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: 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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The Lighter Side: Senior Citizen Sex Party in Fairfield County!

A pair of crimes in Connecticut, a pair of medical oddities in India, and more odd news from around the world.
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The Lighter Side: Surfers Have a Plan to Stop Shark Attacks

Learn about the eye-opening idea. Plus, have you ever wanted Planters cheese balls, but just the cheese part? Then you're in luck!
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The Lighter Side: Professor Would Trade Better Grades For Sex or Moose Meat

A professor in Canada offered better grades for a student if she slept with him, or gave him moose meat. That last part is NOT a euphemism.
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The Lighter Side: Emoji Users Have Better Dating Lives and More Sex?

People who use emojis have better love lives? And what's a Step Mullet? Learn the awful truth right here!
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The Lighter Side: Florida Man Took Naked Jog, Forgot He Came From Nudist Colony

Read Receipts on text messages can be a dealbreaker anyway, but on a first date?? Plus, why was it raining money in Lancaster, PA?
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The Lighter Side: The Weirdest Location Ever For an Amazon Delivery

Meet an Amazon delivery person who must have an INSANE hook shot, and why you should keep your eyes peeled if you attend a wedding in Texas.
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The Lighter Side: Waitress Gets Tipped With a Buick (and a Twist)

There's a few twists in the story of a waitress who received a Buick for a tip. Plus, one study the university really didn't need to pay for... find out why in the Lighter Side!
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The Lighter Side: A Sneaker Subscription Service From Nike?

Nike is looking out for parents whose kids keep outgrowing shoes. Plus, you won't believe how many bands the kids from Stranger Things are in!
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The Lighter Side: Dangers Of A See Through Swimsuit

Fellas-- who out there needs a see through swimsuit? Plus, there's a wild new record for solving the Rubick's cube and more!
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