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Gator Bytes: Chris Stapleton Covers ZZ Top…Sorta

Chris Stapleton appeared on NBC’s The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Monday (May 8th). He teamed up with Jimmy, the host of the show, and actor-musician Kevin Bacon for a sketch as ZZ Top titled “First Draft of Rock” in a remake of the trio’s hit, “Legs,” using alternate lyrics as sort of the first draft of the song. “She’s got hands / She knows how ... Read More »

Gator Bytes: Instasnap or Snapchat?

In a just-released April survey of 1,991 millennials, 78 percent chose Snapchat Stories as their preferred narrative platform. That number was down from 88 percent recorded in a similar survey conducted four months earlier. Only 4 percent of respondents in each survey preferred Instagram, and the big difference was that 16 percent now say they use neither platform, up from only 6 ... Read More »

Gator Bytes: What Your POST Says About Your Personality…

People habitually posting to Facebook about exercise, diets and accomplishments are more likely to be narcissists. And bragging about accomplishments does tend to attract more attention from friends. The study also found that people who post updates about their current romantic partner are more likely to have low self-esteem. People who are more conscientious tended to write more updates about their children. ... Read More »

Gator Bytes: Who’s In For A Buddymoon?

More Couples Are Bringing Their Friends on Their Honeymoons — Would You? The postwedding tradition of a honeymoon has been getting a millennial twist. Rather than keeping the trip between the newlyweds, couples are bringing their friends and family along for the fun. These “buddymoons,” or group honeymoons, have been growing in popularity — 12 percent of people have been a ... Read More »

Gator Bytes: Lost Your Pet? Have you Tried THIS?

Losing a pet can be devastating, but if you’ve been lucky enough to be reunited with that pet, there’s nothing better. If you feel like you’ve tried everything and still can’t find your pet, there’s other ways like the clothing technique to help bring your furry friend back home Animals have a scent reach of about four to five miles. The method ... Read More »

Gator Bytes: Can’t Stand Gum Chewing? We Now Know Why

So, you’re on a first date and everything seems to be going right. “I could spend the rest of my life with this person,” you think to yourself. But then it happens. They are nervously munching on assorted bar nuts. You understand that first dates can be nerve-racking. But, the incessant crunching sound of almonds, peanuts and Brazil nuts is quickly going from ... Read More »

Gator Bytes: Are You A Constant Checker?

If you pull out your phone to check Twitter while waiting for the light to change, or read e-mails while brushing your teeth, you might be what the American Psychological Association calls a “constant checker.” And chances are, it’s hurting your mental health. Social media use has skyrocketed from 7 percent of American adults in 2005 to 65 percent in 2015. ... Read More »

Gator Bytes: Want A Bad First Date, Then Do This…

Think you have bad luck with dates? You might wanna take a look at where you’re taking them… Don’t worry, CheatSheet has you covered on how you can up your dating game. 4 Places You Should Never Go on a First Date Your date’s apartment A Bar Crowded places Extreme sports activities   Read More »

Gator Bytes: Wanna Sleep Better?

Are you a night shower taker, or a morning shower taker? Either way, hope you’re not a no-shower taker! The folks over at Treehugger may have a few reasons why you should switch to night showering: 5 benefits of a night shower (including improved sleep) Improved sleep A clean bed Reduced laundry Better skin An improved morning routine   Read More »