If you’ve been to a state fair in the past decade or so, you’ve come face-to-face with deep fried Oreos. And also rickety carnival rides, pig beauty contests, and an endless sea of the worst homemade tattoos you’ve ever seen. But mainly the Oreos.
Truck stops have a wide array of weird stuff to buy. It’s a one-stop shop if you ever need a pink cowboy hat, a C.B. radio, one condom, and a shower. The truck stop chain Flying J looked at the most COMMON things we buy at truck stops around the country. Then they looked at the top 20 for each state, and picked the one that’s most UNIQUE to that area. Here are six quick stats . . .
It takes a real dedication to gratuitous extravagance to turn some ice cream and milk into something like THIS. A restaurant in New York City called Serendipity 3 just set the Guinness World Record for the Most Expensive Milkshake. And it costs $100.
If you’re ever on vacation in Hawaii and someone calls you “shark bait,” you might assume it’s some vague threat about leaving you in the ocean to DIE. But don’t worry, they really just insulting your complexion. Someone put together a list of the most unique slang terms from all 50 states. In Hawaii, “shark bait” is a term locals use for tourists who are so pale, they’ll attract sharks if they get in the water.
This just might be the most worthy successor yet to the CRONUT.