Let’s all venture back to a simpler time, when courting a woman was still something that happened and the only people who owned cell phones were probably astronauts. Many great things came from such a time: Learning how to actually use an encyclopedia, how to look up your friend’s phone number in the Yellow Pages, […]
The familiar knocking of knuckles spreads only one-twentieth the amount of bacteria that a handshake does, researchers report. That’s better than a high-five, which still passes along less than half the amount as a handshake. So fist bumps — popularized by Barack Obama and others — seem to be the wisest greeting, especially during cold and flu […]
Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion. Dollar Tree CEO Bob Sasser says the deal will give Dollar Tree more than 13,000 stores in the US and Canada. That is nearly three times as many stores as Walmart, though the Waltons’ behemoth still has […]
Kazakhstan volleyball player Sabina Altynbekova has developed quite a following in her home country, but the rest of her team isn’t too happy. The player’s teammates and coach complained that Altynbekova was simply too attractive and was distracting fans. Kazakhstan’s coach Nurlan Sadikov went as far to say that some of the fans don’t even watch […]
Rob from Wegmans KOP gave Bex and one of our lucky listeners something really nice for her 26th birthday… the gift of Wegmans. Chunky, Tingle, and I (JP) surprised Bex with a guide on how to cook and grocery shop. Her reaction looks like she loved it. Happy birthday Bex!
Dogs get jealous of other dogs when their owners switch attention to them and will actively try to break up the relationship, scientists have discovered. While most owners will say their dogs can show signs of jealousy, researchers have argued for many years over the phenomenon – some argue that jealousy requires complex cognition or […]
The fried chicken Oreos that made the rounds online recently weren’t real. That news may have either delighted or disappointed you, but in recent years, there has always been another novelty Oreo flavor around the corner. Today we rounded that corner. Root beer float Oreos are now a thing.
Here’s a gift for someone who has everything: A tiny town in far northeastern Wyoming named Aladdin. You won’t need a genie in a bottle to buy it. Just $1.5 million gets you 30 acres and 15 buildings, including a 118-year-old general store that’s still operating. Rick and Judy Brengle bought the town 28 years ago and […]
Last October, Simpsons showrunner Al Jean announced that his long-running animated staple would be killing off a major character – one whose actor received an Emmy for their work on the series. Ever since that grim tease, fans have been theorizing about who the doomed Springfield resident could be: Princess Penelope (Anne Hathaway)? Perhaps demented favorite Sideshow Bob (Kelsey […]
Lee Weir, a 27-year-old from Auckland, New Zealand, recently set the Guinness World Records title for “most tattoos of the same cartoon character tattooed on the body.” Specific! Weir, who was banned from watching The Simpsons as a child, has 41 tattoos of Homer Simpson on his body. That’ll show limit-setting parents! Guinness confirms that his tattoos depict Homer in various […]