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Two Dave Matthews fans got the surprise of a lifetime on Saturday while they were on their way to his concert in Hershey, Pa. They noticed a hitchhiker and when they picked him up, it turned out to be none other than the rock star himself. Matthews had been riding his bike before the show when he got a flat tire. He had left his cell phone at home, so Matthews had to hitch a ride. The good Samaritans got some snapshots, were upgraded to front-row seats, and even got a shout-out from the stage.
And they’re back! Twinkies have returned to store shelves, but you may notice a small difference. They’re smaller! The old Twinkie had 150 calories and weighed 42 grams. The new ones weigh in at 38 grams and 135 calories. The new owner of Hostess said it had to make them smaller to cut costs.
Psy’s “Gangnam Style” debuted on YouTube one year ago today. Since then, it has been watched 1.7 trillion times, making it the most-watched video on YouTube ever. Now, we dare you to try to get it out of your head.