This Afternoon's Odd News 10/15/18

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It Takes Three-and-a-Half Months of Parenting Before You Feel Like You Know What You're Doing

There's nothing quite like bringing your baby home from the hospital and going, "So now what do we do?"

According to a new study, parenting skills really DON'T come to us instantly. The researchers found it takes people an average of 103 days . . . or about three-and-a-half months . . . before they feel like they've got the hang of parenting.

And here are the top five signs that you HAVE gotten to the point where you know what you're doing with your new baby . . .

1. Being in a good routine.

2. Knowing what the baby's different cries and sounds mean.

3. Being able to change a diaper quickly.

4. Being able to leave the house with the baby and remember everything you need to bring.

5. Not getting frustrated or panicking when the baby starts crying.

(New York Post)

Police Searching For Whoever Put Googly Eyes On Historic Monument 

Police in Savannah, Georgia are looking for whoever put googly eyes on a historic monument in Johnson Square. The statue portrays Revolutionary War general Nathanael Greene. A statement on the City of Savannah Government’s Facebook page calls out the culprit… and though one look at the picture may make you giggle, the officials don’t seem to be laughing. “It may look funny but harming our historic monuments and public property is no laughing matter, in fact, it’s a crime,” the post reads. One look at the comments and you’ll see how seriously, or not, Facebook users have taken the stunt. Check it out HERE.

Man Breaks Record For Cracking Walnuts With His Head

A Pakistani martial artist is the latest to break the Guinness World Record for most walnuts cracked with his head in one minute. The previous record was set in September by S. Navin Kumar, who smashed 217 walnuts. But now, Mohammad Rashid Naseem has crushed a record number of 243 walnuts in one minute.

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