Thursday, June 22, 2017

173rd day of the year.

There are 192 days remaining until the end of the year

Today is National Chocolate Éclair Day, National Onion Rings Day and Stupid Guy Thing Day


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  • A report claims that New Hampshire is the best state to raise a child, followed by Massachusetts, Vermont, and Minnesota.


·         THE TWINS NAMES:   Shawn and Bea


  • The Pentagon wasted as much as $28 million over the past decade buying uniforms for the Afghan army with a woodland camouflage pattern that was really only appropriate for just a fraction of that country.


  • Kim and Kanye have supposedly hired a surrogate to carry their third child.


  • 10% of women always carry chocolate this in their purse.

- claims ''Jerry Springer: The Opera'' is set for an Off-Broadway debut later this year. The show will include ballads and guest fights


  • O.J. Simpson's parole hearing is scheduled for July 20th.


 BEST YEAR EVER:  George Clooney is about to become a billionaire. He is selling his tequila company Casamigos to Diageo for $1 billion


 Beyonce is singing her twins to sleep at night in the hospital


Harry Styles and Tess Ward recently broke up after two months of dating. She is reportedly getting back with her ex-boyfriend


  • They've been shooting the Han Solo Star Wars spinoff in London since February. With filming over half-way done, the two directors are being replaced. Just wasn't going the way the studio wanted.



Teen Loses Hand In First Fireworks Accident Of The Season: KWQC claims the first big fireworks accident of the season recently occurred in Davenport, Iowa. A 15 year-old boy lost his hand after a firework exploded in it. Family members say the boy thought he was handed a smoke bomb instead of a firework


CIA Employees Fired For Stealing From Vending Machine: BuzzFeed claims several CIA employees were fired after stealing more than $3,000 worth of snacks from a vending machine. The employees unplugged the machine's payment system cable before using unfunded Freedom Pay cards to obtain the snacks at no cost. Surveillance cameras caught the CIA employees stealing. The Department of Justice won't be pressing charges because the employees were terminated.





scientists have created a machine that charges smartphones with human waste. The invention contains bacteria that feeds on human waste, and turns it into electricity. Researchers are hoping the breakthrough will help poor countries generate their own renewable energy.



Man Rides Horse In McDonald's: The Daily Mail claims staffers at a McDonald's in Ireland recently received the shock of their lives after a man rode a horse up to the front counter. The man's friends were videotaping when they opened the door and allowed him to ride in on his horse. Other customers stepped out of the way as the horse struggled to gain its footing on the tile floo




George Clooney's twins have made him emotional. A source tells the site: “George would seriously lay down his life in a heartbeat for Alexander and Ella, and even now, when he looks at them snuggled up, he is overcome with emotion and brought to the verge of tears. George feels this overwhelming sense of comfort and joy whenever he holds the twins, and he can seriously spend hours just watching them sleep. When George talks about the twins he always has this huge beaming smile, and even sounds a little choked-up at times



Heatwave Causes Man To Wear Dress To Work: The Daily Mirror claims a London man named Joey recently wore shorts to work because the city is experiencing a heatwave. His call center bosses sent him home for violating the company's dress code. Joey returned to work wearing one of his mother's dresses




Man Stabs Himself To Cover Own Robbery: The St. Louis Dispatch claims a Family Dollar employee from Wood River, Missouri recently faked a robbery in order to cover his own theft. Zach Hayes cut himself and then called 911 to report that he had been robbed and stabbed. Police were suspicious of his story and looked at surveillance tapes which showed the 23 year-old lied to them. Hayes was charged with disorderly conduct and theft.



I'm Drunk - So You Get Sued!
Meanwhile in New York City, 54-year-old Yaugeni Kralkin decided to drink an entire bottle of cognac and then go for a walk. That didn't go well and he was found unconscious in the street with severe injuries. He came to when an ambulance and EMTs arrived. With a dangerous blood alcohol level of .34 they immediately started to transport him to a hospital. At some point Kralkin managed to jump out of the moving ambulance and injure himself further. So now he's suing New York, saying the city didn't do enough to keep him from jumping. A paramedic spokesperson says medics don't have the right to restrain people against their will. Kralkin is suing the city, the fire department, and responding medics for unspecified damages



The key ingredient in one of the world's weirdest cocktails is missing and a saloon in the Yukon Territory of Canada wants it back. The Downtown Hotel in Dawson City says the Mounties are investigating the theft of a pickled human toe served in its "Sourtoe Cocktail." We're not kidding. Reportedly a customer made off with the toe on Saturday after ordering the cocktail, which consists of a shot of whisky with the blackened toe inside. To be awarded a Sourtoe Certificate, "you can drink it fast, you can drink it slow, but your lips have gotta touch the toe," according to the rules of the saloon, which has been serving the drink since a riverboat captain found a preserved toe in an abandoned cabin in 1973. It gets weirder. There are some backup toes available, but this was the hotel's only big toe. And it seems the prized toe was once deliberately - in 2013, and hotel manager Geri Coulbourne said the replacement toe, a "really good one" donated by a man who had it surgically removed that was then cured in salt



Today's Mindbender: "19% of singles say this is the worst topic to bring up on a first date. What is it?"

Extra Clue: the past

Extra Clue: not an ex

Final Clue: TMI

Answer: personal medical issues OR health problems