Indiana Twins Were Just Born in Different Decades

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Avril Morgan/iStock via Getty Images

A pair of twins born in Indiana on New Year's Eve is now the subject of bar trivia that will last the rest of their lives: the twin boy and girl will be able to claim they were born in different decades. That’s because their mother gave birth to them 30 minutes apart, right around midnight.

According to Indianapolis news outlet RTV6, Joslyn Grace Guilen Tello arrived at 11:37 p.m. on December 31, 2019. Her brother Jaxon DeWayne Mills Tello followed at 12:07 a.m. on January 1, 2020. The event occurred at Ascension St. Vincent Carmel Hospital in Carmel, leaving their mother Dawn Gilliam and father Jason Tello in a state of surprise. The twins weren’t due for another seven weeks.

This isn’t the first time a rolling calendar has created unusual birth circumstances. In 2018, Joaquin Jr. Ontiveros was born at 11:58 p.m. on New Year’s Eve in Delano, California, with sister Aitana de Jesus Ontiveros coming 18 minutes later in 2019, giving them two different birth years. In 2016, Samuel and Ronan Peterson were born in Cape Cod Hospital in Massachusetts just as Daylight Savings Time was taking effect. Samuel arrived at 1:39 a.m., with Ronan coming at 2:10. But because the time change kicked in at a 2 a.m., it was really 1:10 a.m., making him the older brother despite being born later.

[h/t RTV6]

Warby Parker Created a Spray to Prevent Your Glasses From Fogging Up When You Wear a Face Mask

They're smiling under the masks (because their glasses aren't foggy).
They're smiling under the masks (because their glasses aren't foggy).
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A face mask won’t keep you from getting enough oxygen, but it might keep you from seeing clearly through your glasses. When you exhale, your warm breath usually dissipates into the air in front of you. When you’re wearing a face mask, on the other hand, it gets funneled through the gaps around your nose and turns into tiny water droplets after colliding with your much colder lenses. In other words, it fogs up your glasses.

To prevent this from happening, Warby Parker has created an anti-fog spray that absorbs those droplets as soon as they form on your lenses, before they can cloud your view. It’s not the only product like it on the market—Amazon alone has dozens—but Warby Parker’s version has the added benefit of cleaning your lenses, too.

The perfect solution.Warby Parker

As Prevention.com reports, the spray is part of the company’s “Clean My Lenses Kit,” which comes with a bottle of anti-fog spray, a microfiber cloth, and a pouch for your glasses (or for storing the other two products in the kit). All you do is spritz both sides of your lenses, wipe them down with the cloth, and venture out for your fog-free day.

The spray works with any type of lens, which makes it a useful innovation even for people who just wear regular sunglasses. It can also come in handy during plenty of other fog-inducing situations, like sipping a hot beverage or cooking over a hot stove.

You can order a kit online for $15, or look for one in your local Warby Parker store. In the meantime, here are a few DIY ways to keep your glasses from getting foggy.

[h/t Prevention.com]

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Engineering Student Builds Giant Slip 'N Side in an Effort to Break a World Record

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Ashish, Pexels

Since it debuted in 1961, the Slip 'N Side has been a source of summer fun, injuries, and lawsuits. Now, a college student has found a way to make the notoriously dangerous toy even more extreme. As UPI reports, Jeff Roper built his own supersized Slip 'N Slide, and his lighting-fast trip down the rig may have set a world record.

A mechanical engineering major at Brigham Young University-Idaho, Roper used his expertise when constructing the slide near his grandparents' house in Idaho. It consists of dirt trenches lined with painter's tarps and lubricated with water from a garden hose, just like a real Slip 'N Slide. Stretching 328 feet, the set up is longer than many people's backyards.

Roper's hard work paid off when he took a ride down the monstrosity. A group of witnesses, included local sheriff's office deputies, watched him zip down the tarps at top speeds of 32 mph. He covered the length of the slide in just 10.4 seconds.

Whether or not his trip broke a world record, Roper will have to wait to see. He has submitted evidence of his endeavor to the Guinness World Records committee and expects to hear back from them early next year. Until then, watch the Slip 'n Side in action below and decide for yourself if it's worthy of recognition.

[h/t UPI]