Wednesday December 19, 2018

Archive for the ‘Cool’ Category

Cities with most millionaires per square mile

A few decades ago the millionaire’s club seemed like a dream – but not today. According to data, there are a record number of millionaires in the world, and they have an estimated combined wealth of more than $63.5 trillion.  More…

Grocery store refuses to sell Pepsi until they remove NFL logo

Pepsi’s slogan may have once been “The Choice of a New Generation,” but one grocery store owner has chosen to no longer sell its products because they feature the NFL logo. Phillip Stewart, the owner of the store, said “I don’t want to support them in any way, because I feel like it’s just wrong. I can’t in good conscious sell the product because it does have the logo on it.”  More…

Actor James Woods alerts Florida police to suicidal Marine veteran

Actor James Woods helped alert police in Florida and used Twitter to reach out to a Marine veteran who had posted a worrisome tweet saying he was going to kill himself. The 71-year-old actor contacted police in Orlando and Maitland on Monday night after spotting the troubling tweet from one of his Twitter followers.  More…

In-N-Out boss is 36 years old, a billionaire and beloved by her employees

In-N-Out Burger president Lynsi Snyder is the youngest woman on the latest Forbes 400 list of the richest Americans. The 36-year-old is not only worth a fortune at $3 billion, but she also boasts sky- high approval ratings. According to Glassdoor, Snyder’s support from employees stands at 99 percent.  More…

The vet Pete Davidson mocked joined him on ‘SNL’ last night

Oregon community honors delivery man with parade and statue

The most prominent citizen of Gresham, Oregon, is also the most unlikely businessman, since he’s a delivery guy. Todd Kirnan, 45, has autism, although a more fitting label would be to say he’s a workaholic. For 12 hours a day, seven days a week for almost 20 years.  More…

Hunt for Banksy’s true identity reignited following epic prank

While a packed room full of art lovers watched the bidding climb for the coveted piece Girl With Balloon, it seems its famed but mysterious artist was watching on too. And some are speculating that it was he who remotely triggered a shredder built into the frame of the iconic piece, just as the hammer fell on its $1.4 million sale.  More…

Drinking Dr Pepper and smoking cigars: Centenarians share their secrets to living past 100

Richard Overton, 112, is the oldest man in America at the moment and the oldest living U.S. military veteran, known for his easy-going demeanor and sage advice. Overton has said he smokes up to 18 cigars a day and his favorite foods are catfish, gravy, and mac & cheese. “Every doctor that sees me says they’ll kill you, but they die and I don’t.”   More…

World’s first flying cars set to go on the market with pre-sales next month

The world’s first flying car is set to go on the market with pre-sales scheduled to begin next month.  The first of the two-seat hybrid-electric vehicles, which can switch between driving and flying modes in less than a minute, will be delivered to customers next year.  More…

Donald Trump has an insane new presidential limo

President Trump has a new, tricked-out, $1.5 million limo — and it comes fully loaded with bags of his blood type, as well as features to ward off just about every kind of terror attack or assassination attempt. Like a real-life James Bond Aston Martin, the 20,000-pound fortified Cadillac CT6 stretch sedan can spew out a smokescreen, fire tear gas and leave an oil slick to thwart a car chase.  More…

Cosby Show actor Geoffrey Owens opens up after grocery store shaming

“The Cosby Show” actor Geoffrey Owens is proud to be working at Trader Joe’s despite some news reports shaming him for working at a grocery store. Owens had been working at the cult favorite grocery store chain for 15 months before the reports came out over the weekend. While he remains passionate about acting and still pursues roles, he had to turn to Trader Joe’s in order to better support his family.  More…

No place like home: Dorothy’s ruby slippers recovered

The case of the missing red ruby slippers is closed. Minneapolis FBI agents and local law enforcement will hold a news conference Tuesday afternoon to announce they’ve recovered one of four known surviving pairs of ruby slippers worn by actress Judy Garland in the 1939 movie "The Wizard of Oz."  More…

A call to boycott In-N-Out meets its own resistance

The head of the California Democratic Party called for a boycott of the famed In-N-Out burger chain after a public filing revealed that the company had recently donated $25,000 to the state’s Republican Party. This is despite the restaurant chain gave at least $80,000 this election cycle to Californians for Jobs and a Strong Economy, a committee focused on electing business-friendly Democrats to the state Legislature.   More…

Jack Nicklaus praises Tiger Woods for Donald Trump comments

Legendary golfer Jack Nicklaus commended Tiger Woods on Wednesday for his comments about having “respect” for President Trump. “I couldn’t have agreed with Tiger more,” said Nicklaus during an interview with the Golf Channel.  More…

Ice found on moon; Democrats plan protest

Astronomers have found patches of frost scattered around the moon’s north and south poles which could one day provide a source of water for human visitors. The freshly-analyzed data show that water ice lurks on the ground in a number of spots near the moon’s polar regions that are permanently in shade and so sheltered from the heat of the sun’s rays.  More…