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Here are the Top-Ranked Diets to Try in 2021

Here are the Top-Ranked Diets to Try in 2021

If you spent a big chunk of 2020 stress-eating on your couch . . . so did everyone. Almost 70% of Americans say they’re in worse shape now than they were a year ago.  So exercise and eating healthy are even bigger resolutions this year. “U.S. News & World Report” just put out its annual list…MORE

Indy Will Host NCAA March Madness!!

Indy Will Host NCAA March Madness!!

The NCAA announced yesterday that all 67 men’s basketball tournament games including the Final Four will be played entirely in Indiana. Gov. Eric Holcomb said Indiana is a basketball state, and is beyond excited to safely host the 2021 NCAA men’s Division I, II and III basketball championships. Games will be played on two courts…MORE

20 Movies Now Scheduled for 2021 That Were Supposed to Be Released in 2020

20 Movies Now Scheduled for 2021 That Were Supposed to Be Released in 2020

COVID-19 zapped the box office for most of 2020.  Some of the planned releases ended up on streaming services . . . but a LOT of movies were just bumped back to 2021. “The Hollywood Reporter” has a rundown of 20 movies that have been rescheduled for this year.  But these new dates may also change . . .…MORE

Hoosiers Slept an Average of 47 Minutes Less Every Night This Year

Hoosiers Slept an Average of 47 Minutes Less Every Night This Year

Going into 2020, most of us weren’t getting enough sleep already. And this was NOT the year to turn that around.   According to a new survey, the average American slept about 47 minutes less every night in 2020 than in 2019.   In 2019, we slept an average of six hours and 17 minutes…MORE

What Did Hoosiers Watch on Netflix This Year?

What Did Hoosiers Watch on Netflix This Year?

Netflix has released a report on the most-watched content of the year . . . but as usual, they didn’t reveal many specific numbers.  Here are a few of the things they DID note . . . Viewing of “foreign language titles” was up over 50% this year, compared to last year.  The most popular were “The Platform”, “Barbarians”,…MORE

Celebrities Who Have Served In The Military

Celebrities Who Have Served In The Military

  In honor of Veterans Day, here’s a list of celebrities who’ve served in the military:   1. Adam Driver. He joined the Marines after 9/11 and served for almost three years, before being medically discharged after a mountain biking accident.   2. Morgan Freeman. He was a radar technician and Airman 1st Class in…MORE

Scientific Myths Movies Made Us Believe

Scientific Myths Movies Made Us Believe

I’m sorry to break it to you, but movies LIE.  Here are some of the scientific MYTHS they’ve made us believe: 1.  You can hide behind a car door in a gun fight.  Car doors are made to be lightweight, not bullet proof. 2.  You can knock someone out with chloroform in seconds.  It actually takes about…MORE

Smiley’s Random Facts

Smiley’s Random Facts

Here are some random facts for you . . . 1.  There are about 800 million parking spaces in the U.S., or eight per car. 2.  Jodie Foster speaks such perfect French that she does her own dubbing for the French versions of her movies. 3.  A new study found that it takes all mammals 12 seconds…MORE

$25,000 Payoff From WZPL

$25,000 Payoff From WZPL

2020 has been a tough year for all of us, but we’re making it a little better by handing out lots of money this holiday season! Each weekday starting November 5th, we’re giving away $100 every hour starting with the Smiley Morning Show at 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., plus every winner will have a chance at $25,000! Just listen…MORE