Allie Hartwick

AUDIO: Drink Before You Speak

Learning a new language isn't easy, but it turns out, alcohol just might help. A new study suggests that we pronounce foreign words better when intoxicated. Une autre bouteille, s'il vous plait! One thing most of us generally don't speak about, in any language, is our salary, especially with our co...
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AUDIO: Killer Workouts

Mike's been saying it for years, working out could possibly kill you, so don't risk it. Now, it looks as though there might be some evidence to support his lazy claims. A new study shows that men who spend more than 7.5 hours per week at the gym may be twice as likely to die of a heart attack...
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AUDIO: Bugs Are Dying, the World Is Ending

Next time you squash a bug, consider the fact that you're propbably contributing to the extinction of insects worldwide. Ok, that's a bit dramatic, but not too far off. Researchers say the flying insect population has decreased in some regions by almost 75% since 1989. This could have a pretty big...
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AUDIO: The Signature Scent of Denver

If you could make a candle that smelled like Denver, which fragrances would you choose? There's the obvious option, which does play a part in the newest scent from Homesick Candles. The company originally created cadles that smell a bit like the essence of all 50 states. Now they are making city-...
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AUDIO: Fulfill Your Childhood Dream of Working in a Treehouse

Tree houses aren't just for kids, they are also for Microsoft emplyoees ! These fantastical offices are in Redmond, Washington. The treehouses sit 12 feet off the ground and feature skylights, WiFi, hidden wall plugs and a gas fireplace. Roughing it. Ever tried that trick where you cup your hand...
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AUDIO: Rest In Peace, Jeremy the Snail

Farewell Jeremy. You lived a special life. RIP Jeremy (function ($) { Drupal.behaviors.media_displays.loadRampAudio($('[data-media-loading]')); })(jQuery);
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AUDIO: Death Cleaning on Friday the 13th

Hartwick raves about Tim Hortons, but even this Buffalo gal isn't so sure about their latest latte. The Buffalo Latte is a regular latte, with added Buffalo sauce flavor and a dusting of zesty Buffalo seasoning. So far they are only available in Buffalo. Bummer. People in Bothell, Washington might...
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AUDIO: That Sting rumor isn't true?!

Hartwick was shocked to find out that big rumor about Sting and his wife Trudie probably isn't true, and Casey didn't stop ruining her day there! Turns out, men with tons of cash and polarizing political views are the happiest in their marraiges. No word on how happy their wives are though. Even if...
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AUDIO: What does peeing have to do with physics?

While women are becoming a larger part of the scientific community, one study wants to piss on that notion . According to a radical theory from some British researchers, boys might be better at physics than girls are ... because they pee standing up. This team suggests boys get a head start because...
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AUDIO: Football and politics just can't quit each other

Last week was long, and full of a lot of heartache. This weekend, before they gave us all a much-needed laugh, Saturday Night Live opened with country musician Jason Aldean . He addressed the Las Vegas tragedy and sang Tom Petty's hit "I Won't Back Down." On Sunday evening, more than 20 players on...
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