Recommended Reading: Reading While Distracted, Caviar Cons, and Steven Soderbergh

Modern online media is all about the signal boost, so every Friday here at Flavorwire, we take a moment to spotlight some of the best stuff we’ve read online this week. Today, a candid talk with an Oscar-winning filmmaker, thoughtful essays on acknowledging privilege in wealth and how to read in 2019, and the fascinating story of […]

The Chase: Viewers DISTRACTED as they spot strange coincidence – did you see?

The Chase had four new contestants face Anne ‘The Governess’ Hegerty tonight, all hoping to win part of the cash prize.  Bradley Walsh was back hosting the show and joining him was Dan, Claire, Angela and Max.  Viewers tuned in to see the first three contestants successfully secure £18,000 for the jackpot and it was Max’s […]

Driver in Humboldt crash wasn't distracted at time of collision with bus, document says

The semi-trailer truck involved in the Humboldt Broncos team bus crash was travelling at nearly 100 km/h at the moment of impact, and the semi's driver isn't thought to have been distracted, according to a document obtained by CBC News.  The document has not yet been presented to the court. "No tire skid marks due to braking were left […]

Countryfile viewers distracted as BBC weather forecaster makes shock change

BBC meteorologist Sarah Keith-Lucas delivered the forecast on tonight’s BBC News, but less than an hour later, presented another forecast for Countryfile viewers. While fans were looking forward to hearing about the weather for the week ahead, they were distracted to notice a change that Sarah had made. To present the weather just seconds before […]

Coronation Street spoilers: Viewers distracted as they spot HUGE Liz McDonald blunder

In the first of tonight’s Coronation Street double bill, Liz (played by Beverley Callard) could be seen taking a call from the police. And she certainly wasn’t happy with what they had to say. The police informed her Jim (Charlie Lawson) and his lover Hannah (Hannah Ellis-Ryan) couldn’t be held in custody. She could be […]

The Apprentice 2018: Viewers distracted by candidates ‘weird’ appearance

In a bid to secure sales, Kayode and his team went to speak to several business owners about potentially renovating their gardens on The Apprentice. However, to try and make himself stand out, Kayode wore a hat resembling a Daffodil, with his face the centre of the flower. Although he was dressed in a suit, […]

Strictly Come Dancing 2018: Viewers distracted during opening dance – did you spot this?

Strictly Come Dancing opened this evening with a special musical tribute to Aretha Franklin. However, the studio audience clapped and cheered throughout the entire routine, something viewers were not impressed with. Fans watching at home instantly took to social media in a huff. One viewer fumed: “The inane clapping is killing this Aretha tribute @bbcstrictly […]

Isn’t it Ironic: Chevrolet Launches Engaging Phone App Intended to Curb Distracted Driving

Chevrolet is releasing a new smartphone app, titled Call Me Out, to help remind motorists to keep their eyes on the road and put their phones in their pockets while driving. Of course, individuals will still have to check their phones to receive the messages, which seems a little counterintuitive. While the automaker appears to […]

BBC News: Naga Munchetty leaves viewers distracted as she makes embarrassing blunder

It all unfolded as Naga presented BBC Breakfast alongside Charlie Stayt this morning. When Naga was attempting the read the time out to the BBC viewers, she made a big error live on the programme. The time on the on-screen clock was 8.12, however, when Naga announced the time she accidentally said it was eight […]