Stephen Lethbridge

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A new male contraceptive is on the horizon. University of Minnesota researchers say they’ve created a non-hormonal form of male birth control, but the research is only preliminary. They say it works by targeting how our bodies interact with vitamin A, which is known to be essential to fertility in mammals. The hope is their […]

How many chicken nuggets can you eat in one sitting? British competitive eater Leah Shutkever broke a Guinness World Record when she ate 19 chicken nuggets in one minute. It was a total of 12.42 ounces of chicken nuggets, enough to take the record from Nela Zisser, who ate 10.51 ounces of chicken nuggets in […]

You have to give them points for creativity. A pair of 14-year-old step brothers weren’t happy when their parents told them they had to stop using their phones at 9 p.m. each night. So Fabien Birch and Ben Stewart tried to trick them by handing over their phone cases stuffed with paper and topped with […]

In a media availability today, Minister of Health John Haggie clarified what he called “misinformation” on the changes to PCR test eligibility. He said that there has been no change in eligibility for receiving a PCR test if you are a close contact of a positive COVID-19 case. If the flow chart says you are […]

A scientific study has come up with traits that would make one the most boring person in the world. University of Essex researchers looked at more than 500 people across five experiments and found the blandest jobs are seen as data analysis, accounting, cleaning, and banking. They also found the dullest hobbies were: religion, watching […]

Turbulence is a very common part of air travel, but that doesn’t mean it’s enjoyable. Research has shown turbulence is one of the biggest causes of flying anxiety, but if you get anxious when you’re on a plane that hits a patch of rough air there are some ways to avoid your brain jumping to […]

Netflix announced Wednesday (March 16th) that they are testing out a new fee structure that would allow subscribers to add two additional users outside of their households for an additional fee. The streamer will charge primary account holders $2.99 to create new profiles – with their own login, passwords and personalized recommendations – for the […]

Public Health has revised eligibility criteria for PCR testing. Effective immediately symptomatic individuals who are at increased risk for severe disease, live or work in congregate settings, or are essential to keeping the health system running are eligible for a PCR test. This includes those who are:   60 years and over Children under the age […]

Dogs are apparently entitled to privacy now. Internet users have pointed out that Google Maps has been blurring out the faces of dogs to “protect their privacy.” A Google statement reads: “When we create Street View content from 360 video recordings submitted by users, we apply our algorithms to automatically blur faces and license plates.”  […]

The North Carolina woman who had been fighting to be allowed to keep her “FART” license plate said the Division of Motor Vehicles says she can keep the plate—just not on her vehicle. Karly Sindy of Asheville said she originally applied for the “FART” vanity plate as a joke, and was surprised when it arrived […]



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