WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 19, 2022
292nd day of the year.
There are 73 days remaining until the end of the year
Today is National Kiss Your Crush Day and Dress Like a Dork Day
There are 12 days left until Halloween
There are 18 days left until Daylight Saving Time ends
– NBC says Jeff Bezos’ ex-wife, Mackenzie Scott, has donated $84.5 million to the Girl Scouts. The average box of Girl Scout cookies costs $5. That means McKenzie could buy 17 million cookies with her donation.
– Newsweek magazine says the new Tina Turner Barbie doll sold out in one day. Mattel created the doll to honor the legendary singer.
– Metro UK says Ikea’s furniture prices have jumped by 80% in the last year due to rising material and transportation costs.
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson On “Black Adam” …
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· she stays off of dating apps.
· Camila talks about something her therapist told her that stuck with her. She says being vulnerable can be sexy.
· She says she puts egg whites on her face if she wants to tighten her skin up.
Johnny Depp’s Jack Sparrow outfit from the “Pirates of the Caribbean” movies is one of this year’s hottest Halloween costumes. The costume has seen a 90% increase in sales since Depp won his defamation trial against Amber Heard. High quality replicas of the costume sell for as much as $399.
The Best Time to Book Your Holiday Flights Is This Week
Over the next few weeks, expect ticket prices to start increasing $10 to $15 per week.
And as the holidays get closer, $10 to $15 a day.
STUDY: ALMOST 60% OF PEOPLE HIT THE SNOOZE BUTTON
The Baha Men had been together for 21 years before they released “Who Let the Dogs Out?” in 2000. They formed in London in 1979 as a group called High Voltage and switched their name to Baha Men in 1991.
When Scrabble first came out in 1938 it was called Lexiko, and it was just a bunch of tiles with no board.
- In the early 90s, K-Mart had over 2,400 locations. now, there are only about 6 in the U.S., if that many.
- The hottest app right now is Gas, where teens say nice things about each other.
- The good news for Houston Astro fans, they’re continuing in the playoffs. The bad news for Houston-area Elton John fans-his concert scheduled for Minute Maid Park has to be canceled. They’re having a ballgame that day.
VEG OUT FEST HIS THIS SATURDAY…RIVERFRONT PARK….VEGETARIAL AND PLANT BASED FOOD CELEBRATION…FREE SAMPLES!
GREEK FEST DRIVE THRU THIS WEEKEND….DELICIOUS LAMB!!!!
McBOO BUCKETS R BACK: TODAY
McDonald’s Adult Happy Meals Selling For $300,000: MarketWatch says McDonald’s Adult Happy Meals are selling for as much as $300,000 on eBay. One ad reads; ”SUPER RARE LIMITED EDITION – UNOPENED McDonald’s, Adult Happy Meal Toys: Cactus Plant Flea Market. Extremely Rare and UNOPENED!!! Featuring: Cactus Buddy, Birdie & Hamburglar!!! WILL SELL FAST!!!”
A regular Adult Happy Meal costs $12. The Happy Meal toys are selling for as much as $40,000 by themselves.
High Schoolers Dress Up For “Adam Sandler Day”: The NY Post says students across the country have been dressing in loose t-shirts and baggy shorts to celebrate “Adam Sandler Day.” The trend began earlier this year when TikTok users started mimicking Sandler’s outfits from movies like “Happy Gilmore,” “Billy Madison,” and “The Wedding Singer.” Adam Sandler Day has no specific date, but it is often celebrated during Spirit Week at schools.
Catfish Truck Overturns: CDL Life says Interstate 95, in Wade, North Carolina, was covered in catfish yesterday. A truck hauling 22,000 pounds of the fish crashed at 5 a.m.. The driver lost control after another driver swerved in front of him. The highway was closed for three hours while crews cleaned up the stinky fish.
COLD WEATHER COULD BE GIVING YOU VIVID DREAMS –
Have your dreams been more realistic? The cooler weather may be to blame.
Dr. Tim Bond explained that generally, people who go to bed late and wake up late have more vivid dreams. But falling temperatures are also a contributing factor.
“A drop in temperatures in the winter months can make it easier for you to fall into a deeper restorative sleep, increasing the likelihood of vivid dreams,” he said. The lack of sunlight can also impact sleep patterns, as can eating late in the evening.
If you’re struggling with overly-realistic dreams, reducing stress, eating earlier, and using relaxing essential oils could help
META OWNER HAS $10 BILLION PLAN TO MAKE IT IMPOSSIBLE FOR REMOTE WORKERS TO HIDE FROM BOSS – (10/19/2022)
During the Meta Connect 2022 live keynote last week, CEO Mark Zuckerberg discussed his new plans for Meta to bring avatars to the workspace in video chats. According to Fortune, The idea is to have uncanny digital stand-ins for human workers, these avatars would be customized to match a person’s exact skin tone, hairstyle, and outfit choices. The avatars, in other words your coworkers and yourself, would meet and chat in something like a “third mode” between fully camera-on and camera-off. You’ll still be able to express yourself and react but you won’t be on camera.
HISTORY LESSON: THE THONG: Thongs became a thing in New York in 1939, when the mayor told strippers they had to wear underwear. Obviously they wanted something as small as possible.
A Texas woman says that a janitor working in her office peed in her water bottle and ended up giving her an STD. Lucio Diaz, 50, has been charged with indecent assault and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Here is the accuser telling her side of the story.
The mother of George Floyd’s daughter is suing Kanye West on her behalf for $250 million. Among Kanye’s other ridiculous statements, he’s been claiming Floyd was killed by fentanyl, NOT police brutality.
Today’s Mindbender: “49% of people won’t date someone, who has this. What is it?”
Extra Clue: not a pet
Extra Clue: could be a burden
Final Clue: bankruptcy