Author: Stephen Lethbridge

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Ahead of the Game of Thrones season eight premiere on April 14, Banfield Pet Hospital–the largest general veterinary practice in the United States–analyzed its database of 2018 medical records to find out which Game of Thrones-inspired names are the most popular among their pet patients. Here are the top 10, as shared by Mental Floss: […]

Every year, CAA holds the Worst Road in Atlantic Canada contest where people can vote on what they think are the worst roads in the Atlantic provinces. 3 roads from Newfoundland have made the top 10 this year: 1. Indian Meal Line, Torbay, N.L. 2. Meadowville Station Road, Pictou, N.S. 3. New Brunswick 905, Petitcodiac, […]

A whole bunch of high-profile pranksters really got into the spirit of April Fools’ Day on Monday, with The Washington Post compiling a running list of (nearly) all the best and worst online pranks. Twenty-five of them are mentioned below; click on the link for many more: DJ Khaled isn’t TikTok’s new Chief Motivational Officer. […]

On the night before Super Bowl Sunday (February 2), Bradley Bower and his wife were shopping at a Giant Food Store near New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, when cashier Neil Lerch began bagging their groceries. According to The Smoking Gun, Bower asked Lerch to “not throw his groceries around” after he observed the cashier “smashing the chips” […]

A first edition copy of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone has sold for more than $90,000 in a London auction. Auction house Bonhams tells UPI the rare copy of the book–known in the United States as Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone–attracted a high bid of $90,074. The specific edition is known in the […]

Burger King began serving beefless Whoppers on Monday–and it was no April Fools’ Day joke. According to The New York Times, the company began serving the Impossible Whopper, which features plant-based patties instead of the traditional beef ones. The vegetarian patty is made by Silicon Valley start-up Impossible Foods. The fast food chain doesn’t expect […]

If it seems like this country has gone to the dogs, well, that might technically be accurate. Particularly if you live in tech-friendly city. According to OK Whatever, high tech dog houses are popping up all over the United States. The Brooklyn startup DogSpot has designed rentable dog houses that are available outside locations like […]

In honor of April Fool’s Day, Fatherly has compiled a list of 21 funny pranks that parents can easily pull on their kids. Here are 10 of them (see full list at the link): The mayonnaise sundae. Reward your kids with an unforgettable dessert. Don’t forget the chocolate sauce and cherries! Late for school! Set […]

CBS Films has shared the first trailer for Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, which is based on Alvin Schwartz’s classic trilogy of horror books and features a screenplay co-written by Guillermo del Toro. According to the official synopsis, the film is set in American in 1968 and centers on Sarah, “a young girl […]

Rachel and Tom Hinsbey are the parents of three kids—newborns Margot and Teddy, and 5-year-old Amelie—who, in addition to being siblings, are also triplets. How is this possible? Thank modern medicine. According to The Mirror, doctors created five embryos through in vitro fertilization and transferred one into Rachel’s womb in 2013, freezing the others until she […]



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