Friday Fun Facts

Heartbroken man holds giveaway contest for $1,700 engagement ring

Virginia filmmaker, Steven Crocker, holds contents to give away $1,700 engagement ring he bought for his girlfriend just before she dumped him. He was planning to pop the question in a fancy proposal event at Universal Studios at the end of last year, but just a month before, his girlfriend, Carleigh Pappas dumped him. He was heartbroken, and he couldn’t even look at the ring for months until he decided to run this giveaway. He is asking couples to send him videos explaining why they deserve the engagement ring. He even told his ex-girlfriend about the giveaway, and he admitted that the gesture is bigger than the relationship they had.

‘Bored’ man breaks into funeral home

29-year-old Aaron Meininger from Florida was arrested on commercial burglary and grand theft charge after breaking into funeral home and stealing items, including a tub of formaldehyde. The man told investigators he was bored, and he didn’t know he was breaking into a funeral home. He even said that he didn’t know what he was going to do with the items he stole, including makeup, nail polish and other instruments used for funeral preparation.

Beer is flowing on Florida highway

A ‘terrible’ tragedy occurred on Florida highway where more than 60,000 pounds of Busch beer spilled after tractor-trailer overturns. Florida Highway Patrol affirmed 44-year-old Michael Nolan Powell of Simpsonville, South Carolina, failed to maintain his lane which caused the tractor-trailer to flip over. The driver was treated for minor injuries and is charged with careless driving. Beer is flowing on the highway, and so are the jokes on Social Media: ‘A semi carrying Busch beer spilled its cargo after a wreck in I-10 Westbound at the Holt Exit (exit 45). Thankfully, only minor injuries were treated on scene, but the beer didn’t fare so well.’ – The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office tweeted. Busch Beer jokes back on Twitter: ‘Thanks to all of those who have reached out to comfort the Busch family in our time of need. A terrible tragedy.’