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Prepare your car. CNN’s 25 ways to stay warm without breaking the bank. NPR on how darkness doesn’t have to mean doom and gloom. And a couple of YouTube vids for your screens: A snowy outdoor landscape and some CGI indoor wintry magic. (Signup for Nice News Here))
Scaffolding finally disappears from London’s most historic skyline landmark.
London’s Big Ben is back after five years of renovations: Hear its bong
Want to avoid Cancer? Your workout may be the answer
Study links habitual high-intensity aerobic exercise to a more than 70% decrease in the risk of developing metastatic cancer; authors point to more efficient glucose consumption by organs (More)
Recent research has opened the door for a new era of personalized cancer treatments. In a study published last week, scientists detailed a novel approach to fighting cancer that combines various techniques to essentially attack the disease from multiple angles.
Showbiz: Jennifer’s Dad Passes
John Aniston, Emmy-nominated actor who appeared in nearly 3,000 episodes of “Days of Our Lives” and father to Jennifer Aniston, dies at 89 (More)
Disneyland is making an iconic ride more inclusive, adding dolls in wheelchairs to the “It’s a Small World” attraction “to reflect more accurate representation of diversity around the world.”
Foreigner announces their farewell tour.
Rolling Stone reports The arena rock heroes will launch a first North American leg next summer, with plans to keep touring through 2024. (More)
Also in the mag: The storied history of Abbey Road Studios is the focus of a new Disney+ documentary, directed by Mary McCartney, Paul’s daughter. On Monday, Rolling Stone premiered the trailer for If These Walls Could Sing, featuring interviews with some of music’s greatest artists, including Elton John, Ringo Starr, and Paul McCartney, about the impact of the recording studio.
No Free Charlie Brown Thanksgiving this year
After it’s 1973 CBS premiere, the holiday classic has been on the air somewhere ever since. This year it becomes a streamer, only available to Apple TV+ subscribers. (More)
Michigan’s Own Gives Back
Basketball icon Magic Johnson helped load toys, turkeys and nonperishable items into car trunks at Second Ebenezer Church on Dequindre Street over the weekend as part of his 8th annual Johnson’s Holiday Hope program. (Freep)
CNBC / Jessica Dickler
What was your major?
The most regretted college degree courses this year are journalism, sociology, communications, and education according to a survey of more than 1,500 college graduates who were looking for a job. (More)
Hollywood Reporter / James Hibberd
Yellowstone Sets Ratings’ Record
The Paramount Network drama delivered a cumulative viewership of 12.1 million live-plus-same-day viewers, the biggest overnight launch yet for the Kevin Costner neo-Western. (More)
Witney Houston’s “I Will Always Love You remains a best seller, three decades later
Thirty years after its release, Whitney Houston’s rendition of “I Will Always Love You” remains the bestselling single of all time by a female artist. Dive into how the ballad became a cultural phenomenon. (More)
MLive – Noah and Olivia top the list of 2022’s top baby names
With six more weeks of 2022, there’s still time for popular baby names to shift around a bit, but here’s what we have so far. So far, there’s a new boy name atop the list. “Noah” has overtaken 2021?s No. 1, “Liam”, which slipped down to the second slot. “Mateo” has jumped up from No. 11 to No. 5 on the list. Meanwhile, “Olivia” is holding strong as the No. 1 name for girls, as repeated from 2021. “Isabella” also moved up to No. 6 from No. 7, knocking down “Charlotte,” which has fallen from No. 6 in 2021 to No. 9 so far in 2022.
Here are BabyCenter’s top 20 names for boys and girls for 2022.
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Detroit’s NWS Weather Outlook: Chance of rain and snow through Thursday. Highs around 40. Lows dropping from 34 tonight to 24 on Thursday night. Clearing for the weekend. Highs in the low 30s.
Keener Hit Number Ones on this date:
(1963) Louie Louie, Kingsmen
(1964) Mountain of Love, Johnny Rivers
(1965) I Hear a Symphony, Supremes
(1966) Winchester Cathedral, New Vaudville Band
(1967) Incense & Peppermints, Strawberry Alarm Clock
(1968) Abraham Martin and John, Dion
(1969) Na Na Hey Hey, Steam
(1970) I Think I Love You, Partridge Family
(1971) Have You Seen Her, Chi-lites