Relive All the Important Parts of 2011 With a Catchy Song [VIDEO]
While 2011 is about to be gone forever, you can still get a neat little recap of the year that was from WGNA 107.7 on-air personality Richie Phillips’ annual year-in-review song. Set to the tune of ‘Battle Hymn of the Republic,’ ‘Rhymin’ Richie’ sings all the big events and bold-faced names of 2011.
Recession? What Recession? Americans Say ‘We’re Doing Better Than Our Folks’ — Survey of the Day
While the county has been going through an extended period of economic decline and uncertainty, a solid majority of Americans still think that they are ahead of where their parents were financially.
The Best Viral Videos of 2011 — Chosen by You!
The votes have been tallied and YOU, our lovely TheFW readers, have selected the best viral videos of the year in the categories of dogs, cats, animals, babies, kids, and dance, as well as most heartwarming video, and biggest internet sensation. Now we present all of our winners — like Randall the Honey Badger, who won the internet sensation category with 35% of the vote, and the “no-no cat, who m
Will the Christmas Staple Frankincense Soon Be Gone? [VIDEO]
Frankincense, the aromatic resin that is used in numerous religious and traditional ceremonies, as well is in medicines and perfumes, may be going extinct.
Admit It — You Re-Gift, Don’t You? — Survey of the Day
‘Tis the season to receive gifts. Inevitably, some of the presents your friends and loved ones will be nice enough to give you won’t be anything you particularly want or need. So, do you try to make these unwanted gifts usefull by wrapping them back up and giving them to somebody else who might actually appreciate them?
Bing Crosby’s ‘White Christmas’ Named Favorite Christmas Song — Survey of the Day
There is no escaping Christmas songs this time of year, even if one wanted to, so most people have an opinion as to which of these yuletide tunes they like best.
Emotional Contest Winner Declares Dr. Pepper ‘The Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me’ [VIDEO]
When Ivon Padilla-Rodriguez netted $100,000 in tuition money for winning a Dr. Pepper sponsored football-throwing contest during halftime of the SEC championship game, she was overcome with emotion. Right after taking the prize Padilla-Rodriquez was interviewed, and the University of Nevada student showed her appreciation by tearfully declaring to a national television audience, “Dr. Pepper is ser
Too Many Drivers Eat, Text, Watch Videos and More Behind the Wheel — Survey of the Day
Buckle your seat belts, folks. According to Harris Poll chairman Humphrey Taylor regarding a new survey, “The number of drivers who engage in potentially dangerous, in some cases extremely dangerous, behaviors while driving is terrifyingly high.”
Could Facebook’s ‘Buffy’ Phone Slay the iPhone?
Facebook plans to enter into the smart phone market in the next 12-18 months with a phone that they have codenamed ‘Buffy.’ And, yes, that’s because Mark Zuckerberg and company thinks the device will be an iPhone slayer.
Facebook and Twitter Are Harming Our Kids, Says Majority — Survey of the Day
Facebook, Twitter and all the other social media sites have changed the way young people interact with each other, but according to a survey from Poll Position, the majority of Americans don’t think this has been a change for the better.
‘Happier Than a Dog in a Kiddie Swing’ Should Be a New Expression [VIDEO]
A dog in a kiddie swing is as happy as a pig in the mud, or a clam at high tide, or a flea in a doghouse. That’s how happy this corgi pup is. The animal is simply trying to find his child within, and makes us want to do the same. Of course, that would be a really bad idea as we would probably get stuck, so maybe we could just find a hammock.
Cost of Thanksgiving Dinner to Jump 13 Percent This Year
According to the American Farm Bureau, the price of Thanksgiving dinner will be 13 percent higher this year than last, marking the biggest jump since 1990.