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    Oh boy...

    If you’re a Star Wars geek – and you have money to burn – you might be interested in the Star Wars cruise, being run by the Disney Cruise Line. The “Star Wars Day at Sea” will bring all sorts of characters from the movies on board a Disney cruise ship in 2016. Along with hanging out with other Star Wars fan boys, you’ll be able to enjoy screenings of all six movies – or three, if you only count the good trilogy. There will also be a Jedi Training Academy where you can learn how to fight with pretend lightsabers, as well as a club with cocktails with names like "Princess Leia on the Beach" for grown-ups. May the force be with you, and anchors away. ~Rowdy

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    He has a great bod, BUT...

    Here’s a good reason to give that nerd a second look … according to a new study, muscle-bound men make lousy boyfriends. Researchers from the University of Westminster surveyed over 300 straight, single British men and found that the more muscular he was, the more likely he was to be sexist and hostile toward women. -I am still waiting for the 'chubby boy' results, which are forthcoming (I hope.) ~Rowdy

  • The Love of a Dog

    You'll never underestimate the bond that dogs have with their humans after hearing this story.

  • Why is "50 Shades of Gray" so popular?

    Soooo....are you going to see "50 Shades of Gray" this weekend? It seems that this movie and even the book have been very polarizing on whether or not people support it or don't support it. But why is 50 Shades so popular among readers, and now moviegoers? This author thinks she may have it all figured out...

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    Looking for Love?

    The Tulsa Zoo is having a special Valentine's weekend event for singles 21 and older. "Nature's Night Owl: The Mating Game" mixer runs from 7 to 9 p.m. TONIGHT. "This is going to be our very first time doing a Valentine's Day event for singles," said Tulsa Zoo Community Relations Manager Sarah Floyd. "You can make new friends while also learning about the nature of love at the zoo." For a $20 entry fee, adults can meet some zoo favorites while enjoying fun, games and refreshments. Floyd said a lot of zoos host activities for the holiday, and they decided to think outside the box for ways to introduce people to the Tulsa Zoo's conservation efforts. "We have many recognized breeding programs, and we're very proud of that," she said. The Zoo released new photos Tuesday of the three Malayan tiger cubs that were born last August. Those animals won't be part of the "Mating Game" event, but singles will have a chance to get an up close look at other zoo favorites from owls to tortoises. The event includes beer, non-alcoholic beverages and activities. You need to register - but it's not too late. Call 918-669-6602. Source: KOTV

  • Powerball Winners? -none here...

    There wasn't one Powerball winner, but three Wednesday and they'll split the $564 million prize, lottery officials said.

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    Now We Know

    The age old question has finally been answered. We now know how many licks it takes to get to the center of a Tootsie Pop thanks to Jinzi Huang and his cohorts at New York University's Courant Institute. According to a new study published in the Journal of Fluid Mechanics, it takes about 1,000 licks per centimeter of candy to reach the middle of a Tootsie Pop. With the diameter of a Tootsie Pop measuring approximately 1.063 inches, that means that it has to be licked about 2,500 times for someone to make it to the middle. Repeat after me kids: "One, TwHOO, Three...-three." Remember? :) ~Rowdy

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    Play Like a Boss, PAY Like One

    TOM BRADY FACES $60,500 TAX BILL FOR WINNING SUPER BOWL! Nobody in the world should cry a single tear for Tom Brady. He’s a four-time Super Bowl champion. He’s married to a super model. He’s enjoying a lifetime supply of Ugg boots. But, part of his reward for winning the Super Bowl last weekend – and walking away with the Super Bowl MVP award – will be a tax bill from the IRS to the tune of about $60,500. Activist group Americans for Tax Reform crunched the numbers and found that he will have to pay $42,000 on his share of the $97,000 for playing in the championship. And then, and another $18,500 the red Chevy Colorado pickup truck he won for being MVP. The truck tax stings the worst because he vowed to give the truck to fellow player Malcolm Butler, who caught the game-winning interception.

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    The Pig ate WHAT???

    An Ohio man was arrested last week after throwing an alcohol-fueled temper tantrum because his pet pig had eaten his bag of weed. Police say 44-year-old Chad Spohn was so upset that his pig Millie had downed his stash that he started binge drinking and polished off a bottle Everclear. His wife Heather called police because he was threatening to hurt himself. She told cops that he was "upset over their marital problems and over the fact that their pig ate all of his marijuana.” She added that he always gets angry when he doesn't have his weed. Police say Spohn was uncooperative and fought with them, so they subdued him with a Taser. He was arrested for disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. Millie the pig is in good condition and in need of Doritos or Hot Pockets. I, myself, am betting those ribs might have a distinctive taste, and after-effect. ~Rowdy

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    Taylor Swift is in an ELITE Class

    For the 10th week, the 1989 album from Taylor Swift is at the top of the charts. This marks Swift’s second album to spend at least 10 weeks at Number One. Only one other female has achieved this sales record: Whitney Houston, and well before Taylor was even born. Whitney’s first two albums in the mid-'80s and the 1992's Bodyguard soundtrack each spent more than 10 weeks atop the charts. Here is the BIG thing: The other acts to achieve this feat are oldies: The Beatles, Elvis Presley, The Monkees, The Kingston Trio, and Henry Mancini. To think I knew her when she had no hit records, and wore a slobber soked pink retainer. I hope she remembers the little people (and one BOIG radio guy.) ~Rowdy

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    Love and Latte

    Match.com is teaming up with Starbucks for a new “Meet at Starbucks” feature. Match members will be able to directly send invitations to other members to meet up for coffee at a local Starbucks. According to Match, more than one in three singles said having coffee is a favorite first date ... so it makes sense that they would pair up with the world’s biggest coffee chain. To kick off the new feature – and because it’s Valentine’s Day – Starbucks and Match are staging the world’s largest Starbucks Date on Friday, February 13th. Participating Starbucks will be offering a special “Pairing Menu” of coffee and sweets. ~Rowdy

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    Okay, that's not strange...

    For a while now, we’ve seen 3D printers doing more and more amazing things, including making human body parts. Well, the Hershey candy company is taking 3D printing to a new level. They are installing a 3D chocolate printer in their Hersheypark headquarters in Pennsylvania that will let you print chocolate versions of your face. The CocoJet will allow visitors to order custom treats, from geometric shapes to wedding toppers. If you’re a chocolate fan, it might be time to book that trip the Pennsylvania to see history in the making. Now, I do not feel bad eating the ears off of little chocolate bunnies. ~Rowdy

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    The Morning After The Big Game

    Did you know that Super Bowl Sunday is America’s second biggest day of eating? – just behind Thanksgiving. The average person consumed more than 2,400 calories during the game. Remember, that’s just during the game. Here are some more Super Bowl food facts: • 11.2 million pounds of potato chips are eaten during the game. • 1.25 billion chicken wings are scarfed down • 69.9 million pounds of avocados are consumed. • 49.2 million cases of beer are sold on game day. • Antacid sales increase by 20% on Monday 6% of Americans call in sick the Monday after the Super Bowl. I am not one of them. ~Rowdy

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    A Wedding Where?

    Starbucks weddings are becoming a trend all over the country – and they have the Instagram pictures to prove it. Photos of brides and grooms sipping lattes in full wedding gear are popping up all over the internet with the hashtag #StarbucksWedding. Maybe the couples just really love coffee. Maybe they're hoping that they'll be offered free macchiatos for life. But whatever the reason is, at least there's another reason for the pre-wedding jitters. What about YOU? Get married in an unusual or different place? ~Rowdy

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    You're Doing It All Wrong!

    Still hanging in there with your weight loss mission in 2015? Here are some tips on what NOT to do. (Hang In There) ~Rowdy http://www.msn.com/en-us/health/wellness/7-worst-ways-to-lose-weight-in-2015/ss-AA88dJ1?ocid=iehp

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    He Did What? While He Was WHAT???

    An man has a beef with cops who pulled him over to grill him over a driving infraction that he claims doesn't even exist – driving under the influence of a double cheeseburger. Madison Turner says that he was tooling down the highway in, observing all traffic laws, when a trooper flagged him down to give him a ticket for eating his McDonald's burger behind the wheel. He says, “The officer said specifically three times, you can’t just go down the road eating a hamburger. Maybe I was enjoying the burger too much and I needed to tone it down. I was certainly willing to do so but I didn’t expect to be fined or punished." Turner says that since there are no written laws against eating behind the wheel, he intends to fight the ticket. One local lawyer says he has a good shot, noting, "Maybe if you had a giant pizza in both hands and you weren’t holding the wheel or maybe if you had a watermelon, half watermelon and you were just diving into it holding it with both hands, maybe that would be something.” *If it were enforceable, I'd be blogging from the big-house, bet on it. Drive McResponsibly ~Rowdy

  • Things Girls Do That Would Be Creepy If Guys Did Them

    So in the year 2015, you'd think there would be more equality among the sexes, right? Well, for the most part guys and girls are fairly equal, but there are still those things that men and women do differently that would seem, well, strange, if the roles were reversed. Proof positive when you click on the link below...

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    Cha-Ching!

    Country tours raked in some big bucks in 2014, according to Pollstar's end-of-year numbers. Luke Bryan has the biggest country haul, earning $68.2 million -- good enough seventh place on the all-genre list. Topping the list is One Direction, who grossed $127.2 million. The numbers take only ticket sales into consideration. Top Earning Country Tours of 2014 1.Luke Bryan earned $62.8 million from 72 shows in 59 cities 2.George Strait earned $61.8 million from 26 shows in 26 cities 3.Jason Aldean earned $52.5 million from 70 shows in 60 cities 4.Garth Brooks earned $51.0 million from 51 shows in 8 cities 5.Zac Brown Band earned $44.1 million from 63 shows in 54 cities 6.Brad Paisley earned $24.0 million from 57 shows in 57 cities 7.Eric Church earned $23.6 million from 42 shows in 39 cities 8.Lady Antebellum earned $22.8 million from 67 shows in 67 cities 9.Blake Shelton earned $22.2 million from 26 shows in 26 cities 10.Keith Urban earned $21.6 million from 37 shows in 37 cities -Garth starts off 2015 with a great take-7 shows in Tulsa alone, and the final two are this weekend. See ya there. ~Rowdy

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    The "Belfie?"

    Really-REALLY??? If you thought the Selfie Stick, that stick that attaches to your phone so you can take a better selfie without having to hold out your arm, was a ridiculous invention, you aren't going to believe this new tech gadget. It's called a Belfie Stick, and it's almost exactly like a Selfie Stick ... except the arm has a hinge so you can take the perfect butt selfie. This thing costs $80! That's right – $80 for a stick to help you take photos of your butt to post online. And believe it or not, it's out of stock. That's how many people want this thing. Listen to these ridiculous testimonials from Belfiestick.com: “I never again have to take pics in the bathroom. I can’t tell you how many times I've dropped my iPhone trying to take pics. I love it! Thank God they invented belfiestick!” “I got my squat game down on lock shooting belfies every day to check up on my progress! I am so totally in love with this product. My girlfriend agrees.” “I can’t believe they invented this. It’s totally insane! Everyone is hurtin' holding their phones, trying to get the right precise angle. Bend over, snap a pic and done! Belfiestick rulez!!!” If you are using a Belfie stick in your daily life, it's seriously time for a social media intervention. ~Contact a professional STAT. Dr. Rowdy, out...

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    One Week In: How ya Doin'?

    We're a week into the new year – how's that weight-loss resolution going? Maybe you need a plan to keep you on track. The problem is, there are a gazillion diet plans out there. So how do you pick the one that's best for you? Fortunately, you have help. U.S. News has ranked 41 of the best and worst diets for 2015. The good: • The DASH Diet tops the list. It emphasizes whole grains and veggies. It's good for both short-term and long-term weight loss, and extremely good for nutrition and heart health. • The TLC Diet, or Theraputic Life Changes Diet, has the same benefits as DASH, but it's more flexible. However, you do have to follow some rules, like cutting saturated fats to just 7 percent of your calories. • The Mayo Clinic Diet offers a unique food pyramid designed to get you to change your eating habits. Nothing is off limits, but the further into it you get, the more you learn about calories and where they come from. •Other good options include the Mediterranean Diet, Weight Watchers and Jenny Craig. The bad: • The Atkins Diet, which cuts out carbs in favor of tons of protein, is pretty good for short-term weight loss, but it's unsustainable and poses a number of safety risks. • The Dukan Diet is similar to Atkins, but with a lot more rules. It can be really confusing, and there's never been a scientific study showing that it works. • The Paleo Diet, which is all the rage these days, is at the very bottom of the list. The idea of eating what a caveman would eat seems sensible, but finding lots of lean, pure meats and wild veggies is impossible in modern times. • Other diets to avoid include the Fast Diet (intermittent fasting), the Body Reset Diet and Medifast. -I'm still holding out for the Oklahoma Joe's diet. Joe? ~Rowdy

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