This Afternoon's Odd News 3/21/18

posted by Chris Marino - 

Here are the worst things you can wear on a date, according to a new survey: Wrinkled clothes . . . socks with sandals . . . and Crocs. (Zoosk)

How much would you pay to use a nice, clean, well-stocked public bathroom? According to a new survey, 56% of Americans would be willing to pay at least 25 cents . . . and 6% would spend $1 or more. (PR Newswire)

A new study found the jobs where people feel the LONELIEST and the least lonely. The loneliest are lawyers and engineers . . . and the least lonely are social workers and people in marketing. (The Ladders)

A guy in Orlando was running from the cops on Sunday, and happened to run past an unlocked bike. But instead of jumping on it to get away, he THREW it at them. Then he jumped into a lake to hide, and got arrested. (MyNews13.com)

A woman in Florida broke into a car at a car dealership on Saturday to take a nap. But she lit a cigarette inside, and the car caught on FIRE. A cop wound up helping her escape, and then he arrested her. (CBS 6 - Orlando

A couple in New Orleans who met at jury duty in 2015 just got MARRIED in the same courtroom. And the same judge from their trial officiated. (WGNO / NOLA)

Now that Amazon has put Toys 'R' Us out of business, they might buy up a bunch of their stores to expand their brick-and-mortar locations. (Full Story)

How early do we start to worry about what other people think of us? A new study found kids start caring about their reputation in kindergarten. (Full Story)

41% of employees in a new survey say they've been shamed by a boss or coworker for going on vacation. And that's actually down from 49% last year. (Full Story)

Good News: If you asked a kid to draw a scientist 50 years ago, they'd draw a male scientist 99% of the time. But now about a third of kids draw women. (Full Story)

According to a new study, New York is the best city in the world to live in . . . if you're filthy rich. (Full Story)

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