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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Playing video games is usually not thought to have any real benefits, but a new study finds that’s not entirely true. University of Saskatchewan researchers found that gaming may improve peripheral attention skills, which are essential for reading ability. Study leader Shaylyn Kress explains, “Attention is an important part of successful reading. Your eyes need […]

A young reader found an abandoned book on the side of a road in the U.K. 65 years ago, but she just now returned it to the library. The book, titled, Forgotten Submarine, was found by Jill Davies in 1957. She recently re-discovered it on a shelf collecting dust and decided to return it to its original home. […]

Sometimes pranks are very appropriate for the setting they take place in. During a viewing of the new Batman movie on Friday (March 4th) in Austin, Texas, a real-live bat got inside. The moviegoers say the movie had to be paused when staff realized the real-life bat was flying around the theater while they tried […]

Everyone should fight for something they believe in, right? Karly Sindy of Asheville, North Carolina, says she’s fighting the state’s Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to keep her personalized license plate, which reads, “FART.” Sindy says she applied for the license plate in October and was surprised when the request was approved and she was […]

A movie theatre in Stratford, Ontario has been certified as the world’s smallest by Guinness World Records. The Little Prince Micro-Cinema in Stratford opened in October 2021 and is styled after a mini Victorian theater with red carpeting, tiered seating and velvet ropes. The theater’s owner Leigh Cooney says the theater’s focus is hosting small […]



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