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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

French’s has a ketchup popsicle…yeah…really

That's it. We must be stopped as a species. French's has collaborated with a Canadian popsicle company to unleash this hell upon the Earth. Or at least certain pop-up locations in Canada. https://twitter.com/Frenchs/status/1538885001214820352?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1538885001214820352%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.wisebrother.com%2Ftcs%2Fstory%2F162956 WHO ASKED FOR THIS?!?!?!? Seriously, just the few weeks this summer we've had Grey Poupon Ice Cream and Pickle Mountain Dew, and [...]

By |2022-06-22T09:34:09-05:00June 22nd, 2022|Z News|0 Comments

Teen asks Internet for grocery shopping tips, actual good answers follow

Going on out on your own for the first time can be freeing, but also more than a little daunting. You suddenly are responsible for a whole host of things that, even if your parents tried to prepare you for, you still get caught off-guard by. Rent and utilities, laundry if you don't have a [...]

By |2022-06-21T09:49:41-05:00June 21st, 2022|Z News|0 Comments

Kansans want to travel to Jamaica this summer

Summer is officially here! (We know most everyone considers Memorial Day weekend to be the official start of Summer, but this is the seasonal start.) Summer travel may be a little muted this year because of high gas prices, but that isn't stopping people from dreaming about their dream vacations. According to Zippia, Mexico is [...]

By |2022-06-21T09:32:47-05:00June 21st, 2022|Z News|0 Comments

Want to spend less while shopping? Skip the coffee

Let's say you're about to head out for "a few things." Before you leave the house, you have one, maybe two cups of that sweet, sweet java. Next thing you know, you spent $579 at IKEA for a Ektorp. You can't even pronounce the word, but it looked cute on the showroom floor and now [...]

By |2022-06-20T08:29:06-05:00June 20th, 2022|Z News|0 Comments

Worst Father’s Day gifts

There's a million examples of good Father's Day gifts, so let's highlight some stinkers. Dad's were asked about the worst gifts they had gotten. The answers: Nothing. (This was the top answer) Ties Socks Macaroni art A "bad letter" A pet rock A fish plaque (I really, really hope that it was the singing one) Pokémon [...]

By |2022-06-17T09:48:10-05:00June 17th, 2022|Z News|0 Comments
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