BRAIN ON DRUGS:
Jet Blue is cracking down on emotional support animals, only allowing people to bring cats, dogs or small ponies on board for emotional support. They also are requiring three kinds of paperwork for people flying with an emotional support animal — including a note from a mental health professional, proof of a check-up from a veterinarian for the animal and a form that says the animal owner attests that the animal is fully trained.
For the seventh year in a row, Hong Kong has been named the most expensive housing market. Even a parking space in Hong Kong is expensive. One just sold for $760,000.
A woman in China got two surprises from police on her birthday last week — an arrest and a birthday cake. Police had taken the woman into custody on charges of manufacturing and sales of counterfeit products. When police learned it was the woman’s 45th birthday they got her a cake.
Russian journalist and critic of the Kremlin, reported to have been shot dead in Ukraine, showed up alive at a press conference on Wednesday to declare that his murder was faked by Ukrainian security services in an effort to foil an assassination plot against him. (https://goo.gl/VaSNL7)
A survey reveals what many fathers have been saying for years: Dads do, in fact, get slighted on Father’s Day. The study reports that 86% of Americans shell out more money on Mother’s Day than they do on Father’s Day.
The first 10 women in Saudi Arabia were granted their driver’s license on Monday.
Celery has negative calories! It takes more calories to eat a piece of celery than the celery has in it to begin with.
The average American drinks about 600 sodas a year.
LINK TO TODAY'S WORD - Grandiloquent Words
-The happiness of meeting again after a long time.
From French “retrouver” - to find again, to rediscover. From “trouver” - to find.
Used in a sentence:
“Upon encountering Gladys at the market, Basil was so overcome with retrouvaille that he decided to tip his hat and smile.”
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