This Day In History – February 9


The United States Weather Bureau was authorized by Congress. The bureau is officially known as the National Weather Service

Between watches and warnings, they translate more than 6400 individual products every day.

Happy 145th birthday, thanks for keeping us all safe!


The Boeing 727 took her maiden flight!

It became the world’s most popular way to fly until production stopped in 1984.


The Boeing 747 flew its inaugural flight!

This was the beginning of the Jumbo Jet era!

and then lastly…


The Simpsons became the longest-running prime-time animated series!

The Flintstones were the previous record-holders!

Greatest show ever!

-Tyler Jackson

Ladies, you better start shaving your faces! It’s good for you!

Beauty experts and dermatologists say that women should be shaving their faces, and they’re glad the trend is growing.

One woman who has been shaving 3 times a week for 8 years now, says it’s cheap, takes seconds, and doesn’t irritate her skin like lasers or waxing.

She also says her facial hair hasn’t grown back thicker or blacker like woman have been told for decades, and insists that regular shaving has actually improved her complexion.

Shaving also allegedly helps make-up go on more evenly and easily, because it removes the top layer of dead skin cells like a mild form of microdermabrasion.

This ends up increasing collagen production, which reduces wrinkles.

Read more HERE!

-Tyler Jackson

Most Popular Jobs Per State

A new study looked at the most common job in all 50 states in 2014 . . . and in 29 of them, it’s TRUCK DRIVER.

It’s because it’s one of the few jobs you can’t outsource to someone in China or India . . . and one of the few jobs that hasn’t been automated or replaced by computers.

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What is the real value of a $100 bill in Kansas?!

Using data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, has come out with a new infographic map, showing the actually value of a $100 bill, per state, across the country.

As they state in their article,average prices for similar goods are much higher in California or New York than in Mississippi or South Dakota, the same amount of dollars will buy you comparatively less in the high-price states, or comparatively more in low-price states.’

Across the country, the states where $100 has the most value are:

  1. Mississippi – $115.74
  2. Arkansas – $114.16
  3. Alabama – $113.51
  4. Missouri – $113.51
  5. South Dakota – $113.38

The places where $100 has the least value are:

  1. Washington, D.C. – $84.60
  2. Hawaii – $85.32
  3. New York – $86.66
  4. New Jersey – $87.64
  5. California – $88.57

What about Kansas?

In Kansas, it feels like you get $111.23 for every Benjamin in your pocket!

Very nice!

-Tyler Jackson

2015 Grammy Award Winners!

Album of the Year:  “Morning Phase”Beck


Record of the Year:  “Stay with Me (Darkchild Version)”Sam Smith


Song of the Year:  “Stay with Me (Darkchild Version)”Sam Smith


Best New Artist:  Sam Smith


Best Pop Album:  “In the Lonely Hour”Sam Smith


Best Traditional Pop Album:  “Cheek to Cheek”Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga


Best Pop Solo Performance:  “Happy (Live)”Pharrell


Best Pop Performance By a Duo or Group:  “Say Something”A Great Big World with Christina Aguilera


Best Rock Song:  “Ain’t It Fun”Paramore


Best Rock Album:  “Morning Phase”Beck


Best Rock Performance:  “Lazaretto”Jack White


Best Metal Performance:  “The Last in Line”Tenacious D


Best Alternative Music Album:  “St. Vincent”St. Vincent


Best R&B Song:  “Drunk in Love”Beyoncé featuring Jay Z


Best R&B Album:  “Love, Marriage, and Divorce”Toni Braxton and Babyface


Best R&B Performance:  “Drunk in Love”Beyoncé featuring Jay Z


Best Traditional R&B Performance:  “Jesus Children”Robert Glasper Experiment featuring Lalah Hathaway and Malcolm-Jamal Warner


Best Rap Song:  “I”Kendrick Lamar


Best Rap Album:  “The Marshall Mathers LP2”Eminem


Best Rap Performance:  “I”Kendrick Lamar


Best Rap/Sung Collaboration:  “The Monster”Eminem featuring Rihanna


Best Urban Contemporary Album:  “Girl”Pharrell

Best Country Song:  “I’m Not Gonna Miss You”Glen Campbell


Best Country Album:  “Platinum”Miranda Lambert


Best Country Solo Performance:  “Something in the Water”Carrie Underwood


Best Country Performance By a Duo or Group:  “Gentle on My Mind”The Band Perry


Best Americana Album:  “The River & the Thread”Rosanne Cash


Best American Roots Song:  “A Feather’s Not a Bird”Rosanne Cash

Best Soundtrack:  “Frozen” . . . and the Best Score went to “The Grand Budapest Hotel”


Best Song Written for Visual Media:  “Let It Go” (for “Frozen”),  Idina Menzel


Best Arrangement:  The a capella group Pentatonix


Best Music Video:  “Happy”Pharrell


Best Music Film:  “20 Feet from Stardom”


Best Reggae Album:  “Fly Rasta”Ziggy Marley


Best Folk Album:  “Remedy”Old Crow Medicine Show


Best Dance Recording:  “Rather Be”Clean Bandit featuring Jess Glynne


Best Dance / Electronica Album:  “Syro”,  Aphex Twin