Celeste Perry

Prankster Cements Head In Microwave

Straight from the Don’t-Try-This-At-Home instruction manual, YouTube prankster Jay Swingler cemented his head in a microwave and–SURPRISE! it got stuck.  Firefighters and paramedics were called to release the stunt enthusiast’s head from the appliance.  

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12/8/1980 The Day John Lennon Died

I was working the night shift at a radio station in Honolulu.  From time to time I’d step outside to check the newswire.  It was a Monday, typically a pretty slow night, but this evening would be very different. There was bulletin about a shooting involving John Lennon and within …

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#TBT Watch 1972 San Jose Time Capsule

See San Jose from the eyes of student filmmaker Louis Ventura, Jr.  The film, from 1972 features the “Theme from Shaft” as its background music, and is full of images you’l recognize.  You’ll especially enjoy Louis’ voice-over narration.    

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12 Days of KFOX!

Get ready for The 12 Days of KFOX Holiday Giveaways with a new prize every day! Including limited edition boxed sets, concert tickets, VIP sharks passes, Apple products and even a Fender bass guitar. The 12 Days of KFOX- Begins Monday December 11th and runs through Friday December 22nd. Here …

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My Favorite Cookie Recipe on National Cookie Day

Not much can go wrong when you combine butter, sugar, eggs, flour and chocolate.  Today is National Cookie Day and various businesses including Mrs. Fields and Whole Foods are offering deals, click COOKIE for details. My favorite cookie has its origins in the 2000 Presidential campaign. Laura Bush and Tipper …

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Who’s Smarter: Dogs or Cats?

My cat-loving friends are convinced their feline companions are highly intelligent, while I’m certain my dogs are clearly smarter than any purring kitty. Now scientists have a tool to count neurons in animals leading them to proclaim that dogs have twice as many neurons as cats.  For perspective, the cerebral …

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First Text Message Ever Sent

Just think of how many text messages you’ve sent in the past….hour.  Think of how much money you’ve spent sending those messages. The first text message ever, was sent 25 years ago this coming Sunday.  An engineer in the UK sent a text message from his computer to his friend’s …

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