BRAIN ON DRUGS:
A recent Environmental Working Group study found that 97% of spinach samples contained pesticide residues. (https://goo.gl/eXxuvs)
A new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research shows that amid strikes, Americans overwhelmingly back teacher pay raises. (https://goo.gl/UawAao)
Police have launched an investigation after a camera was discovered last week inside of a Starbucks restroom in an Atlanta suburb. (https://goo.gl/VMYvhG)
After logging enough miles to hike around the world more than four times, Penn State has decided it's too risky for the campus Outing Club to go on student-led outings and will no longer allow them. (https://goo.gl/nrmsmt)
A new survey finds that 42% of Americans will retire broke.
Police in Berlin, Germany, confiscated an air raid siren which a 73-year-old man used to stun his wife into submission. The man said he occasionally sounded the siren because "my wife never lets me get a word in." In response, his wife said she sometimes had to yell to get his attention because "my husband is a stubborn mule so I have to get loud."
Ostriches stick their heads in the sand to look for water.
In a study of 200,000 ostriches over a period of 80 years there were no reported cases of an ostrich burying its head in the sand.
It's possible to lead a cow upstairs, but not downstairs.
LINK TO TODAY'S WORD - Grandiloquent Words
-A person who is unduly anxious about their health.
-A person suffering from poor health.
-Showing undue concern about one's health.
From early 18th century: from Latin valetudinarius 'in ill health' (from valetudo 'health', from valere 'be well') + -an.
Used in a sentence:
FAKE NEWS OR FLORIDA:
Is this story "Fake News" or something that actually happened in Florida.