Author: Mary Lynch

REPORT: JetBlue is Delivering Gift-Wrapped People to Their Loved Ones for Christmas

This is what I found on GOODNEWSNETWORK.ORG: There is no better Christmas gift than being able to spend time with your loved ones – which is why JetBlue is surprising people with some very special deliveries. The airline is holding an amusing holiday contest in which five people will win free round-trip plane tickets to a destination of their choice. The winners can then be gift-wrapped and “delivered” in a variety of packaging styles. The “Go Get Gifted” contest winners will be flown out to the homes of their friends or family on Christmas Eve. Interested participants have until...

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REPORT: Why Probiotics Should Be a Regular Part of Your Diet

This is what I found on WOMANSDAY.COM: Probiotics. Everyone is saying you need them, and guess what? They’re right. But before you can figure out what works best for your body, you have to know what exactly probiotics are and the role they play in your health. Simply put, probiotics are live microorganisms that live in your gut, reports the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH). And while a lot of people think that microorganisms — especially the bacteria variety — are harmful to your health, probiotics are actually there to provide health benefits. But sometimes you need a...

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REPORT: See which celebrity was Pretty in pink and had a Train…lots of it!!

Brilliant marketing, now everyone knows about her new movie and only JLo could pull this dress off. This is what I found on TODAY.COM: Jennifer Lopez doesn’t just make a fashion statement. She makes a full-on fashion speech. On Wednesday night, the musician-actor phenomenon, 49, appeared on the red carpet for her new film, “Second Act” in a breathtaking hot pink gown and extended, full tulle train that sent everyone into a complete tizzy. Take that, Priyanka Chopra and your five-person-carrying bridal train.   View this post on Instagram   “Sit Ready…” #SecondAct premiere night!!! Out December 21st!! A...

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REPORT: Wow…Check out this selfie

This is what I found on NASA.GOV: NASA’s InSight lander isn’t camera-shy. The spacecraft used a camera on its robotic arm to take its first selfie — a mosaic made up of 11 images. This is the same imaging process used by NASA’s Curiosity rover mission, in which many overlapping pictures are taken and later stitched together. Visible in the selfie are the lander’s solar panel and its entire deck, including its science instruments. Say Cheese! @NASAInSight‘s first #selfie on Mars reveals the lander’s solar panels and deck! The spacecraft used a camera on its robotic arm to create...

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REPORT: See what was oozing down a German road

Looks like something out of a Willy Wonka movie.  As a kid, you must love this. This is what I found on BBC: “A ton of chocolate” has brought a local road to a standstill in Germany, according to local authorities. The road was closed in the western town of Westönnen late on Monday after a tank of chocolate in a factory spilled and poured into the street. The chocolate quickly solidified. About 10 sq m (108 sq ft) was cleared by 25 firefighters using shovels, hot water and blowtorches. Information provided by...

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