Think the New York City subway delays have been bad recently? You should’ve tried hanging out in Charleston last Friday, where highway traffic was stalled for hours.
No, there wasn’t a pile-up (thankfully!). No, there wasn’t any construction going on. No the president wasn't in town, either.
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The culprit was none other than a delicious, sugary Krispy Kreme doughnut. Twelve of them, to be exact. In a promotion intended to celebrate its 80th anniversary, the national doughnut chain sold a dozen doughnuts for just 80 cents (after the customer first bought a dozen at regular price, that is). And the doughnut discount—which, admittedly, was pretty awesome—was alluring enough to cause traffic jams for miles.