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Friday, January 23, 2015
There are 10 days remaining until Groundhog Day
There are 22 days remaining until Valentine's Day
There are 336 days remaining until Xmas
There are 342 days remaining until New Year's Eve

Today is National Pie Day, Measure Your Feet Day, National Rhubarb Day and National Handwriting Day

WX- RAIN BY LUNCH...T STORMS TONIGHT!!! HEAVY RAINS THRU SAT


-- On this date in 1942, Tupperware was invented
-- On this date in 2014, the Miami Beach police arrested Justin Bieber for a DUI and drag racing



Saturday's Birthday Cake:
Mischa Barton from The O.C. (29)
Hangover and Office star Ed Helms (41) (Birthday Trivia: In college, Ed once majored in _________________.  geology



THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW


A ball boy at the Australian Open had to leave the court yesterday after being hit in the groin by a 124-mph serve from Feliciano Lopez. Click Link for Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wm4Vt1lRfmI&x-yt-ts=1421782837&x-yt-cl=84359240


- The Hollywood Reporter is guestimating that ''Fifty Shades of Grey'' will earn $45 million during its opening weekend.  F.Y.I.  The tampon scene was pulled from the “Fifty Shades of Grey” movie


ED ON EDUCATION:  In his new book, 'Ed Sheeran: A Visual Journey', Ed says he wasn't a great student.



- The Hollywood Reporter claims nearly 40% of the tickets sold for Bill Cosby's Denver show were refunded. Patrons requested refunds for 1,200 of the 3,100 tickets sold



 An Egyptian museum says, yes, it's true: a worker broke the beard on King Tut's mask and then just glued it back on.



- The NFL has fined Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch $20,000 for grabbing his crotch during the NFC Championship game



SOFT BALL REPORT:
Former Tampa Bay quarterback Brad Johnson says he paid two ball boys $7500 back in Super Bowl 37, to make sure the balls used were under-inflated.



McDonald's released a video on Wednesday showing how their fries are made. They contain 19 ingredients including real potatoes, Dextrose, sodium acid pyrophosphate, natural beef flavor, hydrogenated soybean oil, dimethylpolysiloxane and TBHQ. A medium order of fries contains 337 calories and 17 grams of fat


 Nookie
A survey by Lovehoney reveals that 7:37pm on Saturdays is the most common time for couples to make love. Other findings:
- the most desired time to make love is 4:33pm



Jeff Gordon Announces His Retirement ... Jeff Gordon is planning to retire as a full-time driver after the 2015 season



used Preparation H on their puffy eyes



Bear Down: Four bears recently died in Concord, New Hampshire after overdosing on chocolate. Chocolate is used for bait at trapping sites. A hunter used 90 pounds of chocolate and doughnuts to lure the bears into the trap.  DON'T USE CHOCOLATE...USE KEELER...



INTERESTING FACT OF JOHNNY DEPP-  
Johnny Depp Can't Grow A Beard ... he says the reason he has a mustache and just a wisp of a goatee is because he can't grow a full beard. Johnny calls himself a hairless chihuahua



JLo  ALL YOU EVER NEED TO KNOW
 ... J Lo shares her secret on what she does when she has to drop a few pounds. She drinks shakes.
J Lo would NOT go 'under the knife.'
The craziest place J Lo's had sex is on a balcony.
J Lo describes what kind of man she likes. He has to be 'manly.'



New Movies Opening Today
The Humbling ... Starring: Al Pacino.
Mortdecai (Rated R) ... Starring: Ewan McGregor, Johnny Depp, Gwyneth Paltrow.
The Boy Next Door (Rated R) ... Starring: , Jennifer Lopez, .
Cake (Rated R) ... Starring: Jennifer Aniston,
Strange Magic (Rated PG) ... Starring: Alfred Molina, Kristin Chenoweth



 Wingin' It

A new survey by the National Chicken Council reveals that 1.25 billion wings will be eaten during Super Bowl 49. Other findings:
- if these wings were laid end to end, they would stretch back and forth from Seattle to Foxborough, Massachusetts almost 28 times
- 81% of people eat chicken wings
- 56% of people eat their wings with ranch dressing
- 36% of people eat their wings with blue cheese
- 42% of people eat their wings with BBQ sauce


Super Sunday
A new survey by the National Retail Federation reveals that 184 million North Americans will watch the Super Bowl. Other findings:
- the average fan will spend $77.88 on Super Bowl Sunday.
- 75% of people plan to watch the Super Bowl at home





MAKING CHANGE:  MAKING YOU RICH
Jackpot: A Revere, Massachusetts man recently bought two lottery tickets at a grocery store so he could break a $100 bill for lunch. He ended up winning $10 million. Richard Noll chose a one-time payment of $6.5 million after taxes. He wants to buy a house and take his granddaughter to Disney World.



Illegal Aliens: York County, South Carolina sheriff's recently arrested Francis Greene and Jason Lee for breaking into a theme park that was closed for the season. She told investigators that God and aliens directed her there. An 8-month-old boy was found alone in the couple's truck. The baby was taken into protective custody while both Greene and Lee were charged with child neglect and trespassing.





New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick responded to questions yesterday about “DeflateGate”. He said: “All right I’ll start off by addressing the football issue here. When I came in Monday morning I was shocked to learn of the news reports about the footballs. I had no knowledge whatsoever of the situation until Monday morning. I would say I’ve learned a lot more about this process in the past three days than I knew or have talked about it in the last 40 years that I’ve coached in this league. I had no knowledge of the various steps involved in the game balls and the process that they went through that happened between when they were prepared and went to the officials and went into the game. So I’ve learned a lot about that. Tom’s personal preferences on his footballs are something that he can talk about in much better detail and information than I could possibly provide.''

Survey: "Many people think Bill Belichick is covering for Tom Brady. Have you ever covered for someone? If so, who, and what happened?"

LAURA-  TEXT COMMENTS
COMMENT:  his woman's brother wrecked a car while taking his girlfriend home .. his insurance was going to rise because he was a minor .. this woman took the fall for it .. the brother has no license
    
-  this woman covered for her boss .. her boss told her she could watch Netflix at work .. a man walked into the business .. this caller happily exclaimed she was watching Netflix ... the man introduced himself as the owner .. the caller did not give up her boss .. she didnt get fired



Sleep Spray?
Having trouble sleeping? A California company has launched a spray that helps you fall asleep at the touch of a button. Sprayable Sleep delivers melatonin; a natural hormone produced by the body that tells you when to nod off. They say you simply apply the spray to your skin and the melatonin is slowly absorbed into your system, as opposed to in pill form where the dose happens all at once. A statement on the website says: "A few sprays on the neck an hour before bedtime, and better sleep is on the way." Sprayable Sleep has already raised over $47,000 after only two days on crowdfunding website Indiegogo. They were only looking for $15,000. The product is expected to be available from July and costs $15 for a month's supply. (Ananova)



Measure Your Feet Day -- If you want to know what someone is really like, take a look at their feet, according to Dr. Nancy Sax, the world's leading personality on feet analysis.

 Second toe larger than the others: You're the dependable, conservative type who always keeps your emotions in check. These types fare very well in the fields of medicine, banking and science. They're good providers, but don't expect any excitement or fireworks.
 Big third toe: Look out! These unpredictable types have hot-and-cold personalities, they're totally charming one moment then erupt in a volcanic fit of anger the next.
 Big baby toe: These people spread sunshine wherever they go.
 Long toes: The sign of great intellectual capacity - these are the thinkers of the world. Authors, philosophers and great world leaders often have very long toes.
 Little toes: These folks don't like to make a scene. But their little toes don't mean you can walk all over them! When backed up against the wall, they'll stand up and fight.
 Wide feet: These folks are the backbone of society, the hard workers who have strong family values and dedication to their church, family and community.
 Narrow feet: The shy, quiet type who don't like to draw attention to themselves. Beneath the shy exteriors is a relaxed, well-balanced person.
 Webbed toes: A fun person who won't duck a good time! These extroverts are the life-of-the party types and make great salesmen and entertainers.



CONVERSATION STARTERS

A college education benefits more than the person getting the degree. When college-educated people move into communities and get jobs, it improves the community, too. Incomes are higher, which means more tax revenue, and schools are typically better because parents demand it. Where are the brains of our nation located? Business Insider did the hard work analyzing data from the American Community Survey produced by the U.S. Census Bureau and identified the city with the most educated people in each state. Topping the list is Chevy Chase, Maryland, a suburb of Washington, DC, where 92.7 percent of the city's residents have a bachelor's degree. Here are the most educated town in every state and the percentage of residents with at least a bachelor's degree:

    #1- Chevy Chase, Maryland: 92.7 percent
    #2- Ladera, California: 89.3 percent
    #3- Winnetka, Illinois: 88.4 percent
    
CLOSE TO HERE
    Kiawah Island, South Carolina: 80.5 percent
    Fearrington Village, North Carolina: 76.0 percent



FOODS THAT CAN IMPROVE YOUR MOOD

1. Dark chocolate
2. Salmon
3. Spinach
4. Chicken
5. Tofu
6. Avocado
7. Greek yogurt
8. Green tea
9. Berries
10. Walnuts




 Today's Question: "Doing this for an hour burns the same amount of calories as doing an hour on an exercise bike or an hour and 10 minutes of lifting weights. What is it?

Extra Clue: water

Extra Clue: handle

Final Clue: chore

Answer:mopping



TODAY'S IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION
57% of people in a new survey say they would never break this rule. What is it? Use the express lane at the store with more than 10 items.




Southern Illinois University student Matt Fedora recently caught a Carbondale police officer napping in his squad car in a church parking lot. Matt turned on his camera phone and questioned the cop. The officer denied sleeping before Matt said: “If you keep lying, I’m going to post this on Youtube”.

Matt was upset because someone broke into his home and stole $4,000 worth of electronics.

Survey: "Have you ever fallen asleep at work? If so, what happened?


TEXT COMMENTS:

this woman had her headphones on and fell asleep on her desk .. she woke up and was being stared at by her boss and a manager from corporate .. she got written up

this man was working at a bakery when he fell asleep while operating a machine .. his knees buckled as he crashed into the machine

 

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