Conde Nast Traveler, based in New York, was a little stunned to find out northern lights were a common thing in Michigan, when, earlier this month, according to their article, "lucky Michiganders were treated to a rare Northern Lights show". (I didn't think "northern lights" was supposed to be capitalized) According to, that caused Michiganders to roll their eyes (again).

And you can't blame us. Not knowing northern lights are fairly common in Michigan is like us saying all the subways in New York City are FULL of rats dragging around pizza slices. Which is not true, but incredibly funny. However, it probably does happen almost as frequently as the U.P. sees the northern lights.

Here's the story.

And, here's a rat dragging pizza around the New York subway system. Very common.



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