Wednesday, August 31, 2016
61 days left until Halloween
Today is Love Litigating Lawyers Day, Eat Outside Day and National Trail Mix Day
-- On this date in 1897, Thomas Edison invented the movie camera
Wednesday's Birthday Cake:
Richard Gere (67
HEADS UP: BAD WX COMING THUR NIGHT THRU FRIDAY!!!!
It takes over 39,000 gallons of water to make one new car.
Gasoline was once sold in small bottles as a cure for lice
Good News - One of the Peak Divorce Seasons is Almost Over
Ariana Grande confirms that she and Mac Miller are dating.
Justin Timberlake is open to recording with Britney Spears.
Matthew McConaughey has gained 40 pounds for his new movie Gold. He plays a Nevada man. whose life changes when he makes the largest gold find in the jungles of Borneo.
Jackass star Steve-O broke both his legs during a stunt on Monday. He was standing on top of a wooden porta potty when a car crashed into it. Steve fell to the ground and broke alot of stuff!!!
Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow will showcase his baseball skills for Major League Baseball teams in Los Angeles on Tuesday. Yep, he's trying for that now.
September 7 is the day we're told that Apple will unveil their latest iPhone and iWatch. That's a week from today.
Also available on your Amazon Prime account -- video classes. They call it the Great Courses Signature Collection and for an additional $7.99 a month, you can take video classes on topics like philosophy, ancient and modern history, photography, professional development, science and cooking.
Now we're hearing that some people have actually started stealing prescription drugs from their pets
gas prices for Labor Day weekend will be at their cheapest since 2004. The average price for a gallon of gas is $2.22. That's 27 cents cheaper than last year
- Breaking911 claims Apple owns European authorities $14.5 billion in back taxes .
Haagen Dazs is selling purple potato ice cream in Japan.
- A French restaurant in Hong Kong is selling chicken wings that cost $35 each. The wings feature matsutake mushrooms and foie gras
An Adelaide, Australia coffee shop is selling a cup of 'super coffee' that contains 80 times the normal amount of caffeine found in a regular cup of coffee. The 'Ass Kicker' comes with a health warning for people with heart problems and blood pressure issues.
World's Longest Tongue: Gerkary Blequett, of Ocala, Florida, claims she has the world's longest tongue. The 20 year-old can touch her elbow, earlobe and eye by extending her 4.5-inch tongue.
HOW AMAZING VID GAMES ARE: Kaepernick Controversy In Madden 17: Uproxx claims an update to the Madden 17 video game will feature the announcers discussing Colin Kaepernick's refusal to stand for the National Anthem.
The site quotes GameSpot as saying: “Kaepernick’s decision will be briefly mentioned in-game, reflecting our commitment to authenticity in Madden NFL 17.”
Another college school year has begun. Author Heather Alexander is offering tips about getting along with your roommate in Sharing Spaces: Tips and Strategies on Being a Good College Roommate, Surviving a Bad One, and Dealing With Everything in Between.
HERE ARE SOME TIPS: The first thing is not to jump to conclusions. In the first month there is a lot of anxiety from being away from home and being in a much more strenuous academic environment.
Sometimes you take people's attitude as being that they don't like you, but itmight be something else. LIKE THERE GOING THRU WHAT U R GOING THRU TOO!!!
Payscale.com recently surveyed 380,000 people to find out which workers have the biggest egos.
- 74% of private chefs have big egos despite only earning $34,000 a year.
- 72% of Chief Executives have big egos.
- 65% of art directors have big egos.
- only 39% of doctors have big egos.
HEADLINE TRUTH OR TRASH
Government Owes Homeless Woman $100,000!
TRUTH! 80-year-old Wanda Witter is homeless and wandered the streets of Washington, DC, with three suitcases crammed full of Social Security paperwork that she insisted proved the government owed her a lot of money. A social worker found out she was right - and the feds deposited $99,999 into Witter's bank account.
Dog Wins Third Term as Mayor!
TRUTH! Cormorant, Minnesota seems quite happy with the job their mayor is doing and has just re-elected him to a third one-year term. He's a dog named Duke. Duke's owner, David Rick said, "Everybody voted for Duke, except for one vote for his girlfriend, Lassie."
"AIRLINE Start Offering In-Flight Massages!"
Trash! Nothing new. They've been offering those to Steven Tyler for years.
With school starting, now is the perfect time for a round of Class or Not?
Sociology of Fame and Lady Gaga - University of South Carolina (Class)
Booty Calls and The Modern Day Man - Hampshire College (NOT)
Fly Fishing - Montana State (Class)
Zombies in Popular Media - Columbia College Chicago (Class)
Cyborg Anatomy - Lewis & Clark College (NOT)
THE HISTORY OF GREENFIELD LAKE
· CITY BOUGHT IT FOR 25K (30'S)
· FOR A BRIEF TIME HAD A ROLLERCOASTER OUT THERE
· RUMORED TO BE INSPIRATION BEHIND AZALEA FESTIVAL: GUY DRIVING BYE LAKE...SAW AZALEAS...CAME UP WITH IDEA OF FESTIVAL
IMPORTANT NOTE: LATE TIME EVER TALKN THIS!!!
Ryan Lochte Talks About The Rio Olympics Incident ... Lochte is trying to set the record straight on what happened at the Rio Olympics. He doesn't know what to call the incident
Today's Mindbender: "77% of adults admit to having this as a child. What is it?"
Answer: an imaginary friend