Wednesday, April 25, 2018
115th day of the year.
There are 250 days remaining until the end of the year
Today is Administrative Professionals Day, Denim Day, DNA Day, Hairstylists Appreciation Day, International Guide Dog Day, International Noise Awareness Day, National Crayola Day, National Mani-Pedi Day, National Plumber's Day, National Telephone Day and World Penguin Day
Tomorrow is Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work Day.
- Deadline.com claims ''Avengers: Infinity War'' is expected to earn $498 million worldwide when it opens this weekend
The Jaguars will become the first NFL team to have a dog park at their stadium.
61 Percent of Online Americans Use Facebook at Least Once a Day
- The NY Post claims Night Court star Harry Anderson died of a stroke according to Buncombe, North Carolina medical examiners
50% of drivers think speeding is acceptable.
- The Impulsive Buy website claims several new Oreo flavors have hit store shelves including Cherry Cola, Kettle Corn, and PIna Colada
- People magazine claims Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes were recently spotted house hunting in Pasadena, California. They and their children looked at an $8 million mansion that has six bedrooms.
Rob Gronkowski's horse, Gronkowski, has officially been scratched from the Kentucky Derby. Rob Tweeted: ''It’s unfortunate Gronkowski the horse will not be able to race in the upcoming Kentucky Derby due to an illness
Amazon Now Delivering To Cars: Amazon Prime members with a compatible 2015 or newer Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Cadillac or Volvo can now use Amazon Key -- the service that allows a delivery person to leave a package inside your home without a key -- to have packages delivered inside their vehicle. Junk in Your Trunk TIME!!!
Demi Lovato, Camila Cabello, Carly Rae Jepsen, Bebe Rexha and Elle King all auditioned to sing "The Middle" before Zedd chose Maren Morris as the lead on the song
RICHARD GERE MARRIES ALEJANDRA SILVA: Richard Gere, 68, is officially off the market! He reportedly married his Spanish girlfriend Alejandra Silva, 35, quietly a few months ago. They started dating in 2014. This is Gere’s third marriage.
Noah Wilcox, of Temple, Texas, recently took his 88 year-old great-grandmother to prom. Alice Willoughby wore a blue and teal colored dress and didn't attend her prom because she was busy working and having children.
Noah tells KWTX; “I said ‘Hey grandma do you want to go to prom?’ and she was like ‘Do I want to do what now?’ She’s my last great-grandparent I have living and I realized I had wasted a lot of time with my other grandparents so I wanted to make the most of it
FLIX N CHILL PEEPS: "The Week Of" hits Netflix this weekend. Adam Sandler And Chris Rock - movie is about the crazy things that happen to friends and family during the week leading up to a wedding.
"Avengers: Infinity War" is in theaters tomorrow
Today is National Administrative Professionals Day and a perfect time to ask professionals:
Survey: "What dirty secrets do you know about your boss
In honor of National Administrative Professionals Day, the editors of.Business Management Daily asked administrative assistants to weigh in with the craziest requests they've received. Here is a list of the best:
- Inspect the boss's sandwich every day to make sure it contained no tomatoes.
- Drop off a pet's stool sample at the vet. "He left the container on my desk while I was having lunch."
- Take a Johnny Mathis album cover to the tailor to find material that matched Johnny's jacket.
- Stuff tissue between the boss's upper lip and teeth, after he chipped a tooth and then glued it back together.
- Spray the boss's bald head with sunscreen
Most Cringe Worthy Office Phrases
One Poll recently asked 2,000 workers to name the most cringe-worthy office phrases.
Here are the top 20
1 Give 110 percent
2 Think outside the box
3 Hammer it out
4 Heavy lifting
5 Throw them under the bus
6 Don't count your chickens before they've hatched
7 Pushing the envelope
8 Let the cat out of the bag
9 Let's circle back
10 Win-win situation
11 Blue-sky thinking
12 Boil the ocean
14 Low-hanging fruit
15 Take it to the next level
16 Barking up the wrong tree
17 Going forward
18 Let's ballpark this
19 Run this up the flagpole
20 Back to square one
Global McDonald's Restaurant Opens: ABC claims a global McDonald's restaurant has opened in Chicago that sells McDonald's menu items from around the world. Among the dishes for sale. a "McSpicy Chicken Sandwich from Hong Kong," a "Mighty Angus Burger from Canada," French salads, a Brazilian McFlurry called The Prestígio and Australian McCafé coffees made with Australian coffee beans.
Rapper Meek Mill was released from prison yesterday. In November, a judge sentenced him to two to four years in prison for a probation violation which included popping a wheelie on a motorcycle in New York and getting arrested in St Louis. Both charges were dismissed. Meek Mill celebrated his freedom by going to a Philadelphia 76ers playoff game. USA Today claims the 76ers brought Meek Mill to their game in a helicopter. He sat next to Kevin Hart
Man Demoted For Singing On Job: The NY Post claims New York Highway Transportation Specialist Mariano Scotto is suing the Department of Transportation for demoting him for singing on the job. A judge ruled that he could not be fired from his $112,000-a-year job for singing out loud. Scotto's attorney tells the paper; ''He sings everything from the Beatles to show tunes. He sings because, a, he has a good voice, b, it relaxes him and c, the office has always enjoyed it.'' Scotto's new boss told him not to sing before ordering him to undergo a psych exam. The Department of Transportation took away Scotto's overtime and company car
Giraffe Escapes From Zoo: A giraffe recently escaped from the Fort Wayne, Indiana Children's Zoo. The young female giraffe snapped the cables surrounding her enclosure before taking a stroll through a fenced parking lot. She wandered around for two hours before returning to her barn all by herself. No one was hurt
HEADLINE TRUTH OR TRASH
"Lyft and Uber Merging to Form New Company: Luber!"
Trash! That would be like Amazon and Plants forming Ama-Nut
"Serial Robbers Are Targeting Trader Joe's!"
Truth! Turns out they refuse to use surveillance cameras because they "trust their customers." Hey guys, might want to rethink that.
"Latest Craze: Tattoos Inside Your Nose!"
Trash! No, it's snot.
KOURTNEY KARDASHIAN LOBBIES CONGRESS FOR SAFER MAKEUP - (04/25/2018)
This is one Kardashian kollaboration no one saw koming. Reality star Kourtney Kardashian hit Washington D.C. this week to lobby Congress ... for cosmetics reform.
She is teaming up with the Environmental Working Group on an initiative to ensure cosmetics are safe for people and the environment.
WHAT PEEPS R SAYING
YOUTUBER SENDS GARLIC BREAD TO SPACE AND BACK, EATS IT - (04/25/2018)
The internet loves garlic bread, and now YouTuber Tom Scott and a group of experts have launched a loaf of garlic bread into outer space. The bread was tied to a weather balloon, and Scott says the goal was to taste test the bread once it had been on the edge of the atmosphere for over two hours. When asked why garlic bread specifically, Scott replied, "Because it's delicious.
GOOSE ATTACKS HIGH SCHOOL GOLFER IN MICHIGAN - (04/25/2018)
Geese aren't exactly known for being cute and cuddly birds. A teen golfer in Michigan was playing in a high school golf tournament when a territorial goose attacked him. A series of photos posted to Blissfield High School's Twitter account shows Devon Gilson-Pitts in the midst of his confrontation with the goose. The tweet was captioned with, "And you thought golf was boring?
DIM LIGHTING COULD INFLUENCE YOUR DESIRE TO BUY THINGS - (04/25/2018)
You know how important lighting is for plays, and for photography, but it also influences what you buy. A new study from researchers at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, and Northwestern University finds dim lighting may influence consumers to buy 'for pleasure' rather than 'for utility.' Previous findings suggests that dark settings may influence people to choose to buy or do something for pleasure because no one can then see and/or judge their choices.
BREWERY MAKING CRAFT BEER WITH WHITE WINE - (04/25/2018)
Usually your choice is either wine or beer, but now a brewery has created a craft beer formula made from white wine. The creation is called Curiouser & Curiouser Chapter 1, and is the brain child of Curious Brewery in Ashford, Kent U.K. Just 1,500 bottles of the limited edition brew are being produced in partnership with The Wild Beer Company. The drink is said to allow drinkers to experience a bottled blend of sour ale and chardonnay, and it's served in wine bottles.
Today's Mindbender: "53% of people would change this about their life if they could go back in time and do something about it. What is it?''
First Clue: nothing to do with their partner
Extra Clue: could mean more money
Final Clue: four years
Answer: they would choose a different college major