Friday, April 29, 2016
120th day of the year.
There are 6 days remaining until Cinco De Mayo
There are 9 days remaining until Mother's Day
Today is National Shrimp Scampi Day, National Zipper Day, National Arbor Day, National Hairball Awareness Day and International Dance Day
SAT IS National Pool Opening Day, National Military Brats Day, National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day, National Bugs Bunny Day, National Hairstylist Appreciation Day, National Honesty Day, National Kiss of Hope Day, National Oatmeal Cookie Day, National Raisin Day and National Sense of Smell Day
In 1913, the zipper was patented by Swedish-born engineer Gideon Sundback.
Friday's Birthday Cake:
Bears QB Jay Cutler (33)
Uma Thurman (46)
Michelle Pfeiffer (58)
Jerry Seinfeld (62)
Willie Nelson (83)
THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW
LEARNING MORE ABOUT THE VAULT OF PRINCE MUSIC - INSIDERS SAY @ ONE POINT HE WAS MAKING A SONG A DAY!!! MANY MUSICIANS ARE BIDDING ON RITES TO THE STUFF.
A New Hampshire man wearing a shirt saying "This Guy Needs A Beer" was arrested for DUI.
Core Media Group, the company behind "So You Think You Can Dance" and "American Idol" has filed for bankruptcy.
The Transportation Department says air fares in 2015 were the lowest in five years.
The birth rate among American teenagersfallen to an all-time low, according to an analysis released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Indiana is the only state having a presidential primary election next Tuesday.
Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani may get engaged.
The last weekend of April and the first weekend of May are typically the busiest of the year for moving.
Women are fighting back against body shamers by taking glamorous pictures of themselves next to cheesecake. They are then posting the pictures on social media.
TMZ claims Steven Spielberg made $187 million yesterday after Comcast agreed to buy Dreamworks for $3.8 billion. Steven owns 5% of DreamWorks.
It appears it was an accidental overdoes that killed former wrestling star, Chyna.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg spends $5 million a year on bodyguards and other security measures
a Whitney Houston documentary is in the works.
Jennifer Lawrence tells Jam Showbiz that she does not have a boyfriend."I haven't felt the touch of a man in (a while)... It's really sad."
Promposal Includes Free Trip To Hawaii: The NY Daily News claims Thomas Mayer, of Phoenix, Arizona, recently asked his girlfriend Annalise to prom. He offered her a free trip to Hawaii if she said yes.
Real Estate Section: The Daily Mail claims a New York apartment on Fifth Avenue is selling for$120 million. It occupies two floors and has a 1,600-square foot master suite. The home features a marble staircase, a wine cellar, a walk-in safe, city views, hardwood floors and two fireplaces
Originally posted Friday, 3/25/2016
''Freddy Got Fingered' Case Resolved: WSOC-TV claims James Meyers, of Concord, North Carolina, was recently arrested for failing to return a 2002 VHS rental movie called ''Freddy Got Fingered''. The video store is no longer in operation. James was driving his daughter to school when a Concord officer pulled him over and ran a background check on his car. James was arrested after a warrant for failure to return rental-
For the first time I got put in handcuffs.''
** UPDATE **
Charges against Myers were dropped yesterday. He said: “It worried me because I’m a single dad who has fought hard to have my daughter in my life and to have anything like that hinder my time with her was hard to focus on.''
This Is Your Brain On Drugs: The Gainesville, Florida police recently stopped a driver for a traffic violation. One of the man's passengers began chewing crack cocaine in order to avoid being arrested. When cops asked the man what he was doing, he said he was eating Jolly Ranchers.
The man was charged with possession after the 'Jolly Rancher' tested positive for crack cocaine.
Bags Babies Fly Free:
A couple from Japan was recently flying from Singapore to Myanmar when the wife went into labor and gave birth to a beautiful baby boy. She named her son 'Jet Star' after the airline they were traveling on. Jet Star gifted the couple with $1,000 worth of baby supplies and flight vouchers. Three doctors, who were on-board at the time delivered the child
WANT TO GET A ROAD FIXED BY THE CITY: HERE'S HOW!
Man Throws Party For Pothole: Mashable claims Jackson, Mississippi resident Eddie Prosser recently threw a birthday party for a pothole in order to get the city to fix it. He tells WJTV that the pothole has been there for a year.
Eddie decorated it with a festive balloon, a giant birthday card and presents. "I do find our problems in the city of Jackson serious, but at the same time, it's just one small pothole. When they fix the potholes just a block away, it wouldn’t have taken another 10 minutes [to fix this one]."
The city has agreed to fix the hole.
A new survey by Virgin Money reveals that 14% of adults still keep cash in a piggy bank. Other findings:
- 12% of people keep change in a glass jar.
- 16% of people hide their money somewhere on a mantle.
- 5% of people hide their money in their sock drawer.
- 0.5% of people hide their money under their mattress
Worst Botched Interview Ever!
Talk about screwing up your job interview! in Des Moines, Iowa, 39-year-old Ryan Dickson showed up drunk -- very drunk -- to his interview. That would be bad for any job but especially since he was interviewing fora driving position with the Trans Iowa taxicab company! This was 9:35 in the morning by the way. Dispatcher Barbara Freeborn said, "A little white car comes pulling in and smashes into one of our driver's cars! " Police say Dickson actually crashed into two cars while attempting to park. He did eventually make it inside the building, but that was about as far as he got. A breathalyzer showed the would-be cab driver was more than three times the legal limit. He was allegedly unable to walk and turn without falling during a sobriety test. According to police, Dickson says he stopped drinking at 2am, went to the hospital for drinking too much, was released at 8am, then drank a fifth of vodka before heading to the interview. He was arrested on suspicion of DUI. (Des Moines Register)
Here's a list of "Things Every Man Should Be Able To Do" from Askmen.com:
Leave a tip
Clean your apartment
Change a tire
Set the mood
Undo a bra
Tie a tie
Do the groceries
Read a woman's medicine cabinet
Sew a button
Do the laundry
Choose the right wine
Cure a hangover
Smoke a cigar
Make restaurant reservations
Prepare breakfast in bed
Be a gentleman
Thumbtack.com said WILMINGTON,NC IS the number two city in America where people are relocating, trailing only Hilton Head. Experts said other factors like jobs, education, and attractions also influence movers.
Today's Mindbender: "25% of people have done this while drinking. What is it?''
Answer: 25% of people have eaten a tequila worm while drinking