BRAIN ON DRUGS:
China is now monitoring data directly from the brains of its workers. (https://goo.gl/iLQptF)
A study by Baylor University found that writing a “to do list” before bed will lead to a better night’s sleep. (https://goo.gl/7by7wa)
In Italy, a lovesick guy stole an ambulance so he could serenade his girlfriend with its siren. Police say he jumped into the ambulance, turned on the siren and sang romantic love songs to his girlfriend until the neighbors called about the noise.
In India, a 22-year-old man was arrested for attempting to sit in for his 12-year-old sister's junior college entrance exams on her behalf. The 22-year-old said he got the idea of putting on a wig and a dress to pass himself off as his sister from a movie.
Guitar maker Gibson has filed for bankruptcy.
Drivers on an interstate in Indiana were scrambling to grab fistfuls of cash after an armored car’s doors threw open, spewing hundreds of thousands of dollars.
The world's youngest parents were age 8 and 9. They lived in China and had their child in 1910.
Kotex was first manufactured as bandages, during WWI.
In the 16th and 17th centuries in the country of Turkey, anyone caught drinking coffee was put to death.
LINK TO TODAY'S WORD - Grandiloquent Words
-Characterized by excessive talk; wordy.
From: 1660s, back-formation from loquacity or else formed from stem of Latin loquax (genitive loquacis) "talkative," from loqui "to speak" (see locution) + -ous.
Used in a sentence:
"There are very few things in life that annoy me more than a person who is equal parts ignorant and loquacious!”
Authorities say an Arkansas man under investigation for claiming he tracked Bigfoot for the U.S. government has been arrested on a child pornography charge. 46-year-old Keith Barnes was investigated after people reported seeing him wearing a uniform with a badge and claiming he was a cryptozoologist with the Interior Department. The department says that job title doesn’t exist and Barnes doesn’t work for the agency. Lawrence County sheriff’s officials say they received an anonymous tip that Barnes viewed or possessed child pornography during their impersonation investigation. Barnes was released from jail after posting bond and is scheduled to appear in court on June 18th. (https://goo.gl/S7bKxn)
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