SHIT YOU SHOULDKNOW 2/13/14

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Get ready for bacon milkshakes, bacon-flavored toothpaste, bacon lip balm, bacon bourbon and bacon ice cream … these items and more will take center stage this weekend in Atlantic City, NJ for Bacon Week! Yes, the Tropicana Hotel and Casino will host this cardiovascular nightmare. Get ready to “pig out” and have a bacon-eating time!

Tampa International Airport just added a nonstop route to Seattle, Washington. The daily flights will start on June 20 and will be run by Alaska Airlines. The route was the number three unserved airline market in the USA with 160 people per day flying from Tampa to Seattle and being forced to make numerous stops. The top unserved route is San Francisco / Tampa with about 180 people making that trek everyday and the airport is working on getting that problem solved. The number two unserved route in America is Orlando / Portland.

This seems like we write this same article every week but Winter’s icy grip is once again pounding the USA. Major storms have put 12 inches of snow on the ground in the Northeast, Raleigh NC is shut down due to ice and snow, over 3,300 airline flights were canceled yesterday with many more today. This has been one of the toughest Winter season ever and it’s only February 13th!

The world lost a special person yesterday as Shirley Temple Black passed away at the age of 85. The chubby-cheeked, dimpled child had the poise and cuteness to pick up an entire nation during the Great Depression in the 1930′s. Shirley Temple made more than 40 films before her 12th birthday and was known worldwide. After her childhood acting career Ms. Black raised a family and served as the US Ambassador to Ghana and Czechoslovakia. She was a great human being that will be missed by all.

Last but not least … Sky, a wire fox terrier, won The Best of Show Award at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. Personally, I thought Sky looked like a midget with a big moustache and I was rooting for the poodle to win … An openly gay 17-year-old Boy Scout in Maryland has achieved the highest rank of Eagle Scout. he is the first gay youth to reach the status … a study involving 90,000 women has added doubt about the value of mammograms for ladies. The study published by the British Medical Journal said that death rates were the same in women who had mammograms and those that didn’t … New York Yankee superstar Derek Jeter has said this year will be his last. Look for big celebrations in every ballpark this summer … Have a great Thursday everybody!


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