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The Most Popular Halloween Costumes This Year Include “It”, “Stranger Things”, and Unicorns

The Most Popular Halloween Costumes This Year Include “It”, “Stranger Things”, and Unicorns

| September 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

People are starting to search for ideas for their Halloween costumes, and there are already signs of what’s going to be popular this year. A website called Lyst analyzed Pinterest searches to figure out the hottest costumes for the year . . . at least for women. Anyway, here are the top 10 . . […]

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The Original Mars Bar Is Coming Back

The Original Mars Bar Is Coming Back

| September 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

We’re in an era where nostalgia is SO strong that any defunct brand with even a shred of popularity is getting resurrected.  And here’s the latest . . . Mars is bringing the MARS BAR back to America, 15 years after it was discontinued.  But they’re using the original recipe from 1932, which calls for […]

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Spanx For Your Arms Hit Stores on Monday

Spanx For Your Arms Hit Stores on Monday

| September 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

The people at Spanx apparently won’t be happy until you’ve jammed every part of your body into one of their products like some kind of human sausage. Because now, they’re moving on from your torso, your waist, and your legs . . . to your arms.  Spanx’s new “Arm Tights” go on sale Monday, and […]

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Tuesday Night’s Telethon Raised $14 Million . . . And Counting

Tuesday Night’s Telethon Raised $14 Million . . . And Counting

| September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Tuesday night’s “Hand in Hand” telethon for hurricane relief raised more than $14 million . . . and counting, since you can STILL donate.  (Call 1-800-258-6000, text GIVE to 80077, or go to HandInHand2017.com.) The show kicked off with Stevie Wonder singing “Lean on Me” with a choir, followed by opening remarks from Leonardo DiCaprio and Jamie Foxx. Other performers included Dave Matthews, Miranda Lambert, George Strait, Usher, Blake Shelton, Tori Kelly, Luis […]

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In Other News: The New iPhone’s  Face Recognition Failed During Its Big Onstage Demo

In Other News: The New iPhone’s Face Recognition Failed During Its Big Onstage Demo

| September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

You’d think that APPLE, of all companies, would be able to do a presentation without technology failing them.  And you would be wrong. Yesterday Apple held their annual presentation where they unveil the new iPhones.  And the hot new one this year is the iPhone X, which has a screen that covers the entire face […]

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In Other News: Five Common Expenses That Have Outpaced Inflation

In Other News: Five Common Expenses That Have Outpaced Inflation

| September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

A recent survey found a third of millennials wish they’d grown up when their parents did, partly because a lot of things are way more expensive now.  Here are five common expenses that HAVE risen a lot faster than inflation . . . 1.  College.  The price has more than TRIPLED in the last 20 years.  In […]

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In Other News: A Man Tries to Rob an MMA Studio and It Goes About as Well as You’d Expect

In Other News: A Man Tries to Rob an MMA Studio and It Goes About as Well as You’d Expect

| September 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

A guy walked into an MMA STUDIO in Burbank, California on Tuesday night, pulled out a gun, and demanded money. So an MMA instructor named Jacobe Powell walked up to the guy, knocked the gun out of his hand, roughed him up a little, and pinned him down until the cops arrived. The cops arrested […]

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In Other News: Cheetos Are the Most Popular Chips in the Country . . . Here’s the Top 10

In Other News: Cheetos Are the Most Popular Chips in the Country . . . Here’s the Top 10

| September 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

If you’re going to a Labor Day barbecue this weekend and they asked you to bring chips . . . first of all, great draw, you could’ve gotten something WAY more expensive.  And second of all . . . here’s what you should bring. Ranker asked people to name their favorite chips and after almost […]

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In Other News: Two Guys Rob a Bar While the Police Are Holding a Party There

In Other News: Two Guys Rob a Bar While the Police Are Holding a Party There

| September 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

A 21-year-old guy named Joseph McInnis and a 22-year-old guy named Tyree McCoy busted into a bar in Woodlawn, Maryland on Tuesday night and demanded all the cash in the register. There was just one problem:  The bar was PACKED with cops who were there for a retirement party. So a few of the cops […]

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In Other News: 54% of People Don’t Like Answering Their Doorbell Anymore

In Other News: 54% of People Don’t Like Answering Their Doorbell Anymore

| August 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

If you’re not expecting a delivery or friends, there’s really no reason to answer your doorbell, right?  As I see it, it’s just someone trying to sell you something, borrow something, or just generally bother you. And apparently I’m not alone in my desire to avoid random moments of human contact.  Because according to a […]

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