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WOULD YOU RATHER?

Would you rather have constantly dry eyes or a constant runny nose?Would you rather be a famous director or a famous actor?Would you rather not be able to open any closed doors (locked or unlocked) or not be able to close any open doors?Would you rather give up all drinks except for water or give up eating anything that was cooked in an oven?Would you rather take amazing selfies but all of your other pictures are horrible or take breathtaking photographs of anything but yourself?Would you rather use a push lawn mower with a bar that is far too high or far too low?Would you rather be able to dodge anything no matter how fast it's moving or be able ask any three questions and have them answered accurately?Would you rather live on the beach or in a cabin in the woods?Would you rather lose your left hand or right foot?Would you rather face your fears or forget that you have them?

YES OR B.S.

Twins are born more often in the western hemisphere than the eastern hemisphere. (Yes)The famous Indian name "Minnehaha" actually translates to "water laughing." (B.S., actually it's derived from two Sioux words: minne which means water, and haha which means waterfall.)The official name of Rhode Island is "The State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations." (Yes)More Hollywood films have been made about football than any other sport. (B.S., it's boxing)Babies are born without kneecaps. (Yes - they don't appear until they are 2-6 years old)When leaving the bottle, Heinz ketchup travels at a rate of 25 miles per year? (Yes, 25 miles per year)Angelina Jolie once said, "I'd rather be smart than be an actor." (B.S., she may have but we're talking about Pinocchio in the 1940 movie, after escaping from Stromboli)The praying mantis only has one ear. (Yes)The average lifespan of a major league baseball is 55 pitches. (B.S., it'…

DID YOU KNOW?

One out of six Americans will rake leaves and clean fallen debris from their yards sometime before the end of the year.145 million adults include walking as part of their physically active lifestyles.Research reveals if you want to feel good and have more self-esteem you should talk about yourself or compliment yourself.52% of mothers play video games when their children aren't home.A recent survey found that being asked for your phone number and email address is the biggest pain while shopping during the holiday season.75% of people eat one grilled cheese sandwich per year.More than 9 out of 10 people who post photos online say it helps reduce holiday stress.A little over $600 million is spent on fencing material (barbed wire, chain link, chicken wire, etc.) each year in America.47% of people do this in order to avoid getting the flu? Take extra vitamin C.

THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW

Juice World, the talented young rapper and singer whose career was just taking off, is dead after suffering a seizure in Chicago's Midway airport. He was 21.Rene Auberjonois, the prolific actor best known for his roles on the television shows Benson and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and his part in the 1970 film M*A*S*H playing Father Mulcahy, has died. He was 79.Elon Musk did not defame a British cave explorer when the Tesla CEO labeled him a "pedo guy" in an infamous tweet, a California federal jury found on Friday, following less than an hour of deliberations.Ron Leibman, who won a Tony Award for his role as Roy Cohn in 1993's Angels In America: Millennium Approaches, and co-starred with Sally Field in the 1979 Oscar-winner Norma Rae, has died from complications of pneumonia at age 82.Carroll Spinney, who provided the voice of Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on Sesame Street for 50 years, died over the weekend. He was 85.In Japan, people are having a hard time finding …

Music Calendar..

In 1926 17-year-old Benny Goodman plays in his first recording session. He played clarinet with the Ben Pollack Orchestra on "Downtown Shuffle."
In 1950 "Frosty The Snowman" by Gene Autry debuts on the charts.
In 1957 "At The Hop" by Danny & The Juniors enters the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1964 The John Coltrane Quartet records the jazz classic "Love Supreme."
In 1964 Paul McCartney is quoted by British newspapers about his plans to marry Jane Asher, although Paul said nothing was imminent.
In 1965 TV's "Shindig" airs part 2 of its visit to London with performances from Manfred Mann, the Yardbirds and the Who.
In 1967 The Doors' Jim Morrison is arrested during a concert in New Haven, CT, for disturbing the peace and resisting arrest.
In 1967 "Chain Of Fools" by Aretha Franklin and "Nobody But Me" by the Human Beinz both enter the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1968 The special "TCB (Takin' Care of Business)" wi…

Today In History...

In 1793 Noah Webster establishes New York's first daily newspaper.
In 1854 Alfred Lord Tennyson's famous poem, "The Charge of the Light Brigade," is published in England.
In 1884 Roller skates with ball bearings are patented in Chicago.
In 1892 "Widowers' Houses," George Bernard Shaw's first play, opens at the Royalty Theatre in London.
In 1907 The first Christmas Seals are sold in a Wilmington, Delaware, post office to fight tuberculosis.
In 1940 British troops open their first major offensive in North Africa during World War II.
In 1941 China declares war on Germany, Italy and Japan during World War II.
In 1942 The Aram Khachaturian ballet "Gayane," featuring the surging "Saber Dance," is first performed by the Kirov Ballet.
In 1948 The UN General Assembly unanimously approves Convention on Genocide.
In 1958 Robert H.W. Welch Jr. and 11 other men meet in Indianapolis to form the anti-communist John Birch Society.
In 1965 Nikolai V. Podgo…

Born On This Day...

In 1561 English statesman, Sir Edwin Sandys (founded Virginia Colony)
In 1594 King Gustavus II Adolphus of Sweden (1611-32)
In 1608 English poet, John Milton (Paradise Lost)
In 1848 Writer, Joel Chandler Harris (Uncle Remus stories)
In 1886 Businessman, Clarence Birdseye (frozen vegetables)
In 1897 Actress, Hermione Gingold (Gigi, The Music Man, Munster Go Home!)
In 1898 Circus clown/comedian, Emmett Kelly (Weary Willie)
In 1899 Children's author, Jean de Brunhoff (Babar the Elephant)
In 1902 Actress, Margaret Hamilton (Wicked Witch of the West) [d: 5-16-85]
In 1908 Actor, Robert R. Livingston ("Unmasked" Lone Ranger) [d: 3-7-88]
In 1909 Actor, Douglas Fairbanks Jr. (Prisoner of Zenda) [d: 5-7-00]
In 1911 Actor, Broderick Crawford (Chief-Highway Patrol) [d: 4-26-86]
In 1912 Speaker of the House, Thomas P. "Tip" O'Neill [d: 1-5-94]
In 1913 Actress, Frances Reid (Alice Horton-Days of Our Lives) [d: 2-3-10]
In 1915 Soprano, Elizabeth Schwarzkopf (Der Rosenkavalier) [d: 8-3-…