Friday , 20 April 2018

Morning Mix

THE MORNING MIX WITH RANDY HUGG

PRESENTED BY QUAKER STEAK AND LUBE, CLEVELAND RD., SANDUSKY, AT THE CEDAR POINT CAUSEWAY AND BAY HARBOR WATERFRONT DINING AT THE CEDAR POINT MARINA.

  

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MONDAY ON THE MORNING MIX
Hot wedding trends for 2018 at 6:30 (and 8:50)
• Mark Fogg recaps the weekend Indians and Cavs playoff action in Sports at 7:00
• Win Mother’s Day Brunch at Sawmill Creek, a box of each of the main varieties of Girl Scout cookies and more in the Game-O-Tron 3000® contest at 7:30.
• Your daily 80s fix on The HD Tony’s 80s At 8
Caryl Crane Youth Theater Director Brian Marshall stops in at 8:30 to tell us about their performance of Blood Brothers, along with Giovanni Bignoli and the show’s star, Gracie Keener
• ATVs and dog food tops the recall list on the Dr. Dave’s PC Clinic Morning Mix Consumer Alert at 9:25
• Corporate execs weigh in on emotions in the workplace; plus “Your Boss’s Divorce” in our German’s Villa Mix Minute At Work at 9:40

SONOGRAM NAIL ART IS A THING NOW.

We’re used to moms-to-be using sonogram photos to announce their pregnancies on social media or giving future grandparents a framed pic. But now you can put your sonogram on your nails. Beautician Sarah Clarke at Sarenity Hair & Nail Salon in the UK started the trend with one customer and it’s really been taking off. And she found a cool way to serve even more pregnant moms by offering the sonogram nail art on a tip for other nail techs to apply. You just send in your photo and she’ll sell you the sonogram nail art tip and your regular nail person can put it on. And if you happen to want to hold on to that nail with your baby’s blurry grey image on it, they will send it in a presentation box so you can keep the tip as a keepsake. Source: The Stir CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT THE SONOGRAM NAIL ART AND OTHER COOL DESIGNS!

FRIDAY’S HD TONY’S 80s AT 8 SONG: HUEY LEWIS & THE NEWS-THE POWER OF LOVE. Crispin Glover, who played George McFly in Back To The Future, is 54 today. Here’s the movie’s big hit from Huey Lewis & The News, who just cancelled their tour due to Huey’s loss of hearing. Huey was diagnosed with an inner ear disorder that can cause vertigo, tinnitus and ear pressure.

MYSTERY OF THE STOLEN OFFICE LUNCH
Comedian Zak Toscani live-tweeted the drama that went down after a co-worker’s shrimp fried rice was taken from the fridge. Viewers were allowed to watch security footage and they determined that it was a female co-worker who sat right next to Zak and who didn’t even eat the food, just threw it in the garbage. The wronged co-worker didn’t want the thief fired, but HR sent out a company-wide email warning about stealing people’s lunches, and when the culprit read it she was actually heard saying, “Woah. Someone stole a lunch? Who would do something like that?” Unfortunately, Zak and his colleagues never did find out why she would steal and throw away her co-worker’s food. The story was so popular it even caught the eye of “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, who tweeted, “I love this ending. I don’t need to know why she did it, I enjoyed the ride. Thanks for today.”  Zak’s first tweet is below.

Click on the tweet and you’ll be able to see the whole thread as the drama unfolded.

WHY IS THIS BATHING SUIT CAUSING A STIR?

Fashion company ASOS is offering a black-and-white, off-the-shoulder, studded neckline one-piece swimsuit that CAN’T be worn in water and needs to be dry-cleaned! CLICK HERE FOR THE ASOS WEBPAGE TO CHECK IT OUT FOR YOURSELF.

THE GREAT PACIFIC GARBAGE PATCH
This massive collection of plastic, floating trash halfway between Hawaii and California, has grown to more than 600,000 square miles. That’s twice the size of Texas. CLICK HERE FOR PICTURES AND TO READ MORE ABOUT THIS ENVIRONMENTAL TRAGEDY.

Hey ’90s kids, do you miss the old Flying Toasters screensaver? Someone with too much time on their hands has re-created it.  CLICK HERE.

Lake Superior State University’s 43rd Annual List of Banished Words.
These are words and phrases flagged for Mis-use, Over-use and General Uselessness.
LSSU’s word banishment tradition is now in its fifth decade, and was started by the late W. T. Rabe, a public relations director at Lake Superior State University.
Through the years, LSSU has received tens of thousands of nominations for the list, which now includes almost 900 entries. Word-watchers target pet peeves from everyday speech, as well as from the news, fields of education, technology, advertising, politics and more. An editor makes a final cut in late December.
And now, the 2018 list:

Tons – an exaggerated quantity, as in tons of sunshine or tons of work. ‘Lots’ would surely suffice.
Dish – As in to dish out the latest rumor on someone.
Pre-owned – formerly known as “used”
Nothingburger – Says nothing that ‘nothing’ doesn’t already.
Let that sink in – One could say shocking, profound, or important. Let that sink in.
Let me ask you this – Wholly unnecessary statement. Just ask the question already.
Covfefe – President Trump’s typo, somehow missed by the autocorrect feature.
Drill Down – Instead of expanding on a statement, we “drill down on it.”

…and the top banned term:
Fake News – Once upon a time stories could be empirically disproved. Now ‘fake news’ is any story you disagree with.
CLICK HERE TO SEE THE WHOLE LIST.

Top dog names of 2017 from rover.com:

Top 10 Male Dog Names:
1 Max
2 Charlie
3 Cooper
4 Buddy
5 Jack
6 Rocky
7 Oliver
8 Bear
9 Duke
10 Tucker

Top 10 Female Dog Names:
1 Bella
2 Lucy
3 Daisy
4 Luna
5 Lola
6 Sadie
7 Molly
8 Maggie
9 Bailey
10 Sophie

Merriam-Webster Words of the Year
1. Feminism
2. Complicit
3. Recuse
4. Empathy
5. Dotard
6. Syzygy
7. Gyro
8. Federalism
9. Hurricane
10. Gaffe

Top Baby Names Of 2017.
Baby name website, Nameberry, has dropped their list of 2017’s most popular baby names.

Nameberry’s Top 10 Most Popular Names for Girls
1 Olivia
2 Cora
3 Amelia
4 Charlotte
5 Isla
6 Isabella
7 Maia
8 Aurora
9Amara
10 Ava

Nameberry’s Top 10 Most Popular Names for Boys
1 Atticus
2 Asher
3 Jack
4 Theodore
5Jasper
6 Milo
7 Oliver
8 Silas
9 Henry
10 Wyatt
Source: Bustle

MOM 365’s Most Popular Baby Girl Names of 2017
1 Emma
2 Olivia
3Ava
4 Isabella
5 Sophia

MOM 365’s Most Popular Baby Boy Names of 2017
1 Liam
2 Noah
3 Elijah
4 Logan
5 Mason

The Most Downloaded Free Apps on iTunes for 2017
1 Bitmoji

(Randy’s Bitmoji)

2 Snapchat
3 YouTube
4 Facebook Messenger
5 Instagram
6 Facebook
7 Google Maps
8 Netflix
9 Spotify
10 Uber

COLOR OF THE YEAR FOR 2018.

According to the Pantone Color Institute, Ultra Violet will be the color for 2018, replacing last year’s color, Greenery.

BELOIT COLLEGE MINDSET LIST
The Wisconsin school of higher learning puts together a yearly list of what students have and haven’t experienced in their lifetime. It’s very handy so professors can relate, but it just makes the rest of us feel old.
This year’s entering college class of 2021 can’t remember when a “phone” wasn’t a video game and research library. Mostly born in 1999, the last of the Millennials have always been searching for Pokemon.
Among the iconic figures who have never been alive in their lifetimes are Joe DiMaggio, John F. Kennedy Jr. and Walter Payton.
They have largely grown up in a floppy-less world.
XM has always offered satellite radio programming for a fee.
There have always been emojis to cheer us up.
By the time they entered school, laptops were outselling desktops.
It is doubtful that they have ever used or heard the high-pitched whine of a dial-up modem.
They were never able to use a Montgomery Ward catalogue as a booster seat.
Donald Trump has always been a political figure, as a Democrat, an Independent, and a Republican.
Amazon has always been the online place to shop.
Blackberry has gone from being a wild fruit to being a communications device to becoming a wild fruit again.
Dora the Explorer and her pet monkey Boots helped to set them on the course of discovery.
One out of four major league baseball players has always been born outside the United States.
They never got to see Jimmy Kimmel and Ben Stein co-host a quiz show or Dennis Miller provide commentary for the NFL.
As toddlers, they may have taught their grandparents how to Skype.
Justin Timberlake has always been a solo act.
CLICK HERE TO SEE THE ENTIRE BELOIT MINDSET LIST.

 

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