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by Andrew Hodges posted Aug 25 2015 9:45AM

Joey Fatone To One Direction: “Everything Is About To Be Terrible”

Former NSYNC-er Joey Fatone posted a message to One Direction, now that the British boy band announced its 'hiaitus'

"Dear Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan and Harry Styles,

"Hey guys. It's Joey Fatone, former member of NSync and current announcer on Family Feud, the job I've always dreamed of. This weekend, while sitting on the toilet and crying (I LOVE MY LIFE!!!) I flipped through my iPhone and saw that you'd announced a "one-year hiatus" beginning in March. I just wanted to congratulate you guys and wish you well! I'm sure 2016 will be a wonderful time for everyone from One Direction to pursue some independent projects before regrouping as a stronger band one year later! Here's to spreading your wings!

HAHAHAHA, PSYCH.

"Here's how it's gonna go down, fellas. While you're all on hiatus, Harry will record some dope singles with Beyonce, Ryan Adams and Wiz Khalifa, come out with a killer solo album produced by Pharrell and Timbaland, cut his hair, dye his hair, do a second less awesome album, let his hair grow super long and wear it in two braids, crush a self-effacing cameo in a Judd Apatow movie, buzz his hair and release a third, self-produced album on which he hints at being bisexual that everyone will call his "best work."

"The rest of you are fu--ed. I mean fucked. I am the second most-successful former member of NSync and I am Joey Fatone. Say that outloud to yourself: "Besides Justin Timberlake, Joey Fatone is the most successful member of NSync."

"Here's me being a spokesman for Bosley hair restoration last year:

"Best case scenario, you'll do a 6-week stint in Minions: The Musical! on Broadway before you bounce around different hosting jobs on channels like Spike and TruTv. Do you know what Chris Kirkpatrick is doing? Because I don't. He's completely unreachable. He might be managing a Best Buy in Sacramento, he might be dead. No one knows. Louis, I'm looking at you.

"There is one exception: If one of you is gay you might have a shot. Wait till One Direction has been dead for two years, kiss your hot boyfriend at an awards show, then ride that relevance like a beautiful boner and pray to god you get a show on Bravo.

"It's not that you guys aren't talented, it's that Harry is so, so much cuter, cooler and more talented than the rest of you. Deep down, you've always known that, but you will never truly understand it until you're in your grimy little condo, sitting in your boxers, sucking a chow mein noodle off your Playstation controller and watching Harry blow it up on SNL.

"Jesus christ I wish I was still in NSync. Jesus…JESUS F--! I would give all my hair to go back to that.

"Anyway, enjoy the next few months, One Direction, because they're your last.

by Jimmy Phillips posted Aug 25 2015 8:55AM

The image is creepy enough, but the information being passed along with it are even worse. Photos of a cloaked figured reportedly leaving raw meat near a Gastonia playground went viral online and police say they looked into the case.

According to online posts, the mysterious pale figure "sparked fear among locals after it was reportedly caught on camera standing outside an apartment complex in Gastonia, North Carolina, dressed in a dark cloak."

Police spokesperson Donna Lahser told WBTV that investigators were called out to meet with the manager of the Hudson Woods Apartment complex last Monday about the photo.

The rumors with the photo said that the person donned a "floor-length, hooded attire. Their identity and gender are also unknown." The photo also claimed that the "figure had been dropping meat near a local playground."

There is a playground near the wooded parts of the apartment complex, but Lahser says officers could not confirm that the photo actually came from that apartment complex.

"It could have come from anywhere," she said. "We don't know if this is some bogus prank someone is playing."



Read more: http://www.wfsb.com/story/29864617/gastonia-police-investigate-after-images-of-cloaked-figure-go-viral#ixzz3jppYpVvT

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by Chubbs posted Aug 17 2015 5:00AM
So, me being a non-manly man I have always had my friends chew dip around me. They would offer it to me, but the idea of spitting chew into a cup disgust me. I saw this video of people chewing tobacco for the first time. I'll stick with being non manly. -Chubbs


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by Andrew Hodges posted Aug 12 2015 12:10PM
As a Mom of three I know how stressful packing something some what tasty for your kids can be!! Like for real I sometimes lose sleep over this ish. Thank the good lord above I came across this list of some really cool ideas of what to pack the little picky eaters. So here you are my friends...

A month of kid-approved school lunches



A month of school lunch ideas!


In the order of the pictures above:

  1. Mini ham & cheese sub sandwich served with sweet potato Pop Chips, carrots & baby dill pickles, and no sugar added natural apple sauce.
  2. Ham & cheese tortilla roll-up (deli ham & cream cheese rolled up on a whole wheat tortilla), with black olives, grape tomatoes, Fig Newtons, and some Cheetos.
  3. "Nacho Bar" – corn chips, plain greek yogurt (or you could use sour cream), black olives, grape tomatoes, and cubed cheddar cheese.
  4. "Breakfast for lunch" – bagel & cream cheese, with a cup of nuts & yogurt raisins, and some yogurt.
  5. Dino-mite lunch (click here for full details)
  6. "Homemade lunchable" – sliced cheddar, ham cut in squares, Wheat Thins, grape tomatoes, no sugar added natural apple sauce, and a Fig Newton
  7. PB&J bites (make a sandwich and use small cookie cutters to cut out fun shapes) with baby dill pickles, tomatoes, black olives, cheetos, and a Fig Newton.
  8. Star Wars themed lunch (his first day of school request). Full details & free printable lunch notes in this post —> Star Wars lunch
  9. Turbo Snail themed lunch (click here for full details).



For more fun and really cool ideas (that I more than likely won't try because I'm too lazy) just click here for the full blog that I did not do lol.

Good Luck on the first day of school and happy packing!!!!
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by TYLER posted Aug 10 2015 2:30PM

I can't tell you if they did their research or not. Seeing what they did I am assuming they didn't. To me it looks like they tried to fight racism with racism. Unfortunately, because of this incident, it is likely that this organization will never be taken seriously again!




#BlackLivesMatter Protesters Interrupt Bernie Sanders

#BlackLivesMatter protesters upstaged Bernie Sanders at his own event. But did they choose the wrong candidate?

Posted by AJ+ on Sunday, August 9, 2015
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by Andrew Hodges posted Jul 20 2015 7:58AM
Kyleigh underwent what we thought was going to be her  4th and last open heart surgery on Friday!  Everything went well except finding out she will have to undergo yet another surgery.  Its such sad news to hear but hopefully good things are coming.  #TeamKyleigh

On Friday Kyleigh's mom said

 "they completed her open heart surgery where we thought it would go one of two ways..either the bivent repair or the Fontan repair. Either way Kyleigh would have probably been done with all her surgeries. Once we sat down with her surgeon and he explained what he did in the operating room, all our plans changed. He explained that he did not feel that Kyleigh was quite ready for the bi vent repair; however, he believes that Kyleigh could still have a fully functioning two ventricle heart if we gave it just a little more time, so he did not do the Fontan either. Kyleigh still has thickening that keeps growing back in her left ventricle. They are not sure why, or how to really stop it. His fear is that if he did the repair that it could grow back, and eventually put Kyleigh in heart failure. Instead, he went inside and scraped the lining of her ventricle out so it can absorb more blood, and added a shunt, along with redirecting her Glenn pathway. All in all the hopes are that it will grow a bit more, and the pressures in her heart will lower, making her repair more of a success in the long run. He requested that once Kyleigh is discharged, that we come back to Boston in 6 months for another cath procedure so he can check out what is going on, and then 6 months after that we will come back once again for another cath, and what will be her 5th open heart surgery."



Please keep them in your Prayers for they still have a long road ahead of them.  If you want to keep up with Kyleigh's story fallow her on FB.  Just click here!
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by Jimmy Phillips posted Jul 20 2015 7:54AM
Beards and facial hair have always been the staple of America, toughness, and just all around awesomeness. There are a lot of celebrities with well-known facial hair throughout the years. Whether its Chuck Norris or Hulk Hogan and even Tom Selleck and his aweseome mustache. At some point in their life they were without the famous facial hair, and they don't even look like the same person!

I do my best to sport the beard and I believe it gives me the confidence to take on anything during the day. If a zombie apacolypse were to break out at any given time I have the awesome Rick Grimes beard started already. With us getting closer to No Shave November I thought I would share with you some pictures of these famous people without their facial hair. 

"The beard is what makes the man." - Anonymous awesome person..with a beard



http://www.buzzfeed.com/kimberleydadds/21-famous-people-without-their-signature-facial-hair#.ahXjBPZZOz


- Producer Jimmy
by TYLER posted Jul 6 2015 1:12PM
 
It definitely took longer than any US Soccer fan or player wanted but the wait is FINALLY over. On Sunday July 5th, one day after celebrating our country's Independence, the US Women's National team defeated Japan in the World Cup Final 5-2.  Taking home their 3rd cup, more than any other country in the world, and the first since 1999.  This victory was a little bit sweeter because it came with a side of revenge.

 
 
Back in 2011, the US lost to Japan in the Final game via penalty shootout after blowing two one-goal leads.  One in regulation and one in extra time.  Japan showed great poise and resilience against a US team that experts thought had no chance of losing.  They were wrong.  Though Japan's motivations were a little more complicated than winning on soccer's biggest stage.

 
 
Japan had just been hit by a tsunami that claimed almost 19,000 lives.  As you may know by now, especially after 9/11 and the Boston Marathon bombings, sports usually play a pivotal roll in repairing damage and bringing people together.  This was the case in 2011.  The people of Japan were swimming in a pool of death and used the World Cup as a distraction.

 
 
Even though the US lost the game, it was impossible to stay upset for too long.  You had to respect the fact that a Japanese team, that many people thought to be inferior, went toe to toe with the best in the world and won.  But this is 2015.  The US came in ranked #2 in the world behind Germany and were a favorite to win the tournament.  When Japan beat England 2-1 in the semi-finals, it set up a huge World Cup Final rematch between the two squads that many again thought the US would win.  This time our ladies delivered!

 
 
Carli Lloyd opened up a can of whoop ass scoring 3 goals in 16 minutes, including a goal from mid-field, for the first hat trick ever in a World Cup Final.  It is likely that this will be her last tournament, along with Abby Wambach and Christie Rampone who hoisted the cup during the post game ceremony.  For the players and many fans, a weight has been lifted off our shoulders with this victory.  We will enjoy it, celebrate it, and brag about it like only American's can do. Then we will focus on 2019 and a fourth star next to the US Soccer logo!
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by Chubbs posted Jul 2 2015 6:18AM
Inevitably, there will be a point in your life when you're finally forced to accept the fact that you're no longer the cool, hip young person you once were, and it will probably involve the realization the actual cool, hip young people of the world are using slang you don't understand.

I have witnessed multiple people over the age of 40 adding "-izzle" to the end of words, I can say with certainty it's best to just accept old age and the fact that you will never be able to describe your avocado toast as "on fleek" without people rightfully judging you.

There's nothing wrong with that. All the women in this video stopped keeping up with the modern vernacular a while ago, and they turned out just fine -- even if their answers to "What's gucci?" include "a fashion label."

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by Andrew Hodges posted May 21 2015 9:08AM

 If you're grilling for Memorial Day, here's a trick to tell whether your steak is rare, medium, or medium-well . . . by comparing it to different parts of your FACE.  I'm down.....I may look silly but I'm totally down to try it lol

 

 

1.  If you like it rare.  Then pushing on it with your finger should feel like pushing on the soft part of your cheek.

 

 

2.  If you like it medium.  It should feel like the top of your chin.

 

 

3.  If you like it medium-well.  It should feel harder, like your forehead.

 

 

It doesn't say what to compare it to if you like your steak REALLY well-done.  I'm not sure what part of your face is harder than your forehead . . . maybe your TEETH?

  

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