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Feb 21, 2013

Knoxville drivers who want to get to where they're going without owning a car now have another option available.

Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero announced Wednesday the city's partnership with Zipcar, a car-sharing service that allows members to rent cars by the hour without having to pay for gas or insurance.

Feb 19, 2013


After spending nine weeks wearing a 33-pound “Empathy Belly’’ suit to supposedly simulate being pregnant, a GQ writer has reached a humbling conclusion.

Writer Benjamin Percy detailed his time in the suit for an article in the March issue of GQ.

He wore a contraption on the outside of his clothes that was specially designed by Japanese scientists. He describes it in the article as “ribbed with stitching, and made from nylon thick enough to bend a butcher knife.

Feb 19, 2013

Do you realize we’ve had 32 days straight of higher gas prices?


That means that the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline has increased more than 13% over that period to $3.73.

WHY? According to AAA, gas prices have been rising due to higher oil prices, production cuts and refinery issues.

It's hitting wallets right in the middle of winter, when people are already looking at large home heating bills.

Feb 18, 2013

I think by now we've seen enough evidence to raise an eyebrow and say, "okay, what's realllllly in THAT?!" 

You're heard by now they are upset in Europe over what's IN the beef... or LACK thereof. 

Or WHAT is the beef?


It's all about the horsemeat overseas... They found it first in frozen hamburgers, later in lasagne,  and now in their spaghetti products.


Feb 18, 2013


If you’ve already done your taxes and you want to find out when you’ll get your money, you’re not alone and that’s causing a problem.

The Internal Revenue Service reports being overrun with eager taxpayers looking for their refunds.

The IRS says its website "Where's my refund?" and smart phone app are updated once a day -- usually overnight.

Feb 18, 2013

As most of you know, (Brad’s) coffee cup is a science experiment.


But things may change today.


Charles Gerba, a professor of environmental microbiology at the University of Arizona, told Mens Health that twenty percent of mugs carry fecal bacteria. "Colonies of germs are living in your favorite cup,” he told the magazine. That’s why cleaning your office cup is super important. Luckily, there are a few ways to go about this.


Feb 15, 2013

This video won't embed, but you can view it on the website below. It's absolutely incredible!

Feb 14, 2013


February 14th can be one of the most depressing days of the year for singletons, but there are ways to survive the day of flower deliveries and candy conversation hearts. Want to avoid those feelings of desperation and bitterness? JESSICA MASSA of The Gaggle has five suggestions of what not to do tomorrow night!


   1. DON'T "celebrate" with other women. This is a great idea in theory, but gals often wind up lonelier than ever. If you wouldn't tell your male co-worker how you spent the holiday, don't do it!

Feb 14, 2013

Well it’s Valentines Day and you’re single. Are you still perplexed about what he or she really wants? What are they looking for when they look at you?

Here’s the lastest survey from that says what we want when we’re looking for love:

Singles were asked to rate the things they judge the opposite sex on.