If it’s news to me, it must be news to you!
Wash your mouth out
In these ultra-hygienic days, Russian artist Yulia Popova has come into her own by making models of foodstuffs out of soap.
What makes you funny?
You’re more likely to be considered ‘naturally funny’ if you are from the North of England, are taller than average and are the youngest child in your family according to The Beano comic.
Social distancing has brought out the best in human ingenuity such as the Detroit priest who is using a water pistol to dispense holy water.
Speaking of social distancing
Customers in a Maryland restaurant get their take-out food surrounded by inflatable tubes to encourage social distancing.
ICYMI: Fish Tales in Ocean City is finding creative ways to keep their customers safe during the pandemic. On Saturday, the team here rolled out these new “social distancing tables,” and they’re hoping they’ll be allowed to make them available to customers soon. pic.twitter.com/HR3UzLHOxO
— Camila Fernández (@CamilaFNews) May 18, 2020
And in other COVID news
A six-year-old in British Colombia has set up a walk-by joke stand to cheer up passersby, while you can avoid the summer solstice crowds at Stonehenge as English Heritage will livestream the sunrise celebrations. And in Belgium, A mother-daughter built a makeshift cardboard car to be able to get a McDonald’s drive-thru meal.
Crayola is launching a new range of crayons representing forty different skin tones to promote diversity.
An eight-year-old Labrador retriever has received an honorary doctorate in veterinary medicine for his years of service as a therapy dog. In more depressing animal news, a film has been released giving a final glimpse of the extinct Tasmanian tiger.
What a gas
A Hong Kong shop is offering tear gas flavoured ice cream in support of the pro-democracy movement.
Would you pay £350 for a toaster? I thought not but the Japanese Balmuda steam oven toaster claims to make the perfect toast.