Here's your reminder to BE VERY CAREFUL TONIGHT. According to Triple-A - Halloween is THE most deadly night for pedestrians. And obviously it's especially dangerous for children . . . more than twice as many kids get killed by cars on Halloween than any other night. – REFLECTORS, GLOW STICKS, FLASHLIGHTS – use them.
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1 fun sized pack of Skittles - run for about 5 minutes to burn off the calories.
Peanut M&Ms. One fun size pack - 8 minutes of running, 6 minutes of swimming, 16 minutes on a bike, or 11 minutes lifting weights.
Tootsie Rolls. Five of them equal about 9 minutes of running, 8 minutes of swimming, or 20 minutes on a bike.
Three Musketeers. If you have two fun sized bars, that's 10 minutes of running, or about 22 minutes on a bike.
Starburst. 8 have 160 calories, or around 12 minutes of running, or 28 minutes on a bike.
Butterfingers. Two of the small ones pack about 170 calories, which would equal a 13-minute jog, a 12-minute swim, 30 minutes on a bike, or 20 minutes lifting weights.
Hershey's Kisses. If you have 10, that's over 200 calories and 12 grams of fat . . . or 16 minutes of running, 14 minutes of swimming, or 35 minutes on a bike.
Kit Kats. Two fun sized bars have 210 calories and 11 grams of fat, which equals about 16 minutes on a treadmill, or 37 minutes on bike.
--A Halloween-sized bag of Sour Patch Kids also has about 210 calories.
Reese's Peanut Butter Cups. 5 of the
According to the website MyScienceProject.org, it would take approximately 1,690 pieces of candy to fill up a pillowcase. And it would weigh about 48 pounds.
The average kid gets 91 pieces of candy trick-or-treating . . . so your kid probably isn't going to fill it up….
Oh…and you older kids that want to try and get out there to get some free candy -
Earlier this month, a survey came out about the right age for kids to STOP trick-or-treating. And the consensus was . . . age 13.
--The survey also found the right age to start taking your kids trick-or-treating is age three.
What to watch while you are waiting for the doorbell to ring tonight:
--"The X Factor" . . . on Fox. The first live performance episode, which also marks the premiere of new hosts, Khloe Kardashian and Mario Lopez.
--"30 Rock" . . . on NBC. This election-themed episode is airing on a special night. (--It's also the only survivor of NBC's Thursday-night comedies this week, which were knocked off schedule by Hurricane
--"It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown" . . . on
--"Face Off" [3rd Season Finale] . . . on Syfy.
--"Watch What Happens: Live" . . . on Bravo.
OTHER CELEBRITY GOSSIP:
Disney just bought Lucasfilm and all the rights to the "Star Wars" franchise. This came out of nowhere. The Walt Disney Company bought Lucasfilm yesterday for a little over four billion dollars . . . and announced plans to make a THIRD
George Lucas said he wouldn't be writing or directing. But he's not leaving them to figure it out on their own. (--He says he has treatments for three more movies, and the rights to hundreds of books and comics with other stories that Disney could draw from.
Good luck with that!
For the second night in the row, David Letterman did his monologue without an audience. He ran through his opening jokes quickly with Paul as the only person responding to him . . . and it still sounded weird.
Ellen Degeneres was awarded the Mark Twain Prize last week, and the TV special aired on PBS last night. It's the biggest American prize for humor, and it's awarded by the
Octomom Nadya Suleman has checked into rehab for help with a Xanax addiction. She has six people to take care of her 14 kids while she's gone. And her father says she has a drinking problem too.
Listen to this voicemail he left for Octomom's nanny in August, which was just released yesterday. Octomom's father Ed says he's worried because she hasn't been answering her phone, and he knows she's been drinking so she shouldn't be driving. Listen to the full message here.
Wow…will you guys NOW take away the kids….