The Wilde Ride for 07/08/19

Cameron Boyce was only 20-years-old… such a sad story.

Say a prayer and send some good vibes Stevie Wonder’s way. He needs an emergency kidney transplant.

Joey Chestnut won his 12th hot dog eating competition on the 4th of July and took some time to slam a documentary about competitive eating.

They tried to let as much of the alcohol burn up as they could, but the runoff from the Jim Beam blaze is killing thousands of fish as it makes its way to the Ohio River.

Mad Magazine is folding… but will continue to put out some “best-of” editions for awhile. You can only get them at comic book shops or through a subscription.

Wanna be a paid cookie tester and take me (or some other friend is you want) to your gig in Scotland? Check this out.

A solution to that friend (or partner) who says they’re not hungry then pick off your plate.

Is your baby/toddler always reaching for your cellphone? Try an oldschool way of keeping them tech happy… buy them a calculator.

There’s been one cast announcement in the live action remake of The Little Mermaid. Halle Bailey will play the lead. But what about Ursula and the others? No official word yet… but there are some rumors.

I hope your week is off to a great start. Catch ya tomorrow, Wilde Ones! <3 Jennifer

The Wilde Ride for 07/03/19

A man who got the wrong McDonald’s order from his girlfriend he pelted her with sauce packets. What the heck, man…get your own food next time!

15-year-old Cori “Coco” Gauff grew up dreaming of playing one of the Williams sisters… not sure if that dream included beating them, but it just came true!

Metallica is helping some community college students pay for school and they’ll be given the name “Metallica Scholars” which is a cool bonus.

Frank Sereno got tired of reporting a pothole in his neighborhood, so he decided to celebrate it instead and throw it a party.

Sereno posted pictures on Facebook of a slice of birthday cake with a number 3 candle placed inside the pothole. 
Facebook/Frank Sereno

AI could soon help you keep out your cat’s “gifts” after they go hunting for prey.

Hope you have a great day and a wonderful 4th of July weekend. I’ll be taking a blog break until Monday. See ya then! <3 Jennifer

The Wilde Ride for 07/02/19

This kid is awesome. She identified a problem at her school, then spent the next few years working on solving it.

Be careful out there when you’re taking selfies… snapping self portraits is now more deadly than shark attacks.

Google Maps can be so helpful. But this can also happen…

It’s so weird to hear new Whitney Houston music. Not a new song, but the first time most of us have heard her sing it.

There’s an eclipse tomorrow. Here’s how to watch it.

Have a good day! <3 Jennifer

The Wilde Ride for 07/01/19

How did it get to be July already!!! I’ve been feeling like this year has just begun and now it’s half over!

There’s a warning from the FDA about possible links between your dog’s pet food and canine heart disease.

VW might be updating their VW bus with a new all electric version, called the ID Buzz.

Mark Zuckerberg says facebook is doing all it can to prevent election interference but they can’t do it alone.

I didn’t see the need to make another Charlie’s Angels movie, but now that the trailer is out, I’m thinking this looks pretty good.

NASA is once again taking us where no one has gone before… well, at least humans haven’t gone there.

For the first time, a Netflix show has been saved by cable, instead of the other way around.

And we’re back to another work week. Hope it’s a short one for you! <3 Jennifer

The Wilde Ride for 06/28/19

The extreme heat in Europe is causing cracks in the Autobahn, so they’re having to impose speed limits in some areas for safety reasons.

I guess some people don’t deal with change well. I think Robert Plant’s hair looks great… not all fans agree.

Paramedics will soon be using a 5G “robo-glove” to help doctors diagnose problems before patients arrive at the hospital.

This is a cool program. Las Vegas residents can pay for their parking tickets by donating school supplies equal to the amount of their fine.

NASA is about to crack open the vault of Apollo moon rocks so they can be studied with today’s technology.

Do you have Amazon? Here’s what’s new.

Happy Weekend, everybody! Enjoy your Friday. <3 Jennifer