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A survey found 54% of people have lied about their relationship status on social media.Another survey says that 11% of people eat ice cream every day.The average person has eight coffee mugs that they got for free.According to a study, 3 out of 4 young children (2- to 5-year-olds) know how to work a computer mouse, but just 1 out of 10 can tie their shoes.60% of bridesmaids hate their dresses.3 percent of the North American population has never eaten Jell-O.If you order the same food as your date on a first date, you build trust and are more likely to get a second date.43% of women, in a recent survey, say they find it very attractive when a potential love interest knows how to iron clothes.Two out of three women are too embarrassed to do this? Accept a compliment.

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The new session of the Supreme Court began without Justice Clarence Thomas, who was out sick.If you thought Hilarie Burton and Jeffrey Dean Morgan had been married for years, you thought wrong. The "One Tree Hill" actress announced on Instagram Monday that she didn't officially become Mrs. Morgan until Saturday.Kroger stores are the latest to announce they're going to stop selling e-cigarettes.Senator Bernie Sanders has said that if he is elected President, he will ban advertising in televised primary debates. Sanders called out CNN in an online outline of the plan.Sia has announced that she has a neurological disease and is "suffering with chronic pain" due to Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.Apparently Kate Middleton books not one, but two airplane seats whenever she flies commercial... just for the extra elbow room.Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey tweeted last week in support of supporting pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. The result: Chinese broadca…

Music Calendar...

In 1929 Gene Autry begins his first recording session.
In 1958 Eddie Cochran records "C'mon Everybody."
In 1959 At the age of 22, Bobby Darin is the youngest performer to headline at the Sands Hotel's Copa Room in Las Vegas.
In 1961 "Hit The Road Jack" by Ray Charles hits #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart and stayed there for 2 weeks.
In 1964 The Rolling Stones announce the cancellation of a planned South African tour due to an anti-apartheid embargo by the British Musicians' Union.
In 1964 The Beach Boys record "Dance, Dance, Dance."
In 1965 "Get Off Of My Cloud" by the Rolling Stones enters the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1965 "Yesterday" by the Beatles hits #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart and stayed there for 4 weeks.
In 1966 John Lennon attends an avante-garde art exhibit in London and meets artist Yoko Ono.
In 1966 The Rolling Stones' first live album, "Got Live If You Want It," is recorded at London's Royal Albert Hall.
In 19…

Today In History...

In 1000 Leif Ericson discovers "Vinland" (possibly New England).
In 1635 Religious dissident Roger Williams is banished from the Massachussetts Bay Colony.
In 1642 Harvard holds their first commencement exercise.
In 1701 Collegiate School of Connecticut (Yale) is chartered in New Haven.
In 1776 A group of Spanish missionaries settles in what is today is known as San Francisco.
In 1781 George Washington fires the first shot in the siege of Yorktown during the Revolutionary War.
In 1806 American astronomer Benjamin Banneker, called "First Black Man of Science," dies.
In 1855 Joshua C. Stoddard of Worcester, MA, receives a patent for the first calliope.
In 1876 The first 2-way telephone conversation takes place.
In 1888 The Washington Monument first opens to the public.
In 1919 The Cincinnati Reds win the World Series, 5-3, in a best of nine contest, defeating the Chicago White Sox. (The victory produces the "Black Sox" scandal.)
In 1930 Laura Ingalls becomes the first…

Born On This Day...

In 1547 Novelist, Miguel de Cervantes (created Don Quixote)
In 1757 King Charles X of France (1824-30)
In 1833 Engineer, Eugen Langen (pioneered internal-combustion engines)
In 1852 Arctic explorer, James Lockwood (discovered Lockwood Island)
In 1863 Editor, Edward Bok (Ladies Home Journal, 1889-1919)
In 1873 Businessman, Charles R. Walgreen (founded Walgreens drugstores)
In 1878 Actor, Robert Warwick (Zorro, Lady Godiva)
In 1879 Physicist, Max Von Laue (diffraction of X-rays in crystals)
In 1888 Actor, Hank Patterson (Hank-Gunsmoke, Fred Ziffel-Green Acres)
In 1889 Baseball Hall-of-Famer, Richard W. "Rube" Marquard (Giants)
In 1890 Pentecostal evangelist, Aimee Semple McPherson
In 1891 Manufacturer, Otto Schnering (Baby Ruth candy bars)
In 1898 Baseball Hall-of-Famer, Joe Sewell (Cleveland Indians)
In 1900 Actor, Alastair Sim (Scrooge-A Christmas Carol) [d: 8-19-76]
In 1900 Jazz performer, Elmer Snowden (Duke Ellington) [d: 5-14-73]
In 1903 Baseball owner, Walter O'Malley (Dodgers) [d…

DID YOU KNOW?

60% of women wear bright lipstick because they believe it makes them appear friendly.Bad breath is the most common kissing turnoff.Studies show wearing lavender or having a lavender air freshener will make people trust you.35% of men say they never adjust the thermostat without asking their wife first.The most popular non-traditional Christmas gift is a puppy. Number two is a trip to Disneyworld.12% of people cannot recall the name of the first person they kissed.The shark has the greatest "electrical sensitivity" of any animal.When it comes to losing things, men are three times more likely to lose their hearing than women.45% of families will do this together in October? Carve a pumpkin.

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The U.S. Census Bureau says that the average American commute grew to just over 27 minutes one way in 2018. All told, the average American worker spent 225 hours, or well over nine full calendar days, commuting in 2018.Comedian Rip Taylor, the King of Confetti, died over the weekend. He was 84.Amy Schumer went back to work doing stand-up two weeks after having her baby.Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar has filed for divorce from her husband."Cool Mom" Chrissy Teigen has gotten a tattoo of all her family's birthdays.The Washington Redskins fired Coach Jay Gruden after their team opened the season 0-5. He was summoned to a 5am meeting yesterday so he could be given the news.Former President Jimmy Carter fell at his home over the weekend, giving him a black eye and requiring 14-stitches. He's 95.First Monday in October means the U.S. Supreme Court went back in session yesterday.Amazon is now selling a DIY wood cabin you can supposedly build in 2 days.FOX and Dish have …