Author: Scott

Personal Hygiene And The NBA Bubble

Cuts of steak, A work meat-eater club, Scott watched a school board meeting, National Left-Hander Day, The NBA bubble is opening up, American quarantine rules, Ontario’s deficit, Restaurant freak-outs and person hygiene. … Read more

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Here’s What Your Cat’s Tail Says About Its Mood

Here’s what your cat’s tail says about its mood: … Read more

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17-Year Old Hostess Assaulted By Group Of Women For Attempting To Enforce Social-Distancing Rules

A teenage hostess at a Chili’s in Louisiana was reportedly assaulted by a large group of women after attempting to enforce her restaurant’s social-distancing guidelines.  Kelsy Wallace, 17, claims the large party of women visited the Baton Rouge restaurant on Sunday, but requested a table that could accommodate their entire party. Wallace informed them that this wouldn’t be possible, as … Read more

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Burger King Pre-Printing Face Masks With Food Orders On Them

Droplets produced when a person speaks can spread COVID19, according to the CDC.  That appears to be the inspiration for a new promotion from Burger King aimed at keeping its customers healthy amid the coronavirus pandemic. The fast-food chain has found a way to let them order food without speaking at all – with custom printed face masks with orders … Read more

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The Key To A Good Night’s Sleep Is Going To Bed At 10:39pm And Clean Bedding

Are you someone who starts getting sleepy at around 10 p.m., but find you’re sitting on the sofa at 11 p.m. scrolling through social media? If so, you could be doing your sleep a disservice.   According to a report commissioned by eve Sleep, there are certain things that add up to give you a good night’s sleep. These include the … Read more

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There’s A Dr Pepper Shortage

Dr Pepper took to Twitter on Monday to reassure consumers that the beverage, established in 1885 with 23 unique flavors, would repopulate shelves shortly.  “We know it’s harder to find Dr Pepper these days. We’re working on it — hang tight!” the cola brand wrote on Twitter, adding that the shortage applies to alternative flavors, too, including their … Read more

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Ontario Deficit Projections Have Doubled Due To Pandemic Spending – Full COVID19 Update

Ontario’s finance minister says the province has nearly doubled its deficit projection due to the COVID19 pandemic. Rod Phillips says the deficit is now expected to come in around $38.5-billion dollars at the end of the fiscal year. In March, the government had said the deficit would reach $20.5-billion by the end of 2020-2021. Overall, the government expects to spend … Read more

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Kat Hates Kijiji And 10 Bands Worse Than Nickelback

Kat hates Kijiji, Scott’s Twitter fallout because of Patrick Brown, Jessica Mulroney is back on social media, You can rent the last Blockbuster video as an AirBNB, Howie Mandel’s OCD, A man accidentally streamed PornHub to his whole family, a cool Tupperware cleaning hack, The new Russian COVID-19 vaccine and 10 bands that are worse than Nickelback. … Read more

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The Last Blockbuster Video In The World Is About To Be Available On AirBNB

The last Blockbuster video store in the world is in Bend, Oregon.  And next month, three families will get to stay there overnight and watch as many movies as they want. The owners are basically renting it out for free on AirBNB for three nights next month.  They’re only charging $4 a night, which is the same price they charge … Read more

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Karens Really Are Middle Aged

A new chart has confirmed that most Karens in America really are middle-aged, with its popularity as a baby name peaking in the 1950s and 60s.   Data from the Social Security Administration and collated by the Baby Center chronicles the rise and fall in popularity of the female baby name dating from 1880 to 2018 in the US.    It was … Read more

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Man Accidentally Streams PornHub For Family Instead Of Playing Music

** Warning: The video below contains graphic images **

A man accidentally streamed Pornhub in front of his entire family while trying to play music through the TV.  The relative was caught on … Read more

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Trudeau Says He Stands By Morneau Despite Numerous Calls For Him To Be Fired

Justin Trudeau’s ethical conduct will be put under an opposition microscope today during a rare summer sitting of the House of Commons. But Trudeau is on vacation with his family and won’t be there. It’s not clear if Finance Minister Bill Morneau will be there either. Trudeau and Morneau are under investigation by the federal ethics watchdog for possible conflicts … Read more

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Police Catch A Pair Of Porch Pirates In Kitchener

It’s always a good day when police catch a porch pirate. Tuesday, just before 11am, a parcel was stolen from a home on Eby St in Kitchener. Police figured out there were actually two suspects stealing packages from the front porches on Eby St, Hohner Ave and Roy St. Sure enough, they caught and arrested both suspects in that area. Read more

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Russia Claims To Have Successfully Created A COVID19 Vaccine – Full Update

Russia has become the first country to approve a vaccine against the coronavirus but scientists around the world are alarmed that it cut corners. President Vladimir Putin says it underwent the necessary tests and offers a lasting immunity from the coronavirus. But the Russians skipped Phase 3 trials, which take several months and involve tens of thousands of people. The … Read more

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The TSA Is Finding More Guns Lately And The Leafs Are Out

TSA screeners are finding more guns in American airports, Vegas wants you to distance-work from their hotels, Where is Justin Trudeau?, The Leafs are out already, Back-to-school and a Father-to-be’s right’s. … Read more

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[Video] Sylvester Stallone Is Selling His Custom Escalade And The Price Tag Is Huge

Sylvester Stallone is selling his SUV and he’s asking the same amount as some homes cost. It’s a 20-foot, fully customized 2019 Cadillac Escalade. He is asking $350,000 for it. The custom ride has a 43-inch UHD LCD smart TV built into the center divider and 12-inch screens for rear-facing passengers with two SIM cards from different carriers to ensure … Read more

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More Testimony Today At The WE Scandal Hearings As The New CMHC Scandal Creates New Questions

Two federal cabinet ministers and the country’s top public servant will be grilled today about how a charity with close ties to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wound up administering a $912-million dollar student grant program. The House of Commons ethics committee is scheduled to hear from Youth Minister Bardish Chagger, Employment Minister Carla Qualtrough and Ian Shugart, clerk of the … Read more

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Could Your Mask Actually Spread Coronavirus? Scientists Discover Fleece Neck Gaiters Multiply Infectious Droplets While N95s And Cotton Masks Work Best

We’ve all been told to wear face masks to reduce the spread of coronavirus, but it turns out the material your mask is made of may affect your risk, a new study suggests.  An N95 mask, which filters out nearly all particles both large and small, reduced the odds of transmitting COVID19, the disease caused by the virus, the most.  … Read more

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The Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks This Week

The Perseid meteor shower peaks tonight and tomorrow night.  For the best viewing, NASA recommends getting outside around 2am local time, and it says the pre-dawn hours of tomorrow in particular will be best. With the Perseids, there’s no need for special equipment or figuring out which part of the sky to watch. Just look up, preferably in an area … Read more

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We Now Know More About The Plan For TIFF This Year

The Toronto International Film Festival has offered more details on a hybrid festival that will largely unspool digitally for home viewers but will also feature some in-person screenings. TIFF co-heads Cameron Bailey and Joana Vicente say the cost will be the same whether in-person or online: $19 dollars for regular screenings and $26 for premium. Cars of one or two … Read more

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Alarming Increase In Worldwide COVID19 Numbers – Full Update

The number of COVID19 cases recorded around the world has doubled in the last 45-days, reaching 20-million. According to the tally kept by Johns Hopkins University, more than half of those cases are from the U.S., India and Brazil. Health officials believe the actual number is much higher, given testing limitations and the fact that as many as 40 per … Read more

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The Best Of Summer So Far

We are off today. This is a collection of bits from our radio show on 91.5 the Beat.… Read more

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The Trolls Doll Button And Scott Reads The Lyrics Of WAP

Scott reads the lyrics to Cardi B & Megan Thee Stallion – WAP.

Plus: Shower beers, the Leafs blew it, the weird button on a Trolls Doll, Norm Macdonald’s new dating app, and a groom to be asks if he is an a**hole? … Read more

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Hasbro Has Pulled This Trolls Doll From Shelves After Complaints That It Promotes Inappropriate Touching

Hasbro says they’re pulling a Trolls doll from shelves, over people’s complaints that it promotes inappropriate touching. The doll has a button between her legs, under a skirt. When you press it, the doll gasps and giggles, and says things like “Whee!” and “Oh!” Hasbro says nothing sexual was intended.  A spokesperson said, quote, “This feature … Read more

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Trudeau Promises Retaliation After Trump Imposes Tariff’s On Canadian Aluminum

President Trump is reimposing a tariff on Canadian aluminum. Trump says he signed a proclamation yesterday that will put back in place the 10 per cent tariff. He says — quote — Canada was taking advantage of us, as usual. In a speech at a Whirlpool factory in Ohio, Trump touted his record of defending American workers. The Aluminium Association … Read more

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Province To Make An Announcement About Autism Funding Today

The Ontario government is rolling out the first phase of what it says is more support for families with children on the autism spectrum Friday. The province made the announcement in a news release earlier this week, saying it will provide “foundational family services” to support the learning and development of children living with autism. The government says … Read more

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Guacamole Maker Explodes, Killing Former Mayor, Injuring Two Others

A high-pressure food processor being tested to make guacamole exploded in upstate New York Wednesday morning — killing a former mayor and injuring two other people.  Former Rensselaer Mayor Joseph Kapp, 67, died of injuries from the blast that occurred shortly after 7 a.m. at Innovative Test Solutions in Schenectady.  Two other people suffered less serious injuries and were admitted … Read more

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Ford Promises Pay Increase For Personal Support Workers – Full COVID19 Update

Ontario reported fewer than 100 new cases of COVID19 yesterday for the fourth day in a row. Government numbers showed 95 new cases of the coronavirus, along with one new death. Health Minister Christine Elliott says about 26,000 … Read more

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Prenuptial Agreements Should Be Mandatory And Controversy Over Back To School

Two topics today: Scott says prenuptial agreements should be mandatory and Who is starting these conspiracy theories about back-to-school? … Read more

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[Video] Bride’s Wedding Day Crashed By Woman Claiming To Be Pregnant With Groom’s Child

A couple who were moments away from becoming husband and wife were left in shock when a woman crashed their ceremony claiming she was pregnant with the groom’s baby.  Their outdoor ceremony was interrupted by an unwanted guest, who starts shouting at the man.  One of the guests at the wedding, which took place in Detroit, Michigan, captured the awkward … Read more

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Feds Claim They Haven’t Decided If The Vaccine Will Be Mandatory – Full COVID19 Update

Provincially, Ontario had fewer than 100 cases of COVID19 yesterday for the third straight day and fifth time in the past week. There were 86 new cases with 146 more resolved and no new deaths. Health Minister Christine Elliott said 29 of the province’s… Read more

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The Explosion In Beirut, Trudeau Dropping In The Polls And Disney Is Ripping Us Off

That explosion yesterday was crazy, Jake Muzzin is in hospital, Trudeau is dropping in the polls thanks to the WE scandal, Disney will charge subscribers extra to watch Mulan, the chores we hate to do, eating KD for breakfast, a harsh punishment for a kid that took his parents’ car and why Change dot org petitions are dumb. … Read more

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McGill University Explains Why Some People Are More Likely To Believe COVID19 Conspiracy Theories

People who get their news from social-media platforms like Facebook and Twitter are more likely to have misperceptions about COVID19, according to new study led by researchers at McGill University in Montreal. “Those that consume more traditional news media have fewer misperceptions and are more likely to follow public health recommendations like social distancing,” the paper published in … Read more

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Massive Explosion That Rocked Beirut Said To Have Been Caused By Ammonium Nitrate

Residents of Beirut awoke to a scene of utter devastation. A massive explosion levelled the port of the Lebanese capital yesterday, blowing out building facades and littering major downtown streets with rubble. Smoke is still rising from the port, where a towering grain silo was toppled. An official with the Lebanese Red Cross says at least 100 people were killed … Read more

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Kraft Wants You To Consider Mac And Cheese For Breakfast

Could macaroni-and-cheese now count as a breakfast food? A survey by Kraft found 56% of parents are letting their kids eat it for breakfast more often right now.  So Kraft is embracing the idea by giving out special-edition boxes that say “Macaroni & Cheese Breakfast” instead of “Macaroni & Cheese Dinner.” You can enter to win Read more

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Company Is Offering Couples $3,000 To Have Sex On A Variety Of Mattresses

Sleep Standards, a website that publishes sleep-related advice and product reviews, is offering $3,000 to five couples willing to have sex on a bunch of different mattresses and give feedback on each new experience. The goal is to identify the crème de la crème of sex mattresses.  “We’ll send you a new mattress every week and all you have Read more

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Premier Ford Talks About The Back To School Plan – Full COVID19 Update

Ontario reported 91 new cases of COVID19 yesterday, along with four new deaths. The figures for Monday come after an increase of 88 cases on Sunday and no reported deaths. Currently, 78 people are in hospital, 28 of them in intensive care.

Ontario Back-to-School:

Premier Ford is telling parents concerned about sending their children back to school in the fall … Read more

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Non-Sexual Things That Feel Sexual And Issues With The New COVID Tracing App

Non-sexual things that are actually kinda sexual, issues with the new COVID19 app, freezing your sheets, The Rock bought the XFL and the Leafs need to win today. … Read more

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CDC Links Red Onions To Salmonella Outbreak Across The U.S. And Canada

Nearly 400 people in 34 states have fallen ill from a salmonella outbreak linked to red onions, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday.  At least 396 people have been infected with salmonella, a bacteria that can cause diarrhea, fever and stomach cramps, from six hours to six days after exposure, according to the CDC.  The first cases … Read more

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One Third Admit They Rely On News Sources They View As Unreliable

Many news organizations advertise themselves as trustworthy and or down-the-middle.  According to a recent survey however, it seems many people are just fine listening to news they “kind of” trust.  A third of Americans say they’re getting their news from sources they admittedly know to be less reliable than others.  The RAND Corporation, a global policy think tank, … Read more

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