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August 22 is Tongue Twister Day which is the combination of sounds that make people lose control of their mouth or twist their tongue. MIT researchers came up with (what they say) is the world’s hardest tongue twister. Here it is:
Something people have been doing for years just got conformation from the American Chemical Society, its O.K. to pee in the ocean! They point out that urine is 95% water and whatever else is in it doesn’t pose a threat to ocean life.
A 17 year old school girl from Dyer County High School in Tennessee said ‘bless you’ when a fellow student sneezed and she got suspended. Kendra Turner said she didn’t think it was big deal to say the words when someone sneezed but she ended up in the principal’s office and spent the rest of the day in an in-school suspension.
A new land speed record has been set by Mike Newman from England. He drove a modified 1200 horsepower Nissan GT-R at 200 miles per hour, not that fast you say? Mike is blind! It’s a world record for land speed for a blind person.
The current secondary NASCAR race is the Nationwide series but that may change soon. NASCAR and Comcast’s Xfinity are in negotiations to become the title sponsor. It would be a five to six year deal at more than $100 million with the first year’s rights and activation fees $9 million for each or $18 million.
There is a new app available that lets you shop for groceries according to you political views. The BuyPartisan app allows shoppers to scan the bar code of a product to see if they are Democrat or Republican. It lets you know which way the CEO and employees of the company lean politically.
The IBM computer known as ‘Watson’ has played and won at Jeopardy, played and won at chess, now it has created BBQ sauce. The future of this may be entering a few ingredients into a computer and have it make something delicious.
The hit movie Frozen is making its way to network TV, not the movie itself but the making of the movie. On September 2, ABC will air a special called The Story Of Frozen: Making A Disney Animated Classic.
In China a restaurant has opened that is run by robots. There are 12 robots on the staff that cook and deliver food to the tables. They even have two robot hostesses’ that greet customers when they arrive. Each robot cost $6, 500 or the same as a year’s wage.
Polls for the upcoming college football season vary as to which teams are in the top 5 this year. CBS Sports has a different opinion than the AP poll, USA Today is a little different than CBS, so let’s take a look.
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