Home for the Holidays

Jack Daniels has donated $100,000 to kick off a campaign with the Armed Services YMCA for the “Operation Ride Home”. The campaign provides financial assistance to active duty junior-enlisted military members and their families to travel home during the holidays. Full story here.

Holy Leaping Lizards Batman!

A Chico, California police officer says a man gave her a “fright” when a lizard suddenly jumped out of of his coat pocket during a search. See video here.

Hand Sanitizer or Soap?

It’s cold and flu season. Getting a flu shot is important, but you should also keep your hands clean.  Washing your hands with soap and water is ideal, but using hand sanitizer is the next best option, according to Consumer Reports. The best way to clean your hands is to wash them with soap and water for at…

Cheapest Thanksgiving Dinner

For the low cost of $15.99 you can have this for Thanksgiving. Introducing The Pringles Friendsgiving Feast Turducken Kit! It comes with three kinds of bird flavored chips: Turkey, Duck and Chicken. Plus Cranberry Sauce, Stuffing and Pumpkin Pie Flavors. The kits go on sale tomorrow, November 7th online only. Click here to find out…

Gift Giving Season

A recent report by the Journal of Consumer Psychology found something that will save gift-givers a lot of money and time this upcoming holiday season. They found friends and family are more likely to dislike a gift when it is wrapped perfectly. Recipients are more likely to be pleasantly surprised with a nice gift wrapped poorly. WHAT??? Read…

Sweating and Swearing

SH*T! A new study reveals swearing can help with your workout. Researchers at Keele University in England say swearing works to support your stress response. It results in a rush of adrenaline which boosts your heart rate and oxygen intake.  The full story here.

Sinking in Pittsburgh

A sinkhole swallowed a Pittsburgh city bus during this morning’s rush hour. Only the driver and one passenger were on the bus at the time of incident. The passenger had minor injuries. Read here

Scary Halloween Beer

Samuel Adams launched a brew that is super scary with a frightening 28 percent alcohol by volume.   Forbes reports that the suggested retail price is $210 per bottle. YIKES! Full story here.

Eagles Hotel California Tour

The Eagles announced a tour next year in which the band will play the Hotel California album in it’s entirety. The upcoming tour will consist of 12 shows in six U.S. cities. The closest cities to the Hampton Roads area will be Atlanta and New York City. Read more here.

Chocolate Beer is coming

Hershey’s and Yuengling are teaming up to create a chocolate beer. Perfect for connoisseurs of chocolate and craft brews. Yuengling Hershey’s Chocolate Porter will be available in bars and restaurants in the eastern U.S. Look for it in Virginia by mid October. Read more about it here.