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This Day In History – December 14

1911  Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen became the first man to reach the South Pole In 1926, he was the expedition leader for the first air expedition to the North Pole Amundsen is recognized as the first person, without dispute, as having reached both poles 1947 NASCAR was formed!  NASCAR is one of the most popular [...]

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This Day In History – December 11

1941 Germany and Italy declared war on the United States The U.S in turn declared war on the two countries 1981 Muhammad Ali fought his last fight He lost his 61st fight to Trevor Berbick  He finished his career 56-5 with 37 knockouts 2009 The game Angry Birds was released -Tyler Jackson

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Here’s How Much Weight You Have to Lose Before People Notice

Every year during the holidays, we stuff our faces . . . then make New Year's resolutions to get in shape.  Just accept it.  At least there's some new info about losing weight that'll actually help. A new study figured out EXACTLY how much weight you have to lose for other people to notice.  Even [...]

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This Day In History – December 10

1953 The first issue of "Playboy" hit newsstands  It featured Marilyn Monroe Hugh Hefner thought that would be the only issue, so he didn't even put a date on it 1993 Wayne's World 2 was released Party on, Wayne! Party on, Garth!  2000 The cinematic classic Dude, Where's My Car was released Duuuuuuuuuuuude!! 2005 The brilliant comedian Richard Pryor died of a heart [...]

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Weirdest Baby Names of 2015

BabyCenter.com just released their picks for the most unusual baby names of 2015. For a name to qualify, it had to go to at least three kids.  So yeah, that makes them ALMOST unique. But BabyCenter went with a TON of names.  So we picked out our 10 favorites for both girls and boys. The [...]

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What Habits Are the Most Likely to Kill You

Researchers in Australia just finished a six-year study that involved more than 230,000 people over the age of 45.  And they found there are six main things that put you at risk for an early death. 1.  Smoking.  People who smoked had a 94% higher mortality rate.  Meaning you're 94% more likely to die early. [...]

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This Day In History – December 9

1788 George Washington sold his race horse, Magnolia, to Colonel Henry Lee Washington reportedly got 5,000 acres of Kentucky farmland in the trade  1984 The Jackson’s Victory Tour came to a close at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles after 55 performances in 19 cities. The production was reported to be the world’s "greatest rock extravaganza" -- and one of the most problematic The [...]

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This Day In History – December 8

1941 The United States entered World War Two as Congress declared war on Japan  This announcement came a day after their attack on Pearl Harbor  1963 19-year-old Frank Sinatra, Jr. was "kidnapped" from Harrah's South Lodge in Lake Tahoe   After Frank Sr. paid a ransom of $240,000 in marked bills, police arrested two ex-classmates of Frank Jr.'s [...]

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What is the Most Instagrammed Place in Kansas?

Instagram released a list of its most frequently geo-tagged names by state. Read the full article here. Some of the most instagrammed are ballparks, colleges, and historic sites. Here are the spots most people have taken photos, tagged, and posted online by state. Alabama Bryant-Denny Stadium Alaska Denali National Park and Preserve Arizona Grand Canyon [...]

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This Day In History – December 4

1985 Dallas,Texas became the largest city in the United States to pass a no smoking law for restaurants ‘Big D’ added another ‘biggest’ to its list 1991 The Judds performed the final show of their farewell tour at the Murphy Center in Murfreesboro, Tennessee Naomi Judd later retired, suffering from a potentially fatal strain of hepatitis, leaving Wynonna to pursue [...]

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