What a week it's been. It's just been announced that we're set to see an unprecedented amount of shooting stars in the next month.
And that's not all. Scroll on for ten more unmissable stories.
Ready to look up?
via: ShutterstockSomething very exciting is set to hit the skies over the next month ...
The Orionid meteor shower is beginning this October.
via: ShutterstockIt begins tonight and will go on until the 21st!
It's because earth is passing through the debris left behind by Halley's comet.
via: ShutterstockAnd what we're seeing in the sky is gas trails left by this space debris.
Fancy trying to catch a glimpse?
via: ShutterstockThe American space agency shared a blog post with advice, including to, "find an area well away from city or street lights. Come prepared with a sleeping bag, blanket or lawn chair."
"Lie flat on your back with your feet facing southeast if you are in the Northern Hemisphere or northeast if you are in the Southern Hemisphere, and look up, taking in as much of the sky as possible."
via: ShutterstockAnd there have been some fascinating news stories this week that took place a little closer to home, too ..
10. Chrissy Teigen Shares Emotional Statement After Losing Third Child
But this week, tragedy struck.
Teigen shared an emotional message on Instagram to the child she lost.here.
9. The Tragedy of Mark Ruffalo Just Keeps Getting Sadder and Sadder
Behind his smile and wink, Ruffalo has had a life no one would wish for.
It makes for a pretty harrowing read.here.
8. Experts Decide Who They Think Won the First Presidential Debate
via: TwitterIf you've been living under a rock, this week was host to the first presidential debate.
And let's just say, it didn't make for easy watching.
This debate feels like watching Uncut Gems— Sophia Benoit (@Sophia Benoit)1601429042.0
But who actually came out on top?
via: Getty ImagesWell, experts have weighed in with their verdicts - which you can read right here.
7. Viewers Horrified as Donald Trump Drops a Slur During First 2020 Presidential Debate
via: Getty ImagesSpeaking of the presidential debate, Trump landed in hot water this week (what's new).
This was all thanks to a rather poor word choice.
Pres. Trump continues to insist on using a gross racial slur to describe Sen. Warren— Allan Piper (@Allan Piper)1601243561.0
What do you make of the furor?Want to read more before you make your mind up? Go ahead ...
6. Teacher No Longer Allowed To Teach Kindergarten Class After Getting Eyeballs Tattooed Black
via: FacebookOk, now for something completely different.
Sylvain Helaine, from France, hit headlines this week.
via: FacebookHis body is 100% tattooed - and yes, that includes his eyeballs and his tongue. Yikes.
He's so dedicated to the body mod life, it's cost him his job.Want to learn more about this ... ahem ... colorful character? Get the lowdown here.
5. Thousands Unfollow Dwayne Johnson After He Endorses Joe Biden To Become Next President
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson officially endorsed Joe Biden for president this week.
via: InstagramBut it didn't go down too well with many of his fans.
In fact, some of the responses were truly brutal.here.
4. Dax Shepard Has Relapsed After 16 Years of Sobriety
The couple have made it through some majorly tough times.
But this week, he shared some sad news.here.
3. Nicole Brown Simpson’s Secret Diaries Have Been Released
via: Getty ImagesWe all know the tragic story of Nicole Brown Simpson.
But this week, news of a new documentary was released.
via: TwitterIt's set to air on October 15th and offer new insight into the case - alongside Nicole as a person.
And most shockingly of all?
via: ESPNNever before seen excerpts of her diaries will be made public for the first time. Curiosity piqued? Click here.
2. 82-Year-Old Anthony Hopkins Says He’s ‘At Peace’ With His ‘Inevitable Death’
via: Getty ImagesAnother sad story this week came from legendary actor Anthony Hopkins.
He''s been in the acting biz for decades.
via: Getty ImagesBut, as he approaches 84, he reflected on the end of his life in a heartbreaking interview.
"Your life is terminal. It’s a terminal condition, you’re not going to get off the planet alive."
via: YouTube"It’s a sad subject still, but that’s the inevitable." Want to read more? Check out the interview here.
1. Barack Obama Named Most Admired Man In The World
via: Getty ImagesLet's end on a happy note, shall we?
Barack Obama has topped a very presitigous list.
via: Getty ImagesHe's been named as the most admired man in the world - a pretty big deal, right?
And let's just say the top ten had some surprise additions.
via: Getty ImagesWant the full list? Here you go!