Friday, December 9, 2016
344th day of the year.
There are 22 days remaining until the end of the year
There are 16 days remaining until Christmas
There are 22 days remaining until New Year's Eve
Today is Christmas Card Day, International Anti-Corruption Day, International Day of Veterinary Medicine, National Pastry Day, National Salesperson's Day and World Techno Day
Friday's Birthday Cake:
Dick Butkus (74)
THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW
announced yesterday that "greenery" is the Color of the Year for 2017. GREEN EERRYWEERE
Donner and Blizten mean Thunder and Lightning in German
Google says it will operate on 100% renewable energy sources by the end of next year.
T-Mobile is introducing technology that would allow multiple phones to share the same phone number.
For the first time since 1993, the life expectancy of the average American has actually gone down -- to 78.8 years.
Single ladies date an average of 24 guys before finding Mr. Right, according to a recent survey.
Taylor Swift and Zayn Malik have recorded a new song called ‘I Don’t Wanna Live Forever’. It is on the soundtrack for ‘Fifty Shades Darker
The CDC says the number of smokers in the U.S. is down to 40 million, the lowest in 50 years.
Astronaut John Glenn has died at the age of 95. He was the first American man to orbit Earth
Mick Jagger and his girlfriend Melanie Hamrick are the proud parents of a new baby boy. He is 73 while she is 29. This is Mick's 8th child.
this Sunday, December 11th is the biggest day of the year for break-ups. Statisticians studied past Facebook posts to identify the day as the biggest for ending relationships.
30% of children get bored with their new toys by the end of Christmas Day
the waiting list for Cubs season tickets is now over 100,000 because of their World Series win
Kanye West made a public appearance yesterday at a furniture exhibition in West Hollywood. He was sporting blonde hair
HBO is doing a new documentary called The Defiant Ones. It will chronicle Dr. Dre success at Apple and Beats Headphones.
People magazine is out with their list of the most intriguing people of 2016. The list includes Drake, Megyn Kelly, Beyonce, The Rock, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kim Kardashian, Jennifer Aniston, Donald Trump and Kelly Ripa
New Movies Opening Tonight
Office Christmas Party (Rated R) Starring: Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, T.J. Miller, Olivia Munn ... CEO Carol (Jennifer Aniston) wants to close the branch managed by her brother (T.J. Wilson). He throws a massive Christmas party to land a new client and keep the branch open.
BUYING FOR A CO-WORKER
21% PEOPLE PLAN TO BUY A GIFT FOR THEIR BOSS!!!!
Most unusual gifts
Two left-handed gloves
Jar of gravy
A fake lottery ticket
A real stuffed duck
Toilet paper that looked like money
A pen holder that looks like a crime scene victim
A comic book of an obscure movie
A handmade ornament for a sports team the recipient had never heard of
A singing chicken
For Harry Potter's first Christmas at Hogwarts, he received an invisibility cloak
Woman Buys $23K Worth Of Hatchimals: The HuffPost claims Water for Elephants author Sara Gruen is under fire for buying $23,500 worth of Hatchimals. She plans to resell them online for a profit. The $50 toys are selling on eBay for $200 a piece. Sarah plans to donate the money to a man she has been trying to free from jail. She is making a documentary about her fight for his freedom.
$65,000 Xmas Display: Business Insider claims Rolf's German restaurant in New York City spends $65,000 a year getting ready for Christmas. They decorate with 15,000 ornaments and 100,000 lights. It takes 6 weeks and six men working overnights 5 nights a week to complete the decorating process. Most of the lights and decorations are hung from the ceiling. Rolf also has 800 Christmas dolls on display.
Beverly Hills Cop and Fast Times at Ridgemont High star Judge Reinhold was arrested yesterday at the Dallas airport for disorderly conduct. He had an altercation with customs officials during a security check. Reinhold refused a pat down in a side room and was arrested. The Daily Dot claims Reinhold allegedly removed his shirt and started cursing.
The 120 Year-Old Virgin: The Daily Mirror claims Swami Sivananda is the world's oldest man at 120 years-old. The Indian monk credits his long life to celibacy, daily yoga sessions and no spicy food. Swami, who grew up poor, has never slept in a bed or used a pillow. He rests his head on a brick and sleeps on a yoga mat
HEY...I GOT THAT GOOD DIMPLE!
Woman Has Dimple Surgery: The Daily Record claims 44 year-old AJ Weir spent $2,000 having holes placed in her cheeks because she wanted dimples like her 11 year-old son. A London plastic surgeon spent 90 minutes performing the dimpleplasty.
CELEBRITIES WHO WORKED A DESK JOB
They lead lives of glamour and sophistication. They have found fame and fortune. They are celebrities -- singers, actors, comedians. But they weren't born that way. And at one time -- before the glamour, sophistication, fame and fortune -- they had to make their way in this world just like the rest of us. Bankrate.com has revealed a little-known fact about some of our favorite celebs: They once held a desk job.
This country music singer, songwriter, actress and record producer who has sold more than 40 million albums worldwide, once worked as a receptionist.
This Scottish actor and star of "How to Train Your Dragon" has appeared on stage, screen and television, but before he was stage struck he worked as an attorney.
The comedian, actress and talk show host, who is the recipient of the prestigious Presidential Medal of Freedom, once worked a desk job as a paralegal.
JLo has proven she can do it all: sing, dance and act. Apparently, she can also type. Before she became Jenny From the Block, she worked as a secretary in a law office.
Mick Jagger and his girlfriend Melanie Hamrick are the proud parents of a new baby boy. This is Mick's 8th child.
Time for 'Celebrity Kids.' How many children does your favorite celebrity have?
Taylor Swift and Zayn Malik Release a Brand-New Song Together for the Fifty Shades Darker Soundtrack I Don’t Wanna Live Forever
Man Gets Locked Inside An LA Fitness ... Kevin was relaxing in the jacuzzi at an LA Fitness in Massachusetts when he suddenly found himself in the dark. Employees closed the health club while he was still in the pool area. The front door was secured with a chain and padlock. Kevin posted a video on Snapchat and Facebook. The recording shows him going to the locker room to get dressed and then venturing into a dark and empty lobby, shouting 'Hello'. Kevin said; 'Can someone call 911 please? I'm at the LA Fitness. My phone is at 16 percent.
Today's Mindbender: "56% of people panic when their doctor tells them to do this. What is it?"
Extra Clue: might hurt
Extra Clue: nothing to do with bending over
Final Clue: the sight of it may scare people
Answer: they need to draw blood