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2016 Golden Globes Highlights

73rd Golden Globes Highlights Last night, the film & entertainment industry's awards season was kicked off as 93 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association recognized excellence in film and television at the annual Golden Globe awards. Here's some highlights from the evening: Of course, host Ricky Gervais upset the Internet First, with some Caitlyn Jenner jokes during [...]

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This Day In History – January 7

1927 The Harlem Globetrotters played their first game, in Hinckley, Illinois Over the years they have played more than 20,000 exhibition games in 120 countries 1967 Charley Pride became the first African-American to perform at the Grand Ole Opry 1990 The Tower of Pisa was closed to the public after leaning too far The tower began to lean at the beginning [...]

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This Day In History – January 6

1945 George H.W. Bush and the saucy Barbara Pierce were married in Rye, New York Today is their 71st Wedding Anniversary 1975 The first episode of Wheel of Fortune aired on NBC also in 1975 Ted Turner bought the Atlanta Braves for $11 million Today the Braves are worth $1.15 billion and then lastly... 1994 An assailant used a blunt object to strike Nancy [...]

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This Day In History – January 5

1914 Henry Ford announced that he was implementing a minimum wage of $5 a day, an 8-hour workday, and profit sharing  The first national minimum wage didn't come along until 1938, when the Fair Labor Standards Act set it at 25 cents an hour 1933 In California, construction of the Golden Gate Bridge began  The three-mile bridge officially opened [...]

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What Happens When You Give Up Alcohol for a Month

Here's a New Year's resolution you only have to stick to for a MONTH.  According to several studies, having a "dry January" where you don't drink any alcohol can have a huge impact on your health. A study in 2013 had "normal drinkers" stop drinking for one month.  They lost an average of 3.5 pounds [...]

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5 Bad Habits That Help You Lose Weight! (Yaaaaassssss!!!!)

Losing weight is always the most popular New Year's resolution. So here are five ways to do it while embracing some of your 'BAD' habits . . . 1. Drink wine. There's an antioxidant in the grapes called ellagic acid that's been shown to boost your metabolism and slow down the growth of fat cells. [...]

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This Day In History – January 4

1896 Utah entered the United States of America The entrance of Utah into the Union followed the Mormon’s abandonment of polygamy Utah was the 45th state added 1936 The first music chart based on national sales was published by Billboard magazine  Joe Venuti, jazz violinist, was at the top of the chart with a little ditty called, Stop! Look! Listen!  1999 [...]

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This Day In History – December 31

1891 New York's new Immigration Depot was opened at Ellis Island, to provide improved facilities for the massive numbers of arrivals  Ellis Island was nation's busiest immigrant inspection station from 1892 until 1954 Over 12 million people were processed at Ellis Island  1929 Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians played Auld Lang Syne as a New Year's [...]

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Tyler & Megan’s Top Country Songs Of 2015

Megan & I put our heads together to come up with OUR favorite songs of 2015. There's no science behind this list, other than the fact that we just love the songs. Here's our TOP 5 COUNTRY SONGS of 2015 5.  Chris Janson - Buy Me A Boat  For a debut artist of 2015, he [...]

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