Weekend read: Gator charges at Florida couple in frightening video, plus Lifestyle headlines to catch up on


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This week, Fox News Digital offered a lineup of Lifestyle stories that covered odd news, viral moments, food, faith and more.

Fun quizzes and crosswords are part of the equation, too.

Sit back, relax, soak up these headlines and check out more trending content at www.foxnews.com/lifestyle


Odd & viral

A Florida woman recorded a video that showed an alligator charging at a couple riding in a golf cart in Ave Maria this month. The startling video shows the golf cart nearly capsizing into a pond. Click here to get the story. 

Police issued evacuations after an unusual thrift store donation left locals concerned. Click here to get the story.

This weekend, soak up top Lifestyle headlines that you may have missed earlier — including odd news and stories of faith, family and more. (Abbotsford Police Department/Denise Prues via Storyful)

Faith & values

Fasting during Lent is not for showing one’s superiority but to honor God and grow closer to Him, according to a Christian author. Click here to get the story. 

Rev. Franklin Graham and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association urged prayers for the border, for Mexico and for all the people who live in the area during a visit to Eagle Pass, Texas. Read Fox News Digital’s piece about Rev. Graham from this week. Click here to get the story. 

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Rev. Franklin Graham paid a visit this week to Shelby Park, recently taken over by the state of Texas in an effort to secure the border with Mexico. (Billy Graham Evangelistic Association)


A woman wound up celebrating her special birthday dinner out at a restaurant without her husband — because he couldn’t get it together to be there in time. A psychologist weighed in with insights for all parties involved. Click here to get the story.  

Lt. Ralph Perkner, who served in World War II and the Korean War, celebrated his 103rd birthday in a Pennsylvania restaurant filled with family and friends. The centenarian credits his daughters for his longevity. Click here to get the story.

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Lt. Ralph Perkner, who served in the Navy during World War II and the Korean War, celebrated his 103rd birthday on Feb. 25. (FOX 29 Philadelphia)

Food & drink

Which fruit is best for your health, apples or oranges? Nutrition experts weighed in with interesting insights for all readers interested in healthy living. Click here to get the story.

New York City’s globally renowned corned beef sandwiches were carved from Old World immigrant food preservation techniques in the hardscrabble Lower East Side of the 19th century. Click here to get the story. 

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A corned beef sandwich is shown from from New York City landmark Second Avenue Deli.  (Kerry J. Byrne/Fox News Digital)

Exclusive interview

Lara Trump, wife of Eric Trump and daughter-in-law of Donald J. Trump, has a new children’s book just out. She shared its key themes, its genesis and her bedrock beliefs in America with Fox News Digital. Click here to get the story. 

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Lara Trump is the author of the new children’s book, “The Never-Give-Up Pup.” Fox News Digital spoke to her on Thursday, Feb. 29, about her project. (Brave Books)

House & home 

Over the course of 80 years, the housing market has spiked and plummeted, with real estate in the U.S. hitting major milestones and leaving a mark on history. Here’s how much an American home cost in the decade you were born. Click here to get the story. 

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In this final part of a three-part series, take a look at the average cost of an American home from the 1940s to the present day. (H. Armstrong Roberts/ClassicStock/Getty Images/iStock)


Lifestyle quiz

Ice cream, that perennial dessert favorite, comes in thousands of flavors, including vanilla, chocolate, strawberry, butter pecan, mint chocolate chip, and cookies & cream. But how much do you really know about the popular sweet treat? Click here to play the quiz. 

National Ice Cream Day quiz

Ice cream quiz! Celebrate the delicious treat by taking a fun and engaging test. (iStock)

Presidential history

A new book, plus exclusive excerpts from it, have put a new spotlight on the fascinating post-presidential lives of America’s commanders-in-chief.  


Jared Cohen, bestselling author of the new book “Life After Power: Seven Presidents and Their Search for Purpose Beyond the White House,” reveals why George W. Bush has re-earned the public’s respect in an exclusive excerpt for Fox News Digital. Click here to get the story.

Jared Cohen and George W Bush

As bestselling author Jared Cohen, above left, writes in an exclusive book excerpt, “After two decades of ups and downs, [George W.] Bush is younger — and more popular — than the most likely Democratic and Republican nominees for president. How did that happen?” (Fox News Digital; Photo12/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)

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