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  • Pretty soon you won't be able to get Pork Chops in America

    Posted by Otis Day

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    The US meat industry is renaming 350 cuts to help make shopping less confusing.

    Pork chops will be replaced with "porterhouse chops," "ribeye chops" and "New York chops" while the pork butt will be called a "Boston roast."

    I'm sure this will clear everything up...especially for people who have gotten used to calling pork chops pork chops. Changing the name to porterhouse chops shouldn't cause any confusion to anyone.

    The new retail names will also come with new labels for retail packages, which will tell consumers what part of the animal's body the cut comes from, as well as include suggested cooking instructions.

    The revised names come after two years of consumer research which found that the labels on packages of fresh cuts of pork and beef are confusing to shoppers.

    I read this on dailmail.co.uk

  • DUI on a scissor lift**VIDEO**

    Posted by Otis Day

    Steve did have a job....well, until this happened.

    NSFW-There are a few swear words in this video, so be careful who's around when you're playing it.

  • Say "Buh-bye" men!

    Posted by Otis Day

    A scientist has predicted that men will go extinct in five million years. I read this crazy storey on dailymail.co.uk

    The experts say the female, or X, chromosome, contains around 1,000 genes, and females have two of them.

    Meanwhile the male, or Y chromosome, started off with as many genes as its female counterpart: But it has crumbled away over hundreds of millions of years, leaving fewer than 100 genes in modern man.

    And this includes the SRY gene which determines whether an embryo is male or female.

    The scientist says this will lead to males becoming extinct.

  • The least sexy city in America is...

    Posted by Otis Day

    According to an article in upi.com, clients of a travel and dating website have ranked which cities in the US are the least sexy.

    In terms of 'hook ups', these cities were chosen the 'least'.

     

    RESULTS:

    Greensboro, North Carolina is the least sexy.

    The website released its list of the most often rejected cities for destination dates by its members -- showing Greensboro has been rejected 100 percent of the time in 170 trip offers.

    Rounding out the top 5 on the not-so-sexy scale are Richmond, Virginia, Fort Worth, Texas, Beverly Hills, California, and Chattanooga, Tennessee.

    Atlantic City, Jacksonville, Atlanta, Corpus Christi and Minneapolis were also found to be unsexy.

  • April Fools Jokes that won't get you fired

    Posted by Otis Day

    Here is a list of some "good clean fun" office pranks that won't get you fired or otherwise outcast. I got these from wfsb.com, and if you click the link you'll get even more of them.

     

    -Place a small piece of clear tape over the speaker part of the handset and watch the person get annoyed at the caller. For more fun remove the tape for a while then stick it back. Continue this on and off throughout the day.

    -Click "Ctrl+Alt+the down arrow" and the display will flip vertically and the mouse controls with it. Impossible to get out of unless you know the shortcut which is the same, but with the up arrow instead.

    -Put "Out of service" on all the toilet cubicle doors. Watch all of your colleagues run around. To add to the banter, put signs on the elevator doors as well.

    -Sneeze.  Do you have a germaphobe that works with you? This one is a classic. A co-worker pretends to sneeze and sprays water into the air making it look like a cloud of flying germs is landing all over your desk. There are a few "adult" words in the video below, so watch at your own risk. May NBSFW.

    –Whether it's the main door, your office door or the bathroom door, it can be hysterical to watch a co-worker bounce off of a door covered in plastic wrap.

    -Voice Activated Printer.    Easy and effective for gullible co-workers.

  • Aaron Rodgers could be the highest paid NFL player

    Posted by Otis Day

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    Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers are getting closer to a long-term contract extension that would make the quarterback the highest-paid player in NFL history.

    Sources in the league are speculating that the deal could average $25 million per year.

    Rodgers is under contract through 2014, but his base salary in 2013 is $9.25 million… that's drastically less than the contracts other star quarterbacks have just inked.

    As of right now, Joe Flacco is the NFL's highest-paid player. He signed a six-year, $120.6 million contract with the reigning champion Baltimore Ravens.

    The Saints signed Drew Brees to a deal last year that pays him an annual base salary of $20 million. Peyton Manning's deal with the Denver Broncos pays a base salary of $18 million.

    I read this on espn.go.com

  • Is this the iPhone 6?

    Posted by Otis Day

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    A new iPhone may be coming already this summer, according to an article in wallstcheatsheet.com

    There's a new Apple patent that looks like a smartphone, but the screen isn't flat.

    The patent application was filed in 2011. It described a phone that is similar to an iPhone, but instead of being like a brick, the sides are actually rounded so that the front curves around to the back and vice versa.

    The reason for the rounded sides is that the gadget would have a flexible display, which can be folded up, inserted into the chassis, and then unfolded again.

    Some people are thinking that this concept could potentially be the next model of the iPhone.

  • The Cowboys' are going down

    Posted by Otis Day

    The Dallas Cowboy's aren't number 1 anymore.

    Well, they aren't the most valuable sports team in the US, according to Forbes.

    That now goes to the New York Yankees.

    The Yankees topped MLB's most valuable list for the 16th straight year and are worth $2.3 billion.

    The Yanks have now surpassed the Dallas Cowboys' $2.1 billion for the title of most valuable franchise in North America.

    The Los Angeles Dodgers came in second in the MLB list with  $1.5 billion while the Boston Red Sox were third with $1.3 billion.

    And overall the average value of the 30 MLB teams is $744 million… up 23% from last year.

    I read this on espn.go.com

  • An open letter to Victoria's Secret from a father

    Posted by Otis Day

    I read this on evandolive.com You can find out more information about the new line of clothes here.

    An open letter to Victoria's Secret regarding their choice to make an underwear line aimed at young teenagers:

     

    Dear Victoria's Secret,

    I am a father of a three year old girl. She loves princesses, Dora the Explorer, Doc McStuffins and drawing pictures for people. Her favorite foods are peanut butter and jelly, cheese and pistachios.

    Even though she is only three, as a parent I have had those thoughts of my daughter growing up and not being the little girl she is now. It is true what they say about kids, they grow up fast. No matter how hard I try I know that she will not be the little ball of energy she is now; one day she will be a rebellious teenager that will more than likely think her dad is a total goof ball and would want to distance herself from my embarrassing presence.

    ....

    Recently I read an article that Victoria's Secret is launching a line of underwear and bras aimed at middle school aged children. The line will be called "Bright Young Things" and will feature "lace black cheeksters with the word "Wild" emblazoned on them, green and white polka-dot hipsters screen printed with "Feeling Lucky?" and a lace trim thong with the words, "Call me" on the front."

    As a dad, this makes me sick.

    I believe that this sends the wrong message to not only my daughter but to all young girls.

    I don't want my daughter to ever think that her self-worth and acceptance by others is based on the choice of her undergarments. I don't want my daughter to ever think that to be popular or even attractive she has to have emblazon words on her bottom.

    I want my daughter (and every girl) to be faced with tough decisions in her formative years of adolescence. Decisions like should I be a doctor or a lawyer? Should I take calculus as a junior or a senior? Do I want to go to Texas A&M or University of Texas or some Ivy League School? Should I raise awareness for slave trafficking or lack of water in developing nations? There are many, many more questions that all young women should be asking themselves… not will a boy (or girl) like me if I wear a "call me" thong?

    I want my daughter to know that she is perfect the way she is; I want my daughter to know that no matter what underwear she is wearing it does not define her.

    I believe that this new line "Bright Young Things" thwarts the efforts of empowering young women in this country. "Bright Young Things" gives off the message that women are sex objects. This new line promotes it at a dangerously young age.

    I implore you to reconsider your decision to start this line.

    By doing so you will put young girl's self-esteem, self-worth and pride above profits.

    Sincerely,

    Rev. Evan Dolive Houston, TX

  • Jay Leno may have a new home

    Posted by Otis Day

     

    If NBC doesn't want Jay Leno, Fox wants to give him a new home.

    The head of Fox's affiliate board represents the majority of the 206 Fox stations around the country, and he has said that he favors building a new late-night show — starting at 11 o'clock — around Leno.

    He said, "If Fox were to present the right business plan, the affiliate board would be interested."

    PROBLEM:

    Leno remains under contract with NBC through May 2014 and his contract will probably keep him from negotiating with another network for several more months.

    I read this on the huffingtonpost.com

  • Computers have chosen the NCAA Champion

    Posted by Otis Day

    A computer has filled out the NCAA brackets and is picking....  Florida and Gonzaga to play in the title game-- with the Gators winning it all.

    The computer uses a mathematical formula to look at every game and factors in the margin of victory and where each game is played.

    It has picked the men's basketball national champ in three of the last five years.

    It predicts that Florida, Louisville, Indiana and Gonzaga will advance to the Final Four with Florida winning the title.

    This story came from sciencedaily.com