8 Things You Need To Know This AM — Mar 20 2015

Great news for Empire fans: Hulu has acquired the streaming rights to the series, so you can watch Cookie and the Lyons on repeat. (Hulu)

Oh hi, Jon Hamm at prom. (HuffPostTeen)

Officials at Pine Bush High School in New York issued a letter of apology for reciting the Pledge of Allegiance in Arabic, which offended several students and their families. (NBC News)

This video of an extremely large tortoise slowlyyyyyyy chasing a man is probably the best thing you'll watch all day. (National Geographic)

A new study conducted at the University of Michigan found that high-fat, processed foods like cheese and fries are more addictive to eaters. (PubMed.gov

George Clooney, Miley Cyrus, and Amy Poehler are just a few of the big-name celebs who have signed on to play themselves in Sofia Coppola and Bill Murray's Christmas special. (The Hollywood Reporter)

The University of Alabama at Birmingham men's basketball team is wearing mismatched sneakers to raise money for pediatric cancer research. (AL.com)

Season 2 of True Detective will reportedly take viewers through "the secret occult history of the U.S. transportation system." (Moviepilot)


Photo: Chuck Hodes/FOX.
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