Potholes are more than mere nuisances on the highway. In fact, when you're hankering for a midnight snack, like one enterprising fellow named Andrew recently was, you might fill a pothole with breakfast cereal and eat from it. It's breakfast innovation made easy.
Andrew, a 22-year-old college student at Eastern Michigan University, had the bright idea of eating Lucky Charms from a pothole, the Detroit Metro Times reports. He described the idea's genesis in simple terms:
"I remember texting my roommate, and I was like, 'I just got a great idea.' And he was like, 'Oh no, what is it?'" he told the paper. "And then I told him and then we both had a laugh about it, and then we went and did it that night."
It didn't take Andrew and his buddy long to find a pothole on the eastern Michigan streets, and then, in a flash, a moment of true heroism was gifted to the web: