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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

This is an unfortunate misunderstanding. Liz Browne owns the Urban Jungle, a garden center in Norfolk, England. And she was mortified after seeing a review on Facebook saying her workers were “toking on the job.” But, she soon realized the smell people were mistaking for marijuana was actually coming from an exotic perennial plant called […]

This is a pretty extreme reaction to being dumped. A woman in England found out that sometimes scorned men are the ones to watch out for. Alisha Moy, age 20, came home to a huge mess after dumping Jordan Cobbold, 21, after the two dated for just a few weeks. Jordan filled her shoes with […]

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 […]



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