Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek lost his battle with pancreatic cancer yesterday. He was 80 years old. Alex hosted the show from 1984 until just a week ago. His final episode will air on Christmas Day. [Read More]
Letter carrier Fernando Garcia was on his daily route in Norwalk, California, when he sprang into action to save a man who had severely cut his arm with a chainsaw. The U.S. Postal Service worker heard screams
Police in China arrested a man who used his chainsaw to cut a hole in his boss’ office door and then destroy his furniture. The disgruntled employee managed to buzz through the desk, an armchair, a coffee
A goat in India stunned villagers as it walked past everyone on two legs. A video was posted of the goat walking a good 33 feet on its hind legs across a road. The goat’s antics are
Missing funnel cakes and deep fried Oreos? Well, in northern Ohio, you can still go to the county fair – in your car. Stark County is opening its county fair this weekend – as a drive-thru. Fair-goers
It doesn’t really feel like Easter is this Sunday. Family get-togethers with elaborate brunches and dinners, big Easter Egg hunts, and more have all been cancelled or postponed. That can be really disappointing for everyone, but especially
Sometimes we forget about the easiest of things to acquire, like renewing your car’s registration with the state you live in. It’s an honest mistake and it could happen to anyone. However, forgetting to renew it for
Thanks for listening to the Relay For Life Radiothon. You still can donate to your favorite team, get a team together, or get more information about the Relay For Life and the American Cancer Society. And if
In the world of theme weddings, this one takes the cake … or, the chicken. An Australian couple have become the first people in the world to have an official KFC-themed wedding. Kate and Harrison Cann were the
More than a dozen states have cut parallel parking from the drivers exam. Because it’s too hard and causing many to fail the test. Instead, many states require drivers to only pull in and back out of
During the Ole Miss men’s basketball game against Alabama on Saturday night as part of the Cannon Motors of Mississippi Putt for a Car challenge, 86-year old Mary Ann Wakefield was selected to try and sink a
USA Today has come out with the 3 Biggest Laundry Myths, Using more detergent and water makes for a better clean. Extra water just dilutes the detergent, plus it causes clothes to float and get farther away from the
In case you haven’t noticed, Crocs are having a moment right now. The brand is cool with everyone from Gen Z to your grandma. But something tells me it’s about to get even MORE beloved because Crocs has partnered
It seems more and more couples are sleeping in seperate beds. Mostly because they aren’t sleeping well due to conflicting work schedules or a partner snores. And while some worry separate beds could be bad for their
Restaurant chain Denny’s in Las Vegas is giving away free weddings on Valentine’s Day. Normally, weddings at the ‘Denny’s Chapel’ runs $200, but between noon and 6pm on Valentine’s Day couples showing up with a marriage license
If you’re someone who really gets into the holiday spirit and plans to spend a lot of time on the couch watching Christmas movies this season, Hallmark has a dream job waiting for you. Website Centurylinkquote.com is offering $1000
The holidays are coming, and that means saving money every chance you get. Sometimes, however, spending more money on something is actually worth it — especially if the cheaper version ends up being junk that needs replacing
Here’s something to consider as we head into the holiday shopping season … A new study found that wearing high heels while you shop could actually help curb your spending. Yes, it sounds awful. But it seems
Did your mother ever tell you not to stick anything in your ear smaller than your elbow? It’s a funny little joke, but it’s a good life lesson. The inside of the ear is very delicate, and
Every October for the past six years, Carrie Motley, a mom of four from California, has picked up her kids from school dressed in homemade Halloween costumes. At first, her kids — who range in age from 8
MENTAL FLOSS TRIVIA: The current record holder for most expensive car sold at auction brought in $48.4 million dollars last August at Sotheby’s. What year and model car what it?
Answer: 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO This contest is expired.
MENTAL FLOSS TRIVIA: 38 years ago today, in 1981, MTV was launched in an estimated 2 million homes at 12:01 A.M. It started off with the words, “Ladies and gentleman, rock and roll.” What was the first video played and what was the name of the group?
Answer: “Video Killed The Radio Star” by The Buggles…whose prophecy did NOT come true, thank you very much. In fact, MTV gave up playing videos YEARS ago, and nobody’s heard from the Buggles in 30 years. This
MENTAL FLOSS TRIVIA: Earlier this month, a police department in Indiana asked people to pay their parking tickets by donating what?
Answer: Catfood and cat supplies. Response was overwhelming and items were donated to a local animal shelter. This contest is expired.
MENTAL FLOSS TRIVIA: According to a new book, this legendary rock singer set up a retirement pension for himself in his 20s because he thought the idea of rock stars over 60 still performing was, quote, “ridiculous”!
ANSWER: Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones – who just turned 76 last Friday – and is out on the Stones’ 2019 “No Filter” Tour! This contest is expired.
MENTAL FLOSS TRIVIA QUESTION: According to a new survey, on what day of the week are you most likely to fall asleep at work?
ANSWER: Wednesday! And nearly half of people who fell asleep at work also said they hate their jobs. Shocking, right?
Of all the burger places to get into a fight, five guys in Orlando certainly picked the right one. Police arrested five guys after they got into a fight inside a Five Guys burger restaurant. It’s unclear
After 71 years, a long love story has come to an end. A Georgia couple who was married for more than seven decades died on the same day, 12 hours apart. Herbertand Frances DeLaigle met when she was just 16
Not much beats the exciting feeling of the beginning of a new relationship, but after a while, the butterflies fade and things can start to feel a little boring. But if your romance gets a little meh,
Avengers: Endgame was #1 again at the Box Office earning nearly $64 million. It’s made $723 million in the three weeks it’s been in theaters. Pokemon Detective Pikachu debuted in second place with $58 million. The Hustle
Do you have a collection of items tucked away in the attic to give to your children when they get older, or for them to inherit? Maybe you should re-think that a little bit. After all, how
MENTAL FLOSS TRIVIA: According to a survey this is the celebrity most people would choose to play their mom in a movie. Who is it? ANSWER: Meryl Streep! Congratulations to Brent Bernett of Galesburg for answering correctly
A convenience store clerk in Alabama cut right to the chase when confronted by two knife-toting thieves — by pulling out a machete and chasing them. Seth Holcomb made a couple of false starts, walking from his
A man in St. Louis was stripped of both his dignity and his wheels by a crook who forced him to drop his drawers before driving off in his vehicle. The thief, who’s still at large, approached
Pineapples on pizza may cause the biggest debate — but the fruit is not the least liked pizza topping. Nope, that “honor” goes to anchovies. According to a new survey by YouGov, these are Americans’ favorite and
According to a new study, dressing sexy makes people think you’re uneducated. British researchers found that women who wore shorter skirts, high heels and had plunging necklines at their graduation were assumed to have worse grades in
The Polar Vortex is leaving much of the country in a deep freeze. According to experts, even if you’re just running into the grocery store, these are eight things you don’t want to leave in your car
Did your parents ever tell you not to go outside in the winter without a coat or you’d catch a cold? Or that if you went outside with wet hair you’d get sick? Even though these things
Most of the kids in one Cincinnati neighborhood love playing in the snow and building a snow fort. Now, thanks to one girl’s amazing dad, all of the kids can enjoy the snow fort. Greggory Eichhorn and
Romance in Russia is alive and well, albeit incredibly bizarre. A man who survived being stabbed 13 times by his girlfriend did something completely unexpected in court last week. As the woman was testifying and trying to
“MENTAL FLOSS TRIVIA: The first ball to be dropped in New York’s Times Square happened in what year?”
“ANSWER: December 31, 1907″
Not all gifts are created equal … A recent trending post on Reddit had users lamenting the worst gifts they’d ever received. Just be glad you didn’t get some of these … A fast food gift card A moldy,
Thank you to everyone who joined us this weekend as we collected new unwrapped toys for the children of Safe Harbor Family Crisis Center in Galesburg. These are children whose lives have been affected by domestic
When it comes to holiday gifting, you can’t go wrong with a gift card, right? While it’s not that fun to open, it sure is fun to use, and there’s no chance of getting something that will
A sticky-fingered British thief clearly aced his burglary final and even offered to pitch in on the studies of one of his victims — by sending back schoolwork that had been stored on the laptop he’d stolen.
‘Tis the season for spending … and retailers will try every trick in the book to get you to get you to spend even more. According to experts, these are the common tricks retailers use during the
Choosing a baby name isn’t easy — especially when both parents come to the table with names they like and names they hate. The worst is when you have a name you love and your partner can’t
Giving a wedding gift is pretty easy. You either give cash or buy something off the registry. No need to get creative. There’s a reason why the newlyweds set up a registry. THAT’S WHAT THEY WANT!!!! Unfortunately,
While you might love your pet, there’s no guarantee your pet loves you – or is even capable of loving you. Here’s a rundown of some pets – ranked by their capacity for “love”: Dogs Parrots Pigs
Join 105.3 KFM for the 14th annual River-to-River Cruise Night in downtown Galesburg! Hundreds of vintage cars, street cars, trucks, antiques and special interest vechicles will line East Main Street between the square and Seminary street. Grab
Check out this video of a herd of cows helping cops corral a suspect.