Show Notes for Tuesday, May 31, 2022


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May 31st

Autonomous Vehicle Day

National Macaroon Day

National Save Your Hearing Day

National Smile Day

National Speak in Sentences Day

National Utah Day

Necrotizing Fasciitis Awareness Day


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As inflation continues to surge, some people are coming up with creative ways to save money. Asked about their strategies for fighting inflation, here’s how Canadians said they are responding, according to an Ipsos poll conducted for Global News . . .

54% said they are dining out less these days.

47% said they are putting off new purchases, like clothing.

46% are cutting back on entertainment spending.

18% are carpooling more or taking fewer trips as gas prices hit all-time highs.

26% plan to switch to a grocery store that has cheaper prices.

51% are spending more time studying sales flyers, and 31% are looking to use coupons or sales apps to save on essentials.

24% are eating less meat, and 22% are buying fewer fresh fruits and vegetables.

17% of parents are cutting back on their kids’ organized sports.

8% say they delayed or didn’t renew a prescription.

13% have dipped into retirement savings to cover increased costs.

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Watching less TV could cut heart disease, according to University of Hong Kong research. Coronary heart disease occurs when fatty material builds up inside coronary arteries, causing them to narrow, reducing the heart’s blood supply. The researchers found that more than one in 10 cases of coronary heart disease could be prevented if people reduced their TV viewing to less than an hour a day. They concluded: “Reducing time spent watching TV should be recognized as a key behavioral target for prevention of coronary heart disease, irrespective of other risk factors.”

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Dame Angela Lansbury is set to receive a Lifetime Achievement gong at the Tony Awards. The 96-year-old actress – who has won 5 Tonys — will be honored at New York’s Radio City Music Hall on June 12. A statement says “Angela Lansbury’s contributions to the stage are insurmountable, from her groundbreaking role in “Mame”, to her iconic performances in “Deuce” and “Sweeney Todd”, and most recently, in the revival of ‘A Little Night Music,’ Ms. Lansbury has given us a lifetime of unforgettable performances.” Lansbury is perhaps best-known for playing ‘Jessica Fletcher’ in “Murder, She Wrote”, which is still the longest-running TV detective drama of all time.

Getting COVID was an especially scary experience for Jeff Bridges. In a new interview, the 72-year-old told People that he “was pretty close to dying” after contracting COVID while undergoing chemotherapy for non-Hodgkin lymphoma in early 2021. The actor explained that he “had no defences. That’s what chemo does — it strips you of all your immune system”. Bridges said he was in hospital for nearly 5 months, in extreme pain and unable to even roll over without a nurse to help him with his oxygen supply. Quote: “The doctors kept telling me, ‘Jeff, you’ve got to fight.” He says he was “in surrender mode”, but began to improve after receiving convalescent plasma treatment, in which blood is used from people who have previously recovered from an illness.

Bruce Willis is dunking on. The “Die Hard” star, whose family announced his aphasia diagnosis earlier this year, appeared to be in high spirits Monday as he played a game of backyard basketball with friends. Willis’ wife, Emma Heming, captioned the video “I see you BeeDub,” which showed him shooting the ball through the hoop. The 67-year-old actor, wore a dark gray sweater, khaki trousers, gray sneakers and a blue baseball cap in the clip, which came a few days after Heming admitted to struggling with her husband’s health news. LINK: https://tinyurl.com/3wre39d2

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MYTHBUSTERS: SUNSCREEN EDITION
The statements below, contrary to what you have probably been told, are all myths:

Dark skin doesn’t need sunscreen/can’t get melanoma: Darker skin tones are less prone to skin cancer, but this can mean signs are ignored until chances of successful treatment are diminished.

A base tan protects you: A base tan is nature’s way of producing sun protection because you’ve been irradiated. But it doesn’t lessen your risk of skin cancer, and you’ll age your skin faster with constant sun tanning.

You don’t need to use sunscreen inside: All contact with sunlight requires protection, even exposure through an office or car window and walking from building to building.

The number on sunscreen is proportionate to the number of minutes of sun protection: Nope. Sun Protection Factor (SPF) is a measure of how much solar energy (UV radiation) is required to burn protected skin. SPF 15 allows 1/15 of harmful UVB rays to reach the skin. The remaining 14/15 means you’re protecting against 93% of UVB radiation. So, SPF 30 blocks 97% and SPF 50 prevents 98%. (OK you got me there…I thought that one was true!)

The SPF in makeup is enough: It’s good enough to cover you when you’re walking from your car to work. If you’re outside longer than 15 minutes, you need higher SPF and must reapply.

One application of sunscreen in the morning is enough for the whole day: Reapplying is just as important as the first coat. Sunscreen gets consumed once the light hits it, which means you have to reapply regularly to remain protected.

You don’t need sunscreen during off-peak hours: The sun’s rays can cause damage no matter what time it is. If you’re outside for longer than 15 minutes, you need SPF. You can still get burned at 8 am as well as after 4 pm. (So why can’t I seem to TAN then??)

Sunscreen on your face, arms, back, and legs is enough: It’s a great start, but you should also apply it to the ears, nose, hands and the tops of your feet. And remember your scalp, especially if you have thinning or less hair. (That’s what my fishing hat is for!)

Melanoma is only caused by sun exposure: Melanoma can strike without sun exposure, which makes regular skin checks important. Sun exposure does make the risk higher.

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Although the use of GPS is free, it costs $2 million per day to operate. The money comes from American taxpayers.

A slinky, when stretched completely flat, is 67 feet (20.4m) long.

Kleenex was originally invented as a filter for use in gas masks due to a WWI cotton shortage.

On average, a 150-pound (68kg) person burns 114 calories per hour while standing and doing nothing.

A wildlife technician once calculated that a woodchuck would chuck 700 pounds of wood if it “could chuck wood”.

Herring fish communicate through flatulence.

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Question: 37% of people admit they have embarrassed themselves in a work meeting by doing THIS. What is it?

Answer: Hiccup


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It’s the latest must-have pet . . . and it’s definitely NOT one you’re going to be able to guess: The praying mantis. Researchers in Italy have noted that the pet mantis (including the praying mantis and other stick insects) market is growing drastically. Study authors say they are being bought and sold at fairs and pet markets, then “raised” by either professionals or amateur owners. These interesting insects come in a variety of shapes and sizes, some downright elegant and beautifully colorful, like the Orchid Mantis. Others look sort of like a Pok√©mon (the Jeweled Flower Mantis). Many, such as the Giant Shield Mantis, are totally safe to handle and pretty darn cute. The “typical mantis breeder or enthusiast”, according to the study, is male, 19-30-years-old, and purchases mantises mostly due to either personal curiosity or scientific interest. Buyers are usually willing to spend over $30 per mantis, and most prefer aesthetically pleasing species over rarer ones.


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MEANEST INSULTS YOU CAN SAY WITHOUT PROFANITY:

(according to a Reddit thread…)

☞ “I can explain it to you, but I can’t understand it for you.”

☞ “You couldn’t pour water out of a boot if the instructions were on the sole.”

☞ “Your gene pool could use a little chlorine.”

☞ “Anyone who ever loved you was wrong.”

☞ “If you were anymore inbred, you would be a sandwich.”

☞ “You look like a before picture.”

☞ “I treasure the time I don’t spend with you.”

☞ “I hope your day is as pleasant as you are.”

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"I drink to make other people more interesting." - Ernest Hemingway

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Show Notes for Monday, May 30, 2022


This #MovieStarMonday we visit with Charles Parnell form the new Top Gun: Maverick https://www.topgunmovie.com/

TODAY IS A SPECIAL DAY! (A special thanks to NationalDayCalendar.com)

May 30th

Loomis Day

National Creativity Day

National Hole In My Bucket Day

National Mint Julep Day

National Water a Flower Day

World Multiple Sclerosis Day

National Memorial Day


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A person’s dependence on social media is best judged when major networks such as Facebook go down, a new study says. Penn State researchers analyzed reactions to a 6-hour Facebook outage, and found that users of the site flooded rival Twitter with nearly a quarter of a million tweets about the outage, quickly making #facebookdown a top trending topic. While many comments reflected anger about the situation and others ridiculed Facebook, users also expressed a need to find other social media outlets. Another top trending topic after the outage was “social media detox”. The researchers concluded that social media platforms need to look at outages as seriously as utility companies view blackouts, and prepare communication plans to help consumers navigate the outage.

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If you’re tired of your burritos or wraps falling apart as you bite into them, this could be perfect for you. Students at Johns Hopkins University have developed a new edible food tape. The young engineering students — all women — created “Tastee Tape,” which comprises of “a food-grade fibrous scaffold and an organic adhesive” designed to keep the contents of your comfort food under control during cooking and consumption.

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Fans of “The Office” might be disappointed to learn that the show was “almost” renewed to go on for a few more seasons . . . at least. Cast members Jenna Fischer (‘Pam’) and Angela Kinsey (‘Angela’) host a podcast for the series, where they talk about episodes of the show and answer fans’ questions about what happened backstage. In a recent interview about their new book, “The Office BFFs: Tales of The Office From Two Best Friends Who Were There,” the friends revealed that NBC offered the series 2 extra seasons. But at the time, several contracts had expired, and moving on without the rest of the cast would be “sad and wrong”, according to them. The show was first released in 2005 and wrapped up in 2013, after 9 seasons.

Will Smith says he’ll always stand by his family. Season 4 of Netflix’s “My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman” premiered on Friday, with Smith visiting the couch in the second episode. The interview is full of tidbits from the actor’s life and career, and while Letterman’s interview with the 53-year-old took place before Smith stunned the world in March by slapping Chris Rock during the Oscars, one comment he made looks very prescient, in light of that occurrence. In his conversation with Letterman, Smith spoke about his parents’ contentious relationship, saying, “I’ve always thought of myself as a coward. When I was 9 years old, I saw my father beat up my mother, and I didn’t do anything. And that just left a traumatic impression of myself as a coward.”

America’s Got Talent” judge Howie Mandel’s obsessive-compulsive disorder has been the butt of jokes on the show, but it is a very real daily struggle for him. In a new interview, Mandel called OCD “debilitating”, explaining that some OCD patients create dangerous thoughts that may not be based in fact but can lead to rituals that “inhibit every aspect” of life. He said one of his symptoms is “obtrusive thoughts” that lead to obsessions where “You can’t show up. You can’t be productive. It’s mind-boggling.” Obsessive hand-washing has even led to him being late to events, Mandel said. He has joined NOCD, a website launched to help OCD patients. He hopes raising awareness will help inspire others to speak out about mental health struggles.

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New technology that automatically slows your car down could someday make speed limit signs redundant, and automaker Ford says it could also make streets “simpler, safer and easier on the eye”, AND help drivers avoid costly speeding fines. “Geofencing” technology creates a virtual area where vehicles slow down. The driver receives the information on the dashboard display, with the new speed limit flashing below the current speed. The vehicle then automatically reduces speed; however the driver is able to override the system at any time. Ford is now conducting trials on the geofencing technology, which it says could also be used to set speed limits “dynamically”, to take into account factors such as local hazards, temporary road works and the time of day.

By now, everyone is familiar with the term ‘mansplaining’, when someone (usually a man) explains something in a manner regarded as condescending or patronizing. Well, according to an article in The Guardian, guys should also be careful to stay away from something known as “hepeating”. The term, which is rapidly gaining popularity, comes from a 2017 tweet by US physics professor and astronomer Nicole Gugliucci, who says her friends came up with the word to describe “when a woman suggests an idea and it’s ignored, but then a guy says the same thing and everyone loves it.” She gave the usage examples: “Ugh! I got hepeated in that meeting again,” and “He totally hepeated me!” The concept was immediately recognized, with her original tweet getting 185k likes and 58.8k retweets. While “hepeating” hasn’t made it into the dictionary, like ‘mansplaining’ has, some believe it’s only a matter of time.

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If your view is unobstructed, you can see about 2,500 stars in the night sky.

Beginning at about age 30, humans gradually begin to shrink in size.

There’s a 400-year-old Japanese tradition that if a sumo wrestler can make your baby cry, it means he or she will live a healthy life.

Facebook designers originally planned to call the “Like” button the “Awesome” button.

Crying does make you feel better. Studies show that it stimulates the production of endorphins and feel-good hormones, such as oxytocin.

There are more English-speaking people in India than in the U.S., U.K. and Canada combined.

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Question: Just 8% of people say can’t remember their first one of THESE. What is it?

Answer: Concert

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If you’re the type of person who has always struggled to solve a Rubik’s Cube, you’ll want to stay as far away from THIS as possible. The company MegaHouse has come up with what they call the “Rubik’s Cube Impossible”. You can see where I’m going with this. They say it’s the most challenging variant of the popular toy ever. It looks much like a classic Rubik’s Cube, with the only difference being the coloring. The difficulty of the Rubik’s Cube Impossible lies in the fact that all 54 facets (or colored stickers) are iridescent, meaning they change color when looked at from different angles. As you can imagine, that makes it much harder to solve. It’s recommended only for those who are seasoned enthusiasts, and it should be pointed out that Shuhei Omura, the 2009 Rubik’s Cube World Champion, struggled with it so much that he even asked the development team to confirm that his prototype was not defective. How much? $21.00 https://amzn.to/38mIDH0

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MOST (AND LEAST) RESPECTED PROFESSIONS:

Paramedics top the list of the jobs most respected by Canadians, according to a recently published survey by Maru Public Opinion. Here are the top-10 . . .

1. Paramedics

2. Firefighters

3. Nurses

4. Farmers

5. Medical Doctors

6. Pharmacists

7. Members of the Armed Forces

8. Scientists

9. Airline Pilots

10. Grocery Store Owners/ Clerks


LEAST RESPECTED PROFESSIONS:

1. Union Leaders

2. Elected Members of Parliament

3. Advertising Practitioners

4. Car Salespeople

5. Owners of Social Media Platforms

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"Whatever women do they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily, this is not difficult." - Charlotte Whitton

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Show Notes for Saturday, May 28 and Sunday, May 29, 2022


This weekend we visit with Mecha Abby, you may know her from Sesame Street (Abby Cadabby) but we're gonna talk to her about the new "Mecha Builders" series, an animated Sesame Street spin-off. The series debuted on May 9th on Cartoon Network's Cartoonito with episodes released the following day on HBO Max for streaming. https://www.hbomax.com/series

TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4-Ut6leEtpg

TODAY IS A SPECIAL DAY! (A special thanks to NationalDayCalendar.com)

May 28th

National Beef Burger Day

National Brisket Day

National Hamburger Day


May 29th

National 529 Day

National Coq Au Vin Day

National Paperclip Day


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There’s nothing quite as relaxing as spending a summer evening gathered around a campfire with family and friends, some camping treats like ‘smores or hot dog wieners, a few drinks, and maybe a guitar. The problem? Those wonderful evenings usually also involve inhaling copious amounts of campfire smoke . . . because no matter where you sit, it seems to follow you around. Why is that? Physics. According to research scientist Kerry Anderson of Environment Canada, you’re not imagining things, and it’s all because hot air rises. When it does so, surrounding air is drawn into the fire to replace it. When you or I sit next to a fire, we create a barrier that blocks the air from being drawn in. So, the hot air that’s rising ends up being pulled into the area, often toward those sitting around the fire. How tall you are, your distance from the fire, and whether you’re wearing a big jacket or blanket, or sitting in a chair will affect the size of this barrier and how strongly the smoke will be pulled into your face. If you’re looking to enjoy a campfire this weekend, Anderson says you can minimize this phenomenon by having people position themselves evenly around the fire so the smoke isn’t drawn to any one individual.

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Mercedes-Benz has sold a car for $142 million, the most ever paid for an automobile. The very rare 1955 Mercedes-Benz SLR coupe that had been kept in the German automaker’s collection was sold to a private owner on May 5 for 135 million euros, the equivalent of US $142 million. The previous record was $70 million paid in 2018 for a 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO. The Mercedes was one of only two 300 SLR Uhlenhaut Coupe prototypes. Money from the sale will be used to establish the Mercedes-Benz Fund, a global scholarship program.

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This weekend, Tom Cruise has a chance to do something he’s never done before — open a film to more than $100 million at the domestic box office. The prolific actor, who has made a name for himself as a fearless stuntman, has generated more than $4.2 billion at the domestic box office since 1981, but has never had a film open to more than $65 million. After several pandemic-related delays, “Top Gun: Maverick” arrives in theaters this weekend with a 97% “Fresh” rating from Rotten Tomatoes and strong presale tickets. Box-office analysts are predicting a domestic opening of between $98 million and $125 million for the film.


Just when you thought the “Mission: Impossible” franchise couldn’t get any more intense, the first “Mission: Impossible 7” trailer has arrived, and it promises a positively epic new installment. “Mission: Impossible — Dead Reckoning Part One” finds Tom Cruise’s ‘Ethan Hunt’ running across the globe, getting into fights and defying gravity — and this sequel appears to be digging into the franchise’s past as it moves forward. Henry Czerny’s ‘Kittridge’ narrates the trailer, reprising his role as former IMF director from the very first Mission: Impossible film. There are also stunts that harken to the past, like Cruise fighting atop a speeding train. And the all-new action sequences include Cruise riding a motorbike off a cliff and using a parachute — a real, actual stunt Cruise did for the film. “Mission: Impossible — Dead Reckoning Part One” openson July 14, 2023. LINK: https://tinyurl.com/2p9wmbyr


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Don’t you hate it when your bananas are ‘done’ before you’re done with them? Not only is it a waste of money to have to throw out your brown and mushy bananas, it’s also a waste of food, something we should all be very aware of these days. Well, get ready for a game-changer. Bananas that DON’T TURN BROWN could be on the way. The color-changing phenomenon has been slowed by scientists at Florida State University, offering hope for reducing tons of food waste. It’s a complicated fix, that we won’t go into detail about here, but bananas go soggy because of too much oxygen. The scientists found a way to slow formation of the spots by decreasing oxygen levels in their tiny formation sites. The research team says their discovery could help decrease the estimated 50 million tons of food waste which occurs annually as stores and consumers throw out bananas due to their unappetizing appearance.

Well, there goes another tradition down the pipes. Apparently the “black wedding dress” trend is a thing now. As wedding season approaches in earnest, sellers have noted a big uptick in interest in black bridal gowns. And Google trends says searches for “black wedding dress” have actually kept pace with searches for “white wedding dress” over the past year. A spokesperson for David’s Bridal, one of largest sellers of wedding gowns in the US, says black gowns are “chic and dramatic”. Why the surge in interest of ditching traditional white to join the dark side? Apparently, the concept of what is traditional has evolved to include other shades, possibly influenced by the pandemic. After some brides were forced to postpone their weddings due to COVID restrictions, they now want their special day to be unique. As a result, some are picking unique venues, some are wearing sneakers and having food trucks cater their weddings . . . and some have chosen to wear black.

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Sesame Street’s ‘Elmo’ is the only non-human to testify before US Congress.

Rats can live longer without water than camels can.

The can opener was invented 48 years after the can.

Sunglasses were originally designed for judges in China to hide their facial expressions in court.

Mosquitoes prefer children to adults, and blondes to brunettes.

The inventor of the Pringles can was buried in one.

Other names considered for the Seven Dwarfs: Snoopy, Dippy, Blabby, Woeful and Flabby.

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Question: 16% of cat owners and 12% of dog owners admit that they share THIS with their pets. What is it?

Answer: A comb or hair brush

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Well, this is fun! A little weird, but fun! There’s a viral trend going around where people are grabbing a clothes hanger, opening it up, and sandwiching their head inside. Why? Because of an involuntary reaction. For many, when they wrap the hangar around their skull, they involuntarily move their head to one side – and can’t seem to resist, even when they expect it to happen. It turns out the so-called “hanger reflex” was first reported in 1991, and in a 2015 study, researchers studied 120 people, and observed head rotation in 95.8% of subjects. The effect is directional: You turn your head away from the hanger’s hook. We’re not sure what causes people to turn their head when there’s a hangar hanging off of it, but researchers say they may someday be able to use this knowledge to help patients with Dystonia, a movement disorder that causes abnormal muscle contraction. LINKS: https://tinyurl.com/m7abswpz   https://tinyurl.com/v2nuptd

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WEEKEND CAMPING TIPS:

You can duplicate the warmth of a down-filled bedroll by climbing into a plastic garbage bag with several Canada geese.

You can compress the diameter of your rolled up sleeping bag by running over it with car.

A potato baked in the coals for 1 hour makes an excellent meal. A potato baked in the coals for 3 hours makes an excellent hockey puck.

The guitar of the noisy teenager at the next campsite makes excellent kindling.

You’ll never be lost if you remember that moss always grows on north side of your compass.

• ‘Sleeping under the stars’ has nothing to do with a TV competition.

A lot of hostility can be released by using newspaper photos of politicians for toilet paper.

In an emergency, a drawstring from a hoodie can be used to strangle a snoring tent-mate.

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"Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down." - Oprah Winfrey

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Show Notes for Friday, May 27, 2022


Today we visit with Alfonso Herrera. On the hit show Ozark, Alfonso plays Javier "Javi" Elizondro Navarro is the central antagonist in the fourth and final season of Ozark. He is the nephew of Omar Navarro, who distrusts the Byrdes and seeks to usurp control of his uncle's cartel.

The final season of Ozark is on Netflix now! 
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May 27th

National Cellophane Tape Day

National Grape Popsicle Day

National Cooler Day

National Don’t Fry Day

National Road Trip Day


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According to the American Academy of Dermatology, people typically lose between 50 and 100 hairs every day.

51% of people said they would rather have jury duty than give up coffee for a week!

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How much would you expect to pay for a beer at the PGA Championship at Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Oklahoma? Five bucks? Seven? 10 at the most, right? Try $19. US dollars. Yes, this year’s PGA Championship is charging $19 for a can of Stella Artois, or a mere $18 if you want to stick to Michelob Ultra. Cocktails are also $19, while wine is a relative bargain at $13 a pour. For perspective, here are a few ways you could have spent $19 at the Masters this year: 9 soft drinks, 9 bottled waters, 4 domestic beers, 12 pimento cheese sandwiches, or 19 bags of chips.

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Helen Mirren and Harrison Ford are joining the “Yellowstone” universe in the upcoming series “1932” for Paramount+. “1932,” which is the show’s working title, is an origin story introducing a new generation of the Dutton family. It’ll explore “the early 20th century when pandemics, historic drought, the end of Prohibition and the Great Depression all plague the mountain West and the Duttons who call it home,” according to the streamer. 1932 is the latest in the Yellowstone franchise, which also includes “1883” and “Yellowstone.” It is scheduled to premiere in December.

Queen Elizabeth II is set to mark her 70 years on the throne with a huge concert featuring some of the biggest stars from around the globe. The “Platinum Party At The Palace” will take place on June 4 and will last about 2½ hours. Alicia Keys, Hans Zimmer, Rod Stewart, and Duran Duran are some of the iconic names set to grace the royal stage. The active members of Queen will team up again with Adam Lambert to open the show before soul legend Diana Ross closes it out with a medley of her greatest hits. Elton John will also take part in the extravaganza, however, his performance will be pre-recorded as he is currently on tour. The evening will also feature appearances by David Attenborough, David Beckham, Stephen Fry, and Julie Andrews, and a performance from The Royal Ballet. The show-stopping spectacle will feature three stages and 3D projections across the face of the palace.

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WHAT CAME FIRST!?!?

Facebook or the iPhone? [Facebook, 2004, 3 years before iPhone]

Control of fire or the Wheel? [Fire, 400,000 years ago, 394,000 years before the wheel]

• “Harry Potter & the Chamber of Secrets” or “Harry Potter & the Goblet of Fire”? [‘Chamber’, 2002, 3 years before ‘Goblet’]

Bach or Beethoven? [Bach, born in 1685, 85 years before Beethoven]

Birds or Insects? [Insects, 300 million years ago, 130 million years before birds]

Disney World or Disneyland? [Disneyland, opened in 1955, 16 years before Disney World]

Keanu Reeves’ movie “Speed” or “The Matrix”? [Speed, opened in 1994, 5 years before The Matrix]

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Cheese is the most-frequently shoplifted food item in the world.

Rolls Royce cars are covered in 5 layers of paint, weighing more than 100 pounds.

A suit of medieval armor was once found in a tiger shark’s stomach.

All of the sweaters Mr. Rogers’ wore on “Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood” were knitted by his mother.

Lobsters listen with their legs.

Growing a beard has health benefits such as preventing allergies, asthma attacks and rashes, and protecting your skin from the sun.

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Question: Couples who spend this much on their wedding are the least likely to divorce.

Answer: less than $1,000

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A man has been arrested for shooting Johnny Cash. Or at least his silhouette, which was painted high atop a water tower in Kingsland, Arkansas. Timothy Sled, who police believe is responsible for firing at the 50,000-gallon water tank, is in custody and facing felony charges. The bullet struck the perfect spot to make it appear as though the Cash silhouette was peeing, and caused a leak in the water tank for nearly a week. Officials estimate the tank lost about 30,000 gallons of water per day, and cost $5,000 to fix. LINK: https://youtu.be/_poRrGVZ1Jg


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