Twitter user Ashley Mayer experienced a tragedy that could only be experienced in the 21st century: she lost one of her AirPods while waiting for the subway. On July 9 she tweeted: The AirPod fell out of my ear several feet away from the edge of the subway platform, but I’ve never seen anything more inevitable. RIP little buddy. Thanks for all the podcasts. While I’m understandably shattered, I’m proud of myself for:
1) Not lunging after it and becoming the first ever AirPod-related subway death.
2) Still going to the gym against all odds and without entertainment!
Until she discovered her AirPod was still there the next day! So she decided to take matters into her own hands. She shared pics of a trip to a store where she bought a broom and duct tape. Then, like MacGyver, Ashley looped the tape and stuck it to the end of the broom handle and used it to snag her AirPod earbud from the tracks below.