What’s Trending on Tuesday, August 8th, 2017
§ The VMAs are less than three weeks away and the network has revealed its first group of performers for the Aug. 27th show.
§ On the lineup are: host Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus, Ed Sheeran, Fifth Harmony, Lorde, The Weeknd, Thirty Seconds to Mars, and Shawn Mendes.
§ Kendrick Lamar is the most nominated artist for his video, “Humble.”
§ Perry and the Weeknd are tied for second with five nominations each.
§ Some words, regardless of their meaning, are funnier than others.
§ A new survey asked people to rate the “humor value” of nearly 5000 words.
§ People ranked the humor value and we now know the funniest words in the English language.
§ See if you laugh as I give you #1: booty.
§ Some of the other funniest words include: booby, hooter, nitwit, twit, waddle, tinkle, egghead, and twerp.
§ What words make you laugh?
§ To confirm that you lose a lot of sleep as a parent, we now have the Lost Sleep Calculator.
§ It really puts things into perspective.
§ The calculator tells how much sleep parents will lose based on the age of their children.
§ The calculator also figures out how many diapers we’ve changed, how many bedtime stories we’ve read, and how many lullabies we’ve sung.
§ Between my two kids, I’ve lost 6660 hours, which is 278 days or 9 months.
§ We’ve posted the link for you to try it out on our Facebook page.
§ Study: Vegetarians and Vegans are more depressed than meat eaters.
§ A new study shows that those who give up meat are almost twice as likely to suffer from depression than those on a conventional balanced diet.
§ Experts say that giving up meat means that vegetarians have a lower vitamin and mineral intake.
§ The lack of B12 influences mood and this affects mental health.
§ Of course, there’s always pros and cons of every food and cutting out red meat is said to lower the danger of heart problems, obesity and diabetes.
§ The number of vegans has leapt by 360% in the past decade.