Thursday, July 30, 2015
211th day of the year.
There are 154 days remaining until the end of the year
Today is National Cheesecake Day, National Father-in-Law Day and National Chili Dog Day
-- On this date in 2007, E! canceled The Simple Life.
-- On this date in 2007, Britney and KFed finalized their divorce.
Thursday's Birthday Cake:
soccer star Hope Solo (34)
Hillary Swank (41)
Lisa Kudrow (52)
Arnold Schwarzenegger (68)
THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW
David Faustino -- best known as Bud from "Married With Children" -- says he's working on a spinoff show.
Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch, conducting his annual Fam 1st Family Youth Football Camp in Oakland, stuffed a piece of chicken into his sock to eat later.
Rihanna is planning to record a Tayor Swift diss track.
Volkswagen has passed Toyota as the world's biggest automaker for the first half of 2015.
Homeownership in the U.S. has dropped to 63.4%, the lowest rate since 1967.
Safest Place to Live: Norway?
Yahoo claims several inches of snow has fallen in Teton Village, Wyoming. Skiers are flocking to the area.
DID YOU HEAR ABOUT THE (Cat) Found Alive in Sunken Boat!
- The LA Times says Southwest Airlines has no plans to start charging bag fees even though other airlines are now charging. The company's net income has increased by $143 million over the past year
- CNN claims Intel's new computer chip could make gadgets and phones 1,000 times faster. The chip mixes a computer's memory and data storage together in a new grid structure
- A new survey by autoTRADER.ca reveals that 33% of people have made love in their car.
- Facebook says their average member spends 46 minutes a day on their site
- less thana third of people eat home-cooked meals on a daily basis
ADIDAS is coming out with a line of Star Wars shoes. Their C3PO shoes are gold while their R2D2 shoes are silver. They cost $120 a pair
New Movies Opening Today
Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (Rated PG-13) ... Starring: Tom Cruise
Cinema Scoop - "Mission Impossible - Rogue Nation"
''Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation'' opens today
the film cost $150 million to produce
this is the fifth Mission Impossible movie
a sixth Mission: Impossible film is already in the works
Tom Cruise was 5,000 feet in the air when he filmed the scene where he hangs off the side of a plane
Tom was injured six times while making the movie (IMDB)
Tom performed all of his own driving stunts
Most of us strive to do the right thing when faced with difficult decisions. A new study suggests that our moral compass is more reliable when we face those decisions in the morning rather than later in the day.
What the What?
A shortage of French-speaking teachers in Chateauguay, in the French-sensitive province of Quebec, Canada, forced Howard S. Billings High School to announce that when school starts in a few weeks, 11th-grade French classes will be conducted using only the Rosetta Stone computer program.
JUICY RUMOR: Ben Affleck is dating his family's nanny. A source tells the sites: "They would hang out without the kids and they were very flirty.''
Blake Shelton hired a P.I. to track Miranda Lambert. A source tells the sites: “So he hired a private investigator, who determined she was hooking up with an employee, and Blake flew to one of her shows to confront. He caught her hugging this man, and they were forced to admit everything. It was obvious what was going on. As far as he’s concerned, this whole marriage was a mistake. He can’t believe he spent all this time with a cheater who was never faithful to him. He’s heartbroken and furious and wants nothing to do with Miranda
claims Blake Shelton was caught cheating with six women. A source tells the sites: “Miranda found [Blake] partying with six naked women in the couple’s home last year.
She’s one of the sweetest people on the planet. Their friends know that, so even some of Blake’s pals are siding with her.”
Teacher Duct Tapes Student's Eyes: A Hillsborough County, Florida music teacher has been suspended without pay for duct-taping a kindergartner's eyes shut. The child's eyes were taped as punishment for talking. The teacher was not charged with any crime. The school district may try and fire the teacher.
TEASE: THIS WILL MAKE YOU FELL GREAT ABOUT THE WORKPLACE!
Bonus: Nevzat Aydin recently sold his online food ordering business for $802 million. The Turkish businessman then gifted each employee with a $323,000 bonus. That is 150 times the average monthly salary for one of his workers.
Aydin tells the paper: “Some employees cried, some screamed, some wrote letters of thanks. There were emotions, because you affect the lives of the people. People can buy homes, cars. They can immediately do something otherwise they could not with monthly wages of 3,000-5,000 Turkish Liras. It was a good thing; I wish we could have given them more.We did this because if there is a success, we have accomplished it altogether.
Today's Question: " 50% of people do this in the bathroom. What is it?''
Extra Clue: on the toilet
Extra Clue: their phone
Answer: play video games
TEASE: FIND YOUR WALL...AND ALL YOUR DREAMS WILL COME TRUE
David Guetta Finds It Funny That He's Now Playing Stadiums ... as a DJ, he used to "play to a wall
911 Call; Man Calls 999 (911) Because His Girlfriend's Cat Ate His Bacon ... A West Yorkshire, England man recently called 999 (911) after his girlfriend's cat ate his bacon. He wanted to press charges. The operator said: “It’s not a 999 emergency ... it’s not a police matter.
Judge Has Another Courtroom Reunion ... Florida Judge Mindy Glazer gained viral fame several weeks ago, after she recognized her childhood classmate in the courtroom. She recently recognized a second defendant, who she saw dancing on a cruise. Judge Glazer asked him: "Did you have a nice cruise?" They shared a laugh over his dance moves