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Sniffing out the nation's smelliest sneakers

Sniffing out the nation's smelliest sneakers | It's Show Prep for Radio | Scoop.it
It was a battle of stinky
sneakers Tuesday in Montpelier. Kids from across the country faced off in the annual
Odor-Eaters Rotten Sneaker Contest.
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Ahh, what a proud day for THAT winner!

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Three-hour tarmac ordeal turns into pizza party

Three-hour tarmac ordeal turns into pizza party | It's Show Prep for Radio | Scoop.it
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Pizza would almost make it worth it!! 

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'If you're the pope, I'm Napoleon,' receptionist tells the pope

'If you're the pope, I'm Napoleon,' receptionist tells the pope | It's Show Prep for Radio | Scoop.it
Newly-elected Pope Francis gets called humble for riding the bus and cooking his own meals. The rest of us mortals call that a weekday. Last week, the People’s Pope once again demonstrated his common touch by, gasp, making a phone call.
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had an embarassing moment like this?

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The high cost of the high school prom

The high cost of the high school prom | It's Show Prep for Radio | Scoop.it
Spending a good deal in excess of $1,000 for the prom is not unheard of in some parts. Here's how to reduce your costs.
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Hackers Play Game on Billboard

Hackers Play Game on Billboard | It's Show Prep for Radio | Scoop.it
A couple of nerdy college students who hope to land jobs in computer security used iPhones to hack into a commercial billboard, played Space Invaders on it for a while, and then sent the billboard's owner a description of how they carried out their...
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Pizza Hut Holding 140-Second Job Interviews

Pizza Hut Holding 140-Second Job Interviews | It's Show Prep for Radio | Scoop.it
Want to be Pizza Hut's social media manager? Then you better be able to market yourself well—in 140 seconds. That's precisely how long interviews for the position will last during SXSW in... Money News Summaries.
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What would you say about yourself in 140 seconds?

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American Dads Think Moms Shouldn't Work

American Dads Think Moms Shouldn't Work | It's Show Prep for Radio | Scoop.it
Seventy-eight percent of dads say moms shouldn't work full-time.

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And American moms think American Dads should help out more... :-)
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Truck driver dances off 97 pounds

Truck driver dances off 97 pounds | It's Show Prep for Radio | Scoop.it
During the week, John Drury spends 50 hours behind the wheel. On the weekends, the truck driver is a certified dance fitness instructor.
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Cellphones as a Modern Irritant

Cellphones as a Modern Irritant | It's Show Prep for Radio | Scoop.it
Students overhearing a one-sided conversation had more trouble solving puzzles than those within earshot of two people talking in the same room.
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I just start acting like I AM the other person on the other end. Sometimes the conversations are very funny. My wife hates this. 

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Love the bean? Which coffee brands give the biggest buzz

Love the bean? Which coffee brands give the biggest buzz | It's Show Prep for Radio | Scoop.it
  Whether you drink it hot or cold, coffee is one of the most consumed drinks in the world. Americans alone drink 400 million cups of caffeinated joe a day.
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Is this the death of the dining table? Now SIX out of ten meals are eaten in front of the television

Is this the death of the dining table? Now SIX out of ten meals are eaten in front of the television | It's Show Prep for Radio | Scoop.it
Research revealed millions of families now retire to the sofa to enjoy their meal. More than one third of us regularly eat meals in front of the box without making any conversation.

Via Griffin Adkins
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We battled this in our family! I don't think we have it completely solved :)

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Texting While Parenting: Can it Wait?

Texting While Parenting: Can it Wait? | It's Show Prep for Radio | Scoop.it
Distracted parenting is a hot topic lately. Some experts are linking the rise in smartphone ownership with a spike in emergency room visits for kids under 5.

Via Griffin Adkins
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Guilty.

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First question for new popes: 'By which name do you wish to be called?'

First question for new popes: 'By which name do you wish to be called?' | It's Show Prep for Radio | Scoop.it
The first clue about what kind of leader the next pope will be — liberal or conservative, reformer or by-the-book — will come only minutes after the smoke clears at the Sistine Chapel. From a balcony at St.
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I'd Want to be Pope John Paul George Ringo 

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Driving with children 12 times more distracting than talking on the cellphone

Driving with children 12 times more distracting than talking on the cellphone | It's Show Prep for Radio | Scoop.it
Here's a bit of news that might surprise you: a new study has found that driving with children is 12 times more distracting than driving while ta...
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Edible hotel made from sweets is sure to give you diabetes

If there’s one thing we’ve learned about Brits recently, it’s that they love their weird eating establishments (like crazy cat cafes and sandwich joints made from urinals).
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Good News Spreads Faster on Social Media

Good News Spreads Faster on Social Media | It's Show Prep for Radio | Scoop.it
While old-fashioned outlets focus on tragedy and drama, on social media, people tend to share more positive news, especially about themselves.
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Toy-Filled Chocolate Eggs Legal in US

Toy-Filled Chocolate Eggs Legal in US | It's Show Prep for Radio | Scoop.it
Kinder Surprise eggs — the chocolate delicacy filled with a (surprise!) toy — have had a big impact on people’s lives. Consider the Winnipeg woman who nearly paid a $300 fine when she tried to cross the Canadian-U.S.
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Monsters University Plot Inconsistency Leaves Fans Puzzled [VIDEO]

Monsters University Plot Inconsistency Leaves Fans Puzzled [VIDEO] | It's Show Prep for Radio | Scoop.it
Days after Pixar released a new trailer for Monsters University, fans are accusing the animation studio for overlooking a glaring plot inconsistency.
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Yes, and in other much less important news, Korea wants to bomb the US.

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Why Will and Kate are calling their baby 'grape' for now

Why Will and Kate are calling their baby 'grape' for now | It's Show Prep for Radio | Scoop.it
Here’s an adorable footnote to British history books. Whatever Will and Kate end up calling their future prince or princess, for the time being they’re rumored to be calling it “our little grape.
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Teaching Kids to Pray: The Five Finger Method

Teaching Kids to Pray: The Five Finger Method | It's Show Prep for Radio | Scoop.it
When Katie was two, we were teaching her how to say grace. She had just finished up when Keith leaned over and whispered to her, "tell Mommy she's pretty." Katie promptly put both hands together ag...
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Helpful!

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AAA says smartphones may soon replace traditional car keys

AAA says smartphones may soon replace traditional car keys | It's Show Prep for Radio | Scoop.it
Get ready to start your car with your phone.
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That will be a huge bummer if your phone isn't charged.

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Face-to-Facebook: Guy to visit his 788 friends in person

Face-to-Facebook: Guy to visit his 788 friends in person | It's Show Prep for Radio | Scoop.it
What would it look like if your entire Facebook friend list suddenly popped to life? Probably like the world's weirdest cocktail party.
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This could be a cool bucket list.

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When do you really start loving your kids?

When do you really start loving your kids? | It's Show Prep for Radio | Scoop.it
Editor’s note: A married father of two, Robert Duffer edits the Dads & Families section of the Good Men Project. His writings have appeared in the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Public Radio, Time Out Chicago and other favorites like Giftware News.
Stu Gray's insight:

My wife developed pre-eclampsia during our sons birth - I was called to hold and care for him for 24 hours while my wife was heavily medicated so symptoms would not arise. I bonded quickly with our son - and never looked back!

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LOOK: Spock Says Don't Worry About Fitting In, Stand Out

LOOK: Spock Says Don't Worry About Fitting In, Stand Out | It's Show Prep for Radio | Scoop.it
An uplifting 1960s letter from Spock to a mixed-race teen has resurfaced and recently gone viral.
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T-shirts designed to look like seatbelt straps

T-shirts designed to look like seatbelt straps | It's Show Prep for Radio | Scoop.it
Safety belt T-shirt not so safe.
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Sure, but does the shirt come with earplugs for the car that won't stop dinging every 12 seconds because you aren't wearing your seat belt?

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