Wacked Out News
Feb. 16, 2015
Monday, 16 February 2015 11:02

1. Here are a few random facts for you.  Adult diapers outsell baby diapers in Japan.  Hello Kitty was created in Japan, but the creator decided to make her British since British culture was trendy in Japan at the time.  And Chuck Berry's only number one single was "My Ding-a-Ling".


2. A survey asked couples about their Valentine's Day, and found they got-it-on at an average time of . . . 8:47 P.M.  Although newer couples did it earlier, and married couples did it later.


3. A new survey asked women what makes men attractive BESIDES looks or personality.  The top three are owning a dog . . . having a big house . . . and making a lot of money.


4. According to a new survey, here are the top five things a "real man" should know:  His wedding anniversary . . . basic do-it-yourself tasks . . . how to change a light bulb . . . how to tie a tie . . . and how to read a map.


5. According to a new survey, the top three things women get excited about are going on vacation . . . having sex . . . and exercising.  And the top three things that DRAIN their energy are worrying about money . . . arguing with our significant other . . . and dark winter nights.

Feb. 13, 2015
Friday, 13 February 2015 08:19

1. Here are a few random facts for you.  New York City hit a string of 10 consecutive days without a murder yesterday . . . an all-time record.  Kurt Vonnegut was Geraldo Rivera's father-in-law for four years . . . Geraldo was married to Kurt's daughter from 1971 to 1975.  And Elmo is the only non-human who's ever testified before Congress.


2. Will you have sex on Valentine's Day?  Only 49% of people say they probably will . . . 34% say they probably WON'T.  But you're more likely to have sex than get a gift . . . only 33% of people think they'll probably get a present tomorrow.


3. A website analyzed 20 surveys about Valentine's Day to figure out what people are REALLY spending, and what they really want.  The average guy will spend $153, and the average woman will spend $89.  The most popular gift is dinner or a night out . . . the least popular is something homemade.


4. A new study ranked the states by how ROMANTIC they are, using three factors:  How much chocolate they eat, how much champagne they drink, and how much sex they have.  The most romantic states are Rhode Island and Washington . . . the least romantic are Wyoming and Nebraska.


5. A new study found the best cities for SINGLE PEOPLE on Valentine's Day, based on things like the number of single people living there, and the entertainment options per capita.  Washington D.C. and Atlanta are the best . . . Stockton, California and Miami are the worst.

Feb. 10, 2015
Tuesday, 10 February 2015 10:21

1. Here are a few random facts for you.  The mascot for Vlasic Pickles is a stork because pickles and storks are both associated with pregnancy.  2% of all the eggs produced in the U.S. are used by Waffle Houses.  And the word "diarrhea" comes from a Greek word that means "flowing through."


2. A new survey found you're more likely to get dumped TODAY than any other day of the year.  22% of people have dumped someone on February 10th . . . exactly four days before Valentine's Day.


3. A new survey found almost one in four women has said "NO" to a marriage proposal at some point in their life.  The top three reasons are:  I wasn't sure he was "the One" . . . it just didn't feel right . . . and I don't want to get married.


4. A new survey found 40% of us LIE about how much CHOCOLATE we eat.  The most common places we secretly eat it are in the car on the way home from work, and at our desk at work.


5. What's the sexiest accent in the world?  The winner by a landslide was . . . a BRITISH accent.  And surprisingly, American came in second . . . followed by Irish . . . Australian . . . and French.

Feb. 09, 2015
Monday, 09 February 2015 15:12

1. Here are a few random facts for you.  More people in Anchorage, Alaska take a plane to work than a bus.  The Pentagon spent more than $500,000 on Viagra last year, categorized as "troop support."  And the little plastic thing that goes in the middle of the pizza to keep the box from touching the cheese turns 30 tomorrow.


2. A new survey found Americans overwhelmingly believe in SOULMATES.  76% say everyone has a soulmate out there . . . 65% say you know right away when you meet them . . . and 36% say they're still looking for their soulmate.


3. A new study found that from an evolutionary perspective, it's better to mate with the first decent option than to wait for the perfect person.  Your primary biological purpose is to spread your genes, so mating quickly takes away the risk that you'll die or become infertile before you have the chance.


4. A company in China is making an interesting offer to its employee of the year:  A night of sex with a famous porn star . . . or a new Porsche.  Unfortunately, we doubt we'll find out which one the employee chooses.


5. Technology is about to make it harder for you to steal towels from hotels.  There's a company selling tiny, affordable tracking chips that hotels can put in their towels and robes . . . and more than 2,000 hotels have already started using them.

Feb. 05, 2015
Thursday, 05 February 2015 15:23

1. Here are a few random facts for you.  Even cockroaches have individual personalities.  A study found men are more likely than women to pretend they like spicy food just to seem COOL.  And the longest running TV show in America is "Meet the Press" . . . it's been on for 67 years.


2. McDonald's randomly selected a guy in their new promotion where you pay for food with acts of 'love' . . . and it backfired HORRIBLY.  The guy called his mom to say "I love you" . . . but she thought he was SUICIDAL.  It took him 15 minutes to convince her he was okay, and that she didn't have to fly there to see him.


3. A website just ranked all 50 states by their FAST FOOD, based on things like the number of different chains there, and the number of chains that STARTED there.  Texas came in first, followed by California.  Vermont came in last.


4. A potential juror in the "Dark Knight" shooting trial in Colorado showed up with her grandkid on Tuesday, and said babysitting keeps her too busy to be a juror.  But the judge only offered to reschedule.  So she dropped to her knees, started crying . . . and began pulling out clumps of her HAIR.  And it worked.


5. There's a barber in Georgia who helps parents punish their kids if they've been misbehaving . . . by giving them a haircut that makes them look like a BALDING OLD MAN.   And he'll do it for free.

Feb. 04, 2015
Wednesday, 04 February 2015 15:22

1. Here are a few random facts for you.  Coffins and caskets aren't the same thing . . . a coffin is a hexagon with six sides, a casket is a rectangle.  Caterpillars have about 4,000 muscles in their bodies . . . humans only have 629.  And if you ride on a float in the Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans, you're legally required to wear a mask.


2. A new survey found people who are engaged spend the most on Valentine's Day.  Regular couples spend $118 . . . it jumps to $154 when you're engaged . . . then drops to $136 if you're married.


3. A new survey found the most annoying things about Valentine's Day.  The top three are:  Public displays of affection . . . couples posting pictures of their gifts on social media . . . and people only talking about Valentine's Day and their relationship all day long.


4. Now THIS is an incredible picture of laziness.  Would you take a pill every single day if it meant you could live two years longer?  In a new study, 8% of people said NO . . . and 21% of people would rather die a YEAR early rather than take a daily pill.


5. An incredibly vague new study found construction workers are the happiest workers in America.  The five happiest industries are supposedly construction and facilities services . . . consumer products and services . . . technology . . . telecommunication, energy, and utilities . . . and healthcare, pharmaceuticals, and biotech.

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