Recent Posts

Misophonia

Chewing Sounds Drive You Crazy? You may have "Misophonia"

If you've been cooped up inside with your family or roommates for the last couple months and noticed yourself getting ANNOYED by things like the sound of their CHEWING . . . this might be for you . . . 1. You may have something called misophonia . That's a combination of Greek words meaning "hate"... Read More
Washing Machine

VIRAL VIDEO: "Take On Me" Played On a Washing Machine

Serious times like what we're living through now call for serious actions. At times however, you just have to find something...anything to laugh at. This is one of those times. A couple of guys used the sound effects from their washing machine to play Aha's '80s classic "Take On Me". They pushed... Read More
Memorial Day

57% of Americans Don't Know Why We Celebrate Memorial Day

Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer. But do you know what it's REALLY about? Because half of us don't . . . A new survey conducted by OnePoll on behalf of University of Phoenix, found 57% of Americans don't know that Memorial Day is when we honor FALLEN members of the Armed Forces who... Read More
Birthday fail

SURVEY: Four Big Events We've Missed During Lockdown

Have you missed any BIG events in the last few months because of the lockdown? A new survey, conducted by OnePoll on behalf of Canva , found the average person has missed FOUR of them. Here are the eight most common events we've missed . . . 1. Birthday parties. 64% of us have missed at least one... Read More
Haircut

Five Things We've Failed at During Quarantine

According to a study conducted by OnePoll, on behalf of Groupon , the average person only lasted 12 days in lockdown before they tried to do something they'd normally pay for, like haircuts and pedicures. And it has NOT always gone well. Here are five things we've failed at: 1. A quarter of people... Read More
Driving vacation

65% of Us Are Planning Summer Getaways Due to Lockdown

Could we end up seeing MORE people on the roads this summer because of the crisis? According to this, I guess it's possible . . . 65% of Americans say they're planning more road trips this year after being cooped up for the last few months. And 44% have used their time in lockdown to plan at least... Read More
Brad Pitt, Missouri State

WATCH: Brad Pitt Surprised Missouri Graduates

Pretty cool! Brad Pitt surprised graduates at Missouri State University in his hometown of Springfield this week with a special video message during their virtual commencement. The clip begins with University President Clif Smart telling the school's mascot, Boomer the Bear, "I was really proud of... Read More
Nightmares

POLL: Our Most Common Nightmares

Have you ever felt mad at someone for something they did to you in a DREAM? 42% of people in a new poll said yes. It also asked about nightmares in general. Here are the ten most common nightmares we have, according to the poll . . . 1. Being chased. 40% of us have had a dream where someone was... Read More
Reopening plans for St. Louis malls, casinos

Reopening plans announced for St. Louis malls, casinos

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Some big businesses in the area will be reopening its doors soon. Several malls in the St. Louis area will allow customers in on Monday and casinos in Missouri will be able to reopen on June 1. Casinos had been scheduled to reopen on Friday, but the Missouri Gaming Commission... Read More
Grocery shopping

U.S. Grocery Prices Experience Sharpest Increase Since 1974

According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released Tuesday, grocery prices experienced their sharpest rise since 1974 in April. The Washington Post reports that U.S. consumers paid 4.3 percent more for meats, poultry, fish, and eggs; 1.5 percent more for fruits and vegetables; and 2.9 percent... Read More