The Daily Happy

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By: Lulu Picart & Alison Burns

The 10-minute podcast that tells you what to Google later.

Knock Knock...
Today at 7:00 AM

Who’s there? Polio and Knocker Uppers. 

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https://www.snopes.com/articles/439163/who-were-the-knocker-uppers/

https://www.eatingwell.com/article/7835478/how-to-eat-well-when-you-lose-your-sense-of-taste-or-smell/


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Talk to the Palm!
Yesterday at 7:00 AM

Lulu’s got covid floaty head and Alison’s got PTSD about the rapture. 


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https://www.theverge.com/2022/8/9/23298684/amazon-one-expanding-palm-print-reading-technology-california-whole-foods

https://www.prevention.com/health/a34936478/dizziness-vertigo-covid-19-coronavirus-symptom/

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Back to the Future.
Last Saturday at 7:00 AM

Alison is right about two things... the future is here and the past was unsafe.

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https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/switzerlands-brilliant-plan-for-underground-cargo-delivery-tunnels-to-reduce-traffic-just-started/

https://www.heraldweekly.com/crazy-things-boomer-kids-did-in-the-past/8?xcmg=1

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Highs and Lows!
Last Friday at 7:00 AM

Today’s a doozy. Alison and Lulu aren’t fans of Global Swarming but that doesn’t keep them from discussing the evolution of Mermaids. 

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https://www.yahoo.com/news/french-diver-breaks-world-record-151443281.html

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-you-can-help-stop-invasive-spotted-lanternflies/?gclid=CjwKCAjw0dKXBhBPEiwA2bmObThfVjIhKRZPRYKtmnfNhs8kJKVkNO6Cssd_xGUj0GgOf-z_9_hF0RoC6SsQAvD_BwE

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Well, That's Appeeling!
Last Thursday at 7:00 AM

Alison and Lulu share their banana preferences before learning about the world's most dramatic dog. 

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https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/owner-yard-sign-warns-neighbors-194226278.html

https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/starch-in-green-bananas-can-slash-cancer-risk-by-60pt/

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That’s EMUsing!
Last Wednesday at 7:00 AM

Quick Covid catchup and then onto a "wow" and "woah" story for animal and theatre lovers!

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https://www.onstageblog.com/editorials/2022/8/9/texas-church-facing-backlash-for-unauthorized-hamilton-production-made-the-same-alterations-to-disneys-beauty-amp-the-beast

https://www.instagram.com/knucklebumpfarms/?hl=en

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Lulu Got IT.
Last Tuesday at 7:00 AM

Lulu has gotten the dreaded "Covid" but don't worry Alison is cheering her up with cell phones facts and history past!

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https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/smartphones-can-boost-memory-skills-by-freeing-up-our-brains-to-remember-other-things/

History photographed on Instagram
https://instagram.com/historyphotographed?igshid=NmZiMzY2Mjc=


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Rules + Tools.
08/08/2022

Would Alison and Lulu have been friends in High School? We think so. We also think you should still follow Covid Protocols. 

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https://www.cnn.com/2022/08/06/us/salem-witch-trials-exonerated-elizabeth-johnson-cec/index.html

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/your-health/quarantine-isolation.html#:~:text=If%20you%20test%20positive%2C%20you,symptoms%20started%20is%20day%200

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FREE RISKS!
08/07/2022

Lulu shares some risks that bring on some debate ... between Lulu and herself.

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https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/aug/04/french-mayor-mont-blanc-climbers-rescue-funeral-deposit

https://arstechnica.com/science/2022/08/fecal-fountains-cdc-warns-of-diarrheal-outbreaks-linked-to-poopy-splash-pads/

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I Don’t Do Birds or Slime.
08/06/2022

The ladies warn us about the most "out to get you" animals and the most "outrageous" slime costs!

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Shorthair

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DksHEJlZ7bA


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We're Hot!
08/05/2022

Another heat wave is right around, so cool cats everywhere are moving to NYC!

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https://www.huffpost.com/entry/fancy-feast-human-restaurant-launch_n_62e605f8e4b006483a9e26bf

https://www.vice.com/en/article/qjkk5p/spain-heatwave-ice

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Anything is Paw-Sible!
08/04/2022

Alison shares some feel good stories about pups, princess football and more! Lulu is here for it!

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https://blacknews.com/news/antoinette-toni-harris-first-woman-to-receive-a-4-year-college-football-scholarship/?fbclid=IwAR0W8jJakKCvnt6yVVYL4ZycpiLV-QeEd6ZhwPvZfbYEBebemrOB8DDVYuE

https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/stray-dog-crashes-couples-wedding-and-becomes-a-part-of-their-family/

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Do You UnderSAND?
08/03/2022

From Sea Turtle Summers to saving lives like in Sandlot, this episode is ssssoooo good, you don’t even UnderSAND.

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https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/passenger-fined-after-undeclared-mcmuffins-found-in-luggage/index.html

https://www.reuters.com/business/environment/hotter-summers-mean-floridas-turtles-are-mostly-born-female-2022-08-01/?utm_source=reddit.com

https://www.insider.com/sandlot-cpr-scene-hassig-family-today-show-2022-7

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Teleprompt Her, I hardly know her!
08/02/2022

Alison shares some crazy stories that even has John Oliver cringing and both ladies brag about their TelePrompTer skills!

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https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/texas/send-chills-down-your-spine-tx/

https://www.caller.com/story/news/local/2022/07/05/john-oliver-offers-to-buy-creepy-south-texas-beach-dolls-from-mission-aransas-reserve/7811787001/

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Scaredy Cats Are the Hot Topic!
08/01/2022

Alison goes off topic with her stories of Hot Topic and Lulu warns us all about a new car theft trend!

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https://www.news4jax.com/news/florida/2022/07/28/as-easy-as-1-2-3-tiktok-trend-encourages-people-to-steal-kia-hyundai-cars-using-usb-cables/


https://apnews.com/article/science-poland-wildlife-cats-birds-b942a55135832d085375de73c9cc2e23


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Cruise Your Own Adventure!
07/31/2022

Alison spills the tea about her family cruise and then things turn raunchy when Lulu talks about not so subtle sculptors on top of HEADstones.

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https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/woman-gets-her-last-wish-a-giant-penis/

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Soak it Up!
07/30/2022

Alison hits a few feel good stories that bring up some major childhood memories for both ladies and Lulu reminds us all that she’s a fantastic driver!


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https://www.instagram.com/p/CgU3HEBvNsG/?igshid=ZjhmMmE0MjU=


https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/village-tackles-speeding-by-planting-thousands-of-flowers-after-noticing-drivers-slowed-down-as-they-passed-them/



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Rogue Robots!
07/29/2022

Alison is preparing for another AI takeover but this time it's for real and Lulu has the story to prove it!

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https://www.newsweek.com/chess-robot-goes-rogue-breaks-seven-year-old-player-child-finger-1727104

https://www.timesnownews.com/viral/man-wakes-up-after-spending-night-on-sleeper-train-to-find-it-never-left-the-station-article-93072070/amp

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Stick it to the Man!
07/28/2022

No UP spoilers, we promise. But wait until you hear who else money can’t buy.

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https://www.indiatimes.com/amp/trending/wtf/highways-and-buildings-around-houses-544688.html

https://www.kiro7.com/news/trending/first-female-fighter-pilot-assigned-navys-blue-angels-demonstration-team/ZG2OQPU57JDWLE3KF37FS4XCBQ/?fbclid=IwAR2fNJV5NeRBEdi0OxZzMeQi4Ds3KxIXz5-Tc8ED_4rXZRMioT2pTcx0g84

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No more Money Pox jumping on the bed!
07/27/2022

Lulu shares her relationship with Monkey Pox and Alison warns you not to google it!

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Manual Override!
07/26/2022

Todays episode is filled with science fiction and conspiracy theories, watch out! 


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https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/swarm-of-micro-robots-can-clean-teeth-by-shapeshifting-into-toothbrush-or-floss-forms/


https://www.yahoo.com/news/8-hospitalized-turbulence-american-airlines-214600973.html


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Decisions!
07/25/2022

The good, the bad, the decisions…. Lulu and Alison are torn about some headline decisions being made. 

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Stay Cool!
07/24/2022

The ladies give you tips to stay cool and free botox ideas!

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Next Stop… Space?
07/23/2022

Unfolding climate disasters are right in front of us and of course Alison is equating it to a popular Netflix show!

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https://news.yahoo.com/what-it-would-mean-for-biden-to-declare-a-national-climate-emergency-204936091.html

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DO NOT TOUCH!
07/22/2022

Scary things inside Children't Museums.... 


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https://davidkerleyfullthrottle.bulletin.com/who-investigates-a-space-accident/


https://973thedawg.com/odd-travel-tip-says-put-a-crayon-in-your-wallet-heres-why/


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Space Turf!
07/21/2022

It’s a lot of Space talk and we are loving it!


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https://davidkerleyfullthrottle.bulletin.com/who-investigates-a-space-accident/


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Heat Wave!
07/20/2022

Hunker down Europe, we’re sending you cool thoughts!

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https://www.cbsnews.com/news/europe-heatwave-france-spain-wildfires/
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-62147443
https://www.yahoo.com/news/filipino-woman-shows-white-privilege-010154472.html?guccounter=1

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Toys and Text R Us?
07/19/2022

Lulu is stoked that Toys R Us is making a come back and Alison is warning us about our not so encrypted text messages. 

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https://www.today.com/news/toys-r-us-coming-every-macys-store-america-rcna38779?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=news_tab

https://time.com/6196754/text-messages-evidence-court-privacy/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=news_tab

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Breeding Wars!
07/18/2022

Alison and Lulu try their hand at understanding the mating rituals of animals. 


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Not Mouth to Mouth!
07/17/2022

Do you know how to give an Elephant CPR? Cause Alison doesn’t.

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Nicest Celebrities!
07/16/2022

It’s our annual reminder that Alison and Lulu are friends with Paul Rudd. 

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https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/paul-rudd-with-ant-man-helmet-befriends-boy-who-had-no-friends-look/

https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/reaching-out-to-friends-is-more-appreciated-than-you-know-says-research/

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This is Nuts!
07/15/2022

Alison is floored by Lulu’s latest story and Lulu is desperately trying to figure out what a sci-fi noise is. 

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Earth People!
07/14/2022

The ladies go down a rabbit hole or better yet, space hole… so, buckle up!

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Picky Penguins.
07/13/2022

Alison wishes she could vote in New York after Lulu shows her the new I VOTED sticker and both ladies discuss Penguin’s diet.

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If I Were a Bird…
07/12/2022

Jet Packs are obviously confusing birds and Lulu is feeling their pain. 


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https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/gravity-industries-jet-suit-testing-for-paramedics/


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Door Dash and Burn!
07/11/2022

The ladies answer some burning questions from a couple of listeners but only after some crazy door dash stories!

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Tech Day for Everyone!
07/10/2022

Lulu is floored that Alison is so chill about Tech Days and Alison is swearing all of YOU to secrecy in regards to her husband’s colorful tattoos!

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Knee‑Twerk Reaction!
07/09/2022

Alison and Lulu discuss how times have changed and twerking's okay... sometimes... and smells are making a comeback. 

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https://www.boston.com/news/local-news/2022/07/06/criticism-abounds-after-rhode-island-state-senator-twerks-in-tiktok-video/?amp=1

https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/a-nose-in-history-academics-recreate-lost-smells-from-europes-past/

https://www.mauritshuis.nl/en/what-s-on/exhibitions/exhibitions-from-the-past/fleeting-scents-in-colour/

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Ikea Dinosaurs.
07/08/2022

How much would you pay for a bag of bones you may or may not have to assemble yourself? 

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Follow That Dinosaur Bird!
07/07/2022

Lulu is impressed with Alison's reporting skills and Alison is blown away by a picture of a rare dinosaur bird. 

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https://www.yahoo.com/finance/news/omicron-subvariant-now-dominating-u-172311998.html

https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/dinosaur-bird-patiently-awaits-lifelong-mate-in-uk/

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