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Join Us in Tracking Santa with NORAD This Christmas Eve

Each year Better Country KIX 105, 92.3 BOB FM and Newstalk 1050 KSIS love to track Santa Claus on Christmas Eve. I am pleased to tell you that he is in full Christmas toymaking mode.  The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) has put into place the holiday countdown and has games and daily activities for kids and adults.

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Texting Turns 20-Years-Old
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Happy 20th Birthday, Text Messaging!

Although it became a widely used form of communication only recently, texting is actually a decades-old technology. In fact, it celebrated its 20th birthday on Monday, which makes it older than most of the kids who use it. OMG!

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Broken Phone
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What’s the Craziest Way You’ve Destroyed Your Cell Phone? [SURVEY]

I hear about people destroying their phones all of the time.  Jumping into a pool with it in their pocket, dropping it to the ground or dropping it in the toilet.  That last one I'll never understand.  When you're at the toilet, you should be too busy to be using your phone.  But I digress.

A mobile insurance company released the five CRAZIEST ways clients have destroyed their phones this year.

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Telephone
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FTC Offers $50,000 to Anyone Who Helps Them Stop Those Annoying ‘Robocalls’

Do you have an idea for a product that will help put an end to those pesky “robocalls” that millions of citizens are harassed with every year? If so, the Federal Trade Commission is willing to pay you a substantial chunk of change for it.

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Pokemon
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PETA Blasts Pokémon For Promoting Animal Abuse

While the critters of  Pokémon are animal-like, you can't actually find Pikachu and his buddies in earth's animal kingdom.

Which is why PETA's recent attack on the popular Nintendo characters has many people scratching their heads.

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Four Ways Your Phone is Ruining Your Dates

According to a recent survey, 58% of people use their smartphone in social settings either "usually" or "occasionally."  Which really sucks when you're on a date with one of those people.  Here are four ways from match.com that your phone might be ruining your dates.

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Cameron Spencer, Getty Images

Texting Woman Walks Off Cliff

Texting while driving? Dangerous. Texting while walking? Generally just a bit impolite if you're in a crowded area.

At least, that's normally the case. If you live near a cliff, it might not be a great idea.

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TV, Web, Newspaper, Radio: How Do You Get Your News?

The Internet may have revolutionized the way many of us get the news, but according to a Harris Poll of 2,307 adults, a majority of Americans still prefer an older technology when it comes to their preferred method of news accumulation.

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Facebook Creates Anti-Stalk Technology, Takes All the Fun Out of Facebook

These days, everyone and their grandmother and pet hamster have Facebook. And most people would agree that the best use for the social networking site is passive stalkage of exes, frenemies and coworker crushes. So naturally, those fun killers at Facebook have decided to shut that business down.

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Pranksters Glue iPhone 5 to the Ground
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Pranksters Glue iPhone 5 to the Ground in Amsterdam

If you're anything like us, then you've grown seriously tired of all the buzz and relentless hype surrounding the launch of the iPhone 5. And you'll probably laugh as hard as we did at this video of people in Amsterdam vainly trying to pick up an iPhone that's been glued to the ground.

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