This Afternoon's Odd News 4/10/18

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Today is National Siblings Day. And according to a new survey, 89% of Americans have a sibling . . . 10% are best friends with them . . . and 8% have had a fight with them that drew BLOOD. (National Today)

If you're trying to hit the gym more, a new survey found putting on workout clothes makes you more likely to go. And 79% of people who go to the gym regularly say wearing "cool" gym clothes makes them work out harder. (SWNS)

A survey found the top ways we unwind are by binge-watching a show . . . watching a movie . . . reading a book . . . listening to music . . . and going for a walk. Check out the top ten here (Daily Mail)

People in North America watch more TV than anyone else in the world, according to a new study. We watch an average of four hours and three minutes a day, which is WELL above the worldwide average of just under three hours. (Yahoo)

Do you like to know a movie's entire plot before you see it? 4% of people say yes, they love all the spoilers . . . 33% say no, they don't want to know anything . . . and 47% like to know the plot a little, but not too much. (YouGov)

A guy recently ate one of the world's hottest peppers in a contest, and he ended up in the hospital with a condition that messes with the blood vessels in your brain and causes painful headaches. Fortunately for him, it eventually went away and didn't cause any permanent damage. (Gizmodo)

Firefighters in Los Angeles rushed to a park on Saturday after a 70-year-old man got a, quote, "personal body part" stuck between the slats of a park bench. They didn't elaborate on EXACTLY which body part it was, but they did manage to get him free. (Los Angeles Daily News)

Someone in Michigan called 911 last week because they wanted help killing a SPIDER. And the cops actually went . . . but by the time they got there, the spider was gone. (MLive)

A woman in Washington got into an argument with a male relative back in January, so she took off her shirt and hit him with her CHEST. He hit his head on the wall, and she was arrested for assault. She was due in court last week, but she no-showed, so now there's a warrant out for her. (Chinook Observer)

A woman in Florida recently threw her old couch out, and didn't realize her CAT was hiding in it. So a bunch of workers at the dump helped her sift through about 12 FEET of trash . . . cut the couch open . . . and rescue the cat. (Sebastian Daily)

A 55-year-old woman in Florida got a ticket for drifting through a stop sign last Friday. Then she got arrested after she wouldn't stop screaming at the cop . . . used profanity several times . . . and told him she pays taxes, so she should be exempt from things like speeding tickets. (Full Story)

A woman in St. Louis hopped out of her new Jeep to help catch a friend's dog the other day . . . and someone immediately jumped in and stole it. (Full Story)


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