Quite possibly the best voice you will hear all day, that’s because when you hear Chris Malone weekdays from 3pm to 7pm, your workday should be about done. Chris keeps your favorite music going strong as you head down the home stretch. Keep 98.5 KTK with you in the car, as hitting the rush hour adds stress; Chris keeps you cool with an hour of commercial-free music starting just before 5pm!
Probably one of the more disturbing items to come across my desk in quite a while. An entire Christmas dinner in one single can. The Christmas Tinner as it is known a contains 9 layers of Christmas dinner classics designed for those who find it a bit too much to put down the video game controller and enjoy Christmas dinner.The full nine layers, from top to bottom, include scrambled egg and bacon, two mince pies, turkey and potatoes, gravy, bread sauce, cranberry sauce, Brussels sprouts with stuffing - or broccoli with stuffing - roast carrots and parsnips and Christmas pudding, The Christmas Tinner is available in limited stores in the UK and expected to launch in more stores before December 25. Read the entire story by clicking here.
I stumbled across this article in The Gainesville Sun & The Ocala Star-Banner about the State of Florida DCF partnering with One Simple Wish to seek out those who wish to be a secret Santa for current and former foster kids. I can only imagine the pain and sorrow these kids go through during this time of year. Not to mention many are forgotten so if you can help, click on the link below to find out more!
Having a potted plant on your desk apparently makes for more than just good scenery. British researchers say a houseplant in your workspace has been found to aid concentration, increase productivity and boost wellbeing by 47-percent. To find this, researchers had 350 people measure their productivity, creativity and happiness in four differently designed work environments in a series of 90 experiments. Researchers say pariticpants recorded a creativty boost of 45-percent and a productivity boost of 38-percent when working in environments with plants. Researchers say the results of the study give "company managers a real incentive to share control of office space with their staff and create meaningful, less didactic and more group up space." (Daily Mail)
The matchup for the BCS championship game is set, with undefeated Number 1 Florida State to play against Number 2 Auburn on January 6th in Pasadena, California. This will be the final BCS title game before next year's College Football Playoff system begins, which will involve a selection committee picking the four teams to play in national semifinals, with the winners playing for the championship.
There is usually one Christmas shopping list item that makes it year after year and that would be batteries. But with so many choices, brands and packs, which one's are the best you can buy? Consumer Reports has the answer and explains which batteries are the best for which gadget. Click here for the Consumer Reports story.
Supporters of the Calgary Hitmen hockey team tossed 25,921 stuffed toys onto the ice for the 19th annual Teddy Bear Toss. Fans are asked to bring a bear to throw when the Hitmen score their first goal or the "teddy bear" goal. In total, 25,921 toys were gathered and will be distributed amongst local charities in time for Christmas, including the Cerebral Palsy Assocation, Salvation Army, Boys and Girls Clubs, and the Alberta Children's Hospital. (Telegraph)
It probably won't be that big of a shock to us all that a new study found men's and women's brains are wired differently. LiveScience.com reports that the research found that male brains had more connections within hemispheres, whilefemale brains were more connected between hemispheres. The results suggest, therefore, that male brains may be optimized for motor skills, while female brains are optimized for combining analytical and intuitive thinking.