“Phone addicts” are scrolling through the equivalent of three miles of content every year, reported The Times. Researchers who surveyed 2,000 people, found that that the average person scrolled the equivalent of 519 inches: 43ft 3in, or 13.2 metres, every day – the equivalent of the height of the Elizabeth Tower, which houses Big Ben, each week. Experts suggest switching to a more basic handset to remedy the issue.
Man surprised to be flight’s only passenger
A man from Lancashire was surprised to discover was the only passenger booked on his flight from Belfast to Portugal, reported Fox News. Paul Wilkinson, a 65-year-old father of one, said he initially thought his plane had been delayed or cancelled, since there were no other passengers at the gate when he arrived. “I spoke to the stewards waiting to take the passports, and they said, ‘Oh, Mr. Paul, you’re VIP today… You’re flying on your own,’” he said.
Boy sets football-juggling record
A 10-year-old in China broke a Guinness World Record by juggling a football with his feet 8,147 times in one hour, noted UPI. Tang Jinfan, who was awarded the title for most football (soccer) touches with alternating feet in one hour, said: “In our soccer club, many teammates can juggle the ball over 1,000 times with both feet, but I am the best performer.” His dream is to represent China at a future World Cup.
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