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Riley County Health Department hosting Easter Egg Hunt

The Riley County Health Department is helping the Easter Bunny this year by hosting an Easter Egg Hunt & Open House this Saturday morning (April 1st) from 9-11am at the Family and Child Resource Center in Manhattan. Kids 10 and under can hunt for 800 eggs, while older kids and adults can visit the Open House booths to learn [...]

By |2023-03-29T11:27:04-05:00March 29th, 2023|Z News|0 Comments

TikTok to start limiting how long kids can use app

Amid the growing call for the outright banning of TikTok, the social media app is making some pre-emptive moves, itself. TikTok announced yesterday that they are imposing one-hour time limits on accounts for users 18-and-under. After the hour is up, users will get a notification and they will have to enter a code to keep [...]

By |2023-03-02T09:25:33-06:00March 2nd, 2023|Z News|0 Comments

Kansas City to celebrate Chiefs Super Bowl win with victory parade

Days after the Kansas City Chiefs defeated Philadelphia in Super Bowl LVII, the city will come together to celebrate. A victory parade is planned for Wednesday, Feb. 15, starting at noon. This is all weather permitting, though conditions through midday tomorrow should be favorable. The route for the parade will be nearly identical to the [...]

By |2023-02-14T09:54:09-06:00February 14th, 2023|Z News|0 Comments

Ten highly specific turn-offs we’d dump someone over

We all have hit a place in relationships where it's not working. Most times, it's not just one big thing, but an accumulation of little annoyances that build up. Of course, there are the times a reason to break up is pretty monumental. These, however, are not those reasons. Except for body odor. That's a [...]

By |2023-01-10T09:16:41-06:00January 10th, 2023|Z News|0 Comments

Taylor Swift’s cat is worth $97 million

A website dedicated to cats has put together a list of the richest pets in the world. And it's slightly depressing that these animals are worth more than I'll ever be. Taylor Swift's cat Olivia Benson (yes, named after the Law & Order: SVU character if you didn't already know) is the third richest, worth $97 [...]

By |2023-01-05T09:21:32-06:00January 5th, 2023|Z News|0 Comments

TikTok trend: stuff potatoes in your socks to cure the flu

Yeah, you read that headline right. A TikTok user (food_over_rx) claims that stuffing potato slices into socks sucks the toxins out of your body and will cure influenza. I never can tell if people are being serious or not on TikTok. I'm guessing, based on her content, food_over_rx believes in this but...it's a potato. [...]

By |2023-01-05T09:01:33-06:00January 5th, 2023|Z News|0 Comments

The Rise and Fall of Myspace (and other Social Media numbers)

This is a fascinating look at the rise and fall of certain Social Media platforms since 2003, which was really the birth of it. The rise of Facebook, the fall of Myspace, it's all chronicled here. In fact, you can basically see the exact moment Facebook went from college students only to everyone. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7x_DvlmyfVA

By |2022-12-16T11:50:53-06:00December 16th, 2022|Z News|0 Comments

Viral Video: Dad’s hilariously bad gift wrapping job

Let's be honest: gift wrapping is a bit of a science. Not everyone is capable of doing it. Some people should never have tried. Case in point is the video below. Dude, two words: gift bags. https://www.youtube.com/shorts/13gabjJ0JrI

By |2022-12-16T11:43:19-06:00December 16th, 2022|Z News|0 Comments

Your Christmas decorations could burn your house down

How’s that for a click bait title? Selective Insurance announced the results of a recent study that showed 97 percent of people who decorate for Christmas have at least one fire hazard. “I’m not trying to be Scrooge, but our research shows that most U.S. residents need to better understand and practice smart fire safety precautions to help [...]

By |2022-12-16T11:35:18-06:00December 16th, 2022|Z News|0 Comments

Big 12 trophy taking tour of Kansas

K-State is taking the Big 12 trophy won by the Wildcats Dec. 3 with the 31-28 OVERTIME win over TCU in the Big 12 Championship on a 19-stop tour of Kansas. “We can’t thank our fans enough,” head coach Chris Klieman said in a press release. “Our crowds were electric all season and created an [...]

By |2022-12-16T11:33:46-06:00December 16th, 2022|Z News|0 Comments
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