Show Notes for Wednesday, May 03, 2023

Today we visit with actor and game show host John Michael Higgins! (Pitch Perfect, The Break-Up, Best In Show and much more) We will talk about his NEW game show SPLIT SECOND. It can be weekdays on Game Show Network. This is John Michael Higgins' second show on Game Show Network. He previously hosted America Says, running for five seasons and over 500 episodes to date.

Based on a format from game show legend Monty Hall, Spilt Second asks three contestants to decide in a split second which of three general interest trivia questions they can answer. The first player to buzz in gets the first pick, and the last player is left to answer whatever is left, which is often the most difficult. The player with the fastest response time and the highest success rate answering questions over the first three rounds advances to the bonus game where their ability to answer a rapid-fire series of questions could win them $10,000.

Split Second is produced by Game Show Enterprises Studios with Michael Binkow as executive producer. Nancy Glass, Marcus Lemonis, and Sharon Hall also serve as executive producers for Marcus/Glass Productions. John Michael Higgins serves as host and executive producer.

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May 03

National Interpreter Appreciation Day

World Press Freedom Day

National Skilled Trades Day

National Montana Day

National Textiles Day

National San Architect Day

National Raspberry Popover Day

National Bike To School Day

National Chocolate Custard Day

National Paranormal Day

National Two Different Colored Shoes Day

National Specially-abled Pets Day

National Garden Meditation Day

National Lumpy Rug Day

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According to a report in a medical journal, green tea drinkers may be preventing cancer every time they have a cup.

According to a study, chemicals found in human sweat can spread happiness to those nearby.

Workers who have sex 2 or 3 times a week earn 4.5% more money, says a report.

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University of Queensland scientists say they’ve figured out why we sometimes forget what we’re doing when walking into a new room. While previous studies have found that walking through a doorway creates a new episode or “event boundary”, making it more difficult to recall our purpose. The new research determined that passing through doorways that joined identical rooms usually didn’t impact memory – perhaps because there wasn’t enough of a changed context to create an event boundary. It was only when these researchers distracted their volunteers, that the doorways between identical rooms affected memory. The team says this falls in line with the theory that it’s mostly when we’re distracted that we’re likely to arrive in a room and forget what we came for.


Twilight” is coming to television. Lionsgate TV is in early development on a new adaptation of author Stephanie Meyers’ best-selling saga, according to reports. Not many details yet. The project is in early stages with no network or streamer attached. Writer Sinead Daly is attached to pen the script, and Meyers is also involved. No timeline for the project at the moment.

Steven Soderbergh’s 2001 heist comedy “Ocean’s Eleven” remains one of the director’s most star-studded affairs thanks to an ensemble that included George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Julia Roberts, Don Cheadle and more. But it turns out the group wanted even more star power. Clooney recently confirmed reports that both Mark Wahlberg and Johnny Depp were approached to star in the movie. Quote: “Some very famous people told us to (take) right off. Mark Wahlberg, Johnny Depp. There were others. They regret it now. I regret doing (bleeping) Batman.”

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Dr. Darshana Sedera, deputy dean and director of the Digital Enterprise Lab at Southern Cross University, says there appears to be a correlation between the number of social media platforms a user uses and the amount of content they store. And when it comes to this rather new phenomenon, not all generations are affected equally. Gen Xers and Millennials are both likely to display symptoms of digital hoarding, but for the younger generations, especially digital natives, “it is logical to expect even greater levels of hoarding behavior”.

Are you having a hard time making a big decision? Maybe you’re trying to negotiate your way through a sticky business problem, maybe you can’t make up your mind about what to do about a situation at home, or are caught between two choices in a personal or relationship matter. Well, don’t worry – I got you. There’s a simple, 7-word question you can ask yourself, which is grounded in neuroscience, that can guide you through indecision, help overcome ‘analysis paralysis’, and lead you to make better, bolder choices. Simply ask yourself: “What is the worst that could happen?” It’s a long explanation on why this works, but in short, when you’re faced with indecision, ask yourself that question. Then, look for any indications that it’s not your fear of the outcome that stops you from acting, but instead, your fear of how you might FEEL, if that worst-case scenario comes to fruition. If you “inoculate” yourself against that anticipated emotion, you might just be able to make the decision.

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The first-ever oranges, grown in Southeast Asia, were green.

Although getting a single tattoo can temporarily weaken your immune system, receiving several tattoos over time can strengthen it.

Chicago’s nickname, “The Windy City” has nothing to do with weather. It was coined by journalists who felt its residents were “windbags” and “full of hot air.”

The phrase “head over heels” was originally “heels over head,” which makes more sense, literally.

The dark side of the moon is actually turquoise.

The average kid eats 15 pounds (6.8kg) of cereal per year.


Question: If you are average, you will have 155 of these in your lifetime. What are they?

Answer: Toothbrushes

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Scientists are still trying to figure out why even the skeptics among us cling to lucky numbers, special game-day clothing and other odd rituals. The appetite for such beliefs appears to be rooted in the circuitry of the brain, and for good reason. The sense of having special powers inspires people in threatening situations, and helps soothe everyday fears and ward off mental distress.

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Bachelor parties are for creating boisterous memories with the bros. Which cities are best for giving the groom-to-be an unforgettable prenuptial celebration?

To find out, Lawn Love ranked 2023’s Best Bachelor Party Destinations.

To come up with our ranking, we compared the 200 biggest U.S. cities based on 34 key metrics, such as access to bars, party buses, strip clubs, paintball, and casinos. We also considered accommodations, safety, affordability, and transportation.

Check out the 10 best (and 10 worst) cities for bachelor parties below, followed by key insights from our report. (See where your city ranks.)

Best Cities for Bachelor Parties

Rank City

1 New York, NY

2 Miami, FL

3 Los Angeles, CA

4 Las Vegas, NV

5 Houston, TX

6 San Francisco, CA

7 Chicago, IL

8 San Diego, CA

9 Portland, OR

10 Orlando, FL

Worst Cities for Bachelor Parties

Rank City

1 Thornton, CO

2 Jackson, MS

3 Montgomery, AL

4 Clarksville, TN

5 Roseville, CA

6 Mesquite, TX

7 Surprise, AZ

8 Little Rock, AR

9 Fayetteville, NC

10 Moreno Valley, CA

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