Monday, March 10, 2014
69th day of the year.
There are 296 days remaining until the end of the year
There are 7 days remaining until St Patty's Day (NEXT MONDAY)
Today is Middle Name Pride Day, National Workplace Napping Day, National Pack Your Lunch Day, International Day of Awesomeness and National Blueberry Popover Day
Monday's Birthday Cake:
Olivia Wilde (30)
Carrie Underwood (31)
Robin Thicke (37)
Timbaland (42 according to Wikipedia)
Sharon Stone (56)
Chuck Norris (74)
Tidbits on Chuck Norris
--In 1970, his younger brother Weiland was killed in Vietnam.
--At a martial arts demonstration in Long Beach, Norris met the
soon-to-be famous martial artist Bruce Lee.
--Norris made history in 1997 when he was the first Westerner
in the documented history of Tae Kwon Do to be given the rank
of 8th Degree Black Belt Grand Master.
Chuck Norris' tears cure cancer. Too bad he has never cried.
02 Chuck Norris counted to infinity - twice.
03 Chuck Norris does not hunt because the word hunting infers
the probability of failure. Chuck Norris goes killing.
04 If you can see Chuck Norris, he can see you. If you can't see
Chuck Norris you may be only seconds away from death.
05 Chuck Norris sold his soul to the devil for his rugged good
looks and unparalleled martial arts ability. Shortly after the
transaction was finalized, Chuck roundhouse kicked the devil in
the face and took his soul back. The devil, who appreciates
irony, couldn't stay mad and admitted he should have seen it
coming. They now play poker every second Wednesday of the
THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW
Spring Ahead: The Monday after we spring ahead for Daylight Saving Time is the worst Monday of the year for accidents. Observing Daylight Saving Time year-round would prevent 195 motor vehicle deaths and 171 pedestrian fatalities. Arizona, Hawaii, American Samoa, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands don't observe daylight saving time
NEW BLOOD TEST PREDICTS PROBABILITY OF ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE
Researchers have developed a blood test for Alzheimer’s disease that can accurately predict whether a healthy person will develop the disease. 3RD BIGGEST KILLER!!!
The average income tax refund is running around $3,000 so far.
The Oakland Raiders are reportedly considering a move to Portland.
The largest-grossing restaurant chains in America are (in order) McDonald's, Subway, Starbucks, Wendy's, Burger King, Taco Bell, Dunkin' Donuts, Pizza Hut, KFC and Chik-fil-A
About one-third of adults eat breakfast every day.
Vine just got a little less sexy. Twitter, which owns the video-sharing site, has officially banned porn!
The smoothest place to sit is often over or near the wing. The bumpiest place to sit is in the back. A plane is like a seesaw. If
you’re in the middle, you don’t move as much
One in four adults claims to have never gotten drunk.
Ke$ha changes her name
Ke$ha has changed her name following her recent stint in rehab. (decided to drop the dollar sign from her Twitter handle.)
The red and white beach cruiser from Pee-Wee's Big Adventure has been auctioned off for $36,600
- Katie Holmes is going to star in a new ABC drama about two socialites and their dysfunctional marriage
- McDonald's is testing Petite Pastries at restaurants in San Diego. Raspberry and cinnamon cream cheese pastries are being offered
- Sharknado 2: The Second One will premiere on July 31st on SyFy. Perez Hilton, rapper Biz Markie, comedian Robert Klein and professional wrestler Kurt Angle will make cameos.
- The NY Post claims Lindsay Lohan is negotiating a $1 million deal to write her life story
Man Loses Weight On McDonald's Diet ... John Cisna, a teacher from Colo, Iowa, lost 56 pounds by eating McDonald's for six months. He went from 280 to 224 pounds. John walks for 45 minutes every day
A new survey by AshleyMadison.com, the dating site for married people, reveals that Wednesday is the most popular day for people to cheat. Wednesday, between 5 and 7 p.m., is the most popular time for people to cheat.
Twins Share Everything; Have Surgery To Look More Alike ... Australian twins Anna and Lucy DeCinque recently had $200,000 worth of plastic surgery and are now sharing one boyfriend. Anna tells the NY Post that she and her sister also share a job, a bed and a Facebook account. “We’re dating one boy at the moment. There are three people in our relationship. We’re sharing.
Dog's Life Saved By Vodka ... Jacinta Rosewarne recently rushed her Maltese terrier Charlie to the vet after he licked coolant from her car. The vet got Charlie drunk on vodka because pure alcohol alters antifreeze chemicals and allows them to be flushed out of an animal’s body. Jacinta tells the Herald Sun, ''He was definitely drunk. He was stumbling around, I’d go to pat him and he’d push me away like a normal drunk person, he was vomiting a little, whining like a drunk. I thought it was hilarious. It was distressing but funny at the same time.'
Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 went missing off the coast of Vietnam on Saturday. 239 passengers were on-board. The Wall Street Journal says the plane may have disenegrated at 35,000 feet. Experts are studying radar data and looking for flight recorders. Yesterday, a previously unknown group claimed that the plane's disappearance was a political act aimed at the Chinese and Malaysian governments.Four passengers may have been traveling with stolen passports. Capt. "Sully" Sullenberger says the pilots may not have had time to make a mayday call
Killer Bees Sting Woman 1K Times
An elderly woman and three firefighters are recovering after being
attacked Friday by a massive swarm of killer bees that stung the
woman 1,000 times, CBS Los Angeles reports. The 71-year-old
looked like someone wearing "a suit of bees" when firefighters
arrived, said Battalion Chief Mark Williams. Officials
discovered the hive of 60,000 to 70,000 African killer bees in a
phone company's metal box—the bees are attracted to vibrations,
apparently—and had them removed.
Hooray for Hollywood: Here are this past weekend's box office results.
1. "300: Rise of an Empire," $45.1 million
2. "Mr. Peabody & Sherman," $32.5 million
3. "Non-Stop," $15.4 million
4. "The Lego Movie," $11 million
Mickey D's Clothing: McDonald’s clothing is selling out. Moschino created a $935 red sweater dress with the Golden Arches logo bent into a heart, a $1,265 red, quilted purse and an $85 French fry iPhone cover.
Bloomberg says the average McDonald's worker earns $7.72 an hour so it would take them 120 hours of work to afford the dress.
Whistleblower: Doctors in China recently removed a whistle from Liu Yougang. It was stuck in his body for 15 years after he swallowed it as a child. Liu would make whistle sounds as he slept. He tells Metro UK, ''The whistle had been embedded in my body for many years and had been broken down gradually.''
Survey: "What's the most unusual thing you have swallowed?"
REAL Casting Calls
✓ “You will be dancing next to a man dressed as a large egg …”
✓ “No pay but you’ll receive the film on DVD in a professional standard DVD case.”
✓ “No pay but each actor will receive a T-shirt.”
✓ “Some scenes will require the actress to be in her underwear. All scenes will be filmed at my house.”
✓ “The female villain does have sex with ‘Darwin Smith’ … which is played by me.”
✓ “We’ll provide accommodation (an airbed in our house).”
✓ “Everything involving the pig is above-board.”
✓ “We do not see her face at all as the upper body is that of a lizard.”
✓ “This role involves no nudity but does require ‘stripper legs’. By that I mean small pants or a thong &
WORK Wishes (WHO HAS A "DREAM JOB")
Most of us have daydreamed at one time or another about having
a different, killer job. What is it you’d really like to be doing? A
few fantasy jobs dreamed of by guys …
• Trapeze Artist
• Brew Master
• Concert Promoter
• Rock Star
• Mad Scientist
• Freelance Writer
• Lion Trainer
• Bar Owner
Nice Work If You Can Get It
Although a college graduate, 23-year-old Joseph Garrett has quit his job at a British pub and is now earning a fortune posting videos of himself playing the video game Minecraft in his bedroom! No kidding. Garrett's YouTube channel - under the name "Stampylonghead" - gets five million hits a day -- way more than One Direction and Justin Bieber combined. That makes it one of the top 10 most viewed worldwide. When the channel reached 10,000 subscribers Garrett quit his job to manage the channel full time. He gets an average of 3,000 messages a day from gamers asking for tips and makes money by pocketing a share of the advertising revenue from his videos
Today's Question: ''40% of people avoid this when taking a fake sick day. What is it?"
Extra Clue: may involve their boss and coworkers
Extra Clue: friends and family
Final Clue: electronic
Answer: avoid Facebook and Twitter
Recap: Lindsay Lohan says she's an addict. She's addicted to alcohol. Lindsay talks about being in jail. She felt like she was being punished.