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Fat Pets

It’s common knowledge that America is an overweight nation.  Now comes word that our pets are too.  A new report has found that 58% of cats are overweight and dogs aren’t far behind at 53%.  The issue is that most pet owners with obese pets think their dog or cat is actually at a healthy weight.  It’s important to ask ... Read More »

Cheating is good for you

Cheating on your diet could actually be a good thing.  Experts say whey you constantly restrict your eating, your levels of a hormone that both keeps you feeling full and helps rev your metabolism begin to fall.  To help fight this, they say you should cheat on your diet… but only once per week. My advice is to schedule your ... Read More »

Now Hiring

If you don’t win the $30,000 in Free Money and you don’t have a job, you may be interested in the Hollywood Casino Job Fair tomorrow.  It’ll be held at the Holiday Inn Express Riverport located at 13175 Riverport Drive from 10am to 2pm.  Venue management will be on hand interviewing job seekers and taking applications.  Positions available include security, ... Read More »

Never drunk dial again!

There’s a new app that bans you from drunk dialing.  Drunk Mode lets you block certain contacts for a period of up to 12 hours while on a night out and only unlocks these numbers if you can solve difficult brain teasers.  Before a night on the town, users select which contacts (exes, bosses, clients) they want to block and ... Read More »

The Hoff says it’ll be bad

David Hasselhoff has what he calls a “nice chunky part” in “Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!”, and says the third installment is “the worst movie you have ever seen.  The first one was the worst.  The second one I think was even worse than the first.  I’m so honored to be in Sharknado 3.” Aside from The Hoff, the movie’s ... Read More »

Cruise with Def Leppard

Def Leppard announced the band will have their own cruise called Hysteria on the High Seas and will take place January 21st – 25th.  The cruise will leave Miami and stop in Half Moon Cay and Freeport in the Bahamas.  More details including price will be out soon.  Meanwhile, guitarist Vivian Campbell confirmed the band’s next album is almost finished and ... Read More »

Forgot about the pot

A lawyer walks into court with a bag of weed sounds like the beginning of a joke, right?  Well, this actually happened.  A lawyer was ticketed for possession and fined $150 when a plastic bag containing two ounces of marijuana fell out of his pocket while in a Connecticut courtroom.  The guy said he doesn’t smoke pot (at which the ... Read More »

What’s your claim to fame?

Whatever your claim to fame is, it can’t be as bloated as a recent accomplishment by Matt Stonie.  The man nicknamed Megatoad drank seven large McDonald’s Shamrock Shakes in 4 minutes and 41 seconds on St Patrick’s Day.  His head still hurts. Stonie recently set a world record by eating 182 pieces of bacon in 5 minutes, and last week ... Read More »

Confirmed

A man’s memory is worse than a woman’s especially as they age.  A Mayo Clinic doctor said recently, “We see worse memory and worse brain volumes in men than women from the 40’s onward.” The study looked at 1,200 people between 30 and 95 years old.  Researchers found that memory started to decline for both sexes at age 40, but ... Read More »

St Pat’s Day by the numbers

Americans will spend $4.6 billion celebrating today.  The average St Patrick’s Day partier will part with $36.50. There is a 70% increase in cabbage shipments during St Patrick’s week. 13 million pints of Guiness will be consumed worldwide today. St Patrick’s Day ranks 4th in America among the most popular drinking days behind New Year’s Eve, Christmas and the 4th ... Read More »