August 8, 2017

Published On August 8, 2017 | By cmcleod | CK Mornings Online, Mornings

1Reminder, due to the Civic Holiday Monday, garbage and recycling is pushed back one day this week.

Five Things - 2In case you missed it, the boil water advisory that was put in place in parts of Chatham-Kent last week, was lifted on Sunday.

Five Things - 3Despacito is now the first video to hit 3 billion views on YouTube.

After setting a record for most-viewed video in YouTube history on August 3rd, Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s Despacito smashed another record that same day: becoming the first YouTube video to reach 3 billion views.

The video, shot in Spanish and without Justin Bieber’s additional verses, was first posted on January 12th of this year.

Five Things - 4The Unicode Consortium is the group that regulates emojis and picks what will make the official set, that then goes out to Apple, Google, Twitter, and the rest to add to your phone. And they just announced their final candidates for next year.

There’s no guarantee these will get picked, but they probably will next June. And then you could see them on your phone by the end of the year.

Here are some of the best ones…
1. Smiley face with superhero cape.
2. The poop but with a sad face.
3. Animals including a kangaroo, llama, peacock, hippo, and lobster.
4. Foods like a mango, sliced bagel, and cupcake.
5. A skateboard.
6. A brick wall.
7. A teddy bear.
8. And a roll of toilet paper.

Five Things - 5The numbers are in and Death Valley, California set a record in July with the hottest average month in the history of the Western Hemisphere.

Daytime temperatures were 120 with one day at 127.

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