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BRINGING BACK THE WALKMAN

Sony is releasing a 40th anniversary edition of the Sony Walkman. Collectors are paying as much as $1,500 for original Sony Walkmans. Hopefully they will be stocked with some great 40 year old music too.

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RINGO STARR JOINED BY ALL STARR BAND ALUMNI

Ringo Starr wrapped his 30th anniversary All Starr Band tour on Sunday night at L.A.’s Greek Theatre with over a half-dozen All Starr alumni joining in for the show’s closer — a medley of the Beatles songs.

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PATIENT WITH SEVERE EAR PAIN HAD BEE BURROWING INSIDE HIM

A doctor in Vietnam found of an unusual situation when a patient with ear pain had a large bee burrowing inside his head.  The doctor said the bee was in the man’s ear canal. The doctor was able to safely remove the bee.

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TALKING HEADS FOUNDER STARTS A MAGAZINE

David Byrne has announced a new online magazine entitled “Reasons to Be Cheerful.” The online magazine will publish stories “detailing real changes with measurable impact that are meant to inspire and uplift.” The magazine will cover several subjects, including, health, culture, science and technology, climate and energy, economics, and more.

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WAIT FOR IT…WAIT FOR IT…

The average person spends 3 months of their life waiting to use the bathroom.  Hopefully not all at once.

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VERY LITTLE RESPECT

A Michigan judge has ruled that a handwriting expert can examine Aretha Franklin’s wills. The wills were found in Aretha’s couch cushions and show she wanted her son to handle her estate. Lawyers for the estate don’t believe Aretha’s son has the skills to administer it.

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THE TIMES THEY ARE A CHANGIN’

72% of people no longer believe in traditional gender roles in a relationship such as men being head of household and women taking care of chores and children.

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INSTAGRAM TO BE RENAMED “BY FACEBOOK”

Facebook is making it known that they own Instagram. They will be renaming both it “Instagram from Facebook” The company said “We want to be clearer about the products and services that are part of Facebook.”

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TEN YEARS GONE

David Crosby says that his drug addiction remains the biggest regret of his life. Crosby says he lost a good ten years, and landed in prison due to hard drug use.

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A NEW BIGGEST MOVIE EVER

Avengers: Endgame has now officially unseated Avatar—which has held the number one spot for 10 years—to become the highest-grossing movie of all time.