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Chuck Bean

Weekends

If Tiger King has taught us anything it’s that there is a ferocious appetite for news stories about absolute disaster people. In that spirit, each night during the 9 and 10 o’clock hours I enjoy playing a game with you, the listener, called Florida or Australia. The rules are simple: I’ll tell you about a news story on the air and you text or call in and tell me if you think the story happened in Florida or Australia. (because those two places seem to have a high concentration of craziness.) Fridays are a special wildcard edition where I ask you to determine if the stories are homegrown crazy or imported from other countries. Here are tonight’s stories:

A man fled a police traffic stop -- leaving behind his winning lottery ticket

It was no lucky day for a man who fled a traffic stop in Georgia, leaving behind what deputies said was a bag containing drugs and a $100 winning lottery ticket.

Chicken nugget launched into space to celebrate Iceland's 50th anniversary

Supermarket giant Iceland has celebrated its 50th anniversary by sending a chicken nugget into space. The breaded snack took just under two hours to reach 110,000ft (33,528m) above the Earth. One of the retailer's most popular items, it was launched into the stratosphere's temperatures of minus 60C (minus 76F) from a location close to the company's head office in Deeside, North Wales.

Be sure to tune in Monday through Friday nights at 9 and 10pm if you want to play along.