Thursday February 23, 2017

Archive for the ‘Interesting’ Category

McDonald’s secrets revealed

If you’re not loving it every time you go to McDonald’s, maybe you just need to employ a few hacks to make sure you’re getting the freshest and best Mickey D’s has to offer. From ordering a “round” egg to acting like a secret customer to combining dollar menu favorites, these fast-food hacks will get you the happiest happy meal.  More…

10 Actors Who Crossed The Line On Set

Actors often go to great extremes for a role, but there are some performers whose crazy on-set behavior redefines the term “too far.” From on-set meltdowns to physical altercations, you won’t believe some of the lines they crossed. 

Waves transform Russian seaside from a dumping ground for alcohol bottles into a colorful ‘pebble beach’

The Ussuri Bay used to be a dumping ground for old glass bottles and waste from a porcelain factory but the waves from the Pacific Ocean have rounded and polished the debris left behind.  More…

Parents of basketball girl who sued school are teaching her narcissism, not justice

Actions have consequences. And legal actions can have big consequences. That’s the lesson that Sydney Phillips and her family got this week when she and her younger sister were expelled from St. Theresa School in Kenilworth, NJ.  More…

Hotel hermit received $17 million to make way for exclusive New York residential high rise

In 2004, developers bought the famed Mayflower Hotel on the Upper West Side for just over $400 million, with the goal of creating the city’s most exclusive residential building — 15 Central Park West. Only one thing stood in their way: A 73-year-old recluse that leased a little 350-square-foot room.  More…

The connection between all of Pixar’s movies will blow your mind

For years, conspiracy theories have been spun around Disney Pixar movies — and the animation company has confirmed a major one that will blow your mind. We see “The Incredibles” making an appearance in “Finding Nemo,” and characters from “A Bug’s Life” creeping into “Toy Story 3.”  More…

Photo Gallery: President Trump’s First Day

President Donald Trump wasted no time after his official White House arrival on Friday night, heading straight to the Oval Office where he signed his first executive orders since arriving at the White House. He has already made changes to the Oval Office decor, swapping its formerly crimson drapes for gold curtains and putting back in their former places busts of former British prime minister Winston Churchill.  More…

Throwing up a peace sign is one of the most dangerous things you can do

Our fingerprints guard our digital lives more than ever before and, between Apple’s Touch ID and the various fingerprint unlock features from Android manufacturers, biometric data is an increasingly hot commodity for hackers. “Just by casually making a peace sign in front of a camera, fingerprints can become widely available,” an expert said.  More…

The world’s ‘hottest felon’ is now living the high life

Two years ago, criminal Jeremy Meeks was dubbed the “hottest felon” in the world after his police mugshot went viral. Now the ex-con has been posting pictures of a luxury lifestyle that prove life after crime does pay. The 32-year-old poses with a $150,000 Maserati in front of his huge mansion after turning his life around and becoming a full-time model.  More…

Prepare for a world without work

As we start the year full of good intentions to flourish at work, social scientists are warning that our careers could be over sooner than we expect. The world is barreling toward what has been dubbed the “post-work economy,” as technology replaces humans at an unprecedented rate.  More…

Why skeptics think ‘miraculous’ dresser rescue was a stunt

Internet skeptics are suggesting that the viral video that shows a 2-year-old’s heroic rescue of his twin brother from beneath a fallen dresser is too good to be true. With the video — showing Brock Shoff of Utah lifting the dresser off his brother Bowdy — now spread across the web, social media has lit up with frame-by-frame “evidence” that it was all a set-up.  More…

Alan Thicke’s 10 Greatest Television Theme Songs

Alan Thicke, who died Tuesday, was reportedly as nice as the character that made him a household name, Dr. Jason Seaver, the psychiatrist dad on the 1985-92 sitcom Growing Pains. Thicke also wrote more than 40 theme songs, including two of the best from the 1970s and ’80s, The Facts of Life (1979-88) and Diff’rent Strokes (1978-85). Here are his top 10 tunes.  More…

Apple Supplier Foxconn Plans Expansion in U.S.

Foxconn Technology Group, which manufactures Apple Inc.’s iPhone and other products in China, said it is in talks to expand in the U.S. The statement comes amid President-elect Donald Trump’s push for a return of manufacturing to the U.S.  More…

Meet the man making millions off dead people

Jamie Salter has a knack for making a lot of money on dead people. In six years, the 53-year-old licensing pro has morphed his Authentic Brands Group into a $1.5 billion powerhouse by acquiring the rights to dead cultural legends — Marilyn Monroe, Michael Jackson, Muhammad Ali and Elvis Presley — and creating products for a global audience still hungry for their favorite stars.  More…

Europeans work 258 fewer hours than Americans

A recent study revealed the average European works 19 percent fewer hours than Americans, equating to 258 fewer hours each year. But Europeans aren’t achieving less than their American counterparts, so why do we work so many more hours?  More…