What’s Trending on Monday, May 1st, 2017
* The Chainsmokers crashed a high school prom in Chicago and gave a 10-minute performance.
* The duo posted a photo of them at the event and tweeted “Crashed this prom just now. It was across the street from our arena show, show why not?
* While the performance was a surprise to the kids, it was actually planned with the help of the principal.
* He said he got a random phone call from a filmographer that worked for the duo a couple of weeks ago. He told him “This is going to be the strangest call you’ve ever received but one of your students actually sent an email to the manager of the band.
* The principal said it was the toughest secret he’s ever kept and the Chainsmokers tweeted, “Your prom could be next.”
* Study shows men need to drink with friend twice a week to stay healthy.
* To reap the full benefits of male friendship, men must physically meet with four friends two times a week
* Benefits of strong male friendships include a stronger immune system, the release of endorphins, an overall decrease in anxiety levels and higher levels of generosity.
* Hershey’s is releasing new American themed candy bars.
* They’re special additions of their most popular candy: Kit Kat, Hershey’s Kisses and Pay Day just to name a few.
* The collection of candy has new flavors that are inspired by the unique tastes of iconic U.S. summer destinations.
* The states and flavors are: a strawberry-flavored Kit Kat for California, honey-roasted peanut butter Reeses for Georgia. New York will get a cherry cheesecake version of a Hersey bar. Hawaii will have coconut-almond-flavored Hershey’s Kisses. Florida will get two Twizzler flavors: key lime pie and orange cream pop. And Texas will have a BBQ-flavored Pay Day bar.
* Study shows that placebo can cure a broken heart.
* You can actually recover faster by tricking someone into thinking they’re on the mend.
* Participants who had recently exited a relationship were given a nasal spray without medicinal properties, which is where the placebo effect was tested.
* Half were told that the spray was a “powerful analgesic effective in reducing emotional pain.” The other half were told it was just saline solution.
* Those who were tricked reported feeling less physical and emotional pain.