Bits and Pieces - February 10, 2014
February 10, 2014
Florida lawmakers are working on a bill that would allow students to shape their fingers like guns without being punished. Florida is calling it the Stand Your Playground law.
The feud between CHARLIE SHEEN and ASHTON KUTCHER has reignited. Kutcher was on Jimmy Kimmel's show the other night and scolded Charlie about getting on his case for taking over on Two And Half Men saying: "Dude, shut the f**k up! Seriously, like. Enough already. Like it's like three years later and you're still blowing me up on Twitter. Like come on dude, really?" At first Charlie tweeted and apology saying, "Ashton, message received. So sorry, u sounded like me! Well done! My bad, I was pissed at other crap & took it out on you. Hope u r good. xox." However, Sheen later returned to Twitter and wrote: "But news flash Dood, you ever tell me to shut the F*** up, EVER again, and I'll put you on a hospital food diet for a year. c #YaFeelMe Jr?" (See Kutcher here)
The MICHAEL J. FOX may have had his show canceled, but Michael is returning to The Good Wife later this season for several more episodes. Michael had a recurring role on the show before he got his own series.
- LORDE will headline the infield concert at Pimlico Race Course in May for the 139th Preakness Stakes.
You may be tired of the cold weather, but it has brought with it a little bit of good news. Researchers now say that shivering can have the same effect as exercising. They say that shivering triggers a response in muscles that activates fat and burns energy to generate extra heat in the same way that rigorous exercise does. They go on to say that if this same response could be activated by a drug, then scientists could one day develop medicines that could amp up energy expenditure, without requiring people to break a sweat or a shiver. Until then, keep exercising and shivering and watch what you eat.
The Seattle Mariners have reportedly signed free agent closer Fernando Rodney to a two-year, $14 million contract. The deal is pending a physical exam.
An unnamed man broke into the Hooked on Fishing bait and tackle shop in Rochester, Minnesota. However, as the crook broke through the door he triggered the Big Mouth Billy Bass hanging above, which sings "Take Me to the River" whenever someone enters the shop. This apparently scared off the crook, who fled without stealing anything, including cash that was lying in "a very visible spot."
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