Tuesday, June 28, 2016

180th day of the year.

There are 186 days remaining until the end of the year

Today is International Body Piercing Day, National Tapioca Day, National Insurance Awareness Day and National Columnists' Day

 

In 1820, scientists determined that the tomato was non-poisonous.

On this date in 1997, Mike Tyson was disqualified during a heavyweight title fight for biting off a chunk of Evander Holyfield's ear

 

THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW

 

Today is International Body Piercing Day

A survey by Skinfo reveals that 30% of HR managers feel that bad breath and piercings are bigger red flags than tattoos.

 

 

43 million Americans are expected to travel during the Independence Day weekend

 

United Airlines is using thinner airplane seats along with exclusive lounges to try to generate another $3 billion a year in revenue.

 

 

The annual Coney Island Hot Dog Eating Contest takes place this weekend in New York. Competitive eater Joey Chestnut qualified for the championship by downing 73.5 hot dogs in 10 minutes this past weekend. He beat his own previous record of 69.

 

 

Google is planning to launch their own smartphone. They would compete directly with Apple's iPhone

 

 

Rolls Royce is working on developing the remote-controlled cargo ship.

 

 

Each person shares their birthday with at least nine million people across the globe.

 

 

Attorneys have plastic surgery more than any other profession.

 

 

Pay It Forward: Mark Hill won a Powerball lottery and then built a new fire station for the city of Camden Point, Missouri. Mark and his wife Cindy took home $293,750,000.

 

 

The World's Happiest People Are 74!

According to a study , the happiest people in the world are those who are 74! HIGHEST SCORES ON HAPPINESS TEST!!!!

 

 

- by the time a woman reaches 40, she has a jewelry collection worth $10,000

 

 

Eric Stonestreet (MODERN FAMILY'S CAM) used to be a server at Applebee's, and did magic tricks at people's tables.

 

Harry Styles  worked in a bakery as a teenager?

 

 

Florida Georgia Line and the Backstreet Boys are working on new music together.

 

 

'NSync star Joey Fatone has purchased a hot dog cart. Fat One's Hot Dogs and Italian Ice will be sold beginning in August at an Orlando mall

 

 

 

The McDonald's Collectors Clubis urging people not to toss their Happy Meal toys. 19 Minions toys from the Despicable Me 2 movie are worth $350. Four Fraggle Rock figurines from the 80's are selling for $200. Space creatures from Happy Meals in the 70's are selling for $400 a piece.

 

 

An all-you-can-eat buffet in Switzerland is charging diners $5.65 for not finishing their plates. The restaurant's chef tells the Local, "I wanted to send a strong signal … It made me sick to see so much food being thrown out.

 

- Variety magazine claims a movie about the lives of Siegfried and Roy is being developed. The film will chronicle their success. No release date yet

 

 

 

Man Makes Son Sleep In Tent:

Jacob Boggus is making his 16 year-old son live in a tent behind his home. He tells ABC that he and his wife booted their son because he stole from family members. "We're not doing anything wrong here. We're simply trying to teach our child a lesson. If he doesn't learn that now, it's gonna be the whole world's problem, not just ours in a couple of years."

 

Jacob and his wife feed their son and allow him to use their bathroom.

 

 

Man Marries Smartphone.

 KTNV claims a man recently married his smartphone at the Little Las Vegas Chapel. Aaron Chervenak drove from LA to Sin City to tie the knot.

Chapel owner Michael Kelly told the TV station: "We don't really have many people that marry inanimate objects. People are so connected to their phones and they live with them all the time. They're with them 24 hours a day. They go to sleep with their cell phone. They wake up with their cell phone, sometimes it's the first thing that they check. I think he wanted to explore that. Can technology become human?"

 

 

Cell Phone Addiction

A new survey by the Chicago research firm Dscout reveals that smartphone addicts touch their screen5,427 times a day. The average person touches their smartphone device 2,617 times a day.

RED FLAG:  DO YOU OFTEN checked their phones at least once between midnight and 5 a.m.”

 

Top 10 Flirtiest Citiesin the Summer according to Match.com.

1. Winston-Salem, NC

2. Stockton, CA

3. Raleigh, NC

4. Springfield, MA

5. Hartford, CT

6. Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

7. Santa Rosa, CA

8. Jacksonville, FL

9. Manchester, NH

10. Tucson, AZ

 

 

QUICK QUESTION:

There's a new perfume out on the market that can actually make you smell like a _________. (comet)

 

GO WILMINGTON!!!!

What states do you think of when you hear the words "retirement?" The cliche leads us to associate the state of Florida with retirement, so it may be surprising to see which cities Bankrate says are the best.

The finance organization compared the cost of living, crime rate, walkability, health care quality, state and local tax burden, personal well-being for seniors, weather, and the vitality of the local cultural scene to see how cities compared.

Coming in at number 40, Wilmington ranked the highest among cities making the list in North Carolina:

Winston Salem - 73

Raleigh - 75

Concord - 97

Charlotte - 121

Asheville - 124

Overall, Arlington, VA topped the list boasting a low crime rate, great well-being, great culture and low taxes. On the flip side,Niagara Falls was at the bottom of the list for a very high crime rate, high taxes, and below average culture.

 

 

TIME MACHINE

87 "I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)"    Whitney Houston

97-  "I'll Be Missing You"                Puff Daddy and Faith Evans featuring 112

07-  "Umbrella" Rihanna featuring Jay-Z

 

WHAT HAPPENED

87

Average Income per year $24,350.00

The First Criminal convicted using DNA Evidence

Prozac makes its debut in the United States

The Simpsons seen on TV for the first time

 

97-

Mike Tyson Bites Evander Holyfield's ear during a match and is suspended from boxing

Popular Films

·         Titanic

·         Men in Black

·         Air Force One

·         Liar Liar

 

07- 

Apple Introduces The iPhone on June 29th

The Final Harry Potter book is published Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

 

SOUNDS

 911 Call; Man Complains About Fast Food Order ... John May of Winter Haven, Florida phoned 911 to report that his fast food order was wrong. He claimed the restaurant manager was being "insubordinate." When officers arrived to find out what was wrong, John's food was already half eaten. John was arrested for misusing 911

 

 

Today's Mindbender: "68% of adults have owned this article of clothing. What is it?''

Answer: tye dye t-shirt

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