Philadelphia Woman Could Be Fined For Giving Out Free Lunches
Talk about a good deed being punished. This summer, Angela Prattis has been handing out daily free lunches to about 60 kids in her Chester, PA neighborhood. These meals are the same ones they would be getting if their school was in session. Now she faces a fine of $600 a day for doing so because she doesn’t have a variance to serve food in a residential neighborhood.
Which Do You Prefer on Your Smartphone — Keyboard or Touchscreen? — Survey of the Day
Smarthphones are now used by half of all Americans. Thanks to the iPhone, touch screens have challenged the QWERTY keyboard for the entry method of choice on a smartphone. But has Apple’s improved touch screen technology made consumers forget about the more traditionally reliable keyboard?
Naked Man Covered In Crisco Just Wanted To ‘Party’
Chad William Forber is clearly a party animal. But his preferred way of getting down isn’t for everybody. The 41-year-old was arrested by police after they got a call that a naked man was wandering around the downtown area of Rock Island, Illinois early Monday morning. When the cops found Forber, he was covered in Crisco.
Do You Avoid Olympic Results So You Can Watch the Events on TV? — Survey of the Day
The 2012 Summer Games in London presents a dilemma for Olympic fans in the United States.
Could Not Being On Facebook Cost You A Job?
Between falling stock prices, continued privacy concerns and an admission that a good chunk of its profiles are fake, Facebook has had a rough few months. But before you drop your Facebook account, consider this: employers may view potential hires who aren’t on the social network as suspicious.
How Much Do You Tip? — Survey of the Day
The rules of tipping in restaurants vary among nations and culture. In the United States, 15 percent is considered customary for average service. However, a new ’60 Minutes’/Vanity Fair Poll 990 American adults has found that a good chunk of diners typically give more or less than that percentage.
Do You Hide Purchases from Your Significant Other?
Between online shopping and the proliferation of credit cards there has never been an easier time to buy things. And because making a purchase has become such a breeze, it has also become easier to hide these buys from your spouse. But are folks regularly engaging in this deception?
Are You Frustrated By the Tone of the Presidential Campaign? — Survey of the Day
Ever since Mitt Romney all but wrapped up the GOP nomination earlier this year he and Barack Obama have been firing political salvos at each other. But despite tens of millions of dollars spent on attack ads by the Obama and Romney campaigns and their surrogates, the race appears to be a toss-up.
Does US Olympic Success Make You Proud to Be an American? — Survey of the Day
The Olympic creed begins “The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not to win but to take part.”
Blind Archer Sets First World Record of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games
Thanks to South Korean archer Im Dong-hyun the first world record and the first moving human interest story of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London has come before the Games of the XXX Olympiad have even officially begun.