The Reason You Almost Never See Litter at Disney World

Yoshikazu Tsuno, AFP/Getty Images
Yoshikazu Tsuno, AFP/Getty Images

An average of 50,000 people visit Disney World each day, but despite the heavy foot traffic, the grounds of the parks remain pristine until closing time. That doesn't mean that Disney guests are cleaner and more considerate than the average pedestrian. According to Travel + Leisure, the lack of litter at Disney World can be explained by one rule all employees are obliged to follow.

Every Disneyland and Disney World worker—or "cast member", as they're officially called—must agree to pick up any trash they see on the ground. And that rule applies to everyone; custodians, as well as Mickey, Moana, and any Disney executives checking on the parks are expected to act as impromptu trash collectors whenever necessary. That means if a guest does dispose of litter on the ground, it won't be around long enough for too many people to notice.

Disney cast members must undergo a rigorous application and training process, from fitting a certain height and build to perfecting their character's signature. And once they make it onto the parks' staff, the litter rule isn't the only thing they need to be mindful of. Every cast member is forbidden from saying this simple phrase in order to maintain the Disney magic.

[h/t Travel + Leisure]

Dr. Seuss Is Getting a Funko Pop! Doll

Funko
Funko

Several characters from the world of Dr. Seuss have received the Funko Pop! treatment, including The Grinch, Horton, and Sam I Am. Now Comicbook.com reports that the man behind the whimsical stories is being immortalized as his own cute vinyl figure.

Dr. Seuss (real name: Theodor Seuss Geisel) is one of Funko's first new releases of 2019. The children's book author is depicted in his iconic gray suit and bow tie, with a copy of The Cat in the Hat tucked under his arm. He measures 3.75 inches tall—so he'll stand up to any other full-sized Funko Pop! dolls in your collection.

The Dr. Seuss Pop! is set to ship out some time in February. That means fans can get him in plenty of time to celebrate Dr. Seuss Day, a.k.a. National Read Across America Day, on March 2. Dr. Seuss was born on March 2, 1904, and if he were alive today he'd be turning 115 this year.

You can preorder the figure for $11 from Entertainment Earth. And if you're looking for more ways to honor the writer's legacy, check out these 10 stories behind his most famous books.

[h/t Comicbook.com]

Reynolds Wrap Made a Food Harness to Keep Your Favorite Super Bowl Snacks Close

Reynolds
Reynolds

If you plan to watch the big game on Super Bowl Sunday, and also anticipate eating your body weight in food while doing so, then the aluminum foil aficionados at Reynolds Wrap have something they want to show you.

You can now satiate your appetite without moving a muscle or missing a play, thanks to the Reynolds Wrap Hunger Harness. This $5 “wearable snack pack” has plenty of pockets to hold your appetizers, main course, snacks, and beverage, all while keeping your food nice and toasty. Essentially, it’s a mini kitchen you can wear like a front-facing backpack or a baby carrier, because after all, snacks are precious cargo.

A man models the Hunger Harness
Reynolds

Want to nervously eat a dozen buffalo wings while you yell at the referee on your TV screen? Just tuck them into the upper thermal pouch in your Hunger Harness and you’re good to go. Want to make sure you have enough tortilla chips to last through the halftime show? There’s a side pocket for that, too—plus an insulated slot for your queso or dip of choice.

A built-in food tray rests on your lap and “turns you into a human table,” and there’s also a pouch for your can of soda—or more likely, your can of beer.

The Hunger Harness will be sold in waves in limited quantities. (It's currently sold out, but will be restocked again.) Keep checking the Reynolds website for updates, and if you're thinking of ordering one for yourself, please heed this advice from Reynolds: “Use caution when handling hot food and beverages.” Lovers of lava-hot pizza rolls, you've been warned.

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