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Durex has recalled five batches of its condoms over concerns that they could burst towards the end of their shelf life.
Apparently, it needs to be said: Don’t wash or reuse condoms. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued the warning in a tweet, and reminded sexually active individuals to use a new condom for each sex act. The advice was issued as the number of sexually transmitted diseases is on the rise.
A Thai Man faked his own death on Facebook live so he could con his family out of money for funeral costs.
Flight Investigators released their final report on the missing Malaysian Plane and concluded that there is no conclusive evidence as to what actually happened.(https://goo.gl/y8ep6Z)
The latest numbers (from Nielsen) show that on average American adults spend 11.1 hours every day consuming media, up 19 minutes over the previous quarter. The breakdown is interesting, and more low-tech than you might expect: 92 percent of adults listen to radio in an average week, 88 percent watch television, 79 percent mess around on a smartphone, 60 percent on a computer and 15 percent on a game console.
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LINK TO TODAY'S WORD - Grandiloquent Words
-A missive written to express one’s affections for another.
-A love letter.
From French billet doux, literally, “sweet letter” from Anglo-French billette, diminutive of bille bill + Latin dulcis. First Known Use: 1673
Used in a sentence:
“Would that I were able, I’d lavish upon you a string of billets-doux that would extend to the celestial bodies and back!”
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