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by Scotty Matthews posted Mar 27 2015 3:48PM
NBC has ordered a 13-episode sequel to the '90s sitcom Coach, which will find Craig T. Nelson reprising his role as Coach Hayden Fox.

According to TVLine.com,
the revival will be written and executive produced by the show's creator Barry Kemp.

Nelson, who just wrapped up a six-season run on NBC's Parenthood
, will also serve as an executive producer of the continuation.

News of other cast members returning to the series and an official air date have yet to be revealed.
by Admin posted Mar 27 2015 3:14PM

Dear Adrian,

Let me first of all start this letter off by sharing that I'm a huge fan of what you have been able to do as a football player. Your style of play and resulting performances have been nothing short of spectacular since you became a national brand as a freshman at Oklahoma. But, a man of your stature (physically, financially, and socially) must certainly get those types of compliments all the time. However, the unfortunate ancillary consequence of your "bigger than life" persona is that very seldom, if at all, will people share painful truths with you that present counterpoints to a stance you might have on a particular issue. As a member of our very select fraternity of both current and former NFL players, I'm not one who's subject to such a constraint. I actually feel that we have an obligation to be real with one another within this unique assembly. As a rookie 6th Round Draft pick in 1993, I remember a couple of my veteran teammates in Kansas City who took enough time and care with me to teach me the ropes and keep me out of trouble. The first was the late great Derrick Thomas. Derrick took me under his wing from the moment I arrived as a practice player with the Chiefs after I was released by Green Bay following only the 2nd week of that season. He showed me around the city; including alerting me where I should and should not go. Then there was the veteran safety who I was basically brought in to replace, Martin Bayless. Not only did Martin not feel threatened by my presence, he treated me like a little brother: helping me pay for Saturday team meals, treating me to unlimited orders of gear from his "No Fear" apparel contract, and teaching me the intricacies of our defense. I'm sharing my experience with a couple of players who preceded me to give some context around the sentiment in which I'm delivering this letter to you.

Of course there is a high likelihood that you will never see this letter. However, as I've watched, read, and heard about the many publicly revealed aspects of your case with your son, as well as the current stand-off with the Minnesota Vikings, I felt a 3rd party observation without an emotional attachment might be useful to hopefully provide you with some perspective. Now, venturing back to the initial incident that started your current journey, I think you would agree now that the level of corporal punishment you inflicted upon your son was over the top. Based upon your own public statements of contrition for what you did, we as public observers can either take your word as genuine or continue to cast doubt. I personally took your word to be your bond. Now this is where things get a little cloudy for most of us on the outside. But, from what we're hearing in reports, it appears that you (and your wife) felt betrayed by the Minnesota Vikings because of the way someone within the organization handled the aftermath of the case. Many reports are that you felt like "they didn't have your back!" However, on the other side of the story, the Minnesota Vikings players, Head Coach, and General Manager consistently share words of support for you in public interviews, and they reiterate their gleeful anticipation of having you back on the field as a Minnesota Viking.

As players, when it comes to the business of the game, most of us proclaim to never "count other players' money!" In other words, we all recognize the volatility of an NFL career, so the most you can get, as soon as you can get it, the better. But, I think most are aware that the level of compensation you've been able to receive (on and off the field) has afforded you, your family, and probably some descendents to come, a rather financially secure lifestyle. I only reference that to say your "money in the bank" may also be clouding your judgement regarding the business elements of this situation. Again, we don't know exactly what occurred that's causing you and your wife angst about continuing with the Vikings. However, what I and many others, do know is that turbulent emotions are the biggest deceivers of logic. Based upon the known facts of this case, it really doesn't appear that you and your wife are allowing logic to drive your decisions. Simply put, with the timing of your "reckless child injury" charges coming on the tail-end of the Ray Rice "domestic violence" case, what were your expectations of the NFL and/or the Minnesota Vikings? Of course the NFL had to take some sort of action, and the Vikings had to comply. Lest you forget that the NFL is an $11+ Billion per year business that thrives on sponsorship, marketing deals, and sales to the general public. So it is without a doubt that the sentiment of the general public towards your case must be considered as it relates to the action taken by the league. Yet and still, you were able to make a considerable salary for the 2014 season. I'd have you imagine the same scenario happening with a teacher (making $40K per year), or a local news anchor (making $80K per year). Chances are that both of these two individuals would have lost their jobs under the public pressure from such a case as yours. However, their ability to care for their families financially would have likely resulted in much graver results than your situation.

So, Adrian, I just don't see how you and/or your wife are applying reason to this situation? Were it not for the fact that you are Adrian Peterson, and still have immense physical talent (as was proven by your amazing return in 2013 from an ACL injury), it is highly likely that the results of this situation would be much different. In other words, a lesser player would no longer have a spot in the NFL with any team, not to mention the Minnesota Vikings. But, not only are the Vikings ready to have you back in the fold leading their rushing attack, but they are willing to pay you a salary of $12,750,000.00 in so doing. Additionally, you'll receive a $250,000.00 bonus just to work out. Honestly, your workout bonus is more than the salary that a large majority of players in the league made during an entire season when I played in the 90's. You must know what you mean as a player to the Vikings? Also, you must know that the power is with them, not you? But, why on earth would a team like the Minnesota Vikings let their best player over the past decade (and arguably in the history of the organization) go through either a trade or waiver? That would make absolutely no football business sense whatsoever! So, I don't know if you have lost touch with reality because you've spent so much time on the financial "mountaintop," but from the public's perspective, it certainly appears that way!

In closing, I just ask that you consider all the elements of this entire situation. Neither the NFL, nor the Vikings caused this to occur. This is a matter yet to be decided because of a mistake you made, not them. April 15th is just around the corner as the date given by the NFL for earliest consideration of your return. So, as a concerned brother only wanting the best for you and yours, I implore you and your wife to take the same empathetic position towards the Minnesota Vikings organization that you'd desire. Put yourself in theirs and the NFL's shoes as it relates to your case, and utilizing genuine intellectual honesty, what exactly would you have done differently towards you that amounts to fair/unfair treatment? I believe that if you are able to truly release yourself from emotional hurt, and decide logically, you'll discover the Minnesota Vikings organization is not your enemy!

Fraternally Yours,

Tim Watson

(Source: https://timwatson.sportsblog.com)

by Robbie Daniels posted Mar 27 2015 1:00PM
Surveillance footage shows a USPS employee delivering a package to a residence by throwing it on their property, then running a lap around the delivery truck. The USPS has identified the woman and is taking steps to insurethat this type of incident does not occur again...Wonder what was in the package??

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by Robbie Daniels posted Mar 27 2015 11:00AM
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by Scotty Matthews posted Mar 27 2015 10:14AM
While he was alive, University of North Carolina men's basketball coach Dean Smith was widely regarded as one of the classiest guys in the sport. And even in death, he's keeping that reputation intact.

Yesterday, ESPN
revealed that Smith, who passed away last month at the age of 83, left $200 to every player who ever lettered for the Tar Heels during his 36-year tenure.

The trustee for Smith's estate told ESPN that about 180 checks in that amount were mailed out Monday, meaning the hall-of-fame coach doled out some $36,000.

Accompanying each check was a letter instructing Smith's beneficiaries to "enjoy a dinner out compliments of Coach Dean Smith."


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by Admin posted Mar 27 2015 8:00AM

NBC has ordered a 13-episode sequel to the '90s sitcom "Coach", and most importantly, CRAIG T. NELSON is coming back.

The new show will pick up 18 years later, and will have Craig's character Hayden Fox coming out of retirement to be an assistant coach for his son, who's grown up now, and is the new head coach at a college in Pennsylvania.

There's no title or airdate for the new show yet . . . and it's unclear whether any other former "Coach" stars will be back. The original show ran for nine seasons on ABC, from 1989 to 1997.

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by Admin posted Mar 27 2015 6:00AM
Pit bulls get a bad rap sometimes . . . if you rip enough faces and fingers off, that'll happen. But after THIS story, I almost feel like we should apologize for the negative profiling.


Someone who works at a vet's office near Dallas, Texas spotted a stray pit bull lying on the side of the road earlier this month. And when they got closer, they realized it wasn't hurt . . . it was nursing a tiny KITTEN.


It's not clear how they ended up together. But the kitten was only about two days old, and would have died without the milk.


Now both of them are at an animal shelter, and they've gotten pretty attached. The staff nicknamed the dog "Pitty" and had her spayed. Then they brought her back to the kitten, and she wouldn't stop licking it.


It'll be a while before the kitten's old enough to be adopted, but the workers are trying to find someone to adopt BOTH of them, so they don't have to be split up.


(Reshareworthy.com / Mercy Animal Clinic)

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Location : DallasTexas
by Chad Johnson posted Mar 26 2015 3:35PM

Guitarist Stacey Blades from the All-Star 80's Hair Band, Let It Rawk, joins Robbie, Dave, and Moose on Classic Rock 107.9 The FOX

by Admin posted Mar 26 2015 3:06PM

Twins top prospect Byron Buxton was among the first wave of cuts from Major League spring training this March.

That doesn't mean his future isn't bright.

Sports Illustrated published a video that features Buxton as part of SI's "Rising Stars" series.

It features Terry Ryan talking about Buxton and Torii Hunter gushing about the team's brightest prospect. And it also features Buxton, in his typical understated manner, saying that his biggest goals involve helping the team win and that he wants to get to the big leagues and remain mentally strong.

He's one of baseball's best prospects but you might not know it based on casual conversation with him.

Hunter didn't hold back the praise. At the end of the video, he made some bold predictions for the 21-year-old center fielder.

See for yourself with the video:



(Source: 1500ESPN)
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by Scotty Matthews posted Mar 26 2015 10:28AM
NBC has shared the promos for this weekend's episode of Saturday Night Live, one of which features host Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson revealing what his porn name would be.

Rolling Stone
reports that one of the promos opens with cast member Bobby Moynihan and Johnson playing the "What is your porn name?" game. "Well, my first pet was named Dusty, and I grew up on Summit Street," Johnson explains in the clip. "So it would be 'Dusty Summit.'"

Moynihan responds by saying that his porn name would be "Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson" -- to which the actor replies, "I love your work!"

Saturday's episode, which will mark the fourth time Johnson has hosted the show, will also feature musical guest George Ezra.
by Scotty Matthews posted Mar 26 2015 10:16AM
Cincinnati Bengals lineman Devon Still announced yesterday that his 4-year-old daughter Leah's cancer is officially in remission!

"Today we received news from Leah's oncologist that her cancer, stage four neuroblastoma, is officially in REMISSION!"

Still revealed yesterday on Instagram, alongside a picture of Leah giving the camera a fist bump.

"After 296 days of daydreaming about what it would feel like to hear the doctors say my daughter is in remission, I finally know the feeling. Funny thing is, there is really no way of describing it because I never knew this feeling existed."

Doctors had given Leah a 50-50 chance of survival when her rare form of cancer was diagnosed last year.

(Source:
TMZ)
by Admin posted Mar 26 2015 9:00AM
An indie wrestler by the name of REED BENTLEY suffered what might just be the NASTIEST head wound of all time during a match on Tuesday night. So of course, we want you to see a picture of it. (???)


There's no word how it happened, but Bentley got a crescent-shaped gash all the way across the top of his forehead . . . and it's DEEP. So deep it seems like you should be able to see BRAINS.


(WARNING!!! This picture is GRAPHIC.)


Miraculously, Bentley is FINE. It was just a flesh wound. 41 stitches later and he was good to go.

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by Scotty Matthews posted Mar 25 2015 12:36PM
It will surprise absolutely no one that Walter Payton's #34 is the most popular throwback jersey in Illinois, or that Larry Bird's #33 rules Massachusetts.

But what about Kobe Bryant in Wisconsin, Wayne Gretzky in Alaska, Steve Carlton in Nebraska, and Ryne Sandberg in Alabama? Those players' jerseys are most popular in states with teams they've never played for.

Bryant's old #8 is also the most popular jersey in Oregon, despite that state's Portland Trail Blazers being a hated rival of Kobe's Lakers.


Check out the links
for Mitchell & Ness' full accounting of the most popular throwback jerseys in all 50 states.

by Scotty Matthews posted Mar 25 2015 12:23PM
A bill in Arkansas that's scheduled for a committee hearing today would allow employers in the state to force their employees to friend them on social media, or even to hand over their social-media login information to their bosses.

Not surprisingly, there's tremendous pushback against the bill; Facebook itself says in a company statement, "This could result in inappropriate contact between [an] adult employee and [a] minor...by compelling minors to provide an adult employee or supervisor access to their social-media accounts."

A state congressman who backs the bill says, "If, say, an employee is making slanderous statements about their employer in social media...the employer has the right to know that."

(Source:
Uproxx)
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Location : Arkansas
by MSN posted Mar 25 2015 10:00AM



By now, most travelers know it's not a good thing to yell, "bomb" on a plane -- or for that matter wear anything offensive.
But one college student apparently didn't get the memo.
A New York student returning from the South By Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas was stranded in St. Louis after being kicked off his flight for wearing a shirt Southwest airlines deemed inappropriate.
Daniel Podolsky was on a Dallas to Chicago flight when his plane was diverted to Lambert Airport in St. Louis due to bad weather, reports Fox 2 St. Louis.
Podolsky deplaned to use the restroom, but when he returned to the gate a Southwest agent told him his black t-shirt with the words "Broad F—king City," wouldn't fly. The shirt was a promotional item handed out by Comedy Central to hundreds of festival attendees.
Podolsky claims that he was wearing a jacket during the first leg of the flight, so apparently no one took notice of his shirt—until he shed a layer in the cabin.
"It's only when I got back on the plane when it was gonna take off, ya know, you have this much space, you're gonna take your jacket off because it's hot," he explained. "I took my jacket off, so he sent someone to remove me from the flight."
So why didn't the airline give the student time to quickly change clothes before taking off?
Podolsky told Fox 2 that he "would have gladly done so" if given the opportunity, but by the time he realized what was really happened the flight took off.
Yet, Podolsky recorded a short video of the confrontation in which he appears agitated with the Southwest agent—refusing to change clothing, or even put the shirt on backwards.
The transcript of the dialogue follows:
Gate Agent: "Can you change the shirt?"
Podolsky: "Nope."
Gate Agent: "Can you put the jacket on and leave it on through the flight?"
Podolsky: [unclear]
Gate Agent: "Can you put the shirt on inside out?"
Podolsky: "Nope."
Gate Agent: "Is there anything you can do not to display the shirt because at this point we can't allow you to go."
Podolsky: "I have freedom of speech."
Gate Agent: "I know you do…"
Podolsky: "Really it's not bothering anyone."
Gate Agent: "I can show you in our contract of carriage that you can't wear any shirts that says offensive…"
Podolsky: "Can we take a poll?"
Podolsky was not allowed to board the plane and is sticking to his "freedom of speech" defense. He contacted the local FOX station after he claims the airport police were called to escort him from the terminal.
Southwest Airlines has responded to the incident in defense of its crew member.
"We rely on our Employees and Customers to use common sense and good judgment," spokesman Dan Landson told the station on Monday.
Podolsky eventually changed his shirt and was permitted to board an early evening Southwest flight back to his final destination in New York.
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by Robbie Daniels posted Mar 25 2015 8:00AM
A social media campaign using the hashtag #FindKatrinaGirl has gone viral, trying to reunite an Air Force veteran with the girl he helped rescue after Hurricane Katrina and who he's now trying to find. Michael Maroney, now a master sergeant at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas, says his helicopter picked up the girl and her family from the roof of their house in flooded New Orleans after the August 2005 storm struck and dropped them off at the airport. The little girl, whose name he never got, gave him a big hug that was captured in a sweet photo, and he's always remembered it. He told Yahoo News, "To be that strong in the face of adversity was mind-blowing. It touched my heart," adding, "To get a hug like that. If I never did anything else again, that hug would be enough." Explaining to ABC News why he's looking for the girl, Maroney said, "I've thought about her and her family every day; I just want to let her know how much she's inspired me and to see how she's doing."



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by Admin posted Mar 25 2015 6:00AM
This could be your dream job, bro . . . if you're the kind of single dude who thinks of 'dream job' as "guy who oils up Hawaiian Tropics models," or "photographer for 'Juggs'."


A company in Germany is looking to hire a new BROTHEL TESTER. Prostitution is legal and regulated in Germany, so it's all legit. You'll get paid to visit the company's brothels in Germany, China, and Spain, and have sex with their 120 prostitutes.


Your job is quality control, so you report back on value, safe sex practices, and cleanliness. We assume that means cleanliness of the brothels, not the ladies, but you never know.


The company is looking for someone with a college degree . . . preferably in business . . . and someone who's fluent in German, and possibly multilingual. Oh, and, quote, "practical experience with many years of brothel visits necessary."


Applications are due by the 31st. There's no starting salary listed, but who cares, right?


(Daily Mirror)


(You can check the job listing at a website called Kaufmich.com.)
by Scotty Matthews posted Mar 24 2015 2:29PM
The truth is officially out there: Variety reports that David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson have signed on to reprise their respective roles as FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully for a six-episode reboot of The X-Files on FOX.

X-Files
creator Chris Carter is also returning for the miniseries, with production set to begin this summer.

"I think of it as a 13-year commercial break," Carter says of bringing the show back. "The good news is the world has only gotten that much stranger, a perfect time to tell these six stories."

FOX has yet to announce when the reboot might air.
by YouTube posted Mar 24 2015 11:00AM
The Mercedes-Benz F 015 Luxury in Motion research vehicle makes the future tangible with the revolutionary concept of autonomous driving. A luxury sedan with total connectivity between vehicle, passengers, and the outside world, it's a preview of how the self-driving car of the future could evolve into a platform for communication and interaction.

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by Scotty Matthews posted Mar 24 2015 9:33AM
A member of the Bloomsburg University men's baseball team in Pennsylvania got booted off the squad over the weekend after he called star Little League pitcher Mo'ne Davis a "slut" on Twitter.

On Friday, first baseman Joey Casselberry made fun of the news that the Disney Channel was making a movie about Davis by tweeting, "WHAT A JOKE. That slut got rocked by Nevada." On Saturday, he was kicked off the team.

For her part, Davis told Sportscenter
yesterday that she hopes Casselberry gets reinstated, saying, "Everyone makes mistakes and deserves a second chance."

She also wrote a letter asking the school to reconsider its decision.


(Source: TIME)
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by Admin posted Mar 24 2015 8:00AM

Babysitting has gotten so lucrative, your kid could REALLY be cashing in. If only he wasn't a delinquent who can't be trusted to keep a PLANT alive for three hours, right?

A new survey by the website Care.com found the average babysitter today gets $13.50 an hour. That's way up from $10.50 an hour just five years ago . . . and well above minimum wage.

The survey also found 26% of people give their sitters an extra tip on top of their hourly rate.

All of that means it's a STRONG market for good babysitters to cash in.

87% of parents say they'd give their babysitter a raise if she asked . . . and 20% would steal one from a friend.

Still, as for what REALLY matters to parents, 49% say it's about how much her kids like her. Only 3% say it's about how much she charges.

(Care)

by Admin posted Mar 24 2015 6:46AM
Poor Fritzy...maybe outfield for the Mets but you gotta watch

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by Scotty Matthews posted Mar 23 2015 3:16PM

A fire extinguisher factory in Chicago caught on FIRE late Thursday night . . . which is pretty close to the definition of irony.

And it's CRUEL irony too, because the fire raged for about three hours . . . apparently a warehouse full of extinguishers wasn't enough to stop it.

And when firefighters got to the scene, they found there weren't enough HYDRANTS around to get the water they needed to put it out.

So they made a chain of six fire engines, pumping from one to another, just to get enough water to finally kill the fire.

No one was injured, but the roof completely collapsed and the building was seriously damaged. Investigators are still trying to figure out what caused it.

(Source: CBS 2 -Chicago)

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by MSN posted Mar 23 2015 11:00AM
Paul Walker's memory lives on.
The late actor, who died on Nov. 30, 2013, will forever be a part of Vin Diesel's life—and now, Paul will be part of Diesel's newborn daughter's life, too. As the actor revealed on NBC's Today Monday, "I named her Pauline."
"There's no other person that I'm thinking about as I'm cutting this umbilical cord," he added. "I knew he was there and I felt like, you know, a way to keep his memory a part of my memory, a part of my world."
Diesel also revealed why he broke the news with anchor Natalie Morales. "I'm telling you this because I love you," he told the journalist. "I know that you are a good soul, and I know that this is in good hands."
Pauline, whose birth was announced via Facebook March 16, is Diesel's third child with Paloma Jiménez. The actor and his longtime girlfriend are also the proud parents of daughter Hania Riley Sinclair, 6, and son Vincent Sinclair, 4.
E! News confirmed that Diesel's girlfriend was expecting in February. At the time, a Universal Pictures studio source confirmed that the film's junket and premiere had been moved from Abu Dhabi to L.A.
"He wants to be with his family at the birth; it's a beautiful thing," an insider explained to The Hollywood Reporter. "What human being wouldn't?"

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Vin Diesel's family has grown by one.

The actor and his longtime girlfriend welcomed their third child together. Vin announced the birth on Facebook by quoting some appropriate Louis Armstrong lyrics. Congrats to the couple…
Paul, who is survived by his 16-year-old daughter Meadow Walker, was a big influence on Diesel.
On the one-year anniversary of the actor's death, Diesel shared a photo of Paul bonding with his firstborn daughter, Hania Riley. "He was a part of so much in my life...long personal talks with my mother or babysitting the Alpha Angel...he took a certain pride in being uncle Pablo...after all, we were filming a scene in FF4 the day she was born, and he being the only one I told, encouraged me to go in and cut the umbilicle cord," the 47-year-old wrote in the Facebook photo caption. "He was an important part of my transition into fatherhood...that healthy family member, with the most positive outlook on life...A year ago today...a year of mourning...and his absence still leaves me speechless. We miss you Pablo."
Furious 7, Walker's final film, opens in theaters nationwide Apr. 3.

(E!, NBC and Universal Pictures are all members of the NBCUniversal family.)

by Scotty Matthews posted Mar 23 2015 10:58AM
An Alaska Airlines pilot proposed to his flight-attendant girlfriend aboard an aircraft traveling at 34,000 feet on Thursday.

Brandy Hollenback was working the Seattle-to-Juneau flight when a male voice came over the loudspeaker and began describing how he'd met the woman of his dreams while eating a cheeseburger at Anchorage International Airport.

"I look at a passenger and I go, 'This guy is telling my love story,'" Hollenbeck said.

The man on the loudspeaker was her boyfriend Eric Greener, an Alaska Airlines pilot who'd snuck aboard the flight to surprise Hollenbeck with a proposal.

Hollenbeck later said she was so shocked that she "forgot to say yes."




(Source: NY Daily News)
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by Admin posted Mar 23 2015 8:00AM
Two people in New Haven, Connecticut were taking a selfie video in front of a dumpster fire last week, right before firefighters put it out. And they didn't realize the firemen were on the opposite side of the dumpster . . . until the hose turned on and they got soaked.

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by USA Today posted Mar 23 2015 7:23AM
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LOUISVILLE — Asia Ford's third-to-last finish in Saturday's Rodes City Run is getting more attention than anyone ahead of her because of help she had from Louisville Metro Police Lt. Aubrey Gregory in reaching the finish line.
Photos of the event shared on social media sites, including by Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and a paramedic, had been viewed millions of times by Sunday afternoon.
On Facebook, Ford thanked Gregory after the race saying that she had "messed up and forgot to eat this morning."
With her son also helping her, Gregory approached a struggling Ford around the four-mile mark and, shortly after, walked with the woman to the finish, where he released her arm — which she raised triumphantly — in a scene captured by photographer Jonathan Roberts. Fischer tweeted and shared the moment on Facebook, saying it was "what a compassionate city looks like."
Almost 24 hours after the mayor's posting Saturday afternoon, his Tweet had 220 retweets and had been favorited 271 times. His Facebook posting had been liked more than 22,400 times and re-posted by others more than 4,000 times. The paramedic's picture shared on the Imgur.com site had more than 1.83 million views by Sunday afternoon.
Ford took to Facebook later on Saturday to thank supporters, calling Gregory her "angel."
In an interview Sunday, Gregory said the response to the images and story of Ford's achievement and his helping her is refreshing.
"It's not all about what bleeds leads, and it's not all about the bad things that happen that so seems to dominate our news media and social media," he said. With "positive successes like Asia's and my opportunity to be there and help her through that, ... people still care enough and want to see that and be a part of that and share that with their friends and family."
A phone call Sunday to Ford was not returned initially.
In an interview with WHAS-TV, Ford said she has struggled with her weight — which at one point was almost 475 pounds — for years and decided to address it after her husband at the time lost a limb because of diabetes. She started working out and the race Saturday was her latest goal. She began to feel sick around the four-mile mark, which was when her son and Gregory assisted.
Gregory said he was incident commander for the run and was at the back of the race, along with an ambulance and a cleanup crew, relieving authorities along the route as the last racers passed.
At about the fourth mile marker, Gregory said he saw Ford having breathing trouble, so he got out of the car to check on her and called for the ambulance crew. Before they could get more than a few questions out, Ford shook her head, "no," and said she was going to finish.
A short distance later, Gregory said he noticed Ford laboring again, so he told his partner he was just going to walk with her.
"As soon as I walked up to her, she immediately grabbed my hand," Gregory said. After he asked and she said she didn't want to stop, "I said, 'Good, then we're going to do this together.'"
Along the way they shared their stories, including how Gregory's mother battled diabetes and weight issues as well.
"To see Asia accomplish what she did," Gregory said, made his heart swell "and that joy spreads out and you end up getting that tingly goosebumps all over — that is what I felt when I watched her approach that finish line and I started to hear all the people cheer and yell for her and I watched her raise her arms in triumph. That was a very, very special moment that I will never forget."
As for Ford, she summed up the achievement in her initial Facebook posting after the race: "This 6.2 miles meant more to me than any race ever, so my message today is, You don't have to be 1st, AS LONG AS U DON'T GIVE UP AND U FINISH...YOU ARE A WINNER."
Ford and Gregory will be on national news shows Monday to discuss this intersection of compassion and health, two of the city's core pillars said a release from Fischer's office.
The mayor will be recognizing Ford, Gregory and Roberts on Monday at 3 p.m. in the Mayor's Gallery at 527 W. Jefferson St.

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by Robbie Daniels posted Mar 20 2015 12:00PM
During a table tennis competition in Turku, Finland, Roger Soderberg pulled off one of the most incredible shots you'll ever see while playing against Anders Lundstrom. Looks likethey were both in disbelief!

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by Scotty Matthews posted Mar 20 2015 10:23AM
Cinefix animated the first two seasons of The Walking Dead in the classic 8-bit video game style and somehow, the blood, guts, gore and zombies of the TV show still translate over.

It's a pretty decent summary of Rick and the gang's journey and how many damn walkers they needed to kill.




(Source: The Chive)
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by Scotty Matthews posted Mar 20 2015 10:04AM
The world's biggest distiller, Diageo, announced yesterday that it will soon start printing nutritional information--including alcohol content--on all its beer and liquor brands, which include Guinness stout, Tanqueray gin, and Smirnoff vodka.

Diageo claims that it's the first company to voluntarily disclose nutritional information on alcoholic beverages.

The move "is a smart one that is out-in-front of the trend for packaged food and beverage products to disclose more about what is inside the product," says Kenneth Shea, an New Jersey analyst for Bloomberg Intelligence.

(Source:
Bloomberg)
by Scotty Matthews posted Mar 20 2015 9:44AM
It was revealed yesterday that Mr. T has signed on to host a new home renovation series dubbed I Pity the Tool.

According to UPI
, the show will air on the DIY Network and follow Mr. T and his team as they remodel outdated homes.

Scheduled to premiere later this year, the series' pilot will allegedly see Mr. T helping out and old associate. Future episodes are expected to focus on projects for those in need, including military veterans and families going through hard times.

Mr. T is best known for portraying Bosco "B.A." Baracus on the NBC series The A-Team
, on which he debuted the signature phrase "I pity the fool!"
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by Admin posted Mar 20 2015 8:00AM
Ron Hunter is the coach for the Georgia State basketball team, and he tore his Achilles tendon last Sunday while he was celebrating their conference championship win. So he had to sit in a rolling chair for their March Madness game against Baylor yesterday.


But his son R.J. plays for the team, and won the game on a last-second three-pointer. So Ron started celebrating again . . . and fell OUT of his chair. Luckily he didn't hurt himself again.




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by Admin posted Mar 20 2015 6:00AM
Monopoly turns 80 this year, so Hasbro is putting out a new version this fall where all the property spaces are American cities. They've done it before, but everything is being updated.


They also let people vote which cities should be on the board, and the one with the most votes got to take Boardwalk's place as the most valuable spot. After four million votes were counted, the big winner is . . . Pierre, South Dakota.


It seems like the people of Pierre banded together to beat the system, and Pierre is a nice place . . . we're just not sure it's the most expensive, glamorous, city in America.
Minneapolis is taking Park Place's spot as the second-most valuable spot on the board.


Here are all the cities, and their colors, from most expensive to least. Dark blue: Pierre, South Dakota and Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Green: New York . . . Virginia Beach . . . and Los Angeles.

Yellow: Chicago . . . Indianapolis . . . and Charleston, South Carolina.

Red: Detroit . . . Boston . . . and Milwaukee.

Orange: Cleveland . . . Asheville, North Carolina . . . and Denver.

Magenta: Atlanta . . . Little Rock . . . and Seattle.

Light blue: Portsmouth, New Hampshire . . . Charlotte . . . and Dallas.

Brown: Waconia, Minnesota (???) and Chesapeake, Virginia.


(Gizmodo)
by Scotty Matthews posted Mar 19 2015 2:23PM
There are still a lot of unknowns about the 2015 Vikings but one thing I know for sure and have known for sure for quite some time? Chad Greenway will not play for Minnesota this year at his current salary number.

After a season in which the normally-durable linebacker missed several games with injury, seeing his overall production dip to bottom-of-the-barrel levels in the process, there is no way the Vikings pay Greenway $7 million for one year.

So, if Greenway is going to stick around, something will have to be done about that contract. And according to Tom Pelissero, something is reportedly being done.

Cutting Greenway outright and giving a young player a shot at the Will linebacker job might be the best option for the team but Mike Zimmer seems to value Greenway's veteran presence despite his sagging on-field productivity so it looks like Greenway is going to stay in the fold one way or the other.

I'm not in love with Greenway as a player right now but if his leadership is really that important and Zimmer thinks he can still perform at a level where he is not an outright liability to the club, then I guess having him back for one more year at a reasonable salary is something I can live with.

It seems Gerald Hodges and Audie Cole are not as highly-valued inside the walls of Winter Park as they are among fans. I would have thought both men had surpassed Greenway on the depth chart by the end of 2014 but what do I know?

(Source: Viking Age)
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by Scotty Matthews posted Mar 19 2015 1:25PM
If the smell of fast food wafting through the air is something that either grosses you out or drives you mad with hunger, then you may want to avoid going to Japan on April 1.

Burger King has announced that on that day only, it will sell a Whopper-scented perfume at its stores throughout the country.

The scent, called Flame-Grilled, will commemorate an inaugural holiday in Japan called (you guessed it) Whopper Day, and a perfume purchase comes with a free Whopper.

Of course, many media outlets are suggesting that this might just be an April Fool's Day prank, so stay tuned...

(Source:
Huff Po)
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by Scotty Matthews posted Mar 19 2015 10:09AM
Do you find it not easy to make good words on the phone?

Then a new app called Words U may be just what you need.

The app is designed to impress your texting buddies and improve your vocabulary at the same time by automatically swapping out the words in your text messages for more intelligent-sounding synonyms.

While the program does its work after you hit "Send," you can also go back and find out what words got replaced in your texts, then find out the definitions of the new, bigger words the app chose as substitutes for your piddling vocabulary choices.




(Source: Elite Daily)
by Robbie Daniels posted Mar 19 2015 10:00AM
An Ohio woman with a prosthetic leg who asked a neighbor not to park in her apartment building's handicap spot found a nasty note on her car calling her a "cry baby one leg."
Ashley Brady, 26, told the Amputee Coalition of America that she lost her leg over the summer and has been trying to adjust to life with a prosthetic. She said she had been waiting all winter to have a parking spot near her apartment in Miamisburg changed to one reserved for people with handicaps.
"I FINALLY get my parking spot and this small victory meant soo much to me," Brady wrote. "Then after having my parking spot only 2 days a lady who was not handicap and does not have plates parked in my spot."
Brady said she left a note on the woman's car asking her not to park there and warning that it would be towed in the future. Later, she found a response letter on her own car.
The letter begins "Hey Handicap," and reads:


"1st, never place your hands on my car again! 2nd, honey you ain't the only one with "struggles." You want pity go to a one leg support group! You messed with the wrong one! I don't care about what your note said shove it, but you touch my car again and I will file a report, I am not playing! I let the office know the cry baby one leg touches my property I will cause trouble so go cry your struggles to someone who cares cause I'm walking away with both mine!!!!!!"

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by Admin posted Mar 19 2015 8:00AM
The first round of March Madness starts tonight. And if you're still filling out your bracket, here are four tips from mathematicians that could help . . .


1. Don't let bias come into play. In other words, don't pick Boise State to win it all just because you went to Boise State. They're an 11 seed, and no one above an eight seed has won before.


2. Don't pick Kentucky to lose, just to be different. They're the favorite because they're undefeated. Nate Silver is the statistics guy who predicted almost everything right in the 2008 election. And he's calculated that Kentucky has a 41% chance of winning, followed by Villanova at 11%, and Wisconsin at 10%.


3. Don't pick any team lower than a five seed to win it all. Meaning a number six seed, a number 10 seed . . . the higher the number, the lower ranked they are. (A LOWER number means a higher rank — and is called a high seed. Confusing.)


According to Silver, any team with a lower seed than that has less than a 1% chance of winning. And Utah is the ONLY five seed that has at least a 1% chance.


4. Look at who's been winning recently. A math professor in North Carolina had a cheerleader fill out a bracket last year after looking at teams that won a bunch of games late in the season . . . and she beat 96% of all the brackets on ESPN.com.


(FiveThirtyEight.com / Business Insider)
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by Admin posted Mar 19 2015 6:20AM
OK...they were KINDA dicks for not waiting until at least dusk, but cops in Midland, Texas recently destroyed about 20,000 pounds of illegal fireworks over the course of three-and-a-half days. And they posted a video of a bunch of them being set off all at once.
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by Scotty Matthews posted Mar 18 2015 11:13AM
After years of resisting the mobile market, Nintendo announced yesterday that it will finally start developing games that can be played on phones.

Unfortunately, that doesn't mean you'll get to play smartphone-friendly versions of classic Nintendo games from your childhood.

According to a company statement, "Only new original games optimized for smart device functionality will be created, rather than porting games created specifically for the Wii U home console or the Nintendo 3DS portable system." (Sorry, Mario!)

Nintendo is partnering with Japanese mobile-game powerhouse DeNA on its game development.

(Source:
Washington Post)
by Scotty Matthews posted Mar 18 2015 10:44AM
Great Odin's raven, Will Ferrell loves playing stuck-in-the-'70s newscaster Ron Burgundy!

In a Q&A with the
New York Times this week, Ferrell said his Anchorman alter ego is his favorite role of all time.

"The film was such a struggle to get made and the character such a fun one to play," Ferrell said.

"To have Anchorman
go from this movie that no one wanted to make for three years, to have it go on to achieve comedy cult status, that's the most satisfying thing."

But he also added, "I also loved doing our characters in Step Brothers
."

Check out some of the Best Scenes from Anchorman below...


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by UPI posted Mar 18 2015 10:00AM
A man in Puerto Rico took his 9-month-old son for a ride on his surfboard. He captured the whole thing on his GoPro camera. The surfer dad said, "I encourage you to safely bring your kids to the ocean, after all the ocean is the place where it all began.


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by Admin posted Mar 18 2015 8:00AM
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by Scotty Matthews posted Mar 17 2015 1:04PM
Of all the drinks to order on St. Patrick's Day, none is more controversial than the Irish Car Bomb.

So how'd a mixture of Guinness, Bailey's and Jameson Whiskey become such a political powder keg?

While some Irish Americans may be mildly offended if you order the drink in the U.S., in Ireland it's liable to get you immediately ejected from any pub.

That's because its name unintentionally mocks a grisly Irish Republican Army attack in Northern Ireland in 1972, which included the detonation of 20 car bombs.

To the Irish, reports Eater, the Irish Car Bomb (invented by a Connecticut bartender in 1979) is tantamount to someone naming a drink after the 9/11 attacks.

(Source:
Eater)
by YouTube posted Mar 17 2015 1:00PM
Howie Mandel, best known for hosting "Deal or No Deal," recently became the victim of a brutal toilet paper prank.
In a video published Sunday, YouTube star Roman Atwood loaded a moving truck full of the bathroom tissue and then plastered Mandel's house with it.














Published on Mar 15, 2015
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by Admin posted Mar 17 2015 8:31AM
Want to impress people when you're out drinking for St. Patrick's Day? How about showing them you're the MacGyver of DRUNKS?


There's a YouTube video floating around that shows how to get the cap off a beer bottle using nothing but a sheet of paper. It's an old trick, but if you've never heard about it, here's what you do . . .


1. Fold the paper in half from top to bottom. Then fold it in half long-wise three times, until it's long and thick. Heh.


2. Now fold THAT in the middle, to turn it into a "V" shape.


3. Hold the bottle steady, put the "V" part under the cap, and pop it off.


You might want to practice once before you try to impress the ladies . . . you'll be way cooler if you do it on your first try.


(Time)

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by Admin posted Mar 17 2015 8:04AM
American beer has FINALLY overcome its stereotypes . . . I guess once we hit 15 billion craft breweries, the rest of the world realized we've got more going on than Keystone Light.


The website Thrillist just ranked the best beer countries in the world . . . using factors like critics' reviews and ratings, the number of beers and bars, and brewing history. Here's the top 10 . . .


1. Belgium.

2. The United States.

3. The U.K.

4. Germany.

5. Denmark.

6. Japan.

7. Canada.

8. The Netherlands.

9. Norway.

10. Italy.


(Thrillist)


(Ireland came in 13th, by the way. Hey, Happy St. Patrick's Day . . . don't mind that slap in the face!)
by Admin posted Mar 17 2015 6:18AM
Want to impress people when you're out drinking for St. Patrick's Day? How about showing them you're the MacGyver of DRUNKS?


There's a YouTube video floating around that shows how to get the cap off a beer bottle using nothing but a sheet of paper. It's an old trick, but if you've never heard about it, here's what you do . . .


1. Fold the paper in half from top to bottom. Then fold it in half long-wise three times, until it's long and thick. Heh.


2. Now fold THAT in the middle, to turn it into a "V" shape.


3. Hold the bottle steady, put the "V" part under the cap, and pop it off.


You might want to practice once before you try to impress the ladies . . . you'll be way cooler if you do it on your first try.


(Time)
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by Scotty Matthews posted Mar 16 2015 10:49AM

Greg Jennings took to social media on Monday, to thank the Minnesota Vikings organization and the fans who welcomed him for two seasons with the team.

Jennings was released from the team on Saturday, after the Vikings acquired Mike Wallace from the Miami Dolphins.

On Monday morning, he tweeted a letter to the organization and the fans, saying he and his family will continue to call Minnesota their home.

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by Scotty Matthews posted Mar 16 2015 10:24AM
A young man who gained an unlikely -- if digital -- audience with Barack Obama via a tweet that blamed the president for high beer prices can't complain anymore: He's getting hooked up for real since his complaint went viral.

A while back, Eric Matthews tweeted that a 30-pack of Coors Light now cost $23 at his local beer stop, adding a sarcastic "Thanks, Obama" to the note.

The tweet was included in a round-up of "mean tweets" Jimmy Kimmel had the president read about himself during an episode last week.

Matthews tweeted over the weekend that in light of the segment, he got a free bottle of Bacardi and 30-rack of Keystone from the store.
He also appeared on TMZ shotgunning some of the brew in front of the store.


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by Yard Barker posted Mar 16 2015 10:00AM
ESPN college basketball analyst Dick Vitale and Kentucky celebrity fan Ashley Judd have given us the most awkward moment of the day on Selection Sunday.
Prior to the SEC Tournament championship game, Vitale, calling the game for ESPN, kissed Judd very much on the lips.
We don't know why this happened, but it did.
"Dickie V gives @AshleyJudd a good luck smooch prior to @KentuckyMBB's game with the Hogs," the Kentucky athletics photo department wrote on Twitter. "#SECMBB #AllKentucky #bbn."
Sorry....





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by Admin posted Mar 16 2015 8:00AM

Not everyone loved WILL FERRELL's Minor League Baseball stunt last week. Legendary NFL coach and commentator JOHN MADDEN HATED the idea.

In a radio interview the morning before it was going to happen, he said, quote, "That's a lack of respect. That's a lack of respect for the game and respect for what players have to do to get where they are . . . I've never believed in that type of stuff."

Madden then told a story about something that happened when he was coaching the Oakland Raiders.

NBA star RICK BARRY came out during training camp and said he wanted to suit up and take the field, just to mess with Raiders owner AL DAVIS, who was a friend of his.

Madden says, quote, "I said, 'Go ahead and dress, but we're going to treat you like a football player and not like an NBA player.'" After hearing that, Barry decided NOT to go through with it.

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by Admin posted Mar 16 2015 6:41AM
We used to think the best advantage men had over women was being able to pee in filthy gas station bathrooms without making contact with the toilet seat. THIS may be even better.


A new study found men burn almost as many calories sitting on the COUCH watching TV as they do working out . . . but women aren't so lucky.


Now . . . the study was small, and it was conducted for a British TV show, so we can't necessarily take it as scientific fact. But check this out . . .


A guy sitting on the couch for a few hours burned 640 calories . . . while a guy working out for an hour burned 834 calories. That is NOT a huge difference.


On the other hand, a woman sitting on the couch for a few hours burned 292 calories . . . but a woman working out for an hour burned 729. That IS a huge difference.


The main reason men can burn so many calories sitting around is that they usually have larger bodies and more muscle mass . . . so they need more calories just to survive, even when they're not doing anything.


(Daily Mail)
by Scotty Matthews posted Mar 13 2015 2:25PM
It was announced this week that Hall of Fame rockers Aerosmith will headline the first-ever Pro Football Hall of Fame concert this summer.

According to the Associated Press
, the band will lead the lineup for the inaugural Concert for Legends, which will be held on August 7 at the Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio.

"The Hall is thrilled to have legends of the music world honor the legends of the game," Hall of Fame President David Baker said Thursday.

The band, which was formed in Boston, are avid fans of the Super Bowl XLVIII winning New England Patriots.
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by Scotty Matthews posted Mar 13 2015 1:29PM
With the 180-day deadline about to expire on a $1 million lottery ticket that had gone unclaimed, California officials posted surveillance video of the man whom they believed purchased the winning ticket.

The man then recognized himself on the news and came forward.

Unfortunately, he'd lost the ticket in question, and Powerball rules dictate that the winner be in possession of the winning ticket.

Instead, the money that would have changed the poor schmuck's life will instead be donated to California Public Schools.

Amazingly, more than $20 million in lottery winnings went unclaimed in California during the 2013-2014 school year, reports the
L.A. Times.
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by Admin posted Mar 13 2015 8:00AM

ROBERT DOWNEY JR. personally delivered a legit, bionic arm . . . styled to look like one of Iron Man's . . . to a 7-year-old boy named Alex who was born with a partially-developed right arm.


Downey brought an Iron Man gauntlet for himself and the bionic one for Alex, in containers marked "Stark Industries". Although he told Alex, quote, "I think yours might be better than mine. What do you say we both try them on and do a progress report?"


Downey posted video of the meeting on Facebook, and it's pretty awesome.
Click below for the link to Robs' FB page

The 3D-printed arm was created by a company called Limbitless Solutions, who are on the cutting edge of making this technology cheap. This particular arm only cost $350 in materials.


This isn't the first arm Limbitless has made for Alex . . . but it's definitely the coolest.
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by Admin posted Mar 13 2015 6:07AM
The original Woodstock in 1969 had a STACKED lineup, so it seems like it would've cost a fortune pay the bands . . . even if you consider that many of them are more well-known now than they were then.


A list of the fees paid to each act has been circulating on the Internet for a while now. JIMI HENDRIX got $18,000, which was the most. That seems like a bargain, but when you adjust it for inflation, it would've been more like $115,000.


Here's a list of what each artist earned . . . along with the amount it would be in TODAY'S dollars:


1. Jimi Hendrix, $18,000 then, which is roughly $115,000 now

2. Blood, Sweat & Tears, $15,000 . . . $95,000 now

3. Joan Baez and Creedence Clearwater Revival, both at $10,000 . . . $63,000 now

5. The Band, Janis Joplin, Jefferson Airplane, and Sly and the Family Stone, all at $7,500 . . . $48,000 now

9. Canned Heat, $6,500 . . . $41,000 now

10. The Who, $6,250 . . . $40,000 now

11. Richie Havens, $6,000 . . . $38,000 now

12. Arlo Guthrie and Crosby, Stills, Nash, & Young, both at $5,000 . . . $32,000 now

14. Ravi Shankar, $4,500 . . . $28,500 now

15. Johnny Winter, $3,750 . . . $24,000 now

16. Ten Years After, $3,250 . . . $20,000 now

17. Country Joe and the Fish, $2,500 . . . $16,000 now

18. Grateful Dead and Incredible String Band, both at $2,250 . . . $14,000 now

20. Mountain and Tim Hardin, both at $2,000 . . . $12,700 now

22. Joe Cocker, $1,375 . . . $9,000 now

23. Sweetwater, $1,250 . . . $8,000 now

24. John B. Sebastian, $1,000 . . . $6,300 now

25. Melanie and Santana, both at $750 . . . $5,000 now

27. Sha Na Na, $700 . . . $4,500 now

28. Keef Hartley, $500 . . . $3,100 now

29. The New England psychedelic rock band Quill, $375 . . . $2,400 now


That entire collection of talent cost more than $141,000 in 1969, which comes to $896,000 today. That doesn't include the Paul Butterfield Blues Band and Bert Sommer . . . because their paydays are unknown.


It also doesn't include Iron Butterfly, who were supposed to receive $5,000 plus another $5,000 for their light show . . . because they never showed.


The inflated numbers make the amounts more relevant, but it was still a bargain. Music festivals today definitely spend WAY more than that, and most of them won't be remembered one year later, let alone 45-plus years and counting.


Coachella doesn't release any official numbers, but they reportedly spend several million on their headliners each year, and they have well over 100 acts on the bill. In 2008, they supposedly got Prince for $2 million.


Although, like Woodstock, the smallest bands are probably earning less than they paid to get there.



Originally posted on March 13th, 2015
by Scotty Matthews posted Mar 12 2015 11:29AM
Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan wishes fans of the show would stop hurling pizzas at the real-life house in New Mexico that served as the exterior for Walter White's home.

Gilligan made his request on the latest episode of his Better Call Saul Insider Podcast
, lambasting those who have pulled the stunt in homage to a Breaking Bad scene in which a frustrated White throws a pie on his roof.

"Let me tell ya, there is nothing original, funny or cool about throwing pizzas on the [owner's] roof," Gilligan said. "It's just not funny. It's been done before. You're not the first."

Listen to its entirety below...




The inspiration comes from the following scene...



(Source: TIME)
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by Scotty Matthews posted Mar 12 2015 11:22AM
In the history of baseball, there have been instances where one player has played all nine positions in a single game.

But never before has a player flown around a single state in a helicopter, intent on playing nine positions in five separate spring training games.

Yet that's exactly what Will Ferrell intends to do this afternoon in Arizona.

The actor's stunt is part of a cancer awareness event co-sponsored by Major League Baseball and HBO, which will film Ferrell's whirlwind day in the Phoenix area.

(Source:
Chicago Tribune)
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by espn.go.com posted Mar 12 2015 10:12AM
Desiree Andrews is an eighth grader and cheerleader at Lincoln Middle School in Kenosha, Wisconsin. During a boys' basketball game at the school, Andrews, who has Down syndrome, was being picked on by some fans in the stands. Three of the players on the team noticed the teasing and weren't going to stand for it. Miles Rodriguez, Scooter Terrien and Chase Vazquez immediately walked off of the court -- during the game -- and told the bullies to stop.

Since the game, Andrews and the boys have become friends and according to TMJ in Milwaukee, she never walks to class alone anymore. The gym has also been dubbed "D's House" ever since -- a tribute that Andrews called "sweet, kind, awesome, amazing."



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by Admin posted Mar 12 2015 8:00AM
SLIPKNOT guitarist Mick Thomson got into a drunken KNIFE FIGHT with his brother Andrew early yesterday morning. And they were NOT playing around.


Both of them were seriously hurt. In fact, Andrew stabbed Mick in the BACK OF THE HEAD. Fortunately, none of their wounds are life-threatening.


It's unclear what they were fighting about. It happened at Mick's place in Iowa. When the police got there, both of them appeared very intoxicated.


Slipknot singer COREY TAYLOR later Tweeted, quote, "Mick Update: from what I've heard he's okay. We're sending him all your thoughts. Thank you for that."



Originally posted on March 12th, 2015
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by ABC News posted Mar 12 2015 8:00AM
Photographer and Navy veteran Vanessa Hicks found herself confronted with unexpected criticism after she posted one of her photos on Facebook that showed a baby wrapped in the American flag. ABC News reports that the image, which shows the flag-wrapped baby held by his military uniform-clad father, came from a newborn photo shoot she did for a military family. Hicks told ABC her intention was to honor the flag as well as her clients, who wanted their military service incorporated, explaining, "This is what he was fighting for, his son wrapped in an American flag." When she posted the photo, however, she started getting comments accusing her of desecrating the flag. The picture went viral, but that's when Hicks started getting comments from many other people who said they didn't find the picture offensive at all, and when the story made the local news, she was overwhelmed with requests for photo shoots.

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by Admin posted Mar 12 2015 6:17AM
You're obviously a genius, you listen to 107.9 The Fox . . . but the WAY you're a genius is different now than it was ten years ago. And it will be different again, ten years from now. You're just THAT versatile and amazing.


A new study out of MIT found our intelligence peaks in different ways at different ages. Here's what you're the smartest at during different points in your life . . .


Age 18 to 19: Your speed and ability to process information peaks.


Age 25 to 35: Your short-term memory is strongest.


Age 30: You have the best memory for people's faces.


Ages 40 to 50: It's your ability to evaluate emotions.


Age 60: Language FINALLY makes sense to you and your vocabulary and grammar get better.


Age 60 to 70: You crystallize all the knowledge you've gathered over your life to make the most informed, wise decisions.


(Yahoo)
by Scotty Matthews posted Mar 11 2015 11:21AM
As the ethics and availability of lethal injection drugs continue to be called into question, the state of Utah stands poised to once again legalize death by firing squad.

A measure to do so has cleared the state legislature and awaits the signature of its Republican governor.

Utah banned death by firing squad in 2004, although death-row inmates who selected that method before it was outlawed have since been put to death that way, with the last one perishing from a hail of bullets in 2010.

Ralph Dellapiana, director of Utahns for Alternatives to the Death Penalty, criticized the decision, telling the AP that firing squads are "a relic of a more barbaric past."

(Source:
ABC News)
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by Scotty Matthews posted Mar 11 2015 11:01AM
Actor Windell D. Middlebrooks, who was best known for his portrayal of the Miller High Life delivery man, has died at the age of 36.

According to TMZ, Middlebrooks was found unconscious at home in the San Fernando Valley Monday morning and was transported by ambulance to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

While the cause of his death remains unknown, it appears that no foul play was involved.

In addition to his role in the Miller High Life commercials, Middlebrooks appeared in television series including Entourage, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, The suite Life on Deck, Hannah Montana, and My Name is Earl.




(Source: TMZ)
by Debbie M. Lord via al.com posted Mar 11 2015 10:00AM
Utah police officers coming to the rescue of a baby trapped upside down in a partially submerged vehicle said they heard a woman's voice calling for help despite the fact the baby's mother was found dead at the scene.
According to a story from the Deseret News, four police officers who responded to a report of a car that had gone off a bridge and into the water in Spanish Fork, Utah, say they heard a voice distinctly call out for help when they found the vehicle upside-down in a river.
The baby's mother, Lynn Jennifer "Jenny" Groesbeck, was pronounced dead at the scene. Her 18-month-old daughter, Lily, was still alive, upside down in a car seat. Authorities believe the two went off the bridge some 14 hours earlier.
According to the Associated Press, Lily was listed in critical but stable condition late Sunday.
Officers arrived at the scene around 12:30 p.m. Saturday and claim to have a woman's cries for help.
"We were down on the car and a distinct voice says, 'Help me, help me,'" said officer Bryan Dewitt.
"It wasn't just something that was just in our heads," said Officer Tyler Beddoes, who insists the voice did not sound like a child. "To me it was plain as day because I remember hearing a voice. I think it was Dewitt who said, 'We're trying. We're trying our best to get in there.'"
"How do you explain that? I don't know," Beddoes added.

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by Admin posted Mar 11 2015 8:05AM
How is it possible that ADULTS behave worse than kids at a Chuck E. Cheese? It's a child's palace of anarchy.


A group of people were at Chuck E. Cheese in Parma, Ohio for a kid's birthday party on Sunday night, and tried to take a photo in the photo booth . . . but it didn't work.


So one of the women complained to a manager, and he kinda blew her off. That made her upset, and it was ON.


A group of guys from the birthday party followed the manager into the kitchen and started beating him and his staff UP.


Six staff members wound up injured, including two who were SERIOUSLY hurt . . . and all of the guys who attacked them ran away before the cops got there.


The police are using surveillance video to try to identify them and track them down.


(NBC 3 - Cleveland)
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by Scotty Matthews posted Mar 10 2015 2:11PM

Connor, a 16-year-old former Seattle SuperSonics fan from Washington, sent personalized hand-written letters to all 30 NBA teams inquiring which team he should root for and why. The amount of detail and research he put into each letter is astounding -- plus it's not too often you see a teen sending hand-written letters these days.

"I sent a letter to all 30 NBA teams asking why I should be their fan since my team the Seattle SuperSonics left in 2008," Connor said on his Reddit post. "Only the Minnesota Timberwolves responded."

Some may call that a clear example of "Minnesota Nice." He said it took him two whole weeks to write 30 different personalized letters with a drawing of their logos.

"I thought I had a better chance of getting a response that way," he said. "It feels more personal."

Here's the letter he sent the Wolves:



Read more of this amazing story here, and see what else the team did for this young man!

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by Robbie Daniels posted Mar 10 2015 12:00PM
The Apple Watch finally made its debut on Monday (March 9th), unveiled by CEO Tim Cook at an event in San Francisco. Pre-orders for the smartwatches will begin on April 10th, and sales will begin two weeks later on the 24th.
Models:
Apple's smartwatch will come in three models:
Apple Watch Sport -- The cheapest model is made of aluminum and will have a price of $349 for the smaller size and $399 for the larger one, which is four millimeters bigger. The Sport will be available in a range of colors and bands.
Apple Watch -- This model will be made of stainless steel, with a price that starts at $549 and goes up to $1,049 for the smaller size, and ranges from $599 to $1,099 for the larger one, with the price difference depending on the watch band chosen.
Apple Watch Edition -- The limited-edition luxury model has a case made from 18-karat gold, as well as bands and buckles that are also made from solid gold. The Edition will cost $10,000, and only be available in certain stores.



by Scotty Matthews posted Mar 10 2015 11:44AM
Blue Steel returns!

Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson appeared as their male-model alter egos Derek Zooalnder and Hansel McDonald on the runway of Valentino's fashion show in Paris today to promote Zoolander 2
, which will hit theaters in February 2016.

Their catwalk appearance caps off months of speculation about whether the two would team up for a sequel to their 2001 hit.

Back in December, Wilson said on Ellen
, "I know that there's a script and Ben is considering it...We have to do it."


TMZ footage of Stiller and Wilson in Paris today
show them taking turns on the runway, strutting along to The Human League's "Don't You Want Me."





by Comedy Central/youtube posted Mar 10 2015 10:00AM
"Weird Al" Yankovic sings a rendition of his song "Yoda" with Jodi DiPiazza and the Actionplay Chorus.

Night of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together for Autism Programs is hosted by Jon Stewart and raises money with NYCA (New York Collaborates for Autism) to support programs covering everything from the intensive education kids with autism need at a young age to social training for adults who want to contribute in the workplace. We've even created a "Teach the Teachers" program that helps train more teachers to work in the public school systems, for the many kids with autism who can't get into the few quality schools that can help them. Many organizations support biomedical research to study autism. Night of Too Many Stars is working to help people who live with autism now.

Our deepest thanks to Comedy Central and to the incredible performers who supported this cause at Night of Too Many Stars, including Bill Burr, Bob Barker, Guy Bennett, Jon Bon Jovi, Eddie Brill, Steve Buscemi, Louis C.K., Steve Carell, Vincent D'Onofrio, Will Forte, Jim Gaffigan, Joel Godard, Gilbert Gottfried, Bill Nye, John Oliver, Ray Chew Live, Chris Rock, Al Roker, Paul Rudd, Maya Rudolph, Adam Sandler, Amy Schumer, Sarah Silverman, Jon Stewart and "Weird Al" Yankovic. Uzo Aduba, Fred Armisen, Sam Bee, Aidy Bryant, Andy Cohen, Tom Colicchio, Tony Danza, Larry David, Ronan Farrow, Willie Geist, Ilana Glazer, John Hodgman, Abbi Jacobson, Jason Jones, Hoda Kotb, Aasif Mandvi, Ben McKenzie, Seth Meyers, Kyle Mooney, Susan Sarandon, Martin Short, Kenan Thompson, Jessica Williams and Larry Wilmore all participated in the live phone bank.



by Admin posted Mar 10 2015 8:00AM
For a while there it sounded like the whole "Ghostbusters" situation was finally settled: There was going to be a female version, and that was that. But that's NOT that anymore.


DAN AYKROYD and director IVAN REITMAN are also putting together a MALE version, and it might star CHANNING TATUM.


Reitman says the plan is to start a whole new franchise that will include movies, TV shows and merchandise. He adds, quote, "This is just the beginning of what I hope will be a lot of wonderful movies."


The female "Ghostbusters" will be first out of the blocks. It comes out in July of 2016 and it stars Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy and "Saturday Night Live" stars Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones. Paul Feig of "Bridesmaids" fame is directing.


There's no word if any of the original Ghostbusters will appear in either of these movies, but ERNIE HUDSON is probably free. I'm just sayin'.
by Admin posted Mar 10 2015 6:39AM
by Scotty Matthews posted Mar 9 2015 4:57PM
New York Jets v Miami Dolphins
The Boston Globe reports that quarterback Tim Tebow, who hasn't taken an NFL snap since 2012, is currently getting back in shape in hopes of making a comeback.

Tebow has reportedly been working out in Los Angeles with Tom Brady's throwing coach Tom House, who told the Globe
, "He went from being a little inaccurate and didn't throw a whole lot of spirals, to throwing very accurate and real good at spinning the ball."

If things continue to go well, Tebow, a former Heisman winner who's been making a living as a broadcaster, may attend the NFL's March 22 veteran combine in Phoenix.


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by Scotty Matthews posted Mar 9 2015 10:50AM
THOR star Chris Hemsworth hosted this weekend's episode of Saturday Night Live, where he poked fun at superheroes including the character that made him famous.

One of the funniest sketches of the night came with the "Avengers News Report," which found Hemsworth as Thor celebrating The Avengers victory over Ultron by singing Queen's "We Are the Champions," dancing on a New York City street and telling the reporter that he was "cranked up."




The episode also found cast member Kate McKinnon doing a spot-on impression of Iggy Azalea as part of "The Iggy Azalea Show." And Zac Brown Band performed "Homegrown" and "Heavy Is the Head," the latter of which featured Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell.

(Source:
Rolling Stone)
by Scotty Matthews posted Mar 9 2015 10:43AM
For haggard parents and lovers of a deep Sunday morning sleep, there are fewer worse words in the English language than "spring forward."

But research shows that everyone could stand to be a little more worked up about daylight savings time, as it's been found to negatively impact people's health.

In the first few days to weeks after daylight saving time begins, various studies have shown that it causes kids to do worse in school, adults to have more heart attacks, traffic accidents to surge, and per capita exercise rates to go down.

Oh, and it also leads to worse sleep.

So, why is it this antiquated tradition persists?

(Source:
LA Times)
by Robbie Daniels posted Mar 9 2015 10:00AM

2015 Minnesota State High School All Hockey Hair Team video is awesome
Thanks to Pulltab Production's annual top 10 countdown, you can get caught up on this year's hockey hair innovations in one awesome 7-minute video.
Watch it for yourself here:

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by Admin posted Mar 9 2015 8:00AM
The only way French fries could be any more perfect is if they ALSO got you drunk. So this guy's life sounds like heaven.


34-year-old Nick Hess of England suffers from a rare condition called auto-brewery syndrome. He has extra high levels of YEAST in his stomach . . . so when he eats food that's high in carbs, it's converted to alcohol.


He developed it a few years ago . . . when he noticed eating bread or fries or rice made him feel a little drunk. He couldn't figure out what was going on for YEARS until a doctor FINALLY came up with the auto-brewery syndrome diagnosis.


We all have a little yeast in our stomachs, but he has about four times more than normal.


Auto-brewery syndrome was first discovered in Japan in the 1970s, but it's pretty rare. Doctors believe people develop it after they use antibiotics for a long time, since those can throw off your levels of stomach bacteria.


There IS a way to live with it, at least . . . you basically have to eat like someone with diabetes and cut out most carbs and sugar.


(BBC)
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by Admin posted Mar 9 2015 6:34AM
Someone in England posted two photos on Twitter last month of an overweight guy dancing at a club. The caption said, "Spotted this specimen trying to dance . . . he stopped when he saw us laughing."


It turns out the guy's name is Sean, and he's from London. In the first photo he's dancing, and in the second he's just staring at the floor looking sad. (We're not sure about his age, but he looks like he's in his early 30's.)


But shaming him online totally backfired: Cassandra Fairbanks and Hope Leigh are part of a women's group in L.A. that throws events, and the photos made them angry . . . so they decided to do something about it.


They offered to fly Sean to L.A. for a dance party with their 1,700 members. A company called Discover L.A. is going to cover his travel expenses . . . the L.A. Coliseum is going to host it for free . . . and Pharrell, Moby, and Andrew W.K. have all offered to perform.


Someone started a GoFundMe page too. And as of last night they'd raised over $35,000. Any money left over goes to an anti-bullying campaign.


(Metro / EOnline / Buzzfeed / GoFundMe)

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by Scotty Matthews posted Mar 6 2015 11:47AM
A new Harvard study shows that oxytocin--aka "the love hormone"--not only makes men more trusting and nurturing, but also causes them to eat less and choose healthier foods.

The L.A. TIMES
reports that 25 men who got a dose of aerosolized oxytocin in their noses consumed fewer calories, decreased their fat intake and showed improved metabolic function.

The results led the study's lead researcher to note that oxytocin might be "a promising treatment for obesity and its metabolic complications."
by Scotty Matthews posted Mar 6 2015 11:37AM
It was World Book Day in England yesterday, and at Sale High School students were encouraged to dress like characters from a favorite book.

So 11-year-old Liam Scholes dressed up like Christian Grey from Fifty Shades of Grey
, accessorizing his gray suit with an eye mask and cable ties. For this, he was sent home and told to "modify" his costume.

He did just that after his mom, who thought her son's outfit was "funny," "agreed to disagree" with school administrators. "One of the teachers went dressed as Dexter, and I don't see why sex is seen as more offensive than murder," she explained.

Damn straight!

(Source:
Mirror Online)
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by NBC News posted Mar 6 2015 6:30AM

BY ANDREW BLANKSTEIN, M. ALEX JOHNSON AND HASANI GITTENS

Harrison Ford was "battered but OK" Thursday after his vintage World War II training plane lost engine power and crash-landed on a California golf course, authorities and family members said.
The 72-year-old actor, who was conscious and breathing when rescue crews reached him, was stabilized and taken to a hospital, where he was in fair to moderate condition, authorities said. Sources familiar with the incident told NBC News that Ford slammed into the plane's console and control stick and that he underwent surgery Thursday night. He suffered a broken arm and a nasty gash to his head, among other injuries, they said. Ben Ford, the well-known restaurateur and the actor's son, said on Twitter that his dad was "battered, but OK" after the crash, which happened about 2:20 p.m. (5:20 p.m. ET).

"Harrison was flying a WW2 vintage plane today which had engine trouble upon take off. He had no other choice but to make an emergency landing, which he did safely," Ford's publicist, Ina Treciokas, told NBC News by email Thursday night.
"He was banged up and is in the hospital receiving medical care," Treciokas said. "The injuries sustained are not life threatening, and he is expected to make a full recovery."
An eyewitness, Howard Teba, an employee at Penmar Golf Course, said he put a blanket under Ford's hip.
"There was blood all over his face," Teba said. "Two very fine doctors were treating him, taking good care of him."



by Scotty Matthews posted Mar 5 2015 1:42PM
The U.S. takes its Girl Scout cookies very seriously, so many cookie lovers will probably be stunned by the Los Angeles Times' latest bombshell: The organization uses two different bakeries to make its cookies, and they turn out remarkably different kinds of treats that often get marketed under the same name.

For example, a company called ABC Bakers makes a Thin Mint that's mintier and crunchier than the one turned out by Little Brownie Bakers, which has a smoother, richer chocolate coating and a more distinct mint taste.

Even worse, the geographic distribution of each bakery's cookies seems completely patchwork and arbitrary, with many U.S. states divided by the two.


See the break down here...
by Scotty Matthews posted Mar 5 2015 12:37PM
It's official: Liam Hemsworth and Jeff Goldblum will star in Independence Day 2.

The film's director Roland Emmerich confirmed the news on Twitter, writing, "Excited to Officially announce @LiamHemsworth and #JeffGoldblum as the next two pieces of the #IndependenceDay sequel."

The original 1996 sci-fi hit starred Will Smith, Bill Pullman and Goldblum, who will presumably be reprising his role as a computer genius in the sequel.

Independence Day 2
is scheduled to hit theaters on June 24, 2016.

(Source:
US Weekly)
by Robbie Daniels posted Mar 5 2015 8:00AM
When we heard that VAN HALEN was releasing its first live album with DAVID LEE ROTH, we were excited. Then yesterday, they released two cuts from the album . . . we're longer excited. Because they're bad...really bad. The songs they released are "Panama" and "Runnin' with the Devil", and they're just bad, thanks to Dave's vocals. It really sounds like he can't do the job live anymore. "Runnin'" is the better of the two, but only because it's easier to sing.
If you're still interested after hearing these tracks, the two disc set "Tokyo Dome Live in Concert" comes out March 31st. It was recorded in June of 2013. Check out the full track list at Van-Halen.com.




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by Robbie Daniels posted Mar 5 2015 6:44AM
Winter's not over yet! Snow is falling at Mauna Kea on Hawaii Island and the winter weather conditions could continue into Wednesday night.









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by Scotty Matthews posted Mar 4 2015 2:56PM
Chris Hemsworth is hosting Saturday Night Live this weekend, and in a series of promos for his appearance, SNL cast member Kate McKinnon makes fun of his unbearably good looks.

One promo features Hemsworth admitting that he's not actually human, but a government-created robot sent from the future, while another shows Hemsworth, at McKinnon's request, attempting to recreate the lift from Dirty Dancing
.

Unfortunately, Hemsworth has never seen Dirty Dancing and winds up putting her in a headlock instead.




(Source: E! Online)
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by Robbie Daniels posted Mar 4 2015 10:00AM
What happens when old school goes head to head with new school in a battle of speed and wits? Leonard Nimoy takes on newbie Zachary Quinto and his all-new Audi S7.

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by Huffinton Post posted Mar 4 2015 7:00AM
Luciano Gutierrez, 66, was photographed last week wearing a shirt that reads "WARNING: I DO DUMB THINGS" after getting arrested on his ninth drunk driving charge, The Smoking Gun reports.
The Texas man was initially pulled over and charged for the incident in November, but was arrested on a warrant on Thursday. Bell County officials reviewing the case ended up bumping the charge up to a felony after realizing that Gutierrez already had more than three DWI convictions, according to KBTX. Police had a "good laugh" about his choice of attire, according to KCEN.

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by Admin posted Mar 3 2015 3:08PM
The good news about coffee just keeps on coming!

A new study from Kangbuk Samsung Hospital in Seoul, South Korea, finds that drinking three to five cups of coffee per day may reduce your risk of a heart attack.

Researchers found that the more coffee a person consumed, the lower their levels of coronary artery calcium (CAC), which is an early indicator of clogged arteries and cardiovascular disease.

The study found the lowest CAC levels in patients who consumed three to five cups of coffee per day; those who drank more than five actually had the highest CAC ratios among all the study's participants.

(Source:
Newsweek)
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by Admin posted Mar 3 2015 12:02PM
Vince Vaughn's latest comedy, Unfinished Business, hits theaters this Friday. But what if he knew his business was about to be finished?

In a recurring column called "24 Hours to Live,"
Maxim asked Vaughn how he'd prefer to die. "I can tell you how I don't want to go: waiting in line to pay parking tickets and having a light from the ceiling fall on my head," he replied.

When asked what he expects people will say while standing over his casket, Vaughn said, "God, that man loved to tap-dance."

And for his last vacation, Vaughn would visit the South Dakota home of Little House on the Prairie
author Laura Ingalls Wilder.

As for why, he admitted, "I'm honestly not sure."
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by Robbie Daniels posted Mar 3 2015 10:00AM

Hail fell across the Huntington Beach Pier earlier today. It was not snow. Radar indicated up to 1/2" hail with this cell.









by Admin posted Mar 3 2015 6:31AM

Nelson Shanks is an artist who got the incredible opportunity to paint BILL CLINTON'S official presidential portrait, for the National Portrait Gallery. That's quite an honor. So naturally he decided to STICK it to him.


He says he secretly hid a reference to MONICA LEWINSKY in the painting. There's a strange shadow on the wall next to Clinton in the shape of a DRESS.


Nelson says when he was painting the room, he even put a blue dress like Lewinsky's on a mannequin, and painted its shadow. We're assuming Bill wasn't in the room by that point.


Quote, "The reality is, [Clinton's] probably the most famous liar of all time. He and his administration did some very good things, of course, but I could never get this Monica thing completely out of my mind and subtly incorporated it."


He also says the Clintons know about the Monica reference, and have tried to get the painting removed from the gallery. The museum says that's a lie . . . but they're not currently showing it, since there are so many OTHER Clinton paintings.


by Admin posted Mar 2 2015 11:28AM
Saturday Night Live hit a controversial chord this weekend by including a sketch about ISIS that viewers found both shocking and offensive.

Titled "Father Daughter Ad," the skit starred Taran Killam and host Dakota Johnson in a parody of Toyota's recent commercial featuring a father dropping his daughter off to join the Army.

However, the SNL
version found Killam dropping Johnson off to join ISIS. "You be careful, OK?" Killam's character says, before Johnson's character reassures him, "Dad, it's just ISIS."




The episode also included a hilarious featurette called "Say What You Wanna Say." Inspired by Sara Bareilles' song "Brave," the segment featured cast members including Aidy Bryant and Kate McKinnon celebrating the joy of being brutally honest.


by ABC News posted Mar 2 2015 8:00AM
Video of a husky puppy "talking" has set the Internet abuzz! The pup, named Ramsey, is seen voicing his opinion as his owner tries and fails to hold in her laughter. At the moment, the video has over 3 million views on YouTube.
According to The Huffington Post, owner Kayla Cagnola said Ramsey was about 8 weeks old in the video, and had just received a scolding for eating her roommate's dog's food.
"When we told him to stop eating it that's when he started 'talking,'" Cagnola explained. "I guess he was trying to tell us that he was mad at us for not letting him eat the other dog's food!"



by YouTube posted Mar 2 2015 7:00AM
Hajime, a YouTube user from Japan, is the brains behind the elaborate stunt which involved pouring endless bottles of the sugary drink into a deep bath.
He then frantically straps a selection of Mentos mints to his body with Sellotape before jumping into the bath.
The bath begins bubbling furiously as litres of Coke explode out of the half full bottles. The end result is not as dramatic as we would have hoped, and the funniest part of the video, which has been viewed over four and a half million times, is the mess he's left with at the end. One thing's for sure - we don't envy him cleaning that lot up.


by Robbie Daniels posted Mar 2 2015 6:08AM
Ronda Rousey needed just 14 seconds to beat Cat Zingano on Saturday (February 28th), setting a new record for the quickest victory in UFC history by one second. The speed of the win wasn't a fluke for the bantamweight champion, who won a bout last summer in just 16 seconds. The 11-0 Rousey's success has created a mixed martial arts superstar for the UFC, but also presented it with a challenge in finding credible opponents for her. UFC President Dana White jokingly said, "Yeah, we're going to move her to the men's division and see the odds."

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