MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — From falling gas prices to a revolutionary pizza box projector, here are the four stories to know for Tuesday, June 9.
Gas Prices Peaking?
Get pumped — gas prices are falling.
Gasbuddy.com expects prices to drop 5 to 15 cents by the Fourth of July. That’s just in time to hit the road for the cabin.
As long as there’s no hurricane or refinery issues, experts say in a few months we could see a drop in prices similar to what we saw earlier this year — when they got below $2 a gallon.
Generation X & Retirement
Younger workers say their golden years aren’t looking so bright.
Bank of America released new numbers showing nearly three quarters of Generation Xers believe they will be financially stressed in retirement.
Nearly 70 percent of Millennials had the same fear.
A source of stress: Younger generations are juggling aging parents and student loans.
Pizza Box Projector
If your movie night usually involves pizza, you’re in luck. Pizza Hut has created a new cardboard pizza box that turns into a working movie projector for your smartphone!
It’s called the Blockbuster box and is currently only available in Hong Kong.
How is this not a mess?
There’s a special pizza table inside the box that keeps the cheese from touching the punch hole where the lens and smartphone will sit.
Little Girl’s Viral ‘Respect’ Dance
This little girl, like many of us, just wants a little respect!
The girl, identified as Johanna in the now viral video, is shown stealing the show at her dance recital.
The post was put up by a woman from Raleigh, North Carolina, who says she is Joanna’s mom. It’s been shared more than 500,000 times so far.