BRAIN ON DRUGS:
Starbucks is being slammed on Twitter for dropping its only gluten free sandwich off the menu and doing so during celiac awareness month, no less. (https://goo.gl/MMCiTt)
A survey by the Social Security Administration found that “Melania” is one of the five fastest growing baby names in the country, moving up 720 spaces in the past year. (https://goo.gl/daVRoC)
Scientists in Germany are conducting a study to see if they can develop miniature neanderthal brains. (https://goo.gl/84f39p)
A Long Island man has filed a $6 million lawsuit after burning his feet on the hot deck of a cruise ship in Greece. (https://goo.gl/oLFfSL)
A man who was wearing full makeup on his face was denied entry into a night club in Corpus Christie, Texas. (https://goo.gl/FaKDWF)
A survey by Eden Fantasies found that 1 in 6 Americans would rather have sex with a robot than a human. The survey found that the number of people having sex with robots is expected to double in the next 5 years. (https://goo.gl/J6RjZs)
Hawaiian police have arrested a man who was looting homes that were evacuated near the volcano. (https://goo.gl/JqaVwZ)
B&G foods unveiled a 90 foot billboard of the Jolly Green Giant in Times Square Thursday. (https://goo.gl/6iYDzL)
A South Carolina high school is threatening to fine families $1,000 dollars if they cheer when their child’s name is announced at graduation. https://goo.gl/wjYpW7
In Ancient Egypt , priests plucked every hair from their bodies, including their eyebrows and eyelashes.
LINK TO TODAY'S WORD - Grandiloquent Words
-To render obscure, unclear, or unintelligible.
-To confuse, bewilder, or stupefy.
-To make obscure or unclear.
From Late Latin “obfuscātus” (past participle of obfuscāre to darken), equivalent to Latin “ob-“ + “fuscus” dark + “-ātus”.
Used in a sentence:
“Every question was met with an incoherent attempt to obfuscate, to the point that he sounded completely inebriated.”
FAKE NEWS OR FLORIDA:
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