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>> one more. >> thanks for >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "todayth gifford and hoda kotb live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. hello, everybody. hope you had a wonderful weekend. it's fun day monday, december 5th. we don't care if it's monday around here. >> we doan. >> that's "working girl" by train. >> love train. >> does that mean what it means? or are we working girls? >> i think we're working girls.
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guess who's here? >> who? >> taylor kinney, heating up "chicago fire," of course, and now fans get fired up seeing him in an all new place, and we'll find out where. >> and we all know amy schumer is a doll. she may be taking that title to a whole new level. the scoop is in "today's buzz." >> wait until you see this, a world famous illusionist is here with an unbelievable performance that will have you literally on a bed of nails. >> i'm kind of nervous about this. >> i don't like. going on the record right now. >> and i heard donnadorable is the guinea pig. >> she's young. she needs the money. if christmas goodies are taking the toll on your waistline, madelyne is going to help you survive those holiday parties by snaking smarter choices. thank you, madeleine. >> and favorite things at the end, and meantime -- >> we have to hear about your marathon weekend. >> had a fun weekend. took my mom to florida. >> yes. >> we spent some time. there we are, grinning, because we're in the sun!
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guys, eddie and, and rich. those two guys are cool and take great care of us. i think we have a second picture. they take great care of us, and you would love them. >> there they are. the guys from the breakers. good, good, good. a beautiful spot and starts to look even more beautiful around this time of year. >> it sure does. >> yeah! >> so this is our -- there's been like a spirit of kindness sort of catching on all around. >> yes. >> a lot of people haven't seen is she works with this organization called born this way and it empowers young people to create a kinder world. she especially loves to help out lgbt kids. so she surprised some homeless shelter kids from the lgbt youth. take a peak at it. >> hi, everybody. this is lady gaga and we are at the center in harlem and here to surprise the kids. kindness, to me, is an action of love, or a showing of love to
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>> lots of gifts! >> and i also believe that kindness is the cure to violence and hatred around the world. >> how's it going? i'm lady gaga. it's nice to see ya! [ screaming ] >> i'm right here for you. >> oh. >> she's right. it is the -- the anecdote for it. >> wonderful. one by one hugged those kids and soaked away their pain. you felt like you were physically watching it happen. >> hopefully contagious. mila and ashton kutcher revealing the name of her new baby born. born on shecky's birthday. november 30th. >> never forget it. >> i think it was dmitri portwood kutcher. i have a feeling portwood, family name. >> and dmitri, of course a great name. >> we want to wish them the
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a beautiful 2-year-old daughter named wyatt. so happy for them. >> when your significant other is having some kind of an issue with stuff in this teeth, zipper's down what do you do? >> point it out, or zip it up. what you do, baby. what happens on national television? i say you do the same. >> john legend, a guest on "the tonight show," pulled chrissy teigen to play a game of charades. during onef noticed her husband's zipper was unzipped. so take a look. >> boovie. short. the big short. the -- small, tiny -- little. "little women." little -- little dress -- little slinky, sexy -- your fly is unzipped, first of all. >> oh, my -- [ cheers and applause ]
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>> yes, indeed. >> so funny. see? it can happen to anybody. >> sure can. all right, so it's fun when we see stars on the red carpet going to movie premieres. really fun, when they bring the whole family. >> don't you love it? the "sing" movie, premiere held in l.a. over the weekend. it stars reith witherspoon and matthew mcconaughey. >> here's reese with her daughter, and her husband jim and family. >> beautiful family. >> if you enlarge it with your fingers you will see that her son, too, is also like a dead ringer for her. >> and ava's always looked just like her. beautiful family. then matthew mcconaughey, we love, camilla, one of our favorites around here also attended brought their adorable son livingston who is 3. levi is 8 and their daughter vida is 6.
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>> so you're walking down the street on the phone. talking and someone says, kathie lee or says, hey, friends of yours. >> already talking to someone else. >> the question is, what do you do when someone interrupts you when out in public on a phone? >> i go -- >> what you do? point to the phone. >> say hello nicely and don't -- unless it's a dear friend of yours, that you're surprised to see. then you've got to go, hold on a second. you're not going to believe who's here. you know what i mean? but you always give precedence already talking to, it seems to me. >> okay. >> you know? go home with the guy that brought ya. >> right. don't always just stop for a better one. a dog walker wrote in to social q saying walking the dog uses that time to catch up with friends. hands-free. one of those things. sometimes people she knows come up, start a conversation and asked what should she do? an he writes this, simply smile,
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i'm on the phone, let's catch up later. sometimes on the phone with my mom, sister, friends who i care about, sometimes i'll say i'm on the phone. sometimes i'll say, do you need something? or hi, or whatever. >> depends on the situation. also, i don't like the call waiting thing. >> oh. what do you do? ever pick up, or no? >> i always tell my friends and if it's my child, i've got to find out what's going on. everybody understands that. otherwise, finish up your conversation and call them bac kitchen. >> ah! hey, taylor. >> taylor, what are you doing when you're on the phone and somebody interrupts you? >> somebody on the street happens to be on the phone. maybe a friend of yours? >> smile, wave, keep walking. >> what if it's a friend? hey, taylor, it's me from high school. >> say hi. >> but wouldn't get off the phone? >> that should be a pre-curser to not interrupt. >> exactly.
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>> yeah. >> it's etiquette. sometimes can't see it's got the ear bud in, it's on the side. >> that's what -- we agree. we agree. >> look at taylor. >> you look good. working awfully hard, doing every one of those chicago shows. >> i know. i think there's 16 of them now. they keep us busy. >> are you doing a crossword puzzle? >> i was, yeah. i didn't start it yet, but i'm a big fan. so i get the "new york times" and i can -- yeah. >> you know monday's is the easiest. >> right. it's monday. >> the only one i'll ever do. >> i don't have anythinge >> after monday, it goes, straight down. >> all right. we're going to catch up with you in a minute. okay? >> okay. >> paper things? >> yes. all of you went crazy last week for my friend nancy lamont singing, "can be kind." if you loved her, cd to download or buy. "just in time for christmas" but listen for a second. ? just in time for christmas ?
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? just in time for christmas ? >> wow. david friedman and my dear friend david ziffel wrote that song. one of the best christmas albums ever. put it on today you will not want to take it off, amazon, $13.99 or stream on spotify. >> right. mine, jill connolly was a friend of mine passed away of breast cancer. >> so did nancy as well. >> yeah. started an organization called jill's w >> precious. >> t-shirts called rock what you got. all proceeds from these t-shirts, $25. >> so soft, hoda. just like we love. >> really are. can you hold back so i can see exactly -- >> sorry. supports families during treatment. >> yeah. go to jillswish.org, if you would like to donate, and they're beautiful t-shirts and she was a beautiful person. >> so brave. wasn't she? >> yeah. >> so was nancy. nancy died on december, i think it was 17th. >> wow.
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so it's -- you miss them every day. >> before we go, hello to two people. we've got -- kiernan and pauly. okay? why these guys are significant, i'll tell you why. they dressed up as us for halloween. wait. there's the picture. oh my -- >> you know what? >> what bothers me, they're better looking than we are. that really bothers me. >> i'm glad you shaved for me. >> you need a curly wig now. yep. glad to have you guys. >> where there's smoke there is -- >> all: fire. smoking in here, we have taylor kinney. find out what he's celebrating, after this. u for dining with us. hope to see you again soon. whoa, whoa, i got this. just gotta get the check. almost there. i can't reach it. if you have alligator arms, you avoid picking up the check. what? it's what you do. i got this. thanks, dennis!
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for the past four years taylor kinney has been heating up the small screen at the hot nbc drama "chicago fire." >> now taylor and the all-star cast are about to share something big. their 100th episode -- >> cha-ching. >> -- and re-evaluating where to go from here. take a listen. >> what i felt as i got blasted in the head by a fireball --
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>> let's get away. boys' fishing trip. someplace warm. beers, cigars and a boat? get the hell out of chicago and recharge our batteries. >> good to see you guys getting along. >> yeah. how are you? >> doing well, thank you. thanks for having me again. >> so that's residual heaven. 100 episodes. >> i guess. we hope so. >> yeah, baby. of you in your old age. >> might get to 300 at this point. >> seems like a cast that likes to hang out together. seems like a good group. >> actually, joe minoso had a charity party, justice starting up, a few members of those went. a tight-knit family. >> that wolfe guy knows what he's doing.
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>> what is it about this show, 100 episodes that sustains that? >> resonates with audiences in terms of the -- the job in itself. it's a noble profession, and i think -- >> sure is. >> historically, especially, you know in new york and just across the country, i think this is a revered profession and there's no lack of drama and stories to be told. >> just that terrible story over the weekend in oakland. we have to see things like that to realize how much you all, firefighters and first on literally on the line. >> yeah. we were talking earlier about kindness and ran a spot with lady gaga. funny, whenever i see her i think of you. whenever i see you i think of her. we don't see her in that light often. doing things like that. a part of her i imagine you've known for a long, long time. >> she started, her and her mother started the born this way foundation. i believe she's here today. cynthia. >> her mom is.
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things, charity and foundation work. >> pretty cool. >> not why she's bringing it up. >> everything's okay, though, right? >> yeah. kathy and i have been dating a few weeks so i think -- >> we made a pact. we made a pact not to tell! >> we were not supposed to say anything. >> she told me your relationship was private. >> i've got my major cougar going on, baby. >> oh, sorry. i forgot we were on television. >> that's all right. i'm not going to break up. >> i'm not going to break up with you, don't worry. >> you went to a world series game. >> i did. >> were you a cubs fan before the game? >> just being in chicago -- i'm just a baseball fan. >> yeah. >> and i just ran into al and al was at game seven. >> yeah. he was there. >> i somehow scored tickets. i hopped a flight. it was cancelled, and then got another flight. i got there, finally for the fifth and it was the most amazing game's baseball i've ever seen in my life. >> everybody says that. waiting a long time for that. >> and drove home at 2:30 in the
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and was -- at work at noon or something. >> you are kidding? >> stop it. >> it was -- it was one of those things that i would have kicked myself if i didn't go. >> i like that. >> nobody feels sorry for you. >> i'm not feeling sorry for me. i'm a lucky dog. >> you are a lucky dog and we love you here. so happy for you's in your fifth season, right, baby? >> yeah. 100 episode. >> he likes that. hold his hand. keep holding it. >> back with the 100th episode of "chicago fire" airs tomorrow at 9:00, 10:00 central. jennifer aniston's surprise stop at 30 rock. >> and a master illusionist gets ready to blow your mind. i'm worried about donna. i'm scared for her. >> i know. careful, donna. after this. lace." "hey!"
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we were out collecting hollywood in "today's buzz." >> a wrap-up of celebrity headlines, rob schutte. >> hello, ladies. best gossip of all, you're >> gee, we've kept it quiet two weeks and he had to open his mouth about it. >> that's how he is. big milestone for britney spears? >> performing friday at iheart radio's jingle ball in l.a. it was her 35th birthday. who came out to surprise her? ryan seacrest brought a cake and 20,000 people that packed the arena. there they are. singing "happy birthday." looked and sounded great. did old hits and also new songs from the album. the show was huge. bruno mars, britney.
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elvis duran hosting it and putting a massive show together, tell me lots of surprises. justin bieber is closing the show. >> what? >> here in new york. >> is bruno going to be here, do you know? >> we can't say. i know that ariana grande will be here. >> they've announced it. right? >> is bruno comes? >> they always have surprises. this is the hottest ticket in town. >> i want barry manilow. >> oh, barry! >> that's who i want. >> amy schumer has a new role, >> she does. amy schumer a rumor, not confirmed. she might be playing barbie. that's right. a live action version of barbie. the story line is something along the following -- barbie doesn't really fit into barbie land anymore. goes out into the real world and finds out that beauty is really on the inside. making a little bit of fun. >> family-friendly. no "train wreck." >> and mattel is trying to
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now we have different shaped girls, different color skins. >> sales were going down. >> it was. more inclusive. >> jennifer aniston was here in 30 rock over the weekend. >> total surprise. audience had no idea. people in the building, some had no idea. turned out did a guest spot on "saturday night live." let's have a look. >> well, what -- oh, yeah. >> i mean, kind of just sounds like all you're doing is, like, what? oh. what? me? oh, wow. no! i -- what? yes. >> wow. >> is it like this? what? wow? no. that's not -- >> what? well that's it -- >> what? >> no. i don't do that. >> what? oh! [ laughter ] >> so vanessa, great vanessa bayer playing the role of rachel
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jennifer came on and made fun of herself. they both have a christmas movie coming out in a couple of weeks. looks fantastic. "bad christmas party." "bad holiday party." >> everybody's in it. >> new love, actually? >> "love actually." good for jen. >> i like the stand-in porn i really do. nothing says christmas like that. >> thank you, rob. from one idea to 4 million subscribers. >> two friends turn their passion into a huge success with a laptop and a little luck. >> oh, my gosh, donna, i hope there are medics. >> there are. we just passed them in the hall. >> oh, my goodness. >> right after this. >> right after your local news.
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it's fun day monday and get ready to be wowed and terrified. about to show you a jaw-dropping routine. >> it's from the show called "the illusionist, turn of the century." transporting audiences to the early 1900s, what they call the golden age of magic.
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and one of the stars of the show. happy to have you here but wish we weren't going to do this, jonathan. >> this is going to be fun. i have some are very special for you. >> you said this is the least dangerous of everything you do in the show. >> this is soft and cuddly. this is nice. >> before we start, we have a nurse on standby, waiting to step in, in case something goes wrong. >> okay. we're ready. >> so i have here a bed of nails. >> be careful, donna. oh, i can't even -- >> wait, wait. don't do anything. >> you're going to test this out for us and we'll actually explain the trick. >> you don't usually do that? >> we don't. but for you guys we will. slowly, carefully, have a seat. is >> i don't want to look. >> nope. >> and all the way back. allow me to help you. brilliant. get all the way down, don't put your head down because i have a pillow for you.
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>> no, it's not. >> usually what would happen in the performance of something like this, you take a cinder block, like the one i have here, place it there and then take a sledgehammer and you'd break it let's do it. >> are you ready that? >> no. no, no. >> does it hurt, by the way? >> no. it feels a little prickly in certain areas but does not hurt. this is not painful. >> okay. can she get up? >> yeah. i can help you up. let me give you a little hand. very g just one spike, it would be horrible. >> that is point. they're all the same height. the more nails, the less it hurts. the fewer nails, the more it would hurt. like you said, lie on one nail it would really hurt. >> okay. let's not do that. then. so is gerard getting on? >> no. just me. >> gerard and mike. oh, there's the one. >> this is now a bed of nail. >> a bed of nail, singular.
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technically, this is the world record for the at least number of nails on a bed of nails. could do less but that's just a man lying down and that's not impressive. >> this is serious stuff. all right? >> i'm going it try to do this. obviously, really, think it's a trick, but it's not. check out my back. make sure -- ooh. that was my microphone. >> i'm dating taylor, so i have to be careful. >> make sure no hidden methods, nothing under my skin. >> you've had some nail -- >> nail scars. >> you'vd >> doing it a while. yeah. okay. give me a second here. >> i don't want to look. i don't like -- i don't like this. nurse -- nurse is on standby. nurse, thank you. making sure we're all good. >> i don't like the sledgehammer he's got. >> if i manage to do this, feel free to go nuts, girls. >> okay. >> wait. power pack's in your pocket. tell me when it's over. >> dear god. >> no. >> are you looking? >> no. no, no, no. no.
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>> guys -- >> you see -- >> oh, my gosh. get up, get up, please. >> donna, pick up the cinder block and place it here. >> no. donna -- hurry. >> take the sledgehammer start in the middle. >> one of us has to be a pro. start l. i have to. >> ouch! >> get up, get up! whew! [ applause ] >> you're all right. >> i'm okay. >> oh, my gosh. you're stupid! >> thank you. >> and i have got a hole in my back. right? >> yes. he did. he's got a hole. here it is. look at it. >> just for you. >> just for fun! >> yeah. >> merry christmas. >> nurse, come here. check him out. >> he's married, has a child and his wife works with him on the show. >> it's all part of the fun. >> if you like this sort of
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you see a dent. >> he says it's a dent. >> right here in new york at the palace theater through january 1st and catch them on tour. >> all right. they turn their passion into a thriving business. now suzy welch shares their story called "the skimm" that may help you get started. >> and madeleine helps you make the right choices to keep your holidays in check, after this. ugh, it's only lunchtime and my cold medicines' wearing off. yeah, that stuff only lasts a few hours. or, take mucinex. one pill fights congestion for 12 hours. no thank you very much, she's gonna stick with the short-term stuff. 12 hours? guess i won't be seeing you for a while. is that a bisque? i just lost my appetite. why take medicines that only last 4 hours, when just one mucinex lasts 12 hours? start the relief. ditch the misery.
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it the most wonderful time of the year, but not when trying to watch your weight. >> with all the munchies and cocktails at holiday parties, calories add up fast.
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>> all: take or leave it. >> health contributor, madeleine -- >> one thing right. >> what's happening? >> "take it or leave it" a game. imagine you're in a cocktail party and it's hard to eat just one. we're going to have a choice of two and you oar going to tell me, do you take it or leave it? >> it looks like she's got -- >> here she's got three mini swedish meatballs and three pigs in a blanket. which has fewer calories? >> meatballs. >> right. these are 210. if you like them, limit your amount. can't go wrong with swedish meatballs. have a bite of each. >> doing a mannequin challenge. freeze! okay. ready. >> going this way? >> we are going this way. oh. >> oh, this is i cannot say no
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fried shrimp. >> three bruschetta and three coconut shrimp. three of these, can't east just one, which has lower calories? all with tomato. >> going with the shrimp. >> kathie lee is right, the bruschetta. shrimp are healthy but fried and have about twice as many calories in the shrimp. 150. >> all righty. katie's here. >> all right. she has some of our four different cheese with different dips. we have that delicious creamy spinach artichoke dip, four crackers or some baked brie on four different crackers, which is lower in calories? >> three! >> you would be wrong, because the -- >> why? >> because actually cheese, as delicious as it is, even small pieces, far more calories than the spinach artichoke dip. >> tons of cheese in that? >> not cheese.
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>> thank you, katie. all the recipes are different. so a little wiggle room. >> and ellie has -- stuffed mushrooms. stuffed with spinach and cheese and mini crab cakes. take it or leave it? which has fewer calories? >> mini crab cakes! >> mushrooms. >> kathie lee would be right. about 90 calories for three of these and about twice much for the mini crab cakes. again, limit to one or two. >> okay. >> and ellie, thanks. move on. >> okay. at least we're burning some calories. >> so our finalist, jared, has delicious devilled eggs. two of these or two bacon wrapped dates, for two of these, take it or leave it? which would you take? >> dates. >> eggs. >> i'll go with the meat for fun. >> you would be right. that date with a little bacon would be about 80 for those and twice as much for the eggs.
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>> wait. we have a prize. >> who was the winner? >> kathie lee. >> of course. >> by a landslide. >> you didn't have to point that out, jerry, but thank you. >> congratulations. >> what did you get? >> hebrew national hot dog day. >> all right. for more calorie-saving ideas through the holidays go to our website. and sharing a story of two co-workers with $3,500 and two laptops. right after this. >> it's amazing out there means to me the wonder and the wow of weather. >> everything is amazing. it could be the smallest ice crystal, the biggest storm cloud. >> what it's amazing out there means to me, it means looking up and being inspired. even if it's just straight up
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happens when the sun comes right over the ocean, when it comes up in the morning. >> watching lightning streaking across the sky from one side to another. >> the roll of the thunder is one of the most amazing things. >> that's what it's amazing out there is and the memories you take away from that weather. >> and you that affects our lives, what is in our stores, what are we going to wear, what is everything going to cost? the weather has real influences on, that's why it's amazing out there. >> what it means for me is it lets the world know what's happening is the weather channel. >> what makes the weather channel's coverage unique is that we are meteorologists. we know what's going on with the weather. and that makes a tremendous difference. >> somebody just walks up to you in the field and says, thanks for being there. we're so glad that you were here to take us through it. >> we have a charge.
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we have a drive to provide the information to people to help them help the communities, and help families stay safe. >> when you start linking the people side up to the weather and the science and the data, it makes a real connection and it starts to drive home the importance of what we do. >> i love weather. >> i do love weather. >> i love the weather, and i love working with people who love the weather. this is what we love to do. >> every single day is going to s it's truly amazing out there. ea. easy booger man. take mucinex dm. it'll take care of your cough. fine! i'll text you in 4 hours when your cough returns. one pill lasts 12 hours, so... looks like i'm good all night! ah! david, please, listen. still not coughing. not fair you guys! waffles are my favorite! ah! some cough medicines only last 4 hours. but just one mucinex lasts 12 hours.
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many of you watching now have probably had some sort of a business idea, but just didn't know where to start. >> well two young women worked right here at nbc news turned their expertise into a thriving business that might be in your in box right now. it is called the skimm.
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>> smart ladies. >> they're good. >> that's true. right. ladies, they went from being entry level tv producers to news entrepreneurs almost overnight. their goal, to make it easier to be smarter. meet danielle and carly. they were nbc news producers before they decided to turn their love of journalism into an entrepreneurial adventure in 2012. >> skimm is a company making it easier to be smarter. >> some people might not feel comfortable talking about sports, or talking about something like the syrian conflict, politics. we realized there was an opportunity to make it easier for our friends to make it known what was going on around them. >> and they got plenty of friends relying on just that. the skin's daily newsletter is blasted out every weekday morning to more than 4 million subscribers, many of them women
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are finding it easier to be smarter. >> it's like your best friend wrote it for you. >> how did two millennials zero back ground in tech launch a platform that serves millions? >> saved up between $3,500 between the two of us. we quit our jobs and we launched it from our couch. all we had were our two commuters and this idea. >> when it was time to get the word out -- >> we had no shame. e-mailed friends from kindergarten, ex-boyfriends, their mothers. e-mailed about 5,000 people. >> reporter: one of those provided the boost they needed. >> there's a website, online called theskimm.com. >> hoda mentioned it as one of her favorite things and changed our life. >> from there, the celebrity endorsements started rolling in. >> oprah, the first lady, so many crazy moments that are just like -- passed our wildest
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there were a few hiccups along the way. >> in an early meeting with an investor, they said what is your monthly burn? i had never heard that before. burn, to me, sounds like a bad thing. i was like, zero. yeah. basically, when you translate that, it's saying getting money and not spending. we're never going to spend the money. a very dumb thing to say. >> but the ladies have come a long ways since those days. >> we have a team of 37 full-time employees. >> these are beautiful offices. >> thank you. how do you make money? >> we have two different businesses. the first is we have a media business. we work with sponsors, work with premium brands, we've done great things with chase and buick and starbucks. >> the other business is our subscription business. a premium product for $2.99 a month, easier to be smarter on your calendar. what time your favorite show is coming back, what time the
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time your favorite college football game is on. all of these things, people are like, when is that's has happens? >> it's morphed into a lifestyle. something neither one imagined. >> probably say once a month, what have we done? >> yeah. >> boy. >> wow. >> saying it every day. what have we done? >> i know. >> they pride themselves on having established a fun and lively culture around the office. they said it's see an employee enjoying a glass of wine during the day. >> for shame! >> i can't believe how they exploded. we were talking about it. >> did you it, hoda woman. thank you, we love you. >> give a big speech in florida. >> 800 women there. i happened to have been in florida. 700 came up to me to tell me how great suzy was. you're great. they love you. >> we love you. thousands of deserving kids will have a holiday to remember. >> find out what goodies await them. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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happy anniversary dinner, darlin' can this much love be cleaned by a little bit of dawn ultra? oh yeah one bottle has the grease cleaning power of op of dawn and grease is gone. [burke] at farmers, we've seen almost everything, so we know how to cover almost anything. even a rodent ride-along. [dad] alright, buddy, don't forget anything! [kid] i won't, dad... [captain rod] happy tuesday morning! captain rod here. it's pretty hairy out on the interstate.traffic is literally crawling, but there is some movement on the eastside overpass. getting word of another collision. [burke] it happened. december 14th, 2015. and we covered it. talk to farmers. we know a thing or two
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all right. holiday cheer as our 23rd annual toy drive kicks off another week. >> let's find out who we have today. drum roll, please. >> it's -- >> all: amanda santoro. we heard you were here. >> amanda. >> right. amanda, you guys are donating a lot. >> we are. >> big league. >> tell us how much. >> we're donating $1.3 million worth of lego products. >> all: what did you just say? >> $1.3.
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>> going all the way up. amazing. >> awesome. >> everybody of every age loves legos. >> what's great. for every age, interest and a very classic toy that people love and have known for many years. >> and never goes out of style. >> never. >> why do you think it's important? a lot of kids seem to go without during this time of the year. >> absolutely. lego's been around many years, three generation. it's important for us to give back in our partnership with the "today" show. a great way to ensure as many kids as possible have a lego set this holiday. >> a great one right there. >> lego classic. >> yeah. >> thank you. >> don't forget to swing by the plaza or donate online at amazon.com/today. for details go to our website, klgand gps hoda.com. what you no know if you have a child with food allergies. >> important, and neil diamond. >> burning relationship questions answered -- or not,
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