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1. A 20-year-old from New Zealand didn’t have anyone to jam with during the covid lockdowns. So he taught his dad to play bass, and his mom to play drums.
2. A café in England has a new sliding price scale based on how polite you are. If you say “hello” AND “please” when you order, you pay around $2 for a chai tea. If you say “please” but NOT “hello,” it costs a little more. And if you just walk up and say “chai tea,” you pay around $5.50 for the same drink.
3. Doctors in Italy just did a nine-hour procedure to remove a guy’s brain tumor, and had him play the saxophone during the surgery. It was to help make sure they snipped the right spots. They say it was a success. (Here’s the video.)
4. The world’s oldest doctor is a 100-year-old from Ohio named Dr. Howard Tucker, who has no plans to retire. He even posts health tips on TikTok now. (He recently talked about the top three health-related things to never do.)