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Pharrell teams up with Adidas

Pharrell Williams has teamed up with Adidas to create a collection made with Bionic Yarn fabric – cloth made from plastic debris found in the ocean.  The line will feature the brand’s classic sporty apparel made with the Eco-friendly material.  The products will make their debut this summer. Read More »

Because we’re not fat enough

Since Chicago is a popular business or pleasure destination for St Louisans, you may be interested to know about a new addition to the Chicago White Sox concessions menu – especially if you have a gigantic sweet tooth.  The Sox are selling a three pound sundae served in a full-size batting helmet this season.  The sundae has four scoops each ... Read More »

SIX FLAGS WEEKEND GIVEAWAY!

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Win a day out to SIX FLAGS when you listen to 106.5 The Arch all weekend long! There is always something new at Six Flags St.Louis! In 2014, they are introducing the interactive Tsunami Soaker. Also bringing back popular Membership and Season Dining Pass programs. Read More »

So That’s Where They Are

Dutch brewing company Bavaria has released a new TV ad for their fruit-flavored beer, Radler.  It features (still alive) Elvis Presley, Marilyn Monroe, John Lennon, Kurt Cobain, Bruce Lee and Tupac Shakur hanging out on an island which is very much a tropical paradise.  Elvis inflates a raft while Marilyn rubs suntan lotion on Tupac’s belly and Cobain and Lennon ... Read More »

Drinking does make you funnier, but

Drinking really does make you funnier, but only when you are the judge.  Researchers invited 12 comedians out for a night of drinking at a club and each was asked to come up with a joke, deliver it and then have another drink.  They were also asked to rate their own jokes.  All the jokes were later judged independently by ... Read More »

It’s official

Sitting around really does give you a big booty.  Scientists say the more we sit, the more fat cells are being produced on our behinds.  Apparently the pressure we add to our butts by sitting on them is what increases fat production.  It’s kind of the opposite of how our muscles work.  They get weaker the less we use them, ... Read More »

New book about Lorde

Lorde is only 17 years old but there’s already a book about her and it was written by a New York Times best-selling author, no less.  “Lorde: Your Heroine – How This Young Feminist Broke All The Rules And Succeeded” was written by Marc Shapiro.  He said that the “intriguing thing about writing about Lorde is that she is so ... Read More »

Most common themes of music

Researchers recently studied 50 years’ worth of hit songs to identify key themes for marketers to use to make ads that will connect with audiences.  They made a list of every song that hit #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 between 1960 and December, 2009.  Then they used a computer program to run tests on the lyrics for all those ... Read More »

It’s vasectomy month

Lots of men choose to have a vasectomy this time year.  Care to guess why?  Hoops!  Men decide to have the procedure during March Madness so they can sit on the couch and watch games instead of doing chores.  A typical vasectomy takes 30 minutes to an hour and it usually takes two or three days to recuperate.  One clinic ... Read More »

Top TV bars

1.  Cheers, “Cheers” – Based on the real-life Boston pub The Bull and Finch, Cheers was the centerpiece for the NBC show which ran from 1982 to 1993. 2.  Bada Bing, “The Sopranos” – It was the place Tony and his crew hung out on the HBO show.  The real place is named Satin Dolls.  It had a shrine to ... Read More »