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  • Trace's new album title

    Posted by Jessie B Hawkins

    Trace Adkins' new album, Cowboy's Back in Town, comes out this week, and a few people have been looking for a deeper meaning with that title. Some have speculated the name refers to Trace's new record label deal and creative freedom, but he says that's not the case. "None of the other song titles work for an album title," Trace says. "So, it won by default." Trace adds. "I've run with the whole concept that it has a deeper meaning, but I'm telling you today that it really doesn't."

    Cowboy's Back in Town features Trace's latest single, "This Ain't No Love Song," along with other tunes such as "Ala-Freakin-Bama" and "Whoop a Man's Ass."

  • Underwater vehicles? Cool!

    Posted by Jessie B Hawkins

    The Ride Aquatic

    It's like something off the silver screen!  Cars that convert into submarines.  Check out the article on The Ride Aquatic bMatthew de Paula of MSN Autos

    It wasn't long ago that the idea of a car converting into a submarine was nothing more than a film-industry fantasy. But in the past few years, modern-day mad scientists have turned this and other mind-blowing amphibious vehicles into reality. The Rinspeed sQuba, for example, is a Lotus Elise with five electric motors, two propellers and a couple of jet nozzles that let it dive and swim underwater, much like the Lotus Esprit that James Bond drove in "The Spy Who Loved Me." While the one-off sQuba might cost $1.5 million to build, other amazing amphibious cars cost much less and make the quaint old Amphicars and SchwimmWagens of decades past seem like antique bathtub toys. Here are our picks for eight of the coolest aqua rides.

    Bing: Amphibious Cars

  • Man and animal alike suffer from the effects of war

    Posted by Jessie B Hawkins

    "I'd like to teach the world to sing in perfect harmony..."  Thanks to all of our service men and women...and the military dogs.  Saying thanks just isn't enough I know, but it's what I want to say to all of you who sacrifice so much.  Check out this story about a bomb-sniffing dog who also feels the effects of war. BTW, if you want to be a pen pal or "guardian angel" to our soldiers log on to http://www.soldierangels.com

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100803/ap_on_re_us/us_ptsd_military_dogs

  • Montel speaks out on Fox

    Posted by Jessie B Hawkins

    This was awhile ago, but a friend had it posted on facebook and I thought I'd share! 

  • Skin Cancer on the rise

    Posted by Jessie B Hawkins

    I've done it too...it feels good, you look good, and the lotions smell good, but fake baking as well as regular sun-bathing could leave you regretting it down the road.  Skin cancers are on the rise...cover up that skin your in!  Wear a hat, sunscreen and if you can - stay out of the sun during peak afternoon hours.  I know I'm guilty - I only put sunblock on my arms when I went to the beach yesterday and I'm rocking a tan on my chest and face...but after reading this...I may try to slather it on head to toe from now on!

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/livescience/20100620/sc_livescience/whyskincancerisontheriseGirl applying sunblock

  • Toby Keith gives surprise concert

    Posted by Jessie B Hawkins

    Toby Keith recently played a surprise show at New York City's Irving Plaza, billed as "Incognito Bandito." Instead of playing his own hits, Toby worked his way through hours of covers from the likes of Waylon Jennings, Johnny Paycheck and Roger Miller backed by some of country music's greatest session players. CMT.com reports that Toby did play two of his own songs, but those tunes were deep album cuts instead of hit singles. Toby also revealed that he and the band had only rehearsed once for the show secret show.

  • Jewel on cover of Shape Magazine

    Posted by Jessie B Hawkins

    Can you believe someonce once called her chubby?  Not anymore!  Jewel talks to Shape Magazine about her At -home ab workout even regular schmucks like you and I might be able to do!    : )

    Jewel was crushed when she was called "the chubby Renee Zellweger" in the press a few years ago.

    "My feelings were so hurt by that story, I ended up bingeing on an entire cake," the singer, 36, tells Shape magazine (via JustJared). "Afterward, I actually tried to throw it all up, but thankfully I couldn't do it."

    Jewel goes on, "It made me think, 'I can't go down this road.' I had seen so many performers develop eating disorders or try to control their weight with drugs, and I decided I would do no harm to my body."

    Jewel (who wed pro rodeo cowboy Ty Murray in August 2008) says that "women are so critical of themselves." "We can be gorgeous and hot and still be embarrassed to wear a tank top," she adds. "So if you can't stop looking in the mirror, at least try to not think badly about yourself when you do."

    Her advice? "We should be more like men, God bless 'em. They can take their shirts off and show their man boobs, and they don't give a hoot," she says