Author: Stephen Lethbridge

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A Pennsylvania man has an enviable title—he’s one of only 11 people worldwide to achieve a “perfect score” in the classic arcade game Pac-Man. Jack Goldberg completed all 256 levels of the 1980 arcade game in 4 hours, 12 minutes, and racked up 3,333,360 points, the highest score possible in the game. Goldberg says his […]

Whitby is a famously gothic seaside town in England, and now it’s trying to break a new world record for largest-ever gathering of people dressed up as vampires. In partnership with Guinness World Records, English Heritage is inviting vampire lovers to wear their best vampire attire for a gathering at Whitby Abbey, aka “the birthplace […]

Dogs aren’t faking it—they do not like going to the vet. University of Adelaide researchers found some dogs’ average heart rate doubled between the time they spent in the waiting room and the time they spent on the examination table during a trip to the veterinarian. They also found that elevated heart rate was correlated […]

We should still be praising essential workers getting us through the pandemic. Researchers from four different US universities find essential workers who receive public praise are energized and recover in healthy ways from the stress of their jobs, while those who don’t receive that praise experience negative emotions and are more likely to drink, smoke, […]

What makes a good wedding reception? A man on Reddit recently posted about how he was a groomsman in a friend’s wedding, and there wasn’t enough food available. He wrote that he asked the bride about the timing of food for the day, as he must take a certain medication at a certain time, and […]

It’s pretty funny when official organizations make a big mistake. Quebec’s Ministry of Health and Social Services apologized after it accidentally tweeted out a link to a porn video instead of a government website with COVID-19 data. The Canadian industry tweeted the link this past Thursday and more than a half-hour passed before officials corrected […]

Women are more likely to get headaches than men are. Norwegian University of Science and Technology researchers found that six percent of women, or just over one in 20, have a headache for at least half of every month compared to just 2.9 percent of men. The review of the global rate of headaches also […]

If you’ve been experiencing some ‘senior moments’ during the pandemic you’re not the only one. Neuroscientist Dr. Sara Mednick tells the Wall Street Journal, “Our brains are like computers with so many tabs open right now. This slows down our processing power, and memory is one of the areas that falters.” Memory experts say that […]

A Pennsylvania school district plans to search students to make sure they don’t have too many snacks, a new policy that’s led to both praise and condemnation from divided parents. The Aliquippa School District said in a Facebook post last week that students at Aliquippa Junior/Senior High School would begin having their bags searched, and anything they have […]

Listening to your kids is a good idea. Mom Fran Chelle posted an unsettling security video to TikTok (@franchelle0) and gained over 14.9 million views. In the video, Fran’s husband is putting their three-year-old son to bed when the child begins to fret and points to the Ring camera in his room. When his dad […]



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