Tis The Season To Stream Holiday Favorites On Disney+

All of your holiday streams will come true with Disney+’s second-annual Season’s Streamings celebration. Disney+ is bringing holiday cheer with new originals and classic holiday content for families to enjoy together. As of today, subscribers can find all of their favorite holiday-themed episodes, films, shorts and specials in the new holiday collection available on the service.

2021 Holiday Collection Featuring Originals and Fan-Favorite Classics

In addition to the Disney+ original content the whole family can enjoy this holiday season, the Season’s Streamings collection will feature holiday-themed episodes, films, shorts and specials. Subscribers can celebrate the holidays at home with new and classic content including “Home Sweet Home Alone,” “Soul,” “Frozen,” “Home Alone,” “The Nightmare Before Christmas,” “The Santa Clause” and many more. In honor of its 25th Anniversary, fans can also watch the holiday classic “Jingle All The Way” streaming now on Disney+. The new Disney Channel Original Movie “Christmas…Again?!” will also be available Friday, December 3 on the streaming service. Below is a full list of content included in this year’s holiday collection now available to all Disney+ subscribers:

New Disney+ Originals Premiering Throughout The Holiday Season

Marvel Studios’ “Hawkeye” will launch on Wednesday, November 24 with a two-episode premiere. The Disney+ original series is set in post-blip New York City where former Avenger Clint Barton aka Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) has a seemingly simple mission: get back to his family for Christmas. But when a threat from his past shows up, Hawkeye reluctantly teams up with Kate Bishop (Hailee Steinfeld), a 22-year-old skilled archer and his biggest fan, to unravel a criminal conspiracy. Episodes are helmed by Rhys Thomas, who’s also an executive producer, and directing duo Bert & Bertie. Get into the holiday spirit with this new video featuring the stars of Marvel Studios’ “Hawkeye”.

“The Book of Boba Fett,” a thrilling Star Wars adventure teased in a surprise end-credit sequence following the Season 2 finale of “The Mandalorian,” finds legendary bounty hunter Boba Fett and mercenary Fennec Shand navigating the galaxy’s underworld when they return to the sands of Tatooine to stake their claim on the territory once ruled by Jabba the Hutt and his crime syndicate.

The highly anticipated new series from Lucasfilm will debut Wednesday, December 29 on Disney+. 

The three-part docuseries “The Beatles: Get Back” is set to roll out over Thanksgiving weekend on November 25, 26 and 27. Directed by three-time Oscar®-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson (“The Lord of the Rings” trilogy, “They Shall Not Grow Old”), “The Beatles: Get Back” takes audiences back in time to the band’s intimate recording sessions during a pivotal moment in music history.

The first book in Jeff Kinney’s worldwide bestselling series comes to Disney+ in the all-new animated adventure “Diary of a Wimpy Kid.” Greg Heffley is a scrawny but ambitious kid with an active imagination and big plans to be rich and famous — he just has to survive middle school first. “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” will premiere Friday, December 3 exclusively on Disney+.

Premiering Wednesday, December 8, the Disney+ original series “Welcome To Earth” follows Will Smith on an extraordinary adventure around the world to explore Earth’s greatest wonders and reveal its most hidden secrets. Throughout the six-part limited series from National Geographic, Will is guided by elite explorers on an awe-inspiring journey. 

Hosted by the multitalented, Emmy award-winning actress Keke Palmer, “Foodtastic” is an immersive global competition series in which highly skilled artists create extravagant scene work and larger-than-life sculptures made entirely out of food. From vegetables and butter to fruit and cheese, these everyday items are transformed into works of art. Each episode is rooted in iconic Disney IP and the food-based builds are an extension of that world. FLOUR SHOP founder Amirah Kassem and NYC’s City Cakes founder chef Benny Rivera serve as food art experts on the series. The Disney+ original series “Foodtastic” will premiere Wednesday, December 15 on the streaming service.

New Originals Premiering This Holiday Season from The Disney Bundle 

Subscribers to The Disney Bundle will have something for everyone to enjoy this holiday season. ESPN+ will offer more than 5,000 men’s and women’s college basketball games this season, UFC 269: Oliveira vs. Poirier on Dec. 11, 21 exclusive NHL games through the end of the year and weekly episodes of Man in the Arena: Tom Brady, a first-hand account of Brady’s 10 Super Bowl appearances premiering Nov. 16. In addition to Hulu’s extensive library of hit TV series and films, Hulu subscribers can stream exclusive Originals including the highly anticipated docuseries “The Curse of Von Dutch: A Brand to Die For” (November 18),  season 2 of the critically acclaimed “The Great” (November 19), “A Very Solar Holiday Opposites Special” (November 22), “Candified: Home for the Holidays” (December 1), season 2B of the Emmy Award-nominated series “Pen15” (December 3), season 2 of “Crossing Swords” (December 10) and sci-fi thriller film “Mother/Android” (December 17).

30th Anniversary Edition of U2’s Achtung Baby Announced

Island Records, Interscope, and UMe announced the 30th Anniversary Edition release of U2’s seminal album Achtung Baby, which will see a special Standard and Deluxe vinyl release on November 19, ahead of a 50-track digital boxset available December 3, 2021.

Thirty years ago, Bono described Achtung Baby as “the sound of four men chopping down The Joshua Tree” while Jon Pareles of the New York Times wrote that “stripped-down and defying its old formulas, U2 has given itself a fighting chance for the 1990’s”. The album won a Grammy Award for Best Rock Performance and became one of the most significant records of the nineties and of U2’s career.

Recorded over six months at Hansa Studio in Berlin and Windmill Lane in Dublin, Achtung Baby is U2’s seventh studio album. Produced by long-time U2 collaborators Daniel Lanois and Brian Eno with Steve Lillywhite, Achtung Baby was engineered by Flood and released on November 18, 1991. Lead by The Fly, four other singles followed: Mysterious Ways, One, Even Better Than The Real Thing, and Who’s Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses. Watch here:

Achtung Baby (30th Anniversary Edition) is available on Standard black vinyl and Deluxe color vinyl on November 19, with Achtung Baby (2018 Remaster) and Achtung Baby (Unter Remixes) also available digitally that day. A 50-track digital boxset – to include Uber Remixes, Unter Remixes, B-Sides with 22 tracks never-before available digitally – will be released on December 3, 2021. 

Pre-order Achtung Baby (30th Anniversary Edition) HERE. For track listing and details of content and formats, visit u2.com.

Which Business To Hire For Document Destruction?

As a business security measure, the documents you decide to get rid of must be disposed of by a professional service. When you decide to shred documents, no other person must have contact with these papers unless authorized. We have constructed a checklist that will help you hire a responsible shredding service with the following qualities.

Performing Due Diligence

Inquire about the company you wish to hire. The due diligence involves online research, asking for references through previous clients. This would provide you with a safety net since you are handing over sensitive documents to them. However, nothing beats physically visiting their offices to study their shredding operations and the nature of employees.

Cement is hiring the best document destruction firm out there. You will be allowing the company to peruse your files and classify the documents according to the nature of content or sensitivity. Therefore, we suggest performing background checks, lawyer assessments, and customer satisfaction reviews.

Similar Business Aims

A company that operates similarly to your business is more likely to be successful working with. You can meet with the company’s representatives or send over your employee as a test client. Unknowing to them, the test employee can provide impartial analysis and see how the document destruction business treats their client. It will save you valuable resources.

It is so much worse hiring a company with no experience or experiencing severe security issues. The intention behind hiring a destruction firm is so there are no security concerns. An ill-performing service only negates the purpose.

Assessing The Shredding Business

Another helpful analysis is touring the business, as mentioned earlier. The company representative can inquire about the controls and their protocols to permanently dispose of sensitive documents. You can also inquire about the shredding company’s hiring process to eliminate any suspicious activities by their employees.

A document destruction company will likely have rigorous quality control and training to minimize any security leaks. The documents may contain customer and client addresses, company bank details, and figures. Therefore, you would want to understand the protocols extensively to eliminate future liability on your business as we continue to say, better safe than sorry!

Rules And Regulations

The following assessment criteria involve compliances by these companies regarding document construction. There are numerous compliances present for on and off-site document destruction services. The company you hire must adhere to security compliances and legislation according to your place of business and the industry your business operates in.

A Close Working Relationship

Consider the shredding service of your partner rather than your employee. It will introduce a different but necessary perspective on document destruction. In a business sense, working closely and protecting a partner’s interests is an excellent way to achieve success. Furthermore, the parties involved can exchange protocols to reach a mutually acceptable working agreement.

If you choose to opt for off-site shredding, the documents will leave the workplace. It may seem like a routine responsibility but involves far more strict protocols. The document destruction service will arrive with locked consoles to transfer the documents. They will also provide a secure pick-up point and destruction location. The information will be shared with very few people.

Maintain Proper Documentation

Furthermore, for a compiled construction, there should be a proper paper trail too. Documentation is essential unless the destruction matter becomes unexpectedly complicated and involves the legal process. The destruction process and protocols must be uniform to destroy electronic storage devices and forms of hard drives.

Documentation will provide proof of destruction. The document is called Certificate of Destruction. And no, it is not a fictitious document. The document is proof the storage devices and sensitive financial documents were destroyed properly. It will also mention the compliances, and the purpose of these said compliances to eliminate legal liability.

Environmentally Friendly

Businesses are being forced to revise their harmful environmental emissions into the atmosphere. Therefore, we suggest working on a shredding service that is on the same path. Though it may not be so important to them, it must be a requirement for you as actions represent a business’s stance.

You can ask the shredded service to send the shredded documents to paper mills to be recycled into manufacturing new paper. The shredded pieces can also help manufacture paper towels, toilet papers, and tissue papers. The recycled use eliminates the manufacturing of products from freshly sourced raw material. As a result, there is minimum litter.

Frequently Asked Questions

Which methods are approved for businesses to destroy documents?

The Federal Government has approved three methods for document destruction. These are incineration, shredding, and pulping. Shredding or milling is a dry process, whereas pulping involves wetting the documents.

How can businesses destroy papers?

– Businesses can destroy sensitive documents by:
– Soaking them in a water-bleach solution.
– Attending a communal shredding event.
– Composting documents alongside cafeteria waste.
– Burning them in a fire pit.
– Hiring a professional shredding service.

How long should businesses save their documents?

Consumer reports and financial documents such as ATM details, bank deposit information, and credit card details must not be kept for a year. After the statements have been reconciled and financial documents have been created, permanently dispose of the documents. However, save tax records for the next seven years from the date of filing.

How are business documents disposed of commonly?

Most businesses go with the shredding option. It is cost-efficient, quick, and accessible. They can hire shredders offered by many retailers to shred the documents at the office premises.

How long should the businesses preserve the bank statements and bills?

The business must store bank statements for at most a year and maintain credit card receipts for 45 days. However, you may keep them longer if the business is facing tax complications or litigations.

A secure document destruction service will make the shredding process a lot easier for you rather than complicating it. They will destroy sensitive documents and electronic devices, so trust the process. It is just another security measure for safeguarding your business’ interest.

Paramount+ Reveals The First Teaser For Halo

During Xbox’s 20th anniversary celebration today, Paramount+ revealed the first teaser for the service’s highly anticipated upcoming original series HALO, based on the iconic Xbox franchise. HALO will launch on Paramount+ in 2022. 

In its adaptation for Paramount+, HALO will take place in the universe that first came to be in 2001 with the launch of Xbox’s first “Halo” game. Dramatizing an epic 26th-century conflict between humanity and an alien threat known as the Covenant, HALO the series will weave deeply drawn personal stories with action, adventure and a richly imagined vision of the future.

The series stars Pablo Schreiber (“American Gods”) as the Master Chief, Spartan-117; Natascha McElhone (“Californication”) as Dr. Halsey, the brilliant, conflicted and inscrutable creator of the Spartan super soldiers; and Jen Taylor (“Halo” game series, RWBY) as Cortana, the most advanced AI in human history, and potentially the key to the survival of the human race. Additional stars include Bokeem Woodbine (“Fargo”), Shabana Azmi (“Fire”), Natasha Culzac (“The Witcher”), Olive Gray (“Half Moon Investigations”), Yerin Ha (“Reef Break”), Bentley Kalu (“Avengers: Age of Ultron”), Kate Kennedy (“Catastrophe”), Charlie Murphy (“Peaky Blinders”) and Danny Sapani (“Penny Dreadful”).

Mickey’s Toontown At Disneyland Park To Be Reimagined With New Experiences In 2023

Just in time for Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse’s birthday this week, Disneyland has some exciting news to share!

An ambitious reimagining of Mickey’s Toontown in Disneyland park will debut in early 2023, alongside the new attraction, Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway.

Building on the legacy of Mickey’s Toontown, Imagineers are working to create some all-new experiences so families and young children can have more opportunities to play together inside Disneyland park. The beloved Mickey’s Toontown will transform into a vibrant symphony of sights, sounds, and sensations. Focusing on today’s families with young children, Mickey’s Toontown will feature new play experiences, as well as open, grassy play spaces for everyone to unplug. The land will have landscaping for both spontaneous family play and parental relaxation.

Even with a greener and more spacious Mickey’s Toontown, the land will offer more play activities and attractions than ever before. From active play to tactile play, new experiences will let children play, slide, spin, splash, touch and listen!

One of the new areas coming to Mickey’s Toontown will be CenTOONial Park, the first space guests will see when they enter. This natural space will be anchored by two interactive play experiences.

At the center of CenTOONial Park will be a fountain, designed for play, which will also become a center icon for Mickey’s Toontown. As its base, water tables will invite guests to play with the water and have a sensory experience. At night, the fountain will be brought to life in a unique spectacle.

A nearby dreaming tree will be inspired by the tree a young Walt Disney would daydream under in his hometown. Sculpted tree roots will provide an opportunity for children to play, crawl and explore, and undulating topography will offer rolling hills and a place to sit and dream.

In addition to reopening in 2023 with the new, family-friendly and adventurous Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway, Mickey’s Toontown will still be home to many beloved characters including Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Goofy, Donald Duck and more!

Mickey’s Toontown will close in March of 2022 to begin creating these all-new experiences.

Reese’s Thanksgiving Pie

Introducing Reese’s Thanksgiving Pie – a spin on a tried-and-true holiday treat that contains the only two ingredients a dessert really needs…chocolate and peanut butter. 

This peanut butter cup is the size of a real pie. Reese’s Thanksgiving Pie is the largest Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup to date, featuring a 9-inch diameter and 3.4 pounds of peanut butter and chocolate. Reese’s knows when you bring together friends and family for Thanksgiving Dinner, no table spread is complete without dessert – so they created the dessert everyone wants a piece of.

The pie comes in special unboxing-quality packaging with a limited run of 3,000 available.

Order HERE for $45.

Watch The School of Chocolate Trailer

Eight top pastry and chocolate professionals are coming to School of Chocolate to take their skills and careers to the next level.

Their teacher is world-renowned chocolatier, Amaury Guichon, known globally for creating mind-blowing chocolate showpieces and unbelievable pastries. One lucky student who manages to prove themselves ‘Best in Class’ after eight episodes will win a prize package that includes a career-changing opportunity.

The 8 episode series will premiere on Netflix November 26th

How To Buy Books And Magazines Online

With the rise of the internet and smartphones, e-commerce has grown exponentially. More individuals every day are taking advantage of online purchasing. Some people use their e-commerce skills to earn extra income while others buy books and magazines online to save on costs. You can apply to get Audible Black Friday deals and discounts by choosing the best online store. E-commerce experts suggest that anyone looking to buy books and magazines online should research three or four reliable online buying resources to make sure that the online resource is reliable.

Process of Transaction:

One method is to sign up with an online marketplace as a seller and allow them to process your transactions through credit cards. Another method is to open invoicing and accept payments through electronic checks as you receive payment from a customer. A third method is to accept electronic payment through PayPal and accept payments from multiple merchants who have partnered with PayPal. Merchant accounts allow you to accept payments online for both standard purchases as well as premium items.

Innovative Mobile Application:

You may be thinking that e-commerce is all about selling in a virtual setting. This couldn’t be further from the truth. In reality, e-commerce is about buying and selling in the physical world as well. It is not just about purchasing products online, it is also about buying goods from other countries. To keep up with the times, the World Wide Web has brought about innovative mobile phone applications that can help you buy books and magazines online.

Subscription:

With more people using smartphones to access the World Wide Web, it is becoming easier for online shoppers to buy products online. Smartphone e-commerce merchants are making it easy for buyers to shop for subscriptions to magazines and buy books at the press of a button. There are even subscription service providers who offer subscriptions to magazines, newspapers, and blogs. In the near future, online shopping of books will be as integrated as regular shopping.

Detailed Description of Products:

To buy books and magazines online, one must understand how e-commerce works. An online seller will open an online account, create a shopping cart, list the products for sale, and provide detailed product descriptions. The online buyer will then choose the products that he wants to buy via the online shopping cart. Payment will be via credit/debit cards, online transfer services such as PayPal and Moneybookers, or through electronic check. Once payment has been received, the seller will transfer the product to the buyer’s account.

Understand Terms and Conditions:

Online sellers should ensure that they fully understand the terms and conditions of online merchant accounts such as “open invoicing,” “auto increment billing,” “electronic transfer management,” “customer service response time,” “non-transitory document delivery,” “worldwide shipping,” and “worldwide shipping and handling.” Furthermore, e-commerce owners must ensure that their English proficiency is above good. This will make it easier for them to understand terms, instructions, and to perform transactions in a timely and efficient manner.

Electronic Digital Wallets:

Electronic digital wallets are another important consideration for e-commerce sites and online shoppers. These electronic digital wallets allow online shoppers to use a single credit or debit card to make purchases but do not incur charges on the card as a conventional card would. E-commerce owners should also ensure that they have a responsive customer service department so that e-commerce buyers can easily contact them with any questions they may have about ordering online.

Dog Blueprints

Whether you’re a fan of the Golden Retriever’s good graces, dachshund’s big personality, or Lab’s love of family, you can celebrate your favorite dog breed’s most adorable attributes with this 1950s-inspired framed blueprint. 

Created in the style of mid-century blueprints (designed by “architect” I. M. Paws), this detailed illustration is accompanied by “design specs” and documentation about breed origins and temperament. Each blueprint is given a distressed finish, creating the appearance of an authentic, vintage document. From the Airedale to the Yorkshire Terrier and every breed in between, this fetching tribute brings high-design to Man’s Best Friend. Made in Portland, Oregon.

The museum grade digital prints are printed on archival paper and framed in black poplar wood using acid-free archival board.

Measures: 20″ H x 26″ W x 1″ D; frame: 0.75″ wide

Order HERE for $185.

New Grove Apple Store In Los Angeles Opening November 19

Apple has announced that The Grove Apple Retail Store in Los Angeles will get a new address on November 19.

The store, which originally opened in 2002, has been relocated to a new address after 19 years. This new Apple Retail Store is twice the size of the original, and according to the company, “will serve as an entirely reimagined destination for the LA community to discover Apple’s products and services, shop, get support, and participate in free Today at Apple sessions.”

The original Grove Store in LA has received more than 27 million visitors in the past 19 years and has been one of the most popular Apple stores.

The new address for the store is 189 The Grove Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90036 next to Nordstrom.

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