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Below Freezing Temperatures Didn’t Stop ‘No Pants Subway’ Riders in New York

The first No Pants Subway Ride took place in 2002.

Even the extreme cold didn’t bother any of this year’s No Pants Subway Ride participants. As mid-afternoon temperatures dropped to 17 degrees with an additional 10-degree wind chill, pants-less subway riders still flocked New York City.

Reports say the turnout this year is lower than previous years, which is not a surprise considering the big freeze happening in North America and Canada. Nevertheless, the event kicked off at 3 p.m. on Sunday in New York City, with commuters converging at Union Station.

The pants-less participants wore layers upon layers of upper body clothing, but they kept their lower half at a bare minimum.

LJ Geraghty, a 36-year-old participant from Boston, has been travelling to New York for 14 straight years to celebrate the quirky annual traditional. She was quoted by the New York Post:

“The turnout is definitely down this year… I wore my knee-highs this year. Usually I just wear high heels.”

Despite the lower turnout, the riders braved the cold clad in their favorite underwear.

Another pants-less subway rider, 35-year-old Perry Ryan, a bartender from Queens, told the New York Post:

“I’m definitely freezing my ass off, but hopefully not any other important parts. I almost didn’t do it because of the cold, but my buddies talked me into it and I didn’t want to be the one to chicken out.”

While the annual No Pants Subway Ride in New York seems like a lot of fun, the extremely cold weather posed a real danger to the exposed riders.

Some riders reported numbness in their legs, but no casualties or accidents were reported.

The No Pants Subway Ride is organized by the group Improv Everywhere and is celebrated worldwide.

The group’s goal is to cause “scenes of chaos and joy in public places.”

The first No Pants Subway Ride happened in 2002 where only six people participated.

About 4,000 riders were expected to take part this year.

What do you think of this annual celebration?

Are you up for it?

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6 Types Of Dog Owners You Come Across With In The Park

Which one are you?

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Raising dogs is not that easy. It requires patience and passion. It makes sense to get to know more about them so that you are aware of what you may be dealing with.

We all know there are different types of dog breeds. But I bet you didn’t know there are various kinds of dog owners, too? You might have encountered some of them already.

Check out the list below to find out which one are you.

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6 Illustrations Showing Why Wearing All Black Is Not Always A Good Idea

Wearing all black has its pros and cons.

Black is, without a doubt, one of the top favorite colors of every male and female on this planet. It is the easiest to match with other colors; anyone can pull it off, and it’s perfect for both genders. However, wearing all black is not always a good idea. It actually has its cons that will make you reconsider wearing the matchy-matchy ensemble.

Many believed that buying black outfits is such a great idea. The goal is to mix and match the items that you purchased over the years to make it into a couple of masterpieces. Unfortunately, there are different shades of black that would make your pieces look like two colors once you step out of your house.

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IHOP Changes Name to IHOB, Gets Savagely Trolled By Wendy’s and Other Restaurants

IHOP starts selling burgers and changes its name to IHOB. The plan immediately backfired!

Established way back 1958, we’ve all known the International House of Pancakes for, well obviously, its pancakes. The American restaurant chain has always promoted its brand as “home of all things breakfast and everything delicious” and, as it appears, they’re looking at expanding the “everything delicious” part of that promise.

Recently, IHOP made the bold move of rebranding itself as IHOb with the letter b standing for “burgers” – and everyone quickly took notice, In an official statement following the huge announcement, IHOP told its customers:

“We’re flippin’ from pancakes, pancakes, pancakes to burgers, burgers, burgers.”

While netizens had mixed reactions regarding the news, the competitors immediately began trolling IHOP and Twitter eventually exploded for the funny exchanges.

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