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October 26, 2018

Friday Fun Facts

YouTube Star Leaves Waitress $10,000 Tip for Waters Mr. Beast, famous YouTube star with almost 9 million subscribers, orders two glasses of water at Sup Dogs and leaves $10K tip for the waitress. The YouTube Star made the day of the waitress on Saturday when he gave away $10,000 in cash after ordering two glasses of water and taking a few sips. Jimmy Donaldson aka Mr. Beast left a note that said: “Thanks for the delicious water.” The waitress, who is a student at East Carolina University, thought everything was a prank. She was so shocked that she didn’t even...Read more


October 19, 2018

Friday Fun Facts

Friday Fun Facts

Florida Man Attacks Mother with Sausages A hangry 22-year-old man was arrested by the police in Florida after he attacked his mother with sausages. Hermes Phillip Callijas was charged with domestic battery a week ago after attacking his mother with sausages. His mother reported that she was with her son in the kitchen when he asked her to prepare him something to eat. She told him that she was busy at that moment but will cook something in a few minutes. This angered the hungry boy and he started throwing sausages at her mother, hitting her in the eye. But...Read more


October 12, 2018

Friday Fun Facts

Friday Fun Facts

Trick or Treaters over Age 12 Will Be Arrested Halloween revelers in Virginia are hereby warned of potential jail time for trick-or-treaters over the age of 12. The Chesapeake Municipal Code makes it a misdemeanor for anyone over the age of 12 to don costumes and go door-to-door for candy. The penalty for overage trick-or-treating has fines of up to $25-$100 and up to six months in jail. The 1970 law also bans trick-or-treating after 8 p.m., with potential fines of $10-$100 and the possibility of up to 30 days in jail. In Newport News, a law says that “no...Read more


October 5, 2018

Friday Fun Facts

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Cathay Pacific Misspells Own Name on Jet What’s in a name? Cathay Pacific Airlines debuted its newest plane with a slight glitch. The letter “F” was omitted from the word Pacific. The new plane rolled out branded Cathay “Paciic”. Cathay Pacific delivered a message on social media after being mocked for the error. “Oops this special livery won’t last long! She’s going back to the shop!”   Pilot Forgets to Pressurize Plane A Jet Airways flight traveling from Mumbai to Jaipur, India returned to Mumbai for an emergency landing after 45 minutes in the air. It seems the pilot forgot...Read more


September 28, 2018

Friday Fun Facts

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Passenger Takes Over for Drunk Uber Driver An Uber passenger recently ended up driving himself home when he discovered his Uber driver was drunk. Surya Oruganti claimed he ordered an Uber for an airport pickup. The driver was “drunk and drowsy” so he moved the driver to the passenger seat, documenting the incident with video and photos shared on Twitter. Uber says, “Upon learning about this incident, the driver profile was removed from the app and we are looking into the matter.”   Uber Driver Sues Buccaneers Quarterback An Arizona Uber driver is suing Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston....Read more


September 21, 2018

Friday Fun Facts

Friday Fun Facts

Star Football Player is also Homecoming Queen Kaylee Foster was crowned Homecoming Queen of Ocean Springs High School in Ocean Springs, Mississippi. This was just before she took to the football field and won the homecoming game for her team by kicking two field goals. One of them won the game. The high school senior has been a placekicker since middle school. When asked whether she was more nervous before the homecoming queen announcement or before she made the kick, Foster said, “I was pretty sure I wasn’t going to be homecoming queen, but I was pretty sure I was...Read more


September 14, 2018

Fun Funeral Facts

Across the world, funeral traditions vary from region to region. Today, we’ve decided to showcase a few of them: 60-Year Unearthing A law passed in South Korea in 2000 requires anyone burying a loved one to remove the grave after 60 years! That’s due to dwindling graveyard space. Because of this law, cremation has become much more popular. The twist is, why have ashes when you can have cremains turned into gem-like beads in turquoise, pink or black and then display these “death beads” around your house. The New Orleans Jazz Funeral In New Orleans, boisterous, jazz-tinged funeral processions blend...Read more


September 7, 2018

Labor Day Weekend Fun Facts

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We worked one less day this week due to Labor Day. The national holiday was first celebrated in 1882 as a way to recognize the American workers. As Memorial Day unofficially marks the beginning of summer, Labor Day unofficially marks the end of summer. Here are some other facts about Labor Day and American workers: 1894 – Congress makes Labor Day a National Holiday 1950 – 40% of all American workers were part of a union. In 2017 a mere 11% belonged to a union. Top 5 – Most popular destinations to spend Labor Day are New York City, Las...Read more


August 23, 2018

Friday Fun Facts

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Move Over Uber – Scooters Disrupting the Ride Business First there were shared cars. Move over Uber and Lyft! Shared scooters are taking over short city rides. But, not without problems. Because of errant crashes, collisions with pedestrians and leaving them in places they shouldn’t be, the poor scooters are being torched, jammed into toilets, tossed off balconies, hurled into garbage bins and decorated with dog poop. Scooters hit cities like Venice Beach, San Diego and Cleveland. The posh city of Beverly Hills has banned them. Denver police impound them when spotted. Pages dedicated to the destruction and mutilation of...Read more


August 17, 2018

Friday Fun Facts

Friday Fun Facts - Man Spanks Hippo at Los Angeles Zoo - Charges Likely

Unique Items Left in Uber Sometimes things get left behind in Uber vehicles as people are in a hurry, intoxicated, distracted or perhaps they just don’t want the item anymore. Some of the more unique things left with Uber drivers include divorce papers, gold (teeth) grills with diamonds, a 1.3-carat round diamond, a marriage certificate, a box full of hair extensions, a bulletproof vest, a leaf blower, laundry hamper, a tuxedo, a college diploma and Super Man’s red cape.   Man Spanks Hippo at Los Angeles Zoo – Charges Likely A man hopped a fence at the Los Angeles Zoo...Read more