This Afternoon's Odd News 4/27/18

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86% of kids have no idea what a PAGER is, according to a new survey. It also found that 67% didn't know what a floppy disk was . . . and 40% couldn't recognize a cassette. (YouGov)

A new study found more people text and drive during evening rush hour than any other time of the day. On average, we send about 7 text messages between 5:00 and 6:00 PM. (Drivemode.com)

67% of people say they would MOVE if it wasn't such a hassle, according to a new survey. And 39% have LIED to a friend to get out of helping them move. (PR Newswire)

A newspaper delivery guy in Alaska got attacked and STABBED on Tuesday. But he kept delivering papers for another THREE HOURS until several customers found bloody newspapers on their doorsteps and called 911. (Anchorage Daily News)

A 42-year-old guy in New York was on the subway last week trying to re-learn fractions, so he could help his son who'd recently failed a math test. Then a random guy who happened to be a former math teacher sat down and offered to help. And a photo someone took now has over 40,000 shares on Facebook. (CBS New York)

A group in Texas is raising money for charity by doing a POINT-FIVE-K race next week. As in half-kilometer . . . or about a third of a mile. And at the halfway point, you get to take a coffee-and-donut break. (Full Story)

A Google Street View car in Missouri happened to drive through the path of the solar eclipse last summer. Now the photos it took are making the rounds online. (Full Story)

A new sign in Germany warns motorists “smartphone zombies” could be in the area. The problem of pedestrians being distracted by their mobile phones has got so bad that new signs have been put up to warn motorists to watch out for them. (Full Story)

The only thing worse than waiting in a long line is watching some goofball try to sneak their way past everyone and jump to the front. The New York Post did a hidden camera experiment to show how New Yorkers deal with these bozos! (Full Story)

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