Business Insider reports that a study this year indicates people with nick names or shorter names tend to earn more money than people who go by longer names. From the story: “From an analysis of nearly 6 million names, the… Read More ›
Month: November 2013
Black Friday Deal: Four Jokes About A Cuddling Business For The Price Of Three!
CNBC reports that for a fee, a woman in Portland Oregon, will visit the house of men and cuddle for $60 per hour or $300 to stay the night, with absolutely no “funny business” allowed. Men who have bought this… Read More ›
3 Things To Be Thankful For Today
1. You haven’t been selected to represent districts one through eleven in the upcoming 76th annual Hunger Games. 2. You haven’t won tickets to see the Hunger Games: Catching Fire, which means, if you’re like us, you won’t spend two… Read More ›
You’re “Dumb” Wig Is About To Become Obsolete!
CNN Money reports that Sony has filed for a patent for a “SmartWig,” which reportedly will use sensors to monitor things such as blood pressure and brain waves. 3 Things We Might Expect A SmartWig To Say 1. “Your blood… Read More ›
You Are Totally Never Going To Graduate From Blue Square To Black Diamond Ski Hills With All These Human Obstacles Walking Up The Hills For Free!
Whenever we can, we read the blogs of people who have followed this blog, or somehow otherwise ended up in our WordPress reader. So, today’s news was found in our reader reported by WordPress site Sykose Extreme Sports News. And… Read More ›
Analysis Of Most Used Words In Hunger Games; Harry Potter; and Twilight Series’ May Be More Readable Than The Words In These Books!
Slate put together an interesting “textual analysis” of the most popular phrases and words in the Hunger Games, Harry Potter, and Twilight series of novels. You can view the tables of categories such as “Most Distinctive Adjectives by Author” by… Read More ›
New Plane In Works Could Give You Thrilling Ride To Boring Destinations
Yahoo reports that a new supersonic plane being developed by Boeing and other companies could travel 2,500 miles per hour, almost twice as fast as the Concorde. This could get you from London, England to Sydney, Australia in about four hours,… Read More ›
Polls: More Toronto Residents Approve of Rob Ford Than Americans Approve of the President
QMI Agency reports that a poll of Toronto residents conducted Wednesday indicates that 42% of Torontonians approve of the job that mayor Rob Ford is doing. According to Gallup from November 19 to 22, President Obama’s approval rating in the U.S…. Read More ›
3 Potential Slogans For Airlines If They Let You Use Smart Phones
CNN reports that the U.S. government is considering lifting inflight bans of cell phone calls. According to the article, for just millions of dollars, airplanes can be equipped to let you make cell phone calls, which carriers would likely recoup… Read More ›
Costco Apologizing After In Store Bibles Labelled “Fiction”
CNN reports that Costco is apologizing after a pastor noticed price-tags on Bibles at a California store were labelled “Fiction.” 3 More Things A Big Box Store Could Do To Offend Christians 1. Instead of selling individual Bibles, sell bulk… Read More ›