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10 hours ago

STUDY: Children of College-Educated Parents Have Healthier Eating Habits

Researchers have found a link between the education of parents and the eating habits of their children.   The study conducted by The University of British Columbia found that children of college-educated parents were more likely to eat vegetables and drink considerably less sugary beverages. According to a study released last year, Americans were developing healthier eating habits […]

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3 days ago

STUDY: Dogs Are as Intelligent as 5-Month-Old Baby

Dogs possess skills similar to those of a five-month-old baby, researchers have revealed. As a baby’s brain develops they they learn to notice the actions of people. Until now, this had been thought to be a trait exclusive to humans and nonhuman primates. The results are important because they show that dogs, like children, can recognize […]

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4 days ago

STUDY: American Waistlines Have Expanded 8% Over the Last Decade

The number of American men and women with big-bellied, apple-shaped figures—the most dangerous kind of obesity—has climbed at a startling rate over the past decade, according to a government study. People whose fat has settled mostly around their waistlines instead of in their hips, thighs, buttocks, or all over are known to run a higher […]

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5 days ago

Krispy Kreme to Sell GHOSTBUSTERS Themed Doughnuts

Krispy Kreme and Sony Pictures have collaborated on something fans loved from their childhoods, creating two kinds of marshmallow-filled doughnuts to celebrate the Blu-Ray release of the 30th anniversary edition of ‘Ghostbusters.’ The Ghostbusters doughnut will feature white icing, a green splat inspired by the film’s Psychomagnotheric Slime, and a ‘Ghostbusters’ logo sugar piece. The Stay Puft Marshmallow […]

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6 days ago

Chinese City Creates ‘Ironic’ Sidewalk Lane for Texting While Walking

Taking a cue from an American experiment, the Chinese city of Chongqing has created a smartphone sidewalk lane, offering a path for those too engrossed in messaging and tweeting to watch where they’re going. But it’s apparently intended to be ironic—to remind people that it’s dangerous to tweet while walking the street. “There are lots […]

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1 week ago

Apartment Complex in France Spray-Painting Dog Poop Hot Pink

ARRAS, France – A French apartment complex is literally highlighting the problem of left-behind dog mess by spraying the poop piles pink. Security guards at the St. Michel apartment complex in Arras have started spray painting the abandoned canine feces fluorescent pink to draw attention to the problem and encourage owners to clean up after […]

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1 week ago

Two Eat Fried Chicken While Shoplifting at Walmart [MUGSHOTS]

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – Two people were arrested for shoplifting while eating fried chicken at a local Walmart. Myrtle Beach police responded to the Walmart off of Seaboard Street Wednesday afternoon regarding a shoplifting incident. A witness stated that she observed Zachary Douglas Gardner, 22, select and remove a sync burn device from the […]

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2 weeks ago

SURVEY: 50.2% of Americans Are Single

On your own? You’re in good company. Just north of half of Americans over the age of 16—50.2% of them, or 124.6 million, to be specific—are single, the Bureau of Labor Statistics finds. It’s the first time a majority have been single since such record-keeping began in 1976, Bloomberg reports. Back then, the percentage of […]

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2 weeks ago

Maryland College Accepts ‘Selfie’ Video as Admissions Application

A Maryland college is telling high school seniors they can apply “without” transcripts and SAT scores. Instead, Goucher College will accept a “selfie” video as a substitute. Prospective students can submit a two-minute video to the Towson, Maryland school… expressing who they are. School administrators say this is just one option to apply.  The video […]

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2 weeks ago

Olive Garden Offers 7 Weeks of Never-Ending Pasta, Breadsticks for $100

In a landmark effort to have you put down the Ruby Tuesday’s menu and start thinking about Olive Garden for just a second please, Olive Garden announced the Never Ending Pasta Pass today. For just $100, you get seven weeks of unlimited pasta, breadsticks, salad, soda, and other things that are served at Olive Garden. […]