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A guy in the UK was shocked to find the world’s biggest ever cornflake in his cereal, measuring a gigantic six inches. Hinay Lad initially thought a piece of ceiling had fallen into his bowl of cereal when he first saw the giant flake. He added: “It felt like a rock. If you tried bending it, it wouldn’t break. That’s why we thought it was a bit of ceiling.” IMAGE
To identify the best spots for staying local, WalletHub compared more than 180 cities across 40 key indicators of a fun-filled yet wallet-friendly staycation. The data ranges from movie and bowling costs to spas and wellness centers per capita to cost of house-cleaning services.
Best for Staycations Worst for Staycations1Orlando, FL 173Lubbock, TX
2Honolulu, HI 174Warwick, RI
3Chicago, IL 175Aurora, IL
4Seattle, WA 176Anaheim, CA
5Portland, OR 177Nashua, NH
6Tampa, FL 178Yonkers, NY
7Las Vegas, NV 179Fremont, CA
8San Francisco, CA 180San Bernardino, CA
9San Diego, CA 181Bridgeport, CT
10Charleston, SC 182Oxnard, CA
Best vs. Worst
- North Las Vegas, Nev. has the most zoos & aquariums (per square root of population), 0.0187, 62.3 times more than in New York, the city with the fewest at 0.0003.
- Portland, Maine has the most parks (per square root of population), 1.2937, 22.4 times more than in Hialeah, Fla., the city with the fewest at 0.0577.
- Chicago has the most tennis courts (per square root of population), 0.3235, 25.7 times more than in Gilbert, Ariz., the city with the fewest at 0.0126.
- South Burlington, Vt. has the lowest cost of house-cleaning services, $103, 5.2 times less expensive than in St. Paul, Minn., the city with the highest at $539.
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-Fond of sensuous luxury or opulent pleasure; self-indulgent.
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“Seeming never to have heard of the French Revolution, their sybaritic lifestyle continued unabated until, inevitably, history was repeated.”
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