LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56) – Here are five things to know before you go to bed Dec. 27, 2021.
Bad news for the start of 2022.
Food prices are estimated to rise 5% in the first half of the year with economists blaming higher wages, and material and freight costs.
The Labor Department reported the consumer price index rose 6.8% in November from a year ago, the fastest pace since 1982.
At-home COVID-19 test
Amazon said it’s placing a limit on customers buying at-home rapid coronavirus tests.
The e-commerce retail giant said the purchase limits are coming at a time when the omicron variant of the virus is rapidly spreading.
The company is experiencing shortages of testing kits and has limited the number of purchases to ten per shopper.
TikTok and rare mental disorder
Diagnosis videos on TikTok are leaving teenagers thinking they are suffering from a rare mental disorder.
Videos in the app containing the hashtag borderline personality disorder have been viewed 600 million times.
According to the National Alliance of Mental Illnesses about 1.4% of the adult population suffers from this disease. It’s almost never diagnosed among teenagers.
A popular superhero flick sets a new box office record for the pandemic era.
No other film has topped a billion dollars since 2019’s “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.”
Four days and counting until we ring in 2022.
Today, workers in times square got things ready for the traditional new years eve ball drop.
They installed 192 sparkling Waterford crystal triangles into the massive ball.
Celebrations will be scaled back in Times Square due to the surge in coronavirus cases but millions of people will be watching worldwide.