- The Guardian newspaper says the world's oldest living person, French nun Lucille Randon, has died at the age of 118. She passed away at her nursing home in France. Lucille was born in 1904. She survived the coronavirus when it killed 10 other nursing home residents.
- The Associated Press says Chevy has created the fastest Corvette ever. The E-ray is a gas electric hybrid that can go from 0 to 60 in 2.5 seconds. It can do a quarter mile in 10.5 seconds. The sports car is going to cost $104,000.
- Engadget says DoorDash will start delivering Starbucks to all 50 states in March. Starbucks will offer 95% of its menu items through DoorDash
- Geekspin says S'mores-flavored Lucky Charms have hit store shelves. The cereal features mini graham crackers and chocolate bits mixed with the cereal's trademark marshmallows. Some people are already selling boxes on eBay for as much as $18
- The Daily Meal says KFC restaurants in Thailand are giving away chicken-scented incense sticks to commemorate the Chinese New Year. The incense is marinated in KFC's 11 herbs and spices
- Hello magazine says Drew Barrymore's talk show has been renewed for a fourth season
- Hollywoodlife.com says Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's son, Pax, is working as an artist under the name “Embtto”. Most of his work is abstract and involves mixed media
Last Week's Mega Millions Lotto Winner Could Have Made $40 Million More: CBS says last week's $1.3 billion Mega Millions lottery jackpot was won by a person in Lebanon, Maine. Had the person purchased their ticket a mile away in the state of New Hampshire they would be taking home more money because New Hampshire, unlike Maine, has no state income tax. The lump sum cash payout is $723.5 million. After taxes, a NH winner would have received $455.8 million. The state of Maine takes 5% for taxes leaving the winner with $404.1 million.
WGTC says Billie Eilish is seeking a restraining order against the fan, who broke into her home earlier this month. She says she is suffering from anxiety, fear and emotional distress because of the break-in.
David Guetta tells Billboard magazine that he knows exactly who he is. “It took a while, but I'm finally comfortable with who I am. I know who I am, and no one is ever gonna change me. If you don't like me, you can leave."
Pink tells ABC that she encourages people to try new things. "We lose all the chances we don't take in our life and all the time we waste and the memories that we give up on because we live in our head. We need to go out and try new things, challenge ourselves. Otherwise we stagnate."
Jax tells PopSugar.com that school can be a cruel place. “School is like a war zone. You're constantly comparing yourself to the other girls. If I had the chance, I would take all the middle school girls in the world and sit them down and tell them "You're not in competition with anyone. Just be you and no one else. Don't tear each other down, be everyone's biggest supporter. You all have to go through this, don't make it harder for someone. Be as supportive of everyone as you can."”
The Blast claims Janet Jackson's business managers are suing her because she owes them $238,000. Janet is going on tour and will earn enough money to pay her managers. She has yet to respond to the lawsuit
WDIV says Taylor Swift's acoustic guitar is going to be auctioned off on February 5th. The signed guitar is expected to sell for between $5,000 and $10,000.
Channing Tatum tells Vanity Fair magazine that he wants to remake ''Ghost''. He hopes to take over Patrick Swayze's role. The original movie starred Patrick, Demi Moore and Whoopi Goldberg. Channing says, “Yeah, we have the rights to Ghost. But we’re going to do something different. I think it needs to change a little bit.” The original ''Ghost'' movie made $505 million on a budget of $23 million
The Daily Mail says George and Amal Clooney's Berkshire, England mansion may go underwater because of heavy rains and flood water. The couple moved into the mansion in 2016. It is surrounded by a waterway which is rising because of massive rainfall amounts. The floodwaters are just feet away from the couple's backyard patio
Titanic director James Cameron tells the NY Post that he is launching an investigation into why Leonardo DiCaprio's character, Jack, died in the film. Fans say Jack could have survived by climbing on to Rose's door in the freezing waters surrounding the ship. James says, “A new investigation we’ve just done will settle this fan-based question about Jack and Rose and a piece of floating debris, which everyone calls a door. It’s, technically, not a door,” he explained, before adding, “it’s a piece of wood paneling from the first-class cabin.”
"Avatar: The Way Of Water" producer John Landau tells Empire magazine that Vin Diesel does not make a cameo in the movie as one of the water Navi. “Vin was a fan. He came in, visited the set one day to see what we were doing, and people took that out of context.” The rumors started after someone dug up a picture of Vin and the movie's director James Cameron.
The Blast claims Lisa Marie Presley's 14-year-old twins, Finley and Harper, refuse to go back to their Calabasas, California home. The twins are spending time at Priscilla Presley's Los Angeles mansion. They are having trouble dealing with their mother's death
The Daily Mail says Tom Brady's ex-wife, Gisele Bundchen, has been spotted working out again with Jujitsu instructor Joakim Valente. She wore a green sports bra and running shorts as they ran on a Costa Rican beach. Joaquin is giving Jujitsu lessons to Giselle's children. The two are refusing to comment on reports that they are secretly dating
The Irish Mirror says Angelina Jolie is falling for her new boyfriend, actor Paul Mescal. The couple was recently spotted on a date. A source tells the newspaper, "Ange was a huge fan of Normal People and became obsessed with Paul, following his career closely and even writing to him. They stayed in contact, and when she got in touch to say she was coming to watch him in his new play with her 16-year-old daughter, Shiloh. He was the one who initiated the coffee afterwards, which she was incredibly excited by.''
The Daily Mail says Brad Pitt is selling his Los Feliz, California compound for $40 million. He purchased the home from Elvira in 1994 for $1.7 million. The house has a pool, a tennis court and a skate park. Brad is looking to downsize
The International News says the Woodland Hills, California restaurant that Britney Spears stormed out of on Saturday has apologized to her. Her server says she did not have a manic episode nor did her husband leave her. ''Britney was the sweetest person despite the uncomfortable situation she was put in by the other patron filming her. We have taken the necessary steps to ensure this does not happen again and extend our sincerest apologies to Ms. Spears."
A new study by Office Freedom reveals that office workers are their most productive at 10:22 a.m. Other findings:
- the average office worker hits a slump at 1:27 p.m.
- 58% of office workers struggle to get through the day
- 27% of office workers spend too much time in front of a computer
- 24% of office workers hate being interrupted by colleagues
- top ways employees energize themselves when tired ...
drinking coffee (31%)
going for a walk outside (25%)
having a cup of tea (24%)
Bacon And Sausage Not Good For You
The Daily Mail says researchers in France have discovered that eating cured meats like bacon and sausage may increase the risk of Type 2 Diabetes by over 50%. The team studied 100,000 people before concluding that the preservatives in certain meats can have major negative impacts on health. More studies need to be performed to confirm the findings. Lead author Dr. Bernard Srour says, "These results provide a new piece of evidence in the context of current discussions regarding the need for a reduction of nitrite additives' use in processed meats by the food industry. In the meantime, several public health authorities worldwide already recommend citizens to limit their consumption of foods containing controversial additives, including sodium nitrite."
12 Amazon Items You Should Avoid At All Costs ... According to a new study by Finance Buzz
2. Kitchen appliances
3. Gift cards
4. Paper products
5. Small furniture
6. Charging cables
7. Pet food
12. Office supplies
My son was taking an exam the other day when he looked over and saw a girl struggling to get answers on her smartwatch. My son didn't say anything to the teacher. The teacher grades on a curve. The girl and her mother are not that smart to begin with. Part of me wants to tell the teacher. The other part wants to let the cheating slide because I know there is a good chance the girl scored poorly so the curve will be lower and my son will score better. What would you do if you were me? Is it wrong if I stay silent?