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  • How to Make Your Coffee Healthier

    Steadfast standard drip drinker?  French press promoter?  Swear by the cold brew trend? These decisions might matter for more than bragging rights. Turns out the method by which a cup of coffee is brewed can tinker with more than taste, it can also change some of the drink’s most fundamental elements, including levels of caffeine, antioxidants, and natural oils. Read More
  • An 86-Year-Old Great-Great Grandmother Publishes A 'Steamy' Romance For Her First Novel

    You're never too old to follow your dreams, even if your dreams aren't age-appropriate. Georgia Gorringe is an 86-year-old great-GREAT grandmother in Salt Lake City.  She was a cake decorator until she retired, and several years ago she took a creative writing class. Read More
  • 57% of Americans Say Only Kids Who Win Should Get Trophies

    We've been in the "everybody gets a trophy so no one's feelings get hurt" era for a while now.  But thankfully, it finally looks like people are sick of it.  A new survey asked Americans if they think only kids who win things should get trophies, or if every kid should get a trophy, and 57% of us say only winners deserve trophies. Read More

Today in Music History!

  • August 22nd, 2014

    1968, Ringo Starr quit The Beatles during the White Album sessions when the constant bickering and tension became too much for him. The news of Ringo's departure was kept secret, and he rejoined the sessions on September 3rd. After Ringo walked out, the remaining Beatles recorded 'Back In the USSR', with Paul on drums and John playing bass. Read More
  • August 21st, 2014

    1961, Elvis Presley started a three-week run at No.1 on the US album chart with 'Something For Everybody' his sixth US No.1 album. Read More
  • Autgust 20th, 2014

    1965, The Rolling Stones' manager Andrew Loog Oldham and his partner Tony Calder launched Immediate records. Their first release was The McCoy's 'Hang On Sloopy', Mick Jagger, Eric Clapton and Nico (later to join Velvet Underground), all attended the launch party. The label became the home of The Small Faces, Nice, Amen Corner and Chris Farlowe and a young producer - guitarist Jimmy Page. Read More

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