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THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW- Fri 1/30/15:

January 30th is the 30th day of the year. There are 335 days remaining until the end of the year Read more...

RANDOM TIDS & BITS Fri 1/30

"Seeing Eye dog" is trademarked by the first school to train dogs for the blind, The Seeing Eye, Inc.  Only dogs that were trained there can be called Seeing Eye dogs . . . the rest are supposed to be called "dog guides."
 
Dr. Pepper promoted itself as a hot drink for the winter in the '60s.  If you heat it up, it turns thicker, almost like apple cider.
 
People who run marathons finish the race about a half-inch SHORTER than they started.  It's just the temporary effect of your back muscles tensing up over the course of the race.
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THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW- Thurs 1/29/15:

January 29th is the 29th day of the year. There are 336 days remaining until the end of the year Read more...

RANDOM TIDS & BITS Thurs 1/29

Sony was producing and selling a Walkman with a cassette player until 2010. Read more...

THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW- Wed 1/28/15:

January 28th is the 28th day of the year. There are 337 days remaining until the end of the year Read more...

RANDOM TIDS & BITS Wed 1/28

Americans ate nine billion burgers at restaurants last year . . . or about 28 per person. Read more...

THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW- Tues 1/27/15:

January 27th is the 27th day of the year. There are 338 days remaining until the end of the year Read more...

RANDOM TIDS & BITS Tues 1/27

The U.K. had a ban on nunchucks in movies until 1999.  They even cut a scene from "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2:  Secret of the Ooze" in 1991 that showed one of the turtles using a string of sausages like nunchucks. Read more...

THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW- Mon 1/26/15:

January 26th is the 26th day of the year. There are 339 days remaining until the end of the year Read more...

RANDOM TIDS & BITS Mon 1/26

"Cheese" is not one of the 27 ingredients listed on the side of a can of Cheez Whiz. Read more...