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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

Lowe’s Will Deliver Your Christmas Tree for Free This Year

Lowe’s Will Deliver Your Christmas Tree for Free This Year

Christmas tree shopping is going to look a lot different this year . . . you know, just like literally everything has looked a lot different this year. So Lowe’s is offering a pretty sweet service for everyone who’s worried about shopping for a tree in person. Starting next week, you can order a tree…MORE

How Do You Deal with Your Bad Breath Underneath Your Mask?

How Do You Deal with Your Bad Breath Underneath Your Mask?

Wearing face masks has REALLY made everyone realize how bad their breath gets over the course of a day. And since we’re not going to brush our teeth more often . . . God forbid, right? . . . we need other solutions. According to a new survey, 40% of people have started popping MINTS…MORE

Regal Cinemas temporarily closing all its US theaters

Regal Cinemas temporarily closing all its US theaters

Cineworld said today it will temporarily close over 500 Regal Cinema locations in the U.S., along with 127 Cineworld and Picturehouse venues in the U.K. The theaters are set to close Friday “until further notice,” the company said, due to the impact the coronavirus pandemic has had on business. It was a delay in delivery…MORE

Homemade Masks Work!

Homemade Masks Work!

If you’ve been using anything you can grab as a homemade face mask, like a t-shirt or bed sheet . . . don’t worry.  It’s getting the job done. A new study out of the University of Illinois found pretty much all of the household fabrics they tested did a good job blocking droplets when someone talked,…MORE

The Most Ridiculous “Biggest Thing” in All 50 States

The Most Ridiculous “Biggest Thing” in All 50 States

They say “everything’s bigger in Texas.” Which isn’t technically true. But they do have the world’s biggest “diaper cake.”   INDIANA has the biggest HIGH HEEL RACE?!!! has anyone been to this or seen this?!!!   Someone posted a list of the most ridiculous “biggest thing” or world record that each state has bragging rights…MORE

How Much Are NFL Teams Losing Without Fans in the Stands?

How Much Are NFL Teams Losing Without Fans in the Stands?

Only two NFL teams . . . the Kansas City Chiefs and the Jacksonville Jaguars . . . had fans in their stadiums for Week One.  Not at full capacity, of course.  Both had around 16,000 in attendance. In the coming weeks, six other home teams have announced plans to allow fans in the stands . . . and the main…MORE

Vinyl Albums Outsold CDs for the First Time Since the ’80s

Vinyl Albums Outsold CDs for the First Time Since the ’80s

If it was any other year, this would be pretty shocking, but 2020 just about has me fully numb. Still, it’s a little crazy. For the first time since the 1980s, vinyl records have outsold CDs. (!!!) In the first half of the year, vinyl accounted for $232.1 million of music sales. CDs only brought…MORE