• A new study says that replacing 30-minutes of sitting every day with some sort of activity will increase your life.
  • The UK office of Statistics collected data on babies born in January. If you have a kid born in January, they are: more likely to become a doctor, they could become famous or a boss, they excel at hockey, and they're at low risk for cardiovascular disease.
  • You knew that Kim and Kanye are expecting their 4th child, via a surrogate. A different one than previously used.
  • For those keeping score at home, Antarctica ice is melting 6-times faster than it was doing in the 1980s.
  • It was 10 years ago this week that Captain Sully Sullenberger had to force land Flight 1549 on the Hudson River, after hitting a flock of geese after takeoff.
  • Mötley Crüe bassist Nikki Sixx and How2Girl Courtney Sixx are expecting their first child together. He's 60, she's 33.
  • About 12 hours into a Singapore Airlines flight from Singapore to London last week, a stowaway bird flew into the Business Class cabin and made itself comfortable on the back of a passenger's headrest.
  • Ariana Grande just got a new tattoo on her right upper arm, of Eevee from the Pokemon universe.
  • Remember, that Super Blood Red Wolf Moon eclipse is late Sunday night, into Monday.
  • Jersey Shore's Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino surrendered to authorities yesterday to begin his 8-month prison sentence for tax evasion.
  • Clemson enjoyed their White House visit, celebrating their National Championship on Monday. Besides meeting the president, they also enjoyed a fast-food buffet, with treats from McDonald's, Wendy's, Burger King and some assorted pizzas.
  • In Florida, a pair of red-tailed hawks decided to start attacking people in a hotel parking lot. 14 needed treatment for injuries, some requiring stitches.
  • According to a new UK study, vegans take twice as many sick days as their meat-eating co-workers.
  • In Virginia, one federal worker who missed his first paycheck because of the government shutdown didn't mind as much... since his wife chose that day to win $100,000 in the state lottery. She actually won the money and a Ford Expedition.
  • Namibian artist Max Siedentopf has set up a piece of art in the African desert that is solar powered and plays Toto's "Africa" over and over and over again. We're talking in the middle of a desert... and then you'll hear it in the background... and there it is-art, that he hopes will continue playing the song continuously for 500 years.
  • Actress Carol Channing has died. She was 97. Born in Seattle, you know.
  • Volkswagen announced plans to expand its Chattanooga, Tennessee, factory with an $800 million investment and the addition of roughly 1,000 jobs in the U.S. to build more electric cars.
  • Over here, we encourage people to have Hurricane kits or Earthquake kits to be prepared for such emergencies. In England, Brexit Kits are selling quickly with essentials that will keep you going, in case Britain's exit from the European Union goes extremely south.
  • Lady Gaga left the Critics Choice Awards immediately after the show Sunday night, so that she could get home to her dying horse, Arabella.
  • Missy Elliott has become the first female hip hop artist to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
  • Ed Sheeran's broken arm in a biking accident is at the center of a lawsuit.
  • Netflix is bumping their prices, like $2 a month.
  • When she was 12, Katy Perry was suspended from school for three days after she was caught "pretending that a tree was Tom Cruise and making pelvic motions to it."
  • The husband of Oregon's governor cleaned the restrooms at the Mount Hood Sno-Park and has sent President Trump a bill... for $28.
  • Meghan Markle's bodyguard has quit after less than a year on the job.
  • On the one-year anniversary of Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan's death, the band shared their new single "All Over Now" and announced the groups 8th and final album "In The End," will be out April 26.
  • Russell Westbrook is having the single worst 3-point shooting season in the history of the NBA. The current record is 27% -- he's shooting 23%.


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