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You Get What You Pay For

9/19/2017
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Passengers choosing the no-frills "basic economy" fares on some big airlines are expressing shock that they have to pay to check the carry-on they weren't supposed to carry on in the first place, plus a penalty. They shouldn't be surprised. (Source: Money)

Duration: 00:01:38


Just Like Home, If You Don't Particularly Like Your Home

9/18/2017
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Windows in showers, no closets, inaccessible power outlets... those annoying things about hotel rooms are deliberate. They think that's what you want. (Source: Washington Post)

Duration: 00:01:24


Porsche Pyrotechnics

9/15/2017
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Florida man. Expensive car. Gas can. Cigarette. (Source: WTVT/Tampa)

Duration: 00:02:40


None Of Your Business' Business

9/14/2017
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More places are banning prospective employers from asking about your salary history. You'd have to be a C-suite type to think the question's appropriate. (Source: Daily Breeze)

Duration: 00:00:59


Whiz Kids

9/13/2017
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Yeah, well, finding an appropriate place to pee at a sporting event IS an issue worth discussing. Includes troughs, porta-potties, parking lots, and empty beer cups. (Source: Washington Post)

Duration: 00:01:18


Grasping For Superlatives

9/12/2017
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A new batch of Guinness World Records has arrived. My record for Least (Expletive)s Given remains intact. (Source: WDIV-TV/Detroit)

Duration: 00:00:59


Motivation To Hunker

9/11/2017
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Why do people resist evacuation, no matter what the odds? Maybe it's stories like this one. (Source: WTVT/Tampa)

Duration: 00:01:29


Moneyball II

9/8/2017
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The L.A. Rams are going to be charging a lot for seats, and a lot just for the right to spend a lot to buy seats. I have a better plan.

Duration: 00:02:10


Candy, Crushed

9/7/2017
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Someone filed a lawsuit over the calorie count in Starburst Gummies Sours. Of course they did.

Duration: 00:01:30


Itsy Bitsy Terror

9/6/2017
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It's spider season, which means it's time for some tips on how to keep the creeps out of your home. Like that's even possible.

Duration: 00:01:32


Back In The Saddle

9/5/2017
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The mayor says Houston's open for business. If you can get over the scenes you saw on TV, now might be a good time to go there.

Duration: 00:01:30


Meet Your Vacation Buddy

9/4/2017
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Day off? Bwa HA HA HA HA HA Ha ha ha ha. Ha. No matter how much you THINK you can detach from the daily grind, it's hopeless.

Duration: 00:01:39


Game Of Game Of Thrones

9/1/2017
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How some "Game of Thrones" fans are gaming the system to save a few bucks, and what that might mean for the TV industry. Blame "Ballers."

Duration: 00:01:51


Why God Invented Air Conditioning

8/31/2017
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It's hot in Southern California, and they're issuing heat advisories warning hikers that it's... hot. Because if you're going to go hiking in 100 degree weather, even the obvious might go flying over your head.

Duration: 00:01:48


Clap Clap Clap Clap

8/30/2017
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The mainstream media discovers that Millennials are watching older TV shows, which means they're watching "Friends." And "The Golden Girls," but mostly "Friends."

Duration: 00:01:18


Running Dogs

8/29/2017
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L.A. has a guy who's billed as a personal fitness trainer for your dog, meaning he takes them for full-out runs. I bet the novelty wears off for the dogs well before the run ends.

Duration: 00:01:36


Tastes Like Chicken

8/28/2017
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Another frog-in-a-packaged-salad story, but with a surprise twist ending. Plus, a few words about finding living or dead things in food, because GET OVER IT ALREADY.

Duration: 00:01:35


School Bus Wi-Fi

8/25/2017
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A school system decides to try Wi-Fi on school buses, which might actually be a good idea. Or not.

Duration: 00:01:06


Otto Has Sent You A Friend Request

8/24/2017
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A school bus driver gets fired for friending students and parents. Mostly for the student part, probably.

Duration: 00:01:20


The Vision Thing

8/23/2017
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One last blast of eclipse talk, mostly about how trusting so many people were. IT BURNS!

Duration: 00:01:24