Lighter Side

The news can be such a downer... but it doesn't have to be! Every weekday morning at 8:30am, Salt shares some weird, fun, silly and downright strange news stories from around the world.

The Lighter Side: Woman Swallows Engagement Ring In Her Sleep

What's the weirdest thing you ever did in your sleep? This woman has you beat!
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The Lighter Side: New iPhone Triggering Trypophobia

Trypophobia is a thing and the new iPhone is triggering it! Plus, don't rub toothpaste on yourself for this reason... more in today's Lighter Side with Christine and Salt!
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Lighter Side: WTF Is A 'Slowfie'?

What the heck is a "slowfie"? Plus, a married guy died during sex with another woman on a business trip... and his widow is getting paid! More in the Lighter Side with Christine and Salt!
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Lighter Side: Period Tracking Apps Share Your Data

Your period app is sharing your data! Plus, a guy wants to visit every single Starbucks worldwide... LOL! More in the Lighter Side with Christine and Salt!
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The Lighter Side: Killer Plants In New York City!

A killer plant has invaded New York City! Plus meet the man trying to visit every Starbucks in the world, and more.
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The Lighter Side: Ohio Man Is The New Florida Man

Ohio Man is ready to oust Florida Man with ridiculous stories! Plus, there's a White Claw shortage and people are freaking out! More in The Lighter Side with Christine and Salt!
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The Lighter Side: So Many Unused Vacation Days

How much vacation time are American workers leaving on the table? Plus, you have to see the great Subway bandit in action!
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The Lighter Side: DNA Kit Reveals Husband and Wife Are Related

Talk about a thoughtful gift blowing up in your face... and speaking of blowing up, what's this about a dog poop bomb? Plus, see the catch of a lifetime in today's viral video!
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The Lighter Side: Engagement Ring Vending Machines?

An engagement ring from a vending machine? Plus, did a Maid-of-Honor take "wear whatever you want" too far at her sister's wedding? More in The Lighter Side with Christine and Salt!
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The Lighter Side: What Would a Good Night's Sleep Be Worth To You?

Americans on average are not getting enough good night's sleep. Plus, why did Harry Potter get banned in Nashville? Plus a foolproof idea to literally fight Hurricane Dorian from-- who else-- a Florida man!
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