The Top Things We Loved Doing Outdoors When We Were Kids

By |2022-06-15T07:17:52-05:00June 15th, 2022|Categories: Blogs|

If you asked kids TODAY this question, I bet "being on their phone" would make the list:  A new poll asked 5,000 parents to name their favorite OUTDOOR activities when THEY were kids.  What was your favorite?  Here are the top ten . . . Hide-and-seek.  43% of us used to love it. Water balloon fights, 42%.  Tag, 42%. Playgrounds, with things like slides and swings, 41%. Playing sports, 40%. Riding bikes or scooters, 40%. Swimming, 40%. Snowball fights, 38%.  That's the only cold-month activity on the list. Just running around your neighborhood with friends, 37%. Playing catch, 36%.  A few [...]

Kate Bush’s “Running up That Hill” is running up the charts.

By |2022-06-06T10:45:57-05:00June 6th, 2022|Categories: Blogs|

An old song from 1985 has sored up the charts of late. Kate Bush's single "Running up That Hill" is the hit song in the popular Netflix show Stranger Things. Season 4 was released a few days ago, and the whole world heard Kate Bush's song. "Kate Bush is selective when it comes to licensing her music," Wendy Crowley, Sony Music Publishing's SVP of creative marketing, film and tv said to Variety. Due to that they had to get script pages and clips to show Kate of how her song would be used in the show. "I have a running expression [...]

A Study Found Toe-Tapping Songs Are Good for Your Brain

By |2022-05-31T08:18:22-05:00May 31st, 2022|Categories: Blogs|

It's official. Listening to this station every day is good for your brain . . . and not just because of our brilliantly witty banter. A new study found listening to SONGS you love is good for your ol' noodle. Especially songs that make you tap your feet. Scientists in Japan looked at how brain activity is affected by music that's got a "groove" to it. And they found it has a positive effect on our prefrontal cortex. That's a part of the brain that helps with planning, self-control, short-term memory, and abstract thinking. The one catch is it doesn't work [...]

“Pepsi-Roni” Pizza with Pepsi-Infused Pepperoni?

By |2022-05-19T10:33:23-05:00May 19th, 2022|Categories: Blogs|

Here's a weird food combo we didn't see coming:  For National Pizza Party Day tomorrow, Pepsi worked with the Culinary Institute of America and came up with Pepsi-infused PEPPERONI.  (???) They're calling it "Pepsi-Roni."  They say the Pepsi adds a "citrusy sweetness" to it.  New Yorkers can try it tomorrow at a pizza place in Lower Manhattan.  Then they're planning to offer it up in other cities soon, but haven't said where yet.  (Here's a photo.) For everyone who can't try it, they're doing two different pizza-related deals tomorrow:  You can get $5 off a DoorDash pizza order if you buy a Pepsi with it. And [...]

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