Tuesday, July 29, 2014
210th day of the year.
There are 155 days remaining until the end of the year
Today is National Lasagna Day and National Chicken Wing Day
-- On this date in 1958, NASA was created
-- On this date in 2006, Pamela Anderson married Kid Rock. They split after four months of marriage.
This week marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I.
THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW
Wingin' It: In honor of National Chicken Wing Day, RestaurantNews.com claims Hooters is offering a $12.99 all-you-can-eat wings deal today at participating locations.
Going without sleep makes you groggy and very hungry. A study at Columbia University's New York Obesity Research Center found that women ate an extra 329 calories per day when they were sleep deprived and men an extra 263 calories. Other studies have found a similar link between being heavier and not getting enough sleep.
It appears that Amazon is going to launch their own credit card reader, to compete with Square.
20% of online daters have been asked for money by someone
Good News! Social Media Is Where Good News Gets Posted
Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis will marry next Summer
Adam Levine's Wife: There's a "Definite" Plan to Have Kids
Freddy Prinze Jr. says when he worked with Kiefer Sutherland on "24" in 2010, he had such a bad experience he almost quit acting.
Dollar Tree is buying Family Dollar for $8.5 billion.
- Gordon Ramsay's 12 year-old daughter is getting her own cooking show. Gordon tells the Daily Mail: "Tilly's only 12 and she's a sweetheart, so of course she won't be swearing."
Hold The Mayo: Hellmann's Mayo is using a 3D printer to create mayo Selfies on burgers. A tech snaps your picture before a robotic 3D printer arm reproduces it on a patty. Hellmann's Mayo is using the hashtag #MayoSelfies.
A new survey by Travelex reveals that 25% of vacationers take a sick day on their first day back from vacation. Other findings:
- 40% of women start packing their suitcases a week before their vacation
- 50% of people are distracted and forgetful at work following a vacation
- 30% of people get annoyed by fellow workers who are still in holiday mode
GREAT VID: Now That's a Birthday Surprise!
How's this for a birthday surprise? Jack Harries of London flew over 10,000 miles in an exhausting 28-hour flight to give his girlfriend, Ella, the birthday surprise of her life. Harries presented his unsuspecting girlfriend with a bouquet of flowers for her 19th birthday and made a video of his journey which has notched up more than 1.7 million views on YouTube. The movie - called A Film for Ella - incorporates the loved-up pair's Skype sessions, where she tells Jack to book a flight but not tell her the date he is coming. Jack is then seen flying ten hours to Hong Kong, followed by an eight-hour stopover. Finally, he boards a ten-hour flight to Sydney for the final leg of the journey to surprise Ella on her birthday. He then picks up a bunch of flowers, takes a taxi to her home and hides behind her garage door to give her the shock of her life
How Sandra Bullock Celebrated Her 50th Birthday in Wyoming
Sandra Bullock kicked off her 50th birthday celebration a couple of days early with a night of music and drinks with friends at a country-western bar in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
The Gravity star, who turned 50 Saturday, and a group of girlfriends, including Chelsea Handler, got the festivities started at the Million Dollar Cowboy Bar on Thursday. (She’s real sweet,” the eyewitness told ABC News, adding that Bullock has been coming to Jackson Hole for years. “She gave her cocktail waitress her autograph, and she’s a good tipper.”)
Weed Weddings: The Frisky claims 'weed weddings' are becoming popular in Colorado. Open bars are being replaced with marijuana-laced baked goods and smoke dens for guests. Hemp plants replace traditional flowers. Advocates say weed relaxes people at weddings where booze can fuel family feuds and fights.
Bling Ring: A U.S. jeweler is taking pre-orders for their line of diamond encrusted iPhone 6's. Brikk's line of gold, platinum, and diamond-encrusted iPhone 6's range in price from $4,495 to $8,795. The $8,795 phone is finished with 24k gold. The luxury phones will be avaiable one month after the iPhone 6 goes on sale.
TT: What's still on your "to do" list for the summer?
TT: Odd food combinations: everybody has one----what's yours?
Today's Question: "58% of women say this is their man's worst habit. What is it?"
Extra Clue: audible
Extra Clue: nothing to do with bodily functions
Final Clue: electronic
Answer: habitual channel changer
#1 SONG JULY 29 1972 "Alone Again (Naturally)" Gilbert O'Sullivan
#1 SONG JULY 29 1985 "Shout" Tears for Fears
#1 SONG JULY 29 1991 "Unbelievable" EMF
#1 SONG JULY 29 2007 "Hey There Delilah" Plain White T's
Sam Smith Got Started In The Music Biz By Heckling The Opening Act For Adele ... the man he heckled now manages him
(HIS MUSIC TASTES: Britney Spears and TLC and Destiny’s Child. LOVE Tom Petty, then Robyn, then Solange, then “Timber” by Kesha and Pitbull, or Dev Hynes, or Justin Timberlake. It’s all completely different.''
Pilot And Air Traffic Controller Get Into Verbal Catfight ... the FAA and Delta Airlines are looking into a heated exchange, which took place in Atlanta. It started when the air traffic controller told the pilot he was taxiing down a runway named 'Lima' and not the 'Mike' runway. The pilot accused the controller of having an "attitude" as the confrontation escalated
Sound Bite - A pilot and an air traffic controller exchange words over the radio
Sound Bite - Another pilot who'd been listening in chimes in and calls the first pilot "Capt. Happy" ey