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  • March 27, 2017
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  • Comments Off on There’s a Major Debate on Twitter Over Orange Juice With Pulp or No Pulp

There’s a Major Debate on Twitter Over Orange Juice With Pulp or No Pulp

It appears that people on the Internet are done debating whether pineapple is an appropriate pizza topping and they’ve moved on to the next impossible food debate:  Orange juice with pulp or no pulp?   People are posting PASSIONATE opinions on both sides on Twitter right now.  The big pro-pulp arguments are that it’s more natural and feels less artificial.  The no-pulp people say it makes their orange juice bitter and harder to drink.   For what it’s worth, Buzzfeed ran a survey on pulp-versus-no-pulp a few years ago, and after about 50,000 votes, no-pulp was more popular with 53%
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  • March 27, 2017
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  • Comments Off on A Woman Blames Her Car Accident on Bigfoot

A Woman Blames Her Car Accident on Bigfoot

You know, I was fine with Bigfoot when he was just lumbering around the woods and terrorizing squirrels.  But if he’s making people’s car insurance rates go up, THEN he and I are gonna have a problem.  A 50-year-old woman from Tensed, Idaho crashed her car into a deer on Wednesday.  And when the cops got there, she told them what happened:  She saw Bigfoot.   Apparently as she was driving, she saw Bigfoot chasing some deer on the side of the road.  And when she looked in her rearview mirror to watch him, she took her eyes off the
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  • March 27, 2017
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  • Comments Off on A New Hotline Will Play You Weird and Random Sounds to Help You Fall Asleep

A New Hotline Will Play You Weird and Random Sounds to Help You Fall Asleep

If you’re having trouble sleeping, what better solution is there than listening to Steve Urkel sing you a lullaby?   The mattress company Casper just created a free hotline for people who can’t sleep.  The number is 1-888-890-2040.  And when you call, you can pick one of nine different random sounds that, they say, will help you out.   Those sounds are:  The ocean, wind chimes, sounds of the ’90s, a hypnosis treatment, a motivational speech, a grandma who misses you, the history of the cocktail wiener, Steve Urkel singing a lullaby, and a conference call.   (USA Today)


  • March 27, 2017
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  • Comments Off on A Marine Who Lost Both Legs in Afghanistan Is the First Double Amputee to Become a Cop

A Marine Who Lost Both Legs in Afghanistan Is the First Double Amputee to Become a Cop

There’s a 28-year-old Marine veteran in New York named Matias Ferreira, who lost both legs from the knee down in Afghanistan in 2011.    But he’s still a total BADASS, uses two titanium prosthetics to get around, and recently started looking into being a COP.   He didn’t know if it was even possible, but a police academy in Long Island accepted him last year.  His only request was he didn’t want any special treatment.  So he had to go through the exact same training as everyone else.  He says it wouldn’t have been fair to the other trainees if
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  • March 27, 2017
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  • Comments Off on Your Boss Will Judge You If Your Desk Is Too Messy, Or Too Clean?

Your Boss Will Judge You If Your Desk Is Too Messy, Or Too Clean?

I don’t think anyone would be surprised that it can be unprofessional to have a super messy desk.  But you might not see THIS one coming:  It also might be unprofessional to have a desk that’s too CLEAN.  A new survey found 54% of bosses say it’s a red flag when one of their employees’ desks is too messy.  But 10% say they’re suspicious of an employee whose desk is too CLEAN.   They didn’t get into the reasons why, but we’re thinking it could be because a clean desk makes it seem like your workload is too light because
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  • March 24, 2017
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  • Comments Off on Police Have to Intervene After a Taco Bell Runs Out of Mild Sauce

Police Have to Intervene After a Taco Bell Runs Out of Mild Sauce

Taco Bell is generous, and not just because they’ll give you six days’ worth of calories for about nine bucks.  They’re generous because if you ask them for hot sauce, they’ll give you a huge handful of packets.  They’re good people.   But their reckless sauce distribution strategy backfired earlier this month.  A woman went through the Taco Bell drive-thru in South Euclid, Ohio and asked for some mild sauce.  Unfortunately, the store was totally out and only had the FIRE sauce left.   And the woman was so angry that she wouldn’t move out of the drive-thru line until
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  • March 24, 2017
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  • Comments Off on What Weird Product Does Every State Shop For More Than Anyone Else?

What Weird Product Does Every State Shop For More Than Anyone Else?

You can buy SO many dumb things thanks to the Internet, and apparently, across this fine country, we’re buying ALL of them.  The real estate website Estately just did a study of Google Shopping searches to see what WEIRD product every state is shopping for more than anyone else, and the results did not disappoint.   Here are ten highlights . . .   1.  The people in Colorado shop for the “Borat” mankini more than anyone else. 2.  People in Oklahoma shop for zombie survival kits more than anyone else. 3.  Kansas . . . plus-size lingerie wholesale. 4. 
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  • March 24, 2017
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  • Comments Off on A Tech-Savvy Four-Year-Old Used Siri to Save His Mom’s Life

A Tech-Savvy Four-Year-Old Used Siri to Save His Mom’s Life

It’s crazy how good kids are with technology.  And one mom in England is ALIVE today because of it.  A woman in London had some sort of medical emergency this month, and lost consciousness.  No one was with her except her three kids.  The oldest one is four.   But when he realized something was wrong, he grabbed her iPhone, pressed his mom’s thumb on the screen to unlock it, and called for help using Siri.  Emergency responders showed up about 13 minutes later and saved his mom’s life.  It’s not clear what was wrong.  But they say she wouldn’t
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  • March 24, 2017
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  • Comments Off on A Dating App’s New Premium Feature Helps You Avoid People Who Ghost

A Dating App’s New Premium Feature Helps You Avoid People Who Ghost

More than HALF of single people say the most annoying part of dating in 2017 is GHOSTING, that’s where suddenly the person you’ve been texting with just stops responding with no warning and vanishes.  So one dating app just realized they could make some REAL money and maybe simultaneously make people’s dating lives better if they could stomp out ghosting.   The app Coffee Meets Bagel is offering a premium membership for $35-a-month that shows you advanced data on other members’ messaging habits.   You’ll be able to see what percentage of messages they respond to, how often they send
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  • March 24, 2017
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  • Comments Off on Five Spring Break Health Risks and How to Avoid Them

Five Spring Break Health Risks and How to Avoid Them

It’s Spring Break.  Here are five tips to help keep you and your college friends healthy while you party.   1.  Drinking.  Partying hard during Spring Break can come back to bite you a few different ways.  One, those frozen tropical drinks contain tons of calories and sugar in addition to the alcohol.  And two, drinking in the sun will make you more dehydrated than usual which can cause you to get drunk more quickly.  So be mindful of how many drinks you put back during the day and alternate each alcoholic drink with a tall glass of ice water.
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