Something Extra: Pork, Pork and More PorkWhat would happen to you if you spent almost fifty per cent more than you earned? That's the quandary the Federal Government is in and today we heard about some of the most egregious reasons why.
Something Extra: Fearless FelixWhy not spend a Sunday afternoon freefalling from the edge of outer space? That's what Austrian Felix Baumgartner did.
Something Extra: Menu MessWe live in a surcharge society. We pay extra to check a bag on a plane and to use a credit card, our hotel and cell phone bills have charges we'd never dreamed of... it never seems to end. Now, a different kind of surcharge may soon start appearing on restaurant menus and it will have nothing to do with what you eat.
Something Extra: American Flying SaucersDo you believe in flying saucers? Are you one of those who think you've seen one?
Something Extra: Venezuelan Democracy DebacleYesterday was a sad day for freedom-loving people worldwide.
Something Extra: Caine’s CoupMillions of people have been inspired by the nine-year-old boy whose dream of owning an arcade came true.
Something Extra: Tweets for TwitsI consume enormous amounts of news from all sorts of sources. A good chunk of that involves trying to find a quirky or interesting item for this segment.
Something Extra: Body Modification Now Involves BagelsTattoos, botox, body, face and tongue piercings, nose jobs, facelifts...people have long been willing to subject themselves to pain to change their appearance. But a fairly new trend in extreme body modification in Japan takes the cake... or should I say, the bagel?
Something Extra: There's No Accounting For TasteWhat male singer has the most hits ever on Billboard's Hot One Hundred? Elvis? Michael Jackson? Elton John? Nope, and you won't believe who it is.
Something Extra: Love Is NOT In The AirLovebugs. The name sounds cute, but the bizarre insects are anything but when they bombard your car on the highway or when they get in your hair or crawl all over your body.
Something Extra: Where Have You Gone Harry Potter?Cleavage, heroin, class warfare and prostitution are all part of the year's most anticipated novel, which will be released worldwide on Thursday.
Something Extra: Classical “Call Me Maybe”I am clearly unable to resist "Call Me Maybe." Now, the song's grandest version yet has exploded and gone viral in just the past couple of days.
Something Extra: Florida LivingAre you as tired as I am about all these national surveys that tell us how bad it is to live in Florida?
Something Extra: Fast Food NationAnd while I'm no fan of excessive government regulation, I'm all for the new rules that will soon require all restaurant chains that have more than twenty locations to post calorie information.
Something Extra: iCan't SleepAre you having trouble going to sleep? You might want to turn off your iPads, laptops and smartphones well before you close your eyes.