Mike Taylor (McBeasty) is your midday jock at Rev-FM. He grew up just outside of St. Louis (22 miles from Ferguson) and got to Texas as soon as he could (back in 2003). He loves rock music and riding his motorcycle around the Hill Country. He also loves hearing from listeners... Rock on!
Shinedown - Simple Man, Beastie Boys - Girls, ZZ Top - Tush, Ozzy Osbourne - Dreamer, DIO - Holy Diver
Five Random Facts
1. There is no difference between Tylenol Cold and Tylenol Flu other than their packaging . . . they have the exact same ingredients.
2. The Nazi salute is called the Bellamy salute. Before the Nazis took it over, kids in the U.S. would do it during the Pledge of Allegiance. In 1942, Congress decided you should put your hand over your heart during the Pledge instead.
3. Almost all the wasabi we eat in the U.S. is actually a mixture of horseradish, mustard, starch, and food coloring. Real wasabi is usually too expensive to import.
4. It's illegal to enter the Houses of Parliament in England wearing a suit of armor. It's also illegal to die there.
5. Ethiopia uses a different calendar than most of the rest of the world. It has 13 months and it's currently 2006 there now. Their 13th month is only five days long or six days during a leap year. And days start at 6:00 A.M. instead of midnight.
(Tylenol / Wikipedia / Wikipedia / The Scotsman / Geekeasy)
Today’s Viral Video
A Woman on "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Had a Super Easy First Question, and Got It Wrong
On Tuesday, a woman named Whitney Beseler was on Australia's version of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" . . . and BLEW the first question.
She had to choose which of these four things are NOT associated with relationships: Engagement rings . . . anniversary rings . . . wedding rings . . . or BURGER RINGS, which are a snack in Australia that look like onion rings, but taste like hamburgers.
And she chose . . . ANNIVERSARY rings. The host even told her to check the answers again, and she still got it wrong . . . then said it was the most embarrassing thing she's ever done. (Search for "Australia's Dumbest Millionaire Contestant.")
Australia's Dumbest Millionaire Contestant| Hot Seat contestant loses on first easiest question
Feel Good Segment
You'll Save $550 on Gas Next Year, and Pay the Least You've Paid in a Decade
If you're looking for a way to talk yourself into OVERSPENDING on Christmas, here you go. Next year, gas is going to be so cheap, it's like the gas stations will be paying YOU to drive.
According to the latest forecast from the government, the average person will save $550 on gas next year.
You'll spend $1,962, which is down 20% from this year . . . and the lowest number since 2004.
The average price of a gallon in 2015 should be $2.60 . . . this year, it was $3.37.
The three main reasons gas prices are going down are that the U.S. has increased its oil production . . . demand is lower in Europe and Asia . . . and more people worldwide are driving hybrids and other fuel-efficient cars.