Human Interest

Decorating for the Holidays Early Makes Us Happier

Over the weekend I shared a meme on the station Facebook page and got a lot of mixed reactions. It seems that people are split 50/50 on if it's still too early to put the Christmas tree up. I will tell you that this weekend I saw a lot of cars on the road with fresh cut trees strapped to their...
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More People Are Hitting the Road for Thanksgiving

We are just days away from the Big Thanksgiving Holiday. It's the biggest food holiday of the year and also one that most people travel far and wide to celebrate. If you're planning to drive a distance for Turkey Day, you won't be alone. AAA estimates over 50.9 million Americans will travel in the...
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What Conversations Kill Thanksgiving Dinner?

Sitting around a big table of food with family members with all different ages and beliefs can lead to some stressful gatherings this Thanksgiving. Some people know how to keep the conversation light and airy. Others go right for all of the most controversial topics you should probably avoid at...
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If You Text This, You're A Terrible Texter

Text messaging has its benefits and drawbacks. If you're in a pinch and can't really call someone, it's an easy want to send a quick message. Also, some things are simple and can be accomplished with a text rather than a phone call and it's just easier. But, in the long run, I prefer a call to a...
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Payphones Still Exist & Make Money

When is the last time you used a payphone? Here's an even better question. When is the last time you saw a payphone? Video of Maroon 5 - Payphone (Live on Letterman) I am just trying to jog my memory and think about the last time I saw one in and around Charlotte. Yes, I am drawing a big blank...
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5 Retailers With The Best Return Policies

Didn't get that sweater in the right size or color? Tis the days after Christmas to make returns and of course get some amazing sales. If you have returns to make, some retailers make the return process super simple. Let's face it; no one wants a hassle when making holiday returns. These are some...
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Ways To Prevent A Hangover This Holiday Season

So many holiday parties and so little time. And with all these holiday parties and gatherings more often than not there's alcoholic beverages involved. And if you're really going to over indulge you know the next morning you may have to deal with a dreaded hangover. Hangovers are no fun! But this...
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Need A Reason To Call Your Mom?

Sometimes we get so busy with work, running around, and life that we forget to call those we love as much as we should. If you haven't talked to your mother in a hot minute, I am here to remind you to call her today. And I think perhaps this story may encourage you to call her as much as possible...
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Where Do We Get Our Bad Driving Habits From?

We learn a lot of our habits from those we are closest too. And apparently, being a bad driver is also something we pick up from others. Think back to when you were 15 or 16-years-old and had your learner's permit. Who took you out to practice driving? More importantly, who did the majority of...
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Science Shows Us Just How Wrong Double Dipping Is

Tis the season for Holiday parties, dinners, and gatherings with family and friends. If your holiday soiree includes food I am sure dip will somehow figure into the dining experience. And dip is amazing. There are so many amazing recipes. Some are sweet. Some are savory. Some pair well with fruit...
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