BRAIN ON DRUGS:
A study by the University of Boulder Colorado found that kids who get too much screen time often have a hard time sleeping. (https://goo.gl/ozkCGD)
A survey by the Asurion Tech Company found that the average person checks their phone once every twelve minutes when they go on vacation. (https://goo.gl/kHGNRX)
Beyonce has purchased a 100-year-old New Orleans Church for a reported $850,000. (https://goo.gl/q5Rvgb)
Merrol Hyde Magnet School in Middle Tennessee had to be evacuated after a science experiment gone wrong caused a hazmat situation that injured 17 students and a teacher. Emergency crews responded to the school on Township Drive around 9 a.m. after a chemical explosion took place inside a high school lab, Hendersonville Police Department Lt. Jim Vaughn said. https://www.wbir.com/
Ancient Egyptians slept on pillows made of stone.
Millie the White House dog earned more than four times as President Bush in 1991.
The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and the chocolate bar in his pocket melted.
LINK TO TODAY'S WORD - Grandiloquent Words
-Any of various large, hairy, often black and yellow bees of the genus Bombus.
-A beetle, typically a cockchafer or dung beetle.
-A blundering person.
From Old English "dumble", variant of "drumble" - to move sluggishly + "dor" - humming insect.
Used in a sentence:
“A shaded lamp and a waving blind,
And the beat of a clock from a distant floor:
On this scene enter--winged, horned, and spined -
A longlegs, a moth, and a dumbledore;
While 'mid my page there idly stands
A sleepy fly, that rubs its hands . . . “
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