Something Extra: Social Media Olympics Dark PeriodIf you're like me and much of the country, you have Olympics fever and love spending time with family and friends, biting our nails while we cheer on U.S. athletes.
Something Extra: Most Sleep-Deprived CitiesIf you were yawning right during the 6 o’clock news, I may have to take it personally, because South Floridians are getting more sleep than people in most U.S. cities.
Something Extra: No More Love For Big Cars?Is America's love affair with huge cars and SUV's dying?
Something Extra: Apple’s FollyAfter years of resistance, I joined the cult of Apple a few years ago and become a huge fan of everything the company makes: iPhones, iPads, Apple TVs, Mac computers.
Something Extra: Most Highly-Paid “Actresses”? A part-time Miami resident who's reportedly engaged to another South Floridian is now television's highest paid actress, according to Forbes.com.
Something Extra: A Four-Legged Mayor? And you thought we had issues with our politicians here in South Florida? How about one who will only drink water out of wineglasses with a touch of catnip added?
Something Extra: Women Brainier Than Men?Who’s Smarter, Men or Women? I'm writing about this topic for the 6 o’clock under a bit of duress. My producer, Bonnie Laden, is a woman, and she just couldn't be happier about this story. For the first time in history, IQ tests seem to show that women are now smarter than men.
Something Extra: Secret RecipesI've never understood people who don't like to share their recipes, but you can't blame major corporations that protect their profits by keeping their secret recipes under lock and key.
Something Extra: Anthem AngstEven the best singers will tell you "The Star Spangled Banner" is very difficult to sing.
Something Extra: Mickey And Kim Jong-UnThe Cold War ended more than twenty years ago, so it's easy forget the extreme paranoia of regimes behind the Iron Curtain and how those regimes closed themselves off from Western influence.
Something Extra: Our Debt To The Declaration"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."
Something Extra: Mermaids And The Federal GovernmentAlbert Einstein said "imagination is more important than knowledge."
Something Extra: Work, Work, EverywhereIf you're like me, the first thing you do when you wake up is check your email.
Happy Birthday, iPhoneBelieve it or not, the iPhone is only turning five years old today. I don't know about you, but to me it seems like it's been around a lot longer than that.
Something Extra: One Of The Wackiest Polls EverWhen deciding whom to vote for in a presidential election, I'm sure one of the big issues you think about is which candidate would better defend the earth against an alien invasion.