BRAIN ON DRUGS:
Some big news in the Journalism world. The Boston Globe has suspended star columnist Kevin Collins for three months without pay for embellishing stories. (https://goo.gl/ya611C)
A new survey found that 14% of Americans have had sex while at work. (https://goo.gl/XTFH9U)
A study by University of York found that violent video games have no effect on making the people who play them more violent. (https://goo.gl/fLcg9u)
A Texas mom came home and found her ninth grade son in bed with a school counselor. (https://goo.gl/pZxRPW)
Organizers of San Diego Comic Con have canceled Chris Hardwick’s upcoming appearance after reports he was abusive to his ex-girlfriend. (https://goo.gl/izQoA4)
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One out of five people in the world (1.1 billion people) live on less than $1 per day.
Quebec City, Canada, has about as much street crime as Disney World.
LINK TO TODAY'S WORD - Grandiloquent Words
-To make (something) seem fanciful or fantastic.
From fantastic “existing only in imagination” from Middle French fantastique (14c.), from Medieval Latin fantasticus, from Late Latin phantasticus "imaginary," from Greek phantastikos "able to imagine," from phantazein "make visible" (middle voice phantazesthai "picture to oneself”). First used: 1936
Used in a sentence:
“Your obvious attempts to fantasticate the events will not get you out of this investigation.”
FAKE NEWS OR FLORIDA:
Is this story "Fake News" or something that actually happened in Florida.