Cyndi Lauper Flubs National Anthem

Cyndi Lauper is the latest pop singer to make a mistake during a rendition of “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Hers occurred today at the U.S. Open. (Sunday, September 11th)

During a certain description of our flag, she sang “O’er the ramparts, we watched as our flag was still streaming.” Leaving out one lyric “gallantly,” streaming.

That song is so damn hard to memorize. That’s why at sporting events I just mouth the word “watermelon,” over and over again…

Lauper has now joined the likes of Christina Aguilera, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Roseanne Barr and Michael Bolton in the National Anthem fuck-up hall of fame.

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The Sun Is Gonna Mess Up Your Phone! (Maybe)

Scientists are reporting that an upcoming surge of solar flares (a sudden, brightening/release of excess energy from the sun) is likely to severely impact satellites, and telecommunications. Basically, your phone, and your Tom Tom! If it is going to happen, it will reportedly happen over the next few days.

Joseph Kunches, a scientist at the Space Weather Prediction Center, a division of the NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) has been quoted in saying,

“The magnetic storm that is soon to develop probably will be in the moderate to strong level.”

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