The Wilde Ride for 03/30/18

Some lost villages from centuries ago have just been discovered in a remote region of the Amazon rainforest. As sad as deforestation of the rainforest is, the removal of the trees revealed evidence of 81 long buried areas of civilization.

What if, instead of being a dark, cold place, the cargo hold was a place to take naps or work out? The CEO of Quantas Airways has a few ideas about creating a new “Cargo Class” on his airline’s planes.

It’s the season of reboots, remakes and reimaginings of old shows and movies. And the latest classic to get re-done is Beetlejuice… it’s headed to Broadway. I’d pay for a ticket for this scene alone…

If you’re a fan of marshmallow peeps AND are also a beer lover, check this out. There’s a brewery that’s combined them.

The Collective Brewing Project

For the first time in NFL history, we have male cheerleaders. The LA Rams just made history by hiring  Quinton Peron and Napoleon Jinnies.

Sometimes those unique wedding moments don’t quite go as planned. But I think photos of this owl “attack” will look great in a wedding album!

Hope you have a GREAT Friday and a Happy Easter.  Jennifer

The Wilde Ride for 03/29/18

Walmart says they’ve made a business decision to remove Cosmopolitan Magazine from the checkout aisles because they’re listening to concerns that were raised about the provocative covers being seen by everyone checking out.

Scientists have created a drip-free ice cream using old banana skin fibers.

A man who went to bed with two slippers under the bed, woke up with only one. He eventually found it… in the belly of a python in his closet. I’m guessing he just got a new pair.

Carpet python eats slipper
N&S Snake Catcher
X-ray of a slipper swallowed by a Coastal Carpet Python in Queensland, which had the object removed by a vet.

The Hollywood Walk of Fame is branching out to the Middle East. But the Arabian Walk of Fame will have a few noticeable differences.

Now that baseball season is upon us, it’s time to take a look at the new stadium food options. The beers in Yankee Stadium can now be served with the Yankee’s logo and some players’ faces.

And the Texas Rangers just announced a new food they’ll be selling this baseball season: the pickle corn dog.  They hollow out a pickle, put a hot dog inside, then cover it all with batter and deep fry it. They’re calling it the Dilly Dog.

Happy Hump Day, Wilde Ones!  Jennifer

The Wilde Ride for 03/28/18

Good boy, Woody! You’re a hero!

Woody the dog came to the rescue of Mason Ringer whose boat capsized. Credit:

We’re in unchartered territory now. We have to cordon off “our” parts of the moon and protect the Apollo landing sites before all the private companies and other countries start sending people up regularly who could ruin them.

An investigation into that deadly autonomous Uber car accident has shown that the car’s collision avoidance system was disabled when it hit and killed a woman crossing the street with her bike. No one knows why yet.

This guy got fired from his waiter job for being “aggressive, rude and disrespectful” to diners. But he’s suing for discrimination, saying he’s not rude… he’s just French.

Don’t believe the story of Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston getting back together. Star Magazine faked the whole thing.

Despite thousands of people signing a petition to keep them out, Starbucks just opened its first location in a national park. 

Starbucks Yosemite

Happy Hump Day, everybody!  Jennifer

The Wilde Ride for 03/27/18

Netflix has been banned from competing at the Cannes Film Festival because of a new rule that says all entries must be given a French theatrical release.

We all know how Wendy’s likes to roast the competition, specifically McDonalds. And now they’ve taken the beef to the next level with a new rap album called “We Beefin?”… starring Queen Wendy, spitting rhymes that take direct aim at McDonald’s, slamming everything from their food, to their drive through service to the ice cream machine being down a lot.

If you’re a Harry Potter fan looking for a cool vacation this summer, check out this new Harry Potter cruise along the River Thames.

If squirting ketchup is too much work, or you just want a healthier ketchup… check out slice of sauce ketchup, which are no-mess ketchup slices.

What’s your team pride worth? Would you root for another team for a second to save $20?

In addition to the Grammy tribute concert to Elton John which airs on April 10th, there are two tribute albums coming as well. “Revamp” will include re-imaginings of the songs of Elton John and Bernie Taupin, performed by pop, rock and urban artists… while the “Restoration” album has covers of Elton’s song performed by country artists. And Little Big Town’s version of Rocket Man includes real sounds from NASAs Juno spacecraft as it explored Jupiter.

I hope you have an amazing Tuesday!  Jennifer

The Wilde Ride for 03/26/18

Easter Sunday provides a unique opportunity for April Fool’s Day pranks. Here’s some ideas. 

Strange timing. Or maybe not… The founder of Toys R Us has passed away.

Getty via TMZ

Ever wanted to turn your face into a giant lollipop? Check out Face Licker… for around $57, you can get a lollipop as big as your head, that looks like your head.

Face Licker

So… it looks like the Spice Girls are reuniting, just not for a tour. They’re going to be working on a new Spice Girls superhero movie.

Meditation could be so much more helpful that we realized. A new research study shows that it can grow your brain.

adult, air, beautiful

A company in England has created a new gummy bear supplement that “tans” you from the inside out.

Orange Red Yellow Green Gummie Bears

If you like Taco Bell hot sauce, check this out… you can now get that flavor baked right into chips.

Taco Bell

I love it when people have fun with their work. This farmer set out to discover if his cows could spell out a hello seen from space. And his plan worked!

Hope you have a great Monday.  Jennifer