Humans aren’t the only ones that will be receiving love and affection this Valentine’s Day. According a new survey, 20% of consumers will purchase gifts for their pets for Valentine’s Day. According to the National Retail Federation, spending on pets jumped 27% this year, alone. Retailers such as PetSmart are catering to pet owners by offering Valentine’s Day themed pet merchandise tabs on their site.
Office workers looking to shed some pounds may be interested in this new effortless weight loss regimen. A new study shows that standing up at your desk can help you slim down by seven pounds a year. Researchers also found that you can burn over 50 calories just by standing on your feet for an extra six hours. It can also improve your health by reducing the risk of heart attacks and strokes.
The internet’s favorite giraffe has made her Super Bowl pick! April the giraffe, who became an online celeb after the birth of her calf was posted on the internet picking the New England Patriots to win this year’s Super Bowl. She was seen wandering inside the giraffe barn at her upstate New York home where signs for both Philadelphia and New England were posted. Each sign was dressed with tempting heads of lettuce. April choosing to snack from the lettuce atop the New England banner. This is her first Super Bowl prediction.
A Massachusetts woman got her 15 minutes of fame thanks to Beyonce. The singer posted this picture of the surprise encounter in a New York hotel just before the Grammys. It is the face that went viral.
The woman in the photo Susan Monaghan said she and her family were staying in the same hotel as a Pre-Grammy party. She was hoping to catch a glimpse of a big star, instead of one big star, she encountered two. Susan says she has only one regret from her moment with the stars and that’s that she did not ask any questions or say good luck at the Grammys.