You gotta like four day work weeks! BAM! No Mondays to worry about! BOOM! Already a Tuesday! BING! No Mondays...oh, I said that already! Hey, I wouldn't even mind taking a Friday off and ending the work week on Thursday...According to the website workawesome.com, a four day work week may become the norm in the future. As Generation Xer's grow older and move into positions of authority and Generation Y folks try to do things differently than their parents, an altered work week might be a new way of keeping employees happy in the work place. Sure, hours per day may increase to make up the difference, and people may have to do more work from home, but just think how AWESOME it would be to have a three day weekend ALL THE TIME!!! At least, until we start complaining about how hard THAT is and how we NEED a FUR day weekend just to cope...can you say THANK GOD IT'S WEDNESDAY?
SNOWMEN RETURN TO DESTINY USA
Destiny USA will display selected works from the 8th annual Great Snowman Convention through February 24th. This is the second year that Destiny USA will host the display. The creatively constructed snowmen are made of various recycled materials and aid in teaching students eco-friendly initiatives and the power of Green. Students from the Syracuse City School District participate in the event hosted by Syracuse Parks Conservancy. Awards are given based on the themes of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Students are challenged to come up with the most creative snowman for each category. The best within each category will be on display at Destiny USA. The snowmen will be on display on the first level in the Canyon area. You can view last year’s Snowman Convention below:
FIVE QUESTION QUIZ
We play the 5 Question Quiz EVERY Tuesday and here's how it works. We have five questions that you have to guess the answers to. But, we don't tell you WHICH questions you get right, only HOW MANY. So, you have to listen to the other players answers and figure what's right and what's not. One out of five and gets a prize, then two out of five, etc. Here are this morning's questions...
1. A new survey says that sending a text message is now the most popular way to do this...
2. 53% of households have one of these, but only half of those use them for what they are intended...
3. Which of the five senses is less sharp after you eat too much?
4. Studies show that Mommy and Daddy are the first two words most babies say but this is often the third word they learn...
5. The average teenager has 38 of these when it comes to communication...
1. ask someone out on a date
2. a garage
3. your hearing
5. numbers in their cell phone
BOX OFFICE NUMBERS
Presidents Day weekend was a good time to see Bruce Willis on the big screen. Willis' sequel A Good Day to Die Hard opened in first place over the holiday weekend, earning an estimated 29.3 million dollars from Friday through Monday, according to The Hollywood Reporter. A Good Day to Die Hard, the fifth film in the series, features Willis reprising his role of tough cop John McClane. It has raked in 37.5 million bucks since debuting last Thursday. Last week's box office champ, Identity Thief, slipped to the second spot, with 27.9 million. The romantic drama Safe Haven debuted in third place, earning 25.2 million dollars. It has made 34 million since its release on Valentine's Day. The animated film Escape From Planet Earth, which opened on Friday, finished in fourth place, with 21 million.
Beautiful Creatures premiered in sixth place, collecting 8.9 million dollars during the four-day weekend and 11.5 million since it hit theaters on Thursday. Here are the top 10 movies from Friday through Monday, with estimated ticket sales, according to The Hollywood Reporter:
1. A Good Day to Die Hard, $29.3 million.
2. Identity Thief, $27.9 million.
3. Safe Haven, $25.2 million.
4. Escape From Planet Earth, $21 million
5. Warm Bodies, $10.3 million.
6. Beautiful Creatures, $8.9 million.
7. Side Effects, $7.8 million.
8. Silver Linings Playbook, $7.6 million.
9. Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters, $4.2 million.
10. Zero Dark Thirty, $3.6 million.
NEW ON DVD
Here's a look at some of the new titles arriving Tuesday on DVD: