Less than a week after being knocked out at a match in Montreal, boxer Jeanette Zacarias Zapata has died. She was only 18. Zacarias Zapata lost the bout last Saturday to Quebec boxer Marie-Pier Houle and, after falling unconscious, was rushed to intensive care. She died Thursday. https://youtu.be/YNQpek_bSqg
A disgruntled customer at a Dairy Queen in Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada, took out his frustration over being told to wear a mask by relieving himself in front of staff at the counter. The incident was captured on camera and shows the man urinating on the counter following an altercation with restaurant employees. The man can be heard arguing with staff in the video and refusing to wear a […]
The world’s largest-ever trial of a four-day workweek and reduced work time in Iceland was an “overwhelming success.” The pilot program cut the workweek to 35-36 hours with no reduction in overall pay. Analysis of the test found that the 2,500 people who took part had boosted productivity and well-being. Across all of the workplaces, stress and burnout decreased while health and work-life balance improved.
A mom in Maine said she found drugs inside her son’s Happy Meal from a McDonald’s drive-through (in Auburn). She found four packets of Suboxone. The woman said she had never heard of Suboxone but quickly did an online search and learned it’s a prescription drug used to treat opioid addiction. She said she didn’t discover the drugs until she had left McDonald’s. She was checking the box for the […]
A 16-year-old girl in Taiwan had more than 30 ants in her ears because of her love for snacks. Her ears started itching, and when her family said they had seen ants climbing out of her ears, she rushed to see a doctor. The doctor found about six ants in the girl’s left ear and more than 20 in her right ear. So how’d the ants get in there? The […]
A YouTuber in India is in hot water after filming himself tying his pet Pomeranian dog to many helium balloons and letting it float away. The clip shows the 32-year-old YouTuber and another woman making several attempts to make Dollar the dog float before they eventually climb onto the top of a car and release the animal, who ends up crashing into a nearby balcony as they laugh from the […]
An anonymous group stepped forward to claim a record $731.1 million Powerball jackpot drawn on January 20, 2021 — the sixth-largest jackpot in the U.S. and the longest roll in Powerball history with 36 consecutive drawings. A group of anonymous winners in Maryland dubbed “The Power Pack” finally came forward to claim the prize. … The group chose to take the prize as a one-time lump sum cash option, a […]