A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts:
Today is National Noodle Day, and Marugame Udon, based out of Tokyo, with a location in Honolulu, is offering customers to bring in their receipts for a free Kake Udon with a purchase during a future visit from Oct. 7-21. Marugame Udon also has locations in California and Texas.
Residents on the Island of Hawaii are accustomed to feeling earthquakes. As the ground shaking subsides and the safety of everyone around is assured, one of the first questions we typically ask is “how big was that earthquake?”
Sorry, it looks like no trip this year to enjoy the fall colors of mainland landscapes. The East Coast, especially New England, is famous for the brilliant riot of forests trees getting prepared for winter’s dormant season. Even deciduous trees of the Western United States are beginning to brighten landscapes as days grow shorter.