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Maine man solves property dispute in rational, calm manner

This is totally the way to handle a property dispute. A man in Dover-Foxcrotft, Maine, had been in a fight over a boundary line between his property and a neighboring one for several years. Particularly over a garage that sat on 0.23 acres of Gabriel Brawn's property. The Brawn family allegedly tried several ways to [...]

By |2020-07-22T09:22:10-05:00July 22nd, 2020|Z News|0 Comments

Social media attracts mean people…sun also hot, water wet

This makes complete sense, especially considering how ugly my Facebook feed has been in the last...let's call it five years. A study out of Michigan State and Cal State Fullerton shows that, if you enjoy making people feel embarrassed or angry, you're more likely to be addicted to social media. Researchers tracked the activity of [...]

By |2020-07-22T08:28:28-05:00July 22nd, 2020|Z News|0 Comments

More hand sanitizers listed as toxic

The FDA has announced more hand sanitizers are to be considered toxic, as 2020 continues to just be the worst. It's the Britta of years. The list of five joins nine others made in Mexico that have been confirmed to contain methanol, which is extremely toxic. Apparently, if enough methanol [...]

By |2020-07-07T09:37:13-05:00July 7th, 2020|Z News|0 Comments

Patrick Mahomes getting PAID

Patrick Mahomes just got rewarded for bringing Kansas City it's first Whataburger. Oh, and something about a Super Bowl championship. It was announced yesterday that Mahomes has signed a 10-year contract extension with the Chiefs worth just shy of a HALF BILLION DOLLARS. "With his dynamic play and infectious personality, [Mahomes] is one of the [...]

By |2020-07-07T08:45:41-05:00July 7th, 2020|Z News|0 Comments

Science determines your personality based on eye color

Science has determined what your personality is based solely on your eye color. The study, done by the Orebro University in Sweden, found that the genes affecting our brains' frontal lobes also impact our eye color. Allegedly, eye color also gives indications about a person's behavior, mental health, even tolerance to pain. Researchers say that, [...]

By |2020-06-11T09:09:53-05:00June 11th, 2020|Z News|0 Comments

Playing hard to get really works, according to science

Apparently, playing hard to get really works. Science says so! The practice, where one purposefully plays it cold or even mean toward someone they're, in fact, actually interested in, supposedly plays on the "thrill of uncertainty" of going after someone we're not sure is interested back. Or something. “Playing hard to get makes it seem [...]

By |2020-06-10T09:46:00-05:00June 10th, 2020|Z News|0 Comments

Decade-long treasure hunt ends in Rocky Mountains

There was gold in them thar hills. Sorry, couldn't resist. So, ten years ago, Forrest Fenn, an art dealer and author, came up with the greatest viral marketing scam in history: he hid a treasure chest filled with $1 million worth of gold, jewelry and other valuable objects somewhere in the Rocky Mountains. Wait...this [...]

By |2020-06-09T08:50:41-05:00June 9th, 2020|Z News|0 Comments

Miniskirt named most iconic fashion statement of all time. OF ALL TIME.

That must have fashion item as we enter the hot summer months has been recognized as the most iconic fashion statement of all time. According to an internet survey. Of British people. But still! The miniskirt was listed first from this survey, which was commissioned by Samsung of all places. Other items in the top [...]

By |2020-06-01T08:57:37-05:00June 1st, 2020|Z News|0 Comments

Science comes through, reveals perfect way to eat ice cream

This is a study we can get fully behind! According to an expert in "sensory science", we've been eating ice cream all wrong. Which probably explains why I constantly get brain freeze.   Actual photo of us with brain freeze. Courtesy of www.icecreamnation.org Dr. Sarah Kemp has developed a scientific formula for how [...]

By |2020-05-26T09:07:38-05:00May 26th, 2020|Z News|0 Comments