The Wilde Ride for 06/29/17

They’ve been around for years but I’ve never had a kiwi berry. Have you? They’re becoming the hot new superfood in the US.

What if, instead of honking at people, you could quack at them instead? Researchers say a quack is the best sound to get people’s attention in a less stressful way. Can you imagine how this would change the sound of New York City?

If you received a box of Chanel purses and other merchandise worth $40,000, what would you do with it? Most people wouldn’t do what this guy did. Matt Hwang returned it.

Some new emojis are coming! We’ll see these later on this year…

There’s a total solar eclipse coming up on August 21st and it’ll be seen coast to coast for the first time in close to 100 years. So hotels in the “path of totality” are filling up with people hoping to get the best view. But the very best view of the eclipse may be from the air… aboard an Alaska Airlines flight. The airline is planning a viewing party 35,000 feet in the air for a select group astronomers and guests but they’ll give away two seats as part of a marketing promotion beginning July 21 on the company’s social media outlets. Here’s a taste of what you’ll see, courtesy of Joe Rao from

Here’s one way to ruin a vacation. A tourist in China was happily trying on bracelets in a gem shop and asked how much the bangle she was wearing cost. When she heard it was worth the equivalent of $44,000, she took it off fast! And as she did… she dropped it on the floor, breaking it into two pieces. Yikes… One minute you feel happy and pretty… the next, you’re in debt for 44 grand! No wonder she passed out.

We’re almost to Friday!! Hope today is great!  Jennifer

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