Florida man’s 826-pound bluefin tuna catch becomes new state record

The bluefin, which was caught in May 2017, weighed 826-pounds and 8-ounces.  (FWC) A Destin, Florida man’s 826-pound, 8-ounce bluefin tuna catch has officially become one of the five new saltwater fishing records in the state, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) announced Tuesday. Angler Rick Whitley caught the massive tuna — which measured … Continue reading “Florida man’s 826-pound bluefin tuna catch becomes new state record”

Yelp is now publishing health inspection scores on restaurant pages

The new data is part of the brand’s Local Inspector Vale Entry Specification – or LIVES – program that launched in some cities in 2013.  (Yelp) Yelp is now offering users more information when choosing where to eat. The review app, which many turn to for suggestions on restaurants and services, is adding health inspection … Continue reading “Yelp is now publishing health inspection scores on restaurant pages”

L’Oréal-owned company called ‘racist,’ accused of using Photoshop to make model’s hand appear darker

A South Korean beauty company has been accused of racism after posting an ad with a black hand and a white hand.  (Stylenada) A L’Oréal-owned Korean beauty company, Stylenada, has been accused of painting a light skinned model’s hand black in an advertisement for their nail polish. BURBERRY REPORTEDLY BURNED $37 MILLION WORTH OF LUXURY … Continue reading “L’Oréal-owned company called ‘racist,’ accused of using Photoshop to make model’s hand appear darker”

Star Trek vodka contains alcohol ‘from space’

A truly adventurous vodka is being released soon.  (Silver Screen Bottling Company) Star Trek fans will soon be able to own an alcohol that Captain Jean-Luc Picard himself would put down the Earl Grey for. Ten-Forward Vodka, made by Silver Screen Bottling Company and CBS Consumer Products, is created by sending a small batch of … Continue reading “Star Trek vodka contains alcohol ‘from space’”

Why Rob Decker is on a mission to photograph every National Park

Colorado photographer and graphic artist Rob Decker is on a mission to photograph all 60 national parks.  (Rob Decker) It’s safe to say Colorado photographer and graphic artist Rob Decker knows a thing or two about America’s national parks. Studying under famed photographer Ansel Adams in Yosemite National Park at age 19 sparked a passion … Continue reading “Why Rob Decker is on a mission to photograph every National Park”

Some Napa Valley wines contain traces of radioactive particles from Fukushima, study finds

Certain Napa Valley vintage cabs were found to contain traces of radioactive material from Fukushima.  (iStock) This wine has a bite and it’s not the tannins. French researchers recently discovered that some Northern California wines bottled around the time of the 2011 disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Japan contain radioactive particles … Continue reading “Some Napa Valley wines contain traces of radioactive particles from Fukushima, study finds”

Buy a house before it hits the market with these tips

These tips can help you buy a home before it hits the market.  (iStock) Buying a home is a lot like running a race: Once a listing goes live, buyers have to sprint off the starting block before throngs of other buyers start bidding. Talk about stressful! What if there were a way to buy a house before it’s … Continue reading “Buy a house before it hits the market with these tips”

Danica Patrick falls flat in opening monologue at ESPY Awards

Host Danica Patrick appears at the ESPY Awards at Microsoft Theater on Wednesday, July 18, 2018, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Phil McCarten/Invision/AP)  (AP) Danica Patrick’s monologue to open the ESPYs went over like, well, a flat tire at the Indianapolis 500. The newly retired racecar driver was the first woman to host the annual … Continue reading “Danica Patrick falls flat in opening monologue at ESPY Awards”

Real estate agent uses ‘Tyrannosaurus Rex’ to promote Texas home

A real estate agent selling a home in Granbury, Texas, recruited a “dinosaur” to help get the listing some extra attention.  (Realtor.com) Remember the real estate agent who dressed up in a panda suit to try and sell a home in Spring, Texas? It worked like a charm, and got her 12 showings in the first … Continue reading “Real estate agent uses ‘Tyrannosaurus Rex’ to promote Texas home”

How to clean your grill with an onion

This simple grilling hack makes use of the antibacterial properties of an onion.  (iStock) Did you go a little heavy on that barbeque sauce during your last cookout? It’s OK, life happens, and barbeque sauce is delicious. Plus, with this simple hack on how to clean your grill, you won’t have to worry about that … Continue reading “How to clean your grill with an onion”

Rezvani Tank Military Edition is an armored fortress with available Hellcat power

Rezvani, the Southern Californian coachbuilder who first arrived on the scene with the Ariel Atom-based Beast, recently made news with a brand new monster machine. Rezvani’s Tank unveiled last year is a Jeep Wrangler-based, military-spec-looking truck. It only looks the part though, as it doesn’t actually offer any protection. However, Rezvani has since rectified that with an updated version, … Continue reading “Rezvani Tank Military Edition is an armored fortress with available Hellcat power”

National Ice Cream Day: Where to score a free scoop on July 15

Check out these deals and steals for sumemr’s favorite treat.  (iStock) You know how the old saying goes: I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream. And this time, it’s free. National Ice Cream Day is Sunday, July 15, and some of the country’s best ice cream joints are celebrating by doling out … Continue reading “National Ice Cream Day: Where to score a free scoop on July 15”