Author: Stephen Lethbridge

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In honor of the October spooky season, Mental Floss asked its Twitter followers, “What’s the first horror movie you remember being terrified by?” Here are 10 great responses (you can see more at the link): “The original Friday the 13th movie (1980) was the first horror movie I ever watched. I was 15 years old, and scared […]

Fast food eaters who use drive-through windows are waiting longer to get their orders this year than they did in 2018, according to QSR. In 2019, a customer’s average wait time from speaker to pay window was 255 seconds– 20 seconds slower than last year. Reasons for the slowdown likely include more customers going through the […]

Being an NHL player often means a lack of teeth–and a lot of butt. Now Detroit Red Wings player Dylan Larkin wants to help other men who suffer from too much junk in their trunk by shilling for a new kind of stretchy dress pant. “My name is Dylan Larkin and I have a hockey […]

DUI, meet MUI! On Tuesday, a Wisconsin appeals court ruled that drunk mowing carries the same penalties as drunk driving. The ruling came after a man named Keith Shoeder was arrested for drunk driving in 2017 as he rode his mower through the streets of Rhinelander after leaving a bar. Shoeder appealed his conviction, arguing that a riding […]

BuzzFeed asked its readers to share interesting stories of how their parents met on Tuesday. Here are 10 of the amazing responses (and you can see the rest at the link): “My parents met when my mom and her friend were on a double date with two guys who ended up being total creepers. They […]

The Miami Dolphins are criminally bad this season–and so is Dolphins concessions worker Nathaniel Collier, who’s accused of charging a fan $724 for two beers at a game this past Sunday. “He grabbed the fan’s card and swiped it using a personal card reader, not the device the stadium provides to vendors,” The Miami Herald reports about […]

Green Day has agreed to a two-year deal with the National Hockey League, Billboard reports. The pop-punkers will debut their new song “Ready, Fire, Aim” before the October 9 game between the New Jersey Devils and Philadelphia Flyers, which will accompany a pump-up montage of league stars like Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin. The song will then […]

Earlier this month in England, a radio host set a Guinness World Record when he correctly identified 27 Taylor Swift songs in 60 seconds after being read just the first few lyrics of each song. “My cousins are all getting married and buying houses and I have a Guinness World Record for guessing Taylor Swift […]

Remember when you’d check out DVDs at the library, one season at a time, so you could binge-watch a certain show? Mental Floss took a walk down memory lane on Friday by asking its Twitter followers to try and remember the first show they binge-watched. Here are several responses (click on the link for more): […]

Japan Airlines wants to help passengers avoid sitting next to screaming kids. CNN reports that the company has launched an online seat map that lets customers see where in the plane babies are booked to fly. “Passengers traveling with children between 8 days and 2 years old who select their seats on the JAL website will […]



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