A new study (University of Chicago) polled married people and found that, on average, it took them just 172 days to decide that they wanted to get hitched. That’s about six months — and it’s less time, researchers found, than most people estimate they’ll need before making that big call. Surveyed singles told the researchers that they’d need about 210 days to make up their minds about their potential suitors.
A new Top Gun: Maverick featurette shows off some of the cockpit training the actors went though, and gives us a look at a new camera system that manages to fit six IMAX-quality cameras inside the cockpit. https://youtu.be/Nz9lnIDdkMo
A Home Alone reboot is coming to Disney+. Archie Yates, who had his breakout role in Jojo Rabbit, will star. He will not be playing the iconic Kevin McCallister, but a new character in a similar premise to the original franchise. The reboot will also star Ellie Kemper (The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) and Rob Delaney (Catastrophe).
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A self-driving truck completed a cross-country trip.
Walmart is about to experiment with autonomous grocery delivery. Wa-Wa is launching a pilot program in Houston that will use a Nuro R1 self-driving vehicle to shuttle food from select stores to customers who’ve opted into the program. The companies didn’t outline how customers would enroll, but Houstonians can expect service to start in the “coming weeks.”
A house fire in the UK started from a dog chewing matches.
Thousands of daring individuals participated in Santa Speedo Runs, sometimes braving cold temperatures wearing only the small swimsuits. Santa Speedo Runs took place last week in Boston, Chicago, Atlanta, Norfolk, Fort Worth, and other cities. Most are one-mile runs for charity.
Authorities in Shelby, North Carolina, say they seized approximately $3 million in cash, wrapped in plastic, in barrels of raw pork shoulder. Deputies recovered the barrels from a tractor trailer they pulled over. Authorities say they believe the money was headed to drug cartels in Mexico, proceeds from drug sales in North Carolina.
Pennsylvania State Police have filed charges against three teens for disorderly conduct after investigators said they threw sliced cheese at vehicles.
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Two Florida men were arrested Thursday morning after they were seen climbing the 35-foot Christmas tree at Largo Central Park. Two witnesses spotted the men climbing the tree at about 4:00 a.m. Thursday. The men also were throwing ornaments from the tree. The men – 28-year-old Shay Morgan Tracy of St. Petersburg and 27-year-old Alex Anthony Laky of Hudson -- were arrested on charges of criminal mischief and were booked into the Pinellas County jail. Bail was set at $150 for both men. Jail records show both men were released on bail. The tree had “very minor damage, some broken branches that are not noticeable. Most of the damages were broken ornaments that have since been replaced,” Largo police Lt. Scott Gore said in an email. (https://bit.ly/34iSl4Z)
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A Tarpon Springs man was arrested for calling 9-1-1 and claiming his wife was a “Black Widow Spider” ….. FLORIDA (https://bit.ly/2Y7a3aa)
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