he told THR. "I still have so much more I want to do." more >>
Cast member Ryan Eggold, who plays the role of Tom Keen in NBC's hit crime drama TV series "The Blacklist," is currently missing in action during the Season 3 finale. With the character is baby Agnes, his daughter with the Megan Boone's fan-favorite Elizabeth Keen.
According to recent casting reports, this Season 4 of the James Spader-starrer series, Tom will return to spill more details on what has really transpired in the previous episodes. Moreover, the former operative is also expected to appear in the show's highly anticipated spin off, "The Blacklist: Redemption."
President Barack Obama has named a transgender woman to the President's Advisory Council on Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships.
The White House announced earlier this month that Barbara Satin, the assistant faith work director for the National LGBTQ Task Force, was named as a member of the President's Advisory Council on Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, which advises the president on how to improve partnerships to serve Americans in need.
Satin, a member of the United Church of Christ, is the first openly transgender member of the United Church of Christ's executive council. more >>