This Afternoon's Odd News 4/6/18

posted by Chris Marino - 

Catch ODD NEWS each hour 2p-7p weekdays with Chris Marino on Q92!

As someone who does the dishes, this first story caught my eye: According to a new study, your entire relationship hinges on who does the dishes. Seriously. The researchers found that women do more chores around the house, but the dishes BREAK their spirit . . . so when their partner handles them, those couples are happier, more stable, and they have better interactions… if you know what I mean. (The Atlantic / Uproxx)

Everyone's so desperate to extend their childhood DEEP into their 20s and maybe even 30s today that they needed a word to describe it when they actually do ANYTHING to act like a grown-up. And that's how "adulting" was born. Here are the top signs of "adulting," according to a new survey: Having a steady job . . . being financially independent . . . paying a bill on your own . . . and paying rent. Get the full top ten (New York Post)

A new survey found 41% of women think clean-shaven is the most attractive look for guys . . . and 25% of guys who've had a beard or mustache or CURRENTLY have one agree. (YouGov)

If you always suspected your parents had a favorite child, you just might be right. A quarter of parents admitted they have a favorite in a new survey . . . and more than half of them say it's their youngest child. (Daily Mail)

Two kids in California tried to buy beer last week using a classic trick . . . one of them sat on the other one's shoulders, and they wore a giant trench coat. But they didn't do a great job on the disguise, and the clerk turned them down. (San Francisco Chronicle(This reminded me of when two teenagers tried to do the same thing at a movie theater showing "Black Panther" a couple months ago. Search the Twitter page of @SteveLikesCups. Here's a longer version.)

The owner of a gas station in New Jersey got a $30,000 check for selling a winning lottery ticket worth $521 million last Friday. And instead of keeping it for himself, he's splitting it with his employees. (ABC7 / UPI / NorthJersey.com / Mega Millions)

A 41-year-old woman from Minnesota got her seventh DUI this week in Illinois, and it's also the seventh STATE she's gotten a DUI in. This time she got busted after someone saw her trying to fill up her tank with kerosene instead of gas. (Full Story)

A cat in England got stuck up a tree for three days last week. Then someone rescued it . . . and it immediately ran up another tree. (Full Story)

Tomorrow is National Beer Day. And not surprisingly, a new survey found it's by far the most popular thing people order at bars. The top five drinks are beer, margaritas, wine, cosmos, and gin and tonics. (Full Story)

title

Content Goes Here