The Phantom Of The Opera

For many American film lovers, it is 1925's The Phantom of the Opera that defines horror in the silent film era. Lon Chaney's Erik may not have modern moviegoers fainting as legend says they did when Christine reveals his deformed skeleton-like face, but there's no doubt he holds a special place in horror fans' hearts to this day. The Phantom Of The Opera Synopsis - Spoilers Included The new owners of the Paris Opera House refuse to believe the previous owners' warnings about the holder of box 5--a "phantom of the opera"--even though the phantom's presence is well-known and openly discussed among the opera's performers. The mysterious phantom has eyes that are just "ghastly beads", compared to holes in a grinning skull, explains stagehand Joseph Boquet, who claims to have actually seen the phantom. Over that skull, he continues, is stretched tight yellow skin with only two large holes where his nose should be. Meanwhile, the opera's

Vivitar Recalls Massage Balls After 84 Burst, Burning 17

 Vivitar has announced a recall of its Hot/Cold Massage Balls products. In the press release, issued through the Consumer Product Safety Commission, or CPSC, the company reveals that as of April 04, 2019, it had received 84 reports of the balls leaking after being microwaved. In 17 of those incidents, burns were reportedly suffered.

Vivitar pulls its Hot/Cold Massage Balls product from Target after dozens rupture and 17 people report suffering burns.

The massage balls were made by Sakar International and sold only at Target. Costing around $5 for a set of 2, the balls were on store shelves as recently as February.

The balls were sold in 2-packs of one smooth ball and one textured ball. Available colors included:
  • Teal
  • Light pink
  • Lavender
If you think you might have these in your home, check your packaging for the name “Vivitar” and your balls’ model number, date code, and UPC. Vivitar says the date code is reprinted on the smooth ball of the set.

The following model numbers are covered:
  • F19-MB-TL
  • F19-MB-LP
  • F19-MB-LV