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Americans consume how many hot dogs before Labor Day? Time to catch up

A few years ago, the WalletHub website said Americans consume 818 hot dogs per second between Memorial Day and Labor Day. So… if you’re behind, this afternoon is your last chance to catch up.
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A lighthearted look at the news of the day:

As columnist Doug Larson once said, what would you get if you lined all the cars in the United States end to end on the nation’s highways? Labor Day!

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A few years ago, the WalletHub website said Americans consume 818 hot dogs per second between Memorial Day and Labor Day. So… if you’re behind, this afternoon is your last chance to catch up.

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NASA has attached a helicopter to a Mars rover that will be exploring the red planet in 2020. The helicopter will be the first aircraft to fly on another planet, but it may be stuck on the tarmac for a while, waiting for air traffic control clearance… and for someone to build another airport to fly to.

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If flights on Mars ever became popular for humans, flight attendants would have to change their announcements. “In the event of a sudden drop in oxygen… we would all be surprised, since we don’t have much to begin with.”

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Here’s a prediction: Sometime in the future, when humans live on Mars, the most popular restaurants will be the ones with the best atmosphere.

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The favorite shoe on Mars will be Thin Air Jordans.

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Because of an approaching hurricane, The Rolling Stones had to move their recent Miami concert up a day. Those ticket holders who were unable to attend just can’t get no satisfaction.

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Hey, Mick Jagger is 76 years old. It’s not easy for him to change his schedule. These days, “Start me up” probably has a whole new meaning.

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Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson temporarily suspended Parliament last week. He has the power to do that, apparently, just as he has the power to suspend anyone who tries to give him a comb.

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Johnson’s strategy is pure genius. If Parliament is suspended, it can’t get in the way of his plans to go ahead with Brexit next month. We don’t have that kind of system here. Instead, we just put separate parties in charge of the House and Senate and watch them suspend themselves, as well as belief.