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THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW- Fri 7/11/14

The View Tweeted: It's official! ABC confirms Rosie O'Donnell returns as co-host of #TheView w/ moderator Whoopi Goldberg for Season 18

You can now buy travel insurance that pays out if your FLIGHT gets delayed.  It's costs $25, and pays $50 if you're delayed more than two hours.  But if you get stuck on the TARMAC for over two hours, it pays a THOUSAND bucks.  You also get $500 if you miss a connecting flight, and $1,000 if they lose your bags.

A 30-year-old guy camped out overnight this week to be the first person in Spokane, Washington to buy weed legally.  And when the local news covered it, his boss FIRED him.  But the guy says he has no regrets, and he's hoping to land his dream job . . . working at a marijuana dispensary.

A new survey found the Americans who are happiest with how they look are . . . people over 80.  They're more likely to love how they look than people in any younger age group.

Brand Eating claims today is 7-Eleven Day as the chain will be offering free small Slurpees from 11 am to 7 pm

Jimmy Kimmel and wife Molly are the proud parents of a new baby girl named Jane. Molly Tweeted: "Kids, don't do drugs. Until you have a baby. Then do ALL OF THEM."

9.4 million people watched Halle Berry's new show Extant on Wednesday

A 51-year-old woman in Florida did some HEROIN on Wednesday, and for some reason it inspired her to go out into the middle of the street . . . strip down almost naked . . . and do yoga.  When the cops got there she was just in her underwear, going through a variety of yoga poses.  She was arrested and is facing several drug charges.

According to a new study, smelling someone's BAD GAS might help prevent heart attacks, strokes, diabetes, dementia, and cancer.  Hydrogen sulfide is the chemical that makes flatulence smell bad, and it also helps preserve the mitochondria in your cells . . . which keep them healthy and YOU healthy. 

A 40-year-old Humpty Dumpty statue fell off a wall in Salem, Oregon, and broke into so many pieces . . . the owner decided he couldn't put it back together again.  The guys who accidentally knocked it over are paying for a new one.

Polar Vortex Returns: The Washington Post says a Polar Vortex will return to the U.S. next week. The rare summer occurrence will move into the Great Lakes first before heading to the East Coast. Temps are expected to be between 10 and 30 degrees below normal.

Joel Rojas, the Mayor of San Pedro Huamelula, Mexico, recently married a crocodile. Local folklore claims the marriage of a young crocodile to the town's leader improves the local fishermen's catches. Joel exchanged vows and then danced with his new wife as she slithered around.

Doctors in Taipei recently removed a pen from Shing Fang's stomach. The 20 year-old went to the hospital in extreme pain and was X-rayed. Doctors saw the pen and operated to remove it. The woman had no idea how it got there, but thinks she may have swallowed it while partying.

Two British food critics were taken to the hospital after sampling a burger called the XXX Hot Chilli Burger. Ruari Barratt suffered severe stomach cramps and lost the feeling in his hands. His eyes rolled back in his head. Arron Hendy says: "I was in so much pain I was telling people I felt like I was dying. It's embarrassing but it felt that bad. If you're thinking of trying this burger for a dare, just don't."

The Shalimar, Florida police recently charged Paige Vaughn with battery for hitting her boyfriend with a pillow. The two argued in bed before she pushed him out of the sack and hit him with a pillow. The couple refsued to say what they were arguing about.

An organization in Oakland, Calif. (the Bay Area Quest Hunt) is setting up a scavenger hunt on Saturday with the grand prize being marijuana. People with a California ID and valid medical marijuana cards can take part in the hunt. They will be looking for clues on cards that can be traded in for different types of pot.

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (Rated PG-13) ... Starring: Gary Oldman, Keri Russell. A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth's dominant species.

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