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90s Themed Crime

90s Themed Crime

Now THIS is the Kevin Bacon that I want six degrees of separation from.  Because he seems pretty fantastic. There’s a 55-year-old guy whose real name is Kevin Bacon from Wells River, Vermont.  And he was driving last Thursday afternoon when he accidentally sideswiped a parked COP CAR. Why did he hit the cop?  Kevin…

Jeopardy! Vow to Bring Leaker to Justice

Jeopardy! Vow to Bring Leaker to Justice

Footage of JAMES HOLZHAUER losing on “Jeopardy!” on Monday leaked ahead of time, and the producers are out for BLOOD. They think they know who did it, but they’re not saying yet.  However, once they confirm the leaker’s identity, they plan on taking, quote, “very, very, very appropriate” action. The funny thing is, it probably helped boost the show’s ratings.  “Jeopardy!” was already…

You Can Have A LOT of Coffee

You Can Have A LOT of Coffee

If you drink WEIRD amounts of coffee every day, hey, looks like your heart probably ISN’T going to randomly explode.  So that’s cool. A new study out of Queen Mary University in London found that it’s safe for your heart if you drink an obscene amount of coffee on a daily basis. The researchers found…

New Summer Flavors of Oreos

New Summer Flavors of Oreos

Oreo just announced all the new flavors they’re rolling out this summer to keep you constantly eating cookies.  Check ’em out . . . 1.  S’mores Oreos are hitting stores now.  They have a graham cracker-flavored cookie and two layers of cream, one marshmallow, one chocolate. 2.  Latte Thins are coming in June.  They’re thin…

How Much Do You Need to Save to Feel Good?

How Much Do You Need to Save to Feel Good?

Everyone loves sales.  But how deep of a discount do you need to get to be totally guilt-free about a purchase?  A new survey found the average is 23% off.  Once something’s THAT on sale, we feel like we almost HAVE to buy it. The survey also found the average American will make $277,680 worth…

Going #1 in the Shower is GREEN!

Going #1 in the Shower is GREEN!

There’s a stigma about peeing in the shower. But this is not something R Kelly is going to ruin. There’s an article going viral right now from the website I [Effing] Love Science making a case for why we should all pee in the shower.  It’s because Americans would save 1.3 TRILLION GALLONS of water…

CNBC Says “Tip Less” to Save Money

CNBC Says “Tip Less” to Save Money

CNBC is catching heat over a video they posted about a “trick” that helps you spend less at restaurants.  Because basically their hack is . . . just tip less. The guy in the video talks about how you’re supposed to tip between 15 and 20%.  And most people tip according to what the TOTAL…

Tinder to Verify Your Height!

Tinder to Verify Your Height!

Let’s HOPE this is an April Fools’ Day prank . . . Tinder tweeted an announcement on Friday about a new HEIGHT VERIFICATION feature. Quote, “It’s come to our attention that most of you 5-foot-10ers out there are actually 5-foot-6.  The charade must stop.” They say you need to submit a picture of yourself standing next to,…

Cheese + Hip-Hop = Flavor

Cheese + Hip-Hop = Flavor

If you don’t like hip-hop, that’s fine.  Just know this:  The cheese in your refrigerator might disagree.  A strange new study out of Switzerland found cheese tastes better when it’s been exposed to ’90s hip-hop.  And other genres don’t work as well. Researchers exposed eight identical wheels of Swiss cheese to different types of music, and let them…

Apply for Your Dream Job… in 2025… in Sweden!

Apply for Your Dream Job… in 2025… in Sweden!

Could you scrape by financially if you literally had the easiest job on the planet?  A new government “art project” in Sweden will pay one person from anywhere in the world $28,000 a year to do basically nothing.  But there are a few major catches. You’d have to move to Sweden . . . you…