- A new survey by Jackson Hewitt Tax Services reveals that 40% of people expect to receive the same refund from the IRS this year as they did last year.
- A new survey by Simply Health reveals that 60% of people suffer from 'paperwork panic'. The panic usually sets in when they have to fill out forms
- Business Insider says 7-Eleven is using self-driving robots to deliver Slurpees.They are testing the new robots in Los Angeles. The robots are the size of a cooler and have four all-terrain wheels. The robot uses AI sensors and technology to maneuver. Robot delivery costs $3
- The Daily Record says Bigfoot was recently spotted on Google Earth. The 7.5 ft beast was captured on camera roaming in an open field in western Colorado. A picture of the sighting has been posted online.
- Business Insider says Southwest Airlines is giving passengers 50 billion airline miles to make up for their holiday meltdown. The points are worth $750 million and were given to 2 million passengers whose flights were canceled or delayed between Christmas Eve and New Year's Day
- Deadline Hollywood says Pedro Pascal, star of "The Mandalorian" and "The Last of Us", is going to host ''Saturday Night Live'' on February 4th. Coldplay will be the musical guest
- Movieweb says ''Jay Leno's Garage'' has been canceled after seven seasons on CNBC. No reason was given for the cancellation.
Chicken of the Sea Offering $1 Million For Mermaid Interview: WJW says Chicken of the Sea is offering $1 million to the person, who can find a mermaid. In order to collect the cash, a person must submit video evidence and set up an interview between the mermaid and the company's mermaid expert. The contest runs until the end of February.
Chicken of the Sea's rules state; “Mermaid is defined as a half-human sea creature with the identifiable head (i.e., two eyes, one nose, and one mouth) and torso of a woman or man or child or individual and the natural biological tail of a fish or scaled sea-dwelling creature. The Mermaid must be capable of living and breathing underwater without the use of artificial aids, such as scuba gear and/or other breathing apparatus, as well as capable of breathing when above the surface of water. The Mermaid must also be living and breathing without the use of surgical enhancements, makeup, costumes, tricks, props, computer graphics, digital effects and/or other artificial means.''
Taylor Swift tells CBS that her family uprooted themselves to help her follow her dreams. "As soon as I said I wanted to be a singer, they all picked up and moved to Nashville for me. They messed up their whole lives just because I wanted to sing. I can never thank them enough for that. I buy them gifts and thank them for it constantly.”
Dave Guetta tells Billboard magazine that growing up in Paris shaped who he is."Well I grew up in Paris, and that definitely shaped me. To be growing up in the capital, that already shapes you, and it’s one of the capitals of fashion and art and cool. That definitely had a massive influence on me."
The National Enquirer claims Harry Styles may be interested in dating Shania Twain now that he's single. A source tells the magazine, “Harry just fawns over Shania. He had a huge crush on her when he was a little kid." Shania previously said that she enjoyed performing with Harry. "He invited me to the Coachella performance. We're just very easy together, it's like we've known each other for a very long time."
Sia tells MusicFeeds.com that she only wants to make music for her fans. "I'm not doing this for awards or accolades or any of that [stuff]. I have enough money. I want to make music for my fans to listen to and escape. That's all I want. To make my fans happy.”
Meghan Trainor tells People magazine that she had two toilets installed in her bathroom. "There have been times we've both had to go at the same time. I finally thought 'Why does one of us have to hold it or go to the spare bathroom? We're married. Let's put two toilets in there.' It can be an incredible bonding experience going to the bathroom next to your husband."
Gwen Stefani tells Refinery29.com that she feels better when she's wearing makeup. "I would always get a harassed when I put on makeup. People would say, you’re wearing a mask, what are you trying to hide? No, I just love makeup. I just think I look better when I have it on. And when I look at you, you’re wearing makeup by the way, it means you made an effort. Your art looks good. I love the creative process behind it."
Beyonce tells Cosmopolitan magazine that she doesn't hide who she is. “There was a time I was worried people wouldn't be able to handle who I was. It took a while to convince myself to just go out and be me. The outpouring of love and support I got from showing my true self was amazing. I'll never hide who I am again."
The Las Vegas Review-Journal says Jay Leno fell off his motorcycle last week. He broke his collarbone and two ribs. He also has two cracked kneecaps. Jay was testing his vintage 1940 Indian motorcycle when he got clotheslined while driving down an alley. Jay hit a wire and fell off his bike. It kept going.
The Daily Mail says one of Kelly Clarkson's stalkers has been arrested again.Huguette Young was caught outside of Kelly's home. She violated the terms of her restraining order. Young showed up at 9:00 p.m. Kelly's security guards called 911. Kelly no longer allows her children to step outside at night
The International News says casinos and betting agencies are offering odds on Jimmy Kimmel getting slapped when he hosts the Oscars. Jimmy says, “Will any host or award presenter be slapped during the show? If you put $100 on yes, you win $1,200 — which, I have to say, seems like they’re encouraging someone with a gambling problem to slap me.”
Channing Tatum tells Entertainment Tonight that he plans to tell his daughter that he was once an exotic dancer. “There’s no version of me not having the conversation of ‘Dad didn’t just do them in movies, I was an actual stripper'. I’m not gonna lie to her.” Channing danced under the name Chan Crawford.
Pam Anderson tells Variety magazine that she believes Tim Allen had no bad intentions when he flashed her on the set of "Home Improvement''. She posted, “Tim is a comedian, it’s his job to cross the line. I’m sure he had no bad intentions. Times have changed, though. I doubt anyone would try that post #MeToo. It’s a new world.”
Margot Robbie tells NME magazine that one of her earliest acting jobs was starring in a Hooters commercial. “I was in a Hooters commercial, not as a Hooters girl but as someone eating at Hooters. At the end of the day, they offered me a job and I was like, ‘I think this is where my career is going and I’m going to end up working at Hooters.''
US Weekly Magazine says Michael Jordan's son, Marcus, is allegedly falling in love with Scottie Pippen's ex-wife, Larsa. A source tells the magazine that their 16-year age difference is not a problem. “Larsa and Marcus are still trying to play it coy [but] it’s very obvious to everyone around them that the chemistry is off the charts and they’re crazy about each other. They’ve been friends for years. She’s super comfortable with him and has always said he’d be a major catch for anyone. It’s a go with the flow situation right now and they’re having a blast.''
US Weekly Magazine claims Prince Harry and Meghan Markle may be stripped of their Royal titles because of his memoir, "Spare". A source tells the magazine, “There’s a very real decision to be made of course with respect to whether or not the Sussexes get to keep their titles. The way to strike back would be to approve a measure whereby Harry and Meghan are stripped of their titles, and that’s a very real possibility–certainly if the toxicity doesn’t eventually subside. But equally there’s a strong belief that the best form of getting even or negating the Sussexes is to continue to ignore them and not feed into their drama and incessant attention-seeking.''
Dirtiest Cities in America … According to a new survey by Lawn Starter based on pollution, living conditions, infrastructure and other things
3 San Bernardino
5 Jersey City
7 San Antonio
9 Oklahoma City
10 Yonkers New York
Most Popular Super Bowl Party Foods ... According to Google
3 chips and salsa
4 tater tots
6 buffalo wings
9 pigs in a blanket
10 spinach artichoke dip.
The 6 Best Foods For Hangovers … According to a new article by the Cleveland Clinic
1. Sports drinks and electrolyte-enhanced beverages
5. BRAT diet .... “Bananas, rice, applesauce and toast.”
I broke up with my boyfriend three weeks ago. I think he misses my dog more than he misses me. He has asked for visitation. I can tell my dog misses him because he doesn't have the same pep like he had before. His tail is also down. My boyfriend did me wrong so I'm reluctant to allow visitation. I also love my dog and know how much it would mean to him if they spent time together. What would you do if you were me? Should I place my dog's feelings ahead of mine. If this was a child instead of a dog I would most likely say NO! My friends say I shouldn't allow visitation because if you did me wrong, you did my dog wrong