And the winner is for Best Picture:  12 Years a Slave!

B105 Things

A designer painted dozens of pairs of shoes so they appear to be decorated with butter cream, sprinkles, chocolate, and very realistic looking cherries.  You can find them at

Will and Kate will take Prince George on First Overseas Trip.  They'll be heading to New Zealand and Australia April 7 through the 25th.

Tennessee State University students now will have ID badges that can be tracked where they are on campus.   This is due to a rash of break-ins and vandalism, and now will be a safety feature.

How bout this:  A hand held smoker.  It's called the Smoking Gun.  It costs $100 and allows cooks to smoke anything at their home in seconds.

Brain Teaser Question:

In a recent survey, people were asked, "If you were a flavor would you be?"  The #1 answer was coffee.  What was #2?  Answer:  Banana

Things foreigners tell each other about weird habits we have.

  • Don't drink the water in America, bottle water is recommended
  • Americans have inconsistent social boundaries
  • Don't go nude in public, be drunk, or urinate... Americans have a strange legal system
  • The "tipping" system is terribly difficult to understand
  • Use sports to help socializing with Americans

It's a pretty eye opening list, and kind of funny too from Yahoo Travel.

Entertainment Update

Eli Young Band 10,00 Towns is in stores and online today!

Coming out tomorrow:

David Nail's I'm A Fire, and Martina McBride's Everlasting

Jimmy Fallon jumped into Lake Michigan Sunday as part of Chicago's annual Polar Plunge!

Lindsey Ell appears on "The Better Show" on NBC today, Blake's on the Voice tonight.

The Doobie Brothers gave a surprise performance at the Sony Music Nashville's Boat Show the other day, and made an announcement they will be singing duets with some of country music's biggest stars on an album of all-new recordings!  Stars included in the project include the Zac Brown Band, Chris Young, Jerrod Niemann, and Love and Theft.

Congratulations to our Snow Blows Giveaway Winner Stephanie Ronchi!  We drew from all of our entries this morning, and she was the winner.  New showcases and prizes are coming soon, so keep checking back!