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Frosted Flakes: Another Natty for Bowling, a Cheerios Joyride and Genetic Chimerism

Plus, it turns out people are really bad at figuring out how long it takes to get stuff done. (But you knew that already)

Nebraska v Arkansas State
I am so impressed there was a photo of the bowling team!
Photo by Jeff Jacobsen/NCAA Photos via Getty Images

I was going to write this amazing preamble for Flakes...all about the national championship bowling team, the obsession with the royal family and another good weekend from Husker baseball.

But, I only thought it would take a few minutes and now it’s Monday morning... (read article below)

MIT study shows everybody is bad at getting stuff done on time - Big Think
In a study conducted by accident, a group of MIT students showed that everybody is pretty bad at guessing how long work will take to do.

Frosted Flakes

National Champions - University of Nebraska
The Huskers, who faced elimination after losing their opening match of regional play on Wednesday, responded with seven straight wins over four days to earn their first national title since 2015.

Congratulations to the Husker bowling team!!!

Three Huskers Earn All-Region Accolades - University of Nebraska
Lincoln - Three members of the University of Nebraska bowling team were selected to the National Tenpin Coaches Association (NTCA) All-Region Teams announced Saturday.

Husker Baseball Hammers Maryland 14-3, Win Fourth Straight Series - Corn Nation
Will Bolt ejected in Husker victory

Jones Wins Steeplechase at Indiana - University of Nebraska
Nebraska track and field’s distance runners competed at the Indiana Big Ten Invitational #2 in Bloomington, Ind., on Friday at the Robert C. Haugh Track Complex.

Nebraska softball defeats Illinois after Ybarra’s late home run | Sports |
With the Nebraska softball team trailing 6-5 in the sixth inning, senior second baseman Cam Ybarra hit the biggest home run of her Husker career — a three-run shot to...

Nebraska cheerleader saves a stranger’s life in the middle of Applebees - KLKN-TV
A Nebraska cheerleader was in the right place at the right time on Sunday. University of Nebraska-Lincoln senior Kaela Meyer saved a man’s life at Applebees in Gateway Mall.

Sportsin’ Stuff Outside the 402/308

Eli And Peyton Manning Plan ‘Legacy’ NFT Collection—Including Iconic Super Bowl Pass
Football legends Peyton and Eli Manning will become the latest sports icons to enter the growing digital artwork space next week when they debut a collection of nonfungible tokens, or NFTs, on the platform MakersPlace.

How long until this non-fungible token (NFT) model makes its way into the name, image, likeness (NIL) debate in college sports?

Football Imposter Made It Into A USC Practice & Fielded Punts – OutKick
There was a wild story out of Los Angeles late last week about a guy who, on April Fool’s Day, figured out a way to get into pads and a jersey and end up

USC Morning Buzz: Imposter Did Even More Than Thought – InsideUSC with Scott Wolf
This football imposter is becoming more and more amazing. I’ve had several conversations with a USC campus security source the past 2 days and was told the following based on conversations with the imposter: 1.) The imposter actually shared a jacuzzi at the McKay Center with other football players. 2.) He ate at the football…

Hey, if he can help on special teams, send him over!

More Noise and Other Disturbances

A paper cowboy rides out his quarantine in Australian hotel | Strange AP |
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — By Day 3 of being confined to his Australian hotel room for quarantine, David Marriott was getting bored. He'd watched a few seasons of “The

This London Building Tells the Story of a Century's Worth of Disease and Epidemics | History | Smithsonian Magazine
In the borough of Hackney, a 'disinfecting station' ostensibly kept the public safe from the spread of infectious illness

Stillwater police: 10-year-old took van to get Cheerios while parents were sleeping |
An ambitious Stillwater boy got himself into a bit of trouble Sunday night after taking his family's van to pick up some cereal while his parents were sleeping ...

How Lake Nyos, a West African Lake, Killed 1800 People | Mental Floss
Lake Nyos was once known by locals as the “good” lake. But one night in 1986, it was responsible for one of the deadliest natural disasters in African history.

Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, dies at age 99 | SiouxlandProud | Sioux City, IA | News, Weather, and Sports
Philip spent a month in hospital earlier this year before being released on March 16 to return to Windsor Castle.

Another Week Another Poop Article

Open-Label (Honest) Placebo Works as Well as Double-Blind Placebo in Irritable Bowel Syndrome | BIDMC of Boston
An IBS study by BIDMC researchers suggests that patients can receive benefits from placebo treatments without being deceived. Read to learn more.

Even when the patient knows the pill is a fake, it still works. The human mind is a powerful thing.

Then There’s This

A Man’s Unborn Twin Fathered His Son Thanks To Genetic Chimerism | IFLScience
This is the story of a failed paternity test, genetic chimerism, and a man whose child was unknowingly fathered by his own unborn twin.

Baby Is Born With 3 Penises For The First Time In Recorded History | IFLScience
A baby born in Iraq late last year has made history as the first recorded case of a human with 3 distinct penises, according to a new case report.