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Ocean’s 8 opened with $41.5 million at the US-Canada box office over the weekend. The movie cost at least $150 million to make and market worldwide.
Research pinpointed the exact age that men mature completely: 43. That’s 11 whole years after women. Researchers then asked women to reveal the signs that they say mean a man is still immature. The list includes:
• Finding their own farts and burps hilarious
• Playing videogames
• Driving too fast or ‘racing’ another car at the lights or on the highway
A prisoner in a New Mexico jail tricked authorities into releasing him by using the identity of another inmate.
Pothole robots that work though the night to fix roads will be tested on British streets. The drone-mounted devices will scan roads looking for small cracks. They will be able to fly or “crawl” to the cracks and 3D print asphalt to fix them in less than a minute. The robots will be tested on roads in the next few years.
A study by Cedars Sinai Hospital found that dying from cardiac arrest during sex is extremely rare, with men having a 1 in 100 chance and women having a 1 in 1,000 chance. (https://goo.gl/GjgxFy)
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It's against the law in Kansas to catch fish with your bare hands.
Maine is the only state a one-syllable name.
There are 2,000,000 millionaires in the United States.
LINK TO TODAY'S WORD - Grandiloquent Words
-Vainglorious boasting or bragging; pretentious, blustering talk.
-Arrogant boasting; pretentious blustering, ranting, or bragging
Rodomontade stems from the name of a boastful king, Rodomonte, in the Italian epic poems Orlando innamorato (1483) and Orlando furioso (1516). It entered English in the early 1600s.
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