“Despite the fact that they’ve moved on in other ways — covering their own bills, paying off student loans, contributing to retirement accounts, getting married, even having children — both parents and the adult children whose data usage they’re paying for are reluctant to change the status quo.” Why so many financially independent adults are still on their parents’ phone plans. (I’d still be using my parents’ rotary phone, but the cord isn’t long enough…)

+ Mental Floss: Fifty things turning fifty in 2019.