What’s Trending on Tuesday, January 16th, 2018
§ The lead singer of the Cranberries died yesterday.
§ She was found in a London hotel room and her cause of death is still unknown.
§ Friends of the singer say she had been “dreadfully depressed” in recent weeks and was also suffering with a lot of back pain.
§ There is so much speculation because of her past suicide attempt in 2013 when she intentionally overdosed.
§ She was also diagnosed with bipolar disorder.
§ She was only 46 years old.
§ Study shows that catching up on sleep on the weekends is good for your health.
§ There is an argument for being lazy all weekend, as you may be doing yourself a favor as people who get less than 5 hours or more than 8 hours of sleep per night have a higher risk of death.
§ If you “catch up” over the weekend, it helps lower that risk.
§ The study does show the best strategy is to keep your bedtime hours as even as possible, even during the weekend.
§ Another study says it’s nearly impossible to truly “catch up on sleep” but those extra weekend hours could help.
§ Sunday night’s Saints-Vikings divisional round playoff game had one of the most amazing finishes you’ll ever see.
§ In fact, it was so heart-pounding that some Apple Watch wearers were warned that their cardiac rate reached dangerous levels at the end of the game.
§ After Case Keenum connected with Stefon Diggs for a miraculous 61-yard touchdown pass to give Minnesota the 29-15 win as time expired, several fans watching the game were alerted by their smart watches that they might be having a heart attack.
§ Those warnings come after an irregular spike in heart rate during an “in-active” period.
§ KFC is known for their chicken, of course, but also their gravy.
§ So much so that the masterminds at KFC are making dreams come true by creating three new cocktail recipes made using Finger Lickin’ Good gravy.
§ There’s The Gravy Mary their take on a Bloody Mary), The Finger Lickin’ Sour (Amaretto Sour), and The Southern Twist (their Bourbon cocktail).
§ We’ve posted the recipes on our Facebook page.