PODCAST BROADCAST: SOME W.A.R STUFF ON PARENTING [FYI/LIST]

Allright folks, check out this…apparently couples with TWO KIDS are the happiest.  Seriously?!  This is just ONE of the things that we have about parenting today.  Parents, soon to be parents, or folks that want to have kids….check THIS STUFF out! Including the TOP 50 CHALLENGES PARENTS FACE CHECK IT ALL OUT HERE

IPHONE 5 COMES OUT TODAY & WE’RE CHATTING BROKEN PHONES!

In the five years since the iPhone was introduced, Americans have spent about $5.9 BILLION repairing and replacing broken, lost, and stolen iPhones.  You’re 10 times more likely to break your phone than to lose it or have it stolen.  And the most common way we break them are by dropping them on the ground, or in a toilet. READ MORE HERE

GATEWAY ARCH IS LEAST IMPRESSIVE U.S LANDMARK?!

A new survey has named the Gateway Arch in St. Louis the LEAST IMPRESSIVE U.S. LANDMARK.  The Alamo in San Antonio came in second, and Mount Rushmore in South Dakota came in third.  The survey didn’t give people a ton of choices, so some clear contenders got left out  . . . like the Hollywood Sign, the White House, the Space Needle in Seattle, the Liberty Bell, and EPCOT Center. SEE THE INFO HERE

THE 2012 BELOIT COLLEGE LIST! [NEAT/FYI]

This is a fun tradition……and a depressing one as you get older. Beloit College in Wisconsin just released their annual list of the things that incoming college freshmen are too young to know about. This year’s freshmen are the class of 2016, so they were born in . . . 1994.  Yep.  We’ll just let that sink in for a second. Check this list out…CRAZY! THE FULL LIST CAN BE SEEN HERE

ST LOUIS TOPS ANOTHER LIST! NOT GOOD! [FYI/LIST]

St. Louis has a drug problem — not exactly shocking news. New numbers out this week underscore how much worse things are here — and how it’s impacting the economy. Job applicants in the St. Louis area are testing positive for a variety of illegal drugs at a rate that’s 20 percent higher than any other U.S. city. READ MORE ON THIS HERE

CHECK OUT THE TOP 20 MOST IMPACTFUL TELEVISED EVENTS

Sony and Nielsen have collaborated on a study to determine the “most impactful televised events” in history . . . and perhaps not surprisingly, the September 11th attacks came in at #1. The goal of the study was to determine an “Impact Score” to show which events “caused visceral reactions that are embedded in our memories.”  This is the stuff that became monumental, primarily because of what we saw on TV. CHECK OUT THE TOP 20 HERE