Benny's What We Missed: Thursday Sept 19th


"The Princess Bride" star Cary Elwes was among many who found the idea of a remake of the timeless 1987 film inconceivable after the Sony Pictures CEO floated the idea in an interview.

source: https://www.nbcnews.com/pop-culture/pop-culture-news/star-princess-bride-most-twitter-say-remaking-iconic-film-inconceivable-n1055681

On Monday, a soccer match in Jamaica between Jamaica College and Wolmer’s Boys was suspended in the 84th minute after a bolt of lightning struck the pitch. The bolt’s impact sent several players to the ground, and a total of three players were taken to the hospital in the aftermath. Here’s video of the incident:

source: https://deadspin.com/lightning-strikes-jamaican-soccer-field-sends-three-pl-1838187139

To paraphrase the great thinker Joey Tribbiani from Friends, donuts? Gooood. Fried chicken? Goood. Donuts and fried chicken? Gooood. Though it may seem like a truly strange pairing, KFC announced Tuesday that it was testing out a donut and fried chicken sandwich in select markets.

source: https://www.cosmopolitan.com/food-cocktails/a29090946/kfc-donut-fried-chicken-sandwich/?utm_source=twitter&src=socialflowTW&utm_medium=social-media&utm_campaign=socialflowTWCOS

After months of waiting, Apple's new software update for iPhones is almost here.

iOS 13, the latest version of Apple (AAPL)'s mobile operating system, will officially be available on Thursday for anyone with an iPhone 6S model or later. The update promises a number of significant changes.

source: https://www.cnn.com/2019/09/17/tech/ios-13-apple-features-trnd/index.html

Three years ago,Tom DeLonge hung up his pants and jacket and quit Blink-182 in order to dedicate more time to his UFO research. It appears his efforts have not been in vain: thanks to videos posted by DeLonge’s research academy, the US Navy has confirmed that aliens do exist.

source: https://consequenceofsound.net/2019/09/tom-delonge-aliens-exist-navy-confirmation/