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A drunk university student trying to get home from a night on the town woke up in an Uber 250 miles away from his destination with a $1,700 bill. The engineering major told a college news website that he got in the car in Newcastle, U.K., and accidentally typed a Norwich address into the app. James, as he asked to be called to remain anonymous, said he slept through most of the five-hour trip and couldn’t believe what happened upon his arrival. “When I woke up, I literally thought it was a dream. Surely, I hadn’t done this,” he said. The bill ended up being 1,307.64 pounds, but when the driver figured out what happened he decided not to charge him for the trip. James gave him a five-star rating for the generous gesture and then got on a train home. Unfortunately, he got fined for not having a train ticket and missed his classes at Newcastle University the next day. (https://fxn.ws/2PZAoEh)
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Chances are you’re using way, way too much detergent in your laundry machine. The New York Times once ran a story that quoted appliance expert Vernon Schmidt, who shared, “Most people use 10 to 15 times the amount of soap they need, and they’re pouring money down the drain.”
A new study found that macho men are more likely to suffer from health and social issues in old age. (https://bit.ly/2TYoWKg)
Former Florida Gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum is leaving politics after he was caught in a hotel room with a male escort who was smoking methamphetamines. (https://fxn.ws/38X5va4)
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Some planets produce diamond rain. Saturn and Jupiter are gas giant planets that produce a truly unique form of weather. Recently, scientists discovered that there is plenty of carbon in these atmospheres. When carbon soot gets hit by lightning, it hardens into graphite and falls downward, where the pressure of the atmosphere hardens it further, until it becomes… a diamond! Storms on these planets may literally rain diamonds as big as a centimeter across.
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A person in Texas was arrested for falsely claiming in a social media post to be infected with the Coronavirus. The unidentified person allegedly said over the weekend that they tested positive for the virus at Tyler County Hospital. The DA’s office charged the person with circulating a false report. In a separate Facebook post, the DA’s office warned that one can be charged with a crime for “knowingly communicating, initiating, or circulating a false report/false alarm of COVID-19 that one knows is false or baseless.” As of Tuesday, The Lone Star State had recorded sixty-four cases of Coronavirus, according to the Texas Department of State and Health Services. None of those sixty-four cases have come out of Tyler County. (https://bit.ly/2IV8FRd)
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I read a headline and Heidi (and you) need to guess if the story is FAKE NEWS or something that really happened in the state of FLORIDA.
A Palm Beach man drove his Ferrari into the water because “Jesus told him to.” FLORIDA (https://goo.gl/KXiwbB)
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