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Eric B. Released From Jail
Damn! Who knew he was even locked up, this definitely didn’t go viral on social media. The rapper turned actor was part of the legendary duo Eric B. Rakim, if you don’t know.
Maybe this didn’t make the news because dude only did 2 weeks in jail...
Man Stabbed Over Popeyes Chicken Sandwich
Seriously?! What is going on out here? People are just raging over nothing. This couldn’t have happened over no chicken sandwich at Popeyes.
Now a couple of weeks ago, I told ya’ll about how Popeyes was bringing back that chicken sandwich...
Studies Show People Who Run Late Are Happier?
You ever had to be somewhere at a certain time and just knew you were gonna be little late? Well no rush studies have shown people running late are a lot happier and they could live a lot longer. According to studies from Harvard University the Harvard medical school says people who are running late…
Nasa Gets In The Halloween Spirit With A Spooky Sun Pic
Over the weekend NASA decided to get into the Halloween spirit and post a picture of the Sun looking like a giant flaming Jack-o-Latern!
NASA captured the spooky image on October 8, 2014. The face is the result of active regions of the sun burning more brightly than others, NASA said...
I Went Down The UFO Rabbit Hole And There's No Turning Back
Last weekend a buddy of mine turned me on to a few documentaries about Area 51, alien spacecraft, the Air Force and Navy pilots who've witnessed 'something crazy in the sky' and one man in particular; his name is Bob Lazar.  I've always considered myself somewhat of a skeptic on anything, not just U…
The 5 Funniest Names of Nudist Events in New York
Okay, so I'm not a nudist.
I have nothing against people who are- I mean, hey, to each their own.  I have actually even had my own experience on a nudist beach out in Utah while camping along the Colorado River (unintentionally).  But I do happen to find comedy in puns...
Capital Region Lands on List of Best Donuts in New York
Turns out you can satisfy that sweet tooth with some of the best donuts in Upstate New York right around the Capital Region.
From classic and simple donuts, to donuts topped with bacon and elaborate frosting, a list of the 27 best donut shops in Upstate New York (posted by newyorkupsta…
Beer Nostalgia! Top 5 Beer Gimmicks To Reminisce About
It's Saratoga Brewfest this Saturday, which made us start to think of, well, beer, and all of the fun that goes with it.  Sure Brewfest maybe all about sampling, but we all remember the days of beer helmets and kegstands too.
I recently saw a post about the beerball- the nostalgic mini-keg in the sha…
Man Makes Animated Films About the Capital Region
The Plaza in animation form? Pretty cool.  How about riding around a CDTA bus, with millennials playing on their phones giving dirty looks- sounds like a normal day in Albany.  But in animation form?  Kind of interesting to watch.
A local is getting creative with the capital region, ma…
Comedian Calls Albany the Biggest Dump of his Tour
OK- so sure, Albany isn’t a perfectly picturesque scenic tourist destination like Fiji or something.  But we’re not exactly living in a piling heap of trash.  However, one famous comedian recently called Albany the ‘biggest dump’ of the…
Albany College Student Competes on Wheel of Fortune Tonight
An Albany area college student is competing on the Wheel of Fortune tonight!
I caught wind of this from a post by the Times Union, and of course now have to root for one of our own.  Logan Stone, competing tonight on the Wheel of Fortune, is a junior at the University at Albany...
Researcher Says Starting Work Before 10 AM is Like Torture
According to one Oxford researcher, waking up and going to work before 10 am is torture.
I'm definitely not going to disagree. In one recent article , there's a discussion about Dr. Paul Kelley's views on sleep and work patterns as a leading researcher at Oxford University...

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