The Philippines won its first Olympic gold medal in 97 years thanks to weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz who completing an overall lift of 493 pounds. And now she’ll be able to put her medal on display in one of her two new houses. The country is so excited about her win that she’s been awarded $600,000 and two new homes. Team Philippines sent 19 athletes to Tokyo and if anyone else can bring home a gold medal, they will also get a fat check and a new home.
To promote their new electric Mach-E GT, Ford has created a fragrance that smells like gasoline. This is apparently because Ford says 70% of electric car buyers say they would miss the smell of gas. What are you wearing? Exxon #5. (Forbes)
If you want to know how competitive eater and 14-time winner of the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating contest Joey Chestnut feels after eating 76 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes, he told Insider, “Most people relate to feeling really bloated and tired after Thanksgiving. It’s kind of like that, except really, really bad.” He also also revealed that after the contest he starts sweating profusely, and apparently his sweat smells like hot dogs. Combine that with Exxon #5 and he’ll REALLY be a chick magnet.