A Few Things… 12/2/19


The title character from Steven Spielberg’s hit 1982 movie E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial stars in a new ad for Xfinity in which he reunites with his now-adult pal Elliot, played by the same actor from the original, Henry Thomas.



Kids can now fall asleep listening to the soothing sounds of Snoop Dogg, as many of his greatest hits are getting a child-friendly remix. Rockaby Baby Music, a children’s music record label, created instrumental lullaby renditions of Snoop Dogg’s music



There’s now a company that will allow you to Rest in Vinyl. They will take your ashes and put them into a vinyl record. It can feature anything — a favorite song, a recording of you, whatever — but you would be with the family forever as a record. It’ll cost you $1,000 to $3,000 and would allow you to “live from beyond the groove.”


 

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THE TAKE A HINT GIFT… 12/10/19

THE TAKE A HINT GIFT… 12/10/19

A new survey by One Poll reveals that 20% of people are planning to give somebody a ‘take the hint’ holiday gift this year. TOP 10 MOST COMMON “HINT” GIFTS Deodorant/perfume 36% Cookbook 31% Self-help book 22% Exercise equipment 22% Cleaning supplies 21% Alarm clock 20% Toothbrush/toothpaste 20% Gym membership 18% Breath mints 18% Razor…

Now Trending! – 12/10/19

Now Trending! – 12/10/19

Sean Hunter played the husband in the infamous Peloton ad that was criticized for being sexist. He says he had no idea that the commercial would cause such a controversy. Sean, who is an elementary school teacher by day, said he was just an actor and can’t believe the backlash. He said Peleton should make…

Siri’s New Name for You… – 12/9/19

Siri’s New Name for You… – 12/9/19

If you have an iPhone, you already know all about Siri… Yes, Siri will call you by your name, but you can type in any “name” you want and Siri will say it back to you. It’s been all over Social Media, especially this past weekend, but people are now typing in long strings of…

The CURSE of CURSIVE! – 12/9/19

The CURSE of CURSIVE! – 12/9/19

In New Jersey, Assembly woman Angela McKnight has introduced a bill that would require elementary schools to teach kids how to read and write in the graceful, flowing loops that were taught to previous generations… CURSIVE! Ah yes, cursive handwriting.  It’s fallen out of favor in the digital age, even getting dropped from Common Core…