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Top 10 Mullet Styles of 2023

I don' t know about you, but I'm not a fan of mullets. If you have a mullet, fine, I guess, but for me, it's a 100% effective form of birth control. HOWEVER, there seems to be several styles of mullets, so lets take a look at them.   Top 10 Mullet Styles of 2023 From rock icons like David Bowie and Joan Jett to modern trendsetters like Miley Cyrus, the mullet has consistently signaled a…


Where to get some coffee deals on National Coffee Day

Ah, coffee! As a commercial once sang to us, "the best part of waking up is Folgers in your cup". Can I get an Amen here?! Friday September 29th is National Coffee Day and there are some places around town that are giving their loyal customers deals & discounts on their coffee. Here's a list on what national chains are participating*. Dunkin' Participating Dunkin’ locations across the U.S.…


Where to find Fall Festivals in the Ozarks

If you're looking for something to do with the family, then check this out. The Fall Festivals are coming up and here's a pretty big list of places to go and things to do.   Sunflower Patches: Country Roads, Stotts City, Mo., Sunflower Festival September 2-17: CLICK HERE: https://countryroads.farm/missouri-sunflower-festival/ Willard Sunflower Days, September 7-September 21: CLICK HERE:…


Details for the 2023 Tax-Free Weekend

If you've got kids, or maybe you're getting ready to go back to college, this weekend is the tax free weekend! Here’s what qualifies: Clothes that have a taxable value of $100 or less. School supplies – not exceeding $50 per purchase. Computer software with a taxable value of $350 or less. Personal computers at $1,500 or less. Other computer devices like a mouse, keyboard, external disk drive…


Free Community Fridge

Friends! Check this out! This is so awesome! You've seen the Little Free Libraries in people's yards, maybe you've seen a Little Free Pantry here and there. The West Central neighborhood in Springfield now has a free community fridge! Located right in front of the Urban Roots Farm. The fridge is free for everyone to donate and take whatever food items they want. There are also baskets to hold…


Where to watch fireworks

If you're wondering where you can watch fireworks on the 4th, here’s a list of city celebrations and firework shows this weekend in the Ozarks. Friday, June 30 Mount Vernon – Spirit of 76 Park at 9 p.m. Fireworks begin at dark. Republic – Martin Park at 6 p.m. Attractions include live music, kid’s zone, axe throwing and more. Fireworks begin at 10 p.m. Saturday, July 1 Billings – Billings City…


Ever wanted to mess with a scammer? Thanks to AI, you can!

Are you sick of these scammers calling you trying to get you to hand over your hard earned cash? Well, worry no more! Thanks to the Jolly Roger Telephone Company! For $1.99 a month, you can get an AI bot to take these scam calls for you and they will waste the scammers time instead of the scammer wasting YOUR time. In an article in The Wall Street Journal, 54-year-old Californian Roger Anderson…


Cooling Centers & Water Refill Stations in Springfield

It's going to get real hot in the coming days and here is some information on how you can protect yourself and your pets from the heat:   To protect people against heat-related illness: Drink plenty of water, even if you do not feel thirsty; avoid drinks that contain alcohol or caffeine. Also, avoid very cold drinks because they can cause stomach cramps Avoid strenuous work or exercise…


The Microscopic Handbag

EDIT: Someone ACTUALLY bought this thing. The exact selling price was $63,750. Smaller versions of things are cute, right? But when they become too small, it just starts to get ridiculous. Enter the Microscopic Handbag. the MSCHF Microscopic Handbag, a nearly invisible little speck that's actually a remarkably accurate rendering of a Louis Vuitton OnTheGo handbag. It measures about 657 by 222 by…


Need a girlfriend? make one!

So... here we are. We live in the times where you can make a girlfriend, or, TRY to make a girlfriend.   A tech developer who has been working on artificial intelligence platforms has taken on a side project, developing a ChatGPT clone of his girlfriend. The gist of it is Enais Cailliau's GirlfriendGPT works like any other ChatGPT program: You feed it information — in this case, material his…