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Lisa Rollins


For more than 30 years Lisa Rollins has been a part of upstate radio. Called the most calming, caring, conservative voice in radio, Lisa can see all sides of the issue, yet is never afraid to share her own personal opinion!
Posts from November 2012


NASA SAYS THE WORLD IS NOT ENDING ON 12/21/2012
--- At a recent press conference, NASA scientists addressed rumors surrounding the Mayan calendar. Scientists say people misinterpret the end of a certain cycle on the calendar to mean the world will end on December 21st, 2012, and that Mayan scholars say the Mayans would not have interpreted the date to signal the apocalypse. Scientists addressed popular rumors such as: a rogue planet will collide with earth and kill everyone, and the danger of killer solar flares. Scientists say neither of those issues are a concern, and that the greatest threat to Earth in the foreseeable future is from the human race itself. (Huffington Post) So, just in case you thought you could escape those end of the month bills, better think again!
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Bacon scented shaving cream?
Today is the launch of J&D’s Bacon Shaving Cream! It’s the world’s 1st bacon-scented cream available on-line ONLY for a limited time. It’s in short supply, costing less than 15 bucks. And of course, it’s proudly made in America! So, would you like for your man’s chinney-chin-chin to smell like bacon; or your legs to smell like Bacon, what about your underarms!? YUM or not? Bacon Shaving Cream is said to be a high end, luxurious bacon-scented shaving cream for all skin types. It is best used after a hot shower or before an important date with someone you may want to spend the rest of your life with. What about you? Would you want some? Huh; I just may after all! I’m getting hungry!
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BLUE LIGHT MAY KEEP YOU AWAKE AS WELL AS COFFEE!
Here’s the deal! French and Swedish researchers find exposure to blue light may improve alertness in night drivers as much as a cup of coffee. The blue light exposure is known to stop the secretion of melatonin; that’s the hormone that causes sleepiness, into the body. Researchers had a group of volunteers drive at night 3 different nights. During each of the nights the volunteers were given coffee, or were exposed to continuous blue light. Researchers found that drinking caffeinated coffee and exposure to blue light both improved driving alertness about the same amount. (Daily Mail) Give me coffee anyday! There’s just something about the smell that I LOVE; maybe even more than the coffee itself. And besides, whenever I see a blue light, I think of “get ready K-Mart Shoppers, we have a Blue Light Special on Aisle 9.”
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HOW YOUR MOOD AFFECTS YOUR WALLET
Results of a new study published in the journal Psychological Science has found sadness can lead to impulsive, and irresponsible financial choices. No kidding! For the study, participants watched either a sad or neutral video and then were offered a monetary reward. They were given a choice- they could receive the money after the session, or receive a bigger reward that would be mailed to them in the future. Those who watched the neutral video chose to have the reward mailed to them 13-to-34% more often than people who watched the sad video. Scientists involved with the study say people who are sad tend to focus more on the present, rather than the future. (Women's Health)
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HOW OLD IS OLD?
A new study finds that most Americans think old age is not represented by a birthday, but by a person's actions. For the study, researchers interviewed people in their 80’s, their family members, and their paid caregivers. They found that the ability to participate in certain activities, such as grocery shopping or attending medical appointments, serve as a way of identifying if someone is "old." Oregon State University researcher Michelle Barnhart found says that society views and treats people in their 80’s and 90’s as "not old" if they are aware, active, safe or independent. (Live Science) NOT OLD? AND THEY’RE IN THEIR 80’s and 90’s? Lemme tells ya folks, that’s OLD…I’m decades from it and I’m old now…yes, I do everything for myself but not nearly as fast or with as much fun as I once did. Admit it, old is nothing to be ashamed of, it is a sign that you have lots of memories and hopefully lots of loved ones with whom to share them.
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MORE RETAILERS STARTING BLACK FRIDAY EARLY!
More stores will be starting Black Friday sales before you even have time to digest your turkey. Walmart, Target, Toys "R" Us, and Sears will start their sales on Thanksgiving at 8 p.m. while Macy's and Kohl's will open at midnight. Retailers say that opening Thursday night is a good thing for consumers because they can finish their feast, head to the stores late, and sleep in the next morning instead of getting up before dawn to get on sale lines. (NY Daily News) So what about you? Good idea…quite frankly, I LOVE IT! But would YOU shop on Thanksgiving?
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KENYAN WOMAN NAMES HER TWINS BARACK AND MITT
--- A Kenyan woman has named her newborn twins after President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney. Millicent Owur gave birth to the twins on Tuesday at a hospital in south-west Kenya, a short distance from the Obama family's ancestral village. Owur said that she named the first twin Barack and the second twin Mitt as a reminder of the election. (Reuters)
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WATCHING TV REDUCES YOUR LIFESPAN!
A new study by Australian researchers finds ever hour of television watched after the age of 25 reduces the viewer's life expectancy by about 22-minutes. SEE I TOLD YA TO LISTEN TO THE RADIO INSTEAD! For the study, researchers surveyed 12-thousand Australian adults. Participants were asked about general health, disease status, how many hours of TV they watch per day, and more. They found that compared with people who watched no TV, those who spent a lifetime average of 6-hours-per-day watching TV could expect to live about five-years less. How much do you watch the Boob Tube?
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MAN ARRESTED FOR WHIPPING GIRLFRIEND WITH A PYTHON!
A Massachusetts man turned himself into police last week after being accused of beating his girlfriend with a pet snake. Police said that Keith Paro whipped his girlfriend with a python while she was in a hot tub, leaving her with minor bruises. The snake was tossed into the water and did not survive. Paro faces charges including battery with a dangerous weapon, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, malicious destruction of property and cruelty to animals. I must have missed this chapter in SHADES OF GREY!
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